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April 27, 2018 - 12:06 am
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The latest round in New York state's annual Regional Economic Development Council competition is underway, with $750 million to be awarded to entities statewide. Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Thursday that the state economic development funds will be awarded to 10...
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April 26, 2018 - 9:41 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A woman who worked as a war correspondent for NBC News says Tom Brokaw groped her, twice tried to forcibly kiss her and made inappropriate overtures attempting to have an affair. Linda Vester tells Variety and the Washington Post in stories published Thursday that the misbehavior...
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This image released by Tribeca Film Festival shows Mary Kay Place in a scene from "Diane." The film won three awards Thursday, April 26, 2018, at the 17th annual Tribeca Film Festival, for best narrative feature, screenplay and cinematography. (Tribeca Film Festival via AP)
April 26, 2018 - 7:04 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Kent Jones' intimate drama "Diane" has landed a leading three awards at the 17th annual Tribeca Film Festival, including best narrative feature. "Diane" stars 70-year-old Mary Kay Place as a widow in rural Massachusetts haunted by memories. It's the first fiction film for Jones, the...
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FILE - In this April 16, 2018, file photo, Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump's personal attorney, center, leaves federal court, in New York. A New York judge wants more information from prosecutors and lawyers for President Donald Trump and personal attorney Cohen to help speedily analyze materials seized from Cohen. U.S. District Judge Kimba Wood set a hearing for Thursday, April 26. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)
April 26, 2018 - 12:39 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on maneuvers by lawyers trying to negotiate who will get to view materials seized in April 9 raids on the home and office of President Donald Trump's personal lawyer (all times local): 12:30 p.m. A New York federal judge says she is appointing a former Manhattan federal...
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April 26, 2018 - 11:13 am
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A Republican state senator from upstate New York says she won't seek another term this November. Sen. Kathy Marchione (mahr-shee-OHN') of Halfmoon announced her decision Wednesday. She said she wants to spend more time with family, including her aging mother and four...
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April 26, 2018 - 1:41 am
CLINTON, N.Y. (AP) — Officials at an upstate New York college have confirmed that norovirus sickened over 50 students. Hamilton College said Wednesday that testing confirmed norovirus. The highly contagious bug causes diarrhea, nausea, muscle pain, vomiting and other symptoms. College officials say...
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April 26, 2018 - 1:39 am
NEW YORK (AP) — New York City police continue to search for a man who they say attacked a driver stopped at a red light. WABC-TV reports the attack happened last week in Washington Heights. Police say the victim was stopped at a red light when the suspect smashed her driver's side window with a...
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In this April 6, 2018, photo Mary Daly speaks to an Associated Press reporter in her office at the Department of Justice in Washington. Daly has heard the criticism: That the tough-on-drugs approach favored by the Trump administration is cruel, ineffective and a return to the failed policies of the 1980s. She’s not buying it. “We need to use tough prosecutions if we are going to get our way out of this epidemic,” said Daly, a longtime federal drug prosecutor recently tapped to oversee the Justice Department’s ambitious efforts to attack the nation’s opioid abuse crisis. “We don’t ignore the need for prevention and treatment efforts, but the notion that tough enforcement is the wrong approach is wrong.” (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
April 26, 2018 - 12:34 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Critics of the Trump administration's tough approach to the nation's drug abuse crisis say it's a cruel return to failed tactics of the 1980s. But Mary Daly is not buying it. She's the Justice Department's new opioid coordinator, tasked with overseeing efforts to crack down on...
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FILE - In this April 16, 2018, file photo, Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump's personal attorney, center, leaves federal court, in New York. A New York judge wants more information from prosecutors and lawyers for President Donald Trump and personal attorney Cohen to help speedily analyze materials seized from Cohen. U.S. District Judge Kimba Wood set a hearing for Thursday, April 26. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)
April 26, 2018 - 12:03 am
NEW YORK (AP) — A lawyer for Donald Trump says the president is ready to offer his opinion on what evidence seized from his personal attorney's home and office are protected by attorney-client privilege. The lawyer, Joanna Hendon, informed U.S. District Judge Kimba Wood on Wednesday that Trump was...
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April 25, 2018 - 10:13 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A Trump supporter who sued a New York City bar for discrimination after he was thrown out for wearing a "Make America Great Again" hat has lost his lawsuit. Philadelphia accountant Greg Piatek claims the staff of The Happiest Hour in Manhattan said he wasn't welcome because he and...
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