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Jake Burger homers and doubles in the Marlins' 6-4 victory over the Mets

Jul. 19, 2024 23:04 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Jake Burger homered and doubled to help the Miami Marlins beat the New York Mets 6-4 on Friday night. Nick Fortes had two hits and an RBI, and Jazz Chisholm Jr. singled twice and stole a base for Miami. The Marlins, who began Friday with an NL-worst 33-63 record,...

Harvey Weinstein retrial in NYC tentatively set for November

Jul. 19, 2024 17:59 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A judge on Friday tentatively scheduled Harvey Weinstein's planned retrial on rape and sexual assault charges to begin on Nov. 12. Weinstein wore an American flag pin on his jacket during a brief court appearance in Manhattan that was delayed by more than 90 minutes...

Too old to work? Some Americans on the job late in life bristle at calls for Biden to step aside

Jul. 19, 2024 16:13 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A swath of Americans watching President Joe Biden is seeing something beyond debate-stage stumbles and prime-time miscues: Themselves. Debate about the 81-year-old Democrat’s fitness for another term is especially resonating with other older Americans who, like...

Yoga, meditation and prayer: Urban transit workers cope with violence and fear on the job

Jul. 19, 2024 09:01 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — In a dimly lit room strung with fairy lights and ivy, transit workers file in and lie on inflated cots. Soothing piano notes play as a teacher rubs their ankles and toes, helping each with heated blankets and eye masks. “Breathe in," she says. "Think of a balloon,...

Salman Rushdie's alleged assailant won't see author's private notes before trial

Jul. 18, 2024 19:00 PM EDT

MAYVILLE, N.Y. (AP) — Author Salman Rushdie does not have to turn over private notes about his stabbing to the man charged with attacking him, a judge ruled Thursday, rejecting the alleged assailant’s contention that he is entitled to the material as he prepares for trial. Hadi...

Jury faults NY railroad — mostly — for 2015 crossing crash that killed 6

Jul. 18, 2024 18:51 PM EDT

A commuter railroad is mostly at fault for a fiery and deadly 2015 collision between a train and an SUV at a suburban New York crossing, a jury has found in a verdict that lays out how the bill for any damages will be split. The verdict, reached Tuesday, held that the Metro-North...

Chemung Financial: Q2 Earnings Snapshot

Jul. 18, 2024 16:29 PM EDT

ELMIRA, N.Y. (AP) — ELMIRA, N.Y. (AP) — Chemung Financial Corp. (CHMG) on Thursday reported net income of $5 million in its second quarter. The bank, based in Elmira, New York, said it had earnings of $1.05 per share. The financial holding company posted revenue of...

Newly arrived migrants encounter hazards of food delivery on the streets of NYC: robbers

Jul. 18, 2024 10:14 AM EDT

NEW YORK CITY (AP) — Brad Song thought he was about to get his e-bike stolen a second time in a less than a month after delivering an order for Chinese food app Fantuan Delivery. Seven strangers surrounded the Chinese immigrant and knocked him off the scooter. He was rescued when a nearby...

Storms flood the Ozarks and strand drivers in Toronto. New York community is devastated by tornado

Jul. 17, 2024 21:10 PM EDT

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Another wave of severe storms pummeled a wide swath of the United States and Canada, leading to flash floods and water rescues Wednesday in the Ozark Mountains, dropping a tornado that ravaged a community in upstate New York and stranding drivers in high water around...

'I can't breathe': Eric Garner remembered on the 10th anniversary of his chokehold death

Jul. 17, 2024 18:13 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Ten years after Eric Garner ’s death at the hands of New York City police officers made “I can’t breathe” a rallying cry, loved ones on Wednesday remembered his life and legacy. “I want people to remember him and remember that he was the one that helped...