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2 hrs ago | WLS-AM Chicago

Gop Ny Governor Candidate to Confront Chris Christie over Remarks on Viability

Expect it to be rocky in Aspen. Republican gubernatorial candidate Rob Astorino is planning on confronting New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie over comments he made earlier in the week about his campaign's viability against New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo.

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Related Topix: Chris Christie, US Governors, US Politics, Jon Corzine, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Andrew Cuomo, Westchester County, NY

6 hrs ago | KFVS12

Stonestreet: Acceptance will grow for gay athletes

NEW YORK - Actor Eric Stonestreet predicts that one day, it's not going to take an act of courage for an openly gay person to play in the NFL.

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Related Topix: Entertainment, Television, Modern Family, Eric Stonestreet, Emmy Awards

10 hrs ago | KSFO-AM San Francisco

NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio Eats Pizza in Italy with a Fork

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio just can't break his fork habit. The mayor was caught again using the utensil to eat pizza -- this time during lunch with his family in Naples, Italy -- while on vacation.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Pizza, Italy Travel, Travel, Europe Travel, us Travel, North America Travel, New York City Travel, Italy, World News, Naples, Italy Travel

14 hrs ago | Switched

'Live New Yorker Cartoons' Return To 'Late Night' Featuring Death, Balloons & A Sad Clown

A few months ago, Seth Meyers introduced one of our favorite "Late Night" segments so far, "Live New Yorker Cartoons."

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19 hrs ago | Examiner.com

Mick Jagger promotes 'Get on Up' in New York, including Apollo Theater premiere

Check out this interview that Mick Jagger did with the Syndication Press at the New York City premiere of "Get on Up."

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Mick Jagger, Theater, Arts, The Rolling Stones, Black Entertainment, James Brown

23 hrs ago | KSWO

Police custody death tests 'Broken Windows' tactic

By The Associated Press Delta Air Lines is canceling all flights to Israel until further notice, citing reports that a rocket landed near Tel Aviv's Ben Gurion Airport.

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Related Topix: Associated Press, Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Graham Leader

Review: Allen casts a limp spell in 'Magic'

Woody Allen's late period has been defined by a quality you wouldn't have expected from the man who produced the inspired chaos of "Bananas" or the Fellini-esque carnival of "Stardust Memories": tidiness.

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Related Topix: Midnight in Paris, Vicky Cristina Barcelona, Drama Movies, Comedy Movies, Stardust Memories, Celebrities, Pop/Rock, Woody Allen

Stuff.co.nz

One in 25 New Yorkers a millionaire - study

That's because more than 1 in every 25 New Yorkers is a millionaire, according to a study released Tuesday.

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Related Topix: New York Government

Beaver Countian

New York residents speculate wildly about white flags on Brooklyn Bridge

This article titled "New York residents speculate wildly about white flags on Brooklyn Bridge" was written by Kayla Epstein, for theguardian.com on Tuesday 22nd July 2014 17.52 UTC The white flag was run up on Brooklyn Bridge in New York on Tuesday.

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Related Topix: New York Government

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Judge nixes lawsuit over Empire State Building IPO

The aggrieved stakeholders -people who had held Empire State Building shares that were sold privately in 1961 - had said they lost more than $400 million in potential profits when the managing owners rebuffed interested private buyers in order to sell public shares in the building immortalized in "King Kong" and "Sleepless in Seattle."

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ProPublica

New York State of Fracking: A ProPublica Explainer

Court cases. A governor's moratorium. Pending health study. A quick guide to the state of fracking in New York.

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Related Topix: New York Government, David Paterson, US Governors

Eater

Pop-Ups: New Yorkers Are Now Lining Up For Veggie Burgers

Here's a look at the scene on Eldridge Street at around 5 p.m. yesterday, as people lined up around the corner to get their hands on a veggie burger.

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Kinston Free Press

Column: Kinston man helps New Yorker adapt to southern life

Today, ladies and germs, we're going to talk about a potentially terrifying situation that ended up causing hysterical laughter.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Vegan, Vegetarian

Mon Jul 21, 2014

KXXV-TV Waco

Friends: Man in NYC chokehold case 'gentle giant'

Witty and eclectic novelist Thomas Berger, who reimagined the American West in the historical yarn "Little Big Man" and mastered genres ranging from detective stories to domestic farce, has died at age 89. Thomas Berger, the witty and eclectic novelist who reimagined the American West in the historical yarn "Little Big Man" and mastered genres ... (more)

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

The Gazette

Friends: Man in Nyc chokehold case 'gentle...New York (Ap) - Eric Garner was a familiar...

Eric Garner was a familiar figure on the streets near Staten Island's ferry docks: to his friends, a congenial giant with a generous gesture or a calming word; to police, a persistent face of the small-time crime of selling loose, untaxed cigarettes.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law

CBS News

Environmental impact of beef, pork, poultry

Raising beef for the American dinner table does far more damage to the environment than producing pork, poultry, eggs or dairy, a new study says.

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Related Topix: Life, Beef, Food, Meat, Pork, Bard College, Agriculture, Science

ABC News

Correction: AP Cuba Appointments Story

Michael Weissenstein has been appointed The Associated Press chief of bureau in Havana, the third bureau chief the news cooperative has had in Cuba since it reopened an office on the island in 1999.

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Related Topix: Journalism, Fidel Castro

Gawker

Remains of Missing New Yorker Found in Mexican Body Bag

Human remains found in a shallow grave on the side of the road in Guerrero, Mexico were identified as those of Harry Devert, a New Yorker who has been missing for six months.

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Related Topix: Mexico, World News, New York Government

KXXV-TV Waco

New York mayor talks migration with Vatican No. 2

In an appeal from the pulpit, the Rev. Al Sharpton is demanding justice for a man who died after an apparent police chokehold.

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Sunday Herald

NHS nurse found guilty in cannibal case

A male NHS nurse with a cannibalism fetish has been found guilty of trying to meet a 14-year-old girl after sexually grooming her and promising to behead and eat her.

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Related Topix: NHS, Kent County, England, United Kingdom

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