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ISIS militants behead abducted American journalist James Wright Foley

nydailynews.com — An American freelance photojournalist missing since being abducted in Syria some 22 months ago was beheaded by an Islamic State militant in a graphic video released Tuesday. Titled "A Message to America," the gruesome clip shows a masked militant saw away at the neck of James Wright Foley, a 40-year-old New Hampshire native captured in Binesh, Syria on Thanksgiving Day 2012.
Aug 19, 2014

Feeling very numb! It's so bad. Iraqi militants behead abducted US journalist James Wright Foley in graphic video nydailynews.com/news/world/kid…

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Cuomo challenger Zephyr Teachout rated as "fantastic teacher" and "hot" by students at Fordham Law School

nydailynews.com — Longshot gubernatorial candidate Zephyr Teachout, who is challenging Gov. Andrew Cuomo in a Democratic primary, is admired by her students at Fordham Law School, who even rated her "hot" on the Internet. According to the website RateMyProfessors.com, where students anonymously rate the quality of their professors, law professor Teachout earned 3.9 out of 5 for overall quality of teaching.
Aug 19, 2014

Go Rams MT @klnynews: Zephyr Teachout rated as "fantastic teacher" and "hot" by students at Fordham Law School nydn.us/1oa8Eoc

Aug 19, 2014

RT @klnynews: Cuomo challenger Zephyr Teachout rated "fantastic teacher" and "hot" by students at Fordham Law School nydn.us/1oa8Eoc

Aug 19, 2014

RT @klnynews: Cuomo challenger Zephyr Teachout rated as "fantastic teacher" and "hot" by students at Fordham Law School nydn.us/1oa8Eoc

Aug 19, 2014

RT @anniekarni: Cuomo challenger Zephyr Teachout rated as "fantastic teacher" and "hot" by students at Fordham Law School nydn.us/1oa8Eoc

Aug 19, 2014

RT @anniekarni: Cuomo challenger Zephyr Teachout rated as "fantastic teacher" and "hot" by students at Fordham Law School nydn.us/1oa8Eoc

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Colleagues remember, post pictures of American journalist James Foley on social media

nydailynews.com — Shocked, saddened and disgusted friends, family and former colleagues of murdered journalist James Foley used Twitter to remember their loved one, who was apparently beheaded in a disturbing video released by Islamic State militants on Tuesday.

Staten Island District Attorney will convene grand jury to weigh criminal charges in death of Eric Garner

nydailynews.com — Staten Island District Attorney Daniel Donovan announced Tuesday that he will convene a grand jury to weigh charges in the death of Eric Garner, who died after being placed in a chokehold by a cop. "I have determined that it is appropriate to present evidence regarding the circumstances of his death to a Richmond County Grand Jury," Donovan said in a statement.
Aug 19, 2014

Grand jury convened, but "not a single suspect has been charged or arrested in connection w/his death." #EricGarner nydailynews.com/news/national/…

Aug 19, 2014

It's slightly surreal that #Ferguson has knocked #EricGarner's story almost entirely out of the news cycle. nydailynews.com/news/national/…

Aug 19, 2014

Staten Island district attorney to convene grand jury to weigh criminal charges in death of Eric Garner nydn.us/1sS9Own

Aug 19, 2014

RT @lmcshanenydn: Staten Island district attorney to convene grand jury to weigh criminal charges in death of Eric Garner nydn.us/1sS9Own

Aug 19, 2014

RT @NYDailyNews: BREAKING: Staten Island DA says grand jury will weigh criminal charges in death of Eric Garner. nydn.us/1AveucA

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ISIS militants appear to behead abducted American journalist James Wright Foley in graphic video

m.nydailynews.com — An American freelance photojournalist missing since being abducted in Syria some 22 months ago was apparently beheaded by an Islamic State militant in a graphic video released Tuesday. Titled "A Message to America," the gruesome clip shows a masked militant saw away at the neck of James Wright Foley, a 40-year-old New Hampshire native captured in Binesh, Syria on Thanksgiving Day 2012.

There must be blood

nydailynews.com — The savagery abroad in Iraq comes home to America with the beheading of U.S. journalist James Foley and the threatened - if not promised - execution of fellow citizen and journalist Steven Sotloff. President Obama must strike the Islamist killers with the terrible might of the world's most powerful military.
Aug 19, 2014

RT @NYDailyNews: THE NEWS SAYS: There must be blood — ISIS must pay many times over for their barbarism. nydn.us/1Awph6h

Aug 19, 2014

Now that's an editorial. @NYDailyNews on ISIS: "It’s time to kill some of the bastards." m.nydailynews.com/opinion/blood-…

Ferguson, through a glass darkly

nydailynews.com — Siegel: The glossy pictures and gritty livestreams of the post-apocalyptic night battles in Ferguson, Mo. - where the national press has parachuted in to cover the heavy-handed, to say the least, police response to the protests sparked after a cop shot an unarmed teen - are both horrifying and familiar.
Aug 19, 2014

