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Justices won’t hear appeal of NY Internet taxation

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Monday refused to consider throwing out New York state’s taxes on Internet purchases on websites like Amazon.com, a move that could change the way Internet commerce works. The […]

12/02/2013

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LA subway ridership may have fallen

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Data shows the number of people riding the city’s subway may have fallen significantly since officials began locking the turnstiles in June to prevent passengers from riding for free. The Los […]

11/30/2013

David Kwiatkowski, a former lab technician at Exeter, N.H., Hospital, accused of infecting dozens of patients with hepatitis C through tainted needles. (AP Photo/U.S. Attorney's Office)

NH hospital technician faces sentencing next week

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Prosecutors say a traveling hospital technician who infected patients with hepatitis C through tainted syringes created a “national public health crisis” and should spend 40 years in prison. Defense attorneys argue […]

11/27/2013

An American Airlines plane and a US Airways plane at parked at Washington's Ronald Reagan National Airport. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

Judge moves airline merger step closer to takeoff

A federal bankruptcy judge is approving the settlement in the U.S. government’s antitrust lawsuit against American Airlines and US Airways, clearing the airlines to complete their merger early next month. Judge Sean Lane ruled Wednesday […]

11/27/2013

How to fight a baby video, posted on YouTube.

‘How to Fight a Baby’ video a viral hit

Gavin McInnes, a New York writer and father of three, posted a YouTube video Monday called “How to Fight a Baby,” and it immediately took off, thanks to some killer wrestling moves he demonstrates on […]

11/26/2013

Charity workers dressed as Santa Claus walk up Fifth Avenue in New York during the Volunteers of America annual Sidewalk Santa Parade to raise money for holiday food for needy residents on Nov. 25, 2011. (AP Photo/John Minchillo, File)

Ho, Ho, No! NYC Santa Claus parade comes to an end

NEW YORK (AP) — Santa Claus ISN’T coming to town. The group that puts on the city’s annual Sidewalk Santa Parade said its last bell has been jingled. Volunteers of America-Greater New York said the […]

11/25/2013

A pair of Under Armour's workout sweatpants. (AP Photo/Under Armour)

Fit chic: Gym clothes became fashionable

NEW YORK (AP) — So long, dingy sweatpants. Workout clothes for women, once relegated to the back of the closet, are moving to the front of the fashion scene. Yoga pants are the new jeans, […]

11/25/2013

Police: NY deli owners stole $1M lottery ticket

HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. (AP) – A Long Island deli owner and his son were charged Saturday with scamming a customer out of a $1 million lottery ticket. Nassau County police say a 34-year-old man who doesn’t […]

11/23/2013

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More travellers expected at LAX this Thanksgiving season

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – More than two million passengers are forecast to pass through Los Angeles International Airport during the 11-day Thanksgiving holiday period, which begins today. This year’s forecast passenger totals represent a 6.8 […]

11/22/2013

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Knockout game — sucker punches — turn deadly

NEW YORK (AP) — In New York, a 78-year-old woman strolling in her neighborhood was punched in the head by a stranger and tumbled to the ground. In Washington, a 32-year-old woman was swarmed by […]

11/21/2013

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No national launch for McRib amid menu changeup

NEW YORK (AP) — McDonald’s, which has been struggling to juggle a variety of new menu items, says the McRib won’t be available nationally this year. The fast-food chain says it’s leaving it up to […]

11/20/2013

Martin Bashir (Photo by Nick Wass/Invision/AP, File)

MSNBC not saying whether Bashir apology is enough

NEW YORK (AP) — MSNBC was not saying Tuesday whether disciplinary action is planned against show host Martin Bashir, who has apologized for “deeply offensive” comments he made about Sarah Palin. In a commentary on […]

11/19/2013

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