Brooklyn

Borough in New York City and county in New York state, United States

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Brooklyn is the most populous borough of New York City, with an estimated 2,648,771 residents in 2017. Named after the Dutch village of Breukelen, it borders the borough of Queens at the western end of Long Island. Brooklyn has several bridge and tunnel connections to the borough of Manhattan across the East River, and the Verrazzano-Narrows Bridge connects it with Staten Island. Since 1896, Brooklyn has been coterminous with Kings County, the most populous county in the U.S. state of New York and the second-most densely populated county in the United States, after New York County.

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Quick judgments on the fashion choices of the top NBA prospects at the draft in Brooklyn.
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Stick with us throughout the night as we track each NBA draft pick live as they're announced from Brooklyn's Barclays Center.
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Keith Raniere, the founder of the "Nxivm" self-help company prosecutors said was actually a sex cult, was found guilty on all seven counts he faced on Wednesday,..
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An Iraqi-Canadian man was sentenced to 26 years in prison by a federal judge in Brooklyn on Tuesday for his role in orchestrating the April 2009 truck bombing of..
Credit: Reuters - Published 6 days ago

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