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NBC News
Man threatened to rape NYC politician and kill gay police, cops sayAuthorities say a man threatened to rape the New York City Council speaker, kil
NBC News / Posted 3 days ago
Authorities say a man threatened to rape the New York City Council speaker, kill her family and kill all the city's gay police officers. Twenty-six-year-old Daniel Silvera was arraigned Tuesday in Manhattan criminal court on charges including... Read more
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Crain's New York Business
The FDA is going after New York over its calorie-counting rulesthe Trump administration may disagree, knowledge is power, and that is particul
Crain's New York Business / Posted 3 days ago
the Trump administration may disagree, knowledge is power, and that is particularly true when it comes to nutrition,” New York City Council Member Corey Johnson, chairman of the Health Committee, said in the statement. “People have the right... Read more
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MyMotherLode.com
Cops: Man threatened to rape NYC politician kill gay policeNYC politician kill gay police AP News | 08/16/17 08:08 AM NEW YORK (AP) -- A
MyMotherLode.com / Posted 3 days ago
NYC politician kill gay police AP News | 08/16/17 08:08 AM NEW YORK (AP) -- Authorities say a man threatened to rape the New York City Council speaker, kill her family and kill all the city's gay police officers. Twenty-six-year-old Daniel... Read more
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Newsmax
Trump Picks Food Fight With NYC Over Calorie-Displaying Lawthe Trump administration may disagree, knowledge is power, and that is particul
Newsmax / Posted 3 days ago
the Trump administration may disagree, knowledge is power, and that is particularly true when it comes to nutrition,” New York City Council Member Corey Johnson, chairman of the Health Committee, said in the statement. “People have the right... Read more
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Salon.com
After Charlottesville, a surge in anti-racism rallies across the countryThey would not have treated a similar demonstration by young black men with suc
Salon.com / Posted 3 days ago
They would not have treated a similar demonstration by young black men with such restraint.” Elected officials, including New York City Council Member Jumaane Williams also noted that the violence in Charlottesville is not an anomaly, but part of... Read more
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Newsmax
Trump Picks Food Fight With NYC Over Calorie-Displaying Lawthe Trump administration may disagree, knowledge is power, and that is particul
Newsmax / Posted 4 days ago
the Trump administration may disagree, knowledge is power, and that is particularly true when it comes to nutrition,” New York City Council Member Corey Johnson, chairman of the Health Committee, said in the statement. “People have the right... Read more
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Fortune
The Trump Administration Picked a Big Food Fight With NYCthe Trump administration may disagree, knowledge is power, and that is particul
Fortune / Posted 4 days ago
the Trump administration may disagree, knowledge is power, and that is particularly true when it comes to nutrition,” New York City Council Member Corey Johnson, chairman of the Health Committee, said in the statement. “People have the right... Read more
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Acton Commentary
The self-defeating nature of sin taxessin taxes have resulted in a burgeoning black market. His examples range from
Acton Commentary / Posted 4 days ago
sin taxes have resulted in a burgeoning black market. His examples range from Prohibition to last week’s vote by the New York City Council to raise the price of cigarettes to $13 a pack. “Research found that roughly half of all cigarettes,... Read more
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Boston Globe
Liberals are the ‘heart and soul’ of Democratic Party, Warren saysopinion article, “Back to the Center, Democrats,” by Mark Penn, a onetime Clint
Boston Globe / Posted 6 days ago
opinion article, “Back to the Center, Democrats,” by Mark Penn, a onetime Clinton strategist, and Andrew Stein, a former New York City Council president. “The path forward is to go back to locking up nonviolent drug offenders and ripping more... Read more
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Staten Island Advance
Mary Codd dies at 89; ran for mayor, was first Staten Island woman on City CouncilGuy Molinari, in the general election. The following year, in 1977, Mrs. Codd
Staten Island Advance / Posted 9 days ago
Guy Molinari, in the general election. The following year, in 1977, Mrs. Codd was elected an at-large member of the New York City Council as a Democrat representing Staten Island. She would hold the seat until 1983, when the Council... Read more
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Raw Story
‘Sing like a bird’: MSNBC panel says Manafort’s wisest move now is to rat out Trumpthe bus and “sing like a bird” to federal investigators after a pre-dawn road o
Raw Story / Posted 9 days ago
the bus and “sing like a bird” to federal investigators after a pre-dawn road on Manafort’s home in late July. Former New York City Council Speaker Christine Quinn raised the idea that Manafort should start looking to save himself from legal... Read more
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WPIX 11 New York
Former NYC councilman gets 2 to 6 years in corruption caseQUEENS — Former New York City Councilman Ruben Wills was sentenced Thursday to
WPIX 11 New York / Posted 9 days ago
QUEENS — Former New York City Councilman Ruben Wills was sentenced Thursday to two to six years in prison for the theft of about $30,000 in public campaign funds and state grant money, the attorney general said. A jury convicted Wills, a Democrat... Read more
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New Kerala
New York City Passes Sweeping Package of Bills to Further Reduce Tobacco Use - newkerala news #261967has again taken bold action to further reduce tobacco use, the No. 1 cause of p
New Kerala / Posted 9 days ago
has again taken bold action to further reduce tobacco use, the No. 1 cause of preventable death in the United States. The New York City Council approved a sweeping package of legislation introduced in April by Mayor Bill de Blasio and members of... Read more
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TribLIVE
640,000 NYC warrants for unpaid summonses tossed in 1 dayfor people who didn't pay tickets for minor offenses years ago, in Brooklyn, N.
