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NY lawsuit targets shuttered sex marketplace Backpage

3 hours ago   |   Star Tribune

A woman who says she was exploited for years starting at age 12 by a sex trafficker who used the shuttered website Backpage.com to sell her is suing the founders of the site...
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Ex-NY Assembly Speaker Silver's corruption conviction partially thrown out

4 hours ago   |   National Post   |   3 articles

NEW YORK - A federal appeals court on Tuesday threw out part of former New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver's corruption conviction and ordered that he be resentenced...
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Mysterious Death of Charity Leader Rattles a Brooklyn Block

21 hours ago   |   NY Times   |   2 articles

L. Antonio Litman, who recently bought hoverboards for children in his neighborhood, was found dead after a fire at his home.
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New York man wows at Virginia gun rally with 5-foot sniper rifle

New York man wows at Virginia gun rally with 5-foot sniper rifle

1 day ago   |   New York Post

A New Yorker toting a massive, military-grade sniper rifle may have been the biggest star of Monday's pro-gun rally in Richmond, Va. The enthusiast - identified by The...
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Schumer upset NY left out of new broadband funding program

1 day ago   |   Times Union

U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer is urging the Federal Communications Commission to reverse course on plans to exclude New York state from participating in a new $20 billion program...
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Your Weekly Juice: Five Energy Stories For The Third Week of January, 2020

1 day ago   |   Forbes

Five For 3rd Week of January 2020: Blackrock cautions on climate; CT talks about ditching ISO-NE; NJ and NY with aggressive moves on EVs and efficiency, and renewables will...
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Mike Bloomberg, at site of racial massacre, vows aid for African Americans

2 days ago   |   The Washington Post

Mike Bloomberg, criticized by some for racial insensitivity as NY mayor, visited the site of a racial massacre Sunday and acknowledged white privilege helped him succeed.
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Martin Luther King Jr. Day: 8 Places in New York to Remember His Legacy

2 days ago   |   NY Times

At events across the city, you can commemorate King's achievements or follow his example of activism and service.
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How to Get Rid of 9,000 Tons of Toxic Topsoil

2 days ago   |   NY Times

The ball fields of Red Hook, Brooklyn, were built on the site of a lead-smelting plant. Decades later, the cleanup begins.
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A Dispute Over $200 and a Deadly Push Down the Stairs

2 days ago   |   NY Times

A landlord was sympathetic to a young immigrant, so he rented him a room. But then they clashed.
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Taylor Swift reveals her mom has brain tumor

Taylor Swift reveals her mom has brain tumor

She says it's 'nothing like what we've ever been through with her cancer before.' Read more ...

Hillary Clinton says 'nobody likes' Bernie Sanders; won't commit to backing him

Hillary Clinton says 'nobody likes' Bernie Sanders; won't commit to backing him

The new round of attacks come less than two weeks before the Iowa caucuses. Read more ...

LISTEN: Senate Impeachment Trial Of President Trump

LISTEN: Senate Impeachment Trial Of President Trump

NPR is hosting live special coverage of the trial, beginning with debate on Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's rules resolution on Tuesday. (Image credit: Annette Elizabeth... Read more ...

Man arrested in San Antonio bar shooting argues self-defense

Man arrested in San Antonio bar shooting argues self-defense

As the suspect was taken into custody Monday, he promoted his own Instagram account and described himself as “an upcoming artist.” Read more ...

Trump gave a rambling speech at Davos touting US economic achievements...

Trump gave a rambling speech at Davos touting US economic achievements without mentioning the elephant in the room - his impeachment trial

Trump gave a rambling, 30-minute speech at the World Economic Forum's annual meeting in Davos Tuesday. There he lauded US economic achievements, including his recent trade... Read more ...

First case of deadly China virus identified in U.S

First case of deadly China virus identified in U.S

The CDC today will announce that a case of a new Chinese virus has been detected in the United States, two individuals familiar with the announcement told POLITICO. The agency... Read more ...

What to expect on day 1 of President Trump's Senate impeachment trial

What to expect on day 1 of President Trump's Senate impeachment trial

For just the third time in U.S. history, the impeachment trial of a president begins in the Senate. Read more ...

'I feel like I'm on Cloud 9': Stolen classic car returned to 106-year-old...

'I feel like I'm on Cloud 9': Stolen classic car returned to 106-year-old WWII vet

Police found the car Monday afternoon at a police station, three days after it was stolen. Read more ...

'Nobody likes him': Hillary Clinton slams Bernie with Iowa caucus looming

'Nobody likes him': Hillary Clinton slams Bernie with Iowa caucus looming

Hillary Clinton lambasted Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders in a forthcoming documentary as a “career politician” who “nobody likes,” savaging her rival for her... Read more ...

The deadly Wuhan virus has spread to the US - authorities have confirmed a...

The deadly Wuhan virus has spread to the US - authorities have confirmed a case Washington state

The US has its first case of a deadly coronavirus known as the Wuhan virus . The virus, which can be transmitted between humans, likely originated at a seafood market in Wuhan... Read more ...