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De Blasio all talk on crackdown of Times Square’s costumed creeps

Mayor Bill de Blasio talked a big game Tuesday about cracking down on Elmo and other costumed creeps harassing tourists and New Yorkers alike in Time...

De Blasio all talk on crackdown of Times Square’s costumed creeps

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Costumed creeps from Times Square make their way to Rockefeller Center The costumed creeps known for panhandling and manhandling in Times Square have invaded Rockefeller Center to prey on tourists gawking at its famed Ch...
04:56, 2019-12-09

Times Square’s ‘creepy’ costumed characters are out of control That’s a lot of tickling. The Times Square Elmo busted for grabbing a 14-year-old girl’s rear while posing for a photo is far from an isolated incide...
14:08, 2019-09-10

Times Square’s ‘creepy’ costumed characters are out of control: survey That’s a lot of tickling. The Times Square Elmo busted for grabbing a 14-year-old girl’s rear while posing for a photo is far from an isolated incide...
01:24, 2019-09-10

City rules apply to costumed characters only in Times Square: NYPD Costumed creeps like The Grinch and Cookie Monster can strongarm tourists for tips in Rockefeller Center because the city rules that regulate them on...
01:20, 2019-12-10

Open Squares Weekend 2019: house prices on London's garden squares and where to find the best value green spaces in the capital This weekend, normally private gardens — from residents' squares to community gardens, roof gardens and even urban farms — will be open to the public...
14:16, 2019-06-06

De Blasio announces LES nightlife crackdown Mayor Bill de Blasio has a message for people partying on the Lower East Side — keep it down out there. Like an angry neighbor rapping on the c...
02:00, 2019-10-23

De Blasio gets hotel union endorsement after Airbnb crackdown Mayor Bill de Blasio gained his first major endorsement for his quixotic presidential quest from the New York Hotel and Motel Trades Council– f...
17:12, 2019-06-05

De Blasio says ‘common sense,’ not data, justifies e-bike crackdown Mayor Bill de Blasio declared Monday that the city’s crackdown on delivery workers riding e-bikes is based on “common sense” —...
02:56, 2020-01-07

De Blasio: Dems talk too much about impeaching Trump Mayor Bill de Blasio argued that Democrats are talking too much about impeaching President Donald Trump — and not enough about working class issues —...
02:00, 2019-06-07

De Blasio still isn’t ready to talk about his 2020 policy proposals Mayor Bill de Blasio said Friday he’s not ready to release policy proposals for his 2020 presidential bid — even though he’s been t...
20:16, 2019-05-17

De Blasio wants over three times more teen criminals freed without bail Mayor de Blasio hopes to “more than triple” the number of teens who are released from city jails with no bail on charges as serious as armed robbery,...
04:04, 2019-05-28

FDNY union: De Blasio’s ‘Vision Zero’ is slowing response times The FDNY’s response times to blazes and other emergencies are rising dramatically – and the city’s firefighter’s union says Mayor Bill de Blasio’s “V...
17:32, 2019-09-19

Twitter mocks de Blasio’s pricey Times Square pizza attack Any way you slice it, he’s clueless about economics. Mayor de Blasio was ridiculed for being out of touch with the law of supply and demand Thursday ...
21:28, 2020-01-02

Greg Olsen’s announcing cameo the talk, talk, talk, talk of town Fill ’er up, regular. TV’s worsening epidemic of the needless and easily curable — unguided or misguided analysts who ceaselessly talk — continues to...
07:16, 2019-10-25

Man arrested after threatening talk of Times Square attack NEW YORK (AP) — Authorities have arrested a New York man who talked about wanting to throw a grenade in Times Square. Two law enforcement officials t...
16:56, 2019-06-07

Times Insider: Candida Auris: The Fungus Nobody Wants to Talk About The medical community is usually eager to discuss public health issues. But the rise in drug-resistant microbes is cloaked in chronic secrecy....
21:04, 2019-04-11

Books of The Times: Howard Stern Can Talk. This Book Shows He’s Also a Good Listener. In “Howard Stern Comes Again,” the radio host collects excerpts from his favorite interviews over the past two decades, with guests including Gwyneth...
16:48, 2019-05-12

Costumed 'merchants' journey through southern Germany Altogether 170 costumed participants are traveling a historical route often used by German merchants in past centuries. Dozens of horses are also inv...
09:00, 2019-06-02

'The Masked Singer' Season 2: The costumed contestants 'Masked Singer' returns for season two with new costumes, including a Thingamajig, an Egg and more.        ...
19:44, 2019-09-24

Rome is fed up with costumed characters and messy eaters When in Rome, don’t dress up as a Roman centurion – and don’t eat like a pig near monuments – if you don’t want to run afoul of new quality-of-life l...
18:52, 2019-06-10

Intel’s Cascade-X HEDT squares off with AMD’s Threadripper Enlarge / Intel's clearly aiming squarely at AMD's Threadripper with the new Cascade Lake-X price cuts—and the shot lands hard, against TR2—but we st...
12:44, 2019-10-03

New meme takes aim at the canon with four squares and a line The canon of great art, as most first-year arts students will excitedly tell you, is mostly bullshit. This doesn’t mean that classic works of literat...
22:48, 2019-09-11

The small edges sharps have over squares add up over time What’s the difference between a sharp and a square? Huge if you’re looking at profit and loss over a lifetime … but surprisingly small on any given d...
17:16, 2019-11-23

Furious Redding squares up to Irwin after crash "Scott Redding and Andy Irwin had a heated exchange after the pair crashed out in the British Superbikes at Cadwell Park."...
18:44, 2019-08-18

New BMW 2 Series Gran Coupe squares up to Mercedes CLA First small four-door coupé from BMW is set to challenge Mercedes in the UK next March from £25k BMW has crowned its expanded compact car line-up wit...
00:24, 2019-10-16

'Sardines against Salvini': Italians pack squares in protest against far right Thousands converge in bid to beat numbers drawn to League leader’s pre-election ralliesAn estimated 7,000 people have crammed together in the norther...
16:24, 2019-11-19

Paris names squares and streets for LGBTQ icons Paris has renamed three squares and one street for four iconic LGBTQ people and events: Ovida Delect, Harvey Milk, Pierre Seel and the 1969 Stonewall...
18:28, 2019-06-25

Joker-costumed student arrested for school threats wasn’t serious: cops They don’t call him the Joker for nothin’. The Joker costume-wearing 14-year-old arrested at his Queens school Thursday for threatening t...
23:04, 2019-10-31

California Love: Gabrielle Union's Costumed Birthday Bash Took Us to Our Happy Place California knows how to party—and when your birthday falls two days before Halloween, it’s bound to be a costume party. In celebration of her family’...
23:16, 2019-10-28

25 High School Musical Secrets Revealed That Will Make You Want to Do Jazz Squares It's the start of something new... Are you ready to meet a new generation of East High Wildcats? Disney is betting on it, with the the iconic franchi...
13:44, 2019-11-08

Merkel defends climate plan as activists block Berlin squares German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Monday defended climate protection measures condemned by critics as unambitious, while activists blocked traffic i...
15:36, 2019-10-07

‘Despicable Me’ costumed actor fired for flashing white power symbol in photo with kids Universal Orlando has fired Gru from “Despicable Me” for throwing a white power symbol in a photo with two biracial kids, according to a ...
14:24, 2019-10-02

Climate change blamed as floods overwhelm Venice, swamping basilica and squares Venice's mayor declared a state of emergency on Wednesday after "apocalyptic" floods swept through the lagoon city, flooding its historic basilica an...
16:52, 2019-11-13

Late-night hosts blast Bill de Blasio's 2020 run: He puts the 'blah' in 'de Blasio' Late-night hosts had some fun on Thursday night at the expense of New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio's newly-announced presidential run. ...
15:08, 2019-05-17

‘Rojo’ Review: Who Is Guilty When Dictatorship Creeps In? The political ground shifts dangerously beneath the solid foundations of a seemingly upright lawyer in 1970s Argentina....
17:56, 2019-07-11

Creeps trying to lure Brooklyn kids into van: cops A group of deviants is trying to lure young kids into their SUV in Brooklyn, according to authorities and a report. The incident happened Saturday at...
23:20, 2019-10-08

Cate Blanchett creeps on her kids while they're sleeping In Where’d You Go, Bernadette, Cate Blanchett plays the titular Bernadette, a brilliant architect who gave up her career after a wave of career disas...
20:40, 2019-08-13

Haunted Airbnbs and hotels that will give you the creeps Airbnb hosts and hoteliers invite those who dare to stay at their haunted overnight accommodations during the spooky season or year-round.  ...
16:28, 2019-10-31

Guatemala election: corruption creeps in again four years after uprising Backlash against anti-corruption efforts will have real consequences as Guatemala heads to the polls on SundayAs day broke over Guatemala’s national ...
10:24, 2019-06-13

5 new releases we love: A beautiful bummer, a fuck-you to creeps, and more There’s a lot of music out there. To help you cut through all the noise, every week The A.V. Club is rounding up A-Sides, five recent releases we thi...
19:20, 2019-06-28

Wayfair creeps out customer by calling her as she browsed site Wayfair knows a little too much about what you need. A young woman claims that while she was checking out the Wayfair website, she received a phone c...
23:24, 2019-11-04

Open Garden Squares Weekend: how much does it cost to buy a house on one of London's most prized green spaces? In time for London's annual Open Garden Squares Weekend, discover the premium buyers will pay for these prized locations....
09:04, 2019-05-30

New subway cars let riders — and smells, and creeps — move freely Get ready to smell other straphangers from several subway cars away. The MTA on Tuesday released a sneak peek of its upcoming “open gangwayR...
00:44, 2020-01-22

Twitch Streamer PaladinAmber Does Not Have Time For Your Shit, Internet Creeps Make creepy comments in PaladinAmber’s Twitch chat at your own risk. “How much for a hug?” somebody asked during a stream a few days ago. In the blin...
04:08, 2019-07-26

Five Nights at Freddy's AR: Special Delivery creeps its way onto Android and iOS devices After a short early access period, critically-acclaimed Five Nights of Freddy's is finally making its debut on Android and iOS platforms. The terrify...
15:44, 2019-11-25

The transformation of London's public spaces: thoughtful and uplifting design for parks, squares and and riverside walks is vital to our wellbeing London is currently enjoying a renaissance in small-scale public design as dispiriting streets are transformed and new landscaped plazas entice us ou...
14:00, 2019-07-25

Bianca Devins’ stepmom blasts creeps who shared her death photos “It is absolutely disgusting that people are sharing, screenshoting the pictures of Bianca’s (tragic) death!! Wtf is wrong with you people!!??,” Bian...
22:48, 2019-07-16

In accusing all creeps of gaslighting, we dishonour the real victims of it | Barbara Ellen If the word is spread too thinly, it will cease to be such a powerful tool to educate and empower womenAll women need the term “gaslighting”. Well, a...
17:44, 2019-07-06

