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Most of the possible outcomes will lead to a government in Rome that is willing to oppose its Western partners on Russia policy, including sanctions. Above, ballots were prepared at a polling site in Rome. Misinformation has thrived on social media ahead of the vote. We looked at recent instances during ...
Scott Lloyd and Mike Pence, two of the Trump administration's warriors against women's reproductive rights. Photo: Drew Angerer; Woohae Cho/Getty Images. When the Vice President of the United States told a Right-to-Life group this week that he could envision the day when abortion would become ...

Late in that decade, Mr. Nader convinced the Clinton administration that he had valuable contacts in the Syrian government and took on a secretive role ... In 2009, he agreed to plead guilty to a misdemeanor charge for providing $1 million in illegal gifts to New York State pension authorities, including trips ...
The deaths, reported in Connecticut, Maryland, Massachusetts, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island and Virginia, included two children. An 11-year-old boy in Putnam Valley, N.Y., died after a large tree fell and crashed into a home, trapping the boy, the Putnam County Sheriff's Department said.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Saturday that he would begin deploying 100 New York National Guard members and 30 vehicles out of Camp Smith in Westchester to assist with storm recovery in the four hardest hit counties -- Dutchess, Putnam, Westchester and Sullivan. Crews in New York City began clearing ...
ISTANBUL -- Having already brought Turkey's mainstream media to heel, and made considerable headway in rolling back Turkish democracy, the government of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has set its sights on a seemingly innocuous target: a satellite television preacher named Adnan Oktar.

Todd Kaminsky announced legislation that would change New York penal law to explicitly prohibit teachers from carrying guns in schools. The announcement adds to the debate in the state Legislature over what gun-control measure may be needed in the wake of the Parkland, Fla., school shootings Feb.
ALBANY, N.Y. -- New York state has moved its fall 2018 primary election date back two days so it doesn't interfere with the anniversary of 9/11 or the Jewish holiday of Rosh Hashanah. Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Friday that he has signed into law a measure moving the date of the primary ...
BERLIN -- Germany's Social Democrats voted in favor of forming another government with Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives, ending nearly six months of political limbo and setting Europe's economic powerhouse on a path to the political stability it craves -- at least for now. The center-left Social ...
There will be heavy rain -- an estimated two to three inches -- and some snow mixed in, but the biggest concern for New York City and Long Island will be the damaging winds, according to Jay ... In an emergency statement issued on Thursday, Gov. ... By water: Seastreak, NY Waterway and NYC Ferry.
JOSEPH A. HIRSCH, NEW YORK. To the Editor: As a former career civil servant of the federal government and a holder of a "top secret" security clearance, I find it stomach-churning to read of the machinations of the president's son-in-law, the president himself and the various ... CENTERPORT, N.Y..
"Brussels and the European capitals are worried because this election could bring the least pro-Europe government Italy has ever had," said Stefano Stefanini, a former Italian ambassador to NATO who is a Brussels-based consultant for Project Associates. Youth employment, widespread economic ...
Recruited to New York City government in the late 1960s by the administration of Mayor John V. Lindsay, Mr. Weinstein joined several like-minded young colleagues in a new Urban Design Group within the Department of City Planning. Their goal was to tailor zoning regulations to a neighborhood's unique ...
President Donald Trump is pushing congressional Republicans not to fund a crucial infrastructure project - a long-delayed plan to build a new rail tunnel between Manhattan and New Jersey - setting up a confrontation that could complicate passage of a massive government spending bill this month.
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says more than 363,000 utility customers without are without power in the state as winds and snow down tree limbs and power lines. Cuomo ... Authorities say multiple barges have broken loose in the Hudson River as a nor'easter pounds the New York metropolitan area.
The United States is the most important export country for German rolled steel products and the second-most important destination for the European Union, after Turkey, according to official government statistics. Mr. Gabriel said, "Such a sweeping blow from the U.S. would reverberate around the world, but ...
German news outlets, citing security sources, have widely blamed a Russian hacking group backed by the Russian government -- either one called Snake, or another known as APT28, or Fancy Bear. But Berlin has not publicly said who was behind the attack. The attack was narrowly targeted, apparently ...

