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Kanter's assassination fears taken seriously by NBA – Silver

Jan 18, 2019 - 10:15 AM

NBA commissioner Adam Silver says he'll do everything in his power to ensure the safety of Knicks star Enes Kanter

TARGET. Turkey-born Enes Kanter believes he has been a target following his controversial feud with Turkey President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images/AFP

Turkey prosecutor seeks Interpol red notice for NBA star Kanter

Jan 15, 2019 - 9:13 PM

The Knicks center has recently refused to make the NBA team's trip to UK over fears he might be murderd by Turkish spies

ACCUSED. Enes Kanter is being accused of being a member of an armed terrorist group blamed for a failed coup in 2016. File photo by Elsa/Getty Images/AFP


Older people, conservatives more likely to share fake news – study

Jan 10, 2019 - 4:56 PM

'It is possible that an entire cohort of Americans, now in their 60s and beyond, lacks the level of digital media literacy necessary to reliably determine the trustworthiness of news encountered online,' the researchers suggest

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Raptors, Nuggets grab narrow wins as Warriors cruise

Jan 09, 2019 - 3:24 PM

The Raptors pull off a scrappy win over the Hawks to stay ahead of the NBA race with a 31-12 record

LEAGUE LEADERS. Kawhi Leonard drops 31 points to pace the league-leading Raptors. Photo from NBA Twitter

Durant dodges free agent discussion ahead of Knicks game

Jan 09, 2019 - 9:16 AM

'I come to work every single day and life will figure itself out,' says Warriors star Kevin Durant as the Knicks keep popping up in rumors as his next team destination

SCRUTINIZED. Kevin Durant, a free agent at the end of the NBA season, says he understand that a potential move will be a topic of conversation. Photo by Gene Sweeney Jr./Getty Images/AFP

Knicks' Kanter to skip England trip in fears for life

Jan 06, 2019 - 9:45 AM

New York Knicks center Enes Kanter, a staunch critic of Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan, says he may be 'killed easily' if he plays in Europe

Knicks snap 8-game skid against depleted Lakers

Jan 05, 2019 - 4:56 PM

Tim Hardaway Jr drains 22 points to lift the Knicks past a Lakers side that had no LeBron James, Rajon Rondo, and Kyle Kuzma

WINNING TIME. Tim Hardaway takes charge as the Knicks get back on the winning track. Photo from NBA Twitter

Kawhi's 45 fuel Raptors over Jazz, but Bucks still on top

Jan 02, 2019 - 2:10 PM

The Toronto Raptors continue to chase the league-leading Milwaukee Bucks as Kawhi Leonard erupts for a career-high 45 points against the Utah Jazz

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Jan 01, 2019 - 7:49 PM

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Big Apple joins in ringing in New Year after rough 2018

Jan 01, 2019 - 3:06 PM

Rain-soaked New York joins the new year festivities with the annual Times Square ball drop and performances from various artists

WATCH: NBA Christmas Day recap

Dec 26, 2018 - 8:15 PM

Lakers rout defending champion Warriors as Irving late show lifts Celtics past Sixers

GAME HERO. Kyrie Irving delivers in the clutch for the Boston Celtics. Photo from NBA Twitter

Bucks relish win in 1st NBA Christmas game in 41 years

Dec 26, 2018 - 10:24 AM

'Special teams play Christmas Day, and just it's an opportunity for us and we're really happy,' says Giannis Antetokounmpo

CHRISTMAS WIN. Giannis Antetokounmpo leads the Milwaukee Bucks to a victory on Christmas day with a double-double. Photo from NBA Twitter

A Very Frankie's Christmas: The holiday rush, work-life balance

Dec 21, 2018 - 1:30 PM

The men behind the buffalo wings sensation, Frankie's owners Ed, Kevin, and Bin share what it's like balancing work and life, especially during the holidays

WATCH: Harlem Globetrotters surprise deaf students in Long Island

Dec 21, 2018 - 12:16 PM

The Harlem Globetrotters showcase their unique basketball tricks and spread their message of anti-bullying to deaf students days before Christmas

ANTI-BULLYING. The Harlem Globetrotters continue to spread their message of anti-bullying to kids aged 6 to 12 years old. Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images/AFP

