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Ford recalls 550K vehicles that can roll away unexpectedly

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Ford is recalling about 550,000 cars and SUVs in North America to fix a gearshift problem that could cause the vehicles to roll away unexpectedly.

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Philadelphia's tax on soda upheld by state Supreme Court

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Pennsylvania's highest court is upholding Philadelphia's tax on sweetened drinks, rejecting a challenge to the soda tax by merchants and the beverage industry.

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Penn State frat hazing death trial scheduled for February

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Members of a Penn State University fraternity charged in connection with the death of a pledge after a night of hazing and drinking are scheduled to go to trial early next year.

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Health officials warn of new species of tick found in state

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Public health and agriculture officials are warning New York residents, farms and visitors to take precautions outdoors as a new tick species has been found in the state.

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Cuomo outraises Nixon, but questions about donors linger

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New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is easily outpacing Democratic primary challenger Cynthia Nixon in campaign contributions but can't shake questions about some donors.

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Survey results: Tioga County substance abuse in teens Video included

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Tioga County Allies in Substance Abuse Prevention on Tuesday released findings of a 2017 survey.

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The Latest: Schumer blasts President Trump for backpedalling on Russia

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The Latest on President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin.

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Ex-New York senator and son convicted of bribery, extortion

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A former New York state Senate leader and his son have been convicted of bribery and extortion charges at their federal corruption trial.

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Grand jury clears officer who shot, wounded man near Albany

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A grand jury has cleared a police officer who shot and wounded a man during a traffic stop in upstate New York.

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NY among 4 blue states sue Washington over GOP tax overhaul

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New York, New Jersey, Connecticut and Maryland are suing the federal government over the Republican-led tax overhaul.

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PHOTOS: NYPD has fun with #WorldEmojiDay

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Click through the slideshow to see photos posted by the department on Twitter Tuesday.

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Prime time: A day of deals at Amazon

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Amazon is extending its annual "Prime Day" promotion to 36 hours this year.

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NY sends college students to aid Puerto Rico rebuilding

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A third set of 100 New York college students and construction workers is headed to Puerto Rico to help rebuilding after Hurricane Maria's heavy blow to the island last year.

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WATCH: Presidents Trump, Putin address the media in Finland

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U.S. President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin address the media following Monday's summit in Helsinki, Finland.

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Pennsylvania mother accused of killing baby with drug-laced breast milk

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Prosecutors say a Pennsylvania mother killed her 11-week-old son with a lethal mix of drugs in her breastmilk.

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Rush on for casinos to start sports bets before football

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New Jersey gambling regulators are warning casinos to submit their plans for sports betting by Monday or risk not being approved in time for the start of football season.

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Swimmer beware: Pennsylvania drownings highlight river risks

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Several recent drownings across Pennsylvania are highlighting the hot-weather danger posed by the commonwealth's tens of thousands of miles of rivers and creeks.

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The Latest: Newspaper says suspect in cop shootings is dead

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The Kansas City Star reports that police have killed the suspect in the shooting of three officers.

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Police launch seat belt enforcement push in NY state parks

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Police patrolling New York state parks want to make sure people buckle up.

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The Latest: 3 dead, 22 hurt in New Mexico highway crash

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Authorities say a crash involving a passenger bus and three other vehicles on a highway in New Mexico has killed three people and injured 22 others.

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The Latest: Trump departs for Finland for summit with Putin

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President Donald Trump is on his way to Finland for a high-stakes summit with Russia's Vladimir Putin.

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The Latest: Firefighter killed fighting blaze near Yosemite

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The California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection says a firefighter has been killed while battling a wildfire near Yosemite National Park.

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The Latest: Nielsen downplays 2018 Russia election threat

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The U.S. homeland security secretary says there are no signs Russia is targeting the 2018 midterm elections for cyberattacks with the "scale and scope" it used in 2016.

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2-year sentence for woman who faked cancer to raise $51,000

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A woman who collected $51,000 in donations by claiming she was dying of cancer has been sentenced in New York to two years in federal prison. 

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19 fire departments work to control wildfire in northern NY

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A wildfire burned through more than 100 acres of northern New York land this week, but no occupied homes were threatened by the flames.

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The Latest: Democrats call on Trump to cancel Putin summit

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The top Democrat in the Senate is calling on President Donald Trump to cancel his coming meeting with Russia's Vladimir Putin in the wake of new charges that 12 Russian intelligence officers hacked into Democratic email accounts during the 2016 U.S. presidential election.

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Houston woman sentenced for trying to sell daughter for sex

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A Houston woman accused of offering to sell her 2-year-old daughter for sex at a cost of $1,200 has been sentenced to 40 years in prison.

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Agency watchdog slams ex-HHS chief Price on costly travel

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An agency watchdog says the government wasted at least $341,000 on travel by ousted Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price, including on charter flights without considering cheaper scheduled airlines.

