ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - Tax officials in New York state are poised to release a study that looks at the state's options in light of the federal tax overhaul. The new federal tax changes enacted by Republicans in Washington cap a deduction for state and local taxes, meaning many people in high-tax states like New York will see tax increases.
ROME, N.Y. (AP) - An information technology company based in central New York has inked a contract with the Air Force worth nearly $48 million in an effort to help boost the nation's cybersecurity infrastructure. Assured Information Security, Inc., based at Griffiss Business & Technology Park in Rome, has played a leading role in supporting cyber operations for government, academic and commercial entities.
NEW YORK (AP) - Two New York Police Department traffic officers helped deliver a baby after being flagged down by the baby's father. Authorities say officers Tiffany Phillips and Carlos Guadalupe were directing traffic in the Hell's Kitchen neighborhood when they were flagged down by a desperate motorist. The man told the officers that his wife was going into labor.
NEW YORK (AP) - Prosecutors are urging a judge to impose a life sentence on a New Jersey man who injured 30 people in a Manhattan bombing and then promoted his extremist ideology to other prisoners. Prosecutors say the Afghanistan-born Ahmad Khan Rahimi deserves the mandatory life sentence required by his October conviction on terrorism-related charges. The government made its arguments in papers filed Tuesday in Manhattan federal court. The bombing was in September 2016.
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