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Asked to hand over pay data, Google cites costs

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The Department of Labor is investigating whether Google has discriminated against women in terms of pay. But Google hasn't sent over key records.Learn more about this story at www.newsy.com/69490/Find more videos like this at www.newsy.comFollow Newsy on Facebook: www.facebook.com/newsyvideosFollow Newsy on Twitter: www.twitter.com/newsyvideos... Read More
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This was a big week for blockchain

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I just spent four days at two of the most important conferences in the emerging blockchain/crypto-currency space. One was Consensus. The other Token Summit. I had about 100 conversations with people who are at the epicenter of the blockchain wave, including one of the approximately 35 people in the world who make up the Bitcoin Core team that’s responsible for the protocol’s upkeep. It’s going to take a few weeks or months to totally get my head around all this, but here are a few important themes I ob... Read More
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The NCAA needs to help college esports grow

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As esports at all levels continues to earn mainstream credibility, one segment is poised for explosive growth – collegiate esports. How colleges and universities will manage esports is an important question. Esports has the potential to be a significant revenue generator at the collegiate level, it on par with money-making college sports like football and basketball. The current path of collegiate esports, however, puts it in the Wild West — no regulation, rules, or plan. So how does collegiate esports take the next important step in its growth? The answer involves replicating the current systems governing traditional college sports. This would include the NCAA stepping in to provide oversight and guidance while dis... Read More
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Meet the Nerds Coding Their Way Through the Afghanistan War

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A disembodied voice sounded over a loudspeaker. “Incoming. Take cover,” it warned to anyone within earshot. Then, the sirens began to wail.Erin Delaney assumed it was a drill. She peeked down the hallway to see how other people were responding. Then she hit the deck. It was not a drill. The NATO base in Kabul where Delaney had been working for weeks was being attacked. Delaney, 24, had never had any military training. She grew up in San Diego, traveled up the coast for college at UC Berkeley, and spent the next two years nestled in the safe, Tesla-filled San Francisco bubble, working in the compliance department at Dropbox. Now, with her nose to the ground, she was getting a taste—however brief—of life in a war zone... Read More
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States Try To Keep Nursing Homes From Kicking Out Less Lucrative Patients

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Enlarge this image Vincent Galvan first went to a nursing home in 2012 after his right leg was amputated. He was evicted after complaining about his care. Mariah Woelfel/WVIK... Read More
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MANGANO & HEALTH COMMISSIONER ANNOUNCE 2017 MOSQUITO TRAPPING & SURVEILLANCE PLAN

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Mineola, NY - Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano and Commissioner of Health Dr. Lawrence Eisenstein today announced Nassau County’s Mosquito Trapping and Surveillance Plan for the 2017 Mosquito Season. The Department of Health (DOH) has begun trapping and collecting mosquitoes at 42 sites to prevent the spread of mosquito borne diseases. The Department of Public Works (DPW) is treating thousands of street basins, sumps, ponds and hundreds of miles of fresh water streams for mosquitoes as well as aerial applications of larvicide in south shore salt marshes. “Nassau County has an award winning comprehensive mosquito surveillance and control plan to protect our residents from diseases,” said Co... Read More
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Mangano Announces Junior Apprentice Program At Old Bethpage Village Restoration

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 Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano announces that Old Bethpage Village Restoration will host a Junior Apprentice Program this summer. The Junior Apprentice Program is a five-day session that offers children ages 9 – 12 to experience the life of an 1800’s child! Participants of the program will dress up in pre-Civil War period clothing, learn historic crafts and perform old-time farm chores, make ice cream in a hand cranked ice cream maker, learn lessons in an 1845 schoolhouse, learn and play 1860’s games, make a scarecrow, and practice old time military drills. You can choose one of three sessions: June 26th –June 30th; July 10th – July 14th; August 7... Read More
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Mangano Offers Free Heroin Overdose Prevention Seminar In Valley Stream

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Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano is continuing to combat the heroin epidemic and save lives by hosting a free Overdose Prevention Seminar on Thursday, June 8, 2017 from 7 p.m. – 9 p.m. at New Horizon Counseling Center, located at 50 W. Hawthorne Ave, Valley Stream. “This free Heroin Overdose Prevention Seminar is just one part of my administration’s four-pronged approach to fighting this public health crisis – including education, awareness, enforcement and treatment,” said County Executive Mangano. “These trainings prevent drug-related deaths in our community, save residents lives and keep families whole.” Residents will be trained to administer Naloxone - the lifesaving antidote to ... Read More
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Trump fan fight ends with higher energy standards

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Following two delays and litigation by New York State and ten other states and municipalities, the Trump Administration has set a date for new energy efficiency standards to take effect for ceiling fans. The Department of Energy on Jan 19 published new energy efficiency standards for ceiling fans set to take effect March 20. It then put them on hold. The Trump Administration delayed the rule’s effective date twice, prompting litigation by New York State as well as various other states and municipalities. New York State and 10 other states and municipalities on April 3 argued the Administration’s delays broke the law. The suit, filed in the Second Circuit Court of Appeals, argued that delaying the rule vio... Read More
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Trump Administration Reverses Course On Energy Efficiency Standard Following AG Lawsuit

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Attorney General Schneiderman had sued the Trump Department of Energy in April, charging that the Administration violated federal law. New York, NY - May 26, 2017 - Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman issued the following statement on the Trump Administration’s notice that it will end its delay of energy efficiency standards for ceiling fans that offer dramatic air pollution reductions, as well as energy- and cost-savings to consumers and businesses. Attorney General Schneiderman, leading a 11-member state and municipal coalition, had sued the Trump Department of Energy (DOE) in April, charging that the Administration’s continued d... Read More
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Stony Brook honors historian focusing on health

