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  • NEW YORK— May 15, 1940: Roger Ailes born in Warren, Ohio. 1970 s: Produces television programs and plays including "The Hot l Baltimore," which opens off- Broadway in New York in 1973 and runs for three years. 1989-91: Manages the unsuccessful first campaign by Rudolph Giuliani for mayor of New York, and the unsuccessful campaign of Jim Courter for governor of New Jersey.

  • NEW YORK, July 21- Comcast Corp, the No. 1 U.S. cable company, said on Thursday it will introduce prepaid TV and internet services to attract customers whose credit ratings do not quality them for postpaid services. The service will roll out later this year in Illinois, Michigan, Georgia, Florida and Indiana, and will extend to the entire country by the end of 2017,...

  • ATLANTIC CITY, N.J.— With a strike against the Trump Taj Mahal casino about to enter its fourth week and no end in sight, Atlantic City's main casino workers union turned up the heat Thursday, surrounding the massive gambling hall with hundreds of picketers, some traveling hundreds of miles to support the walkout. Picketers from unions in Baltimore, Washington, New...

  • MONTREAL— A Quebec City- based research team has received the green light to begin testing a Zika vaccine on humans in collaboration with U.S.-based partners. The researchers based at Universite Laval are the first in Canada to be authorized by Canada's federal health agency and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to conduct clinical tests.

  • PHILADELPHIA— A woman who punched a Telemundo reporter in the face during a live TV broadcast in Philadelphia has apologized, and pleaded guilty to assault. The Philadelphia Inquirer reported Wednesday that 38- year-old Waheehad Wilson told a municipal judge she's apologetic for bashing Iris Delgado's head and slapping her in the face June 8.

  • PHILADELPHIA _ Crown Holdings Inc. on Wednesday reported second-quarter earnings of $169 million. The average estimate of seven analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of $1.10 per share. Five analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $2.24 billion.

  • PHILADELPHIA— A train manufacturer says faulty welds are at the root of the problem that has put has put more than 100 Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority rail cars out of service. Hyundai Rotem's development manager, Andrew Hyer, tells The Philadelphia Inquirer the weld work was designed and executed by HiCorp., a subcontractor based in...

  • PHILADELPHIA— Celebrated children's book illustrator Jerry Pinkney received some brotherly love Tuesday from his hometown of Philadelphia, where officials honored him for his career achievements. "His stories and vivid illustrations demonstrate not only his immense talent but also the love and care and sense of responsibility for our children with each...

  • A candidate inspired Bloody Mary menu sits outside a bar in Cleveland as the GOP Convention get underway on July 18th, 2016.

    Bars in Cleveland and Philadelphia are preparing for late nights of booze-fueled business after receiving exemptions to serve alcohol later.

  • Democratic presidential candidate former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton (R) and her husband former U.S. president Bill Clinton greet supporters during a primary night event on June 7, 2016 in Brooklyn, New York.

    The mothers of Trayvon Martin and Eric Garner, whose deaths sparked protests about racial profiling, are among the speakers at the Democratic convention.

  • NEWARK, N.J.— A growing list of New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's allies have pleaded guilty or have been charged in schemes involving their relationships at the powerful agency that runs airports, bridges and tunnels in New York and New Jersey, though Christie, a close ally of presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald, faces no accusations of...

  • Representative Peter DeFazio on Wednesday unveiled legislation to tax financial trades that will likely wither in Congress but could stoke partisan fires in the presidential election. When the Democratic Party gathers in Philadelphia for its national convention at the end of the month, it will adopt a platform that calls for taxing trades.

  • Representative Peter DeFazio on Wednesday unveiled legislation to tax financial trades that will likely wither in Congress but could stoke partisan fires in the presidential election. When the Democratic Party gathers in Philadelphia at the end of the month, it will adopt a platform that specifically calls for taxing trades. The legislation is supported...

  • July 13- A former Goldman Sachs Group Inc programmer who has spent seven years and incurred more than $8 million in bills fighting charges he stole computer code failed to persuade a Delaware judge to force the bank to advance some of his legal fees. Vice Chancellor J. Travis Laster of the Delaware Chancery Court ruled on Wednesday that Sergey Aleynikov did not...

  • Representative Peter DeFazio on Wednesday unveiled legislation to tax financial trades that will likely wither in Congress but could stoke partisan fires in the presidential election. When the Democratic Party gathers in Philadelphia for its national convention at the end of the month, it will adopt a platform that calls for taxing trades.

  • Representative Peter DeFazio on Wednesday unveiled legislation to tax financial trades that will likely wither in Congress but could stoke partisan fires in the presidential election. When the Democratic Party gathers in Philadelphia at the end of the month, it will adopt a platform that specifically calls for taxing trades. The legislation is supported...

  • Senator Elizabeth Warren and Democratic presidential candidate, Hillary Clinton

    There has been a sign that Senator Elizabeth Warren will not be named Hillary Clinton's running mate, the NYT reports.

  • HOUSTON- Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas President Robert Kaplan speaks on "The U.S. and World Economy Today" before a moderated question-and-answer session hosted by the World Affairs Council of Greater Houston- 1300 GMT. LONDON- Economists for Brexit Press Conference: Ensuring that "Brexit means Brexit", avoiding "EU Lite" and creating a launch pad for a stable,...

  • MARQUETTE, United States- Minneapolis Fed President Neel Kashkari speaks on the economy and the role of the Fed before a Town Hall forum co-sponsored by 40 Below Marquette County Young Professionals- 2130 GMT. LONDON- Bank of England to publish record of latest Financial Policy Committee meeting- 0830 GMT. ST. LOUIS, United States- St.

  • Dallas police officers escort residents near the scene where eleven Dallas police officers were shot and five have now died on July 8, 2016 in Dallas, Texas.

    Never have two presidential nominees been as unpopular as Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton, and The NYT says its affecting their unity efforts.