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Cops Pose as Family of Man Being Held at Gunpoint for Ransom

From: NBC NEW YORK - 11 min 17 sec ago - [CET/Central European Time]


A man was held for ransom by a man pretending to be selling a car and a cop who posed as the victim's brother helped get him back safely.

Photo Credit: News 4
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Proposed NJ Megamansion Would Be Bigger Than the White House

From: NBC NEW YORK - 1 hour 13 min ago - [CET/Central European Time]


The owner of a New Jersey estate hopes to build a megamansion at the site that would be bigger than the White House.
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18-Year-Old Boy Shot to Death Near NJ High School: Officials

From: NBC NEW YORK - 2 hours 19 min ago - [CET/Central European Time]


A teenage boy was shot to death in broad daylight just steps away from a New Jersey high school, prosecutors say.

Photo Credit: Chopper 4
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78-Year-Old Falls, Injures Knee When Thief Grabs Purse: NYPD

From: NBC NEW YORK - 2 hours 53 min ago - [CET/Central European Time]


A 78-year-old woman fell and hurt her hand and knee after a thief grabbed her purse in Brooklyn, police said.

Photo Credit: NYPD
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Couple to Wed at NYC White Castle After Winning Competition

From: NBC NEW YORK - 4 hours 8 min ago - [CET/Central European Time]


A lucky couple will wed at a White Castle in the Bronx after winning a Z100 competition.
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Ex-spa owner denies selling access to Trump, says Dems target her because she's a Chinese Republican

From: CNBC U.S. NEWS - Wed, 03/20/2019 - 23:55 - [CET/Central European Time]
The former operator of a Florida spa named in a prostitution investigation is speaking out for the first time to rebut reports that she sold access to President Donald Trump.
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Farleigh Dickinson Rallies for First NCAA Win

From: NBC NEW YORK - Wed, 03/20/2019 - 23:15 - [CET/Central European Time]


New Jersey's Fairleigh Dickinson University is moving on in the NCAA tournament following a double-digit comeback. John Chandler reports.
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Baby Among Four Injured in Horrific Crash on Long Island

From: NBC NEW YORK - Wed, 03/20/2019 - 23:14 - [CET/Central European Time]


A horrific two-car crash on Long Island Wednesday morning injured four, including a woman and a baby.

Photo Credit: NBC 4 New York
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Daddy daughter haircare class teaches dads how to braid

From: CNN NATIONAL - Wed, 03/20/2019 - 23:11 - [CET/Central European Time]
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Olive oil shortage could raise prices

From: CNN NATIONAL - Wed, 03/20/2019 - 23:11 - [CET/Central European Time]
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Mystery vibrations shake homes, windows

From: CNN NATIONAL - Wed, 03/20/2019 - 23:11 - [CET/Central European Time]
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3 injured in building collapse

From: CNN NATIONAL - Wed, 03/20/2019 - 23:11 - [CET/Central European Time]
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Former cop falls victim to tax fraud

From: CNN NATIONAL - Wed, 03/20/2019 - 23:11 - [CET/Central European Time]
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Girl, 6, Rescued From Fire Meets Firefighters Who Saved Her

From: NBC NEW YORK - Wed, 03/20/2019 - 23:08 - [CET/Central European Time]


A 6-year-old girl who was pulled to safety from her family’s burning home got a chance to meet with the firefighters who rescued her.

Photo Credit: News 4
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Firefighters save dog from freezing lake water

From: CNN NATIONAL - Wed, 03/20/2019 - 23:05 - [CET/Central European Time]
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Man recreates proposal wearing bunny suit

From: CNN NATIONAL - Wed, 03/20/2019 - 23:05 - [CET/Central European Time]
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Homeless teen gets into 18 colleges

From: CNN NATIONAL - Wed, 03/20/2019 - 23:05 - [CET/Central European Time]
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Boy with autism calls 911 for missing bear

From: CNN NATIONAL - Wed, 03/20/2019 - 23:05 - [CET/Central European Time]
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Dolly Parton donates $200,000 to firefighters

From: CNN NATIONAL - Wed, 03/20/2019 - 23:05 - [CET/Central European Time]
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11-year-old girl saves family from fire

From: CNN NATIONAL - Wed, 03/20/2019 - 23:05 - [CET/Central European Time]
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PD: Realtor rapes, threatens woman from China

From: CNN NATIONAL - Wed, 03/20/2019 - 23:05 - [CET/Central European Time]
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Amazon shows off newest fulfillment center

From: CNN NATIONAL - Wed, 03/20/2019 - 23:05 - [CET/Central European Time]
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Miami Beach to add more police officers

