If Captain Cook's ship is found, whose is it? Rhode Island's
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — If the ship legendary explorer Capt. James Cook used to sail around the world is found at the bottom of Newport Harbor, Rhode Island will own it outright because of a legal maneuver it took nearly
Saudi says intercepts and destroys ballistic missile from Yemen
Leaked audio claims second Brazilian minister
Multiple casualties in India army ammunition depot fire
A fire at a massive military ammunition depot in central India on Tuesday has killed at least 17 people and left many more injured, according to media reports. The Press Trust
Penguins edge Sharks 3-2 in Game 1 of Stanley Cup Final
Curry and record-setting Warriors headed back to NBA Finals
At least four people rush stage during Sanders' rally in California
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VIDEO: Building the world's smallest airport
Leading architects from across the globe are showcasing their ideas in Venice this week.
Soldiers die in Indian army depot fire
Seventeen soldiers die in a fire at a military ammunition depot in western Maharashtra state, Indian army officials say.
VIDEO: Footage shows strikes on IS in Fallujah
Iraqi forces are continuing the second day of their assault to retake the city of Falluja from the so-called Islamic State group.
Boateng finds neighbour comment 'sad'
German footballer Jerome Boateng says comments by a right-wing politician that most Germans would not want him as a neighbour are sad.
Officials seize tigers from Thai temple
Wildlife authorities in Thailand are removing tigers from a controversial Buddhist temple after accusations of wildlife trafficking and animal abuse.
North Korea missile launch 'fails'
North Korea has attempted to fire a ballistic missile off its east coast but the launch appears to have failed, South Korean military officials say.
Haiti officials call for fresh election
Officials in Haiti recommend throwing out the disputed results of last years first-round presidential election and holding a new vote.
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Report: ISIS executing men, boys as battle for Falluja rages
The battle to retake the ISIS stronghold of Falluja has begun.
Long struggle looms in battle for ISIS heartland
Two competing alliances are closing in on the Syrian city of Raqqa -- the emblem and administrative powerhouse of ISIS. The Syrian army -- backed by Russian air power -- has made advances from the south-west, while a Kurdish-led alliance
Kenya covers up military massacre
On January 15, a massive blast shattered the dawn calm at El Adde military base. A suicide bomber had detonated a truck loaded with explosives, the cue for hundreds of fighters clad in camouflage gear to attack.Popular: Radical Islam in
137 tigers loose at Thai temple
Authorities armed with tranquilizer guns are still trying to capture dozens of tigers at a controversial Buddhist temple in Thailand after monks allegedly set some free to delay the process.Popular: Radical Islam in America | Graham Opposes Republican Leader |
Photos shows wounded warriors in a new light
Michael Stokes is showing the world a very different view of Americas wounded veterans.
Women stop potential assault
Three women who say they spotted a man dropping an unknown substance into his friends drink told their story on Facebook, and its been shared more than 110,000 times.
Libertarian candidate stuns crowd at convention
James Weeks acted on a dare when he performed a strip tease at the 2016 Libertarian convention, and then promptly dropped out of his race for party chair.
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Kidnapped Mexican soccer star overpowered his captors before calling police
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STANDING FIRM: Zoo stands by killing of gorilla to save boy despite outrage
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Golden State Warriors complete comeback from 3-1 down to reach NBA Finals - Late goal gives Pit(...)
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VET'S 'WORST TRAGEDY' Pearl Harbor survivor falls victim to $43,000 scam
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Late goal gives Pittsburgh 3-2 win in Stanley Cup Final opener
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Baylor athletic director resigns amid sexual assault scandal
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College swimmer drowns during lifeguard tryouts on Cape Cod
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Report: at least 17 killed in army ammunitions depot fire
News reports say at least 17 army personnel have been killed in a fire in a massive ammunitions depot in western India.
Thai wildlife officials start removing tigers from temple
Wildlife officials in Thailand have begun removing some of the 137 tigers held at a Buddhist temple following accusations that the monks were involved in illegal breeding and trafficking of the animals.
Wal-Mart needs to grow overseas, and China’s the big prize
Zhong Guoyan sifted through piles of fish at a Wal-Mart in Shenzhen, one of China’s largest cities. She studied the fins, to make sure they were bright red and firm. She peered at the eyeballs — were they bulging?
