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The Latest: Barbara Bush procession arrives at Texas A&M

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A funeral procession has entered the campus of Texas A&M University for the burial of former first lady Barbara Bush.

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Police: Woman accidentally shoots and kills young daughter

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Police say a 2-year-old girl has been accidentally shot and killed by her mother at a hotel outside of Cleveland.

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Syracuse fraternity permanently expelled over racist video

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Syracuse University has permanently expelled a fraternity over an offensive video that fraternity members say was intended as satire.

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Trump says he doesn't think personal lawyer will `flip'

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President Donald Trump says he doesn't expect personal lawyer Michael Cohen to "flip" as the government investigates Cohen's business dealings.

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Gas prices continue to rise in New Jersey, nation

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Gas prices continue to rise in New Jersey and across the nation. AAA Mid-Atlantic says the average price of a gallon of regular gas Friday in the state was $2.78, up from $2.71 last week.

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NY lawmakers to hold hearing on physician-assisted suicide

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State lawmakers in New York are examining a legislative proposal to give terminally ill people the right to seek life-ending medication from their physician.

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North Korea says it will suspend nuclear and missile testing

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North Korea says it has suspended nuclear and long-range missile tests and plans to close its nuclear test site.

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Reward for info in gang-related threat against police

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Supporters of law enforcement on Long Island say rewards are being offered for information leading to the arrest and conviction of anyone planning violence against police officers.

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The Latest: Walkouts spark protests against gun violence

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Students have begun leaving class to protest gun violence and honor shooting victims. Demonstrations from Washington to Florida and Michigan have drawn hundreds of students as part of the latest effort by youth activists pressing for gun control.

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Suspended Syracuse fraternity: Offensive video was 'satirical sketch'

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A fraternity suspended at Syracuse University over an offensive video says the activities were intended as a "satirical sketch."

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Baltimore mayor signs bill banning plastic foam containers

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Carryout food and drink containers made from plastic foam are no longer welcome in the city of Baltimore.

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Man rescued from tree after he got stuck while rescuing cat

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Firefighters in Virginia have rescued a man who got stuck in a tree while trying to retrieve a cat.

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In suit, DNC blames election loss on Trump-Russia alliance

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The Democratic National Committee has sued President Donald Trump's campaign, his son, his son-in-law, the Russian Federation and WikiLeaks, saying they conspired to help Trump win the 2016 presidential election.

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Police: Man blew house up in attempted suicide

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Authorities in upstate New York say a man who blew his house up in an attempted suicide will face criminal charges.

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Democratic leader seeks to make pot legal under federal law

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The top Senate Democrat says he now supports making pot legal under federal law.

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Army won't meet recruiting mission; Lowers 2017 goal

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The U.S. Army will not meet its mission to recruit 80,000 active duty soldiers this year and has officially lowered the goal.

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Wells Fargo to pay $1B for mortgage, auto lending abuses

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Wells Fargo is being fined a combined $1 billion by two federal regulators for abuses tied to its mortgage and auto lending businesses.

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Suspended fraternity: Offensive video was 'satirical sketch'

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A fraternity suspended at Syracuse University over an offensive video says the activities were intended as a "satirical sketch."

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1 injured, suspect in custody in Florida school shooting

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Authorities say one student shot another in the ankle at a Florida high school and a suspect is in custody.

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New York to get new energy efficiency standards

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New York is setting a new goal for energy efficiency aimed at reducing energy demand and carbon emissions.

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Police: Mom gave baby fatal dose of allergy medicine

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Police say a Pennsylvania mother gave her 16-month-old daughter a fatal dose of allergy medicine.

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Cosby expert doubts impact of small blue pills

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A defense drug expert says he doesn't know of any small blue pill that could have produced the symptoms that Bill Cosby's chief accuser described on the night she says the comedian gave her pills and molested her.

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ICE Raid: Guatemalan worker arrested on New York dairy farm

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A central New York dairy farmer says seven federal immigration officers came onto his property without permission, arrested a Guatemalan worker without producing a warrant and handcuffed the farmer when he video-recorded their actions.

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Going-out-of-business sales at The Bon-Ton start this week

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The Bon-Ton announced going-out-of-business sales will begin Friday at stores across the county, including at the store at the Oakdale Mall in Johnson City.

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Rudy Giuliani to join Trump legal team in Russia probe

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Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani is joining the legal team defending President Donald Trump in the special counsel's Russia investigation.

