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 2020-08-13 10:30 

International Business Times

New York City Layoffs May See 22,000 Job Cuts By October, De Blasio Confirms...

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio is facing the grim possibility he might soon order the firing of more than 22,000 city employees by Oct. 1 because the city doesn't have the money to pay their salaries....

 2020-08-05 18:10 

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Mayor de Blasio: New York City Setting Up Traveler Checkpoints To Force 14-Day Quarantines...

COVID-19 traveler restriction checkpoints will be set up at "key entry points" into New York City, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio announced, as the state looks to reduce the spread of the coronavirus....

 2020-08-04 21:05 

International Business Times

Coronavirus Developments: Trump On Pandemic, NYC Health Commissioner Resigns, Vaccine Development Moves Forward...

A clash of words marked the day as President Trump gave an interview with Axios on the handling of the coronavirus and New York City health commissioner Dr. Oxiris Barbot resigned amid tensions with Mayor Bill de Blasio....

 2020-08-04 16:23 

International Business Times

New York City Health Commissioner Resigns After Coronavirus Clash With Mayor De Blasio...

New York City health commissioner Dr. Oxiris Barbot resigned Tuesday after clashing with Mayor Bill de Blasio on his handling of the coronavirus pandemic, The New York Times reported....

 2020-07-13 21:58 

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New York City Sees First Day Since March Without COVID-19 Death, Department Of Health Claims...

New York City reported zero deaths from COVID-19 on Saturday, the first such day since March, according New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene. NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio praised the development during a press conference on Monday....

 2020-07-01 17:18 

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New York Mayor Bill De Blasio Delays Indoor Dining Reopening As City Continues Coronavirus Safety Measures...

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio on Wednesday said indoor dining would not resume as originally planned amid the recent nationwide surge in coronavirus cases. De Blasio spoke about his decision during his daily press briefing....

 2020-07-01 15:33 

International Business Times

New York City Postpones Indoor Dining As US COVID-19 Cases Soar...

New York City will not proceed with indoor dining from next week as planned because of a nationwide surge in coronavirus infections, Mayor Bill de Blasio said Wednesday.The Big Apple is due to enter phase three of a four-phase reopening plan on Monday but...

 2020-06-25 02:56 

International Business Times

'Black Lives Matter' To Be Painted In Front Of Trump Tower In New York...

A large "Black Lives Matter" mural will be painted along one entire block outside of the Trump Tower in Manhattan, New York City, and reportedly was planned by Mayor Bill de Blasio himself.According to reports, the mural will comprise bright yello...

 2020-06-24 16:45 

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New York, Berlin Cancel Marathons Due To Coronavirus...

Marathons in New York and Berlin were cancelled on Wednesday due to concerns regarding the coronavirus pandemic, organizers announced, as other races ponder their plans.The New York Road Runners, after consulting with New York Mayor Bill de Blasio, called...

 2020-06-22 20:48 

International Business Times

Who Is Geoffrey Berman? US Attorney Reportedly Fired Because He Wouldn't Sign Letter Critical Of Bill de Blasio...

Manhattan U.S. Attorney Geoffrey Berman reportedly was fired because he refused to sign a Justice Department letter critical of New York Mayor Bill de Blasio's social distancing rules, which accused him of applying them to religious gatherings, but no...

 2020-06-22 15:32 

International Business Times

New York Police Officer Suspended After Using 'Apparent Chokehold' During Arrest...

New York Police Commissioner Dermot Shea has announced the suspension of a New York police officer for the alleged use of an "apparent chokehold" caught on tape.The department's action was noticeably swift, occurring just hours after the confr...

 2020-06-19 12:15 

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NY City Council Passes Bill Mandating Oversight Of NYPD Surveillance Tech...

The New York City Council has voted, with a huge majority (44-6), in favor of passing the Public Oversight of Surveillance Technology (POST) Bill, which will compel the New York Police Department to divulge the existence of its entire surveillance capabil...

 2020-06-05 09:31 

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De Blasio And Andrew Cuomo: How The Relationship Soured...

