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14 hours ago in Sports

Oakland Raiders to stay put for 2016 season

Officials for the Oakland Raiders said on Thursday that they have reached a one-year lease extension agreement, keeping the team in the San Francisco Bay Area city for the upcoming National Football League season.

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14 hours ago in Sports

Arsenal to face MLS All-Star team in California in July

English Premier League (EPL) giants Arsenal will face the best of Major League Soccer in the MLS All-Star game in San Jose, California this summer.

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14 hours ago in Local

$6.5 million upgrade coming to Watkins Glen State Park

State will invest $5 million in park, with another $1.5 million in grants, private investments expected; project will focus on moving parking area away from front of gorge

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14 hours ago in Entertainment

Cosby’s wife must give deposition in civil suit, judge rules

Bill Cosby's wife will have to talk to lawyers bringing a defamation lawsuit against the comedian but cannot be compelled to reveal private conversations with her husband, a federal judge has ruled.

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14 hours ago in Viral Videos

Betty White reviews ‘Deadpool’

The "Golden Girls" star gives Ryan Reynolds and his red leather suit an enthusiastic thumbs up.

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14 hours ago in Music

Keith Urban says Nicole Kidman saved his life

The actress will always be her husband's heroine after she saved his life by urging him to get help for a drug and alcohol addiction.

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14 hours ago in Local

State: Flu confirmed in 44 New York counties

New York State Health Department Commissioner Howard Zucker says lab-confirmed cases are in 44 counties around New York; healthcare workers who aren't vaccinated now required to wear masks

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14 hours ago in National

Congress approves permanent Internet access tax ban

The U.S. Senate on Thursday passed legislation placing a permanent ban on states' taxing Internet access, sending the measure to President Barack Obama for signing into law.

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14 hours ago in National

Clinton, Sanders clash over Obama as they vie for minority votes

Democratic presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders clashed sharply in a debate on Thursday over their support for President Barack Obama, with Sanders accusing Clinton of "a low blow" after she compared him to Republicans.

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14 hours ago in Local

Ithaca seeks input on bike plan near Commons

Part of Tioga Street in Ithaca will soon have to be repaved, and city officials are looking to put in bike plans on the block

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15 hours ago in Entertainment

REVIEW: ‘Deadpool’ is a nasty piece of fun

The anticipated film flips the bird at the Marvel formula, turns Ryan Reynolds into an avocado, and offers a most agreeably childish R-rated film.

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15 hours ago in Sports

Friday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at some of the big sports stories making headlines today.

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15 hours ago in Trending, Viral Videos

TODAY’S MUST SEE: Kids explain love

Love is difficult to put into words.

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15 hours ago in National

10 FOR TODAY: Friday, Feb. 12

Your daily look at the stories that will be talked about today.

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15 hours ago in Weird

Vote with your butts

The city of Boston is trying to rid the streets of unsightly cigarette butts by placing special receptacles in high traffic areas that will allow smokers to vote on a simple question.

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15 hours ago in Local

Cornell, Ithaca officials discuss future of apartment complex

The Maplewood Park apartment complex is scheduled to close this year, with new apartments opening in 2018.

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19 hours ago in Entertainment

Today in entertainment history: Feb. 12

A look back at some of Hollywood's most memorable moments.

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1 day ago in Local

Judge plans to unseal documents in Sheldon Silver case

Judge in Sheldon Silver corruption case says she'll unseal redacted versions kept secret before his corruption trial in late 2015

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1 day ago in Local

Cuomo: Let teens get HIV treatment without parental OK

Teens in New York don't need their parent's consent before seeking treatment for most sexually transmitted diseases.

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1 day ago in Local

Red Cross issues safety advisory ahead of frigid weekend

Red Cross officials are giving New Yorkers tips on how to stay warm and avoid dangers like hypothermia and frostbite when outdoors.

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6 hours ago in Entertainment

Bill Murray tosses fans’ phones off rooftop

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The "Ghostbusters" star was unwinding at rooftop restaurant in California on Thursday when he spotted two starstruck fans trying to snap his photo.

7 hours ago in Entertainment

OPENING WEEKEND: ‘Deadpool,’ ‘Zoolander 2’ to battle at the box office

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Here's a look at some of the films set to open this weekend.

7 hours ago in Entertainment, National

Roses and roaches: Cold-hearted Valentine’s Day ideas

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With the coldest air in more than a decade forecast to grip the United States this Valentine's Day weekend, the holiday dedicated to love is flashing its frigid side.