Ship stuck above Niagara Falls creeps towards edge for first time in 101 years A century-old shipwreck stuck on rocks above Niagara Falls crept closer to the edge for the first time in 101 years following a heavy weekend storm, ...
19:56, 2019-11-03

UK opinion poll: Conservative Party lead down as Labour creeps up ahead of election The Conservatives' lead has narrowed with Labour inching its way closer to Boris Johnson's party ahead of the general election, a new poll shows....
14:44, 2019-11-29

Amazon creeps into football’s broadcast jungle with stream designed to drown us | Jonathan Liew Amazon Prime’s debut night was aiming for continuity, as if you wouldn’t even notice it further monetising your love of footballOne of the lesser kno...
00:12, 2019-12-04

In China, coal creeps back in as slowing economy overshadows climate change ambitions China is building more coal-fired power plants and approving dozens of new mines, despite assurances from the world's biggest greenhouse gas emitter ...
10:00, 2019-12-02

Joe Biden says video game makers are 'little creeps' who make 'games to teach you how to kill people' Associated Press/Paul Vernon Democratic presidential candidate and former Vice President Joe Biden called video game developers "little creeps" who m...
18:32, 2020-01-21

UK election polls tracker: Labour creeps up on Tories as Brexit Party loses support The Tory lead over Labour has narrowed with just 29 days to go until the general election, according to the rolling average of the last week's opinio...
12:40, 2019-11-13

5 Times He Come In Looking All Huge With His Jiggling Face And Spraying His STINK And Mess Around With Our Jewels And Our Snacks 5 TIMES HE DID THIS TO US With His Stink And Spraying His Fluids Onto The TV When We're Trying To Watch Commercials 5 Times It has happened five times. Everyone knows what it’s like when you are enjoying the commercial with our jewels when suddenly HE walks in spraying his...
15:12, 2020-01-20

Arsene Wenger ready to talk to Bayern Munich after fuelling talk of move to Bundesliga giants Arsene Wenger says he will speak to Bayern Munich if offered the opportunity to manage the German giants....
08:32, 2019-11-07

'Red Table Talk': Jada Pinkett Smith, Willow talk male privilege with transgender woman On Monday's "Red Table Talk," Jada Pinkett Smith, Willow and Adrienne invited a transgender pastor to discuss her experience with male privilege. ...
05:04, 2019-10-08

Explainer: Talk the talk - how to decipher U.N. climate jargon Representatives from nearly 200 countries meet in Spain from Dec. 2-13 to flesh out the rules of a landmark climate pact. Decades of climate talks ha...
16:28, 2019-11-25

Fighting Talk: The history and power of trash talk Boxers have disparaged one another for years, even though respect remains a cornerstone of the sport. Tris Dixon wonders why many think it’s good to ...
16:08, 2019-11-09

Sports Illustrated's Media Operations Pawned Off To Unproven Start-Up Helmed By Longtime Media Creeps Control of Sports Illustrated’s media operations has changed hands once again, just three weeks after the now former SI owner Meredith Corp sold the ...
23:12, 2019-06-17

CULTIVATED: Inside the cannabis industry's meltdown, teen use creeps up in legal states, and an exclusive look at industry salaries REUTERS/Carlos Osorio Welcome to Cultivated, our weekly newsletter where we're bringing you an inside look at the deals, trends, and personalities dr...
19:32, 2019-11-15

The New York Times analyzed Trump's 11,390 tweets since becoming president, and found he praised himself 2,026 times The New York Times analyzed President Donald Trump's more than 11,000 tweets since entering office. Reporters found that he used Twitter mainly to at...
22:56, 2019-11-04

Times Insider: A Century of Times Dance Photos, Through the Lens of Misty Copeland Ms. Copeland, the American Ballet Theater’s first black principal ballerina, served as guest editor for a special section on dance photography....
12:28, 2019-04-13

Children five times more exposed to toxic air on school run than other times of day, shocking study shows Children are five times more exposed to harmful air pollution when travelling to primary schools in London than at any other time of the day, a worry...
02:28, 2019-10-22

Books of The Times: Think We Live in Cruel and Ruthless Times? ‘Mean Girl’ Says to Thank Ayn Rand In her new book, Lisa Duggan connects our topsy-turvy moment to Rand’s writings and influence....
01:44, 2019-05-23

A high-yield savings account helps money earn up to 200 times more, and there are 5 times using one is a no-brainer Westend61/Getty A high-yield savings account is a good place to store money for short-term needs. Dozens of banks offer high-yield savings accounts...
23:56, 2019-07-09

What We Don't Talk About When We Talk About Love Island "Who could argue with the fact that Ovie’s patterned bucket hats should be bequeathed to the British Museum’s permanent collection upon his leaving t...
21:56, 2019-07-30

2019 border arrests to hit 931,000, two times 2018, four times 2017 The surge of illegal immigrants across the nation’s southwest border is expected to result in nearly 1 million arrests this year, twice the number in...
16:40, 2019-05-09

At the Movies, It’s the Best of Times and the Worst of Times (Again) Amid reports of the end of moviegoing and the dominance of Disney, our critics look at Hollywood’s half-empty, half-full glass....
12:28, 2019-09-09

For now, talk of war with Iran is just talk POMPEO: ‘OUR AIM IS NOT WAR’: Secretary of State Mike Pompeo arrives this morning in Sochi, Russia, for talks with Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and...
13:36, 2019-05-14

Sudanese vow to keep up protests after crackdown KHARTOUM, Sudan — Sudan’s pro-democracy movement vowed Thursday to press its campaign of civil disobedience until the ruling military council is oust...
22:24, 2019-06-07

31 foreign nationals busted in ICE crackdown Federal officials nabbed 31 foreign nationals in New York for U.S. immigration laws in a five-day crackdown. Nearly all of those picked up by Immigra...
17:36, 2019-05-26

Senate eyes e-cigarette crackdown The White House has its knives out for the e-cigarette industry — and so does Capitol Hill.Sens. Mitt Romney (R-Utah) and Jeff Merkley (D-Ore.) have...
17:28, 2019-09-19

Crackdown 3's Multiplayer Is Already A Ghost Town Every video game with an online component has a hidden expiration date. No one really knows when it’ll hit....
18:20, 2019-05-17

China says Tiananmen crackdown was 'correct' The Chinese government has said the 1989 crackdown on protesters in Tiananmen Square, which left hundreds of protesters dead, was not a mistake. The ...
17:04, 2019-06-02

Apple accused of crackdown on jailbreaking The tech giant has filed a copyright infringement claim against software company Corellium....
14:36, 2019-12-31

US wants ‘credible’ probe into Sudan crackdown KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — The top United States diplomat to Africa says there needs to be an “independent and credible” investigation into t...
13:48, 2019-06-15

Expert: UN failed before Rohingya crackdown in Myanmar UNITED NATIONS (AP) — An independent review of United Nations operations in the years before hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims fled a violent...
05:28, 2019-06-18

Mexico’s migrant shelters overwhelmed in crackdown TAPACHULA, Mexico (AP) — Mexico’s ramped-up effort to curb the flow of Central American migrants to the United States so far hasn’t eased...
22:24, 2019-06-19

Sudan military leader says perpetrators of crackdown ID’d KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — The deputy chief of Sudan’s ruling military council says the military has identified the perpetrators of the violent dis...
15:56, 2019-06-20

Amnesty says more than 300 killed in Iran protest crackdown The rights group described a brutal campaign to kill protesters and mass arrests to intimidate. Revised estimates say the death toll in a three-day c...
05:40, 2019-12-16

China says Tiananmen crackdown was 'correct' policy Defence minister Wei Fenghe dismisses criticism that the incident was not handled properlyChina has defended the bloody Tiananmen crackdown on studen...
14:56, 2019-06-02

In Britain, Politicians Shy Away From a Crackdown on Fast Fashion The British government rejected proposals from a cross-party committee on how to tackle fashion’s footprint, prompting an outcry....
12:28, 2019-06-19

Robocall crackdown sails through the impeachment noise Robocalls have seemingly done the impossible: Unite a toxically divided Washington.A sweeping 417-3 House vote Wednesday left Congress on the verge o...
22:04, 2019-12-04

NYC workers flaunting placard abuse on first day of crackdown The first day of the city’s placard crackdown was more of a letdown — with city workers openly flaunting the rules as enforcement agents turned...
00:04, 2020-01-07

Crackdown trips up human rights groups Social media platforms, under pressure to block extremists, are sometimes also cracking down on human rights advocates and other legitimate content, ...
05:08, 2019-06-14

Inside China’s Surveillance Crackdown on Uyghurs In Xinjiang, northwest China, the government is cracking down on the minority Muslim Uyghur population, keeping them under constant surveillance and ...
13:20, 2019-05-09

At least 60 killed in Sudan crackdown, say protest groups Many demonstrators caught up in attack in Khartoum are still unaccounted forParamilitaries killed at least 60 people when they attacked pro-democracy...
13:52, 2019-06-05

Russian protesters demand end to political crackdown Activists from diverse political movements assemble in Moscow in sanctioned rally Tens of thousands of demonstrators have rallied in Moscow to call f...
19:28, 2019-09-29

'We will not let up': activists protest NYPD subway crackdown New York City has not backed down from plan to hire 500 officers and increase policing in subways and busesHundreds of protesters marched through the...
11:52, 2019-12-12

Democrats defy Waters on Ex-Im Bank crackdown House Democrats are poised to challenge a deal negotiated by Rep. Maxine Waters that would impose new restrictions on the Export-Import Bank, the fir...
15:32, 2019-06-21

Russian crackdown on protesters seen as intimidation tactic MOSCOW — In just a few days, Sergei Abanichev was arrested, thrown in jail and charged with a crime that could keep him behind bars for up to eight y...
02:40, 2019-09-03

Crackdown targets scammers behind 1 billion robocalls Federal authorities announced a major crackdown on dozens of robocallers responsible for about 1 billion robocalls. The effort, dubbed “Operati...
23:52, 2019-06-26

India tightens Kashmir crackdown with curfew Indian police have clashed with Shiite mourners at banned religious processions in Kashmir. Indian authorities have warned residents "not to venture ...
21:44, 2019-09-08

Five civilians killed in Kashmir since crackdown, says army Deaths over past 30 days follow Indian government’s decision to strip region of autonomyFive civilians have died in Indian Kashmir, including an 18-y...
17:24, 2019-09-04

The political jostling behind Tory internet crackdown Online harms white paper fuses work of DCMS and Home Office, led by PM hopeful Sajid JavidSajid Javid’s warning social media companies face “serious ...
13:04, 2019-05-01

German ministers urge crackdown on far-right crime BERLIN (AP) — German government ministers have called on Germans to stand up against far-right extremists. In remarks published Saturday in the Germa...
13:36, 2019-06-22

‘No more mercy’: 1,500 Iranians killed in crackdown on protesters New numbers reported by three Iranian interior ministry officials paint a picture of the magnitude of last month's fuel hike protests in the country....
00:48, 2019-12-24

“Operation Call It Quits” – Robocall Crackdown The Federal Trade Commission is cracking down on robocalls. “Our message is simple: it’s time to call it quits,” Bureau of Consumer...
01:24, 2019-06-26