A bad marriage often begins with a great honeymoon and that might have been the case in 2014 when New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio took office. He had a joint press conference with New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo soon after where Cuomo said, "We use the ...

 2020-06-02 21:40 

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George Floyd New York Protests: Trump Demands De Blasio Call In The National Guard...

President Trump on Wednesday stoked racial tensions, demanding New York Mayor Bill de Blasio call in the National Guard to stem protest violence and looting, and called presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden weak for seeking calm and unity. Biden called...

 2020-06-01 09:50 

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De Blasio's Daughter Among Those Arrested As NYC Mayor Defends NYPD Cruisers Driving Into Protesters...

Saturday night protests in New York City resulted in the arrest of 345 people. One of the arrested included 25-year-old Chiara de Blasio, the daughter of Mayor Bill de Blasio, according to sources in the New York Police Department. She was charged with un...

 2020-05-16 01:30 

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Coronavirus Update: NYPD Will No Longer Arrest People Without Face Masks, De Blasio Says...

New York City Mayor Bill De Blasio said in his daily press conference Friday (May 15) that the police department will be scaling back on enforcing some social distancing rules and will no longer arrest or ticket people for not wearing a face mask.De Blasi...

 2020-05-08 02:04 

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New York Launches Free Coronavirus Antibody Test: Here's How To Get It...

A free coronavirus antibody test will be launched in New York City, which should boost the number of people tested, to see if they've had the virus, to 140,000.Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Thursday the free COVID-19 antibody tests will initially foc...

 2020-05-05 21:20 

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Coronavirus NYC: De Blasio Blasts Trump As Backstabbing 'Hypocrite' For Refusing Bailouts For Blue States...

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio did not mince words for President Trump at a Tuesday press conference. Reacting to Trump's recent comments about bailing out blue states, de Blasio ripped the President as a "pure hypocrite" inclined to ignore the...

 2020-05-02 09:44 

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Coronavirus NYC News: Mayor De Blasio Says Reopening 'A Few Months Away' As Cases Decline...

The COVID-19 pandemic is finally leaving New York City and families of about 13,000 people are still in mourning. In its wake, the Big Apple is taking some early steps to return not to normal but to what Mayor Bill De Blasio says will leave "New York ...

 2020-04-29 13:08 

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De Blasio Orders NYPD To Break Up Funeral Gathering, Tweets Frustrations...

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio took to Twitter and expressed his frustration when a large crowd gathered to take part in a rabbi's funeral in Brooklyn despite stern social distancing and stay-at-home orders....

 2020-04-24 04:08 

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Coronavirus During Ramadan: 500,000 Free Halal Meals To Be Served In NYC...

New York City is going to provide 500,000 free halal meals to Muslims observing the Ramadan amid the coronavirus pandemic.Mayor Bill de Blasio confirmed during a Thursday press briefing that several sites around the city, coursed through the Department of...

 2020-04-22 02:14 

International Business Times

NYC Social Distancing Tip Line Spammed With Angry Memes, Obscene Pics And Foul Language...

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio recently launched a social distancing tip line where locals may report their fellow neighbors for violating the safety measure. However, a few days into its operation, the service has been spammed with angry memes, obsce...

 2020-04-21 22:04 

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Coronavirus Recovery: New York City Mayor Promises Parade For Frontline Workers...

With the world grappling with the COVID-19 pandemic, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio has been thinking ahead. On Tuesday, de Blasio, whose city has become one of the major epicenters for the virus, announced his intention to hold a sizeable parade to h...

 2020-04-15 02:11 

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Bill De Blasio Net Worth: New York Mayor's 2018 Salary Was $254,392...

Bill de Blasio's net worth is $1.5 million. How did he amass such gigantic wealth while being a public servant?...

 2020-03-31 16:36 

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Coronavirus News: FEMA Partners With New York City To Bring More Ambulances, Paramedics...

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio said Tuesday that city officials would begin working with the Federal Emergency Management Agency to bring more ambulances and medical personnel to the city to combat the rapid spread of COVID-19....

