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NYPD Auxiliary Officers Handcuff, Rob Food Deliveryman: Police

NBC New York Two auxiliary police officers robbed a food deliveryman inside an East Harlem apartment building last week, handcuffing him as they stole his cash, wallet and iPhone, police say. The 48-year-old deliveryman was bringing food to an apartment … Continue reading

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NYPD commissioner blames legal marijuana in Colorado for increase in New York shootings

The Washington Post- by Radley Balko At a news conference Monday, New York Police Department commissioner Bill Bratton blamed a slight uptick in violence in the city (45 homicides at this point last year, versus 54 this year) on marijuana.“The seemingly … Continue reading

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U.S. ambassador to Seoul wounded by assailant

Washington Post – by Anna Fifield TOKYO — The U.S. ambassador to South Korea, Mark Lippert, was attacked by an armed assailant while he was heading to give a lecture in central Seoul Thursday morning. Television reports from Seoul showed … Continue reading

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Long Island Man Gets Repeated Red Light Tickets For Car That’s Not His

CBS News HAUPPAUGE, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — A Long Island driver has been barraged with red-light camera violations, even though his car was not involved and he has proof. As CBS2’s Jennifer McLogan reported, the wrong man may now lose his … Continue reading

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Federal Agents Raid Alleged ‘Maternity Tourism’ Businesses Catering to Chinese

Wall Street Journal – by Miriam Jordan LOS ANGELES—Federal agents Tuesday executed search warrants at several Southern California sites they say are connected to three multimillion-dollar birth-tourism businesses that enabled thousands of Chinese women to travel here and return home … Continue reading

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Parents Who Let Kids Walk Home Alone Found Responsible for Neglect

Bethesda-Chevy Chase – by Deb Belt The Silver Spring parents at the center of a national debate on parenting styles — for letting their 10- and 6-year-old children walk home from a park without mom and dad – have been … Continue reading

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Giffords joining with former colleagues to try anew for legislation expanding gun checks

Star Tribune – by Kevin Freking WASHINGTON — Former congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords is returning to Capitol Hill on Wednesday to help kick-start a longshot campaign to expand criminal background checks to all commercial firearms sales. Similar legislation that sought to … Continue reading

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Police: Homeowner exercised ‘constitutional right’ when he shot intruder – by Jennifer Cruz A Columbus, Ohio, homeowner fatally shot a man after he kicked in his front door Friday morning, and police say the man was most likely justified in his actions. The 71-year-old homeowner called 911 just … Continue reading

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3 Leprosy Cases Confirmed in Florida

Land O’Lakes Patch – by Sherri Lonon Health officials in Florida’s Volusia County have been battling a rare disease many people believe long eradicated. Three people over the last five months have been confirmed to have leprosy, CBS news is … Continue reading

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Anti-Vaccination Activists To Blame For Bosnia’s Measles Outbreak, Say Experts

Huffington Post – by AIDA CERKEZ SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — Medical experts warned Friday the anti-vaccination lobby is growing in Bosnia, using scientifically discredited arguments to stoke parental fears in the worst-affected country in Europe’s measles outbreak. This trend — … Continue reading

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Nurse Nina Pham to file lawsuit against Presby parent, worries about continued health woes

Dallas News – by Jennifer Emily Experimental drugs and special care helped make Nina Pham Ebola free. But today she fears she may never escape the deadly disease. The 26-year-old nurse says she has nightmares, body aches and insomnia as … Continue reading

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Russian opposition mourns murdered leader Nemtsov

AOL (Reuters) – Thousands of stunned Russians laid flowers and lit candles on Saturday on the bridge where opposition politician Boris Nemtsov was shot dead near the Kremlin, a murder that showed the risks of speaking out against President Vladimir … Continue reading

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Suspect in mass shooting had previous, federal gun conviction

The News Leader – by Harrison Keegan The man authorities say was behind Thursday night’s mass shooting may have broken the law before he even pulled the trigger. Gun law experts say Joseph Jesse Aldridge, 36, had likely been prohibited from … Continue reading

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2015′s Dirty Dozen: Your guide to the produce with the most (and least) pesticides

Well and Good It’s that time of year, again. (Sorry, we’re not talking about the end of winter.) The Environmental Working Group just released its 2015 update to the annual Shopper’s Guide to Pesticides in Produce, which includes the latest version … Continue reading

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N.J. police pay last respects as retired K-9 put down

If they think so much of dogs, how can they ruthlessly shoot ours? – by Jason Laday WEST DEPTFORD TWP. — With more than 20 West Deptford police officers looking on, joined by at least 70 others representing departments from … Continue reading

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Dominican Independence Day Celebrated by New Yorkers

DNA Info – by Carla Zanoni MANHATTAN —  Dominican New Yorkers are getting ready to party like it’s 1844 — as they plan a week’s worth of festivities marking the Dominican Republic’s 168th anniversary of its independence from Haitian rule. … Continue reading

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Tom Schweich, Missouri auditor and candidate for governor, dies in apparent suicide

St. Louis Today – by Kevin McDermott ST. LOUIS • Tom Schweich, Missouri’s Republican state auditor and a leading contender for the governor’s office in next year’s election, died Thursday after apparently shooting himself in his Clayton home. “What we know at … Continue reading

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Trucker uses retractable ‘James Bond’ bumper to cheat GWB tolls, cops say – by James Kleimann FORT LEE — A tractor trailer driver with a “James Bond-styled” big rig was arrested Wednesday morning on charges he attempted to game the license plate readers at the George Washington Bridge EZPass tolls. According to … Continue reading

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Bergen County Ringleader Pleads Guilty in Scheme to Steal More than $180K By Filing False Unemployment Claims

Englewood-Englewood Cliffs Patch – by Natalie Mieles A Bergen County man pleaded guilty Monday to conspiracy and theft charges for leading a criminal scheme in which he and three other men stole over $180,000 from the State of New Jersey … Continue reading

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