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Gary Johnson apologizes for ‘what is Aleppo?’ blunder in New York

Geography-challenged presidential candidate Gary Johnson apologized to his supporters during a campaign stop in Times Square on Saturday, and tried to make up for a foreign policy gaffe with an impromptu primer on Syria. The low-polling Libertarian nominee peppered his remarks with words like “rebels” just two days after he flubbed a question about the Syrian conflict by answering it ...

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“New York City’s scarcity of inexpensive land is often cited as an impediment to building more affor

“New York City’s scarcity of inexpensive land is often cited as an impediment to building more affordable housing, but the comptroller’s office has identified more than 1,000 city-owned vacant lots across the boroughs that have been sitting idle, most for more than 30 years.” Gawker

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New England, parts of New York ready for another big storm

BOSTON – Snow is falling yet again on New England and portions of New York state, threatening to bring up to 1 to 2 feet to some areas and making the first commutes of the workweek potentially hazardous. The National Weather Service issued winter storm warnings for central New York, the western Catskills and much of New England through early ...

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Ebola in New York: Will U.S. Stocks Follow Europe Lower?

Filed under: Market News, Stocks, World Markets Bryan Thomas/Getty ImagesA health alert is displayed Thursday at the entrance to Bellevue Hospital in New York City. By Leslie Shaffer | @LeslieShaffer1 The diagnosis of an Ebola case in New York sent U.S. futures into a tizzy, spurring worries Wall Street may give up recent gains, as Europe stocks fell Friday. The ...

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Flavored E-Cigs Could Soon Be Banned In New York

On Tuesday, Costa Constantinides, a New York Councilman, introduced new legislation to ban e-cigarettes that use flavored juice or vapor. He thinks the flavors will entice more kids to start smoking.”These flavors are direct marketing to children,” Constantinides said. “They appeal to children, and we’re taking them out of that market.” And it’s not just flavored e-cigs that certain people ...

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Amazon is about to open its first-ever physical store in New York City

Amazon has warehouses — hundreds of them, miles of them. It has lockers and pop-up shipping containers. But it’s never had a true, physical retail store, at least not until now. The Wall Street Journal is reporting that Amazon plans to open its first physical store, and that it will be located in midtown Manhattan, right in the heart of New ...

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New York doesn’t like fracking, NRDC finds

Daniel J. GraeberNEW YORK, Oct. 7 (UPI) — Those taking part in a survey commissioned by the Natural Resources Defense Council said they support a fracking ban in New York, the group said Tuesday. Top News – UPI.com

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The man who defined net neutrality is running for office in New York

Many will tell you to run for office if you really want to change the political status quo. Tim Wu, the professor who defined the term “net neutrality,” has clearly taken that advice to heart — he’s now running for lieutenant governor in New York… Engadget RSS Feed

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‘Our march to keep the promise of New York alive…begins today’: Bill de Blasio inaugurated as mayor on steps of City Hall

Vowing to “leave no New Yorker behind,” Mayor de Blasio took his oath of office Wednesday in an inaugration ceremony that signaled a sea change in city government and policies after 20 years of Republican and independent rule. From the opening remarks of actor Harry Belafonte to the strident words of teenage poet Ramya Ramana, the themes of income inequality ...

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