US asylum seeker with brain tumor granted bond to seek care
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US asylum seeker with brain tumor granted bond to seek care

DALLAS (AP) — An immigration judge granted bond Thursday, March 2, to a Salvadoran woman seeking asylum in the United States, allowing her to leave an immigration detention facility to seek treatment for a brain tumor. Sara Beltran Hernandez’s family in New York posted her $15,000 bond after the hearing and she was released late … Continue reading

After train crash, transit regulators targeting sleep apnea
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After train crash, transit regulators targeting sleep apnea

NEW YORK (AP) — Federal regulators are urging railroads across the country to test train operators for obstructive sleep apnea after the engineer in September’s deadly New Jersey commuter train crash was found to have the fatigue-inducing disorder. The Federal Railroad Administration will issue a safety advisory this week stressing the importance of sleep apnea … Continue reading

NY music festival founded by Pete Seeger is returning
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NY music festival founded by Pete Seeger is returning

BEACON, N.Y. (AP) — Organizers say a New York music festival founded by the late folk legend Pete Seeger will resume next year. Clearwater’s Great Hudson River Revival will return to the village of Croton (KROH’-tuhn)-on-Hudson, New York, on June 17-18, 2017. The Beacon, New York, based environmental group Hudson River Sloop Clearwater canceled this … Continue reading

British farce ‘The Play That Goes Wrong’ heading to Broadway
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British farce ‘The Play That Goes Wrong’ heading to Broadway

NEW YORK (AP) — A hit comedy from London that’s been called “‘Fawlty Towers’ meets ‘Noises Off’” is heading to Broadway. “The Play That Goes Wrong” will begin performances in March at the Lyceum Theatre in New York City. It stars the original West End cast of Matthew Cavendish, Bryony Corrigan, Rob Falconer, Dave Hearn, … Continue reading

Lin-Manuel Miranda to host ‘Saturday Night Live’
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Lin-Manuel Miranda to host ‘Saturday Night Live’

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Alexander Hamilton is coming to “Saturday Night Live.” NBC said Wednesday that Lin-Manuel Miranda will host “SNL” on Oct. 8. Miranda created and starred in the Broadway sensation about the first U.S. treasury secretary. Twenty One Pilots duo Tyler Joseph and Josh Dun will be the show’s musical guests. “SNL” opens … Continue reading

Clinton feels good, says she didn’t pass out during stumble
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Clinton feels good, says she didn’t pass out during stumble

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton said Monday that she’s feeling better since falling ill at a 9/11 memorial ceremony, but she never lost consciousness and didn’t think her pneumonia diagnosis was significant enough to disclose beforehand. “I just didn’t think it was going to be that big a deal,” she … Continue reading

Kendall and Kylie Jenner display their own creations
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Kendall and Kylie Jenner display their own creations

NEW YORK (AP) — It was quite the family fashion day for Kendall and Kylie Jenner, who came straight from brother-in-law Kanye West’s Yeezy show on Roosevelt Island off Manhattan on Wednesday to their own party celebrating their fashion label, KENDALL + KYLIE. The fashionista sisters (and reality TV stars) said they were gradually becoming more … Continue reading

Desiigner released without bail; Gun charges dropped
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Desiigner released without bail; Gun charges dropped

NEW YORK (AP) — A Brooklyn rapper has been released without bail on misdemeanor charges after a gun charge was dropped. The Daily News reports (http://nydn.us/2ctLBdP ) Sidney Royel Selby III — whose stage name is Desiigner — was released Saturday after appearing in Manhattan Criminal Court on menacing and drug possession charges. The newspaper … Continue reading

Sweaty fashion crowd lured outside for Kanye West show
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Sweaty fashion crowd lured outside for Kanye West show

NEW YORK (AP) — In sweltering heat, set to a slow, morose soundtrack, Kanye West debuted the fourth season of his Yeezy collection for Adidas at a park memorializing Franklin D. Roosevelt’s famous four freedoms: of speech and worship, from want and fear. Helping to kick off New York Fashion Week, West lured the fashion … Continue reading

Clinton speech to stress American leadership in world
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Clinton speech to stress American leadership in world

SOUTHAMPTON, N.Y. (AP) — Hillary Clinton plans to address America’s leadership in the world during a speech in the battleground state of Ohio, arguing that Republican nominee Donald Trump would undermine the country’s greatness while she would maintain it. Clinton’s midday address at the American Legion’s annual convention in Cincinnati Wednesday comes as Trump plans … Continue reading