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US bracing for extreme heat as weekend temperatures soar
The United States is bracing for a weekend of extremely hot weather, with major cities including New York and Washington expecting temperatures close to or exceeding 100 degrees Fahrenheit (38 degrees Celsius).
Hillary Clinton rumoured to contest for New York mayor seat
The prospect of a Hillary Clinton comeback after her shock loss to Donald Trump could hardly be less certain, but in New York where she is revered, plenty of people dream of her running for mayor.
New York will 'protect' immigrants, mayor tells Trump
New York's liberal mayor, Bill de Blasio, told Donald Trump on Wednesday he will do all he can to prevent the large-scale deportation of immigrants, saying many in the city are "fearful" of his presidency.
New York mayor tells Trump will 'protect' immigrants
The Democratic mayor of New York, Bill de Blasio, said he met Wednesday with President-elect Donald Trump and warned him that he would work to protect undocumented immigrants from deportation.