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Venezuela’s opposition refuses to accept regional elections results

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Venezuela's opposition is refusing to recognise the results of Sunday's regional elections.Nicolas Maduro's ruling Socialist Party won 17 of the 23 governorships, a major surprise in a country experiencing food shortages and economic crisis.Opposition leaders are calling for street protests unless there is a full recount.Al Jazeera's Teresa Bo reports from Miranda State.- Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe- Follow ... Read More
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Governor kills bill targeting presidential taxes

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More than 20 states have advanced bills similar to the one Brown vetoed, but none of those bills has become law.Learn more about this story at www.newsy.com/72802/Find more videos like this at www.newsy.comFollow Newsy on Facebook: www.facebook.com/newsyvideosFollow Newsy on Twitter: www.twitter.com/newsyvideosDetected Closed Captioning: The Latest Efforts To Compel Presidential Candidates To Release Their tax Returns Has Failed California Governor Jerry Brown Vetoed His State Legislators Bill That Would Require A Presidential Candidate To Share Their Last Five Tax Returns In Order To Appear On The Primary Ballot California Was One Of More Than 20 States That Ad... Read More
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DA Cyrus Vance Announces Independent Review Of Fundraising Apparatus

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Published on Oct 16, 2017It was a stunning move by Vance after a question of ethics about his campaign fundraising. CBS2 political reporter Marcia Kramer reports. Category License Standard YouTube License Detected Closed Captioning: IN HIGH PRO... Read More
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Signal Problems Snarl Subway Service

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A signal problem caused extensive delays for subway riders in Manhattan. Jessica Borg reports.Detected Closed Captioning: Commuter Alert Packed Platforms And Lines Around The Corner A Signal Problem Stalled Subway Service On Several Lines CBS 2's Jessica Borg Is Live In Midtown with Reaction From Fed Up Commuters As The System Gets Back To Normal Now Jessica Marry Hundreds Of Thousands Of Riders affected By These Delays And The Rerouting Of Trains Many We Spoke With we're Sitting On A Packed Local Train Just Waiting To Arrive At A Stop As You mentioned Certainly A Hectic Morning For people Trying To Get To Work School And Their Appointments When The Subways Pulled Into The 50th Street Station In Midtown How Badly ... Read More
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California wildfires one of ‘greatest tragedies in state history’: Gov. Brown

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Fire officials in California say they have turned a corner in the battle against wildfires that have killed at least 40 people.California Governor Jerry Brown visited fire zones on Saturday to meet with emergency responders and local residents.He said "This is truly one of the greatest tragedies California has ever faced, the devastation is just unbelievable. It is a horror that no one could have imagined."Thousands of firefighters are working with special aircraft to tackle 16 major blazes north of San Francisco.Al Jazeera's Rob Reynolds reports from Los Angeles.- Subscribe to our channel: ... Read More
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Opposition hopes to win governorships in Venezuelan elections

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Venezuelan opposition leaders are trying to unseat the ruling socialist government in provincial elections. A coalition of opposition parties currently has just three governorships, but they hope to increase their control to as many as 19, striking a blow against President Nicolas Maduro.CGTN’s Stephen Gibbs reports.Watch CGTN LIVE on your computer, tablet or mobilehttp://america.cgtn.com/livenewsSubscribe to CGTN America on YouTu... Read More
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Menendez Trial May Hinge on a New Definition of Bribery

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The defense is scheduled to begin its case on Monday, but first Judge William H. Walls is expected to rule on a motion to dismiss it, a motion that he hinted he was considering during arguments in court about the Supreme Court’s decision overturning the corruption conviction of Bob McDonnell, a former governor of Virginia.In fact, the McDonnell decision has loomed over prosecutors throughout the Menendez trial, and Judge Walls suggested that he was leaning toward interpreting the ruling as invalidating a theory o... Read More
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Weinstein expelled from Motion Picture Academy

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More than two-thirds of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Board of Governors voted to permanently expel him.Learn more about this story at www.newsy.com/72759/Find more videos like this at www.newsy.comFollow Newsy on Facebook: www.facebook.com/newsyvideosFollow Newsy on Twitter: www.twitter.com/newsyvideosDetected Closed Captioning: Harvey Weinstein Has Been Kicked Out Of The Academy Of Motion Picture Arts And Sciences That Makes Him Only The Second Known Person In Its 90 Year Existence To Be Permanently Expelled The Decision Follows Accusations Of Sexual Harassment And Assault Against The Hollywood Producer And Mogul More Than Two Dozen women Hav... Read More
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Big City: In a Superstar City, Lackluster Politics

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New York City may be more lamentably dull than it was 20 years ago, but it remains a magnet for exceptional talent — in many parts of Brooklyn it is easier to trip over Rhodes scholars than it is to find a half-gallon of milk with additives. Recent economic studies also suggest that as knowledge fields have become increasingly concentrated in the country’s biggest cities, New York has become even more attractive to the brilliant and prestigiously educated.... Read More
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Japan elections: Vote scheduled for October 22

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Japan goes to the polls in a week after Prime Minister Shinzo Abe called an early election.As campaigning picks up, two new parties are trying to win votes away from the ruling coalition.Al Jazeera's Florence Looi reports from Tokyo.- Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe- Follow us on Twitter: ... Read More
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Iraqi, Peshmerga forces standoff as tensions rise in disputed Kirkuk

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Kurdish Peshmerga forces have rejected a warning from Iraqi troops to withdraw from an area south of the disputed oil province of Kirkuk.The contested position controls access to an airbase and oilfields in the region.Tension has been rising since Kurds voted overwhelmingly for secession from Iraq last month.Al Jazeera's Charles Stratford reports from west of Kirkuk.- Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe- Follow us o... Read More
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Venezuela’s regional elections to test Maduro government’s hold on power

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Venezuela is preparing for regional elections.Observers say the voting is expected to test President Nicolas Maduro and his Socialist government’s hold on power.The ruling party faces potentially heavy losses, raising questions over how the President will react. CGTN’s Juan Carlos Lamas has more from Caracas.Watch CGTN LIVE on your computer, tablet or mobilehttp://america.cgtn.com/livenewsSubscribe to CGTN America on You... Read More
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Are U.S. investors interested in cryptocurrencies?

