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Gillibrand seeks to improve asylum process for immigrants

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Kirsten Gillibrand is pitching her ideas to improve the asylum process for immigrants while touring a law clinic at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas that helps unaccompanied immigrant children. The senator from New York kicked off her first presidential campaign trip to Nevada on Thursday by taking […]
Tags: New York, News, Ap, Nation, Las Vegas, Nevada, Kirsten Gillibrand, University of Nevada Las Vegas, Gillibrand


This Week: Acting Pentagon Chief’s Alleged Pro-Boeing Bias Gets New Attention

The Pentagon’s inspector general is looking into allegations that acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan, who spent more than 30 years at Boeing before joining the Trump administration, improperly boosted the company as a government official. The investigation came in response to a complaint from the independent watchdog group CREW, which in turn cited a January report from Politico that Shanahan’s remarks as a government employee had “fuel[ed] questions about whether he harbors an unfair ...
Tags: Florida, New York, News, Obama, Congress, Politico, Defense, Pentagon, Air Force, Donald Trump, Boeing, Lockheed, Caribbean, Patriots, Forbes, Trump


Cesar Sayoc Pleads Guilty To Mailing Pipe Bombs To CNN, Trump Critics

NEW YORK (AP) — A Florida man pleaded guilty Thursday to sending a wave of pipe bombs to CNN and prominent critics of President Donald Trump, attacks that harmed no one but created fear as the devices turned up, day after day, at locations across the country. Cesar Sayoc sobbed as he entered the plea before a federal judge in New York. “I’m truly sorry,” he said. He faces the possibility of a life sentence on 65 criminal counts, including using weapons of mass destruction and illegal mailing o...
Tags: Florida, New York, News, New York City, Barack Obama, Atlanta, Ap, Cnn, Cia, Bill, Donald Trump, John Brennan, Trump, South Florida, Clintons, George Soros


Florida man pleads guilty to sending wave of pipe bombs to Trump critics

Tearful Cesar Sayoc, 57, says ‘I’m extremely sorry’ to judgeFaces life in prison at September sentencing on 65 countsA Florida man pleaded guilty on Thursday to sending pipe bombs to CNN and prominent critics of Donald Trump in a wave of attacks that harmed no one but spread fear of political violence across the US for days leading up to last fall’s midterm elections.Cesar Sayoc, 57, sobbed as he entered the plea before a federal judge in New York. Continue reading...
Tags: Florida, New York, US, World news, US news, Cnn, US politics, US crime, Donald Trump, Trump, Cesar Sayoc


US man pleads guilty to sending wave of pipe bombs to Trump critics

Tearful Cesar Sayoc, 57, says ‘I’m extremely sorry’ to judgeFaces life in prison at September sentencing on 65 countsA Florida man pleaded guilty Thursday to sending pipe bombs to CNN and prominent critics of Donald Trump in a wave of attacks that harmed no one but spread fear of political violence across the US for days leading up to last fall’s midterm elections.Cesar Sayoc, 57, sobbed as he entered the plea before a federal judge in New York. Continue reading...
Tags: Florida, New York, US, World news, US news, Cnn, US politics, US crime, Donald Trump, Trump, Cesar Sayoc


Florida Man Pleads Guilty in CNN Pipe Bomb Case

A Florida man pleaded guilty Thursday to sending pipe bombs to CNN and prominent critics of President Donald Trump. Cesar Sayoc appeared in federal court in New York, where he pleaded to 65 counts stemming from the mailing of 16 devices. He faces life in prison, plus 120 months, at his sentencing on Sept. 12. […]
Tags: Florida, New York, News, Cnn, Cesar Sayoc, Donald Trump Cesar Sayoc


Mail bomb suspect Cesar Sayoc pleads guilty

The Florida man accused of sending mail bombs to CNN offices and prominent Democrats pleaded guilty Thursday in a New York federal court.
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Karen O & Danger Mouse Talk ‘Lux Prima,’ Perform at New York Times Event

“We’re gonna do one more song…” Karen O said at her and Danger Mouse’s performance and chat in New York Wednesday night, “… and then comes the hard part, which is talking about music.” She was probably inadvertently paraphrasing the age-old adage that attempting to write about music is like “dancing about architecture,” but the […]
Tags: Reviews, New York, News, Karen O, Danger Mouse, Lux Prima, New York Times Event


Feds seek return of ‘Amorous Couple’ art looted by Nazis

NEW YORK (AP) — The U.S. government says it wants to return a painting to its true owner that was looted from a museum in Nazi-controlled Ukraine near World War II’s end. Manhattan prosecutors said Thursday that “An Amorous Couple,” by Pierre Louis Goudreaux, was stolen from the Bohdan and Varvara Khanenko National Museum of […]
Tags: New York, News, Entertainment, Ukraine, Ap, Nation, Manhattan, Pierre Louis Goudreaux, Varvara Khanenko


