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 2019-12-02 13:51 

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A 'free shipping' catch could end up costing you more...

NEW YORK — When we're ordering our holiday gifts online, one of the things many of us look for is free shipping. It's almost standard if you are an Amazon Prime member. But sometimes if you choose free shipping, you could end up paying more....

 2019-12-02 13:51 

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'Free, Melania' offers new details about the life of a private first lady...

WASHINGTON — First lady Melania Trump, like those before her, has battled the vast juxtaposition between public perception and private citizen. And she remains, three years into her tenure, one of the most mysterious, quiet and press wary first ladi...

 2019-12-02 13:14 

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'Several individuals' arrested in connection to Mexico massacre of Mormon family: authorities...

MEXICO CITY —...

 2019-12-02 13:07 

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Suffolk County Jewish center shot at, damaged with BB gun: police...

HUNTINGTON, N.Y. — Two males used a BB gun to shoot a glass door and a light at a Suffolk County Jewish community center, according to police, who are searching for the suspects.Suffolk County Police said the two males, whose ages are not known, dam...

 2019-12-02 12:38 

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NJ government offices to close early ahead of winter storm...

NEW JERSEY — State government offices in New Jersey will close early as a wintry storm bears down on the East Coast.Gov. Phil Murphy on Monday decided to shut government offices for nonessential employees at noon.Commercial vehicles were banned and ...

 2019-12-02 11:56 

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Flight forced to return to airport after passenger fakes illness to get better seat, police say...

PENSACOLA, Fla. — A woman was taken off a plane and into custody after she faked an illness in an attempt to get a better seat on her flight, according to police.An American Eagle flight from Pensacola to Miami returned to the airport around 6:26 a....

 2019-12-02 11:41 

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White House will not participate in Judiciary Committee hearing...

WASHINGTON — Neither President Donald Trump nor his attorneys will participate in Wednesday's House Judiciary Committee impeachment hearing, they said late Sunday.In a letter to Chairman Jerrold Nadler, White House counsel to the President Pat C...

 2019-12-02 11:31 

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Both London Bridge stabbing victims identified as University of Cambridge graduates...

LONDON — Both the victims killed in a terror attack near London Bridge were University of Cambridge graduates, London's Metropolitan Police said Sunday.Saskia Jones, 23, and Jack Merritt, 25, were both involved with Learning Together, a network ...

 2019-12-02 10:32 

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7 injured when flames rip through Brooklyn apartment building: FDNY...

EAST FLATBUSH, Brooklyn — At least seven people were injured after a fire broke out in a Brooklyn apartment building early Monday, the FDNY said.According to fire officials, just before 4 a.m. a call came in for flames in a building on Nostrand Aven...

 2019-12-02 10:03 

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Flight delays, cancelations as winter storm hits NY, NJ...

NEW YORK — After thousands of flights nationwide were delayed or canceled Sunday due to winter weather, delays and cancelations continue, especially in New York and New Jersey, as a winter storm moves into the tri-state area.Flight-tracking site Fli...

 2019-12-02 09:40 

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Winter storm updates: When will snow start and how much should NY, NJ expect?...

NEW YORK — The first major storm in the Northeast of the season has arrived and one inch to more than a foot of snow is expected in the New York City area, depending on your location.After mostly rain overnight, Monday's morning commute could be...

 2019-12-02 03:07 

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Veteran 'Will and Grace' actress Shelley Morrison dies at 83...

LOS ANGELES — Shelley Morrison, an actress with a 50-year career who was best known for playing a memorable maid on "Will and Grace," died Sunday, her publicist said.Morrison died at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles from heart fail...

 2019-12-02 02:42 

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NYC public schools will be open Monday as snow falls...

NEW YORK — Children hoping for a snow day in New York City are out of luck.Though schools around the region will be closed, the Department of Education said NYC schools are open....

 2019-12-02 01:12 

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How much snow should NY, NJ expect? Get the latest winter storm forecast...

