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Naked statue of Hillary Clinton sparks fight in Manhattan

NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Updated: Tuesday, October 18, 2016, 9:44 AM An artist erected an obscene statue of Hillary Clinton in downtown Manhattan Tuesday morning causing a heated fight between defenders of the profane piece of protest art and women ...

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EXCLUSIVE: Facebook videos reveal elite Bronx school ‘Fight Club’

BY Ben Chapman Edgar Sandoval Larry Mcshane NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Tuesday, October 11, 2016, 6:24 PM Students at the nerd-friendly Bronx High School of Science are among the city’s best, brightest — and brawlingest. The school’s precocious pupils, starting ...

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Inspired by the U.S., West Africans Wield Smartphones to Fight Police Abuse

So, just as in the United States and other places where social media has enabled protest, citizens who feel marginalized are using the videos to seek justice when law enforcement officers abuse their authority. “There is a general sense that ...

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Airbnb Adopts Rules in Effort to Fight Discrimination by Its Hosts

Photo In addition to changing its policy, Airbnb has assembled a team of engineers to root out bias in the way the company functions. Credit Yuya Shino/Reuters SAN FRANCISCO — Airbnb introduced several changes on Thursday to combat discrimination in ...

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Queens fifth-grader brought gun to school after fight

BY Jennifer Fermino, Joseph Stepansky, Larry Mcshane NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Wednesday, March 16, 2016, 3:12 PM Anthony DelMundo/for New York Daily News The student brought the handgun inside P.S. 40 on Tuesday morning, officials said. A Queens fifth-grader came ...

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U.S. Files Point-by-Point Rebuttal Against Apple in iPhone Fight

Photo The Apple store at Grand Central Terminal in New York. Credit Wang Lei/Xinhua, via Getty Images WASHINGTON — The Obama administration argued on Thursday that “no single corporation” — even one as successful as Apple — should be allowed ...

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Two shot in fight over new Nike Air Jordan shoes in Minn.

NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Sunday, March 6, 2016, 6:12 AM WCCO News/CBS Minnesota A Foot Locker in Brooklyn Center, Minn., is roped off as police investigate a shooting that wounded two people during a frenzy to buy a pair of ...

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Apple Is Rolling Up Supporters in Privacy Fight Against F.B.I.

A wave of prominent technology companies and individuals began formally backing Apple on Thursday in a high-profile legal case that will test the limits of law enforcement’s access to personal data. A group of 17 Internet companies, including Twitter, eBay, ...

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New Weapon in Day Laborers’ Fight Against Wage Theft: A Smartphone App

Photo Day laborers waiting for employers at 69th Street and Roosevelt Avenue in Queens. Credit Danny Ghitis for The New York Times Just past sunrise on 69th Street, near the No. 7 subway station in Jackson Heights, Queens, men in ...

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White House Memo: Apple’s Privacy Fight Tests Relationship With White House

Photo Credit Glen Stubbe/Star Tribune, via Associated Press WASHINGTON — Timothy D. Cook, the chief executive of Apple, was relentless during a private meeting of tech giants and President Obama’s top national security officials last month. Encrypted devices like the ...

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