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Feds Seek 8 Years for Ex-Goldman Director in NY

Wednesday, October 17, 2012

The government says a former Goldman Sachs board member convicted in New York of insider trading charges should serve at least eight years in prison.

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NYC Mayor to Spend $10M for Moderate Candidates

Wednesday, October 17, 2012

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg is planning to spend more than $10 million in the final weeks before Election Day to promote moderate candidates around the country.

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Fact Check | Stumbles in Latest Presidential Debate

Tuesday, October 16, 2012

In the rough-and-tumble of a town hall-style presidential debate, the facts took something of a beating Tuesday night.

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2 More Meningitis Cases in NJ Related to Outbreak

Tuesday, October 16, 2012

New Jersey health officials have linked two more fungal meningitis cases to a nationwide outbreak caused by a potentially tainted medication.

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Vikram Pandit Steps Down as Citigroup CEO

Tuesday, October 16, 2012

Vikram Pandit stepped down as CEO of Citigroup Tuesday after steering the bank through the choppy years following the 2008 financial crisis.

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Ex-NYPD Police Boss Breaks Down at Trial

Tuesday, October 16, 2012

Disgraced ex-New York police commissioner Bernard Kerik choked up as he testified at the perjury trial of two former friends.

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Hearings on NY Nuke Plant Start with Tech Talk

Monday, October 15, 2012

A federal hearing that could decide the future of a nuclear plant in the New York City suburbs began Monday on a less-than-dramatic note.

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Morgan Stanley Facing Discrimination Lawsuit

Monday, October 15, 2012

Morgan Stanley is being accused of discriminating against black homeowners and violating federal civil rights laws by providing strong incentives to a subprime lender to originate mortgages that were likely to go unrepaid.

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Yankees Beat O's, Advance to ALCS

Friday, October 12, 2012

CC Sabathia pitched a four-hitter and the New York Yankees once again came out on the right side of a disputed home run call against the Orioles in October, beating Baltimore 3-1 Friday in the deciding Game 5 to reach the AL championship series against Detroit.

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Industry Sues Over NYC's Super-sized Soda Crackdown

Friday, October 12, 2012

Soft-drink makers, restaurateurs and other businesses are suing to block New York City's move to end the sale of super-sized, sugary drinks in many eateries.

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National Guard Promotion for Driver Killed by NYPD

Friday, October 12, 2012

His commander has announced a posthumous promotion for an Army National Guardsman shot to death by New York City police.

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European Union Wins Nobel Peace Prize

Friday, October 12, 2012

The European Union has been awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for its efforts to promote peace and democracy in Europe, in the midst of the union's biggest crisis since its creation in the 1950s.

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Fact Check | Slips on Libya, Syria, Auto Bailout and More in Vice Presidential Debate

Thursday, October 11, 2012

Vice President Joe Biden has mangled a heaping helping of facts over the years. Despite being newer to presidential-campaign politics, Republican Paul Ryan has already earned something of a reputation for taking flying leaps past reality. How'd they do Thursday night?

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VP Debate: Biden, Ryan at Each Other on Everything

Thursday, October 11, 2012

At odds early and often, Joe Biden and Republican Paul Ryan squabbled over the economy, taxes, Medicare and more Thursday night in a contentious, interruption-filled debate. "That is a bunch of malarkey," the vice president retorted after a particularly tough Ryan attack on the administration's foreign policy.

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US Targets Violent Street Gang MS-13

Thursday, October 11, 2012

A Central American street gang known for using machetes to hack and stab rivals to death became the first street gang to be labeled a transnational criminal organization Thursday.

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NYPD Report: Fewer Police Shootings in 2011

Thursday, October 11, 2012

An NYPD report shows police shot and killed 9 suspects and injured 19 last year — the lowest number in recent years.

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Rights Groups Call for End to Solitary Confinement of Youths

Wednesday, October 10, 2012

State governments should abolish the use of solitary confinement for offenders under 18, whether as a punitive or protective measure, two of America's leading advocates for prisoners' rights said in report Wednesday.

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US Sends Forces to Jordan as Check on Syria

Wednesday, October 10, 2012

The United States has sent troops to Jordan to bolster its military capabilities in the event Syria's civil war escalates, U.S. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta said Wednesday, reflecting U.S. concerns about the conflict spilling over allies' borders and about the security of Syria's chemical weapons arsenal.

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Nobel Winner Went to Bronx Science HS

Wednesday, October 10, 2012

One of the winners of the Nobel Prize in chemistry is a graduate of the Bronx High School of Science.

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Meningitis Outbreak Toll: 119 Cases, 11 Deaths

Tuesday, October 09, 2012

The number of people sickened by a deadly meningitis outbreak has now reached 119 cases, including 11 deaths.

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