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US, Arab Allies Committed To Fighting ISIS

JIDDAH, Saudi Arabia (CBSNewYork/AP) — Key Arab allies of the United States agreed Thursday to “do their share” to fight the Islamic State group, promising to take action to stop the flow of fighters and funding to the insurgents and possibly to join military action. 1,580 more words


Bratton's Comments On Rev. Sharpton Meeting Raises Eyebrows

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – New York City Police Commissioner Bill Bratton raised some eyebrows Wednesday morning with comments he made at a breakfast event.

Bratton was speaking at the Crain’s New York Business Breakfast when he was asked how he felt about being publicly lectured by the… 591 more words


De Blasio Not Surprised By Bratton's Request To Hire More Cops

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Mayor Bill de Blasio seemed unfazed Tuesday by his police commissioner’s request for 1,000 more police officers.

De Blasio told reporters, including WCBS 880’s Rich Lamb, that… 587 more words


As Democratic Primary Nears, Cuomo, Teachout Take Different Approaches

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — As Gov. Andrew Cuomo all but strolled through the final days of his campaign, his Democratic challenger, Zephyr Teachout, ran hard Monday as she tried to reach out to progressive voters. 837 more words


NYC Teachers Warned Not To Wear Pro-NYPD Shirts At School

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – A T-shirt showdown has left two of the city’s most powerful unions at war – with teachers pitted against the NYPD. 570 more words


Mayor Bill De Blasio Endorses Kathy Hochul For Lieutenant Governor

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — Kathy Hochul’s bid to become New York’s next lieutenant governor has been endorsed by Mayor Bill de Blasio as she pushes back against a Democratic primary challenger who has questioned her liberal credentials. 497 more words


CBS 2 Exclusive: Rockaway Beachgoers Say Parks Department Guard Is A Bully

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Beachgoers claim they are being harassed and threatened by a New York City Department of Parks and Recreation security officer, and new exclusive video shows a heated confrontation right on the shore. 407 more words