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Brooklyn: Borough in New York City and county in New York state, United States
Brooklyn is a borough of New York City, coterminous with Kings County, located in the U.S. state of New York. It is the most populous county in the state, the second-most densely populated county in the United States, and New York City's most populous borough, with an estimated 2,648,403 residents in 2020. Named after the Dutch village of Breukelen, it shares a land border with the borough of Queens at the western end of Long Island. Brooklyn has several bridge and tunnel connections to the borough of Manhattan across the East River, and the Verrazzano-Narrows Bridge connects it with Staten Island.

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Ghislaine Maxwell Moved To NYC Facility, Begins Quarantine [Video]

Ghislaine Maxwell Moved To NYC Facility, Begins Quarantine

Newser reports Ghislaine Maxwell, the girlfriend of the late Jeffrey Epstein, is now in a federal detention center in New York City. However, it isn't the one where Epstein died last year. The British..

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Birthday boy nails basketball full court trick shot [Video]

Birthday boy nails basketball full court trick shot

College basketballer Larry Moreno goes viral with an incredible full court basketball trick shot. Video courtesy: INSTAGRAM/LCF_LARRY

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'I'm black and I'm proud' -kids march in protests [Video]

'I'm black and I'm proud' -kids march in protests

Kids marching alongside parents has the littlest among us making history. This report produced by Lisa Bernhard.

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Trump says national guard ‘cut through’ protests ‘like butter’ [Video]

Trump says national guard ‘cut through’ protests ‘like butter’

Protesters defied curfews and threats of military force on Wednesday in nationwide protests across police brutality, while President Donald Trump touted the use of the National Guard to tamp down..

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U.S. protesters defy curfews, threats of military force [Video]

U.S. protesters defy curfews, threats of military force

Peaceful marches and demonstrations were marred by instances of looting and attacks on police officers as protesters decried police for the use of force against minorities. This report produced by..

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'Not acceptable' for police to drive into a crowd: NYC Mayor [Video]

'Not acceptable' for police to drive into a crowd: NYC Mayor

After some criticism over his initial reaction to video of police driving into a crowd of protestors on Saturday, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio on Monday called the incident "not acceptable" and..

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U.S. coronavirus deaths top 100,000 -Reuters tally [Video]

U.S. coronavirus deaths top 100,000 -Reuters tally

U.S. deaths from the novel coronavirus topped 100,000 on Wednesday, according to a Reuters tally. Chris Dignam has more on the ongoing battle to contain the deadly disease.

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Circles promote social distancing at Brooklyn park [Video]

Circles promote social distancing at Brooklyn park

A park in the Williamsburg neighborhood in Brooklyn has installed social distancing circles to help people enjoy the outdoors while respecting the latest coronavirus guidelines.

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Andrew Cuomo Rejects Gas Pipeline In New York [Video]

Andrew Cuomo Rejects Gas Pipeline In New York

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo rejected a permit to build a controversial pipeline. The proposal was for the Northeast Supply Enhancement Pipeline, known as the Williams Pipeline. The Oklahoma company..

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A New York City police officer who shoved a demonstrator to the ground during a protest against police brutality has been criminally charged over his alleged conduct, the Brooklyn district attorney's..
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New York police say officer shot, another knifed, but unclear if protest related

New York police said an officer was shot and another knifed in the borough of Brooklyn shortly before midnight on Wednesday, but it was unclear if the attack was related to mass protests over the death..
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Suspect killed by police in Brooklyn unrelated to protests

A male suspected of shooting another male was shot dead by police in Brooklyn, New York on Tuesday in an incident that police said was not linked to mass demonstrations over the death of George Floyd..
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Suspect in critical condition, one officer injured in Brooklyn shooting: police

A suspect was in critical condition, and at least one police officer was injured, after police responded to a shooting in Brooklyn, New York on Tuesday night, police said.
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Five injured, including two officers, in Brooklyn police shooting: media

At least five people were injured, including two police officers, in a police shooting in Brooklyn, a local television station reported.
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Coronavirus: New York funeral home puts corpses in lorries

Police were called on Wednesday after the home in Brooklyn put dozens of bodies in rented trucks.
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Empty pews, empty collection baskets: coronavirus hits U.S. church finances

