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Soho Nightclub to Reopen After Celeb Brawl

Monday, July 09, 2012

A nightclub that was shuttered after a bottle-tossing fracas sent glass flying amid famous faces has gotten back its liquor license and plans to reopen Tuesday -- with plastic cups.

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Christie Says DC Needs 'NJ Approach' to Get Things Done

Monday, July 09, 2012

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie was in the nation's capital Monday morning to talk about "the New Jersey approach" to getting things done in government.

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Con Edison, Union to Talk Again Tuesday

Monday, July 09, 2012

Consolidated Edison Inc. and the union representing its employees plan to resume negotiations on Tuesday afternoon.

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Founder of Hard-Core Punk Band Charged in Assault in NYC

Sunday, July 08, 2012

Authorities say two people were stabbed and one was also bitten before a show at the New York City music venue Webster Hall.

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Rangel's Lead Widens in Primary Ballot Count

Friday, July 06, 2012

Rep. Charles Rangel's lead over his Democratic primary challenger continued to widen Friday as the New York City Board of Elections spent a second day counting absentee and affidavit ballots.

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Gov's Office Monitors Con Edison Labor Talks

Friday, July 06, 2012

Just like the weather, the contract dispute between Consolidated Edison Inc. and the union for 8,500 of its employees is heating up.

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Rihanna Sues Ex-Accountants for Millions in Losses

Thursday, July 05, 2012

Rihanna sued her former accountants Thursday, blaming them for tens of millions of dollars in losses, shoddy bookkeeping, a failure to recommend she trim expenses when a 2009 tour was losing money and an ongoing audit by the Internal Revenue Service.

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JetBlue Pilot in Disturbance Not Guilty Due to Insanity

Wednesday, July 04, 2012

A JetBlue Airways pilot who left the cockpit during a flight and screamed about religion and terrorists has been found not guilty by reason of insanity, though a federal judge ordered he be sent to a mental health facility for further examination.

 

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NY Court Reverses Stop and Frisk Conviction

Tuesday, July 03, 2012

A New York appeals court has reversed the conviction of a 14-year-old boy arrested after a street search turned up a weapon in his backpack.

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Stolen Salvador Dali Painting Mailed Back to NYC

Monday, July 02, 2012

The U.S. Postal Inspection Service says a stolen Salvador Dali painting has been mailed back to New York from Europe and intercepted at Kennedy International Airport.

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Union and Con Ed Set to Meet on Thursday

Sunday, July 01, 2012

Union leaders and Consolidated Edison have scheduled talks for Thursday to see if a solution can be reached following failed contract talks and a lockout on Sunday.

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Former Israeli PM Shamir Dies at 96

Saturday, June 30, 2012

Former Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Shamir, who clung throughout his life to the belief that Israel should hang on to territory and never trust an Arab regime, has died. He was 96.

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Islamist Morsi Sworn In as Egypt's President

Saturday, June 30, 2012

Islamist Mohammed Morsi promised a "new Egypt" and unwavering support to the powerful military as he took the oath of office Saturday to become the country's first freely elected president, succeeding Hosni Mubarak who was ousted 16 months ago.

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Lauryn Hill Pleads Guilty in NJ to Tax Charges

Friday, June 29, 2012

Eight-time Grammy-winning singer Lauryn Hill pleaded guilty Friday to not paying federal taxes on more than $1.5 million earned over three years.

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Peter Madoff Pleads Guilty, Blaming Brother

Friday, June 29, 2012

The younger brother of disgraced financier Bernard Madoff - the loyal No. 2 at an investment firm that fronted a multibillion-dollar Ponzi scheme - pleaded guilty Friday, agreeing to serve 10 years in prison and saying he was "in total shock" when he learned of the fraud.

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House Votes to Hold Attorney General Eric Holder in Contempt

Thursday, June 28, 2012

The House has approved a historic resolution to hold Attorney General Eric Holder in criminal contempt of Congress — the first time a sitting Cabinet member has been held in contempt.

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Madoff's Brother to Plead Guilty in Fraud Case: Court

Wednesday, June 27, 2012

The brother of Ponzi scheme king Bernard Madoff is scheduled to plead guilty in New York this week in the criminal case resulting from the multibillion-dollar fraud.

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Beach Bummer: Shore Closings Spiked in NY, NJ Last Year

Wednesday, June 27, 2012

New Jersey had the fourth-best beach water quality in the nation last year, and New York ranked No 24 out of coastal states — while the number of closures or advisories doubled in the Empire State, according to a report.

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Appeals Court Hears FDNY Discrimination Case

Tuesday, June 26, 2012

A city lawyer told a federal appeals panel Tuesday that a judge who called New York City's Fire Department "a stubborn bastion of white male privilege" went way beyond his authority by effectively taking over the department's hiring process.

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Composer, Lyricist Richard Adler Dies at 90 in NY

Friday, June 22, 2012

Composer and lyricist Richard Adler, who won Tony Awards for co-writing the songs for such hit musicals as "The Pajama Game" and "Damn Yankees," has died. He was 90.

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