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 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....

 2020-08-03 23:19 

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Facebook inks lease at old post office building in Manhattan...

Facebook has inked a lease at the old post office building across from Penn Station....

 2020-08-03 22:32 

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Biden campaign on VP pick: 'There are a number of sharp, thoughtful, and, yes, ambitious women up to the task'...

Names being tossed around as possible running mates for Joe Biden include Sen. Kamala Harris of New York, Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms, Rep. Val Demings of Florida, Rep. Karen Bass of California, former National Security Adviser Susan Rice, Sen. Tam...

 2020-08-03 22:20 

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7 NYPD precincts have recorded 0 shootings so far this year: report...

Seven of New York City's 77 NYPD precincts haven't logged any shootings so far this year, according to a report....

 2020-08-03 20:57 

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Fauci: Connecticut's COVID-19 numbers 'favorable,' state 'in a good place'...

Connecticut is "in a good place" with respect to its COVID-19 numbers, but residents should remain vigilant if they want to keep them low, Dr. Anthony Fauci said Monday....

 2020-08-03 20:48 

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Portia de Rossi breaks her silence: 'I stand by Ellen'...

Ellen DeGeneres' wife, actress Portia de Rossi, broke her silence on Monday by expressing her support for her embattled talk show spouse in an Instagram post....

 2020-08-03 19:58 

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These 18 NYC bars have had their liquor licenses pulled...

The State Liquor Authority suspended the liquor licenses of 18 additional New York City-area bars and restaurants over the weekend as part of its ongoing crackdown against COVID-19-related violations, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Monday....

 2020-08-03 19:16 

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White House begins mandatory random coronavirus testing of its staff...

The White House announced Monday that random coronavirus testing of its staff is becoming mandatory....

 2020-08-03 18:45 

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Construction resumes on Greek Orthodox church destroyed on 9/11...

A Greek Orthodox church in lower Manhattan that was destroyed on 9/11 is finally getting rebuilt, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Monday....

 2020-08-03 18:41 

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Man arrested in unprovoked attacks at Chelsea grocery stores, 1 with a hammer...

Officials on Sunday arrested a man in connection to two separate attacks on grocery store workers in Chelsea....

 2020-08-03 17:52 

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Task force visited over 3K establishments, issued 106 violations over the weekend: Cuomo...

During his daily briefing on Monday, Gov. Andrew Cuomo warned residents about the ongoing problems the state is facing with young people, bars and restaurants....

 2020-08-03 17:50 

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Manhattan DA suggests in court filing it's investigating fraud at Trump Org...

The office of Manhattan District Attorney Cy Vance Jr. hinted in a court filing on Monday that its subpoena for President Donald Trump's tax returns is part of a larger investigation into possible bank and insurance fraud at the Trump Organization....

 2020-08-03 16:27 

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3-year-old girl found wandering alone on the Upper East Side: NYPD...

Police are searching for the family of a 3-year-old girl who was found wandering alone on the Upper East Side on Monday morning....

 2020-08-03 16:20 

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Cuomo signs legislation OKing the manufacturing in NYS of liquor-infused ice cream...

New Yorkers, prepare yourself for spiked ice cream: Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Monday signed legislation authorizing the manufacture and sale of ice cream and other frozen desserts made with liquor....

 2020-08-03 13:41 

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2 teens shot in at least 5 overnight shootings across NYC...

Two teens were shot in at least five overnight shooting incidents across New York City, police confirm....

 2020-08-03 11:32 

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'My son's death cannot be in vain', Federal Judge Esther Salas speaks out for first time after son killed, husband shot...

Judge Esther Salas released a statement two weeks after Daniel Anderl's murder; 'My son's death cannot be in vain', Federal Judge Esther Salas speaks out for first time after son killed, husband shot...

 2020-08-02 22:54 

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Cuomo: Parents need assurance before NY schools reopen...

It's crucial that parents and teachers feel comfortable for schools in New York to open successfully this fall, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Sunday....

