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New York - Restored Historic Ship Returning To Once-devastated Seaport Yesterday 06:00 PM New York - After a yearlong renovation, an iron-hulled sailing ship built in 1885 is returning to New York City's seaport district as the centerpiece of a museum that is making a comeback after having the wind knocked out of its sails after Superstorm Sandy. The Wavertree, one of the last large...

New York - Negative Online Reviews Are Double-edge Sword For Businesses Yesterday 05:26 PM New York - It is a double-edged cybersword: a negative review of a restaurant or other business, posted for the world to see. Anyone who peruses Yelp!, TripAdvisor, Google and companies' own websites can see complaints about bad food, surly sales associates, late deliveries or defective...


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Brooklyn, NY - Williamsburg Hasidic Man Convicted Of Gang Assault

Yesterday 04:55 PM

New York - Brooklyn District Attorney Ken Thompson today announced that a 24-year-old man from Williamsburg, Brooklyn was convicted of gang assault and related charges for his role in the brutal beating of Taj Patterson, a young man who was walking in the street when...Read More »

Washington - Obama Vetoes Sept. 11 Saudi Bill; Says Would Hurt National Security

Yesterday 04:53 PM

Washington -President Barack Obama on Friday vetoed legislation that would allow families of victims of the Sept. 11 attacks to sue Saudi Arabia, saying the bill would hurt U.S. national security interests. Obama said in a statement that the bill could lead to...Read More »

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Albany, NY - Cuomo: Corruption Allegations 'reprehensible'

Yesterday 04:31 PM

Albany, NY - New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (KWOH'-moh) says allegations former confidant Joe Percoco solicited bribes are "reprehensible" and personally...Read More »

New York - Long Time Ulster Sheriff’s Employee Dies During Training Exercise

Yesterday 04:00 PM

New York - The Ulster County Sheriff’s Department is mourning the loss of one of its own after a 30 year veteran drowned during a training...Read More »

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Texas - Long A Rival, Cruz Posts on Facebook That He Will Vote For Trump

Yesterday 03:41 PM

Texas - Ted Cruz says he's voting for Donald Trump for president — a shocking about-face after he rocked the Republican convention by dramatically...Read More »

New York - Mideast Quartet Warns That Israeli Settlements Eroding Two-state Solution

Yesterday 03:30 PM

New York - The international diplomatic "quartet" of Mideast peacemakers called once again on Friday for Israel and the Palestinians to take steps to resume stalled peace talks. At a meeting on the sidelines of the U.N. General Assembly, the top diplomats of the...Read More »

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New York - Orthodox Jewish Organization: No Pre-Nup, No Wedding, Says RCA

Yesterday 03:00 PM

New York - Hoping to eliminate devastating difficulties in the divorce process, the Rabbinical Council of America has passed a resolution requiring...Read More »

Geneva - U.S. Police Killings Reminiscent Of Lynching, U.N. Group Says

Yesterday 02:30 PM

Geneva - Police killings of black people in the United States are reminiscent of lynchings and the government must do far more to protect them, a...Read More »

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Elizabeth, NJ - Rahami's Father Says He Told FBI That Son Had 'Become Bad'

Yesterday 02:06 PM

Elizabeth, NJ - The father of the man charged with setting off bombs in New York and New Jersey said his son underwent a personality change after...Read More »

Marblehead, MA - UPS Testing Drones For Use In Its Package Delivery System

Yesterday 01:24 PM

Marblehead, MA - One of the world's largest package delivery companies is stepping up efforts to integrate drones into its system. Atlanta-based...Read More »

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Charlotte, NC - NY Times Posts Video Recorded By Wife, Shows Police Deadly Encounter

Yesterday 01:20 PM

Charlotte, NC - The New York Times has posted video of the deadly encounter involving police and a black man who was shot by an officer in Charlotte. The video, posted on the newspaper's website Friday, was recorded by the wife of 43-year-old Keith Lamont Scott. The...Read More »

Brea, CA - Driver Caught Using Mannequin To Drive In Carpool Lane

Yesterday 01:02 PM

Brea, CA - A California driver has been cited for using a mannequin — not a real person — to drive in the carpool lane. The Orange County...Read More »

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Charlotte, NC - North Carolina Congressman Says Charlotte Protesters 'Hate White People'

Yesterday 12:35 PM

Charlotte, NC - A Republican congressman who represents the Charlotte area said Thursday that people are protesting in the city because they "hate...Read More »

Washington - GOP Lawmaker: FBI Gave Immunity For Clinton Aide's Testimony

Yesterday 12:14 PM

Washington - A congressman says Hillary Clinton's former chief of staff, Cheryl Mills, and two other staff members were granted immunity deals in exchange for their cooperation in the now-closed FBI investigation into Clinton's use of a private email server as...Read More »

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Los Angeles, CA - Famed Holocaust Historian ‘Will Quit US’ If Trump Elected

