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GOP tax bill could hurt Puerto Rico

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Higher taxes on the companies that do business in Puerto Rico could threaten jobs on the island.Learn more about this story at www.newsy.com/74468/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 Gops Consolidated Tax Bill Unveiled Friday Could Be Bad News For Puerto Rico That's Because Puerto Rico Is Sometimes considered A Foreign Country For Tax Purposes The Designation Means Corporations Doing Business On The Island Could Face A Minimum 10% Tax On Profits Abroad As Well As A 12.5 Percent Tax On Intangible Assets Such As Patents H... Read More
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Puerto Ricans frustrated over lack of aid

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Puerto Rico is still struggling to recover, nearly three months after Hurricanes Irma and then Maria slammed into the island in September.Thousands of people are still without power.It's estimated that the island suffered as much as $95bn in damages. People remain frustrated by the pace of recovery.Al Jazeera’s Joao da Silva reports.- Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe- Follow us on Twitter: ... Read More
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What’s next for net neutrality, and how you can help

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Defying the facts, the law, and the will of millions of Americans, the Federal Communications Commission has voted to repeal net neutrality protections. It’s difficult to understate how radical the FCC’s decision was. The Internet has operated under formal and informal net neutrality principles for years. For the first time, the FCC has not only abdicated its role in enforcing those principles, it has rejected them altogether. Here’s the good news: ... Read More
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White House looks for ways to fund infrastructure plans

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Published on Dec 15, 2017Former Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood discusses whether President Trump will be able to gain bipartisan support for his infrastructure plan, which is set to be released in January. Category License Standard YouTube License ... Read More
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White House looks for ways to pay for infrastructure plan

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Published on Dec 15, 2017Former Secretary of Transportation Ray Lahood on how the Trump administration can pay for its infrastructure plan. Category News & Politics License ... Read More
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California exodus could occur amid housing crisis

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Published on Dec 15, 2017‘The Property Man’ host Bob Massi explains why it’s so expensive to buy property in California and how that could lead to an exodus from the golden stat Category License Standard YouTube License Detected Closed Ca... Read More
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Interview with Arvin Vohra, “The Why” 12/13/17

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Australia: Child abuse report criticises catholic church

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A five-year inquiry into the sexual abuse of children in Australia has called for sweeping changes to be made.These included recommending an end to mandatory celibacy in the Catholic Church.The Australian Royal Commission estimates tens of thousands of children have been abused in Australian institutions over the last 90 years.Al Jazeera’s Victoria Gatenby reports.Subscribe to our channel http://bit.ly/AJSubscribeFollow us on Twitt... Read More
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After FCC Abandons Net Neutrality, States Take Up the Fight

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The Federal Communications Commission will no longer protect net neutrality. Now, officials in more than a dozen states are trying to take on the job. Within minutes after the FCC voted to jettison its Obama-era rules that prohibit internet providers from blocking or discriminating against lawful content, New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman said he would lead a multistate lawsuit against the agency to preserve the regulations. Ars T... Read More
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Kentucky Lawmaker Dies by Suicide

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Published on Dec 14, 2017Kentucky State Rep. Dan Johnson was found dead Dec. 13 of a single gunshot wound to the head just two days after a sexual assault allegation surfaced in a news report; the Bullitt County coroner has confirmed that Johnson took his own life. Category License Standard YouT... Read More
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As tax reform moves forward, Californians brace for changes

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Published on Dec 14, 2017California Republican gubernatorial candidate John Cox discusses how the GOP tax reform plan -- which could pass as soon as next week -- could impact Californians, a high-tax state that reaps the benefits of the state and local tax deductions. Category License Standard Y... Read More
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What are Alabama voters expecting from Doug Jones?

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With a surprisingly strong turnout, voters in one of the most Republican states elected a Democrat to the U.S. Senate and repudiated its controversial GOP nominee. John Yang reports on the upset in Alabama’s election and Judy Woodruff talks to Alabama Rep. Terri Sewell -- who up till now was the only Democrat in that state’s delegation -- about what we can expect from Doug Jones in office.Detected Closed Captioning: JUDY WOODRUFF: Last Night, As We Said, There Was A Political Earthquake In The American South. Doug Jones Became The First Democrat To Win A U.S. Senate Seat From The State Of Alabama In 25 Years, Defeating Republican Roy Moore. As John Yang Reports, The GOP Loss Followed A... Read More
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The Heat: Trump-backed candidate defeated for US Senate Pt 1

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In a major defeat for President Donald Trump, a Democrat is elected to the United States Senate from the state of Alabama for the first time in 25 years. Tonight’s panel takes a look at this and more: Dan Perkins, political commentator and author; Lynn Sweet, columnist and Washington Bureau Chief for the Chicago Sun-Times; Chip Brownlee, writes for the Alabama Political Reporter, a website covering state politics and government and Jessica Stone, CGTN’s White House Correspondent.Detected Closed Captioning: We Have So Not Just Around The State Of Alabama But We Have Shown The Country The Way That We In A Major Defeat For president Donald Trump A Democrat Is Elected To The United States... Read More
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Democrats call for tax bill vote delay until Jones is seated in the Senate

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News Wrap: Minnesota’s Tina Smith tapped to fill Franken’s Senate seat

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In our news wrap Wednesday, Minnesota's Democratic lieutenant governor has been named to fill Sen. Al Franken's seat after he resigned amid allegations of sexual misconduct. Tina Smith plans to run for a permanent seat in next November's special election. Also, President Trump is facing new criticism after tweeting about Democratic Kirsten Gillibrand, including a scathing editorial from USA Today.No Closed Captioning Detected within this Video.... Read More
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In Ed Lee’s San Francisco, Utopia and Dystopia Are Neighbors

