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San Bernardino Shooter Pledged Allegiance to ISIS

Friday, December 04, 2015

U.S. law enforcement official said Friday the woman pledged allegiance to the Islamic State group and its leader on Facebook using an alias, then deleted the messages before the attack.

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U.S. Economy Adds 211K Jobs in November

Friday, December 04, 2015

The Labor Department said Friday hiring was led by big gains in construction and retail.

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Searching for a Motive in the San Bernardino Shootings

Thursday, December 03, 2015

Was it workplace violence? Or an act of terrorism? Authorities are trying to determine what motivated the shooters.

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Manhattan to Get New Area Code

Wednesday, December 02, 2015

The New York State Public Service Commission announced Tuesday that the area code 332 will serve both residential and business clients.

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Pfizer, Allergan Combining in $160 Billion Deal

Monday, November 23, 2015

It's the biggest health care deal ever and the largest inversion in history, a tax-saving maneuver in which a U.S. company reorganizes in a country with a lower corporate tax rate.

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Architect Selected for Planned Arts Center at WTC

Friday, November 20, 2015

The Brooklyn-based firm REX will lead the project. The design is expected to be unveiled in the spring.

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Spy Convicted of Leaking Classified Secrets to Israel Is Released

Friday, November 20, 2015

The Jonathan Pollard saga for years divided public opinion in the United States, and became both an irritant and a periodic bargaining chip between the United States and Israel.

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Gunmen Sieze Hostages in Mali Hotel

Friday, November 20, 2015

Authorities say 170 hostages were taken at the Radisson Blu Hotel. About 20 have been released after the gunmen threw grenades.

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Suspected Mastermind of Paris Attacks Killed in Raid

Thursday, November 19, 2015

In a statement, the French prosecutor's office said the body of Abdelhamid Abaaoud was found in an apartment building targeted in the raid on the Paris suburb of Saint-Denis Wednesday.

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De Blasio Says City Won't Be Intimidated by New ISIS Video

Thursday, November 19, 2015

The video, which shows images of Times Square, comes a week before the city goes into full holiday mode.

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Prosecutor: Skelos Extorted Bribes to Enrich Son

Wednesday, November 18, 2015

Former New York Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos is accused of illegally pressuring companies to support his 33-year-old son in return for support on legislation.

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Judge Won't Issue Order to Keep Daily Fantasy Sports in New York

Tuesday, November 17, 2015

DraftKings and FanDuel sought a restraining order to stop Attorney General Eric Schneiderman's efforts to shut them down. A judge on Monday rejected that request.

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As Many as 120 Dead in String of Paris Attacks

Friday, November 13, 2015

A series of attacks targeting young concert-goers and Parisians out at popular nightspots killed as many as 120 people in the deadliest violence to strike France since World War II.

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Officials: Corporation Will Oversee New Hudson Rail Tunnel

Thursday, November 12, 2015

   The century-old rail tunnel used now by Amtrak and New Jersey Transit is deteriorating and was damaged by Sandy.

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Cuomo Moves to Raise Minimum Wage to $15 for State Workers

Tuesday, November 10, 2015

Under the plan, thousands will see their wages rise to $15 an hour by 2018.

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Disgraced Former New York Lawmaker Vito Lopez Dead at 74

Tuesday, November 10, 2015

Lopez resigned from the State Assembly in 2013 over allegations he sexually harassed young women on his staff. He died Monday following a long battle with cancer.

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Obama Administration Rejects Keystone XL Pipeline

Friday, November 06, 2015

The decision caps a 7-year saga that emerged as one of the biggest environmental flashpoints of President Obama's tenure in the White House.

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Burst of Hiring: U.S. Employers Added 271,000 Jobs in October

Friday, November 06, 2015

The unemployment rate also dipped to a seven-year low of 5 percent. Big job gains occurred in construction, health care and retail.

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Small Plane Crashes in Queens

Thursday, November 05, 2015

Authorities recovered a male body and parts of the aircraft, including pieces of fiberglass, an aircraft wheel, fuselage and personal property.

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Democrats Expand Majority in NJ Assembly

Wednesday, November 04, 2015

John Currie, chairman of the New Jersey Democratic State Committee, called the election "unprecedented" and a rejection of Gov. Chris Christie's agenda.

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