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Hybrid of Hurricane Sandy, Winter Storm Threatens East Coast

Thursday, October 25, 2012

Much of the East Coast has a good chance of getting blasted by gale-force winds, flooding, heavy rain and maybe even snow as early as Sunday by an unusual hybrid of hurricane and winter storm, forecasters said.

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Police: 5 Shot and at Least 2 Dead in Los Angeles

Wednesday, October 24, 2012

Five people were shot and at least two died in shootings at a business and a residence in a Los Angeles suburb Wednesday.

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US Sues Bank of America for $1B for Mortgage Fraud

Wednesday, October 24, 2012

The latest federal lawsuit over alleged mortgage fraud paints an unflattering picture of a doomed lender: Executives at Countrywide Financial urged workers to churn out loans, accepted fudged applications and tried to hide ballooning defaults.

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Queens Pol Arrested on Campaign Finance Charges

Wednesday, October 24, 2012

Federal officials say Queens Democratic district leader Albert Baldeo has been charged with campaign finance fraud during a 2010 City Council election.

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NJ Woman Sues NBA for Gender Discrimination

Wednesday, October 24, 2012

A New Jersey woman who worked for the NBA as a senior account executive filed a $3 million gender discrimination lawsuit against the league.

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Cancer Risks Probed at Nuclear Facilities in NJ, Elsewhere

Wednesday, October 24, 2012

Federal regulators are launching a pilot study of cancer risks in populations around six nuclear power plants, including the Oyster Creek Nuclear Generating Station in southern New Jersey.

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Ex-Goldman Exec Given 2 Years for Insider Trading

Wednesday, October 24, 2012

A former Goldman Sachs and Procter & Gamble Co. board member once widely respected for his business smarts has been sentenced to 2 years in prison for insider trading.

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Massachusetts Seeks to Revoke License of Company Linked to Meningitis Outbreak

Tuesday, October 23, 2012

Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick said the state has moved to revoke the licenses of the New England Compounding Center and three pharmacists there. He also has ordered the state pharmacy board that oversees similar companies to conduct surprise inspections and take other steps to tighten oversight.

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2 Teens Charged in Death of NJ Girl

Tuesday, October 23, 2012

A New Jersey prosecutor says two teenage brothers have been charged with murdering a 12-year-old girl whose body was found in a recycling bin.

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NY Top Court Won't Hear Gay Marriage Challenge

Tuesday, October 23, 2012

New York's top court will not hear a challenge to the state's 2011 law legalizing same-sex marriage, ending the most prominent objection to the law.

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'The Scream' to Go on View at MoMA

Tuesday, October 23, 2012

The Museum of Modern Art is presenting a special six-month exhibition of Edvard Munch's "The Scream," which sold for nearly $120 million at auction in May.

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Informant: NYPD Paid Me to 'Bait' Muslims

Tuesday, October 23, 2012

A paid informant for the New York Police Department says he was under orders to "bait" Muslims into saying bad things.

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Fact Check | Missteps in Final Presidential Debate

Monday, October 22, 2012

Voters didn't always get the straight goods when President Barack Obama and Republican Mitt Romney made their case for foreign policy and national security leadership Monday night before their last super-sized audience of the campaign. A few of their detours into domestic issues were problematic too.

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Charges Dropped Against Man in NYPD Beating Case

Monday, October 22, 2012

The Brooklyn District Attorney's Office says charges are being dismissed against a homeless man arrested after a beating from police officers that was caught on video.

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Probe Continues Into Death of Pregnant Woman

Monday, October 22, 2012

An investigation continues into the unsolved murder of a pregnant New York City woman who had been set to get married over the weekend.

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New Yorkers Head to Kuwait with National Guard

Monday, October 22, 2012

Fifteen New York Army National Guard members from around the state are being deployed to Kuwait to support military logistics operations there.

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Spitzer Talks Politics in Rare Albany Appearance

Monday, October 22, 2012

Former Gov. Eliot Spitzer talked about politics during his first public appearance in New York's capital since a prostitution scandal forced him from office in 2008.

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Pregnant Woman Found Slain Day Before Wedding

Saturday, October 20, 2012

A woman who was 8 months pregnant was found stabbed to death Saturday in her apartment, the day before her wedding, police said.

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Producers Sue Over Alleged 'Rebecca' Musical Scam

Friday, October 19, 2012

The producers of the Broadway musical "Rebecca" have sued a Long Island securities dealer who was charged criminally this week with sinking the show with a bizarre fraud.

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Sandusky Asks Judge To Overturn Abuse Convictions

Thursday, October 18, 2012

Former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky asked a judge on Thursday to overturn his child sexual abuse convictions and grant him a new trial, claiming his lawyers lacked sufficient time to prepare and the statute of limitations for some charges had expired.

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