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From the tall windows of WIRED’s offices in San Francisco’s South-of-Market neighborhood I’ve watched almost a decade of radical change made physical in concrete and glass. The city’s forest of new skyscrapers is at least in part the legacy of Mayor Ed Lee, who died early Tuesday morning after almost seven years in office. San Francisco is rolling into the second quarter of the 21st century with the purposeful but cautious stutter-step speed of a first-generation self-driving car—the wealthiest, youngest, smartest people on earth live alongside some of the poorest; utopia and dystopia are barely a few blocks apart. That’s the city Ed Lee built. It’s a cliché to say upon a politician... Read More
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Maragos: NYS Pension Fund’s Lagging Investment Gains Cost Nassau County Over $672M in Last 10 Years

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Mineola, NY. An analysis of the New York State Pension Fund (NYSPF) found that it underperformed compared to the Dow Jones and S&P 500 general market indices costing municipalities an estimated $19.7 billion, or approximately 46.2%, in higher pension premiums over the past 10 years. The cost to Nassau County is estimated to have been over $672 million over the last 10 years (2008-2017), or about $67 million annually, on average, in higher than necessary pension premiums for its employees. This analysis has been sent to the New York State Comptroller in a letter dated December 5, 2017 with copies to local officials and Governor Cuomo.“The underperformance of the NYSPF’s investments have placed a big burden on local municipaliti... Read More
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Minnesota Lt. Gov. Tina Smith appointed to replace Al Franken

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Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton appointed Lieutenant Governor Tina Smith as the replacement for Senator Al Franken. Smith will take over Franken's seat until a special election is held next November.Subscribe to the "CBSN" Channel HERE: http://bit.ly/1Re2MgSWatch "CBSN" live HERE: ... Read More
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House, Senate Republicans negotiating tax reform

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Published on Dec 13, 2017Fox News senior Capitol Hill producer Chad Pergram discusses what the reconciliation process is like for Republicans’ tax reform plan, which is currently being negotiated by the House and Senate Category License Standard YouTube License ... Read More
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Long Island REDC rebounds with ‘Top’ $84.3M haul

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By GREGORY ZELLER // The Long Island Regional Economic Development Council is back on top, once again ranked as a “Top Performer” in Albany’s annual REDC sweepstakes with a hefty $84.3 million haul. That’s terrific news for the “priority” and “regionally significant” projects on the LIREDC’s 2017 wish list, which included funding for a waterfront revitalization effort in Greenport, a new technology-focused Digital Ballpark business incubator in the Wyandanch Village development and 31 other projects that... Read More
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Minnesota Lt. Gov. Tina Smith to replace Franken

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Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton announced the decision Wednesday. Smith's appointed term will last until January 2019.Learn more about this story at www.newsy.com/74384/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: Minnesota Lieutenant Governor Tina Smith Has Been Tapped To Fill Al Franken Seat In The Senate Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton Announced The Decision Wednesday Smith's Appointed Term Will Last Until January 2019 But she Plans To Run In A 2018 Special Election To Serve The Remainder Of Frankenstorm Which Ends In January 2021 Fran... Read More
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Minnesota Lt. Gov. Named To Replace Sen. Al Franken

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Published on Dec 13, 2017Lt. Gov. Tina Smith will take over the former senator's seat following Al Franken's resignation amid allegations of sexual misconduct. CBS2's Chris Wragge reports. Category License Standard YouTube License Detected Clos... Read More
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Rosenberg: What’s with the governor’s speaking style?

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In a recent public service announcement, Andrew Cuomo is featured speaking to a group of children and he is relaxed, engaged, conversational…even warm. Whoa. This isn’t the governor which one former staffer is reputed to have once described as having just two expectations from people: surrender or die. Unlike his conversation with kids, whenever he gets in front of a podium he sounds like a strident, staccato, lecturing, drill sergeant from Queens who doesn’t seem to think his audience is quite smart enough to understand his narrative. Others have written about Mr. Cuomo’s particular style of speech, suggesting that what is accepted on Long Island, Midtown or Buffalo isn’t going to jive with Iowa Democrats when ... Read More
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Get to know Doug Jones, Alabama’s newest Senator

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The career prosecutor pulled off an upset on Tuesday but was largely left out of media coverage before the election.Learn more about this story at www.newsy.com/74360/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: You Probably Couldn't Be Faulted For Not Knowing The Name Background Or Positions Of The Man Running In The Alabama Special Election Not Named Roy Moore Doug Jones Career Prosecutor And Moderate Democrat Entered The Race As A Longshot But As Election Day Has Gotten Closer Solved The Polls But Who Is He Jones Was Born In 1954... Read More
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How voter ID laws affect minority groups

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Voter ID laws may have been a barrier for some people to cast votes in Alabama's special election.Learn more about this story at www.newsy.com/74355/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: Tuesday Marks The End Of Alabama's Special Election Between Doug Jones And Roy Moore But Some People May Not Have been Able To Participate That's Because Alabama Enforces A Voter ID Law Requiring Specific Types Of Identification In Order To Vote Ballot IDs Include Driver's Licenses State Or Federal Issued IDs US Passports Or Even IDs From Ala... Read More
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The rise and fall of American labor unions

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Labor unions took off in the 1800s as a way to bridge the gap between employers and workers. But now they're in decline.Learn more about this story at www.newsy.com/74335/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 Life Span Of American labor In June Jansen Sheeplike Belcar Struggling To Climb At First Then riding high And Finally crossing Out Hollah Up and Down To About Two Hundred tolon Years Mycobacteria to Start 10 Series Use the sonic Youth Professor William Than half reds industrial Development In The Early Nine... Read More
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Republican Assemblyman Enters Race to Challenge Governor Cuomo

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Another possible Republican candidate — one seemingly favored by many in the state’s Republican leadership — is Harry Wilson, a corporate turnaround expert who reiterated on Tuesday that he is near a decision.By being the first to declare, Mr. Kolb invited attention, not all of it positive.“Would a minority leader with a small ‘m’ who has had no power in his entire period in Albany, would he give Andrew Cuomo a hard time in a campaign?” said ... Read More
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Are $40 Toll Roads The Future?