Levi Strauss shares surge on stock market debut

The blue jeans company's shares jump as it makes a return to the New York stock market.
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MS Gov Signs Strict Abortion Ban After Judge Rejected Less-Restrictive Law

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant on Thursday signed one of the strictest abortion laws in the nation — a measure that bans most abortions once a fetal heartbeat can be detected, about six weeks into pregnancy. The New York-based Center for Reproductive Rights called the measure “cruel and clearly unconstitutional” and said it would sue Mississippi to try to block the law from taking effect on July 1. Bryant’s action came despite a federal judge’s decision last year striking d...
Tags: New York, News, Mississippi, Supreme Court, Kentucky, Senate, Georgia, Ap, Tennessee, Abortion, Reproductive Rights, Jackson, Center For Reproductive Rights, Matt Bevin, American Civil Liberties Union, Bryant


Suspect in mob boss slaying could face lethal Mafia justice

NEW YORK (AP) — As Anthony Comello sits in jail on murder charges, he may have more than legal problems to worry about — namely, whether the Mafia is going to get its hands on him. The man he is accused of killing was the reputed boss of New York’s Gambino crime family, Francesco “Franky […]
Tags: New York, News, Ap, Mafia, Nation & World, Anthony Comello, Francesco Franky


New CFPB Head Reverses Another Policy By Predecessor Mick Mulvaney

NEW YORK (AP) — The new head of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is reversing yet another policy her predecessor put in place at the financial watchdog. CFPB Director Kathy Kraninger said Thursday that she would restore the bureau’s advisory boards back to two-year terms, and would allow half of the board’s existing membership to continue serving. The agency would also increase the number of board meetings per year from two to three. Mick Mulvaney, who ran the CFPB for President Donald...
Tags: New York, News, Ap, Donald Trump, CFPB, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, Mick Mulvaney, Consumer Advisory Board, Summer Concepcion, Trump Swamp, Kathy Kraninger, AP story


Comcast to sell streaming-TV bundle for internet customers

NEW YORK (AP) — Comcast is launching an aggregated bundle of existing streaming-TV apps for $5 a month. The new service, “Flex,” available March 26, brings together apps that customers already pay for, like Netflix, Amazon’s video or HBO, and free services like YouTube, Pluto and Tubi, and lets users search for TV shows and […]
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CFPB’s Kraninger reverses Mulvaney changes to advisory board

NEW YORK (AP) — The new head of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is reversing yet another policy her predecessor put in place at the financial watchdog. CFPB Director Kathy Kraninger said Thursday that she would restore the bureau’s advisory boards back to two-year terms, and would allow half of the board’s existing membership to […]
Tags: Business, New York, News, Ap, Nation, CFPB, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, Mulvaney, Kathy Kraninger


David Letterman: I stayed on network TV for too long

NEW YORK (AP) — David Letterman says he stuck around on network television about 10 years too long. He made that admission during an appearance Thursday on Ellen DeGeneres’ talk show. Letterman quit in 2015 after 33 years as a late-night host on CBS and NBC, and is beginning his second season on his more […]
Tags: New York, Television, News, Nbc, Entertainment, David Letterman, Ap, Nation, Cbs, Ellen Degeneres, Letterman, Nation & World


Stocks move broadly higher, led by technology companies

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks moved broadly higher in early trading on Wall Street Thursday as technology stocks offset declines in the banking sector. Apple rose 2.8 percent as it continues to announce new products. Olive Garden owner Darden Restaurants soared 6.4 percent after reporting earnings that were far better than analysts were expecting. […]
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NY Man Faces Up To 20 Years In Prison For Threatening To Kill Obama, Waters

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Federal prosecutors say a central New York man faces up to 20 years in prison for threatening to kill former President Barack Obama and California Congresswoman Maxine Waters. According to Syracuse.com , a jury convicted Stephen Taubert on Wednesday. The charges stemmed from phone calls, including racial slurs, that he made to Democratic Congressional offices. In 2018, Taubert called Waters’ Los Angeles office and said he was going to kill the congresswoman and every memb...
Tags: New York, News, Obama, California, Washington, Barack Obama, Ap, Syracuse, Maxine Waters, Minnesota Sen Al Franken, Democratic Congressional, Taubert, Summer Concepcion, Waters Los Angeles, AP story, Stephen Taubert


Charles Kushner Writes Op-Ed To Push Back On ‘Crazy Stuff’ Written About His Business

Charles Kushner, father of White House senior adviser Jared Kushner and founder of Kushner Companies, wrote an op-ed in the Washington Post Wednesday to push back against the “crazy stuff” written about his company. “Jared’s service to the country has brought unprecedented scrutiny of the Kushner Companies from the media and government investigators,” he writes. “We are happy to assist with all inquiries, but I must note that we are already voluntarily adhering to the strictest standards to a...
Tags: New York, News, Washington, White House, Jared, Kushner, Kushner Companies, Jared Kushner, Charles Kushner, Kushner Cos, Kate Riga


