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New York man uses BB gun to rob Ormond Beach motel, police say

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New York man uses BB gun to rob Ormond Beach motel, police say

- Police in Ormond Beach arrested a man they said robbed a motel at gunpoint. New York man uses BB gun to rob Ormond Beach motel, police say Police in Ormond Beach arrested a man they said robbed a motel at gunpoint. Police in Ormond Beach arrested a man they said robbed a motel at gunpoint. Investigators said John Elliott, 29, of New York went to the front desk of the Coral Sands on Oceanshore Boulevard about 12:30 a
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4-year-old boy can’t contain emotion during stepmom’s heartfelt wedding vows

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4-year-old boy can’t contain emotion during stepmom’s heartfelt wedding vows

- (ABC News) — Two U.S. service members tied the knot over the weekend, but it was the groom’s 4-year-old son who stole the show. Emily Leehan, a senior airman in the Air Force, stood at the altar at Quincy Cellars in New York on Saturday to marry Marine Sgt. Joshua Newville and recited separate vows to his son Gage. As she shared her meaningful words, her soon-to-be stepson became overwhelmed with emotion, welled up with tears and embraced her
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No Fox apology in fight with New York Times about raid story

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No Fox apology in fight with New York Times about raid story

- NEW YORK (AP) — Fox News Channel on Monday clarified but didn’t apologize for a weekend segment that The New York Times said falsely accused the newspaper of revealing intelligence information that enabled Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi to elude capture by U.S. forces two years ago. Times spokeswoman Danielle Rhoades Ha said Fox was guilty of “sheer hypocrisy” because the network had also reported about a U
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Global markets split amid corporate earnings

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Global markets split amid corporate earnings

- NEW YORK (AFP) - Wall Street and major European stocks ended in mixed territory on Monday (July 24) amid a busy weak of US corporate earnings. Meanwhile, the dollar continued to weaken on receding expectations that the US central bank will raise interest rates again in 2017. In New York, the tech-heavy Nasdaq had another record finish, driven up 0.4 per cent in anticipation of Monday's earnings report from Google-parent Alphabet
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Lyft exec: Even with self-driving cars, 'we will always need drivers'

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Lyft exec: Even with self-driving cars, 'we will always need drivers'

- It will be years before an algorithm alone can navigate the busy streets of New York City, even with Lyft's expansive data sets about rider behavior. But some analysts believe that jobs will be lost as autonomous vehicles become mainstream. When autonomous vehicle saturation peaks, U.S. drivers could see job losses at a rate of 25,000 a month, or 300,000 a year, according to a report from Goldman Sachs Economics Research
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Rail Design Led To Deadliness Of 2015 Metro-North Crash

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Rail Design Led To Deadliness Of 2015 Metro-North Crash

- A U.S. official says federal investigators have concluded that an unusual rail design contributed to the death toll in a fiery commuter rail crash that killed six people in a New York City suburb in 2015. Aditya Tomar, of Danbury, was among those killed. The official says about 340 feet of electrified rail pierced a Metro-North Railroad train after it struck an SUV at a crossing in Valhalla, New York
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Restaurant has 1-drink limit for parents eating with children

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Restaurant has 1-drink limit for parents eating with children

- CLINTON, N.Y. — At the top of a New York restaurant’s menus – right next to the martini glass logo – is the rule, “One drink policy while dining with children.” Melisa Gravelle, general manager at Peddlers Bar & Bistro in Clifton, says she holds those seven words – designed to keep families safe on the road – close to her heart, according to WTEN
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Rail design led to deadliness of NY Metro-North train crash

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Rail design led to deadliness of NY Metro-North train crash

- NEW YORK — A U.S. official says federal investigators have concluded that an unusual rail design contributed to the death toll in a fiery commuter rail crash that killed six people in a New York City suburb in 2015. The official says about 340 feet of electrified rail pierced a Metro-North Railroad train after it struck an SUV at a crossing in Valhalla, New York
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New York restaurant limits parents to one drink if kids are with them

