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Jeff Katz
May 13, 2019 - 5:11 pm
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) claimed Sunday that people who believe her suggestion that the world will end in 12 years have the intelligence of a “sea sponge.” Her alleged joke was a January claim that the world will end in 12 years if we do not address climate change, comparing it to a...
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May 08, 2019 - 5:27 pm
By CHRIS CAROLA Associated Press ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York's Senate easily approved a bill Wednesday that would allow three congressional committees to get access to President Donald Trump's state tax returns, giving Democrats a potential end-run around the administration's refusal to disclose...
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Jeff Katz
April 30, 2019 - 3:48 pm
Looks like former Rep. Anthony Weiner is hurting for some good press. The known sexter and former congressman is now shopping a book proposal around New York. You know, when he's able to get away from the halfway house. Full story is here .
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This April 10, 2019, photo shows a sign by furnyc.org in the window of Victoria Stass Collection in New York's fur district.  (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
(AP Photo/Richard Drew)
April 17, 2019 - 12:13 pm
By DAVID KLEPPER and DAVID R. MARTIN Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — A burgeoning movement to outlaw fur is seeking to make its biggest statement yet in the fashion mecca of New York City. Lawmakers are pushing a measure that would ban the sale of all new fur products in the city where such...
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FILE - In this March 27, 2019, file photo, a woman receives a measles, mumps and rubella vaccine at the Rockland County Health Department in Pomona, N.Y.  (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)
(AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)
April 15, 2019 - 1:06 pm
By MIKE STOBBE AP Medical Writer NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. measles cases have surged again, and are on pace to set a record for most illnesses in 25 years. Health officials on Monday said 555 measles cases have been confirmed so far this year, up from 465 as of a week ago. While 20 states have reported...
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February 14, 2019 - 12:21 pm
By JOSEPH PISANI , AP Retail Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon will not be building a new headquarters in New York, a stunning reversal after a yearlong search. The online retailer faced opposition from some New York politicians, who were unhappy with the nearly $3 billion in tax incentives Amazon was...
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January 22, 2019 - 3:08 pm
GREAT NECK, N.Y. (AP) — Lots of kids in middle school end up losing their winter hats at school. And when that happens, it's usually no big deal. But if the hats cost a small fortune, it's a big deal. That's what's happening at a middle school in Great Neck, New York — where kids have been rocking...
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December 18, 2018 - 3:36 pm
By MICHAEL R. SISAK , Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump's charitable foundation reached a deal Tuesday to go out of business, even as Trump continues to fight allegations he misused its assets to resolve business disputes and boost his run for the White House. New York's...
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November 20, 2018 - 5:44 pm
By MIKE CATALINI , Associated Press COLTS NECK, N.J. (AP) — Two children and two adults were found dead Tuesday at a burning mansion that was intentionally set ablaze in an upscale community near the New Jersey shore, officials said. One of the owners of the home is a technology CEO with a relative...
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November 03, 2018 - 11:22 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Alec Baldwin is denying that he punched anyone over a parking spot and says an assault allegation is being reported "for the purposes of clickbait entertainment." The actor was arrested Friday and charged with assault and harassment after allegedly hitting another man in the face...
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