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Drug overdoses on the rise in New York City, but down in Staten Island

Recently released health department numbers show more than one person a day in New York City overdoses on an opioid, […]

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Egypt questions Mursi over documents “leaked” to Al Jazeera: security sources

Egypt is investigating jailed ex-president Mohamed Mursi in connection with documents that judicial investigators say were leaked to the Qatar-based Al Jazeera satellite news channel, security sources said on Thursday.

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Ebola toll tops 1,550, outbreak accelerates: WHO

The Ebola outbreak in West Africa has killed more than 1,552 people out of 3,069 known cases in four countries and "continues to accelerate", the World Health Organisation (WHO) said…

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City Council to discuss officer re-training

The New York City Council has set a Sept. 8 oversight hearing to learn more about the NYPD’s review of […]

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Brooklyn lawmakers: Let riders know sooner about bedbugs on trains

Two Brooklyn lawmakers are calling for more transparency when it comes to bedbugs and mass transit. Council Member Mark Treyger […]

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Jasper Johns aide admits stealing, selling artwork for $6.5 million

A former assistant to renowned American contemporary artist Jasper Johns pleaded guilty on Wednesday to selling nearly two dozen of his works without Johns' knowledge.