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16 HOURS AGO - San Francisco Chronicle

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Attorney General nominee moves closer to confirmation

Making her first appearance Wednesday before the Senate Judiciary Committee, Lynch offered support for some controversial Obama administration policies, including the president's unilateral protections for millions of immigrants in the country illegally. Even the occasional confrontational exchange over immigration, an issue some Republican lawmakers seized on as a litmus test, appeared unlikely to derail Lynch's chances of confirmation. Lynch aligned ...

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JAN 28, 2015 - San Francisco Chronicle

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After killings by police, a debate over grand jury secrecy

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo last week proposed a limited lifting of the grand jury veil when police kill unarmed civilians, and this week a New York City judge will consider whether to release transcripts of a grand jury’s investigation into Eric Garner’s choke-hold death. The district attorney in Ferguson, Mo., took the unusual step last month of letting the ...

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JAN 27, 2015 - Yahoo! News

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Factbox: Northeast transit snarled by blizzard Monday and Tuesday

(Reuters) - As a powerful blizzard bears down on the northeastern United States, airlines, commuter rail, bus lines and subways have responded with travel delays and cancellations. * NEW YORK'S METROPOLITAN TRANSIT AUTHORITY will be suspending service on all bus, commuter rail and subway service at 11 p.m. It added 26 extra trains to the Long Island Railroad and Metro-North ...

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JAN 26, 2015 - San Francisco Chronicle

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Staten Island ferry service to be suspended

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York City Department of Transportation says it will be suspending Staten Island ferry service until further notice due to the winter storm. The last boat to leave Whitehall Terminal in Manhattan will be no later than 11:30 p.m. Monday. The final boat from the St. George Terminal in Staten Island to Whitehall will depart ...

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JAN 19, 2015 - San Francisco Chronicle

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MLK's legacy honored with tributes, rallies around nation

The courage and sacrifice of those who participated in the civil rights movement of the 1950s and 1960s provides a model for those seeking to effect change today, Bernice King said, adding, "We praise God for a new generation of activists." The tensions grew after two New York City police officers were shot to death last month by a man ...

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