In China’s Crackdown on Muslims, Children Have Not Been Spared In Xinjiang the authorities have separated nearly half a million children from their families, aiming to instill loyalty to China and the Communist P...
17:12, 2019-12-28

EU reappoints top antitrust cop who led crackdown on tech giants The new European Commission has re-appointed Margrethe Vestager to be its anti-trust chief, a sign that the crackdown on tech companies will continue...
15:04, 2019-09-10

White House considers encryption crackdown Anti-real estate wire fraud group launches — Top spy official gives U.S. ‘B’ on election defenses...
16:48, 2019-06-28

Iraq: Hundreds of protesters defy crackdown Despite dozens of protester deaths over the weekend, demonstrators are continuing to gather in Baghdad's Tahrir Square. Iraq's elite Counter-Terroris...
13:44, 2019-10-27

Benidorm needs crackdown on drunk tourists, say businesses British business owners in Benidorm have called for a crackdown on drunken tourists at the Costa Blanca resort after Majorca revealed a raft of strin...
11:36, 2020-01-22

China scapegoats US to set stage for Hong Kong crackdown China is accusing the United States of orchestrating the Hong Kong protests to set the stage for a military crackdown, a rhetorical tactic that harde...
05:52, 2019-08-15

Apple Backs Off Crackdown on Parental-Control Apps The iPhone maker acted as tech giants faced more scrutiny over what critics argue is anticompetitive behavior....
11:32, 2019-06-04

UN Security Council to discuss Sudan’s military crackdown KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — The U.N. Security Council is set to discuss Sudan after its ruling military conducted a deadly crackdown on pro-democracy prot...
11:40, 2019-06-04

Central Americans pursue US dream despite Mexico crackdown SAN MARCOS, Guatemala (AP) — A near-death experience in the Arizona desert a year ago won’t deter Francisco Pérez from another attempt to migra...
20:04, 2019-06-10

The Latest: Sudanese protesters defiant after army crackdown KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — The Latest on aftermath of Sudanese military crackdown on protest sit-in (all times local): 12:45 p.m. Thousands of Sudanese p...
13:00, 2019-06-04

Feds: Nearly 1,700 arrested in child porn, abuse crackdown WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department says nearly 1,700 people have been arrested following a two-month crackdown aimed at targeting suspected chi...
18:56, 2019-06-11

'Straight-up panic': U.S. vaping crackdown sends some scrambling for their fix When Massachusetts announced a four-month ban on vaping products this week, Chris Soares was ready, having amassed more than 20 bottles of flavored, ...
23:08, 2019-09-26

El Salvador eyes crackdown on gangs over killings of police SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (AP) — El Salvador’s new National Police chief says he has been ordered to crack down on gangs in the face of rising ...
01:24, 2019-06-13

Crackdown on 'bikini baristas' gets appeals court's OK: reports Scantily clad baristas in one city in Washington state will have to cover up when serving customers -- thanks to a U.S. appeals court ruling....
06:08, 2019-07-04

Nearly 1,700 arrested in nationwide child porn, abuse crackdown The Justice Department says nearly 1,700 people have been arrested following a two-month crackdown aimed at targeting suspected child predators....
17:04, 2019-06-12

Cuomo proposes crackdown on predatory debt collectors Gov. Cuomo proposed a crackdown on predatory and abusive debt collectors in the latest rollout of his 2020 legislative agenda. The proposal would req...
03:36, 2019-12-20

Sudan’s protesters launch general strike after crackdown KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Shops are closed and streets are empty across Sudan’s capital on the first day of a general strike called for by protest...
11:36, 2019-06-09

281 alleged email scammers arrested in global crackdown The Department of Justice today announced the arrest of 281 suspects in connection with email scams and wire transfer fraud....
04:28, 2019-09-11

The Latest: UN health agency concerned over Sudan crackdown KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — The Latest on developments in Sudan (all times local): 10:25 a.m. The U.N. health agency says it’s gravely concerned ove...
10:52, 2019-06-07

YouTube issues sitewide crackdown on ‘hateful’ videos YouTube will yank down and ban “hateful” and “supremacist” videos — including those that deny violent, well-documented events...
19:20, 2019-06-05

Towie star seeks online homophobia crackdown Bobby Norris's petition to make online homophobic abuse a specific offence is being debated in Parliament....
11:32, 2019-07-01

Hundreds arrested US-Nigeria crackdown on cyber scams US and Nigerian authorities have dismantled multiple groups running so-called business email compromise schemes. The online scams led to $1.3 billion...
04:08, 2019-09-11

Putin says Trump crackdown on Huawei constitutes the ‘first technological war’ President Trump is waging a “technological war” against China, Russian President Vladimir Putin said Friday....
20:08, 2019-06-07

LIRR employees refusing to work overtime after MTA crackdown Hundreds of Long Island Rail Road workers are refusing to work overtime shifts this weekend to protest the MTA’s crackdown on OT abuse, accordi...
23:36, 2019-05-10

'I want to tell of our suffering': comms crackdown puts Rohingya on mute The Bangladeshi government is making life hard for young people trying to document levels of hardship in the world’s largest refugee settlementFor Az...
09:28, 2019-12-24

Sudanese protesters: Death toll in military crackdown at 60 KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Organizers of the pro-democracy protests in Sudan say the death toll across the country since the violent dispersal of their s...
08:32, 2019-06-05

Jersey City fights Airbnb war fueled by NYC crackdown Mayor Bill de Blasio’s Airbnb crackdown in the Big Apple has pushed the battle over short-term rentals across the Hudson River to Jersey City, ...
01:24, 2019-10-30

Lebanon protests roll into second day amid police crackdown Security forces fire tear gas, rubber bullets and water cannons in the violent clashes Lebanese security forces fired teargas, rubber bullets and wat...
00:28, 2019-12-16

Barcelona mayor promises crackdown on cruise ships Ada Colau will also oppose airport expansion to curb tourism and pollutionBarcelona’s mayor, Ada Colau, has pledged to restrict the number of cruise ...
17:56, 2019-07-05

'Everyone gets paid': Mexico’s migration networks are thriving despite crackdown President López Obrador says new immigration plan is working, but huge numbers of people still travel north – aided by smugglers’ bribesMario Rosales...
17:00, 2019-09-12

Mexico to target human traffickers in immigration crackdown MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico’s foreign affairs secretary says the government will not tolerate human trafficking and provided new details of the w...
17:00, 2019-06-17

German authorities to expand crackdown on right-wing extremists Germany security officials want more authority to target and prevent far-right violence. Among the proposals on the table is more monitoring of the i...
09:28, 2019-10-15

Mystery American gets caught up in Hong Kong crackdown Video of the arrest by Hong Kong police of a man who appeared to an American went viral Saturday as social media users publicized the violence that a...
04:24, 2019-09-01

Eel smuggling arrests rise 50% in Europe-wide crackdown Europol says about 15m of the creatures were seized last year in trade worth €3bn annuallyThe number of arrests for the smuggling of eels in Europe h...
19:20, 2019-06-27

Chinese crackdown on foreign names draws protest BEIJING (AP) — The Manhattan neighborhood, Venice Garden, the Vienna hotel chain. To the ears of the Chinese government, the names are too foreign-so...
06:28, 2019-06-21

Crackdown could drive Hollywood studios out of Big Apple: pols City lawmakers want to shout “Cut!” at the Big Apple’s lucrative but disruptive film industry — which critics say could push studios to shoot e...
23:40, 2019-09-26

Germany’s Angela Merkel calls for crackdown on far-right extremists Far-right extremists "need to be fought from the beginning without any taboo," Merkel said Saturday....
21:16, 2019-06-22

Juul profits plummet amid federal crackdown Investors of e-cig giant Juul are seeing their profits go up in smoke as the Trump administration gears up to ban the company’s best-selling product ...
23:28, 2019-09-13

'Someone has declared war': Brazil activists fear crackdown after arrests NGOs worry powers of state are being used to criminalise their activities after firefighters accused of setting blazesFor Brazil’s embattled civil so...
19:32, 2019-12-05

China arrests pro-democracy activists in year-end crackdown The latest crackdown against over a dozen lawyers and activists was reportedly linked to a gathering in the city of Xiamen, where participants discus...
12:52, 2020-01-02

Trump's Immigration Crackdown Is Curiously Sparing the Bosses Let’s say you’re a piece of shit who wants to reduce the number of undocumented immigrants in this country, for whatever dumbass reason—just pure rac...
17:28, 2019-05-31

‘Climate of fear’: Nigeria intensifies crackdown on journalists Activists warn muzzling of press under President Buhari could herald return to dark days of military ruleFisayo Soyombo was eating an evening snack i...
14:04, 2019-11-14

Vanuatu to ban disposable nappies in plastics crackdown: 'We had no choice' Nation suffering disproportionately from climate emergency to phase in ban, believed to be world first, by DecemberIt is but a tiny speck in the Paci...
08:24, 2019-06-22

Russia's crackdown on Alexei Navalny seen as an 'intimidation tactic' Fresh raids on the regional offices of opposition leader Alexei Navalny have been seen by supporters as attempts to intimidate his nonprofit anti-cor...
21:40, 2019-10-16

South Africa’s Ramaphosa starts crackdown on corruption JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South African President-elect Cyril Ramaphosa is showing signs of cracking down on corruption Wednesday as the country’s ne...
16:44, 2019-05-22

Stephen Miller flexes policy might with new asylum crackdown The White House move this week to crackdown on asylum fraud is the latest example of top aide Stephen Miller’s influence on President Trump’s tradema...
11:56, 2019-05-02

Trial of Armenia’s ex-president opens over police crackdown YEREVAN, Armenia (AP) — A court in Armenia has opened a trial of the country’s former president on charges stemming from a deadly police crackd...
18:20, 2019-05-13

Twitter’s crackdown on bots and abuse is finally paying off Twitter’s stock soared nearly 10 percent after the social network said moves to ban bots and bad actors are luring new users and advertisers. The San...
23:44, 2019-07-26

U.S. calls for ‘independent and credible’ investigation into Sudan crackdown Tibor Nagy said the deadly crackdown "constituted a 180 degree turn in the way events were going with murder, rape, pillaging, by members of the Secu...
15:00, 2019-06-15

German state vows crackdown on criminal clans Intimidation, coercion, assault: clan crime is "not petty crime," according to the interior minister of Germany's most populous state. The problem ha...
09:36, 2019-05-16

Seventeen arrested in London in human trafficking crackdown Operation worked in conjunction with Romanian police and rescued 29 womenSeventeen people have been arrested in early morning raids as part of a join...
14:32, 2019-11-14

Kashmir leaders placed under arrest amid security crackdown Public gatherings are banned, schools are closed and internet services cut as tensions rise in disputed region Prominent politicians in Indian-admini...
09:16, 2019-08-05

Police crackdown on 100mph boy racers on A10 stretch of road A blitz is being launched on boyracers who have turned a suburban stretch of a London road into a racetrack driving at speeds of more than 100 mph....
10:20, 2019-05-03

