Firefighters are on the scene along with members of the NYPD.
Eric Trump, the president's son who co-runs the Trump Organization with his brother Donald Trump, Jr., posted a tweet thanking New York City firefighters for their service.
"We made several announcements to all the tenants in the building to remain in place", said New York Fire Chief Roger Sakowich. It took about an hour to extinguish the blaze at the high-rise building on Fifth Avenue in Manhattan.
Freezing rain, sleet possible late Sunday
Freezing rain is possible Friday morning and is likely Friday night at Meacham, Ore., according to the weather service. Customers used more than 103,700 megawatt hours of electricity, surpassing 2014's record of 101,118 megawatt hours.
The US president has spent little time in NY since his inauguration a year ago, but has a private triplex home at the top of Trump Tower. "The men and women of the #FDNY are true heroes and deserve our most honest thanks and praise!" he tweeted.
Photos and videos of the scene showed smoke billowing from the skyscraper.
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Stylish Kyrgios sets up Dimitrov semi-final in Brisbane
Dimitrov was the first to come to his aid, leaping the net and sprinting over to help his opponent up and guide him to his chair. Dimitrov will face Australia's Nick Kyrgios in the semi-final after he overcame Ukraine's Alexandr Dolgopolov 1-6 6-3 6-4.
A second person was injured in the explosion, which occurred at the Varby Gard station in the south of the city. A police spokesman said a man died after picking up an object outside the Varby Gard station in Stockholm .
The government just about managed to operate bus services with a skeletal fleet that AIADMK-affiliated unions were left to run. The minister said, "I appeal to employees to come back for duty, honorable court has also asked them to come back".
"It's never nice for Dale because he's just come back from injury", said Steyn's fellow South Africa fast bowler Kagiso Rabada. Steyn left the field during India's innings having bowled 17.3 overs and went for scans on a bruised heel .
A Security Council diplomat told Fox News that countries opposed to the discussion could call a vote to stop it from going ahead. Anti-government demonstrations in Iran began on December 28 in protest against price hikes and a string of bankruptcies.
Franco thanked Tommy and the many people who worked on the film with him, including Seth Rogen and sister-in-law Alison Brie . The Disaster Artist is a biographical comedy-drama film produced and directed by James Franco .
The next Mega Millions drawing Tuesday will be worth $40 million. "It's a insane time when the jackpots get this high", she said. Since it began in 1972, the Lottery has contributed more than $20.5 billion to support public education.
The French manager criticized referee Anthony Taylor who awarded the Blues a penalty at the Emirates recently. Asked if other managers' comments annoy him, Conte replied: "I must be honest - I don't read [any of it]".
Newton later said he did NOT feel like he had a concussion, but suffered an eye injury from his helmet slipping down. I hate that I couldn't do enough to get a win today for a lot of guys that I think so highly of.
Meanwhile, Lalu's son and RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav said that the trial court's decision will be challenged in the high court . The court had, however, acquitted six others including former Bihar chief minister Jagannath Mishra in the case.
The Haqqani Network operates in Afghanistan from safe havens across the border in Pakistan , targeting US-led worldwide coalition forces.
Barkley to have Chelsea medical today
Eden Hazard , who was likely to be rested anyway, is a doubt after being kicked on the calf in Wednesday's draw at Arsenal. I think that this could be positive because English players understand this league because they grow up in this league.
Stock in Active Zone: The Charles Schwab Corporation (SCHW)
The stock of The Charles Schwab Corporation (NYSE:SCHW) has "Overweight" rating given on Friday, September 8 by Barclays Capital. Janus Henderson Group PLC boosted its holdings in shares of Charles Schwab by 1,766.9% during the second quarter. (NYSE:FET).
Bison Win 6th Division 1 Football Title
In JMU's first drive of the fourth quarter, Alls dropped a wide-open pass downfield which preceded a drive-ending sack of Schor. A scrambling Schor, under heavy pressure and off balance, heaved it in the end zone and the ball fell incomplete.
Comedian And 'Coach' Star Jerry Van Dyke Is Dead At Age 86
Born and raised in Danville, Illi., Van Dyke started in stand-up before appearing on his brother's series in the early 1960s. Jerry's best known for his role on " Coach ". where he earned 4 Emmy nominations playing Asst. " Coach " co-star Craig T.