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  1. New York 'League of Kitchens' gives immigrant cooks cash, confidenceRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 24 | Reuters

    The League of Kitchens initiative solves at least two problems: It provides talented, immigrant home cooks with cash and New York foodies with a chance to do more than just sit in the kitchen and listen to stories of the old country. "The immigrant is the host.

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  2. U.S. arrests New York man for Islamic State-inspired bomb plotRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 16 | Reuters

    U.S. authorities have accused a New York City college student of plotting to set off a pressure cooker bomb in the city in support of the militant group Islamic State, according to court documents made public on Tuesday. Munther Omar Saleh, 20, was arrested early on Saturday morning after he and another man got out of their car and ran toward a surveillance vehicle that had been tracking their movements, according to documents filed in federal court in Brooklyn.

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  3. Me and My Money-Daymond John is not a shark with his own fundsRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 10 | Reuters

    On ABC's "Shark Tank," Daymond John scrutinizes the business plans of wannabe entrepreneurs, but how does he manage his own finances? A self-made businessman, John is actually pretty realistic - working his way up many ladders and learning from failures. A native of Queens, New York, John founded FUBU at age 23 in 1992, riding the wave of hip-hop fashion trends.

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  4. New York exhibit taps into dialogue on race and policingRead the original story w/Photo

    May 15, 2015 | Reuters

    A multimedia installation opening in New York on Friday aims to encourage a conversation about law enforcement's treatment of minorities by simulating a disorienting confrontation with police. "Hands Up," created by artists Atif Ateeq and Roopa Vasudevan at Flux Factory in the Long Island City neighborhood of Queens, brings visitors, one at a time, into a dark space filled with flashing lights and police sirens.

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  5. New York exhibit taps into dialogue on race and policingRead the original story w/Photo

    May 15, 2015 | Reuters

    ''Hands Up'' encourages conversation about how it feels to be on the other side of law enforcement. Rough Cut.

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  6. Investigators wait to interview engineer of derailed Amtrak trainRead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2015 | Reuters

    Federal investigators probing the deadly Amtrak derailment in Philadelphia were waiting to interview the train's engineer, whose attorney said on Thursday he did not remember the crash that killed seven people and injured more than 200 others. The train bound for New York City from Washington was barreling into a curve at more than 100 miles per hour on Tuesday night, twice the speed limit, when the engineer hit the brakes, the National Transportation Safety Board said.

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  7. Jury to return for 18th day of deliberations in NYC missing boy murder caseRead the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2015 | Reuters

    Jurors finished a 17th day of marathon deliberations on Thursday without reaching a verdict in the murder trial of a man who confessed to strangling Etan Patz more than three decades ago. The 6-year-old boy disappeared in 1979 as he walked alone for the first time to his school bus stop in Manhattan's Soho neighborhood.

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  8. New York pizzeria linked to major Italian mafia drug ringRead the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2015 | Reuters

    Police say Italian and U.S. agents have broken up a major cocaine trafficking network linked to the Italian mafia and operated out of a New York Pizzeria. Mana Rabiee reports.

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  9. NYPD officer shot in head dies, commissioner cites historic anti-police sentimentRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2015 | Reuters

    A New York City plainclothes police officer who was shot in the head died on Monday, the fifth officer gunned down in as many months amid anti-law enforcement sentiment not seen since the turbulent 1960s, Police Commissioner Bill Bratton said. Officer Brian Moore, 25, was in an unmarked car pursuing Demetrius Blackwell, who was wanted on a weapons charge, when he was shot during the weekend in a residential neighborhood in the New York City borough of Queens, police said.

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  10. New York City police officer shot and wounded: policeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2015 | Reuters

    New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio says a suspect is in custody after a 25-year-old police officer was shot while on duty in Queens. Rough Cut .

