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Why some brands should promote counterfeiting

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Jonah Berger, a marketing professor at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and author of "Invisible Influence: The Hidden Forces that Shape Behavior," explains why some brands benefit when their products are counterfeited. Read more: http://www.businessinsider.com/saiFACEBOOK: ... Read More
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Oregon teen sells $1 million in custom socks

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(AP) -- Seventeen-year-old Oregon resident Brennan Agranoff spends his days going to school, doing chores and running his custom-design sock business. It's no simple hobby: Agranoff is the founder and CEO of HoopSwagg, and he has already sold $1 million in custom socks. "I have enough socks in this warehouse to wear every day until I die, and I was like, 'Wow, that's shocking,' " Agranoff... Content Preview This content is exclusive for Optimum, Time Warner® and Comcast® customers with access to News 12. Already registered or an Optimum customer?Log in ... Read More
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Oregon teen sells $1 million in custom socks

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(AP) -- Seventeen-year-old Oregon resident Brennan Agranoff spends his days going to school, doing chores and running his custom-design sock business. It's no simple hobby: Agranoff is the founder and CEO of HoopSwagg, and he has already sold $1 million in custom socks. "I have enough socks in this warehouse to wear every day until I die, and I was like, 'Wow, that's shocking,' " Agranoff... Content Preview This content is exclusive for Optimum, Time Warner® and Comcast® customers with access to News 12. Already registered or an Optimum customer?Log in ... Read More
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Dad pretends to pee himself to make daughter feel better about accident at school

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A Utah dad came to the rescue when his daughter had an accident at school by pretending to pee his pants to make her feel better.For the past few years, Ben Sowards and his wife have been raising seven children. He tries to get on their level. "Your very first foundational principle has to be you love your children unconditionally," he said.But last week, he went a step further for his 6-year-old daughter, Valerie. He said he and his wife received a call that she'd had an accident at school."She was heartbroken and so my heart just kind of melted," he said. Sowards couldn't let his daughter feel all alone, so he made a slight change to his outfit by splashing water on his pants. His daughter... Read More
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Up Close: Former New York Governor David Paterson

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NEW YORK (WABC) -- Talk about on the job learning: the nation's 45th president, Donald Trump, had never been elected to anything before.He was elected promising to unite Americans, unite Congress, make the world safer, reduce taxes, and improve health care for all. But he's found - to use his words - that some of these issues and roadblocks and realities are far more complicated than he thought.Joining us to assess the Trump presidency so far is the 55th governor of New York, David Paterson.In what was a rare bi-partisan event, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, a Republican, and New Jersey's U.S. Senator Cory Booker, a Democrat, appeared together last week to call for a... Read More
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'Happy Days' actress Erin Moran dies at 56

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NEW YORK -- Erin Moran, the former child star who played Joanie Cunningham in the sitcoms "Happy Days" and "Joanie Loves Chachi," has died. She was 56.Moran was found dead Saturday by emergency responders after a dispatcher for the Harrison County, Indiana, sheriff's department received a 911 call, the department said. The cause of death has not been determined. An autopsy is pending. A Burbank, California, native, Moran began acting in TV and movies before she was 10 years old. She had several years of experience when she was cast in 1974 in "Happy Days" as Joanie Cunningham, the kid sister to high school student Richie Cunningham, played by Ron Howard, who went on to become a successful film... Read More
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Wheaton College mourns freshman killed during track event

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WHEATON, Ill. -- Wheaton College is in mourning after a 19-year-old student was killed in a bizarre accident at a track meet Saturday.Ethan Roser was killed when he was accidentally hit in the head during a hammer throw competition on the Wheaton College track at about 4:15 p.m., school officials confirmed. Roser was transported to Good Samaritan Hospital in Downers Grove where he was pronounced dead.Roser was a transfer student from Cincinnati and agreed to work the event as a volunteer."We are deeply grieved, but, because of our faith in Christ, not without hope," said Wheaton Colle... Read More
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When comfort outranks style, you’ve reached ‘a certain age’

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My entire life I have heard women referring to either themselves or other women as being of “a certain age.” As a young child, I tried to make sense of the term and was left struggling with the euphemism. I didn’t even understand the concept to which the term referred. After all, we were all a “certain age.” I was certainly seven and three quarters and, if pressed (or completely unsolicited), I could even tell you exactly how many days until my next birthday. I was undoubtedly “certain” about my age for many years. The mystery of the “certain age” reference became less mysterious as I grew up, but it also became more foreign. While I understood it could be classified wit... Read More
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What happens when the Trump administration ignores AI

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There’s been a lot of talk recently about Donald Trump’s lack of concern with artificial intelligence. Trump has ignored mentioning AI in any economic context, instead focusing on ... Read More
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Professor Joav Toker discusses the 2017 French Presidential Election

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Published on Apr 22, 2017To talk more about 2017 French Presidential Election, CGTN's Susan Roberts sopke to Professor Joav Toker from the American Graduate School in Paris. Category License Standard YouTube License ... Read More
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Teen with US-Israeli citizenship charged with making threatening calls to Jewish centers

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ORLANDO, Florida -- An 18-year-old man living in Israel left scores of messages graphically describing children's deaths in calls to Jewish community centers and schools across the United States, using an online calling service to disguise his voice as a woman and hide his identity, according to a federal indictment filed Friday in Florida.A month after his arrest in Israel, Michael Ron David Kadar was charged with 28 counts of making threatening calls and conveying false information to police, according to the indictment filed Friday in federal court in Orlando. Separately, he was cha... Read More
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Earth Day New York 2017 events

