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1 hr ago | D Magazine

The New Yorker on Jordan Spieth

There's a nice little ditty on The New Yorker 's sports blog about Bubba and Jordan and the Masters that you should read.


5 hrs ago | KTEN-TV Denison

New York police end Muslim surveillance program

A special New York Police Department unit that sparked controversy by tracking the daily lives of Muslims in an effort to detect terror threats has been disbanded, police officials said Tuesday.


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9 hrs ago | Applied Clinical Trials

Almac Receives New York State Laboratory Permit for Trial Enrichment...

Almac's diagnostics business unit today announced that it has received a Clinical Laboratory Permit from the New York State Department of Health, allowing them to receive patient samples for clinical testing from New York.


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13 hrs ago | Reuters

Lawyer for bin Laden son-in-law pleads guilty to tax charges

Stanley Cohen, defense lawyer for Osama Bin Laden's son-in-law Sulaiman Abu Ghaith, speaks to the media outside Manhattan Federal Court in New York, March 26, 2014, following a three-week trial that offered an unusually intimate portrait of al Qaeda's former leader in the days after the September 11, 2001 attacks.

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17 hrs ago | Oxford Times

1.6m Britons head abroad for Easter

Around 1.6 million Britons are heading abroad over Easter, with those staying at home facing packed roads, disrupted rail journeys and the threat of unsettled weather.


Related Topix: Europe, United Kingdom, World News, United Kingdom Travel, Manchester, United Kingdom Travel, Europe Travel, Essex County, England, London, United Kingdom Travel, Greater London County, England

19 hrs ago | Washington Times

NY flu season continues; second wave of illness

Health officials say a second wave of influenza has struck this spring and is putting more New Yorkers in the hospital now than in January.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Influenza

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Daily Kos

New York exceeds Obamacare enrollment expectations by 60 percent, premiums halved

New York might very well be the most successful of all the states in implementing Obamacare.


Related Topix: New York Government, US News, Liberal Political News


Bitcoin promoter Shrem indicted in NY for money laundering

Prominent bitcoin entrepreneur Charlie Shrem has been indicted by a federal grand jury in New York on charges of funneling cash to the illicit online marketplace Silk Road.


Related Topix: Economics News, Bitcoin


New York finalizes $8 billion Medicaid accord with federal government

New York State said it finalized an agreement with the U.S. government on Monday allowing it to reinvest $8 billion of federal money in its health insurance system for low income people while avoiding potentially painful cuts or additional budget strain.


Related Topix: Medicaid, Health, North Yorkshire County, England, World News, East Riding of Yorkshire County, England, United Kingdom, New York Government, Health Insurance, Andrew Cuomo, US Governors

Art Gallery Tours New York to Host Skyscrapers Gallery, 4/26

"Art Gallery Tours New York" will host a Skyscrapers gallery tour in Midtown on Saturday, April 26 at 1:00 PM - rain or shine.


The Huffington Post

These 10 Filmmakers Perfectly Capture Our Love/Hate Relationship With New York

The spirit of Tribeca remains one of inclusiveness and diversity: there's room enough for splashy feature films and 10-minute shorts, first-time filmmakers and seasoned directors, and the underground artists and hackers who will change the world.


Related Topix: Tribeca (New York, NY), North Yorkshire County, England, World News, East Riding of Yorkshire County, England, United Kingdom, New York Government, New York, NY, Manhattan, NY, Education, Standardized Testing

CBS Local

Furry Friend Finder: Stephan And 'The New York Dog'

In a special edition of Furry Friend Finder, CBS 2's Vanessa Murdock and Diane Macedo interview photographer Rachael Hale McKenna has released a new book called "The New York Dog."


Related Topix: North Yorkshire County, England, World News, East Riding of Yorkshire County, England, United Kingdom, New York Government

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Great Falls Tribune

Spray of the Falls: Local wins New Yorker contest

Brent McCafferty heard about The New Yorker magazine's Cartoon Caption Contest thanks to a favorite film critic of his, the late Roger Ebert of the Chicago Sun-Times.


Rohan: The long goodbye to 'Mad Men' begins tonight

The clock starts ticking for Don at 10 tonight, when "Mad Men" begins its two-part final season with the first seven of its last 14 episodes.


Related Topix: Entertainment, Drama, Television, Mad Men, Jon Hamm

Daily Mail

Welcome to New York, ENGLAND! The British villages and towns that...

Missing MH370 was thrown around like a fighter jet as if it were being flown to avoid radar detection, say investigators amid fears the plane's black box battery has died and may NEVER be found 'My son is dead, how can I relax?' Family of youngest victim of Boston bombings speak for the first time about moment attack ripped family apart and left ... (more)


Related Topix: North Yorkshire County, England, World News, East Riding of Yorkshire County, England, United Kingdom, US News, US Politics, Mike Huckabee, New York, NY, The Bronx, NY

How Energy Efficient Are Your City's Buildings?

By Hunt Archbold On Thursday, the Environmental Protection Agency announced the sixth annual list of the top 25 U.S. metropolitan areas with the most Energy Star certified buildings.


Related Topix: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Environmental Law, Law, Best of 2007

How is NY's economy? Governor candidates disagree

In this March 7, 2014 photo, Republican gubernatorial candidate Rob Astorino speaks during a news conference in Albany, N.Y. Gov. Andrew Cuomo says New York has been on the right path during his term.


Related Topix: Andrew Cuomo, US Governors, Albany, NY

Westport Now

Recalling Their New Yorker Cover Parents

Westport's golden age as an arts community came to life today as the artists' children recalled what it was like growing up with parents who created hundreds of covers for The New Yorker.


Sat Apr 12, 2014


Isolation Hampers Well-Being of Gay Seniors

A walk through Manhattan's gay Chelsea district is no longer as enjoyable for Charles Cole as it once was.


Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, North Yorkshire County, England, World News, East Riding of Yorkshire County, England, United Kingdom

Daily Mail

Famed New York dermatologist who promises in subway ads to 'fix your...

Investigators reveal MH370 co-pilot tried to make a call from his mobile phone after the aircraft 'vanished' but 'was abruptly cut off' as US deny reports the plane landed at their remote military base Nine-time world poker champion Phil Ivey sued by Atlantic City casino for cheating them out of $9.6M 'using defective card trick' 'Greedy' Al ... (more)


Related Topix: New York Government, Games, Poker


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