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NYC Man Gets Prison in Hate-Crime Firebombings

Officials say a New York City man who told authorities that he disliked Muslims, Arabs and Hindus has been sentenced to 20 years in prison in a series of firebombings…

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NY Bans Elephant Performances

Elephant performances at circuses, parades and carnivals will soon be illegal in New York after Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed legislation Thursday to protect the animals from abuse and mistreatment. The…

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Regional Briefs – October 19, 2017

Feds: Bus Ran Red Light Before Deadly Crash QUEENS – A federal report Wednesday shows that a charter bus that crashed into a city bus last month, killing three, had…

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Regional Briefs – October 18, 2017

Waitress Arrested for Scamming Widow out of $500K BROOKLYN – A waitress was arrested Tuesday after she befriended an 84-year-old Brooklyn widow in order to scam her out of nearly…

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Regional Briefs – October 17, 2017

Home for Museum of Natural History’s Gem Collection to Open in 2019 NEW YORK – Exotic gemstones will be on display in 2019 at the American Museum of Natural History,…

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Autonomous Cars Head for the Big Apple

Autonomous vehicles are already navigating the verdant hills of Pittsburgh and the pitched avenues of San Francisco. They may soon be tested by the chaos of Manhattan, where pedestrians, taxis,…

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Regional Briefs – October 16, 2017

Obama to Campaign for NJ Gubernatorial Hopeful NEWARK– Ex-President Obama will be in New Jersey Thursday to campaign for Democrat Phil Murphy, who served as his ambassador to Germany, The…

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