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 2020-02-27 17:30 

Scientific American

Studies Sound Alarm on "Badly Out-of-Date" FEMA Flood Maps...

The billions of dollars needed to update the maps would be offset by the flood damage avoided, experts say...

 2020-02-27 17:29 

Stamford Advocate

Steyer courts voters that Biden needs for decisive SC win...

GEORGETOWN, S.C. (AP) - Joe Biden's political future depends on convincing South Carolina's black voters to rally behind his flagging campaign. But Tom Steyer has spent millions trying to win those same voters and visited a historic black church i...

 2020-02-27 17:29 

NJ.com

Coronavirus fears are surging. Here's what you need to know....

Why is the coronavirus so contagious? What does a 2% mortality rate actually mean? Why have the fears of a pandemic suddenly ramped up in the past few days?...

 2020-02-27 17:28 

Stamford Advocate

Delivery giant DoorDash takes step toward public offering...

NEW YORK (AP) - Food delivery giant DoorDash has taken a first formal step toward a stock market debut. The San Francisco-based company announced Thursday that is has confidentially filed a draft S-1 form with the Securities Exchange Commission outlining ...

 2020-02-27 17:27 

NY Post

Tom Brady cutting loose with Gisele Bndchen amid rampant Patriots speculation...

No avocado ice cream here! Tom Brady and wife Gisele Bndchen celebrated their 11th wedding anniversary on Wednesday, capping off their evening with a sweet surprise: cocktails and dessert. "It's not often but we had to celebrate," the Patriots...

 2020-02-27 17:26 

News12.com

[ Westchester ]

Media giant Discovery insured against Olympic disruption...

Baseball and basketball played in empty stadiums. Soccer leagues delayed, and clubs left out of Asian competitions....

 2020-02-27 17:25 

The Epoch Times

Delta Reduces Flights to Korea as Virus Outbreak Spreads...

Delta Air Lines is reducing flights to South Korea while Hawaiian Airlines will suspend them entirely....

 2020-02-27 17:24 

WCBS Newsradio 880

Billy Idol, Mayor De Blasio Team Up For 'War On Idling'...

Mayor Bill de Blasio teamed up with rocker Billy Idol on Thursday morning to announce a new "war on idling" environmental campaign....

 2020-02-27 17:24 

Stamford Advocate

Louisiana city OKs police salary increase...

VILLE PLATTE, La. (AP) - Police in a south Louisiana city are getting a raise. The Ville Platte City Council voted Wednesday to increase officer's starting pay from $11.63 an hour to $15 an hour. The raises go into effect immediately and will be refle...

 2020-02-27 17:24 

NY Post

Why this bald parrot can't grow feathers...

"I take care of Coco," says owner Nardjara Bennaars. "My house is always warm, I love her with all my heart."...

 2020-02-27 17:22 

Stamford Advocate

Vacunas para migrantes del lado mexicano de frontera...

SAN LUIS RO COLORADO, Mxico (AP) - En la Casa del Migrante se escuchan los gritos de un nio de ocho aos que vienen de una habitacin. Otros nios observan cmo Jordan Ramrez resiste los esfuerzos de dos enfermeras que tratan de vacunarlo contra la gripe, la ...

 2020-02-27 17:21 

Stamford Advocate

Viajes cancelados, ingresos cados: virus golpea negocios...

LONDRES (AP) - La propagacin del coronavirus por el mundo golpea con fuerza a las empresas, forzadas a suspender la produccin, reuniones, eventos y viajes de negocios. Un vistazo a lo ms reciente: MERCADOS: Los mercados volvieron a sufrir cadas bruscas. E...

 2020-02-27 17:20 

The Epoch Times

McConnell: Senate Hopes to Take Up Coronavirus Funding in Next 2 Weeks...

The Senate hopes to take up funding for the new coronavirus within the next two weeks, Senate Majority ......

 2020-02-27 17:20 

NY1

Granville T. Woods' Inventions Revolutionized New York Transportation...

His inventions include the third rail and a telegraph system that enabled crews to speak to each other....

 2020-02-27 17:19 

Newsday.com

Do Bernie Sanders supporters think he'll actually keep any of his promises?...

If I promised to give you everything you ever wanted, you'd want to know whether I could actually deliver it, wouldn't you? Especially if you've heard a lot of promises from people like me over the ye...

 2020-02-27 17:19 

Stamford Advocate

Child psychologist indicted on child pornography charges...