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NEW YORK -- Earth Day 2017 is a very significant deal, especially in New York City! To help raise awareness and promote a greener and healthier lifestyle, Earth Day Initiative has two big events happening during the month of April in the Big Apple:Earth Day New York 2017 In Union SquareTuesday, April 18, 2017 from 12 p.m. to 7 p.m.Union Square, New York, NY, 10003Join them at their annual outdoor Earth Day New York 2017 event as they kick off their Count to 50 campaign! The event features dozens of exhibitors, including environmental non-profits, green businesses, kids' activities, and live perfo... Read More
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Aaron Hernandez family planning funeral

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BRISTOL, Connecticut -- Aaron Hernandez's family is planning a private funeral for the former NFL star in his Connecticut hometown.A spokeswoman for the Connecticut Funeral Directors Association said Saturday that the service is set for Monday at a funeral home in Bristol, where Hernandez was a standout football and basketball player in high school. The former New England Patriots tight end was found hanged in his cell at a maximum-security prison in Massachusetts early Wednesday. He was serving a life sentence for a 2013 murder and had just been acquitted of a 2012 double murder. His death was ruled a suicide.Hernandez's family in a statement released Saturday asked for privacy as they mourn and thanked p... Read More
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Want to own a town? Tiny Oregon community for sale for $3.5M

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In this April 5, 2017 photo, the Tiller Market stands abandoned in downtown Tiller, Ore. Tiller, a dot on a map in remote southwestern Oregon, is for sale for $3.5 million, including the market, and the elementary school is for sale separately for $350,000. A potential buyer has come forward but is remaining anonymous -- and back-up offers are still being accepted. (AP Photo/Gillian Flaccus) (Credit: AP) (AP) -- In the tiny, dying timber town of Tiller, the old cliche is true. If you... Read More
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As prom and graduation season near, police launch ‘No Empty Chair’ campaign

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Cell phone use and texting by drivers will be targeted by police in 'No Empty Chair' campaign April 24-28. Stock photo: Fotolia Riverhead Town Police will participate in the governor’s “No Empty Chair” campaign next week. The campaign is a statewide teen driver education effort being launched as prom and graduation season arrives, with the aim of preventing tragedies among teen ... Read More
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When Kids Philosophize

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What does it all mean? Why are we here? These are questions with which philosophers have wrestled from the time of the ancient Greeks to—well, two weekends ago, at the main branch of the Brooklyn Public Library. Simon Critchley, a professor at the New School, brought several of his Ph.D. students... Read More
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AP PHOTOS: Remote Oregon town for sale for $3.5 million

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This 1930's era photo supplied by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service shows a scene in Tiller, Ore. Almost all of the downtown in Tiller, a dying timber town in remote southwestern Oregon, is for sale for $3.5 million and the elementary school is for sale separately for $350,000. A potential buyer has come forward but is remaining anonymous -- and back-up offers are still being accepted. (U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service via AP) (Credit: AP) (AP) -- Al... Read More
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Sleight’s writer-director on how his superhero origin story was ‘like making movies in high school’

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As superhero films get bigger, louder, and more dominant on international screens, there’s been an increasing wave of excitement over smaller hero films — movies that tap into similar themes of valor, sacrifice, and power, without prioritizing explosions and the same old world-ending threats. That explains some of the early response to J.D. Dillard’s Sleight, a shoestring-budgeted indie film about Bo Wolfe, a black street magician (rapper and Collateral Beauty actor Jacob Latimore) navigating the L.A. drug-dealing scene and drawing on his magic and engineering skills to take care of his little sister after their mother’s death. Sleight has been widely billed as a small-scale superhero origin... Read More
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5 suspects now charged in Coney Island assault near Luna Park

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CONEY ISLAND, Brooklyn (WABC) -- Five suspects are now in custody in the brutal caught-on-camera assault outside Luna Park in Coney Island that was posted on Facebook.The 16-year-old victim remains hospitalized with a partially collapsed lung, and police say the investigation is active and ongoing into up to five others possibly involved. Authorities say the boy knew the suspects from high school in Cobble Hill, Brooklyn, and had a previous encounter with them that was not reported to the police.The victim was with friends on West 12th Street, outside Luna Park, when the other young men confronted them at around 6 p.m. on Easter Sunday.Police said one of the young men asked him, "Are you static?" Whe... Read More
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11 Year-Old Oceanside Resident Named Environmental Champion by EPA Region 2

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Tech & Science, School & Education, Nature & Weather, Local News, Community, Charity & Cause, Health & Wellness, Home & Garden By ... Read More
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Police: New Jersey teacher put recording device in middle school bathroom

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PARSIPPANY, New Jersey (WABC) -- A New Jersey teacher has been arrested on charges of placing a recording device inside a faculty bathroom at his school.Police say the device was discovered Thursday inside an adult designated bathroom at Littleton School in Parsippany by a school employee. It was removed, and the Parsippany Police Department was immediately contacted.Police determined that the recording device was capturing footage of the toilet area and was placed there for an undetermined amount of time.The teacher, 40-year-old Christopher Esnes, of Gillette, was charged with invasion of privacy and released on his own recognizance pending his court date. The school district says E... Read More
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New Jersey teacher charged with putting recording device inside faculty bathroom

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PARSIPPANY, New Jersey (WABC) -- A New Jersey teacher has been arrested on charges of placing a recording device inside a faculty bathroom at his school.Police say the device was discovered Thursday inside an adult designated bathroom at Littleon School in Parsippany by a school employee. It was removed and the Parsippany Police Department was immediately contacted.Police determined that the recording device was capturing footage of the toilet area and was placed there for an undetermined amount of time.The teacher, 40-year-old Christopher Esnes of Gillette, NJ, was charged with invasion of privacy and released on his own recognizance pending his court date. The school district says ... Read More
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3rd suspect arrested so far in Coney Island assault near Luna Park

