SOUTH KOREA — Downplaying Trump’s U.N. Speech: TV screens show a news program with an image of U.S. President Donald Trump in his address at the U.N. … Full Article

Brooklyn pol calls for removal of NYC’s Christopher Columbus statues

Following the chaos of Charlottesville, Virginia, and the fight over the removal of confederate monuments across the nation, an unrelated historical figure has also become a target: Christopher Columbus. … Full Article

Brooklyn Today August 25: Why Are There So Few Women in City Government?

Weather, Brooklyn Borough Hall (NWS): Day 79°, Night 62°, Sunny.
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Thursday August 24, Our World in Pictures

ROME — Migrants Fight to Stay: Law enforcement officers use water cannons to disperse migrants on Thursday. … Full Article

Future tech, virtual reality, social robots coming to Brooklyn at Worlds Fair Nano

Want to fly a drone, create art with movable sound cubes or try on a haptic suit? A weekend of bleeding edge technology, futurist talks, interactive art and immersive experiences will be taking place at Worlds Fair Nano, at the Brooklyn Expo Center in Greenpoint on Sept. 16 – 17. … Full Article

Gentile pitches in to help clean up Shore Road Park

City Councilmember Vincent Gentile is continuing to focus on cleaning up Shore Road Park. … Full Article

Brooklyn PAL youth represent U.S. in Beijing Cultural and Art Exchange

Police Athletic League (PAL) teens, Keymer, 17, Jeremiah, 17, and Jewel, 17, who all attend Brooklyn High School of the Arts, recently traveled to China to perform at “Joy Dancing Beijing” during their 10-day stay in the country.  The teens traveled with a group of eight members of PAL’s Ac … Full Article

Brooklyn Today August 24: Clarke Brings Her Anti-Lee Fight To Bay Ridge

Weather, Brooklyn Borough Hall (NWS): Day 82°, Night 64°, Sunny.
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Wednesday August 23, Our World in Pictures

VIRGINIA — Residents Protest Against White Supremacy: In this Saturday photo, people participate in a march in New Orleans organized by the group Take Em Down NOLA to show opposition to the white supremacist protests and attacks recently in Charlottesville. … Full Article

Aelita Social Club offers immigrants the opportunity to make new friends

On Sunday, 100 attendees gathered at the Gravesend restaurant Lights of Baku for the Aelita Club’s first-ever reception to support the organization’s cultural and social activities. … Full Article

Brooklyn Today August 23: Human Remains Found Near Brooklyn Psych Hospital

Weather, Brooklyn Borough Hall (NWS): Day 85°, Night 64°, Isolated T-storms.
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