A Reuters report informs that between 2000 and 2010, about 1,70,000 children were married within the country. Within the state of New York itself, 3,800 children were wedded during that period.
According to the indictment, Islam brought another Bangladeshi, Mohammed Amin, to New York to work as a household help. On several occasions when Amin sought to leave, Islam hit him and threatened to harm his mother and young son in Bangladesh
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo said he was ordering additional patrols at “high-profile locations” including airports and the subway “out of an abundance of caution”.
Police ruled out that it was an act of terror.
Four people, including a businesswoman from New York are reported to be missing as the Coast Guard searches off the coast of the Bahamas.
New York City’s taxi and black car regulator plans to introduce a rule by July that would require Uber to add a tipping feature to its app.
The explosion – which happened shortly after a pipe bomb went off in a garbage can in New Jersey – occurred in Manhattan’s Chelsea neighbourhood, a busy residential and commercial area frequented by tourists and city residents
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo said on Sunday there was still no indication that an explosion that took place in Manhattan on Saturday night was linked to international terrorism.
The centre connects the PATH commuter rail to New Jersey with New York subway lines, provides indoor pedestrian access to the Trade Centre towers and will also house an enormous shopping and restaurant plaza.
The crane landed across an intersection and stretched much of a block in the Tribeca neighborhood, about 10 blocks north of the World Trade Center.
Last Tuesday night, Air France Flight 55 from Dulles International Airport outside Washington was diverted to Halifax after an anonymous bomb threat was phoned in after the plane had taken off.
The New York Police Department says there’s no current or specific threat to the city
Two centuries-old burial vaults were discovered beneath a street in the heart of New York University’s campus
A report in CBS New York quoted energy company Con Edison as saying that the blast was a gas explosion.
Prosecutors say the mother intended for weeks to kill the infant and sent a text message about plans to “dig a hole” and “put it somewhere.”