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CONEY ISLAND, Brooklyn (WABC) -- A 16-year-old boy currently hospitalized with a partially collapsed lung is believed to be the victim in the Coney Island assault posted on Facebook.Authorities say the boy knew the suspects from high school in Cobble Hill, Brooklyn, and had a previous encounter with them that was not reported to the police.Three of the five identified suspects in the assault are now in custody, according to the New York City Police Department. The investigation continues into those five and possibly up to five others. The victim was with friends... Read More
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16-year-old is victim in Coney Island attack near Luna Park; 3 arrested so far

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CONEY ISLAND, Brooklyn (WABC) -- A 16-year-old boy currently hospitalized with a partially collapsed lung is believed to be the victim in the Coney Island assault posted on Facebook.Authorities say the boy knew the suspects from high school in Cobble Hill, Brooklyn, and had a previous encounter with them that was not reported to the police.Three of the five identified suspects in the assault are now in custody, according to the New York City Police Department. The investigation continues into those five and possibly up to five others.Police say three of them have been ... Read More
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Missing Tennessee student's dad: She was brainwashed, will need therapy

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COLUMBIA, Tennessee -- After being missing for more than a month, a 15-year-old Tennessee girl was found near a cabin in a remote part of northern California and the 50-year-old teacher accused of kidnapping her was arrested, authorities said.Health sciences teacher Tad Cummins surrendered to sheriff's deputies Thursday without incident in Cecilville, California, hours after they had set up surveillance on his vehicle in the area, the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation said. The girl was apparently healthy and unharmed, but authorities said their main concern was her emotional and m... Read More
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‘I don’t like to be touched’: 10yo with autism handcuffed, arrested at Florida school

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A shocking video of police arresting a 10-year-old autistic boy in Florida has appeared online. The boy’s mother, Luanne Haygood, filmed the incident with her son, John, clearly distressed whilst being handcuffed and taken to a police car.RT LIVE http://rt.com/on-airSubscribe to RT! ... Read More
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Florida mom films arrest of 10-year-old son with autism

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OKEECHOBEE, Florida -- The arrest of a 10-year-old Florida boy who has autism was filmed by his mother who complained that he was treated far too harshly by authorities.Luanne Haygood told multiple news outlets that her son was arrested April 12 at his school in Okeechobee, Florida, about 60 miles (100 kilometers) west of West Palm Beach. The arrest stemmed from an October incident last fall in which the boy was accused of kicking and scratching an educational assistant, a felony. The video Haygood shot shows an emotional encounter in which the boy repeats that he doesn't like to be touched as an officer puts handcuffs on him. The boy spent the night in a juvenile facility.The officers said ... Read More
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Heatwave threatens livelihood in several Indian states

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Record temperatures are fuelling a heatwave in several states of India.Some cities are trying to cope by shifting school and working hours.A lack of rain is threatening the livelihoods of many farmers.Al Jazeera’s Gerald Tan explains.- Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe- Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AJEnglish- Find us on Facebook: ... Read More
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Students around the country participate in Day of Silence on Friday

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On Friday, students around the country will be staying silent to speak out.Almost 9 out of 10 LGBTQ students experience harassment at school. Because of the challenges that LGBTQ students face every day such as name-calling and bullying, students are participating in a Day of Silence to show respect and support.The Day of Silence was first organized by a group of college students in 1996. Today hundreds of thousands of students participate in schools and on social media through education organization GLSEN.There are many different ways that school groups participate, according to GLSEN. You can stay silent for the whole da... Read More
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YouTube to school U.K. kids on how to combat fake news, echo chambers, and hate speech

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Google’s latest initiative to promote the internet as a safe and positive place for everyone is Internet Citizens, a series of workshops aimed at schooling 13-18 year olds in the U.K. on how to combat issues like fake news, echo chambers, and offensive speech. The program is being run by YouTube, and the curriculum was designed in collaboration with a number of local organizations, including the Institute for Strategic Dialogue, U.K. Youth, and Livity. “Nearly all of us will have come across comments or content online that shocked or even offended us, sometimes leaving us feeling isolated or powerless to change the conversation,” ... Read More
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Buyer wanted: Tiny Oregon town for sale

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In this April 5, 2017 photo, resident Sarah Crume holds her daughter, Hallie, as siblings Patricia and Thomas Doolittle color nearby at the local church in Tiller, Ore. The church is one of the few buildings in downtown Tiller that is not for sale. Almost all of the downtown in Tiller, a dot on a map in remote southwestern Oregon, is for sale for $3.5 million and the elementary school is for sale separately for $350,000. (AP Photo/Gillian Flaccus) (Credit: AP) (AP) -- In the tin... Read More
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Tiny Oregon Town for Sale for $3.85 Million

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An anonymous buyer has come forward to purchase the town of Tiller, Oregon. The $3.85 million price tag includes the elementary school, six houses, market and gas station. The town is now in escrow and locals are anxious about their future. (April 21)Subscribe for more Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/AssociatedPressGet updates and more Breaking News here: http://smarturl.it/APBreakingNewsThe Associated Press is the essential global news network, delivering... Read More
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Polar Expressed

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In the nineteenth century, the Arctic, then still largely undiscovered, captured the imagination of the Western world.CreditIllustration by Emiliano Ponzi ... Read More
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EXCLUSIVE: Beating of Uber driver on Long Island could bring about new legislation

