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  1. Etsy.com stops letting Alaska Native artists sell ivory workRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 6 | KSWO

    A policy intended to deter the illegal trade of ivory and items made with the parts of endangered or threatened animals led the online sales website Etsy to remove such artwork sold by Alaska Native artists, who can legally use ivory in their pieces. U.S. Sen. Dan Sullivan asked the chief executive officer of Etsy.com to reconsider its policy to allow Alaska Natives to keep selling products made from materials such as walrus tusks or from petrified wooly mammoth remains found in the nation's most remote state.

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  2. Prosecutors: New Jersey bomber tried to corrupt inmatesRead the original story

    Jan 16, 2018 | KSWO

    An unrepentant New Jersey man who injured 30 people in a Manhattan bombing and then promoted his extremist ideology to other prisoners deserves the mandatory life in prison as required by his conviction, prosecutors told a judge on Tuesday. The government said Afghanistan-born Ahmad Khan Rahimi carried out bombings in New Jersey and New York City on Sept.

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  3. Plan to relieve Manhattan gridlock with tolls gains momentumRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2018 | KSWO

    A proposal to make part Manhattan a toll zone, where drivers would be charged to drive into the most congested neighborhood... . In this Thursday, Jan. 11, 2018 photo, traffic crosses the Williamsburg bridge in New York from Brooklyn into Manhattan.

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  4. NYC to keep controversial statues but add historical markersRead the original story

    Jan 10, 2018 | KSWO

    A commission created to figure out what to do with controversial statues and monuments on New York City property has recommended that most be kept where they are with historical markers added to give additional context, with just one moved from its high-profile location. Mayor Bill de Blasio launched the statue review last summer amid a national outcry over violence surrounding a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, over the removal of a Confederate statue.

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  5. Trump-branded condo tower sues for right to erase his nameRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2018 | KSWO

    The board of the condominium tower in New York City is asking a court to declare that it has the right to yan... . A high-rise built in partnership with Chinese investors and named "Trump Place" is shown in New York, Thursday, Jan. 11, 2018.

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  6. Police union files suit over release of body camera footageRead the original story

    Jan 5, 2018 | KSWO

    A union representing New York City police officers sued the department Tuesday, saying its release of body camera footage without a court order violates a state law that makes officer disciplinary records confidential. The Patrolmen's Benevolent Association, which represents about 24,000 uniformed officers, said the public release of footage, which began last summer on a limited basis, also violates the privacy of everyday citizens caught on camera.

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  7. 'One of my nightmares': Pipe bomb attack hits in NYC subwayRead the original story

    Dec 11, 2017 | KSWO

    A man inspired by Islamic State extremists strapped on a crude pipe bomb, slipped unnoticed into the nation's busiest subway system and set the device off at rush hour Monday in a scenario that New York has dreaded for years, authorities said. In the end, the only serious wounds were to the suspect himself, Akayed Ullah, a 27-year-old Bangladeshi immigrant and former cab driver, authorities said.

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  8. 3 hurt when bomb strapped to man explodes in NY subwayRead the original story

    Dec 11, 2017 | KSWO

    A man inspired by the Islamic State group set off a crude pipe bomb strapped to his body Monday in a crowded subway corridor near Times Square, injuring the man, slightly wounding three others and snarling the rush-hour commute for hundreds of thousands of New York workers. Surveillance cameras captured the man walking casually through the crowded passageway when the bomb went off at 7:20 a.m. amid a plume of white smoke, which cleared to show the man sprawled on the ground and commuters fleeing in terror.

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  9. Pipe bomb strapped to man explodes in NYC subway, injuring 4Read the original story

    Dec 11, 2017 | KSWO

    A man with a pipe bomb strapped to him set off the crude device in the subway near Times Square on Monday, injuring the suspect and three other people at the height of the morning rush hour. The man and three others were being treated for non-life-threatening injuries in what the mayor and police labeled an attempted terror attack.

