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Ethics Panel Investigating New York Republican

Monday, November 26, 2012

The House Ethics Committee says it's investigating Republican Rep. Michael Grimm for possible campaign finance violations, but is deferring its inquiry because of a separate Justice Department probe.

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Bloomberg Says $19B in Public, Private Sandy Losses

Monday, November 26, 2012

Mayor Michael Bloomberg estimates Sandy caused a whopping $19 billion in losses in New York City. He's asking federal lawmakers to put up nearly $10 billion to reimburse both government agencies and private businesses.

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Egypt's Political Foes Dig in Their Heels

Sunday, November 25, 2012

Supporters and opponents of Egypt's president on Sunday grew more entrenched in their potentially destabilizing battle over the Islamist leader's move to assume near absolute powers, with neither side appearing willing to back down as the stock market plunged amid the fresh turmoil.

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NY Gets Funds to Hire Sandy Cleanup Workers

Sunday, November 25, 2012

New York has gotten a $27 million federal grant that will go toward hiring people to help Sandy cleanup efforts.

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PATH Service to Lower Manhattan Resuming Monday

Saturday, November 24, 2012

Weekday PATH service to Lower Manhattan along the World Trade Center line will resume early Monday.

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Immigrants Struggle to Cope in Sandy's Aftermath

Saturday, November 24, 2012

Sandy plunged some immigrants living illegally in the U.S. into darkness and even deeper into the shadows.

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NJ Sandy Cleanup to Cost About $29.4 Billion

Friday, November 23, 2012

Cleaning up the damage caused by Sandy will cost New Jersey about $29.4 billion.

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Rush-Hour Lane to Return to Queens-Midtown Tunnel

Friday, November 23, 2012

Morning commuters who take the Queens-Midtown Tunnel into Manhattan are getting their extra lane back after Superstorm Sandy.

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NYC Gas Post-Storm Rationing Set to End Saturday

Friday, November 23, 2012

The first day of the holiday shopping season will be the last full day of post-Superstorm Sandy gasoline rationing in New York City.

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Far Rockaway, Queens, Copes with Sinkholes

Friday, November 23, 2012

Residents in Far Rockaway, Queens, are now coping with sinkholes in areas that seemed stable before Superstorm Sandy.

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Clinton Presses On With Israel-Hamas Truce Efforts

Wednesday, November 21, 2012

The U.S. secretary of state continued Wednesday with efforts to wring an elusive truce deal from Israel and Gaza's militant Hamas rulers, after earlier attempts to end more than a week of fighting broke down amid a furious spasm of violence.

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Mediation Talks Fail, Hostess Plans To Liquidate

Wednesday, November 21, 2012

Hostess Brands Inc, the maker of Twinkies and Ding Dongs, said late Tuesday failed to reach an agreement with its second-biggest union. As a result, the company plans to continue wi...

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Arrest Made in Deaths of 3 NY Shopkeepers

Wednesday, November 21, 2012

New York City police say they've arrested a low-end clothing dealer in the killings of three shopkeepers.

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NY Sues Credit Suisse Over Mortgage Securities

Tuesday, November 20, 2012

New York is suing Credit Suisse Securities and affiliates, claiming they misled investors about the care taken in evaluating their residential mortgage-backed securities.

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Bernanke Warns Congress to Avoid 'Fiscal Cliff'

Tuesday, November 20, 2012

Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke on Tuesday urged Congress and the Obama administration to strike a budget deal to avert tax increases and spending cuts that could trigger a recession next year.

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Police: Sandy Flooding May Have Damaged Evidence

Tuesday, November 20, 2012

Sandy may have wiped out DNA and other physical evidence stored at a facility in Brooklyn, police officials said Tuesday.

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Officials Crack Multistate Heroin Network

Tuesday, November 20, 2012

Federal and state officials in New Jersey say they've cracked a major heroin network that was supplying dealers in New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania and Washington.

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Hedge Fund Manager Charged in 'Most Lucrative' Insider Trading Case

Tuesday, November 20, 2012

A former hedge fund portfolio manager was arrested Tuesday on charges that he helped carry out the most lucrative insider trading scheme in U. S. history, enabling investment advisers and their hedge funds to make more than $276 million in illegal profits.

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Man Pleads Not Guilty in Death of NY Policeman

Tuesday, November 20, 2012

A man accused of fatally shooting a Nassau County police officer and another man has pleaded not guilty to first-degree murder.

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Obama Sends Clinton To Mideast Amid Gaza Crisis

Tuesday, November 20, 2012

President Barack Obama dispatched Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton to the Middle East on Tuesday as the U.S. urgently seeks to contain the bloody conflict between Israel and Hamas.

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