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October 20, 2017 - 6:24 am
SEA GIRT, N.J. (AP) — Nearly 200 people across the Northeast reported seeing a bright object streak across the sky. The American Meteor Society says the flash of light that was spotted on Wednesday afternoon in New Jersey, Pennsylvania, New York, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Rhode Island, New...
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This Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2017, photo shows orange wine, a Salinia Wine Company 2012 Sonoma County Chalk Hill Pinot Gris, in New York. The unique amber-colored wine is creating a buzz in an industry long dominated by shades of red, white and rose. The orange color comes not from citrus fruit, but by fermenting white wine grapes with their skins on before pressing, a practice that mirrors the way red wines are made. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
October 20, 2017 - 1:08 am
BURDETT, N.Y. (AP) — Orange is the new white? A unique amber-colored wine is creating a buzz in an industry long dominated by shades of red, white and rose. The orange color comes not from citrus fruit, but by fermenting white wine grapes with their skins on before pressing — a practice that...
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October 20, 2017 - 12:07 am
ITHACA, N.Y. (AP) — Cornell University is launching a new program designed to educate students in both liberal arts and technology. The Milstein Program in Technology and Humanity is a collaboration between Cornell's College of Arts and Sciences in Ithaca and Cornell Tech in New York City. Starting...
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This image released by Annapurna Pictures shows Rebecca Hall as Elizabeth Marston, from left, Luke Evans as Dr. William Marston and Bella Heathcote as Olive Byrne in "Professor Marston and the Wonder Women." The film charts the unorthodox creation of Wonder Woman, which drew on Marston’s research into sexuality and gender, as well as his own family: a threesome that harmoniously raised four children together. (Claire Folger/Annapurna Pictures via AP)
October 19, 2017 - 4:39 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Just months after Patty Jenkins' "Wonder Woman" became a worldwide box-office smash, the story behind the lasso-wielding superhero has also landed on the big screen. Angela Robinson's "Professor Marston and the Wonder Women," which opened in theaters last Friday, charts the origin...
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October 19, 2017 - 4:23 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A New York graduate student interested in preserving the legacy of astronaut John Glenn and his wife, Annie, says he's working to raise enough private donations to purchase Annie Glenn's childhood home. Twenty-five-year-old Adam Sackowitz, of Long Island, envisions maintaining...
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FILE - In this May 31, 2014 file photo, Phil Mickelson tees off on the second hole during the third round of the Memorial golf tournament in Dublin, Ohio. Former Dean Foods chairman Thomas Davis who admitted feeding inside information to an influential Las Vegas gambler linked to golfer Phil Mickelson has been sentenced in New York to two years in prison, Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017. The judge acknowledged Davis was a pivotal cooperator who testified at trial against gambler William “Billy” Walters. Mickelson had to repay $1 million in stock profits after receiving a tip from Walters but wasn’t charged.(AP Photo/Jay LaPrete)
October 19, 2017 - 4:21 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A former Dallas-based food company executive who admitted feeding inside information to an influential Las Vegas gambler linked to golfer Phil Mickelson has been sentenced in New York to two years in prison. A federal judge imposed the sentence Thursday on former Dean Foods Co...
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October 19, 2017 - 3:51 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A former Dean Foods chairman who admitted feeding inside information to an influential Las Vegas gambler has been sentenced in New York to two years in prison. A federal judge imposed the sentence on Thomas Davis, of Dallas, Texas Thursday. Judge P. Kevin Castel acknowledged Davis...
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October 19, 2017 - 3:49 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A New York state senator is calling for greater protections for consumers and tougher regulations for credit monitoring firms following the massive Equifax breach. Democratic Sen. David Carlucci of Rockland County tells the Associated Press on Thursday that he wants to see the...
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October 19, 2017 - 3:43 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A New York state senator is calling for greater protections for consumers and tougher regulations for credit monitoring firms following the massive Equifax breach. Democratic Sen. David Carlucci of Rockland County tells the Associated Press Thursday that he wants to the see the...
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October 19, 2017 - 3:40 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — No more elephants under the big top in New York. Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Thursday signed legislation into law that bans any elephant performances at circuses, carnivals or parades. Violators will be subject to a $1,000 fine per incident. New York City has already banned...
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