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New York City Power Outage Hits 73,000

5 monthes ago   |   By NPR

Most of Manhattan's West Side went dark Sunday evening, halting subways, traffic lights and elevators. Con Edison says it expects to fully restore power by midnight. No injuries have been reported.
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New York City blackout leaves thousands without power - as de Blasio campaigns in Iowa

New York City blackout leaves thousands without power - as de Blasio campaigns in Iowa

5 monthes ago   |   By Politico

As New York City experiences a power outage affecting more than 40,000 people, Mayor Bill de Blasio said he's not yet decided whether to return from Iowa, where he is campaigning for president. "I'm going to get more information in the next hour or so, and we'll adjust my schedule accordingly depending on what I hear," the mayor said on CNN. The mayor ruled out "external influences" as a cause for the outage. De Blasio told reporters he is in touch with police and emergency management commissioners. The Democratic candidate is currently at a campaign event in Waterloo, Iowa. The New York...
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Power outage reported for thousands in New York City

Power outage reported for thousands in New York City

5 monthes ago   |   By Post Gazette

The outage comes on the anniversary of the 1977 New York City outage that left most of the city without power.
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Democratic Rep. Jeff Van Drew Considers Switching Parties Over Impeachment

Democratic Rep. Jeff Van Drew Considers Switching Parties Over Impeachment

It's his first term in Congress. Read more ...

Trump Attends Army-Navy Game, Delivers Big News

Trump Attends Army-Navy Game, Delivers Big News

President Trump showed up at the Army-Navy football game Saturday and gave players a bit of news: They can defer their military service to play pro ball, Fox News reports. "So... Read more ...

Lindsey Graham Invites Rudy Giuliani To Tell Senate About His Ukraine Trip

Lindsey Graham Invites Rudy Giuliani To Tell Senate About His Ukraine Trip

The former New York City mayor went to Kyiv as part of his search for evidence of wrongdoing by Joe and Hunter Biden. Read more ...

China is cautiously welcoming the new 'Phase One' deal struck with the US...

China is cautiously welcoming the new 'Phase One' deal struck with the US, but the trade war is far from over

The US and China agreed a preliminary "Phase One" deal in their ongoing trade war on Friday. The deal will mean reduced tariffs on both sides, and China will buy up more... Read more ...

House Committee To Take Historic Trump Impeachment Vote After Delay

House Committee To Take Historic Trump Impeachment Vote After Delay

Approval of the two charges against the president would send the matter to the full House for a vote expected next week. Read more ...

Trump tears up the Clinton impeachment playbook

Trump tears up the Clinton impeachment playbook

After the House Judiciary Committee voted to approve articles of impeachment, the president strode to a White House microphone, declared “profound remorse” for his actions and... Read more ...

Here's what's in, what's out of U.S.-China trade deal

Here's what's in, what's out of U.S.-China trade deal

The United States and China may have turned down the heat on their trade war on Friday, but pressing pause on more tariffs is just the first step in ending a protracted dispute... Read more ...

South Carolina Gets Green Light To Impose Medicaid Work Requirements

South Carolina Gets Green Light To Impose Medicaid Work Requirements

Under the new rules, most adults who quality for Medicaid coverage will be required to prove they work at least 80 hours a month, or are doing other activities like... Read more ...

Bernie Sanders endorsed a congressional candidate who once regularly used...

Bernie Sanders endorsed a congressional candidate who once regularly used the N-word and repeatedly made crude comments about women

Bernie Sanders endorsed California congressional candidate Cenk Uygur who has been found to use the N-word and make crude comments about women. Sanders called Uygur, who in a... Read more ...

Trump calls report on China trade deal 'completely wrong'

Trump calls report on China trade deal 'completely wrong'

Trump claimed Friday that recent media reports on an interim trade agreement with China were false. Trump did not specify which story he was referring to. The Wall Street... Read more ...