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May 26, 2018 - 6:17 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Police say a large glass panel fell on two workers during construction of one of New York City's tallest skyscrapers, killing one and sending the other to a hospital. It happened around 10:30 a.m. Saturday at a construction site on West 57th Street, half a block from Carnegie Hall...
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West Point graduates toss their caps into the air at the end of graduation ceremonies at the United States Military Academy, Saturday, May 26, 2018, in West Point, N.Y. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)
May 26, 2018 - 4:41 pm
WEST POINT, N.Y. (AP) — The chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff says graduating cadets at the U.S. Military Academy must embrace constant change to succeed. Gen. Joseph Dunford, the commencement speaker Saturday at West Point's graduation, told cadets the pace of change and speed of war has...
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May 26, 2018 - 12:23 pm
RAY BROOK, N.Y. (AP) — Going into the holiday weekend, state officials are still urging Adirondack hikers to avoid high elevation trails that are soggy with snowmelt and subject to erosion. The Department of Environmental Conservation is asking hikers to stick to trails below 2,500 feet (762 meters...
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May 26, 2018 - 11:03 am
BOSTON (AP) — Several seasonal Coast Guard stations have opened for the summer boating season. Stations in Scituate, Massachusetts; Block Island, Rhode Island; and Fishers Island, New York just off the Connecticut coast opened Friday. They will remain open through Labor Day to conduct search and...
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May 26, 2018 - 10:41 am
NEW YORK (AP) — New York City police say a clash among people leaving a party boat led to a chase, a car crash and an officer firing a shot. The Police Department says the events began around 11 p.m. Friday with a fracas as boat passengers disembarked around 58th Street and First Avenue in Brooklyn...
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May 26, 2018 - 9:35 am
SARANAC LAKE, N.Y. (AP) — Authorities say a paddler whose kayak capsized in a cold northern New York lake was rescued from a tiny island in it. The Adirondack Daily Enterprise reports that the Saranac Lake Volunteer Fire Department and other agencies began searching around 5:15 p.m. Friday after...
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May 25, 2018 - 10:42 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The makers of "Sesame Street" are suing the promoter of a new Melissa McCarthy movie, saying it's abusing the famed puppets' sterling reputation to advertise the film. A judge Friday scheduled a hearing next week to consider a request for immediate relief by Sesame Workshop, which...
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May 25, 2018 - 10:22 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The makers of "Sesame Street" are suing the creators of a new Melissa McCarthy movie, saying they're abusing the famed puppets' sterling reputation to promote the film. A judge Friday scheduled a hearing next week to consider a request for immediate relief by Sesame Workshop, which...
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May 25, 2018 - 9:19 pm
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — Rescuers have recovered a sport utility vehicle from the upper Selway River in the Idaho backcountry, but Idaho County Sheriff Doug Giddings says none of the four hunters missing since the crash earlier this week were inside. The vehicle flipped into the river early Monday in...
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May 25, 2018 - 1:32 pm
PHILIPSTOWN, N.Y. (AP) — State parks officials say a 25-year-old man has died after falling about 100 feet while rock climbing without protective ropes. The accident happened around 6 p.m. Thursday near Breakneck Ridge in the Hudson Highlands State Park Preserve in Putnam County. Authorities say...
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