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NEW YORK (AP) — In a recent conversation with an undercover FBI agent wearing a wire, a reputed mobster from Connecticut named Eugene "Rooster" O'Norfio proclaimed himself the new boss of the "Mulberry Street Crew" in Manhattan's Little Italy. New Yorkers could be forgiven for...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A hot tub's faulty wiring ignited one of California's most destructive wildfires, a blaze that killed four people, sent four firefighters to the hospital and destroyed more than 1,300 homes last year, officials said Wednesday. In addition, a fifth Northern...
NEW YORK (AP) — John Saunders, the versatile sportscaster who has hosted ESPN's "The Sports Reporters" for the last 15 years, has died, the network announced Wednesday. He was 61. Saunders joined ESPN in 1986. The Canadian did play-by-play, led NHL Stanley Cup and World Series...
NEW YORK (AP) — A man spent more than 2 ½ hours scaling the glass facade of Trump Tower on Wednesday using large suction cups, climbing as high as the 21st floor before police officers grabbed him and hauled him to safety through an open window. The climber had a backpack and...
NEW YORK (AP) — Delta Air Lines is spending $150 million this year on technology upgrades, including a better mobile app. But what CEO Ed Bastian never saw coming was a vulnerability to its reservations and operations servers that would cripple his airline for days. A computer...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A hot tub's faulty wiring ignited one of California's most destructive wildfires, a blaze that killed four people, sent four firefighters to the hospital and destroyed more than 1,300 homes last year, officials said Wednesday. The California Department of...
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the man who has been scaling the front of Trump Tower in New York City using suction cups (all times local): 6:45 p.m. Police have removed a man from the facade of the 58-story Trump Tower in New York City. Special operations officers could be seen...
CASTLE ROCK, Colo. (AP) — The parents of a Colorado man reported killed fighting against the Islamic State group says their son joined Kurdish forces to "fight the evil that is ISIS." Jordan MacTaggart, 22, was believed to be killed on Aug. 3 while fighting in a squad that...
NEW YORK (AP) — Researchers have found new evidence that the first Americans migrated south from Alaska via the Pacific coast, rather than a route hundreds of miles inland along the Rocky Mountains. The colonization of the Americas began after people arrived from Siberia,...