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With cryptocurrencies continuing to gain traction as an increasingly popular investment vehicle globally, my team at Investing.com wanted to gauge how interested U.S. investors are in these currencies at the moment. Looking at our data for 2017 (January – September), we put together the above infographic. What it shows is that cryptocurrency interest across the U.S. is driven by differing virtual currency regulations within each state. Interestingly enough, topping the list of states interested in digital currencies are Nevada, Texas, and New Hampshire. And perhaps this can be explained: In June, Nevada bec... Read More
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Venezuelan opposition raises concern of vote rigging

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Venezuelans will vote in regional elections on Sunday.But opposition parties are accusing the government of rigging the election.The government rejects these accusations.After months of violent anti-government protests, the poll is being seen as a test of President Nicolas Maduro's popularity.Al Jazeera’s Teresa Bo reports from Caracas.- Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe- Follow us on Twitter: ... Read More
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Trump: “I met with the president of the Virgin Islands”

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Published on Oct 13, 2017President Trump recently said that he u0022met with the President of the Virgin Islands.u0022 Thing is, Donald Trump is the president of the U.S. Virgin Islands. Many people believe Trump merely misspoke and was referring to the governor of the U. Category License Standa... Read More
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States weigh legal response as Trump guts Obamacare

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By GREGORY ZELLER // It’s not quite “Cuomo to Trump: See You in Court.” But in a scathing rebuke Friday of the Trump administration’s attempts to shatter Obamacare by executive decree, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo swung the door to a litigious civil war wide open. One day after signing an executive order allowing the sale of some health insurance plans that are exempt from certain Affordable Care Act regulations – including rules ensuring coverage for some pre-existing conditions – President Donald Trump on Frid... Read More
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Report: Rising Subway Delays Proving Costly To New York

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Published on Oct 13, 2017A new report has found that costly Metropolitan Transportation Authority subway delays are up, with delay for one sample month more than tripled compared to 2012. CBS2's Janelle Burrell reports. Category License Standard YouTube License ... Read More
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US Sen. Collins won’t run for Maine governor

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U.S. Senator Susan Collins said Friday she plans to remain working in the nation's capital.Learn more about this story at www.newsy.com/72729/Find more videos like this at www.newsy.comFollow Newsy on Facebook: www.facebook.com/newsyvideosFollow Newsy on Twitter: www.twitter.com/newsyvideosDetected Closed Captioning: [Music] US Senator Susan Collins Isn't Running for Governor Of Maine Next Year In An announcement Friday Colin Said The Governor Job Is Attractive But Said She Wants To Continue To Play A Key Role In Issues Like Russian Interference In US elections North Korea And Health Care collins Also Mentioned Her Seniority In the Senate And Her Senior Position... Read More
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Weinstein Protests

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Published on Oct 13, 2017The National Organization of Women demonstrated outside the New York City District Attorney's office in reaction to reports of how allegations were handled against Harvey Weinstein in 2015. CBS2's Dave Carlin reports. Category License Standard YouTube License ... Read More
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GOP US Sen. Collins Won’t Run for Maine Governor

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Republican U.S. Sen. Susan Collins announced Friday that she's staying out of the governor's race because she believes she can do more good for Maine by staying in Washington. (Oct. 13)Subscribe for more Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/AssociatedPressGet updates and more Breaking News here: ... Read More
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Colombia sacks police officers who shot protesters

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4 police officers in Colombia have been sacked in connection with the killing of at least six protesting farm-workers.The men were demonstrating over the removal of coca crops by police. They died during a confrontation in the rural south-west earlier this month.Al Jazeera’s Alessandro Rampietti reports from Tumaco- Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe- Follow us on Twitter: ... Read More
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How one man survived addiction to help others

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Drug addiction once controlled Matt Paris' life. Now, he's using his unique experience to help others get clean.Learn more about this story at www.newsy.com/72722/Find more videos like this at www.newsy.comFollow Newsy on Facebook: www.facebook.com/newsyvideosFollow Newsy on Twitter: www.twitter.com/newsyvideosDetected Closed Captioning: Opioid Commission Chairman Governor Chris Christie Recommended President Trump Declare The Opioid Crisis A National Emergency More Than Two Months ago And The President Seemed To Say He Was Going To Do It He Has Yet To Sign off CBS News Is Reporting Christie Said While It's Too Soon To Say The president's Silence Has Made Things... Read More
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PBS NewsHour full episode Oct. 12, 2017

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Thursday on the NewsHour, firefighters struggle to contain flames ravaging Northern California, as the death toll rises and winds force more evacuations. Also: Puerto Rico's governor on the island's recovery, President Trump's executive order on health care, the plight of Rohingya Muslims fleeing Myanmar, Ta-Nehisi Coates on backlash to Obama's presidency and a film about poverty and childhood.No Closed Captioning Detected within this Video.... Read More
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Is America Facing Another Sputnik Moment?

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Sixty years ago today, on a drab steppe in southern Kazakhstan, the Soviet Union launched humanity’s first artificial satellite into Earth’s orbit. It was a shiny sphere of aluminum, magnesium, and titanium, twenty-three inches in diameter and weighing about as much as an adult man, and it was equipped with the barest essentials of spaceflight: a radio transmitter, a battery, and a fan to keep it cool. With its four elongated antennae, the satellite resembled a B-movie insectoid, an impression strengthened by the high-frequency screeches it emitted every three-tenths of a second. (Perhaps ... Read More
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No End In Sight To California Wildfires

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The fires have burned more than 180,000 acres and left 24 people dead.Detected Closed Captioning: As Crews In Northern California's Wine Country Battled The Wildfires From The Air Firefighters On The Ground Set Back Fires As They Struggle To Control The Flames We Are A Long Way From Being Done With This Multiple Fires Are Still Burning Through The State Calif Il Say They May Progress Against One Of The Largest Affecting The Napa Region It's ten Percent Contained And That May Not Sound Like Much Compared To The Others that Fire Has 0% Containment For Several Straight Days Authorities Issued New Orders For Some Homeowners To Leave Wednesday As Strong Winds Sent Flames Racing Towards Communities The Historic Town Of ... Read More
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Weinstein Latest

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The sex assault and harassment allegations reach outside the US. Jessica Moore reports.Detected Closed Captioning: He Was In A Bathtub He Tried To Coerce Me To Take My Top Off And I Did An Avalanche Of Accusations Piling Up Against Harvey Weinstein With More Than 30 Women Now Alleging Sexual Abuse Even rape Many People Were Aware Of His Reputation As An Alleged Sexual Predator I Found Out About Harvey About A Year Ago And I'm Ashamed That I Didn't Say Anything Right Then The Unveiling Of Hollywood's Best Kept Secret Is Personal for One Of Weinstein's Former Assistants Who Asked His Identity And Voice Be Obscured He Says He Never Witnessed The abuse Firsthand But Admitted He Was often Asked To Leave The Building So... Read More
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Cold Spring Harbor builds facility to fight cancer

