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New York City cutting financial ties with Trump businesses after Capitol riot

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Wednesday that the city would be ending three contracts with the Trump Organization after the riot last week.         [Author: Albany Bureau]
Tags: News, New York City, Bill De Blasio, Trump, Capitol, Albany Bureau, Trump Organization


New York passes law to allow Congress to obtain Trump's tax returns

The New York state Legislature gave final approval to a bill that would let Congress get President Donald Trump’s state tax returns.            [Author: Albany Bureau]
Tags: New York, News, Congress, Donald Trump, Trump, Legislature, Albany Bureau


Hundreds of drug dogs could face an uncertain fate if marijuana is legalized in New York

Legalization of marijuana could limit or end the work of hundreds of already-trained canines. "You have to get all new drug dogs," one former officer said.            [Author: Albany Bureau]
Tags: New York, News, Albany Bureau


3D-printed guns may soon be outlawed in New York under bill now before Gov. Andrew Cuomo

New York is poised to make undetectable guns, including 3D-printed guns, illegal.            [Author: Albany Bureau]
Tags: New York, News, Andrew Cuomo, Albany Bureau


Watch out! New York may ban texting while walking across the street

New York may make it illegal to walk across the street and look at your phone at the same time.            [Author: Albany Bureau]
Tags: News, Albany Bureau


New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio enters crowded presidential field

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio entered the crowded Democratic presidential field, announcing his candidacy Thursday .            [Author: Albany Bureau]
Tags: News, New York City, Bill De Blasio, Albany Bureau


How New York state lawmakers move a step closer to allowing release of Trump's taxes

The state Senate passes legislation to allow state Tax Department to release a Trump's state tax returns if any House committees ask for them.            [Author: Albany Bureau]
Tags: New York, News, Senate, House, Albany Bureau


How New York state lawmakers are getting a step closer to allowing release of Trump's taxes

The state Senate is passing legislation to allow state Tax Department to release a Trump's state tax returns if any House committees ask for them.            [Author: Albany Bureau]
Tags: New York, News, Senate, House, Albany Bureau


NXIVM: Alleged cult leader's sex-trafficking trial gets underway

Keith Raniere is the only defendant in the case to stand trial. Others, including Allison Mack and Clare Bronfman pleaded guilty.            [Author: Albany Bureau]
Tags: News, Albany Bureau, Keith Raniere, Allison Mack, Clare Bronfman


Trump golf club in Westchester, NY under review over work conditions for undocumented workers

The New York state attorney general's office confirmed it's reviewing complaints from undocumented workers at Trump National Golf Club Westchester.            [Author: Albany Bureau]
Tags: New York, News, Trump, Albany Bureau, Westchester NY, Trump National Golf Club Westchester


'The Simpsons' sang a song mocking upstate New York in scathing parody

A sample lyric from Homer's parody of Frank Sinatra's "New York, New York": "Start watchin' Fox News; Stop watchin' your weight / There is no fancy part of it – upstate New York / They're fond of their booze; Hot wing sauce is great / I'm gonna clog my heart in it — upstate New York."            [Author: Albany Bureau]
Tags: New York, News, Fox News, Frank Sinatra, New York New York, Albany Bureau


'The Simpsons' mocks upstate New York in scathing Sinatra parody

A sample lyric from Homer's parody of Frank Sinatra's "New York, New York": "Start watchin' Fox News; Stop watchin' your weight / There is no fancy part of it – upstate New York / They're fond of their booze; Hot wing sauce is great / I'm gonna clog my heart in it — upstate New York."            [Author: Albany Bureau]
Tags: New York, News, Fox News, Frank Sinatra, Sinatra, New York New York, Albany Bureau


In Netflix documentary, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's upset House victory captured from start to finish

The new Netflix documentary Knock Down the House charts Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's House victory last June.            [Author: Albany Bureau]
Tags: News, Netflix, House, Albany Bureau, Alexandria Ocasio Cortez


New York eyes becoming a sanctuary state for undocumented immigrants

A bill would let immigrants in the country illegally avoid prosecution by federal authorities in most cases, making New York a sanctuary state.            [Author: Albany Bureau]
Tags: New York, News, Albany Bureau


NXIVM: Clare Bronfman, heiress to Seagram's, pleads guilty in sex cult case

Clare Bronfman, a high-ranking member of the NXIVM cult and heiress to Seagram's, is set to take a plea deal Friday.            [Author: Albany Bureau]
Tags: News, Albany Bureau, Seagram, Clare Bronfman


