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November 18, 2017 - 10:03 am
ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkish prosecutors launched an investigation Saturday into two U.S. prosecutors involved in trying a Turkish-Iranian businessman for violating U.S. sanctions against Iran, according to the country's official news agency. Istanbul prosecutor's office announced the investigation into...
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November 18, 2017 - 8:18 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — A former New York teacher is going to prison for sending sexually explicit text messages to a 12-year-old girl. Scott Schaefer pleaded guilty in August to disseminating indecent material to minors. The 44-year-old was sentenced Friday to one to three years in prison...
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FILE- In this Nov. 15, 2017 photo, people pray at the tomb of Father Solanus Casey in Detroit. The Detroit priest, who is credited with helping cure a woman with a skin disease, is being beatified by the Roman Catholic Church, a major step toward sainthood, Saturday, Nov. 18 in Detroit. More than 60,000 people are expected Saturday at a Mass at Ford Field. (AP Photo/Ed White)
November 18, 2017 - 12:42 am
DETROIT (AP) — A priest who dedicated himself to helping others is on a path to sainthood decades after his death. Solanus Casey, known as Father Solanus, will be beatified Saturday at a Mass attended by 65,000 people at a stadium in Detroit, the city where he spent much of his ministry. Pope...
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Firefighters battle a large fire on the top floors of an apartment building in New York City's Harlem neighborhood, Friday, Nov. 17, 2017. The Fire Department of New York says over a hundred firefighters were at the scene. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
November 17, 2017 - 10:51 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A large fire on the top floors of a six-story New York City apartment building has resulted in nine minor injuries. The fire started Friday afternoon on the Harlem building's top floor, which was engulfed in flames as thick smoke billowed. The Fire Department of New York says more...
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Firefighters battle a large fire on the top floors of an apartment building in New York City's Harlem neighborhood, Friday, Nov. 17, 2017. The Fire Department of New York says over a hundred firefighters were at the scene. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
November 17, 2017 - 6:00 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A large fire on the top floors of a six-story New York City apartment building has resulted in four minor injuries. The fire started Friday afternoon on the Harlem building's top floor, which was engulfed in flames as thick smoke billowed. The Fire Department of New York says more...
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In this image taken from video provided by WABC, firefighters battle a large fire on the top floor of an apartment building in the Harlem neighborhood of New York. The Fire Department says 170 firefighters are at the scene. There are no reports of injuries. (WABC via AP)
November 17, 2017 - 5:13 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Firefighters are battling a large fire on the top floors of a six-story New York City apartment building. The fire started Friday afternoon on the top floor of the Harlem building. The Fire Department of New York says 170 firefighters are at the scene. There are no reports of...
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November 17, 2017 - 10:03 am
NEW YORK (AP) — A painting by Jean-Michel Basquiat (zhahn mee-SHEHL' BAH'-skee-aht) from the collection of Yoko Ono has sold for $10.9 million. Sotheby's says the work, titled "Cabra" (KAH'-bruh), was sold Thursday night in New York to an unidentified buyer. The pre-sale estimate was $9 million to...
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November 17, 2017 - 8:10 am
LONG BEACH, N.Y. (AP) — Officials say they will try to herd a wayward humpback whale that has been seen swimming in a Long Island channel back to the Atlantic Ocean. Atlantic Marine Conservation Society scientist Rob DiGiovanni says the 28-foot (8.53-meter) teenage humpback whale was spotted a week...
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November 17, 2017 - 8:07 am
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Gov. Andrew Cuomo says a petition to take his late father's name off a suburban New York City bridge is "personally hurtful." The state legislature voted in June to name the new $4 billion Hudson River bridge between Westchester and Rockland counties the Gov. Mario M. Cuomo...
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November 17, 2017 - 5:13 am
LONG BEACH, N.Y. (AP) — Officials say they will try to herd a wayward humpback whale that has been seen swimming in a Long Island channel back to the Atlantic Ocean. Atlantic Marine Conservation Society scientist Rob DiGiovanni says the 28-foot (8.53-meter) teenage humpback whale was spotted a week...
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