TribLIVE / Posted 9 days ago
for people who didn't pay tickets for minor offenses years ago, in Brooklyn, N.Y., Wednesday Aug. 9, 2017. He is flanked by New York City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito, left, and New York City Public Advocate Letitia James, third left.... Read more
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CBS News
NYC courts toss thousands of warrants for unpaid summonsesare lives we're talking about that are impacted. This is not just a number, the
CBS News / Posted 9 days ago
are lives we're talking about that are impacted. This is not just a number, there's a person behind that warrant," said New York City Council speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito. Participating prosecutors say some people who get into fender-benders... Read more
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Dayton Daily News
640,000 NYC warrants for unpaid summonses tossed in 1 dayfor people who didn't pay tickets for minor offenses years ago, in Brooklyn, N.
Dayton Daily News / Posted 10 days ago
for people who didn't pay tickets for minor offenses years ago, in Brooklyn, N.Y., Wednesday Aug. 9, 2017. He is flanked by New York City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito, left, and New York City Public Advocate Letitia James, third left.... Read more
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Crain's New York Business
City Council approves Midtown rezoning, paving way for new towersThe New York City Council voted to rezone about 78 blocks of east midtown Manha
Crain's New York Business / Posted 10 days ago
The New York City Council voted to rezone about 78 blocks of east midtown Manhattan, enabling an aging building stock to be replaced by newer, larger and taller office towers. The proposal, recommended last month by council subcommittees, was... Read more
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Crain's New York Business
City Council votes to raise cost of cigarettes to $13 a pack, ban pharmacy salesThe New York City Council voted Wednesday to impose new taxes and regulations o
Crain's New York Business / Posted 10 days ago
The New York City Council voted Wednesday to impose new taxes and regulations on an array of tobacco products, to bar their sale in pharmacies and to curb the sale and use of electronic cigarettes. The package, which has the support of Mayor Bill de... Read more
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WPIX 11 New York
Exclusive: NYC council member to propose legislation forcing hotel owners to announce they house homeless at propertiesNEW YORK CITY — New York City Council member Eric Ulrich is expected to propose
WPIX 11 New York / Posted 10 days ago
NEW YORK CITY — New York City Council member Eric Ulrich is expected to propose legislation that will force commercial hotel owners to announce to customers that they are housing the homeless at their properties. "It's going to be a big stick in the... Read more
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Royal Oak Daily Tribune
Free access to tampons gains political tractionsome lawmakers say that menstrual products are a necessity that should be stock
Royal Oak Daily Tribune / Posted 11 days ago
some lawmakers say that menstrual products are a necessity that should be stocked in bathrooms like toilet paper. The New York City Council last year passed first-of-its-kind legislation making menstrual products freely available in public... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Free access to tampons gains political tractionsome lawmakers say that menstrual products are a necessity that should be stock
Stamford Advocate / Posted 11 days ago
some lawmakers say that menstrual products are a necessity that should be stocked in bathrooms like toilet paper. The New York City Council last year passed first-of-its-kind legislation making menstrual products freely available in public... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Free access to tampons gains political tractionsome lawmakers say that menstrual products are a necessity that should be stock
Connecticut Post / Posted 11 days ago
some lawmakers say that menstrual products are a necessity that should be stocked in bathrooms like toilet paper. The New York City Council last year passed first-of-its-kind legislation making menstrual products freely available in public... Read more
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Greenwich Time
Free access to tampons gains political tractionsome lawmakers say that menstrual products are a necessity that should be stock
Greenwich Time / Posted 11 days ago
some lawmakers say that menstrual products are a necessity that should be stocked in bathrooms like toilet paper. The New York City Council last year passed first-of-its-kind legislation making menstrual products freely available in public... Read more
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The News-Times
Free access to tampons gains political tractionsome lawmakers say that menstrual products are a necessity that should be stock
The News-Times / Posted 11 days ago
some lawmakers say that menstrual products are a necessity that should be stocked in bathrooms like toilet paper. The New York City Council last year passed first-of-its-kind legislation making menstrual products freely available in public... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Free access to tampons gains political tractionsome lawmakers say that menstrual products are a necessity that should be stock