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Stony Brook University has named Paul Kelton, a historian who specializes in the impact diseases brought by Europeans had on Native Americans and history, as the first Robert David Lion Gardiner Chair in American History. The Stony Brook University College of Arts and Sciences’ Department of History last February created the chair thanks to an unspecified donation from the Robert David Lion Gardiner Foundation. Kelton served as Professor of History at the University of Kansas, Lawrence, and is the author of numerous books including Epidemics and Enslavement: Biological Catastrophe in the Native Southeast, 1492-1715. He got his Ph.D., from the University of Oklahoma in 1998 and has since specialized in studying the ... Read More
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Stony Brook University Names Historian Paul Kelton Endowed Chair In the Department Of History

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Stony Brook University Names Historian Paul Kelton Endowed Chair In the Department Of HistoryThe First Robert David Lion Gardiner Chair In American History Paul Kelton, PhD STONY BROOK, NY, May 25, 2017 –– The Stony Brook University College of Arts and Sciencesrecently named historian Paul Kelton as the first Robert David Lion Gardiner Chair in American History. The endowed chair was established in the Department of History in February 2016, ... Read More
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Mangano Announces Revolutionary War Encampment & Battlefield Reenactment

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Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano has announced that Old Bethpage Village Restoration will host the Huntington Militia Revolutionary War Encampment and Battlefield Reenactment on Sunday, June 25th from 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Set in 1775, the Huntington Militia will set up camp beside the home of local Town Clerk Martin Schenck. Visitors can experience military drills including Marching and Manual of Arms, Musket Firing and Flintlock Forearms, and camp life demonstrations. About Old Bethpage Village Restoration: Old Bethpage Village Restoration provides visitors with a unique and wonderful opportunity to step back in time and experience life in a recreated mid-19... Read More
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Douglas Smith discusses Trump’s agenda abroad

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Published on May 24, 2017For more on President Trump's agenda abroad, CGTN's Mike Walter spoke to Douglas Smith. He's a former Assistant Secretary in the Department of Homeland Security. Category License Standard YouTube License ... Read More
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Queens Superintendent Denies Sex Abuse Allegations

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Lenon Murray, 56, was a well-respected employee for the New York City Department of Education for nearly 20 years, but now the former Queens District 29 superintendent is unemployed and facing sex abuse charges. CBS2's Hazel Sanchez has an exclusive interview.... Read More
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Northwell, St. Joseph’s partner

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St. Joseph’s College and Northwell Health have formed an educational partnership that includes discounts from the school for the system’s employees and internships for the school’s students. St. Joseph’s, with campuses in Patchogue and Brooklyn, said it will offer “a generously discounted tuition” to Northwell Health employees who enroll as well as internship opportunities. Gail Lamberta, associate dean of community development and chair of the school’s Department of Recreation and Leisure Studies, said St. Joseph’s has “been proactive in developing partnerships with a number of corporations.” Lamberta said St. Joseph’s has formed numerous educational partnerships that ”provide quality opportu... Read More
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Homeland Security: More Than 700K Visitors to US Overstayed Visas in 2016

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Published on May 24, 2017Nearly three quarters of a million foreign travelers to the United States did not go home when their visas expired last year, according to a new report from the Department of Homeland Security Category License Standard YouTube License ... Read More
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Government small business contracting slips

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CONTRACTING GOAL The federal government gave a slightly smaller portion of its contracting dollars to small businesses in the fiscal year that ended Sept. 30, and also didn’t meet its goal for contracts with women-owned businesses. The government surpassed its goal of giving 23 percent of overall contracting funds to small companies, but last fiscal year’s 24.34 percent was down from 25.75 percent in fiscal year 2015, according to figures provided by the Small Business Administration. The government awarded nearly $100 billion in small business contracts and subcontracts in fiscal 2016, up from $90.7 billion. And while the government awarded more contracts and subcontracts in dollar terms to women-owned busines... Read More
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MANGANO ISSUES FOOD SAFETY TIPS IN ADVANCE OF MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND

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Mineola, NY - As the warm weather and the Memorial Day weekend approaches, Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano and Health Commissioner Dr. Lawrence Eisenstein remind residents that while warm weather is a perfect time to barbecue, enjoy outdoor dining and go on picnics, it also presents opportunities for foodborne bacteria to thrive. Temperature and time, as well as personal hygiene, are critical factors that can lead to foodborne diseases. To protect yourself, your family and friends from foodborne diseases, Nassau County Department of Health recommends the following: When storing or transporting food, keep the food’s temperature below 40°F or above 140°F. When preparing poultry, pork or beef, make certain... Read More
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The World Is Running Out of Sand

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LI at full employment, flat at 3.9%

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How low can it go? Long Island’s not seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for April remained flat at 3.9 percent in what one analyst called “full unemployment,” while Suffolk’s rate was flat 4.1 percent and Nassau’s rose 0.1 percent to 3.7 percent. New York State’s rate was 4.2 percent and the national rate was 4.1 percent, both well above Long Island’s rate, but also near historic lows. “We’re at full employment here on Long Island,” said Shital Patel, a labor analyst with the New York State Department of Labor.”We’re bumping along at the bottom, in terms of where the unemployment rate is going to be.” Long Beach City and North Hempstead Town had the lowest rates in Nassau at 3.4 pe... Read More
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Wikimedia’s lawsuit against the NSA is back

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Wikimedia’s lawsuit against the NSA is back - The Vergeclockmenumore-arrow (function(d) { try { if (localStorage.getItem('chorus-fonts-0b50f0674bed2b66b24a77410eb3f99c') === 'yes') { d.documentElement.className += ' fonts-loaded'; } } catch (e) {} var fontUrls = ["https://fonts.voxmedia.com/unison/stylesheets/verge.1d37918fdeeb1febc4d68217382a1e72.css"]; var ss = d.styleSheets; for (var i=0; i -1) { ss[i].ownerNode.media = 'all'; fontUrls.splice(idx, 1); } } if (fontUrls.length > 0) { setTimeout(onload, 0); } } onload(); })(document); var chorusInitQueue=[],volume_embed_host="https://volume.vox-cdn.com";var Chorus=Chorus||{};Chorus.windowLoaded=!1,Chorus.AddScript=f... Read More
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Wynne: Tax crime arrests are a warning for all non-filers