Scott Morrison threatens crackdown on protesters who would 'deny liberty' PM signals action on secondary boycotts of resources companies and says progressives want to tell Australians ‘what you can say, what you can think’S...
06:44, 2019-11-01

A pollution crackdown compounds slowdown woes in China's heartland For years, China's industrial heartland has been cloaked in smog, its waterways choked with pollution pumped from enormous clusters of factories chur...
03:28, 2019-05-24

NYPD crackdown of parking placard abuse begins Monday The NYPD will crack down on abuse of city-issued parking placards with beefed-up fines and violations starting on Monday, The Post has learned. ̶...
22:52, 2020-01-05

Juul raises $325 million for global expansion amid US crackdown E-cigarette maker Juul Labs Inc has raised $325 million in an equity and debt offering to speed up its global expansion as US lawmakers seek to crack...
18:20, 2019-08-19

60 People Charged For Roles in Illegal Prescription Opioid Crackdown (CINCINNATI) — Federal authorities said Wednesday they have charged 60 people, including 31 doctors, for their roles in illegally prescribing a...
19:56, 2019-04-17

Sudan: Thousands rally to mark 40 days since deadly crackdown Protesters have called for justice for those killed in a brutal raid on a Khartoum camp. The military and civilian opposition still can't agree to sh...
21:12, 2019-07-13

Pakistan announces crackdown on militant leader Hafiz Saeed Counter-terrorism department opens 23 cases against Lashkar-e-Taiba leader and 12 aidesPakistani authorities have announced a crackdown against Hafiz...
17:20, 2019-07-04

Sudan army urges elections after brutal crackdown on protesters The Sudanese military has promised elections after its agreement with the main opposition coalition broke down. The announcement comes after dozens o...
11:24, 2019-06-04

Threat of jail looms over even mildest critics under Egyptian crackdown Nine years after uprising, Egyptians face strict controls on political activity and free speechMohammed Abdellatif did not see himself as a political...
15:12, 2020-01-24

Bad Tourist Behavior Leads To Photography Crackdown In Kyoto's Gion The Gion is one of the most picturesque parts of Kyoto. Earlier this year, Kotaku reported that tourists had been making the lives of geisha and maik...
12:04, 2019-10-28

Hong Kong leader threatens harsher crackdown under emergency law Carrie Lam refuses to rule out curfew or delaying elections after banning protesters’ face masksHong Kong’s leader has hinted that colonial-era power...
16:28, 2019-10-04

Iraqi police kill demonstrators in crackdown on protest camps Security forces in Iraq have raided protest camps in an attempt to remove anti-government activists, killing at least three. On Friday influential cl...
16:00, 2020-01-25

Balloon 'Tank Man' in Taiwan marks 30 years since Tiananmen crackdown A Taiwanese artist has created giant inflatables of a tank and "tank man" - the lone protester who stood in front of a convoy of tanks on Beijing's T...
18:16, 2019-05-21

Drunken Scooter Riders in Copenhagen Face a Police Crackdown Electric scooters have grown in popularity across Europe, but the Danish authorities see a danger in people zipping around under the influence....
14:28, 2019-07-09

House rejects 2 AOC amendments to limit Trump border crackdown The Democratic-led House rejected Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez-led efforts Friday to curb President Trump’s border crackdown. Two amendments Ocasio-...
22:56, 2019-07-12

'Someone has declared war': Brazil NGOs fear crackdown after arrest of firefighters Activists worry powers of state are being used to criminalise their activities after firefighters accused of setting blazesFor Brazil’s embattled civ...
10:32, 2019-12-05

WhatsApp Has Added a New Security Feature In an Attempt to Crackdown on Misinformation In a bid to “limit abuse,” the Facebook-owned messaging app WhatsApp introduced a new security feature Wednesday allowing users to contro...
10:43, 2019-04-09

Police stop and search 679 Londoners a day amid gun and knife crackdown Scotland Yard's war on violent crime has seen a 73 per cent increase in stop and search in London....
10:32, 2019-10-30

Anti-government protesters defy bloody crackdown in Iraq Hundreds refuse to leave Tahrir square in Baghdad despite further deadly clashes with security forcesHundreds of Iraqi protesters remained in Baghdad...
13:48, 2019-10-27

Car finance commission crackdown to save customers £165m a year News 15 Oct, 2019 Regulators want to ban the system by which car dealers and finance brokers receive commission linked to interest rates...
12:20, 2019-10-15

Mexico's president says sale of plane will fund migrant crackdown Funds from sale of Andrés Manuel López Obrador’s jet will be put toward the deployment of the newly-formed national guardAndrés Manuel López Obrador ...
21:12, 2019-06-12

Vietnam imprisoning more political activists in online crackdown: report HANOI — Vietnam has stepped up its imprisonment of political activists, Amnesty International said in a report on Monday, intensifying a crackd...
20:36, 2019-05-13

'Treating protest as terrorism': US plans crackdown on Keystone XL activists Documents suggest an aggressive response to possible protests against the oil pipeline amid fears of another Standing RockAngeline Cheek is preparing...
12:50, 2019-05-01

Mexico boasts of crackdown but smugglers say migrant flow continues President Amlo says his new immigration plan is working, but huge numbers still travel north – aided by smugglers’ bribesMario Rosales is organising ...
11:32, 2019-09-12

'I thought they would kill me': Thai dissidents targeted in brutal crackdown Ever since sham elections in March, activists have been singled out in a series of brutal attacks as the military tightens its grip on power The blow...
10:28, 2019-07-22

Trump administration exploring police crackdown on homeless people A new report suggests law enforcement as ‘an important tool’ and escalates a recent push on California’s homelessness crisisThe White House has said ...
20:20, 2019-09-17

US agents aid in Guatemalan crackdown on hundreds of migrants headed north Move effectively dashes migrants’ plans to travel together in a ‘caravan’ to the United StatesGuatemalan police accompanied by US Immigration and Cus...
01:12, 2020-01-17

Mexico vows to help Central American migrants amid crackdown MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador says his country must help Central Americans fleeing poverty and violence. López Obr...
23:04, 2019-06-15

Huawei Chief Predicts Sales Will Flatline After Trump Crackdown Efforts to cut off the Chinese company from U.S. technology will crimp business over the next two years, said Ren Zhengfei, though he vowed a 2021 re...
10:36, 2019-06-17

Cuomo announces new crackdown on fare-beaters, transit violence Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Monday announced a new crackdown on fare evasion and transit violence in the city, with 500 officers sent to police 50 subway st...
21:08, 2019-06-17

Ice cream vans banned from London streets in crackdown on pollution Ice cream vans are being banned from some parts of London as councils crack down on toxic air pollution....
13:12, 2019-05-01

Indigenous Mexicans tortured in migrant crackdown win public apology Quartet were accused of being undocumented GuatemalansImmigration agents handed out beatings and electric shocksFour indigenous Mexicans who were ill...
23:44, 2019-11-07

India citizenship law: shock at crackdown may unite Modi opponents Protests are most significant show of dissent in nearly six years of Modi in powerStudent protests are not unusual in India. Nor is police violence. ...
18:36, 2019-12-16

Drug crackdown in northern Kentucky town nets indictments DAYTON, Ky. (AP) — Authorities say more than 20 people were indicated after a six-month investigation into drug trafficking in a northern Kentucky co...
16:48, 2019-06-22

Juul stock values plummet amid federal crackdown Investors of e-cig giant Juul are seeing their stock valuations go up in smoke as the Trump administration gears up to ban the company’s best-selling...
00:16, 2019-09-14

Universities Face Federal Crackdown Over Foreign Financial Influence The Education Department has begun a crackdown on colleges and universities that fail to disclose gifts from foreign governments, fearing undue influ...
21:52, 2019-08-30

Amazon plans counterfeit crackdown by giving more data to law enforcement Amazon is planning to give more data on counterfeit goods to law enforcement in a further crackdown on fakes listed on its e-commerce sites.Read More...
08:44, 2020-01-14

Hong Kong protesters rally against China's Uighur crackdown Many Hong Kongers are watching with fear the scale of China's crackdown in Xinjiang. A protest in support of Uighurs was violently put down by riot p...
13:00, 2019-12-22

City Council takes up parking-placard crackdown with new bills The City Council will vote this week on nine bills to crackdown on widespread parking-placard abuse. On Tuesday, the chamber will consider bills to r...
04:00, 2019-11-26

Lebanese protesters back on Beirut streets after police crackdown Party offices of former PM and foreign minister set on fire after violent clashes on SaturdayThousands of Lebanese protesters defiantly returned on S...
20:40, 2019-12-15

Thousands rally outside Lebanese parliament to protest security crackdown This weekend saw one of the most violent crackdowns on protesters in Lebanon since nationwide anti-government demonstrations began two months ago....
21:08, 2019-12-15

‘We’ve been taken hostage’: African migrants stranded in Mexico after Trump's crackdown Hundreds of migrants from Africa are stuck in Tapachula because of Mexico’s willingness to bow to Trump and stem the flow of migrantsNeh knew she wa...
09:44, 2019-09-30

Anti-cop protesters in Brooklyn blast fare evasion crackdown Close to a thousand anti-police protesters descended on Downtown Brooklyn Friday night, blocking traffic, vandalizing a city bus and shouting obscene...
04:00, 2019-11-02

TikTok Reverses Ban on Teen Who Slammed China’s Muslim Crackdown The video app said it would review its policies after a 17-year-old in New Jersey who discussed Chinese detention camps was locked out of her account...
05:00, 2019-11-28

Political party offices in Lebanon set alight after crackdown on protests Parties of former PM and foreign minister targeted after violent clashes in BeirutAttackers in northern Lebanon set fire to the offices of two main p...
15:52, 2019-12-15

Facebook's crackdown on dangerous content in groups could backfire, experts say Critics say ‘proactive’ approach could make questionable content harder to detectFacebook is changing its rules on private groups amid growing critic...
02:08, 2019-08-15

Crowds decline at Venezuela protests amid fears of crackdown CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — A modest crowd of Venezuelans has taken to the streets to show support for the opposition-led congress which has come under...
19:32, 2019-05-11

Scientists feel chill of crackdown on fetal tissue research WASHINGTON (AP) — Scientists are feeling the chill of the Trump administration’s crackdown on fetal tissue research. Tissue left over from abor...
16:04, 2019-06-08

Crowds at Venezuela protests diminish as fear of crackdown grows A modest crowd of Venezuelans took to the streets Saturday to show support for the opposition-led congress which is coming under increasing pressure ...
21:28, 2019-05-11

NSW farm trespass bill criticised for turning into a crackdown on the right to protest New law will punish unlawful entry on ‘enclosed lands’ with up to three years in jail and fines of $22,000A New South Wales farm trespass bill has be...
23:56, 2019-09-24

Crackdown targets robocallers that made 1 billion scam calls Federal authorities announced a major crackdown on dozens of robocallers responsible for about 1 billion robocalls....
16:16, 2019-06-26