GOP Senators Push Back Against Trump’s Relentless McCain Attacks

WASHINGTON (AP) — Casting aside rare censure from Republican lawmakers, President Donald Trump aimed new blasts of invective at the late John McCain , even claiming credit for the senator’s moving Washington funeral and complaining he was never properly thanked. By the time the president began his anti-McCain tirade in Ohio on Wednesday, several leading Republicans had signaled a new willingness to defy Trump by defending the Vietnam War veteran as a hero seven months after he died of brain c...
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'Doctors told me I basically died' - Jamaican runner Campbell on 'scary' collapse

Jamaican athlete Kemoy Campbell was told he had "died" after collapsing on the track at a New York race meeting.
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No Pipelines, No Service: Con Ed Cuts Off New Gas Hookups

The move by the big utility in the New York suburbs has set off anger and panic among developers, threatening a real estate boom and creating uncertainty over jobs.
Tags: New York, News, Natural Gas, Cuomo, Spano, Consolidated Edison Inc, Energy and Power, Pipelines, Andrew M, Michael J, Alternative and Renewable Energy, Westchester County (NY, Public Service Commission (NYS, American Gas Assn


After the fall: How to take advantage of lower rates

NEW YORK (AP) — So much for those worries about rising interest rates. Just a few months ago, rising rates were bearing down on everyone from home buyers to stock investors after the Federal Reserve put through seven quarter-point increases in 2017 and 2018. But some rates began easing early this year after the Fed […]
Tags: Business, New York, News, Nation, Federal Reserve, Fed


Florida man poised for guilty plea proceeding in New York

NEW YORK (AP) — A Florida man who authorities say sent pipe bombs to prominent critics of President Donald Trump is expected to plead guilty Thursday. Cesar Sayoc is scheduled to enter the plea in Manhattan federal court. The change-of-plea hearing was revealed last week after a phone conference between prosecutors, Sayoc’s lawyers and a […]
Tags: Florida, New York, News, Ap, Nation, Manhattan, Donald Trump, Cesar Sayoc, Sayoc


Levi Strauss readies for prime time in the public markets

NEW YORK (AP) — Levi Strauss & Co., which gave America its first pair of blue jeans, is going public for the second time. The 166-year-old company, which owns the Dockers and Denizen brands, previously went public in 1971, but the namesake founder’s descendants took it private again in 1985. The stock is listed under […]
Tags: Business, New York, News, America, Ap, Levi Strauss, Levi Strauss Co


Mitchell scores 30, Jazz pound Knicks 137-116

NEW YORK (AP) — Donovan Mitchell scored 30 points, Rudy Gobert made all seven shots and added 18 points, and the Utah Jazz romped to their fifth straight lopsided victory by beating the New York Knicks 137-116 on Wednesday night. Joe Ingles made six 3-pointers and also scored 18, while Mitchell made five 3-pointers as […]
Tags: New York, News, Sports, Ap, New York Knicks, Mitchell, Knicks, Utah Jazz, Rudy Gobert, Joe Ingles, Donovan Mitchell


Serial Sex Offenders Are a Big Problem on Subways. Should They Be Banned for Life?

“We have individuals who, literally, since the 1980s have been committing sexual offenses on the trains,” an official said. Now, a bill would ban them from New York’s subways.
Tags: New York, News, Subways, New York City, Sex Crimes, Cuomo, Shea, Metropolitan Transportation Authority, Savino, Law and Legislation, Andrew M, Police Department (NYC, Transit Systems, Dermot F (1969-, Diane J


Citigroup to sell Venezuelan gold in setback to President Maduro: sources

Maduro's government has since 2014 used financial operations known as gold swaps to use its international reserves to gain access to cash after a slump in oil revenues left it struggling to obtain hard currency. Under the terms of the 2015 deal with Citigroup's Citibank, Venezuela was due to repay $1.1 billion of the loan on March 11, according to four sources familiar with the situation. Citibank plans to sell the gold held as a guarantee - which has a market value of roughly $1.358 billion -...
Tags: New York, News, Citigroup, Citibank, Maduro, Citibank Venezuela


Ocasio-Cortez Schools Fox News On What ‘The Latina Thing’ Is Really All About

The New York congresswoman hits back after Laura Ingraham and a guest mocked how she says her name.
Tags: New York, News, Laura Ingraham, Ocasio Cortez Schools Fox News


10 emerging writers receive $50,000 Whiting grants

NEW YORK (AP) — Fiction writer Hernan Diaz and playwright Michael R. Jackson are among 10 winners of $50,000 grants for emerging artists. The Whiting Awards, established in 1985, have previously gone to Tony Kushner, Colson Whitehead and Lydia Davis among others. On Wednesday night, the Whiting Foundation announced that awards for this year also […]
Tags: New York, News, Entertainment, Ap, Nation, Lydia Davis, Whiting Foundation, Michael R Jackson, Hernan Diaz, Tony Kushner Colson Whitehead



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