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 2020-02-20 13:12 

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Morgan Stanley buying E-Trade for about $13 billion...

Morgan Stanley is buying online brokerage E-Trade for about $13 billion. Discount brokers like E-Trade have engaged in a vicious fight for customers since late last year, when Charles Schwab Corp. ann...

 2020-02-20 12:40 

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S. Korea reports 1st virus death; 2.5M urged to stay home...

SEOUL, South Korea — South Korea reported its first death from the new virus on Thursday while the mayor of a southeastern city urged its 2.5 million people to stay inside as infections linked to a ch...

 2020-02-20 12:30 

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9 killed in suspected far-right attack in Germany...

HANAU, Germany — A 43-year-old German man shot and killed nine people at several locations in a Frankfurt suburb in attacks that appeared to have been motivated by far-right beliefs, officials said Th...

 2020-02-20 12:01 

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Queens man broke into Rockville Centre church three times, Nassau police say...

A Queens man arrested on a criminal possession of a controlled substance charge has also been accused of stealing from a Rockville Centre church, Nassau police said on Thursday. Acting on an open coun...

 2020-02-20 11:09 

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Hempstead Village takes step toward suing downtown developers...

The Hempstead Village board of trustees this week voted narrowly to authorize legal action against the community's master developer, calling into question the future of a sweeping downtown revitalizat...

 2020-02-20 11:09 

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Long Island weather: Cold spell ahead...

Sun and cold command Thursday's weather, with a high of 35 degrees expected under clear skies — though the windchill will make it feel like 20 to 30, the National Weather Service in Islip said. Friday...

 2020-02-20 11:00 

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Double standard on abuse allegations...

For several years, the film career and public image of actor Johnny Depp have been tarnished by allegations of verbal and physical abuse toward ex-wife Amber Heard — who reaped praise as a survivor an...

 2020-02-20 11:00 

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Designer, fabric wholesaler moving to Melville...

A designer and wholesaler of fabrics, furniture, wallpaper and other home furnishings will move its headquarters from Bethpage to Melville instead of out of state because of $1 million in tax breaks,...

 2020-02-20 11:00 

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Copiague to benefit from downtown development...

THE SCOOP Nestled between the villages of Lindenhurst and Amityville is a South Shore hamlet with a tricky spelling. Copiague has become a coveted location for its low taxes. It's also family-frie...

 2020-02-20 11:00 

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Bright Eye Beer Co. to open in Long Beach...

Over the last six years, as they poured pints inside JA Heneghan's Tavern, their family's place in Point Lookout, Keira and Luke Heneghan developed a passion for beer. Especially local beer. So much s...

 2020-02-20 11:00 

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Christmas cactuses that bloom on their own timelines...

Earlier this month, I shared instructions for caring for traditional holiday plants, including the much-beloved Christmas cactus. The tedious, somewhat inconvenient directions I provided proved to be...

 2020-02-20 11:00 

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Celebrate National Margarita Day with some of the island's newest 'ritas...

In 2005, the Smithsonian Institution, bowing to intense public pressure, or at least that's what I'd like to believe, finally added something to its permanent collection that truly captures the contem...

 2020-02-20 10:00 

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Takeaways from the Democrats' Las Vegas debate...

WASHINGTON — Billionaire Michael Bloomberg, rising in the polls, and Sen. Bernie Sanders, who's leading in them, entered the ninth Democratic debate as the main targets Wednesday night, as the four ot...

 2020-02-20 05:51 

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Islanders fall to Avalanche, end road trip 0-4...

DENVER Goalie Semyon Varlamov's return to Colorado was not a happy homecoming. The Islanders can only hope returning to New York cures their scoring woes. The Islanders were nearly shut out for the...

 2020-02-20 05:01 

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Transgender people say: Call me by my name...

DEAR READERS: Like all of you, I am curious about how things turn out after I publish a question. The following two letters are responses to a recent question from a college sophomore who signed his l...

 2020-02-20 03:56 

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Fact Check: Examining claims from the Democratic debate...

WASHINGTON — Six Democratic presidential candidates sparred in a spirited debate in Las Vegas that included for the first time billionaire Mike Bloomberg as President Donald Trump held a rally in Pho...

 2020-02-20 03:54 

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Rangers score five goals in third period in win over Chicago...

CHICAGO — Teams are making trades all around the league and even the Rangers made one on Tuesday, sending minor league defenseman Joey Keane to Carolina for former first-round pick Julien Gauthier. So...

 2020-02-20 03:20 

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China's new virus cases, deaths rise but increase is lower...

BEIJING — New virus cases in China rose by just 394 from the previous day, with a rise in the death toll of 114, the government said Thursday, as health inspectors went door-to-door to find every infe...