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Enlarge this image Cars on Interstate 66 are warned of road conditions in March 2014 in Fairfax County, Va. The state's Department of Transportation recently started using dynamic pricing on the toll road, where prices vary based on congestion. Karen Bleier/AFP/Getty Images hide caption ... Read More
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Governor Cuomo Announces Plan To Transform Puerto Rico’s Electric Power Grid To Withstand Future Storms And Utilize Modern Grid Technologies

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Puerto Rico Energy Resiliency Working Group Provides Recommendations to Restore Puerto Rico and Implement the Build Back Better Plan. Albany, NY - December 12, 2017 - Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and Governor Ricardo Rosselló today announced a plan to rebuild and transform Puerto Rico's electric power system, which was severely damaged by Hurricane Maria in September. The envisioned system will be more resilient, efficient, advanced, and less dependent on fossil fuel imports that cost Puerto Ricans more than $2 billion annually. "In the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy in New York, a plan was immediately p... Read More
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San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee dead at 65

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San Francisco Board of Supervisors President London Breed says that Mayor Edwin Lee has died. He was 65. Lee, who was not known to be ill, was appointed as mayor in 2011, replacing Mayor Gavin Newsom, who was elected the state's lieutenant governor. He went on to win the 2011 election and was re-elected in 2015.Subscribe to the "CBSN" Channel HERE: http://bit.ly/1Re2MgSWatch "CBSN" live HERE: ... Read More
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Increased Security At Transit Hubs

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Published on Dec 12, 2017The passageway connecting the Port Authority Bus Terminal and Times Square has reopened this morning, but with more security. CBS2's Magdalena Doris reports. Category License Standard YouTube License Detected Closed Cap... Read More
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Security Stepped Up In Wake Of Port Authority Blast

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Published on Dec 11, 2017Outside Madison Square Garden, heavily armed police officers and bomb-sniffing dogs monitored the area as fans flocked to catch the Rangers game. CBS2's Jessica Borg reports. Category License Standard YouTube License De... Read More
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Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens, a former Navy SEAL, touts his physical feats

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Rappelling into a bull-riding rodeo event, crawling through dirt in a SWAT obstacle course and entering a burning building with firefighters. These could be action movie stunts by Arnold Schwarzenegger, the Hollywood star turned California governor. But they were all done by another governor earning a reputation for public displays of physical prowess — Eric Greitens of Missouri. ... Read More
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Security Increased Across NYC In Wake Of Port Authority Blast

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Detected Closed Captioning: All Tonight Law Enforcement Agencies Have Increased Security At Key Locations Around The City Including Penn Station TV 10/55 Jessica Borg Is Live There With more Jessica Alice Officials Say Many Of these Locations Have Had Ramped Up Security Because It's The Holiday Season and There's Already A Heightened State Of Alert Now In Light Of Today's Terror Related Incident It's Been Intensified Tonight Heavily Armed National Guardsmen patrolling Penn Station The NYPD's Strategic And Critical Response Teams On The Ready An Outside Madison Square Garden Bomb Sniffing Dogs Monitoring The Area Heightened Security At Heavily Populated Places Considered Potential Terrorist Targets We Definitely Feel The Pres... Read More
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Global business leaders collaborate on protecting the environment

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Security Stepped Up In Wake Of Subway Bomb Attack

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Detected Closed Captioning: The NYPD The Port Authority And Other Law Enforcement Agencies Have Increased security At Key Locations Around The city Including Of Course Penn Station CBS 2's Hazel Sanchez Is There Right Now Live With More For Us Hazel Well Dana Heavy Police Presence Is Just A Part Of Daily Life Here Yet This City Remains A Constant Terror Target Security Stepped Up Yet Again Today Police Officers Seemingly Everywhere You Turn You See This K9 Unit Sniffing Passengers As They head Down Into The Station And Some People Here Are Wondering If Anything Else Can Be Done Before The Smoke Cleared Inside The Port Authority Bus Terminal Subway Station A Port Authority Police Officer Had Terror Suspect aquella Ulla In Cus... Read More
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Investigators Probe Home Of Bombing Suspect Akayed Ullah

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Published on Dec 11, 2017The NYPD and FBI are looking for any information on what may have motivated the attempted terror attack. CBS2's Lisa Rozner reports. Category License Standard YouTube License Detected Closed Captioning: a Rush-hour Ter... Read More
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Attempted Terror Attack Prompts Massive Law Enforcement Response

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Published on Dec 11, 2017The NYPD and other agencies have increased security at key locations around the city. CBS2's Hazel Sanchez reports. Category News & Politics License ... Read More
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Attempted Terrorist Attack Injures 4 in NYC

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Police say have arrested 27-year-old Akayed Ullah in connection with what New York Mayor Bill De Blasio has called an attempted terrorist attack near a subway stop below Times Square; Ullah and three others were injured when a device strapped to his body detonated around 7:20 a.m. on Dec. 11.Detected Closed Captioning: An Attempted Terrorist Attack Disrupted Transit Services During The Morning Rush In Midtown Manhattan Police Got The Call around 7:20 A.m. On Monday December 11th NYPD Commissioner James O'Neill Says There Was An Explosion In A Walkway connecting To Subway Lines Near Times Square A 27 Year Old Man Identified As A kiyah Doula Reportedly Had A Low Tech Explosive Device Attach... Read More
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Governor Cuomo Announces Grand Opening Of Digital Command Center To Monitor NYPA Power Plant Operations, Encourage Energy Innovation

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Center is Latest Example of Governor Cuomo's Investment in Clean Energy Technology and Innovation and Advances State's Goal for NYPA to Become Nation's First All-Digital Utility. Albany, NY - December 11, 2017 - Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced the opening of a new, cutting-edge digitized power asset monitoring and diagnostic center at the New York Power Authority's headquarters in White Plains. The initiative is a major milestone in the Governor's Reforming the Energy Vision strategy to build an energy system that is cleaner, more resilient and affordable and is part of the Governor's investment in clean energy technology and innovation. The new ... Read More
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Schwarzenegger Pushes Climate Pact in Paris

