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Trump’s craving for more nukes a ‘rip off’ that only benefits military industrial complex

The Trump administration’s blueprint for building more nuclear warheads to contain “strategic competitors” is a “rip-off” that only benefits manufacturers, not the American people, foreign policy analyst Robert Naiman told RT. The plan to expand the US low-yield nuclear arsenal, outlined in the draft of the upcoming Nuclear Posture Review leaked to the media, is an “outrageous and foolish” idea ...

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Polling site won't return to Queens complex for primary election

Allies of Hiram Monserrate have lost a last-minute bid to have a polling site reestablished for the Democratic primary in LeFrak City in Queens, where the convicted felon enjoys broad support. Manhattan Supreme Court Justice Andrea Masley ruled earlier this week that it was too late for her to move a polling site back to LeFrak, where New Yorkers had ...

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Brooklyn housing complex co-owned by Trump finds a buyer

The newly announced sale of a huge Brooklyn development co-owned by President Trump will have to be approved by his administration’s housing officials. The owners of Starrett City, the nation’s largest publicly subsidized housing project, revealed Wednesday they’d reached an agreement to sell the property for $ 850 million. The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), now run ...

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Roof of senior housing complex collapses as Harvey hits Texas

People trapped inside a collapsed building where Hurricane Harvey made landfall Friday were rescued and treated at a makeshift hospital. The roof of a senior housing facility in Rockport caved in as the Category 4 storm pummeled the coast of Texas, according to Rockport City Manager Kevin Carruth. Large portions of Rockport High School also collapsed and 40 people were ...

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11-year-old girl found dead behind New Jersey apartment complex

An 11-year-old girl was found dead behind her New Jersey housing complex just 15 hours after her mother reported her missing. Abbiegail Smith of Keansburg, N.J. was found dead at about 10:45 a.m. Thursday in “the back area” of the Hancock Arms Apartments, where she lived with her mother, officials said. The girl’s death is being investigated as a homicide, ...

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De Blasio claims unfair tax system too complex to fix quickly

Mayor de Blasio on Monday criticized a lawsuit demanding that he fix the city’s unbalanced property tax system as wrong-headed — but wouldn’t say how the problem should be fixed. A coalition of civil justice and real estate interests called Tax Equity Now NY will file suit Tuesday charging that the system is racially biased and favors the affluent over ...

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