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# New York

Last month
May 2023
# Lawsuit
Woman suing former New York City mayor Rudy Giuliani for €9.2m claims he coerced her into sex
Noelle Dunphy says she worked for the former mayor of New York as a consultant for two years.
# New York
Vice Media files for bankruptcy protection in the US ahead of sale
The company’s lenders have agreed to buy it if no better bids can be found.
# Manslaughter
Crowdfunding for man charged in New York subway death tops $1.6 million
A video of the incident shows Jordan Neely on the ground of a subway train as Daniel Penny is seen holding him around the neck for several minutes.
# Jordan Neely
Ex-marine who fatally choked NYC subway rider charged with manslaughter
Manhattan prosecutors announced Thursday that they would being a criminal charge against Daniel Penny.
# New York
US congressman George Santos pleads not guilty to fraud and theft charges
The 34-year-old was released from custody on a $500,000 (€455,000) bond.
# Trump
'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.
# US
New York subway passenger died after ex-Marine put him in chokehold
Jordan Neely was known to some New Yorkers as a Michael Jackson impersonator who regularly danced in the Times Square transit hub.
# New York
Woman tells civil trial that Trump sexually assaulted her in late 1970s
Jessica Leeds was called to testify by lawyers for E. Jean Carroll, who has brought a rape and defamation lawsuit against Trump.
April 2023
# Let's get it on
Ed Sheeran sings and plays guitar on witness stand in Marvin Gaye copyright case
Sheeran’s song Thinking Out Loud is accused of violating the copyright of Gaye’s Let’s Get It On.
# Intellectual Property
Lawyer claims to have ‘smoking gun proof’ Ed Sheeran copied Marvin Gaye song
The lawyer was referencing footage of Sheeran flipping between ‘Thinking out Loud’ and ‘Let’s Get It On’.
# Wrap
Sligo end Fairytale of New York and advance to first Connacht final since 2015
Elsewhere, Antrim and Dublin shared the spoils in their Leinster senior hurling championship opener.
# Band of Brothers
'A very special group' - One school team with graduates to Tipp, Munster and New York
It’s a big sporting weekend for Alan Tynan, Fineen Wycherley and Robert Wharton.
# Podcast
The Journal's Redacted Lives wins silver at New York Festivals Radio Awards
The awards have celebrated broadcasting excellence since 1957.
# Lawsuit
Trump to testify under oath in New York fraud lawsuit
The civil case accuses the former president and three of his children of lying to tax collectors, lenders and insurers for years.
# Harvey Weinstein
Harvey Weinstein returns to New York prison system after spending nearly two years in LA jail
The disgraced Hollywood producer will be housed at the Mohawk Correctional Facility in Rome, New York.
# New York
New York City appoints rat tsar for ‘wholesale slaughter’ of rodent pests
Former primary school teacher Kathleen Corradi will be known as the ‘director of rodent mitigation’.
# Stars and Stripes
'Organised chaos, Ma'am, but so organised' - The bigger picture of New York's historic win
New York GAA prepares for a special homecoming
# The Big Apple
Hurling stars, schools rugby and county football - New York's GAA history makers
A Connacht semi-final against Sligo awaits after Saturday’s win over Leitrim.
# Empire State of Mind
New York shock Leitrim on penalties for first-ever Connacht Championship win
New York won 2-0 on penalties after a 0-15 draw in the Bronx.
# Empire State of Mind
New York shock Leitrim on penalties for first-ever Connacht Championship win
New York won 2-0 on penalties after a 0-15 draw in the Bronx.
# Donald Trump
Will Trump's trial help or hinder his 2024 White House bid?
He was charged with 34 felony counts yesterday, but legal experts are torn on the strength of the legal case against him.
# Unprecedented
Trump pleads not guilty to 34 felony counts linked to Stormy Daniels hush money
Trump is the first sitting or former American president to be criminally charged.
# Manhattan
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.
March 2023
# Donald Trump
Fingerprints, mugshots and a court date: What comes next for Donald Trump after his indictment
He is expected to surrender for arraignment on Tuesday.
# hush money
Decision on whether to arrest Donald Trump pushed back as jury fails to meet
With barricades outside Trump Tower and police on high alert, New York has been holding its breath over an expected indictment for days.
# stormy daniels
New York Police tighten security ahead of possible indictment of Trump in 'hush money' case
Trump said over the weekend that he expects to be ‘arrested’ on Tuesday and urged supporters to ‘Protest, take our nation back!’
# New York
Donald Trump claims he will be arrested on Tuesday
Law enforcement officials have been making security preparations for the possibility that Trump could be indicted.
# Gaelic Park
Irish government puts up €500,000 for revamp of New York GAA stadium Gaelic Park
Located in the Bronx, Gaelic Park has been a home for Gaelic games in New York City since 1926.
# Gaelic Park
Irish government puts up €500,000 for revamp of New York GAA stadium
Located in the Bronx, Gaelic Park has been a home for Gaelic games in New York City since 1926.
# Washington DC
Taoiseach says we've yet to turn the corner on the housing crisis, rules out reopening budget
Micheál Martin says a corner has been turned on housing.
# polling numbers
McDonald on the rise of Holly Cairns: 'It's extremely positive. I'm delighted for her'
Support for the Social Democrats more than doubled in a month following the election of Cairns as its new leader.
# eviction ban
Sinn Féin motion to call for eviction ban to be extended to January 2024
Speaking to reporters in New York last night, Mary Lou McDonald said her party will move the motion today.
# New York
Hillary Clinton: 'I'm very optimistic about what lies ahead for Northern Ireland'
Tánaiste Micheál Martin arrived in New York yesterday.
# Sinn Féin
Bill Clinton and Gerry Adams to share the stage at Good Friday Agreement event in New York
Bill Clinton famously decided to grant the former Sinn Féin leader a US Visa in 1994.
# St Patrick's Day
Micheál Martin to ring NASDAQ opening bell as St Patrick's exodus begins
Micheál Martin will arrive in New York today.
# New York
One person dies and eight injured in US concert stampede
A crowd pushed toward the exits amid apparent fears that shots had been fired.
# Climate Change
UN talks on agreement to protect the high seas continue into the early morning
The high seas comprise more than 60% of the world’s oceans and nearly half the planet’s surface.
February 2023
# Buffalo Shooting
'A cowardly racist': 19-year-old sentenced to life in prison for Buffalo mass shooting
The shooter killed 10 Black people at a supermarket last year in a racially motivated, premeditated attack.
# Brooklyn
One killed and eight wounded after being struck by a man driving a U-Haul truck in New York
The New York Police Department chief has told reporters that there was no indication the incident was terror-related.
# Attempted Murder
New York woman convicted of poisoning cheesecake to steal someone's identity
Viktoria Nasyrova, 47, was found guilty by a jury of trying to kill 35-year-old Olga Tsvyk.