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  Social media has been abuzz with many users expressing feelings of being upset and others downright angry. Photos were taken and circulated online showing 37-year-old Chelsea Clinton hailing and then climbing into the backseat of a New York Taxi with her daughter, 2-year-old Charlotte, in tow — with no car seat in sight. According …

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It’s permissible in the United States to decorate police cars with rainbow flags to celebrate gay pride, but it’s not permissible to decorate police cars with Bible verses honoring law enforcement officers. The Houston Police Dept. is debuting a “Pride Car” for the city’s gay pride parade, the Houston Chronicle reports. Police Chief Art Acevedo …

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In an attempt to make a dramatic statement, Democratic New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo called for President Donald Trump to deport him at a New York City rally Wednesday. “Start with me. I’m an immigrant,” Cuomo said regarding Trump’s immigration policies. Cuomo told the crowd that President Trump’s administration had broken New York’s “cardinal rule.” “They forgot …

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Law enforcement officials in New York City have charged a substitute teacher with a hate crime after he allegedly snatched a hijab off the head of a second-grade girl. The teacher at the center of the case is Oghenetega Edah, reports the New York Daily News. The 8-year-old student is Safa Alzockary. The incident leading to this …

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  The New York City Department of Education has pulled chicken nuggets from school menus after the food was found to contain metal fragments. According to WPIX, the chicken was served to students in school cafeterias in all five boroughs of the city, . The news launched a lively debate among parents on social media. “My …

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Hundreds of muslims in New York City are calling for state officials to remove 11 sacred Muslim names that have been engraved into the sidewalk, claiming it is disrespectful to the Muslim faith to walk on them. According to the New York Post, CAIR (Council on American-Islamic Relations) spokesman Ibrahim Hooper said “Walking on an important symbol …

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  The 10-year-old was seen strolling across the White House lawn with his mom and dad, Melania and Donald Trump, reports Inquisitr. Appearing much taller than when last seen in public, he accompanied his parents to the Marine One helicopter, which took them to their Mar-a-Lago home in Florida. President Trump has visited Mar-a-Lago almost …

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  Ivanka Trump and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau attended a Broadway show together Wednesday night. The two saw “Come From Away,” a play about a small town that aided foreign travelers who were stranded after 9/11, at the Gerald Schoenfeld Theater in New York City. Trump and Trudeau arrived in separate vehicles but in …

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A Queens postman testified against two New York Police Department officers Thursday, alleging they terrorized him. Karim Barker told the court that the NYPD officers brutally assaulted him because he unknowingly gave directions to a cop killer, reports the New York Daily News. “I won’t ever be the same,” Barker declared. Officers Angelo Pampena and …

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MSNBC dedicated a portion of its Presidents’ Day coverage to people protesting Donald Trump across the country. “I’m here for the travel ban,” a woman in Los Angeles told Gadi Schwartz. When Schwartz pressed her to elaborate, she responded, “gosh, I’m nervous.” “It was just upsetting that people with green cards who are getting detained for no …

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Sunday’s anti-Trump rally in New York City featured a Muslim “Allahu Akbar” call to prayer and comparisons between President Trump and Adolf Hitler. Hip-hop mogul Russell Simmons organized the protest meant to declare “Today, I am a Muslim, too,” and protest Trump’s travel ban on some majority-Muslim countries. Simmons said in an open letter, “My friends, both Muslims and Jews, …

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Jesse Watters of Fox News went out into the crowds of New York City high school students who “walked out” of their classes to protest President Trump’s executive order banning travel from seven Muslim-majority countries Tuesday. “Are you cutting class to go to this protest?” Watters asked one high schooler. “Yes. I would have missed …

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New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio told CNN’s Alisyn Camerota that Donald Trump’s plan to crack down on sanctuary cities will actually make those cities “less safe,” both for citizens and immigrants. “It’s going to make cities less safe,” de Blasio stated. “We’ve spent decades building relationships with communities, including immigrant communities, and this is the …

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Monday evening in New York City turned out to be eventful when 19-year-old Alexander Wang was arrested for attempting to enter Trump Tower with a backpack full of weapons. Police sources told the New York Post Tuesday morning that Secret Service agents stopped Wang — a student at Baruch College in NYC — after he walked into …

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