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2 accused in probe of Giuliani associates are due in court

Oct. 17, 2019 2:53 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Two businessmen were set to be arraigned Thursday on charges they conspired with associates of Rudy Giuliani to make illegal campaign contributions. David Correia and Andrey Kukushkin are among four men charged with using straw donors to make illegal contributions to politicians they...

For Springsteen, 'Western Stars' made sense after book, play

Oct. 17, 2019 2:20 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — "Western Stars" was just the change of pace that Bruce Springsteen needed after baring his soul over the past few years. First, he shared his darkest secrets in his memoir, "Born to Run." Then he spent more than a year telling his story five nights a week in Springsteen on Broadway. So, an...

Northeast officials team up to push pot, vaping regulations

Oct. 17, 2019 1:46 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The governors from several Northeastern states say they want to work together to regulate marijuana and vaping. Democratic governors from New York, Connecticut, New Jersey and Pennsylvania met Thursday in New York City with health and legislative officials. New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says a...

The Latest: Clintons release statement praising Cummings

Oct. 17, 2019 1:03 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — The Latest on the death of U.S. Rep. Elijah Cummings (all times local): 1 p.m. Former president Bill Clinton and his wife, former secretary of state Hillary Clinton, are praising the life and work of U.S. Rep. Elijah Cummings. In a written statement Thursday they called him "a resounding...

Man, 20, arrested in NYC shooting that killed 1, wounded 11

Oct. 17, 2019 12:02 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City police have arrested a 20-year-old man in connection with a mass shooting over the summer at a Brooklyn community festival that left one person dead and 11 wounded. Police said the gunman, Kyle Williams, was one of two people who opened fire — possibly shooting at each...

Barneys pens deal to sell assets to Authentic Brands

Oct. 17, 2019 11:27 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Luxury chain Barneys New York has penned a deal to sell its assets for $271.4 million to Authentic Brands Group, a licensing company that owns such brands as Nine West and Aeropostale, and investment bank B. Riley Financial Inc., according to court documents filed late Wednesday. The deal...

Choosing among airports? Don't let price be your only guide

Oct. 17, 2019 11:24 AM EDT

When booking a flight to a city with more than one airport, how do you know which one to choose? If you're like a majority of Americans, you're guided in part by your wallet. More than 7 in 10 U.S. airline passengers (72 say ticket price is a key deciding factor when choosing an airport to fly into or from,...

Library exhibit offers glimpse into Salinger's life and work

Oct. 17, 2019 10:23 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — As he worked on early drafts of "The Catcher in the Rye," a novel which proved both scandalous and life-changing, J.D. Salinger considered adding his generation's idea of a trigger alert. "I think there's going to be a lot of swearing and sexy stuff in this book," warns narrator Holden...

Veteran Democrat Maloney to take over Cummings panel for now

Oct. 17, 2019 10:15 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — A veteran House Democrat from New York City will for now take over the House committee that the late Rep. Elijah Cummings chaired. Carolyn Maloney will serve as acting chair of the House Oversight and Reform Committee until Democrats choose a permanent chair at an undetermined future...

APNewsBreak: Liberty to play at Barclays starting in 2020

Oct. 17, 2019 10:04 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Liberty will have a new home next year — Barclays Center. Team executives told The Associated Press on Thursday the Liberty will play all their home games at the Brooklyn arena that houses the Nets. The building was recently purchased by Liberty owner Joe Tsai, who also...