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British engineers say they have launched a "sewer war" against a giant fat blob clogging London's sewers (read more)


Hurricane Maria barreled toward Puerto Rico on Tuesday night after wreaking widespread devastation on Dominica and leaving the small Caribbean island virtually incommunicado (read more)

UNITED NATIONS -- Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu praised President Donald Trump's first address to the UN General Assembly Tuesday as a "bold and courageous" speech while, like Trump, throwing barbs at an adversary and threatening to meet its provocations with maximum force (read more)

Puerto Ricans on Long Island were dreading the expected Wednesday morning arrival of Hurricane Maria to the Caribbean island, fearing for relatives and friends sitting in the path of the second major storm to hit them this hurricane season (read more)

After a mass exodus of Rohingya Muslims sparked allegations of ethnic cleansing, Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi said Tuesday her country does not fear international scrutiny (read more)

NYPD officer James Frascatore, seen in a video throwing former tennis star James Blake to the ground and arresting him outside a Manhattan hotel, testified yesterday he took such strong physical action because he mistakenly believed the athlete was a fraud suspect who might have been armed with a knife (read more)

Three congressional Democrats and the head of the New York City Council were among 10 demonstrators arrested Tuesday in front of Trump Tower during a protest of President Donald Trump's rollback of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program (read more)

The owner and the manager of a Long Island diner were arrested, accused of multiple felonies after failing to pay workers and threatening them and their families, prosecutors said Tuesday (read more)

A community center in North Massapequa is to reopen in January, two years after a fire shut it down, Oyster Bay officials said. . (read more)

Authorities concerned for the safety of a woman and her son -- who were last seen Monday in Inwood -- are asking anyone with information to contact police (read more)

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