@katiezez @AishaS Glad to read this; this sort of story is needed, has been conspicuously absent from coverage. nydailynews.com/opinion/fergus…

Aug 19, 2014

RT @jodyavirgan: Smart piece from @harrysiegel on protests like Ferguson and the images (and impressions) they leave behind nydailynews.com/opinion/fergus…

Aug 19, 2014

.@chrislhayes Journos tweeting crowd chatter at cop shootings that happen to be by cop-related chaos they're covering nydailynews.com/opinion/fergus…

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Mayor's pick to replace Brooklyn's Eric Adams in the NY Senate is: Rubain Dorancy

nydailynews.com — Mayor de Blasio is slipping back into the electoral fray this week, putting his left-leading cred behind Brooklyn state Senate hopeful Rubain Dorancy's bid to capture the seat left vacant by now-Borough President Eric Adams, the Daily News has learned. "Rubain Dorancy is the education candidate for state Senate.

Mich. man posted nude pics of ex on Facebook, vowed to torment her until she killed herself: report

nydailynews.com — A Michigan man was arrested for allegedly posting nude photos of his ex-girlfriend on Facebook in an attempt to drive her to suicide - and claimed his lawyer said it was all legal. Chad A. Monroe, 34, harassed his ex-girlfriend for months with calls, texts and lewd Facebook messages, vowing to destroy her life until she killed herself, MLive.com reported.
Aug 19, 2014

Michigan man posted nude pics of ex on Facebook, vowed to torment her until she killed herself: report nydn.us/1sSDl97

Aug 19, 2014

Michigan man posted nude pics of ex-gf on Facebook in attempt to drive her to suicide: nydn.us/1sSDl97

Getting tested early and often will help detect HPV: Melissa Mark-Viverito

nydailynews.com — It had been a while since I had seen a gynecologist - two years, in fact. I know I am supposed to have an annual exam, but as many of us do, I allowed time to pass and work to take over. Last Friday, I learned that I have high-risk HPV, the human papilloma virus.
Aug 19, 2014

.@mmviverito: "I thought about keeping this to myself. But I know that suffering in silence is not healthy” nydailynews.com/new-york/teste…

VIDEO: Giant, angry rat tries to attack man at New York subway station

nydailynews.com — An angry rat has been caught on camera trying to attack a straphanger at a New York subway stop. Dramatic footage filmed by SoHo man Josiah Ryan shows the aggressive rodent charging down the platform at 42nd St. station at Bryant Park in Midtown late Friday night.

Model used actor boyfriend's name to check into Mount Sinai St. Luke's Hospital

nydailynews.com — He asked for help finding his missing model girlfriend - but it seems he should have been looking for himself. Grant Monohon, the actor boyfriend of Ataui-Deng Hopkins, told the Daily News before visiting her at Mount Sinai St. Luke's Hospital on Tuesday that she had checked in using his name.
Aug 19, 2014

RT @NYDailyNews: Missing model used actor boyfriend's name to check into Mount Sinai St. Luke's Hospital. nydn.us/1n7YHrI

St. Louis police shoot, kill man holding knife at officers: report

nydailynews.com — St. Louis police fatally shot a knife-wielding man during an afternoon confrontation with officers Tuesday, according to local reports. The suspect reportedly refused to drop his weapon after robbing a 5-Star Market convenience store along Riverview Blvd. around 12:30 p.m., KTVI reported. When he allegedly lunged at responding officers to attack, they opened fire.
Aug 19, 2014

St. Louis police killed another black man today (armed with a knife). Y'all motherfuckers not have tasers!? nydn.us/1sSyBQI

Aug 19, 2014

Show Me State needs to show me some restraint. Another man killed: nydn.us/1sSyBQI

‘Brooklyn Made’ certification guards against borough posers

nydailynews.com — These goods are better. They are from Brooklyn, and certified so. Guarding against posers and wannabes, the Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce minted the first-ever class of "Brooklyn Made" goods. The goods, announced Tuesday from 47 businesses, are guaranteed to come from the borough, certified by an independent advisory panel.

EXCLUSIVE: Jabbar Collins, who spent more than 15 years in prison after being wrongfully convicted of murdering Brooklyn rabbi, settles suit with city for $10 million - NY Daily News

nydailynews.com — The city has reached a $10 million settlement with a Brooklyn man who spent more than 15 years in prison for the murder of a rabbi he did not commit, ending a bitter legal battle that will forever tarnish the legacy of former Brooklyn District Attorney Charles Hynes.
Aug 19, 2014

Jabbar Collins, imprisoned more than 15 years for a murder he did not commit, gets a sizable settlement from the city nydn.us/1kSTgl0

Aug 19, 2014

RT @cristianafarias: An end to a civil-rights nightmare: Jabbar Collins, wrongfully imprisoned for 15 years, settles NYC suit for $10M nydailynews.com/new-york/brook…

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