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Former California governor Arnold Schwarzenegger told reporters in Paris that he would continue to fight climate change, despite Donald Trump pulling the U.S. out of the Paris agreement. (Dec. 11)Subscribe for more Arts and Entertainment News: http://smarturl.it/AssociatedPressGet fast, accurate coverage of every arts and entertainment story making headlines worldwide, from festivals and premieres to births, deaths, scandals and arrests, plus... Read More
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The Walking Dead Villain Watch season 8, episode 8: How It’s Gotta Be

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The Walking Dead is back, and for us here at The Verge, that’s an opportunity to examine just how effective the show can be in creating a complex villain. As played by Jeffrey Dean Morgan, big bad Negan has always been violent. But thanks to his man-baby antics, he’s stubbornly remained a comic book thug, never becoming the nuanced character the show so sorely needs. Each week, I’ll be analyzing the show through its presentation of Negan: how he acts, how he delivers his jokes and threats, and most importantly, how his character develops in contrast to our supposedly virtuous heroes. We’ll look at all the traits a villain is supposed to excel at, including those we detest, and ... Read More
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Law Enforcement Steps Up Patrols After NYC Bombing

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Published on Dec 11, 2017Penn Station, Grand Central and other places along New York City's transit systems will see increased security measures in place following Monday morning's bomb blast at under the Port Authority Bus Terminal. CBS2's Janelle Burrell reports. Category License Standard YouT... Read More
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Mayor: ‘This Was An Attempted Terrorist Attack’

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Published on Dec 11, 2017Mayor Bill De Blasio, Gov. Andrew Cuomo and other officials held a press conference Monday about the underground explosion at the Port Authority Bus Terminal during the morning rush hour commute. Category License Standard YouTube License ... Read More
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Bitcoin futures begin trading on Chicago’s CBOE

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(Reuters) — Bitcoin futures jumped more than 20 percent in their eagerly anticipated U.S. debut, which backers hope will encourage wider use and legitimacy for the world’s largest cryptocurrency even as critics warn of the risk of a bubble and price collapse. The launch on Sunday night may have caused an early outage of the Chicago-based CBOE Global Markets’ website. The exchange said that due to heavy traffic on the CBOE Global Markets website, the site “may be temporarily unavailable.” The one-month bitcoin contract opened trade at 6 pm (6.00 p.m. ET) at $15,460, dipped briefly and then rose to a high of $18,700. As of 0630 GMT, it was up 17 percent from the open at $18,140, with 2,368 contracts ... Read More
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Joseph Humire discusses Venezuela’s local elections

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Venezuela is electing hundreds of local officials in the country’s last national election before next year’s presidential vote. For more on the election, CGTN’s Susan Roberts spoke to Joseph Humire, executive director of the Center for a Secure Free Society.Detected Closed Captioning: more On The Elections Were Joined Now By Joseph Hugh Mayer He Is The Executive Director Of The Center For A Secure Free Society Joseph Great To See You Are We Surprised That The Turnout Is Low There no I Think The Opposition Has Made It Very Clear That They Don't Feel That these Elections Are Representative Of Any Democratic Process That They Want To Uphold They Feel Actually Going Back To 2013 They Fe... Read More
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Argentina invests billions of dollars in nuclear energy

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Brazil and Mexico both have nuclear energy but when it comes to nuclear power production, Argentina is Latin America’s leader. It already has three nuclear plants and plans to start construction on two new reactors next year. Argentina also has the distinction of being the only country in the region capable of designing, producing and exporting nuclear power to the world. The two soon-to-be-built reactors represent a 15 billion dollar investment that will increase the country’s long-term energy security. Nuclear energy offers sustainable and low carbon-energy production. Advocates claim it also aids in the effort to slow climate change. But major accidents in past decades have div... Read More
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Group recommends Democrats cut superdelegates

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The recommendation comes after concerns about the fairness of superdelegates during the 2016 election.Learn more about this story at www.newsy.com/74297/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 Commission Tasked With Reunifying The Democratic Party Has Released Its First Batch Of Recommendations And One In Particular Would Be A Pretty Big change For The Party The Democratic Party's Unity Reform Commission Says The party Should Cut So-called Super delegates By Almost 60% You Might Remember The Term Super Delegate From Last Ye... Read More
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No Longer at the Mayor’s Flank, Mark-Viverito Charts a New Path

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And while the Council never passed a bill that was vetoed by the mayor, some Council members — backed by Ms. Mark-Viverito — effectively vetoed the mayor on occasion.She gave members more leeway to not only move bills forward (sometimes to the surprise or consternation of the mayor’s office), but also allowed individual members to reject projects in their districts, even if they had mayoral backing, like a zoning change sought by a developer in Upper Manhattan, blocked by Councilman Ydanis Rodriguez, or another in Sunnyside, Queens, blocked by Councilman Jimmy Van Bramer. Both those projects were supported by the mayor because ... Read More
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Debate Over Solar Farm Near Abandoned Nuclear Plant

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Detected Closed Captioning: WELCOME BACK. ONCE AGAIN, THE ISSUE OF SOLAR FARMS AND WHERE TO PLACE THEM IS PUTTING ENVIRONMENTALISTS AGAINST ENVIRONMENTALISTS. LAST YEAR A PROPOSAL TO PLACE THE SOLAR FARM ON LAND NEXT TO THE LONG ABANDONED NUCLEAR POWER PLANT WAS ITSELF SCRAPPED BY THE LONG ISLAND POWER AUTHORITY. THAT AFTER THE BROOKHAVEN TOWN AND ENVIRONMENTALISTS OBJECTED TO IT. WHAT IS THEIR COMPLAINT? BECAUSE THE PROJECT WOULD HAVE REQUIRED CUTTING DOWN TREES AND TREES HELP TO REMOVE THE CARBON FOOTPRINT FROM THE ATMOSPHERE. NOW THERE IS A NEW TREES VERSUS SOLAR BATTLE AND IS NOT FAR AWAY IN MASTIC. EFFORT TO INCORPORATE THAT LAND INTO THE PROTECTIVE FIGHT -- PINE BARRENS REGION THOUGH NOT WITH THE APPROVAL OF THE PERSON ... Read More
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Late season California fires might become common

