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Today: June 17, 2024

New York governor defends blocking plan that would toll Manhattan drivers to pay for subway repairs

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Manhattan Congestion Tolls
June 08, 2024

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York Gov. Kathy Hochul on Friday defended her decision to block a plan to reduce New York City traffic and raise billions for its ailing subway system through a new toll on Manhattan drivers — but offered little detail on how she would replace the program's financial and environmental benefits.

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A record number of NATO allies are hitting their defense spending target during war in Ukraine

NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg says a record more than 20 NATO member nations are hitting the Western military alliance’s defense spending target this year as Russia’s war in Ukraine has raised the threat of expanding conflict in Europe

A record number of NATO allies are hitting their defense spending target during war in Ukraine
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Romania beats war-torn Ukraine 3-0 at Euro 2024 for 1st win at major tournament for 24 years

Romania has recorded only its second ever victory at the European Championship with a 3-0 win over Ukraine to give coach Edward Iordănescu a late birthday present

Romania beats war-torn Ukraine 3-0 at Euro 2024 for 1st win at major tournament for 24 years
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Shari Redstone kills potential Paramount merger with Skydance

Media heiress Shari Redstone abruptly ended talks with David Ellison's Skydance Media on Tuesday, killing the potential sale of a controlling stake in

Shari Redstone kills potential Paramount merger with Skydance
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FOMC leaves rates alone but scales back 2024 easing outlook

The Federal Reserve held interest rates steady on Wednesday and pushed out the start of rate cuts to perhaps as late as December, with officials projecting only a single quarter-percentage-

FOMC leaves rates alone but scales back 2024 easing outlook
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Ukraine displays destroyed stadium stand in Munich in reminder of war ahead of Euro 2024 opener

The Ukrainian soccer federation has unveiled an installation in Munich of a stadium stand destroyed in the war back home to highlight the ongoing conflict ahead of the team’s first match at the European Championship

Ukraine displays destroyed stadium stand in Munich in reminder of war ahead of Euro 2024 opener

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Michigan, CUNY didn't suitably assess if Israel-Hamas war protests made environment hostile, US says

Michigan, CUNY didn't suitably assess if Israel-Hamas war protests made environment hostile, US says
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German investigators seize cocaine worth 2.6 billion euros, calling it their biggest find ever

German investigators seize cocaine worth 2.6 billion euros, calling it their biggest find ever
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Microsoft delays controversial AI Recall feature on new Windows computers

Microsoft delays controversial AI Recall feature on new Windows computers