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June 17, 2019 - 8:55 am
Thousands of cases of Pillsbury flour that may be contaminated with E. coli bacteria that has sickened more than a dozen people in eight states is being recalled by Pillsbury owner Homestown Food Co. The recall announced by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration late Friday marks the third major...
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June 14, 2019 - 8:17 pm
Cuba Gooding Jr.'s attorney says new surveillance video will exonerate the Hollywood star of a groping accusation. The Oscar winner has pleaded not guilty to misdemeanor counts of forcible touching and sex abuse in the third degree, stemming from a visit to a New York bar last weekend. Gooding was...
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June 11, 2019 - 1:26 pm
Democratic lawmakers in New York have proposed a bill that would decriminalize prostitution. The new legislation, unveiled Monday, also looks to eliminate prior criminal records related to most sex work offenses. If passed, it would be the first of its kind in the U.S. Sens. Jessica Ramos and Julia...
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AP
June 04, 2019 - 7:42 am
New York would be the first state to ban the declawing of cats under legislation heading to a vote in the state Legislature. The Senate and Assembly are both expected to take up the bill Tuesday. Declawing a cat is already illegal in much of Europe as well as in Los Angeles, San Francisco and...
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May 15, 2019 - 11:42 am
NEW YORK — A medical examiner who performed an autopsy on Eric Garner says a police officer's chokehold set into motion "a lethal sequence of events" that led to his death five years ago. Dr. Floriana Persechino detailed the findings in testimony Wednesday at New York Police Department Officer...
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World No. 1 golfer Dustin Johnson signs autographs after a practice round at the 2019 PGA Championship at Bethpage Black in New York.
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May 14, 2019 - 6:40 pm
By Tom Ackerman FARMINGDALE, N.Y. — It’s amazing to say Dustin Johnson, the world’s top-ranked golfer, is an afterthought, but such is life when the winners of the past four majors (Brooks Koepka, Francesco Molinari, Tiger Woods) are grouped together on Thursday and Friday for the PGA Championship...
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May 10, 2019 - 8:45 am
With a ring of the opening bell, Uber began picking up passengers as a newly minted public company Friday and investors waited to bet on a service with huge potential, but a long way from turning a profit. Shares in the ride-hailing giant were sold in an initial public offering for $45 each,...
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May 06, 2019 - 5:37 pm
NEW YORK — Jared Leto was accompanied at the Met Gala on Monday by his own (fake) head, Katy Perry was a candled chandelier, Lady Gaga used the carpet as a runway and a changing station and Tiffany Haddish brought fried chicken in a plastic bag as many of the A-list guests worked the camp theme to...
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April 03, 2019 - 3:24 pm
(KNX 1070) -- President Trump has taken to saying publically in the last few days that his father was born in Germany and many people are wondering why. Tuesday Trump was quoted saying, "My father is German -- was German. He was born in the very wonderful place in Germany, so I have a great feeling...
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Official NYC Council Photo by William Alatriste
March 27, 2019 - 10:46 am
NEW YORK ( WCBS 880 ) -- A Brooklyn City Councilman will be recognized as the tallest male politician in the world, reports the New York Times . Robert Cornegy Jr. is 6'10", and says he was surprised to learn he had a shot at the world record. He told the Times when he found out the previous record...
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