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  1. Vincent Viola: Billionaire Businessman, Hockey Team OwnerRead the original story

    Dec 19, 2016 | ABC News

    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.

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  2. The Latest: Trump Picks Viola for Army SecretaryRead the original story

    Dec 19, 2016 | ABC News

    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.

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  3. 360 Video: Ride a Model Train Through Miniature New YorkRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2016 | ABC News

    The New York Botanical Garden is celebrating the 25th anniversary of its holiday train show in which model trains chug through exotic foliage alongside more than 150 miniature replicas of famous New York landmarks. Each miniature landmark is handmade with only organic plant materials like twigs, pine cones, leaves and even resin, which is used to create the appearance of glass windows.

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  4. Five-star OT Isaiah Wilson announces he's going to GeorgiaRead the original story

    Dec 16, 2016 | ABC News

    Dressed as a holiday elf, the 6-foot-7, 351-pound offensive tackle from Brooklyn Poly Prep Country Day School announced his decision at a ceremony held at his school. The announcement was also streamed on Facebook Live.

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  5. LeBron James 'Humbled' by SI Sportsperson of the Year AwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 13, 2016 | ABC News

    LeBron James was honored Monday night in Brooklyn, New York at the annual Sports Illustrated Sportsperson of the Year awards show, which celebrated his commitment to his team, his sport and the city of Cleveland. James was featured on the cover last week when he was named 2016 Sportsperson of the Year, which marked his 26th SI cover and second sportsperson of the year award.

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  6. Hilarious Freak-Out When Granddaughter Walks Alone at NightRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2016 | ABC News

    In fact, Helen and Al Giugliano are hilariously irate as Gabriella Rutigliano treks to class as she's studying nursing at Quinnipiac University in Hamden, Connecticut. It doesn't help, however, as Al Giugliano, 90, continues to ask his granddaughter, "Why don't you walk with somebody?" As her older sister Gina tells her grandparents, "She's fine!" her grandmother yells back, "She's not you! She's a baby!" "Before she went to school, she was always taking care of them," Gina explained.

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  7. Now Trump's U.S. Business Interests Could Pose Conflict Challenge for Incoming AppointeesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2016 | ABC News

    President Elect Donald Trump 's choice for Secretary of Housing and Urban Development - retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson -- will now oversee one of the largest federally-subsidized affordable housing projects in the country - and it is part owned by his new boss. The development is called Starrett City - a massive low-income mini-city in Brooklyn that has generated millions in rental income for Trump, who inherited an ownership stake in the project from his father Fred Trump.

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  8. A Look at Key Figures in the Will Smith CaseRead the original story

    Dec 4, 2016 | ABC News

    Trial begins Monday for Cardell Hayes, 29, who has pleaded not guilty to second-degree murder in the April shooting death of former New Orleans Saints star Will Smith. A look at some of the key figures in the case: - The dead man: Will Smith, 34. A native of Queens, New York, Smith played for Ohio State's 2002 national championship team.

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  9. Terror Arrest amid Holiday FearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 22, 2016 | ABC News

    With preparations underway for heavy security around this year's Thanksgiving Day parade, a man residing in Brooklyn, New York was arrested on Monday and charged with attempting to provide material support to the so-called Islamic State after he expressed support for a terror plot in Times Square. The arrest comes as authorities send a clear message to would-be perpetrators to not even think about attacking this year's Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade by stepping-up public security, after ISIS propaganda used a photo of the annual event in calling on supporters to attack large outdoor gatherings.

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  10. Scorecard: Fans got exciting fight in Andre Ward win over Sergey KovalevRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2016 | ABC News

    Andre Ward W12 Sergey Kovalev - Fight recap Wins unified light heavyweight title Scores: 114-113 Records: Ward ; Kovalev Rafael's remarks: In the most significant match of the year -- an HBO PPV showdown between undefeated top 5 pound-for-pound fighters -- fans got the exciting fight they deserved but the decision was controversial as former unified super middleweight world champion Ward, 32, of Oakland, eked out a questionable nod to take three world title belts off Kovalev, 33, the heavy handed Russian who was making his ninth defense.

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  11. Nancy Millar got to meet some of the organ recipients her son David Rodebaugh helped.Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2016 | ABC News

    Nancy Millar paced nervously as she prepared to meet a man she had never seen before, but whose face she would already knew. The man was Pat Hardison, who underwent a groundbreaking face transplant last year, which was only made possible because of Millar's decision to donate her son David Rodebaugh's face and organs.

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  12. Man Linked to Famed NYC Jeweler Suspected of MurderRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2016 | ABC News

    James Rackover, 25, of Manhattan, and Lawrence Dilione, 28, of New Jersey, were arraigned in court Thursday on charges of concealment of a human corpse, tampering with physical evidence and hindering prosecution in the first degree. Rackover was also arraigned on the additional charge of aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle, according to the New York City Police Department .

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  13. Man Arrested for 300 Toll Violations Worth $20KRead the original story

    Nov 18, 2016 | ABC News

    Authorities say a New Jersey man was arrested after racking up over 300 toll violations and failing to pay more than $20,000 in tolls and fees. The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey said in a statement that James Clicerio, of Old Bridge, New Jersey, was arrested on Thursday after failing to pay a toll at the Outerbridge Crossing connecting Staten Island and Pert Amboy.

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  14. Ancient Ten Commandments Tablet Sold at Auction for $850,000Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2016 | ABC News

    This undated photo provided by Heritage Auctions, HA.com shows the world's earliest-known stone inscription of the Ten Commandments a two-foot square slab of white marble, weighing about 115 pounds and inscribed in an early Hebrew script called Samaritan, that sold for $850,000 Wednesday evening, Nov. 16, 2016, at a public auction of ancient Biblical archaeology artifacts held by Heritage Auctions in Beverly Hills, Calif. 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.

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  15. Anti-Trump Protests Continue for a 3rd NightRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2016 | ABC News

    Anti-Trump protests have erupted for a third night in a row in New York City, where demonstrators marched throughout Manhattan. Protesters gathered in Washington Square Park for a "love rally" and moved up Sixth Avenue to Union Square, ABC New York station WABC reported.

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  16. Some Children Fearful of What a Trump Presidency Will MeanRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2016 | ABC News

    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.

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  17. PHOTO: Anti-Donald Trump protesters fill Union Square in lower Manhattan on Nov. 9, 2016.Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2016 | ABC News

    Thousands of protesters took to the streets of U.S. cities and college campuses Wednesday to express their disdain for president-elect Donald Trump. In New York City, hundreds of people filled Union Square in lower Manhattan chanting "He's Not My President" and carrying signs that read "Defeat Fascism."

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  18. Scenes From the New York City MarathonRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2016 | ABC News

    Ghirmay Ghebreslassie of Eritrea celebrates as he crosses the finish line to finish first in the Professional Men's Division during the 2016 TCS New York City Marathon in Central Park, Nov. 6, 2016, in New York City. Sarah Bernier is hugged after finishing the New York City Marathon, Nov. 6, 2016.

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