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Ed Cox out as NY GOP leader after 10 years, heavy losses in 2018

Posted On: May 21, 2019   |   Posted By: Newsday

Ed Cox stepped down as head of the Republican Party in New York just months after heavy losses statewide in congressional and legislative races led to calls for a leadership change.

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Maine mother rubbed drugs on daughter's gums before her death, court...

Maine mother rubbed drugs on daughter's gums before her death, court documents say

Police say a baby's death nearly a year ago was caused by fentanyl, leading to charges against the mother. Read more ...

Trudeau campaign rocked by 'brownface' report

Trudeau campaign rocked by 'brownface' report

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau painted his face, hands and arms brown for a party at a school where he taught 20 years ago, TIME magazine reported Wednesday, evoking the same... Read more ...

Hospice nurse accused of stealing morphine from dying veterans

Hospice nurse accused of stealing morphine from dying veterans

Due to the diluted morphine, one veteran experienced increased difficulty breathing and increased suffering in his final days, investigators said. Read more ...

Merriam-Webster adds 530 new words from ‘deep state' to ‘dad joke'

Merriam-Webster adds 530 new words from ‘deep state' to ‘dad joke'

The dictionary's editors announced that they have added more than 530 words to its pages in September, as well as 4,000 definitions, etymology and pronunciation revisions. Read more ...

New York, Michigan approve bans on sale of flavored e-cigs

New York, Michigan approve bans on sale of flavored e-cigs

States have responded to severe respiratory problems linked to vaping, implementing bans on the sale of flavored e-cigarettes. Read more ...

Trump reportedly praised the clean-cut look of his new National Security...

Trump reportedly praised the clean-cut look of his new National Security Adviser, after complaining about predecessor John Bolton's bushy mustache

President Trump has enthused about the well-tailored appearance of his new national security adviser, Robert C. O'Brien, The New York Times reported. The president had... Read more ...

Japanese Court Acquits Former Utility Executives Over 2011 Fukushima Disaster

Japanese Court Acquits Former Utility Executives Over 2011 Fukushima Disaster

The three ex-Tokyo Electric Power Co. executives were found not guilty of professional negligence linked to the meltdown of three of the nuclear power plant's reactors after an... Read more ...

President Trump reveals new national security adviser choice

President Trump reveals new national security adviser choice

President Donald Trump announced his new national security adviser choice Wednesday morning. Read more ...

Trump Names New National Security Adviser

Trump Names New National Security Adviser

President Trump has named hostage negotiator Robert O'Brien to be his new national security adviser, reports the AP. Trump tweeted Wednesday that he has "worked long & hard... Read more ...

Trump says US is barring California from setting stricter fuel standards

Trump says US is barring California from setting stricter fuel standards

California officials and environmental groups have pledged a legal counter amid the president's announcement. Read more ...