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  1. It's becoming easier to shop overseas this holiday seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | NBC29

    This holiday season, some companies are hoping to make it as simp... Thousands of young immigrants who are protected from deportation under new Obama administration policies are expected to begin pursuing Arizona driver's licenses. Young immigrants protected from deportation under an Obama administration policy started applying Monday for Arizona driver's licenses after a judge barred the state from denying the privilege.


  2. Investors expect higher stocks in 2015, but also turbulenceRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | KTVN Reno

    A strong U.S. economy helped propel the stock market highe... . FILE - In this Oct. 29, 2014 file photo, specialist Michael O'Mara works at his post on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, as a television screen shows the decision of the Federal Reserve to end quantitative easing... .


  3. NYC mayor, police commissioner visit slain cops' homesRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | KVOR-AM Colorado Springs

    New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and Police Commissioner William Bratton on Monday visited the homes of the two officers slain over the weekend, the New York Police Department said. First de Blasio and Bratton visited the home of Rafael Ramos; then they visited the home of Wenjian Liu.


  4. NYC mayor: 'Time to put aside protests'Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | CNN

    The point-blank shooting of two New York City police officers this weekend is testing whether Mayor Bill de Blasio's brand of unapologetic liberalism can work in a city that's spent decades under mayors who made law and order a top priority. De Blasio's pledge to reform police practices helped sweep him into office last year.


  5. De Blasio facing tensions further strained by police shootingsRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | WICU12 Erie

    The point-blank shootings of two police officers in Brooklyn this weekend have shined a harsh spotlight on New York Mayor Bill de Blasio, who's facing renewed criticism of his handling of police relations in the city. The killings have brought already-strained tensions between the mayor and police to a breaking point, and raised broader questions over whether de Blasio's brand of unabashed liberalism can govern in a city with a long history of tough-on-crime leadership.


  6. Slain Officer's Family Calls for 'Peaceful Coexistence' Between Cops and PublicRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | KSFO-AM San Francisco

    Family and friends of one of the New York police officers who were shot dead in what officials call an "assassination" this weekend spoke out Sunday night for the first time since the attack, praising him and calling for calm. Officer Rafael Ramos, who was fatally shot while sitting in his patrol car alongside his partner Officer Wenjian Liu, "will always be loved and missed by many," his aunt Lucy Ramos said Sunday.


  7. NYPD commissioner admits on national TV: Yes, de Blasio has lost the trust of some of our officersRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Hot Air

    On the one hand, how could he have denied it? By now the whole country's seen the YouTube video of cops turning their backs on de Blasio when he arrived at Woodhull Hospital, where officers Liu and Ramos had been taken after being shot. The head of the PBA accused him on camera hours later of having blood on his hands .


  8. Putnam, Rockland, Westchester Continue to Add JobsRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago |

    The statewide unemployment rate in New York declined from 6.0 percent to 5.9 percent in November, reaching its lowest level since September 2008, according to preliminary figures released by the New York State Department of Labor. Year over year, you can see a more dramatic decline-the state's unemployment rate was 7.1 percent in November 2013.


  9. NY farmers lament lost opportunityRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Genesee Country Express

    While environmental groups are doing a victory dance over New York's decision to ban fracking, farmers such as apple grower David Johnson are grieving for dashed hopes and dreams. "I'm devastated," Johnson said after Gov. Andrew Cuomo's health and environmental commissioners announced Wednesday that they were recommending a fracking ban.


  10. Battered and blueRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Newsday

    On Saturday, Ismaaiyl Brinsley shot a former girlfriend in Baltimore. Hours later, in Brooklyn, New York, he ambushed and killed two police officers in their car and then killed himself.


  11. The Two Sides Of NY's Ban On FrackingRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago |

    Although hydraulic fracturing, better known as fracking, in New York State has been on moratorium since 2008, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo's administration has announced that it will formally ban the practice. The AP is reporting that Wednesday's announcement, though not final, means a ban is all but etched in stone.


  12. Manhattan Bed & Breakfasts Face ExtinctionRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | The New York Observer

    Manhattan BnB owner Anne Edris in her Avenue C BnB, which has recently been forced to close. "You can do this now, or we can come back later," a representative from the Mayor's Office of Special Enforcement Task Force said to Anne Edris, owner of East Village Bed & Coffee, a bed and breakfast in the East Village, who had just opened the front door.


  13. OPINION: Reject fracking, protect health in 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | The Brooklyn Daily Eagle

    What better gift could Governor Cuomo have given the citizens of New York this holiday season than the assurance that the dirty drilling practice known as fracking will not be coming to the Empire State? Across the country, this rolling environmental disaster has been poisoning families, destroying rural and wild landscapes and deterring our critical transition to a clean energy economy. Thankfully, after five years and more than 100,000 face-to-face conversations, New Yorkers Against Fracking has helped shaped the conversation so that this fundamental threat to our land, air and water has been deemed too significant of a risk to public health to permit.


  14. Prevost Begins Production of MTA Busses in Expanded Plattsburgh FacilityRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | WVNY

    New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced Prevost has begun production of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority buses in a newly expanded facility in Plattsburgh. A press release says the $26 million expansion project will build 300 Commuter Over the Road Buses worth $164 million for the MTA.


  15. Former boxer lands top movie role with Robert de NiroRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago |

    Duddy, known as the Derry Destroyer, told the New York Times that De Niro later made a phonecall on his behalf to cast him in the film which stars De Niro as Duran's former trainer, Ray Arcel. Duddy has already filmed scenes in Los Angeles and in Duran's native Panama.


  16. Steve Hawley wishes residents of district a happy and safe ChristmasRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | The Batavian

    Assemblyman Steve Hawley is wishing residents of the 139th Assembly District and all New Yorkers a happy and safe Christmas season. Hawley commented that Christmas is an important time of the year to appreciate what we have and enjoy buying and receiving gifts for family and friends.


  17. New Yorkers honor slain police officersRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Reuters

    New Yorkers hold a candlelight vigil in honor of two police officers who were shot to death as they sat in a patrol car in broad daylight. Vanessa Johnston reports.


  18. New York Cares Coat Drive Seeks DonationsRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | NY1

    For more than a quarter century, the New York Cares Coat Drive has been getting warm winter coats to New Yorkers who need them, but with more requests this year the organization is hoping for some extra generosity to fill them. NY1's Roger Clark filed the following report.


  19. Live in the D Professionals 12/22/14Read the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | ClickOnDetroit

    The panel of professionals discuss the killing of two New York police officers, allegations of poor work conditions for Apple employee in China and a controversial yearbook photo. WALLS.


  20. The attorney general can help keep police officers from being murderedRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    In the wake of the tragic execution-style murders of two NYPD police officers - by a gunman retaliating against "pigs" for the deaths of Mike Brown and Eric Garner - the question of blame has arisen. Of course, the full legal responsibility is the shooter's.