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Producers Sue Over Alleged 'Rebecca' Musical Scam

Friday, October 19, 2012

The producers of the Broadway musical "Rebecca" have sued a Long Island securities dealer who was charged criminally this week with sinking the show with a bizarre fraud.

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Sandusky Asks Judge To Overturn Abuse Convictions

Thursday, October 18, 2012

Former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky asked a judge on Thursday to overturn his child sexual abuse convictions and grant him a new trial, claiming his lawyers lacked sufficient time to prepare and the statute of limitations for some charges had expired.

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Tigers Rout Yankees 8-1 for ALCS Sweep

Thursday, October 18, 2012

Max Scherzer capped a stupendous stretch for Detroit's starting rotation, and the Tigers advanced to the World Series for the second time in seven years by beating the New York Yankees 8-1 Thursday for a four-game sweep of the AL championship series.

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Google's 3Q Earnings Leak Early, Stock Plunges

Thursday, October 18, 2012

Google Inc.'s stock plunged suddenly on Thursday afternoon after it released its third-quarter earnings report early, apparently by mistake.

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NY Policeman Killed in Highway Accident

Thursday, October 18, 2012

A veteran Nassau County highway patrol officer has been struck and killed while investigating a multi-vehicle accident on the Long Island Expressway.

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NY Appeals Court Nixes Defense of Marriage Act

Thursday, October 18, 2012

A divided federal appeals court in Manhattan struck down the Defense of Marriage Act Thursday as unconstitutional, joining an appeals court in Boston in rejecting the law that defines marriage as between a man and a woman. The Supreme Court is expected to take up the case in the next year.

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Feds Seek 8 Years for Ex-Goldman Director in NY

Wednesday, October 17, 2012

The government says a former Goldman Sachs board member convicted in New York of insider trading charges should serve at least eight years in prison.

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NYC Mayor to Spend $10M for Moderate Candidates

Wednesday, October 17, 2012

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg is planning to spend more than $10 million in the final weeks before Election Day to promote moderate candidates around the country.

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Fact Check | Stumbles in Latest Presidential Debate

Tuesday, October 16, 2012

In the rough-and-tumble of a town hall-style presidential debate, the facts took something of a beating Tuesday night.

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2 More Meningitis Cases in NJ Related to Outbreak

Tuesday, October 16, 2012

New Jersey health officials have linked two more fungal meningitis cases to a nationwide outbreak caused by a potentially tainted medication.

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Vikram Pandit Steps Down as Citigroup CEO

Tuesday, October 16, 2012

Vikram Pandit stepped down as CEO of Citigroup Tuesday after steering the bank through the choppy years following the 2008 financial crisis.

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Ex-NYPD Police Boss Breaks Down at Trial

Tuesday, October 16, 2012

Disgraced ex-New York police commissioner Bernard Kerik choked up as he testified at the perjury trial of two former friends.

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Hearings on NY Nuke Plant Start with Tech Talk

Monday, October 15, 2012

A federal hearing that could decide the future of a nuclear plant in the New York City suburbs began Monday on a less-than-dramatic note.

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Morgan Stanley Facing Discrimination Lawsuit

Monday, October 15, 2012

Morgan Stanley is being accused of discriminating against black homeowners and violating federal civil rights laws by providing strong incentives to a subprime lender to originate mortgages that were likely to go unrepaid.

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Yankees Beat O's, Advance to ALCS

Friday, October 12, 2012

CC Sabathia pitched a four-hitter and the New York Yankees once again came out on the right side of a disputed home run call against the Orioles in October, beating Baltimore 3-1 Friday in the deciding Game 5 to reach the AL championship series against Detroit.

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Industry Sues Over NYC's Super-sized Soda Crackdown

Friday, October 12, 2012

Soft-drink makers, restaurateurs and other businesses are suing to block New York City's move to end the sale of super-sized, sugary drinks in many eateries.

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National Guard Promotion for Driver Killed by NYPD

Friday, October 12, 2012

His commander has announced a posthumous promotion for an Army National Guardsman shot to death by New York City police.

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European Union Wins Nobel Peace Prize

Friday, October 12, 2012

The European Union has been awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for its efforts to promote peace and democracy in Europe, in the midst of the union's biggest crisis since its creation in the 1950s.

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Fact Check | Slips on Libya, Syria, Auto Bailout and More in Vice Presidential Debate

Thursday, October 11, 2012

Vice President Joe Biden has mangled a heaping helping of facts over the years. Despite being newer to presidential-campaign politics, Republican Paul Ryan has already earned something of a reputation for taking flying leaps past reality. How'd they do Thursday night?

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VP Debate: Biden, Ryan at Each Other on Everything

Thursday, October 11, 2012

At odds early and often, Joe Biden and Republican Paul Ryan squabbled over the economy, taxes, Medicare and more Thursday night in a contentious, interruption-filled debate. "That is a bunch of malarkey," the vice president retorted after a particularly tough Ryan attack on the administration's foreign policy.

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