Ride-Share Service Lyft Reaches Deal With New York

Ride-Share Service Lyft Reaches Deal With New York

New York (AFP) -- Ride-share operator Lyft has struck a deal allowing its launch in New York City two weeks after a snag over safety and licensing forced a postponement. Lyft said ...

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New York Creates ID Card For All, Even Illegal Immigrants

New York Creates ID Card For All, Even Illegal Immigrants

New York (AFP) - New York Mayor Bill de Blasio on Thursday signed a new law creating an ID card for anyone who wants it, including illegal immigrants, amid a wider debate about im ...

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New York Latest U.S. State To Allow Medical Marijuana

New York Latest U.S. State To Allow Medical Marijuana

New York (AFP) - Governor Andrew Cuomo on Monday signed a bill making New York the 23rd U.S. state to legalize marijuana for medical use. The state's law requires a medical prescr ...

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Mother Who Left Baby On NYC Subway Platform In Custody, Police Say

Mother Who Left Baby On NYC Subway Platform In Custody, Police Say

By Richie Duchon, Los Angeles Times A mother who allegedly left her 10-month-old baby girl on a New York City subway platform was in custody for questioning early Tuesday, police ...

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Federal Board OKs Release Of ‘Forever Prisoner’ Who Learned Yoga At Guantanamo

Federal Board OKs Release Of ‘Forever Prisoner’ Who Learned Yoga At Guantanamo

By Carol Rosenberg, The Miami Herald GUANTANAMO BAY NAVY BASE, Cuba — A government parole board Wednesday cleared for eventual release a yoga-practicing prisoner who was brought t ...

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Poll Roundup: Democrats Rise In Wisconsin

Poll Roundup: Democrats Rise In Wisconsin

As the 2014 midterm elections draw closer, pollsters across the country will begin releasing masses of data and their predictions of who will control the House of Representatives, ...

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Britain Hails Conviction Of Radical Muslim Preacher In Manhattan

Britain Hails Conviction Of Radical Muslim Preacher In Manhattan

By Henry Chu, Los Angeles Times LONDON — The British government Tuesday praised the terrorism conviction in New York of a radical Muslim cleric it spent a decade trying to expel t ...

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NY Times First Black Editor Is Popular Newsroom Leader

NY Times First Black Editor Is Popular Newsroom Leader

Washington (AFP) - Hard-charging editor Dean Baquet was once sacked for standing by his reporters. He bounced back and is now the first African American to hold the most prestigio ...

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NRA Abandons Hunters In Favor Of Oil And Gas Corporations

NRA Abandons Hunters In Favor Of Oil And Gas Corporations

While the National Rifle Association is not best known for its environmental conscientiousness, its self-proclaimed status as "the number-one hunter's organization in America" doe ...

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Rep. Michael Grimm Is Indicted On Fraud Charges, Says He’s ‘Moral Man’

Rep. Michael Grimm Is Indicted On Fraud Charges, Says He’s ‘Moral Man’

By Michael A. Memoli and Richard A. Serrano, Tribune Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — Even as Rep. Michael Grimm (R-NY) faced charges of defrauding the federal government and pleade ...

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