 2020-08-02 21:00 

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Mets' Yoenis Cespedes, no-show at game, opts out of season 'for COVID-related reasons': GM...

Mets slugger Yoenis Cespedes has decided to opt out of the rest of the season over concerns about the coronavirus, general manager Brodie Van Wagenen said Sunday after Cespedes failed to show up to the team's game in Atlanta....

 2020-08-02 20:28 

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Isaias could bring heavy winds, rain to NYC region Monday, Tuesday: Cuomo...

New York City area residents should be prepared for heavy winds and rain from Isaias on Tuesday, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said....

 2020-08-02 20:28 

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Tropical Storm Watch issued for NYC ahead of Isaias...

A Tropical Storm Watch was issued for New York City and Long Island, as well as parts of the Hudson Valley, New Jersey and Connecticut, on Sunday ahead of Isaias, which is expected to hit the Tri-State late Monday and Tuesday....

 2020-08-02 20:08 

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TikTok video of uniformed officer dancing in hot pants draws attention of NYPD: report...

A Bronx housing officer caught the attention of the NYPD after she reportedly posted a video to TikTok showing her dancing while wearing the top half of her NYPD uniform along with hot pants and cowboy boots....

 2020-08-02 19:29 

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WATCH: Pelosi says she has no confidence in White House coronavirus adviser Dr. Birx...

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Sunday she doesn't have faith in White House coronavirus task force coordinator Dr. Deborah Birx, whom she ties to misinformation spread by President Donald Trump....

 2020-08-02 18:21 

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Yoenis Cespedes didn't show up for game, 'attempts to contact him.unsuccessful': Mets...

Mets slugger Yoenis Cespedes didn't show up at Sunday's game against the Braves in Atlanta and the team isn't sure where he is, officials said....

 2020-08-02 16:53 

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NY state COVID hospitalizations, 3-day average for deaths hit lowest levels since March: Cuomo...

Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Sunday that New York state had marked two new milestones in its fight against the coronavirus—total hospitalizations and the three-day rolling average of deaths had dropped to their lowest levels since the outbreak began....

 2020-08-02 16:20 

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Off-duty NYPD officer critically injured in apparent suicide attempt in Queens: report...

An NYPD officer was in critical condition on Sunday after reportedly shooting himself in Queens....

 2020-08-02 16:01 

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WATCH LIVE: SpaceX guiding NASA astronauts to 1st splashdown in 45 years...

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — The first astronauts to ride a SpaceX capsule into orbit headed toward a retro-style splashdown in the Gulf of Mexico on Sunday afternoon to close out a two-month test flight....

 2020-08-02 15:26 

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Police arrest owners of crowded NYC party boat for violating social distancing orders...

Two owners of an Empire Cruises ship were arrested Saturday night for violating social distancing orders after a crowded party boat was spotted near a Manhattan pier, police said....

 2020-08-02 14:50 

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1 dead, 6 injured after boats collide on Long Island...

Two boats collided on waters off of Long Island, killing a 25-year-old man and injuring six others....

 2020-08-02 14:33 

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Wilford Brimley, 'Cocoon' and 'Natural' actor, dies at 85...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Wilford Brimley, who worked his way up from movie stunt rider to an indelible character actor who brought gruff charm, and sometimes menace, to a range of films that included "Cocoon," "The Natural" and "The Fi...

 2020-08-01 23:47 

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4 men killed in shootings, stabbing over 12-hour span in NYC...

It was another bloody night in the city Friday into Saturday, with four men killed over the span of just 12 hours....

 2020-08-01 22:21 

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US Marine vet with ties to Clintons may run for NYC mayor: report...

A decorated U.S. Marine veteran with ties to the Clinton family may join the race to replace Mayor Bill de Blasio next year....

 2020-08-01 21:38 

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Owners defy NJ orders again, break into gym to let customers inside...

The owners of a New Jersey gym that has repeatedly defied Gov. Phil Murphy's executive order to remain closed during the COVID-19 pandemic have once again reopened the facility less than a week after their arrests on contempt charges....