Wal-Mart seeks overseas success by going native in China
Zhong Guoyan sifted through piles of fish at a Wal-Mart in Shenzhen, one of China’s largest cities. She studied the fins, to make sure they were bright red and firm. She peered at the eyeballs — were they bulging?
Wal-Mart’s Sam’s Club: A bright spot in China
Wal-Mart’s Sam’s Club took a gamble in China almost two years ago. It changed the way it sells meat and fish, putting them in packages instead of letting Chinese shoppers physically inspect cuts of meat or live fish in tanks
Wal-Mart steps up online efforts in China as a key to future
Wal-Mart’s tiny warehouse in eastern Shanghai doesn’t look like much. But it’s a key part of the company’s strategy to win over grocery customers in China who are fast heading online.
Puerto Rico’s tourist industry feels economic sting of Zika
It was the wedding of one of her best friends, and Natalie Kao was going to be a bridesmaid in a fun, tropical setting on a small island just off the east coast of Puerto Rico. But the prevalence of
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Saudi says intercepts and destroys ballistic missile from Yemen
DUBAI (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia has intercepted and destroyed a ballistic missile fired from Yemen and a Saudi-led military coalition said in a statement late on Monday it may be forced to reconsider a truce that has been place since
At least four people rush stage during Sanders' rally in California
(Reuters) - At least four people on Monday rushed the stage as presidential candidate Bernie Sanders spoke at a rally in Oakland, where Secret Service agents swarmed around him and detain the protesters, CNN reported.
Asian shares wobble, on track for monthly loss
TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian shares wobbled in early trade on Tuesday and were on track for a monthly loss, while the dollar edged away from recent peaks scaled on heightened expectations the U.S. Federal Reserve will raise interest rates as
Attempted North Korea missile launch fails: South Korean official
SEOUL (Reuters) - A North Korean missile launch attempt early on Tuesday morning appears to have failed, a South Korean military official told Reuters.
Brazil's anti-corruption minister quits over leaked recordings
BRASILIA (Reuters) - Brazils Transparency Minister Fabiano Silveira resigned on Monday after leaked recordings suggested he tried to derail a sprawling corruption probe, the latest cabinet casualty impacting interim President Michel Temers administration.
Sept. 11 suspects' treatment a focus in Guantanamo hearing
FORT MEADE, Md. (Reuters) - A pre-trial hearing for five Sept. 11 suspects began on Monday at Guantanamo Bay, with prisoners treatment expected to be a focus of the U.S. military court sessions.
Illinois legislature overrides veto of bill to ease Chicago pension payments
CHICAGO (Reuters) - A bill to spread out Chicagos payments to its public safety workers pension will become law after the Illinois House and Senate on Monday overrode the governors veto.
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Senate investigation finds 'systemic' failures at VA watchdog
It concludes the VA inspector general discounted key evidence and left veterans at risk..       
2 alligators found eating dead body in Florida
The recovery of a human body is underway by police in South Florida.       
Houston shooter was Army vet, police say
Police identified the suspect in Sundays deadly shooting at a Houston auto shop.       
South Korea: North Korea missile likely fails
South Koreas Yonhap News Agency reports that North Korea missile launch appears to have failed.        
Science offers 'future' out of Harambe's remains
Gorillas body may help scientists solve genetic problems facing his species.       
Stephen Hawking doesn't get Donald Trump's popularity
British physicist Stephen Hawking doesnt get the presumptive Republican candidate Donald Trumps appeal.        
Missing Columbia student pens op-ed on going awol
She disappeared without telling family and friends, and now explains why.       
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Warriors Complete Stunning Comeback to Reach NBA Finals
Golden State defied the odds, coming back from 3-1 down in the series to set up an NBA Finals rematch against the Cleveland Cavaliers.
Nation's Midsection Prepares for Severe Storms
The forecast came after a siege of severe thunderstorms washed out bridges, swamped homes and left at least nine dead in Texas since Friday.
Warriors Complete Stunning Comeback to Reach NBA Finals
Golden State defied the odds, coming back from 3-1 down in the series to set up an NBA Finals rematch against the Cleveland Cavaliers.