NEW YORK — The first major storm in the Northeast of the season has arrived and one inch to more than a foot of snow is expected in areas around New York City.The hazardous conditions could impact the morning and evening commute on Monday.Rain will ...

 2019-12-02 00:50 

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Tatum, Brown lead Celtics' rally past Knicks...

NEW YORK — The Celtics usually beat the Knicks. The Knicks often blow big leads. So there was little reason for Boston to panic when trailing by nine points in the third quarter.Jayson Tatum scored 30 points, Jaylen Brown added 28 and Boston rallied...

 2019-12-01 23:26 

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Full list of Monday school closings, delays and early dismissals in NY, NJ...

Winter weather is coming and that means school closings and delays in New York and New Jersey.There is a winter storm warning until Tuesday morning north and west of the city, including: Northern Fairfield, Western Passaic, Eastern Passaic, Western Bergen...

 2019-12-01 22:48 

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Heat score final 10 points, edge Nets 109-106...

NEW YORK— Jimmy Butler scored 20 points, Bam Adebayo had 17 points and 16 rebounds and the Miami Heat scored the final 10 points to pull out a 109-106 victory over the Brooklyn Nets on Sunday.Goran Dragic led the Heat with 24 points, starting the cl...

 2019-12-01 22:41 

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Families displaced after sewer blockage pushes waste into 300 Queens homes...

JAMAICA, Queens — Families in Queens were left without places to sleep Sunday night after sewage flooded into their homes.A water condition caused the backup, pushing human waste into about 300 homes in Jamaica, Queens, officials said. The amount of...

 2019-12-01 21:31 

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Dalton returns and leads Bengals to 1st win, 22-6 over Jets...

CINCINNATI — Andy Dalton returned from his three-week exile Sunday and got a long-awaited win for the coach who benched him, throwing a touchdown pass during a 22-6 victory over the New York Jets that ended the longest losing streak in Cincinnati Be...

 2019-12-01 21:23 

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Rodgers throws 4 TDs, Packers beat skidding Giants 31-13...

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — Aaron Rodgers threw four touchdown passes in the snow and the Green Bay Packers rebounded from a dismal West Coast performance to beat New York 31-13 Sunday.The Packers sent the Giants to their eighth straight loss, their wor...

 2019-12-01 20:31 

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2 boys killed, hostage situation likely: Minneapolis police...

MINNEAPOLIS — Authorities say two boys have been shot to death outside a house in Minneapolis and a male suspect could be holding someone hostage inside the property.Police spokesman John Elder describes the two boys as "not yet teenagers." ...

 2019-12-01 20:30 

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Rosa Parks statue unveiled in Montgomery on anniversary of historic arrest...

MONTGOMERY, Ala. — A new statue of civil rights pioneer Rosa Parks stands in downtown Montgomery.The statue was unveiled Sunday afternoon at Montgomery Plaza at the Court Street Fountain.The unveiling coincides with the anniversary of Parks' his...

 2019-12-01 20:26 

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Millions of Americans could lose food stamps under new SNAP eligibility proposal from Trump administration: study...

Millions of Americans who rely on food stamps could be in trouble.The United States Department of Agriculture proposed changes that, if they'd been implemented last year, would mean 3.7 million fewer people and 2.1 million fewer households would have ...

 2019-12-01 19:52 

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Hundreds mourn boy, 10, killed in NJ football game shooting...

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — Hundreds of people gathered over the weekend to mourn a 10-year-old boy killed in a shooting at a high school football playoff game in New Jersey and to call for an end to such violenceMicah Tennant, who died five days after gu...

 2019-12-01 19:45 

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Moving cross country, deadly winter storm takes aim at Northeast...

NEW YORK — A deadly winter storm that has tormenting travelers across the U.S. since before Thanksgiving moved to the Northeast on Sunday, packing one last punch of snow and ice as people made their way home after the holiday weekend.The National We...

 2019-12-01 19:18 

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At least 21 dead, including 4 police officers, after Mexico cartel attack near US border...