 2020-08-01 20:39 

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NJ reports nearly 400 new COVID cases, Murphy extends health emergency...

A day after Gov. Phil Murphy warned New Jersey was in a "very dangerous place," the governor reported nearly 400 new coronavirus cases and extended the state's public health emergency....

 2020-08-01 20:02 

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12 NJ residents ended their lives in 2019 under Aid in Dying law: report...

A dozen New Jersey residents took their lives in 2019 under the state's new Medical Aid in Dying law, according to a report....

 2020-08-01 18:14 

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Hempstead bans swimming after another shark sighting...

Swimming was prohibited at Town of Hempstead ocean beaches again Saturday after another shark sighting off Long Island....

 2020-08-01 17:49 

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Connecticut firefighter delivers baby on 1st overnight shift...

A Connecticut firefighter on her first overnight shift delivered a baby at the home of a family who called for emergency assistance....

 2020-08-01 17:30 

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FDNY bans using hoses on crowds amid ongoing protests: report...

The FDNY banned the use of hoses on crowds amid ongoing protests in the city against police misconduct and racism....

 2020-08-01 16:51 

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NY state hits record number of tests 5 months after 1st coronavirus case...

Five months after the first coronavirus case was confirmed in New York, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Saturday that the state saw its largest number of tests conducted Friday as the infection rate remained below 1 percent....

 2020-08-01 15:53 

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RECALL ALERT: Health officials link US salmonella outbreak to red onions...

Federal health officials say an outbreak of salmonella infecting nearly 400 people in more than 30 states has been linked to red onions, and identified a California company as the likely source....

 2020-08-01 15:15 

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Florida battens down as Hurricane Isaias barrels through Bahamas...

Hurricane Isaias snapped trees and knocked out power as it blew through the Bahamas on Saturday and headed toward the Florida coast, where officials said they were closing beaches, parks and coronavirus testing sites....

 2020-08-01 14:49 

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VIDEO: Police search for masked gunman who killed man outside Bronx deli...

Police are searching for a gunman who walked up to a man outside a Bronx deli on Friday night and opened fire, killing him....

 2020-08-01 14:18 

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Joe Biden nears final decision on running mate...

WASHINGTON (AP) — As Joe Biden nears the announcement of his vice presidential choice, the top contenders and their advocates are making final appeals....

 2020-08-01 14:18 

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Biden may not announce VP pick until 2nd week of August...

WASHINGTON (AP) — As Joe Biden nears the announcement of his vice presidential choice, the top contenders and their advocates are making final appeals....

 2020-08-01 01:11 

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Trader Joe's: A petition won't make us change ethnic-sounding label names...

Trader Joe's, which said earlier this month it was moving to change the names of some of its products after an online petition denounced them as racist, now says it will stick with labels like Trader Jose's and Trader Ming's for Mexican and As...

 2020-07-31 23:58 

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Train strikes person in Brooklyn, another struck in Harlem; Delays on A, C, 1, 2, 3 lines...

Two people were struck by trains in separate incidents on Friday night, the MTA announced....

 2020-07-31 23:12 

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VIDEO: 76-year-old man knocked unconscious by cyclist in West Village...

Police are searching for a bicyclist they said knocked a 76-year-old man unconscious in the West Village earlier this month....

 2020-07-31 21:57 

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American Museum of Natural History outlines reopening plans...

Visitors to the American Museum of Natural History would need to make advance online reservations for specific times, and capacity would be sharply limited under a plan announced Thursday for a September reopening pending city and state approval....

 2020-07-31 20:56 

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Connecticut reports 1 new COVID-19 death, 140 new cases...

Connecticut reported one new COVID-19 death on Friday as the state's positivity rate continued to hover around 1 percent....

 2020-07-31 20:47 

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Another shark sighting on Long Island prompts Hempstead to ban swimming...

Swimming is now banned at Hempstead ocean beaches after a shark was spotted off Lido Beach, officials announced on Friday....

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