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Conductor Collapses on Stage and Dies

Saturday, January 31, 2015

 Organizers of a Swiss music festival say Israeli conductor Israel Yinon collapsed during a performance and died.
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Regular Weekday Service Resumes on NYC's Subways

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

The MTA says commuters should check its website for service status today as the system gets back to a regular schedule.

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NY Speaker to Temporarily Cede Power as He Fights Charges

Monday, January 26, 2015

Sheldon Silver says he'll appoint lawmakers to take on his responsibilities while he fights federal charges of taking nearly $4 million in payoffs and kickbacks.

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New Yorkers Brace for 'Potentially Historic' Storm

Sunday, January 25, 2015

There's a phrase you don't want to see in a weather forecast.

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Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver Arrested

Thursday, January 22, 2015

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Silver, who allegedly failed to disclose substantial amounts of money he received from a small Manhattan law firm, was arrested this morning and taken into custody by the FBI.

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Obama in State of the Union: The Shadow of Crisis Has Passed

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

The President painted an agenda Tuesday night that is more likely to antagonize the new Republican majority than win its approval.

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In SOTU, Obama Aims to Influence 2016 Debate

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

The president is expected to focus on big election topics like income inequality and middle-class economic issues in tonight's speech, rather than setting a Congressional agenda.

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De Blasio Visits France to Honor Terror Victims

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

The mayor plans a series of events with French officials and members of the Jewish community and will lay a wreath at the Charlie Hebdo offices.

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Comptroller Says NYC Owed $2.2 Billion from State Windfall

Friday, January 16, 2015

As the state negotiates the state budget, Scott Stringer says the city was shortchanged $2.8 billion in 2014.

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Probe Finds Widespread Problems in Hiring of NYC Jail Guards

Thursday, January 15, 2015

A report by the Department of Investigation revealed applicants were hired despite arrest records and gang ties.

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NYC Jail Guards Use of Force a Record in 2014

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Correction officers reported using force 4,074 times last year, including 406 incidents in September alone.

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Fire at Penn Station Disrupts LIRR Service

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

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The FDNY says the fire, which is now under control, started near an underground construction site at Penn Station.

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Fans Break Out Paper Bags as Knicks Lose 14th Straight

Friday, January 09, 2015

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With only five wins on the season, the Knicks are clearly in a funk. Wouldn't you try to cover your face?

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French Police Corner Shooting Suspects, who Take Hostage

Friday, January 09, 2015

Security forces streamed into a small industrial town near France's Charles de Gaulle airport. Schools in the area are on lockdown and residents are being asked to stay inside.

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House Renews Terror Insurance Program

Thursday, January 08, 2015

The Terrorism Risk Insurance Act is a backstop for private insurers to provide coverage against attacks.

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NYC Police Union Chief: City Hall Unwilling to Mend Rift

Thursday, January 08, 2015

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After a meeting with NYPD Commissioner Bill Brattion, police union president Patrick Lynch said he wished there was a leader in City Hall.

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Police: 12 Dead in Shooting at Satirical Newspaper in Paris

Wednesday, January 07, 2015

Twelve are dead at Charlie Hebdo, a weekly that received threats for its caricatures of the Prophet Mohammed. French President Francois Holland called the incident a terrorist attack.

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Two New York City Police Officers Shot, Wounded in the Bronx

Tuesday, January 06, 2015

Just a day after thousands gathered for the funeral of slain NYPD officer Wenjian Liu, two more cops were shot Monday night.

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Mourners Attend Wake for Fallen NYPD Officer

Saturday, January 03, 2015

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Governor Cuomo and Mayor de Blasio were among those who attended the gathering to honor NYPD Officer Wenjian Liu.

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US, Cuba Seek to Normalize Relations

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

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Marking a significant shift in U.S. policy, officials say they will seek full diplomatic relations with the communist island.

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