Shibuya readies for Halloween party throngs

Oct 27, 2016

Shibuya readies for Halloween party throngs

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To avoid turmoil near JR Shibuya Station when it is flooded with partygoers over Halloween, the Metropolitan Police Department will for the first time dedicate two nearby streets to pedestrians only from Friday through Monday, depending on traffic conditions. Roughly 90 events will be held ...

Topless marchers rally in New York to get things off chest

/ Aug 24, 2015

Topless marchers rally in New York to get things off chest

Dozens of bare-breasted women taking part in the GoTopless Pride Parade took to the streets of midtown Manhattan Sunday to counter critics complaining about topless tip-seekers in Times Square. Appearing bare-breasted has been legal in New York since 1992. But Mayor Bill de Blasio and ...

Big Apple stages its first disability pride parade

/ Jul 13, 2015

Big Apple stages its first disability pride parade

New York City is hosting its first parade honoring people with disabilities. Mayor Bill de Blasio spoke Sunday to kick off the inaugural NYC Disability Pride Parade. He said he was proud of the city being a national leader in supporting rights for disabled people. The ...

At least 18 electrocuted in Haiti Carnival float accident

Feb 18, 2015

At least 18 electrocuted in Haiti Carnival float accident

At least 18 people on a packed Carnival float in the Haitian capital were killed Tuesday when they were electrocuted by a power line. The accident occurred as thousands of people filled the streets of downtown Port-au-Prince for the raucous annual celebration. People at the ...

Rebels parade captured Ukrainian soldiers in east

Aug 25, 2014

Rebels parade captured Ukrainian soldiers in east

To shouts of "Fascists!" and "Hang them from a tree!" captured Ukrainian soldiers were paraded through the streets of the rebel stronghold of Donetsk on Sunday as bystanders pelted them with eggs, water bottles and tomatoes. The spectacle of the bruised and filthy soldiers being ...