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New York restaurant limits parents to one drink if kids are with them

- (WSYX/WTTE) — A New York restaurant's policy about selling drinks to parents has become a big hit with most of its patrons. Peddler's Bar and Grille, located in Clifton Park, New York, will not serve a second alcoholic drink to any adult driving with children. The restaurant's manager, Melissa Gravelle, said the policy is about giving children a voice they don't otherwise have
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Odell Beckham Jr. wastes no time granting wish of boy battling cancer

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Odell Beckham Jr. wastes no time granting wish of boy battling cancer

- FOLLETT, Texas (KVII) — When Odell Beckham Jr. heard that 9-year-old Jayro Ponce wished to meet him, he responded on Twitter asking how he could make the meeting happen. Jayro, who was diagnosed with a malignant Rhabdoid tumor in December 2016, is a huge fan of the New York Giants. Jayro's family was recently told, after a visit to St
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Officers finish tree house for slain state trooper's daughter

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Officers finish tree house for slain state trooper's daughter

- Trooper Joel Davis, 36, was fatally shot July 9 by an Army soldier. . Officers finish tree house for slain state trooper's daughter Trooper Joel Davis, 36, was fatally shot July 9 by an Army soldier EVANS MILLS, N.Y. — Nearly three dozen law enforcement officers have completed a tree house a New York state trooper was building for his daughter before he was killed in the line of duty earlier this month
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Officers finish tree house for slain state trooper's daughter

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Officers finish tree house for slain state trooper's daughter

- Trooper Joel Davis, 36, was fatally shot July 9 by an Army soldier. . Officers finish tree house for slain state trooper's daughter Trooper Joel Davis, 36, was fatally shot July 9 by an Army soldier EVANS MILLS, N.Y. — Nearly three dozen law enforcement officers have completed a tree house a New York state trooper was building for his daughter before he was killed in the line of duty earlier this month
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Officers finish tree house for slain state trooper's daughter

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Officers finish tree house for slain state trooper's daughter

- Trooper Joel Davis, 36, was fatally shot July 9 by an Army soldier. . Officers finish tree house for slain state trooper's daughter Trooper Joel Davis, 36, was fatally shot July 9 by an Army soldier EVANS MILLS, N.Y. — Nearly three dozen law enforcement officers have completed a tree house a New York state trooper was building for his daughter before he was killed in the line of duty earlier this month
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Officers finish tree house for slain state trooper's daughter

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Officers finish tree house for slain state trooper's daughter

- Trooper Joel Davis, 36, was fatally shot July 9 by an Army soldier. . Officers finish tree house for slain state trooper's daughter Trooper Joel Davis, 36, was fatally shot July 9 by an Army soldier EVANS MILLS, N.Y. — Nearly three dozen law enforcement officers have completed a tree house a New York state trooper was building for his daughter before he was killed in the line of duty earlier this month
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Officers finish tree house for slain state trooper's daughter

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Officers finish tree house for slain state trooper's daughter

- Trooper Joel Davis, 36, was fatally shot July 9 by an Army soldier. . Officers finish tree house for slain state trooper's daughter Trooper Joel Davis, 36, was fatally shot July 9 by an Army soldier EVANS MILLS, N.Y. — Nearly three dozen law enforcement officers have completed a tree house a New York state trooper was building for his daughter before he was killed in the line of duty earlier this month
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Officers finish tree house for slain state trooper's daughter

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Officers finish tree house for slain state trooper's daughter

- Trooper Joel Davis, 36, was fatally shot July 9 by an Army soldier. . Officers finish tree house for slain state trooper's daughter Trooper Joel Davis, 36, was fatally shot July 9 by an Army soldier EVANS MILLS, N.Y. — Nearly three dozen law enforcement officers have completed a tree house a New York state trooper was building for his daughter before he was killed in the line of duty earlier this month
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  • Rail Design Led to Deadliness of NY Train Crash: Official
    Rail Design Led to Deadliness of NY Train Crash: Official

