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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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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

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 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: 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

‘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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

“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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

'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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

'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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

'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'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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

'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

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

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

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

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

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

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16:56, 2019-09-11

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

‘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

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

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

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

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 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’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 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

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

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 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

‘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

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

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 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

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 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

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

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 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

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

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 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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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 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: 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

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

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 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 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 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

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

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

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

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 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

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

‘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’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

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

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 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 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

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

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 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 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

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 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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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 ‘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

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

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

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’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: 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’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 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

De Blasio honors fallen US military members at the Intrepid Thousands of veterans, their families and survivors — along with hundreds of active duty members in town for Fleet Week — commemorated Memorial Day t...
22:40, 2019-05-27

De Blasio tries to goad Trump into debate about NYC at Buzzfeed event Mayor Bill de Blasio is looking for some one-on-one time with President Trump. The mayor and long-shot presidential candidate on Thursday challenged ...
05:16, 2019-07-26

Bill de Blasio stays mum on fundraising data for 2020 bid Mayor Bill de Blasio was keeping mum Monday about funding for his long-shot presidential bid – just hours after his campaign revealed it had ye...
19:28, 2019-07-01

De Blasio warns heat index could reach 110 degrees Mayor Bill de Blasio alerted New Yorkers that the heat index over the weekend could reach 110 degrees. “We’ve got a really challenging next few days ...
20:28, 2019-07-19

Bill de Blasio is the least popular politician in New York: poll Presidential wannabe Mayor Bill de Blasio has the dubious distinction of being the single most unpopular political figure in the entirety of New York...
17:48, 2019-08-06

De Blasio considers cutting funds from museums if they don’t diversify The heads of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Lincoln Center and Carnegie Hall are among dozens of cultural institution leaders quaking in their boots...
03:40, 2019-05-07

Trump retweets Eric’s attack on de Blasio for ‘s–t’ leadership President Trump jumped into the spat between his younger son and Mayor de Blasio by retweeting Eric’s attack on Hizzoner — in which he said “ou...
15:08, 2019-05-15

Beto and de Blasio Not at All Worried About Their Dismal Poll Numbers The Iowa caucus is still eight months away, but because Iowa is Iowa, the pollsters have already descended on the state to find out where the Midwest...
17:32, 2019-06-10

NYC high schoolers follow de Blasio to Iowa to question him Mayor Bill de Blasio, who’s repeatedly ditched the city since launching his quixotic presidential run, may hate hanging around New Yorkers. But some ...
02:24, 2019-06-09

De Blasio’s 2020 campaign is spending ‘pennies’ on digital ads Mayor Bill de Blasio has spent the least on digital advertising out of all the 20 Democratic presidential contenders who participated in the debates ...
00:08, 2019-07-09

De Blasio says late-night ridicule over 2020 bid is ‘normal’ Mayor Bill de Blasio had a hum-drum reaction Tuesday to the onslaught of late-night roasts over his presidential bid. The 2020 Democratic longshot wa...
16:00, 2019-05-21

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

Mayor de Blasio finally names new NYCHA boss New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio named the head of Minneapolis’s tiny public housing agency, Gregory Russ, as the new top boss of the city’s massiv...
03:04, 2019-06-19

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

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, Gillibrand might just squeak into first Democratic presidential debate Mayor de Blasio and Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand appear to have squeaked in to participate in the first Democratic presidential primary debates later this...
16:32, 2019-06-07

De Blasio defends Richard Carranza’s race agenda Mayor Bill de Blasio passionately defended city Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza’s race agenda Monday night, claiming a nine-member bipartisan co...
06:44, 2019-06-18

De Blasio begs for $1 donations to make September debates New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio resorted to begging for $1 donations during an interview Friday in a desperate attempt to meet the 130,000 contrib...
00:56, 2019-07-27

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, City Council at odds in budget talks City Council Speaker Corey Johnson said Monday that Mayor Bill de Blasio and the Council are so far apart on a new budget that he expects negotiation...
21:08, 2019-05-06

Actor Steve Buscemi among de Blasio’s top 2020 donors “Fargo” actor Steve Buscemi is among the donors who gave the maximum $2,800 to Mayor Bill de Blasio’s struggling presidential campa...
06:48, 2019-07-16

Bill de Blasio expected to announce presidential bid next week "I'm going to make my decision in the month of May and as soon as we have something to tell you, we'll tell you," the mayor said Thursday at a press ...
22:48, 2019-05-03

Bill de Blasio's 2020 Campaign Is Off to a Great Start! Well, he finally did it. Large New York City Mayor and rodent extermination enthusiast Bill de Blasio announced his candidacy for the 2020 presidenti...
16:24, 2019-05-16

