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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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Staten Island and Bronx Voters Elect New District Attorneys

Wednesday, November 04, 2015

In Staten Island, Democrat Michael McMahon succeeds Dan Donovan, the DA who presided over the Eric Garner case. In the Bronx, Democrat Darcel Clark handily beat her GOP challenger.

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New York Voters Pick 5 New Lawmakers

Wednesday, November 04, 2015

New York lawmakers are scheduled to return to the state Capitol in Albany in January to begin the 2016 session.

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Corruption Trial Begins for Former Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver

Tuesday, November 03, 2015

Federal prosecutor Carrie Cohen said the heart of the case was simple: "Power. Greed. Corruption."

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Royals Win World Series After Late Rally Against the Mets

Monday, November 02, 2015

The Royals rallied yet again to beat the New York Mets 7-2 in 12 innings for their first championship since 1985.

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Construction Worker Killed After Building Collapse in Midtown

Friday, October 30, 2015

Another worker was pulled from the rubble after a three-hour rescue effort.

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