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New York Senate Democrats declare supermajority

7 minutes ago   |   NY Daily News

The victory gives more leverage to Senate Majority Leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins as she and Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie negotiate bills and the state budget with fellow...
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‘Did you press mute, Prime Minister?': Calamity in the Commons as isolating BoJo's audio cuts out during lockdown statement

‘Did you press mute, Prime Minister?': Calamity in the Commons as isolating BoJo's audio cuts out during lockdown statement

53 minutes ago   |   RT

Despite being in isolation, Boris Johnson certainly isn't slacking on the bungling front. Parliament descended into farce Monday as the prime minister's audio cut out while he...
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De Blasio vows ‘visible' NYPD boost in subway stations amid crime spike

De Blasio vows ‘visible' NYPD boost in subway stations amid crime spike

1 hour ago   |   New York Post

Mayor Bill de Blasio on Monday said that he's “real concerned” about the alarming recent uptick of subway push attacks on city rails - and that the NYPD is beefing up its...
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Wealthy New Yorkers save famous Astor Place barbershop from cutting floor

Wealthy New Yorkers save famous Astor Place barbershop from cutting floor

1 hour ago   |   New York Post

That was a close shave. A group of wealthy New Yorkers has stepped in to save an iconic East Village barbershop from going out of business after nearly 75 years. Astor Place...
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Trump set on veto of defense bill over renaming bases honoring Confederates

2 hours ago   |   CNBC

The president has told lawmakers he won't back down from campaign threat to scuttle defense spending bill over proposed changes, NBC News reports.
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COVID-19 testing 'super site' to open Tuesday at park in hard-hit San Fernando Valley

3 hours ago   |   ABC

In response to a surge in COVID-19 cases in parts of the San Fernando Valley, what Mayor Eric Garcetti bills as a coronavirus testing super site will open on Tuesday.
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Second stimulus checks: Biden, Democrats push GOP for more virus relief

Second stimulus checks: Biden, Democrats push GOP for more virus relief

3 hours ago   |   WGN TV

WASHINGTON - As Americans prepare for Thanksgiving, Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi said the holiday, considered a time to show gratitude, will also be marked "with great...
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‘Vision Zero' Leader Is the Latest to Leave New York Mayor's Team

3 hours ago   |   NY Times

The departure of Polly Trottenberg, the New York City transportation commissioner, is likely to signal a raft of departures from the de Blasio administration.
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CoStar to acquire Homesnap for $250M

4 hours ago   |   The Real Deal New York

CoStar Group is set to buy Homesnap, an app and technology provider for residential real estate agents, for $250 million, the Wall Street Journal reported. The all-cash...
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3 Takeaways from Patriots' Week 11 Loss

5 hours ago   |   Bleacher Report

The New England Patriots fell to 4-6 on Sunday, erasing any momentum they had gained from beating the Baltimore Ravens in Week 10. They fell to a Houston Texans team that had...
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Man leaves $3K tip for a beer as Ohio restaurant closes

Man leaves $3K tip for a beer as Ohio restaurant closes

“I ran after him and he said no mistake we will see you when you reopen!” Read more ...

US tells GM to recall and repair up to 6 million trucks with Takata inflators

US tells GM to recall and repair up to 6 million trucks with Takata inflators

Twenty-seven people have been killed worldwide by the exploding inflators including 18 in the U.S. Read more ...

Biden's Secretary of State Pick Bodes Return to Normalcy for Weary Diplomats

Biden's Secretary of State Pick Bodes Return to Normalcy for Weary Diplomats

Diplomats express relief over Blinken's expected nomination after four years of bruising political battles and mismanagement under Trump. Read more ...

The best LED string lights for energy-efficient ambiance

The best LED string lights for energy-efficient ambiance

Shine bright like an *energy-efficient* diamond. Read more ...

AstraZeneca: COVID-19 vaccine 'highly effective' prevention

AstraZeneca: COVID-19 vaccine 'highly effective' prevention

AstraZeneca is the third major drug company to report late-stage results for its potential COVID-19 vaccine. Read more ...

President Trump aims to box in President-elect Biden on foreign policy, but...

President Trump aims to box in President-elect Biden on foreign policy, but it may not work

On its way out the door, the Trump administration is enacting new rules, regulations and orders that it hopes will cement President Donald Trump's “America First” legacy in... Read more ...

Police: Multiple stabbing victims at California church

Police: Multiple stabbing victims at California church

The San Jose Police Department says multiple people were injured in a stabbing incident at a church Sunday night. Read more ...

GM recalls 5.9 million vehicles to replace Takata air bags

GM recalls 5.9 million vehicles to replace Takata air bags

General Motors will recall 5.9 million vehicles with potentially dangerous Takata air bag inflators after a US safety agency said Monday it had rejected the Detroit automaker's... Read more ...

Taylor Swift wins top prize, the Weeknd dominates at AMAs

Taylor Swift wins top prize, the Weeknd dominates at AMAs

Taylor Swift won her third consecutive artist of the year prize at the American Music Awards, but she missed the show for a good reason: She said she's busy re-recording her... Read more ...

Biden will nominate Antony Blinken as secretary of State

Biden will nominate Antony Blinken as secretary of State

President-elect Joe Biden plans to nominate longtime adviser and veteran foreign policy hand Antony Blinken to serve as his secretary of State, while picking another confidant... Read more ...