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April was a busy month for the Nassau County District Attorney’s office and the state Department of Taxation and Finance, as evidenced by a trio of tax crime arrests that should serve as a warning for all New Yorkers who have failed to file or pay their taxes. On April 3, Steven Ballin, a CPA from East Rockaway, was charged with failing to pay more than $91,000 in personal income taxes during the last five years.  On April 6, Muttontown Mayor Julianne Beckerman was charged with failing to file tax returns for five years. Then, on April 19-20, the current and form... Read More
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MANGANO PRESENTS “TERRIFIC TURTLES” PROGRAM AT TACKAPAUSHA MUSEUM AND PRESERVE

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Seaford, NY – Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano today announced the “Terrific Turtles” program at the Tackapausha Museum and Preserve on Saturday, June 17th from 1:00 p.m. 4:00 p.m. Children of all ages are invited to come meet live turtles, enjoy a turtle craft, and nature walk to observe wild turtles in Tackapausha Pond. Tackapausha Museum and Preserve The Tackapausha Museum and Preserve, the first tract of preserve land acquired by Nassau County, is one of the most popular preserves on the South Shore. The Museum and Preserve provides residents with the opportunity to enjoy a physically and spiritually invigorating hike in a convenient and accessible locat... Read More
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Mangano Congratulates DSS Volunteer Coordinator Lynne Campbell Of Massapequa On Being Named Public Citizen Of The Year

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Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano today announced that Lynne Campbell, Nassau County Department of Social Services (DSS) Coordinator of Volunteers has been named the Public Citizen of 2017 by the National Association of Social Worker’s (NASW) Nassau Division. The award will be presented at a ceremony on Thursday, June 8th at Piccola Bussola restaurant in Mineola. County Executive Mangano stated, “I congratulate Lynne for her hard work and dedication. Also a DSS Employee of the Month in 2009, Lynne is committed wholeheartedly to helping others and goes above and beyond making sure that people in need, especially our veterans, receive the assistance they need.” The NASW Public Citizen of the Year Awar... Read More
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World Trade Week: Celebrating the Achievements of American Exporters

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Mangano Congratulates DSS Volunteer Coordinator Lynne Campbell on Being Public Citizen of the Year

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Mineola, NY – Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano today announced that Lynne Campbell, Nassau County Department of Social Services (DSS) Coordinator of Volunteers has been named the Public Citizen of 2017 by the National Association of Social Worker’s (NASW) Nassau Division. The award will be presented at a ceremony on Thursday, June 8th at Piccola Bussola restaurant in Mineola. County Executive Mangano stated, “I congratulate Lynne for her hard work and dedication. Also a DSS Employee of the Month in 2009, Lynne is committed wholeheartedly to helping others and goes above and beyond making sure that people in need, especially our veterans, receive the assistance they need.” The NASW Public Citize... Read More
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LIJ Valley Stream closing psychiatry unit

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Long Island Jewish Medical Center at Valley Stream , a 305-bed hospital that is part of Northwell Health, is closing its inpatient psychiatric unit. Northwell said it expects to close the operation on June 7, provided that it receives required state approvals. The system said the decision was “carefully thought out and made in collaboration with the New York State Office of Mental Health and the New York State Department of Health,” which must approve the closure plan. Patients can still go to the LIJ Valley Stream’s Emergency Department for treatment, but they would be admitted to other facilities, as a... Read More
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The Pot Startups Prepping for Jeff Sessions’ New War on Drugs

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Amid all the chaos and confusion of the Trump administration, one certainty abides: Attorney General Jeff Sessions does not like pot.The former Alabama senator once joked that he thought the Ku Klux Klan was “ok” until he found out they smoked weed. During a 2016 Senate hearing, he called marijuana a dangerous drug. He also didn’t shy away from Reefer Madness-era moralizing: “Good people,” he said, “don’t ... Read More
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Lawmakers react to briefing from Deputy AG Rosenstein on Russia investigation

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Watch the highlights of members of the House of Representatives reacting to a briefing from Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein on the Department of Justice investigation into possible collusion between President Trump’s campaign and the Russian government after the appointment of former FBI Director Robert Mueller as Special Counsel.... Read More
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Dr. Kenneth Kaushansky Installed as Chair of GNYHA

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Dr. Kenneth Kaushansky Installed as Chair of GNYHAIn this role, Dr. Kaushansky will help shape policies and advocacy efforts of the Association’s 160 plus member system in the NY Metro Region Dr. Kenneth Kaushansky (right) is greeting by Dr. Steven Corwin, outgoing GNYHA Chair, during Dr. Kaushansky’s installation at the 2017-18 GNYHA Chair at the Association’s annual meeting. Stony Brook, NY – May 19, 2017 – Kenneth Kaushansky, MD, Senior Vice President for the Health Sciences at Stony... Read More
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Meeting set for downtown Hicksville plans

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The Town of Oyster Bay will hold another public meeting next week on its proposed re-zoning of downtown Hicksville. The meeting slated for 7 p.m. on Thursday, May 25 at Hicksville High School will provide an overview of the town’s draft proposal for zoning changes designed to pave the way for new development of the area surrounding the Hicksville Long Island Rail Road station, according to a town statement. In June 2016, members of Oyster Bay’s Town Board proposed new zoning districts that will allow for a mix of multifamily housing, offices and a variety of retail uses in downtown Hicksville. After its first public meeting in November, the town has refined the plan and is seeking more input from the community at next w... Read More
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Air Quality Alert issued May 19 at 10:09AM EDT by NWS New York City – Upton