From: CNN NATIONAL - Wed, 03/20/2019 - 23:05 - [CET/Central European Time]
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Levi Strauss will price at $17 a share in its IPO

From: CNBC U.S. NEWS - Wed, 03/20/2019 - 22:55 - [CET/Central European Time]
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Pols Aim to Pass New Immigration Policy

From: NBC NEW YORK - Wed, 03/20/2019 - 22:36 - [CET/Central European Time]


Mayor Bill de Blasio, Nancy Pelosi and others are trying to build momentum for a new immigration policy that's being called the Dream and Promise Act. Andrew Siff reports.
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Harvard Sued Over Use of Slave Photos

From: NBC NEW YORK - Wed, 03/20/2019 - 22:20 - [CET/Central European Time]


A Connecticut woman is suing Harvard claiming the university has "shamelessly" profited from using photos of her ancestors who were slaves. Ray Villeda reports.
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Amazon is blocking ads for unprofitable products as part of a plan to bolster its bottom line

From: CNBC U.S. NEWS - Wed, 03/20/2019 - 22:19 - [CET/Central European Time]
Amazon has been more aggressively enforcing its policy of suspending ads if the product being promoted doesn't make money.
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‘Don’t Worry, Daddy’: NYC Jogger’s Dad Recalls Last Words

From: NBC NEW YORK - Wed, 03/20/2019 - 22:11 - [CET/Central European Time]


Testimony continued Wednesday in the retrial of the man accused of killing Karina Vetrano back in 2016 while she was out for a run, with her father returning to the witness stand — a day after his wife’s...
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Major Obama fundraiser looks likely to support Beto O'Rourke in 2020 run for president

From: CNBC U.S. NEWS - Wed, 03/20/2019 - 21:54 - [CET/Central European Time]
Mark Gallogly, the co-founder of investment firm Centerbridge Partners has signaled to friends that he's likely going to help Beto O'Rourke
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The rise of SpaceX and the future of Elon Musk's Mars dream

From: CNBC U.S. NEWS - Wed, 03/20/2019 - 21:47 - [CET/Central European Time]
What started as Elon Musk's vision to create a science experiment on Mars has turned into a powerhouse in the aerospace industry, shipping private satellites, NASA missions and military cargo. Here's the story of SpaceX and what comes next.
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FAA says reviewing 737 Max software fix is 'an agency priority'

From: CNBC U.S. NEWS - Wed, 03/20/2019 - 21:36 - [CET/Central European Time]
Boeing has been working on a software update that is expected to correct issues with the 737 Max maneuvering characteristics augmentation system.
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Trump finally got his wish from the Fed, but not for the reasons he wanted

From: CNBC U.S. NEWS - Wed, 03/20/2019 - 21:23 - [CET/Central European Time]
The Fed took a pause on interest rate hikes, which would seem to satisfy President Donald Trump if not for the reasons that are driving the move.
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Google was slapped with another huge EU fine — and investors didn't bat an eye

From: CNBC U.S. NEWS - Wed, 03/20/2019 - 21:16 - [CET/Central European Time]
It seems any initial shock of an antitrust threat has worn off.
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Walmart's Chief Technology Officer Jeremy King is leaving the company

From: CNBC U.S. NEWS - Wed, 03/20/2019 - 21:00 - [CET/Central European Time]
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US oil prices hit $60 a barrel for the first time since November

From: CNN NATIONAL - Wed, 03/20/2019 - 20:52 - [CET/Central European Time]
US oil prices have spiked 40% since Christmas Eve thanks to OPEC's aggressive production cuts.
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Pentagon to probe if acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan used his office to help Boeing

From: CNBC U.S. NEWS - Wed, 03/20/2019 - 20:36 - [CET/Central European Time]
The Pentagon's inspector general says it will investigate a watchdog group's allegations that acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan has used his office to promote his former employer, Boeing.
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Justice Clarence Thomas breaks three-year silence in case of black man tried six times for murder

From: CNBC U.S. NEWS - Wed, 03/20/2019 - 20:23 - [CET/Central European Time]
Justice Clarence Thomas on Wednesday broke his three-year silence at the Supreme Court by asking questions during arguments in a racial discrimination case involving a black man who has faced six trials for a quadruple homicide in the 1990s.
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Arrest Made in Fatal Hit-Run That Killed NJ School Teacher

From: NBC NEW YORK - Wed, 03/20/2019 - 19:45 - [CET/Central European Time]


A New Jersey man was arrested in connection with the fatal hit-and-run that claimed the life of an second grade schoolteacher earlier this year, prosecutors announced Wednesday.

