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2 hrs ago | Bangkok Post

Bangkok gets cheaper for expats

Bangkok has become a markedly cheaper place for expatriates to live in the past year, according to Mercer LLC's annual list of the world's most-expensive cities.

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Related Topix: World News, Angola, Japan, China, Asia

6 hrs ago | Spenborough Guardian

Kirkstall Abbey to light up with Classical Fantasia

The Cistercian ruins of a much loved abbey in Leeds are once again set to host an outdoor classical musical event to remember.

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Related Topix: West Yorkshire County, England, North Yorkshire County, England, World News, United Kingdom, Arts, Opera, Classical, Andrea Bocelli, Award, Recreational Vehicle

10 hrs ago | Brandon Sun

New York cemetery builds plots so jazz fans can be buried near their favourite musicians

At The Woodlawn Cemetery in New York City, so many jazz enthusiasts want to be buried near the graves of such greats as Miles Davis and Duke Ellington that the cemetery is developing new plots to meet the demand.

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Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Miles Davis, Jazz, Duke Ellington, Celia Cruz, Latin

Wed Jul 09, 2014

WXOW-TV La Crosse

6 dead, 4 children, in shooting at suburban house

Officials are trying to contain what they're calling a substantial leak from a saltwater pipeline on an Indian reservation in North Dakota.

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Related Topix: Weather, Tornado, Natural Disasters, Drugs

Switched

New York Could Decriminalize Pot For More Than Just White People

A comprehensive new bill would ensure that marijuana in New York state is decriminalized not only for white people, but for all people, a group of progressive lawmakers said Wednesday.

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

Ledger-Enquirer.com

NY awards $462M to help hospitals keep services

The funds followed a federal agreement in April for New York to reinvest $8 billion in Medicaid savings to support hospital overhauls and expand primary medical care over five years.

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Related Topix: New Rochelle, NY, Queens, NY, New York, NY, Rockland County, NY, Wyoming County, NY

Eater

Flooding: New Mozzarella Bar Obica Floods Before it Even Opens

Mozzarella-loving New Yorkers will have to wait a bit longer for the twice-weekly Italian-imported mozz at soon-to-open ObicA in the Flatiron.

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Time

4 Dead, 70,000 Without Power After Upstate New York Storms

Severe thunderstorms rolled through central New York, killing four people, destroying or damaging numerous homes and knocking out power to more than 70,000 utility customers, officials said Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Weather, Madison County, NY

The Verona-Cedar Grove Times

Lyft gives up pink mustaches to challenge Uber in New York City

Lyft Inc. is taking its ride-sharing service into New York this week and is abandoning its trademark pink mustaches in the process, taking on rival Uber Technologies Inc. in one of the biggest U.S. markets.

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Related Topix: Uber, iPhone and iPad App, us Travel, North America Travel, Travel, New York City Travel, United Kingdom Travel, Europe Travel, London, United Kingdom Travel

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Business Journal

Lyft, NYC ready for a fight

Lyft said it would have 500 drivers on the streets of Queens and Brooklyn at 7 p.m. Friday, and throw in free rides of up to $25 for two weeks.

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

Watersblogged

New York Motor Vehicle Accident Lawyer Adnan Munawar Comments Deadly...

New York Car Accident Lawyer Adnan Munawar, of Munawar & Andrews-Santillo, issues a statement after a driver with an allegedly suspended license and heroin problem killed one person and injured a second on Staten Island An out-of-control driver, who purportedly had a suspended license and a heroin problem, has struck and killed one person and ... (more)

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Staten-Island, NY, New York, NY

Examiner.com

Six haunted places in New York

The Big Apple is a place of diverse culture from Broadway to Wall Street. It's also a place that has ghosts, so they say that is.

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Related Topix: East Bethany, NY

KATC-TV Lafayette

Today in History for July 8, 2014

Today is Tuesday, July 8, the 189th day of 2014. There are 176 days left in the year.

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Related Topix: Theater, Arts

Congleton Guardian

Keira Knightley had to film Begin Again in a hurry on the streets of New York

Keira Knightley has revealed she had to speed up her acting for new film Begin Again, which was shot on location in New York.

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Related Topix: New York Government

The Gazette

Like a juror: Madonna does Nyc jury duty,...New York (Ap) - Madonna has spent a little...

She had gotten excused from a jury service date in May. This time, she was finished within two hours and wasn't questioned for any case, spending the wait in a clerk's office instead of in the sprawling juror waiting room.

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Related Topix: Celebrities, Dance, Madonna, Pop/Rock

Mon Jul 07, 2014

Daily Mail

Family Feud host Grant Denyer narrowly avoids serious car accident...

'They think we're scum.com': Inside Silicon Valley's 'jungle camp' where hundreds of homeless live in tents, caves and tree huts just a short walk from rows of digital millionaire's mansions He must be dreaming! Man caught napping during Yankees game sues ESPN for $10MILLION because 'announcers made him feel like a fatty cow that needed two seats' ... (more)

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Related Topix: Train Disaster, Google, Startups, WebMD, Emerging Technology, Search Engines

WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

24-Year-Old Sentenced for Fatal Shooting Outside Grand Rapids Restaurant

Lawrence Shannon Scott was sentenced Monday for a fatal shooting Oct. 31 outside New York Fried Chicken, 743 S. Division Ave. The 24-year-old will spend between 25 and 50 years behind bars for second-degree murder and felony firearms charges, according to Judge James Redford's office.

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KOCO-TV Oklahoma City

New York legalizes medical marijuana

At a news conference in New York City, Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed the Compassionate Care Act, which allows doctors to prescribe marijuana in a nonsmokable form to patients with serious ailments that are recognized by the state on a predefined but flexible list of conditions.

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

WPTV Local News

New York legalizes medical marijuana

At a news conference in New York City, Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed the Compassionate Care Act, which allows doctors to prescribe marijuana in a nonsmokable form to patients with serious ailments that are recognized by the state on a predefined but flexible list of conditions.

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

Reuters

New York governor signs medical marijuana bill into law

Governor Andrew Cuomo said on Monday he had signed legislation making New York the 23rd state to allow medical marijuana, calling his approach, which forbids smoking of the drug and includes strict limits, the "smartest" any state had taken so far.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana, New York Government, Andrew Cuomo, US Governors, Washington DC

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