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  10. Explosion in New York subway near Times Square; suspect in custodyRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2017 | KSWO

    A suspect is in custody from an explosion Monday near Times Square in New York. The FDNY said a total of four people sustained injuries, but none are believed to be life-threatening.

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  11. The New York Police Department is responding to reports of an explosion.Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2017 | KSWO

    The New York Police Department is responding to reports of a possible pipe bomb explosion on Monday morning. Some injuries have been reported.

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  12. Aaron Judge gets 10 votes for New York City mayorRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 30, 2017 | KSWO

    The Giants are changing... . Portland Trail Blazers guard Evan Turner defends New York Knicks forward Kristaps Porzingis during the first half of an NBA basketball game in New York, Monday, Nov. 27, 2017.

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  13. Shoppers mobilize on Thanksgiving, as retailers branch outRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 22, 2017 | KSWO

    Retailers are... . Jennifer Lowe and Cole Odom shop at a gift kiosk at Broadway Square Mall in Tyler, Texas for holiday gift ideas on Wednesday Nov. 22, 2017.

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  14. In terror-wary NYC, security tight for Thanksgiving paradeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2017 | KSWO

    After the deadly truck attack in Manhattan on... NEW YORK - Sand-filled sanitation trucks and police sharpshooters will mix with glittering floats and giant balloons at a Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade that comes in a year of terrible mass shootings and not even a month after a deadly truck attack in lower Manhattan. New York City's mayor and police brass have repeatedly stressed that layers of security, along with hundreds of officers, will be in place for one of the nation's biggest outdoor holiday gatherings, and that visitors should not be deterred.

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  15. The Latest: Donald Trump talks to New York's mayor, governorRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2017 | KSWO

    A police officer stands guard next to bicycles lie on a bike path at the crime scene after a motorist earlier Tuesday drove onto the path near the World Trade Center memorial, striking and killing several people, Wednesday, N... . Bicycles lay on a bike path at the crime scene where an investigator works after a motorist earlier Tuesday drove onto the path near the World Trade Center memorial, striking and killing several people, Wednesday, Nov. 1, 201... .

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  16. The scene of an apparent terrorist attack in Lower Manhattan.Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2017 | KSWO

    Eight people are dead and several more are seriously injured on Tuesday after a man drove a truck the wrong way down a bike path in Lower Manhattan, deliberately mowing down cyclists. Officials are investigating the incident as a terrorist attack.

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  17. 'Cowardly act of terror': Truck driver kills 8 on bike pathRead the original story

    Oct 31, 2017 | KSWO

    A man in a rented pickup truck mowed down pedestrians and cyclists along a busy bike path near the World Trade Center memorial on Tuesday, killing at least eight and seriously injuring 11 in what the mayor called "a particularly cowardly act of terror." The driver was shot in the abdomen by police after jumping out of the truck with what turned out to be a fake gun in each hand and shouting what witnesses said was "Allahu Akbar," Arabic for "God is great," authorities said.

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  18. The Latest: Witness describes carnage of truck on bike pathRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2017 | KSWO

    Authorities investigate the scene around a body covered under a white sheet next to a mangled bike along the bike path Tuesday Oct. 31, 2017, in New York. . A paramedic looks at a body covered under a white sheet along the bike path Tuesday Oct. 31, 2017, in New York.

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  19. 6 dead, others hurt after motorist drives onto NY bike pathRead the original story

    Oct 31, 2017 | KSWO

    A man in a rented pickup truck drove onto a busy bicycle path near the World Trade Center memorial Tuesday, killing at least eight people and injuring several others in what the mayor called "a particularly cowardly act of terror." The 29-year-old driver was shot by police after jumping out of the truck with what turned out to be a fake gun in each hand, officials said.

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  20. Multiple deaths after truck mows down cyclists in Lower ManhattanRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2017 | KSWO

    A man driving a truck went the wrong way down a bike path in Lower Manhattan mowing down cyclists. Police confirmed multiple casualties and fatalities, but didn't specify how many.

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