De Blasio blasts Con Edison as thousands remain without power Mayor Bill de Blasio blasted Con Edison Monday as roughly 19,000 customers remained without power — including 13,000 in Brooklyn. A half-day af...
18:24, 2019-07-22

Democrats fume that de Blasio keeps stealing their policy ideas He may be longing for a loftier official title, but Mayor Bill de Blasio has already been given a new nickname back at home — Bigfoot. The 6-foot-5 m...
14:28, 2019-05-16

If New Yorkers won't back Bill de Blasio, nobody else will | Clio Chang The presidential aspirations of New York’s mayor seem doomed alreadyIn recent history, no other potential presidential candidate has had a more humil...
14:40, 2019-05-16

Bill de Blasio called a ‘liar’ by protesters outside GMA interview Bill de Blasio’s first interview as a presidential candidate was marred on Thursday by protesters chanting “Liar!” and “Can&#...
15:04, 2019-05-16

Cuomo rips de Blasio for being too slow to act in Garner case Gov. Andrew Cuomo injected himself into the roiling debate over the wrongful police death of Eric Garner on Wednesday by attacking Mayor Bill de Blas...
00:24, 2019-07-18

De Blasio fails to register in new Democratic primary poll Mayor Bill de Blasio could be forced to turn out the lights on his long-shot presidential bid, according to a new survey released Tuesday. De Blasio ...
23:40, 2019-08-06

Bill de Blasio: why won't people take New York mayor's 2020 bid seriously? He runs the nation’s biggest city and has a record of progressive achievements. But his presidential bid has been met with mockeryMayor Bill de Blasi...
20:08, 2019-05-17

Absent de Blasio blamed for surge in NYC traffic deaths As Mayor de Blasio repeatedly hits the road for his quixotic presidential campaign, the streets of New York City are becoming a bloodbath. Traffic cr...
00:00, 2019-05-26

De Blasio pushes ferry purchases through despite comptroller objections City Hall rammed through its controversial plan to spend $84.5 million purchasing boats from a contractor providing Mayor de Blasio’s signature NYC F...
23:48, 2019-05-15

De Blasio to announce 2020 bid on ‘Good Morning America’ Mayor Bill de Blasio will appear on “Good Morning America” Thursday, where he’s expected to officially announce his quixotic run fo...
00:08, 2019-05-16

Bill de Blasio considering changes to alternate side parking rules Mayor de Blasio said Friday that he plans to investigate whether the city can offer drivers some relief by cutting down on alternate-side parking reg...
21:08, 2019-05-03

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

Donald Trump Jr. rips into de Blasio’s expected presidential bid Donald Trump Jr. blasted Mayor de Blasio’s expected presidential run as a “PR stunt” that’s “going nowhere.” Trump laid into the New York mayor Wedne...
02:20, 2019-05-16

De Blasio-controlled political group raises $600,000: filings Mayor Bill de Blasio’s political operation raised another $600,000 over the first six months of the year as Hizzoner laid the groundwork for hi...
08:28, 2019-08-01

Contaminated water shutters de Blasio’s gym in Park Slope It’s a good thing he’s out of town on the campaign trial, because Mayor Bill de Blasio’s favorite gym is out of commission. The Pro...
03:32, 2019-07-05

De Blasio misses deadline to hire NYCHA chair — again Mayor Bill de Blasio and federal authorities will miss their self-imposed deadline to select the next top boss for the city’s embattled Housing...
03:04, 2019-05-14

De Blasio plans to make NYC’s cap on Uber, Lyft permanent City Hall is putting the cap on Uber and Lyft – again. Ten months after the City Council voted to halt the issuance of new licenses for app-based for...
18:32, 2019-06-12

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’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

O’Neill, de Blasio have different views of the latest crime stats It was a tale of two cities as the NYPD announced its monthly CompStat figures on Wednesday — with police officials acknowledging a “serious...
23:00, 2019-09-04

De Blasio taps former FEMA official as new emergency chief Mayor de Blasio has tapped a former official at the Federal Emergency Management Agency to head the city’s Office of Emergency Management – replacing...
23:56, 2019-06-04

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: Citi Bikers may be required to wear helmets soon "I have thought about that," de Blasio said in response to a question at September's monthly crime stats press conference Wednesday. "That'...
23:00, 2019-09-04

De Blasio fundraises off his dad’s suicide after ‘Daily Show’ interview Mayor Bill de Blasio is using the suicide of his World War II veteran dad to attract donor dollars for his struggling 2020 campaign. “Did you s...
18:04, 2019-08-19

De Blasio calls Post ‘ludicrous’ for demanding his removal Mayor Bill de Blasio claimed it was “ludicrous” for The Post to demand he be removed or resign from office over his performance during th...
04:04, 2019-07-16

