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US prosecutor warns Cuomo over corruption probe
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo faced more questions about his handling of a special anti-corruption commission Thursday after Manhattan's federal prosecutor threatened to investigate his office for possible witness tampering and obstruction for allegedly encouraging members of the panel to speak out on Cuomo's behalf....
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WTC steel company CEO arrested on fraud charges
NEW YORK (AP) -- The Canadian owner of a company that won nearly $1 billion in contracts to provide steel for the construction of the World Trade Center's tallest building and a transit center was arrested Thursday on charges he defrauded a program meant to benefit minority- and women-owned businesses....
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Suspects in grisly NY murder cases arraigned
RIVERHEAD, N.Y. (AP) -- The cases are separated by two decades, but they share macabre similarities....
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Russell Simmons, LL Cool J visit youth at NYC jail
NEW YORK (AP) -- A group of young people at a New York City jail complex got some words of encouragement on Thursday from hip-hop mogul Russell Simmons and actor LL Cool J....
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Met Opera asks mediator to resolve labor gridlock
NEW YORK (AP) -- It's a drama worthy of the Metropolitan Opera: Frantic, last-minute labor negotiations aimed at averting a lockout that threatens an immediate halt to pay and benefits for thousands of singers, musicians, stagehands and other workers....
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2 workers rescued from trench in Rye, New York
RYE, N.Y. (AP) -- Authorities say two workers have been taken to the hospital after they were rescued from a trench collapse in Rye, New York....
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Hundreds attend Mass for saint's return to Hawaii
HONOLULU (AP) -- A white hearse pulled up to the entrance of a downtown Honolulu cathedral Thursday, carrying the remains of a saint known for caring for exiled leprosy patients....
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NYC mayor seeks to ease tension after arrest death
NEW YORK (AP) -- In a scene not witnessed at City Hall for decades, the mayor sat between his police commissioner and one of the police department's most outspoken critics on Thursday, trying to ease tensions with minority communities after the in-custody death of a black man who was put in an apparent chokehold....
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LI man arraigned in 2 cold cases
RIVERHEAD, N.Y. (AP) -- A Long Island man has been arraigned on murder charges in connection with the death of two women in the 1990s....
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NYC woman pleads not guilty in LI body parts case
RIVERHEAD, N.Y. (AP) -- A Brooklyn woman has pleaded not guilty to second-degree murder in the killing and dismemberment of a neighbor whose body parts were found on Long Island....
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