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  • 'Spider-man' slugs cop in Times Square

    'Spider-man' slugs cop in Times Square

    Monday, July 28 2014 7:01 AM EDT2014-07-28 11:01:40 GMT
    A man dressed as Spider-Man was arraigned on charges he punched a police officer who told him to stop harassing tourists in Time Square. Junior Bishop, 25, faces charges of assault, criminal mischief, resisting arrest and disorderly conduct. Police say the officer interceded after Bishop demanded at least $5 from a woman he posed for a picture with, instead of the $1 she offered.
    A man dressed as Spider-Man was arraigned on charges he punched a police officer who told him to stop harassing tourists in Time Square. Junior Bishop, 25, faces charges of assault, criminal mischief, resisting arrest and disorderly conduct. Police say the officer interceded after Bishop demanded at least $5 from a woman he posed for a picture with, instead of the $1 she offered.
  • Both sides fire rockets in Israel-Hamas conflict

    Both sides fire rockets in Israel-Hamas conflict

    Monday, July 28 2014 6:39 AM EDT2014-07-28 10:39:27 GMT
    Israeli jets pounded three Hamas sites in Gaza on Monday after a rocket was launched at Israel, disrupting a relative lull in the war-torn territory at the start of a major Muslim holiday. The strikes followed an almost 12-hour pause in fighting and came as international efforts intensified to end the three week conflict between Israel and Hamas. The U.N. called for an "immediate" cease-fire.
    Israeli jets pounded three Hamas sites in Gaza on Monday after a rocket was launched at Israel, disrupting a relative lull in the war-torn territory at the start of a major Muslim holiday. The strikes followed an almost 12-hour pause in fighting and came as international efforts intensified to end the three week conflict between Israel and Hamas. The U.N. called for an "immediate" cease-fire.
  • Sneak Peak: The Simpsons meet Family Guy

    Sneak Peak: The Simpsons meet Family Guy

    Monday, July 28 2014 1:01 AM EDT2014-07-28 05:01:56 GMT
    Did you ever wonder what would happen if Homer Simpson met Peter Griffin from Family Guy? You will find out soon. A sneak peak of the upcoming cross-over episode can be found online.
    Did you ever wonder what would happen if Homer Simpson met Peter Griffin from Family Guy? You will find out soon. A sneak peak of the upcoming cross-over episode can be found online.
  • Mayor, family move into Gracie Mansion

    Mayor, family move into Gracie Mansion

    Monday, July 28 2014 7:51 AM EDT2014-07-28 11:51:30 GMT
    It's home, sweet new home for Mayor Bill de Blasio and his family. The mayor, his wife and two children spent their first night in Gracie Mansion on Sunday. The De Blasios returned from a vacation in Italy Sunday afternoon.
    It's home, sweet new home for Mayor Bill de Blasio and his family. The mayor, his wife and two children spent their first night in Gracie Mansion on Sunday. The De Blasios returned from a vacation in Italy Sunday afternoon. De Blasio had spent some time debating whether to move out of his family's home in the Park Slope section of Brooklyn, but the family ultimately decided to make the shift.
  • Joe Torre inducted into Baseball Hall of Fame

    Joe Torre inducted into Baseball Hall of Fame

    Monday, July 28 2014 7:20 AM EDT2014-07-28 11:20:59 GMT

    Joe Torre, the managerial mastermind of the resurgence of the New York Yankees, has been inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame. While Torre excelled as a player - in 1971 he won National League MVP honors with a signature season that included 230 hits and a .363 average, 97 runs, and 137 RBIs for the St. Louis Cardinals - he became something special in the Yankees dugout.

    Joe Torre, the managerial mastermind of the resurgence of the New York Yankees, has been inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame. While Torre excelled as a player - in 1971 he won National League MVP honors with a signature season that included 230 hits and a .363 average, 97 runs, and 137 RBIs for the St. Louis Cardinals - he became something special in the Yankees dugout.

