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# New York City

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New York city has trees that smell like bad sex
What else can you call an odour that recalls a mixture of ‘rotting fish and semen’? Introducing the Bradford Pear tree.
New York City on high alert after Boston explosions
Barack Obama to address the nation on the situation as NYC goes into security lockdown.
Photos: Here’s what a €95 million apartment in New York looks like
The penthouse apartment at the Pierre Hotel is on the market – and if it sells, it will set a new record for a New York City gaff.
Authorities resume search for human remains in New York's 9/11 debris
Eleven years after the 2001 attacks, about 60 truckloads of debris are again being searched for the remains of missing victims.
Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads
The very best of the week’s writing from around the web.
16 greatest cities in human history
From Jericho in 7000 BC right through to New York City in the 1900s, here are the largest cities in the world through human history.
Why NYC can't save people from being hit by subways
Sliding doors suggestions would be ‘too complicated and costly’ to implement.
Whale beached in New York neighbourhood dies
The endangered fin whale was found in the Breezy Point neighbourhood of Queens yesterday.
Absent TDs, rapper dollars and 'The Talk': The week in numbers
What percentage of 13-year-old turn to their dads for sex and relationship advice? How many eggs narrowly missed Taoiseach Enda Kenny?
Photos: Rockefeller Center Christmas lights turned on (with help from the Muppets)
The lights on the 80-feet tree at Rockefeller Plaza were switched on last night in front of thousands of onlookers.
'I was the first to cry' - AP sports writer's harrowing tale of Sandy
Dennis Waszak had moved into his Staten Island ‘dream house’ just weeks before the arrival of Superstorm Sandy.
LIVE: Watch the Weather Channel’s coverage of Hurricane Sandy
The hurricane is now just hours from making landfall. Watch live coverage from the United States right here.
PHOTOS: New York battens down the hatches as Sandy approaches
The Metropolitan Transport Authority has locked up the train network ahead of Sandy’s landfall this evening.
New York: Thousands evacuated, subways closed down in advance of massive storm
The city is applying precautions ahead of the ‘megastorm’ headed towards the US east coast.
'Frankenstorm' downgraded to tropical storm
Meteorologists have downplayed the rhetoric around Hurricane Sandy.
Family defend Bangladeshi man arrested for NY bomb plot
The suspect’s father said he spent all of his savings to send him to America to study so he would have a better chance at life.
Check out this life-size Mousetrap game
Gigantic fun and games at New York engineering and inventor festival.
New York City's ban on large fizzy drinks to take effect in six months
The ban had been expected and has been welcomed by the city’s Mayor Michael Bloomberg.
Did Andy Murray really only spend $6 at his US Open celebration party last night?
You’ve just won your first Grand Slam title and ended a 76-year winless streak for British men. How do you celebrate?
Is this the ugliest billion-dollar stadium you have ever seen?
If it’s not, we want to know.
Police shoot dead a man near Times Square in NYC
Police say the man lunged at them with a knife.
Could zombies walk among us? Watch and find out...
How will people react if (when?) the apocalypse comes?
Look inside: Barack Obama's student flat is up for rent
The US president’s tiny old apartment in New York is available. Let’s have a nosey around, shall we?
New York City set to ban large fizzy drinks
NYC’s major Michael Bloomberg says he wants to ban the drinks from restaurants, cinemas and street stalls.
New York City to launch public bike share scheme this summer
The city’s awaited bike scheme, launching this summer, will provide a “new, affordable, 24/7 transportation option for New Yorkers” according to Mayor Michael Bloomberg.
World Trade Center is now New York's tallest building again
The new tower is reclaiming the title held by its predecessors destroyed on 9/11 – check out this time-lapse video of its eight-year construction…
Tale of one city: almost one million never-before-seen photos of New York released
Some 870,000 images of New York City dating back from the mid-1880s have been released for the first time – showing everything from stately ports and bridges to grisly gangland killings.
Some 9/11 victims' remains went to landfill - Pentagon report
A report by the Pentagon has found that “several portions of remains” of people who died in the terrorist attacks were put in a landfill.
Corner men: Tipp stars to join Macklin at training camp
Eoin Kelly and the recently retired Lar Corbett will join Matthew Macklin in New York ahead of his St Patrick’s Day world title fight.
Monaco prince hospitalised after brawl in New York bar
The 24-year-old prince, the son of Princess Caroline of Monaco, was briefly hospitalised after the brawl.
New York mother launches $900 trillion lawsuit against city
Fausat Ogunbayo, 46, wants €682 trillion from the city, claiming her two sons were wrongfully removed from her care.
Woman killed in freak lift accident in New York
The woman’s leg became caught in the closing doors of the lift, which then dragged her into the shaft.
One dead, four injured after helicopter crashes into New York's East River
Local camera crews filmed dramatic scenes as all but one of the passengers on board a private helicopter were rescued.
In Pictures: the aftermath of Hurricane Irene
Residents return to their homes along the east coast as New York dealt with the effects of the tropical storm.
The Daily Fix: Friday
All the day’s news: Dublin Fire Brigade unions head for the LRC, Anglo’s last ever accounts, New York prepares for evacuation, and more success for Shamrock Rovers and Conor Niland…
'Don't wait until the last minute': New Yorkers evacuate over storm
Thousands of Manhattan residents have been told to pack their bags before Hurricane Irene hits at the weekend.
'Unsafe' Statue of Liberty to close for 12-month renovation
The National Park Service says it needs time to implement new safety measures that have been three years in the making.
New York man 'shoved iPhone down girlfriend's throat'
Police officials say a 37-year-old man shoved the device down his 23-year-old partner’s throat during a row.
View from New York: Jeter hotting up, just like the Bronx
The temperature is rising in the Big Apple as the Yankees’ skipper heads towards a famous milestone.