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WALLKILL, N.Y. | Rockefeller Christmas tree cut down at upstate NY home

WALLKILL, N.Y. — The Rockefeller Center Christmas tree has been cut down in upstate New York and is being readied for transport to Manhattan where it will be erected this weekend. Rockefeller Center’s publicist says the 72-foot-tall (22-meter) Norway spruce was cut down Thursday morning at the home of Shirley Figueroa and Lissette Gutierrez in … Continue reading WALLKILL, N.Y. | Rockefeller Christmas tree cut down at upstate NY home

NEW YORK | Amazon mum on reports it will split new headquarters

NEW YORK— Online leader Amazon Inc. has refused comment on reports that it plans to split its new headquarters between two locations. The Wall Street Journal and New York Times reported late Monday that the company would locate the new facilities in Queens in New York City and in the Crystal City area of Arlington, … Continue reading NEW YORK | Amazon mum on reports it will split new headquarters

NEW YORK | 5 people, 3 of them infants, stabbed at home day care center

NEW YORK  — Police say three infants and two adults were stabbed at an overnight day care center in New York City. All are in critical but stable condition. Authorities say the stabbings happened just before 4 a.m. Friday at a home in Queens. They say a 3-day-old girl and a 1-month-old girl were stabbed … Continue reading NEW YORK | 5 people, 3 of them infants, stabbed at home day care center

NEW YORK | Ringo! Ex-Beatles drummer plays at Radio City Music Hall

NEW YORK— It’s the season for Beatles in New York City. Within a week of Paul McCartney playing a surprise show at Grand Central Station, Ringo Starr followed a more old-fashioned path Thursday night. The drummer and singer headlined a two-hour show at Radio City Music Hall, with thousands spending much of the performance standing … Continue reading NEW YORK | Ringo! Ex-Beatles drummer plays at Radio City Music Hall

CHICAGO | Feds confirm 507 people sick after eating McDonald’s salad

CHICAGO — Federal health officials say they’ve confirmed more than 500 cases of people who became sick with an intestinal illness after eating McDonald’s salads. The illnesses reported earlier this year are linked to the cyclospora parasite, which can cause diarrhea, intestinal pain, nausea or fatigue. The Food and Drug Administration said Friday that 507 … Continue reading CHICAGO | Feds confirm 507 people sick after eating McDonald’s salad