  • Ukrainian woman brags about looting Malaysian crash site

    Ukrainian woman brags about looting Malaysian crash site

    Sunday, July 27 2014 2:35 PM EDT2014-07-27 18:35:58 GMT
    A young Ukrainian woman with pro-Russian beliefs has outraged millions by posting selfies with makeup she claims to have looted from the Malaysian Airlines crash site.The pictures triggered an uproar on the internet. Her Instagram account was eventually taken down.There have been reports of other looters at the site.
    A young Ukrainian woman with pro-Russian beliefs has outraged millions by posting selfies with makeup she claims to have looted from the Malaysian Airlines crash site.The pictures triggered an uproar on the internet. Her Instagram account was eventually taken down.There have been reports of other looters at the site.
  • New York Times says US government needs to legalize marijuana

    New York Times says US government needs to legalize marijuana

    Sunday, July 27 2014 7:38 PM EDT2014-07-27 23:38:50 GMT
    The New York Times wants the federal government to legalize marijuana. In an editorial published over the weekend, The Times compared the marijuana ban to the prohibition of alcohol in the 20s and 30s. They cited FBI figures showing there were more than 650,000 arrests for marijuana possession in 2012 alone. 
    The New York Times wants the federal government to legalize marijuana. In an editorial published over the weekend, The Times compared the marijuana ban to the prohibition of alcohol in the 20s and 30s. They cited FBI figures showing there were more than 650,000 arrests for marijuana possession in 2012 alone. 
  • New 'head stomp' police brutality video sparks outrage

    New 'head stomp' police brutality video sparks outrage

    Saturday, July 26 2014 11:13 PM EDT2014-07-27 03:13:51 GMT
    For the third time in just a few weeks, a new video showing police brutality has surfaced and it's sparking outrage. The video from Brooklyn appears to show an NYPD officer step on a suspect's head.
    For the third time in just a few weeks, a new video showing police brutality has surfaced and it's sparking outrage. The video from Brooklyn appears to show an NYPD officer step on a suspect's head.
  • Lawmakers push for anti-missile system to protect planes

    Lawmakers push for anti-missile system to protect planes

    Monday, July 28 2014 2:48 AM EDT2014-07-28 06:48:00 GMT
    The last two weeks have seen a passenger plane shot down over Ukraine and the grounding of US flights to Israel because of threats of rocket fire. Now Senator Chuck Schumer and Congressman Steve Israel say it's time to examine how to better protect American planes. 
    The last two weeks have seen a passenger plane shot down over Ukraine and the grounding of US flights to Israel because of threats of rocket fire. Now Senator Chuck Schumer and Congressman Steve Israel say it's time to examine how to better protect American planes. 
  • Driver plows through crowd at Comic Con

    Driver plows through crowd at Comic Con

    Monday, July 28 2014 1:09 AM EDT2014-07-28 05:09:59 GMT
    The world famous Comic Con wrapped up in San Diego on Sunday, but things turned terrifying Saturday night during an event known as the "Zombie Walk.” Police in San Diego say a 48-year old driver, who is hearing impaired, plowed through a group of participants at an intersection, hitting a 64-year-old woman, who fell under the vehicle and suffered a broken arm.
    The world famous Comic Con wrapped up in San Diego on Sunday, but things turned terrifying Saturday night during an event known as the "Zombie Walk.” Police in San Diego say a 48-year old driver, who is hearing impaired, plowed through a group of participants at an intersection, hitting a 64-year-old woman, who fell under the vehicle and suffered a broken arm.
  • 5th annual MMA World Expo at Javits Center

    5th annual MMA World Expo at Javits Center

    Saturday, July 26 2014 11:30 PM EDT2014-07-27 03:30:06 GMT
    Mixed Martial Arts enthusiasts gathered in the Big Apple for the 5th annual MMA World Expo. Only amateurs were allowed to compete at the event because New York continues to grapple with whether to make the sport legal in the state.
    Mixed Martial Arts enthusiasts gathered in the Big Apple for the 5th annual MMA World Expo. Only amateurs were allowed to compete at the event because New York continues to grapple with whether to make the sport legal in the state.
  • Officials unable to get to MH-17 crash site amid fighting