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

City workers donating big to Dem presidential hopefuls just not de Blasio City employees are donating in droves to Democratic presidential hopefuls — just not their boss. Nearly 3,000 municipal workers, including several in...
04:24, 2019-08-19

De Blasio says anti-Semitism is strictly a ‘right-wing movement’ De Blasio said he did not agree with a claim by a reporter that there is also rising anti-Semitism "on the left in the BDS movement and around the wo...
03:28, 2019-06-05

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

Trump slams AOC for being ‘disrespectful’ to Pelosi, rips De Blasio on ICE President Trump jumped into the festering feud between Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Nancy Pelosi on Friday — scolding the freshman New York lawmaker ...
19:00, 2019-07-12

De Blasio defends landmarking of Strand Bookstore building Mayor Bill de Blasio on Wednesday tried to rewrite the narrative on the controversy surrounding a landmark designation of the iconic Strand Bookstore...
00:20, 2019-06-13

De Blasio whines about New York Post ‘attacking’ his 2020 bid Mayor Bill de Blasio claims he’s gotten under Donald Trump skin by entering the 2020 race — but it seems more like it’s the New York Post...
16:21, 2019-05-17

De Blasio insists he was in control while campaigning during NYC power outage Mayor de Blasio made excuses Sunday for being almost 1,000-miles away as 73,000 New Yorkers went without power on Saturday night. As a 60-block swath...
16:32, 2019-07-14

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

De Blasio says Trump wants to ‘make America hate again’ with ICE raids Mayor de Blasio blasted President Trump for announcing that Immigration and Customs Enforcement would carry out raids nationally as a political ploy ...
18:40, 2019-07-14

Marco Rubio not buying de Blasio’s Che Guevara ignorance Florida Sen. Marco Rubio said Thursday he did not buy Mayor Bill de Blasio’s claim that he didn’t realize he was quoting a Marxist Cuban ...
03:36, 2019-06-28

De Blasio admits city should do more to get violent vagrants off streets Mayor Bill de Blasio made a rare admission Tuesday — telling Fox Business anchors that the city could do more to get violent vagrants off the s...
04:52, 2019-08-14

Dante de Blasio reveals he feared cops in near-encounter Fresh off his dad mentioning “the talk” he had with him about dealing with police, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio’s 21-year-old...
19:32, 2019-07-01

De Blasio administration’s top lawyer Zachary Carter to retire The head lawyer for the city, Zachary Carter, will be retiring at the end of August after working in Mayor Bill de Blasio’s administration for six ye...
22:28, 2019-07-12

De Blasio, Steve Bullock to participate in CNN town halls Mayor Bill de Blasio and Montana Gov. Steve Bullock will each have a CNN town hall on Sunday, Aug. 25 in what could be their final hope to stay in th...
22:04, 2019-08-16

De Blasio says Epstein’s sudden death ‘boggles the imagination’ Hizzoner told NY1’s “Inside City Hall” that the fact Epstein allegedly hanged himself while on suicide watch at Metropolitan Correctional Center "doe...
06:24, 2019-08-13

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 turns to Facebook ads in scramble to raise money Mayor Bill de Blasio has turned to Facebook in an 11th hour scramble to meet the 65,000 donor threshold that would help him secure a coveted spot in ...
19:24, 2019-05-20

De Blasio tells Trump to use his ‘tiny little hands’ to act on gun control A campaigning Mayor Bill de Blasio called for a boycott of Walmart Saturday in the wake of last week's mass shooting in El Paso -- and also took aim ...
04:04, 2019-08-11

Former de Blasio employee sentenced to prison for child porn A former de Blasio administration employee, who was once considered and rising young New York Democrat, will spend up to three years behind bars afte...
20:28, 2019-07-10

PBA chief calls for vote of ‘no confidence’ in de Blasio, O’Neill The head of the NYPD’s union on Monday urged a vote of “no confidence” in Mayor Bill de Blasio and Police Commissioner James O̵...
00:28, 2019-08-20

De Blasio will join first night of 2020 Democratic debates Mayor Bill de Blasio will join the first night of Democratic presidential primary debates in Miami on June 26 — along with front-runner Massachusetts...
19:48, 2019-06-14

Bill de Blasio says decision about his 2020 bid coming ‘this week’ Mayor Bill de Blasio finally committed to providing a decision about his much-teased presidential ambitions “this week,” as speculation continues to ...
20:36, 2019-05-13

Giuliani rips de Blasio as ‘Big Bird’ who ‘doesn’t go to work’ Former mayor Rudy Giuliani ridiculed Mayor Bill de Blasio’s presidential aspirations on Sunday — ripping him as “Big Bird” wh...
19:12, 2019-05-19