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Gov. Andrew Cuomo came to Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory today to help mark the start of renovations of Demerec Laboratory, which will be the home of the new Center for Therapeutics Research, a facility that will combine biology, chemistry and medicine and focus on fighting cancer. New York state provided a $25 million grant as part of the $75 million project to renovate a 1953 building, equip and operate the facility. Cuomo spoke to a standing-room only crowd of around 200, including Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone, Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano, Long Island Association President Kevin Law and local legislators. Cold Spring Harbor hopes that research at the facility will become a key part of the effort to... Read More
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In REDC love fest, CSHL kicks off $75M makeover

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By GREGORY ZELLER // There was another major advance for biochemistry Thursday at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, but this one didn’t involve gas chromatographs or infrared spectrometers or a single test tube. Just a shovel. With Gov. Andrew Cuomo and a host of regional and state representatives on hand, the world-class scientific research facility officially broke ground on the renovation of its Demerec Laboratory, one of four CSHL laboratories being remade with a big assist from Albany. Cold Spring Harbor ... Read More
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Harvey Weinstein On Sexual Accusations: ‘Everyone Makes Mistakes’

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Ben Afleck, Hillary Clinton and other celebrities are adding their outrage in reaction to charges of sexual harassment involving Hollywood giant Harvey Weinstein, while in New York the district attorney asks other possible victims to come forward. CBS2's Jessica Moore reports.Detected Closed Captioning: FIRED FROM HIS JOB, LEFT BY HIS WIFE OF 10 YEARS AND FACING AN EVER GROWING LIST OF WOMEN ACCUSING HIM OF SEXUAL ABUSE. DEFIANT AND REMORSEFUL AT THE SAME TIME. HARVEY WEINSTEIN FACED REPORTERS, SAYING EVERYONE MAKES A MISTAKE, AND HE HOPES FOR A SECOND CHANCE. HE NEEDS TO GET LOCKED UP. Reporter: NEARLY 30 WOMEN HAVE PUBLICLY ACCUSED THE MOVIE MOGUL OF UNWANTED ADVANCES, INCLUDING RAPE. IT... Read More
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DOD relief efforts continue in Puerto Rico as Trump suggests cutting aid

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WASHINGTON – Puerto Rico relief efforts continue, despite President Donald Trump’s tweet Thursday suggesting he was considering cutting aid there. “We cannot keep FEMA, the Military & the First Responders, who have been amazing (under the most difficult circumstances) in P.R. forever!” the president tweeted Thursday. White House press secretary Sarah Sanders clarified the president’s comments later Thursday morning, sta... Read More
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Heartland Tech Weekly: Amazon HQ2 contenders should approach subsidies with skepticism

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Race For Gracie Mansion Heats Up After First General Debate

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Published on Oct 11, 2017Many say the raucous mayoral debate that can best be likened to a bar room brawl, with insults thrown like bar stools. CBS2 Political Reporter Marcia Kramer reports. Category License Standard YouTube License Detected Cl... Read More
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Calif. Governor on Wildfires: ‘It’s Not Over’

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California Gov. Jerry Brown warns that catastrophic wildfires will keep ripping through the state as the climate warms. (Oct. 11)Subscribe for more Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/AssociatedPressGet updates and more Breaking News here: ... Read More
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Vermont governor signs order encouraging cybersecurity

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MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Vermont Gov. Phil Scott says he wants the state to do more about cyber security. At the Statehouse on Tuesday, Scott signed an executive order creating the Governor’s Cyber Security Advisory Team. Scott, a Republican, said that since January there have been more than 3.3 million attacks on the state’s computers, none of which were successful. He says as cyber threats become increasingly complex and freque... Read More
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California Wildfires Kill 17 People, Destroy 2,000 Homes and Businesses

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Published on Oct 11, 2017As of Oct. 11, some 240 people had been reported missing since wildfires torched California's wine country. Category News & Politics License ... Read More
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Mayoral Candidates Square Off In First General Debate

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Published on Oct 10, 2017It was a night of issues and insults in the race to Gracie Mansion. CBS2 Political Reporter Marcia Kramer reports. Category News & Politics License ... Read More
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Puerto Rico struggles to recover after Hurricane Maria

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Weeks after Hurricane Maria tore through Puerto Rico, the island is still largely without power, and food and water are scarce. Governor Ricardo Rossello is now worried about a public health crisis. CBS News correspondent David Begnaud joins CBSN from San Juan with the latest details from the island.No Closed Captioning Detected within this Video.... Read More
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Sparks Fly at Mayoral Debate, as de Blasio Fends Off 2-Pronged Attack

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Mr. de Blasio was mostly even-keeled, generally looking straight ahead, as if he was pretending that he was alone on the stage — a strategy meant to make him look mayoral and allowing him to exhibit his deeper command of the issues acquired through four years on the job.Ms. Malliotakis seemed to benefit from her placement at the center podium, which put her next to the mayor and allowed her to engage him directly, while Mr. Dietl, a former police detective who now runs a private investigation firm, often appeared to be on the fringe of their exchanges.“What are you talking about?” Ms... Read More
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’17 large wildfires’ burning through California

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Officials say "17 large wildfires" that started within the last day are affecting at least eight counties.Learn more about this story at www.newsy.com/72639/Find more videos like this at www.newsy.comFollow Newsy on Facebook: www.facebook.com/newsyvideosFollow Newsy on Twitter: www.twitter.com/newsyvideosDetected Closed Captioning: At Least 13 People Are Dead After A String Of Fast Burning Wildfires Scorched Parts Of California On Tuesday officials Said 17 Large Wildfire Started Within The Last Day Are Affecting At Least Eight Counties Together The Fires Have Destroyed At Least 1500 Homes And Businesses And Burned More Than 115 Thousand Acres In Sonoma County Al... Read More
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California Governor Signs Law To Make Drug Pricing More Transparent

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Enlarge this image The new law will require pharmaceutical companies to notify the state and health insurers if they plan to raise the price of a medication by 16 percent or more over two years. fotostorm/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption ... Read More
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Deadly California wildfires destroy homes and businesses

