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 2020-08-05 23:07 

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Hindu Temple Ad Runs in Times Square Despite Opposition...

A large digital billboard in Times Square is displaying images of a Hindu deity and a temple being built on disputed ground in India, despite calls from a coalition of advocacy organizations — including Muslim, human rights, anti-fascist and secular...

 2020-08-05 22:01 

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NYPD seek man, woman, after man stabbed in neck in Upper Manhattan...

Police are searching for a man and a woman in connection to a stabbing in Manhattan on Wednesday....

 2020-08-05 21:50 

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Connecticut reports 0 new COVID-19 deaths for 2nd day in a row...

Connecticut reported no new COVID-19 deaths for the second day in a row this week, Gov. Ned Lamont said Wednesday....

 2020-08-05 21:14 

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Brooklyn movers held belongings hostage until customers paid fees: prosecutors...

The head of a Brooklyn moving company and an employee have been arrested and charged with fraud for holding dozens of customers' belongings hostage until they paid inflated moving fees, prosecutors said Wednesday....

 2020-08-05 20:39 

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Cuomo declares State of Emergency for NYC, Westchester, Nassau, Suffolk, Rockland counties...

Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Wednesday declared a State of Emergency for New York City as well as Westchester, Nassau, Suffolk, and Rockland counties in order to provide local governments with additional clean-up and operational support in the wake of Tropical St...

 2020-08-05 20:31 

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NY state to crack down on speeding with week-long 'enforcement blitz'...

Speeding played a role in more fatal crashes in New York in the first half of 2020 than it did during the same time last year — and the state is launching an "enforcement blitz" on Thursday as a result, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said....

 2020-08-05 20:15 

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84-year-old man fights off attacker with cup of coffee in Queens...

A retired MTA employee and World Ware II veteran fought off a would-be robber with a cup of coffee in Queens over the weekend....

 2020-08-05 19:45 

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Scammers catfishing Park Avenue plastic surgeon's prospective patients: report...

A Park Avenue plastic surgeon's prospective patients are getting catfished by scammers who impersonate him on social media, then request thousands of dollars in advance payments for procedures, according to a report....

 2020-08-05 19:20 

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Porn, rap interrupt Zoom hearing of Twitter hacking suspect...

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — The online bond hearing for a Florida teen accused of hacking prominent Twitter accounts was interrupted Wednesday by rap music and pornographic videos from users who apparently disguised their names....

 2020-08-05 18:37 

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60-year-old man possibly electrocuted to death by downed wires in NJ: report...

A 60-year-old man was possibly electrocuted to death on Wednesday in New Jersey, ABC-7 reports....

 2020-08-05 18:19 

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NJ infant tests positive for COVID-19 after death: officials...

An infant in New Jersey tested positive for COVID-19 after his or her death, officials said Wednesday....

 2020-08-05 17:57 

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Woman, 27, fatally pinned between car and overpass wall in the Bronx: NYPD...

A 27-year-old woman died when a tractor trailer slammed into her car as she was standing next to it on the shoulder of a Bronx expressway, pinning her between the car and an overpass wall, the NYPD said....

 2020-08-05 17:39 

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Nearly 400 new COVID cases in NJ as death toll approaches 14K; Murphy says rate of transmission 'still too high'...

New Jersey reported nearly 400 new coronavirus cases Wednesday as the death toll approached 14,000 and Gov. Phil Murphy warned the state's rate of transmission was "still too high."...

 2020-08-05 17:17 

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NYC financed over 30,000 affordable homes this year: de Blasio...

Mayor Bill de Blasio on Wednesday announced that the city has financed over 30,000 affordable homes this year, including a record of 23,520 homes preserved and 6,503 new construction units....

 2020-08-05 16:39 

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Cuomo: State to investigate 'failed storm response' amid thousands of power outages...

Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Wednesday directed the state to launch an investigation into six utility companies' "failed storm response" — less than a day after tens of thousands of New Yorkers lost power as Tropical Storm Isaias battered the re...

 2020-08-05 16:39 

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Cuomo: State to investigate 'failed storm response' amid thousands of power outages...

Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Wednesday directed the state to launch an investigation into six utility companies' "failed storm response" — less than a day after tens of thousands of New Yorkers lost power as Tropical Storm Isaias battered the re...

