Tag Archives: New York City

12Jul/15

Tony Award winner and “Cheers” actor Roger Rees dies aged 71

Roger Rees, the Tony Award-winning British stage actor who had roles in U.S. television hits including “Cheers” and “The West Wing”, has died at age 71, his representative said.
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10Jul/15

U.S. Women’s Soccer team honored with NY ticker-tape parade

Fans cheer US Women’s National Team in ticker-tape parade through New York’s ‘Canyon of Heroes’.

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02Jul/15

Protest against racism in NY sets American flag on fire

“Disarm NYPD” anti-racism group assembles in Brooklyn’s Fort Greene Park, setting fire to an American flag they say symbolizes “white supremacy.”
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30Jun/15

American Ballet Theatre names Misty Copeland first black principal dancer

Ballerina Misty Copeland becomes the American Ballet Theater’s first black principal dancer.

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25Jun/15

Alabama governor orders Confederate flags removed from state Capitol

Alabama Governor Robert Bentley orders Confederate flags to be removed from the grounds of the Southern state’s Capitol.
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14Jun/15

Manhunt for two New York prison escapees enters day eight

Manhunt for two New York prison inmates who escaped the maximum-security Clinton Correctional Facility in Dannemora continues.

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08Jun/15

New York Governor Cuomo tours prison after inmates escape

Residents in the area around an upstate New York prison are on high alert after two prisoners escape, and the governor of the state, Andrew Cuomo, tours the jail after the breakout.
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26May/15

Air France flight escorted by US military jets after threat

USA (Next Media) – Following an anonymous threat made to commercial flights, an Air France plane was escorted by U.S. military fighter jets to New York on Monday, according to a Reuters report.
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18May/15

David Letterman prepares to leave his ‘Late Show’ desk after 33 years

Fans prepare to say goodbye to ‘Late Show’ host David Letterman.

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