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3 hrs ago | World Magazine

New York church gets legal reinforcements in school rental fight

Churches, synagogues, and religious groups representing thousands of churches across the country filed an amicus brief on Monday in support of the Bronx Household of Faith's challenge to New York City's policy forbidding churches from renting public schools for worship services.

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Related Topix: Second Circuit Court of Appeals

7 hrs ago | Erie Times News

E.J. Dionne: Progressivism is back in New York

To say that Mayor Bill de Blasio is unbowed after some difficult moments in his first few months in office is not entirely true.

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

Tue Apr 22, 2014

Rock Hill Herald

Lawmakers trying to restrict solitary confinement

This combination image of undated file photos provided by the Colorado Department of Corrections in 2013 shows paroled inmate Evan Spencer Ebel, left, charged with killing two people, including the head of the state's Department of Corrections; Tom Clements, right, after tampering with his monitoring bracelet, authorities say.

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Related Topix: Colorado, Colorado Government

Business Journal

Texas Gov. Rick Perry's return to New York draws Bronx cheer

No one can accuse Gov. Rick Perry of letting harsh words from New Yorkers prevent him from taking his pro-Texas message back to the Big Apple.

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Related Topix: North Yorkshire County, England, World News, East Riding of Yorkshire County, England, United Kingdom, Texas, Texas Government, New York Government, US Governors, Rick Perry

Daily Times

Syria calls June 3 presidential election

DAMASCUS: Syria has announced it will hold a June 3 presidential election, expected to return Bashar al-Assad to office, as fresh claims emerged of his regime's use of chemical weapons.

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Related Topix: Middle East, Syria, World News

WEAU-TV Eau Claire

Democrats eye 15 cities for 2016 convention

The Democratic National Committee has asked Chicago, New York and 13 others to make a pitch to host the presidential nominating convention in 2016.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Hillary Clinton, US News, US Senate, Democrat

Detroit Free Press

Which U.S. city is the funniest?

A doctor hired by an 85-year-old driver's estate believes he may have died of a heart attack caused... Researchers tracked the 50 largest U.S. cities using a 'humor algorithm,' including how often residents visit Cheezburger comedy sites like Lolcats, the number of native-born famous comedians and the number of funny tweeters, among other measures.

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Arutz Sheva Israel News

Rock Ambush Causes New Yorker to Miss Dad's Funeral

Tova Richler of New York flew to Israel to attend her father's funeral at the Mount of Olives Friday, but an ambush by local Arabs prevented her from attending it.

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Related Topix: Israel, Middle East, World News, New York Government

Examiner.com

Fifth Avenue Easter Parade is a New York happening

"The photographers will snap us," the line in Irving Berlin's 1933 song, " Easter Parade ," really captures the spirit of the annual Easter Parade on New York's Fifth Avenue.

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Related Topix: Greenwich Village (New York, NY), New York Government, Life, Holidays, Halloween

Mon Apr 21, 2014

Silicon Alley Insider

Airbnb Removed Thousands Of 'Illegal' Listings After Challenge From New York's Top Lawyer

New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman answers a a question during a news conference in his New York City office, Friday, March 18, 2011.

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

KMPH-TV Fresno

NYC jury hears tape defending 9/11 terror attacks

Two prep school graduates sought to use their sports connections and business acumen to establish a monopoly on drug sales to high school students in the affluent Main Line suburbs of Philadelphia, authorities said... Two prep school graduates sought to use their sports connections and business acumen to establish a monopoly on drug sales to high ... (more)

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Related Topix: Education Etc., X-Men, Action Movies, Thriller, Science Fiction Movies, Terrorism, Pacific Gas and Electric, Energy

Jalopnik

This Horseless Carriage Might Be The Unlikely Future Of New York City

An " electric horseless carriage " was unveiled at the New York Auto Show last week.

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

The Huffington Post

Two Challenges I've Faced As Executive Editor Of The New York Times, From Jill Abramson

The first, she said, was during her trip to China, after the Chinese government had shut down The Times' website for publishing a story about corruption among families of wealthy Chinese politicians.

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Daily Mail

Saved by her big sister: Little girl who couldn't leave the house...

'It's miraculous': Stowaway, 16, walks away unharmed despite flying more than five hours from California to Hawaii in plane WHEEL WELL after running away from home Easter morning horror as sleeping girl, 16, is crushed to death when 'drunk' neighbor crashes his SUV through her bedroom at 80MPH 'Unforgivable, murderous acts': South Korean President ... (more)

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Related Topix: Banking, Financial Services, CitiMortgage, Citigroup

Automotive News

Nissan, burned on taxi deal, teases N.Y. with a prototype

Nissan's special auto show mock-up looked enough like a real taxi to make New Yorkers fume when it wouldn't stop for them.

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Related Topix: Nissan, Nissan NV200, New York Government, Autos

Sun Apr 20, 2014

Examiner.com

PlayhouseSquare and BWU collaborate to present 'Murder Ballad'

PlayhouseSquare and Baldwin Wallace University have combined their resources to present the regional premiere of " Murder Ballad ".

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The Tribune

Celebrating Easter - and creativity - in New York

Most New Yorkers showed their best colors in the annual Easter Parade on Fifth Avenue, but a few may have dusted off their Halloween outfits.

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Related Topix: New York Government

The Mercury

Off to bright lights of New York

Jordan Fassina, 18, right, with Cooper Screen Academy director Sara Cooper. Jordn has been accepted into the New York branch of the American Academy of Dramatic Arts.

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The Island Packet

Dealer wanted in US for art fraud nabbed in Spain

Art dealer Jose Carlos Bergantinos Diaz, who is wanted for fraud in the United States, was arrested Friday at a luxury hotel in Seville.

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New York Post

Broken-hearted girla s love songs are music to New Yorkers' ears

Bazely is fixing her broken heart by writing a new song for 50 days in a row and performing them on subway platforms.

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