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BELLMORE, Long Island (WABC) -- The vicious beating of an Uber driver on Long Island could bring about new laws aimed at protecting drivers."He asked me, 'Where you from?' So I told him, 'I'm from Pakistan.' And then he asked me, 'What is your religion?' So I told him, 'I'm Muslim,' because I am Muslim," said Anwar Syed, the victim said. Syed says it started out like any other ride.But the Uber driver says, as soon as he admitted he was Muslim, his passenger asked him to pull over.That's when cops say 23-year-old Phillip Gannotta grabbed Syed's flashlight and unloaded viscous blow after blow."He hit me so hard that I knocked out," Syed said.Police say Gannotta beat him ... Read More
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Keep Folk Music Weird

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The Brooklyn-based musician and producer Eli Smith curates the Brooklyn Folk Festival’s offerings with an eye toward the diverse, the spontaneous... Read More
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Passing the trash, Part 2: Woman's teacher targeted her as a teen for sexual abuse

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Chelsea Burkett was a 16-year-old student at a prestigious prep school when she says her English teacher took advantage of her and got her pregnant.SUBSCRIBE to ABC NEWS: https://www.youtube.com/ABCNews/Watch More on http://abcnews.go.com/LIKE ABC New... Read More
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Sony’s New Mirrorless Camera Is Its Most Beastly Shooter Yet

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Sony may not have the brand recognition of Canon or Nikon among old-school camera heads, but the company has been putting out impressive high-end shooters for a few years now. The Japanese giant makes some of the best compact cameras on the market (like the RX100 and RX1), and the company’s mirrorless Alpha a7S II is generally considered to be the best low-light camera under $5,000, even better than leading DSLRs. The Alpha a9, Sony’s latest entry into i... Read More
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2-time NYC marathon champ dies coaching Montclair middle school meet

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MONTCLAIR, New Jersey -- Tom Fleming, the New York City Marathon winner in 1973 and 1975 and twice a Boston Marathon runner-up, has died. He was 65.Fleming died Wednesday of an apparent heart attack while coaching a middle school team at a meet in Verona, New Jersey, the Montclair Kimberley Academy said in a statement Thursday. He was the school's varsity cross-country and track and field coach and recently taught fourth grade. Newark Central coach Bruce Berry told NJ.com that Fleming said he felt ill but was still "laughing and joking." Fleming collapsed after getting out of his car, Berry said. He said Fleming was given CPR for more than 20 minutes and had a pulse when taken to a hospital.... Read More
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A Weightlifting Program That Gives Ex-Cons A Chance At Change

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Enlarge this image After a couple of stints behind bars, Angel LaCourt (right) is now a trainer at InnerCity Weightlifting in Boston. Here he works with Bill Gramby, who recently had a stroke and is working out to build stren... Read More
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Under Trump, states may demand work for Medicaid

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Work requirements for Medicaid could lead to major changes in the social safety net under President Donald Trump. It sounds like a simple question: Should adults who are able to work be required to do so to get taxpayer provided health insurance? The federal-state Medicaid program for low-income and disabled people covers more than 70 million U.S. residents — about 1 in 5 — including an increasing number of working-age adults. In a break from past federal policy, the Health and Human Services department under Secretary Tom Price has already notified governors it stands ready to approve state waivers for “meritorious” programs that encourage work. Separately, an amendment to the still-stuck House GOP health ca... Read More
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2-time NYC marathon champ dies coaching Montclair middle school meet

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MONTCLAIR, New Jersey -- A two-time winner of the New York City Marathon has died while coaching a New Jersey middle school team at a meet. Tom Fleming was 65.The Montclair Kimberley Academy announced Fleming's death in a statement Thursday. The school says Fleming died of an apparent heart attack at a meet in Verona on Wednesday afternoon. Newark Central coach Bruce Berry tells NJ.com that Fleming collapsed after getting out of his car. He said Fleming was given CPR for more than 20 minutes and had a pulse when he was taken to a hospital.Fleming won the New York City Marathon in 1973 and 1975. The New York Road Runners, who put on the city's 26.2-mile event, called Fleming "an iconic figure" in the race's... Read More
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Missing Tennessee student found, former teacher arrested

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By SHEILA BURKE -- A 15-year-old Tennessee girl who disappeared with her teacher more than a month ago was found safe in California and the teacher was arrested, authorities said Thursday.The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation said 50-year-old Tad Cummins had been taken into custody and that the girl was found in Siskiyou County in northern California. The agency said it planned a news conference for 4 p.m. EDT to release more details. The pair's disappearance March 13 came after Cummins was investigated by the school system when another student reported seeing the then-married teacher kiss the girl at the Culleoka Unit School. Culleoka is a community about 60 miles (100 kilometers)... Read More
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16-year-old is victim in Coney Island attack near Luna Park; 2 arrested so far

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CONEY ISLAND, Brooklyn (WABC) -- A 16-year-old boy currently hospitalized with a partially collapsed lung is believed to be the victim in the Coney Island assault posted on Facebook.Authorities say the boy knew the suspects from high school in Cobble Hill, Brooklyn, and had a previous encounter with them that was not reported to the police.Police say two of them have been arrested so far, and detectives have the names of three others for whom they are searching. A total of 10 people are being sought for questioning in the Sunday night beating, which is being investigated by t... Read More
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Long Island Press sold (but keep on reading)

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By GREGORY ZELLER // It’s the start of another new chapter for The Long Island Press, which has been sold to a Queens-based media company. Jed Morey, president of Syosset-based Morey Publishing LLC and now former publisher of The Long Island Press, confirmed to Innovate LI Thursday that the Press has been acquired by Bayside-based Schneps Communications, a producer of events and community-news publications and websites in Queens, Brooklyn and Staten Island.... Read More
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Earth Day New York 2017 events