Facebook allowed Netflix, Spotify to access private user messages

Dec 19, 2018 - 3:55 PM

(UPDATED) A 'New York Times' report details the data-sharing partnerships Facebook has had with other companies


Facebook teaches New Yorkers about privacy at 'pop-up' kiosk

Dec 14, 2018 - 9:52 AM

The public relations exercise, a one-day event at the midtown holiday market in Bryant Park, is a first for Facebook in the United States, and follows a similar presentation in September in London

TALKING PRIVACY. Facebook employee Dan Shinaberry (R) talks to visitors as the social network Facebook opens a pop-up kiosk for one day on December 13, 2018, in Bryant Park in New York, where it will field questions about its data-sharing practices and teach users how to understand its new privacy controls. Photo by Timothy A. Clary/AFP

CNN's New York offices evacuated after bomb threat, no explosive found

Dec 07, 2018 - 12:57 PM

The roughly 90-minute drama recalls a similar evacuation in October after an explosive device was discovered at CNN's New York headquarters

New York to erect statue to first black congresswoman

Dec 01, 2018 - 12:36 PM

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio's wife Chirlane McCray says former congresswoman Shirley Chisholm 'paved the way for thousands of women to seek public office'

PAVED THE WAY. Congresswoman Shirley Chisholm is the first woman to run for the Democratic Party's nomination for president of the United States. Photo from Wikipedia Commons


Green lifts Raptors to NBA win, Blazers take West lead

Nov 21, 2018 - 2:17 PM

The Toronto Raptors complete a dramatic finish against the Orlando Magic to stay on top of the Eastern Conference

HIGH UP. Kawhi Leonard and the Toronto Raptors soar to the NBA Eastern Conference lead. Photo from Toronto Raptors

Yankees ace Rivera joins Baseball Hall of Fame ballot

Nov 20, 2018 - 12:49 PM

Retired Panamanian right-hander Mariano Rivera is named to the ballot for helping the Yankees to five World Series crowns

LEGEND. Yankees relief pitcher Mariano Rivera makes it to the list of Major League Baseball Hall of Fame candidates. Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images North America/AFP

Facebook aims to quell new storm over Russian efforts, lobbying

Nov 16, 2018 - 10:27 AM

A new report claims that the social network employed a firm that used smear tactics to fight back against critics, opponents

FACEBOOK. Facebook said Thursday, November 15, 2018 it was severing ties with a political consultancy that sought to discredit critics of the social networking giant using questionable campaign-style tactics. Photo by Joel Saget/AFP


U.S. mail bomb suspect pleads not guilty in New York

Nov 16, 2018 - 8:55 AM

The charges against Cesar Sayoc include 5 counts of use of a weapon of mass destruction, 5 counts of interstate transportation of explosives, and 5 counts of threatening interstate communications

CESAR SAYOC. Sayoc is accused of sending 16 pipe bombs to liberal critics. Photo from Getty Images North America/AFP

New Amazon HQ split between New York, Washington suburbs

Nov 14, 2018 - 4:44 PM

Both districts offer a variety of tax and infrastructure incentives to lure the huge corporate prize, but Amazon says one important element was access to a qualified workforce

The rapidly developing area known as Long Island City in the borough of Queens is seen on November 13, 2018 in New York City. Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images/AFP

Mexican presidents accused as defense opens El Chapo trial

Nov 14, 2018 - 8:05 AM

Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman, one of the world's most notorious criminals, is on trial in New York after twice escaping from prison in Mexico

ON TRIAL. This handout picture released by the Mexican Interior Ministry on January 19, 2017 shows Joaquin Guzman Loera aka 'El Chapo' Guzman escorted in Ciudad Juarez by the Mexican police as he is extradited to the United States. HO/INTERIOR MINISTRY OF MEXICO / AFP

Knicks coach Fizdale pleasantly surprised by Porzingis progress

Nov 10, 2018 - 10:09 AM

Nine months after surgery, Knicks big man Kristaps Porzingis posts photos of himself sprinting on an outdoor track

ON TRACK. New York’s Kristaps Porzingis says he’s ‘getting itchy’ to return to the court. Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images/AFP

U.S. jury convicts New York subway bomber

Nov 07, 2018 - 12:30 PM

Akayed Ullah is found guilty by a unanimous jury as Americans went to the polls in the midterm elections. His trial in Manhattan lasted a week.

