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Former NY Liberal Party Chair Dies at 77

Thursday, August 09, 2012

Raymond Harding, the former leader of New York state's Liberal Party whose last years were marked by scandal, has died.

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NYPD Officer Shot in Legs During Chase in Queens

Thursday, August 09, 2012

A New York City police sergeant who was shot in both legs on a Queens street was in stable condition Thursday morning, and police are questioning a suspect.

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Renowned Art Critic Robert Hughes Dead at 74

Tuesday, August 07, 2012

Renowned Australian art critic and historian Robert Hughes has died after a long illness. He was 74.

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Twitter Subpoenaed Over Threats to Mike Tyson Show

Tuesday, August 07, 2012

The NYPD has used a subpoena to force Twitter to disclose information about the source of a tweet saying "people are gonna die" at the Broadway theater staging a one-man show by former heavyweight champ Mike Tyson, the department said Tuesday.

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First Pictures from Curiosity’s Martian Adventure

Monday, August 06, 2012

NASA is marveling over the Mars rover’s first photographs — grainy, black-and-white images of Martian gravel, a mountain at sunset and, most exciting of all, the spacecraft's white-knuckle plunge through the red planet's atmosphere.

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Knight Avoids Collapse With $400M Lifeline

Monday, August 06, 2012

Knight Capital Group survived a near-death experience on Monday, lining up Wall Street firms to lend it badly needed cash after the brokerage lost $440 million last week when a malfunction in its trading system flooded the market with erroneous trades.

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Christie Signs Major Teacher-Tenure Overhaul

Monday, August 06, 2012

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has signed an overhaul to New Jersey's tenure laws.

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Touchdown: NASA Rover Curiosity Lands on Mars

Monday, August 06, 2012

In a show of technological wizardry, the robotic explorer Curiosity blazed through the pink skies of Mars, steering itself to a gentle landing inside a giant crater for the most ambitious dig yet into the red planet's past.

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Gunman in Sikh Temple Attack Was White Supremacist

Sunday, August 05, 2012

The NYPD is increasing its presence around Sikh temples across the city "as a precaution" as authorities seek a motive for the Wisconsin shooting that left seven people dead, including the suspect, and three others critically wounded in what police called an act of domestic terrorism.

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Hudson Yards Slated to Break Ground in Fall

Sunday, August 05, 2012

This fall, one of the world's biggest private developments will start going up on the site where New York City once hoped to host the 2012 Olympics.

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City Won't Defend NYPD Officer in Occupy Suit

Friday, August 03, 2012

New York City officials have taken the unusual step of refusing to defend a police inspector. He's being sued for blasting protesters with pepper spray during last fall's Occupy Wall Street protests.

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Inquiry: 5 Convicted in NYC Cabbie Killing Not Guilty

Friday, August 03, 2012

A review by federal prosecutors has concluded that five people convicted in the 1995 killing of a livery cab driver in New York City were not guilty of murder.

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Missing NY Swimmer Spotted in S. Carolina, Not Back in NY Yet

Friday, August 03, 2012

The wife of a New York man who was reported missing at a beach and then turned up hundreds of miles away says she found emails in which he discussed faking his own death.

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Cuomo Calls for NY Summit to Expand Yogurt Sales

Friday, August 03, 2012

Gov. Andrew Cuomo is calling farmers and manufacturers to a so-called yogurt summit to find ways the state can help increase New York's share of the growing trade.

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Cost of Glitch for Knight Capital: $440M

Thursday, August 02, 2012

It's turning out to be one costly glitch. A technical problem that briefly threw dozens of stocks into chaos Wednesday will cost Knight Capital Group $440 million.

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Trooper Wins Jury Award in Whistleblower Suit

Thursday, August 02, 2012

Jurors have awarded a New Jersey state trooper who filed a whistle-blower lawsuit more than $1 million.

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Kofi Annan to Step Down as Syria Envoy

Thursday, August 02, 2012

Kofi Annan said Thursday he will step down from his high-profile role as special envoy for Syria at the end of the month, delivering blistering criticism of world powers' failure to unite over the country's escalating violence.

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Beam Signed by Obama Placed at WTC

Thursday, August 02, 2012

A steel beam that was signed by President Barack Obama in June has been lifted into place on the 104th floor at One World Trade Center.

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Fed Takes No New Steps To Boost Economy

Wednesday, August 01, 2012

The Federal Reserve said Wednesday that the U.S. economy is losing strength and repeated a pledge to take further steps to stimulate growth if the job market doesn't show sustained improvement.

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State Releases Final Report on Environmental Impact of Tappan Zee Bridge

Wednesday, August 01, 2012

New York has just released the final environmental impact statement for its new Tappan Zee Bridge. It includes innovative measures to protect fish and people during the construction of a big new bridge in the New York suburbs.

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