Politics

Justice sign on a Courtroom Building.
Dreamstime
July 17, 2018 - 2:29 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- A jury has reached a verdict in the corruption trial of former New York State Senate Leader Dean Skelos. The once-powerful Republican has been found guilty of using his office to pressure businessmen into giving his son high paying jobs that required little work and amounted...
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(AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
July 17, 2018 - 8:31 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Alexandria Ocasio Cortez -- who is apparently well on her way to congress -- made some news with her views. She was interviewed on PBS and asked about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Ocasio Cortez acknowledged Israel's right to exist, but went on to talk about the...
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(AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)
July 16, 2018 - 9:15 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Queens congressman Joe Crowley is talking about his upset loss in the Democratic primary a couple weeks ago to progressive challenger Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. On CBS Face The Nation, Crowley said if he could run the race over again he would do a better job of campaigning. "...
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AP Photo/Evan Vucci
July 13, 2018 - 5:21 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Twelve Russian military intelligence officers hacked into the Clinton presidential campaign and Democratic Party, releasing tens of thousands of stolen and politically damaging communications, in a sweeping conspiracy by the Kremlin to meddle in the 2016 U.S. election, according...
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Marijuana
Dreamstime
July 13, 2018 - 8:51 am
State Health Commissioner Howard Zucker says medical marijuana has been shown to be an effective pain treatment that doesn't carry the risk of addiction that comes with opioids. Zucker says that giving people an alternative to opioids is a critical step in the fight against the opioid epidemic.
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(AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
July 13, 2018 - 7:35 am
The British pound fell and U.K. politicians reeled Friday from the tornado-blast of U.S. President Donald Trump, who humiliated Prime Minister Theresa May, dashed hopes of a quick U.S.-U.K. trade deal and praised May's opponents in the high-stakes battle over Brexit.
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AP Photo/Evan Vucci
July 12, 2018 - 2:21 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — An FBI agent whose anti-Trump text messages fueled suspicions of partisan bias said at a bitterly contentious and occasionally chaotic hearing in Congress on Thursday that his work has never been tainted by politics, angrily rejecting Republican allegations that he set out to stop...
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(AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert)
July 12, 2018 - 8:41 am
President Donald Trump says the U.S. commitment to NATO "remains very strong" despite reports that he threated to pull out in a dispute over defense spending.
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Oliver Contreras/SIPA USA
July 11, 2018 - 8:25 am
In a combative start to his NATO visit, President Donald Trump asserted Wednesday that a pipeline project has made Germany "totally controlled" by and "captive to Russia."
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AP
July 09, 2018 - 2:48 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The coming battle over a Supreme Court nominee promises to be a bruising one. Republicans are eager for conservatives to gain a firm majority on the court. Democrats are voicing alarm about what the new justice could mean for charged issues such as abortion rights and gay rights...
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