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Trader Gregory Rowe works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Monday, Feb. 24, 2020. Stocks are opening sharply lower on Wall Street, pushing the Dow Jones Industrial Average down more than 700 points, as virus cases spread beyond China, threatening to disrupt the global economy. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
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February 24, 2020 - 4:51 pm
The Dow Jones Industrial Average slumped more than 1,000 points Monday in the worst day for the stock market in two years as investors worry that the spread of a viral outbreak that began in China will weaken global economic growth. Traders sought safety in U.S. government bonds, gold and high-...
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Peter Fitzgerald from the FBI addresses questions about a series of racist messages and hate crimes that have occurred at SU in the last two weeks during a press conference Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2019, at the Public Safety Building in Syracuse, N.Y. On the far left is Syracuse University DPS Chief Bobby Maldonado. Next to him is Major Philip Rougeux, Troop D Commander for the New York State Police. At right is Syracuse Police Chief Kenton Buckner. (Lauren Long/The Syracuse Newspapers via AP)
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November 20, 2019 - 9:19 pm
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Reports that a white supremacist manifesto was sent to some Syracuse University students’ cellphones was likely a hoax, the chancellor said Wednesday while adding that the school fell short in responding to a string of racist incidents. News of the screed — which authorities...
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United Auto Workers members picket outside the General Motors Detroit-Hamtramck assembly plant in Hamtramck, Mich., early Monday, Sept. 16, 2019. Roughly 49,000 workers at General Motors plants in the U.S. planned to strike just before midnight Sunday, but talks between the UAW and the automaker will resume. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
DETROIT (AP) — More than 49,000 members of the United Auto Workers walked off General Motors factory floors or set up picket lines early Monday as contract talks with the company deteriorated into a strike. Workers shut down 33 manufacturing plants in nine states across the U.S., as well as 22...
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FILE - This May 8, 2017 file photo provided by his family shows Luke Patterson. Patterson was shot and killed by a New York State Trooper on May 23, 2019, while walking alone along the shoulder of a highway. The trooper said he refused to stop and made a sudden move, but there is no video record of the encounter because New York remains one of five states where the primary state law enforcement agency does not have dashboard cameras. (Patterson Family Photo via AP, File)
July 22, 2019 - 1:17 am
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A highway shoulder is where New York state troopers spotted Luke Patterson, walking by himself around 2 a.m. after his car became disabled. By the end of the encounter in rural New York, the 41-year-old chef would be killed by a trooper's gunfire. Authorities say the trooper...
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Marriott Hotel. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)
November 30, 2018 - 7:09 am
BETHESDA, Md. (AP) — The information of as many as 500 million people staying at Starwood hotels has been compromised and Marriott says it's uncovered unauthorized access that's been taking place within its Starwood network since 2014. The company said Friday that credit card numbers and...
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(AP) - A sheriff's spokeswoman says two people have been injured, and the shooter has died in a shooting at a high school in southern Maryland. A sheriff says the shooter at a Maryland high school has died after a school resource officer fired at him. St. Mary's County Tim Cameron told a news...
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March 20, 2018 - 4:00 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) - The Buffalo Catholic Diocese is reportedly ready to release the list of priests accused of sexually molesting minors. A person challenging the diocese says he hopes there will be more than just who is accused. Robert Hoatson of Road to Recovery says Bishop Richard Malone...
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Buffalo, NY (WBEN) - The Florida shooter carried out his attack with an AR-15, the same type of weapon used in other mass shootings, including Aurora, San Bernardino, and Las Vegas. In this case, the weapon appears to have been legally obtained. Former special agent in charge of the Buffalo FBI...
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January 26, 2018 - 10:25 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Former University of Buffalo administrator Dennis Black was sentenced to five years of probation by Judge John Michalski on Friday morning in Erie County Court. Black admitted last year to stealing $320,000 from the university through his position by using loopholes. Black...
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(WBEN) - Buffalo Bills Center Eric Wood has confirmed he has suffered a career-ending neck injury. Wood has been with the Bills since being drafted by the team in 2009. The Bills' offensive captain issued a statement: “I was diagnosed with a neck injury as part of my season-ending physical with the...
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