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Obama adds sanctions to Russia

Obama adds sanctions to Russia

Spurred to new action by the downing of the Malaysian airliner, the European Union approved dramatically tougher economic sanctions Tuesday against Russia, followed swiftly by a new round of U.S. penalties targeting key sectors of the Russian economy.
City's mandatory sick-leave law get...

City's mandatory sick-leave law gets $1.3M outreach campaign

The city's mandatory sick-leave law takes effect Wednesday amid a huge outreach campaign to inform workers of their new benefits ? and companies of their obligations to provide them.
Congress hears from children that f...

Congress hears from children that fled to the U.S. border

After weeks of debating the fate of tens of thousands of undocumented minors trying to enter the United States, Congress for the first time heard directly from three of the children on Tuesday.
Hurricane Sandy survivors pack summ...

Hurricane Sandy survivors pack summit, still struggling to rebuild homes

Hurricane Sandy survivors who are still struggling to get back on their feet pleaded their case to the city Tuesday night.
State Sen. Democrats' coalition dea...

State Sen. Democrats' coalition deal may fall apart: sources

ALBANY ? A deal for a breakaway group of state Senate Democrats to realign with the mainstream party in a majority coalition is in jeopardy of falling apart, sources say.
Obama impeachment talk pays dividen...

Obama impeachment talk pays dividends

Rep. Steve Israel (D-L.I.), the head of the party?s House reelection machine, said Tuesday that donations are pouring in, including $1 million Monday amid seemingly loose talk about impeachment and a GOP lawsuit that alleges Obama is exceeding his authority.

WCBSTV

Yankees Snap Skid, Beat Texas Range...

Yankees Snap Skid, Beat Texas Rangers 12-11

Chase Headley #12 of the New York Yankees and Zoilo Almonte #24 of the New York Yankees celebrate after scoring on a two RBI double hit by Brendan Ryan #17 of the New York Yankees against the Texas Rangers in the top of the sixth inning at Globe Life Park in Arlington on July 29, 2014 in Arlington, Texas.  (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)Brett Gardner had four hits to go with a tremendous sliding catch and the New York Yankees held on for a 12-11 victory at Texas on Tuesday night in spite of J.P. Arencibia's seven RBIs.
Ship Found During Ground Zero Excav...

Ship Found During Ground Zero Excavation Traced Back To 1773

A ship found during the excavation of the World Trade Center site is believed to date from 1773. (Credit: CBS 2)There was new information on Tuesday night about a 32-foot wooden ship that was found buried at Ground Zero.
Girl Power: Kayla Roncin Key In Tom...

Girl Power: Kayla Roncin Key In Toms River?s Little League State Championship

(Credit: ClipArt.com)The fact that Toms River won the New Jersey Little League baseball championship is not that unusual. What it is uncommon is that one of its top players is a girl.
US Marshals Injured In West Village...

US Marshals Injured In West Village Shootout Released From Hospital

Charles Mozdir, 32, was killed in a shootout with law enforcement officers in the West Village on Monday, July 28. Three law enforcement officers were wounded. (Credit: CBS 2)Both U.S. marshals injured in a shootout with a wanted fugitive have been released from the hospital as new details emerge on what led authorities to find the suspect at a West Village smoke shop.
NYPD Investigating Anti-Muslim Flie...

NYPD Investigating Anti-Muslim Fliers In Bensonhurst

The NYPD hate crimes unit is trying to track down whoever posted anti-Muslim fliers in a Bensonhurst apartment complex. (Credit: CBS 2)Muslim residents in a Brooklyn apartment complex are on edge after anti-Islamic fliers were posted there.
CBS 2 Exclusive: Woman Speaks Out A...

CBS 2 Exclusive: Woman Speaks Out About Brutal Queens Subway Stabbing

A scar on the neck of a woman who was brutally stabbed in a Queens subway station on Saturday, July 12. (Credit: CBS 2)A woman was stabbed in the neck and left for dead in a brutal random attack on the subway in Queens earlier this month, and the man who did it remained on the loose Tuesday.

NY Times

NYU Langone Medical Center to Get $...

NYU Langone Medical Center to Get $1.13 Billion in Storm Aid

The award will be used to restore damaged buildings and to protect the medical center, which is by the East River, from future flooding.
New York Educators Fight Back on At...

New York Educators Fight Back on Attacks to Tenure

The United Federation of Teachers sent out a memo defending tenure laws after two parents groups in New York filed lawsuits to challenge it.
Police Bullets Abruptly Ended an In...

Police Bullets Abruptly Ended an Invisible Life, Lived in the Open

To many in New York, the man who was killed Monday in a gun battle with law enforcement officers was known as John; thousands of miles away, the police were hunting for the same man.
To Arrest Fugitives, Officers Try t...

To Arrest Fugitives, Officers Try to Anticipate the Unpredictable

A New York police detective and two United States marshals had prepared to arrest a suspect in Greenwich Village, but the suspect was prepared as well.
Immigrant Mothers Released From Hol...

Immigrant Mothers Released From Holding Centers, but With Ankle Monitors

With a surge in mothers traveling with children across the border, but few spaces to hold families, the government is expanding the use of electronic bracelets.
Winning Lottery Numbers for July 29...

