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January 22, 2019 - 4:29 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A corrupt former prison official says he was recruited by the Mexican kingpin known as El Chapo to help run his cartel. Damaso Lopez Nunez testified on Tuesday at the U.S. trial of Joaquin Guzman (wah-KEEN' gooz-MAHN') and described how the then-inmate bribed him at a lockup in...
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Philomena Mantella talks to the media after being named Grand Valley State University's new president during the board meeting at the Kirkhof Center Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2019 in Allendale Township, Mich. Mantella's previous role was vice president and CEO of Lifelong Learning at Northeastern University in Boston. (Cory Morse/The Grand Rapids Press via AP)
January 22, 2019 - 4:28 pm
ALLENDALE, Mich. (AP) — Grand Valley State University has selected a woman as the western Michigan school's president for the first time in its history. The appointment of Philomena Mantella as the school's president was unanimously approved Tuesday during a special board meeting at the university'...
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This combination of three Jan. 22, 2019, photographs released by the Greece Police Department in Greece, N.Y., shows Brian Colaneri, from left, Andrew Crysel and Vincent Vetromile. Authorities said that the three men were charged with plotting to attack a rural upstate New York Muslim community with explosives. The three Rochester, NY-area men are accused of plotting to attack Islamberg, a 60-acre Muslim enclave west of the Catskills, according to court papers. (Greece Police Department via AP)
January 22, 2019 - 3:36 pm
ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) — The Latest on the arrest of three adults and a high school student accused of plotting to attack an upstate New York Muslim community (all times local): 3:15 p.m. Police say three adults and a 16-year-old student plotted to attack an upstate New York Muslim community and had...
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January 22, 2019 - 3:21 pm
ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) — The Latest on the arrest of three adults and a high school student accused of plotting to attack an upstate New York Muslim community (all times local): 3:15 p.m. Police say three adults and a 16-year-old student plotted to attack an upstate New York Muslim community and had...
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January 22, 2019 - 2:53 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Actress and former candidate for New York governor Cynthia Nixon has returned to the state Capitol to push for more funding for the state's struggling schools. The former star of "Sex and the City" joined education advocates and several Democratic state lawmakers in Albany...
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January 22, 2019 - 1:45 pm
ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) — Three men are charged with plotting to attack an upstate New York Muslim community with explosives. Court papers say three Rochester-area men are accused of plotting to attack Islamberg, a rural Muslim enclave west of the Catskills. Police in the Rochester suburb of Greece...
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January 22, 2019 - 12:58 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York lawmakers are poised to pass legislation codifying rights protected by Roe v. Wade and other abortion rulings in case they are overturned by the Supreme Court. The bill scheduled for a vote on Tuesday in the Assembly and Senate would also authorize physician assistants...
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January 22, 2019 - 12:34 pm
ALLENDALE, Mich. (AP) — Grand Valley State University has selected a woman as the western Michigan school's president for the first time in its history. The appointment of Philomena Mantella as the school's president was unanimously approved Tuesday during a special board meeting at the university'...
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January 22, 2019 - 11:58 am
NEW YORK (AP) — A new report from critics of Airbnb and other home-sharing platforms claims New York City could lose nearly 11,000 housing units if new regulations on the companies don't go forward. A federal judge this month blocked a New York City law that would have subjected Airbnb and HomeAway...
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CORRECTS CATEGORY - This image released by Warner Bros. Pictures shows director/co-writer/producer Bradley Cooper, left, and camera operator Scott Sakamoto on the set of "A Star is Born." On Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2019, Cooper was not nominated for an Oscar for best director for his work on the film. He was nominated for best actor for his role in the film. The 91st Academy Awards will be held on Feb. 24. (Clay Enos/Warner Bros. via AP)
January 22, 2019 - 11:56 am
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on the announcement of nominees for the 91st annual Academy Awards, which are being announced Tuesday by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences in Beverly Hills, California (all times local): 8:50 a.m. The 2019 Oscar nominations are full of surprises...
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