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DESCRIPTION: ...AIR QUALITY ALERT IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM EDT THIS EVENING...The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation hasissued an Air Quality Health Advisory for the following counties...Richmond...Kings...Queens...New York...Bronx...Westchester...Rockland...Nassau and Suffolk.in effect until 10 PM EDT this evening.Air quality levels in outdoor air are predicted to be greater thanan Air Quality Index value of 100 for the pollutant of Ground LevelOzone . The Air Quality Index...or AQI...was created as an easy wayto correlate levels of different pollutants to one scale. The higherthe AQI value...the greater the health concern.When pollution levels are elevated...the New York State Departmentof Health recommends that indivi... Read More
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‘Sessions must go’ projected on DOJ headquarters

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Published on May 19, 2017Artist Robin Bell projected an image of Attorney General Jeff Sessions dressed in KKK robes on the Department of Justice and FBI buildings in Washington. Bell called for Sessions' ouster. Category License Standard YouTube License ... Read More
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Trump dismisses claims of campaign collusion with Russia

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The US Department of Justice appointed former FBI chief Robert Muller as special counsel to probe possible ties between Donald Trump’s presidential campaign and Russia.Trump called it the single greatest political “witch-hunt in US history”.He also said he is close to selecting a new FBI director.Al Jazeera’s Kimblery Halkett reports from Washington, DC.- Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe- Follow us on Twitt... Read More
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No. 217: DiNapoli faceoff, a final flight and Dottie Herman’s doing just fine

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TG it’s Friday: Been a week, no? Today’s May 19, on which the Star Trek production team settled on the character name James T. Kirk, after rejecting 15 others, including Hannibal, Timber, Flagg and Raintree. Jack Lord was originally offered the role, but demanded 50 percent ownership of the project. He later made a fortune with the line, “Book him, Danno. Murder One.” WHAT’S NEWS Best brews: Brewery Ommegang of Cooperstown and the Roscoe NY Beer Co. tied for first in the state’s inaugural craft brewing challenge, judged Wednesday by celeb chef Mario Batali and Buffalo Bills Hall of Famer Thurman Thomas. Jobs: The Island ... Read More
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Deputy attorney general made decision that a special counsel is needed

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Published on May 18, 2017Rod Rosenstein stated he wants to make sure the integrity of the Department of Justice is protected and that the American people feel this case will be handled firmly and justly. Category License Standard YouTube License ... Read More
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Air Quality Alert issued May 16 at 5:32PM EDT until May 18 at 11:00PM EDT by NWS New York City – Upton

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DESCRIPTION: ...Air quality alert is in effect from 10 AM Wednesday until 10 PMWednesday...The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation hasissued an air quality health advisory for the following counties...Suffolk...Nassau...Richmond...Kings...Queens...New York...Bronx...Weschester...Rockland.Air quality levels in outdoor air are predicted to be greater than anair quality index value of 100 for ozone.The air quality index...or AQI...was created as an easy way tocorrelate levels of different pollutants to one scale. The higher theAQI value, the greater the health concern.When pollution levels are elevate...the New York State Department ofHealth recommends that individuals consider limiting strenuousoutdoor physical activity ... Read More
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The text (and subtext) of Trump’s cyber executive order

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Enlarge / President Trump’s executive order on cybersecurity is built on the orders and policies of his predecessor, and is almost entirely apolitical.Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post via Getty Images ... Read More
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Air Quality Alert issued May 16 at 5:32PM EDT until May 18 at 11:00PM EDT by NWS New York City – Upton

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DESCRIPTION: ...Air quality alert is in effect from 10 AM Wednesday until 10 PMWednesday...The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation hasissued an air quality health advisory for the following counties...Suffolk...Nassau...Richmond...Kings...Queens...New York...Bronx...Weschester...Rockland.Air quality levels in outdoor air are predicted to be greater than anair quality index value of 100 for ozone.The air quality index...or AQI...was created as an easy way tocorrelate levels of different pollutants to one scale. The higher theAQI value, the greater the health concern.When pollution levels are elevate...the New York State Department ofHealth recommends that individuals consider limiting strenuousoutdoor physical activity ... Read More
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LI adds jobs, led by healthcare

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The number of private sector jobs on Long Island increased year over year by 11,100, or 1.0 percent to 1,136,800 in April, faster than the state’s rate but slower than the national rate. The number of private sector jobs state-wide grew by 0.9 percent, while the national rate increased by 1.6 percent. Four of nine private industry sectors on Long Island added jobs in April compared to a year ago, led by 8,100 in educational and health services. Ambulatory care added 1,500 jobs, growing 1.7 percent, while hospitals added 200 jobs, growing by 0.3 percent. Trade, transportation and utilities added 3,200 jobs and professional and business services added 2,500, both good signs for the region. Leisure and ... Read More
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Remembering a visionary, Spectronics co-founder Bill Cooper

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Bill Cooper was ahead of his time, coming up with ideas for products made with ultraviolet light long before they caught on. He came up with using ultraviolet light to detect counterfeit bills and to detect air conditioning leaks in cars. Those products caught on worldwide, as he helped turn ultraviolet light into a tool for safety and efficiency – and helped grow his firm to about 180 employees – with jobs currently open for another ten. Cooper, the co-founder and CEO of Spectronics and a visionary entrepreneur whose products are used around the world from automobiles to counterfeit detection, died recently. A Lloyd Harbor resident whose firm is based in Westbury, Cooper passed away on March 27 of heart failu... Read More
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Car drives wrong way in Times Square, plows into pedestrians

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A man who appeared intoxicated drove his car the wrong way up a Times Square street Thursday and plowed into pedestrians on the sidewalk, killing one and injuring about 20 others, authorities and witnesses said. The driver was taken into custody and being tested for alcohol. Pandemonium erupted when the vehicle barreled through the prime tourist location and came to rest with two of its wheels in the air. The car leaned on a lamppost and steel barriers intended to block vehicles from getting onto the sidewalk. “He’s just mowing down people,” said Asa Lowe, of Brooklyn, who was standing outside a store when he heard screaming. “He didn’t stop. He just kept going,” he said. The crash happened at midday on a... Read More
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Fotis Sotiropoulos Recognized Nationally for Advancing Hydraulic Engineering