Winning Lottery Numbers for July 29, 2014

Lottery numbers for New York, New Jersey and Connecticut.

ABC Local

Starlin Castro fly in 16th shakes R...

Starlin Castro fly in 16th shakes Rockies, ends Cubs' longest game

Catcher John Baker scored the winning run in the bottom of the 16th inning after pitching a scoreless top half, and the Chicago Cubs overcame a three-run deficit to beat the Colorado Rockies 4-3 on Tuesday night.
Starlin Castro fly in 16th shakes R...

Starlin Castro fly in 16th shakes Rockies, ends Cubs' longest game

Catcher John Baker scored the winning run in the bottom of the 16th inning after pitching a scoreless top half, and the Chicago Cubs overcame a three-run deficit to beat the Colorado Rockies 4-3 on Tuesday night.
Shells Hit UN School in Gaza, Kill ...

Shells Hit UN School in Gaza, Kill 15

The strike follows deadliest day in Israel-Hamas conflict.
Shells Hit UN School in Gaza, Kill ...

Shells Hit UN School in Gaza, Kill 15

The strike follows deadliest day in Israel-Hamas conflict.
Flood threatens Pauley Pavilion cou...

Flood threatens Pauley Pavilion court

A massive water main break that flooded parts of UCLA's campus, including Pauley Pavilion, threatened to ruin the Bruins' home floor and do similar damage to other buildings Tuesday.
Flood threatens Pauley Pavilion cou...

Flood threatens Pauley Pavilion court

A massive water main break that flooded parts of UCLA's campus, including Pauley Pavilion, threatened to ruin the Bruins' home floor and do similar damage to other buildings Tuesday.

Queens Courier

New mixed-use residential structure...

New mixed-use residential structure to replace 80-year-old Bayside building

New owners of the Pilling Real Estate building, which was built in 1931, plan to transform it into a mixed-use apartment building.
Former Councilman Halloran found gu...

Former Councilman Halloran found guilty in bribery trial

Former Queens Councilman Dan Halloran was found guilty Tuesday for his role in a political scheme to allow Democratic state Sen. Malcolm Smith to run as a Republican in last year's mayoral race.
?Quiet Clubbing? comes to Astoria b...

?Quiet Clubbing? comes to Astoria beer garden

The music booms silently at one Astoria beer garden.
West Nile spraying set for parts of...

West Nile spraying set for parts of Queens this week

On Wednesday, July 30, there will be West Nile spraying in parts of Queens to help reduce the mosquito population and the risk of the disease.
Local politicians urge city to dela...

Local politicians urge city to delay Ridgewood Reservoir plans

A plan to alter the Ridgewood Reservoir is being challenged by several local politicians, citing that these ?changes will significantly harm the natural and largely undisturbed habitats of the animals that currently live there.?
Glendale deli manufacturer closes d...

Glendale deli manufacturer closes down after more than 140 years in business

A deli manufacturing business in Glendale announced that it?s closing for good after more than a century of providing deli meats.

NY Village Voice

Path of Lease Resistance

Path of Lease Resistance

Celebrity chef Bobby Flay closed his Fifth Avenue restaurant Mesa Grill last year, laying to rest a landmark that, when it fired up its burners in 1991, was the only destination restaurant in an area dominated by garment factories.

In Februrary, Keith McNally shuttered Pastis, a...

Why You Should Stick with The Lefto...

Why You Should Stick with The Leftovers

Spoilers to the most recent episode ahead.

Fifteen years after its last millennial craze, when the Y2K bug threatened to reboot the country back to its wood-and-whale-oil roots, America remains fascinated by visions of its impending collapse into ashes and dust. The most rec...

Dishonorable Recharge: Preston Stur...

Dishonorable Recharge: Preston Sturges Deserves Better

"I've always been sensible and good," cries Isabelle Parry (Keilly McQuail), a Southern belle getting her first taste of the wicked big city.

Now our ingenue just wants to drink old-fashioneds, free of her boorish but "honorable" fiancé (Thomas Christopher Matthews), who insists t...

Guardians of the Galaxy: Beware the...

Guardians of the Galaxy: Beware the Movie That's Too Much Fun

Beware the movie that's Fun! with a capital F, the one populated with seemingly unpretentious characters that say adorable, clever things, the one that presents each off-kilter joke as if it were a porcelain curio, the one that boasts a comfort-food soundtrack of songs you've always liked but per...

Brendan Gleeson Forces Us to Care A...

Brendan Gleeson Forces Us to Care About His Catholic Priest in Calvary

In Calvary, Brendan Gleeson plays a Catholic priest who plods through a rustic Irish village that's more brutal than beautiful. With his beard grown long and his hair draped over his ears, Gleeson, an imposing, barrel-chested actor, resembles an ancient mammoth, and it's quickly clear that...

Alex Gibney's Doc Finding Fela Cele...

Alex Gibney's Doc Finding Fela Celebrates the Musician

Perhaps fitting for a celebration of a musician whose polyrhythmic extravaganzas tended to run 20-plus minutes, Alex Gibney's doc Finding Fela takes a while to get started. The opening scenes focus on rehearsals for Broadway's Fela!, and in the early going, Gibney shows us more foot...

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