 2020-02-20 02:07 

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Darnell Evans points way as Amityville rallies past Miller Place...

Darnell Evans and the Amityville boys basketball team gave the Fred Williams Memorial Gymnasium a proper send-off. With the quaint Amityville High School gym dating back to the 1950s set to be razed a...

 2020-02-20 01:51 

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Jack Garside's 36 points lead Kings Park over Hills West in Suffolk 'A' semifinal...

Kings Park's Jack Garside didn't even know he was within 14 points of scoring 1,000 for his varsity career earlier this week. The junior point guard had bigger things to ponder as far as he was concer...

 2020-02-20 01:47 

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Greg Robinson, NFL offensive lineman, arrested with 157 pounds of marijuana in rental car, cops say...

EL PASO, Texas — NFL offensive tackle Greg Robinson remained in a West Texas jail without bond Wednesday after federal agents said they found 157 pounds (71.21 kilograms) of marijuana in a rented vehi...

 2020-02-20 01:41 

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If Sanders feels a burn, he may keep it to himself...

Hearts and glowers In advance of Wednesday night's Las Vegas debate, Bernie Sanders' campaign went on the offensive over his post-heart attack refusal to release his medical records, accusing critics...

 2020-02-20 01:33 

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Suffolk boys basketball Class A semifinals: Miller Place vs. Amityville...

No. 1 Amityville defeated No. 4 Miller Place, 89-69, in the Suffolk boys basketball Class A semifinals on Wed. Feb. 19, 2020 at Amityville....

 2020-02-20 01:26 

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Julien Gauthier a sizable presence in Rangers lineup...

CHICAGO — Julien Gauthier, the forward the Rangers acquired Tuesday from the Carolina Hurricanes for defenseman Joey Keane, is a big man. And he uses his size to his advantage, he said. "Absolutely,';'...

 2020-02-20 01:24 

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Pine Barrens commission puts off decision on 'The Hills" project until at least March...

The New York State Pine Barrens Commission wants the developers behind a proposed 118-unit community and golf course in East Quogue once known as "The Hills" to answer more questions about the project...

 2020-02-20 01:21 

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Julien Gauthier a sizable presence in Rangers lineup...

CHICAGO — Julien Gauthier, the forward the Rangers acquired Tuesday from the Carolina Hurricanes for defenseman Joey Keane, is a big man. And he uses his size to his advantage, he said. "Absolutely,';'...

 2020-02-20 01:17 

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Stony Brook women win their first America East championship...

The Stony Brook women won their first America East title on Wednesday night, rallying for a hard-fought 72-68 win over host Vermont. The Seawolves, owners of the nation's longest winning streak at 22...

 2020-02-20 01:15 

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Police say 8 killed in shootings in the German city of Hanau...

HANAU, Germany — Eight people were killed in shootings in the German city of Hanau late Wednesday, authorities said. Two hookah lounges reportedly were targeted. Authorities were searching for the per...

 2020-02-20 00:50 

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Suffolk Class A boys basketball semifinals: Hills West vs. Kings Park...

No. 2 Kings Park and No. 3 Hills West matched up in the Suffolk Class A boys basketball semifinals on Wednesday at Kings Park....

 2020-02-20 00:47 

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Jarrett Allen ready to take on 76ers big man Joel Embiid again...

Joel Embiid was a problem for the Nets in last year's playoffs. Embiid averaged 24.8 points, 13.5 rebounds and 2.8 blocks in the first-round series, and the 76ers eliminated Brooklyn in five games. Th...

 2020-02-20 00:43 

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Rangers coach David Quinn makes it clear that he has confidence in Adam Fox...

CHICAGO —Adam Fox didn't take it personally when Rangers coach David Quinn decided to send five forwards out on the ice in the Blueshirts' final power play Sunday against the Boston Bruins. "Things we...

 2020-02-20 00:33 

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Yankees' Gerrit Cole shows all his stuff in 40-pitch batting practice session...

TAMPA, Fla. — Gerrit Cole is ready for his spring debut. The righthander, after throwing a 40-pitch batting practice session Wednesday afternoon, said his next time on the mound will be Monday night a...

 2020-02-20 00:28 

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Testimony of dead witness read in double-murder retrial of John Pierotti...

The words of a dead witness came to life Wednesday in a Mineola courtroom as the prosecutor who won a conviction in the first trial of a man being retried for a 1998 double slaying also became a witne...

 2020-02-20 00:27 

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Schumer: U.S. should cover four ailments linked to Agent Orange in Vietnam vets...