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Fotis Sotiropoulos, Dean of the Stony Brook University College of Engineering and Applied Sciences, has been selected to receive the 2017 Hunter Rouse Hydraulic Engineering Award by the American Society of Civil Engineers’ (ASCE) Environmental and Water Resource Institute (EWRI). The annual award recognizes an individual who has made outstanding contributions to hydraulics and waterways. Sotiropoulos will accept the award in May at the EWRI World Congress in Sacramento, CA. The award acknowledges Sotiropoulos’ leadership in waterways research and application, and for generating a quantum leap forward in the development and application of computational fluid dynamics for waterways. “Dr. Sotiropoulos’ groundbreaking r... Read More
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Clogging the ‘brain drain’ … with wine?

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By GREGORY ZELLER // Don’t whine when you can wine. That was one of the big ideas Wednesday, when a select group of educators, hospitality professionals and economic-development experts – each with a particular interest in addressing Long Island’s infamous “brain drain” – toured several East End winemaking facilities. Arranged by the Long Island regional office of the Workforce Development Institute, the field trip was designed to help insiders understand the workforce needs and career opportunities inherent to the Island’s burgeoning wine industry – information they can share with students and others who might... Read More
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Route on NY’s Long Island designated Washington Spy Trail

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New York state bestowed a special designation upon a stretch of road on Long Island’s North Shore that was used by a Revolutionary War spy ring working for George Washington. Route 25A from Great Neck to Port Jefferson, about a 50-mile stretch, was officially designated Thursday as the Washington Spy Trail. Nearly 30 spy ring signs will be installed along the route. John Tsunis, CEO of Gold Coast Bank and member of the New York State Hospitality & Tourism Association, New York State Senator and Majority Leader John Flanagan, and Department of Transportation officials gathered at The Brewster House on Route 25A in Setauket for the ceremony. Speakers at the event included Assemblyman Steve Englebright, Town of Brookh... Read More
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Rep. Rice Introduces Legislation Targeting Terrorists’ Use of Virtual Currencies

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Days after unprecedented WannaCry ransomware attack, Homeland Security subcommittee will consider Rice’s bill to require a threat assessment regarding terrorists’ use of virtual currencies. Mineola, NY - May 18, 2017 - U.S. Representative Kathleen Rice of New York, the top Democrat on the Homeland Security Counterterrorism and Intelligence Subcommittee, today introduced legislation that directs the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to conduct a threat assessment regarding the use of virtual currencies such as Bitcoin to carry out terrorist activities or to provide material support for terrorist organizations. H.R. 2433, the Homeland S... Read More
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EMS Week MAY 2017

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Special counsel appointed to lead Russia investigation

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Published on May 18, 2017Former FBI Director Robert Mueller was appointed by the Department of Justice to continue the investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election. Category License Standard YouTube License ... Read More
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Will the special counsel distract from the Republican agenda?

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Published on May 18, 2017Rep. Ron DeSantis (R-Fla.) on the Department of Justice's appointment of Robert Mueller as special counsel and the state of health care and tax reform. Category License Standard YouTube License ... Read More
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Officials nix plan to ban laptops on European flights to US

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Published on May 18, 2017Former Navy SEAL Carl Higbie on the decision to not institute a laptop on European flights to US and Milwaukee Sheriff David Clarke reportedly accepting a post at the Department of Homeland Security. Category License Standard YouTube License ... Read More
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James Kallstrom on special counsel: Collusion isn’t actually a crime

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Published on May 18, 2017Former FBI Assistant Director James Kallstrom on the Department of Justice's appointment of Robert Mueller as special Counsel and the search for a new FBI Director. Category License Standard YouTube License ... Read More
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US: Robert Mueller to oversee probe into alleged Russia-Trump links

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The US Department of Justice has appointed former FBI Director Robert Mueller as special counsel to oversee the probe into possible links between Russia and President Donald Trump's election campaign team.His appointment came about a week after FBI chief James Comey, who was investigating Moscow's alleged influence in last year's election, was sacked.Four congressional committees will look into reports that Trump allegedly asked Comey to halt a probe into possible ties between his former National Security Advisor, Michael Flynn, and Russian officials.Al Jazeera's Kimberly Halkett reports from Washington, DC.- Subscribe to our channel: ... Read More
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Air Quality Alert issued May 16 at 5:32PM EDT until May 18 at 11:00PM EDT by NWS New York City – Upton

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...Air quality alert is in effect from 10 AM Wednesday until 10 PMWednesday...The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation hasissued an air quality health advisory for the following counties...Suffolk...Nassau...Richmond...Kings...Queens...New York...Bronx...Weschester...Rockland.Air quality levels in outdoor air are predicted to be greater than anair quality index value of 100 for ozone.The air quality index...or AQI...was created as an easy way tocorrelate levels of different pollutants to one scale. The higher theAQI value, the greater the health concern.When pollution levels are elevate...the New York State Department ofHealth recommends that individuals consider limiting strenuousoutdoor physical activity to reduce the r... Read More
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Air Quality Alert issued May 16 at 5:32PM EDT until May 18 at 11:00PM EDT by NWS New York City – Upton

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DESCRIPTION: ...Air quality alert is in effect from 10 AM Wednesday until 10 PMWednesday...The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation hasissued an air quality health advisory for the following counties...Suffolk...Nassau...Richmond...Kings...Queens...New York...Bronx...Weschester...Rockland.Air quality levels in outdoor air are predicted to be greater than anair quality index value of 100 for ozone.The air quality index...or AQI...was created as an easy way tocorrelate levels of different pollutants to one scale. The higher theAQI value, the greater the health concern.When pollution levels are elevate...the New York State Department ofHealth recommends that individuals consider limiting strenuousoutdoor physical activity ... Read More
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Former FBI Director Robert Mueller to lead Russia investigation

