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BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo and his Republican challenger traded insults and clashed over the economy and corruption Wednesday while two third-party candidates worked to get traction in the only scheduled debate in the governor's race.
With the wounds still fresh from allegations this summer that members of the Teamsters intimidated the cast and crew of "Top Chef" filming in Milton, Local 25 president Sean O'Brien is eager to set the record straight about the union. He called the "Top Chef" story "fiction at best" and bristles as he discusses the negative media that resulted. Most frustrating, O'Brien said, is that the rough-and-tumble image of the Teamsters is the very thing he has been working to change as he works to increase…
WASHINGTON (AP) — Nearly 50 years ago, scientists found bones of two large, powerful dinosaur arms in Mongolia and figured they had discovered a fearsome critter with killer claws.
When the first residents move into Millennium Tower Boston in Downtown Crossing in the summer of 2016, if all goes according to developers' plans, they'll get some of the best views in the city and pay prices to match. A penthouse in the tower will fetch about $37.5 million, if Millennium Partners plans come to pass. The 60-story building is under construction at the site of the former Filene's Department Store. Other residences among the 442 planned for the location should sell for as little $850,000,…
Tufts Medical Center and Lowell General will operate under a new corporate parent named Wellforce, the companies announced today. The agreement was finalized nearly a month after the entities received Health Policy Commission approval. "We had to wait for the regulatory approvals and the board votes to sign all the legal documents to actually create the parent (organization) – those signings occurred a few days ago," said Julie Jette, director of media relations and publications for Tufts Medical…
The increasing reach of Amazon has brick-and-mortar retailers changing their game plans. The latest is Target, who for the first time is offering free shipping.>
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California officials agreed Wednesday to end a policy in which it segregated prison inmates after riots based on their race as a way to prevent further violence.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Doctors no longer detect Ebola in a Texas nurse who flew to Ohio and back before she was diagnosed with the virus, her family said Wednesday.
Colorado local and state officials have asked Interior Secretary Sally Jewell to help settle years of litigation over oil and gas drilling on the Roan Plateau. Those officials include Gov. John Hickenlooper, both of Colorado's Democractic U.S. senators and Republican U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton, who represents the Western Slope. The plateau, which soars thousands of feet above the valley floor near Rifle in western Colorado, is prized for its scenic vistas and wildlife habitat — and also for the estimated…
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell has been told to testify in Ray Rice's appeal of his indefinite suspension, a person familiar with the case told The Associated Press on Wednesday night.
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Republican Sen. Susan Collins on Wednesday touted her willingness to work to bring both political parties together while Democratic challenger Shenna Bellows argued that sending her back to Washington could lead to a GOP majority in the Senate and even more partisan gridlock.
The ride-sharing app's drivers in the US and London are complaining about fee hikes, fare cuts and the lack of a tip option.>
DaVita Healthcare Partners Inc. and the U.S. Department of Justice have agreed to a final settlement of allegations that the Denver-based health-care giant made improper contractual arrangements with some doctors who referred patients to its dialysis clinics. The settlement involves a payment of $350 million, plus a civil forfeiture of $39 million. DaVita (NYSE: DVA) had announced in February that it had reached a framework for a settlement. In a pair of statements Wednesday night, DaVita and…
NASA has created an album of sounds on Soundcloud, including rocket launches, recordings from space shuttle missions and even a song about water on the moon.>
By Mark Arbeit, Luxury Property Specialist Home of the Day is presented by the Philadelphia Business Journal with Long & Foster and Christie's International Real Estate. This is your invitation to view some of the most-luxurious properties for sale. Come inside and take a look around. Click on the gallery image view today's featured property. 100 S. Dudley Ave., Ventnor, NJ 08406 | $1,600,000 A majestically custom built home, this 4BR (+den), 4.5BA home shines with the other beach block beauties…
DETROIT (AP) — The U.S. government is now urging owners of nearly 8 million cars and trucks to have the air bags repaired because of potential danger to drivers and passengers. But the effort is being complicated by confusing information and a malfunctioning website.
He might have got away with it if it hadn't been for his supermarket loyalty card.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — AP NewsBreak: California prisons to end policy that segregated inmates by race after riots.
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The one new feature you didn't expect from Apple's iPad Air 2? iFixit says the new device has a battery that's 15 percent smaller, yet Apple claims it still gets the same battery life.>
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