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Clinton Boosts Obama in Rousing Convention Speech

Thursday, September 06, 2012

In an impassioned speech that rocked the Democratic National Convention, former President Bill Clinton proclaimed Wednesday night, "I know we're coming back" from the worst economic mess in generations and appealed to hard-pressed Americans to stick with Barack Obama for a second term in the White House.

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Former Mayor Ed Koch Hospitalized for Anemia

Wednesday, September 05, 2012

Former New York City Mayor Ed Koch has been hospitalized for treatment of anemia.

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NJ AG to Host 1st Meeting of Muslim Task Force

Tuesday, September 04, 2012

New Jersey's attorney general is hosting the first meeting of a task force he created in the wake of revelations that the NYPD was conducting surveillance of New Jersey Muslims.

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Taxi Fare Hike Could Start to Go Into Effect

Monday, September 03, 2012

Taxi cab riders could see the first fare increase since 2005 start to go into effect as soon as Tuesday.

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2012 Summer Movie Season Ends With A Whimper

Monday, September 03, 2012

A typically slow Labor Day weekend ended a summer that failed to live up to Hollywood's expectations. The number of movie tickets sold this summer was about 533 million, down 4 percent from 2011 and the lowest since an industry analyst began compiling summer figures 20 years ago.

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Thousands Lack Electricity, Six Days After Isaac

Monday, September 03, 2012

Tens of thousands of people remained without electricity in Louisiana and Mississippi Monday, six days after Hurricane Isaac inundated the Gulf Coast with a deluge that still has some areas under water. The large, slow-moving storm also forced many oil and gas refineries to cease or cut production.

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Violence Erupts Following West Indian Day Parade

Monday, September 03, 2012

For most of the day, it was Brooklyn's version of Main Street USA. People waved flags from their front stoops, drumbeats filled the air and women in brightly colored sequined costumes and feather headdresses danced to reggae music as they marched Monday in the West Indian Day Parade. But after the parade ended, by early evening, at least two men were fatally stabbed in Crown Heights, police said.

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NY Probing Equity Firms, Including Bain: Source

Sunday, September 02, 2012

An official familiar with the probe says New York's attorney general is investigating some of the nation's largest private equity firms, including Bain Capital, founded by Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney.

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Romney Makes His Case: Jobs

Thursday, August 30, 2012

Mitt Romney launched his fall campaign for the White House Thursday night with a rousing, remarkably personal speech to the Republican National convention and a prime-time TV audience, proclaiming that America needs "jobs, lots of jobs" and promising to create 12 million of them in perilous economic times.

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Deal Reached in Spiderman Director's Lawsuit

Thursday, August 30, 2012

Director Julie Taymor has reached a deal in New York to settle a lawsuit she brought over the Broadway production of "Spider-Man."

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Power Restored to Co-op City After 2-hour Outage

Thursday, August 30, 2012

Power has been restored to thousands of residents of Co-op City in the Bronx following an overnight outage.

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Ryan: Romney Won't 'Duck Tough Issues' on Economy

Wednesday, August 29, 2012

Seizing the campaign spotlight, vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan embraced "the calling of my generation" to help lead the country in tough times Wednesday night and pledged to cheering Republican National Convention delegates and a prime time TV audience that Mitt Romney will make the bold and difficult decisions needed to repair the nation's economy.

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Clijsters Loses at US Open in Last Match of Career

Wednesday, August 29, 2012

Four-time Grand Slam champion Kim Clijsters played what she has said will be her last match, losing in the second round of the U.S. Open to Laura Robson.

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Man Gets 40 Years-to-Life for Killing 8-Year-Old Brooklyn Boy

Wednesday, August 29, 2012

A New York City hardware store clerk who pleaded guilty to kidnapping, killing and dismembering a lost little boy was sentenced Wednesday to 40 years to life in prison.

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Mosquito Spraying Slated for Manhattan

Tuesday, August 28, 2012

New York City health officials say ground spraying to reduce mosquito activity and the risk of West Nile virus will be done in parts of Manhattan.

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Dolan to Offer Prayer at Both DNC, RNC

Tuesday, August 28, 2012

Cardinal Timothy Dolan says he's now giving the closing prayer at both the Democratic and Republican conventions.

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Empire State Building Shooter's Mom: Police Justified in Killing Him

Tuesday, August 28, 2012

The mother of the gunman in the Empire State Building shooting says she doesn't blame police for killing him, but she still thinks of him as kind-hearted and caring.

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GOP Senators Oppose Canada Power Line

Monday, August 27, 2012

More than a dozen New York senators in the Republican majority are opposing a plan to bring hydropower from Quebec to New York City.

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Hispaniola Death Toll from Isaac Climbs to 10

Sunday, August 26, 2012

Haitians began to dig themselves out of the mud on Sunday, one day after Tropical Storm Isaac doused the Caribbean nation and killed eight people here and another two in neighboring Dominican Republic.

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Isaac Forces GOP to Scrap First Day of Convention

Saturday, August 25, 2012

Republican officials abruptly announced plans Saturday evening to scrap the first day of their national convention, bowing to a threat posed by Tropical Storm Isaac, churning toward Florida.

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