St. Anselm Roman Catholic Church in New York's Brooklyn borough is used to limping along, month after month, at a budget deficit of several thousand dollars a week.
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'This is very real': from their window, New York couple sees refrigerated trucks remove bodies

A New York couple has seen the cityscape outside their Brooklyn apartment change dramatically in recent weeks, as refrigerated trucks line up in the lot below to receive the remains of COVID-19 victims..
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Coronavirus-infected New York nurse finds hospital transformed as a patient

When the coronavirus struck Sylvia LeRoy, she turned to the hospital she knew best - Brooklyn's Brookdale University Hospital Medical Center - where she has worked for seven years as a labor and..
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Coronavirus: Words at the window from those in isolation

Portraits of families self-isolating in Brooklyn to slow the spread of the coronavirus.
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Over hectic weekend, New York factories retool to make coronavirus face shields for nurses

It had never occurred to Michael Bednark to make face shields at his Brooklyn factory before last week, but by Sunday he was carrying a prototype into New York City's health department headquarters, to..
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Rapper Pop Smoke killed by masked gunmen

LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Brooklyn rapper Pop Smoke was fatally shot Wednesday morning at a home in the Hollywood Hills, law enforcement officials confirmed to the Los Angeles Times. He was 20.
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Exclusive: JPMorgan in talks to merge blockchain unit Quorum with startup ConsenSys - sources

JPMorgan Chase & Co is in talks to merge its marquee blockchain unit Quorum with Brooklyn-based startup ConsenSys, according to people familiar with the plans.
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R. Kelly's sexual abuse trial in New York delayed to July

A federal judge on Thursday delayed R. Kelly's racketeering, sexual abuse and bribery trial in Brooklyn, New York to July 7, so it would not conflict with the singer's upcoming trial in a separate..
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New York Guardian Angels patrol a Jewish neighborhood on edge

On a windy January night in Brooklyn, a young Jewish woman wary of rising anti-Semitism in her city threw a man who had confronted her to the sidewalk.
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Former Mexican official arrested on U.S. drug trafficking charges

A former Mexican government official has been arrested on U.S. charges that he allowed the Sinaloa Cartel to operate in Mexico in exchange for multimillion-dollar bribes, federal prosecutors in..
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Brooklyn gets New York's biggest battery park from Italy's Enel

Italy's Enel has installed New York City's biggest battery storage system, which it said on Monday will help power the Brooklyn area during periods of peak demand.
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R. Kelly faces new bribery charge in Brooklyn criminal case

Federal prosecutors in Brooklyn on Thursday unveiled a new criminal charge against singer R. Kelly, accusing him of arranging to bribe an official as part of a scheme to recruit underage girls for sex.
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Brooklyn bishop investigating Buffalo church accused of sexually assaulting altar boy

A bishop in New York City who was picked by the Catholic Church to investigate Buffalo's diocese for its handling of child abuse allegations against clergy has himself been accused of sexually..
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Afrocentric nursery school in Brooklyn

Children in New York are being taught how to challenge internalised racism.
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Four killed in shooting at illegal gambling club in Brooklyn: police

Four men were killed and three people wounded early on Saturday in a shooting at an unlicensed gambling club in New York City, police said.
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Chinese professor accused of Huawei-related fraud asks why case was moved to Brooklyn

A lawyer for a Chinese professor accused of obtaining technology from a Silicon Valley startup to benefit China's Huawei on Wednesday told a federal judge that he would like to know why the case is in..
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No federal charges for New York policeman in 2014 'I can't breathe' death

The New York police officer who put Eric Garner in a fatal chokehold during an attempted arrest in 2014, fueling the rise of the Black Lives Matter movement, will not face federal criminal charges, the..
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Iraqi-Canadian man sentenced for role in deadly attack on U.S. base

An Iraqi-Canadian man was sentenced to 26 years in prison by a federal judge in Brooklyn on Tuesday for his role in orchestrating the April 2009 truck bombing of a U.S. base in Mosul, Iraq, that killed..
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Man arrested in alleged Times Square grenade plot to appear in court: media

A man who was arrested in an alleged plot to buy grenades for an attack on Times Square is expected to appear in federal court in Brooklyn on Friday, local media reported, citing unidentified law..
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