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  1. Woman jumps off building with 7-year-old boy in ManhattanRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 18 | Yahoo!

    The 46-year-old woman jumped from the The Gotham Hotel with a 7-year-old boy just after 8:30 a.m. on East 46th Street.

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  2. Broadway Star Ruthie Ann Miles Loses Unborn Baby After Horrific CrashRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 17 | Yahoo!

    Tony Award winner Ruthie Ann Blumenstein, who goes by the stage name Ruthie Ann Miles, lost her unborn baby after sustaining injuries in a car crash two months ago. Miles' 5-year-old daughter, Abigail, was killed when they were both hit by a car after a driver plowed through a red light at a busy intersection in the Park Slope neighborhood of Brooklyn, New York.

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  3. Bloomberg warns of 'epidemic of dishonesty'Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 12 | Yahoo!

    That's according to former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, who warned in a commencement speech on Saturday at Texas' Rice University that "an endless barrage of lies" and a trend toward "alternate realities" in national politics pose a dire threat to U.S. democracy. The 76-year-old billionaire, who flirted with an independent presidential run in 2016, did not call out any politicians by name. 32 comments

  4. Michael Bloomberg Slams 'Epidemic' Of Political Lies As Danger To DemocracyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 12 | Yahoo!

    Billionaire and former New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg lashed out Saturday at the "epidemic of dishonesty" in politics that he said poses "one of the most serious dangers" to American democracy. During a commencement speech at Rice University in Texas, Bloomberg slammed the " endless barrage of lies " and " alternate realities " in national politics.

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  5. Woman charged with killing man, stashing corpse in binRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 8 | Yahoo!

    A Vermont woman told police that she shot a man living in her home and stashed his body in a trash bin because he manipulated family members with drugs, constantly drank and raped her, according to court papers released Tuesday. The attorney for Erika Guttilla, 31, asked a judge on Tuesday for another day to review the case.

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  6. Doctor pleads guilty in fatal abortionRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 5 | Yahoo!

    A New York doctor who says he's done 40,000 abortions is awaiting sentencing after pleading guilty to criminally negligent homicide in the 2016 death of a woman who was six months pregnant and bled to death. The case in Queens Criminal Court marks one of the rare legal instances of criminal prosecution of a doctor over a medical error, but Assistant District Attorney Brad Leventhal said that Dr. Robert Rho's mistakes went beyond civil malpractice.

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  7. Prosecutors expect to charge more people in N.Y. sex traffic caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 4 | Yahoo!

    Actor Allison Mack, known for her role in the TV series 'Smallville', exits with her lawyer following a hearing on charges of sex trafficking in relation to the Albany-based organization Nxivm at United States Federal Courthouse in Brooklyn, New York Actor Allison Mack, known for her role in the TV series 'Smallville', exits with her lawyer following a hearing on charges of sex trafficking in relation to the Albany-based organization Nxivm at United States Federal Courthouse in Brooklyn, New York, U.S., May 4, 2018.

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  8. Desmond Marrow Arrest: Former NFL Player Says 'I Can't Breathe' in Disturbing VideoRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 27 | Yahoo!

    A troubling video shows former NFL player Desmond Marrow being wrestled to the ground and choked as he was arrested outside an Atlanta mall. Cops say the 30-year-old former Tampa Bay Buccaneer was resisting arrest after a road rage incident in which he threatened to shoot someone in the mall parking lot.

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  9. Actress Allison Mack Is Released To Her Parents On $5 Million Bail In Sex Trafficking CaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 24 | Yahoo!

    Former "Smallville" cast member and accused sex trafficker Allison Mack was released on Tuesday to the custody of her parents in exchange for $5 million bail. The 35-year-old was charged with sex trafficking on Friday in connection with her alleged involvement with Nxivm , an alleged cult run by Mack and founder Keith Raniere.

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  10. New York banning cars from Central Park starting this summerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 20 | Yahoo!

    New York City's Central Park will kick out cars this summer after more than a century, returning its roads to walkers, runners and cyclists, Mayor Bill de Blasio said on Friday. The move, which aims to cut down on traffic accidents and air pollution in the most-visited urban park in the United States, takes effect on June 27, the mayor told reporters.