His government is careful not to criticize Mr. Trump at home or abroad. Canadian trade missions dispatched to the United States gently remind everyone in Mr. Trump's orbit of NAFTA's importance to the American economy. And so far, Canada has remained on the good side of Mr. Trump and his twitter feed, ...
DAPCHI, Nigeria -- A militant raid on an all-girls' school. Dozens of missing students. Silence from government officials. Reports of rescues that turned out to be heartbreakingly false. The troubling details of a kidnapping that unfolded last week in the rural community of Dapchi in northern Nigeria after Boko ...
With a lack of leadership from the federal government, New York is one of the first states to implement new cyber regulations. The state is quietly working to prevent a major cyber attack that could bring down Wall Street's financial system. But even with the strictest cybersecurity regulations in the country, experts warn New ...
In this week's New York state government news, lawmakers are returning to Albany to begin their push to pass a new state budget before April 1. Feb. 24, 2018, at 11:59 ... ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- In this week's New York state government news, state lawmakers return to the Capitol, and Gov. Andrew Cuomo ...
The events, one at an Embassy Suites hotel and the other a more intimate gathering at a private residence, were hosted by two men familiar to Mr. Cuomo -- and to state government. One host, Steven J. Weiss, had been appointed by Mr. Cuomo to the New York state Housing finance Agency in 2011 and ...
One of the symbols of New York luxury is now in the hands of Beijing. The Chinese government has taken control of Anbang insurance Group, a Beijing-based conglomerate that has aggressively acquired overseas companies and properties including the Waldorf Astoria in New York City. The move ...
That is how one aid worker described the situation as thousands of people fled into basements and makeshift shelters in the rebel-held suburb of Damascus this week. Eastern Ghouta is under a brutal aerial assault by Syrian government forces that has left more than 200 people dead in recent days, ...
Richard White, New York state's deputy secretary for public safety, presented the New York State Medal for Valor to the Mensah family on behalf of Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo. Mensah's family immigrated to the United States from Ghana and Mensah was a permanent legal resident. He became a naturalized U.S. citizen on ...
Earlier he spoke at a labor union rally in New York City after the union endorsed his bid for a third term. Cuomo hasn't taken questions from political reporters in the state Capitol in several weeks, since before the start of the federal corruption trial of his former top aide and friend Joe Percoco. Percoco has ...
The Mexican government has been on the defensive for months, battling revelations that surveillance technology it acquired has been used to spy on some of the nation's most prominent human rights lawyers, academics and journalists. Days after The New York Times revealed the extensive spying ...
The indictment said the fake twitter account @March_for_Trump had organized political rallies for Mr. Trump in New York before the election, including a ... the Parkland shooting had moved on to the hashtag #falseflag -- a term used by conspiracy theorists to refer to a secret government operation that is ...
Dairy farm shelter in Milford, N.Y. The state has more than 600,000 dairy cows. ... The low prices have resulted in a struggle felt just 35 miles from New York's seat of state government in Albany, at the sprawling Crossbrook Farm in Middleburgh run by Jon and Heather Prokop on 285 acres first tilled by Jon's ...
Richard Kessel: President of New York Power Authority beginning under Gov. David Paterson. Mario Cuomo appointed him chairman of the Long Island Power Authority in the '80s. Howe said he and Kessel worked together many years. Howe arranged meetings with Kessel for the Hudson Valley power ...
NY Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced that 71.5 million visitors to parks and historic sites across New York state in 2017 ... Cuomo said in a statement. The state is in the midst of NY Parks 2020, Cuomo's $900 million initiative to upgrade park infrastructure as well as historic buildings, campgrounds and trails.
NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) - As New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Mayor Bill de Blasio escalate their war of words over who should fix public housing, a Bushwick woman just wants her apartment fixed. CBS2's Political reporter Marcia Kramer took an exclusive look inside the plight of this New York City ...
The indictment secured by the special counsel, Robert S. Mueller III, underscored the broader conclusion by the American government that Russia is ... of its staff, the administration responded by ordering Russia to close its consulate in San Francisco and diplomatic annexes in New York and Washington.
Mr. Hoffman announced his ultimatum in an email to half a dozen Republican leaders, including Jeb Bush and Gov. Rick Scott of Florida. He wrote in the email that he would not give money to Mr. Scott, who is considering a campaign for the Senate in 2018, or other Florida Republicans he has backed in ...
