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  • Chinese State Media Uses New York City's Times Square Screen to Play Xinjiang Propaganda

    01/08/2022 8:32:21 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 3 replies
    Epoch Times ^ | 01/08/2022 | Eva Fu
    NEW YORK—Chinese state media Xinhua is running digital billboards in one of the world’s most coveted ad spaces to promote goods from Xinjiang amid rising global outcry over the regime’s campaign of repression in the region.In New York City’s Times Square just before Christmas, a giant screen measuring about 64 feet high and 40 feet wide repeatedly played a video by Xinhua, depicting Shihezi, one of the largest cities in Xinjiang, as a thriving “green” city.The 30-second video touted Shihezi as an “epitome” of China’s green development efforts, with “sweet fruits, intoxicating wines, a green city image, and a happy...
  • Cancer-Stricken Mom Gets Times Square Billboard to Help Daughter Find a Man

    01/04/2022 12:55:01 AM PST · by nickcarraway · 36 replies
    New York Post ^ | January 3, 2022 | Michael Kaplan and Jane Ridley
    Molly and Beth Davis agree that mother knows best. That includes when it comes to finding a man for daughter Molly — even if it takes a billboard in Times Square. Last week, mom Beth did just that, when a 47-foot-by-25-foot ad went up at the crossroads of the world, right above Tonic. “Date my daughter” it reads, with a photo of 30-year-old Molly and the URL for her dating profile. It’s all part of Beth’s quest “to know I am leaving her in good hands.” Beth, a 61-year-old from Boston, was first diagnosed with breast cancer in 2004 and...
  • New York City Only Allowing 15,000 Spectators in Times Square New Year’s Eve

    12/31/2021 2:03:18 PM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 29 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 12/30/2021 | Hannah Bleau
    New York City is only allowing a limited number of spectators to watch the ball drop in Times Square this New Year’s Eve, but they will be required to show proof of vaccination as well as wear a mask. This year’s New Year’s Eve in Times Square will be a bit unconventional, as was last year’s. This year, the city is capping the number of in-person spectators to 15,000 as opposed to the tens of thousands of individuals who typically attend the annual event.
  • New Year's Eve In Times Square Will Be Scaled Back, With Just 15,000 Fully-Vaccinated And Masked Spectators

    12/27/2021 5:38:22 AM PST · by DoodleBob · 79 replies
    Gothamist ^ | December 23, 2021 | Jen Chung
    Amid the sharp increase of COVID-19 cases, the Times Square New Year's Eve celebration will be scaled back, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced on Thursday. While the public can still attend, the capacity will be lowered and both vaccination and masking will be required. Under the new plan, all attendees over 5 years of age will need to provide proof of full vaccination (which was received by December 17th) along with a valid photo ID, and will need to be masked while in the outdoors pens. Spectators won't be allowed to enter until 3 p.m. on December 31st, which is...
  • Man freed after two recent stabbing arrests knifes man in Times Square subway station after they fall onto tracks [New York is pro-crime. Also: "Neither man was not struck by a train." What kind of insane grammar is this?]

    12/23/2021 7:50:10 PM PST · by grundle · 19 replies
    New York Daily News via yahoo.com ^ | December 23, 2021 | Noah Goldberg
    Freed after two recent stabbing arrests, a man knifed a straphanger in the Times Square subway station after falling onto the tracks with him during a struggle, police said Thursday. Bernardo Carbajal got into an argument with the 52-year-old victim, believed to be a stranger, on the N train subway platform about 11:40 a.m. Wednesday, according to cops. Carabajal, 27, charged the victim with a knife and the two men wrestled, plunging onto the tracks, authorities said. After their fall, Carabajal allegedly stabbed Carter eight times, wounding him in the back, arm and neck and leaving him on the tracks....
  • Philippines consulate fumes over nurse's death in Times Square

    10/10/2021 11:45:30 PM PDT · by blueplum · 7 replies
    The Hill ^ | 10 October 2021 | MYCHAEL SCHNELL
    The Consulate General of the Philippines was fuming on Saturday after news broke that a Filipino nurse died after being knocked down by a man in Times Square. Maria Ambrocio, 58, was taken off of life support on Saturday after suffering a traumatic brain injury from being knocked down in Times Square by Jermaine Foster, 26, who was running away after stealing someone’s cellphone, according to The New York Times... ...The consulate general said Ambrocio is “the latest victim of deranged individuals on the loose in New York City," ... The injury occurred on Friday, when Ambrocio was walking in...
  • Horrifying moment woman shoves a commuter into side of an approaching NYC subway train at Times Square

