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Amazon and Blue Origin founder Jeff Bezos provides the keynote address at the Air Force Association's Annual Air, Space & Cyber Conference in Oxen Hill, MD, on September 19, 2018. (Photo by Jim WATSON / AFP) (Photo credit should read JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)

Report: New York Questioning Amazon Facial Recognition Helped Kill HQ2 Deal

Amazon officials reportedly defended the company’s facial recognition programs during a meeting with New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and Gov. Andrew Cuomo, Thursday, just hours before Amazon reversed its controversial deal to base its new “HQ2” headquarters in New York City.

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Ocasio-Cortez: New Yorkers Defeated Jeff Bezos’s ‘Corporate Greed’

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) lauded Amazon’s decision to cancel the construction of its planned second headquarters in New York City, saying residents “defeated” the “corporate greed” of the e-commerce giant and its billionaire founder and CEO Jeff Bezos.

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio greets supporters during his election night event, on November 7, 2017

Bill de Blasio: Abolish ICE

New York City mayor Bill de Blasio is calling for the abolishment of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE).

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Report: Democrats Have Been Protesting ‘Wrong’ Border Shelter

A tent city in Tornillo, Texas, that Democrats have been using as a site for protests against President Donald Trump’s border policies turns out not to be housing children separated from their parents after all, according to the Austin American-Statesman.

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The Nation Endorses Cynthia Nixon: The ‘Progressive Champion’ New York Deserves

The Nation has endorsed activist and former Sex and the City star Cynthia Nixon, to be New York’s next governor. Citing her career as an “advocate” for “workers and citizens,” the liberal magazine described Nixon as “a proven fighter not just for education, but for marriage equality and women’s rights.”

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De Blasio: Trump Is Using MS-13 ‘to Paint Latinos as Dangerous’

Thursday on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe,” New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio (D) said President Donald Trump was using MS-13 “to paint Latinos as dangerous in our country.” De Blasio said, “Let’s talk about the speech in Long Island. That was