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  • Firefighters extinguish small fire in Central Warehouse

    Firefighters extinguish small fire in Central Warehouse The city fire department said they extinguished a small fire on the fourth floor of the Central Warehouse on Saturday morning. Battalion Chief Geo Henderson said a worker on a passing train notified the fire department about smoke coming out of the…

  • UK, France agree new plan to curb Channel migrant crossings

    UK, France agree new plan to curb Channel migrant crossings LONDON (AP) — The British government says it has agreed with France to double the number of police patrolling beaches in northern France in an attempt to stop people crossing the English Channel in small boats. Britain’s Home Office…

  • Man faces drunken driving charge in wrong-way turnpike crash

    Man faces drunken driving charge in wrong-way turnpike crash WOOLWICH TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — Authorities say a Pennsylvania man was driving drunk and the wrong way on the New Jersey Turnpike when his car collided head-on with a minivan on Thanksgiving night, injuring himself and five others. The crash…

  • Cuomo's Senior Advisor says there's no truth to Gov. being in WNY on Thanksgiving

    Cuomo's Senior Advisor says there's no truth to Gov. being in WNY on Thanksgiving BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB)–Senior Advisor to Governor Andrew Cuomo, Rich Azzopardi, says there is “no truth to it” when it comes to an article on Artvoice, a WNY-based online publication, claiming the governor was in Western…

  • Montenegro declares Serbian ambassador persona non grata

    Montenegro declares Serbian ambassador persona non grata PODGORICA, Montenegro (AP) — Montenegro’s outgoing pro-Western government has declared the ambassador of neighboring Serbia persona non grata and ordered him to leave the country. The small Balkan nation’s Foreign Ministry on Saturday cited “long and continuous meddling in the internal affairs…

  • Albany County sees highest number of coronavirus hospitalizations, 6 deaths

    Albany County sees highest number of coronavirus hospitalizations, 6 deaths Six people died overnight from coronavirus, as Albany County saw 61 people hospitalized — another grim record in what has already been a deadly and dangerous month, County Executive Dan McCoy said in a briefing on Saturday. Source: Times…

  • Rough rescue: Storms, broken plane force layover for turtles

    Rough rescue: Storms, broken plane force layover for turtles BOSTON (AP) — Thirty endangered sea turtles rescued from the beaches of Cape Cod are now safe in New Orleans after their Thanksgiving travel plans went awry. The animals were rescued this fall after almost succumbing to cold ocean waters.…

  • Churchill: A Supreme check on Andrew Cuomo's power

    Churchill: A Supreme check on Andrew Cuomo's power The decision granting injunctive relief to an Orthodox synagogue and the Brooklyn Catholic Diocese came just before Thanksgiving and was interesting enough reading to stave off the usual tryptophan-induced nap. Source: Times Unition Churchill: A Supreme check on Andrew Cuomo's power

  • Egypt leader in 1st South Sudan visit talks Nile, stability

    Egypt leader in 1st South Sudan visit talks Nile, stability JUBA, South Sudan (AP) — In the first visit by an Egyptian president to South Sudan, President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi said he and President Salva Kiir discussed regional security and the usage of Nile waters, but he didn’t mention the…