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The Department of Justice announced former FBI Director Robert Mueller has been appointed as special counsel to lead the investigation into the Trump administration and Russian interference in the 2016 election. CBS News justice and homeland security correspondent Jeff Pegues joins CBSN to discuss the ramifications.Subscribe to the "CBSN" Channel HERE: http://bit.ly/1Re2MgSWatch "CBSN" live HERE: http://cbsn.ws/1PlLpZ7Follow "CBSN" on Instagram HERE: ... Read More
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US Justice Dept appoints special counsel for Trump-Russia probe

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The U.S. Department of Justice has appointed a special independent counsel to investigate connections between Russia and the U.S president. The White House denies reports that President Donald Trump asked the former FBI Director James Comey to drop the investigation into his national security advisor. CGTN’s Jessica Stone reports.... Read More
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If Nothing Else, Robert Mueller Could Bring Clarity to Trump’s Russia Ties

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Rarely do political happenings solicit praise from both senator Chuck Schumer and denizens of far-right Twitter like Bill Mitchell. But the Department of Justice’s appointment of a special counsel to investigate the Trump campaign’s alleged ties to Russia did just that.Within minutes of the release of Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein’s letter announcing former Federal Bureau of Investigations director Robert Mueller would be leading a special investigation into Russian meddling, politicians, pundits, and legal experts on both sides of the aisle commended the decision. For liberals with impeachment fever dreams, i... Read More
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Special Weather Statement issued May 16 at 6:03PM EDT by NWS New York City – Upton

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DESCRIPTION: The New York Sate Department of Environmental Conservation hasissued an air quality health advisory for the following counties...Suffolk...Nassau...Richmond...Kings...Queens...New York...Bronx...Weschester...Rockland.Air quality levels in outdoor air are predicted to be greater than anair quality index value of 100 for ozone.The air quality index...or AQI...was created as an easy way to correlatelevels of different pollutants to one scale. The higher the AQI value, thegreater the health concern.When pollution levels are elevate...the New York State Department ofHealth recommends that individuals consider limiting strenuous outdoorphysical activity to reduce the risk of adverse health effects. Peplewho may be especially sens... Read More
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Air Quality Alert issued May 16 at 5:32PM EDT by NWS New York City – Upton

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DESCRIPTION: ...Air quality alert is in effect from 10 AM Wednesday until 10 PMWednesday...The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation hasissued an air quality health advisory for the following counties...Suffolk...Nassau...Richmond...Kings...Queens...New York...Bronx...Weschester...Rockland.Air quality levels in outdoor air are predicted to be greater than anair quality index value of 100 for ozone.The air quality index...or AQI...was created as an easy way tocorrelate levels of different pollutants to one scale. The higher theAQI value, the greater the health concern.When pollution levels are elevate...the New York State Department ofHealth recommends that individuals consider limiting strenuousoutdoor physical activity ... Read More
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Air Quality Alert issued May 16 at 5:32PM EDT until May 18 at 11:00PM EDT by NWS New York City – Upton

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DESCRIPTION: ...Air quality alert is in effect from 10 AM Wednesday until 10 PMWednesday...The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation hasissued an air quality health advisory for the following counties...Suffolk...Nassau...Richmond...Kings...Queens...New York...Bronx...Weschester...Rockland.Air quality levels in outdoor air are predicted to be greater than anair quality index value of 100 for ozone.The air quality index...or AQI...was created as an easy way tocorrelate levels of different pollutants to one scale. The higher theAQI value, the greater the health concern.When pollution levels are elevate...the New York State Department ofHealth recommends that individuals consider limiting strenuousoutdoor physical activity ... Read More
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Special Weather Statement issued May 16 at 6:03PM EDT by NWS New York City – Upton

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The New York Sate Department of Environmental Conservation hasissued an air quality health advisory for the following counties...Suffolk...Nassau...Richmond...Kings...Queens...New York...Bronx...Weschester...Rockland.Air quality levels in outdoor air are predicted to be greater than anair quality index value of 100 for ozone.The air quality index...or AQI...was created as an easy way to correlatelevels of different pollutants to one scale. The higher the AQI value, thegreater the health concern.When pollution levels are elevate...the New York State Department ofHealth recommends that individuals consider limiting strenuous outdoorphysical activity to reduce the risk of adverse health effects. Peplewho may be especially sensitive to the ef... Read More
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Air Quality Alert issued May 16 at 5:32PM EDT by NWS New York City – Upton

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...Air quality alert is in effect from 10 AM Wednesday until 10 PMWednesday...The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation hasissued an air quality health advisory for the following counties...Suffolk...Nassau...Richmond...Kings...Queens...New York...Bronx...Weschester...Rockland.Air quality levels in outdoor air are predicted to be greater than anair quality index value of 100 for ozone.The air quality index...or AQI...was created as an easy way tocorrelate levels of different pollutants to one scale. The higher theAQI value, the greater the health concern.When pollution levels are elevate...the New York State Department ofHealth recommends that individuals consider limiting strenuousoutdoor physical activity to reduce the r... Read More
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Air Quality Alert issued May 16 at 5:32PM EDT until May 18 at 11:00PM EDT by NWS New York City – Upton

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...Air quality alert is in effect from 10 AM Wednesday until 10 PMWednesday...The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation hasissued an air quality health advisory for the following counties...Suffolk...Nassau...Richmond...Kings...Queens...New York...Bronx...Weschester...Rockland.Air quality levels in outdoor air are predicted to be greater than anair quality index value of 100 for ozone.The air quality index...or AQI...was created as an easy way tocorrelate levels of different pollutants to one scale. The higher theAQI value, the greater the health concern.When pollution levels are elevate...the New York State Department ofHealth recommends that individuals consider limiting strenuousoutdoor physical activity to reduce the r... Read More
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Sheriff Clarke says he’s joining DHS

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Milwaukee's controversial sheriff says he's taking a job at the Department of Homeland Security.Learn more about this story at www.newsy.com/69261/Find more videos like this at www.newsy.comFollow Newsy on Facebook: www.facebook.com/newsyvideosFollow Newsy on Twitter: www.twitter.com/newsyvideos... Read More
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Ready to pay trillions for self-driving car roads?