    10/05/2021 7:24:00 AM PDT · by artichokegrower · 26 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 5 October 2021 | NATASHA ANDERSON
    The horrifying moment a woman pushed a commuter into the path of an oncoming train at the Times Square subway station on Monday morning was captured by surveillance camera. The victim, a 42-year-old woman, was shoved from the platform and into the train as it approached the station in what is believed to be an unprovoked attack. The woman was taken to a nearby hospital in stable condition after sustaining facial injuries.
  • NYC woman shoves commuter into moving subway train at Times Square in brazen, on-camera attack

    10/05/2021 7:23:36 AM PDT · by Hojczyk · 40 replies
    Fox News ^ | October 5,2021 | Danielle Wallace
    Female assailant seen shoving 42-year-old woman, who suffered severe facial injuries from hitting moving train Disturbing video released by the New York Police Department Monday shows a woman getting up from a bench and shoving another woman into a moving subway train entering a Times Square station during the early morning rush hour commute in what’s believed to be an unprovoked attack. The female suspect, whom police describe as a woman in her 30s wearing a multicolored scarf, black shirt and beige pants, is seen getting up from a bench inside the 42nd Street and Seventh Avenue station and suddenly...
  • Female tourist is slashed near Times Square after ignoring stranger's cat calls as NYC sees serious crimes jump by 25% in 12 months

    07/05/2021 9:35:44 AM PDT · by marcusmaximus · 107 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 7/4/2021 | Brian Stieglitz
    A 23-year old woman was slashed in the chest and hand in Times Square early Friday morning when a stranger lashed out after she ignored his catcalls, police said. The woman, whose name was not released, was visiting Manhattan from Michigan and leaving ‘Restaurant Row’ in Midtown, around West 46th Street and Eighth Avenue, around 4.30am with a friend when the man began shouting crude remarks, according to the New York Daily News. Her friend told the stranger to leave her alone, but he grew enraged and followed them before approaching the woman from behind a slicing her across the...
  • White Guilt and the Tyranny of the Minority

    06/29/2021 5:12:20 AM PDT · by NOBO2012 · 14 replies
    MOTUS A.D. ^ | 6-28-21 | MOTUS
    Joe Biden said he “respects” Gwen Berry’s Childish Olympic Protest. Berry called the playing of the National Anthem a “setup” – in that I guess she believes everything is about her, the third place winner in the Olympic tryouts hammer throw competition.“I feel like it was a setup, and they did it on purpose,” Berry said of when the anthem played. “I was pissed, to be honest.”“They had enough opportunities to play the national anthem before we got up there,” Berry said in Oregon, where the Olympic trials are being hosted. “I was thinking about what I should do. Eventually...
  • NYPD: Gun Violence Again Erupts In Times Square; 21-Year-Old Innocent Bystander Struck In Back By Ricochet

    NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — There were frightening moments in Times Square on Sunday evening. A 21-year-old man, who was visiting the city with his family, was shot in the back, CBS2’s Kiran Dhillon reported. There were large crowds of people nearby at the time and many had a front-row seat to the violence. The victim is seen on video being treated by paramedics and taken away on a stretcher. Police said the shooting happened after a group of five to six men got involved in a dispute near the Minskoff Theatre, which is home to “The Lion King,” near the...
  • EXCLUSIVE: Post-pandemic New York City is laid bare as homelessness, mental illness and crime escalate and rattled locals and tourists alike believe the town 'has lost its essence' while city cheerleaders insist 'the ship has turned'

    05/27/2021 3:03:03 PM PDT · by conservative98 · 54 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 27 May 2021 | MARTIN GOULD IN NEW YORK CITY FOR DAILYMAIL.COM and SHAWN COHEN IN NEW YORK CITY FOR DAILYMAIL.COM
    Exclusive DailyMail.com photos show an influx of homeless people on the streets as Manhattan struggles to get back on its feet after the coronavirus pandemic cut off its lifeline of tourism The pandemic upped the ante on homelessness, mental illness and crime - particularly random assaults and stabbings as homeless men and women are seen strung out on the streets In 2021, almost every type of violent crime is on the rise in New York CityAccording to recent figures from Compstat, the NYPD's data gathering unit, crime is up 30 percent city wide Still, city officials are optimistic, 'The ship...
  • Mayor Bill de Blasio Told NYPD to NOT Protect Pro-Israel Rally in Times Square, Andrew Giuliani Claims: It would be hard to believe if this news didn't come from the NYPD itself

    05/25/2021 10:28:57 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 15 replies
    NOQ Report ^ | 05/25/2021 | David Patterson
    New York City Mayor reportedly ordered the NYPD to refrain from protecting pro-Israel protesters in Times Square during a scheduled rally. This news comes from a claim made by Andrew Giuliani, son of former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani and candidate to be Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s replacement.According to Giuliani, members of the NYPD told him that de Blasio specifically and directly ordered them not to protect the pro-Israel rally, posting on Twitter: “We have been told by NYPD that they have been told by the @NYCMayor Office not to protect the pro-Israel rally in Times Square @3pm. We will...
  • Times Square shooting suspect arrested in Florida

