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 2020-06-03 22:04 

NY Post

Company studying hydroxychloroquine employs sci-fi writer, adult content model...

The World Health Organization and several world governments have changed their coronavirus policies and resumed trials of hydroxychloroquine because they got questionable data from a small US healthcare company — with a science fiction writer and an...

 2020-06-03 22:00 

NY Post

Commissioner Dermot Shea says NYPD 'stands with' George Floyd's family...

Police Commissioner Dermot Shea offered his condolences Wednesday, saying his "heart goes out to the entire Floyd family" — after speaking with George Floyd's brother on the phone. "On behalf of the entire NYC police department, the ...

 2020-06-03 21:57 

NY Post

Virginia governor to announce removal of Robert E. Lee statue...

RICHMOND, Va. — Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam is expected to announce plans Thursday for the removal of an iconic statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee from Richmond's prominent Monument Avenue, a senior administration official told The Associa...

 2020-06-03 21:54 

WABC-TV NY

Serial tire slasher returns damaging dozens of vehicles in New Jersey...

Authorities in the Somerset County borough of Manville are investigating after approximately 42 tire slashings occurred and one car was set on fire early Wednesday morning....

 2020-06-03 21:50 

NY Post

George Floyd protester in Pennsylvania has coronavirus but didn't wear mask...

A Pennsylvania man arrested during a violent protest over the death of George Floyd says he has the coronavirus — and officials now worry he may have sparked an outbreak of the disease. Julio V. Torres disclosed that he was COVID-positive during his...

 2020-06-03 21:45 

NY Post

Coty names Simona Cattaneo head of Kylie Cosmetics...

Coty has tapped a new head of Kylie Cosmetics in the wake of explosive allegations that the unit's 22-year-old founder, Kylie Jenner, has been lying about her sales in a desperate attempt to be nam......

 2020-06-03 21:43 

Newsday.com

Donald Trump steers RNC away from N.C. in another partisan coronavirus spat...

Drama over the Republican National Convention's locale has struck several chords familiar to the Donald Trump presidency. Once again he clashes with a Democratic governor over coronavirus response, an...

 2020-06-03 21:43 

Stamford Advocate

Louisiana governor praises state's peaceful Floyd protests...

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Gov. John Bel Edwards on Wednesday thanked the people of Louisiana for holding peaceful demonstrations in the aftermath of George Floyd's death. The state has avoided the violence and property damage seen in other parts of the ...

 2020-06-03 21:42 

News12.com

[ Hudson Valley ]

Piermont restaurants prep for outdoor dining in Phase 2 reopening plan...

There's big news for the restaurant industry: Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Wednesday that outdoor dining will be allowed for Phase 2 reopenings....

 2020-06-03 21:40 

Stamford Advocate

Police: Washington woman threatens Muslim neighbors with gun...

MOUNTLAKE TERRACE, Wash. (AP) - Police in Washington state arrested a woman on suspicion of pointing a gun at her neighbors in what authorities classified as a hate crime. Mountlake Terrace police arrested the woman Monday for investigation of a hate crim...

 2020-06-03 21:40 

Stamford Advocate

North Dakota tribe to fight ruling giving minerals to state...

FARGO, N.D. (AP) - Leaders of the Mandan, Hidatsa and Arikara Nation in North Dakota and others are challenging a Department of Interior opinion rolling back an Obama-era memo stating that mineral rights under the original Missouri River bed should belong...

 2020-06-03 21:39 

Stamford Advocate

White House: Trump church visit akin to Churchill WWII role...

WASHINGTON (AP) - The White House said Wednesday that President Donald Trump's visit to a nearby church where he held up a Bible was a...

 2020-06-03 21:37 

Stamford Advocate

Virginia governor to announce removal of Lee statue...

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam is expected to announce plans Thursday for the removal of an iconic statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee from Richmond's prominent Monument Avenue, a senior administration official told The Associat...

 2020-06-03 21:35 

Newsday.com

As Belmont Park opens, construction of Islanders' new arena pounds along...

The pounding of construction machinery, not horses galloping, was the predominant sound entering the Belmont Park grounds on Wednesday. One week after New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo gave the green light t...

 2020-06-03 21:35 

Stamford Advocate

Deputy seen wearing extremist patch at protest in California...

SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) - A sheriff's deputy who wore a patch with extremist logos on his uniform at a Southern California protest has been placed on administrative leave, an official said Wednesday. Carrie Braun, a spokeswoman for the Orange County Sh...

 2020-06-03 21:34 

Stamford Advocate

Senate rejects push for contract tracing written consent...