    , nbcconnecticut.com

    Federal investigators have concluded that a fiery crash between a commuter train and an SUV that killed six people in the suburbs in 2015 was extra deadly because of an unusual rail design, a U.S. official told The Associated Press on Monday. The Metro-North Railroad train crashed into an SUV on the tracks at a crossing in Valhalla, about 20 miles (32 kilometers) north of New York City
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Politics & Government

  • Donald Trump On Twitter Slams New York Times For 'Foiling' Bid To Capture ISIS Chief
    Donald Trump On Twitter Slams New York Times For 'Foiling' Bid To Capture ISIS Chief

    , ndtv.com

    President Donald Trump on Saturday attacked The New York Times and its "sick agenda," alleging that one of the paper's reports thwarted a US bid to take out ISIS chief Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi. "The Failing New York Times foiled US attempt to kill the single most wanted terrorist, Al-Baghdadi. Their sick agenda over National Security," Donald Trump wrote in one of a barrage of early morning tweets
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Sports

  • Tom Brady was named to Sports Illustrated’s list of most fashionable athletes
    Tom Brady was named to Sports Illustrated’s list of most fashionable athletes

    , boston.com

    Not only does Tom Brady wear No. 12 on the field, but the Patriots quarterback also reportedly swapped apartments just so he could live on the twelfth floor in New York City. Given his affinity for the digits, Brady will likely be amused to hear that he was recently named No. 12 on Sports Illustrated’s list of the most fashionable athletes
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Business

  • Hot sales of cold brew might be what the coffee market needs
    Hot sales of cold brew might be what the coffee market needs

    , gulfnews.com

    New York Can cold brew perk up sleepy coffee markets? Surging sales of the trendy summertime drink have companies including Starbucks Corp. and Dunkin’ Donuts expanding offerings. For roasters and producers, cold brew can lead to more bean sales at a time of year when demand traditionally slackens. The need to soak up extra supply is especially important with the price of arabica coffee futures in New York dropping as much as 21 per cent in the past year and the pace of demand growth in the US forecast to slow
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Technology

  • Lyft exec: Even with self-driving cars, 'we will always need drivers'
    Lyft exec: Even with self-driving cars, 'we will always need drivers'

    , cnbc.com

    It will be years before an algorithm alone can navigate the busy streets of New York City, even with Lyft's expansive data sets about rider behavior. But some analysts believe that jobs will be lost as autonomous vehicles become mainstream. When autonomous vehicle saturation peaks, U.S. drivers could see job losses at a rate of 25,000 a month, or 300,000 a year, according to a report from Goldman Sachs Economics Research
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Health

  • Maradol papaya linked to deadly Salmonella outbreak
    Maradol papaya linked to deadly Salmonella outbreak

    , katu.com

    PORTLAND, Ore. – A deadly outbreak of Salmonella has been linked to a particular type of papaya, and public health officials are asking people to avoid eating the fruit. So far there have been 47 people infected with Salmonella across 12 states, the Centers for Disease Control said. Officials said 12 of those people have been hospitalized, and one person from New York City has died
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Society & Culture

  • Rail Design Led to Deadliness of NY Train Crash: Official
    Rail Design Led to Deadliness of NY Train Crash: Official

    , nbcconnecticut.com

    Federal investigators have concluded that a fiery crash between a commuter train and an SUV that killed six people in the suburbs in 2015 was extra deadly because of an unusual rail design, a U.S. official told The Associated Press on Monday. The Metro-North Railroad train crashed into an SUV on the tracks at a crossing in Valhalla, about 20 miles (32 kilometers) north of New York City
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Entertainment & Arts

  • Strong push for Southeast Asian films at New York Asian Film Festival
    Strong push for Southeast Asian films at New York Asian Film Festival

    , channelnewsasia.com

    NEW YORK: For the past 16 years, the New York Asian Film Festival (NYAFF) has followed through on its mission of introducing films from Asia to a wider audience. This year, 57 foreign films from across Asia are being presented - and all have been chosen with the audience viewing pleasure in mind. NYAFF's small team of six curators spent the year on the hunt for films that don't meet traditional "art-house" criteria - meaning thrillers, horror films, and mysteries take centre stage, as opposed to highbrow art films that are often featured in film festivals
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Education

