MTA Fastrack hits A train in Manhattan

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Overnight weekday repairs are coming to the A train this week in northern Manhattan.

From 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. Monday through Friday morning, there will be no A train service between 207th and 168th streets, and the C train ends early each night. Riders can take the nearby No. 1 train or M4 bus....

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Lamar Odom abusing hard drugs: TMZ

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Lamar Odom’s rep said the NBA star is fine but wouldn’t say where he is after a report the baller went missing, with those close to him fearing he is on a crackbinge and hiding out, TMZ.com reported Sunday.

TMZ reported Odom has been out of touch since Thursday.

Odom’s alleged “off-the-rails” drug use is fueling a crisis in his marriage to Khloe Kardashian, TMZ reported.

Odom reportedly...

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Colin Powell: George Zimmerman verdict was 'questionable'

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Former Secretary of State Colin Powell said in an interview Sunday he thought the verdict in the murder trial of George Zimmerman was "questionable," and he also called on President Barack Obama to speak more about race.

Speaking on CBS' "Face the Nation," Powell said he didn't think the acquittal of Zimmerman, who was accused of killing black Florida teen Trayvon...

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U.S. Open serves up a big economic boost to NYC

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Forget the World Series, the Super Bowl or even a Justin Bieber concert, the most lucrative annual event in the city is the U.S. Open. This year's tournament, as usual, will serve up a major boon to the city's economy.

More than $720 million in economic activity is generated for the city during the tournament and the U.S. Tennis Association said a lot of that money comes from fans checking...

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Trump calls attorney general a 'lightweight' after Trump University sued for $40M

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Donald Trump Sunday vented his frustrations on Twitter about his Trump University being sued for allegedly bilking students out of money, calling Attorney General Eric Schneiderman "lightweight," "stupid," "dopey" and a "total failure."

On behalf of 5,000 students, Schneiderman on Saturday filed a $40 million lawsuit against Trump and those involved...

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Man arrested in PATH train shooting

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A ride home from a night in Manhattan turned bloody for two PATH train riders who were shot early Sunday morning, Port Authority said.

Tari Turpin, 34, from East Orange, N.J., was arrested after allegedly shooting a man and a woman on a westbound PATH train around 5 a.m. After boarding from Penn Station, Turpin allegedly got into an argument with the two victims at the Newport-Pavonia station...

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Residents fear food, water poisoning following gas attack in Syria

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Days after a suspected poison gas attack killed hundreds of people in crop-growing suburbs, residents of the Syrian capital say they are afraid their food and water supplies may be contaminated.

Western countries believe President Bashar al-Assad's forces carried out the worst chemical weapons attack since Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein gassed thousands of Kurds in 1988. Syria's government denies...

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Man stabbing woman shot by cops and charged with attempted murder

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A Bronx man -- who's in critical condition after being shot by a cop -- is facing multiple charges after repeatedly stabbing a woman and trying to assault a police officer, officials said.

A woman flagged down police officers around 8:25 p.m. Saturday and took them to an apartment at 560 Morris Ave., where they found Guillermo Melendez, 37, stabbing a 35-year-old woman in her chest and legs....

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Pol highlights inaccessible Smith-9th station

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Brooklyn State Sen. Eric Adams wants the MTA to commit to making more stations accessible to disabled and elderly riders.

Adams Sunday pointed to the Smith-9th Street F and G stop in Gowanus as a station that should have been equipped with an elevator during the MTA's two-year $32 million station renovation. He wants the agency to run a shuttle bus between the station-at 88 feet above ground,...

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Cheap$kate: FREE events in NYC this week

Ellen Page and Michael Cera in "Juno."

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Movie Night in Astoria Park presents ‘Juno’ You should “fo shizz” head out to Queens Monday night for Astoria Park’s Movie Night, which will be screening the quirky comedy “Juno.” The 2008 Oscar winner for Best Original Screenplay (won by screenwriter Diablo Cody) follows the life of offbeat teen Juno MacGuff (Ellen Page) and how she navigates high school, friendships and, of course, teen pregnancy....

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