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  • Empire State Building sues over topless photos

    Empire State Building sues over topless photos

    A fashion photographer is facing a lawsuit for taking pictures of a topless model on the observation deck of the Empire State Building.

  • Empire State Building lit up in colours of South Africa's flag in honour of Nelson Mandela

    Empire State Building lit up in colours of South Africa's flag in honour of Nelson Mandela

    New York's iconic skyscraper the Empire State Building is shining with the colours of South African flag, honouring the legacy of anti-apartheid revolutionary leader Nelson Mandela.

  • US judge to OK Empire State Building settlement

    US judge to OK Empire State Building settlement

    A judge on Thursday backed a $55 million settlement in a court battle over the Empire State Building, effectively clearing the way for a plan to let the public buy shares in the famous New York City landmark.

  • World landmarks go dark for Earth Hour

    World landmarks go dark for Earth Hour

    Iconic landmarks and skylines were plunged into darkness on Saturday as the "Earth Hour" switch-off of lights around the world got under way to raise awareness of climate change.

  • 'Earth Hour' to be observed on Saturday across 150 countries

    'Earth Hour' to be observed on Saturday across 150 countries

    From Sydney Harbour Bridge, Buckingham Palace and the Brandenburg Gate to the Burj Khalifa tower, the Empire State Building, the Taj Mahal and Table Mountain, some of the world's greatest landmarks will briefly darken on Saturday night for Earth Hour...

  • Up, up and away: Racers climb New York City's Empire State Building

    Up, up and away: Racers climb New York City's Empire State Building

    People from around the world are taking part in a vertical race - up 86 flights of stairs at the Empire State Building. That's a total of 1,576 steps, starting at the lobby and finishing at the observation deck.

  • Empire State Building surprises New York with new lights

    Empire State Building surprises New York with new lights

    In the middle of the night, as most of New York slept, something big and bright lit up the Manhattan skyline for just seconds - a tightly kept secret to all but a handful of people.

  • Hurricane Sandy threat puts New York on edge

    Hurricane Sandy threat puts New York on edge

    The Statue of Liberty reopened after a year of renovation and quickly closed again, the Empire State Building shut its doors and New York airports halted operations on Sunday as the Hurricane Sandy megastorm bore down.

  • Timeline of other major shooting incidents in the United States

    Timeline of other major shooting incidents in the United States

    Several people are reported dead at a supermarket in New Jersey after a gunman opened fire. Unconfirmed reports say the gunman is among those killed. Here is a timeline of some of the other worst shooting incidents in recent times carried out by one...

  • Empire State Building shooting: All nine victims hit by police

    Empire State Building shooting: All nine victims hit by police

    All nine bystanders caught in the crossfire of a shooting outside New York City's iconic Empire State Building were wounded by two police officers who had never fired their weapons on duty, authorities confirmed Saturday.

  • Empire State Building shooting: Gunman quiet loner, victim outgoing family man

    Empire State Building shooting: Gunman quiet loner, victim outgoing family man

    A gunman who killed a former co-worker in cold blood in the shadow of the Empire State Building and then was shot dead by police after he turned his gun on them spent long hours in the quiet of Central Park, photographing hawks and marveling over nat...

  • Empire State Building shooting: Police gunfire may have injured bystanders

    Empire State Building shooting: Police gunfire may have injured bystanders

    The nine people believed injured by stray police gunfire outside the Empire State Building were not the first to learn how dangerous a crowded street can be in a gunfight.

  • Video shows shooting outside Empire State Building

    Video shows shooting outside Empire State Building

    Dramatic surveillance video shows a police confrontation with a man who had fatally shot a former colleague near the Empire State Building lasted only a few seconds.

  • Empire State Building shooting: Gunman killed former co-worker before being shot dead

    Empire State Building shooting: Gunman killed former co-worker before being shot dead

    A laid-off clothing designer fatally shot an executive at his former company outside the Empire State Building on Friday, setting off a chaotic showdown with police in front of one of the world's best-known landmarks. Officers killed the gunman and a...

  • Empire State building shooting: Gunman, a designer, lost his job a year ago

    Empire State building shooting: Gunman, a designer, lost his job a year ago

    Neighbours of Jeffrey Johnson assumed the man who greeted them as he left home in a suit each morning was on his way to work -- until on Friday when police say he started a gunfight near the Empire State Building that left him and a former co-worker ...

  • Empire State building shooting: 2 killed, 8 injured

    Empire State building shooting: 2 killed, 8 injured

    Two people were killed and at least eight wounded in a shooting outside the Empire State Building on Friday, a New York police source said, creating chaos and shocking tourists and commuters who witnessed the bloody scene outside the landmark tourist...

  • With an asterik, World Trade Centre is back on top in New York

    With an asterik, World Trade Centre is back on top in New York

    One World Trade Center, the monolith being built to replace the twin towers destroyed in the September 11 attacks, claimed the title of New York City's tallest skyscraper on Monday, as workers erected steel columns that made its unfinished skeleton a...

  • Legendary Empire State Building going public

    Legendary Empire State Building going public

    Investors will soon be able to own a piece of one of New York's greatest views, as the owners of the Empire State Building filed today to list it on the New York Stock Exchange.

  • Feud over views from the Empire State building

    Feud over views from the Empire State building

    It is pretty much compulsory on any tourist's to-do list. You ascend to the 86th-floor Observatory of the Empire State Building and soak in the big city in all its dizzying splendor, and probably get dizzy yourself.Or, for those otherwise inclined, you can stop at the second floor of the building an...

  • Rival to Empire State Building? Skyscraper wars

    Rival to Empire State Building? Skyscraper wars

    To hear the two sides in the skyscraper war tell it, never has so much been at stake.The owners of the Empire State Building and their supporters say their tower's international status and New York City's skyline are in mortal danger of an assault from a "monstrosity."Their rival: a proposed tower o...

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