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May 23, 2018 - 1:18 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A company that handles crude oil shipped by tanker trains and Hudson River barges says it's scaling back crude operations at the Port of Albany. Global Partners says it's also withdrawing its application to build a heating facility at the port that could have handled thick...
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FILE - In this April 11, 2018, file photo, President Donald Trump's personal attorney, Michael Cohen, walks down the sidewalk in New York. Cohen's longtime business partner Evgeny Freidman pleaded guilty on Tuesday, May 22, 2018, to tax fraud in a deal that requires him to cooperate in any ongoing investigations. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
May 23, 2018 - 11:22 am
NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump's personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, is distancing himself from an associate in the taxi industry who pleaded guilty to tax fraud. Evgeny Freidman was dubbed the Taxi King of New York for managing cab fleets for investors including Cohen. Freidman pleaded guilty...
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May 23, 2018 - 8:48 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump will speak on immigration and gang violence in a speech on Long Island in New York. The president on Wednesday is expected to discuss efforts to eradicate MS-13, the violent Salvadoran-based street gang. Last week, Trump used the word "animals" to describe...
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May 23, 2018 - 7:56 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump will speak on immigration and gang violence in a speech on Long Island in New York. The president is expected to discuss efforts to eradicate MS-13, the violent Salvadoran-based street gang. Last week, Trump used the word "animals" to describe some people...
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May 22, 2018 - 11:43 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Literary agent: Philip Roth, prize-winning novelist and fearless narrator of sex, religion and mortality, has died at 85.
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May 22, 2018 - 5:20 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A Buffalo attorney and former adviser to Democrats Hillary Clinton and Andrew Cuomo has announced her candidacy for New York attorney general. Leecia (LEE'-sha) Eve serves on the board of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey and served in the Cuomo administration in a...
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May 22, 2018 - 4:22 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The Latest on the New York state Legislature's selection of an interim attorney general (all times local): 4:20 p.m. The New York state Legislature has chosen acting Attorney General Barbara Underwood as interim attorney general in the aftermath of Eric Schneiderman's...
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May 22, 2018 - 2:44 pm
WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) — A former financial services executive has pleaded guilty in the 2016 death of his estranged wife, a prominent doctor, in their suburban New York home. Westchester County District Attorney Anthony A. Scarpino Jr. announced Tuesday that Julius Reich has pleaded guilty to...
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May 22, 2018 - 11:39 am
NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump wants New York's highest court to delay a defamation suit filed by a former "Apprentice" contestant who accused him of unwanted groping and kissing. Trump's lawyers filed notice late Monday that they're asking the state Court of Appeals to freeze Summer Zervos...
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May 22, 2018 - 11:37 am
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The New York state Legislature plans to hold a joint session to vote for the temporary successor to fill the attorney general's position left vacant when Erie Schneiderman resigned earlier this month. Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie has announced that the Democrat-controlled...
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