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - A proposal by House Republicans to require individuals' written consent for the state to track the spread of the coronavirus was rejected by fellow Republicans in the Ohio Senate on Wednesday. The House would have required in-wri...

 2020-06-03 21:32 

Stamford Advocate

Butler adds all-conference guard to roster as transfer...

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Star guard Bo Hodges has decided to transfer from East Tennessee State to Butler next season. Bulldogs coach LaVall Jordan made the announcement Wednesday though the 6-foot-5 guard won't be able to play next season because of the N...

 2020-06-03 21:31 

Newsday.com

'Brooklyn Nine-Nine' cast donates $100,000 to bail fund...

The cast and showrunner of NBC's police sitcom...

 2020-06-03 21:31 

NY Post

Cop bashed in head with fire extinguisher during mayhem in Manhattan...

Video shows an NYPD police officer being bashed over the head with a fire extinguisher as he tried to make an arrest during unrest in Manhattan, police said Wednesday. Cops were struggling with a man they were trying to arrest around 10 p.m. Monday in fro...

 2020-06-03 21:30 

NY Post

Def. Sec. Esper reverses course, will keep troops near DC for protests...

WASHINGTON — Defense Secretary Mark Esper has reversed course and decided not to return active-duty troops to their home bases after they were deployed near Washington for possible action in suppressing violent protests. Army Secretary Ryan McCarthy...

 2020-06-03 21:30 

Stamford Advocate

Driver accused of striking police during protest arraigned...

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) - A driver accused of deliberately plowing through a line of law enforcement officers during a George Floyd demonstration, injuring three, pleaded not guilty to assault Wednesday from her hospital bed, where she is recovering from gunsh...

 2020-06-03 21:30 

Stamford Advocate

Change Healthcare: Fiscal 4Q Earnings Snapshot...

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) _ Change Healthcare Inc. (CHNG) on Wednesday reported a loss of $108.6 million in its fiscal fourth quarter. The Nashville, Tennessee-based company said it had a loss of 34 cents per share. Earnings, adjusted for non-recurring costs ...

 2020-06-03 21:30 

Stamford Advocate

UN envoy holds cease-fire talks with Libya's eastern forces...

UNITED NATIONS (AP) - The United Nations said its top envoy in Libya held talks Wednesday with a delegation from Khalifa Hifter's eastern-based forces to follow up on the agreement by the country's warring parties to resume cease-fire negotiations...

 2020-06-03 21:30 

NJ.com

From shore GOP, solidarity for small business, less for George Floyd | Letters...

Other writers also address the protests, and want the nation on a buy-American spree....

 2020-06-03 21:29 

WABC-TV NY

Keke Palmer shares powerful message with National Guard, asking them to 'march beside us'...

The actress implored members of the National Guard to...

 2020-06-03 21:26 

NY Post

Black bear strolls through New Jersey suburb...

A brazen black bear caused a major up-roar in a New Jersey suburb of the Big Apple when it was spotted ambling through residents' backyards and driveways. The four-legged intruder stunned neighbors who spotted it sniffing around homes in Cliffside Par...

 2020-06-03 21:26 

WCBS Newsradio 880

NYPD Commissioner: 'We Stand With The Floyd Family'...

NYPD Commissioner Dermot Shea on Wednesday met with George Floyd's brother and told New Yorkers the department stands in solidarity with his family....

 2020-06-03 21:25 

Stamford Advocate

Election commission picks Jacobs as new chairwoman...

MADISON, Wis. (AP) - The Wisconsin Elections Commission has chosen a new leader. The commission voted unanimously Wednesday to make Commissioner Ann Jacobs the panel's new chair in a meeting that lasted less than five minutes, commission spokesman Rei...

 2020-06-03 21:25 

The Journal News

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Black Lives Matter protest held in Carmel...

High school students from Brewster, Carmel and Mahopac joined together for a Black Lives Matter protest....

 2020-06-03 21:25 

NJ.com

N.J.'s Lea Michele on 'Glee' allegations: 'I am very sorry, I will be better'...

'I clearly acted in ways which hurt other people,' Michele said....

 2020-06-03 21:25 

Newsday.com

Advocates, unions spar over rule sealing police disciplinary records...

Long Island police unions and criminal justice advocates are gearing up for a battle over 50a, the controversial regulation that prohibits the release of disciplinary records of police officers. The...

 2020-06-03 21:25 

Stamford Advocate

2 protected grizzly bears killed by hunters in Montana...

HELENA, Mont. (AP) - The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has launched an investigation into the death of two grizzly bears believed to be killed by black bear hunters along Rocky Mountain Front lask week. Grizzly bears are a federally protected species. Mo...

