Mayoral control of schools in New York City would be renewed for another two years and the new Tappan Zee Bridge would be named after the late Gov. Mario Cuomo under legislation approved by the New York state...
Thursday, Jun 29, 2017 at 12:32 AM EDT
Need a Ride? Uber, Lyft Ride-Sharing Apps OK in Upstate NY
Cardinal George Pell, one of Pope Francis' top advisers, took a leave of absence as the Vatican's financial czar on Thursday to fight multiple criminal charges in his native Australia that allege he committed...
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Iraqi Forces Take Landmark Mosul Mosque Blown Up by ISIS
Iraqi forces on Thursday captured the compound of a landmark mosque in Mosul that was blown up last week by the Islamic State group — a hugely symbolic site from where the top ISIS leader declared an Islamic...
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Merkel: Paris Climate Accord Irreversible, Not Negotiable
German Chancellor Angela Merkel said she hopes for a "clear signal" from next week's Group of 20 summit in favor of free markets and against isolationism.
Merkel told the German parliament Thursday that...
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Ahead of Trump Meeting, S. Korea Reveals Business With US
South Korean companies announced Thursday plans to import more American shale gas and build new factories in the U.S. as the two countries' leaders prepare to hold summit talks in Washington where trade is...