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INDIA — Bank Scam Sparks Demonstrations: An activist of India's opposition Congress party's youth wing jumps from the roof of a police bus after being detained by policemen during  … Full Article

Sunday June 25, Our World in Pictures

MEXICO – International Pride Parades: A reveler holds his dog as he takes part in Mexico City's gay pride parade, Saturday. Thousands marched down Paseo de la Reforma for one of the largest gay pride events in Latin America. … Full Article

Saturday June 24, Our World in Pictures

CHINA – Landslide: In this photo released by China's Xinhua News Agency, emergency personnel work at the site of a landslide in Xinmo village in Maoxian County in southwestern China's Sichuan Province, Saturday. … Full Article

Department of Buildings vacates illegally constructed apartments in Dyker Heights

According to a spokesperson for the Department of Buildings (DOB), on Thursday, the DOB made an inspection at 1317 73rd St. responding to a 311 complaint. Upon arrival, DOB inspectors observed an illegally constructed apartment in the cellar, with unpermitted gas and plumbing lines. … Full Article

Brooklyn native serves in Pearl Harbor 75 years after WWII attack

A Brooklyn native and 2003 Samuel J. Tilden High School graduate is serving in the U.S. Navy in the same location that drew the U.S. … Full Article

FDNY gathers for funeral of Retired Firefighter William J. Gormley of Ladder 174

On Wednesday, more than 300 firefighters attended a funeral Mass for retired firefighter William John Gormley at St. Thomas Aquinas Roman Catholic Church at 1550 Hendrickson St. in Flatlands.  … Full Article

Brooklyn Today June 23: Welcome Back, Joe Lhota

Weather, Brooklyn Borough Hall (NWS): Day 83°, Night 74°, showers likely  … Full Article

Friday June 23, Our World in Pictures

NEW MEXICO — Storm Brews: A storm moves in over a couple visiting White Sands National Monument on Wednesday near Alamogordo. Temperatures in the area hit 105 degrees last week. … Full Article

Brooklyn Diocese announces sex abuse compensation program

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Brooklyn is announcing a compensation program for victims of past sexual abuse by priests modeled on the program that the larger New York archdiocese started last year. … Full Article

Macy’s July 4th fireworks will not be visible from Brooklyn Heights, Brooklyn Bridge Park this year

With sweeping views of the Statue of Liberty and the Brooklyn Bridge, the Brooklyn Heights Promenade is notorious for being one of the most sought-out locations to view the Macy’s 4th of July fireworks show.  … Full Article

Kids had ‘ferry’ good time on Lunchbox boat

A group of second graders from Bay Ridge got the thrill of their young lives on Wednesday when they were treated to a ride on one of the NYC Ferry vessels traveling from the 69th Street Pier to Manhattan. … Full Article

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