De Blasio didn’t believe Trump’s ICE threats so he stayed in Iowa ​Mayor Bill de Blasio said on Wednesday that he campaigned in Iowa instead of being in the city after President Trump announced mass ICE raids on ill...
23:33, 2019-07-17

Bill de Blasio could lose his job over White House bid if he’s not careful Mayor Bill de Blasio’s presidential dreams had better not make him too neglectful of his day job -- or he could lose it, under a never-used clause in...
23:24, 2019-05-18

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

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

New Yorkers react after de Blasio announces presidential campaign Mayor Bill de Blasio needs to court Iowa farmers, Texas truckers and Washington software developers if he wants to win the presidency — but he can’t ...
05:16, 2019-05-17

De Blasio offers to hold a parade honoring 9/11 first responders New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio’s office said Friday that he would host a parade – or another type of event – to honor the 9/11 first ...
03:08, 2019-07-27

Bloomberg joins de Blasio in blasting Trump over gun control New York’s current and most-recent former mayors slammed President Trump at an all-day gun-control forum in Iowa on Saturday — but first, Michael Blo...
05:24, 2019-08-11

Mayor Bill de Blasio says ‘justice was done’ with Pantaleo firing Mayor Bill de Blasio said “justice was done” with the firing of Police Officer Daniel Pantaleo for the death of Eric Garner — and i...
23:16, 2019-08-19

De Blasio says inmates will get free phone calls from jail They’ll never have to drop a dime again. City jailbirds no longer have to pay to make calls from the slammer — in a move that will cost taxpayers $8 ...
12:24, 2019-05-02

Bill de Blasio warns New Yorkers about storm — from Michigan Mayor Bill de Blasio is alerting New Yorkers about an impending storm — from over 600 miles away in partly sunny Detroit. “We have a seve...
01:52, 2019-08-01

De Blasio subpoenaed to testify at NYPD corruption trial A former NYPD official wants to force Mayor Bill de Blasio to testify on his behalf when he goes on trial in a hooker-fueled corruption case next wee...
00:48, 2019-06-29

De Blasio: I’ll pay female athletes equally if elected president Mayor de Blasio on Wednesday said if elected president he would sign an executive order to guarantee equal pay for women and men athletes — des...
17:16, 2019-07-10

De Blasio raked in contributions from hotel owners, developers He lost the battle of the mayors, but his base still came through. Although Mayor Bill de Blasio was crushed by South Bend, Indiana, Mayor Pete Butti...
03:56, 2019-07-17

Jokesters set up concession stage for de Blasio at Brooklyn YMCA "I'm dropping out- Bill de Blasio," read a large poster festooned with red, white and blue balloons next to a microphone....
22:20, 2019-09-05

Ex-de Blasio ally to spin for Dem debate opponent Julian Castro Mayor Bill de Blasio’s one-time City Hall ally, former Council speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito, is now a surrogate for Hizzoner’s Democrati...
23:24, 2019-07-30

De Blasio quietly opens presidential campaign office in Brooklyn Mayor de Blasio’s pipe-dream presidential campaign has quietly opened a headquarters in Downtown Brooklyn that’s operating with a tiny staff and limi...
04:00, 2019-05-21

NYC police union protests de Blasio in Detroit hours before debate A local police union president blasted Bill de Blasio at an NYPD union protest of the mayor outside the Democratic debate venue in Motor City Wednesd...
01:52, 2019-08-01

De Blasio’s $58M bike safety plan panned by drivers — and cyclists “It cannot go on like this,” de Blasio said of the 17 cyclists killed this year during an announcement at PS 170 in Bay Ridge....
05:16, 2019-07-26

Presidential hopeful Bill de Blasio courting that coveted “ska fan” vote When New York City mayor Bill de Blasio launched his presidential campaign last week, the announcement was met with a resounding “why?” The Democrati...
19:12, 2019-05-21

Mick Jagger makes fun of Bill de Blasio over tardiness at show Even rock superstars know time is not on Hizzoner’s side. Rolling Stones frontman Mick Jagger poked fun at Mayor Bill de Blasio’s notorio...
19:48, 2019-08-06

Bill de Blasio’s neighborhood gym routine isn’t earning him political gains New York’s mayor, and the latest presidential candidate, says he frequents the YMCA to stay connected to the people, but many say he’s out of touchIf...
08:32, 2019-05-19

NYPD blues to dog Bill de Blasio outside Detroit Democratic debate Hizzoner might be able to leave New York — but not his Big Apple blues. Nearly two dozen NYPD cops will give Mayor Bill de Blasio a police escort he ...
22:04, 2019-07-30

De Blasio can’t escape police union protesters on the campaign trail More than 700 miles from the city, Mayor Bill de Blasio can’t escape the police union. The mayor, on a swing through South Carolina just days a...
18:56, 2019-05-19

