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Harvey Weinstein Arrives at Court Ahead of Sex Assault Trial

NEW YORK — Harvey Weinstein and several of the women who have accused him of sexual misconduct converged Monday at the New York City courthouse where a judge and his lawyers handled the final preparations for his high-stakes trial on charges of rape and assaul...
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There’s a Hot Debate About the World’s Tallest Politician

BISMARCK, N.D. — It didn’t take long for a New York City councilman’s claim that he’s the world’s tallest male politician to draw some challenges. Robert Cornegy Jr., a 6-foot-10 councilman from Brooklyn, was certified by Guinness World Records in January a...
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Suspect Arrested in Murder of Reputed Mob Boss

This 2008 photo shows Francesco "Franky Boy" Cali. "Franky Boy," the reputed boss of New York's Gambino crime family was shot to death Wednesday night in front of his home in Staten Island, New York, by a gunm...

2 Million in Times Square for New Year’s? No Way, Experts Say

NEW YORK — Ryan Seacrest and Anderson Cooper will be there. Snoop Dogg, too. But 1 or 2 million people in New York's Times Square for New Year's Eve? As Snoop would say, you must be sippin' on gin and juice. Crowd-size experts scoff at those mammoth figu...