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3 hrs ago | Townhall

Why Did a News Outlet Cancel This Church's Easter Ad?

A New York City news organization has apologized after it canceled a church's advertising campaign promoting its Easter Sunday services - just three days before Good Friday.


Related Topix: North Yorkshire County, England, World News, East Riding of Yorkshire County, England, United Kingdom, New York Government, Opinion

7 hrs ago | The Jersey Journal

Alleged Asbury Park gang member wanted for robbery arrested in New York

Diron W. Morris, 20, had an arrest warrant for robbery with intent to inflict serious bodily injury, according to a report from WKTV in New York .


11 hrs ago | Russia Taday

New York joins fight to elect US president by popular vote

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has signed legislation that could help revamp future presidential elections by agreeing to award the state's 29 electoral votes to the candidate that is most favored on a national level.


Related Topix: New York Government, Prison, Andrew Cuomo, US Governors, US Politics, Barack Obama, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Illinois, Illinois Government

15 hrs ago | KMIZ

Indiana man lets buyer keep his stolen car

An Indiana man's car was recently stolen. But after he learned where it ended up, he didn't want it back.


Related Topix: Chrysler New Yorker, Chrysler, Sedan

19 hrs ago | Brandon Sun

Mengestu offers different take on immigrant tale in novel 'All Our Names'

Ethiopian-American novelist Dinaw Mengestu says he wanted his new novel "All Our Names" to break from the traditional immigrant tale.


Related Topix: World News, Uganda, Africa

23 hrs ago | Albany Times Union

Views differ of imam accused in terror case

In this March 28, 2003 file photo, radical Muslim cleric Mustafa Kamel Mustafa prays in a street outside his Mosque in north London.


Related Topix: Terrorism

Thu Apr 17, 2014

KABC-AM Los Angeles

'Horseless E-Carriage' Debuts in Time for NY Auto Show

As New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio tries to ban horse-drawn carriages in the city, an animal advocacy group is pushing an alternative to the tourist attraction with "Horseless eCarriages."


Related Topix: Travel, us Travel, North America Travel, New York City Travel, North Yorkshire County, England, World News, East Riding of Yorkshire County, England, United Kingdom, New York Government

Science Daily

Discovery could lead to novel therapies for Fragile X syndrome

Scientists studying the most common form of inherited mental disability -- a genetic disease called 'Fragile X syndrome' -- have uncovered new details about the cellular processes responsible for the condition that could lead to the development of therapies to restore some of the capabilities lost in affected individuals.


Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine, UC San Diego, New York Government

Boston Herald

Hotel magnate, Democratic fundraiser pleads guilty

A wealthy hotel executive and Democratic fundraiser who supported Hilary Clinton for president pleaded guilty Thursday to charges he secretly funneled more than $180,000 in illegal campaign contributions to three unnamed candidates and coached someone to lie about it.


Related Topix: US Politics, Hillary Clinton, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Gary Ackerman, US House of Representatives, 2012 Presidential Election, Opinion

Sometimes New Yorkers need an escape

The world's leading sculpture park, with visitors from around the world is the unique attraction of Storm King Art Center .


Related Topix: North Yorkshire County, England, World News, East Riding of Yorkshire County, England, United Kingdom, New Windsor, NY

National Public Radio

Easter Butter Lamb Gets 'Pardon' At Buffalo Market

Butter sculptures in the shape of a lamb are a traditional part of Easter meals among Buffalo's large Polish-American population.


Related Topix: Thanksgiving, Life, Holidays


Beer, grilled cheese and really clean clothes

Nestled on a New York side street, a new type of laundromat has opened its doors, offering gourmet cheese sandwiches and drop-off laundry services.


Related Topix: East Village (New York, NY), Life, Food, Dining, New York Government

Norwalk Citizen News

NYC police rolling back some counterterror efforts

In this Aug. 18, 2011, file photo, people walk below a New York Police Department security camera, upper left, which was placed next to a mosque on Fulton Street in the Brooklyn neighborhood of Bedford-Stuyvesant in New York.


Fund raises thousands for exonerated NYC man

In the April 8, 2014 file photo, Jonathan Fleming, right, listens to his lawyer Anthony Mayol during a hearing in Brooklyn's Supreme court in New York.


Wed Apr 16, 2014

This Is Lancashire

UK braced for bank holiday rush

Today is expected to be the busiest day on Britain's roads so far this year as millions of people set off for their Easter break, a traffic information company has warned.


Related Topix: Europe Travel, Ireland Travel, Europe, World News, United Kingdom, Weather

WIVB-TV Buffalo

New York says 960,000 enrolled in health exchange

About 94,000 of those finished applying in the two weeks after the original March 31 deadline, according to figures released by the exchange's executive director, Donna Frescatore.


Related Topix: New York Government, Health Care Policy, Health, New York University


Supreme Court case could test future of broadcast TV

Aaron Bailey was fed up with paying about $120 a month for satellite TV service when he heard about Aereo, a start-up company that streams live broadcast stations over the Internet for $8 to $12 a month.


Related Topix: Science, Computer Science

Governor Cuomo Signs Legislation Adding New York State to the National Popular Vote Compact

April 15, 2014 - Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today signed legislation that adds New York to the list of states that have joined National Popular Vote compact.

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Related Topix: New York Government, Andrew Cuomo, US Governors

Lexington Herald-Leader

Toyota Camry gets a top-to-bottom makeover

The redesigned 2015 Camry, unveiled Tuesday at the New York Auto Show, is longer and wider, with a more aggressive design.


Related Topix: Toyota Camry, Coupe, Wagon, Hybrid, Toyota, Sedan, SUV, Toyota RAV4, Nissan Altima, Honda Accord, Nissan, Honda CR-V, Honda, Hatchback

CEO and Managing Partner of Wall Street Broker-Dealer Charged in Massive International Bribery Scheme

April 14, 2014 - The chief executive officer and a managing partner of a New York-based U.S. broker-dealer were arrested today on felony charges arising from a conspiracy to pay bribes to a senior official in Venezuela's state economic development bank.


Related Topix: US News, US Federal Bureau of Investigation, Securities and Exchange Commission, Corporate / Securities Law, Law


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