Dante de Blasio weighs his future in politics after Yale graduation Recent Yale University graduate Dante de Blasio, 21, said in a radio interview Wednesday that he’s interested in a job in politics and supports...
16:56, 2019-05-22

De Blasio blasted for bumping NYCHA head’s salary to $400K Mayor de Blasio “single-handedly” decided to make new NYCHA boss Greg Russ the highest-paid city official, federal housing honcho Lynne P...
17:36, 2019-06-21

Council, de Blasio split over proposed housing bill for homeless A new legislative proposal to help the homeless could spark a battle between Mayor de Blasio and the City Council. Councilmember Rafael Salamanca Jr....
00:48, 2019-06-29

De Blasio says he’d restore benefits to discharged LGBT military vets Mayor Bill de Blasio jumped on the bandwagon Sunday in announcing that if elected president, he would restore benefits to dishonorably discharged LGB...
01:04, 2019-07-01

Bill de Blasio: The federal government should pay for gender reassignment surgery New York Mayor Bill de Blasio said he supports the federal government paying for gender reassignment surgery under his Medicare for All plan....
18:24, 2019-07-01

De Blasio vows to protect cyclists after 15th death this year Mayor Bill de Blasio declared a recent spate of cyclist deaths an “emergency” while vowing to protect bicycle riders, after a Brooklyn wo...
03:16, 2019-07-02

De Blasio blames alarm clock after showing up late to TV interview Mayor Bill de Blasio showed up 41 minutes late for a live TV interview Tuesday morning — because he didn’t set his alarm clock correctly. The p...
17:00, 2019-07-02

New Yorkers would pick Gillibrand over De Blasio in 2020 — if forced to choose It’s no contest if New York Democratic voters had to choose just between the two home town candidates running for president — Mayor Bill de Bla...
14:36, 2019-06-10

De Blasio, Cuomo no-shows at 9/11 hero Luis Alvarez’s funeral The notable absences came little more than a month after both officials were no-shows at a solemn, May 30 ceremony to dedicate a Ground Zero memorial...
22:00, 2019-07-03

De Blasio tangles with student activist over school diversity efforts An irritated Mayor de Blasio pointedly defended his school diversity efforts on WNYC Friday after a teen caller questioned his sense of urgency. Phon...
20:56, 2019-06-07

De Blasio shouts that he ‘hates’ charter schools at campaign event Mayor Bill de Blasio went scorched earth against charter schools at a teachers union-sponsored education forum for Democratic presidential contenders...
18:52, 2019-07-08

De Blasio to ditch Puerto Rican Day parade to campaign in Iowa Mayor Bill de Blasio plans to ditch his own city’s National Puerto Rican Day Parade — so he can campaign in corn country as part of his l...
21:56, 2019-06-06

De Blasio forgets to honor terror attack victims at their memorial He came to pay his disrespects. Grieving loved ones invited to a ceremony marking the first anniversary of the downtown terror attack heard Mayor de ...
00:48, 2019-06-29

Why de Blasio wanted to grant Strand Bookstore landmark status The de Blasio administration tagged the iconic Strand Bookstore’s building with a dreaded Landmark designation Tuesday — a move the owner says was a ...
04:20, 2019-06-12

Bill de Blasio says 11-year-old Brooklyn shooting victim is ‘stable’ The 11-year-old boy who was struck in the crossfire of a Brooklyn shooting Thursday night is in stable condition, said Mayor Bill de Blasio, who prom...
22:00, 2019-06-21

De Blasio discusses talking to biracial son about cops during Democratic debate MIAMI, Fla. — Mayor Bill de Blasio brought up a controversial talk he had with his biracial son, Dante, in his answer to a question at the Demo...
06:08, 2019-06-27

MSNBC's Chris Matthew says he was 'really impressed' with de Blasio, declares him a 'heavyweight' MSNBC host Chris Matthews offered interesting high praise for New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio during the first Democratic primary debate, saying h...
08:24, 2019-06-27

Bill de Blasio, Corey Johnson reach deal on $92.8B budget Mayor Bill de Blasio and City Council Speaker Corey Johnson reached a deal on a $92.8 billion city budget– up $300 million from the figure Hizz...
21:44, 2019-06-14

De Blasio, Corey Johnson close to deal on city budget Mayor Bill de Blasio and City Council Speaker Corey Johnson are expected to shake hands on a city budget deal Thursday evening, three sources told Th...
20:12, 2019-06-13

De Blasio announces program to get unruly homeless riders into shelters Mayor Bill de Blasio on Thursday officially announced a summons-diversion program aimed at getting unruly homeless subway riders above ground and int...
20:12, 2019-06-13

