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New York attorney general seeks to dissolve NRA

NEW YORK (AP) — New York’s attorney general sued the National Rifle Association on Thursday, seeking to put the powerful gun advocacy organization out of business over allegations that high-ranking executives diverted millions of dollars for lavish personal trips, no-show contracts for associates and other questionable expenditures. Attorney General Letitia James’ lawsuit, filed in state…more

Hurricane Alpha? Amped up season forecast, names may run out

Already smashing records, this year’s hyperactive Atlantic hurricane season is about to get even nastier, forecasters predict. In the coming months, they expect to run out of traditional hurricane names and see about twice as much storm activity as a normal year.more

Clinical trials begin for remdesivir coronavirus treatment

BETHESDA, Md. (NEWS10) — A randomized, controlled clinical trial begins Thursday to test the safety and efficacy of a treatment regimen using the antiviral remdesivir on COVID-19 patients. Adaptive COVID-19 Treatment Trial 3, is expected to include over 1,000 hospitalized adults. Participating patients must have a laboratory-confirmed COVID-19 diagnosis, with evidence of lung involvement, a…more

Florida rescinds quarantine mandate for New York travelers

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis has rescinded an order requiring people traveling from New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut to the Sunshine State to quarantine or isolate for 14 days. DeSantis’ latest order rescinded a mandate issued in March that people must quarantine upon arriving in Florida if they had come from…more

Troy City Council to discuss reallocating funds within police department

TROY, N.Y. (NEWS10) — The Troy City Council will meet Thursday night, and defunding the police is not on their agenda, according to City Council President Carmella Mantello. They will be discussing amendments within the general fund which includes reallocating $32,000 within the police department. Mantello also said there is an effort by the democrat…more