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Bill de Blasio: Mayor of New York City
Bill de Blasio is an American politician who has served as the 109th mayor of New York City since 2014. A member of the Democratic Party, he was New York City's public advocate from 2010 to 2013.

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New York City debuts quarantine checkpoints [Video]

New York City debuts quarantine checkpoints

[NFA] New York City is putting up COVID-19 quarantine checkpoints at key entry points to ensure that incoming travelers from 35 states with outbreaks comply with New York's 14-day quarantine mandate,..

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Court fight if federal officers sent to NYC -Mayor [Video]

Court fight if federal officers sent to NYC -Mayor

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio said on Tuesday he would take U.S. President Donald Trump to court if he went forward with a threat to send federal officers to help police the country's most..

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NYC Mayor paints 'Black Lives Matter' outside Trump Tower [Video]

NYC Mayor paints 'Black Lives Matter' outside Trump Tower

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio joined Reverend Al Sharpton and others on Thursday in painting the words "Black Lives Matter" on Fifth Avenue - and right outside of Trump Tower. Lisa Bernhard has..

Credit: Reuters - Politics     Duration: 01:34Published
'Blended learning' in the fall for NYC public schools -mayor [Video]

'Blended learning' in the fall for NYC public schools -mayor

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio on Wednesday announced that public schools will have "blended learning" in the fall that will limit classroom attendance to a maximum of three days per week in an..

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Has De Blasio Made New York Unlivable? [Video]

Has De Blasio Made New York Unlivable?

New York City is one of the most exciting and resilient cities on the world. However, the coronavirus, economic downturn, and race riots have reduced residents quality of life. New York's energy and..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 01:11Published
NY City Hall "Demoralized" [Video]

NY City Hall "Demoralized"

New York City Hall employees have been “demoralized” by Mayor Bill de Blasio. According to the NY Post de Blasio refuses to listen to his staff. His aides insist the Mayor is leading a bungled..

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De Blasio: AOC "Just Wrong" [Video]

De Blasio: AOC "Just Wrong"

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is in a war of words with NY Mayor Bill de Blasio and it looks like she's losing... badly. De Blasio called her “just wrong” when she accused him of fudging his $1 billion..

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Donald Trump Calls Black Lives Matter Mural a ‘Symbol of Hate’ [Video]

Donald Trump Calls Black Lives Matter Mural a ‘Symbol of Hate’

On Wednesday, President Donald Trump denounced New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio’s recent support of the Black Lives Matter (BLM) movement.

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U.S. coronavirus cases hit new record [Video]

U.S. coronavirus cases hit new record

[NFA] As the United States reported its biggest one-day spike since the start of the pandemic, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio said he was not going ahead with a plan to allow indoor restaurant..

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NY police officer suspended over apparent chokehold [Video]

NY police officer suspended over apparent chokehold

A New York police officer was suspended on Sunday after a video posted online appeared to show him rendering a Black man unconscious in a chokehold during an arrest, a few days after city council..

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Trump opposed to removing Roosevelt statue in NYC [Video]

Trump opposed to removing Roosevelt statue in NYC

[NFA] U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday he opposed removing the towering statue of Theodore Roosevelt from outside New York City's American Museum of Natural History. Colette Luke has more.

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Report reveals allegations of police abuses in New York City

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio signed a measure allowing the disciplinary records of NYPD officers accused of abuses to be made public. Greg B. Smith, of the nonprofit news outlet The City,..
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New York City says child care will be available for 100K children in the fall as schools partially reopen

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio said the city was exhausting all options to expand its child care capacity and accomadate more than 100,000 children.  
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NYC mayor 'heartbroken' over killing of 1 year old

New York City's mayor called the killed of a 1 year old child over the weekend 'heartbreaking' Monday as he started his daily coronavirus briefing. Mayor Bill de Blasio called for a moment of silence..
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Here's the latest for Friday July 10th: WHO says coronavirus may be spread through the air; Arizona Gov. cuts restaurant capacity; Trump blasts de Blasio over Black Lives Matter mural; Rivera search..
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NYC schools to reopen in fall with hybrid learning

