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NYC hikes price of pack of cigarettes to $13

New York City is boosting the price of a pack of cigarettes to $13—the most expensive in the nation–in its ongoing crackdown on smoking. The hike takes effect June 1, 2018, under new legislation that also reduces the number of places allowed to sell cigarettes. “We are sending a loud and clear message that we will not let their greed ...

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‘Vampire’ star: It scares me

Most stars would think twice about going makeup-free for People Magazine’s annual “Most Beautiful” issue — but Nina Dobrev didn’t mind it one bit. “Young girls see this image and think that’s what they should be and that’s how they should wake up,” the 28-year-old actress told Ocean Drive. “That’s one of the main reasons I wanted to be a ...

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Suspects disguise themselves as nuns in attempted bank robbery

The Pocono Township Police Department and the FBI are seeking the public’s assistance to identify and locate two women who disguised themselves as nuns during an attempted bank robbery. It happened Monday shortly after noon at the Citizens Bank branch located at 2748 Route 611 in Tannersville, Monroe County, Pennsylvania. Police say one woman approached the counter, while the other ...

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'Ten Commandments Judge' Roy Moore's star rising in Alabama Senate runoff race

Former Alabama Supreme Court Justice Roy Moore is seeing his star rise in the state’s Republican Senate race despite both President Trump and Vice President Pence publicly backing his incumbent rival. Moore, a Christian conservative known as the “Ten Commandments Judge,” finished atop a crowded field during the Aug. 15 primary, winning 39 percent to incumbent Sen. Luther Strange’s 33 ...

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Hitler image, Trump mask used by property manager to terrorize building, residents say – Confederate flag sales surge after Charlottesville violence – NYC statue of doctor who experimented on slaves defaced

Residents of a New York City building are being terrorized by a property manager who wears a Trump mask and plastered the lobby walls with pictures of swastikas, Confederate generals and Hitler, according to reports. Surveillance video purportedly shows Neil Milano in the Trump mask slapping Trump campaign bumper stickers on the wall of an elevator in a would-be attempt ...

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Dean: Flash floods & kids

When I first set out to write weather books for children, I had a couple of goals. One was to write a fun story with cute characters and colorful illustrations. The other, arguably more important, was to teach kids why weather happens and how to prepare for it. One of the biggest compliments I get from parents and teachers who ...

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