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AP-NY--New York News Digest,ADVISORY, 4 pm Update, NY

November 6, 2018

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— NYC SUBWAY EXPLOSION, PIZZA MUSEUM, EL CHAPO-PROSECUTION, SHOOTING-TWO KILLED, TRAIL EXTENSION-BALD EAGLES

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TOP STORIES

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ELECTION 2018-HOUSE-NEW YORK

NEW YORK — The fight for control of the U.S. House includes some key contests on Tuesday in New York, where a handful of vulnerable Republicans are hoping to beat back invigorated, well-funded Democratic challengers. The most unusual race could be in western New York, where Republican U.S. Rep. Chris Collins is trying to win a fourth term three months after he was indicted on federal insider trading charges. SENT: 458 words, photo. Will be updated; polls close at 9 p.m.

ELECTION 2018-GOVERNOR-NEW YORK

ALBANY, N.Y. — Democrat Andrew Cuomo aims to win a third term Tuesday as governor, while his Republican challenger, Marc Molinaro, hopes a late surge of support will help him beat the odds in a state where Democrats heavily outnumber members of the GOP. By David Klepper. SENT: 407 words, photos. Will be updated; polls close at 9 p.m.

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— MEDIA-HANNITY: Fox News said Tuesday that it has addressed the “unfortunate distraction” of Sean Hannity and Jeanine Pirro speaking at President Trump’s campaign rally in Missouri the night before, and that it doesn’t condone such behavior. By Media Writer David Bauder. SENT: 314 words, photos.

NYC SUBWAY EXPLOSION

NEW YORK — A Bangladeshi immigrant who set off a pipe bomb in New York City’s busiest subway station at rush hour was convicted Tuesday of terrorism charges. By Larry Neumeister. SENT: 444 words, photos.

EXPLOSIVE DEVICES

NEW YORK — The man accused of sending pipe bombs to prominent critics of President Donald Trump was ordered held without bail after his first court appearance in New York on Tuesday. By Jim Mustian. SENT: 490 words, photo.

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PIZZA MUSEUM

NEW YORK — There is now a museum for pizza lovers everywhere that’s popped-up in arguably America’s pizza capital, New York City. By Gary Gerard Hamilton. SENT: 574 words, photos, video.

IN BRIEF:

— EL CHAPO-PROSECUTION: A man who wanted the autograph of the Mexican drug lord known as “El Chapo” has been dismissed as a potential juror at a U.S. trial.

— SHOOTING-TWO KILLED: Authorities say a Texas woman charged in a double homicide in upstate New York worked with her husband to plan the slayings last month.

— TRAIL EXTENSION-BALD EAGLES: Environmental groups are pushing back against a bike trail extension in upstate New York that they say could chase away the bald eagles roosting there.

— STATE POLICE-HALLOWEEN ENFORCEMENT: State police say troopers issued more than 16,500 tickets during the recent Halloween enforcement period conducted across New York.

— PAVEMENT SCAM: Police in upstate New York say men posing as a paving crew stole money from a man who they convinced to come out of his house.

— MACKEREL SHUTDOWN: The federal government is shutting down a chunk of the Atlantic Ocean fishery for a species of mackerel for several months.

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BUSINESS

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AMAZON HQ

NEW YORK — After a yearlong search for a second home, Amazon is now reportedly looking to build offices in two cities instead of one, a surprise move that could still have a major impact on the communities it ultimately selects. By Joseph Pisani, David Klepper and Alan Suderman. SENT: 930 words, photo.

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EARNS-RALPH LAUREN

NEW YORK — New York based Ralph Lauren Corp. (RL) on Tuesday reported fiscal second-quarter profit of $170.3 million. SENT: 170 words.

— BOJANGLES SOLD: A North Carolina-based chicken-and-biscuit chain has been sold to a pair of New York firms.

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ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

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STAND UP FOR HEROES

NEW YORK — Bruce Springsteen teamed up with country star Eric Church on a version of “Working on the Highway” and Jon Stewart laced into Donald Trump at a bawdy event Monday in New York that gathered comedians and musicians to help raise money for military veterans. By Entertainment Writer Mark Kennedy. SENT: 582 words, photos.

OPERA-NICO MUHLY

NEW YORK — Ten years ago at age 27, Nico Muhly became the youngest composer ever to have a piece commissioned by the Metropolitan Opera. Now 37 — still young enough to find himself described in articles as a “wunderkind” — Muhly is back with a second commission. By Mike Silverman. SENT: 1148 words, photo.

— MUSIC-ARIANA GRANDE: The music industry is honoring Ariana Grande. With photo.

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SPORTS

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BBN--METS-COACHING CHANGES

CARLSBAD, Calif. — Brodie Van Wagenen made his first public moves as New York Mets general manager, firing hitting coach Pat Roessler along with bullpen coach Ricky Bones on Monday and announcing manager Mickey Callaway will have a new bench coach. By Baseball Writer Ronald Blum. SENT: 594 words, photo.

FBN--HALFWAY-DEVELOPING QBS

NEW YORK — Start them right away? Ease ’em in? Have them sit a whole season? When it comes to developing young quarterbacks in the NFL, it all depends on who you talk to. By Dennis Waszak Jr. SENT: 1300 words, photos.

BKN--NETS-SUNS

PHOENIX — The Brooklyn Nets open a four-game road trip with a game against the Phoenix Suns, who are coming off a victory over Memphis that was just their second win of the season. By Jose Romero. UPCOMING: 700 words, photos. Game starts at 9 p.m. ET.

HKN--CANADIENS-RANGERS

NEW YORK — The surging New York Rangers look for their season-high fourth straight win as they host the Montreal Canadiens. By Vin A. Cherwoo. UPCOMING: 750 words, photos. Game starts at 7 p.m.

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