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News Minute: Here is the latest New York news from The Associated Press

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ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - As John Cahill challenges Attorney General Eric Schneiderman, the Republican is calling on Schneiderman to break his silence on reports the Cuomo administration meddled with a state corruption commission. A Schneiderman spokesman says he has prosecuted dozens of people involved in public corruption cases.

YOUNGSTOWN, N.Y. (AP) - The Coast Guard has rescued three people from a sailboat on Lake Ontario after its sail tore and left it disabled in choppy water yesterday. The boat called in a mayday for help. Gusty winds and waves of up to 8 feet were reported at the time.

GREENWOOD LAKE, N.Y. (AP) - A New Jersey man has drowned in a lake along the New York-New Jersey border. Orange County authorities tell the Times Herald-Record Ronald Huffin jumped off a boat to swim and didn't re-surface after going underwater. Another man went in but was unable to find Huffin. His body was recovered by divers late yesterday afternoon.

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - Even as violence continues to flare between Gaza and Israel, Governor Andrew Cuomo says he's considering visiting Israel. The Democrat says if he goes, his visit would highlight the special relationship between Israel and New York.

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) - Wegmans says it plans to add 10 new stores in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic over the next couple years. The grocery store chain currently has 84 stores in 6 states, more than half of them in New York.

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  • 2 U.S. marshals, 1 NYPD detective wounded; fugitive killed in Manhattan

    2 U.S. marshals, 1 NYPD detective wounded; fugitive killed in Manhattan

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 12:37 PM EDT2014-07-29 16:37:19 GMT
    One of the two deputy U.S. marshals shot in the West Village was released from the hospital on Tuesday. The marshals and an NYPD detective were seriously wounded in a shootout with fugitive sexual assault suspect Charles Richard Mozdir, officials said. The shootout happened in a smoke shop called Smoking Culture on West 4th Street near Jones Street. Mozdir was killed.
    One of the two deputy U.S. marshals shot in the West Village was released from the hospital on Tuesday. The marshals and an NYPD detective were seriously wounded in a shootout with fugitive sexual assault suspect Charles Richard Mozdir, officials said. The shootout happened in a smoke shop called Smoking Culture on West 4th Street near Jones Street. Mozdir was killed.
  • 4 injured in Brooklyn building fire

    4 injured in Brooklyn building fire

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 12:33 PM EDT2014-07-29 16:33:06 GMT
    Four people were injured in a fire in an apartment building on Loring Ave. in East New York, Brooklyn.The flames broke out at about 11:13 a.m. on Tuesday in the six-story building. The injured were taken to a local hospital. Three of the victims were reportedly children. The extent of their injuries is unclear.
    Four people were injured in a fire in an apartment building on Loring Ave. in East New York, Brooklyn.The flames broke out at about 11:13 a.m. on Tuesday in the six-story building. The injured were taken to a local hospital. Three of the victims were reportedly children. The extent of their injuries is unclear.
  • Stuck NJ Transit train removed

    Stuck NJ Transit train removed

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 12:24 PM EDT2014-07-29 16:24:49 GMT
    A New Jersey Transit commuter train with about 1,000 passengers on board became disabled just outside the Hudson River tunnel in Manhattan on Tuesday morning. The train which was on the Northeast Corridor line broke down near 10th Ave., according to NJ Transit officials.  It is not clear what caused the mechanical problem. Lighting and air conditioning on the train were never impacted, according to NJ Transit.
    A New Jersey Transit commuter train with about 1,000 passengers on board became disabled just outside the Hudson River tunnel in Manhattan on Tuesday morning. The train which was on the Northeast Corridor line broke down near 10th Ave., according to NJ Transit officials.  It is not clear what caused the mechanical problem. Lighting and air conditioning on the train were never impacted, according to NJ Transit.
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