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Ailsa Chang

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Black Firefighters Say City's Most Recent Entrance Exam Also Racially Discriminates

Wednesday, July 21, 2010

A federal judge in Brooklyn will soon decide whether a 2007 entrance exam for firefighters discriminated against blacks and Hispanics.

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Court To Consider Whether Another FDNY Exam Was Discriminatory

Tuesday, July 20, 2010

New York City says needs it needs to hire 300 firefighters by the end of summer, and it wants to use a 2007 entrance exam to pick its new members. But a federal judge in Brooklyn is now deciding whether that test was racially discriminatory.

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Heat Wave Keeps City Firefighters Busy

Tuesday, July 20, 2010

As New York City wilts under its second brutal heat wave this month, New York City firefighters are on pace to have their busiest year in history. July has been an especially busy month. While the city saw record-breaking temperatures, the fire department has responded to a record number of emergencies in the last couple of weeks. Scorching heat waves present special firefighting challenges.

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Feeling the Heat? Try Fighting a 5-Alarm Fire When It's 100° Out

Tuesday, July 20, 2010

As the city wilts under its second brutal heat wave this month, New York City firefighters are on pace to have their busiest year in history. July has been an especially busy month. While the city saw record-breaking temperatures, the fire department has responded to a record number of emergencies in the last couple of weeks. Scorching heat waves present special firefighting challenges.

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Blind Sheik's Lawyer Sentenced to 10 Years

Thursday, July 15, 2010

Disbarred civil rights lawyer Lynne Stewart has been resentenced to 10 years in prison for helping a convicted terrorist communicate with his violent followers in Egypt.

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Justice Department Completes Spy Swap

Friday, July 09, 2010

At Vienna's airport, 10 spies arrested in the U.S. were exchanged for four convicted in Russia.

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US Justice Department Completes Successful Spy Swap

Friday, July 09, 2010

The U.S. Justice Department announced on Friday morning that it had completed a successful spy swap that's being called the biggest exchange since the Cold War.

"The United States has successfully transferred ten Russian agents to the Russian Federation and the Russian Federation has released four ...

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Plan for Appeal in Russian Spy Case

Wednesday, July 07, 2010

The U.S. government announces a plan to appeal the decision that releases Russian spy suspect, Vicky Palaez on bail.

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Al Qaeda Leader Charged in Bomb Plot

Wednesday, July 07, 2010

A new indictment says the failed New York City bomb plot was led by Al Qaeda.

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Defendant in Russian Spy Case to be Released on Bail

Wednesday, July 07, 2010

The U.S. government announced on Tuesday that it plans to appeal a decision in the Russian spy case that releases a prominent Spanish language journalist on bail. The El Diario journalist is Vicky Pelaez. She is accused of passing letters to the Russian Intelligence on ...

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Al Qaeda Leader Charged in Subway Bomb Plot

Wednesday, July 07, 2010

Federal prosecutors say a failed plan to blow up New York City subways last fall was planned and directed by Al Qaeda leaders, and had connections to another plot in Manchester, England.

In a new indictment unsealed Wednesday, prosecutors added four defendants to the case, including ...

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U.S. and Russia Planning Spy Swap?

Wednesday, July 07, 2010

Ten of the 11 accused Russian spies arrested last week will be appearing in federal court in Manhattan Thursday to hear charges a federal grand jury has returned against them. Five of these defendants were originally facing charges in Boston and Virginia.

The eleventh suspect, who ...

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Spy Games: How KGB Tried to Recruit NYPD Spokesman Paul Browne

Tuesday, July 06, 2010

One person who has been following the recent arrest of the 11 suspected Russian spies is a New Yorker with his own spy story to tell. Deputy New York City Police Commissioner Paul Browne was himself recruited to be a secret Soviet agent nearly 40 ...

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Stores Running the AC? Then Shut the Door!

Monday, July 05, 2010

As the heat wave continues to pound New York City, stores are blasting their air conditioners as a way to lure in overheated customers. Councilwoman Gail Brewer of the Upper West Side says her office hopes to conduct surveys during this week's heat wave to ...

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Alleged Russian Spies Due Back in Court

Thursday, July 01, 2010

Nine of the 11 people arrested for allegedly serving as secret Russian spies will be appearing in federal court again today.

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Federal Appeals Court Voids Death Penalty for Killer of 2 NYPD Officers

Thursday, July 01, 2010

A federal appeals court on Wednesday tossed out the first federal death sentence given in New York in five decades.

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Two Accused Russian Spy Couples Appear in Federal Court

Thursday, July 01, 2010

The Yonkers and Montclair couples accused of being secret Russian spies are appearing in federal court in Manhattan Thursday afternoon for their bail hearing. They are four out of the 11 accused after being arrested in an FBI operation earlier this week.

In a letter to ...

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Bronx Landlord Jailed for Continued Housing Violations

Thursday, July 01, 2010

A Bronx landlord continues to sit in jail for failing to make necessary repairs.

In an extremely rare move, the Bronx Housing Court last week ordered Sam Suzuki to be held behind bars until he corrects the nearly 700 open housing violations at his five-story building ...

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Spies Among Us: How Common is Espionage?

Wednesday, June 30, 2010

As more details emerge about the 11 people accused of being secret Russian spies, many are wondering ... are there others out there?

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Court Voids Death Penalty for Killer of 2 NYPD Officers

Wednesday, June 30, 2010

A federal appeals court on Wednesday tossed out the first federal death sentence given in New York in five decades. The Second U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals says Ronell Wilson needs to be re-sentenced because prosecutors improperly advised the jury that Wilson's failure to plead ...

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