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Police chief apologizes to men from Starbucks

Rashon Nelson (left) was arrested with Donte Robinson (far right) in a Philadelphia Starbucks for trespassing. Rashon Nelson (left) was arrested with Donte Robinson (far right) in a Philadelphia Starbucks for trespassing.
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The Latest on two men arrested at Philadelphia Starbucks.

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Prince's doctor fined for illegal prescription

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A Minnesota doctor accused of illegally prescribing an opioid for Prince a week before the musician died has agreed to pay $30,000 to settle a federal civil claim.

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GOP slams Cuomo for restoring parolee voting

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Republicans are blasting New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo's executive order restoring the voting rights of parolees.

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'Pharma Bro' arrives at low-security federal prison

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The pharmaceutical-industry entrepreneur vilified for jacking up the price of a life-saving drug has been placed in a low-security federal prison in New Jersey. 

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3 former US Army soldiers convicted in contract killing

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A former U.S. Army sniper and two other ex-soldiers have been convicted in New York for the contract killing of a woman in the Philippines.

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New York school requires students use clear backpacks

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A school on Long Island is requiring middle and high school students to use clear backpacks as part of new safety measures in the wake of the Florida school shooting that killed 17 people.

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FDA approves first auto-tinting contact lenses

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There's something new in contact lenses: auto-tinting.

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Police, community members pay tribute to Central NY officer killed in crash

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Police officers and community members on Wednesday gathered for the funeral of a central New York police officer killed in a car crash.

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Liquidation firms win bid for The Bon-Ton Stores

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The end is near for department store operator The Bon-Ton Stores.

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NY Assembly renews push for early voting, easy registration

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Lawmakers in the New York state Assembly have again passed bills intended to make it easier for voters to participate in elections.

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Gov. Cuomo tax returns show $55K in taxes, $11K in donations

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New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has released his tax returns for last year showing a combined federal and state tax bill of nearly $55,000.

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Camping newbies can get free sites at New York campgrounds

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A first-time camper program at New York parks is being expanded this year after the success of last year's pilot program.

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Construction starts on $16M affordable housing project

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Construction has begun on a new affordable housing development that will bring dozens of apartments and commercial space to a Syracuse neighborhood.

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Open-door helicopter flights banned from taking off from NYC

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New York City is officially banning open-door helicopter flights from taking off within the five boroughs in the wake of last month's deadly copter crash.

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Former first lady Barbara Bush dies at age 92

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Former first lady Barbara Bush has died. She was 92.

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Dick's destroying all the guns it pulled from its shelves

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Dick's Sporting Goods is destroying all the guns and accessories that it stopped selling earlier this year after the school shooting in Parkland, Florida.

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1 dead after plane makes emergency landing in Pennsylvania

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A federal investigator says one person has been killed after a plane with engine failure made an emergency landing in Philadelphia.

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Starbucks to close May 29 for racial-bias training

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The Latest on the arrests of two black men at a Philadelphia Starbucks.

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Sandy Hook families file suit against Infowars' Alex Jones

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The families of two children slain in the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre have filed lawsuits against right-wing radio host and conspiracy theorist Alex Jones for claiming the shooting did not happen.

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Poll: Cuomo maintains big lead over Nixon among NY Dems

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A new poll says New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is maintaining a big lead over Cynthia Nixon among New York Democrats -- though the "Sex and the City" actress is gaining slightly on the two-term incumbent.

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Chicago man sentenced for defrauding northern NY company

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The head of a Chicago investment firm has been sentenced to 57 months in prison for conspiring to defraud a northern New York company out of $2.5 million.

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'Night Court' star Harry Anderson, 65, found dead in home

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Harry Anderson, the actor best known for playing an off-the-wall judge working the night shift of a Manhattan court room in the televised comedy series "Night Court," has been found dead in his North Carolina home.

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NY government watchdogs renew call for corruption crackdown

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Government watchdog groups are renewing their call on Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo and the New York state Legislature to agree on measures that will strengthen transparency and crack down on corruption.

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Cuomo: Number of NY registered organ donors tops 5 million

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Efforts by the state and nonprofit organizations to boost the number of New Yorkers registered to donate their organs are paying off.

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New York extends call center hours as tax deadline looms

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New York state's call center for tax filing information is extending its hours to answer last-minute questions.

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Flights canceled, roads treacherous amid spring snowstorms

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Hundreds of flights have been canceled in Minneapolis as a deadly storm system sweeps across the central U.S., bringing heavy snowfall, powerful winds and rain to several states.

