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# Manhattan

Last month
November 2023
Prosecutor tells jury to follow 'pyramid of deceit' to convict FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried
Bankman-Fried was arrested last December after the collapse of FTX, the cryptocurrency exchange platform he opened in 2019.
This year
FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried intends to testify at cryptocurrency fraud trial, says lawyer
Former employees say Bankman-Fried stole billions of dollars from his customers and investors over several years.
Tall construction crane catches fire in New York City and crashes into street
The arm of the crane hit a building as it fell to the street in Manhattan.
Trump told not to post evidence online during hush money case
Trump denies 34 counts of falsifying business records to cover up alleged hush money paid to porn star Stormy Daniels in 2016.
'Not even a former president is above the law,' accuser's lawyer tells Trump civil rape trial
Over two weeks of proceedings the court heard from E. Jean Carroll and two other women who claimed they had been sexually assaulted by Trump decades ago.
Drug dealer pleads guilty in death of The Wire actor Michael K Williams
Irvin Cartagena pleaded guilty to providing the actor with fentanyl-laced heroin, causing his death.
Donald Trump ‘facing at least one felony charge' in New York indictment
Trump’s surrender will present the historic scene of a former US commander-in-chief forced to stand before a judge.
Democrats brace for unrest as Trump warns he may be arrested
In an explosive announcement yesterday, the former president said he expected to be ‘arrested’ Tuesday
Last year
New York judge sets fraud trial date for Donald Trump and three eldest children
It comes as the US Supreme Court cleared the way for his tax returns to be handed over to lawmakers.
Kevin Spacey faces civil lawsuit over sexual misconduct claim
Rapp claims that during a 1986 party, Spacey lifted him up, and that his hand ‘grazed’ his buttocks while doing so
Donald Trump declines to answer questions in New York fraud probe
The hearing comes days after FBI agents raided the former US president’s home in Florida as part of an unrelated investigation.
US lawyer Michael Avenatti jailed for four years for defrauding Stormy Daniels
Avenatti had already been found guilty in February 2020 of trying to extort millions of dollars from sports apparel giant Nike.
All time
Homeless man charged with setting fire to Christmas tree at Fox News HQ
Fox News host Shannon Bream announced the fire to viewers as firefighters were working to put it out.
Ghislaine Maxwell’s lawyers say Bill Cosby ruling is reason to toss sex abuse case
Maxwell is set to go on trial later this year.
Two more women file $100 million lawsuit against Jeffrey Epstein's estate
The lawsuit also mentioned 10 women who are also accused of being accomplices of Epstein
Irish man sentenced to six years in US prison over Silk Road narcotics conspiracy
Gary Davis (31) was arrested in Ireland in January 2014 and extradited to the United States in July 2018.
Carnegie Hall choir do impromptu gig on New York street as power cut plunges city into darkness
The power eventually came back on at 3am Irish time.
One dead as helicopter crash lands onto New York skyscraper
The helicopter caught fire after crashing onto the roof and the building has been evacuated.
Bodies of two sisters found taped together on New York river bank
The two young women have been identified as Rotana Farea (22) and her sister Tala (16).
Melania Trump's parents were sworn in as US citizens today
Viktor and Amalija Knavs had been living in the US as permanent residents.
Massive steam pipe explodes underneath New York's Fifth Avenue
Nobody was injured.
Harvey Weinstein is set to hand himself in to the police tomorrow
Weinstein has been accused of sexual assault by more than 100 women, but has not yet been charged with any crime.
Stormy Daniels hearing descends into chaos as Trump's lawyer outs Sean Hannity as his mysterious third client
Hannity has been one of Trump’s most ardent defenders throughout the ups and downs of his first year as president.
Man dies following fire at Trump Tower in New York
The president was not present in the building at the time.
Irish famine memorial in New York reopens to public after $5 million dollar renovation
It features stones imported from all 32 counties.
New York terror suspect Sayfullo Saipov pleads not guilty to fatal bike path attack
He faced a 22-count indictment that includes charges of murder.
New York City attacker charged with terrorism offences
Eight people were killed in New York’s worst attack since 11 September 2001.
New York terror attack: Uzbek national Sayfullo Saipov in custody as police probe note left in truck
Eight people were killed when the truck ploughed down a Manhattan cycle lane.
Marilyn Manson hospitalised after stage prop falls on him during show
The 48-year-old singer tried to climb onto a gun sculpture when he was injured.
There was a brilliant 'pop up Gaeltacht' held in a New York pub last night
Ar fheabhas.
Times Square driver says he tried to get mental help before the crash
A teenager died and 22 others were injured in the incident.
Times Square driver who claimed he 'hears voices' charged with murder
Authorities said there was no evidence the crash was terror-related.
Dinner at the 'world's best restaurant' will set you back $295 per head (and that's just for the food)
Eleven Madison Park was crowned 2017′s winner of the annual World’s 50 Best Restaurants.
Father of bombing suspect reported him to FBI in 2014
Ahmad Khan Rahami’s father later retracted his statement, saying he meant his son was hanging out with gangs and acting like a thug.
The incredible story of the Irish war hero who managed Sevilla and then vanished
The Spanish side play in the Uefa Super Cup on Tuesday and have a remarkable association with Ireland.
WATCH: Enormous crane collapses onto a Manhattan street
The crane collapsed in the Tribeca area of lower Manhattan island. At least one person is reported to have died.
British police officer demanding return of baby given to LGBT activist foster mother
Louise Fielden had her child taken from her after hotel staff contacted child services.
The massive Toys"R"Us in Times Square is closing
So long, massive indoor ferris wheel
City in the sky - check out these incredible photos of Manhattan from above
The number of skyscrapers in Manhattan has doubled to 56 in the last ten years, and another 19 are on the way.
Steak and Gerry: Inside Sinn Féin's hugely successful New York fundraiser
The 20th annual Friends of Sinn Féin fundraiser was the organisation’s best yet.