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New York pop-up store spotlights plastic waste

CBS News Monday, 19 October 2020
At first glance, this Times Square pop-up may look like a regular grocery store, but every single item in The Plastic Bag Store is made from plastic. The exhibit's opening comes on the heels of New York's ban on single-use plastic bags.
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New York’s single-use plastic bag ban is back in effect. CBS2's Tony Aiello reports.

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26/11 terror attack: Indian-Americans protest outside Pakistan Consulate in NY [Video]

26/11 terror attack: Indian-Americans protest outside Pakistan Consulate in NY

A group of Indian-Americans protested outside Pakistan Consulate in New York on 26th Nov, calling for an end to state-sponsored terrorism by Pakistan. A mobile banner was also rolled out outside the Consulate and Times Square, demanding justice for victims of Mumbai Terror Attack.

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Thanksgiving: Millions celebrate in shadow of coronavirus

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Virus means empty streets for Macy's NY parade

Despite the pandemic, the annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York went on. But there were no crowds of onlookers. (Nov. 26)
 

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Rome airport to allow passengers from the US to skip quarantine

ROME, ITALY - AUGUST 25: Health workers wait for passengers arriving from high-risk countries to carry out rapid antigenic tests for Covid-19 at a testing..
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During pandemic, many turn to holiday movies for escape

Thanksgiving is the unofficial kick-off to the holiday movie season, but for many, it started much earlier this year. Due to the pandemic, the appetite for..
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Times Square ball drop to be a virtual event

The ball drop will happen in New York's Times Square this year, but like other iconic New York holiday events, the public can only watch it on TV or online. The..
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Celebrations pour at New York's Times Square as Biden clinches presidency [Video]

Celebrations pour at New York's Times Square as Biden clinches presidency

Supporters pour across United States to celebrate the big win of US President-elect Joe Biden. People gathered at Times Square in New York to celebrate the victory of Biden. Democrats rejoiced and were seen dancing. The Democratic presidential candidate defeated President Donald Trump in a closely contested election and is set to be the 46th president of the US. Kamala Harris, his running mate, becomes the first female, and the Asian-American Vice President.

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Crowds party in New York's Times Square as Biden secures presidency [Video]

Crowds party in New York's Times Square as Biden secures presidency

Enthusiastic crowds have taken to the streets of New York to celebrate JoeBiden winning the 2020 presidential election to become the 46th president ofthe United States.

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