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Anthony Weiner
Sean M. Fitzgerald/Asbury Park Press via USA TODAY NETWORK
February 17, 2019 - 1:39 pm
Disgraced ex-Congressman Anthony Weiner was released from the federal prison he’s been locked up in since 2017.
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Bushwick Chabad
Mike Smeltz
February 17, 2019 - 12:54 pm
Police are looking for two men responsible for smashing the front window of a Bushwick Chabad in the middle of Shabbat.
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Ruben Diaz Sr.
City Council/John McCarten
February 17, 2019 - 11:31 am
One prominent politician has been caught in the crossfire over Ruben Diaz Sr.’s homophobic comments and the subsequent calls for his resignation: his son, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr.
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Amazon building collapse
USA TODAY
February 17, 2019 - 10:44 am
Opponents of Amazon’s planned Long Island City headquarters remain unapologetic as the city absorbs the news that the company no longer wants to be here.
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Pawel Boduch
Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office
February 16, 2019 - 5:17 pm
An elderly couple was found dead in their New Jersey home and the suspect who is in custody is their son, authorities say.
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FILE - In this Monday, April 18, 2005 file photo, U.S. Cardinal Theodore Edgar McCarrick attends a Mass in St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican. On Saturday, Feb. 16, 2019 the Vatican announced Pope Francis defrocked former U.S. Cardinal Theodore McCarrick after Vatican officials found him guilty of soliciting for sex while hearing Confession. (AP Photo/Pier Paolo Cito, files)
February 16, 2019 - 4:12 pm
VATICAN CITY (AP) — Former Cardinal Theodore McCarrick has been found guilty by the Vatican of sex abuse and defrocked, as calls rose Saturday for Pope Francis to reveal what he knew about the once-powerful American prelate's apparently decades-long predatory sexual behavior. The announcement...
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Ridgewood rape robbery
NYPD
February 16, 2019 - 4:10 pm
Police say a man raped and robbed a woman whose apartment he was staying at in Queens last month.
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Egyptian coffin
Dreamstime (File photo)
February 16, 2019 - 3:40 pm
The Metropolitan Museum of Art says it's returning a prized artifact to Egypt after learning it was stolen from the country in 2011.
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Beer
Dreamstime
February 16, 2019 - 3:31 pm
Ahoy, beer lovers: A bottle from a 133-year-old shipwreck may yield yeast for a new brew in upstate New York.
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FILE - In this Nov. 13, 2018 file photo, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, left, and New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio shake hands during a news conference in New York. Cuomo and de Blasio trumpeted Amazon's decision to build a $2.5 billion campus in the Queens borough of New York as a major coup. Neither one expected the near immediate local backlash that would cause Amazon to cancel their plans on Feb. 14, 2019. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews, File)
February 16, 2019 - 2:58 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — In early November, word began to leak that Amazon was serious about choosing New York to build a giant new campus. The city was eager to lure the company and its thousands of high-paying tech jobs, offering billions in tax incentives and lighting the Empire State Building in Amazon...
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