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The rain that normally ends California's fire season hasn't come this year.Learn more about this story at www.newsy.com/74291/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 Says Wildfires Burning Through Southern California Are The New Normal And This Could Be Something That Happens Every year Or Every Few Years It Happens In Some Degree It's Just More Intense More Widespread And It Were About Ready To have Fire Fighting At Christmas And He May Be Right Climate Change Is Likely making Fires Worse Not Ju... Read More
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New Push To Help Homeless, Hungry Veterans

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Detected Closed Captioning: You're Watching Exit 1055 With Your Host Richard Rose 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 Bit The Latest Town To Crack Down On Hookah Bars Plus The Big Fuss Over A Proposed Solar Farm In Suffolk County Why The Governor Is Now Involved And Three Extremely Talented Young High School Teens And The Big Prize They're Taking Home From A National Science Contest But we Begin Today With The Rather Shameful and Sad Story Of Homeless And Hungry Veterans Americans They're Not Surprised To Know That A Half Million People Are Homeless In America We See Them Every Day In Our Streets Many Living There But It's Estimated T... Read More
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New Push For Increased Regulations For Hookah Bars On Long Island

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Detected Closed Captioning: And We're Back A Huff Over Hookah Bars Is A Call To Ban Them In Certain Places So The Teens Don't Get Caught Up In The Vaping Craze TV 1055's Jennifer Mclogan has This Story From Nassau County Owners of Hookah Lounges And Vape Stores May Soon Find It More Difficult To Open following An Onslaught Of Parental Complaints Across Long Island's It's Something That We've Noticed Is Becoming More And More Prevalent Amongst Our Students The Vaping In The Hookah Yes the Largest Township In The State Hempstead Now Wants To Ban The Popular Smoking Lounges From Sites Near Schools parks And Homes Restricting Them To Industrial Zones So We Have To Do something And Standing Around Waiting For The Federal Governme... Read More
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Inside Story – How corrupt is Ukraine?

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He was the president of Georgia, then a governor in Ukraine, and now he's in jail on hunger strike.The arrest, and re-arrest, of Mikhail Saakashvii in Kiev has stirred protests which evoke memories of the Ukrainian revolution three years ago. Saakashvili's supporters say his detention is based on lies and they want him let go. They already freed him once earlier this week - from a police van.Tuesday's dramatic scenes saw a former president being dragged across a roof. Police arrested him for allegedly conspiring with Russia against the Ukrainian state.Saakashvili then escaped custody, before police tracked him down again on Friday.The former Georgian leader says his ... Read More
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Crews Make Progress Battling California Wildfires

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Detected Closed Captioning: Fire Crews Are Still Working Around The Clock Taking Advantage Of Calmer Than Expected Winds To Expand Containment Lines And A Half Dozen Wildfires Spanning Several Counties John Knapp Came Back To Find His Fallbrook Home untouched In A Mobile Home Park Where Fast-moving Blaze Destroyed Dozens Of His Neighbor's Homes know Whenever They Let People Back In I Think I'd Rather Not See Their Reaction To What's Happened To Their Places Just a Few Hundred Miles North In Ventura County The Los Padres National Forest Is Still Burning Tens Of Thousands Of people Are Still Under Evacuation Orders But Some Of Those Impacted Have Been Waiting Here At This Checkpoint For Up To An Hour To Be Shuttled Back To The... Read More
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Hurricane deaths in Puerto Rico may top 1,000

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Several reports put the official number of deaths from Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico at over 1,000. But the official death toll is much lower.Learn more about this story at www.newsy.com/74284/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: officially Only 64 People Died In Puerto Rico As A Result Of Hurricane Maria But several Investigations By Media Outlets And Independent Researchers Show That number Could Top 1000 It All Depends On How You Classify A Person's Death The New York Times Points Out Deaths On The Island Spiked Followin... Read More
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Bitcoin Price Plummets, Indonesia Bans Digital Currencies

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Detected Closed Captioning: After A Record Breaking Day For Bitcoin, The Crypto Currency's Value Has Plunged By Thousands Of Dollars. Reaching Over $19,000 On Some Exchanges On Thursday, Dec. 7, The Digital Currency Took A Hit, Dipping Back Below $14,000. Bitcoin Price Tracking Website Coindesk Recorded A High Of Over $17,000 On Friday, And A Low Of Around $13,900. Bitcoin's Recent Surge In Value Has Been Driven In Part By The Fact That Major Exchanges Such As The Chicago Board Options Exchange Will Soon Allow Trading In Bitcoin Futures. Meanwhile Indonesia's Central Bank Has Announced It Will Ban The Use Of Bitcoin And Other Digital Currencies For Making Payments In The Country. The Bank's Deputy Governor Said The Currency H... Read More
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If the G.O.P. Tax Plan Hurts You, Congressmen Say It’s Your State’s Fault

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The tax plan does harm high-tax states like New York, New Jersey, Connecticut and California, primarily by eliminating the deduction for state and local income taxes, or SALT, and capping the deduction for property taxes at $10,000.In New York, some 725,000 New York households would be subject to higher taxes under the proposed property tax cap, with 2.4 million also hit by increased income tax bills resulting from the SALT elimination, accordi... Read More
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No. 264: Tribute to a friend

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The outpouring of affection and well-wishes that followed the passing of Innovate LI founder and Publisher John Kominicki is deeply appreciated. We loved him, too. We’ll remember the humor, the wit, the generosity of spirit, the innovative vision. And we’ll especially remember the work ethic, which reminds us that time – and newsletters – stop for no man. So keep those story suggestions, calendar items and other new-economy tips coming at editor@innovateli.com. Anyone who knew him knows he’d have it no other way. BUT FIRST, THIS Tax attac... Read More
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How did this Alaska wildlife refuge migrate into the GOP tax bill?