Most New York City students will return to their physical schools two or three days a week and learn online the rest of the time under a plan announced Wednesday by Mayor Bill de Blasio. (July 8)  
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Trump calls proposed Black Lives Matter mural outside Trump Tower 'a symbol of hate'

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio said painting Black Lives Matter on Fifth Avenue is designed in part to send a message to President Trump.
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Indoor dining in NYC delayed due to virus fears

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio said Wednesday that he was delaying the planned resumption of indoor dining at restaurants in the city out of fear it would cause a spike in coronavirus infections...
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17 officers disciplined in death of transgender woman at Rikers Island

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio said four officers, including one captain, faced immediate suspension without pay.
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Donald Trump lashes out at New York mayor, Black Lives Matter leader

Donald Trump has struck out at New York Mayor Bill de Blasio over plans to paint a Black Lives Matter mural on Fifth Avenue across the street from Trump Tower. ......
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New York City to enter phase two of reopening on June 22: mayor

New York City will begin phase two of reopening on Monday, Mayor Bill de Blasio said on Thursday, citing continued improvements in coronavirus data.
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Trump and de Blasio: ‘Together, at the Wrong Time in History’

The chief executives of the country and its biggest city have found themselves diminished as leaders, lacking the trust of the people they serve.
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De Blasio on new NYPD reforms, body-cam footage

De Blasio on new NYPD reforms, body-cam footage  
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A N.Y. Street Is Named for Robert E. Lee. Officials Want That Changed.

Mayor Bill de Blasio joined two congressional lawmakers in urging the military to rename General Lee Avenue, a main street on an Army base in Brooklyn.
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Protests Today: Live Updates and Video

Minneapolis lawmakers vowed to dismantle the city’s police department. Mayor Bill de Blasio said some New York City police funding would be redirected to social services. Joe Biden is scheduled to..
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New York City mayor ends 8 p.m. curfew a day early

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio ended a nightly curfew on Sunday, a day earlier than he had planned.
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New York officials defend curfew, subway safety ahead of Monday reopening

Mayor Bill de Blasio on Friday said New York is on track to reopen on Monday from the coronavirus lockdown that turned the most populous U.S. city into a virtual ghost town, restarting work at 32,000..
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NYC mayor condemns attack on police officers

Mayor Bill de Blasio condemned an attack on police officers on anti-looting patrol in Brooklyn Wednesday as "unacceptable." Two other officers suffered gunshot wounds to the hands and all three are..
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Overnight curfew declared for NYC

overnight curfew declared for nyc
Governor Andrew Cuomo and New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio declared a citywide curfew in New York City from 11 p.m. Monday until 5 a.m. Tuesday. The move follows a night of violence after a day of..
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NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio's daughter Chiara de Blasio arrested during George Floyd protest

Chiara de Blasio was arrested Saturday, according to the NYPD. She is one of thousands arrested during protests over the death of George Floyd.  
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NYPD arrests hundreds after violent Floyd protest

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio says protesters and police officers will be held accountable for acts of violence at a demonstration in Brooklyn that left people bloodied and vehicles burned. (May..
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New York City mayor outlines first reopening step, lawmakers push for outdoor dining

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio on Thursday outlined the first steps for reopening the United States' most populous city, envisioning up to 400,000 people heading back to their workplaces, an easing of..
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At least 200,000 New Yorkers to return to work in phase one of city's reopening: mayor

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio on Thursday outlined what the first phase of a gradual reopening will look like in the most populous U.S. city, and said he expected between 200,000 and 400,000..
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52 NYC children have syndrome linked to virus

A total of 52 children in New York City have been diagnosed with an inflammatory syndrome possibly linked to COVID-19 and another 10 cases are pending, Mayor Bill de Blasio said Tuesday. Of those 62..
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NYC mayor eyes June for reopening

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio said Monday the likelihood of nonessential businesses reopening in the near future points to a June. He cited new number of cases of the coronavirus as a major..
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NYC to limit entry into some parks, may expand