PBA chief slams de Blasio over ‘anti-police rhetoric’ at debate The head of the NYPD’s biggest union slammed Mayor Bill de Blasio on Thursday for bringing up “anti-police rhetoric” during the Democratic debate in ...
18:24, 2019-06-27

De Blasio trashes PBA chief’s Dante barbs as ‘ridiculous, shameful’ Mayor Bill de Blasio ripped a top NYPD union boss Thursday for criticizing his decision to mention during Wednesday’s presidential debate that ...
22:48, 2019-06-27

De Blasio shouts Cuba revolution slogan at Miami rally MIAMI (AP) — New York City mayor and presidential candidate Bill de Blasio shouted a Spanish slogan associated with Cuba’s Communist revolution...
23:48, 2019-06-27

De Blasio apologizes for quoting Cuban revolutionary Che Guevara in Miami MIAMI — ¡ Que idiota! Mayor de Blasio tripped up on the campaign trail Thursday when he quoted Cuban revolutionary Che Guevara in Miami — and t...
01:36, 2019-06-28

De Blasio, angling for Fox News town hall, to appear on Bret Baier Mayor Bill de Blasio, who is ​talking to Fox News about doing a town hall like several other Democratic presidential hopefuls, will appear Thursday e...
20:44, 2019-06-06

De Blasio blasts NY1 for ‘sidelining’ Roma Torre at USWNT parade Mayor Bill de Blasio took NY1 to task on Tuesday for “sidelining” veteran anchor Roma Torre during Wednesday’s coverage of the US w...
02:36, 2019-07-10

Judge tosses suit by ‘intimidating’ cop booted from de Blasio security Justice Julio Rodriguez III says in his decision that Alex Pelepelin — then 51-years-old — didn’t prove that he faced adverse consequences as a resul...
01:28, 2019-06-06

De Blasio now supports paid vacation time amidst 2020 bid Mayor Bill de Blasio is finally throwing his support behind paid vacation time — five years after it was first introduced by a city councilman — just...
22:04, 2019-05-28

Former de Blasio staffer pleads guilty to child porn charge A former de Blasio administration staffer is expected to spend up to three years behind bars after pleading guilty Tuesday to possessing kiddie porn....
19:20, 2019-05-28

De Blasio used state account he controls as campaign slush fund Strapped for cash, Mayor Bill de Blasio turned to a state political account he controls to buy plane tickets, pay rent and purchase digital advertise...
01:12, 2019-07-20

Why Bill de Blasio is New York’s worst mayor in modern history Dear Bill de Blasio, Everyone knows you’re a terrible mayor — maybe the worst in the past 100 years. But can’t you at least pretend that you love us?...
15:24, 2019-07-20

Iowa voters confused by de Blasio’s crusade against ‘toxic whiteness’ Iowa voters appear a bit befuddled by Mayor de Blasio’s latest progressive battle — his fight against “toxic whiteness” in city schools....
05:52, 2019-05-26

De Blasio calls for stiffer penalties against speeding in school zones Mayor de Blasio proposed Friday that the state Legislature pass a new law to stiffen fines — and even yank the licenses — of reckless lea...
00:12, 2019-05-25

Beto O’Rourke and Bill de Blasio Argue Over Healthcare Plans I’ll bet Beto O’Rourke’s new campaign staff members are wondering what they’ve gotten themselves into....
22:32, 2019-07-21

De Blasio calls for probe of Brooklyn community board for spending $26K on SUV Mayor Bill de Blasio called for a city probe of a Brooklyn community board that shelled out $26,000 in public funds for a hybrid SUV — reportedly for...
20:32, 2019-05-24

De Blasio ‘temporarily’ withdraws TLC chief nominee after ‘awful’ hearing Mayor Bill de Blasio has “temporarily” withdrawn the nomination of Jeff Roth to lead the city’s Taxi and Limousine Commission. The ...
03:36, 2019-07-23

De Blasio to appear with Lil Nas X, ‘Jersey Shore’ cast members at BuzzFeed event Mayor Bill de Blasio’s quixotic presidential campaign will take a detour down "Old Town Road" on Thursday night....
17:28, 2019-07-25

Powerhouse law firm is the biggest backer of de Blasio’s White House bid A politically connected law firm that was a big winner the city’s decision to reform stop-and-frisk policies is leading the charge to fund Mayor Bill...
00:56, 2019-07-19

De Blasio nonprofit got donation after city inked deal with developer A development firm that inked a $12 million deal with the city donated $25,000 to Mayor Bill de Blasio’s nonprofit — after receiving a ph...
17:16, 2019-05-29

NYPD union plans protest against de Blasio before primary debate Mayor Bill de Blasio can’t escape the long arm of the NYPD’s biggest union as he continues his quixotic quest for White House. Nearly two...
20:52, 2019-06-26

