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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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NYPD Says No Immediate Threat to NY after Libya

Wednesday, September 12, 2012

Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly says there is no immediate threat to New York City following the deadly attack on the U.S. consulate in Libya, but the department is watching closely.

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Feds Wiretapped Comptroller John Liu, Court Filings Show

Tuesday, September 11, 2012

Federal authorities looking into New York City comptroller's fundraising practices listened in on his phone conversations, according to new court filings.

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Officials Reach Agreement on 9/11 Memorial Museum

Monday, September 10, 2012

An agreement that paves the way for the completion of the Sept. 11 museum at ground zero has been reached a day before the 11th anniversary of the terror attacks.

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Federal 9/11 Health Program Adds Cancer

Monday, September 10, 2012

Two New York senators say the federal government will include about 50 types of cancer on the list of World Trade Center-related illnesses that will be covered by a Sept. 11 health program.

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UES Is Getting 2 New Science, Medical Facilities

Monday, September 10, 2012

Two state-of-the-art science and medical facilities will be built on Manhattan's Upper East Side.

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1 Worker Dies, 3 Hurt in Brooklyn Building Collapse

Monday, September 10, 2012

One construction worker was killed and two others were injured during a partial building collapse in Brooklyn on Monday.

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Trenton Mayor Arrested in Corruption Probe

Monday, September 10, 2012

Federal agents have arrested the mayor of New Jersey's capital city as part of an ongoing corruption investigation.

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Officials: 2.1-Magnitude Earthquake Hit Greenwich

Sunday, September 09, 2012

The U.S. Geological Survey has confirmed that a 2.1-magnitude earthquake that shook parts of Fairfield County on Friday night was centered in Greenwich.

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2 Tornadoes Strike in NYC; No injuries Reported

Sunday, September 09, 2012

VIDEO. Two tornadoes struck the outer edges of New York City on Saturday, hurling debris into the air and knocking out power but causing no serious injuries among startled residents accustomed to thinking of twisters as a Midwestern phenomenon.

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2 Tornadoes Touch Down in NYC

Saturday, September 08, 2012

VIDEO: The National Weather Service says a second, stronger tornado touched down in Brooklyn moments after the first hit a beachside area in Queens — hurling debris in the air, knocking out power and startling residents who once thought of twisters as a Midwestern phenomenon.

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