    05/12/2021 10:44:54 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 56 replies
    https://abc7ny.com ^ | Wednesday, May 12, 2021 12:39PM | Staff
    TIMES SQUARE, Manhattan (WABC) -- The man wanted for opening fire in Times Square wounded two women and a 4-year-old girl has been arrested in Florida. Farrakhan Muhammad was apprehended by U.S. Marshals and members of the New York/New Jersey Regional Fugitive Task Force in Starke, located just outside Jacksonville. Authorities say he appeared to have been staying in Florida with a girlfriend. The 31-year-old allegedly fired his weapon in Times Square this past Saturday while taking aim at his own brother. He had been known to frequent Times Square, passing off bootleg CDs. He has been arrested several times...
  • Andrew Yang Lays Into ‘Defund The Police’ After Times Square Shooting

    05/10/2021 3:32:33 AM PDT · by USA Conservative · 14 replies
    New York Post ^ | 05.09.2021 | Reuven Fenton and David Meyer
    Saturday’s Times Square shooting shows that the city can’t afford to “defund the police,” mayoral hopeful Andrew Yang said during a Sunday morning appearance at the Crossroads of the World. “The truth is that New York City cannot afford to defund the police,” Yang said near the site of Saturday’s wild shooting, which injured three innocent bystanders including a 4-year-old girl in the hot spot to shop for toys. “When I talk to New Yorkers I get a very different message every single day,” he said. “New Yorkers are concerned about rising rates of violent crime, petty crime, street homelessness....
  • 'She didn't cry once': Hero NYPD cop reveals how she saved toddler hit by stray bullet in Times Square: Injured mother says she thought she was going to die and slams people for filming her and not helping

    05/09/2021 8:54:57 PM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 24 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 05 09 2021 | Bevan Hurley And Keith Griffith
    Images of the suspected gunman in Saturday's Times Square shooting have been released by the NYPD Farrakhan Muhammad, 31, was allegedly trying to shoot his brother when he fired bullets into a crowd, hitting two women and a young child Muhammad's brother was approached by detectives on Sunday, who noticed he looked like the wanted gunman The hero NYPD officer seen cradling the wounded toddler in her arms as she ran away from the scene of the shooting spoke for the first time Sunday Officer Alyssa Vogel said Sunday: 'I kept telling her [the child's mom] to breathe, that I...
  • Breaking: Video Shows The Moment A Woman And Child Were Shot By A Black Man In Times Square

    05/08/2021 5:10:49 PM PDT · by USA Conservative · 29 replies
    USA Supreme ^ | 05.08.2021 | George Rowe
    Three people were hospitalized Saturday evening after a shooting in Times Square left the youngest victim, a 4-year-old girl, injured and started the NYPD on a manhunt for the gunman responsible. A senior NYPD official with direct knowledge of the investigation confirmed to NBC New York that all three victims were unintended targets of the shooting, and a preliminary investigation suggests none of them are related. The young girl was struck in the leg, a 24-year-old woman was hit in her thigh and a 44-year-old woman was shot in the foot, police said. All three victims were taken to nearby...
  • Initial report: Shooting at Times Square

    05/08/2021 3:52:02 PM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 34 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 8/5/21
    According to reports, a woman and a child were shot in Times Square in New York City. There is a massive police presence at the scene. According to ABC, the shooting occured at approximately 5 p.m. near West 44th St. and 7th Ave, and the victims were sent to Bellevue Hospital. ABC also reported that the suspect fled the scene ...
  • De Blasio Dances The Night Away In Empty Times Square

    01/01/2021 10:19:51 AM PST · by big truck · 36 replies
    Breitbart News ^ | 01.01.21 | Joel B. Pollak
    New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio danced with his wife in Times Square before midnight on New Year’s Eve while keeping the rest of New York out of the famed plaza for the first time history as he enforced coronavirus restrictions.
  • Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner Threaten to Sue Lincoln Project Demons Over Disgusting NY Times Square Billboards

    10/24/2020 8:54:32 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 35 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | 10/24/2020 | Jim Hoft
    Is Ivanka Trump running New York City? Is Jared Kushner the governor of New York State?Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner are threatening to sue an anti-Trump “GOP” group for posting billboards in Times Square blaming Ivanka and Jared for the coronavirus deaths in New York City. Ivanka and Jared are not doctors. They do not write health policy. They are not in charge of PPE supplies. Jared Kushner and Ivanka Trump are threatening to sue over a pair of @ProjectLincoln’s giant, side-by-side billboards in Times Square that blast the couple’s response to the coronavirus crisishttps://t.co/NY382OBJ43 pic.twitter.com/9HokqNMqVG— Alfons López Tena...