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Jasper Johns’ former assistant pleads guilty

  NEW YORK (AP) — A former Jasper Johns assistant has told a New York judge he transported works of art stolen from the pop artist’s Connecticut studio over state lines. James Meyer, of Salisbury, Connecticut, was Johns’ studio assistant for over 25 years. He pleaded guilty Wednesday to interstate transportation of stolen property. Meyer [...]

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Russian tourist charged in Brooklyn Bridge climb

  NEW YORK (AP) — A Russian tourist climbed to the top of the Brooklyn Bridge to take pictures for fun in the landmark’s second security breach in a month, authorities said Monday, August 25. Yaroslav Kolchin was charged with reckless endangerment, trespassing and disorderly conduct. Police said they spotted the 24-year-old ascending a cable [...]

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3 kids among 5 dead in fiery New York car crash

  BABYLON, N.Y. (AP) — A woman, her three children and their grandmother were returning home from a family gathering when their car veered off a Long Island highway, crashed into a tree and burst into flames, killing all of them, authorities said Sunday. Myriam Lebrun, 37, was traveling on the Southern State Parkway toward [...]

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Eli Wallach, veteran character actor, dies at 98

  NEW YORK (AP) — Eli Wallach, the raspy-voiced character actor who starred in dozens of movies and Broadway plays over a remarkable and enduring career and earned film immortality as a conniving, quick-on-the-draw bandit in the classic Western “The Good, the Bad and the Ugly,” has died. He was 98. The actor’s son, Peter [...]

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US-Portugal match could generate big TV rating

  NEW YORK (AP) — With interest up in the World Cup, the United States match against Portugal on Sunday is poised to take a run at viewership records for men’s soccer in the United States.   The U.S. team is going for its second straight win and the early evening starting time on the [...]

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Katie Couric marries financier in Hamptons

  EAST HAMPTON, N.Y. (AP) — Katie Couric has married a New York financier in a small ceremony at her East Hampton home. People magazine reports the former “Today” host and John Molner took the vows on Saturday in front of 50 guests. The 51-year-old Molner is a partner at investment firm Brown Brothers Harriman [...]

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