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Upstate clerks take stand against law granting illegal immigrants diver's licenses

Upstate clerks take stand against law granting illegal immigrants diver's licenses

1 hour ago   |   New York Post

Some Upstate New York county clerks are taking a stand against the state's controversial new law granting driver's licenses to illegal immigrants. Clerks in Erie, Rensselaer...
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New York lawmakers pass host of progressive measures as several big ticket items remained unresolved at end of session

1 hour ago   |   NY Daily News

ALBANY - The state legislature - under Democratic control for the first time in a decade - wrapped up a landmark session Wednesday with a slate of progressive measures...
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Senate identifies ‘pork' projects for members

2 hours ago   |   Times Union

‘Tis the season in the Senate to approve “pork” spending. Senate Majority Leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins introduced six resolutions on Wednesday that allocate state funds for...
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Kushner transactions part of DOJ money laundering probe at Deutsche Bank

Kushner transactions part of DOJ money laundering probe at Deutsche Bank

2 hours ago   |   New York Post

The Justice Department has opened up a criminal investigation into potential money- laundering violations by Deutsche Bank - including transactions linked to President Trump's...
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New Zealand launches gun 'buy-back' scheme for banned weapons

3 hours ago   |   Al Jazeera

According to new law passed in wake of deadly mosque shootings people have until December 20 to hand in their weapons.
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Grand Jury: Monterey Co. rape kits could be handled better

Grand Jury: Monterey Co. rape kits could be handled better

3 hours ago   |   KSBW

The Monterey County grand jury launched the investigation to determine how local law enforcement process rape kits and whether there's a backlog of untested kits.
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Missouri's lone abortion clinic says it will defy pelvic exam law

Missouri's lone abortion clinic says it will defy pelvic exam law

3 hours ago   |   New York Post

The last remaining abortion provider in Missouri - which is already in danger of losing its license - will reportedly defy a state-mandate to perform two pelvic exams on...
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With Hymns and Prayers, Christians Help Drive Hong Kong's Protests

3 hours ago   |   NY Times

Christianity has had a striking influence in demonstrations against a proposed law that would allow extraditions to mainland China.
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Senators get classified briefing on UFO sightings

Senators get classified briefing on UFO sightings

4 hours ago   |   Politico

Three more U.S. senators received a classified Pentagon briefing on Wednesday about a series of reported encounters by the Navy with unidentified aircraft, according to...
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California ammunition sales surging before new background checks enforced July 1

4 hours ago   |   ABC

Ammunition sales are surging at gun stores statewide two weeks before a mandatory background check on new purchases goes into effect.
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Nearly 15 million Americans have reportedly used marijuana, then driven in...

Nearly 15 million Americans have reportedly used marijuana, then driven in past month

In the past month, nearly 15 million Americans have used marijuana, then gotten behind the wheel within an hour, AAA says. Read more ...

Study: More American women are using marijuana while pregnant

Study: More American women are using marijuana while pregnant

While the health effects of marijuana on a fetus have not yet been established, they could include developmental problems and low birth weight, according to the U.S. Centers... Read more ...

Prosecutors say Ortiz was not intended target of shooting

Prosecutors say Ortiz was not intended target of shooting

The Dominican Republic's lead prosecutor said Wednesday former Red Sox slugger David Ortiz was not the target of a shooting in a nightclub in his hometown on June 9. Read more ...

Man arrested for running over pregnant woman, 2-year-old son, police say

Man arrested for running over pregnant woman, 2-year-old son, police say

Police in Jefferson City, Tennessee, have arrested a man they say intentionally ran over a pregnant woman and her 2-year-old son. Read more ...

David Ortiz was not the intended target in murder-for-hire plot, prosecutor says

David Ortiz was not the intended target in murder-for-hire plot, prosecutor says

Dominican Republic authorities said Wednesday that David Ortiz was not the intended target of the murder-for-hire plot that led to the former Red Sox star being shot. Read more ...

Capt. 'Sully' criticizes Boeing, says pilots need practice on simulators...

Capt. 'Sully' criticizes Boeing, says pilots need practice on simulators before flying 737 Max jets

Sullenberger, a U.S. Airways pilot in 2009 when he safely landed an Airbus jet on New York's Hudson River after bird strikes knocked out the engines, said all 737 Max pilots... Read more ...

Pittsburgh resident, Syrian man arrested on terrorism charges after planning...

Pittsburgh resident, Syrian man arrested on terrorism charges after planning attack on Christian church

Complaint alleges Syrian man plotted attacks in name of ISIS Read more ...

EPA rolls back Obama-era plan limiting coal-fired power plant emissions

EPA rolls back Obama-era plan limiting coal-fired power plant emissions

The Environmental Protection Agency on Wednesday said states can set their own carbon emissions standards for coal-fired power plants - a rule that the agency itself says could... Read more ...

Jurors reach verdict in Nxivm ‘sex cult' leader Keith Raniere's trial

Jurors reach verdict in Nxivm ‘sex cult' leader Keith Raniere's trial

Jurors in the Nxivm trial have reached a verdict Wednesday. The panel of four women and eight men sent a note during their lunch break saying they reached a unanimous decision... Read more ...

Hope Hicks won't answer questions about the White House in congressional...

Hope Hicks won't answer questions about the White House in congressional interview

White House attorneys are objecting to all questions related to the White House, Democrats say, all the way down to where Hicks sat in the West Wing. Read more ...