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Car companies say self-driving cars are coming soon, but that’s only half the story. Automakers can build cars with semi-autonomous hardware, but they aren’t in the business of building infrastructure. From the millions of miles accumulated by semi-autonomous cars so far, one thing is clear: Our roads aren’t ready. Drivers will pay for the hardware that lets their cars steer, accelerate, and stop themselves. But as voters, will they pay the massive bill to fix today’s roads and build a generation of highways ready for self-driving cars? Levels of self-driving cars ... Read More
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Lee Bitsóí, EdD Appointed Chief Diversity Officer

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Lee Bitsóí, EdD Appointed Chief Diversity OfficerNational search identifies thought leader and diversity advocate for newly established position at Stony Brook LeManuel “Lee” Bitsóí, EdM, EdD, has been appointed Stony Brook University's first Chief Diversity Officer. STONY BROOK, NY, May 17, 2017 – LeManuel “Lee” Bitsóí, EdM, EdD, Director of Student Diversity and Multicultural Affairs at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, IL, has been appoin... Read More
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Special Weather Statement issued May 16 at 6:03PM EDT by NWS New York City – Upton

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DESCRIPTION: The New York Sate Department of Environmental Conservation hasissued an air quality health advisory for the following counties...Suffolk...Nassau...Richmond...Kings...Queens...New York...Bronx...Weschester...Rockland.Air quality levels in outdoor air are predicted to be greater than anair quality index value of 100 for ozone.The air quality index...or AQI...was created as an easy way to correlatelevels of different pollutants to one scale. The higher the AQI value, thegreater the health concern.When pollution levels are elevate...the New York State Department ofHealth recommends that individuals consider limiting strenuous outdoorphysical activity to reduce the risk of adverse health effects. Peplewho may be especially sens... Read More
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Special Weather Statement issued May 16 at 6:03PM EDT by NWS New York City – Upton

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DESCRIPTION: The New York Sate Department of Environmental Conservation hasissued an air quality health advisory for the following counties...Suffolk...Nassau...Richmond...Kings...Queens...New York...Bronx...Weschester...Rockland.Air quality levels in outdoor air are predicted to be greater than anair quality index value of 100 for ozone.The air quality index...or AQI...was created as an easy way to correlatelevels of different pollutants to one scale. The higher the AQI value, thegreater the health concern.When pollution levels are elevate...the New York State Department ofHealth recommends that individuals consider limiting strenuous outdoorphysical activity to reduce the risk of adverse health effects. Peplewho may be especially sens... Read More
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Air Quality Alert issued May 16 at 5:32PM EDT by NWS New York City – Upton

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DESCRIPTION: ...Air quality alert is in effect from 10 AM Wednesday until 10 PMWednesday...The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation hasissued an air quality health advisory for the following counties...Suffolk...Nassau...Richmond...Kings...Queens...New York...Bronx...Weschester...Rockland.Air quality levels in outdoor air are predicted to be greater than anair quality index value of 100 for ozone.The air quality index...or AQI...was created as an easy way tocorrelate levels of different pollutants to one scale. The higher theAQI value, the greater the health concern.When pollution levels are elevate...the New York State Department ofHealth recommends that individuals consider limiting strenuousoutdoor physical activity ... Read More
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Special Weather Statement issued May 16 at 5:16PM EDT by NWS New York City – Upton

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DESCRIPTION: ...AIR QUALITY ALERT IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM Wednesday TO 10 PM Wednesday...The New York Sate Department of Environmental Conservation hasissued an air quality health advisory for the following counties...Suffolk...Nassau...Richmond...Kings...Queens...New York...Bronx...Weschester...Rockland.Air quality levels in outdoor air are predicted to be greater than anair quality index value of 100 for ozone.The air quality index...or AQI...was created as an easy way to correlatelevels of different pollutants to one scale. The higher the AQI value, thegreater the health concern.When pollution levels are elevate...the New York State Department ofHealth recommends that individuals consider limiting strenuous outdoorphysical activity to re... Read More
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MANGANO ANNOUNCES DECORATION DAY CELEBRATION AT OLD BETHPAGE VILLAGE RESTORATION

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Old Bethpage, NY – Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano today announced Old Bethpage Village Restoration will commemorate Decoration Day as observed in the 1860’s on Saturday, May 27th and Sunday, May 28th from 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Memorial Day, originally called Decoration Day, is a day of remembrance for those who have died in service of the United States of America. Old Bethpage Village Restoration’s annual celebration offers a look at the region’s past, culminating with the village’s commemoration of Decoration Day, as it was observed in the early years of this holiday. Decoration Day entertainment features a parade and ceremony, historic craft demonstrations, storytelling, and brass band concerts. Th... Read More
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Ransomware: Windows XP and the NSA leak that started it all

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-By Rich HaridyWhile we scramble to manage the global spread of antibiotic resistant superbugs, another form of superbug has struck the world's hospitals. This digital superbug has frozen access to patient data systems, caused ambulances to be diverted and rendered MRI, CT and ultrasound devices temporarily inoperable. In the wake of this recent global cyberattack we are left asking, how did this happen and can we stop it happening again?On Friday May 12 the world was struck by an unprecedented ransomware cyberattack infecting, at the time of writing, over 230,000 computer systems across 150 countries (and rising). Dubbed "WannaCry," the r... Read More
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Here’s what Velveeta and Kraft Singles are actually made of

