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De Blasio Brings His Progressive Agenda to Albany

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Many of the items on the mayor's to-do list must first get the support of state lawmakers.

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City Takes New Tack Regulating Ultra-Orthodox Circumcision

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Health officials have linked oral suction to 17 cases of infant herpes since 2000.

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Greece And Eurozone Creditors Reach Deal, Official Says

Friday, February 20, 2015

Greece and its European creditors have reached a deal over the country’s request to extend its bailout.

An official close to discussions, who spoke only on condition of anonymity because he wasn’t authorized to comment publicly, says a deal was reached between the two sides at Friday’s meeting of finance ...

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Greece Rejects New Bailout Offer From Europe

Monday, February 16, 2015

The eurozone’s top official on Monday effectively gave Greece an ultimatum to request an extension to the country’s bailout program, a proposal Athens has so far rejected stridently.

Greece and its eurozone creditors have been at an impasse over how to lighten the country’s bailout loans.

Athens would like to ...

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Mayor de Blasio Proposes $77.7B Budget

Monday, February 09, 2015

There are no major cuts in the budget.

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Purported ISIS Video Shows Jordan Pilot Burned To Death

Tuesday, February 03, 2015

A video released online Tuesday purportedly shows a Jordanian pilot captured by the Islamic State extremist group in Syria last month being burned to death by his captors following a weeklong hostage drama.

The Associated Press was not immediately able to confirm the authenticity of the video, which was released ...

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Suspects in Murder of New York Violinist Indicted

Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Two men have pleaded not guilty to state charges stemming from the slaying of a New York City violinist who was killed at her upstate summer home last year.
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Yemen President Resigns Under Pressure From Rebels

Thursday, January 22, 2015

Yemeni officials say the president has resigned under pressure from Shiite rebels who seized the capital in September and have confined the embattled leader to his home for the past two days.

Presidential officials said Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi resigned after being pressured to make concessions to the rebels, known ...

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Talks Between U.S. And Cuba Over Renewed Ties Continue

Thursday, January 22, 2015

The United States and Cuba are trying to eliminate obstacles to normalized ties as the highest-level U.S. delegation to the communist island in more than three decades holds a second day of talks with Cuban officials.

U.S. objectives during Thursday’s session include the lifting of restrictions on American diplomats in ...

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Cuomo Advocates for Controversial Education Changes in Sprawling Address

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

In his annual State of the State address, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo called for big investments in education and transportation and a higher minimum wage. 

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Yemeni Al-Qaida Leader Claims Responsibility For Paris Attack

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

A top leader of Yemen's al-Qaida branch has claimed responsibility for last week's attack on a Paris newspaper, when two masked gunmen killed 12 people, including much of the weekly's editorial staff and two police officers.

Nasr al-Ansi, a top commander of Al-Qaida in the Arabian Peninsula, or AQAP as ...

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Three Hostage-Takers Killed In Paris Area

Friday, January 09, 2015

French security forces have put an end to a three-day terror rampage around Paris. They’ve killed the two brothers who staged a deadly attack at a satirical newspaper. And they’ve also killed an associate of the brothers, after he seized a kosher supermarket to try to help them escape. In ...

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Suspects In Charlie Hebdo Massacre Killed By Police

Friday, January 09, 2015

With explosions and gunfire, French security forces ended a three-day terror rampage around Paris, killing the two al-Qaida-linked brothers who staged a murderous rampage at a satirical newspaper as well as an associate who seized a kosher supermarket to try to help them escape.

It was the worst terror spree ...

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12 Dead In Terror Attack On Paris Paper

Wednesday, January 07, 2015

Masked gunmen shouting “Allahu akbar!” stormed the Paris offices of a satirical newspaper Wednesday, killing 12 people, including the paper’s editor, before escaping in a getaway car. It was France’s deadliest terror attack in living memory.

French Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve said security forces were hunting for three gunmen after ...

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Two Arrested in Bronx Shooting of NYPD Officers

Tuesday, January 06, 2015

Two arrests have been made in connection to Monday night's shooting of two plainclothes officers responding to a grocery store robbery in the Bronx.

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Johnson, Martinez, Smoltz, Biggio Elected To Hall Of Fame

Tuesday, January 06, 2015

Randy Johnson, Pedro Martinez, John Smoltz and Craig Biggio were elected to baseball’s Hall of Fame on Tuesday, the first time since 1955 writers selected four players in one year.

The Big Unit, Martinez and Smoltz earned induction on their first tries, and Biggio made it on the third attempt ...

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Judge Approves Early Start To Florida's Gay Weddings

Monday, January 05, 2015

A Florida judge said Miami-Dade County can immediately start issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples, meaning Florida’s first gay weddings may begin shortly.

Circuit Judge Sarah Zabel on Monday lifted a stay on her July ruling that Florida’s same-sex marriage ban violates equal protections under the U.S. Constitution.

Miami-Dade County ...

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At Second NYPD Funeral, Another Affront to de Blasio

Sunday, January 04, 2015

Scores of officers turned their backs on the mayor during his eulogy for slain Officer Wenjian Liu.

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Jets Send Coach and GM Packing After Disastrous Season

Monday, December 29, 2014

The New York Jets fired popular coach Rex Ryan and beleaguered General Manager John Idzik after the team finished the year 4-12. 

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Obama: Sony Decision To Cancel Movie A 'Mistake'

Friday, December 19, 2014

President Barack Obama said Friday that Sony Pictures Entertainment “made a mistake” in shelving a satirical film about a plot to assassinate North Korea’s leader, and he vowed the United States will respond “in a place and manner and time that we choose” to a hack attack the FBI blamed ...

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