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Indian Point shutdown could wreak massacre on taxpayers, environment

ALBANY — Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino pronounced he is filing a lawsuit seeking a state environmental examination into Gov. Cuomo’s devise to close down the Indian Point appetite plant. Appearing on Albany radio, Astorino called the closure devise “one of the many significant” environmental actions in state story that will outcome in spent fuel rods on the site for …

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Christie has ‘good reason’ to consider Trump won’t tummy drug control

Opioid predicament crusader Chris Christie insisted Tuesday he had “good reason to believe” President Trump’s check won’t tummy appropriation to the sovereign drug potentate bureau by almost 95%. The New Jersey administrator and ex-Trump transition group chair regularly claimed on “Good Morning America” he doubted the Office of National Drug Control Policy would humour the crippling cuts — despite a …

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Paul Ryan worries about Michael Flynn leaks but not revelations

After a day of bombshells about President Trump’s former inhabitant confidence adviser, House Speaker Paul Ryan hit inhabitant radio Tuesday morning to worry about — leakers. Ryan seemed on “Fox Friends” to lamentation the press leaks that led to the rain of retired U.S. Army General Michael Flynn — while observant zero about the revelation that the White House waited …

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A timeline of Michael Flynn’s Obama and Trump troubles

A retired U.S. Army ubiquitous who served 24 days in the White House is at the core of a yearlong tale travelling two presidencies — and presumably indicating a brewing scandal. Michael Flynn lost jobs under Presidents Trump and Obama and is now nonetheless another prove of tragedy between the two leaders. As of this week, Flynn’s actions have managed …

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Builders pull for drug tests for all NYC construction workers

A organisation of non-union contractors is pulling to charge drug and ethanol contrast for all city construction workers. Associated Builders and Contractors wrote to the City Council asking for the requirement to be combined to a controversial package of construction reserve legislation the Council is considering. “The reality is that drugs and ethanol are likely among the heading causes of …

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Jeff Sessions reviewing Obama’s drug-crime sentencing policies

Attorney General Jeff Sessions is reviewing a policy that reduces oppressive jail sentences for first-time and pacifist drug offenders put in place by the Obama Administration, officials said. Speaking on the condition of anonymity, sources told the Washington Post that Sessions is deliberation having prosecutors charge people with offenses many likely to trigger serious imperative smallest sentences — regardless of …

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White House calls Sally Yates a ‘political opponent’ of Trump

The White House on Tuesday branded fired behaving U.S. profession ubiquitous Sally Yates as a “political opponent” of President Trump, in its first comments on given officials waited so prolonged to mind her warning about Michael Flynn. Press Secretary Sean Spicer pronounced the White House wanted to give Flynn, the former inhabitant confidence adviser, “due process” after Yates reported his …

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Correction arch says mayor will confirm predestine in arriving sit-down

The city’s foundering improvement commissioner says he’s not plotting his shun from the job. Jail boss Joseph Ponte, holding questions one day after a City Council grilling, pronounced his future will likely be dynamic in the next few weeks after a assembly with Mayor de Blasio. “We’ll get together and I’ll tell you what my plans are at that point,” …

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City Hall promulgation out $5 bills with health surveys

Don’t slice up the next minute you get from the city’s health dialect — there competence be cash inside. The city’s top docs are charity the age-old inducement of cold tough cash to thousands of New Yorkers they wish will take a Department of Health survey, slipping $5 bills inside the envelopes like a birthday label from grandma, the Daily …

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City assemblyman floats France-inspired ‘right to disconnect’ bill

City employees could be off the offshoot for responding to work e-mails at all hours under a new check set to be introduced in the City Council. Councilman Donovan Richards is introducing the legislation, desirous by a “right to disconnect” law passed in France progressing this year, which gave employees the authorised right to omit e-mail outward of business hours. …

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