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Part of the GOP tax overhaul tax bill that has not gotten a lot of attention is the possibility of opening up a pristine and long-protected part of Alaska to oil extraction. The Alaska National Wildlife Refuge is 19 millions acres of rich ecosystem. Why are lawmakers talking about drilling now? William Brangham joins Miles O’Brien to take a closer look.Detected Closed Captioning: MILES O'BRIEN: Let's Turn Now To Our Continuing Coverage Of The Republican Tax Bill. We Have Talked About Some Of Its Other Impacts That Go Well Beyond The Matter Of Taxes. Tonight, We Look At A Particular Part Of The Senate Bill That Has Not Gotten A Lot Of Attention, The Possibility Of Opening Up A Pristine An... Read More
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Officials give update after deadly N.M. school shooting

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New Mexico governor Susana Martinez and Aztec Police Chief Mike Heal were among the officials that spoke at a press conference Thursday following a shooting at Aztec High School that left two students and the suspect dead.Subscribe to the "CBSN" Channel HERE: http://bit.ly/1Re2MgSWatch "CBSN" live HERE: ... Read More
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Sen. Franken Says He Will Resign

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Detected Closed Captioning: Senator Al Franken Announced His Resignation On The Senate Floor in The Coming Weeks I Will Be Resigning As A Member Of The United States Senate The Minnesota Democrat Was Under Intense Pressure To Step Down Faced With A Growing List Of Women Accusing Him Of Sexual Misconduct During His announcement Franken Pushed Back Against His Accusers Some Of The Allegations Against Me Are Simply Not True Others I Remember Very Differently He Also Used The Moment To Take A Swipe At president Trump There Is Some Irony In The Fact That I Am Leaving While A Man Who Is Bragged On Tape About His History Of Sexual Assault Sits In The Oval Office Franken Says He Had Hoped To Clear His Name Through An Ethics investig... Read More
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Expert: Franken Exit Sets Up ‘Dramatic’ 2018

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Professor David Schultz says Franken's resignation will add to an already busy 2018 election calendar in Minnesota. There will be races for U.S. Senate and House seats, governor, as well as other state offices, and legislative seats. (Dec. 6)Subscribe for more Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/AssociatedPressGet updates and more Breaking News here: ... Read More
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Battle Brewing Over Legalized Pot On The Jersey Shore

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Detected Closed Captioning: COMING TOGETHER TO STOP MARIJUANA FROM BEING SOLD ANYWHERE NEAR THE BEACH. CBS 2'S MEG BAKER HAS MORE. Reporter: ATF FIRST, KETTLE CORN, BROWNIES, MACAROONS, AND POT? NOT IF SEASIDE HEIGHTS'S MAYOR HAS ANYTHING TO DO WITH IT. I WANT I WANT TO SAFEGUARD OUR COMMUNITY AND RESIDENTS. Reporter: THEY WANT IT TO BE A FAMILY RESORT FULL OF CLEAN FUN. SO WHEN IT COMES TO GOVERNOR- ELECT PHIL MURPHY'S PLAN TO LEGALIZE MARIJUANA AND GENERATE TAX REVENUE, THE MAYOR SAYS NOT ON OUR BOARDWALK. BUT WE HAVE TO BE PREPARED. THE MAYOR AND COUNSEL ARE LOOKING AT LOCAL LAWS TO BAN OR LIMIT POT SHOPS. OTHER TOWNS ARE DOING THE SAME. HERE ON THE BOARDWALK IN POINT PLEASANT BEACH, SMOKING IS NOW BANNED. THIS IS THE FIRS... Read More
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Nigerian State Gets Happiness Commissioner

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Detected Closed Captioning: A Nigerian State Has Appointed Its First Commissioner Of Happiness, Although Not Everyone Is Happy With The News. Rochas Okorocha, Governor Of Nigeria's Imo State, Appointed His Sister Ogechi Ololo To The Position Of Commissioner For Happiness On Dec. 4. The Governor Has Previously Been Criticized For Using State Funds On Odd Projects Such As Statues Of Foreign Leaders. He Unveiled A Statue Of South African President Jacob Zuma In October That Reportedly Cost $1.4 Million. The Government Has Not Released A Statement On What The Newly Founded Ministry Will Do Or What Ololo's Responsibilities Will Be. She Told BBC Africa That Happiness Means Different Things To Different People And Her New Ministry W... Read More
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Southern California fire still growing

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As of early Wednesday morning, 0 percent of the Thomas Fire had been contained.Learn more about this story at www.newsy.com/74133/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: A Fast Moving Brush Fire In Southern California Is Still Burning Out Of control And At An Extremely Fast Rate As Of Early Wednesday Morning The Thomas Fire Scorched An Estimated 50,000 Acres In Ventura County Powerful Santa Ana Winds Are Fueling The Flames CNN Reports The Blaze Burned Almost An Acre Per Second On Tuesday The Ventura County Fire Department Says ... Read More
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Politician sprung from custody by supporters

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Mikheil Saakashvili used to be a regional governor but clashed with Ukraine's president, accusing him of corruption.Learn more about this story at www.newsy.com/74120/Find more videos like this at www.newsy.comFollow Newsy on Facebook: www.facebook.com/newsyvideosFollow Newsy on Twitter: www.twitter.com/newsyvideosNo Closed Captioning Detected within this Video.... Read More
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Tribes: Trump’s monument order disrespects native people

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SALT LAKE CITY — President Donald Trump’s rare move to shrink two large national monuments in Utah triggered another round of outrage among Native American leaders who vowed to take the fight to court to preserve protections for land they consider sacred. Environmental and conservation groups and a coalition of tribes began filing lawsuits Monday that ensure that Trump’s announcement is far from the final chapter in the years-long battle over public lands. The court cases are likely to drag on for years, maybe even into a ne... Read More
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Former Georgian President Calls for Ukrainian President to Resign