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio says police officers will start limiting access to a handful of parks whose visitors have become poster children for bad social distancing. (May 8)  
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NYPD social distancing patrols turn violent

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio is standing by the practice of using police to enforce social distancing even after multiple instances when enforcement led to violent confrontations. (May 8)  
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NYC to ramp up antibody testing

New York City is starting to ramp up its COVID-19 antibody testing. Previously, antibody testing had been aimed at frontline workers, but Mayor Bill de Blasio said the new testing push will include..
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De Blasio: Trump enjoys 'stabbing his home town in the back' by demeaning state bailouts

The New York City Mayor said Trump "seems to enjoy stabbing his home town in the back" after he dismissed interest in bailing out blue states.
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NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio: Bodies in trucks is 'unconscionable'

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio is calling the actions of a funeral home in Brooklyn "unconscionable," after police found at least 50 bodies stored away on ice in rented trucks outside the business..
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Police, Mayor break up funeral over virus concerns

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio oversaw the dispersal of a large, tightly packed Hasidic Jewish funeral and lashed out at the mourners who had gathered in defiance of social distancing rules. (29..
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Coronavirus: NYC mayor sorry for Jewish funeral criticism

New York City mayor Bill de Blasio apologises for tweets criticising a gathering at a Jewish funeral.
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NYC mayor Bill de Blasio explains breaking up Jewish funeral

NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio said it was unacceptable to gather in large numbers in times of a pandemic, and promised consequences for those who don't follow the rules _ even if the gathering is for a..
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NYC students to get virus-altered grading system

New York City schools will implement a new grading system for the remainder of the coronavirus-disrupted school year, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Tuesday. (April 28)  
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New York City needs $7.4 billion in federal aid amid coronavirus: mayor

New York City needs a $7.4 billion in federal aid to offset economic losses from the coronavirus, Mayor Bill de Blasio said on Sunday, urging President Donald Trump to push his fellow Republicans in..
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De Blasio: More testing coming; fireworks, too

Mayor Bill de Blasio told reporters Wednesday that increased testing is coming to New York City. (April 22)  
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NYC announces strategic reserve, new ventilators

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio has announced the city has set up a strategic reserve for the production and stockpiling of medical equipment. He said the first purchase includes 3,000 "bridge"..
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New York mayor says lack of coronavirus testing may delay city reopening

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio said on Monday that it could take weeks if not months before the country's most populous city reopens due to a lack of widespread testing, even as officials elsewhere..
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NYC to open testing sites in hard-hit communities

New York City will open new coronavirus testing sites for hard-hit communities. Mayor Bill de Blasio said Friday that five walk-in testing sites will focus on those 65 and older in areas with high..
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NYC Mayor: We need a federal bailout

New York City's mayor Thursday called on President Trump to 'bailout' Trump's 'hometown' from the economic crisis caused by the coronavirus pandemic. The city expects a $7.4 billion budget hit in the..
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NYC Mayor: May-June we hope to ease restrictions

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio said Tuesday said that he hopes to ease some of the social distancing restrictions "somewhere between May and June." (April 14)  
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NYC Mayor Orders Public Schools Shut for Rest of School Year; Cuomo Says It’s His Call

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio said on Saturday public schools will remain closed for the rest of the school year as the city battles the novel coronavirus outbreak. “Having to tell you that we..
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New York City public schools to remain closed for rest of school year: mayor

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio said on Saturday public schools will remain closed for the rest of the school year as the city battles the outbreak of the novel coronavirus.
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De Blasio: Social distancing must continue in NYC

Mayor Bill de Blasio said Thursday that New York City needs continued social distancing plus more conoravirus testing capacity in order to reach a point where the loosening of restrictions could be..
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Virus in NYC hits black, Hispanic New Yorkers hard

New York City's death toll from the coronavirus has been disproportionately high in black and Hispanic communities, and the city is starting an outreach campaign for those residents, Mayor Bill de..
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Miracle in Plymouth: UAW worker celebrates Ford making 1M face shields in 13 days

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio praises Ford for helping protect first responders as Ford-UAW workers build around the clock a million face shields.
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