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Wildfires have killed at least 11 people in northern California as blazes whipped up by high winds and bone-dry conditions destroy houses, businesses and wineries. Tens of thousands of people have been forced to evacuate and the state's governor has declared a state of emergency. Al Jazeera's Rob Reynolds reports from Los Angeles.- Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe- Follow us on Twitter: ... Read More
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Wildfires in Northern California Have Killed at Least 11 People

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Wildfires started on Sunday, October 8, as a blaze broke out near Santa Rosa. Due to windy weather conditions, multiple fires started burning out of control in Napa and Sonoma Counties.Detected Closed Captioning: [Music] Wildfires In Northern California Have Killed At Least 11 People The Fire Started On Sunday October 8 As A Blaze Broke Out Near Santa Rosa Due To Windy Weather Conditions Multiple Fire Started Burning Out To Control In Napa And Sonoma County's And As Of Tuesday Over 100 Thousand Acres Across The Northern part Of The State Are Burning The Governor Of California Jerry Brown Has Declared A State Of Emergency In Wine country Around 20,000 People Have Now Fled From Napa Sonoma And Nuba Counties and More... Read More
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Weeks After Hurricane Maria, Puerto Rico Struggles To Turn On The Lights

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Enlarge this image A man rests in a hammock, using a battery-operated light, in an area without electricity more than two weeks after Hurricane Maria hit the island in San Isidro, Puerto Rico. Mario Tama/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption ... Read More
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Hurricane Recovery Slow In Puerto Rico

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Published on Oct 10, 2017The majority of Puerto Rico is still without power as government officials struggle to clear and reopen streets. CBS2's Mary Calvi reports. Category License Standard YouTube License Detected Closed Captioning: Bree Lef... Read More
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Japan’s Abe faces challenges from new political parties in snap election

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Campaigning has begun for Japan's next general election. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe was hoping to take advantage of an opposition caught-off guard by a snap election. But new political parties could make this election unpredictable.Al Jazeera's Florence Looi reports from Tokyo.- Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe- Follow us on Twitter: ... Read More
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Fire Toll Rises Across Northern California Wine Country

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Wildfires have killed 11 people, injured more than 100 and destroyed 1,500 homes and businesses in Northern California's wine country. CBS2's Greg Mills reports.Detected Closed Captioning: Raging Wildfires Are Still Burning Near The Town Of Santa Rosa Asher Size And Scope Of These Fires Right Now Is Massive A Twenty Thousand Acre Fire With Another 25 Thousand Acre Fire And A Five Thousand Acre Fire Crews Are Battling More Than A Dozen Fires many Broke Out Simultaneously Forcing firefighters To Spread Out Resources The Biggest Fires Are In The State's Famous Wine Country Armageddon It's Just Michael Leverage Returned To His Neighborhood In Sonoma County To Find his And His Mother's Homes Burned To The Ground My Mom... Read More
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Guadagno, Murphy Set For 1st New Jersey Gubernatorial Debate

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Published on Oct 10, 2017The two top party candidates to succeed Republican Gov. Chris Christie are facing off in the first debate of the campaign. Category License Standard YouTube License Detected Closed Captioning: Campaign 2017 The Two Top... Read More
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Russian central bank to block websites offering cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin

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(Reuters) — Russia will block access to websites of exchanges that offer crypto-currencies such as Bitcoin, Russian Central Bank First Deputy Governor Sergei Shvetsov said on Tuesday. He called them “dubious”. Russian financial authorities initially treated any sort of money issued by non-state approved institutions as illegal, saying they could be used to launder money. Later the authorities accepted the globally booming market of crypto-currencies but want to either control the turnover or to limit access to the market “We cannot stand apart. We cannot give direct and easy access to such dubious instruments for retail (investors),” Shvetsov said, referring to households. Speaking at... Read More
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New York Today: New York Today: Questions for Our Next Mayor

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Photo De Blasio, Malliotakis and Deitl. Credit Karsten Moran for The New York Times, Chang W. Lee/The New York Times, Karsten Moran for The New York Times Good morning on this splendid Tuesday.... Read More
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The Jones Act is being enforced again

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President Trump didn't extend the Jones Act waiver.Learn more about this story at www.newsy.com/72619/Find more videos like this at www.newsy.comFollow Newsy on Facebook: www.facebook.com/newsyvideosFollow Newsy on Twitter: www.twitter.com/newsyvideosDetected Closed Captioning: Foreign Ships Will No Longer Be Able To bring Aid To Hurricane Stricken Puerto Rico Without Heavy Tariffs The U.s. Is not Extending A Waiver Of The Jones Act A Law That Says Goods That Are Shipped Between US Ports Must Be Carried On US Ships President Donald Trump Chose To Waive The Act Last Month After Several Members Of Congress Said It Would Allow Puerto Rico Better Access To Supplies ... Read More
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PR Gov. Asks Congress for Emergency Funds, Warns of ‘Massive Exodus’ Without Them

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Puerto Rican Gov. Ricardo Rosselló has written Congress to request $4.6 billion in emergency relief funding, and on Oct. 8 he told reporters failure to obtain those funds could result in a "massive exodus" from the island.Detected Closed Captioning: Puerto Rican Governor Ricardo Rocio Has Written Congress To Request 4.6 Billion Dollars In Immediate Hurricane Relief On Monday October 9th He Told Reporters that Failure To Obtain Those Funds Could Result In A Deeper Humanitarian Crisis and Even A Massive Exodus From Puerto Rico Rocio Has Also Ordered An Investigation into Drinking Water Distribution Telling CNN There Would Be Quote Hell To Pay For anyone Miss Handling Supplies Drinking Water Supplies Have Been Resto... Read More
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Mayor De Blasio Faces Backlash At Columbus Day Parade Amid Statue Controversy

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The mayor is paying the price for creating a commission that could know Christopher Columbus off his pedestal at Columbus Circle. CBS2 Political Reporter Marcia Kramer reports.Detected Closed Captioning: We Don't Want You Go Back To Boston Mayor DeBlasio Was Looking For Love In All The Wrong Places At The Columbus Day Parade Constituents Ruling Insults Not amore And His Honor Made His Way Up Fifth Avenue With An Italian Flag In His hand And A Determined Smile On His Face it Wasn't Always Pretty The Mayor From From A True Italian Get Him Out Where's My Man We Love You Hi Dolly We Love That Man Right There I Think It's Ridiculous That Columbus Tatchell Needs To Remain The Anger The Fury Because De Blasio Appointed A... Read More
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Trump should continue to waive the Jones Act: Puerto Rican Governor

