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New York State to Crack Down on Texting While Driving

Friday, April 10, 2015

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Gov. Andrew Cuomo says state troopers will aggressively target motorists who use handheld devices behind the wheel.

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NYC Official Seeks Rules to Stop Sexual Assaults in Jails

Thursday, April 09, 2015

Public Advocate Letitia James will announced an effort to institute broad new rule changes that would amount to a zero-tolerance on sexual assault on Rikers Island.

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Four Men Plead Not Guilty in ISIS Plot

Wednesday, April 08, 2015

The fundraising was "tantamount to providing money to slaughter innocent victims," Assistant U.S. Attorney Alexander Solomon told the judge.

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Fourth Man Charged in NYC Over ISIS Recruitment Plot

Tuesday, April 07, 2015

Dilkhayot Kasimov was named with three other previously charged defendants in a revised indictment unsealed in federal court in Brooklyn.

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Menendez Pleads Not Guilty

Thursday, April 02, 2015

Menendez pleaded not guilty before a federal judge. He's charged with 14 counts of corruption that allege he used his Senate seat to benefit Florida eye doctor Salomon Melgin.

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Gov. Christie Defends Indiana Governor Over Religious Freedom Law

Thursday, April 02, 2015

Christie says Indiana Gov. Mike Pence has nothing but love in his heart for people and says he believes his colleague will make any needed changes.

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New York State Lawmakers Pass $142 Billion Budget

Wednesday, April 01, 2015

The Senate passed the budget late Tuesday night and the Assembly wrapped up early Wednesday morning, just after the start of a new state fiscal year.

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State Lawmakers Announce Budget Deal

Monday, March 30, 2015

The proposed $142 billion spending plan is expected to go to lawmakers for a final vote early this week following weeks of closed-door negotiations.

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Focus Shifts to Cause of NYC Explosion After 2 Bodies Found

Monday, March 30, 2015

Mayor de Blasio said there may have been inappropriate tampering with the gas lines within the building.

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Russian Theater Director Fired Over Wagner Production

Sunday, March 29, 2015

Russia's culture minister on Sunday fired the director of a Siberian theater whose modern staging of Wagner's "Tannhauser" offended the powerful Russian Orthodox Church.
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French Prosecutor: Germanwings Co-Pilot Wanted to Destroy Plane

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Marseille prosecutor Brice Robin said the co-pilot took control of the plane and set its descent "intentionally", causing it to crash in the French Alps.

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Census Shows NYC Growth, Some Losses Upstate

Thursday, March 26, 2015

The city grew 0.62 percent from July 2013 to July 2014 to 8.49  million people.

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Passenger Jet Crashes in the French Alps

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

The Germanwings flight was traveling from Barcelona to Dusseldorf when it went down. France's president said no survivors were likely as search teams raced to the remote region.

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NYC Courthouses Inaccessible for Disabled People

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

In some cases, detainees in Manhattan have been carried down stairs to be booked and processed.

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NYC Consumer Affairs Takes Aim at Predatory Used Car Loans

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

A program announced Monday will eventually link consumers to financing options with reputable banks and credit unions in New York City.

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Gustavo Dudamel and Wife File for Divorce

Friday, March 20, 2015

Gustavo Dudamel’s wife, Eloisa Maturen, has filed for divorce according to Los Angeles court records released Thursday. The couple has been married for nine years.
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Judge Refuses to Release Grand Jury Testimony in Garner Case

Friday, March 20, 2015

A judge ruled Thursday the grand jury record would remain under seal, rejecting arguments that the public had a right to know why jurors refused to indict the officer involved.

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Yellow Cabs now Outnumbered by Uber Cars on NYC Streets

Thursday, March 19, 2015

According to the TLC there are 14,088 registered Uber cars compared with 13,587 yellow cabs. But there are still 10 times as many rides in yellow cabs as there are in Uber cars.

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Vote on Lynch for Attorney General Faces More Delays

Sunday, March 15, 2015

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says he may not hold a vote unless a dispute over a human trafficking bill is resolved.

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Christie Supporters Launch Super PAC

Friday, March 13, 2015

Lest there be any doubt his presidential prospects are alive, Christie's supporters announced the launch of the PAC "America Leads" that can raise unlimited money.

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