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Detected Closed Captioning: Former President Of Georgia Mikheil Saakashvili Was Freed By His Supporters In Kiev, Ukraine. The Associated Press Reported That Ukrainian Authorities Went To Detain Him, But He Climbed On His Roof And Threatened To Jump On Dec. 5. Ukraine's Security Service Caught Him And Led Him To A Van While Supporters Blocked The Vehicle From Leaving. Once Freed After The Standoff, Saakashvili Raised His Hand To Shape A V For Victory, While He Led The Group Of Supporters To The Parliament. He Announced To The Crowd That Ukraine's Current President, Petro Poroshenko, Should Leave Office. Saakashvili Was The President Of Georgia From 2004 To 2013 And Became Governor Of The Odessa Province In The Ukraine In 2015.... Read More
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How New Yorkers Would Lose Under the Republican Tax Bill

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Ms. Metcalf, who teaches history at Westchester Community College, said she had tried to use TurboTax software to estimate how their tax returns would be affected. Currently, they can deduct the more than $20,000 a year they pay in school and town taxes, and the 7 percent of their income that goes to state taxes. Losing those deductions means the family could wind up paying considerably more, Ms. Metcalf said.That prospect has the Metcalfs rethinking their financial future. Ms. Metcalf said she dreaded the prospect of telling her youngest chil... Read More
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RAW: Saakashvili set free after supporters clash with security

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Former Georgian President and Governor of Odessa Mikhail Saakashvili joined supporters in a large-scale protest that saw Saakashvili released after being initially detained in Kiev on Tuesday.The van that was supposed to take Saakashvili away was intercepted by his supporters, leading to a one-hour standoff between protesters and security services, that saw Saakashvili released in an unexpected turn of events.READ MORE: https://on.rt.com/8tvqCOURT... Read More
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RAW: Former Georgia’s leader Saakashvili detained as supporters clash with police in Kiev

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Former Georgian President and Odessa Governor Mikheil Saakashvili was detained by Ukrainian security forces following a raid on his apartment in Kiev, Tuesday. Earlier, Saakashvili threatened to jump off his apartment building roof as security services searched his home on Tuesday morning as part of a criminal investigation, before he was eventually brought down and detained.COURTESY: RT's RUPTLY video agency, NO RE-UPLOAD, NO REUSE - FOR LICENSING, PLEASE, CONTACT ... Read More
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Moment Georgia’s ex-leader Saakashvili threatens to jump off roof in Kiev

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The footage shows former Georgian president Mikhail Saakashvili threatening to jump off a roof in Kiev as Ukrainian police search his apartment, according to local media.Law enforcement officials broke the door to Saakashvili’s apartment in central Kiev on Tuesday morning. Security forces searched the flat, while the former president of Georgia and ex-governor of Ukraine’s Odessa Region confined himself to the roof of the building.COURTESY: informator.uaREAD MORE: ... Read More
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UK government mulls Bitcoin regulation

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Anti-money laundering regulations should be updated to include Bitcoin and other virtual currencies, the UK Treasury has said. The Metropolitan Police says criminals are using crypto-currency cash machines to launder money in London.The government's aim is part of a broader update to the EU rules which are under negotiation. The update, revealed in Parliament last month, would mean that traders would no longer be able to operate anonymously.'Self-police'Bitcoin expert Dr Garrick Hileman, a research fellow at the University of Cambridge, said that in j... Read More
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Battle To Legalize Betting On Sports Heads To The Supreme Court

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Detected Closed Captioning: Governor Christie Shows Up At Sporting Events A Lot Whether Rooting For The Dallas Cowboys Or Being Booed While Catching A Foul Ball At A Mets Game today The Outgoing Governor Went To Bat For New Jersey Challenging A Federal Law That Prohibits Sports Gambling In Most places It's Important In New Jersey And All 49 Other States This Is A States Rights Issue Six Years Ago 64% Of New Jerseyans Voted To Amend The State Constitution To Allow Sports Betting Online And At Racetracks despite A Federal Law Banning It Christie Says It's None Of Washington's Business And Violates The Tenth Amendment That Protects States Rights that's Why I Think You Saw So Many Governors Join As A Meek Eye On This Because The... Read More
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New Jersey has history with sports betting law

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New Jersey's governor is fighting a federal sports betting law that his state helped create.Learn more about this story at www.newsy.com/74034/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: New Jersey Has A Complicated History With The Sports Betting Law It's Trying to Fight After All One Of Its Former Lawmakers Was The One Who Originally Sponsored It In 1991 Then Senator Bill Bradley First Proposed Limits On State Sanctioned Sports Betting He Played In The NBA before Entering Politics And Thought Gambling Could Lead To Rigged Games W... Read More
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Code.org gets $12 million for computer science education from Gates Foundation and other groups

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Code.org, a nonprofit dedicated to increasing access to computer science education, announced today that it has received $12 million in new donations from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, accounting firm PricewaterhouseCoopers, Infosys FoundationUSA, and others. Founded in 2013 by twin brothers Hadi and Ali Partovi, Code.org has found many backers in Silicon Valley. Amazon, Microsoft, and Facebook have donated more than $10 million each to Code.org since its inception. In conjunction with the funding announcement, Code.org also highlighted a slew of new commitments from cities and states that have pledged to increase their investments in computer science education. Florid... Read More
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Sports betting takes focus at Supreme Court

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New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is arguing against a 1992 law that prevents any state but Nevada from legalizing single-game sports betting.Learn more about this story at www.newsy.com/74028/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 Supreme Court Is Going To Have To Decide If It's Within States Rights To Cash In On Sports Betting Oral Arguments Are Today In A Case Essentially Between New Jersey Governor Chris Christie And wolf College And Pro Sports Leaks Christie Argues Against A 1992 Law That Prevents Any State But Nevada Fr... Read More
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At the Breakthrough Prizes, Silicon Valley Puts Scientists in the Spotlight

