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Man admits he sent suspicious letters to Trump’s sons

A Massachusetts man pleaded guilty Wednesday to sending letters filled with white powder to President Trump’s sons and others. Daniel Frisiello, 25, looked down and covered his mouth as the prosecutor, US Attorney Scott Garland read the court some of his profanity and slur-filled missives....

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Hugin adopts Trumpian sleaze with fake news about Menendez and hookers | Editorial

Old allegations, increasingly baroque narratives, already debunked. It just greases our descent into the political sewer. Watch video Bob Hugin has released a TV ad which repeats six-year-old allegations that Sen. Bob Menendez had a predilection for underage prostitutes, an assertion that is based...

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Teacher: Catholic school fired me for sharing letter about church's 'homosexual problem'

Saint Dominic teaches about 230 girls in grades seven through 12. JERSEY CITY — A Clifton woman says she was fired from the all-girl Saint Dominic Academy in Jersey City after she shared with her students a letter from a Catholic leader who blames gay priests for the "rot" and "corruption" of the...

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Stop calling me a 'sexual predator,' N.J. mayor tells opponent and critics

The Democrat filed requests for temporary restraining orders against four people, including his Republican opponent and an alleged victim. Faced with allegations on social media of sexual misconduct with young boys, Carteret Mayor Daniel Reiman requested restraining orders this week against four...

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Tumblr finds security bug that could have exposed user information

In an open letter from the staff, Tumblr revealed they recently fixed a security bug that could have potentially put some users’ information at risk. The bug was in the “Recommended Blogs” feature of Tumblr, which suggests accounts for users to follow. The blogging platform is just the most...

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The Legal Cannabis Experiment Begins: The Canada Letter

A special edition of the Canada Letter looks at the day marijuana became legal.

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Detective in Harvey Weinstein Investigation Told Accuser She Could Delete ‘Personal’ Info from Her Phone

The Manhattan District Attorney’s Office is disclosing more misconduct in the criminal investigation of Harvey Weinstein. The office released a letter to Weinstein’s attorney, Benjamin Brafman, detailing an interaction between one of Weinstein’s accusers and Detective DiGaudio. In the letter...

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Disgrace, disservice if Shelterbelt of 84 trees is destroyed on Newark Bay walkway | Opinion

All previous assessments, including those by city officials, certified arborists and non-profit environmental partners, suggested a cost-effective opportunity for root maintenance and simple walkway repairs that would allow for tree growth and avoidance of tripping hazards. After 10 years,...

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Hudson should keep ICE contract, keeping detainees close to home | Letter

How can our elected officials say they are for "democratic values" but for political purposes only, want to end this contract. Just because some elected officials may or may not believe in our President, they definitely should not be using that mindset to end the ICE contract. Why has...

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Dems' sad history includes segregation, abortion; Independents are only hope for N.J. town | Feedback

Joe Hegarty writes that it's no wonder the party desperately wants a Supreme Court that aligns with its priorities. The Democratic Party has almost always been on the wrong side of history, as it is now by favoring abortion rights, denying those little people who live in the first "habitat for...

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N.J. college students are yelling expletives at future priests. It has to stop, school says.

Seminarians studying for the priesthood have been the targets of "foul language and incivility" on campus, school officials said. Seton Hall University's interim president sent the campus community a stern reminder to be civil to everyone -- even future Catholic priests -- after several cases where...

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Lin-Manuel Miranda explains the biggest difference for U.K. audiences watching Hamilton

When Lin-Manuel Miranda’s American history musical Hamilton arrived on Broadway in 2015, it quickly became theater’s biggest smash hit in years. Somehow, it’s gotten even bigger since then. Hamilton has now expanded overseas to London, where there’s an ongoing production at the Victoria...

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Last Tuesday, October 9th, I had occasion to attend meetings of the Upper Rio Grande Economic Development Council and the Rio Grande Basin Roundtable.

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Last Tuesday, October 9th, I had occasion to attend meetings of the Upper Rio Grande Economic Development Council and the Rio Grande Basin Roundtable.

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The residents of Alamosa County have been fortunate the past several years to have excellent elected county officials.

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The residents of Alamosa County have been fortunate the past several years to have excellent elected county officials.

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“Raising the pay of your lowest-paid workers ... does not give you a free pass to engage in potentially illegal anti-union behavior,” the senators say in a letter to Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos.

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“Raising the pay of your lowest-paid workers ... does not give you a free pass to engage in potentially illegal anti-union behavior,” Sanders and Warren say in a letter to Amazon's Jeff Bezos.

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Bayonne seeks items for time capsule to be opened in 2069

A piece of the Bayonne Bridge? Part of the energy-saving windmill? How about a photo of the 9/11 "teardrop" memorial? BAYONNE -- A piece of the Bayonne Bridge? Part of the energy-saving windmill? How about a photo of the 9/11 "teardrop" memorial? As part of its 150th anniversary as a city, Bayonne...

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Hudson County prosecutor under fire over handling of case involving ex-Murphy staffer

Three years ago, Esther Suarez was sworn in as Hudson County's first woman prosecutor in front of a throng of cheering supporters, including one state lawmaker who warned Suarez "does not play." Three years ago, Esther Suarez was sworn in as Hudson County's first woman prosecutor in front of a...

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