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3 hrs ago | WIVB-TV Buffalo

Associated Press

A soldier stationed at Fort Drum in northern New York is being honored by the Canadian government for rescuing more than two dozen passengers from a burning charter bus after it was rear-ended on an upstate highway in 2011.


Related Topix: Fort Drum, NY

8 hrs ago | The Chronicle Herald

Daily Show alumnus gets his own gig

John Oliver seen at The 35 Most Powerful People in Media hosted by The Hollywood Reporter on April 16 in New York.


Related Topix: The Daily Show, Comedy, Entertainment

12 hrs ago |

Fakahany, Mancini picked for AP Nerve Center posts

Tamer Fakahany and John Mancini, veteran news executives for The Associated Press, have been appointed global news managers for the cooperative, Senior Managing Editor Michael Oreskes announced Thursday.


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13 hrs ago | The Globe and Mail

Verizon profit misses Wall Street expectations

In this June 6, 2013, file photo, pedestrians pass a Verizon Wireless store on Canal Street in New York.


Related Topix: Verizon Communications, Telecom, Verizon, IT Services, Advanced Solutions International, Terremark Worldwide, Software, Financial Markets

17 hrs ago | Daily Kos

With Obamacare attacks losing juice, Senate Republicans officially flailing

GOP'S NEW STRATEGY: MAKE 2014 ABOUT HARRY REID: The Associated Press reports that GOP Senate candidates are "adjusting their plans" to tie Democratic Senate incumbents to Harry Reid, arguing that he has abused his power and is no longer fit to remain Senate Majority Leader: A tag is a way to search for this diary.


Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, Michelle Obama

21 hrs ago | CBC News

Prince Charles, Camilla 'utterly devastated' over her brother's death

Brother of The Duchess of Cornwall Mark Shand, left, pictured in 2010 died after sustaining a serious head injury following a fall in New York.


Related Topix: World News, Prince Charles, Gramercy Park (New York, NY)

Wed Apr 23, 2014

CBC News

Unheard Led Zeppelin tracks tease to album reissues

Drummer Jason Bonham appears with Led Zeppelin members Robert Plant, John Paul Jones and Jimmy Page in New York.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Led Zeppelin


Mel Brooks putting on a 1-man show in Los Angeles

A Houston nursing home resident accused of using the armrest of his wheelchair to beat two of his roommates to death is facing a capital murder charge, police said Wednesday.


Related Topix: History of the World: Part I, The Producers, Comedy Movies, History Movies, Musical Movies, Celebrities, Mel Brooks, Explosion

WIVB-TV Buffalo

NY casino contenders face application fee deadline

Proposals for casinos in upstate New York faced their first significant hurdle Wednesday, the deadline for casino contenders to submit a required $1 million application fee.


Related Topix: Johnson City, NY, Woodbury, NY, Ellenville, NY, Weird

CBC News

New York police face backlash for #myNYPD photo campaign

A New York City police officer swings a baton at Occupy Wall Street activists on May 1, 2012.


Related Topix: Occupy Wall Street

Tyler Morning Telegraph

Thanks, Bob Hope, for remembering

DAVEa SBERRY/ STAFF FILE Bob Hope flashes the peace sign to soldiers gathered for his 1971 Christmas show at Long Binh Post, South Vietnam.


Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Christmas


Drew Barrymore welcomes second baby girl

Barrymore told The Associated Press earlier this month that becoming a parent is the greatest thing she's ever done in my life.


Related Topix: Providence, RI

Tue Apr 22, 2014

The Washington Post

'Piles and piles' of bodies in S. Sudan slaughter

In this image taken from video, dead bodies lie on the road near Bentiu, South Sudan, on Sunday, April 20, 2014.


Related Topix: World News, Sudan, Africa, South Sudan, Kenya,


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

The U.S. Supreme Court has upheld Michigan's ban on using race as a factor in college admissions.


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

WTEN-TV Albany

US military deaths in Afghanistan at 2,177

As of Tuesday, April 22, 2014, at least 2,177 members of the U.S. military had died in Afghanistan as a result of the U.S.-led invasion of Afghanistan in late 2001, according to an Associated Press count.


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What is Aereo? A look at the Supreme Court case

People waited in-line to enter the US Supreme Court to hear oral arguments on April 22, 2014 in Washington, D.C. Credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images A major legal battle has made its way to the Supreme Court and it may affect the way you watch your favorite television shows.


Related Topix: US News, US Supreme Court, Brooklyn, NY, New York, NY

Stars and Stripes

Myanmar rebel leader urges US role in peace talks

A leader of ethnic Kachin rebels battling government forces in Myanmar has urged the U.S. to play a role in peace talks to quell decades of conflict in the country's lawless border regions.



Here is the latest Texas news from The Associated Press

Governor Rick Perry is making a second trip to New York. The Republican leaves today for a three-day visit featuring meetings with business leaders and a reception sponsored by the public-private partnership funding his trip.


Related Topix: Texas Government, Texas, Rick Perry, US Governors


'Wicked' composer, others fight sheet music piracy

By now, some young musical theater fans have received an email from Stephen Schwartz asking them to stop illegally downloading sheet music from any of his shows.


Related Topix: Musical Theater, Theater, Arts, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Los Angeles, CA

Mon Apr 21, 2014

UAW Gives Up on VW-Chattanooga Appeal; AP Pretends Dem Congressmen...

Earlier today, just an hour before a hearing was to begin at the National Labor Relations Board, the United Auto Workers union dropped an appeal of the election it lost in February as it attempted to become the bargaining representative for workers at Volkswagen's Chattanooga, Tennessee plant.


Related Topix: Chattanooga, TN, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Bob Corker, Bill Haslam, US Governors


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