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ACMs open with tribute; Lambert wins first award

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The ACM Awards have opened with a somber tribute to the victims of the Route 91 Harvest Festival Shooting, with some of the biggest country stars.

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Spokesman: Former first lady Barbara Bush in failing health

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A family spokesman says former first lady Barbara Bush is in "failing health" and won't seek additional medical treatment.

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200 million eggs recalled because of salmonella concerns

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More than 200 million eggs from a North Carolina farm have been recalled because of bacterial contamination.

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Boston marks 5 years since marathon attack with tributes

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Boston is marking the fifth anniversary of the deadly Boston Marathon bombings with solemn remembrances and charitable acts.

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Trump again calls Comey a 'slimeball'

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President Donald Trump is again calling former FBI Director James Comey a "slimeball" ahead of the publication of his new book.

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NY state comptroller says he's stopped $24M in tax refunds

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With tax day approaching, New York's comptroller says his office has already stopped more than $24 million in questionable or fraudulent personal income tax refunds.

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Starbucks CEO apologizes to 2 black men arrested

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Starbucks' CEO says he wants to apologize personally to the black men arrested at one of his Philadelphia stores, prompting accusations of racism on social media.

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The Latest: Mayor calls for probe of Starbucks policies

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The mayor of Philadelphia has ordered a city commission to review policies at Starbucks after the arrest of two black men prompted social media users to accuse the company of racial discrimination.

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Danish tourist mugged for 'Make America Great Again' hat

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New York City police say two men mugged a Danish tourist at knifepoint for his Make America Great Again hat.

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More than 400 rally for gun rights at Delaware Capitol

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Hundreds of people have gathered in front of Delaware's statehouse to support the right to keep and bear firearms.

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Gun rights advocates to rally at state capitols across US

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Gun rights supporters are expected to rally at state capitols across the U.S. to counter a recent wave of student-led protests against gun violence.

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Gas prices resume upward trend in New Jersey, rest of nation

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Gas prices in New Jersey and across the nation have resumed their upward trend, with analysts citing Mideast tension and the approaching deadline to switch to more expensive summer-blend gasoline.

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The Latest: Pentagon: Syria, Russia didn't deflect missiles

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The Pentagon says the U.S.-led airstrikes on Syria "successfully hit every target." Chief Pentagon spokeswoman Dana White said Saturday that the strikes were launched to "cripple Syria's ability to use chemical weapons in the future."

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The Latest: Stormy Daniels may show up at Cohen hearing

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Stephanie Clifford's lawyer, Michael Avenatti, said it's "very possible" that the porn actress would show up at Monday's hearing on the FBI's raid on President Donald Trump's personal lawyer's home and office.

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New York education chief: Testing glitches "inexcusable"

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New York's top education officials are calling a computer issue that interfered with statewide English language testing "inexcusable."

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911 call: Mom says son in incest case confessed to killing 3 Video included

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The mother of a suspect in an apparent murder-suicide spanning three states said in a 911 call that he had confessed to killing three people including his 7-month-old son.

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Vestal police seek help in tracking down multi-state 'traveling thief'

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Several police agencies are trying to track down a man who they say committed crimes in Florida, Pennsylvania and the Southern Tier of New York.

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Trump, aides fire back on Twitter after Comey's book release

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Top White House aides are pushing back on a new book from former FBI director James Comey that depicts President Donald Trump as unethical and "untethered to the truth."

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Trump lawyers launch court challenge on FBI raid

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The latest on efforts by President Donald Trump's personal attorney to prevent the government from using materials it found in a search of his office and residence.

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Why do we fear Friday the 13th?

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Fear of Friday the 13th could be the biggest superstition of all time. 

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Seneca Nation renews fight with New York over Thruway

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The Seneca Indian Nation is renewing its fight with New York state over its construction of the Thruway across reservation land more than 60 years ago.

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Pennsylvania asks counties to replace voting systems by 2020

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Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf wants Pennsylvania's counties to replace their electronic voting systems with machines that leave a verifiable paper trail by the end of 2019, although counties warn that the price tag is a major problem.

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Trump convenes task force to study US Postal System

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President Donald Trump has signed an executive order establishing a task force to study the United States Postal System.

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Green Party candidate plans 3rd campaign in governor's race

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Howie Hawkins, a two-time Green Party candidate for New York governor who finished third in the 2014 election, plans to announce that he's again seeking the party's nomination to run in the November election.

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NY to spend $18.5M to stop gang recruitment on Long Island

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New York state will spend $18.5 million on efforts to disrupt gang recruitment on Long Island.