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  11. New York City police officer shot in head, suspect in custodyRead the original story

    May 2, 2015 | Reuters

    A New York City plainclothes police officer was seriously injured when he was shot in the head on Saturday while attempting to question a man from his cruiser, and authorities said a suspect had been arrested and was in custody. The officer, identified by police as Brian Moore, 25, was in critical but stable condition following surgery at Jamaica Hospital Medical Center about four hours after the shooting, a hospital representative told reporters on Saturday night.

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  12. INSIGHT-As youth vaping rises, teens cite the allure of tricksRead the original story

    May 1, 2015 | Reuters

    On a recent morning, Roger Tarazon and several friends gathered a few blocks from their Queens, New York high school. Some smoked traditional cigarettes, but Tarazon and a few others puffed on electronic vaping devices.

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  13. UPDATE 1-Weight Watchers founder Jean Nidetch, 91, dies in FloridaRead the original story

    Apr 29, 2015 | Reuters

    Jean Nidetch, the founder of weight loss company Weight Watchers International Inc, died of natural causes early on Wednesday at age 91, a company spokeswoman said. Nidetch struggled with weight throughout her life and founded the popular program in the early 1960s in her apartment in Queens, New York.

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  14. Weight Watchers founder, 91, dies in FloridaRead the original story

    Apr 29, 2015 | Reuters

    The 91-year-old founder of weight loss company Weight Watchers International Inc., Jean Nidetch, died of natural causes early on Wednesday, a company spokeswoman said. Nidetch struggled with weight throughout her life and founded the now wildly popular program in the early 1960s in her apartment in Queens, New York.

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  15. Coyote roaming exclusive Manhattan triggers massive police huntRead the original story

    Apr 22, 2015 | Reuters

    A coyote spotted on Wednesday in an exclusive Manhattan neighborhood touched off a massive police hunt that shut down Riverside Park, then led to Columbia University and Grants Tomb. Before moving on up to the most expensive of New York City's five boroughs, coyotes have shown up in recent weeks in the Bronx and Queens as well as suburban New Jersey, and wildlife experts says the predators are becoming increasingly comfortable in cities, which offer more opportunities for prey.

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  16. UPDATE 5-Delta plane slides off runway at snowy New York airportRead the original story

    Mar 5, 2015 | Reuters

    A Delta Air Lines Inc jetliner landing during a snowstorm at New York's LaGuardia Airport on Thursday slid off the runway and struck a fence before coming to rest at the edge of Flushing Bay, but there were no serious injuries. All 127 passengers and five crew members aboard were evacuated safely from the aircraft and moved to the airport terminal on buses, officials said.

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  17. NYC trucker accused of avoiding toll with device inspired by James BondRead the original story

    Feb 26, 2015 | Reuters

    A trucker accused of using a James Bond-style retractable bumper to evade a $95 toll on the George Washington Bridge has been charged with using burglary tools, police said on Thursday. Hauling a load of candy across the bridge toward New York City on Wednesday, Pablo Ortega flipped a switch on his dashboard as he approached the toll gates over the Hudson River.

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  18. Extreme cold, ice reveal faults in U.S. northeast mass transitRead the original story

    Feb 3, 2015 | Reuters

    Wicked winter weather gripping the northeastern United States exposed weaknesses in mass transit systems from Boston to New York, with commuters stranded on icy train platforms amid delays stretching into Tuesday. A day after a deadly snowstorm slammed the region, extreme delays crippled Boston's subways, including the most heavily traveled Red Line, which sees about 273,000 riders each day.

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  19. NY union boss leading revolt against mayor faces own rebellionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2015 | Reuters

    Hours after two New York policemen were shot dead in their patrol car last month, police union boss Pat Lynch accused the mayor of having "blood on his hands." Lynch's attack was prompted by what many police officers saw as the mayor's failure to defend them against criticism that overly aggressive tactics had caused the death of a black suspect.

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  20. Police officers from across the nation arrive at Queens church for NYPD funeralRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 27, 2014 | Reuters

    Tens of thousands of police officers from across the U.S. are expected to arrive in Queens, New York for funeral services of slain NYPD officer Rafael Ramos. Rough Cut .

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