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Video: Robber Pistol Whips Bronx Deli Worker

5 Witnesses Look On as Deliveryman is Beaten- Caught On Tape

Thugs Bash Man’s Head In with Baseball Bat

Man Bun Mugger Sought by Cops

Crook Puts Mask on After He Realizes He is Caught on Camera

Crook Puts Mask on After He Realizes He is Caught on Camera

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NYC Bodegas Close in Protest of Trump Travel Ban

Bronx Becomes Bodega Ghost-Town
Hundreds of Deli Owners Protest Trump's Immigration Policy

(Photo by David Greene)
By David Greene
BRONX- Bodegas and delis around the city shut for eight-hours, as a silent protest to President Donald Trump's "temporary" immigration ban that has so far detained or prevented hundreds of visitors and immigrants from other countries from coming to America.


The protest began at 12 noon on Thursday, February 2, many headed to a massive rally at Brooklyn's Borough Hall, organized by the Yemeni-American community, a rally attended by City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito, Public Advocate Letitia James and City Comptroller Scott Stringer.
In Norwood and Bedford Park-- where every other business seems to be a deli or grocery, the impact was huge to residents and visitors to those communities, surprised to see their favorite stores closed.
Abdul Razak Al-Kabili, 42, owner of the Smoke Shop at 3200 Bainbridge Avenue, was busy pulling down the …

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