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Cuomo featured in new digital ad to push $15 minimum wage

[embedded content] ALBANY — Gov. Cuomo’s push to raise the minimum wage to $ 15 an hour is set to hit the Internet with a new digital ad, the Daily News has learned. The new 30-second ad features Cuomo addressing the issue during several recent speeches. One image that could have tongues wagging in political circles features Cuomo standing at ...

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Inside Mumbai-based art collective Taxi Fabric featured in a Coldplay video

Interiors have been created by Mumbai-based art collective Taxi Fabric, which connects designers with taxi drivers There are 26 designs so far, inspired by different aspects of the world, including the city’s beaches and delivery men The project has raised over £11,000 through Kickstarter and is now hoping to also expand to other cities in India By Qin Xie For ...

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Body in mountain cabin 'was Dorner'

Christopher Dorner also had military experience The charred body found in a mountain cabin after a police gun fight has been identified as a former policeman accused of murder, officials say. Dental records showed the body was Christopher Dorner. Police say Dorner killed three people last week in revenge for being fired from the Los Angeles police in 2008 As ...

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Warren Buffett in $28bn Heinz deal

Heinz is one of the most well-known brands in the food industry US billionaire Warren Buffett is set to buy food giant Heinz in a deal worth $28bn (£18bn). Mr Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway company and private equity firm 3G have agreed to take over the food company, famous for its ketchup and baked beans. In a statement, Heinz called the ...

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Pope hints at secluded retirement

Footage from the Pope’s speech shows some were moved to tears The outgoing head of the Roman Catholic Church, Pope Benedict XVI, has hinted he will withdraw into seclusion after stepping down at the end of this month. “Even if I am withdrawing into prayer, I will always be close to all of you… even if I remain hidden to ...

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US Airways merger: What can passengers expect?

Originally published: February 13, 2013 8:01 PMUpdated: February 14, 2013 3:47 PMBy THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Photo credit: AP | US Airways jets are parked at their gates at the Charlotte/Douglas International airport in Charlotte, N.C. In a deal announced Feb. 14, 2013, a combined carrier will be called American Airlines and will reduce the number of major U.S. airlines to ...

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Oscar Pistorius charged with murder of girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp

Olympics Newsday > Sports Originally published: February 14, 2013 3:03 AMUpdated: February 14, 2013 6:42 PMBy THE ASSOCIATED PRESS You need the latest version of the Adobe Flash Player to view the video related to this article. Download Now. Paralympic sprinter Oscar Pistorius was charged February14, 2013, with the murder of his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp,� who was shot inside his ...

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Senate Republicans block Hagel vote

Published: February 14, 2013 6:17 PMBy THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Photo credit: AP | Then Sen. Chuck Hagel (R-Neb.) speaks on foreign policy at the Brookings Institution in Washington. President Barack Obama has nominated Hagel as his next defense secretary. (June 26, 2008) WASHINGTON – Republicans have, for now, blocked Chuck Hagel‘s nomination to become defense secretary. The Senate came up ...

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LeBron James is ridiculously good at basketball

LeBron James is rather amazing at basketball. And lately, he’s been even better than that. He looked a little off early tonight against the Thunder, but he roared back with a quickness. I mean, goodness, LeBron’s just making contested stepback jumpers like it ain’t no thang. And why’d it start? Well, per this Miami Herald beat writer, a Thunder fan ...

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Chiefs interested in Nick Foles trade, according to report

Since Andy Reid assumed the helm of the Kansas City Chiefs, there have been questions on how the organization would move forward at their quarterback position. Theories ranging from staying the course, to selecting Geno Smith with the first overall pick have all been floated, but now a source has told USA Today that Reid could be looking to bring ...

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