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  1. 6 things we learned at the Detroit auto showRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 11 | Daily Journal

    This year's North American International Auto Show reflects an industry that's flush with cash but uncertain about the future. Multi-million-dollar displays show new versions of big sellers like the Toyota Camry, GMC Terrain and Honda Odyssey.


  2. A look at the business Trumpa s son-in-law is setting asideRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 10 | Daily Journal

    Donald Trump has tapped his son-in-law, Jared Kushner, as a senior adviser. Kushner, who is married to Trump's eldest daughter Ivanka Trump, has for the past decade run Kushner Companies, the umbrella corporation that oversees the family's many real estate holdings. 2 comments

  3. The buck stops where? Case exposes rift over caring for deerRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 8 | Daily Journal

    A dramatic, ultimately tragic tussle over a one-antlered deer that somehow wandered into a tiny Manhattan park has cast a spotlight on a simple question: How much should humans step in to help troubled wildlife? Recent guidelines by New York state officials mandating limited intervention by wildlife "rehabilitators" stirred heated debate and a lawsuit even before last month's case of the white-tailed buck that became a celebrity for about two weeks when it appeared in Harlem's Jackie Robinson Park. TV and tabloid coverage of the deer, which likely crossed a bridge or swam over a river to get to the park, caused residents to worry about its safety.


  4. Governor unveils $10 billion plan to improve Kennedy AirportRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 4 | Daily Journal

    Gov. Andrew Cuomo has unveiled a $10 billion plan to transform the aging John F. Kennedy International Airport into a world-class hub with easy access. The Democrat told a gathering of the Association for a Better New York on Wednesday that JFK lags far behind modern overseas airports.


  5. Driver boasts cruising through 240 consecutive green lightsRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 28 | Daily Journal

    A New York City Uber driver is boasting that he drove through 240 green traffic lights before hitting a red light. Noah Forman achieved the feat during a 27-minute drive through Manhattan that started at around 3:30 a.m. on Dec. 6. The recording shows him slowing to a crawl on some blocks to avoid hitting a red, and taking numerous turns to avoid having his path forward blocked.


  6. Trumps pick for ambassador to Israel sparks hot debateRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 26 | Daily Journal

    If President-elect Donald Trump wanted to show he planned to obliterate President Barack Obama's approach to Israel, he might have found his man to deliver that message in David Friedman, his pick for U.S. ambassador. The bankruptcy lawyer and son of an Orthodox rabbi is everything Obama is not: a fervent supporter of Israeli settlements, opponent of Palestinian statehood and unrelenting defender of Israel's government.


  7. NYC police looking for man who stabbed tourist in headRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 22 | Daily Journal

    Police in New York City are seeking the public's help in finding a man who randomly stabbed an out-of-state tourist in the back of the head with a steak knife last weekend. Twenty-three-year-old Connor Rasmussen of Puyallup , Washington, was in Manhattan after surprising his girlfriend with a marriage proposal when he was stabbed around 1:40 a.m. Sunday near Madison Avenue and East 46th Street.


  8. Vincent Viola: Billionaire businessman, hockey team ownerRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 19 | Daily Journal

    Vincent Viola is a Brooklyn native, West Point graduate and billionaire businessman who paid $250 million for an NHL hockey team. And if the Senate agrees, he'll become the next Army secretary.


  9. The Latest: Trump picks Viola for Army secretaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 19 | Daily Journal

    President-elect Donald J. Trump has picked Vincent Viola as secretary of the Army. Viola is the founder of several businesses, including Virtu Financial, an electronic trading firm.


  10. Correction: Laura Branigan obituaryRead the original story

    Dec 16, 2016 | Daily Journal

    When the pop singer Laura Branigan died, The Associated Press, relying on information from her management company, reported in an obituary on Aug. 28, 2004, that she was 47 and had been born on July 3, 1957. After being contacted recently by one of Branigan's fans, however, the AP conducted a thorough review and established that she had actually been 52 when she died.