Group says arrests raise fears of fresh crackdown in Egypt CAIRO (AP) — An international rights group says the recent arrests of a rights lawyer and an activist have raised fears of a fresh crackdown by Egypt...
12:56, 2019-05-18

Egypt: children swept up in crackdown on anti-Sisi protests Security forces stop minors at checkpoints and check phones for ‘political’ materialMore than 100 children are among thousands of people detained in ...
11:28, 2019-10-08

Nicaragua frees some protesters after government crackdown, including Belgian activist Relatives and business leaders confirmed the release of several of the activists, and other confirmed their own release in messages posted to social ...
19:00, 2019-12-30

'Kashmiris will erupt': fear grips region as Indian crackdown bites Cities are empty as armed security forces outnumber local police and all communications remain blockedEid is just days away, and the central market i...
08:04, 2019-08-09

UN rights chief ‘extremely concerned’ over deadly crackdown on protesters in Iran In the wake of recent protests in Iran, the top United Nations human rights official expressed alarm on Friday over multiple human rights violations ...
18:28, 2019-12-06

Canada enacts drug price crackdown, in blow to pharmaceutical industry The Canadian government on Friday announced final regulations to reduce patented drug prices it said would save Canadians C$13.2 billion ($10 billion...
20:48, 2019-08-09

Iraqi man raised in US dies in Baghdad after being deported in Trump immigration crackdown An Iraqi national who grew up in the US has died in Baghdad after being deported as part of Trump's crackdown on illegal immigration....
16:04, 2019-08-09

Canada makes drug price crackdown official over industry opposition The Canadian government on Friday announced final regulations to reduce patented drug prices it said would save Canadians C$13.2 billion ($10 billion...
12:28, 2019-08-09

India citizenship bill: shock at crackdown may unite Modi opponents Demonstrations against bill are most significant show of dissent in nearly six years of Modi in powerStudent protests are not unusual in India. Nor i...
17:44, 2019-12-16

Tokyo's Halloween Crackdown Includes Plans For Banning Public Drinking Last year, Halloween in Tokyo’s Shibuya descended into chaos. According to News 24, Shibuya is moving towards regulating the area’s Halloween celebra...
15:00, 2019-05-13

Tiananmen Square protests: crackdown intensifies as 30th anniversary nears Authorities expand detention of activists and censorship ahead of 4 June Chinese authorities have detained dozens of people as part of a ramped-up an...
06:44, 2019-05-31

Tanzania says elephant, rhino populations rebounding after anti-poaching crackdown Elephant and rhino populations in Tanzania have begun to rebound after a government crackdown dismantled organised criminal networks involved in indu...
16:00, 2019-07-10

Daily on Healthcare: Mystery illness prompts calls for vaping crackdown Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what'...
16:56, 2019-09-11

More parking, towing crackdown coming to Joffre Lakes, one of B.C.’s busiest parks The Joffre Lakes plan will also look at possible day-use fees or a hard cap on the number of day-use visitors, should "sustainable visitation levels"...
22:36, 2019-06-25

India's top court orders crackdown on stubble burning to cut Delhi pollution Supreme court says residents are ‘losing precious years’ as judges order immediate halt to practiceIndia’s top court has ordered a complete halt to s...
10:56, 2019-11-05

Russian Police Detain Thousands Following Violent Crackdown on Moscow Protests If you need a reminder of what Donald Trump’s idol, Russian President Vladimir Putin, thinks of the people’s right to democratic reform, look no furt...
01:04, 2019-07-29

Crackdown in Cambodia as opposition leader vows to return from self-imposed exile Sam Rainsy has pledged to restore democracy in Cambodia after four years in wilderness, but faces arrest when he enters the countryCambodia’s prime m...
04:24, 2019-11-07

Sudan’s generals launch renewed crackdown to defeat general strike Arrests of white-collar workers to discourage protest follow assault by regime’s paramilitariesThe military regime in Sudan has launched a new wave o...
10:08, 2019-06-09

Sudan: Deadly crackdown probe results spark fresh protests An official Sudanese investigation said that 87 people were killed when security forces broke up a protest in June. The probe's death toll sparked fr...
03:24, 2019-07-28

Anti-cop protesters flood Harlem streets in wake of subway crackdown Police arrested at least 58 anti-cop demonstrators who flooded the streets of Upper Manhattan to protest a fare-evasion crackdown and police in the s...
08:16, 2019-11-23

Indigenous Mexicans tortured in migrant crackdown earn public apology Quartet were accused of being undocumented GuatemalansImmigration agents handed out beatings and electric shocksFour indigenous Mexicans who were ill...
21:00, 2019-11-07

State AG probing NYPD for ‘racial biases’ in fare-evasion crackdown The New York Attorney General is probing whether the NYPD has shown “racial biases” against people of color as it polices fare evasion, o...
23:00, 2020-01-13

B.C. health minister promises crackdown on youth vaping after calls for Canada to act Adrian Dix made the promise in the wake of new research that found vaping among Canadian teens skyrocketed 74 per cent in one year....
16:40, 2019-06-21

Tech, social media companies plan crackdown on U.K. election misinformation Internet companies are face growing criticism for amplifying false claims during the run up to the 2016 Brexit referendum and the 2016 election in th...
18:12, 2019-11-10

Hong Kong pro-democracy activists charged as police crackdown on protests Police have been rejecting more applications for rallies and marches, and conducting more arrests....
15:12, 2019-08-30

Altria writes down Juul investment by $4.5 billion amid vaping crackdown Associated Press Tobacco giant Altria said it wrote down its investment in e-cigarette maker Juul by $4.5 billion during the third quarter. The compa...
14:36, 2019-10-31

Mexican cartel leader called 'The Monster' arrested in police crackdown A notorious drug cartel leader, who is the right-hand man of the highest leader of the ‘Los Zetas’ cartel...
21:24, 2020-01-21

Senior doctors call for crackdown on home genetic testing kits False results have told women they have mutations linked to breast and ovarian cancer Senior doctors have called for a crackdown on consumer genetic ...
17:28, 2019-07-21

Google removes 210 YouTube channels in Hong Kong misinformation crackdown Google said Thursday that it had shut down 210 YouTube channels after the company learned they were tied to misinformation about the pro-democracy pr...
02:56, 2019-08-23

Kroger, Walgreens to stop sales of e-cigarettes amid U.S. vaping crackdown Kroger Co and Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc said on Monday they would stop selling e-cigarettes at their stores, amid heightened regulatory scrutiny o...
00:40, 2019-10-08

Iraqi police launch crackdown on anti-government protest camps Security forces in Baghdad and Basra have raided protest camps in an effort to remove anti-government activists. On Friday influential cleric Moqtada...
11:40, 2020-01-25

Thousands of Iraqis defy bloody crackdown on Tahrir Square protest Protesters refuse to leave square in Baghdad despite further deadly clashes with security forcesThousands of Iraqi protesters occupied Baghdad’s cent...
19:08, 2019-10-27

A new ‘Party of Five’ capably tells the story of a family facing the immigration crackdown More than just another reboot, Freeform’s drama is about five siblings whose Mexican parents are deported....
14:16, 2020-01-07

Rule-breaking City drivers rack up £25m in fines after Bank crackdown Motorists driving through the Square Mile were fined a record £25 million last year for flouting traffic rules, like going the wrong way up a one-way...
13:48, 2019-07-05

Crackdown on migrant caravan lands hundreds in detention facility in Mexico Mexico has offered refugees the possibility of obtaining work and residency permits to stay in southern Mexico, far from the U.S. border. But those a...
04:20, 2019-10-14

Iraq protests continue in face of crackdown after at least 74 killed in weekend violence Despite the OPEC member country's vast oil wealth, many Iraqis live in poverty or have limited access to clean water, electricity, basic healthcare a...
22:40, 2019-10-27

Facebook, eBay pledge crackdown on scammers trading fake reviews Facebook and eBay pledged Wednesday to more aggressively tackle scammers trading fake and misleading product reviews in new agreements with British r...
21:32, 2020-01-08

Scott Morrison threatens crackdown on secondary boycotts of mining companies Prime minister says environmental protesters are ‘anarchists’ and that he wants to outlaw targeting of businessesScott Morrison has branded environme...
02:28, 2019-11-01

Blocked roads then bullets: Iran's brutal crackdown in its City of Roses An internet blackout hid the state’s response to unrest in Shiraz. Interviews with activists and an analysis of social media posts reveal what happen...
12:20, 2019-12-01

Cop-hating lawbreakers hop MTA turnstiles to protest NYPD fare-evader crackdown Foul-mouthed, anti-cop lawbreakers jumped turnstiles en masse during wild demonstrations in Brooklyn, disturbing footage shows. “F–k this...
21:56, 2019-11-02

Chinese Scientist Is Accused of Smuggling Lab Samples, Amid Crackdown on Research Theft Zaosong Zheng, a promising cancer researcher, confessed that he had planned to take the stolen samples to Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hospital, and publish ...
00:48, 2020-01-01

Donald Trump: Hong Kong crackdown would hurt China trade deal The US president has said that he'd "like to see Hong Kong worked out in a very humanitarian fashion." Trump warned that a Tiananmen Square-style cra...
10:00, 2019-08-19

The Trump administration's crackdown on campus criticism of Israel is Orwellian | Joshua Leifer Trump’s department of education is using the threat of defunding to achieve its political goals – to great effectIf you criticize Israeli policy, you...
12:25, 2019-09-23

Coronavirus outbreak: China promises tougher crackdown to stop spread – as it happened Officials announce new measures to contain disease, including wildlife trade ban and bus suspensions, as confirmed death toll reaches 56Coronavirus’s...
19:52, 2020-01-26

Trump Urges USPS and FedEx to Crackdown on Fentanyl Trafficking From China. They’ve Been Trying for Years With tensions over trade with China escalating, President Donald Trump said on Friday that he is “ordering” the U.S. postal service and e...
19:56, 2019-08-26

Chile security forces' crackdown leaves toll of death and broken bodies At least 23 people have been killed in anti-government protests and 2,300 injured, with scores blinded by non-lethal projectilesHastily cramming spar...
10:32, 2019-11-25

Elif Shafak: Turkish novelist calls for support as writers face crackdown Author speaks out as the regime’s prosecutors ask to examine her novelsA leading Turkish novelist Elif Shafak on Saturday urged the international com...
11:28, 2019-06-02

City announces crackdown on fake tour operators a day after Alec Baldwin got scammed The city announced on Tuesday yet another crackdown on Battery Park ticket scammers — a day after Alec Baldwin publicly complained that he and his fa...
20:32, 2019-10-08

Exclusive: Two powerful Canadian provinces argued against federal drug price crackdown Canada's two most populous provinces, Ontario and Quebec, have privately expressed concerns with a federal government plan to slash the price of pate...
20:12, 2019-07-30

YouTube crackdown blocked history teachers who shared archive videos of Hitler YouTube's crackdown on white supremacy and hate speech has ensnared history teachers who are trying to upload archival footage of Nazi dictator Adolp...
15:36, 2019-06-07

