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August 16, 2018 - 11:00 am
NEW YORK (AP) — New York City saw an onslaught of registration applications just before it enacted a temporary cap on app-based rides like Uber and Lyft. Under a bill signed Tuesday by Democratic Mayor Bill de Blasio, no new registrations will be granted for a year, except for wheelchair accessible...
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FILE - In this March 14, 2015, file photo, Pete Davidson speaks at a Comedy Central Roast at Sony Pictures Studios in Culver City, Calif. Davidson says he’s the “luckiest guy in the world” after wasting little time pursuing Ariana Grande. In the September 2018 GQ magazine, Davidson says he told Grande on the day he met her, “Hey, I’ll marry you tomorrow.” (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)
August 16, 2018 - 10:00 am
NEW YORK (AP) — "Saturday Night Live" cast member Pete Davidson says he's the "luckiest guy in the world" after wasting little time pursuing Ariana Grande. In September's GQ magazine, Davidson says he told Grande on the day he met her, "Hey, I'll marry you tomorrow." He says she was calling his...
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August 16, 2018 - 9:58 am
DETROIT (AP) — Aretha Franklin, the long-reigning "Queen of Soul" who sang with matchless style on such classics as "Think" and her signature song, "Respect," died Thursday at age 76, said her representative, Gwendolyn Quinn. The cause was advanced pancreatic cancer.
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August 16, 2018 - 9:56 am
NEW YORK (AP) — "Saturday Night Live" cast member Pete Davidson says he's the "luckiest guy in the world" after wasting little time pursuing Ariana Grande. In September's GQ magazine, Davidson says he told Grande on the day he met her, "Hey, I'll marry you tomorrow." He says she was calling his...
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Steve McFadden, 49, of Plattsburgh, N.Y. gazes at Long Nook Beach in Truro, Mass., on Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018. Authorities closed the Cape Cod beach to swimmers after a man was attacked by a shark on Wednesday, the first attack on a person in Massachusetts since 2012. The unidentified victim survived the attack and was airlifted to a Boston hospital. (AP Photo/William J. Kole)
August 16, 2018 - 9:45 am
TRURO, Mass. (AP) — Massachusetts' leading shark expert is trying to determine if the first person to be attacked in waters off the state since 2012 was bitten by a great white shark. State marine fisheries senior biologist Greg Skomal will try to confirm if the 61-year-old victim's wounds are...
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August 16, 2018 - 9:44 am
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Many state offices are closed in Vermont for Bennington Battle Day, a state holiday commemorating the Battle at Bennington. The holiday marks the anniversary of the battle fought in 1777 just over the border in New York when soldiers fighting for the British marched toward...
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August 16, 2018 - 9:41 am
PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (AP) — State police upstate New York say a 55-year-old Essex County man died when a tractor trailer he was driving veered off the roadway and crashed into trees. Troopers say Stacey Mitchell was hauling asphalt Wednesday afternoon when his truck veered off Interstate 87, the...
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August 16, 2018 - 9:35 am
LODI, N.Y. (AP) — A woman who survived being swept into one of the Finger Lakes by a flash flood says she called 911 and her family to say she didn't think she'd survive the ordeal. Rene Halligan tells Spectrum News in Rochester that she was staying at a campground on Seneca Lake when her camper...
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August 16, 2018 - 8:56 am
PENFIELD, N.Y. (AP) — Fire officials in upstate New York say a stove at a bagel store has caused an explosion that blew out the shop's doors and windows. The Penfield Fire Department says an employee at Bruegger's (BROO'-gerz) Bagels smelled gas early Thursday morning, but didn't think much of it...
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August 16, 2018 - 8:10 am
HAINES FALLS, N.Y. (AP) — New regulations are in effect at Kaaterskill Falls, a 230-foot (70-meter) two-tiered waterfall in the Catskills that's one of the region's most popular destinations. The Department of Environmental Conservation says the rules and more than $1 million in safety improvements...
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