  11. Flight worker who fled checkpoint guilty of drug smugglingRead the original story

    Dec 12, 2016 | Daily Journal

    A former JetBlue flight attendant pleaded guilty Monday to taking part in a cross-country drug smuggling operation that was discovered when she bolted from a screening checkpoint at Los Angeles International Airport and abandoned a suitcase loaded with 60 pounds of cocaine. Marsha Gay Reynolds, a former Jamaican beauty queen and New York University track athlete, faces a mandatory 10-year prison term when sentenced March 3 in federal court on a single count of conspiracy to possess and distribute cocaine.


  12. Phelps to get special honor from SI at ceremonyRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2016 | Daily Journal

    Although LeBron James is getting Sports Illustrated's Sportsperson of the Year award, Michael Phelps' phenomenal year won't go unrecognized at an event next week that will celebrate both athletes. The recently retired swimmer and most decorated Olympian will get a special honor at Monday's event at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York.


  13. Man carrying gas can, matches arrested near Rockefeller treeRead the original story

    Dec 6, 2016 | Daily Journal

    Police in New York City have arrested a man who they say was carrying a gas can and matches and acting erratically near the Rockefeller Center tree. Police say 38-year-old Yuriy Alterman threw a bottle into the street, became combative and screamed at officers when they approached him Tuesday afternoon in midtown Manhattan.


  14. NYC court hears appeal against salt-warning finesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 30, 2016 | Daily Journal

    An appeals court has heard arguments on New York City's first-of-its-kind rule that requires chain restaurants to use menu icons to warn patrons of salty foods. The regulation mandates that chain restaurants put a salt-shaker icon on menu items that exceed the recommended daily limit of 2,300 milligrams of sodium, about a teaspoon.


  15. Mexican billionaire Slim says Trump could be good for MexicoRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2016 | Daily Journal

    In a forum with former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg on Thursday, Slim discarded the pessimistic narrative about how Trump's hard-line views on immigration and free trade could shake Mexico. The telecommunications magnate, who is one of the world's richest people, says that if Trump achieves his promises to expand the U.S. economy, create millions of jobs and lower middle-class taxes, it will be "fantastic" for Mexico by increasing U.S. consumption.


  16. Bloomberg optimistic at start of climate change summitRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2016 | Daily Journal

    Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg says that even if President-elect Donald Trump pulls the United States back from the climate goals pledged a year ago in Paris, action by major American cities can continue advancing toward those goals. Bloomberg and the mayors of dozens of the world's largest cities were gathering this week at the C40 Mayors Summit in Mexico City to discuss concrete steps to achieve the carbon emission-reducing goals set by world leaders in Paris.


  17. Google hits Pixel resellers with a digital death sentenceaRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2016 | Daily Journal

    Some of Google's unwitting users are learning a harsh lesson: If you violate the company's policies, it can abruptly cut you off from your Gmail account, online photos and other vital digital services. Several people who recently bought Google's new Pixel phone on behalf of a New Hampshire dealer are now suffering that punishment after the company detected their online purchases and judged they violated its terms of service.


  18. Ancient Ten Commandments tablet sold at auction for $850,000Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2016 | Daily Journal

    The world's earliest-known complete stone inscription of the Ten Commandments, described as a "national treasure" of Israel, sold at auction in Beverly Hills for $850,000. Heritage Auctions said the two-foot square marble slab sold Wednesday night at a public auction of ancient Biblical archaeology artifacts.


  19. Trumpa s election leaves American Muslims reeling and scaredRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2016 | Daily Journal

    On the morning after the election, Alia Ali had a sickening feeling as she headed to her job as a secretary at a New York City public school, her hijab in place as usual. Ali is a Muslim who lives and works in one of the most diverse places in the U.S., and yet the ascension of Donald Trump to the White House left her wondering how other Americans really viewed her.


  20. Some children fearful of what a Trump presidency will meanRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2016 | Daily Journal

    Thirteen-year-old Sophia Davis, who is black and has friends who are Hispanic, Muslims and gay, is worried that Donald Trump's election will lead to the acceptance of a "culture of violence and hateful speech." "It's just being a minority in this country. 2 comments

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