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Student Caught With Gun, Thousands Of Dollars Cash At Brooklyn School

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A student at a Brooklyn school was caught with a gun and tens of thousands of dollars Wednesday. RELATED STORY (12/3/21): Dozens Of Weapons Confiscated From Students At Brooklyn School In Last 3 Days According to the NYPD, school staff at the Urban Assembly School of Law and Justice called police just before noon to report a student in an administrative office at the school had a handgun. Police say in addition to the gun, the student also had about $30,000 in cash on him. Officers arrived and took a 17-year-old boy into custody without incident. Charges are pending.
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‘I Want Justice For Him:’ Father Of Zayid Muthana, Bodega Owners Call For Protection After 18-Year-Old Shot At Family Store In Brooklyn

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — An 18-year old was shot while trying to make a living. On Wednesday, the father of the Brooklyn teenager gunned down inside his family’s bodega spoke out. Zayid Muthana is fighting for his life, as police search for the man who shot him in the head, CBS2’s Jessica Moore reported. New surveillance video shows the moment the teenager was shot in cold blood inside M&M Grocery on Nostrand Avenue in East Flatbush on Saturday night. “I want to talk about my son, Zayid. He’s a good kid,” Fahd Muthana said. He fought back tears as he said his oldest son just...
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The New Yorker

Will the Omicron Travel Restrictions Work?

No one yet knows whether the Omicron variant of COVID-19 will be devastating or no big deal. On the “no big deal” side, there’s not currently evidence that it makes people sicker than previous strains, so it’s possible that it will simply wash over a global population rich in COVID antibodies. On the “potentially devastating” side, the Omicron variant seems to feature an especially large number of mutations, including some that scientists worry make it more likely than earlier strains to evade the COVID-19 vaccine. The Biden Administration’s line so far has been that Omicron is a “cause for concern, not a cause for panic.” Its first policy intervention, developed last weekend, while the President was on Nantucket for Thanksgiving, was to ban travel from eight countries in southern Africa, where the strain was first identified. On Tuesday evening, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced new testing requirements for inbound international travellers. “Here’s what it does: it gives us time,” Biden said, in a speech explaining the policy. Among its overseas allies, the United States was on common ground. The United Kingdom adopted a similar policy. Japan, which has been more restrictive since the start of the pandemic, simply banned all international arrivals, sealing itself off.
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Katie Holmes Sharpens Up in Shirtdress and Sleek Boots for Kate Spade’s Summer 2022 Presentation

Katie Holmes brought effortless style to Kate Spade New York’s Summer 2022 presentation, held at 74Wythe in New York City’s Williamsburg neighborhood. For the fashionable occasion, the “Dawson’s Creek” star wore a cinched black shirtdress that featured a midi length, short sleeves and a sharp button-up collar. The actress completed her look with a white leather top-handle clutch by Spade, as well as two thin string bracelets. Her ensemble, like much of her personal style, highlighted neutral pieces that can be layered and re-worn year-round. When it came to footwear, Holmes donned a pair of sleek black boots. The leather style appeared to...
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Stamford Advocate

Robert Miller: How the animals spend CT’s winter

Find a den, a hollow tree, a stand of hemlocks or space under a deck. Make your territory smaller. Find food. Go hungry if you can’t. Sleep, if your metabolism says sleep. Freeze, then defrost in March. Humans, for the most part, have it easy in winter - heated rooms,...
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The Ridgewood Art Institute Annual Holiday Show and Sale

Ridgewood NJ, the Ridgewood Art Institute is home to many talented artists. We welcome you to visit us and view our Annual Members’ Holiday Show and Sale, featuring over 150 pieces of beautiful artwork, executed in Oils, Watercolors and Pastels. Our Members include Professional Artists as well as those just beginning their Art Journey. All work is framed and ready for gifting. Fifty percent of all proceeds generated from this show benefit The Ridgewood Art Institute. Art makes a unique gift that can be treasured for a lifetime. Also, your gift helps support this fine institution, which is a gift to so many.
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Sandra Bullock Just Wore the Sparkliest Gold Turtleneck Jumpsuit

Sandra Bullock rocked one of the sparkliest jumpsuits I’ve ever seen on Tuesday, November 30. For the premiere of her new Netflix movie, The Unforgivable, in New York City, the Oscar-winning actor wore a fitted sequined jumpsuit. Said jumpsuit was is a light beigy-gold with flared legs, long sleeves, and a turtleneck—perfect for the crisp winter weather. Bullock paired the skin-tight suit with a loose, relaxed-fit black blazer. She accessorized with a satin clutch and pale pointed-toe heels that elongated her legs.
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Cheryl Bowers Is Keeping Brooklyn’s Soles Clean and Sneakers Fresh

When Cheryl Bowers , 42, looks back at her life so far, she said she feels like everything “just kind of happened”: A career in photography, moving back to Brooklyn from Atlanta, and now running a successful sneaker cleaning business in Bed-Stuy. In 2019, she was working a job she...
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