Mayor de Blasio: I respect NYCHA monitor, but he’s dead wrong In an instant, Mayor Bill de Blasio went from saying he had “a lot of respect” for the monitor overseeing the New York City Housing Authority to accu...
12:20, 2019-06-04

Have You Learned Nothing, People? Stop Telling Bill de Blasio to Fix the Subway Bill de Blasio is the Mayor of New York, or so we are told. He rarely shows up to work and often appears disconnected and bored from the day-to-day ...
11:44, 2019-06-04

Fed monitor: Mayor de Blasio’s new housing chief misled public Same as the old boss. Mayor Bill de Blasio’s latest choice to head the New York City Housing Authority “omitted material details” while testifying ab...
02:12, 2019-06-03

De Blasio headed to Chicago, flew back to NYC after hearing of blackout Mayor de Blasio claimed on Sunday that he rushed back from the campaign trail in Iowa to deal with the Manhattan blackout — by driving four hours to ...
05:04, 2019-07-15

Cuomo rips de Blasio amid power outage fallout ​Gov. Andrew Cuomo chided Mayor Bill de Blasio for being absent during ​Saturday’s ​blackout in Manhattan but wouldn’t say he would remov...
17:12, 2019-07-15

De Blasio’s first endorsement comes from small town South Carolina mayor Drumroll, please! Mayor Bill de Blasio got his very first endorsement for president of the United States from … wait for it … the mayor o...
01:12, 2019-06-02

Pete Buttigieg has raised more money from NYC residents than de Blasio got nationwide He’s New York’s favorite mayor — and he works about 700 miles away! The Big Apple showered Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigi...
21:56, 2019-07-16

Cuomo, de Blasio skip somber 9/11 ceremony for the Glade memorial Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Mayor Bill de Blasio skipped a somber memorial dedication Thursday honoring the emergency responders and downtown workers and r...
22:00, 2019-05-30

De Blasio won’t say if Daniel Pantaleo, cop in Eric Garner’s death, should be fired Mayor de Blasio refused to say Wednesday whether Officer Daniel Pantaleo should be fired for the death of Eric Garner — just a day after the fe...
20:08, 2019-07-17

De Blasio’s security detail makes heroic rescue on FDR Drive Three members of Mayor de Blasio’s security detail made a heroic rescue on Wednesday morning when they helped stop a woman from jumping off the...
00:52, 2019-05-23

De Blasio: I may scrap gifted and talented testing for 4-year-olds Mayor Bill de Blasio said Friday he’s considering abolishing tests for 4-year-olds to get into the city’s gifted and talented program ...
18:48, 2019-09-06

New hate crimes chief breaks with de Blasio on anti-Semitism The director of the mayor’s new Office for the Prevention of Hate Crimes, is already disagreeing with her new boss — who claimed in June ...
20:48, 2019-09-03

De Blasio campaign event in Iowa draws roughly 15 attendees Mayor Bill de Blasio pitched his presidential dreams to a crowd of about 15 likely Democratic voters at an event Sunday morning in Cedar Rapids, Iowa...
21:28, 2019-08-11

De Blasio campaign’s social media strategy falls flat Sad. Mayor de Blasio’s 2020 presidential-bid YouTube page had just 61 subscribers nearly 10 hours after he posted his big campaign announcement there...
23:40, 2019-05-16

De Blasio logged a 7-hour work month at City Hall Mayor Bill de Blasio spent a mere seven hours — less than one full workday — at City Hall during the month he launched his bid for the White House, r...
05:20, 2019-09-03

Eric Trump blasts de Blasio’s ‘childish’ tower stunt Eric Trump blasted Mayor Bill de Blasio’s actions as “simply childish” on Monday just hours after hizzoner stormed the Trump Tower ...
00:40, 2019-05-14

Trump rips de Blasio in new video: ‘Worst mayor’ in NYC history President Trump has taken yet another shot at Mayor Bill de Blasio on the day of his 2020 presidential campaign announcement, this time posting a vid...
02:20, 2019-05-17

De Blasio tells NH voters he ‘healed’ rift between NYPD and public At WMUR's "Conversation with the Candidate" in Manchester last week, the long-shot 2020 candidate was asked about his "strained" ties to Big Apple co...
07:36, 2019-08-30

De Blasio fails to draw support for 2020 bid — even from longtime allies Even Mayor de Blasio’s most loyal allies aren’t sold on his long-odds presidential bid. Leaders of an ultra-orthodox Jewish sect in Brook...
02:28, 2019-08-29

De Blasio adds sex crimes to ICE list used to deport convicted felons Mayor Bill de Blasio expanded the city’s cooperation with the federal Immigration and Custom Enforcement agency by adding seven crimes to an existing...
00:16, 2019-05-11

