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Christie Accuses Dems of 'Partisan Politics' after Court Pick is Voted Down

Thursday, May 31, 2012

An angry Gov. Chris Christie accused Senate Democrats of playing partisan politics at the expense of the gay, black Republican he nominated to the New Jersey Supreme Court.

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Timothy Dolan Authorized Payments to Abusive Priests, Documents Show

Thursday, May 31, 2012

Cardinal Timothy Dolan approved payments to suspected pedophile priests to leave the ministry when he was the archbishop of Milwaukee, new documents reveal.

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NJ Man Arrested in Death of Schoolboy Etan Patz

Thursday, May 24, 2012

A N.J. man has been arrested for the murder of 6-year-old Etan Patz, the boy who disappeared in 1979 a few blocks from his home. New York Police Commissioner Ray Kelly said Pedro Hernandez confessed to the crime.

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NY Black Radio-Pioneer Hal Jackson Dies

Wednesday, May 23, 2012

New York radio pioneer Harold Jackson, the first African-American voice on network radio, has died.

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NY Jury Hears Recording of Ex-P&G Board Member

Wednesday, May 23, 2012

A New York jury at an insider-trading trial has heard the lone recorded phone call of an ex-Goldman Sachs board member speaking with a billionaire hedge fund founder.

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Library of Congress Taps 25 Sounds for Registry

Wednesday, May 23, 2012

From rare audio interviews of former slaves to recordings by Donna Summer and the Grateful Dead, 25 sounds that shaped the American cultural landscape are being inducted into the National Recording Registry.

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Witness Ties Ex-Goldman Sachs Board Member to Hedge Fund Boss

Tuesday, May 22, 2012

The first witness at the New York insider trading trial of a former Goldman Sachs board member says her billionaire boss was "smiling more" after receiving a call that prosecutors said was an inside tip from the defendant.

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Cuomo Takes the Reigns of the NYRA

Tuesday, May 22, 2012

Gov. Andrew Cuomo says a new, temporary board set to run the New York Racing Association will enhance racing while working closely with New York's expansion of gambling.

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Chinese Activist Renews Call to Fight Injustice

Saturday, May 19, 2012

A blind Chinese legal activist who was suddenly allowed to leave the country arrived in the United State on Saturday, ending a nearly monthlong diplomatic tussle that had tested U.S.-China relations.

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Court OKs New Legislature Lines for Fall Elections

Thursday, May 17, 2012

A panel of federal judges says the new election district lines drawn by the Senate and Assembly majorities will be used in the fall elections.

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Donna Summer, Queen of Disco, Dies at 63

Thursday, May 17, 2012

Disco queen Donna Summer, whose pulsing anthems such as "Last Dance," "Love to Love You Baby" and "Bad Girls" became the soundtrack for a glittery age of sex, drugs, dance and flashy clothes, has died. She was 63.

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NRC Researching Nuke Plant Licenses Past 60 Years

Wednesday, May 16, 2012

In the midst of a battle over extending the 40-year licenses of two nuclear plants near New York City, federal regulators are looking into whether such plants would be eligible for yet another extension.

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Coroner: RFK Jr.'s Wife Died of Hanging

Wednesday, May 16, 2012

A medical examiner in suburban New York says the estranged wife of Robert Kennedy Jr. died of asphyxiation due to hanging.

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Mueller Confirms Preliminary Probe of JPMorgan

Wednesday, May 16, 2012

FBI Director Robert Mueller said Wednesday the bureau has launched a preliminary investigation of JPMorgan Chase & Co. following a $2 billion trading loss at the bank.

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NY Authorities: Ring 'Stalked' Luxury Car Owners

Wednesday, May 16, 2012

Law enforcers say luxury car owners in New York City were "stalked" by thieves who were filling orders for buyers in Africa.

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Inside-Trading Trial Likely to Feature Key Call

Wednesday, May 16, 2012

A judge says he expects to let prosecutors use at trial a recording of a phone call between a former Goldman Sachs board member accused of insider trading and a hedge fund founder.

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Rangers to Try for 2-0 Series Lead Over Devils

Tuesday, May 15, 2012

For the third straight series, the New York Rangers are basking in the glow of a 1-0 lead earned in the confines of "The World's Most Famous Arena."

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NY Legislature to Move Primary from Sept. 11

Tuesday, May 15, 2012

New York's legislative leaders have agreed to move the Sept. 11 political primary to honor the memory of deaths and rescues in the 2001 terrorist attacks.

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Protesters: No Jail for Ex-Student in Webcam Case

Monday, May 14, 2012

The mother of the former Rutgers student convicted of hate crimes in a webcam spying case says her son does not deserve jail time.

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Clinic for Sept 11 Responders Expands to Brooklyn

Monday, May 14, 2012

A program that treats first responders and those who helped in the World Trade Center cleanup after 9/11 is expanding to Brooklyn.

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