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JetBlue launches NY-to-Havana charter flights

JetBlue Airways Corp said it began direct charter flights between New York and Havana on Friday, the first major US carrier to fly the route following President Barack Obama's decision in December to normalise relations with the Communist-ru

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NY tightens security for July 4 after alert

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo on Friday ordered heightened security measures across the state over the US July Fourth holiday weekend in response to a call for vigilance by the federal government. "We are keenly aware that N

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NY prison break ends with shooting of 2nd fugitive

David Sweat, one of two New York state inmates who escaped from prison three weeks ago, was shot by police near the Canadian border and rushed to a local hospital on Sunday, two days after his accomplice was killed, authorities said.

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New York prison escapee killed in shootout

Police shot and killed a man who is believed to be one of two prisoners who broke out of a maximum security prison in New York three weeks ago and the second escapee is still at large near the Canadian border, police said on Friday.

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NY prison escape among decade's most audacious breakouts

The upstate New York prison break of two inmates who squeezed through underground pipes last weekend was among a handful of recent daring escapes by US convicts whom experts describe as ingenious and willing to risk it all to flee a life behind

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Manhunt for escaped New York inmates expands

The manhunt for two inmates who escaped from a New York maximum security prison expanded to neighboring Vermont on Wednesday as the pair set a record for the longest jailbreak in New York history, authorities said. Richard Matt, 4

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TCA Abu Dhabi set for New York's kidney health awareness run

Abu Dhabi’s Tourism & Culture Authority (TCA Abu Dhabi) will be participating in the 11th UAE Healthy Kidney 10K run in New York City’s famous Central Park on May 30 to promote education and awareness of kidney health and kidney

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TCA Abu Dhabi set for New York's kidney health awareness run

Abu Dhabi’s Tourism & Culture Authority (TCA Abu Dhabi) will be participating in the 11th UAE Healthy Kidney 10K run in New York City’s famous Central Park on May 30 to promote education and awareness of kidney health and kidney

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NYC's Trade Center deck offers panoramic views

New York's One World Trade Center on Wednesday treated invited guests to a sneak peek at the panoramic views from the observation deck atop the newly opened tower, which rises nearly a quarter of a mile (400 meters) above the streets of Lowe

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Qatar wealth fund to open New York office

The Qatar Investment Authority, the Gulf state's acquisitive sovereign wealth fund, is setting up an office in New York to manage its growing portfolio in the US, according to remarks carried by the state news agency. The fund

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