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22 min ago | 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

4 hrs ago | 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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6 hrs ago | 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

10 hrs ago | 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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14 hrs ago | 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

Cinema Blend News

Paul Thomas Anderson's Inherent Vice To Debut At The New York Film Festival

We have already seen an impressive number of truly amazing films come out so far in 2014, from Wes Anderson's magnificent and hilarious The Grand Budapest Hotel to Joe and Anthony Russo's fantastic and action-packed Captain America: The Winter Solider .

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Related Topix: Punch-Drunk Love, Drama Movies, Comedy Movies, The Social Network, The Master

Sun Jul 20, 2014

CBS Local

New Yorkers Rally For Israel On Day Of Brutal Mideast Violence

A group of New Yorkers gathered to rally for Israel in Times Square Sunday afternoon, as the first major ground battle in two weeks between Israel and Hamas militants left dozens dead.

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Related Topix: Israel, Middle East, World News

New Hampshire Public Radio -

When Defending Your Writing Becomes Defending Yourself

In the past year, my first in a prestigious Ph.D. program in creative writing and literature, I have often felt conspicuous as a writer of color.

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Related Topix: African-American

Gazetteandherald.co.uk

Rain can't dampen Marlborough Jazz Festival atmosphere

Thousands of music fans descended on the town for the main day the festival as Sticky Wicket kicked things off over in the Priory Marquee.

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Daily Mail

Perth school teacher, 37, killed on MH17 is latest Australian victim named

'Mr Putin, send them home, send them home, please': Grieving mother begs Russian leader to return her son and girlfriend as rebels snatch MH17 bodies and drive them to unknown location The trail of death: Moment surface-to-air missile was fired at MH17, blowing plane apart in mid-air and killing 298 people Graveyard of desecration: Grave robbers.

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Related Topix: Australia, Immigration Reform

New York Daily News

Eats Beat for July 20: More burger opportunities for New Yorkers

Also: New Lay's potato chip flavors, Urbo food complex, Louie and Chan, Obica, Sierra Nevada Beer Camp sampler, and poetry from Jim Beam It's been a good week for burgers .

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Dining, Lower East Side (New York, NY), Chelsea (New York, NY), North Yorkshire County, England, World News, East Riding of Yorkshire County, England, United Kingdom

Sat Jul 19, 2014

KFVS12

NYPD: Modified duty for officers in fatal arrest

Residents strolled through the smoldering rubble of their neighborhoods, some wearing surgical masks to protect their lungs from the smoke and ash lingering in the air of the riverside community they call... Pushed by howling, erratic winds, a massive wildfire in north-central Washington was growing rapidly and burning in new directions Saturday.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire

SFGate

'No Justice, No Peace!': Community Marches Against 'Racist' Nypd After Chokehold Death

New Yorkers, angry over the death of Eric Garner after being placed in an apparent chokehold by NYPD officers, took to the streets of Staten Island Saturday afternoon to vent their anger.

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Related Topix: New York Government

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