A broad coalition of transit advocates, environmental groups and good-government organizations are urging New York state lawmakers and Gov. ... The group, known as the Move NY Coalition, includes groups like the citizens Budget Commission, the League of conservation Voters and the Straphangars ...
In New York, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo signed a law a month after the massacre at Sandy Hook that is, in some respects, stricter than the one in Connecticut. The New York law not only bans the sale of assault weapons and imposes universal background checks, it also prohibits both the sale -- and ...
In this week's New York state government news, lawmakers are taking a week off but will face their toughest work of the year when they return. ... ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- In New York state government news, legislators in Albany are taking a week off ahead of difficult budget decisions, and Republicans in the ...
The debt per person was $17,528 in New York state, according to the Empire Center. The center is a non-partisan, non-profit think tank based in Albany that calls for policy reforms based on free-market principles, personal responsibility and effective and accountable government. It used data from the U.S. ...
New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy says he was "staggered" by the fatal shooting at a Florida high school and that "we need action." Murphy addressed the shooting Thursday at an unrelated event in Trenton. The shooting Wednesday at a Parkland, Florida, high school left 17 people dead. Nineteen-year-old ...
Nairobi -- The prime minister of Ethiopia, Hailemariam Desalegn, resigned on Thursday, state media reported, after deadly unrest pushed the government to release several high-profile political prisoners. The announcement followed the release this week of Eskinder Nega and Woubshet Taye, two ...
Former New York state Senate candidate and Ithaca resident Leslie Danks Burke's clean government organization, Trailblazers PAC, has called on a non-profit that has held a number of forums in Ithaca and other communities around the state to disclose its finances. In a press release Thursday, Danks ...
NEW YORK, NY-- The flu continued to sicken New Yorkers at a record-breaking pace last week, according to state health figures published Thursday, ... But officials still say getting vaccinated can help staunch the flu's spread in New York. Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced plans last week to reimburse local ...
Ms. Winston Wolkoff has subsequently been brought on as a senior adviser to the first lady's official government office. ... David Monn of New York, who also is known for orchestrating society events and planned a state dinner for former President Barack Obama, was paid $3.7 million, which the operative ...
Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce's remarks came a day after Mr. Turnbull banned sex between government ministers and their subordinates in response to ... A version of this article appears in print on February 15, 2018 , on Page A6 of the New York edition with the headline: Australian Premier Forbids Sex Between ...
A new report says the woman kicked off a plane to Syracuse last week has been identified as a New York state government employee. Marissa Rundell, a 19-year-old mom from Rochester, shared video of an incident last week, showing an angry passenger "screaming" at staff on a Delta Air Lines flight from ...
"Kim Yo-jong from the North was a nuclear bomb with a smile," a conservative newspaper columnist wrote, lamenting the moon government's treatment of a member of a family condemned by the United Nations for widespread human rights violations. Lee Sung-yoon, a Korea expert at the Fletcher School ...
President Donald Trump mentioned his successful Wollman Rink renovation from 1986 at a press conference for his proposed $1.5 trillion infrastructure plan. Trump renovated the ice rink on time and on budget after New York City government had wasted $12 million over six years on it. Trump portrayed the episode as a ...
"I have never seen the fight between these two factions so open here in Iran, the government versus those who are nonelected," said Farshad Ghorbanpour, an analyst with close ties to the Rouhani government. "I'm afraid that if solutions are not found, we might see escalation and even clashes in the near ...
NEW YORK (AP) -- A prosecutor sought Monday to control the damage over the arrest of the government's star witness in the bribery trial of a former top aide to New ... Echenberg told Caproni that the government wanted to ensure the jury did not misunderstand facts surrounding Howe's bail revocation.
Little did they know they were suddenly the frontlines of a battle to remake New York government, started by savvy conservative operatives and right wing Libertarian crusaders, including some of the people who helped put Donald Trump into the White House - Steve Bannon, Kellyanne Conway and Long ...


 

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