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Next time you're going to town on a stringy diner grilled cheese sandwich, take a good deep look into the cheesy golden-yellow abyss. What is that stuff anyway? USDA research chemist Michael Tunick takes look at what goes into making processed cheese like Velveeta and Kraft Singles. Following is a transcript of the video.A mixture of older cheeses. They grind them up and they add an emulsifier so that it holds together and it’s processed in a way so that it melts easily. So, my name is Michael Tunick. I'm a research chemist with the U.S. Department of Agriculture and I wrote the book, "The Science of Cheese". Now, there are pasteurized processed cheeses out there and that's just a mixt... Read More
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WannaCry Ransomware: What We Know Monday

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Enlarge this image A world map shows where computers were infected by WannaCrypt ransomware since Sunday, as recorded by MalwareTech.com. ... Read More
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Major ASCE honor for Stony Brook engineering dean

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By GREGORY ZELLER // A Stony Brook University researcher working to put tide-powered electricity turbines in New York City’s East River has earned a prestigious award from the American Society of Civil Engineers. Fotis Sotiropoulos, who was named dean of SBU’s College of Engineering and Applied Sciences in September 2015, has received the 2017 Hunter Rouse Hydraul... Read More
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Fotis Sotiropoulos to receive ASCE’s Hunter Rouse Hydraulic Engineering Award

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Fotis Sotiropoulos to receive ASCE’s Hunter Rouse Hydraulic Engineering AwardStony Brook’s CEAS Dean Recognized Nationally for Advancing Hydraulic Engineering Fotis Sotiropoulos, PhD Stony Brook, N.Y., May 15, 2017 – Stony Brook University’s Fotis Sotiropoulos,P... Read More
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Indiana man uses plastic bat to defend son from goose, gets ticket

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INDIANAPOLIS -- An Indianapolis man says he shouldn't have been ticketed for using a plastic bat to protect his 4-year-old son from an aggressive Canada goose.James McDaniel tells WXIN-TV that the goose came across a field and chased his son, so he struck it with the bat. McDaniel says that the goose was "clearly attacking" the boy and he was only doing what he could to protect him. Marion County animal services ticketed McDaniel for animal cruelty. An incident report says witnesses reported that McDaniel hit the bird three times.A Monday court hearing is planned. The Indiana Department of Natural Reso... Read More
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Silk Ventures launches $500 million inaugural fund for U.S and EU companies expanding to China

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Silk Ventures, a venture capital firm headquartered in London, with additional hubs in Menlo Park, Beijing, and Shenzen, has closed its inaugural investment fund at $500 million, targeting later-stage technology companies looking to expand into China. With a specific focus on so-called “scale-up” firms from the U.S. and Europe, Silk Ventures announced the fund at China’s two-day One Belt, One Road (OBOR) event in Beijing, an occasion that brings dozens ... Read More
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Questions raised after immigration agent looks for 4th grader at Queens school

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MASPETH, Queens (WABC) -- Questions are being raised after Mayor Bill de Blasio's press secretary tweeted that a federal immigration agent was looking for a fourth grader.Eric Phillips tweeted: "Mayor's been briefed on a federal immigration agent showing up at Queens' PS 58 Thursday asking about a 4th grader. School turned him away." Mayor's been briefed on a fed immig agent showing up at Queens' PS58 Thurs. asking about a 4th grader. School turned him away. A 4th grader. — Eric Phillips (@EricFPhillips) May 13, 2017 ... Read More
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Trump delivers first commencement address as president at Liberty University

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LYNCHBURG, Va. -- For his first commencement address as president, Donald Trump picked Liberty University, the Christian school whose leader was among Trump's earliest and most vocal supporters.President Donald Trump told college graduates that they should "relish the opportunity to be an outsider" and adds that they can "change the world and make a real and lasting difference." He said his message to those in the audience on the Lynchburg, Virginia, campus is "never, ever give up" and "never stop fighting for what you believe in."Trump was an outsider who challenged the political establishment on the way to winning the White House. He tells students that they should "be totally unafraid to challenge entre... Read More
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Trump Firing FBI Director Comey Won’t Slow Down the Russia Investigation—Yet

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President Donald Trump has fired Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey, smack in the middle of the FBI’s ongoing investigation into potential ties between the Trump administration and Russia. But while whomever Trump appoints to take Comey’s place could shut down the Russia probe eventually, Comey’s removal won’t make it skip a beat.According to press secretary Sean Spicer, the decision to terminate Comey had nothing to do with the investigation into the Trump campaign’s Russia ties but rather Comey’s handling—including controversial public statements—of the ... Read More
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The Heat: Belt and Road Forum preview Pt 1

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Heads of state, government leaders and representatives from across the world are set to attend the Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation in Beijing. The massive Belt and Road Initiative combines land and maritime routes across Asia, Africa, on into Russia and Europe. And, it is rapidly integrating trade and economic development. It means huge investment and improved prospects for countries like Pakistan where the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor is moving forward with projects such as the Gwadar Port. In Africa it means delivering new trains and rail lines in countries like Kenya, with dam construction in the Cote D’Ivoire. And, Russia has a strategic agreement with China too as it combines the... Read More
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Chinese Chicken Is Headed To America. But It’s Really All About Beef

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Enlarge this image Chicken meat for sale at a market in the Anhui Province of China. VCG/VCG via Getty Images hide caption... Read More
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NYC jail commissioner Joseph Ponte announces retirement amid car-use controversy

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RIKERS ISLAND, New York (WABC) -- New York City's Department of Correction commissioner announced his retirement Friday, amid calls for him to step down following a controversy involving city resources.Joseph Ponte released a statement, saying it's been an honor to serve as commissioner for the past three years: "I am happy to have spent the last chapter of my career in New York City. It was a privilege to work with the men and women of the Department as we reduced violence and the overuse of punitive segregation, brought on 3,700 new officers, retrained a large part of the staff, added thousands of security cameras, and provided new opportunities for education and training for inmates, among many other initiat... Read More