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QIA, Crown acquire iconic retail properties in New York

QIA, Crown acquire iconic retail properties in New York

Crown Acquisitions (Crown) and Qatar Investment Authority (QIA) announced a co-investment deal to acquire prime retail properties in Fifth Avenue and Times Square in New York City.

New York hot dog stand swarmed by over 40,000 bees

New York hot dog stand swarmed by over 40,000 bees

Pedestrians gave the stand a wide berth and the NYPD sent its bee experts to collect the insects.

Philippines to start extradition process for NY plotter: minister

Philippines to start extradition process for NY plotter: minister

A Filipino suspect in a thwarted jihadist plot targeting New York's subway and Times Square will face legal proceedings seeking his extradition to the United States, the Philippine justice secretary said on Sunday.

Yoga practitioners search for serenity in Times Square

Yoga practitioners search for serenity in Times Square

Thousands of yoga aficionados celebrated the summer solstice amid the neon lights and cacophony of Times Square on Wednesday, searching for inner peace in the heart of New York on International Yoga Day.

One killed after car slams into Times Square pedestrians

One killed after car slams into Times Square pedestrians

A speeding car ploghed into pedestrians on a sidewalk in New York City's busy Times Square on Thursday, killing one person and injuring a dozen, according to witnesses, and police said the incident did not appear to be an act of terrorism.

Times Square erupts with cheer as New Year dawns

Times Square erupts with cheer as New Year dawns

Hundreds of thousands of merrymakers witnessed the descent of the kaleidoscopic New Year's Eve ball in Times Square at midnight on Sunday, celebrating a century-old New York tradition.

US charges 25-year-old over alleged New Year's Eve plot

US charges 25-year-old over alleged New Year's Eve plot

US authorities said they had arrested and charged a 25-year-old man over an alleged attempt to launch a New Year's Eve attack in Rochester, New York in the name of the Islamic State group.