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Rollover in Johnson City

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A car rolled over early Friday morning at the Valley Plaza, right off of Harry L. Drive.

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Jury convicts key players in Buffalo Billion corruption case

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A federal jury in New York has convicted key players of corruption in Gov. Andrew Cuomo's "Buffalo Billion" economic redevelopment program.

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Nixon nets 65K signatures for place on primary ballot

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Cynthia Nixon has collected more than 65,000 signatures on a petition to secure her place on the primary ballot in her effort to oust two-term Gov. Andrew Cuomo.

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Papa John's founder resigns as chairman

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Papa John's says founder John Schnatter has resigned as chairman of the board.

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Attorney: Charges dropped against Stormy Daniels

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The Latest on the arrest of porn actress Stormy Daniels at a strip club in Ohio.

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Dems introduce bill to abolish ICE; Ryan calls it crazy

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Democrats in Congress are introducing legislation to abolish the Immigration and Customs Enforcement Agency.

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Boa constrictor falls from ceiling, lands on sleeping man

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A central New York man got a rude awakening when a large snake fell from his bedroom ceiling and landed on him while he slept.

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Prosecutors: Manafort says he's treated like 'VIP' in jail

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President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, has said in monitored jail phone calls that he's being treated like a "VIP" while behind bars.

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Nixon calls for early voting, relaxed registration deadlines

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Cynthia Nixon is blasting New York state's antiquated voting rules and says that if elected governor she will push to change them.

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Trump administration slashes 'Obamacare' sign-up assistance

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For the second time in days, the Trump administration is taking action to undercut the Obama-era Affordable Care Act.

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Kavanaugh works Capitol Hill, Dems warn of rightward tilt

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Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh returns to Capitol Hill Wednesday for a whirlwind round of meetings with key Republican senators as Democrats ramp up their efforts to block his confirmation.

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2 people killed, 3rd person wounded in late-night shooting

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Authorities say a man suspected of fatally shooting two people and wounding a third in an upstate New York village has been taken into custody.

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US wholesale prices shoot up 3.4 percent over past year

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U.S. wholesale prices increased 0.3 percent in June, a slight slowing from May.

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The Latest: Trump tweets about US farmers from NATO meeting

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President Donald Trump says he's thinking about American farmers even as he meets with NATO allies in Brussels.

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Judge: Wildlife groups can join ivory ban lawsuit defense

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A federal judge has ruled that wildlife protection and conservation groups can join New York state's effort to uphold its ivory ban being challenged in a lawsuit filed by antiques dealers.

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Bills' McCoy denies allegation of bloodying girlfriend

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Buffalo Bills running back LeSean McCoy says an allegation posted on social media accusing him of bloodying his former girlfriend's face is baseless and false.

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IHOP acknowledges it faked IHOb name change

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The pancake chain has acknowledged that a name change announced last month was just a publicity stunt to promote its hamburger menu.

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Prosecutor accuses ex-New York Senate leader of 'shakedown'

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A prosecutor says a former New York state Senate leader extorted businesses to get jobs for his son where the son didn't do any work.

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Police: 17-year-old Western NY boy stabbed grandmother while she slept

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Police say a 17-year-old western New York boy broke into his grandmother's house and stabbed her while she was sleeping.

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Thailand Cave Rescue: All boys and coach safely rescued

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Thailand's navy SEALs say all 12 boys and their soccer coach have been rescued from a flooded cave in far northern Thailand, ending an ordeal that lasted more than two weeks. 

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UAlbany professor finds clues in bloodstains

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A University at Albany chemistry professor says technology that makes it possible to distinguish a person's age range based on bloodstains could be used to fight crime.

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President Trump nominates Brett Kavanaugh to Supreme Court

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The Latest on President Donald Trump's nomination of a Supreme Court justice

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Schumer: Show flood check results on used car 'Buyers Guide'

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U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer would like used-car shoppers to get more information up front about whether a vehicle has been checked for flood damage from last summer's hurricanes or other deluges.

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The Latest: Official: Rescued Thai boys 'safe and conscious'

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Thai navy SEALs say rescuers have taken four members of a youth soccer team out of the cave where they had been trapped for more than two weeks, part of an operation to rescue the 12 boys and their coach.

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3 arrested in connection with Colorado wildfire

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The Latest on the wildfires around the West.

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Meetings planned to discuss cancer in 4 New York areas

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The state Health Department is holding public meetings to discuss the launch of cancer studies in four communities across New York state.

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Witnesses tell police naked man tried to strangle dog

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Police say a Syracuse man is facing a charge of aggravated cruelty to animals after witnesses told authorities he tried to strangle a dog and pull its legs apart.

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The Latest: Trump nears decision on replacement for Supreme Court

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President Donald Trump says he is still deliberating his decision on a replacement for Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy as his self-imposed deadline for an announcement nears.