City announces crackdown on fake tour operators after Alec Baldwin got scammed The city announced a half-baked “crackdown” on Battery Park ticket scammers Tuesday — days after actor Alec Baldwin was duped into buying a bogus tou...
03:16, 2019-10-09

Singapore bans revenge porn and cyber-flashing in a major crackdown on online offences Revenge porn and cyber-flashing have been banned in Singapore as part of a major overhaul of the country's criminal code....
13:28, 2019-05-09

U.S. states unsure how to halt online sales of abortion pills amid clinic crackdown American women faced with new restrictions on abortions passed by a dozen U.S. states this year are turning to abortion pills from foreign online sup...
13:00, 2019-06-27

Cuban travel crackdown: US bans cruise ships and group tours from visiting island As of Wednesday, Americans can no longer take cruises to Cuba or visit the Communist country as part of educational and cultural group tours.  ...
19:48, 2019-06-04

US states unsure of how to halt online sales of abortion pills amid clinic crackdown American women faced with new restrictions on abortions passed by a dozen U.S. states this year are turning to abortion pills from foreign online sup...
20:08, 2019-06-27

Jeremy Hunt bans tear gas sales to Hong Kong after violent crackdown on protesters Jeremy Hunt today banned sales of tear gas and other crowd control equipment to Hong Kong because of the violent crackdown on civil rights protesters...
14:52, 2019-06-25

Independent rights experts sound alarm at Iran protest crackdown, internet blackout Reports of killed and maimed demonstrators, and a continuing nationwide internet shutdown in Iran’s now week-long protests are of “grave concern”, an...
18:12, 2019-11-22

McConnell warns Beijing any violent crackdown of Hong Kong protests 'unacceptable' – live Senate majority leader says: ‘The world is watching’USCIS announces new ‘public charge rule’ on green cardsSign up for the US briefing and get a new ...
21:40, 2019-08-12

Crackdown on Christians in Ethiopia spurs UN expert to press Government 'to live up to its international commitments' Cracking down on Catholic Church activities, arbitrary arrest and imprisonment of Orthodox and Christian congregation members in Eritrea, prompted a ...
20:12, 2019-06-21

Coronavirus outbreak: China promises tougher crackdown to stop spread – live updates Officials announce new measures to contain disease, including wildlife trade ban and bus suspensions, as confirmed death toll reaches 56Coronavirus’s...
12:48, 2020-01-26

Trump just congratulated China's dictators while police brutally crackdown on pro-democracy activists in Hong Kong Tyrone Siu/Reuters As President Donald Trump on Tuesday congratulated China on 70 years of Communist Party rule, Republicans in Congress slammed Beij...
22:36, 2019-10-01

China's latest move in its Uighur crackdown is forcing Muslims to redecorate their homes to make them look more Chinese GREG BAKER/AFP via Getty Images China's crackdown against its Uighur population reportedly involves it ordering people in the Muslim minority to rede...
16:24, 2020-01-13

Hong Kong protestor defiantly waves British flag as China crackdown turns violent A PROTESTOR in Hong Kong was seen waving a British flag to taunt Chinese authorities as police crack down on unrest in the city....
08:24, 2019-06-13

‘Search For & Refuse All Deliveries.’ Amid Trade War, Trump Urges USPS Crackdown on Fentanyl Trafficking From China With tensions over trade with China escalating, President Donald Trump said on Friday that he is “ordering” the U.S. postal service and e...
06:32, 2019-08-24

NYC protesters jumped subway turnstiles and rallied against police over a fare crackdown that's sparked viral videos and outrage Taylor Lorenz/Twitter Hundreds of demonstrators took to the streets of Brooklyn Friday evening to protest increased policing of the public transit sy...
16:16, 2019-11-02

'Short selling should be illegal' – Elon Musk praised a crackdown on shorts by the world's biggest pension fund Getty Images Elon Musk took aim at short-sellers once again in a tweet praising the world's biggest pension fund for cracking down on shorts. "Bravo,...
15:40, 2019-12-03

Donald Trump slaps new sanctions on Iran amid US crackdown after missile strikes following Qasem Soleimani killing Donald Trump's administration has imposed new sanctions on Iran following this week's missile strikes on airbases housing US troops in Iraq....
17:56, 2020-01-10

Sudanese medical group says 40 bodies pulled from the Nile River, raising death toll in military’s crackdown to 100 KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Sudanese medical group says 40 bodies pulled from the Nile River, raising death toll in military’s crackdown to 100....
15:44, 2019-06-05

Altria's investment in Juul had the worst possible timing — and wound up costing it $110 million a week amid a mass vaping crackdown REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun Tobacco giant Altria's $12.8 billion investment in Juul has lost $110 million in value every week since the deal was announced o...
17:36, 2019-11-03

Trump's immigration crackdown forced 16,000 children, including 500 babies, to wait for weeks or months in Mexico for their asylum hearings Reuters The US government has ordered 16,000 migrant children, including roughly 500 babies, to wait in Mexico with their families before their asylu...
21:16, 2019-10-11

The photo of tiny black skimmer chick with cigarette butt in its beak prompts calls for littering crackdown on Florida beaches (WFLA) Images of a tiny chick holding a cigarette in its beak have Florida residents calling for a crackdown on littering. Karen Mason snapped the ph...
07:24, 2019-06-28

Extinction Rebellion City of London protests LIVE: Police evict activists from Trafalgar Square in major crackdown on Autumn Uprising The Met Police has ordered an early end to Extinction Rebellion's Autumn Uprising as arrests near 1,500 in London....
23:36, 2019-10-14

Youth vaping crackdown: B.C. to hike PST on vaping products, limit nicotine content The initiative is being touted as by far the biggest effort by any Canadian province to fight vaping among teens....
20:08, 2019-11-14

YouTube’s anti-extremism crackdown targets journalist who documents extremism Enlarge / News2Share's YouTube page. (credit: News2Share) YouTube on Wednesday announced an expanded crackdown on hate speech, but the company said...
19:24, 2019-06-06

Teachers 'could be allowed to use reasonable force in behaviour crackdown' Controversial plans for a behaviour crackdown in schools which include allowing teachers to use "reasonable force" are being prepared by ministers, a...
03:04, 2019-08-28

Met seizes 'Rambo' knives and makes 2,000 arrests in crackdown on street violence A sword and "Rambo" knives were among weapons seized by police during a month-long crackdown on street violence....
14:48, 2020-01-13

Jeremy Corbyn calls for crackdown on political donors 'corrupting democracy' Jeremy Corbyn has proposed a crackdown on the "influx of big money into politics" as he accused the Conservatives of being captured by donors who are...
03:16, 2019-08-18

Supermarket plastic bags could rise to 70p in crackdown on plastic waste The supermarket plastic bag charge could increase to 70p as campaigners push for harsher measures to tackle plastic waste....
17:36, 2019-11-28

De Blasio says NYC is ‘very jaded’ about Amazon Mayor Bill de Blasio is giving Amazon the cold shoulder, saying the e-tailing giant won’t get any help from the city if they close on plans to move t...
23:36, 2019-05-28

De Blasio’s presidential headquarters are near his gym Mayor de Blasio has found the ideal campaign headquarters for his improbable presidential bid — a converted vacuum factory that specializes in short-...
05:00, 2019-05-24

De Blasio has found a new out-of-the-way gym in Brooklyn With his go-to Park Slope gym out of commission over contaminated water, Mayor Bill de Blasio is still making the 11-mile schlep from Gracie Mansion ...
22:40, 2019-07-08

De Blasio goes on TV and professes his love for ska Your move, Beto. Mayor Bill de Blasio went on CNN Tuesday and professed his love for ska — the Jamaican music genre that fused with punk in the...
02:20, 2019-05-22

De Blasio would rather promote his campaign than NYC accomplishments Mayor Bill de Blasio’s priorities seemed firmly aligned with his on-life-support presidential campaign Tuesday as he skipped two chances to tout his ...
04:36, 2019-09-04

Not even a bomb threat can keep de Blasio from his Brooklyn gym Nothing can deter Mayor Bill de Blasio from his near-daily excursion to Park Slope. Hizzoner insisted on getting in his morning workout Wednesday eve...
18:12, 2019-07-24

De Blasio says Cuba, Nicaragua have gone astray NEW YORK (AP) — New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio says the Cuban and Nicaraguan revolutions have gone astray, a day after he was criticized for quot...
23:12, 2019-06-28

De Blasio blasts the MTA: ‘We are not going to keep handing over money’ Mayor Bill de Blasio took swipes at MTA leadership on Thursday — after announcing a proposed budget that excluded funding requested by transit ...
02:04, 2020-01-17

CNN debate rules could handcuff de Blasio Mayor Bill de Blasio’s loose lips could cost him during this week’s Democratic debate. CNN’s stringent debate rules will dock time ...
23:56, 2019-07-29

De Blasio tears into MTA for spending and mismanagement Mayor Bill de Blasio launched a fusillade of criticism against the MTA on Thursday — telling the state-run agency that it “should clean up its ...
02:44, 2019-11-15

Hannity to de Blasio: ‘You drive me crazy!’ New York Mayor Bill de Blasio sparred, clashed and laughed with Fox News host Sean Hannity...
07:40, 2019-08-08

De Blasio says he qualifies for first 2020 debate Mayor Bill de Blasio says he made the cut for the first Democratic presidential candidates’ debate later this month. The long-shot 2020 contender sai...
00:20, 2019-06-13

De Blasio unites America — against his presidential bid Mayor Bill de Blasio pulled off an impossible feat Thursday by uniting Americans of all persuasions — against his quixotic presidential bid. True to ...
03:00, 2019-05-17

De Blasio waffles on presidential endorsement — again Mayor de Blasio is hedging his bets on a presidential endorsement — again. Hizzoner famously flubbed his 2016 nod by twisting in the wind for months ...
02:00, 2020-01-07

Bill de Blasio is running for president. But can he do his day job? The N.Y. mayor is raising the question: Can you be in charge of a city of 8.6 million opinionated people, and run for president simultaneously, and d...
16:56, 2019-07-31

De Blasio takes aim at ‘out of touch’ Joe Biden Mayor de Blasio on Thursday fired a broadside at frontrunner Joe Biden, asserting that he was the better candidate to take on President Trump because...
20:24, 2019-06-27

Bill de Blasio Actually Had a Good Idea Bill de Blasio has been called many things: an “opportunist,” “an “asshole,” an alleged groundhog murderer, a perpetrator of rodent genocide, and acc...
22:12, 2019-07-23

De Blasio a hit with Republicans for all the wrong reasons The mayor ranks among the top most-talked-about Democratic 2020 primary candidates online, but the majority of the Web chatter is coming from conserv...
05:12, 2019-05-28

De Blasio details $95B NYC spending plan New York City’s budget would swell to more than $95 billion next year under a proposal laid out Thursday by Mayor de Blasio, as new labor deals and s...
22:24, 2020-01-16

De Blasio says he may drop out of 2020 race after Oct. 1 Mayor Bill de Blasio finally admitted Wednesday that it would be “really tough” to stay in the 2020 race if he doesn’t make the Oct...
21:08, 2019-09-04

