The Russia Investigations: 6 Key Insights From The Cyberspy Indictment

Updated Saturday at 10:45 a.m. ET This week in the Russia investigations: Six insights about the latest master blast from special counsel Robert Mueller. The big one As the noted counterintelligence analyst Kenny Loggins once said: "This is it." Justice Department special counsel Robert Mueller unveiled his latest opus on Friday, one that gets to the heart of the Russian government's attack on the 2016 election : its theft and release of private information to publicly embarrass political...

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Cuomo Says No Need To Further Fix System That Led To Corruption Convictions

The second set of corruption convictions of former associates of Governor Cuomo has renewed calls to reform the governor’s multi-billion dollar economic development program that was at the heart of the bribery and bid rigging cases. But Cuomo says the problem has already been fixed.

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Game, Set, Marathon: Anderson Wins Record-Shattering Wimbledon Semifinal

The world was a demonstrably different place when Kevin Anderson and John Isner first took the court Friday for what would become a marathon Wimbledon semifinal. Tough as it may be to recall that heady era when the world was still young, we assure you it existed. But boy does it look distant now. The match took a flabbergasting six hours and 36 minutes from first serve to the moment Anderson clinched the match. That moment, which took 99 grueling games to reach, sent the 32-year-old South...

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The Justice Department charged 12 Russian intelligence officers on Friday with a litany of alleged offenses related to Russia's hacking of the Democratic National Committee's emails, state election systems and other targets in 2016.

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, who announced the indictments, said the Russians involved belonged to the military intelligence service GRU. They are accused of a sustained cyberattack against Democratic Party targets, including its campaign committee and Hillary Clinton's campaign.

New Glamping Site Opens In East Hampton

Jul 13, 2018
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A new luxury campsite is opening at Cedar Point County Park in East Hampton on Long Island.

New Haven: One Of The Safest Cities For Cyclists In U.S.

Jul 13, 2018
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The City of New Haven was named the safest city for bicyclists east of the Mississippi River. New Haven ranked 10th in the country according to the study.

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In a debate in New Haven Thursday night, the two candidates contesting the Connecticut Democratic Party primary for governor sparred over who would best represent the Connecticut voter. The debate was sponsored by the Connecticut Association of Realtors.

Afro-Brazilian culture is so central to Brazil's port city of Salvador that the city has earned the nickname Roma Negra, or "Black Rome." The nickname resonates with Brazilians who recognize Salvador as a black cultural and intellectual capital — a place where city and culture are as deeply intertwined as Christianity is with Rome.

Afro-Brazilian drummers, snack vendors and visual artists hum through Salvador's streets and plazas. These cultural fixtures are also small businesses — and their challenges are emblematic of those shared nationwide by black Brazilians in business.

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A federal jury in New York has convicted key players of corruption in Gov. Andrew Cuomo's “Buffalo Billion” economic redevelopment program. 

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Television viewers in Connecticut might have noticed that their local stations have suddenly been inundated by political ads. That’s because six of the seven candidates contesting in the August 14th party primaries for governor are now running TV ads.

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Connecticut’s largest utility has again earned a low ranking on the J.D. Power Residential Customer Satisfaction Study.

Live Nation Amphitheater Breaks Ground In Bridgeport

Jul 12, 2018
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Officials in Bridgeport, Connecticut, broke ground today on a new Live Nation amphitheater at the site of the former Bridgeport Bluefish baseball stadium.

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Primary challengers to a group of former breakaway Democrats in the state Senate have been gaining momentum lately, at least when it comes to campaign endorsements. Many are encouraged by the June upset win of primary challenger Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez to longtime Queens Congressman Joe Crowley.


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