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NEW YORK -- Earth Day 2017 is a very significant deal, especially in New York City! To help raise awareness and promote a greener and healthier lifestyle, Earth Day Initiative has two big events happening during the month of April in the Big Apple:Earth Day New York 2017 In Union SquareTuesday, April 18, 2017 from 12 p.m. to 7 p.m.Union Square, New York, NY, 10003Join them at their annual outdoor Earth Day New York 2017 event as they kick off their Count to 50 campaign! The event features dozens of exhibitors, including environmental non-profits, green businesses, kids' activities, and live per... Read More
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Two Physicians Recognized for Novel Work in Cancer, Antifungal Research Named to AAP

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Two Physicians Recognized for Novel Work in Cancer, Antifungal Research Named to AAP Stony Brook, New York – April 20, 2017  ̶  Stony Brook University School of Medicine physician-scientists Ute Moll, MD, and Maurizio Del Poeta, MD, have been elected into the prestigious Association of American Physicians (APP). The AAP recognizes individuals who have demonstrated outstanding professional achievement in the pursuit of medical knowledge and the advancement of clinical science through experimentation and discovery. Both physicians will be inducted as AAP members at the organization’s annual meeting in Chicag... Read More
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Suspect in Upper West Side barbershop shooting arrested in North Carolina

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UPPER WEST SIDE, Manhattan (WABC) -- A 17-year-old was taken into custody in North Carolina in connection with two shots fired into a barbershop on the Upper West Side earlier this month.Authorities say Joshua J'Air Wilson was arrested by the Johnston County Sheriff's Office Tuesday on an NYPD fugitive warrant. He is being held in connection with the incident between 105th and 106th streets on Columbus Avenue on April 11, in which police believe the target was a 12-year-old boy inside as part of a possible gang-related dispute.... Read More
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Tucker Carlson and Fox News After Bill O’Reilly

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The departure of Bill O’Reilly, who will be replaced in the 8 P.M. time slot by Tucker Carlson, suggests that the network’s old way of operating has become unsustainable.... Read More
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DREAMer deported as DHS disputes circumstances

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SAN JOSE, Calif. -- A case involving a man who was deported to Mexico despite having permission to be in the U.S. under a program that shields young immigrants has landed in the courtroom of a judge whose impartiality was questioned by Donald Trump during the presidential campaign because of his Mexican heritage.U.S. District Judge Gonzalo Curiel in San Diego was assigned the case of Juan Manuel Montes, 23, whose attorneys say could be the first known person deported by the Trump administration who had qualified for the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program. Montes sued Tuesday for access to records on his deportation. The lawsuit came less than a month after Curiel approved a $25 million settlement ... Read More
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2-time NYC marathon champ dies coaching Montclair middle school meet

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MONTCLAIR, New Jersey -- A two-time winner of the New York City Marathon has died while coaching a New Jersey middle school team at a meet. Tom Fleming was 65.The Montclair Kimberley Academy announced Fleming's death in a statement Thursday. The school says Fleming died of an apparent heart attack at a meet in Verona on Wednesday afternoon. Newark Central coach Bruce Berry tells NJ.com that Fleming collapsed after getting out of his car. He said Fleming was given CPR for more than 20 minutes and had a pulse when he was taken to a hospital.Fleming won the New York City Marathon in 1973 and 1975. The New York Road Runners, who put on the city's 26.2-mile event, called Fleming "an iconic figure" in the race's... Read More
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RHS to hold blood drive, April 27

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Every person who donates blood can save the lives of three others who need it, according to the American Red Cross. Riverhead High School is holding a community blood drive on April 27 at the high school in the main gym from 7:45 a.m. to 1:45 p.m. Eligibility Criteria: • Bring ID with signature or photo.• Minimum weight 110 lbs.• Age 16 – 75 (16-year-olds must have parental permission. Age 76 and over need doctor’s note)• Eat well (low fat) & drink fluids• No tattoos for past 12 months All donors will receive a McDonald’s coupon for a free premium salad or a large san... Read More
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Softball: McGann-Mercy 11, Port Jeff 9

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McGann-Mercy defeated Port Jefferson 11-9 at McGann-Mercy High School yesterday. The game began as a back and forth battle, with both teams matching run for run. The score remained tied into the third inning, when Mercy blew it open, picking up five runs, including three on a homer by Kate Wilkie. Port Jeff clawed back for two runs to make it 9-6, but the Monarchs answered with two runs of their own to make it 11-6. Port Jeff started a late rally in the top of the seventh, scoring three runs to make it 11-9, but could not get any closer. McGann-Mercy’s next home game is Monday, April 24 against a tough Center Moriches team. Game time: 4:30 p.m. SoutholdLOCAL photos by George Faella ... Read More
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Law change could boost little-used state crowdfunding laws

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In this March 30, 2017 photo, former Green Bay Packers player Darryl Ingram poses in Milwaukee, next to the website for his personal consulting business, Videoscore, which helps high school athletes connect with college teams. Ingram wants to develop an app that matches players with programs and to launch the venture he's turned to an emerging form of state crowdfunding that lets entrepreneurs sell stock in their startups without going public. (AP Photo/Ivan Moreno) (Credit: AP) ... Read More
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How April 20 became a pot day

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HOUSTON, Texas -- Where does "420" come from?According to High Times Magazine, at 4:20 p.m. today pot smokers will celebrate this unofficial holiday.But do you know the origin of this HIGH-liday?According to High Times Magazine, it was started by a group of kids at San Rafael High School in 1971. They would get together to smoke under the school statue. Their password was "420." Their identities were never revealed, but they are known as the "Waldos." (Copyright ©2017 KTRK-TV. All Rights Reserved.)... Read More
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Comment on Cantor: High taxes driving LI’ers away could mean even more taxes by Clifford Sondock