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Every year in December, a makeshift hangar at the NASA Ames Research Center pops up for one night, transforming the austere airfield into a glitzy, paparazzi’d, black velvet-roped Nerd Prom. At the Breakthrough Prizes—where on December 3, a total of $22 million was handed out to pioneers in math, physics, and the life sciences—researchers traded lab coats and latex gloves for floor-length gowns and bow-tied tuxedos. Outside it was all barbed wire and cold steel, but on the red carpet, stars and scientists alike sweated under the bright white lights and flash of cameras. “My lab is go... Read More
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Sonnen, Pura Energía build solar systems in Puerto Rico as utility woes continue

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Enlarge / Solar panels visible over the roof of a community kitchen in Humacao, PR.Sonnen German battery company Sonnen and its Puerto Rican solar-installing partner, Pura Energía, announced that they've installed six solar-plus-storage systems around Puerto Rico, and have plans for nine more. The initial six systems were donated, according to... Read More
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Push To Block Solar Farm Near Abandoned Nuclear Plant

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Alabamians Fear Roy Moore Is Bad For Business

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Enlarge this image Former Alabama Chief Justice and U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore speaks at a rally Thursday, in Dora, Ala. Brynn Anderson/AP hide caption toggle caption ... Read More
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National Committee for Games Policy’s backstory: politics, religion, and ‘The Art of War 2’

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Kenneth Tran wants you to believe that he is going to Washington, D.C. to solve gaming’s loot box problem. He is the director and founder of the National Committee for Games Policy, which announced its formation earlier this week with a press release that I reported on. At the time, I noted the sloppy language of the PR copy and tried to get in touch with Tran. Since then, I’ve spoken with him, exchanged several emails, and communicated with NCGP’s former vice chair, Jack Wegrich, who is a teenager. What I’ve found over the past week is that Tran is an ambitious 27 year old who refe... Read More
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Fewer People Are Contracting HIV, State Says

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In 2016, 2,881 people were newly diagnosed with the virus in New York, compared to 3,163 the year before. Men who have sex with other men accounted for 1,804 new infections in 2015. In 2016 the number fell to 1,580. The data released on Friday did not make clear what had happened among certain subsets of the population, for example whether the rate of transmission among black or Hispanic gay men had fallen.The fall in new infections is the first fruit of the state’s 2014 education and anti-HIV innovation effort, known as Ending the Epidemic,... Read More
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Transportation Think Tank Unveils Recommendations

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An overnight subway shutdown, a second West Side bus terminal and turning the Meadowlands into a national park -- those are just a few of the ideas from a transportation think tank on what the region's mass transit system should look like in 25 years. CBS2's Political Reporter Marcia Kramer has more.Detected Closed Captioning: Imagine The City That Never Sleeps With The Subway System That Does Sleep That is Put To Bed Monday Through Thursday night's Commuters Relegated To Buses I'm A New Yorker 24 Hour Subway Service Is Part Of Our Birthright And Mary De blasio Isn't The Only Naysayer Turning Thumbs Down On The Proposal By The Regional Planning Association A Think tank To Cut Subway Servi... Read More
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Governor Cuomo Announces $3.5 Million Available To Accelerate Electric Vehicle Use

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State Seeking Proposals to Develop Innovative Strategies to Expand the Marketplace and Use Electric Vehicles to Provide Grid Resiliency. Albany, NY - November 30, 2017 - Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced the availability of up to $3.5 million for innovative research and development proposals to accelerate the use of electric vehicles, reduce the cost of installing and operating charging stations, and provide recommendations on how they can be used for grid resiliency. This investment and efforts to increase the use of electric vehicles support Governor Andrew M. Cuomo's nation-leading goals to reduce greenhouse gas emissions 40 percent by 2030.... Read More
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How Detroit’s automotive roots made it a hub for transportation startups

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Six years and 59 days ago, I moved from San Francisco to Detroit. My friends thought I was crazy moving from one of the fastest-growing American cities to one of the most downtrodden. But I saw an opportunity: the potential for Detroit, an iconic American city, to reinvent itself and become a leader once again. At the time I didn’t know what it was. But today it’s clear. In Detroit, we’re seeing a shift from manufacturing vehicles to creating software and services. This is the future of automotive mobility: freely moving people and goods from point A to point B. It’s the automotive industry... Read More
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Rebuild New York Subways Under New Leadership, Report Urges

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The fourth report looks broadly at the transportation system in the New York region, saying its failures are the consequence of years of underinvestment even as demand for services grew and advancing technology raised customer expectations. It proposes building a second bus terminal under the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center on Manhattan’s West Side to consolidate intercity buses and free up space at the crowded Port Authority Bus Terminal, and expanding subway and regional rail service and connections.Nowhere are the problems more urgent than in the city’s subways, which have been ... Read More
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Access denied: US Congress withdraws RT America’s accreditation on Capitol Hill

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The US Congress has withdrawn RT America’s accreditation on Capitol Hill, citing the company’s “foreign agent” status. That’s hours after the State Department said the US Foreign Agents Registration Act “does not restrict an organization’s ability to operate.” READ MORE: https://on.rt.com/8tepRT LIVE ... Read More
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New York Today: New York Today: A Quest to Define ‘Upstate’

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Photo If we had to guess, we’d say this is upstate. Credit Brett Carlsen for The New York Times Good morning on this unseasonably warm Wednesday.At what point alo... Read More
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New York’s Tilt Toward Congestion Pricing Was Years in the Making

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While the subway crisis has created the latest opening for congestion pricing, it is largely thanks to three longtime advocates that it even remained a possibility. The advocates — Sam Schwartz, Charles Komanoff and Alex Matthiessen — have been widely credited with keeping the idea alive in the dark years after the Bloomberg plan failed, wooing back supporters and funders for another try, and working tirelessly to try to overcome opposition and build a grass-roots campaign, Move NY, that has laid the groundwork for the state task force.... Read More