 2020-03-30 11:22 

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FDNY Ambulance Mechanic Dies Of COVID-19...

As New York City braces itself to have more people dying from COVID-19, the FDNY saw its first death over the weekend.55-year-old James Villecco succumbed to the virus and passed away Sunday, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio said, through Pix 11.Villecc...

 2020-03-27 02:55 

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Coronavirus USA: Kellyanne Conway Blames De Blasio For New York COVID-19 Crisis, 'He Lied'...

White House counselor Kellyanne Conway took time to blast New York City mayor Bill de Blasio, already with his hands full dealing with the horrific COVID-19 crisis ripping his city, for an early misstatement downplaying the seriousness of this threat. She...

 2020-03-26 11:39 

International Business Times

de Blasio, NYC Officials To Remove 80 Basketball Hoops To Enforce Social Distancing...

Mayor Bill de Blasio and the rest of the New York City officials are set to remove 80 hoops form basketball courts across the metro as park-goers and players continue to violate social distancing measures set by the government.In Wednesday's City Hall...

 2020-03-25 09:04 

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Coronavirus New York Update: Mayor Announces Immediate Release Of 300 Prisoners Convicted For Non-Violent Offenses...

New York City Mayor Bill De Blasio in a press conference on Tuesday said the city will immediately release about 300 inmates from Rikers Island to curb the spread of coronavirusThe city will set free inmates convicted for non-violent offenses and sentence...

 2020-03-23 12:30 

International Business Times

New York City Set To Release 23 More Inmates To Prevent COVID-19 Spread...

In an effort to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in New York City jails, Mayor Bill de Blasio confirmed over the weekend that officials will release 23 more inmates currently housed on Rikers Island and other penitentiaries in the city....

 2020-03-20 05:53 

International Business Times

Coronavirus Update: New York City To Run Out Of Medical Supplies In 2 Weeks...

Densely populated New York City -- the world's financial capital -- is struggling to get a handle on the COVID-19 rampaging through its 8.2 million residents packed into an area of only 1.2 million square kilometers....

 2020-03-19 11:40 

International Business Times

NYC To Identify Inmates That 'Need To Be Brought Out' Amid COVID-19 Outbreak...

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio is mulling on releasing "vulnerable" inmates sentenced in local jails to prevent COVID-19 from spreading in their penitentiaries.The suggestion came after a correction officer and an inmate tested positive for th...

 2020-03-19 00:30 

International Business Times

NBA Chief Defends League Over Virus Tests For 'Wealthy'...

NBA commissioner Adam Silver defended the league's swift testing of players for the new coronavirus on Wednesday as the vast majority of Americans face long waits to be tested for the disease.New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio slammed NBA teams for be...

 2020-03-17 08:44 

International Business Times

Trump Draws Backlash For Labeling Coronavirus A 'Chinese Virus' On Twitter...

President Donald Trump's Monday night tweet in which he categorized coronavirus as "Chinese virus" has backfired. New York Mayor Bill de Blasio and many other internet users have condemned the remark for its xenophobic undertones....

 2020-03-16 07:58 

International Business Times

Coronavirus US Update: New York Shuts All Schools, Illinois Closes Bars, Restaurants...

In what might be named a "Tale of Two Cities", officials in New York City and Chicago have shut down schools possibly for the rest of the school year in response to the coronavirus pandemic sweeping across the U.S. and Europe. Illinois' school...

 2020-03-15 19:25 

International Business Times

Coronavirus Impact: Mayor De Blasio Mulls Lockdown As NYC Cases Skyrocket...

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio is reportedly considering a major new step as coronavirus cases explode across the city. Speaking to CNN on Sunday, de Blasio said that all options, including a potential lockdown of the country's biggest city, are &...

 2020-02-10 02:45 

International Business Times

Mayor De Blasio Admits Bail Reform Responsible For Increase In NYC Crime...

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio has linked the increase in major crime throughout the city to changes in bail regulations for the city's prisoners.Last week, it was announced that New York City saw a surge in practically all types of crime. Robberi...

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