AKAYED ULLAH. This undated handout photo obtained December 11, 2017, courtesy of New York City Taxi & Limousine Commission shows pipe bomb suspect Akayed Ullah. Handout photo by NYC Taxi & Limousine Commission/AFP

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, NY Democrat rock star makes history

Nov 07, 2018 - 11:59 AM

(UPDATED) 'We have made history tonight,' the grinning 29-year-old tells cheering supporters at her victory party in Queens

Run for your (longer) life: the French octogenarian addicted to marathons

Nov 02, 2018 - 5:27 PM

When Ginette Bedard runs her 16th New York City Marathon this Sunday, the 85-year-old will be the oldest woman in the field

RECORD HOLDER. Ginette Bedard once held the world marathon record in her age category. Photo by Don Emmert/AFP

Pinay playwright debuts in New York theater

Nov 01, 2018 - 12:25 PM

Written by Dorothea Gloria, ‘The Sun Tries Dating’ will open at the Manhattan Repertory Theatre on November 2

Filipinos bag 11 awards at the International Film Festival Manhattan

Oct 29, 2018 - 7:45 PM

It was a landslide of wins for the Filipino film community in New York City

Durant fires 41 as Warriors sink Knicks

Oct 27, 2018 - 10:31 AM

Kevin Durant unloads 25 of his 41 points during the Warriors' huge fourth-quarter run

ON FIRE. Warriors star Kevin Durant makes Knicks fans want him more. Photo from NBA

Pipe bombs sent to Trump foes Obama, Clinton, CNN

Oct 24, 2018 - 10:14 PM

(4th UPDATE) New York police chief James O'Neill says he expects those responsible to be identified and arrested within the next few days

PITTSBURGH, PA - NOVEMBER 07: Democratic presidential nominee former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton stands with President Barack Obama during an election eve rally on November 7, 2016 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. As the historic race for the presidency of the United States comes to a conclusion, both Clinton and her rival Donald Trump are making their last appearances before voting begins tomorrow. Spencer Platt/Getty Images/AFP

Apple to hold October 30 event in New York

Oct 19, 2018 - 5:16 PM

The event will likely announce new iPads or Macs, as the company recently revealed a lineup of new iPhones

APPLE'S BIG EVENT. Apple has more in store for everyone. Screen shot from Apple's events page.

Suspects in Saudi journalist case tied to top prince – report

Oct 17, 2018 - 12:27 PM

One suspect is a frequent companion of Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, 3 other suspects are linked to his security detail, and a fifth is a high-level forensic doctor, The New York Times reports

STILL MISSING. Saudi Arabia has dismissed accusations that Jamal Khashoggi was ordered murdered by a hit squad inside its Istanbul consulate as 'lies and baseless allegations,' as Riyadh and Ankara spar over the missing journalist's fate. File photo by Yasin Akgul/AFP

Knicks waive Noah to make French center's departure official

Oct 14, 2018 - 11:36 AM

The former NBA Defensive Player of the Year hasn't been with the New York Knicks since engaging in a heated exchange with ex-coach Jeff Hornaceck

OUT. Joakim Noah (left) will become an unrestricted free agent. Streeter Lecka/Getty Images/AFP

Trump shrugs off report revealing a fortune in tax dodges, parental gifts

Oct 04, 2018 - 11:22 AM

'They used the concept of 'time value of money' in doing a very old, boring and often told hit piece on me,' says US President Donald Trump

TRUMP. This file photo taken on December 18, 2017 shows US President Donald Trump speaking on his national security strategy at the Ronald Reagan Building in Washington, DC. Photo by Mandel Ngan/AFP

New York investigating Trump tax dodging report

Oct 03, 2018 - 8:42 AM

The New York Times says its own exhaustive probe of a vast trove of tax returns and confidential records show Trump had engaged in suspect tax tactics

TRUMP AND TAX. In this file photo, US President Donald Trump looks on during a rally in Elkhart, Indiana on May 10, 2018. File photo by Saul Loeb/AFP

