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Newark, New Jersey: City in Essex County, New Jersey, United States
Newark is the most populous city in the U.S. state of New Jersey and the seat of Essex County. As one of the nation's major air, shipping, and rail hubs, the city had a census-estimated population of 282,011 in 2019, making it the nation's 73rd-most populous municipality, after being ranked 63rd in the nation in 2000.

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Rihanna and Jack Dorsey donate $15m to mental health services [Video]

Rihanna and Jack Dorsey donate $15m to mental health services

Rihanna and Jack Dorsey are donating $15 million to mental health services in Chicago and Newark amid the coronavirus pandemic.

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The player, who was not named in the suit, said the woman sitting next to him on a redeye flight from Los Angeles to Newark also ripped off the face mask that he was wearing to protect against the..
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COVID-19 deaths among FedEx workers in Newark leave families, employees questioning company's response

The deaths of FedEx employees in Newark follow allegations that workers haven't been notified of COVID-19 cases or received delayed notification.
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United Airlines slashes flights at Newark, LaGuardia amid coronavirus pandemic

The temporary reductions will go into effect Sunday at the both airports as the New York metro area is hit hard by the coronavirus pandemic.
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United Airlines flight makes emergency landing in Newark due to engine problem

United Airlines says a flight heading to Los Angeles ad to return to Newark to make an emergency landing Wednesday night because of an engine issue.
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Special Report: Why big business can count on courts to keep its deadly secrets

In the dreary archives of a Newark, New Jersey, courthouse, Ronald Motley found a treasure map.
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Newark charity shop 'unsafe' as car crashes into it

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New York gave homeless 'offer they can't refuse,' New Jersey mayor's lawsuit claims

Newark Mayor Ras Baraka's administration has sued New York Mayor Bill de Blasio, accusing the fellow Democrat of dumping his city's population of homeless people on New Jersey's biggest city.
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New Jersey mayor sues New York City over moving homeless with 'offer they can't refuse'

Newark Mayor Ras Baraka's administration has sued New York Mayor Bill de Blasio, accusing the fellow Democrat of dumping his city's population of homeless people on New Jersey's biggest city.
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Audible brings jobs – and hope – to Newark, New Jersey

The audiobook company has become the city's fastest-growing private employer, with a workforce of more than 1,600
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Booker says Ilhan Omar "does not deserve these ... hate-filled attacks"

2020 Democratic hopeful Sen. Cory Booker said U.S. Rep. Ilhan Omar "does not deserve the kind of vicious, hate filled attacks that she's experiencing" after President Trump and other prominent..
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Booker says Trump's sanctuary cities plan is trying to "pit Americans against each other"

2020 Democratic hopeful Sen. Cory Booker slammed President Trump's plan to put asylum seekers in sanctuary cities would "pit Americans against each other" and will "make us less safe." Booker spoke to..
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Detroit 1967: When a city went up in flames

Fifty years have passed since the summer of 1967, which saw urban riots in many of our largest cities, including New York, Newark, N.J., and Detroit. A new movie by Oscar-winning director Kathryn..
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A man tried to bring a sword in his carry-on; TSA says no weapons, 'regardless of value'

A Brazil-bound passenger tried to bring a sword through the TSA checkpoint in Newark. He was eventually allowed to fly with it as checked luggage.
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Temporary water filters installed in homes in New Jersey's largest city of Newark are at least 97 percent effective in reducing lead in drinking water, officials said on Monday, but that doesn't mean..
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Frontier expanding to Newark, New Jersey, with 15 nonstop flights and $15 fares

Frontier Airlines, which offers bargain fares and charges for extras, is taking advantage of Southwest's exit from Newark, New Jersey.
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Winners of the 2019 MTV Video Music Awards

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MTV Video Music Awards hosted in New Jersey and was met with protesters

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New Jersey officials speed up Newark lead pipe replacement with $120 million plan

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Hundreds of Buffalo asylum cases delayed as feds focus on Mexican border

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An off-duty Newark police lieutenant surrendered to police after a shooting at his ex-wife's home. Newark has since suspended him without pay.  
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An Air India passenger plane, flying to Newark in the United States, made a precautionary landing at London's Stansted Airport on Thursday due to a bomb threat, the airline said on Twitter.
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A passenger on a Monday United flight from Venice, Italy to Newark, New Jersey, said she and other travelers discovered ants on the plane.
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Flights were briefly halted at New Jersey's Newark airport on Saturday after a plane skidded off a runway while landing, but no one was hurt, federal officials said.
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