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MAP: New York City Street Closures August 22, 23 and 24

The Percy Sutton Harlem 5K and NYC Family Health Walk-a-thon and Pakistan Day Parade and Fair will cause traffic delays and street closures in New York City this weekend. Plan…

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U.N. nuclear inquiry on Iran seen making slow headway: diplomats

The U.N. nuclear watchdog appears to have made only limited progress so far in getting Iran to answer questions about its suspected atomic bomb research, diplomatic sources said on Friday,…

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Violence-weary, Ferguson sees second night of calm

The violence-weary town of Ferguson, Missouri, saw a second straight evening of relative calm on Thursday after the fatal shooting of an unarmed black teen nearly two weeks ago.

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Journalist James Foley’s parents, after call with pope, call for prayer and action

The parents of James Foley, the American journalist killed by Islamic State militants in Iraq, on Friday called for prayer and support to free the remaining captives held by Islamic…

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Sharpton adapts adversarial style to de Blasio’s New York

It was not the first time the Reverend Al Sharpton made his way to City Hall in a fiery mood to scold a mayor about New York City police officers…

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National Guard to withdraw from riot-torn Ferguson, Missouri

The National Guard will leave riot-torn Ferguson, where tensions have eased after violent protests occurred after police killed an unarmed black teenager.

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