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Hoodies Worn at City Church in Memory of Slain Teen Trayvon Martin

Monday, March 26, 2012

A Manhattan pastor took to the pulpit Sunday to argue that the fatal shooting of an unarmed black Florida teenager demands secular action from the faithful, since Jesus was a Jewish rabbi who challenged the rule of the Romans in Palestine.

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Newly Discovered Mozart Piece Performed

Friday, March 23, 2012

A piano work experts attribute to Mozart as a child prodigy was performed for the first time Friday since it was found last year after apparently being left in an attic for centuries.

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Rutgers Webcam Defendant Dharun Ravi: 'I Was Stupid'

Friday, March 23, 2012

The former Rutgers student convicted of using a web cam to spy on his roommate during an intimate encounter with a man said he was “stupid” when he spied on Tyler Clementi, who committed suicide days after the incident.

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Asian-American NJ Supreme Court Nominee Rejected

Thursday, March 22, 2012

A Senate panel has rejected Gov. Chris Christie's Asian-American nominee to the New Jersey Supreme Court.

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Construction Collapse Kills 1, Injures 2

Thursday, March 22, 2012

Officials say one person has died and two others were injured in a construction collapse at a one-story commercial building in New York City.

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Hundreds Rally in Union Square in Memory of Trayvon Martin

Thursday, March 22, 2012

The parents of a black teenager shot to death by a Hispanic neighborhood watch captain in Florida told demonstrators in New York they will keep fighting to get justice for their son.

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Appeals Court OKs City's Taxi Medallion Plan

Thursday, March 22, 2012

New York City has received a green light from a federal appeals court to proceed with a plan to sell 2,000 new yellow taxi medallions despite a pending challenge from advocates for the disabled.

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Mother of Rev. Al Sharpton Dies

Thursday, March 22, 2012

The 87-year-old mother of the Rev. Al Sharpton has died.

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Rutgers Webcam Defendant Dharun Ravi 'Sorry About Tyler'

Thursday, March 22, 2012

The former Rutgers University student convicted last week in the webcam spying case that ended in his gay roommate's suicide said in an interview that he was insensitive but not biased.

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Nonprofit: North Korea Orchestra Plans to Visit US

Wednesday, March 21, 2012

An Atlanta-based nonprofit is planning to bring North Korea's national orchestra to the U.S. for a tour that would start in Atlanta, according to the group's president.

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Broncos QB Tim Tebow Traded to the Jets

Wednesday, March 21, 2012

The team said Wednesday it has acquired the polarizing quarterback from the Broncos. Denver general manager Brian Xanders says the Broncos will receive fourth- and sixth-round draft picks, while New York gets a seventh-rounder - all in 2012.

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Hundreds March in Union Square for Fla. Teen Shot Dead

Wednesday, March 21, 2012

A few hundred people are marching in New York City in memory of a black teenager shot to death by a Hispanic neighborhood watch captain in Florida.

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Rep. Rangel Announces He'll Run Again

Wednesday, March 21, 2012

Congressman Charles Rangel says he'll run for a 22nd term despite his conviction on House ethics charges.

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Appeals Court: OK for City to Cut Rent Aid to Homeless

Tuesday, March 20, 2012

An appeals court has upheld New York City's move to cut off rent-assistance payments to thousands of formerly homeless families after state and federal funding dried up.

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Shopping Cart Victim Says She Feels Sorry for Boys

Tuesday, March 20, 2012

A woman who was seriously injured by a shopping cart hurled from a fourth-floor New York City mall last year says she feels sorry for the two boys who tossed it.

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Mets Owners Settle in Madoff-Related Case

Sunday, March 18, 2012

Owners of the New York Mets have eked out a settlement with the trustee responsible for recovering money for victims of Bernie Madoff’s Ponzi scheme. Under the deal, the Mets will pay a $162 million settlement.

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Payne Jr. to Seek Father's Congressional Seat

Friday, March 16, 2012

Donald Payne Jr. has decided to seek his late father's congressional seat representing the 10th District.

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Sumo Wrestlers Recruited for Canadian opera

Friday, March 16, 2012

Talk about a couple of heavyweight performances: The Canadian Opera Company has cast two sumo wrestlers for an upcoming production of Handel's Semele.

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Ex-Rutgers Student Convicted of Invasion of Privacy, Bias Intimidation

Friday, March 16, 2012

A former Rutgers University student accused of using a webcam to spy on his gay roommate's love life has been convicted of bias intimidation and invasion of privacy in a case that exploded into the headlines when the victim of the snooping committed suicide.

 

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NY Appeals Court Gives SEC-Citigroup Deal New Life

Thursday, March 15, 2012

A federal appeals court says a judge may have overstepped his authority when he blocked a $285 million settlement over toxic mortgage securities.

Read the court order here.

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