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Mourners gather at funeral for slain NY state trooper

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Mourners have gathered for the funeral of a New York State trooper killed on duty at the western New York college where he starred on the football field.

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New York maple producers have a record year in 2018

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It's a sweet year for New York's maple industry. Gov. Andrew Cuomo says producers hit a 74-year record in 2018 with production of 806,000 gallons of maple syrup.

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Witnesses await church sex abuse report with hope for change

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Witnesses who testified about child sexual abuse in the Roman Catholic Church are eagerly anticipating the release of a report from the Pennsylvania attorney general's two-year grand jury investigation.

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The Latest: Couple killed in house explosion identified

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Authorities have released the names of a couple killed in an explosion at their New Jersey home.

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The Latest: Chicago march leader says 'the people won today'

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The leader of an anti-violence march that shut down a Chicago freeway says "the people won today."

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The Latest: Rescuer says conditions good for extraction

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The Thai governor in charge of rescuing 12 boys and their soccer coach from a cave says the cooperating weather and falling water levels over the last few days have created conditions for extraction that won't continue if it rains again.

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Advance tickets going on sale for New York State Fair

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Advance tickets for the New York State Fair are going on sale, and there are new discounts for college students and Canadians.

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The Latest: North Korea says Pompeo talks 'regrettable'

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North Korea says high-level talks with a U.S. delegation led by Secretary of State Mike Pompeo were "regrettable" and has accused Washington of trying to unilaterally pressure the country into abandoning its nukes.

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Canadian police: Charges filed in hockey team bus crash case

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Canadian police say someone has been arrested and charged in connection with an April bus crash involving a junior hockey team.

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Bus careens onto home's lawn, killing man in splash pool

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Police say a seemingly out-of-control city bus ran a red light, hit two cars, and then plowed onto a home's lawn where people were lounging in a splash pool, killing one man.

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FBI agent removed from Mueller team set to testify publicly

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An FBI agent removed from special counsel Robert Mueller's team because of derogatory text messages about President Donald Trump is expected to speak publicly to members of Congress next week.

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The Latest: College to reinstate conservative professor

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Marquette University says it will comply with an order from the Wisconsin Supreme Court to reinstate a conservative professor who was fired in connection to a blog post that criticized a student instructor.

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NYC police officer shot in the leg; suspect in custody

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A New York City police officer has been shot in the leg. The shooting occurred at around 6:30 a.m. Friday in Brooklyn's Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhood.

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Authorities: Man setting off holiday fireworks sparked fire

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Authorities say fireworks set off by a resident in a New Jersey neighborhood on the Fourth of July sparked a fire that destroyed 14 junk vehicles at one site and 2 acres of woods.

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The Latest: Russia responds to US with tariffs of its own

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Russia says it has raised tariffs on some U.S. imports in response to the U.S. move to impose tariffs on foreign steel and aluminum.

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Budget surplus results in $68 checks for thousands in town

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A Pennsylvania township with more money than it anticipated from increased property tax collection has decided to give the dividends to residents.

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Fireworks explosion kills 19, injures 40 near Mexico City

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Nineteen people were killed and at least 40 injured Thursday when a series of explosions ripped through fireworks workshops in a town just north of Mexico City.

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Former PA teacher sentenced for taking upskirt pictures of students on iPad

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A former high school Spanish teacher is heading to prison for snapping lewd pictures of students.

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Statue of Liberty climber pleads not guilty

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The Latest on the arrest of a woman who climbed the base of the Statue of Liberty.

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EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt resigns

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President Donald Trump says he has accepted the resignation of scandal-plagued Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt.

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Cuomo: New York state colleges will keep diversity policies

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Gov. Andrew Cuomo is directing the state university system to continue policies that promote racial diversity among students after the Trump administration said the federal government will let schools leave race out of admission decisions.

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WATCH: NYPD officers sing Katy Perry on July 4th

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Two New York Police Department officers had some fun on the job Wednesday.

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The Latest: Schumer suggests President Trump nominate Merrick Garland

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The Latest on President Donald Trump and the Supreme Court nomination.

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President Trump calls on Congress to fix 'insane' immigration laws

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President Donald Trump is demanding that Congress "FIX OUR INSANE IMMIGRATION LAWS NOW!"

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Visiting New York responders save drowning Florida girl

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Police in Florida say two visiting New York first responders helped save a 3-year-old girl who was drowning in a hotel swimming pool.

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Turnpike approves 6 percent fare hike starting January 2019

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The typical cash fare will increase from $2.10 to $2.25.

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Trump signs executive order to keep families together at border

President Donald Trump has signed an executive order to keep families together at the southern border, saying at the White House that he doesn’t like the sight of children being separated from their families.

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Women accuse Morgan Freeman of inappropriate behavior, harassment

In all, 16 people spoke to CNN about Freeman as part of this investigation, eight of whom said they were victims of what some called harassment and others called inappropriate behavior by Freeman.

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