Instagram co-founders resign from Facebook-owned company

Sep 25, 2018 - 11:43 AM

(UPDATED) 'Mike and I are grateful for the last 8 years at Instagram and 6 years with the Facebook team,' Systrom says in a statement on September 24, following a report on the departure in The New York Times

INSTAGRAM. Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger attend the 16th Annual Webby Awards at Hammerstein Ballroom on May 21, 2012 in New York City. File photo by Paul Zimmerman/Getty Images/AFP

Top justice official denies discussing removing Trump from office

Sep 22, 2018 - 10:08 AM

US Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein dubs the New York Times report as 'inaccurate and factually incorrect', suggesting that the remarks have only been made 'jokingly'

INACCURATE. US Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein says the remarks were made jokingly in the presence of other senior Justice Department officials weeks after he took office on April 29, 2017. File photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images/AFP

3 babies among 5 slashed at New York child care center

Sep 21, 2018 - 7:32 PM

A 52-year-old woman working at the center has been arrested after the 3:30 am assault in the Queens borough of the city

'Sex and the City' actress Cynthia Nixon defeated in New York election

Sep 14, 2018 - 6:29 PM

Cynthia Nixon dove into the race in March, in a bid to become the first woman and first openly gay governor, demanding change and supporting a raft of left-of-center hot-button issues

CONCESSION. New York Democratic primary candidate for governor Cynthia Nixon makes a concession speech at a Brooklyn restaurant on September 13, 2018 in New York City. Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images/AFP

Workers still search for 9/11 remains, 17 years on

Sep 10, 2018 - 5:24 PM

In a New York lab, a team is still avidly working to identify the remains of than 1,000 victims of the hijacked plane attacks on the World Trade Center

MISSING. In this file photo taken on May 26, 2014, Sally Regenhard, who lost her son on 9/11, speaks at a news conference with other family members on the steps of City Hall to criticize the placement of unidentified human remains beneath the newly opened National September 11 Memorial and Museum in New York City. Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images North America/AFP

From 'Mexico, Pampanga' to 'China... Bank,' Pinoys congratulate Catriona Gray for walking NYFW runway

Sep 09, 2018 - 8:30 PM

Filipino wit shines in the comments section of the Sherri Hill post

IN PHOTOS: Heart Evangelista, Kim Jones, Laureen Uy at NYFW

Sep 09, 2018 - 12:50 PM

Attending New York Fashion Week is every fashionista's dream come true

NY FASHION WEEK. The 3 Filipina fashionistas make a statement at New York Fashion Week. Photos courtesy of Martin Romero/@martsromero

Cardi B and Nicki Minaj feud heats up in apparent altercation

Sep 08, 2018 - 5:32 PM

Cardi has allegedly attacked Nicki at a New York Fashion Week party

CARDI B. The 'Bodak Yellow' rapper allegedly attacks Nicki Minaj at a party in New York City. Screenshot from Instagram.com/iamcardib

IN PHOTOS: Catriona Gray walks for Sherri Hill in New York Fashion Week

Sep 08, 2018 - 9:50 AM

Catriona is in Sherri Hill's Spring 2019 fashion show

Trump urges U.S. attorney general to probe anonymous op-ed

Sep 08, 2018 - 9:29 AM

US President Donald Trump urges an investigation into the anonymous author of the New York Times op-ed to protect 'national security', deeming the publication of the piece as an act of treason

INVITATION. US President Donald Trump addresses the Pledge to America's Workers event at the White House in Washington, DC.  Photo by Brendan Smialowski/AFP

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Sep 07, 2018 - 8:59 PM

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New York subpoenas every Catholic diocese in state

Sep 07, 2018 - 2:25 PM

All 8 Catholic dioceses have either been or are in the process of being subpoenaed by New York's state attorney general

SUBPOENAS. In this file photo taken on September 7, 2015, St. Patrick's Cathedral, the seat of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of New York, is viewed in New York City. Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images North America/AFP

Trump calls on Times to reveal 'coward' behind critical op-ed

Sep 07, 2018 - 11:45 AM

'Unidentified deep state operatives who defy voters to push their secret agendas are truly a threat to democracy itself,' says US President Donald Trump

ON NEW YORK TIMES. In this file photo, US President Donald Trump speaks during a working session with mayors in the East Room of the White House on January 24, 2018 in Washington, DC. File photo by AFP