New York City is worried about 'measles parties' as the disease spreads

The spread of measles in Brooklyn that led New York City to declare a public health emergency Tuesday has been fueled in part by measles parties.            [Author: Albany Bureau]
Tags: News, New York City, Brooklyn, Albany Bureau


Allison Mack of 'Smallville' pleads guilty in alleged NXIVM sex cult case

Prosecutors say Allison Mack was a leader in a "sex cult" in which women were treated as sex slaves, branded and threatened.            [Author: Albany Bureau]
Tags: News, Albany Bureau, Allison Mack


New York is poised to ban plastic bags. Here's how it will work

A statewide ban on plastic bags will take effect March 1, 2020, as long as lawmakers pass the state budget when they vote Sunday.            [Author: Albany Bureau]
Tags: New York, News, Albany Bureau


De Blasio hints Bezos affair may have impacted Amazon's decision to leave New York City

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio hinted Jeff Bezos' divorce and affair may have influenced Amazon's decision to drop plans in New York City.            [Author: Albany Bureau]
Tags: Amazon, News, New York City, Bill De Blasio, Jeff Bezos, De Blasio, Bezos, Albany Bureau


Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand faced harassment complaint in her own office, report says

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand faces questions over how she handled a sexual harassment case last year in her own office.            [Author: Albany Bureau]
Tags: News, Sen Kirsten Gillibrand, Albany Bureau


Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand faced #MeToo complaint in her own office: report

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand is now facing questions over how she handled a sexual harassment case last year in her own office.            [Author: Albany Bureau]
Tags: News, Sen Kirsten Gillibrand, Albany Bureau


'It was amazing': A really old, 14-foot Atlantic sturgeon was found in the Hudson River

Researchers using sonar equipment on the Hudson River found a 14-foot sturgeon, probably weighing 800 pounds and 80 to 90 years old.            [Author: Albany Bureau]
Tags: News, Atlantic, Hudson River, Albany Bureau


Will Amazon reconsider New York City? Supporters and Gov. Andrew Cuomo are hoping so

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo and supporters of an Amazon headquarters in New York City have bolstered their efforts to get the company to reconsider.            [Author: Albany Bureau]
Tags: Amazon, News, New York City, Andrew Cuomo, Albany Bureau


Will Amazon reconsider New York City? Supporters and Cuomo are hoping so

Cuomo and supporters of bringing an Amazon headquarters to New York City have bolstered their efforts in recent days to get Amazon to reconsider.            [Author: Albany Bureau]
Tags: Amazon, News, New York City, Cuomo, Albany Bureau


Amazon cancels plan for HQ2 in New York City amid local political opposition

In a stunning development, Amazon said Thursday it will no longer pursue a second headquarters in New York City amid local political opposition.            [Author: Albany Bureau]
Tags: Amazon, News, New York City, Albany Bureau


Amazon pulls out of plan to build HQ2 in New York City amid political opposition

Amazon will no longer pursue a second headquarters in New York City that promised up to 40,000 jobs in exchange for $3 billion in tax breaks.            [Author: Albany Bureau]
Tags: Amazon, News, New York City, Albany Bureau


Amazon cancels plan for HQ2 in NYC amid local political opposition

In a stunning development, Amazon said Thursday it will no longer pursue a second headquarters in New York City amid local political opposition.            [Author: Albany Bureau]
Tags: Amazon, News, New York City, Albany Bureau


Senator Chuck Schumer raises concerns about Digital First's bid to buy Gannett

The $1.8 billion bid by MNG has been rejected by Gannett, which has more than 100 local media brands that includes six news organizations in New York.            [Author: Albany Bureau]
Tags: New York, News, Gannett, Chuck Schumer, Albany Bureau, MNG


Report: Amazon reconsiders New York headquarters amid local opposition

Amazon is reconsidering its decision on a massive new headquarters in Long Island City amid growing pushback, The Washington Post reported Friday.            [Author: Albany Bureau]
Tags: Amazon, New York, News, Washington Post, Albany Bureau, Long Island City


New York strengthens abortion rights on anniversary of Roe vs. Wade

The state Legislature passed a long-stalled bill Tuesday that strengthened abortion rights in New York.            [Author: Albany Bureau]
Tags: New York, News, Legislature, Roe, Albany Bureau