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 11 days ago
some lawmakers say that menstrual products are a necessity that should be stocked in bathrooms like toilet paper. The New York City Council last year passed first-of-its-kind legislation making menstrual products freely available in public... Read more
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Staten Island Advance
Councilman Borelli's car broken into over the weekend in Eltingvillebetween Friday at 7 p.m., and Saturday at 11 a.m. They took an iPhone, a New Yo
Staten Island Advance / Posted 12 days ago
between Friday at 7 p.m., and Saturday at 11 a.m. They took an iPhone, a New York State Assembly ceremonial shield, and a New York City Council ceremonial shield, police said. Borelli told police he left the vehicle unlocked in front of his home,... Read more
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NBC News
Rentboy verdict puts sex workers at risk, LGBTQ advocates sayNews reached out to the Department of Homeland Security for comment and has not
NBC News / Posted 14 days ago
News reached out to the Department of Homeland Security for comment and has not yet received a response. Five New York City council members from the LGBTQ community signed a letter in support of Hurant, arguing that “a harsh sentence... Read more
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EuroNews
Rentboy Verdict Puts Sex Workers at Risk, LGBTQ Advocates SayNews reached out to the Department of Homeland Security for comment and has not
EuroNews / Posted 14 days ago
News reached out to the Department of Homeland Security for comment and has not yet received a response. Five New York City council members from the LGBTQ community signed a letter in support of Hurant, arguing that "a harsh sentence... Read more
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WPIX 11 New York
Ex-CEO of male escort service website gets 6 months prisonadults by exposing their private consensual sexual activity,” wrote state Sen.
WPIX 11 New York / Posted 16 days ago
adults by exposing their private consensual sexual activity,” wrote state Sen. Brad Hoylman, a Manhattan Democrat. Five New York City council members from the LGBT community also signed a letter arguing that “a harsh sentence will serve neither... Read more
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The Hill
Feds' culture of leaks hurts private individuals, toothan media leaks and intimidation. John Banks-Brooks served as attorney-advise
The Hill / Posted 17 days ago
than media leaks and intimidation. John Banks-Brooks served as attorney-adviser at the Securities and Exchange Commission and counsel at the New York City Council. The views expressed by contributors are their own and not the views of T... Read more
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Daily Mail
CEO of male escort service website gets 6 months prisonadults by exposing their private consensual sexual activity,' wrote state Sen.
Daily Mail / Posted 17 days ago
adults by exposing their private consensual sexual activity,' wrote state Sen. Brad Hoylman, a Manhattan Democrat. Five New York City council members from the LGBT community also signed a letter arguing that 'a harsh sentence will serve neither... Read more
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NBC News
Ex-CEO of male escort service website gets 6 months prisonadults by exposing their private consensual sexual activity," wrote state Sen.
NBC News / Posted 17 days ago
adults by exposing their private consensual sexual activity," wrote state Sen. Brad Hoylman, a Manhattan Democrat. Five New York City council members from the LGBT community also signed a letter arguing that "a harsh sentence will serve neither... Read more
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CBS News
Ex-CEO of male escort service website learns his fateadults by exposing their private consensual sexual activity," wrote state Sen.
CBS News / Posted 17 days ago
adults by exposing their private consensual sexual activity," wrote state Sen. Brad Hoylman, a Manhattan Democrat. Five New York City council members from the LGBT community also signed a letter arguing that "a harsh sentence will serve neither... Read more
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KTVN Reno
CEO of male escort service website gets 6 months prisonadults by exposing their private consensual sexual activity," wrote state Sen.
KTVN Reno / Posted 17 days ago
adults by exposing their private consensual sexual activity," wrote state Sen. Brad Hoylman, a Manhattan Democrat. Five New York City council members from the LGBT community also signed a letter arguing that "a harsh sentence will serve neither... Read more
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Crain's New York Business
Former Rentboy.com CEO sentenced to six months in prisonadults by exposing their private consensual sexual activity," wrote state Sen.
Crain's New York Business / Posted 17 days ago
adults by exposing their private consensual sexual activity," wrote state Sen. Brad Hoylman, a Manhattan Democrat. Five New York City council members from the LGBT community also signed a letter arguing that "a harsh sentence will serve neither... Read more
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KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches
CEO of male escort service website gets 6 months prisonadults by exposing their private consensual sexual activity," wrote state Sen.
KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches / Posted 17 days ago
adults by exposing their private consensual sexual activity," wrote state Sen. Brad Hoylman, a Manhattan Democrat. Five New York City council members from the LGBT community also signed a letter arguing that "a harsh sentence will serve neither... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
CEO of male escort service website gets 6 months prisonadults by exposing their private consensual sexual activity," wrote state Sen.
Hawaii News Now / Posted 17 days ago
adults by exposing their private consensual sexual activity," wrote state Sen. Brad Hoylman, a Manhattan Democrat. Five New York City council members from the LGBT community also signed a letter arguing that "a harsh sentence will serve neither... Read more
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WALB Albany
CEO of male escort service website gets 6 months prisonadults by exposing their private consensual sexual activity," wrote state Sen.
WALB Albany / Posted 17 days ago
adults by exposing their private consensual sexual activity," wrote state Sen. Brad Hoylman, a Manhattan Democrat. Five New York City council members from the LGBT community also signed a letter arguing that "a harsh sentence will serve neither... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
CEO of male escort service website gets 6 months prisonadults by exposing their private consensual sexual activity," wrote state Sen.
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 17 days ago
adults by exposing their private consensual sexual activity," wrote state Sen. Brad Hoylman, a Manhattan Democrat. Five New York City council members from the LGBT community also signed a letter arguing that "a harsh sentence will serve neither... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
CEO of male escort service website gets 6 months prisonadults by exposing their private consensual sexual activity," wrote state Sen.
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 17 days ago
adults by exposing their private consensual sexual activity," wrote state Sen. Brad Hoylman, a Manhattan Democrat. Five New York City council members from the LGBT community also signed a letter arguing that "a harsh sentence will serve neither... Read more
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KLTV 7 Tyler
CEO of male escort service website gets 6 months prisonadults by exposing their private consensual sexual activity," wrote state Sen.
KLTV 7 Tyler / Posted 17 days ago
adults by exposing their private consensual sexual activity," wrote state Sen. Brad Hoylman, a Manhattan Democrat. Five New York City council members from the LGBT community also signed a letter arguing that "a harsh sentence will serve neither... Read more
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WGEM Quincy
CEO of male escort service website gets 6 months prisonadults by exposing their private consensual sexual activity," wrote state Sen.
WGEM Quincy / Posted 17 days ago
adults by exposing their private consensual sexual activity," wrote state Sen. Brad Hoylman, a Manhattan Democrat. Five New York City council members from the LGBT community also signed a letter arguing that "a harsh sentence will serve neither... Read more
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KFJX Pittsburg
CEO of male escort service website gets 6 months prisonadults by exposing their private consensual sexual activity," wrote state Sen.
KFJX Pittsburg / Posted 17 days ago
adults by exposing their private consensual sexual activity," wrote state Sen. Brad Hoylman, a Manhattan Democrat. Five New York City council members from the LGBT community also signed a letter arguing that "a harsh sentence will serve neither... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
CEO of male escort service website gets 6 months prisonadults by exposing their private consensual sexual activity," wrote state Sen.
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 17 days ago
adults by exposing their private consensual sexual activity," wrote state Sen. Brad Hoylman, a Manhattan Democrat. Five New York City council members from the LGBT community also signed a letter arguing that "a harsh sentence will serve neither... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
CEO of male escort service website gets 6 months prisonadults by exposing their private consensual sexual activity," wrote state Sen.
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 17 days ago
adults by exposing their private consensual sexual activity," wrote state Sen. Brad Hoylman, a Manhattan Democrat. Five New York City council members from the LGBT community also signed a letter arguing that "a harsh sentence will serve neither... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
CEO of male escort service website gets 6 months prisonadults by exposing their private consensual sexual activity," wrote state Sen.
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 17 days ago
adults by exposing their private consensual sexual activity," wrote state Sen. Brad Hoylman, a Manhattan Democrat. Five New York City council members from the LGBT community also signed a letter arguing that "a harsh sentence will serve neither... Read more
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WSFA 12 Montgomery
CEO of male escort service website gets 6 months prisonadults by exposing their private consensual sexual activity," wrote state Sen.
WSFA 12 Montgomery / Posted 17 days ago
adults by exposing their private consensual sexual activity," wrote state Sen. Brad Hoylman, a Manhattan Democrat. Five New York City council members from the LGBT community also signed a letter arguing that "a harsh sentence will serve neither... Read more
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14 WFIE Evansville
CEO of male escort service website gets 6 months prisonadults by exposing their private consensual sexual activity," wrote state Sen.
14 WFIE Evansville / Posted 17 days ago
adults by exposing their private consensual sexual activity," wrote state Sen. Brad Hoylman, a Manhattan Democrat. Five New York City council members from the LGBT community also signed a letter arguing that "a harsh sentence will serve neither... Read more
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