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  11. When Calling the Police Is a PrivilegeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 21 | Yahoo!

    "I have two gentlemen at my cafe who are refusing to make a purchase or leave," the manager of the Starbucks told the 911 dispatcher. She calmly gave her address, and after being reassured that law enforcement would be on the way shortly, she thanked the dispatcher and hung up.

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  12. 'Thoughts are not working': High school students walk out...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2018 | Yahoo!

    Students across the United States have walked out of class to mark the 19th anniversary of the Columbine High School massacre and demonstrate against gun violence in America. The student demonstrations - planned in communities nationwide from Los Angeles, to Florida, and New York - carry with them a renewed urgency following the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in February, where 17 people were killed in what is now the deadliest high school shooting since the Columbine attack 19 years ago.

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  13. Bernie Sanders backs Cardi B plea for Social Security to be strengthenedRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2018 | Yahoo!

    The veteran Vermont Senator said social security needed to be strengthened so the elderly population could retire in a gracious way. "Cardi B is right.

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  14. Natalie Portman Backs Out Of Israel Award Over 'Recent Events'Read the original story

    Apr 20, 2018 | Yahoo!

    Actress Natalie Portman has pulled out of accepting a prestigious award in Israel because she said her conscience prevented her from doing so, the Genesis Prize Foundation said. The Jerusalem-born "Black Swan" actress was scheduled to accept the Genesis Prize, a so-called Jewish Nobel, in June, but the Genesis Prize Foundation said in a news release on Thursday that a rep for Portman explained the Oscar winner would not attend because of "recent events in Israel."

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  15. Prominent LGBTQ Lawyer Sets Self On Fire In 'Protest Suicide' Of Climate ChangeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2018 | Yahoo!

    David Buckel led a lawsuit involving the 1993 murder and rape of a transgender man. The case was later adapted into the film "Boys Don't Cry."

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  16. Mexican drug kingpin behind DEA murder added to FBI most-wanted listRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 12, 2018 | Yahoo!

    Rafael Caro Quintero served 28 years in Mexico for killing of Enrique 'Kike' Camarena but was released on a technicality in 2017 A veteran drug kingpin convicted over the murder of a DEA agent and then released on a technicality from a Mexican prison has been added to the FBI's list of its 10 most-wanted fugitives. Rafael Caro Quintero now faces additional criminal charges unsealed in a federal court in Brooklyn, New York, and the US government increased the reward for his capture to $20m.

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  17. Cynthia Nixon On Marijuana: It's 'Effectively Legal' For White PeopleRead the original story

    Apr 11, 2018 | Yahoo!

    Cynthia Nixon 's campaign for governor continues with her latest video about why she supports legalizing the use of recreational marijuana in New York. "There are a lot of good reasons for legalizing marijuana, but for me, it comes down to this: We have to stop putting people of color in jail for something that white people do with impunity," said Nixon in a video posted on Twitter Wednesday.

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  18. Cardi B probably knows a lot more about President Franklin D. Roosevelt than you doRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2018 | Yahoo!

    That's what Billboard chart sensation Cardi B told GQ 's Caity Weaver in an extensive profile published Monday morning. The Bronx-born rapper, who released the highly anticipated album Invasion of Privacy last week, has delivered us bangers and viral clips for the better part of a year.

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  19. Sharpton, school survivor, announce anti-gun violence rallyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2018 | Yahoo!

    A survivor of the Parkland, Florida, school shooting joined the Rev. Al Sharpton on Saturday to announce a June rally in front of President Donald Trump's Manhattan apartment to protest gun violence eased by access to assault weapons.

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  20. Conor McGregor Charged With Assault In Chaotic Attack Of BusRead the original story

    Apr 6, 2018 | Yahoo!

    Fighter Conor McGregor didn't need to be in the octagon to go on a rampage in Brooklyn, New York, on Thursday. The UFC star was charged with assault and criminal mischief after he threw a hand dolly through the window of a bus transporting other fighters, police told HuffPost.

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