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Column: Here's Irish pride - my family are rebuilding the World Trade Center
Kerry O’Shea describes the experience of her father and brother, working dozens of storeys up on the new towers.
# Bronx Zoo
Seven killed as SUV plunges into Bronx Zoo
The car came off a highway overpass before crossing a guardrail and landing in the zoo.
Man killed in New York crane collapse
Fire department officials said efforts to remove four injured people were ‘complicated’ because of conditions at the scene.
# Terrorism
New York police investigating chilling al-Qaeda posters
The ‘movie poster’ image appeared on Internet forums sympathetic to the terrorist group yesterday.
# occupy
Occupy movement's anniversary event broken up by police
Occupy Wall Street protesters had gathered in Zuccotti Park yesterday before police raided the park, arresting demonstrators.
# Brawl
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.
# Daily Fix
The Daily Fix: Friday
All the day’s big stories – plus any bits and pieces you may have missed…
# Twittersphere
The sporting tweets of the week
In this edition, David Meyler meets British rapper Example, The Gooch and Darran O’Sullivan live it large in NYC and Ross O’Carroll-Kelly gives his thoughts on Socrates’ passing.
# On track
Subdued miner Pena returns to run New York City Marathon
“I’m very fortunate to have a team of therapists, and right now I feel pretty good,” said Chilean miner who earned the nickname, The Runner.
# Occupy Wall Street
Occupy Wall Street protesters told to move 'for clean up'
Some protesters are refusing to move – suspicious it is an attempt to shut down the protest. Others say if they are not allowed back into the park after the cleanup they will engage in nonviolent civil disobedience.
# Occupy Wall Street
What are the Occupy Wall Street protests in New York?
As demonstrations spread to Boston and San Fransciso, read’s guide to the Occupy Wall Street protests.
# Ambition
Alec Baldwin won't be the next mayor of New York City
American actor Alec Baldwin says he needs to go ‘back to school’ before trying his hand at politics.
# Strauss-Kahn
Maid sues Strauss-Kahn over hotel incident
The woman who accused Dominique Strauss-Kahn of sexual assault has brought a civil suit against him.
# hijacked
Video: New York train hijacked by man wielding screwdriver
“Move the train of I’m going to f*****g kill you,” attacker threatened train conductor.
# Assault
Former Egyptian bank chairman accused of sexually assaulting New York chambermaid
New York police say a chambermaid at the luxury Pierre hotel has accused the former chairman of an Egyptian bank of assaulting her while she was at work.
# Strauss-Kahn
Pressure mounting on Dominique Strauss-Kahn to resign IMF post
Calls for head of the IMF to resign following allegations made against him of sexual assault in New York at the weekend.
# Empire State
The King is dead, long live the King: who'll take Jeter's crown if Yankees call his bluff
Derek Jeter is on the verge of losing his crown in the Bronx as an all-too public contract wrangle with Yankees chiefs drags on, John Riordan in New York writes.
# New York Plot
Four convicted of NY terrorist plot
Synagogues and military planes identified as the group’s targets.
# Statue of Liberty
Statue of Liberty takes a break
Famous monument to close temporarily for security upgrades.
# Statue of Liberty
Statue of Liberty evacuated