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Special counsel Robert Mueller took over the investigation when he was appointed soon after James Comey's firing. It's unclear whether Mueller is still pursuing it.

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Fire damaged the exterior of Tate's Bake Shop in East Moriches as well as two trailers parked on the premises Friday night, fire and Suffolk County law enforcement authorities said.

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Matthew Payamps will continue his running odyssey in the nation's capital. Payamps, a senior cross country and track standout at St. Anthony's, committed to Georgetown University in November and is excited about the prospect of increasing his competitive stature.

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Kelly was in the second of a three-year contract that reportedly paid her more than $20 million a year.

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Switch trouble at the Woodside station was causing 15- to 20-minute delays on eastbound LIRR trains Friday night, a problem that caused officials to direct trains to bypass the Woodside, Kew Gardens and Forest Hill stations.

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Knicks cautious with improving Kristaps Porzingis, but hope he still will draw a star free agent

When the Knicks travel to London for a four-night visit -- crossing the Atlantic Ocean to face the Washington Wizards, a team normally an Amtrak ride away -- they will almost certainly leave their biggest European draw, Kristaps Porzingis, back home.

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Nets get creative with Twitter video promoting Joe Harris for three-point contest

TORONTO -- Nets marksman Joe Harris, who ranks second in the NBA in three-point percentage, is proving he can shoot lights out and with the klieg lights on. Harris recently made a corner three for an NBA Productions video while wearing a blindfold, and then he filmed a hilarious promotional video...

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US aviation system is starting to show strains from shutdown

Miami airport will close a terminal most of the weekend, the surest sign yet that the government shutdown is affecting air travel

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DJ LeMahieu agrees to two-year deal with Yankees, source says

The Yankees signed three-time Gold Glove second baseman DJ LeMahieu to a two-year contract on Friday, a source confirmed, which would seem to affect their pursuit of one of this offseason's more coveted free agents, Manny Machado.

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Long Island weather: Light snow possible this weekend

This weekend's snow, if it appears, could be measured in tenths of inches, the National Weather Service said.

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Knicks' Enes Kanter out with flu-like symptoms

Enes Kanter was out Friday, fighting what the team described as flu-like symptoms, and Knicks coach David Fizdale believed his absence was not a result of Kanter's self-proclaimed cheat day on Wednesday.

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Nassau police: 'Porch pirate' charged in holiday season thefts

This alleged "porch pirate" won't have to walk the plank in this century but police on Friday said they had charged him in the theft of packages from four North Woodmere homes during the holiday season.

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Mets avoid arbitration with everyone; Jacob deGrom to get $17M in 2019

The Mets avoided arbitration with all eligible players -- including a record-breaking deal for National League Cy Young Award winner Jacob deGrom -- and came to terms with the majority of their starting pitching staff in the process, a baseball source said.

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Judge offers alleged MS-13 leader known as 'Reaper' 15-year deal

A Nassau County judge Friday offered the alleged MS-13 gang East Coast leader a deal to spend 15 years behind bars on New York drug trafficking and conspiracy charges after learning he's now also facing a federal racketeering case in Maryland.

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Judge bars owner of parking lot from terminating senior center's use

A state judge barred a car repair shop from evicting the city of Glen Cove from an 18-space parking lot that the city says is critically needed for patrons of the senior center across the street.

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Army veteran reunites with doctors who helped him recover from coma

Michael Mendez felt overwhelmed after he left the military in 2004, drinking heavily with post-traumatic stress disorder. By six months ago, his organs began to fail.

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Catherine Pirrone, former Long Beach city treasurer, dies at 78

Former Long Beach city treasurer Catherine Pirrone, known for her kindness and patience, has died.

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