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Major Power Outages In New York City, San Francisco Come Amid Worries About Failing Infrastructure

Major power outages caused chaos on mass transit systems in both New York and San Francisco Friday, with parts of both cities’ systems still suffering ongoing outages or delays into the pre-weekend afternoon commute. The…

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Will ‘Raise the Age’ help kids or hurt safety?

ALBANY – A years-long campaign to remove most 16- and 17-year-olds from New York’s criminal courts was crafted by just three words: Raise the Age. It took more than 25,000 words to make it reality….

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FBI Arrests BL Supporter For Allegedly Planning To Send ISIS Weapons

Edward Schimenti bragged about watching ISIS videos every night, the feds say. The Islamic State flag has even been spotted on his phone, records show. And he knew the feds might be watching. But the…

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recycling fraud

Trucks caught smuggling $20K in recyclable cans and bottles

Did you ever see that episode of Seinfeld where Kramer and Newman fill a mail truck full of empty cans and bottles and drive it to Michigan to take advantage of the state’s 10-cent deposit…

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New wave of hate leaflets turns up on Grand Island, NY

GRAND ISLAND, N.Y. (WIVB) – Racist hate-filled leaflets turned up on Grand Island this week, and they seem to be similar, if not, identical to fliers that were dropped off in Lewiston two weeks ago….

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Steve Bannon removed from National Security Council in shakeup

Steve Bannon removed from National Security Council White House chief strategist Steve Bannon has been removed from his seat on the National Security Council, reversing one of the most controversial decisions of the young Trump…

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‘Dear White People’ signs at college insist ‘black people can’t be racist’

A student organization’s on-campus demonstration spearheaded with the phrase, “Dear White People”, has non-black students up in arms about its “racist” critique of white people. As part of the school’s “Diversity Education Week,” the Union…

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Navy promotes SEAL commander in defiance of Congress

In defiance of Congress, the Navy has granted a retroactive promotion, back pay and a bigger pension to an admiral whom lawmakers forced to retire last year after multiple investigations found he had retaliated against…

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Fethullah Gulen

Are some U.S. charter schools helping fund controversial Turkish cleric’s movement?

As Secretary of State Rex Tillerson travels to Turkey on Thursday, he’ll want to talk about the fight against ISIS. But the Turks want to talk about a controversial Turkish religious scholar: Fethullah Gulen. Turkish…

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Montgomery County Public Schools

Father of Maryland rape suspect detained by ICE

The father of a high school rape suspect was arrested on Friday after it was discovered he was in the United States unlawfully, according to a statement from US Immigration and Customs Enforcement. Adolfo Sanchez-Reyes,…

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