De Blasio says ‘no way’ billionaire Bloomberg should be Dem nominee Mayor Bill de Blasio knocked Michael Bloomberg’s latest flirtation with a White House bid on Monday, saying there’s “no way” his billionaire pr...
22:12, 2019-11-11

De Blasio to Fix the Country Like He Fixed the Subway New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio is set to announce his 2020 campaign for president on Thursday, ending months of speculation, multiple news outlet...
00:08, 2019-05-16

Bill de Blasio all but admits he’ll never be president Mayor de Blasio on Friday all but admitted what the rest of the country already knows – he has a snowball’s chance in hell of becoming president. De ...
19:08, 2019-05-03

De Blasio nominates new commissioner to head TLC Mayor Bill de Blasio on Tuesday nominated the deputy commissioner for the city’s Department of Veteran’s Services to head the Taxi and Li...
23:48, 2019-06-18

‘Average guy’ de Blasio says he’s not elite enough for Met Gala Mayor Bill de Blasio has a mansion and a motorcade, but he still claimed Monday that the reason he doesn’t go to the Met Gala is because itR...
03:40, 2019-05-07

O’Neill OK with de Blasio’s debate comments, son Dante’s op-ed New York City’s top cop has no problem with Mayor de Blasio’s debate remarks about teaching his bi-racial son to “protect” hi...
00:12, 2019-07-03

Trump is more popular than de Blasio in New York: poll More New Yorkers like President Trump than they like Mayor de Blasio, according to a poll by Sienna College. The embarrassing survey showed that stat...
19:12, 2019-06-11

De Blasio says his New York chops are enough to beat Trump Mayor de Blasio said his progressive political message appeals to voters across the country and his brand of New York campaigning has enough heft to ...
20:36, 2019-05-19

De Blasio makes DNC debate despite lackluster donations Mayor Bill de Blasio secured a coveted spot for the first Democratic presidential primary debate later this month — despite his failure to get at lea...
00:24, 2019-06-14

Even de Blasio’s staff think his presidential bid is a joke, say insiders Just months after Mayor de Blasio launched his presidential campaign, multiple mayoral staffers described an atmosphere of mockery and bafflement at ...
04:48, 2019-07-28

Graffiti complaints up more than 50 percent in de Blasio’s New York Graffiti, the scourge that former Police Commissioner Bill Bratton once described as the “first sign of urban decay,” has exploded in New York City i...
02:12, 2019-06-30

De Blasio registers zero support for president in NYC: poll Mayor Bill de Blasio’s quixotic campaign for president has even become a big zero among Democratic voters on his home turf of New York City. De Blasi...
01:48, 2019-09-18

De Blasio blasted for hiring ‘another white guy’ to run the NYPD A Queens assemblywoman says she has a big problem with Mayor de Blasio’s decision to name NYPD Chief of Detectives Dermot Shea as the department’s ne...
04:44, 2019-11-05

A Hypebeast Rates Bill de Blasio's New 2020 Fit New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio has a new job: candidate for president. And as part of his big entrance to national politics, someone somewhere de...
00:16, 2019-05-18

De Blasio postpones announcing 2020 presidential bid Mayor de Blasio will not formally announce his much-teased presidential run this week, a source close to his political operation confirmed to The Pos...
01:52, 2019-05-07

Mayor de Blasio says ICE raids on immigrants already underway NEW YORK — New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio says he’s getting reports that a nationwide crackdown on immigrants facing deportation is already...
10:08, 2019-07-14

De Blasio now says anti-Semitism is a problem on left and right He’s changed his tune. Mayor de Blasio now says both political parties must work together to combat anti-Semitism after spending months blaming...
23:40, 2020-01-03

De Blasio bungles presidential debate before it starts Mayor Bill de Blasio managed to bungle Wednesday night’s debate before it even started. De Blasio’s upstart presidential campaign introdu...
04:16, 2019-06-27

Cuomo agrees with Post editorial — but won’t ax de Blasio Gov. Andrew Cuomo agreed on Monday with a front-page Post editorial demanding Mayor Bill de Blasio’s ouster for being an absentee mayor — but said he...
04:40, 2019-07-16

De Blasio dabbles in Epstein conspiracy theory Mayor Bill de Blasio said Thursday “something doesn’t fit” about Jeffrey Epstein’s death, contradicting the city’s own ...
23:56, 2019-10-31

De Blasio urges New Yorkers to take winter storm ‘seriously’ Mayor Bill de Blasio warned New Yorkers on Monday to take the incoming winter storm “seriously” as forecasts show that the Big Apple could be pelted ...
15:48, 2019-12-02

Cuomo agrees with GOP, de Blasio that changes needed to new bail law Gov. Cuomo, for the first time, is agreeing with Republicans and Mayor de Blasio that “changes” need to be made to the new bail laws, which went into...
23:20, 2020-01-06

De Blasio is the least-liked Democratic candidate in 2020 race Mayor Bill de Blasio has the highest negative rating among 23 Democratic presidential contenders — a staggering 45 percent of American voters dislike...
21:16, 2019-05-21

De Blasio ‘exploded’ over comparison to Donald Trump Mayor Bill de Blasio’s mind “exploded” when a reporter compared him to President Donald Trump at a Bronx press conference Tuesday. ...
00:24, 2019-05-08

De Blasio promises to end street homelessness within 5 years "We will end street homelessness as we know it within the next five years," Bill de Blasio wrote in a letter accompanying his administration's latest...
21:32, 2019-12-17

Everything de Blasio missed during his failed White House bid Mayor Bill de Blasio insists only “insiders” think he was an absentee mayor during his failed four-month run for the White House — even as he failed ...
00:12, 2019-09-21

De Blasio tries to spin absence during blackout as a positive Mayor de Blasio continued to make excuses on Monday for campaigning in Iowa during the Manhattan blackout – and actually tried to spin the blunder in...
16:40, 2019-07-15

De Blasio warns New Yorkers to take heat wave seriously As New Yorkers prepare to deal with record temps on Sunday — again — Mayor Bill de Blasio urged residents to take the weekend heatwave seriously. &#...
15:48, 2019-07-21

Even de Blasio isn’t sold on his 2020 campaign dream Dollar Bill is hedging his bets. Mayor Bill de Blasio, who’s been pleading with people to pledge as little as a buck to support his quixotic bi...
03:20, 2019-05-22

The Latest: De Blasio apologizes for revolutionary slogan MIAMI (AP) — The Latest on New York City mayor and presidential candidate Bill de Blasio shouting a Spanish slogan associated with Cuba’s revol...
00:52, 2019-06-28

De Blasio blasted over homeless man living near Ground Zero Tourists and New Yorkers around Ground Zero are getting a fresh look at how Mayor de Blasio is handling the homelessness crisis — and they don't like...
23:32, 2019-05-22

Trump says de Blasio’s ‘one real asset’ is his height During a state visit with Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison, Trump didn’t pass up a chance to ding the New York City mayor for dropping his lo...
01:44, 2019-09-21

De Blasio calls for ban on helicopters flying over Manhattan Mayor Bill de Blasio called for a prohibition against helicopters flying over Manhattan in the wake of Monday’s deadly chopper crash in Midtown. “I t...
19:12, 2019-06-14

Sean Hannity and Bill de Blasio pop the ratings for Fox Fox News’ Wednesday night reboot of “The Odd Couple” — an energetic hour-long appearance by ultra-left Mayor Bill de Blasio o...
02:00, 2019-08-09

De Blasio presidential campaign raises just $1.1M for 2020 bid Mayor Bill de Blasio raised $1.1 million for his quixotic presidential campaign, according to his campaign spokeswoman. That amount is less than half...
23:56, 2019-07-15

De Blasio: New York blackout ‘handled well’ though he was away in Iowa Outage left about 72,000 Manhattan residents without powerMayor running ‘quixotic' campaign for Democratic nominationNew York City mayor Bill de Blas...
21:24, 2019-07-14

Con Ed taking 30K people off power for repairs, says de Blasio The move, which was announced in a tweet by Mayor de Blasio, was ultimately done so Con Ed could "make repairs and prevent a bigger outage" following...
10:52, 2019-07-22

Stringer blasts de Blasio’s commission proposals Comptroller Scott Stringer took a sharp swipe at Mayor de Blasio on Tuesday, saying voters will “break out laughing” when they see the proposals the ...
00:48, 2019-06-29

De Blasio says top official’s ouster has nothing to do with Chirlane McCray Mayor Bill de Blasio insisted Friday that the surprise departure of his longtime Cultural Affairs commissioner has nothing to do with the controversy...
18:40, 2019-11-01

New Yorkers take out billboards in Iowa to get de Blasio’s attention DETROIT, Mich. — They can’t get his attention back home, so a group of Billionaires’ Row residents is taking their battle with Mayo...
21:12, 2019-07-31

Now de Blasio is calling for Donald Trump’s impeachment Mayor Bill de Blasio flip-flopped on Friday on whether President Trump should be impeached, a week after saying that Democrats are too focused on the...
15:20, 2019-06-14

De Blasio’s White House bid hit with second ethics complaint Mayor Bill de Blasio’s legal headaches grew worse Wednesday as a second campaign finance watchdog filed a complaint that claims Hizzoner violat...
22:56, 2019-08-07

De Blasio getting the cold shoulder from Albany lawmakers If Mayor de Blasio feels like he’s getting a chilly reception upstate, it’s not just the Albany winter. Hizzoner will head to the Capitol on Wednesda...
05:00, 2020-01-08

De Blasio rips Domino’s over $30 New Year’s Eve pizzas Mayor Bill de Blasio attacked the Domino’s pizza company on Wednesday over a Post report about a Midtown outlet that sold $30 pies to New Year&...
20:16, 2020-01-01

De Blasio doubles down amid Che Guevara controversy Mayor Bill de Blasio faced a fresh round of questioning Friday about co-opting a Communist rallying cry made famous by Che Guevara – and offere...
23:04, 2019-06-28

NYC cyclists want de Blasio off 2020 campaign trail Mayor Bill de Blasio should stop running for president and focus on Big Apple cyclists getting run over, cycling enthusiasts said Sunday. The call ca...
23:48, 2019-08-25

FEC warns de Blasio over presidential fundraising irregularities Federal regulators slapped Mayor Bill de Blasio’s failed presidential campaign with new questions Monday about its fundraising tactics — two mo...
23:40, 2019-11-18

Chirlane McCray: America will like Bill de Blasio once they ‘get to know him’ It took Mayor Bill de Blasio’s wife weeks to warm up to her future husband during his “persistent” courtship in the early 1990s, and First Lady Chirl...
21:48, 2019-08-02

De Blasio agrees to interview with Sean Hannity The conservative host and longtime de Blasio basher has scored his first-ever interview with Hizzoner, which is set to air Wednesday at 9 pm....
01:04, 2019-08-06

De Blasio’s biggest ally on MTA board quits The MTA’s most outspoken straphanger advocate and in-house critic will quit its board next month, City Hall confirmed Wednesday. Appointed by Mayor d...
20:24, 2019-11-20