Photo Credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images
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Fed Chair Powell says Chinese and European economies have slowed 'substantially'

From: CNBC U.S. NEWS - Wed, 03/20/2019 - 19:42 - [CET/Central European Time]
Weakening Chinese and European economies are acting as a deterrent to U.S. growth, Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell says.
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The world is coming after Silicon Valley. Tech companies must evolve to survive

From: CNN NATIONAL - Wed, 03/20/2019 - 19:31 - [CET/Central European Time]
The world is coming after Silicon Valley.
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Watch Fed Chair Jerome Powell's post-meeting press conference live

From: CNBC U.S. NEWS - Wed, 03/20/2019 - 19:27 - [CET/Central European Time]
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CEOs warn about slowing global growth, but that doesn't mean stocks are headed for a fall

From: CNBC U.S. NEWS - Wed, 03/20/2019 - 19:01 - [CET/Central European Time]
Top executives are talking about slowing growth and slashing their guidance, but that doesn't mean stocks are headed for trouble.
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Fed sets end of balance sheet reduction for September

From: CNBC U.S. NEWS - Wed, 03/20/2019 - 19:01 - [CET/Central European Time]
The Fed's program to reduce the bonds it holds on its balance sheet will end in six months, a move scrutinized by financial markets.
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Fed holds rates steady; here's what that means for your wallet

From: CNBC U.S. NEWS - Wed, 03/20/2019 - 19:00 - [CET/Central European Time]
Here's a breakdown of what Wednesday's Fed decision means for your bank account, mortgage, credit card, student loan balance and car payment.
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Fed holds line on rates, says no more hikes ahead

From: CNBC U.S. NEWS - Wed, 03/20/2019 - 19:00 - [CET/Central European Time]
Investors did not expect the FOMC to change interest rates at the March meeting.
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Levi Strauss IPO seeing high demand, more than 10 times oversubscribed: Sources

From: CNBC U.S. NEWS - Wed, 03/20/2019 - 18:31 - [CET/Central European Time]
Blue jeans giant Levi Strauss & Co.'s Thursday initial public offering is more than 10 times oversubscribed, sources familiar tell CNBC.
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Trump says China tariffs could remain for a 'substantial period of time' as trade deal develops

From: CNBC U.S. NEWS - Wed, 03/20/2019 - 18:20 - [CET/Central European Time]
Trump's comments come amid conflicting reports about how close the world's two largest economies are to reaching a deal, and just what China is willing to concede.
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It's sure starting to look like Apple AirPower will launch this week

From: CNBC U.S. NEWS - Wed, 03/20/2019 - 17:42 - [CET/Central European Time]
AirPods finally support wireless charging. With Apple announcing new products each day this week, it certainly seems like Apple AirPower will launch, too.
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NY Mets launch new ticket subscription deal for 78 home games

From: CNBC U.S. NEWS - Wed, 03/20/2019 - 17:40 - [CET/Central European Time]
The New York Mets are offering up a ticket package this season that gives baseball fans standing room access to games.
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Trump to host Israel's Netanyahu at the White House next week

From: CNBC U.S. NEWS - Wed, 03/20/2019 - 17:30 - [CET/Central European Time]
U.S. President Donald Trump will host Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at the White House next Monday and Tuesday, the White House said.
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CBP releasing some migrants due to overcrowding in Texas detention facilities

From: CNN NATIONAL - Wed, 03/20/2019 - 17:26 - [CET/Central European Time]
Customs and Border Protection has begun releasing some migrants apprehended crossing the Texas border illegally with notices to appear in court because of limited space in detention facilities in the Rio Grande Valley.
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Popular Restaurant Destroyed in Fire, Mosque Damaged: FDNY

From: NBC NEW YORK - Wed, 03/20/2019 - 17:09 - [CET/Central European Time]


Charred debris and rubble is all that is left of a popular restaurant in Manhattan’s East Side after a Wednesday morning blaze ripped through the establishment, completely destroying it, while also damaging...

Photo Credit: News 4 New York
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Trump wants to use a big banking settlement to help build the wall

From: CNBC U.S. NEWS - Wed, 03/20/2019 - 16:52 - [CET/Central European Time]
The White House is targeting a windfall from an international banking scandal to help pay for the border wall, according to an administration official.
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2020 Democratic candidate Pete Buttigieg says this is 'the biggest problem with capitalism'

From: CNBC U.S. NEWS - Wed, 03/20/2019 - 16:34 - [CET/Central European Time]
Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg says he is a capitalist, but he recommends removing money from politics. He says the "ever-expanding" growth of big businesses needs to be stopped from "basically taking over our government."
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Auto stocks fall after BMW warns of global economic slowdown, trade trouble