 2020-08-05 16:34 

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State of emergency declared in Conn. amid mass power outages from Isaias...

Gov. Ned Lamont declared a state of emergency in Connecticut on Wednesday over widespread outages across the state caused by Tropical Storm Isaias....

 2020-08-05 16:04 

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Brooklyn man arrested for hit-and-run that killed 29-year-old woman: NYPD...

A Brooklyn driver has been arrested and charged with leaving the scene after hitting and killing a 29-year-old woman in Chelsea on Sunday, the NYPD said....

 2020-08-05 15:31 

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Man dies after attacker kicks him down stairs at Penn Station: NYPD...

A man in his 60s who may have been homeless died after someone kicked him down the stairs during a fight inside Penn Station Tuesday night, the NYPD said....

 2020-08-05 14:53 

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New York state reports 4 new COVID-19 deaths, 636 new cases...

Gov. Andrew Cuomo reported four new COVID-19 deaths and 636 new cases on Wednesday, and said that the state's numbers have "continued to go down."...

 2020-08-05 14:37 

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NYC to have COVID-19 checkpoints at major bridges, tunnels: de Blasio...

Mayor Bill de Blasio said Wednesday that New York City will have COVID-19 checkpoints at key entry points to New York City to help enforce the state's mandatory 14-day quarantine for travelers....

 2020-08-05 14:29 

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25% of Brooklyn primary absentee ballots were disqualified: report...

A quarter of the absentee ballots Brooklyn voters mailed in for New York City's June primary elections were deemed invalid, according to a report....

 2020-08-05 13:15 

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Woman punches 6-year-old boy in head at Brooklyn Walgreens: police...

Police are searching for a woman who they say punched a 6-year-old boy in the head at a Brooklyn Walgreens last week....

 2020-08-05 12:40 

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Man wanted for smashing subway windows over 60 times in Manhattan, Queens, Bronx...

Police are searching for a man they believe smashed the windows of subway cars over 60 times in the past three months....

 2020-08-05 12:19 

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Cuomo to lead National Governors Association as virus batters states...

The governor who in large measure has defined states' up-and-down fight against the coronavirus, including occasional combat with the White House, is poised to widen his national spotlight....

 2020-08-05 11:11 

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Over 1 million without power across Tri-State, mass transit a mess after Isaias...

Over 1 million people were without power and mass transit was still recovering in the Tri-State area on Wednesday morning after Isaias brought damaging wind and rain Tuesday....

 2020-08-04 23:17 

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Thruway crash kills 3 NYC family members, injures 5...

A tractor-trailer struck two stopped passenger vehicles on the Thruway in the Hudson Valley, killing two children and an adult from a New York City family, police said....

 2020-08-04 22:30 

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'Who's The Boss' sequel with Tony Danza, Alyssa Milano in the works...

A reboot of Who's The Boss, which ran on ABC from 1984 to 1992, is in development at Sony Pictures Television, Deadline reported Tuesday afternoon....

 2020-08-04 22:26 

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10 more NYC-area bars lose their liquor licenses for COVID-19 violation...

The State Liquor Authority suspended the liquor licenses of 10 more New York City-area bars and restaurants on Monday and Tuesday as part of its ongoing crackdown against COVID-19-related violations, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said....

 2020-08-04 21:54 

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Connecticut reports 0 new COVID-19 deaths, 48 new cases...

Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont reported zero new COVID-19 deaths and 48 new cases on Tuesday....

 2020-08-04 21:17 

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New Jersey reports 11 new COVID-19 deaths, 416 new cases...

Gov. Phil Murphy reported 11 new COVID-19 deaths and 416 new positive cases on Tuesday, a day after New Jersey tightened its restrictions on indoor gatherings....

 2020-08-04 20:54 

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Neil Young sues Trump campaign, deriding use of famous tunes...

NEW YORK (AP) — Neil Young sued President Donald Trump's reelection campaign Tuesday for copyright infringement, saying he doesn't want his music used as a theme song for a "divisive un-American campaign of ignorance and hate....

 2020-08-04 20:43 

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NJ Turnpike, Garden State Parkway revenue plummets amid pandemic...

