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  1. U.S. adds criminal charge against ex-drug executive ShkreliRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2016 | Reuters

    Martin Shkreli, former CEO of Turing Pharmaceuticals LLC, appears before a House Oversight and Government Reform hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington in this file picture taken February 4, 2016. U.S. prosecutors tacked on an additional criminal charge to their case against former drug executive Martin Shkreli on Friday, alleging that he tried to conceal from investors his control over unrestricted shares in Retrophin.

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  2. Everytown gun safety group backs Clinton for president: statementRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2016 | Reuters

    A gun control advocacy group founded by billionaire and former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg on Friday endorsed Democrat Hillary Clinton in the U.S. presidential race.

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  3. Peru court OKs U.S. extradition of ex-soccer boss in FIFA probeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2015 | Reuters

    A Peruvian court on Thursday ruled the former head of the country's soccer federation could be extradited to the United States as part of a far-reaching investigation into corruption at the heart of the sport's governing body FIFA. The court ruling must be approved by the justice ministry before Manuel Burga, who led the Peruvian Football Federation until 2014, can be extradited.

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  4. Verizon, unions agree to pay raises, new jobs to end strikeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 30, 2016 | Reuters

    The deal, which one analyst called "very rich" for Verizon workers, could be a prelude to the company exiting the wireline telecommunications business, transforming into a wireless internet business. Verizon, the No.

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  5. A bar as a national monument? New York's LGBT landmark vies for honorRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2016 | Reuters

    The New York bar known as the birthplace of the gay pride movement could become the country's first national monument honoring LGBT rights under a plan to be considered by President Barack Obama. The Stonewall Inn in Manhattan's Greenwich Village was the site of a 1969 police raid that touched off riots and ignited a long struggle to bring lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people into the mainstream and guarantee their rights.

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  6. Suspected gunman arrested in 2015 murder of New York governor's aideRead the original story

    May 27, 2016 | Reuters

    A suspected gunman is under arrest in the murder of Carey Gabay, an aide to Governor Andrew Cuomo who was shot before the 2015 West Indian Day parade in Brooklyn, New York City police said on Friday. Micah Alleyne, 24, of Queens, New York, was arrested on Thursday and charged with murder, criminal possession of a firearm and reckless endangerment related to the death of Gabay, 43, who was struck by a bullet in the head on Sept.

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  7. RPT-Biotech Regeneron replaces Intel as sponsor of Science Talent SearchRead the original story

    May 25, 2016 | Reuters

    May 25 Biotechnology company Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc on Thursday became the title sponsor of the most prestigious U.S. science competition for high school students, taking the baton from chipmaker Intel Corp . Regeneron pledged $100 million to support the Science Talent Search and related programs through 2026, and doubled awards for the top 300 scientists and their schools, to $2,000 each.

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  8. Biotech Regeneron replaces Intel as sponsor of Science Talent SearchRead the original story

    May 25, 2016 | Reuters

    Biotechnology company Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc on Thursday became the title sponsor of the most prestigious U.S. science competition for high school students, taking the baton from chipmaker Intel Corp. Regeneron pledged $100 million to support the Science Talent Search and related programs through 2026, and doubled awards for the top 300 scientists and their schools, to $2,000 each. Regeneron's two top executives competed in the annual event during the 1970s and went on to build one of the world's biggest biotech companies, with cutting-edge drugs for fighting macular degeneration, cancer and cholesterol.

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  9. Schwimmer navigates choppy world of restaurants in 'Feed the Beast'Read the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2016 | Reuters

    Food is at the heart of AMC's drama "Feed The Beast," where family, fatherhood, friendship and fate converge at a fledgling restaurant in yet another new role for David Schwimmer in his life post "Friends." "Feed the Beast," premiering on May 31 on cable network AMC, follows two friends, Tommy and Dion , both at respective low points in their lives.

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  10. Arab Bank settlement over militant attacks tied to U.S. appealRead the original story

    May 25, 2016 | Reuters

    May 25 Arab Bank Plc's agreement to settle litigation brought by Americans who accused it of facilitating militant attacks in Israel is linked to the outcome of an appeal of a jury's 2014 verdict finding it liable, according to a court filing. U.S. District Judge Brian Cogan in Brooklyn, New York, signed off on a $100 million judgment Tuesday for 16 plaintiffs whose cases were set to be the subject of a damages trial that was called off after the settlement was announced in August.

