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BC-NY--New York News Digest, ADVISORY, NY

May 14, 2019

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TOP STORIES

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ANTHONY WEINER-SEXTING

NEW YORK — Former Rep. Anthony Weiner left a New York City halfway house on Tuesday after completing his prison sentence for illicit online contact with a 15-year-old girl. SENT: 516 words, photo, video.

POLICE-CHOKEHOLD-DEATH

NEW YORK _ The head of the New York Police Department’s recruit training says video shows that a restraint technique used on Eric Garner in 2014 “meets the definition of a chokehold.” By Michael R. Sisak. UPCOMING: 500 words by 5 p.m.

STATUE OF LIBERTY MUSEUM

NEW YORK _ A new museum opening at the Statue of Liberty is giving visitors another opportunity to explore its history and the impact the iconic structure has had on the world. The 26,000-square-foot museum on Liberty Island, scheduled to open to the public on Thursday, is the new home for the statue’s original torch and other artifacts. By Deepti Hajela. SENT: 776 words. With photos, video.

MED--TRANSPLANT RULES

WASHINGTON _ New rules aim to change how donated livers are distributed so that fewer people die waiting for a transplant, but they come amid a fierce fight over fairness. Places with severe shortages like New York pushed for the change. By Medical Writer Lauran Neergaard. Developing.

RENT RULES

ALBANY, N.Y. _ Tenants rally at the Capitol to encourage lawmakers to strengthen rental protections across the state. UPCOMING: Updated APNewsNow with expansion on merit.

LAWSUIT-TRUMP FINANCIAL RECORDS

WASHINGTON —A federal judge suggested Tuesday he is skeptical of President Donald Trump’s efforts to block Congress from obtaining some of his financial records. SENT: 600 words, photo.

IN BRIEF:

_ OFF-DUTY POLICE-SHOOTING: An off-duty Albany police officer who fatally shot a man who tried to rob him at a prostitute’s home in Utica has resigned and pleaded guilty to driving while ability impaired.

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BUSINESS

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EARNS-RALPH LAUREN

NEW YORK — Ralph Lauren Corp. (RL) on Tuesday reported fiscal fourth-quarter earnings of $31.6 million. SENT: 185 words.

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ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

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TV-BEVERLY HILLS 90210

NEW YORK _ At an event promoting the upcoming slate of Fox shows, the cast of the “Beverly Hills, 90210” reboot remembered their castmate Luke Perry, who died earlier this year. By John Carucci. SENT: 288 words, photos, video.

_ BTS CONCERTS-MASS TRANSIT: New Jersey Transit is advising fans of the Korean pop group BTS to expect delays of up to two hours if they plan to use mass transit after the group’s concerts at MetLife Stadium on Saturday and Sunday.

_ TV--CONSTANCE WU-ABC: ABC’s entertainment president says “Fresh Off the Boat” star Constance Wu’s job is safe despite her online rant.

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SPORTS

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GLF--PAA-KOEPKA

FARMINGDALE, N.Y. — Tiger Woods spent a half-hour answering all sorts of questions at a packed news conference Tuesday. As he walked out, so did more than half of the media members who gathered to hear his every word. That’s the way it goes for one of the favorites at long and, for now, very wet Bethpage Black. By Sports Writer Barry Wilner. SENT: 863 words, photos.

BBN--METS-NATIONALS

WASHINGTON _ Coming off a 3-7 road trip, owners of the second-worst record in the NL, the struggling Washington Nationals open a three-game series against the division rival New York Mets on Tuesday night. By Howard Fendrich. UPCOMING: 650 words, photos. Game starts at 7:05 p.m.

ORIOLES-YANKEES

NEW YORK _ Baltimore plays New York at Yankee Stadium. With photos. Game starts at 6:35 p.m.

FBN--GIANTS-REMMERS

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — The New York Giants have a new right side of their offensive line. SENT: 296 words, photo.

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