De Blasio says son Dante helped him prep for battle with Sean Hannity CLEAR LAKE, Iowa – New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio tried charming the audience at the Iowa Wing Ding by playing up the role of “proud papa” ...
05:52, 2019-08-10

Cattlemen rip Bill de Blasio’s ‘misguided’ Meatless Monday plan The US cattle industry has got a major beef with Mayor de Blasio. Hizzoner has vowed to cut the purchase of red meat for public schools, prisons and ...
04:20, 2019-05-04

De Blasio dodges questions about scrapping city’s gifted programs Mayor de Blasio pivoted to his favorite policy achievement — free pre-k — instead of answering questions about a controversial recommendation to scra...
18:48, 2019-08-27

Bill de Blasio declares end to measles outbreak, but urges caution Mayor Bill de Blasio on Tuesday declared the end to a months-long public health emergency over an outbreak of measles in Brooklyn that infected 654 p...
20:48, 2019-09-03

De Blasio’s groundhog ‘killer’ days are coming back to haunt him The Republican National Committee came out swinging against Bill de Blasio on Thursday, hours after the mayor officially announced his candidacy for ...
18:44, 2019-05-16

De Blasio taps powerful union leader to help him run City Hall Mayor Bill de Blasio has hired a powerful union leader with a long history of pushing his pet projects to help run City Hall. Hizzoner announced Mond...
02:20, 2019-09-10

De Blasio spars with Hannity over guns, taxes and Meatless Mondays Mayor de Blasio traded jabs in an hour-long TV interview with Sean Hannity on Fox News Wednesday night. “I ain’t buying what you’re selling,” de Blas...
07:04, 2019-08-08

Cuomo fakes dropped call when asked about de Blasio’s presidential bid Gov. Andrew Cuomo had a little fun at Mayor Bill de Blasio’s expense Friday when asked about hizzoner's presidential bid....
20:16, 2019-09-06

De Blasio proposes ‘robot tax’ in bid to boost failing 2020 campaign Mayor de Blasio hopes to inject new life into his sputtering 2020 presidential bid — with a new “robot tax” he says can save Americ...
02:44, 2019-09-06

De Blasio's last gasp: A play to siphon off Andrew Yang's vote New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio has no reason to be in the 2020 Democratic primary. But he thinks he does, and that is apparently good enough for ...
00:48, 2019-09-07

Corrupt execs cop plea over illegal donations to de Blasio campaign Two corrupt brothers whose engineering firm was awarded millions of dollars in city contracts pleaded guilty Monday to illegally funneling cash to Ma...
02:48, 2019-05-14

De Blasio claims ‘real, visible’ NYCHA improvements despite findings Mayor Bill de Blasio claimed in an interview that long-suffering tenants of the city’s scandal-rocked public housing authority are seeing ̶...
20:52, 2019-09-04

Bill de Blasio officially launches 2020 presidential campaign He’s late—again. After nearly half a year of hemming and hawing, Mayor Bill de Blasio on Thursday entered the 2020 presidential race, becoming the 23...
12:52, 2019-05-16

De Blasio under fire for using Gracie Mansion in 2020 announcement video Critics are raising ethical and legal concerns over Bill de Blasio’s use of Gracie Mansion to film his presidential announcement video. In maki...
16:20, 2019-05-16

Trump calls Bill de Blasio a ‘JOKE’ after he announces 2020 bid President Trump wasted no time Thursday in attacking Mayor de Blasio, slamming him as a “JOKE” after Hizzoner announced his run for the W...
17:44, 2019-05-16

De Blasio holds press conference at Trump Tower — and gets heckled Supporters of Donald Trump disrupted Mayor Bill de Blasio’s press conference in Trump Tower on Monday while he announced a potential $2 million in fi...
20:40, 2019-05-13

How a high school student scooped de Blasio on own presidential announcement Bill de Blasio got scooped on his own presidential campaign announcement — by a 17-year-old politics whiz who broke the news more than 12 hours...
18:12, 2019-05-16

De Blasio claims he’s running NYC full-time as he campaigns for president Well, that didn’t age well. Mayor Bill de Blasio claimed to a liberal podcast host in a pre-recorded interview that he is putting in full days ...
19:56, 2019-09-04

After de Blasio scandal Conflicts of Interest Board passes new rule It’s the de Blasio rule. The city’s Conflicts of Interest Board has passed a new regulation for fundraising by politicians in response to the c...
01:32, 2019-05-10

De Blasio rolls out health care plan for illegal immigrants Illegal immigrants living in the Bronx will be able to get a “care card” entitling them to free health coverage from the city starting in...
01:16, 2019-05-08