AP-NY--New York News Digest,ADVISORY, NY
Aug. 12, 2018
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NEW YORK — U.S. Rep. Chris Collins ended his re-election bid Saturday, days after his indictment on insider trading charges, a move that raised questions about how the Republican Party might replace him with another nominee in one of New York's most conservative districts. The move came after Collins had defiantly said he would forge ahead with his campaign, even after he was indicted on charges he had passed inside information about a biotechnology company to family members so they could profit from illicit trades. By Karen Matthews. SENT: 600 words.
BRIDGEWATER, N.J. — President Donald Trump has one word to describe former White House staffer and fellow reality-TV star Omarosa Manigault Newman: "Lowlife." Manigault Newman claims in an upcoming book, "Unhinged," that Trump used racial slurs on the set of his reality show "The Apprentice." She also says she later concluded that he is a racist and a bigot. By Jill Colvin. SENT: 400 words.
—BIKE CRASH-TOURIST KILLED: A garbage truck driver has been arrested on drunken driving charges after a bike rider visiting New York City from Australia was fatally struck by his truck.
— TEENAGE SUSPECT SHOT: Police say a 15-year-old gunman fired into a crowd in New York City and was shot by officers when he didn't drop his weapon.
NEW YORK — Somehow, Aroldis Chapman was able to prevent this game from slipping away. Rain pouring off his hat, the New York Yankees closer struck out Jurickson Profar with the bases loaded in a steady storm to end it, preserving a 5-3 win over the Texas Rangers on Saturday. By Charles O'Brien. SENT: 900 words.
FLORHAM PARK, N.J. — New York Jets linebacker Kevin Pierre-Louis has been suspended by the NFL for the first game of the regular season without pay for violating the league's substance abuse policy. SENT: 200 words.