    Officials unable to get to MH-17 crash site amid fighting

    Sunday, July 27 2014 9:16 PM EDT2014-07-28 01:16:28 GMT
    In eastern Ukraine, the area where Malaysia airlines flight MH17 was shot down is officially off limits to international police because fighting has intensified. A team of Dutch and Australian officers set to search for evidence and remaining bodies over the weekend, canceled their plans to visit the site.
    In eastern Ukraine, the area where Malaysia airlines flight MH17 was shot down is officially off limits to international police because fighting has intensified. A team of Dutch and Australian officers set to search for evidence and remaining bodies over the weekend, canceled their plans to visit the site.
  • New photos of Gal Gadot as Wonder Woman

    New photos of Gal Gadot as Wonder Woman

    Sunday, July 27 2014 2:39 PM EDT2014-07-27 18:39:42 GMT
    All the wondering for superhero fanatics is finally over. The new Wonder Woman has finally been revealed in new photos. The latest incarnation of Wonder Woman is played by actress Gal Gadot. 
    All the wondering for superhero fanatics is finally over. The new Wonder Woman has finally been revealed in new photos. The latest incarnation of Wonder Woman is played by actress Gal Gadot. 
  • Autopsy shows burglary suspect shot by 80-year-old homeowner wasn't pregnant despite plea

    Autopsy shows burglary suspect shot by 80-year-old homeowner wasn't pregnant despite plea

    Monday, July 28 2014 7:48 AM EDT2014-07-28 11:48:25 GMT
    An autopsy Friday found that a burglary suspect who was killed by an 80-year-old California homeowner was not pregnant, despite claiming to be before the fatal shots were fired.Long Beach resident Tom Greer said that the burglar had said she was pregnant and asked him not to fire, but he shot her twice in the back anyway. 
    An autopsy Friday found that a burglary suspect who was killed by an 80-year-old California homeowner was not pregnant, despite claiming to be before the fatal shots were fired.Long Beach resident Tom Greer said that the burglar had said she was pregnant and asked him not to fire, but he shot her twice in the back anyway. 
  • Kayakers breach New York's JFK airport security

    Kayakers breach New York's JFK airport security

    Sunday, July 27 2014 3:46 PM EDT2014-07-27 19:46:29 GMT
    The tower at John F. Kennedy International AirportThe tower at John F. Kennedy International Airport
    Two kayakers have been cited for trespassing after breaching a Kennedy Airport security perimeter.
    Two kayakers have been cited for trespassing after breaching a security perimeter at New York's Kennedy Airport.
  • Lew's Views: the bright side

    Lew's Views: the bright side

    Jul 23, 2014 05:43 PM2014-07-25 09:48:51 GMT
    Lew Leone is the vice president and general manager of WNYW-FOX 5. He is taking to the airwaves with his thoughts on current affairs. It's called "Lew's View." In this commentary, Mr. Leone talks about Fox 5's efforts to highlight the good news.
    Lew Leone is the vice president and general manager of WNYW-FOX 5. He is taking to the airwaves with his thoughts on current affairs. It's called "Lew's View." In this commentary, Mr. Leone talks about Fox 5's efforts to highlight the good news.
  • Former WWE champ Daniel Bryan catches suspected burglar

    Former WWE champ Daniel Bryan catches suspected burglar

    Saturday, July 26 2014 3:18 PM EDT2014-07-26 19:18:56 GMT
    A former WWE champion known as Daniel Bryan chased two burglary suspects he saw exiting his Phoenix home this week and subdued one until officers arrived, investigators said. 
    A former WWE champion known as Daniel Bryan chased two burglary suspects he saw exiting his Phoenix home this week and subdued one until officers arrived, investigators said. 
  • Google study gathers data about human body

    Google study gathers data about human body

    Friday, July 25 2014 6:27 PM EDT2014-07-25 22:27:09 GMT
    When you think of Google, you think of search engine and information. But Google is moving into completely new territory: inside the human body. Google will monitor 175 anonymous participants. Their body fluids have already been collected. Throughout the study, the participants sport wea...
    When you think of Google, you think of search engine and information. But Google is moving into completely new territory: inside the human body. Google will monitor 175 anonymous participants. Their body fluids have already been collected. Throughout the study, the participants sport wea...
  • House of Representatives banned from editing Wikipedia