Yesterday 12:01 PM

Los Angeles, CA - Pulitzer prize-winning historian Saul Friedlander, a world authority on the Holocaust, said Friday he would leave the United States if Donald Trump was elected president. The 83-year-old Israeli-American writer, who escaped the Nazis by being...Read More »

New York - Marriott Closes On Starwood, Becoming World's Largest Hotel Chain

Yesterday 11:20 AM

New York - Several of the best-known names in travel are now united in one hotel company. Marriott International closed Friday morning on its $13...Read More »

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Berlin - Activists In Germany Rally Against Donald Trump

Yesterday 10:53 AM

Berlin - An activist group built a wall in Berlin featuring the face of Donald Trump, then tore it down in a rally to encourage Americans overseas to...Read More »

United Kingdom - London Boy Forced To Take Off Yarmulka By Pack Of Teens

Yesterday 10:35 AM

London - Remove your yarmulka or get beaten up. That was the choice that an 11 year old Orthodox Jewish boy in the London suburb of Hackney faced yesterday as he walked home from school at 6:30 PM on Wednesday evening, reported The Evening Standard. The boy told...Read More »

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London - Bernie Sanders' Brother Running For UK Parliament Seat

Yesterday 10:18 AM

London - The brother of former U.S. presidential candidate Bernie Sanders says he's running for the seat in Parliament vacated by former Prime...Read More »

Last updated: Yesterday 11:03 AM Borough Park, NY - Source: Suspect Who Lured Chasidic Minor Into Car And Performed Sex Act Possibly Identified By NYPD

Yesterday 10:00 AM

Borough Park, NY - A Chasidic boy collecting donations for his yeshiva in Borough Park last week was lured into a car by an unidentified man who...Read More »

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Washington - Obama Encourages Trump To Visit New African American Museum

Yesterday 09:45 AM

Washington - President Barack Obama scolded Donald Trump for his bleak description of America's African-American community as recent police shootings...Read More »

New York - CNBC: Twitter Moving Closer To Sale: Possible Suitors Salesforce, Google

Yesterday 09:19 AM

New York - Twitter Inc is moving closer to a sale and has received expressions of interest, CNBC reported on Friday, sending the microblogger's...Read More »

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Washington - Advisers Warn Trump Not To Get Riled By Clinton In Debate

Yesterday 09:15 AM

Washington - Donald Trump's advisers are urging him to keep his cool during next week's presidential debate and resist attempts by Hillary Clinton...Read More »

Charlotte, NC - Lawyer: Unclear From Police Video If Keith Scott Had Anything In Hands When Shot

Yesterday 09:00 AM

Charlotte, NC - A black man killed by a Charlotte, North Carolina, police officer this week did not aggressively approach officers and had his hands...Read More »

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Israel - State Appeals Parole Bd.'s Early Release Of Rabbi Pinto From Jail

Yesterday 08:56 AM

Israel - The state on Friday filed a petition with the Lod District Court appealing the Parole Board's Monday decision to grant Rabbi Yoshiyahu Yosef...Read More »

Charlotte, NC - Obama Says Police Shootings 'A Source Of Concern'

Yesterday 08:22 AM

Charlotte, NC - President Barack Obama says recent reports of unarmed African Americans being shot by police "should be a source of concern for all...Read More »

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Damascus - Fiercest Airstrikes Yet On Aleppo After Syria Declares Offensive

Yesterday 07:50 AM

Syria - Warplanes launched some of the heaviest air strikes yet on rebel-held areas of Aleppo on Friday after the Russian-backed Syrian army declared...Read More »

Israel - Knife Attack Thwarted Near Kiryat Arba

Yesterday 07:31 AM

Israel - A knifing attack was thwarted near Kiryat Arba on Friday morning. The terrorist was reported to be a 14-year-old Palestinian male who...Read More »

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New York - e-Cigarette Users View Smoke-free Areas As Okay For Vaping

September 22, 2016 11:30 PM

New York - The majority of e-cigarette users have "vaped" in a smoke-free environment and most don't view use of the devices as harmful to themselves...Read More »

Pittsburgh - Donald Trump Steps Deeper Into US Race Debate

September 22, 2016 11:21 PM

Pittsburgh - Stepping deeper into America's race debate, Donald Trump on Thursday warned African-American protesters that their outrage was creating...Read More »

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San Jose, CA - San Jose State Dorms Vandalized With Swastikas

September 22, 2016 11:00 PM

San Jose, CA - The president of San Jose State says university police have determined that one of two swastikas scrawled at residence halls earlier this week was not a hate crime, and the other is still under investigation. Campus President Mary Papazian said in a...Read More »

London - Hand-delivered Hacking: Malicious USBs Left In Mailboxes

September 22, 2016 10:30 PM

London - Julien Ascoet was already suspicious when he pulled the plain white envelope from his mailbox this past July. The letter had no stamp and...Read More »

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