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Judge awards graffiti artists $6.7mn after 'callous' landlord destroys buildings (PHOTOS)

A New York judge has awarded a group of graffiti artists $ 6.7 million after buildings that displayed their work were destroyed to make way for luxury condos. The artwork had been displayed for decades in an area of Queens known as ‘5Pointz.’ The graffiti had become a huge tourist attraction, drawing in thousands of visitors daily until it was ...

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‘Tantamount to a coup’: Maldives military surround government buildings – reports

Armed soldiers have reportedly shut down the Maldives parliament just days after the country’s Supreme Court overturned terrorism convictions against exiled former president Mohamed Nasheed. Security forces surrounded government buildings, including the People’s Majlis parliament building, in the capital Male on Sunday. The opposition Maldivian Democratic Party (MDP) has accused current President Abdulla Yameen of attempting to “cling onto” his ...

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Blast reported in Afghan capital Kabul near many foreign embassies & govt buildings

Published time: 27 Jan, 2018 08:36 Edited time: 27 Jan, 2018 08:56 At least 18 people have been injured by an explosion in a central district of Kabul, close to where several embassies and government buildings are located, local media report. Preliminary reports say the explosion occurred close to the building which formerly housed Afghanistan’s Interior Ministry. Local media indicate ...

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5.7 magnitude earthquake rocks Taipei, shaking buildings

Published time: 17 Jan, 2018 06:28 Edited time: 17 Jan, 2018 06:59 A 5.7 magnitude earthquake has rocked Taipei, the capital city of Taiwan, according to the Central Meteorological Bureau. Local witnesses reported a slight rocking of buildings in the city. The quake’s epicenter was nearly 12km north of Taipei City Hall, at a depth of 140km.  The tremors were ...

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Protesters rally outside Trump buildings to save Dreamer program

Groups supporting undocumented workers hit the streets of Manhattan Wednesday to protest the Trump administration’s immigration policies amid reports that the White House is considering scrapping a program designed to protect the so-called “dreamers.” Days after administration officials revisited the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, a coalition of immigrants rights groups marched from Trump International Hotel to Trump Tower ...

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East Midtown zoning overhaul to bring 16 new, taller buildings

A plan to change the face of East Midtown with soaring new office towers got a key seal of approval Thursday. Pols announced a deal on a rezoning plan, which has been years in the making, and was approved unanimously by the City Council’s Land Use Committee. The blueprint, which covers 78 blocks in the heart of Manhattan, is expected ...

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Cladding that 'fuelled Grenfell Tower blaze' is in DOZENS of Melbourne high-rise buildings

The Victoria Building Authority (VBA) has revealed that up to 41 building in the City of Melbourne are still under investigation over the use “non-compliant” cladding – reportedly using materials similar to the one blamed for fuelling the Grenfell Tower blaze. Three years ago, Lacrosse Building in Docklands, Melbourne, caught fire after a cigarette ignited cladding similar to that used ...

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Artist projects anti-Trump hashtags on FBI, DOJ buildings in D.C.

#VisualProtest. The artist responsible for Monday night’s “Pay Bribes Here” projection onto the Trump International Hotel in Washington, D.C., has struck again. Artist Robin Bell (@bellvisuals) has spearheaded the guerilla light protests. Robin Bell projects anti-Jeff Sessions hashtags and quotes on May 18, 2017, in Washington, D.C. (Robin Bell via Periscope) On Thursday night, Bell projected the following on the ...

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BREAKING: Horror as jet crashes into New Jersey homes as black smoke engulfs buildings

The Learjet 35 aircraft went down about a quarter mile from the airport at 3.30pm on approach to runway one in a residential area. The flight departed from Philadelphia International Airport and was headed to Teterboro. The FAA is making its wat to the scene. It is not yet known who was on board the aircraft.   But, acording to ...

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Young girl falls out of Queens building’s window

A 4-year-old girl survived a fall from a second-floor window onto a concrete courtyard in Queens Saturday. The girl plunged from the house on 77th St. near Jamaica Ave. in Woodhaven around 3 p.m., officials said. Cops said the fall appears to have been a tragic accident as kids were playing in the house and that adults were present. Police ...

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