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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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Mayor de Blasio Makes it Official: He's Backing Clinton

Friday, October 30, 2015

The mayor had drawn criticism from some Democrats for not immediately endorsing Hillary Clinton when she announced her candidacy in April.

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House GOP, Eager to Mend Wounds, Votes to Make Ryan Speaker

Thursday, October 29, 2015

In a slow-moving roll call that mixed politics with pageantry, 218 lawmakers - a majority - called out the Wisconsin Republican's name as their pick for the job.

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China Does Away with One-Child Policy, Will Now Allow Two Children

Thursday, October 29, 2015

The decision, made at the conclusion of a Communist Party summit, puts an end to a policy that was first introduced in 1980.

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Royals Win World Series Opener in 14th

Wednesday, October 28, 2015

This tied for longest Series game ever and ended at 12:18 a.m. From the get-go, it was wild and weird.

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Mayor de Blasio Calls for Bail Reform After Police Officer Killed

Friday, October 23, 2015

The mayor says judges should be allowed to consider a suspect's risk to the public when setting bail.

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Former R.I. Gov. Lincoln Chafee Drops out of Presidential Race

Friday, October 23, 2015

The announcement comes after Chafee delivered a widely panned debate performance earlier this month. He has also struggled to raise money and generate enthusiasm.

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Mets Sweep Cubs to Reach World Series

Thursday, October 22, 2015

Daniel Murphy homered for a record sixth consecutive postseason game, and the Mets brushed aside the Cubs 8-3 Wednesday night.

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South Korean Seong-Jin Cho Wins Chopin Piano Competition

Wednesday, October 21, 2015

Seong-Jin Cho of South Korea has won the career-paving 17th International Frederic Chopin Piano Competition in Warsaw. See the pivotal performance.
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Mets Beat Cubs for 2-0 NLCS Lead

Monday, October 19, 2015

 The Mets breezed past Chicago Cubs starter Jake Arrieta, 4-1 Sunday night for a 2-0 lead in a surprisingly one-sided NL Championship Series.

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Mets Win, Will Face the Cubs for the National League Pennant

Friday, October 16, 2015

Faced with a winner-take-all scenario against the Los Angeles Dodgers Thursday night, the Mets came through with a gritty 3-2 victory. A best-of-seven NLCS starts in Queens on Saturday.

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Mets Beat Dodgers to Take 2-1 Lead in NLDS

Tuesday, October 13, 2015

Curtis Granderson drove in five runs with two doubles off the wall, Travis d'Arnaud and Yoenis Cespedes homered, and New York's dangerous bats busted loose for a 13-7 victory.

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