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Empire State Building, marked the festival of lights by illuminating the iconic Manhattan building in orange Friday.

33-year-old New York police officer has been charged with acting as an illegal agent of China, with authorities here accusing the Tibetan-origin man of spying on the supporters of the Tibetan independence movement in the US for the Chinese government.

U.S. Ambassador Kelly Craft had lunch Wednesday with Taiwan's top official in New York, a meeting she called historic and a further step in the Trump administration's campaign to strengthen relations with the self-governing island that China claims as part of its territory.

A student from India drowned in a reservoir along the Pennsylvania and New York region.

The New York State, which has been the epicentre of the COVID-19 pandemic in the US, has recorded the lowest number of 42 deaths and 2,728 hospitalisations since the pandemic began, Governor Andrew Cuomo has said.

Over 300 Indian nationals, who were stuck in the US due to the coronavirus-induced global travel restrictions, have flown home on board the fourth special flight from New York under the Vande Bharat Mission.

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has said that the state appears to be past the plateau on the coronavirus infection curve and is "starting to descend , as hospitalisations continue to decline and the daily death toll dropped under 550 for the first time in almost two weeks.

People in New York will now be required to wear masks or face coverings in public and in situations where social distancing cannot be maintained, such as on public transportation, to stop the spread of coronavirus as the state sees a flattening of the infection curve, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has said.