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Manhattan (New York City)

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  • U.S. in sanctions talks with Commerzbank and Deutsche: source

    FRANKFURT (Reuters) - U.S. authorities have begun settlement talks with Germany's Commerzbank and Deutsche Bank over their dealings with countries blacklisted by the United States, extending a crackdown on European banks at a delicate point in U.S.-German...
  • Mom charged after leaving baby on New York subway platform

    (Reuters) - A mother who pushed her baby in a stroller onto a New York City subway station platform and boarded a departing train was charged with felony abandonment on Tuesday, officials said. The North Carolina woman, Frankea Dabbs, 20, was arrested...
  • Former New York City hospital executive charged with $5.6 million painkiller theft

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - A former pharmacy executive at a major New York City hospital was arrested on Tuesday and charged with stealing $5.6 million worth of narcotic painkillers from the medical center, authorities said. Anthony D'Alessandro, 47, former...
  • Andrea Marcovicci takes a spin around the world

    Andrea Marcovicci takes a spin around the world
    For more than a quarter century, cabaret star Andrea Marcovicci has been bringing the great American art song — and related fare — to audiences around the world. Her travels have been "sweet and bitter," she says, and she'll bring the show...
  • Drone forces NYC police copter off course; 2 arrested

    Drone forces NYC police copter off course; 2 arrested
    Two men accused of flying a drone so close to a New York police helicopter that it was forced off course to avoid crashing have been charged with reckless endangerment, police said Tuesday. The close call took place at 2,000 feet high in dark skies near...
  • Drone in close call with New York police helicopter, two arrested

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Two men accused of flying a drone so close to a New York police helicopter that it was forced off course to avoid crashing have been charged with reckless endangerment, police said on Tuesday. The close call took place at 2,000...
  • Mom who left baby on NYC subway platform held: cops

    Mom who left baby on NYC subway platform held: cops
    A mother accused of abandoning her baby by pushing its stroller onto the platform in a New York City subway station before hopping on a departing train was in custody Tuesday, police said. The 20-year-old woman is suspected of leaving the 10-month-old...
  • Manhattan Beach extends pier fishing ban after shark bite

    Manhattan Beach officials have extended a temporary ban on fishing from the city’s pier for two months, after a swimmer was bitten by a shark during the Fourth of July weekend. The temporary ban, which was instituted immediately and was set to...
  • After great white attack, PETA calls for fishing ban at pier

    After great white attack, PETA calls for fishing ban at pier
    After a swimmer was bitten by a juvenile great white shark, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals is calling for a permanent fishing ban on the Manhattan Beach Pier. Police temporarily banned pier fishing through Tuesday after 50-year-old Steven...
  • Wethersfield Names New Library Director

    WETHERSFIELD — The library board has chosen a successor to Director Laurel Goodgion, who retired at the end of June. Brook Berry, manager of information and circulation services for the New York Public Library's Mid-Manhattan Branch, will take over...
  • Easy-listening 'Begin Again' has appeal, but falters on authenticity

    With "Begin Again," writer-director John Carney delivers his latest charming romantic comedy/musical, following the Oscar-winning indie hit, "Once." This time, he has some bigger stars in the lead roles: Keira Knightley plays British singer-songwriter...