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Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rossello on why President Trump should extend the waiver of the Jones Act.No Closed Captioning Detected within this Video.... Read More
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Wildfires spreading through Calif. wine country

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As of Monday morning, three wildfires had burned more than 35,000 acres in Napa County.Learn more about this story at www.newsy.com/72608/Find more videos like this at www.newsy.comFollow Newsy on Facebook: www.facebook.com/newsyvideosFollow Newsy on Twitter: www.twitter.com/newsyvideosDetected Closed Captioning: Officials In Northern California Ordered Mass Evacuations Monday As Firefighters battled Multiple Fast-spreading wildfires Multiple Fires Sparked overnight And Early Monday In Napa And Sonoma County's In Just A Few Hours Monday Morning The Largest Fire The Tubbs Fire Burned More Than 35,000 Acres And It's Still Growing The Fire's Led California Governor... Read More
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Che Guevara’s iconic portrait artist discusses fighter’s legacy

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Countries across Latin America have been marking the 50th anniversary of the death of Che Guevara. Several thousand people have attended a ceremony in the Cuban city of Santa Clara to remember the revolutionary fighter who became known for his role in the Cuban revolution of 1959, fighting alongside Fidel and Raul Castro.Guevara had Irish roots - and Ireland has issued a commemorative postage stamp in his honour. However there has been anger from some Cuban exile groups - over the move. Jim Fitzpatrick, the artist who painted the famous portrait of Che Guevera, talks to Al Jazeera about the revolutionary fighter's legacy.- Subscribe to our channel: ... Read More
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Puerto Rico in talks with Tesla for batteries; Sonnen to help build microgrids

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Enlarge / SAN ISIDRO, PUERTO RICO - OCTOBER 07: People sit in their home lit by a single donated solar lamp more than two weeks after Hurricane Maria hit the island. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)Getty Images Tesla CEO Elon Musk pledged to send hundreds of energy-storing batteries to Puerto Rico to help the island recover from the devastating hurricane that took all of the island’s 3.4 million residents offline. Although no numbers have been announced yet—it's unclear exactly how many batteries Tesla will send, ... Read More
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New York Today: New York Today: Debating a Holiday

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Photo Omega Sirius Moon celebrating Indigenous Peoples Day in New York in 2015. Credit Yana Paskova for The New York Times Good morning on this murky Monday.Long be... Read More
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Gulf Coast Cleans Up After Nate

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Hurricane Nate struck this weekend and left a casino flooded in Biloxi, Mississippi. Mark Strassman reports.Detected Closed Captioning: nate Is The First Hurricane To Make Landfall In Mississippi Since Hurricane Katrina Storm Surge Was The Biggest problem As The Hurricane Moved Across the South Several Feet Of Water Rushed Into A Beachfront Casino In Biloxi Flooding The Parking Structure And The Lobby TV 1055's Mark Strassman Reports On The Storm As It Approached Eight Sprint's Into Biloxi Was Its Second Landfall In Three Hours And The First For A Hurricane In Mississippi Since Katrina In 2005 85 Mile-per-hour Winds And Rains Buffeted This Coastal Playground For Families And Gamblers This Is The Churning Gulf Of M... Read More
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California lowers penalties for spreading HIV

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Treatment for HIV has come a long way since the 1980s, and some California senators wanted to update the laws accordingly.Learn more about this story at www.newsy.com/72599/Find more videos like this at www.newsy.comFollow Newsy on Facebook: www.facebook.com/newsyvideosFollow Newsy on Twitter: www.twitter.com/newsyvideosDetected Closed Captioning: California Governor Jerry Brown Signed A Law Friday Reducing The Penalty For Knowingly Exposing Someone To HIV From A felony To A Misdemeanor The Old Set Of laws Were Rooted In The Early 1980s At The Time There Weren't Effective Treatments For HIV And There Were Rumors of People Intentionally Infecting Sexual Partners ... Read More
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More Help On The Way For 9/11 First Responders

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Exit 10/55 Long IslandDetected Closed Captioning: You're Watching Exit 1055 With Your Host Richard Rhodes And Good Morning I'm Richard Rose Welcome To Exit 1055 Long Island This Is Your TV 1055 Show About All Things Long Island In Just A Few Moments Our Long Islanders In For A Rate Shock When It Comes To Renewing Their Premiums On What Is Becoming A Shrinking State Health Exchange Menu But We Begin This Morning With More Help For First Responders They Risked It All To Pick Up That Toxic Pile Following The Collapse Of The Twin Towers Now 16 Years Ago Just Last Month On 9/11 September 11th They Joined The Relatives Of The Nearly 3,000 People Killed In The Terror Attack The Yearly Somber Tribute And Memorial Is A Tim... Read More
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New York Towns’ New Deal: We’ll Make Your Signs, You Sweep Our Streets

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The new statute, enacted into law when the state budget passed in April, laid out a timeline by which leaders in every county outside New York City had to appoint a panel of local elected officials, brainstorm ideas for sharing services, draft a plan and hold a vote. As an incentive, the state said that in 2018, the first full year of implementation, it would match any savings the towns and counties achieved.Nearly three dozen counties approved such plans earlier this mo... Read More
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Patients, Health Insurers Challenge Iowa’s Effort To Privatize Medicaid

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Enlarge this image Neal Siegel, who lives with his girlfriend, Beth Wargo, is one of six disabled Iowans suing the state over its privatized Medicaid program. Clay Masters/IPR hide caption toggle captio... Read More
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Hurricane Nate Comes Ashore In Mississippi

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Hurricane Nate made landfall near the mouth of the Mississippi River as a Category 1 storm with 85 mph winds just before 8 p.m. Saturday. CBS News' Courtney Zubowki reports from Gulfport, Mississippi.Detected Closed Captioning: WE ARE SEEING WIND AND RAIN. IT IS GETTING FIERCE. HURRICANE NATE ROARED ASHORE AS A CATEGORY 1 HURRICANE IN THE MOUTH OF THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER SATURDAY NIGHT. THE POWERFUL STORM WITH 85-MILE-AN-HOUR WINDS HAD SOUTH MISSISSIPPI IN ITS CROSS HAIRS. THIS IS A NIGHTTIME STORM. NIGHTTIME STORMS KILL PEOPLE. MISSISSIPPI GOVERNOR WARNED UP TO AN 11-FOOT STORM SURGE IN SOME AREAS. THE WATER IS RISING AND STREETS ARE FLOODING IN BAY ST. LOUIS. ALL EYES RIGHT NOW ARE ON THE WATER HERE IN GULFPORT. NA... Read More
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Hurricane Nate Makes Landfall