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While the Long Island economy has recovered from the Great Recession, the robustness of that recovery is tempered by the fact that the 2016 Long Island population has decreased from 2015, our property taxes are among the highest in the country and the 2015 regional poverty rate is the highest since 1959. All this illustrates the fragility of the socio-economic foundation on which the growth of Long Island’s economy depends. Troubling are the reasons for the slight decrease in Long Island’s 2016 population as reported in recently released U. S. ... Read More
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Comment on 1st black woman on state’s highest court found dead by river by RE

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The first black woman appointed to the state’s highest court has been found dead on the bank of the Hudson River. Sheila Abdus-Salaam’s body was discovered along the riverside near Harlem on Wednesday, a day after she was reported missing, police said. Police said her body showed no obvious signs of trauma, and they declined to speculate on the cause of her death. The medical examiner planned to study her body to try to determine what killed her. Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo, who appointed Abdus-Salaam to the state’s Court of Appeals in 2013, called her a “trailblazing jurist.” “As the first African-American woman to be appointed to the state’s Court of Appeals, she was a pioneer,” Cuomo said. ... Read More
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Young Women Make Economic Strides As Young Men Fall Behind In U.S.

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Here's the good news about young adults in the U.S. over the past four decades: More of them are working full time and year-round. In 1975, close to 67 percent of adults from ages 25 to 34 were employed full time, and that share increased to 77 percent by 2016, according to a new report on young adults by the U.S. Census Bureau. A closer look at the numbers, though, reveals a gender divide — with young women making economic strides and young men falling behind. ... Read More
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Fox News Turmoil Highlights Workplace Culture's Role In Sexual Harassment

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Enlarge this image Fox News has been the focus of sexual harassment claims that resulted in the ouster of former CEO Roger Ailes and host Bill O'Reilly. Spencer Platt/Getty Images ... Read More
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Facebook CTO: Bots should be able to answer questions about your life

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During a keynote speech at the second day of the annual Facebook developer conference F8, CTO Mike Schroepfer said bots need to answer more questions that are pertinent to people’s lives and the things they do everyday. “How do I connect with my community? Which friends should I reach out to? How do I find a club? How do I go volunteer? What should I do in my career? These are the human questions that matter, and bots are pretty far away from being able to do that, and that’s why we’re so excited about investing in not just computer vision but all of the fields of AI that come together to build intelligent systems,” he said. Schroepfer spoke ahead of a series of augmented reality and AI initiatives, ... Read More
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Long Island taxpayers shell out $150,000 for school's senior trip to Disney World

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SHOREHAM-WADING RIVER, Long Island (WABC) -- An annual tradition at one Long Island school is sparking a firestorm after residents learned that taxpayers picked up most of the tab.The majority of the senior class at Shoreham-Wading River High School went to Orlando in March in what is a longstanding tradition that dates back to the 1990s. But instead of the less than $10,000 spent by the Shoreham-Wading River Central School District in 2016, the cost this year topped $150,000. And while students called the senior trip to Disney World a priceless educational experience, some taxpayers were furious they had to foot the bill."It was a lot of money, but it was a good experience," student Benjamin Scheiber said... Read More
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To infinity, and beyond, at FSC commencements

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Farmingdale State College will go global, and then some, at its annual commencement exercises. The college is planning two separate ceremonies this year – one for students graduating from the School of Business and the School of Health Sciences, one for graduates of the School of Arts and Sciences and the School of Engineering Technology – and each will feature a heavy-hitting keynote speaker. ... Read More
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Car Design School Prepares For New Age Of Driverless Vehicles

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A car design school confronts the challenge of getting people to overcome their misgivings about driverless cars. Many Americans are not comfortable with self-driving cars, despite the fact that the industry is spending billions on the new technology. ... Read More
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Facebook’s Building 8 is creating tech that lets you hear through your skin

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Regina Dugan, the leader of Facebook’s secretive Building 8 hardware research group, today provided the first official hints about what her organization has been working on. Dugan joined Facebook last year spending four years at Google, where she was chief of the company’s Advanced Technologies and Projects (ATAP) group. That’s the organization behind the Project Ara modular smartphone concept, which ended up dying an inevitable death. Other ATAP projects like Project Vault... Read More
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Fight against armed groups dominates US-Africa defence summit – Inside Story

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Its mission is to foster 'security, stability and prosperity'.The US has brought together Defence Chiefs from the majority of African countries.It says it wants to help in the fight against armed groups such as Boko Haram, Al Shabab and ISIL.The meeting's taking place in Germany at the Headquarters of the United States Africa Command - or AFRICOM - which was set up 10 years ago.But critics are questioning Washington's motives.Presenter: Laura Kyle.Guests:Reuben Brigety -Dean of the Elliott School of International Affairs at George Washington University and former US Ambassador to the African Union.Martin Ewi - Senior Researcher in the International Crim... Read More
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Not Just For Foreign Foods: Fair-Trade Label Comes To U.S. Farms

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Enlarge this image The family-owned Wholesum Harvest had to meet a checklist of more than 300 standards — including many worker protections — to become the first American farm c... Read More
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Jon Ossoff and the Future of the Democratic Party

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Jon Ossoff polled better than any Republican challenger in Tuesday’s special election for Georgia’s Sixth Congressional District seat. He will face the Republican Karen Ha... Read More
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Riverhead library president and another trustee resign

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Riverhead Free Library president Kathleen Berezny during the November 2016 board meeting where trustee John Munzel presented a formal complaint against her, seeking her removal from the board. File photo: Denise Civiletti Riverhead Free Library Kathleen Berezny and trustee Karen Fedun-White have resigned from the library b... Read More
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10-year-old boy with autism arrested