    House of Representatives banned from editing Wikipedia

    Monday, July 28 2014 7:07 AM EDT2014-07-28 11:07:03 GMT
    Wikipedia has imposed a 10-day ban on all edits made anonymously from the House of Representatives IP address, for making what Wikipedia has characterized as “disruptive edits,” Ars Technica reports. On the user talk page for the IP address, Wikipedia moderators explained that the cause for the ban came from abusive edits made to the Mediaite page after that website published an article on the @congressedits Twitter account that has been publicizing edits made from congressional IPs. 
    Wikipedia has imposed a 10-day ban on all edits made anonymously from the House of Representatives IP address, for making what Wikipedia has characterized as “disruptive edits,” Ars Technica reports. On the user talk page for the IP address, Wikipedia moderators explained that the cause for the ban came from abusive edits made to the Mediaite page after that website published an article on the @congressedits Twitter account that has been publicizing edits made from congressional IPs. 
  • Camping without leaving NYC (or even Manhattan)

    Camping without leaving NYC (or even Manhattan)

    Friday, July 25 2014 5:15 PM EDT2014-07-25 21:15:28 GMT
    If you thought camping meant leaving New York City, fuggedaboutit. Inwood Hill Park in Upper Manhattan and several other parks in the five boroughs are waiting for you and your family. New York City's family camping program, run by the Parks Department, is in full swing. No cars needed; your MetroCard will get you there.
    If you thought camping meant leaving New York City, fuggedaboutit. Inwood Hill Park in Upper Manhattan and several other parks in the five boroughs are waiting for you and your family. New York City's family camping program, run by the Parks Department, is in full swing. No cars needed; your MetroCard will get you there.
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  • Man dies trapped in elevator shaft

    Man dies trapped in elevator shaft

    Monday, July 28 2014 8:06 AM EDT2014-07-28 12:06:40 GMT
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    A man died after becoming trapped between an elevator shaft and elevator car in the Bronx, said police. Police were called to 680 Tinton Ave. in The Bronx at about 3:55 a.m. on Monday. The man was found unconscious between the 18th and 19th floors. It is not clear how the man became trapped. A police investigation was underway. The medical examiner will determine the cause of death.
    A man died after becoming trapped between an elevator shaft and elevator car in the Bronx, said police. Police were called to 680 Tinton Ave. in The Bronx at about 3:55 a.m. on Monday. The man was found unconscious between the 18th and 19th floors. It is not clear how the man became trapped. A police investigation was underway. The medical examiner will determine the cause of death.
  • Mayor, family move into Gracie Mansion

    Mayor, family move into Gracie Mansion

    Monday, July 28 2014 7:51 AM EDT2014-07-28 11:51:30 GMT
    It's home, sweet new home for Mayor Bill de Blasio and his family. The mayor, his wife and two children spent their first night in Gracie Mansion on Sunday. The De Blasios returned from a vacation in Italy Sunday afternoon.
    It's home, sweet new home for Mayor Bill de Blasio and his family. The mayor, his wife and two children spent their first night in Gracie Mansion on Sunday. The De Blasios returned from a vacation in Italy Sunday afternoon. De Blasio had spent some time debating whether to move out of his family's home in the Park Slope section of Brooklyn, but the family ultimately decided to make the shift.
  • 'Spider-man' slugs cop in Times Square

    'Spider-man' slugs cop in Times Square

    Monday, July 28 2014 7:01 AM EDT2014-07-28 11:01:40 GMT
    A man dressed as Spider-Man was arraigned on charges he punched a police officer who told him to stop harassing tourists in Time Square. Junior Bishop, 25, faces charges of assault, criminal mischief, resisting arrest and disorderly conduct. Police say the officer interceded after Bishop demanded at least $5 from a woman he posed for a picture with, instead of the $1 she offered.
    A man dressed as Spider-Man was arraigned on charges he punched a police officer who told him to stop harassing tourists in Time Square. Junior Bishop, 25, faces charges of assault, criminal mischief, resisting arrest and disorderly conduct. Police say the officer interceded after Bishop demanded at least $5 from a woman he posed for a picture with, instead of the $1 she offered.
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