Daily Archives: September 27, 2017

Family Ties: NY Rushes Aid to Ravaged Puerto Rico

New York state, home to more than 1 million people of Puerto Rican background, is sending a lot more than thoughts and prayers to the hurricane-ravaged island. Gov. Andrew Cuomo…

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Business Briefs – September 27, 2017

Police Drag Woman Off Southwest Airlines Flight NEW YORK (AP) – Police officers physically removed a woman from a Southwest Airlines plane before it took off from Baltimore, the latest…

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Regional Briefs – September 27, 2017

Army Probing West Point Grad’s Communist Postings FORT DRUM, N.Y. – The Army is investigating a West Point graduate’s pro-Communism posts, The Associated Press reported. 2nd Lt. Spenser Rapone tweeted…

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Small Companies Make Biggest Gains as U.S. Stocks Rise

U.S. stocks climbed Wednesday as smaller companies soared following a report that showed business investment climbed in August. Investors also hoped stocks will benefit from tax cuts proposed by President…

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The Infamous Interpol Vote

The Interpol vote on Wednesday to accept the Palestinians as members of the international police organization was reported as a victory for them and a defeat for Israel, which had…

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Pending Home Sales Fell 2.6 Percent in August

Fewer people signed contracts to buy homes in August, marking the fifth decline in the past six months. The 2.6 percent fall continues to reflect the worsening shortage nationwide of…

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Trump Will Negotiate With Dems on Health Care

President Donald Trump says he will negotiate with Democrats on health care after the latest Republican effort to pass an overhaul bill failed in the Senate. Speaking to reporters outside…

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IDF Identifies Soldiers Killed in Training Accident

The IDF made public on Wednesday the identities of the two soldiers who were killed in a training accident in the Golan Heights early Wednesday morning: Platoon Leader Avshalom Armoni,…

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Teen Stabs 2 Classmates, 1 Fatally, at Bronx School

A high-school student who hadn’t been getting along with two classmates suddenly attacked them with a switchblade during history class Wednesday, killing one boy and gravely wounding another, police said.…

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