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John Benjamin Haygood, a 10-year-old boy with autism, was filmed by his mother as he was handcuffed and detained for kicking his teacher at school.Subscribe to the "CBSN" Channel HERE: http://bit.ly/1Re2MgSWatch "CBSN" live HERE: http://cbsn.ws/1PlLpZ7Follow "CBSN" on Instagram HERE: http://bit.ly/1PO0dkxLike "CBSN" on Facebook HERE: ... Read More
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Trump, top officials take aim at brutal MS-13 street gang

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The Trump administration vowed Tuesday to crack down on MS-13, a notoriously brutal Central American street gang blamed for a recent series of killings in suburban New York, and accused Obama-era border policies of allowing its ranks to flourish. The gang is known for hacking and stabbing victims with machetes, drug dealing, prostitution and other rackets. Their recruits are middle- and high-school students predominantly in immigrant communities and those who try to leave risk violent retribution, according to officials. “These organizations enrich themselves by pedaling poison in our communities, trafficking children for sexual exploitation and inflicting horrific violence in the communities where they operate,” Attorn... Read More
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droidcon Italy: Security, Proximity, and Networking

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Turin greeted me with a downpour of rain. I couldn’t check in to my hotel for another 3 hours so I decided to get to know the city. And what a great city it is. Convenient metro/subway, beautiful architecture, churches, museums and piazzas (not to be confused with the delicious pizza). Spending a few hours orienting myself in Turin set a positive tone that continued for the whole conference and trip.   Tuesday night, the droidcon Italy team set up a dinner for the speakers. I had the pleasure of meeting Erik Hellman, Google Developer Expert and author of ... Read More
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A Theory To Better Understand Diversity, And Who Really Benefits

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Enlarge this image UCLA students hold crosses, while taking part in a 2006 rally on campus to express their concerns about the lack of racial diversity in the student body. Mel... Read More
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Brooklyn principal accused of hitting student who slapped teacher

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EAST NEW YORK, Brooklyn (WABC) -- A Brooklyn principal was arraigned Wednesday on charges he hit an unruly 7-year-old student in his Brooklyn school.Machael Spencer-Edwards, 42, was arrested Tuesday in connection with the March 13 incident, during which he is alleged to have struck the student after the boy slapped a teacher inside PS 202. Authorities say he then kicked the child while he was on the ground.Following a month-long investigation, Spencer-Edwards was charged with assault, attempted assault, menacing, harassment and endangering the welfare of a child. (Copyright ©2017 WABC-TV. All Rights Reserved.)... Read More
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Death of appeals court judge Sheila Abdus-Salaam suspicious, police say

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NEW YORK (WABC) -- Police are calling the death of Judge Sheila Abdus-Salaam suspicious because there is no clear indication of suicide or criminality."We're looking it at as a suspicious death at this point. We haven't found any clear indications of criminality, but at this point we can't say for sure. We're hoping if anyone could shed any light into the hours before her disappearance, it would help us establish what happened," said Stephen Davis, NYPD Spokesman. The Medical Examiner is still planning to perform an autopsy on Abdus-Salaam, after the body of the 65-year-old Court of Appeals judge ... Read More
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Death of appeals court judge suspicious, police say

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NEW YORK (WABC) -- Police are calling the death of Judge Sheila Abdus-Salaam suspicious because there is no clear indication of suicide or criminality.Police say there are no obvious signs of criminality in the death of the first black woman appointed to New York state's highest court. Medical examiners are still planning to perform an autopsy on 65-year-old Sheila Abdus-Salaam, after the body of the 65-year-old Court of Appeals judge washed up on the shore of the Hudson River.Meanwhile, those who loved and respected her are left wondering what they could have ... Read More
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Venture Challenge: Innovators dazzle, CountryBox soars

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By GREGORY ZELLER // An e-commerce website pitched by a trio of undergraduate students walked off with top honors, and a hefty $20,000 check, in Tuesday’s final round of the Hofstra-Digital Remedy Venture Challenge Series. Envisioned by Class of 2017 seniors Henry Crayton, Rory Murphy and Lerthon Theuma, CountryBox – designed to bring “care packages” from the old country to expats living abroad – edged out nine other finalists in the annual student business-plan competition. The Venture Challenge is the brainchild of Hofstra alum Mike Seiman, founder and CEO of New York City-based digital media company CPXi, which reformed this year as ... Read More
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Chris Hill on US and China's policy on Korean Peninsula

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To talk about what options there are for handling the DPRK, CGTN's Asieh Namdar spoke with Ambassador Chris Hill via skype. He's the Dean of the Josef Korbel School of International Studies at the University of Denver and former U.S. Ambassador to the ROK.... Read More
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Edward C. Klein, 62

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Edward C. Klein of East Quogue died at Southside Hospital on April 16, 2017. He was 62 years old. He was born on June 13, 1954 in Farmingdale to William C. Klein and Barbara Brandel. He earned a bachelor’s degree and was the school lunch director for the Central Islip Public Schools district. He was a softball coach for six years. He loved the ocean and will be greatly missed by all, his family said. He is survived by his daughters Tracey McGarvey (Kevin) and Melinda English (Matt), his sisters Kathleen Lankau and Treesha Klein, his brothers William, Robert, Thomas, Michael, James, Joseph and Charles, his grandchildren Marin and Enna McGarvey and Mae English, his best friend and companion Darlene Firneno... Read More
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How a hands-on high school veterinary program is enriching Navajo students