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Hurricane Nate made landfall near the mouth of the Mississippi River as a Category 1 storm with 85 mph winds just before 8 p.m. Saturday. CBS News' Courtney Zubowki reports from Gulfport, Mississippi.Detected Closed Captioning: OUTER BANDS OF RAIN AND WINDS. BUT THE BIGGEST CONCERN HERE IS STORM SURGE. SANDBAGS ARE FILLING UP AND BUSINESS OWNERS ARE BOARDING UP AS HURRICANE NATE RACES TOWARD THE CENTRAL GULF COAST. IN MISSISSIPPI, RESIDENTS WERE WARNED TO EVACUATE AREA BEACHES AN SEEK HIGHER GROUND. FLOODING IS A MAJOR CONCERN FOR ANTIPY BLAKELY. THE POWERFUL STORM COULD CREATE A STORM SURGE OF 11 TO 13 FEET HERE. IT IS A BIG STORM MOVING IN A HURRY. IT WILL GET A LOT OF WIND, A LOT OF WATER. Reporter: THIS MARINA ... Read More
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La. Governor Warns of Fast-Approaching Nate

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Gov. John Bel Edwards told Louisiana residents to prepare for Hurricane Nate, which is expected to make landfall sometime late Saturday as a Category 2 storm. (Oct. 7)Subscribe for more Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/AssociatedPressGet updates and more Breaking News here: ... Read More
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ICE official warns ‘at-large’ arrests in Calif.

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The acting director of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement is criticizing California's new "sanctuary state" law.Learn more about this story at www.newsy.com/72586/Find more videos like this at www.newsy.comFollow Newsy on Facebook: www.facebook.com/newsyvideosFollow Newsy on Twitter: www.twitter.com/newsyvideosDetected Closed Captioning: [Music] The Acting Director Of US Immigration And Customs Enforcement Says The Agency Will Have Quote No Choice But To Perform at-large Arrests Now That California Has Become A So-called Sanctuary State Governor Jerry Brown Signed A Bill Thursday Called The California Values Act Which Gives More Protections To Undocumented... Read More
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Traffic Shifts Off Tappan Zee Bridge To New Crossing

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Westchester bound traffic has now shifted to the new Governor Mario M. Cuomo Bridge.Detected Closed Captioning: FACEBOOK AND TWITTER. JOIN AT FACEBOOK.COM/CBS NEW YORK AND TWEET US AT CBS NEW YORK. THE TAPPAN ZEE BRIDGE REPLACEMENT IS MOVING ALONG FASTER THAN EXPECTED. HERE IS THE LAST CAR TO GO OVER THE TAPPAN ZEE BRIDGE LAST NIGHT BEFORE IT CLOSED FOR GOOD. HALF THE LANES ON THE NEW CROSSING ARE TAKING TRAFFIC FROM ROCKLAND TO WESTCHESTER. THAT IS WEEKS EARLIER THAN PLANNED. THE FIRST SPAN OF THE CUOMO BRIDGE HAS BEEN OPEN FROM WESTCHESTER TO ROCKLAND SINCE ... Read More
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Google Closer to Using Balloons for Telecom in Puerto Rico

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Last Friday, engineers on Google’s internet-by-balloon Project Loon tweeted that they hoped to bring emergency connectivity to Puerto Rico after Hurricanes Irma and Maria left more than 90 percent of the island without cellphone coverage. Just seven days later, the Federal Communications Commission Friday gave the company a green light to fly 30 balloons over Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands for up to six months. If all goes to plan, Google’s balloons will soon help replace the thousands of cellphone towers knocked down by hurricane-strength winds. The balloons would provide voice and data service through local carriers to users’ phones. The details of those arrangements aren’t... Read More
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Congressman Resigns After Abortion Allegations Involving Mistress

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Republican Congressman Tim Murphy has announced he will resign from the U.S. House of Representatives after allegations he urged a woman he was having an affair with to have an abortion.Detected Closed Captioning: [Music] Republican Congressman Tim Murphy Has Announced He Will Resign From The US House Of Representatives This Comes After Reports The Politician Allegedly Urged A Woman He Was Having Extramarital Affair With To Have An Abortion The Pittsburgh Post-gazette Detailed Text Between Murphy And His Mistress An Article Published Tuesday October 3rd One Text From Murphy's Mistress Said Quote And You Have Zero issue Posting Your Pro-life Stance All Over The Place When You Had No Issue Asking Me To Abort Our Unb... Read More
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Cuomo Orders Panel To Study Congestion Pricing

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Hold on to your wallets. You may have to pay even more to drive in New York City. Gov. Andrew Cuomo's new panel is looking at ways to raise money for a mass transit fix and ease traffic congestion. CBS2's Political Reporter Marcia Kramer has more.Detected Closed Captioning: CONGESTION. MARCIA KRAMER SAYS THE TOLLS ON THE EAST BRIDGES IS JUST THE START. Reporter: FEES IN THIS DISTRICT HAVE BEEN HOTLY DEBATED FOR A DECADE. IT'S EXTREMELY EXPENSIVE ALREADY. I THINK THAT'S DIFFICULT FOR A LOT OF PEOPLE TO AFFORD. I THINK IT WOULD HELP IN TERMS OF TRAFFIC. DRIVING AROUND IS NO FUN HONESTLY WITH ALL THE CONSTRUCTION. REALLY BAD FOR TAXI DRIVERS. WE'RE HERE ALL DAY! GOOD IDEA. Reporter: WHY? TRAFFIC IS JUST UNBELIEVABLE.... Read More
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Musk: Tesla can redo Puerto Rico’s power grid

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Tesla has solar projects on smaller islands, and Musk thinks they should be scalable to larger ones like Puerto Rico.Learn more about this story at www.newsy.com/72573/Find more videos like this at www.newsy.comFollow Newsy on Facebook: www.facebook.com/newsyvideosFollow Newsy on Twitter: www.twitter.com/newsyvideosDetected Closed Captioning: Weeks After Hurricane Marija Hit Puerto Rico The Island Is Still Mostly Without Power Now Elon Musk Thinks He Can Help Rebuild Puerto Rico's Electrical Grid And The islands Top Official Seems Interested In A Tweet Thursday Musk Said Tesla Could Switch The Islands Electrical Grid Over To Solar Energy If Puerto Rico Wanted Th... Read More
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Musk delays Tesla Semi unveil to focus on Model 3, Puerto Rico