From: CNBC U.S. NEWS - Wed, 03/20/2019 - 16:32 - [CET/Central European Time]
BMW executives said the industry faces a fiercely competitive environment, dogged by questions about how tariffs and trade tension between the U.S., China and Europe could affect supply chains, manufacturing and sales.
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Popular weedkiller Roundup likely cause of 2nd man's cancer, jury says

From: CNN NATIONAL - Wed, 03/20/2019 - 16:22 - [CET/Central European Time]
A federal jury dealt a huge blow to Monsanto, saying its popular weedkiller Roundup was a substantial factor in causing a California man's cancer.
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Read the memo Disney CEO Bob Iger sent to employees after closing the $71 billion Fox deal

From: CNBC U.S. NEWS - Wed, 03/20/2019 - 16:13 - [CET/Central European Time]
Thousands of layoffs are expected now that the deal has closed.
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Woman Found Dead on Apartment Floor After 4-Hour NY Standoff

From: NBC NEW YORK - Wed, 03/20/2019 - 16:03 - [CET/Central European Time]


An hours-long standoff at a multi-family building in New York ended late Tuesday with a woman found dead on an apartment floor and her long-time partner taken to a hospital in handcuffs, authorities say.

Photo Credit: News 4
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Ford to build new factory in Michigan for autonomous vehicles

From: CNBC U.S. NEWS - Wed, 03/20/2019 - 16:00 - [CET/Central European Time]
Ford is building a new plant in Michigan for autonomous vehicles as the company realigns some factories to focus on its future lineup of self-driving and electric cars.
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Move Over Mandarin Duck, There's Another Hot Bird in Town

From: NBC NEW YORK - Wed, 03/20/2019 - 15:42 - [CET/Central European Time]


Look out, Mandarin Duck -- there's another bird turning heads in New York City.

Photo Credit: Twitter / @mitzgami
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NY Man Who Tried to Rape Toddler, Kill 2 Women to Learn Fate

From: NBC NEW YORK - Wed, 03/20/2019 - 15:26 - [CET/Central European Time]


An MS-13 member who stabbed two women and tried to rape a 2-year-old girl during a five-hour criminal frenzy two years ago is expected to be sentenced to 26 years to life in prison on Wednesday.

Photo Credit: Nassau County District Attorney's Office
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Say hello to spring

From: CNN NATIONAL - Wed, 03/20/2019 - 15:17 - [CET/Central European Time]
It's almost time to hang up those winter coats. The season of flower blossoms, pastel colors, playoff basketball and Easter egg hunting is upon us.
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More than free money: Here's how long-shot 2020 candidate Andrew Yang would reshape the US economy

From: CNBC U.S. NEWS - Wed, 03/20/2019 - 14:46 - [CET/Central European Time]
Long-shot Democratic candidate Andrew Yang has proposed a $1,000 monthly stipend to Americans ages 18 to 64, but he's looking to tackle other issues.
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Ohio court is asked to clarify when life begins

From: CNN NATIONAL - Wed, 03/20/2019 - 14:20 - [CET/Central European Time]
A lawyer in Cleveland, representing a couple that lost embryos in the Ohio fertility clinic storage tank failure last year, is asking an appeals court to answer when -- according to Ohio law -- life begins.
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Sandra Day O'Connor's life on and off the Supreme Court

From: CNN NATIONAL - Wed, 03/20/2019 - 14:16 - [CET/Central European Time]
A new biography of the first woman on the Supreme Court details Justice Sandra Day O'Connor's agonizing struggle with her husband's dementia in the years before she retired and her later angst as she watched the court lunge rightward and faced her own declining health.
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$1.3 trillion and 7,000 finance jobs are leaving Britain because of Brexit

From: CNN NATIONAL - Wed, 03/20/2019 - 14:10 - [CET/Central European Time]
Banks and other financial companies are shifting more assets and jobs out of the United Kingdom as the country lurches towards Brexit.
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5 specialist tips for lung cancer

From: CNN NATIONAL - Wed, 03/20/2019 - 14:09 - [CET/Central European Time]
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How she became the ultimate Trump White House survivor

From: CNN NATIONAL - Wed, 03/20/2019 - 13:58 - [CET/Central European Time]
Kellyanne Conway is a consistent figure in the otherwise revolving-door world of the Trump White House.
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Get Excited About Spring With Frozen Freebies

From: NBC NEW YORK - Wed, 03/20/2019 - 13:56 - [CET/Central European Time]


As the first day of spring rolls around, there are lots of opportunities for free frozen treats and other deals at Rita's, Dairy Queen and more.

Photo Credit: Courtesy Rita's Italian Ice
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