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54 min ago | KHOU-TV Houston

Custody death to mar NYC mayor's return from Italy

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and his family are wrapping up a whirlwind vacation in his ancestral homeland of Italy, complete with cheering crowds, paparazzi and, yes, even proof Italians do eat pizza with a knife and fork.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Pizza, North Yorkshire County, England, World News, East Riding of Yorkshire County, England, United Kingdom, New York Government, Hunter College, City University of New York, Columbia University

2 hrs ago | Myrtle Beach Online

Aretha Franklin slams server's D-I-S-R-E-S-P-E-C-T

In a Thursday, May 29, 2014 file photo, singer Aretha Franklin looks up while seated on stage during Harvard University commencement ceremonies, in Cambridge, Mass., where she was presented with an honorary Doctor of Arts degree.


Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Aretha Franklin, Soul, Harvard University, Life, Food, Hamburger, Entertainment

3 hrs ago | CNews

Family of man who died in chokehold arrest seeks federal probe

Eric Garner, right, is pictured in a video clip posted on the New York Daily News website.


Related Topix: New York Daily News, New York Government

8 hrs ago | Bellingham Herald

Middletown woman's art passed down from mom

"She used to use an ancient technique with the glass and cutting out museum print," Ortiz said.


Related Topix: University of Hartford, Arts, Painting

10 hrs ago | Silicon Alley Insider

Uber Is Handing Out A Free A Free Ride To New Yorkers Affected By The G Train Outage

New Yorkers who depend on the G train may be frustrated to find themselves struggling during the 5 weeks the city is shutting down the train's service , but Uber is here to sweeten the suffering.


Fri Jul 25, 2014

Click Orlando

DNA evidence collected in NYC flag caper

New York police have collected DNA evidence in the case of nighttime acrobats who replaced two American flags atop of the Brooklyn Bridge with two white flags, according to a law enforcement official with knowledge of the investigation Friday.


Wall Street Journal

Lyft Strikes a Deal to Operate in New York City

Taxi-hailing service Lyft struck a deal Friday to operate in New York City, but only after agreeing to use commercially licensed drivers like its rival Uber.


Doug Reside Named New Curator of New York Public Library for the...

The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts has named Doug Reside the new Curator of the Billy Rose Theatre Division at The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts in Lincoln Center.


Related Topix: Arts, Theater, Truman State University, University of Kentucky

Governor Cuomo Announces New Commander of The New York Guard

Bucaria is a sitting New York State Supreme Court Judge and Long Island resident.


Related Topix: Prison, North Yorkshire County, England, World News, East Riding of Yorkshire County, England, United Kingdom, New York Government, Andrew Cuomo, US Governors, US National Guard, US Military

The Independent

From a taste of Mexico to open-air cinema in New York: Travel agenda

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Related Topix: Astronomy, Science, Travel


Leah Cuevas Charged With Murder In Missing Mom's Slaying

A New York woman has been charged in the slaying of a mother of four whose partially dismembered body was discovered on Long Island earlier this month.


Related Topix: Brooklyn (Jacksonville, FL), Suffolk County, NY, Hempstead, NY, Associated Press

Thu Jul 24, 2014


Woody Allen back in spotlight, promoting new film

In this Thursday, July 16, 2014 photo, Writer/Director Woody Allen arrives at the premiere of "Magic In The Moonlight" in New York.


Related Topix: Midnight in Paris, Comedy Movies, The Purple Rose of Cairo, Celebrities, Pop/Rock, Woody Allen, Jeff Daniels, Entertainment

Manchester Journal

Kelsey Grammer welcomes ... Kelsey Grammer

Kelsey Grammer hit the half-dozen kids mark on Tuesday with the birth of his son with wife Kayte, Access Hollywood reported Thursday.


Related Topix: Transformers: Age of Extinction, Kelsey Grammer, Family, Kids

Fort Morgan Times

Jon Bon Jovi to be honored for humanitarian work

The Marian Anderson Award is given in Philadelphia to "critically acclaimed artists who have impacted society in a positive way."


Related Topix: Jon Bon Jovi, Pop/Rock, Bon Jovi, Comedy Movies, Midnight in Paris, The Purple Rose of Cairo

Lake Country Sun

Baldwin, LaBeouf share a rolea "defendanta " in NYC

In this April 10, 2014 file photo, Alec Baldwin arrives 2014 TCM Classic Film Festival's Opening Night Gala at the TCL Chinese Theatre in Los Angeles.


Related Topix: 30 Rock, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Celebrities, Alec Baldwin, Shia LaBeouf

The Reporter

Pop star Azalea talking fashion on MTV

This may 30, 2014 file photo shows Iggy Azalea performing in concert during the Wired 96.5 Fest at Festival Pier in Philadelphia.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Hip-Hop

Lake County Record-Bee

Pacino, Dafoe set for Venice Film Festival

This year's Venice Film Festival will tackle topics from the financial crisis to drone warfare, and feature performances from Willem Dafoe, Al Pacino, Jennifer Aniston and Ethan Hawke.


Related Topix: Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, The Act of Killing


Gaza fighting rages amid cease-fire bid

Many immigrants flooding across the southern border of the U.S. say they're fleeing violent gangs in Central America.


Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Palestinian Territories, Science, Paleontology

Wed Jul 23, 2014

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.


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


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.


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


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