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Sessions to address immigration at border sheriffs meeting

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As thousands of National Guard troops deploy to the Mexico border, U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions is also traveling to the Southwest to speak about immigration to a meeting of sheriffs Wednesday.

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Funeral set for decapitated 7-year-old Western NY boy

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A community reeling from the brutal killing of a first-grader, allegedly at the hands of his mother, will be saying a final farewell.

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New policy aims to stamp out harassment in state government

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A culture of secrecy has long shielded state lawmakers accused of sexual harassment in New York. But advocates hope a new policy will bring accountability and prevent further misconduct.

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Schumer to feds: Release funds for state VA medical centers

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U.S. Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer is urging the Department of Veterans Affairs to allocate hundreds of millions of dollars for much-needed upgrades at VA hospitals across New York state.

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President Trump: Paul Ryan leaves 'legacy of achievement'

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The Latest on Republican House Speaker Paul Ryan's decision not run for re-election.

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Rochester judge faces felony charge for trying to buy shotgun

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A city court judge in western New York has been charged with a felony after authorities say she tried to buy a shotgun in violation of her probation for a drunken driving conviction.

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Testimony done for day at combative Cosby trial

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Testimony is finished for the day at Bill Cosby's suburban Philadelphia sexual-assault retrial.

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National Public Safety Telecommunications Week honors 911 dispatchers

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April 8 through April 14 marks National Public Safety Telecommunications Week.

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Woman who set fire that killed 4 children gets out of prison

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A western New York woman who set a fire that killed four of her children in 2012 has been released from prison.

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Stocks surge as China trade tensions ease

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The latest on developments in financial markets. 

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Day after Bolton takes over, homeland security aide is out

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President Donald Trump's homeland security adviser is resigning in the latest White House departure.

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Gov. Cuomo: ban employers from asking about pay history

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The governor of New York is proposing to prohibit all employers from asking job applicants about their prior salary history.

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Teachers get bats as a reminder to fight back in a shooting

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A Pennsylvania school district has given its teachers small wooden baseball bats as a reminder to fight a school shooter with any weapon available should other options fail.

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Warning issued for synthetic marijuana laced with rat poison

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Officials in New York are warning hospital emergency rooms about a new form of synthetic marijuana laced with rat poison that is linked to cases of uncontrolled bleeding.

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Tebow fans continue to brave cold at NYSEG stadium Video included

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A small, but dedicated crowd was at the home game against the RubberDucks Monday night.

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Police: Boy robs ice cream driver at gunpoint in Virginia

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An ice cream truck driver told police in Virginia that a boy pointed a gun at him and robbed him.

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Security increased around courthouse for Cosby

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Security has been increased around the suburban Philadelphia courthouse where Bill Cosby is standing trial on sexual assault charges.

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President Trump calls Mueller probe an 'attack' on US

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President Donald Trump is calling special counsel Robert Mueller's probe into election meddling "an attack on our country" during a White House meeting with top military advisers.

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Police: GPS failed to warn bus driver before overpass crash

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The out-of-state driver of a charter bus full of high school students that crashed into a low-hanging overpass on a Long Island parkway was using a non-commercial GPS device that didn't warn him about the hazard in time to prevent an accident that left two passengers seriously injured, police said Monday. 

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Attorney: Federal agents seize documents from Trump lawyer

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Federal agents carrying court-authorized search warrants have seized documents from President Donald Trump's personal attorney Michael Cohen.

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Jury picked for Cosby's sex assault retrial

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A jury has been picked in the Bill Cosby sexual assault retrial in suburban Philadelphia.

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Trump Tower fire victim was a friend of Warhol

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The 67-year-old man who was killed in a blaze at New York City's Trump Tower was an art collector who spent time with Andy Warhol but later fell on harder financial times.

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Upstate New York police department 'arrests' winter

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An upstate New York police department fed up with lingering cold weather has placed winter under arrest.

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Topless protester charges at Bill Cosby

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A topless protester has been taken into custody after charging at Bill Cosby as he walked into a suburban Philadelphia courthouse for his sexual assault retrial.

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Common Core testing approaches for New York schools

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New York students will sit for the first round of annual Common Core testing this week.

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Facebook to notify on Cambridge Analytica data misuse Monday

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Facebook will begin alerting users whose private data may have been compromised in the Cambridge Analytica scandal starting Monday.

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Security Council to discuss suspected gas attack

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The U.N. Security Council is planning to meet in emergency session on Monday to discuss a suspected poison gas attack in the eastern suburbs of Damascus, the last foothold for the Syrian opposition.