Taxi Jumps Curb, Crashes Into O'Hare Airport
No injuries were reported. Police said the driver is expected to be cited.
Protesters Jump Barrier at Sanders Rally
The Secret Service stopped animal rights protesters who crossed a barrier and tried to rush the stage at a Bernie Sanders rally in Oakland, California
Texas Man Kills Girlfriend, Posts Picture on Facebook
After discovering the body of Jennifer Spears, Plano police found that her boyfriend posted one photo of himself on the site and one of Spears body.
Multiple People Killed in I-95 Wreck Near Orlando
The Florida Highway Patrol confirmed multiple deaths Monday night on Interstate 95 near Titusville.
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Sunday Book Review: ‘East West Street’
This week, Bernard-Henri Lévy reviews a new book about crimes against humanity; plus, reviews of Stephanie Danler’s “Sweetbitter,” Sebastian Junger’s “Tribe” and more.
Indonesia Approves Castration for Sex Offenders Who Prey on Children
The new punishment comes in response to the brutal gang rape and murder in April of a 14-year-old girl on her way home on the island of Sumatra.
Review: ‘Paramour’ Brings Cirque du Soleil to Broadway
The show, at the Lyric Theater, features a story, set in old Hollywood, that adds the company’s usual circus acts to a traditional musical.
Dutch Firm Trains Eagles to Take Down High-Tech Prey: Drones
When small, off-the-shelf models pose security or other threats, birds have the advantage of grounding them without a potentially dangerous crash.
Hillary Clinton Struggles to Find Footing in Unusual Race
Anxiety is spreading among Democrats that Mrs. Clinton has yet to find her footing, and that her campaign is still unsure how to combat Donald Trump.
Bernie Sanders Derides Pick of Clinton Allies as Convention Committee Leaders
Mr. Sanders is seeking to bar allies of Hillary Clinton from leading the powerful rules and platform committees of the Democratic National Convention in July.
Rise of Donald Trump Tracks Growing Debate Over Global Fascism
Mr. Trump’s campaign has engendered impassioned discussion about the nature of his appeal and warnings from critics on the left and the right.
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If You Ever Had a Myspace Account, This Hack May Affect You
An unwelcome blast from the past
Brazil’s Anti-Corruption Minister Resigns After Secret Recordings Surface
Fabiano Silveira is the second minister to fall
Somalia Sentences Two Men to Life Terms for Bombing Airliner
The attack was claimed by the Islamic extremist group al-Shabab
Curry and Record-Setting Warriors Headed Back to NBA Finals
The Golden State Warriors guard broke the NBA record for 3-pointers in a seven-game series
Turkey’s President Says Muslims Can’t Accept Family Planning and Birth Control
We need to increase the number of our descendants
The Bachelorette Watch: Someone Is Not Here To Make Friends
JoJo Fletcher may want to watch her roses
North Korea Missile Launch Likely Failed, Says South
Despite recent failures, there has been growing outside worry over North Koreas nuclear and missile activity
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White House returns to normal operations after lockdown
The Secret Service says the White House has returned to normal operations after being placed on lockdown early Monday afternoon.
LIPA's total payroll declines, but average pay climbs 3.6%
The Long Island Power Authoritys total payroll declined to $5.03 million in 2015, but average pay was up 3.6 percent from 2014, to $109,328, according to a Newsday analysis.
Mexican soccer player Alan Pulido overpowered kidnappers
About 24 hours after he was kidnapped, Mexican soccer star Alan Pulido found himself alone with one of his captors and saw his chance. He wrestled away the mans pistol and his cellphone and dialed Mexicos emergency number.
Gov. Cuomo hobnobs with local pols at Great Neck parade
Democratic candidates vying for the 3rd Congressional District also vied Monday for the attention of Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo, who attended a Memorial Day parade with them near the border of Great Neck and Queens.
North Fork wine region aims to balance growth, rural appeal
Long Islands North Fork winemaking region is struggling with its success.
Recent LI mug shots
Recent mug shots from law enforcement agencies on Long Island
Long Island myths and legends
Long Islands history is filled with unique and bizarre stories -- some based on fact, others not. From the Amityville Horror murders and the Indian princess of Lake Ronkonkoma to alleged mind control experiments and a mysterious object washed ashore,
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