MEXICO CITY — Mexican security forces on Sunday killed seven more members of a presumed cartel assault force that rolled into a town near the Texas border and staged an hour-long attack, officials said, bringing the death toll to at least 21.The Coa...

 2019-12-01 18:38 

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Flight cancellations, delays pile up as winter storm aims for NY, NJ...

NEW YORK — Hundreds of flights are being canceled because of a winter storm sweeping across the U.S. and heading right for the tri-state area and New England, leaving travelers scrambling to get home after Thanksgiving.Flight-tracking site FlightAwa...

 2019-12-01 18:00 

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Irving Burgie, songwriter of calypso hit 'Day-O,' dies at 95...

NEW YORK — Brooklyn-born composer Irving Burgie, who helped popularize Caribbean music and co-wrote the enduring Harry Belafonte hit "Day-O (The Banana Boat Song)," has died at the age of 95.At the Barbados Independence Day Parade on Saturda...

 2019-12-01 17:48 

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NYC Emergency Management issues travel advisory, safety tips for winter storm...

NEW YORK — With a wintry mix falling across parts of New York and a powerful winter storm hitting the tri-state area, NYC Emergency Management has issued a travel advisory for Sunday and Monday, as well as some important safety tips for getting arou...

 2019-12-01 17:25 

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MTA's plans for subways, buses, trains as winter storm approaches NYC...

NEW YORK — With a powerful winter storm set to hit the tri-state region Sunday into Monday, and possibly lasting until Tuesday morning, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority is gearing up to keep New Yorkers moving.NYC started seeing precipitati...

 2019-12-01 16:44 

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University of Cambridge graduate first victim identified in deadly London Bridge stabbing attack: report...

LONDON — A University of Cambridge graduate has been identified as one of the victims killed in a terror attack near London Bridge, British media reported.Jack Merritt, 25, worked as a course coordinator for Learning Together, a group linked to the ...

 2019-12-01 14:36 

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No indication of terrorist motive in Hague stabbing, police say...

THE HAGUE, Netherlands — Police say they have not found any indications of a terrorist motive in a stabbing on a busy Dutch shopping street that injured three teens.Police said Sunday, after questioning a 35-year-old homeless man arrested as a suspe...

 2019-12-01 14:19 

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Dermot Shea officially becomes NYC's new police commissioner...

MANHATTAN — It's a changing of the guard at the top of the NYPD, the nation's largest police department.Formerly the NYPD's Chief of Detectives, Dermot Shea succeeds James O'Neill on Sunday as commissioner of the New York Police Depa...

 2019-12-01 13:47 

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Woman sues Chicago nightclub, alleging security stood by as she was sexually assaulted in alley...

CHICAGO — A woman is alleging that employees at a Mexican restaurant and nightclub in Chicago escorted her to an alley behind the business and stood by as a man allegedly sexually assaulted her while she was intoxicated, according to lawyers who fil...

 2019-12-01 12:40 

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11 shot near New Orleans' French Quarter, police say...

NEW ORLEANS — New Orleans police say 11 people were hit in an early morning shooting on the edge of the city's famed French Quarter.A police release says two people are in critical condition and no arrests have been made. Police Supt. Shaun Ferg...

 2019-12-01 12:17 

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Snow storms heading for tri-state as millions travel home from Thanksgiving...

NEW YORK — As Thanksgiving travelers return home Sunday, a powerful storm heading toward the East Coast has left millions under various winter weather alerts.Airlines have delayed flights across the country on what is expected to be the busiest trav...

 2019-12-01 11:43 

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49ers' Richard Sherman donates over $7,000 to help eliminate middle school's lunch debt...

SANTA CLARA, Calif. — Richard Sherman is known for his work on the football field, but the San Francisco 49ers' cornerback is also doing important work off it.Sherman donated $7,491.27 to cover students' lunch debt at Cabrillo Middle School,...

 2019-12-01 03:37 

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New Rochelle football team wins state championship against all odds...

SYRACUSE, N.Y. — The New Rochelle varsity football team won the state championship, completing an undefeated season — even with their beloved head coach missing for the entirety of their playoff run.New Rochelle beat McQuaid Jesuit 28-0 to win...