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Police arrest NYC mayoral aide on gun charges

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A staff member in Mayor Bill de Blasio's Office of Criminal Justice has been arrested after police say they found a loaded handgun in a vehicle she was a passenger in.

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US says North Korea is willing to discuss nuclear program

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North Korea's government has communicated directly with the United States to say that leader Kim Jong Un is ready to discuss his nuclear program with President Donald Trump.

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The Latest: McCain: Trump move 'emboldened' Syria in attack

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Sen. John McCain says President Donald Trump "emboldened" the Syrian government to commit a suspected chemical attack on its people by signaling last week that the U.S. planned to withdraw its troops from the country.

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Cocaine in purse? Woman blames it on a windy day, police say

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Authorities say a Florida woman is blaming a windy day for the cocaine that police found in her purse. WPLG reported Kennecia Posey was one of two passengers in a car stopped by Fort Pierce police in late March.

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The Latest: Trump Tower fire victim was a friend of Warhol

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The 67-year-old man who was killed in a blaze at New York City's Trump Tower was an art collector who spent time with Andy Warhol but later fell on harder financial times.

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Ex-Cambridge Analytica employee to cooperate with DOJ probe

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The computer expert who alleges a trove of Facebook data was improperly used to help President Donald Trump's campaign in the 2016 election says he will cooperate with a Justice Department investigation.

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Suspect named in killing of 3 on party bus in Illinois

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Police have named a 22-year-old suspect and charged him in an arrest warrant with using an assault rifle to fatally shoot three people on an adult-themed charter bus in northern Illinois.

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Trump calls out 'Animal Assad' for suspected chemical attack

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President Donald Trump is condemning what he calls a "mindless CHEMICAL attack" in Syria that has killed women and children, though he's offering no evidence to support the claim by Syrian opposition activists and rescuers that poison gas was used.

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Trump suggesting China will `take down' its trade barriers

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President Donald Trump is suggesting China will ease trade barriers "because it is the right thing to do" and Washington and Beijing can settle disputes that have rattled financial markets, consumers and businesses.

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FDNY: One dead, four injured at Trump Tower fire

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Firefighters are at the scene of a fire at Trump Tower in New York City.

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  • Americans told to toss romaine lettuce over E. coli fears

    Americans told to toss romaine lettuce over E. coli fears

    Saturday, April 21 2018 6:46 PM EDT2018-04-21 22:46:53 GMT
    The Centers for Disease Control is expanding a warning about contaminated lettuce from Arizona that has now sickened dozens of people in several states.
    The Centers for Disease Control is expanding a warning about contaminated lettuce from Arizona that has now sickened dozens of people in several states.
  • Parenting of the future: Many embryos, each with DNA profile

    Parenting of the future: Many embryos, each with DNA profile

    Saturday, April 21 2018 5:56 AM EDT2018-04-21 09:56:56 GMT
    (ASRM via AP). This undated microscope image provided by the American Society for Reproductive Medicine in January 2018 shows a trophectoderm biopsy, in which cells from the outer layer of an embryo that develop into the placenta and amniotic membranes...(ASRM via AP). This undated microscope image provided by the American Society for Reproductive Medicine in January 2018 shows a trophectoderm biopsy, in which cells from the outer layer of an embryo that develop into the placenta and amniotic membranes...
    A prominent biomedical ethics expert predicts that in 20 to 40 years, many parents will choose babies from dozens of embryos, after examining DNA information on each.
    A prominent biomedical ethics expert predicts that in 20 to 40 years, many parents will choose babies from dozens of embryos, after examining DNA information on each.
  • Warming, not cooling, donated livers may improve transplants

    Warming, not cooling, donated livers may improve transplants

    Saturday, April 21 2018 5:56 AM EDT2018-04-21 09:56:47 GMT
    (OrganOx via AP). This 2016 photo provided by OrganOx shows Drs. David Nasralla and Annemarie Weissenbacher with the company's metra device holding a liver in Oxford, England. On Wednesday, April 18, 2018, British researchers said that keeping at least...(OrganOx via AP). This 2016 photo provided by OrganOx shows Drs. David Nasralla and Annemarie Weissenbacher with the company's metra device holding a liver in Oxford, England. On Wednesday, April 18, 2018, British researchers said that keeping at least...
    Study suggests warming, not cooling, donated livers may improve organ transplants.
    Study suggests warming, not cooling, donated livers may improve organ transplants.
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