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Tesla admittedly went into fall with a lot on the to-do list, but CEO Elon Musk, who also runs SpaceX and SolarCity, may be rearranging plans in order to keep everything in order. Musk tweeted Friday the Tesla Semi truck unveiling, once planned for October 26th, would now take place November 16th. The Semi timing was shuffled, Musk said, in part to get production of the Tesla Model 3 back on schedule. Last week, ... Read More
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Albany touts advances of MWBEs, new support

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Good news to help you celebrate National Women’s Small Business Month: The percentage of Minority and Women-Owned Business Enterprises among the private businesses holding New York State contracts is on the rise. The utilization rate for MWBEs participating in state contracts increased to 27.2 percent during the 2016-17 fiscal year, Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s office announced this week, with companies owned by minorities and women winning more than $2.2 billion in state-sanctioned work. New York’s MWBE utilization rate, which has i... Read More
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Elon Musk offers to rebuild Puerto Rico’s power grid using solar

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A casual comment on Twitter by Tesla CEO Elon Musk about rebuilding Puerto Rico’s power grid using solar technology is being treated seriously by the storm-ravaged island’s top elected officials. On Twitter, Musk said that his technology, which powers several smaller islands, could be scaled up to work for Puerto Rico. The island’s governor promptly respo... Read More
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Tropical Storm Nate could hit US as hurricane

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Forecasters predict Nate will become a Category 1 hurricane when it reaches the U.S. Gulf Coast.Learn more about this story at www.newsy.com/72560/Find more videos like this at www.newsy.comFollow Newsy on Facebook: www.facebook.com/newsyvideosFollow Newsy on Twitter: www.twitter.com/newsyvideosDetected Closed Captioning: Another Potentially Deadly Storm Is moving Toward The U.s. Tropical Storm Nate Slammed Parts Of Central America On Thursday With Heavy Rain Causing Major Flooding And Mudslides Officials Told Several Media Outlets At Least 22 People Were Killed Nate Is Expected To Gain strength As It Turns Through The Gulf Of Mexico And Poor Cats Rates Predicto... Read More
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Elon Musk says he can rebuild Puerto Rico’s power grid with solar

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Renewable energy entrepreneur Elon Musk says he could rebuild Puerto Rico's shattered electrical infrastructure with his solar energy technology.The vast majority of the island territory remains without power, weeks after it was hit by Hurricane Maria.On Twitter, Mr Musk said his technology, which powers several smaller islands, could be scaled up to work for Puerto Rico.The island's governor responded to Mr Musk with the message: "Let's talk"."Do you want to show the world the power and scalability of your Tesla technologies? Puerto Rico could be that flagship project," the Governor ... Read More
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10/16/2017 – Small & Mid-Sized Business Committee

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Long Island Association in Partnership with Governor Andrew CuomoNew York State Minority- and Women-Owned Business (MWBE) ForumIn 2014, Governor Andrew Cuomo set a goal to provide 30 percent of state contract dollars to minority- and women-owned enterprises. The MWBE program is designed to increase economic opportunity, boost job creation and fuel innovation.Last year, the LIA Small and Mid-Sized Business Committee hosted a forum to support the expansion of opportunities for MWBEs on Long Island and train companies interested in certification. We will reconvene to assist small businesses with navigating the state’s contract opportunities, including transportation, construction and information technology, as well as financial ... Read More
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Noting $21B in damage, Cuomo (kinda) blasts Trump

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By GREGORY ZELLER // Is Andrew Cuomo running for president? The governor has been customarily coy about a potential 2020 White House bid, and with an increasingly sticky 2018 re-election campaign to navigate first, there’s certainly no rush on an official declaration. But Cuomo hasn... Read More
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Puerto Ricans hope Maria disaster can be catalyst for long-term change

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It has been two weeks since Hurricane Maria devastated the US territory of Puerto Rico. The long process of clean-up and recovery is still underway.But this week's visit of US President Donald Trump did little to ease the anger of many residents - and leading officials - unhappy at what they see as a lack of federal help from the mainland.Al Jazeera's Shihab Rattansi is in the capital San Juan - where locals are hoping Maria can be the catalyst for long term change.Xiomara Caro-Diaz, a leading grassroots organiser, expresses her thoughts on the matter.- Subscribe to our channel: ... Read More
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That Flag-Burning Seattle Seahawks Photo Isn’t Fake News. It’s a Meme

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Last Thursday, a member of the Facebook page "Vets for Trump" posted a photo of Seattle Seahawks defensive end Michael Bennett. In it, Bennett—one of several professional football players who has remained seated during the national anthem at games—dances in a locker room, gleefully holding a tattered American flag. The caption read, "#Seattleseahawks - no more NFL." The photo was fake, but that didn't seem to matter; within a day, it had racked up more than 10,000 shares, likes, and comments from furious people all over the country. “Maybe he'll burn his damn leg off,... Read More
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California Bill Would Compel Drugmakers To Justify Price Hikes

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Enlarge this image Drug lobbyists and consumer health advocates fill the halls of the state Capitol in September to see how Assembly members vote on a controversial drug price transparency bill. Tam Ma/Courtesy of Health Access California hide caption ... Read More
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Brazilian Police Thwart Would Could Have Been World’s Biggest Bank Heist

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On Oct. 3, Police in São Paulo announced the arrests of 16 would-be bank robbers accused of digging a tunnel from their hideout to a Bank of Brazil vault containing over R$1 billion.Detected Closed Captioning: [Music] Police In Brazil Have Foiled What Could Have Been The Largest Bank Heist In history On October 3rd South Paulo Civil Police Announced The Arrest Of 16 People Accused Of Digging A Tunnel From Their Hideout Into A Bank Of Brazil Vault The Underground Passageway Had Been Lined with Metal Posts For Support And Measured More Than A Half A Kilometer long More Than 1 Billion Brazilian Reals Or 318 Million Dollars Where It's Thick the Criminal Gang Had Reportedly Invested Four Months In Four Million rai... Read More
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Philippine Secretary of Foreign Affairs discusses ties with China, Security Challenges Pt 2