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  11. New guilty plea in $250 mln penny stock 'pump-and-dump' schemeRead the original story

    May 23, 2016 | Reuters

    A 71-year-old man who helped run a complicated offshore scheme to manipulate prices of more than 40 U.S. stocks and launder more than $250 million of profit pleaded guilty on Monday to a money laundering conspiracy charge, federal prosecutors said. Robert Bandfield admitted to involvement in what prosecutors called a large "pump-and-dump" scheme that in 2014 briefly caused the market value of Cynk Technology Corp, a development stage company with no revenue or assets, to rocket past $6 billion.

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  12. NY police apprehend suspect in death of woman seen on dolly in Staten IslandRead the original story

    May 21, 2016 | Reuters

    New York police took a suspect into custody on Saturday in connection with the death of a woman whose body was seen the day before being wheeled on a dolly in the Staten Island borough, officials said. Acting on a tip, police found the man in the East Harlem neighborhood of Manhattan, said spokesman Brian Magoolaghan of the New York Police Department.

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  13. Macedonian extradited to face U.S. charges over card data websiteRead the original story

    May 20, 2016 | Reuters

    A Macedonian citizen was extradited to the United States on Friday to face charges related to his operation of a website called Codeshop that was responsible for selling the data of thousands of credit cards from around the world.

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  14. Macedonian extradited to face U.S. charges over card data websiteRead the original story

    May 20, 2016 | Reuters

    A Macedonian citizen was extradited to the United States on Friday to face charges related to his operation of a website called Codeshop that authorities say was responsible for selling the data of thousands of credit cards from around the world. Djevair Ametovski, 29, was arrested in Slovenia in 2014 and was extradited from there to face charges including aggravated identity theft and wire fraud conspiracy contained in a criminal complaint filed in federal court in Brooklyn, New York.

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  15. Tortoise in a baby stroller a novelty even for New YorkersRead the original story w/Photo

    May 20, 2016 | Reuters

    New York City is filled with oddities that can surprise even the most die-hard New Yorkers and when Henry the tortoise turned up in a stroller in Central Park this week for his daily outing it turned more than a few heads. The 17 pound sulcata tortoise is the pet of 24-year-old Amanda Green who lives in the Harlem neighborhood of Manhattan.

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  16. China's ICBC issues first yuan product to be settled in the U.S.Read the original story

    May 19, 2016 | Reuters

    May 20 Industrial and Commercial Bank of China , the world's biggest lender, has completed its sale of the first yuan-denominated certificate of deposit to be settled in the United States. The 500 million yuan 31-day certificate of deposit sold by the bank's New York branch is the first yuan-denominated financial product eligible to be settled through The Depository Trust Company, a wholly owned subsidiary of The Depository Trust & Clearing Corp .

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  17. Adidas sets sights on soccer stars in big U.S. driveRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2016 | Reuters

    Adidas wants to sign dozens of deals with U.S. sports stars in coming years, hoping that will provide a more lasting boost to sales than the current fashion fad for its retro sneakers, its North America head told Reuters. Since falling into third place in the United States behind Nike and Under Armour, the German firm has regained some ground in recent months after raising marketing spending in the world's top sportswear market.

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  18. UPDATE 1-GE, Airbus CEOs among business chiefs urging Britain to stay in EURead the original story

    May 19, 2016 | Reuters

    May 19 The heads of 15 major international companies, including GE, Cisco, Mars, EMC, Airbus, and former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg, have signed a letter to the Financial Times calling for Britain to remain in the EU. Representatives from many of the companies, which the government said together employed more than 170,000 people in Britain, also met Prime Minister David Cameron on Thursday to discuss Britain's June 23 EU membership referendum.

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  19. Post-it note art war engulfs ad agencies on New York City streetRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2016 | Reuters

    An image of the Snapchat logo created with Post-it notes is seen in the windows of Havas Worldwide at 200 Hudson Street in lower Manhattan, New York, May 18, 2016, where advertising agencies and other companies have started what is being called a 'Post-it note war' with... An employee creates a rainbow image on a window with Post-it notes at the Horizon Media offices at 75 Varick Street in lower Manhattan, New York, May 18, 2016.

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  20. UPDATE 2-Nicaraguan ex-FIFA official pleads not guilty in U.S. bribery caseRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2016 | Reuters

    A former FIFA official from Nicaragua who was responsible for overseeing the soccer governing body's development efforts in Central America pleaded not guilty on Wednesday to U.S. charges stemming from a wide-ranging bribery investigation. Julio Rocha, who is also a former president of the Nicaraguan soccer federation, pleaded not guilty in federal court in Brooklyn, New York, to charges including racketeering conspiracy, money laundering and wire fraud.

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