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Andrew Cuomo

New York declares flu emergency

New York’s governor has declared a health emergency over a flu epidemic that has hit more than 19,000 people, and in an exceptional measure cleared pharmacists to immunize infants and children.

Thursday, 29 August, 2013, 4:13am

Two US firefighters shot dead in arson ‘trap’

A convicted felon shot dead two firefighters and wounded two others on Monday after luring them to a blaze that police said he had apparently set as a trap in a small town in New York state.

29 Aug 2013 - 4:13am

Race to find housing for Sandy victims as new storm approaches

With power slowly returning to New York and New Jersey and emergency fuel being rushed into the region, authorities have a potentially bigger problem in the wake of superstorm Sandy - where to house the tens of thousands of people whose homes are no longer habitable.

6 Nov 2012 - 3:27am

Lack of fuel, cold threaten New York's Sandy recovery

Severe fuel shortages on Sunday threatened New York’s attempt to recover from superstorm Sandy as cold temperatures added to almost a week of misery exacerbated by flooded homes, limited public transportation and fraying tempers.

29 Aug 2013 - 4:13am

Wall St shuttered as storm hobbles New York

US stock and options markets will be closed on Monday and possibly Tuesday, the exchange operator said, going back on a plan that would have kept electronic trading going on Monday.

29 Aug 2013 - 4:13am