 2019-12-01 03:03 

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9 killed, including 2 children, in South Dakota plane crash: authorities...

SIOUX FALLS — Authorities say nine people were killed and three people were injured in a plane crash in South Dakota.The Sioux Falls Argus Leader reports 12 people were on board the plane when it crashed around 12:30 p.m. local time, shortly after t...

 2019-12-01 02:59 

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NYPD: Fleeing suspect critically hurt in subway stop plunge...

NEW YORK — New York City police say a bank robbery suspect fell from an elevated subway line and suffered severe head trauma while attempting to elude capture.Police say the man plummeted to the pavement around 12:30 p.m. Saturday after robbing a Sa...

 2019-12-01 02:53 

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Intelligence Committee members can review impeachment report on Monday...

WASHINGTON — The House Intelligence Committee is expected to allow members to review the committee's impeachment report Monday ahead of a vote scheduled on Tuesday to approve the report, which details the committee's findings from the impeac...

 2019-12-01 02:50 

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When will the snow hit and how much will we get? See the winter weather timeline...

NEW YORK — Thanksgiving Day has come and gone — but the holiday weather nightmare is just getting started for the tri-state area.As millions of holiday travelers head back home over the weekend, rain and snow will sweep through the Northeast o...

 2019-12-01 01:15 

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Powerful storm pushes into Midwest with heavy snow and winds...

NEW YORK — Wintry weather bedeviled Thanksgiving weekend travelers across the United States Saturday as a powerful and dangerous storm moved eastward, dumping heavy snow from parts of California to the northern Midwest and inundating other areas wit...

 2019-12-01 00:54 

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Movie theater evacuates after 'highly contagious' urine samples delivered to wrong address...

SEATTLE — A Friday night at the movies ended abruptly when urine samples labeled...

 2019-11-30 23:42 

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Ex-Jets player Terrelle Pryor stabbed; charges filed against Pryor and female suspect...

PITTSBURGH — A woman was charged with attempted homicide in a Pittsburgh stabbing that critically injured former Ohio State quarterback Terrelle Pryor, who is also facing a charge, police said.Pryor was taken to the hospital just after 4:30 a.m. Sat...

 2019-11-30 23:21 

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Hundreds of homes suffer sewage backup in southeast Queens: officials...

JAMAICA, Queens — Hundreds of homes are dealing with a major sewage backup in Queens according to Mayor Bill de Blasio.An FDNY spokesperson said they responded to Inwood Street in Jamaica at around 1:40 p.m. Saturday for what it called a major sewag...

 2019-11-30 22:46 

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Small Business Saturday supports 'the heart of the community'...

PARK SLOPE, Brooklyn — For 10 years, Green in Bklyn, an eco-friendly home goods and gift shop on Myrtle Avenue, has been part of the Clinton Hill community."Instead of helping the big franchises, it's better to help support people that reall...

 2019-11-30 21:22 

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Leonardo DiCaprio responds after Brazil's President blames actor for Amazon forest fires...

Brazil's President blamed an unusual candidate this week as a cause of the Amazon forest fires: actor and environmentalist Leonardo DiCaprio.President Jair Bolsonaro made the claim Thursday on a webcast, arguing that nongovernmental organizations (NGO...

 2019-11-30 21:21 

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Howard Beach residents wake up to racist vandalism Thanksgiving morning...

HOWARD BEACH, Queens — Residents in Howard Beach woke up to hateful vandalism on Thanksgiving morning."You don't want to be reminded of the hate in the world, especially during the holidays," said Jacqueline Careccia, who has been living...

 2019-11-30 19:52 

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Black Friday pulls in a record $7.4 billion in sales, as many turn to mobile orders...

NEW YORK — This year's Black Friday shaped up to be the biggest yet. Americans spent $7.4 billion on Black Friday and $4.2 billion on Thanksgiving Day.With Thanksgiving landing six days later than last year, retailers amped up their advertising ...

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