COVID-19's far-reaching effects on New Jersey's finances have begun taking their toll on the New Jersey Turnpike and Garden State Parkway....

 2020-08-04 20:36 

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MTA, NJ Transit, more transit systems suspend service as Isaias slams tristate...

Transit systems across the New York City area suspended service Tuesday afternoon as Tropical Storm Isaias battered the Tri-State area....

 2020-08-04 20:00 

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Tornadoes touch down in New Jersey; thousands without power...

At least one tornado touched down in New Jersey on Tuesday as Tropical Storm Isaias battered the Tri-State area....

 2020-08-04 19:19 

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VIDEO: Colorado cops handcuff Black girls, make them lie in parking lot during vehicle stop; investigation launched...

A group of police officers in Colorado held four young girls at gunpoint, handcuffed at least two of them and made them lie facedown in a parking lot because they thought their car was stolen — and part of the incident was caught on video....

 2020-08-04 18:38 

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Tree falls onto parked vehicle in Queens, killing 1 person inside: NYPD...

A tree fell onto a parked vehicle in Queens Tuesday afternoon, killing one person inside, police said....

 2020-08-04 18:11 

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ISAIAS SLAMS NYC: Power outages, public transit suspended, coastal flooding and property damage...

A Tornado Watch was issued for the entire tri-state region on Tuesday as Tropical Storm ahead of Isaias...

 2020-08-04 18:09 

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VIDEO: Building in Brooklyn collapses, no injuries...

No injuries were reported following a partial building collapse in Brooklyn on Tuesday....

 2020-08-04 17:59 

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Pedestrian hit, killed while trying to cross Bronx expressway: NYPD...

A car fatally struck a pedestrian as he tried to cross an expressway in the Bronx Monday night, the NYPD said....

 2020-08-04 17:17 

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WATCH: Thief with box cutter steals $2K in merchandise from Manhattan Coach store...

A thief threatened an employee at a Manhattan Coach store with a box cutter before stealing $2,000 worth of merchandise from the shop, video released by the NYPD Monday night shows....

 2020-08-04 17:11 

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At least 14 people shot Monday into Tuesday morning across NYC as gun violence continues...

Police report at least 14 people were shot across New York City into early Tuesday as the surge in gun violence continues....

 2020-08-04 15:36 

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NYC health commissioner Dr. Oxiris Barbot resigns over 'deep disappointment' with de Blasio's handling of pandemic...

New York City health commissioner Dr. Oxiris Barbot resigned on Tuesday in protest over her...

 2020-08-04 14:41 

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NY, NJ, CT add Rhode Island to quarantine list, remove Delaware, DC...

New York, New Jersey and Connecticut added Rhode Island to the list of states visitors arriving from must quaratine for 14 days....

 2020-08-04 14:16 

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VIDEO: Police shut down this 'out of control' pool party at NJ mansion...

Officials are investigating a large pool party at a New Jersey Mansion that was shut down over social distancing violations over the weekend....

 2020-08-04 13:17 

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2020 Radio City 'Christmas Spectacular' canceled...

The 2020 Radio City Christmas Spectacular starring the Radio City Rockettes is canceled for the first time since its debut in 1933, MSG announced on Tuesday....

 2020-08-04 12:29 

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Man charged for slashing another man during fight on subway platform in Brooklyn...

Police arrested a knife-wielding man after he sliced a man in a subway station in Brooklyn on Monday, officials said....

 2020-08-04 11:42 

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3 children struck by hit-and-run driver on Long Island, 2 seriously injured...

A hit-run-driver struck three children riding bicycles Monday night, officials said....

 2020-08-03 23:48 

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LI man, 88, rescued after falling into backyard sinkhole while weed whacking: police...

An 88-year-old Long Island man fell into a sinkhole in his backyard while he was weed whacking on Monday evening — but managed not to get sucked in by holding onto the weed whacker's electrical cord, police said....

 2020-08-03 23:33 

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Cuomo official grilled on virus nursing home deaths, secrecy...

Democratic and Republican state lawmakers grilled New York's top health official Monday about the steep, though ultimately unknown death toll at the state's nursing homes amid the coronavirus pandemic....

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