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American Jews "occupied" the Statue of Liberty demanding a ceasefire in Gaza

They are demanding a ceasefire and an end to Israel's "genocidal bombing" of civilians in Gaza.
Wearing black T-shirts with the slogans "Jews demand a cease-fire" and "Not in our name", the protesters unfurled banners at the foot of the famous New York monument that read "The whole world is watching" and "Palestinians should be free", according to Voice of America.

Robert De Niro testified in lawsuit

Robert De Niro testified on Oct. 30 in New York City at a trial resulting from a former personal assistant's lawsuit accusing the actor of being an abusive boss. De Niro, who at times appeared grouchy, restrained himself from erupting at the dissection of his interactions with her before finally blurting out: "This is all nonsense!"

Strengthening the US-Greece security relationship

A staunch advocate of Greece, US Representative Grace Meng, a Democrat representing New York City and a member of the Congressional Hellenic Caucus and the House Appropriations Subcommittee on State and Foreign Operations, talks to Kathimerini about an amendment she recently introduced in the defense budget aimed at bolstering US-Greek defense cooperation.

Weed at the US Open? Some players swear they can smell it

NEW YORK - Those familiar with New York City know it's a place where you will occasionally be confronted with the smell of marijuana. But when some of the world's most elite tennis players caught a whiff of weed during opening day of the US Open in Queens, an investigation was launched to find the possible source.

Greece: The Fire in the Alexandroupolis is the Largest in the EU since statistics have been kept

A forest fire in Greece is the largest recorded in the European Union, said a spokesman for the European Commission, quoted by "Guardian" and "AFP".

Eleven aircraft and a helicopter from the EU fleet have been sent to help fight the fire north of the city of Alexandroupolis along with 407 firefighters, Balazs Ujvari said on Tuesday.