Donald Trump: ‘We don’t have much of a race anymore’

Republican front-runner Donald Trump easily won New York states presidential nominating contest on 19 April, moving closer to capturing enough delegates to win the nomination and avoid a contested convention in July. The New York City billionaires big victory in his home state gave him renewed momentum in the Republican race and pushed him closer to the 1,237 delegates needed to win the nomination. Apr 20, 2016

Donald Trump attacks Ted Cruz over his New York values remarks

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump defended New York values during a speech in Albany, New York ahead of the states primary on 19 April. He was speaking in response to statements by his rival Ted Cruz who has repeatedly slammed “New York values even crediting his 1 February Iowa caucus victory in part to his attacks on Trumps New York values. The Texas senator told a US network last week that the phrase referred to the states liberal Democrats. Apr 12, 2016

Vincent Asaro walks free after not-guilty verdict in Goodfellas trial

An 80-year-old reputed mobster was found not guilty on Thursday (12 November) of participating in a brazen 1978 New York airport heist that helped inspire the Mafia movie Goodfellas. Vincent Asaro, whose arrest more than 35 years later had supposedly closed one of the most infamous unsolved crimes in the United States, was cleared of murder, extortion and other crimes by a jury in Brooklyn federal court. Nov 13, 2015