 2020-06-03 21:22 

NorthJersey.com

Cardinal Tobin condemns George Floyd death, decries 'purveyors of polarization'...

Floyd's death sparked...

 2020-06-03 21:21 

News12.com

[ Hudson Valley ]

Demonstrations ignite push in voting polls...

As demonstrations continue across the nation, it is also igniting a push to head to the voting polls....

 2020-06-03 21:20 

NorthJersey.com

New Hyundai Elantra aimed at 'young disruptors'...

The 2021 Hyundai Elantra sedan is all-new for the model year....

 2020-06-03 21:20 

NY Post

NYC buildings host virtual cooking classes for locked-down residents...

Top chefs are teaching New Yorkers to cook while they're stuck at home....

 2020-06-03 21:20 

Stamford Advocate

OBJ a "model guy" during Browns' virtual offseason program...

CLEVELAND (AP) - Odell Beckham Jr. practiced his own version of social distancing during his first offseason with the Browns. This year, the flashy receiver's been as close as possible. Beckham, who skipped almost all of Cleveland's program last s...

 2020-06-03 21:19 

NY Post

Here's what the streets of Manhattan look like after days of riots...

Video shows once-bustling Big Apple streets nearly deserted and dotted with boarded-up, spray-painted and bashed-in buildings after days of looting....

 2020-06-03 21:19 

Stamford Advocate

Nearly 50 arrested after protests in Oklahoma City, Tulsa...

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - Police in Tulsa and Oklahoma City said Wednesday 49 people were arrested during several days of protests in the state's two largest cities. Nearly half of the arrests happened Friday night in Oklahoma City when protesters marched ...

 2020-06-03 21:18 

News12.com

[ Hudson Valley ]

Washington Heights fire chief suspended over racist Facebook post...

A volunteer fire chief in Orange County has been suspended from the department after calling protesters "pavement apes" on Facebook....

 2020-06-03 21:17 

Stamford Advocate

Texas council member quits under fire over protest response...

PARIS, Texas (AP) - A member of a Texas city council has resigned under fire over a social media response he made to a protest of George Floyd's death in Minneapolis police custody. Paris City Council member Benny Plata submitted his resignation at a ...

 2020-06-03 21:15 

WABC-TV NY

NYU's Future Music Moguls program aims at diversifying industry...

In the music business, Tuesday is designated #BlackoutTuesday, a day that's being described as a chance to...

 2020-06-03 21:14 

NY Daily News

SUNY chancellor stepping down to join Ohio State University...
 2020-06-03 21:12 

Stamford Advocate

Business Highlights...

___ US job losses in May could raise 3-month total to 30 million WASHINGTON (AP) - The epic damage to America's job market from the viral outbreak will come into sharper focus Friday when the government releases the May employment report. Eight millio...

 2020-06-03 21:12 

Newsday.com

Buyers who commit to a home without getting up close and personal...

Alix Vance knew her family needed to buy a home with enough space for remote work and schooling, a backyard, proximity to a charming downtown and convenient access to New York City. So when she found...

 2020-06-03 21:12 

NY Post

Witness sees hammer fight between two groups of NYC looters...

A Soho resident, who is also a woman of color, is speaking out about looters in her neighborhood after she witnessed two groups fighting each other with hammers over stolen property and using cardb......

 2020-06-03 21:11 

WABC-TV NY

Coronavirus News: COVID-19 pandemic takes toll on cancer patients, survivors...

Of 1,200 patients and survivors surveyed by the American Cancer Society in the first two weeks of May, 87% said the pandemic has affected their health care. That's compared to 51% in April....

 2020-06-03 21:11 

News12.com

[ Hudson Valley ]

Primary challenger accuses DA Scarpino of brushing allegations against police under the rug...

Westchester District Attorney Anthony Scarpino's primary challenger is accusing him of brushing serious allegations against Mount Vernon police officers under the rug - just weeks before the election....

 2020-06-03 21:10 

Stamford Advocate

Pay is key issue in Yakima County fruit plant worker strikes...

YAKIMA, Wash. (AP) - Negotiations between two separate fruit packing companies in Yakima, Washington and their employees are at a standstill over compensation. Employees at fruit packing companies Matson Fruit and Columbia Reach Fruit have demanded higher...

 2020-06-03 21:10 

1010 WINS

WATCH LIVE: Barack Obama participates in panel about 'continued police violence'...

Former President Barack Obama will participate in a town hall Wednesday at 5 p.m., at which he will address for the first time on camera, the death of George Floyd....

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