Sen. Chuck Schumer on Wednesday called on the federal government to recognize four ailments linked to Agent Orange exposure in Vietnam veterans, labeling it a "disgrace" the former soldiers could not...

 2020-02-20 00:26 

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MLBPA talks Astros, collective bargaining with Mets at spring training...

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. — In the aftermath of one of the biggest scandals in the history of baseball, the sport is asking itself: What can it do to prevent players and teams from cheating like the Astros...

 2020-02-20 00:18 

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Knicks' coach Mike Miller just goes about his job — quietly...

GREENBURGH, N.Y. It's been John Calipari and Jay Wright and now Tom Thibodeau the who's who of big names linked to the Knicks coaching job -- and then there's Mike Miller. The Knicks' interim coa...

 2020-02-20 00:14 

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Testimony of dead witness read in double-murder retrial of John Pierotti...

The words of a dead witness came to life Wednesday in a Mineola courtroom as the prosecutor who won a conviction in the first trial of a man being retried for a 1998 double slaying also became a witne...

 2020-02-20 00:14 

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Schumer: U.S. should cover four ailments linked to Agent Orange in Vietnam vets...

Sen. Chuck Schumer on Wednesday called on the federal government to recognize four ailments linked to Agent Orange exposure in Vietnam veterans, labeling it a "disgrace" the former soldiers could not...

 2020-02-20 00:12 

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Acquiring Andy Greene gives Barry Trotz options on Islanders' defense...

DENVER — It's not so much his actual defense pairs that Barry Trotz is most concerned with as it is the roles the defensemen can play in the game. Andy Greene's acquisition has allowed the Islanders c...

 2020-02-19 23:25 

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Brian Cashman needs to keep DJ LeMahieu with Yankees beyond this season by offering an extension...

TAMPA, Fla.— DJ LeMahieu already has made Brian Cashman look like a genius for bringing him aboard with a two-year, $24 million contract, a deal that remains one of the biggest free-agent bargains in...

 2020-02-19 23:22 

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Man shot dead on Copiague street, Suffolk police say...

A man was shot to death in Copiague Wednesday, Suffolk police said. Police were called to an industrial area on Court Street about 3:50 p.m. Homicide detectives were at the scene investigating late We...

 2020-02-19 23:18 

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Seth Lugo says he's not concerned about broken toe...

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. — For 30 years and three months, Seth Lugo lived life having never broken a bone. His streak ended Monday night in the most unexciting of ways: stubbing his toe on an ottoman in h...

 2020-02-19 23:17 

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The faded noise from Iowa reminds us how quickly a tornado can vanish...

The Iowa caucuses were held two and a half weeks ago, but the auditing of votes and apportioning of delegates drags on as the Democratic scrum moves into its third state, Nevada. A lack of immediate r...

 2020-02-19 23:12 

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Islanders' Cal Clutterbuck may be close to returning...

DENVER — The Islanders may return to New York to some positive injury news. Coach Barry Trotz said the hope is Cal Clutterbuck can resume practicing with the team next week. The fourth line right wing...

 2020-02-19 22:56 

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Ahkee Anderson sparks Center Moriches to Suffolk Class B title...

They heard the final buzzer sound on the Suffolk Class B championship game, but there wasn't much of a victory celebration. They posed for a team photo after the hardware was awarded, but few of them...

 2020-02-19 22:54 

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Duke and Duchess of Sussex to begin new life on March 31...

Britain's Prince Harry and his wife, Meghan, are breaking free of the royal family starting March 31, the couple's office said Wednesday. The announcement comes as Buckingham Palace reviewed the Duke...

 2020-02-19 22:48 

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Suffolk boys basketball Class B final: Center Moriches vs. Southampton...

Center Moriches defeated Southampton, 72-65, in the Suffolk boys basketball Class B final on Wed. Feb. 19, 2020 at Centereach....

 2020-02-19 22:46 

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Laid Back Festival returning to Jones Beach this summer...

The Laid Back Festival of music, food and drink, which debuted in 2015 at what was then the Nikon at Jones Beach Theater, returns to that since-renamed venue on Aug. 8. The festival lineup includes th...

 2020-02-19 22:46 

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Grumman plume handling called 'outrageous,' 'shameful'...

ALBANY — Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo and other top New York officials on Wednesday criticized aerospace giant Grumman and the U.S. Navy for keeping information secret and dragging out the cleanup of an under...

 2020-02-19 22:26 

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Rising rap star Pop Smoke fatally shot in LA home, police say...

LOS ANGELES — Pop Smoke, a rising New York rapper, was fatally shot in a Los Angeles home early Wednesday, law enforcement sources confirmed. Officers responded after someone calling from the East Coa...

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