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Kids don't learn unless they get a little dirty. That's the philosophy of the man who runs the career and technical education program at Monument Valley High School in Kayenta, Arizona, where students from the Navajo Nation get hands-on instruction in caring for animals. Special correspondent Lisa Stark of Education Week reports on how the program prepares students for careers, college and more.... Read More
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Walter Martin Doroski, 81

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Walter Martin Doroski of Cutchogue died on April 14, 2017. He was 81 years old. He was born in Greenport on June 14, 1935 to Martin and Vera (Danowski) Doroski. After graduation from high school, he served in the U.S. Air Force. He worked at Jenco in Deer Park as a mechanic. In his spare time, he enjoyed fishing, NASCAR, watching hockey and lacrosse, hunting and antique cars. He was a volunteer for Cornell Cooperative Education’s SPAT program. He is survived by his sister Vera E. Doroski of Riverhead, his daughters Toni Ann Sinning (John Jr.) of Southold, Cindy Corbett (Don) of Clarkesville, Georgia and Deana Kirby (Daniel) of Shoreham, his son Walter J. Doroski Jr. (Wendy) of Centereach, and six grandchildr... Read More
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Man Gets 25 Years in 1979 Murder of Etan Patz

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Almost four decades after first-grader Etan Patz set out for school and ended up at the heart of one of America's most influential missing-child cases, a man convicted of killing him was sentenced on Tuesday to at least 25 years in prison. (April 18)Subscribe for more Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/AssociatedPressGet updates and more Breaking News here: http://smarturl.it/APBreakingNewsThe Associated Press is the essential global news network, delivering ... Read More
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The Conservative Agenda for Gorsuch’s First Week

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Justice Neil Gorsuch will have a chance to make his mark with a case that involves lowering the barriers between church and state.CreditPHOTOGRAPH BY BRENDA... Read More
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Mourners gather at wake for youngest victim in Long Island quadruple murder

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BELLPORT, Long Island (WABC) -- Heartbroken family, friends and classmates gathered at a wake on Long Island Tuesday to say goodbye to a student who was brutally killed in a quadruple murder."He was a good boy, caring of his parents, good to his mother," mom Maria Llivicura said. The mourners came together to remember 16-year-old Justin Llivicura, the youngest of the those found dead in a park in Central Islip last week, apparent victims of gang violence."He never gave me problems," dad Marcelo Llivicura said. "He wasn't out on the streets. He was always respectful. Now he's in heaven. My son. I hope that the police are able to find the people so this doesn't happen again."... Read More
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Pedro Hernandez gets 25 years to life in Etan Patz murder

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NEW YORK -- Almost four decades after first-grader Etan Patz set out for school and ended up at the heart of one of America's most influential missing-child cases, a former store clerk convicted of killing him was sentenced on Tuesday to at least 25 years in prison.Etan's father Stan Patz spoke at the sentencing, telling Pedro Hernandez, "I will never forgive you. You are the monster in your own nightmares." Etan disappeared in 1979 as he walked to his school bus stop in downtown Manhattan. He was among the first missing children pictured on milk cartons, and the anniversary of his May 25 disappearance became National Missing Children's Day.No trace of him has ever been found, and a civil c... Read More
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Pedro Hernandez gets 25 to life in Etan Patz murder

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NEW YORK -- The man convicted of killing 6-year-old Etan Patz was sentenced Friday to at least 25 in prison in one of America's most notorious missing child cases.Etan's father Stan Patz spoke at the sentencing, telling Pedro Hernandez, "I will never forgive you. You are the monster in your own nightmares." Etan disappeared in 1979 as he walked to his school bus stop in downtown Manhattan. He was among the first missing children pictured on milk cartons, and the anniversary of his May 25 disappearance became National Missing Children's Day.No trace of him has ever been found.Hernandez worked at a convenience shop by the bus stop. Now 56, he wasn't a suspect until police got a tip in 2012. ... Read More
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Cantor: High taxes driving LI’ers away could mean even more taxes

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While the Long Island economy has recovered from the Great Recession, the robustness of that recovery is tempered by the fact that the 2016 Long Island population has decreased from 2015, our property taxes are among the highest in the country and the 2015 regional poverty rate is the highest since 1959. All this illustrates the fragility of the socio-economic foundation on which the growth of Long Island’s economy depends. Troubling are the reasons for the slight decrease in Long Island’s 2016 population as reported in recently released U. S. Ce... Read More
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Death and Taxes: Remembering an Old Friend from the Copydesk

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One of the rare pleasures in filing taxes is coming across receipts that evoke good times. Mine this year reminded me of my old New Yorker colleague Dotty Lobrano Guth.... Read More
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Children back to school after ISIL is pushed out of east Mosul

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Children back to school after ISIL is pushed out of east Mosul.After years of living under ISIL, children in the Iraqi city of Mosul are returning back to school.They live in the eastern party of the city where the armed group has already been pushed out.But the battle against ISIL in western Mosul continues.Al Jazeera's Mereana Hond reports.- Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe- Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AJEnglish... Read More
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Missouri 1st grader campaigns for softer toilet paper at school

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ST. LOUIS, Missouri -- First grader Penny Hoffman is not impressed with her school's choice of tough, scratchy, sub-par toilet paper, so she rolled out a campaign for softer, fluffier, more acceptable TP for the entire student body.She brought a sample home and tried to get to the bottom of why it didn't stack up to the comfortable toilet tissue she was used to. "Penny had a theory about the toilet paper, saying she thought it was worse than jail," said Penny's mom, Lynn.So Penny gathered samples from institutions all over St. Louis, including the police department, to flush out her point.Then, she made a full poster board presentation and took it straight to the school principal.The principal enco... Read More