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The meeting between Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte and Chinese President Xi Jinping last October marked a new beginning for the neighboring countries.Since the talks, the two countries have signed 22-cooperative agreements and China is now the Philippines biggest trading partner.CGTN’s Anand Naidoo had the chance to sit-down with Alan Peter Cayetano, The Philippine Secretary of Foreign Affairs, to discuss the latest developments and the ever changing relationship between the two countries.Chinese Premier Li Keqiang will travel to the Philippines next month for an official visit and to attend the ASEAN Summit. Relations between China and the Philippines have improved greatly over... Read More
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Who will help Puerto Rico? – The Stream

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Detected Closed Captioning: [Music] hi Emily Kirby Dan And Dan Ming And You're In The Stream Live On Al-jazeera and YouTube The Dust Hole In Puerto Rico From Hurricane Maria Has Jumped To 34 And Could Rise Even Higher And As The US territory Continues The Recovery Effort who's Helping Out We Are Dying Here And I Cannot Fathom The Thought That The greatest Nation In The World Cannot Figure Out The Logistics For A Small Island Of A Hundred Miles By 35 Miles more So Mayday We Are In Trouble It's Been Two Weeks Since The Strongest Hurricane To Hit Puerto Rico In 90 Years Made Landfall delivering A Massive Blow To The US territory Hurricane Maria Decimated The islands Infrastructure The Storm Snapped Power Lines Like Toothpicks A... Read More
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Puerto Rico’s Death Toll Rises From 16 to 34 in Wake of Hurricane Maria

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On Oct. 3, Puerto Rican Gov. Ricardo Rosselló announced that the island's death toll from Hurricane Maria had risen from 16 to 34 confirmed deaths.Detected Closed Captioning: [Music] puerto Rico's Death Toll In The Wake Of hurricane Maria Has More Than Double From 16 To 34 Confirmed Deaths Governor Ricardo Sao Announced The New Figures October 3rd Just Hours After US President Donald Trump Departed From His One-day Tour Of The Island Where CEO Says 19 Of The Deaths Were Directly Caused By The Storm Which Slammed Into The Island September 20th With 155 Mile-per-hour Winds These Include Drownings Were People Being Hit By Flying Debris the Remaining Deaths Were Indirectly Tied To The Storm these Include Medical Inc... Read More
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More Corruption Trials? Possible Reprise Makes Albany Groan

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All of this has veteran observers of the Capitol’s venality searching for new metaphors. “The aircraft carrier named Corruption is lined up with a lot of planes,” said Blair Horner, executive director of the New York Public Interest Research Group. “They’re all ready to go.”On a political level, Mr. Horner added, the trials of ex-leaders and ex-friends of the governor could cast a shadow over the 2018 legislative session, as well as the re-election campaign of Mr. Cuomo, a Democrat with ... Read More
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Italian-American Groups To Call Out Politicians Over Columbus Statue

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A coalition of Italian-American groups are going to call out politicians for not explicitly saying they support keeping the statue of Christopher Columbus. Marcia Kramer reports.Detected Closed Captioning: Today A Coalition Of Italian-american Organizations Is Said To Publicly Call Out Politicians Who Don't Support Preserving The Statue Of Christopher Columbus The Press Conference Comes As A Local Italian American Leaders Say They're Boycotting Mayor De Blasio's Columbus De Pree Parade Celebration And Withholding Financial Support CBS 2 Political Reporter Marcia Kramer Explains Workers Started Erecting The Grandstand For The Columbus Day Parade but Even Before The Grand Marshal Takes The First Steps Down Fifth Ave... Read More
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President Trump, First Lady Visit Puerto Rico

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President Trump and First Lady Melania Trump surveyed the damage left by Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico.Detected Closed Captioning: President And First Lady Met With Storm victims Yesterday Trump Raised The Thousands Of Federal Emergency Workers And Military Members Helping With Relief Efforts He Also Joked About The Cost Of Those Efforts I Hate To Tell You Porto Rico But You Thrown Our Budget A Little Out Of Whack Because We Spent A Lot Of Money On Puerto Rico And That's Fine We've Saved A Lot Of Lives The Governor Of Puerto Rico Says The Official Death Toll From Hurricane Maria Has Increased From 16 To 34 He Also Confirmed That 95 percent Of Residents Remain Without power Nearly Two Weeks After The Storm ... Read More
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Trump praises himself in first visit to storm-torn Puerto Rico

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The number of people confirmed dead in the US territory of Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria has risen to at least 34 people.US President Donald Trump visited the island on Tuesday, two weeks after the Hurricane struck. Already accused of botching the government response, his remarks there have generated more controversy.He says Puerto Rico's massive debt will have to be wiped out. Earlier this year it filed the biggest bankruptcy in US municipal history with debts amounting to $72bn.Al Jazeera's Shihab Rattansi reports from San Juan, Puerto Rico.- Subscribe to our channel: ... Read More
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Trump Tours Damage From Hurricane Maria

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On Wednesday, the president will travel to Las Vegas to meet with survivors of the shooting. CBS2’s Brian Conybeare reports.Detected Closed Captioning: Did You Feel Safe Well Since Its Concrete We Were Saying President Trump And The First Lady Met With Survivors Of Hurricane Maria In Puerto Rico And Praised The 10,000 Federal Emergency Workers And Members Of The Military Helping With Relief Efforts I've Never Seen People Working So Hard In My Life Despite That Hard Work The Governor Of Puerto Rico Confirms 95 Percent Of Residents Remain Without Power Nearly Two Weeks After The Storm Hit And Fewer than Half Have Access To Clean Drinking Water There Are Long Lines To Get Food And Fuel Banks Are Now Running Low On ... Read More
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De Blasio Faces Further Fallout Over Columbus

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Italian American leaders said they will boycott the mayor’s pre-Columbus day parade celebration. CBS2 Political Reporter Marcia Kramer has more.Detected Closed Captioning: Workers Started Erecting The Grandstand For The Columbus Day Parade But Even Before The Grand Marshal Takes The First Steps Down Fifth Avenue There Was A New Controversy Furious Italian Americans Are Saying Hell No We Won't Go To Mayor De Blasio's Annual Columbus Day Soiree at Gracie Mansion I'm Personally Not Going To Be Going Are You Asking Other People Not To Go I Am Recommending Other People Not To Go And When Columbus Foundation President Angelo Aviva Low Speaks Others Listen The Leaders Of Some 40 Other Italian-american Groups Are Urging... Read More