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) - An Ohio child psychologist who once wrote a weekly parenting column has been indicted on 145 counts related to downloading child pornography, authorities said Thursday. Gregory Ramey, 70, of Beavercreek in southwest Ohio, was indicted ...

 2020-02-27 17:18 

WABC-TV NY

Trial beings in death of mother who railed against MS-13 after daughter's murder...

AnnMarie Drago is charged in the September 2018 death of Evelyn Rodriguez, who was struck and killed while setting up a memorial in Brentwood to mark the second anniversary of her 16-year-old daughter's death....

 2020-02-27 17:18 

News12.com

[ Westchester ]

Yelp offers diners new way to wait-list themselves at the hottest restaurants...

Yelp is offering diners a new way to wait-list themselves at the hottest restaurants....

 2020-02-27 17:18 

News12.com

[ Hudson Valley ]

Yelp offers diners new way to wait-list themselves at the hottest restaurants...

Yelp is offering diners a new way to wait-list themselves at the hottest restaurants....

 2020-02-27 17:17 

NY Post

More than 40% of US adults are obese, continuing upward trend...

A CDC report also revealed that one in ten Americans is severely obese....

 2020-02-27 17:17 

Stamford Advocate

Watchdog: Israel moves ahead with hundreds of settler homes...

JERUSALEM (AP) - Israel is moving forward on plans to build more than 1,700 homes for settlers in the West Bank, the settlement watchdog Peace Now said Thursday. Peace Now said the housing was spread over 10 settlements, some deep inside the West Bank in ...

 2020-02-27 17:17 

Stamford Advocate

Ohio bill would ban competition by transgender females...

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Transgender females would be banned from competing in Ohio high school and college girls and women's sports under a bill introduced Wednesday by House Republicans. The legislation would apply to all public schools and colleges an...

 2020-02-27 17:16 

NY Post

Saks Fifth Avenue owner Hudson's Bay wins vote to go private...

Saks Fifth Avenue owner Hudson's Bay Co. said on Thursday it won shareholders' approval to take the Canadian department store operator private by chairman Richard Baker. Baker and his partners have been in a tussle with the company's top share...

 2020-02-27 17:15 

Fox 5 NY

One person killed in Jersey City construction site accident...

One person was killed in a construction site accident at the Stadium Plaza shopping mall in Jersey City, sources told FOX 5 News....

 2020-02-27 17:14 

CBS New York

Black History Month: Costume Designer Paul Tazewell On Breaking Barriers On Broadway And Beyond...

He's created the wardrobe for 24 Broadway shows, 31 off-Broadway shows, as well as for dance, film and television....

 2020-02-27 17:13 

The Journal News

[ Westchester ]

Rye chocolate shop closes: 'Leaving while on top was the best way to go,' owner says...

Diane Holland said working 12 hours a day for six- and seven-day weeks, it was time to close her Rye shop....

 2020-02-27 17:11 

Stamford Advocate

Review: 'Strung Out' is a window into world of addiction...
 2020-02-27 17:10 

NJ.com

NFL rumors: Cowboys finally talk contract with Dak Prescott | How big is the gap between the 2 sides?...

Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones is finally getting around to addressing the expiring contract of quarterback Dak Prescott, who wants to be the highest-paid quarterback in the NFL....

 2020-02-27 17:10 

Stamford Advocate

Miranda y Ocasio-Cortez se unen para campaa del censo...

Dos figuras de ascendencia puertorriquea, el creador de...

 2020-02-27 17:10 

News Times

Danbury radio station transitions to classic rock...
 2020-02-27 17:09 

Stamford Advocate

Man who fatally shot cousin while showing off guns sentenced...

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) - A 28-year-old Wichita man who accidentally shot and killed his cousin while several people were drinking and showing off guns has been sentenced to three years in prison. Martin David Ruiz Jr. was sentenced Wednesday for involuntary m...

 2020-02-27 17:07 

NY Daily News

Man trying to cross NYC parkway dies after being struck twice...
 2020-02-27 17:07 

WSHU

Democratic Primary Voters Increasingly Worried About Climate Change...

Denver resident KSue Anderson is a lifelong Democrat who has usually chosen candidates based on economic or social justice issues. But as Super Tuesday approaches this presidential election year, the 80-year-old undecided voter can't stop thinking abo...

 2020-02-27 17:06 

Stamford Advocate

Halt of Muslim pilgrimage over virus brings worldwide dismay...

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) - For years, Ibrahim al-Dabba has been saving up money to make the umrah pilgrimage to Islam's holiest sites in Saudi Arabia, which for many Palestinians is the only way to leave the impoverished and isolated Gaza Strip. He ...