Farming

  • Hot sales of cold brew might be what the coffee market needs
    Hot sales of cold brew might be what the coffee market needs

    , gulfnews.com

    New York Can cold brew perk up sleepy coffee markets? Surging sales of the trendy summertime drink have companies including Starbucks Corp. and Dunkin’ Donuts expanding offerings. For roasters and producers, cold brew can lead to more bean sales at a time of year when demand traditionally slackens. The need to soak up extra supply is especially important with the price of arabica coffee futures in New York dropping as much as 21 per cent in the past year and the pace of demand growth in the US forecast to slow
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    Categories: Farming |  Business | 
    Tags: Horticulture |  Crops |  Coffee Farming |  Markets |  Corporate |  Enterprises |  Sectors |  Sales |  Coffee market | 
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Travel & Recreation

Law & Crime

  • New York man uses BB gun to rob Ormond Beach motel, police say
    New York man uses BB gun to rob Ormond Beach motel, police say

    , wesh.com

    Police in Ormond Beach arrested a man they said robbed a motel at gunpoint. New York man uses BB gun to rob Ormond Beach motel, police say Police in Ormond Beach arrested a man they said robbed a motel at gunpoint. Police in Ormond Beach arrested a man they said robbed a motel at gunpoint. Investigators said John Elliott, 29, of New York went to the front desk of the Coral Sands on Oceanshore Boulevard about 12:30 a
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Life & Style

  • 4-year-old boy can’t contain emotion during stepmom’s heartfelt wedding vows
    4-year-old boy can’t contain emotion during stepmom’s heartfelt wedding vows

    , wtnh.com

    (ABC News) — Two U.S. service members tied the knot over the weekend, but it was the groom’s 4-year-old son who stole the show. Emily Leehan, a senior airman in the Air Force, stood at the altar at Quincy Cellars in New York on Saturday to marry Marine Sgt. Joshua Newville and recited separate vows to his son Gage. As she shared her meaningful words, her soon-to-be stepson became overwhelmed with emotion, welled up with tears and embraced her
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Media & Information

  • Bob Wolff, sports broadcaster for nearly 80 years, dies at 96
    Bob Wolff, sports broadcaster for nearly 80 years, dies at 96

    , boston.com

    Bob Wolff, who called Don Larsen’s perfect game in the 1956 World Series, the New York Giants-Baltimore Colts epic NFL championship game in 1958 and the New York Knicks’ two NBA title runs in a record-setting eight decades as a sports broadcaster, died Saturday in South Nyack, New York. He was 96. His death was confirmed by his son Rick. “If you added all the time up, I’ve spent about seven days of my life standing for the national anthem,” Wolff once said
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Science & Nature

  • Neil Armstrong’s moon dust bag sells for 1.8 mln USD at auction  
    Neil Armstrong’s moon dust bag sells for 1.8 mln USD at auction  

    , kassweekly.co.ke

    NEW YORK, (Xinhua) — The bag used by U.S. astronaut Neil Armstrong to bring back dust samples from the moon during mankind’s first moon-landing mission has been sold for 1.8 million U.S. dollars at an auction in New York, local media reported. It was considered a good deal for the mysterious buyer as the price was below the pre-sale estimates of 2 million to 4 million dollars, the USA Today reported on Saturday
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Books & Literature

  • James Comey writing tell-all book on career, stint in Trump administration
    James Comey writing tell-all book on career, stint in Trump administration

    , mystatesman.com

    Former FBI director James Comey is writing a book about his career and his brief stint in the Trump administration, and it looks like publishers are willing to pay big bucks for a tell-all. Comey has recently met with New York publishers, and his representatives said there’s major interest in a Comey memoir, according to The New York Times. Comey was first appointed as FBI director by President Barack Obama, but was kept on by the Trump administration until his sudden firing in May
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