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Chairman of NYC Police Watchdog Agency Resigns From Post

Thursday, April 14, 2016

Richard Emery stepped down Wednesday as chairman of the New York City Civilian Complaint Review Board.

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Verizon Workers Go On Strike Amid Contract Dispute

Wednesday, April 13, 2016

About 39,000 Verizon landline and cable workers on the East Coast walked off the job Wednesday morning after little progress in negotiations since their contract expired last year.

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Commuter Rail Defends Audio Surveillance Aboard Trains

Wednesday, April 13, 2016

 Interim Executive Director Dennis Martin said the agency is using whatever tools at its disposal to "deter criminal activity."

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Trump Fires Up 'Hometown' Crowd — and Protesters — on Long Island

Wednesday, April 06, 2016

At a rally in Bethpage, the GOP presidential contender  — and Queens native  — said "it's good to be home," ahead of New York's April 19th primary.

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Allergan, Pfizer Call off Proposed $160B Merger

Wednesday, April 06, 2016

The aggressive changes to U.S. tax laws announced this week helped to kill the deal.

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Cruz Wins in Wisconsin, Leaves Trump Damaged Front-Runner

Wednesday, April 06, 2016

Both parties are turning their sights toward the New York Primary, which offers a massive delegate prize in its April 19 contests.

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New York Bans State Trips to Mississippi Because of New Law

Wednesday, April 06, 2016

 Governor Andrew Cuomo announced the ban Tuesday, the same day Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant signed a law allowing religious groups and some businesses to refuse service to gay couples.

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Killer of New York's Kitty Genovese Dies in Prison at Age 81

Tuesday, April 05, 2016

Winston Moseley died on March 28 at the Clinton Correctional Facility in Dannemora, state prisons spokesman Thomas Mailey said.

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Prosecutors Seek 12-15 Years in Prison for ex-Senate Leader

Tuesday, April 05, 2016

 Skelos and his son are scheduled to be sentenced April 28. They were convicted in December.

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Clinton, Sanders Agree to New York Debate Ahead of Primary

Tuesday, April 05, 2016

The two campaigns confirmed the candidates would appear at the debate April 14 in Brooklyn, putting the Democratic rivals onstage together before New York's April 19 primary.

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U.S. Economy Adds 215,000 Jobs in March

Friday, April 01, 2016

 Despite the jump, the Labor Department says the unemployment rate ticked up to 5 percent from 4.9 percent.

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Albany Passes $15 Minimum Wage Plan

Friday, April 01, 2016

The bill also included paid family leave for New York workers and a tax cut for middle-class filers.

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Judge OKs Sweeping Plan to Reduce NY Solitary Confinement

Thursday, March 31, 2016

The plan is the culmination of a 2011 case that began when an inmate sued the state. He said he was unconstitutionally subjected to solitary confinement for three years.

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Justice Department and Newark Agree to Police Reforms

Thursday, March 31, 2016

The settlement agreement will require Newark police to revise policies and train on the use of force, stops and searches.

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Justice Department Reaches Settlement with Newark Police

Wednesday, March 30, 2016

The settlement stems from a 2014 report from the Justice Department that found police routinely stopped people on the street for no legitimate reason and stole property from civilians. 

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Ex-New York Assembly Speaker Silver is Disbarred

Wednesday, March 30, 2016

The 72-year-old Democrat was convicted in November in a $5 million corruption case.

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Hijacker of Egypt Plane Arrested in Cyprus

Tuesday, March 29, 2016

Alexandros Zenon, the permanent Secretary of the Foreign Ministry, did not immediately have more details on the arrest, which ended an hours-long drama at the Larnaca airport.

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New York's Stringent Paperless-Prescribing Law Takes Effect

Monday, March 28, 2016

As of Sunday, doctors, dentists and other health care professionals must electronically send prescriptions directly to pharmacies, instead of giving paper scripts to patients.

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Family Confirms New York City Siblings Died in Brussels Attacks

Friday, March 25, 2016

Belgian authorities and the Dutch Embassy positively identified the remains of Alexander and Sascha Pinczowski.

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Justice Department: Iranians Were Behind Cyberattack on Dam

Thursday, March 24, 2016

 All seven worked for Iranian computer companies that did work on behalf of the Iranian government, the U.S. said.

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