 2020-02-27 17:04 

NY Post

US companies fear coronavirus could kill half their China revenues...

Nearly half of the companies in a new survey predict falling revenues if things don't return to normal by May....

 2020-02-27 17:03 

Stamford Advocate

Judge nixes Ohio license policies called discriminatory...

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) - Two state policies that stopped some refugees and children of immigrants from getting driver's licenses in Ohio have been struck down by a federal judge. The separate rulings will affect an estimated 4,000 people in Ohio, most of t...

 2020-02-27 17:03 

The Epoch Times

Pakistan Shuts Schools, Suspends Iran Flights to Curb Coronavirus Spread...

Pakistan on Thursday shut schools in several areas and suspended flights to and from Iran to try to stop the spread of new coronavirus....

 2020-02-27 17:02 

Stamford Advocate

Senate advances bill to trim death penalty appeals...

A legislative committee on Senate Judiciary Committee on Wednesday approved a bill that would shorten appeals in death penalty cases. The Senate Judiciary Committee advanced the bill, sponsored by Sen. Cam Ward, R-Alabaster, on a 4-3 vote, news outlets re...

 2020-02-27 17:02 

Newsday.com

Going the 'extra' mile as a second career...

Leon Goodman's...

 2020-02-27 17:02 

Stamford Advocate

FBI conducting probe at Houston school district offices...

HOUSTON (AP) - FBI agents descended on the administrative offices of the Houston Independent School District on Thursday, although it's unclear what they were looking into at one of the county's largest school systems. Agents arrived at the school...

 2020-02-27 17:02 

Newsday.com

Kia recalls over 193,000 vehicles; fuel leaks can cause fires...

DETROIT — Kia is recalling more than 193,000 cars and minvans in yet another move to fix nagging problems that could cause engine fires. The largest of two U.S. recalls released by the government Thur...

 2020-02-27 17:02 

Stamford Advocate

Difunden nueva campaa para promover censo 2020 en NY...

Dos figuras de ascendencia puertorriquea, Lin-Manuel Miranda _creador del musical de Broadway...

 2020-02-27 17:02 

Stamford Advocate

Confucius Institute at University of Arizona will close...

A University of Arizona program dedicated to teaching Mandarin and providing Chinese cultural education opportunities will close, university officials said. The university cited unspecified...

 2020-02-27 17:01 

NY Post

Oklahoma man Henri Piette gets life in prison for holding stepdaughter captive for 19 years...

A depraved Oklahoma man who kidnapped and repeatedly raped his stepdaughter while holding her in captivity for nearly two decades has been sentenced to life in prison, prosecutors said. Henri Michelle Piette, who was convicted in June of kidnapping and tr...

 2020-02-27 17:00 

Newsday.com

A behind-the-scenes look at Celine Dion's massive 'Courage' tour coming to Nassau Coliseum...

The expression "Go Big or Go Home" is often used in the sports world when a team is striving to bring their...

 2020-02-27 17:00 

NY Post

Cops tase 'moonshine' man blasting music and hurling threats...

Turn the radio up for that sweet sound — but if it's 4:30 in the morning and cops arrive at your house, it might be time to call it a night. Police responding to a noise complaint in Marion County, Florida, found a noticeably drunk man, Rick Lee...

 2020-02-27 17:00 

WSHU

Classical Music Highlight: That's A Lot of Horns!...

Robert Schumann assembled an army of four french horn soloists for his Concert Piece. We'll enjoy it tonight....

 2020-02-27 16:59 

Stamford Advocate

David Ortiz selling baseball mementos, household items...

WESTON, Mass. (AP) - Former Boston Red Sox designated hitter David Ortiz is cleaning house, and you might be surprised by what he's selling. The man known to Red Sox fans as Big Papi is, of course, selling tons of memorabilia from his baseball career ...

 2020-02-27 16:57 

Newsday.com

Nassau County resident checked for coronavirus is in the clear after test...

A Nassau County resident suspected to have been exposed to coronavirus has tested negative, officials said Thursday. "To date, Nassau County has tested six individuals for the virus and all six have t...

 2020-02-27 16:56 

City Limits

Trump Administration's 'Public Charge' Rule, Explained...

Fear over implementation of the policy has led to many immigrants disenrolling in public benefit programs, sometimes needlessly. The post Trump Administration's 'Public Charge' Rule, Explained appeared first on City Limits ....

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