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Hundreds of Yemenis Close NYC Stores in Trump Protest

Some of them have family stranded by travel ban

(Newser) - Ethnic Yemeni business owners who operate New York City corner bodegas and neighborhood delis closed shop in more than 1,000 locations Thursday in protest of President Donald Trump's travel ban on people from Yemen and six other Muslim-majority countries. The shops were locked at noon and remained shuttered... More »

Witnesses: NYPD Killed Unarmed Bodega Worker

Officer mistook him for robber, they say

(Newser) - An NYPD officer allegedly shot and killed an unarmed bodega worker in the Bronx this morning, mistaking him for a robber. Police will confirm only that a 20-year-old Hispanic man was killed, but witnesses tell the New York Daily News and NBC 4 that they called police when they saw... More »

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