New hires drive gender pay gap in de Blasio administration Mayor Bill de Blasio’s decision to splurge on the salaries of his controversial schools chancellor and new public-housing chairman isn’t just costing...
02:20, 2019-07-08

Bill de Blasio Just Can't Get the 'Normal Human Being' Thing Down Despite what the polls might lead you to believe, New York City mayor Bill de Blasio is a real person running for the real office of President of the...
23:20, 2019-06-24

De Blasio will actually be in New York for weekend heat wave He’s hot off the trail! Mayor Bill de Blasio has vowed to stick out this weekend’s heat wave in the Big Apple, rather than hitting the campaign...
18:56, 2019-07-17

De Blasio says Bloomberg should apologize for more than stop-and-frisk De Blasio told NY1 that he believes his billionaire predecessor “really missed the boat” on assisting New Yorkers affected by the “Great Recession” o...
06:44, 2019-11-19

Bill de Blasio announces 2020 presidential bid New York mayor has traveled to early primary states such as Iowa and Nevada with a message centered on economic inequalityNew York’s mayor, Bill de B...
13:08, 2019-05-16

NYC Mayor De Blasio Is Seeking Democratic Nod For President NEW YORK CITY (AP) — New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio says he is running for president. The Democrat announced his bid with a video released by his...
13:56, 2019-05-16

De Blasio’s town hall was a ratings disaster for CNN Mayor de Blasio made CNN’s ratings plummet almost as low as his poll numbers with his town-hall event Sunday night. Just 376,000 viewers nationwide t...
14:24, 2019-08-27

De Blasio formally guarantees pay hikes for pre-K educators Mayor Bill de Blasio and City Council Speaker Corey Johnson formalized the deal they struck with early education teacher unions guaranteeing pay hike...
20:48, 2019-11-18

De Blasio tries to bat away ‘quid-pro-quo’ claims with hotels union Mayor Bill de Blasio struggled Friday to bat away quid-pro-quo allegations reported by The Post over City Hall’s pro-Hotel Trades Council polic...
21:08, 2019-09-13

De Blasio’s son, Dante, hits campaign trail with his dad Dante de Blasio hit the campaign trail for his father in Indianapolis on Friday, delivering brief remarks in which he praised the mayor and ex-Presid...
19:28, 2019-07-19

De Blasio’s town hall a ratings disaster for CNN Mayor de Blasio made CNN’s ratings plummet almost as low as his poll numbers with his town-hall event Sunday night. Just 376,000 viewers nationwide t...
06:20, 2019-08-27

The Latest: Trump and de Blasio already trading insults NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio joining the Democratic presidential race (all times local): 9 a.m. Within an hour of...
15:20, 2019-05-16

NYC group to Trump: de Blasio as bad as Pelosi on homelessness A Big Apple community group has written to President Trump to beg him to intervene in New York City’s pervasive homeless issue the way he has i...
00:48, 2019-12-28

ICE director: De Blasio needs to ‘own’ elderly woman’s murder The nation’s top immigration official said Friday that Mayor Bill de Blasio needs to “own” the death of a 92-year-old Queens woman ...
19:56, 2020-01-17

De Blasio: Trump would be arrested if he shot someone on Fifth Avenue Here’s one hypothetical Mayor Bill de Blasio will answer! Hizzoner said Thursday that President Trump would be arrested if he pulled a gun and ...
21:40, 2019-10-24

New Yorkers come together to boo ‘moron’ de Blasio at Veterans Day Parade Mayor Bill de Blasio was booed and jeered by spectators as he marched in the city’s 100th annual Veterans Day Parade Monday. One parade-goer — ...
21:00, 2019-11-11

Malliotakis trolls de Blasio while he’s campaigning in Iowa ​Republican Assemblywoman Nicole Malliotakis ​trolled Mayor de Blasio as he spent the weekend campaigning in Iowa instead of attending the Puerto Ric...
21:04, 2019-06-09

De Blasio vows to reject money from lobbyists — seriously He rose to power off the generosity of high-priced lobbyists seeking access to City Hall, yet Mayor Bill de Blasio now says his pipe-dream presidenti...
02:16, 2019-05-29

De Blasio blasts AOC over ‘concentration camp’ comments Mayor Bill de Blasio criticized Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez for saying the Trump Administration is housing immigrants in “concentration camps̶...
04:40, 2019-06-20

De Blasio is no one’s choice for president in Iowa: poll Mayor de Blasio didn’t even register in a new Iowa poll that shows former Vice President Biden’s support slipping but Pete Buttigieg surg...
17:52, 2019-06-09

‘Jaded’ de Blasio has bungled NYC’s relationship with Amazon Last week in an exclusive story in The Post, it was reported that Amazon is looking very closely at a couple of extremely large spaces in Midtown. Wh...
03:52, 2019-06-02

De Blasio blames fundraising irregularities on his lawyers Mayor de Blasio blamed his lawyers for an improper loan between his political fundraising accounts that drew scrutiny from federal regulators. On Fri...
21:04, 2019-09-23

De Blasio whines about DNC debate rules that could leave him out Mayor Bill de Blasio whined Monday night that the Democratic National Committee’s rules for September’s presidential debates are so tough that it cou...
03:16, 2019-06-11

De Blasio apologizes at Dem convention: ‘I’m sorry you got to know Donald Trump’ Mayor de Blasio apologized on behalf of New Yorkers for the Trump presidency Saturday as he continued his long-shot White House bid in New Hampshire....
01:52, 2019-09-08

Bill de Blasio refuses to help Amazon return to NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio is giving Amazon the cold shoulder, saying the retail giant won’t get any help from the city if they close on plans to mov...
18:16, 2019-05-28

De Blasio’s ferry subsidy is 2nd most expensive in the US: report Mayor Bill de Blasio’s hefty subsidy to run the city’s beleaguered ferry service is the second highest in the nation, according to a repo...
03:36, 2019-10-08

De Blasio pleads to Trump for help with homeless crisis Mayor Bill de Blasio pleaded with President Trump on Sunday for help with the burgeoning homeless situation wreaking havoc throughout the city. The D...
03:16, 2019-12-30

Bill de Blasio ends his 2020 presidential campaign New York City mayor told MSNBC’s Morning Joe ‘it’s clearly not my time’ after struggling to gain traction in a crowded fieldNew York City’s mayor, Bi...
14:16, 2019-09-20

De Blasio backs down, ‘Charging Bull’ statue to stay put for now Mayor Bill de Blasio reined in his plans to move the famed Charging Bull statue from its longtime place of honor on Broadway to the New York Stock Ex...
22:28, 2019-11-13

Kim Kardashian parties with crooked de Blasio donor: video Notorious snitch Jona Rechnitz claims that cooperating with the feds turned him into a social pariah — but it hasn’t kept him from hobnob...
23:12, 2019-12-04

Top de Blasio campaign advisor fired as Harvard professor One of three senior advisors Mayor Bill de Blasio hired to run his struggling presidential campaign was fired from Harvard University after colleague...
21:20, 2019-05-22

De Blasio would’ve fired Eric Garner cop ‘immediately’: Bronx Dem DETROIT, Mich. — Mayor Bill de Blasio would have fired the NYPD cop who engaged in a fatal struggle with Eric Garner if he could have, a surrogate fo...
01:52, 2019-08-01

De Blasio bungles ‘Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde’ attack on Joe Biden Someone needs to teach Bill de Blasio the difference between good and evil. The Big Apple mayor suffered an epic Twitter fail Wednesday when he bungl...
23:16, 2019-06-05

De Blasio ramps up ‘propaganda’ against specialized ‘admit’ exams Ramping up its public-relations blitz against the specialized-high-school admissions test, City Hall enlisted current and former city students to bla...
04:20, 2019-06-01

De Blasio blames his staff for missing 9/11 memorial event Mayor de Blasio placed the blame on his staff Friday after the presidential hopeful failed to appear a memorial event held for those who died from to...
23:00, 2019-05-31

De Blasio insists anti-cop sentiment is ‘right-wing’ conspiracy NYPD officers are “being respected, empowered to do their job,” Mayor Bill de Blasio claimed Friday– exactly one week after a thous...
19:20, 2019-11-08

De Blasio says NYPD will protect key locations against possible Iran retaliation The NYPD will take “immediate steps” to take to protect the city against any possible "retaliation" in the wake of a deadly US airstrike in Iraq, May...
08:24, 2020-01-03

Woman who confronted de Blasio at gym rips him again during presidential forum "I asked you that you set aside more housing from your affordable housing plan for more homeless New Yorkers and you refused," homeless Nathylin Flow...
05:04, 2019-08-21

Feds demand answers about de Blasio’s campaign fundraising De Blasio billed nearly $53,000 in campaign expenses — including rent, advertising and plane tickets — to a state account he controls, NY Fairness PA...
23:40, 2019-09-20

Behar presses de Blasio on going after Obama at debate: 'Do you have to do it in public?' "View" host Joy Behar took issue with New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio allegedly attacking former President Obama and suggested that he shouldn't d...
20:12, 2019-08-02

How de Blasio bombed in his attempt to fix New York’s garbage crisis Mayor Bill de Blasio pledged to cut 90 percent of the city's waste stream from landfills. He's nowhere near that goal....
11:48, 2020-01-06

Eric Garner’s mom demands cop’s firing during de Blasio meeting “For the family, no part of the justice process has provided any satisfaction or closure,” de Blasio admitted in a statement. “In effect, they feel t...
03:36, 2019-07-19

De Blasio orders office towers to lay off AC during heat wave Mayor Bill de Blasio ordered tall office buildings across the city to crank their thermostats up to 78 degrees beginning Friday as a much-feared heat...
04:32, 2019-07-19

De Blasio is boycotting McDonald’s until it pays $15 minimum wage He’s not lovin’ it. Mayor Bill de Blasio said at a union rally in Des Moines, Iowa Thursday that he and his presidential campaign team &#...
21:16, 2019-05-23

Nearly 30% of de Blasio’s campaign funds came from New York hotel industry Politics may make for strange bedfellows, but few are cozier than Mayor Bill de Blasio and the Big Apple’s hotel industry. After getting a big boost ...
05:20, 2019-09-03

De Blasio finally gets his viral moment — by dropping out of race "News of him dropping out has already garnered roughly 84,000 mentions in roughly four hours, surpassing his highest media moments while a candidate,...
00:12, 2019-09-21

De Blasio says DOE official wrong for promoting pro-Carranza rally Mayor Bill de Blasio conceded Thursday that a top Department of Education official erred by urging underlings attend a political rally to support emb...
01:32, 2019-06-21

NYC veterans group rips de Blasio over Las Vegas event Las Vegas residents paid Mayor de Blasio no mind as he made four stops on his long-odds presidential campaign Saturday. But he still managed to enrag...
05:52, 2019-05-26

De Blasio’s net favorability in minus territory – analysis shows Democrats don’t like Mayor Bill de Blasio – they really don’t like him. De Blasio’s net favorability rating is not only the l...
23:04, 2019-06-04