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2 hrs ago | The Times Bulletin

Music aside, Queen of Soul is pumped for fair food

By JULIE CARR SMYTH Associated Press COLUMBUS, Ohio - Aretha Franklin is jazzed about more than music at the Ohio State Fair: She's also looking forward to the food.


Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Aretha Franklin, Soul, Canada,

6 hrs ago | 13WHAM

Here is the latest New York news from The Associated Press

Corning Inc. has donated $1.8 million in high-tech components for a telescope a private group wants to launch into space.


Related Topix: Telecom, Corning, Electronics, Albany, NY, Buffalo, NY

6 hrs ago | CBS Local

2 Correction Officers Accused Of Smuggling Drugs Into Rikers Island

Two New York City correction officers were charged Tuesday with trafficking cocaine and smuggling oxycodone and contraband into the Rikers Island jail complex.


Related Topix: Drugs

7 hrs ago |

David Frum Accuses NY Times and Reuters of Staging Photos of Weeping Gazans; Gets Debunked

Somewhat seems that way because on Tuesday morning, Frum took to Twitter to allege that the New York Times , Reuters, and the Associated Press all actively participated in using a "staged" photograph of bloodied Gazan men crying in a hospital following the shelling death of a man.


Related Topix: New Times, Publishing, Media

8 hrs ago | Globe and Mail

Sharknado 2: More schlock, celebs and many more sharks

Ian Ziering, as Fin Shepard, battles a shark with a giant chainsaw on a New York City street in Sharknado 2: The Second One.


Related Topix: Soap Opera, Beverly Hills, 90210, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Drama Movies, Celebrities, Ian Ziering, New York

10 hrs ago | Bellingham Herald

Metropolitan Museum president announces retirement

Emily Rafferty said Tuesday she will retire at the end of March 2015. She has been president of the museum since January 2005.


Related Topix: Financial Services, Federal Reserve Bank of New York, Banking, Bank of New York

11 hrs ago | The Globe and Mail

Kansas refinery fire leads to $1 drop in U.S. crude oil

The fire in the isomerization unit began just after midnight and was extinguished just over an hour later, but news of the closure fuelled a $1 drop in U.S. crude oil prices because the refinery is a large consumer of benchmark West Texas Intermediate and is located near the Cushing storage hub.


Related Topix: Fire, Cushing, OK, Canada,

11 hrs ago | The San Diego Union-Tribune

NYC teen pleads guilty in crash that killed 4 pals

In this Oct. 8, 2012 file photo, a wrecked car is loaded onto a flatbed truck on the Southern State Parkway in West Hempstead, N.Y., after four people died in an early-morning accident.


Related Topix: Hempstead, NY, West Hempstead, NY, Mineola, NY

13 hrs ago | New York Daily News

Shelling adds to mounting civilian death toll in Ukraine

A pro-Russian fighter walks near to a damaged residential building, as the body of a community service worker who was killed during the shelling lays outside the doorway at right, in Donetsk.


Related Topix: World News, Ukraine, Train Disaster

13 hrs ago | Daily Herald

Shelling adds to mounting civilian toll in Ukraine

Shelling in at least three cities in eastern Ukraine has hit a home for the elderly, a school and multiple homes, adding to a rapidly growing civilian death toll Tuesday.


Related Topix: Train Disaster

17 hrs ago | WSET-TV Lynchburg

Here is the latest Virginia news from The Associated Press

An appeals court's decision to strike down Virginia's same-sex marriage ban adds to the growing list of decrees on a hot-button issue that will likely end up being decided by the U.S. Supreme Court.


Related Topix: Virginia, US News, US Supreme Court, Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals, Richmond, VA

18 hrs ago | The Globe and Mail

Pfizer beats forecasts as cancer medicine sales grow

The Pfizer logo on the exterior of a former Pfizer factory, in the Brooklyn borough of New York, on May 4, 2014.


Related Topix: Pfizer, Biotech, Medicine, Healthcare Industry

23 hrs ago | The Winnipeg Free Press

Artists, models take to streets of 'naked city'

JOHN MINCHILLO / THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Artist Andy Golub paints a model in New York s Columbus Circle.


Related Topix: New York, NY, Manhattan, NY, Arts, Painting

Mon Jul 28, 2014

NYC paramedics stood by and did nothing while police choked man to death on the sidewalk

Four emergency medical workers who were called for a New York City man who died in policy custody after being placed in an apparent chokehold have been banned from responding to 911 calls for the time being, according to an announcement by the Fire Department of New York .


Related Topix: Richmond County, NY

Mayor de Blasio and family move into their new home, lovely Gracie Mansion

Today, July 28, 2014, Gracie Mansion is now officially the first full day that Mayor de Blasio and his family are calling Gracie Mansion home-sweet-home.


Related Topix: Michael Bloomberh

KHQ-TV Spokane

Small airplane crashed in north-central Idaho

A small, home-built airplane has crashed in the Clearwater National Forest near the Idaho-Montana border, killing the pilot.


Related Topix: Montana, Whitefish, MT, Helena, MT, US News, Federal Aviation Administration, Transportation

KHQ-TV Spokane

Fugitive profiled on CNN's 'The Hunt' killed in NYC shootout

Authorities say a sex-assault suspect got in a shootout with law enforcement in New York City that left the suspect dead and two federal marshals and a police officer wounded.


Related Topix: Zillow, Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire


News Minute: Here is the latest Virginia news from The Associated Press

Jury selection is on the agenda for opening day in the corruption trial of a former Virginia governor and his wife in Richmond.


Related Topix: Startups, Publishing, Media, IGN Entertainment, News Corporation, Century Media Records, Television, Ottaway Newspapers, FOX News Network, Music

Monterey County Herald

'Crazy Eyes' actress Uzo Aduba is crazy about fans

"People on the street, people on Twitter ask, 'Can I be your prison wife?' I'm like you know, 'Name the day and the time,'" Aduba joked.


Related Topix: quirky

Medal of Honor quest for N.Y. WWI hero marches on

A statue of Henry Johnson is displayed in the Arbor Hill neighborhood July on 10, in Albany, N.Y. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel will consider whether the black World War I hero from Albany should be posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor about 100 years after he single-handedly fought off a German attack, killing several of the enemy and saving a ... (more)


Related Topix: US Politics, Charles Schumer, US News, US Senate, Democrat, John McHugh, Republican, US House of Representatives, Albany, NY, History in the News


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