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Report: FDNY's flawed dispatch system caused delay
NEW YORK (AP) -- The New York City Fire Department's "highly cumbersome" dispatch system contributed to delays in sending ambulances to a fire in Queens in April that killed two 4-year-old siblings, according to a new report released Tuesday by the city Department of Investigation....
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Verizon reports higher 3Q net income, revenue
NEW YORK (AP) -- Verizon Communications Inc. on Tuesday reported higher net income and revenue in its third quarter, helped by strong wireless subscriber growth and demand for its high-speed FiOS Internet services....
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US expands Ebola checks; Rwanda to check Americans
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Fending off demands to ban travel from Ebola-stricken West Africa, the Obama administration instead tightened the nation's defenses against Ebola by requiring that all arrivals from the disease-ravaged zone pass through one of five U.S. airports....
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NYCLU, Cuomo agree to improve indigent defense
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- The New York Civil Liberties Union and Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo's administration announced an agreement Tuesday to improve criminal defense for the state's poor and settle a lawsuit the NYCLU filed seven years ago....
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New Jersey charges 11 with mob loansharking scheme
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) -- Members and associates of one of New York's legendary crime families used check cashing businesses and a Newark restaurant to run a racketeering enterprise that reaped millions of dollars through loansharking and money laundering, New Jersey officials said Tuesday as they announced charges against 11 people....
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New York health workers get Ebola education
NEW YORK (AP) -- Some 5,000 New York health-care workers gathered Tuesday for a step-by-step demonstration of new protocols for treating Ebola patients from city, state and federal health officials....
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UK suspect pleads not guilty to US terror charges
NEW YORK (AP) -- A mentally ill British man accused of trying to set up a terrorist training camp in Oregon has pleaded not guilty to four terrorism charges just after arriving in New York from Great Britain, where he had fought extradition for years....
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NY court: Ex-ball boys can sue Boeheim for slander
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- New York's highest court on Tuesday reinstated the slander lawsuit filed by two former Syracuse University ball boys against basketball head coach Jim Boeheim....
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Legal petition seeks NY ban on outdated rail cars
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- A coalition of environmental groups and city residents filed a legal petition on Tuesday seeking a ban on older model rail tanker cars carrying volatile crude oil from North Dakota to the Port of Albany, citing their history of rupturing and exploding in a series of catastrophic derailments....
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VA says it'll fix Confederate soldier's gravestone
ELMIRA, N.Y. (AP) -- Federal officials say they'll correct a Confederate soldier's gravestone that was inscribed with the wrong name decades after he died at a Civil War prison camp in New York....
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Would you use Apple Pay as a form of payment?
  Maybe. I'll wait and see how it goes first.
  Yes! It's the way of the future!
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