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Teen Confesses to Vandalizing Grimm’s Campaign Office, Police Say

Tuesday, September 25, 2012

Police say a teenager has admitted vandalizing the campaign office of New York Congressman Michael Grimm.

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Romney, Obama Focus on US Posture Abroad

Tuesday, September 25, 2012

President Barack Obama and Republican challenger Mitt Romney sparred over how best to address U.S. challenges abroad in nearly back-to-back addresses at the Clinton Global Initiative's annual meeting.

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Israelis fear PM is Meddling in US Politics

Saturday, September 22, 2012

It is a taboo for Israeli leaders to give even the slightest hint of favoritism in politics in the United States, Israel's closest ally. So some Israelis are squirming over a perception that their prime minister is siding with Republican Mitt Romney in the U.S. presidential race, in the belief he will take a harder line on archenemy Iran if elected.

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NY Zoo: Tiger That Mauled Man 'Did Nothing Wrong'

Saturday, September 22, 2012

A 400-pound tiger that mauled a man who jumped from a moving monorail train and plummeted over a protective fence at the Bronx Zoo will not be euthanized and "did nothing wrong," the zoo director said.

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Decades Later, Brooklyn Has Its Own Pro Team Again

Friday, September 21, 2012

Officials have formally cut the ribbon and opened the arena that will house Brooklyn's first big-league sports team in decades

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11 Gang Members Charged with Long Island Crimes

Friday, September 21, 2012

Prosecutors say they've charged 11 gang members with multiple murders, attempted murders and other crimes on Long Island.

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New Libyan Leader to Attend Clinton-Run NY Meeting

Thursday, September 20, 2012

Libya's newly-elected leader will join Egypt's president and the U.N. secretary-general for the Clinton Global Initiative annual meeting in New York City.

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Jobs Bill for Vets Bogs Down in Senate

Wednesday, September 19, 2012

The Senate blocked legislation Wednesday that would have established a $1 billion jobs program putting veterans back to work tending to the country's federal lands and bolstering local police and fire departments.

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Man Indicted in NYC Central Park Attack

Wednesday, September 19, 2012

New York City prosecutors say a grand jury has voted to indict a drifter on charges he sexually assaulted a 73-year-old birdwatcher in Central Park.

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Subways to Display Controversial 'Jihad' Ad

Wednesday, September 19, 2012

Transit officials say an ad it initially rejected for its "demeaning" language is expected to appear at 10 subway stations next week.

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Chicago Teachers Suspend Strike, Classes to Resume

Tuesday, September 18, 2012

Chicago teachers are suspending a seven-day strike in the nation's third-largest city, a move that will send thousands of students back to classrooms.

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Tornado Watch Issued for Region

Tuesday, September 18, 2012

The National Weather Service has extended its tornado watch for New York City and Northern New Jersey until 9.p.m., and for Long Island, Westchester and southwest Connecticut until 11 p.m.

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2 Jets at JFK Searched After Bogus Threats

Monday, September 17, 2012

Authorities say two commercial passenger jets have been searched at John F. Kennedy International Airport because of an anonymous phone call claiming explosives were on them. They say no explosives have been found.

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Chicago Teachers Union to Continue Strike

Sunday, September 16, 2012

Chicago teachers uncomfortable with a tentative contract offer decided Sunday to remain on strike, insisting they need more time before deciding whether to end an acrimonious standoff with Mayor Rahm Emanuel that will keep 350,000 students out of class for at least two more days.

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Hundreds March in NYC to Mark Occupy Anniversary

Sunday, September 16, 2012

About 300 people observing the anniversary of Occupy Wall Street marched to a small concrete park in New York's lower Manhattan that served as headquarters for the protest movement and was its birthplace.

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Federal Officials Interview Anti-Islam Filmmaker

Saturday, September 15, 2012

A Southern California filmmaker linked to an anti-Islamic movie inflaming protests across the Middle East was interviewed by federal probation officers at a Los Angeles sheriff's station but was not arrested or detained, authorities said early Saturday.

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2 Marines Killed in Attack in Southern Afghanistan

Friday, September 14, 2012

Heavily armed insurgents attacked a British air base in southern Afghanistan Friday, killing two U.S. Marines and wounding several other troops, U.S. officials said.

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Twitter Hands Over Records in NY Occupy Case

Friday, September 14, 2012

Twitter on Friday agreed to hand over about three months' worth of tweets to a judge overseeing the criminal trial of an Occupy Wall Street protester, a case that has become a closely watched fight over how much access law enforcement agencies should have to material posted on social networks.

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New Safety Measures in Place After MTA Blasting Mishap

Thursday, September 13, 2012

Transit officials have come up with new safety measures as the result of a controlled blast last month that sent rocks flying into streets on the Upper East Side.

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Protesters Storm US Embassy Compound In Yemen

Thursday, September 13, 2012

Chanting "death to America," hundreds of protesters angered by an anti-Islam film stormed the U.S. Embassy compound in Yemen's capital and burned the American flag on Thursday, the latest in a series of attacks on American diplomatic missions in the Middle East.

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