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Schneiderman Says He's Standing Behind His Bid to Bar DraftKings, FanDuel from New York State — Facing the wrath of some sports fans, state Attorney General Eric Schneiderman says he's standing behind his legal bid to bar two fantasy sports sites in New York. Josh Robin filed the following report. In sports, winning requires skill. Let's face it: luck sometimes plays a role, too.

Obama Defends Strategy Against Islamic State — President Barack Obama is defending his strategy against the group calling itself Islamic State amid criticism American inaction helped lead to Friday's Paris attacks. NY1's Josh Robin filed the following report. ANTALYA, TURKEY - After huddling with foreign leaders in Turkey, President Barack Obama emerged to defend a largely stay-the-course plan.

Commercial Development Set for Site in Downtown Brooklyn — Much of the city's skyline is changing dramatically, with Downtown Brooklyn perhaps no better example of that trend, but much of the growth has been in high-rise residential buildings. On one quiet lot, that is about to change in a big way. NY1's Josh Robin filed the following report.

Breezy Point Continues to Rebuild Three Years After Sandy — The Breezy Point community was all but written off after Hurricane Sandy, but three years later, the community continues to rebuild. NY1's Josh Robin filed the following report. A flood-triggered electrical fire tore through 135 houses in Breezy Point in 2012. But now, what used to be called the fire zone is called the construction zone.

Lawmakers Weigh Bailout as Puerto Rico’s Financial Crisis Worsens — As the government of Puerto Rico warns it is running out of money, President Obama is proposing a major bailout plan. However, there are already signs that it may not pass the Republican-controlled Congress. As NY1's Josh Robin reported, it all comes as Governor Andrew Cuomo is pledging to once again return to the island in an effort to spotlight what could be approaching chaos.

Mayor De Blasio Touts Tolerance While Meeting with Arab and Jewish Students Near Jerusalem — Saturday marks day two of Mayor de Blasio's trip to Israel. The mayor held two public events so far today, both of them outside of the city of Jerusalem. The second event was a picnic by an organization of schools called Hand in Hand. The schools are for Arab and Jewish kids that teach students coexistence.
Oct 17, 2015

RT @NY1: Mayor de Blasio touts tolerance while meeting with Arab and Jewish students near Jerusalem. Watch exclusive report:…

Oct 17, 2015

NYC mayor visits school for Arabs-Jews in Israel trip. My latest from Jerusalem.…

De Blasio Will Have to Weave Between Israeli, Palestinian Causes During Trip to Israel — This weekend, Mayor Bill de Blasio will be in Israel. His visit comes during a spike of deadly Palestinian terrorism, with a response from Israeli police considered by some to be excessive. De Blasio will be forced to weave between the competing causes. NY1's Josh Robin filed the following report.

Speculation Swirls Over Why a Little-Known Businessman is Helping Pay for Mayor de Blasio’s Trip to Israel — As NY1 first reported Thursday, the mayor's long-delayed trip to Israel is set for next week. As the itinerary is worked out, questions linger about the Israeli businessman who is footing the travel and hotel bill for the mayor and the aides making the journey.

Charities Help Cover Construction Costs for Sandy Victim Finally Back in Her House — As the city nears the third anniversary of Hurricane Sandy, one Far Rockaway woman is finally back in her house. The cost of construction came from charities, including the Mayor's Fund to Advance New York City. NY1's Josh Robin filed the following report.

Marco Rubio Criticizes Government for Blocking in Disruptive Innovations — Presidential candidate Marco Rubio stumped in New York on Tuesday, using a local transportation issue to advance his cause. With the Florida senator's poll numbers rising, Rubio's visit prompted local Democrats to blast his record. Josh Robin filed the following report. The junior senator from Florida spoke before a tech-savvy audience in Manhattan, blasting the government for blocking innovation.
Oct 06, 2015

In NYC @marcorubio praises @uber, elicits local Dems' criticism & ducks reporters' questions. My @NY1 story.…

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Nov 27, 2015

NYPD Muslim Officers Society To Trump, Carson: Stop Scapegoating Islam via @DeanMeminger @Deanofcomedy…

Nov 25, 2015

De Blasio officials have been looking at restricting horse carriages to Central Park for months, costing $$. My @ny1 story at 7.

Nov 25, 2015

Nice @MelissaRusso4NY scoop. Longtime Silver associate and NYC political player is out of jail.…

Nov 25, 2015

This @BilldeBlasio quote deserves repeating: "The terrorists can't succeed if we refuse to be terrorized." Amen.

Nov 25, 2015

We distract them with sugary substances and violent cartoons.…

Nov 20, 2015

Asked how that would differ from the registration of Jews in Nazi Germany, (Trump) responded only, "You tell me." [[via @henrycjjackson]]

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