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N.Y. Governor Signs Bill Softening Penalties for Pot Possession, Allowing ...

Gov. Andrew Cuomo has signed legislation to decriminalize recreational pot possession in New York state, stopping just short of his goal to legalize the drug completely. The bill, signed into law Monday, would reduce penalties for ...
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Homeless 8-year-old refugee wins New York State chess championship, inspiring ...

Tanitoluwa Adewumi just said checkmate. Despite learning the game a little over a year ago, the 8-year-old boy — homeless refugee from Nigeria — was crowned the New York State Primary Chess Champion in the kindergarten-to-third-grade bracket ...
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Reputed Gambino crime family boss shot to death outside home; ...

The reputed leader of the Gambino crime family — once headed by infamous mobster John Gotti — was gunned down outside his home late Wednesday. Francesco Cali, 53, was found with multiple gunshot wounds to ...
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New York City to Pay $3.3M to Kalief Browder’s Family ...

The City of New York has agreed to pay $3.3 million to settle a lawsuit brought by the estate of Kalief Browder, the 22-year-old Bronx native whose detainment revealed major cracks in New York’s criminal justice ...
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Body of Haitian-American Roosevelt Rene Found at Home of New ...

Damn, now a days, you can’t even trust family with your property and expect them just to chill. (L Union Place) Update 5:20 pm: According to Deadspin,  the Bergen County, N.J., prosecutor’s office and Fair Lawn, N.J., police have ...
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New Music by Ransum Titled ‘Good Good’

Ransum is an artist/Producer from the Island of St. Lucia in the Caribbean.  This talented Composer/Singer/Rapper/Songwriter/Producer covers all the bases when it comes to talent.  He made a splash on the local island scene working ...
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NYSE Appoints Stacey Cunningham As Its First Female President

The New York Stock Exchange has appointed Chief Operating Officer Stacey Cunningham as its first female president. Cunningham, who will start her new role on Friday, will replace Thomas Farley as head of NYSE, which is ...
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Bill De Blasio Tells NYPD To Stop Arresting People For ...

On a quest to fulfill his promise to end unnecessary arrests and racial disparity in marijuana enforcement, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio has issued a new request to the city’s police: Stop arresting people for ...
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2018 MTV VMA’s Music Awards Will Be In New York

If I had to guess, I would say the bizarre weather California has been experiencing from the rain, the flooding, the mud slides and recently the 5.3 earthquake, MTV’s Video Music Awards will return to ...
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‘Sex and the City’ Star Cynthia Nixon Is Running for ...

‘Sex and the City’ star Cynthia Nixon is running for Governor of New York where she will take on Gov. Cuomo in September’s Democratic primary. Nixon, 51, hasn’t previously held public office, and while she’s probably still ...
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WHAT??? Russell Wilson Traded To The New York Yankees?

Russell Wilson was traded on Wednesday. Sort of. If he ever leaves the NFL for Major League Baseball, he’ll be a New York Yankee. The Seattle Seahawks quarterback, who played both football and baseball at N.C. ...
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Audrey Rose – “Insomnia” (Audio)

Singer/songwriter Audrey Rose has just released her brand new single Insomnia. Insomnia is a touching and honest look at the pitfalls of love, relationships, insecurities and more. The song is set to a catchy chorus ...