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New Jersey: State in the northeastern United States
New Jersey is a state in the Mid-Atlantic region of the Northeastern United States. It is a peninsula, bordered on the north and east by the state of New York; on the east, southeast, and south by the Atlantic Ocean; on the west by the Delaware River and Pennsylvania; and on the southwest by the Delaware Bay and Delaware. New Jersey is the fourth-smallest state by area but the 11th-most populous, with 9 million residents as of 2017, making it the most densely populated of the 50 U.S. states with its biggest city being Newark. New Jersey lies completely within the combined statistical areas of New York City and Philadelphia. New Jersey was the second-wealthiest U.S. state by median household income as of 2017.

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Body of woman who was missing for almost 6 years found in car submerged in NJ river

Vanessa Smallwood of Maple Shade, N.J., was 46 at the time of her disappearance. She was identified in a statement from New Jersey State Police.
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Winter Storm That Dumped Snow in the Midwest Is Headed for the Northeast

Temperatures in the Twin Cities area are expected to fall below zero Saturday night, while parts of New Jersey can expect to see several inches of snow, meteorologists said.
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Bruce Springsteen's son sworn in as New Jersey firefighter [Video]Bruce Springsteen's son sworn in as New Jersey firefighter

Bruce Springsteen played the proud dad on Tuesday when his son was officially sworn in as a firefighter in the family's native New Jersey.

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Cory Booker quits Democratic presidential primary race [Video]Cory Booker quits Democratic presidential primary race

U.S. Senator Cory Booker, an African-American candidate who had bemoaned the increasing lack of diversity in the Democratic presidential field, ended his White House campaign on Monday. Zachary Goelman..

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Feds charge Hanukkah stabbing suspect with hate crime [Video]Feds charge Hanukkah stabbing suspect with hate crime

Federal prosecutors on Monday filed hate crime charges against a man accused of going on a stabbing rampage during a Hanukkah celebration at a rabbi's home north of New York City, saying the suspect..

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Monsey stabbing was domestic terrorism, says NY governor [Video]Monsey stabbing was domestic terrorism, says NY governor

New York governor Andrew Cuomo says a stabbing in a rabbi's home that wounded five people was evidence of a 'cancer in the body politic'. The attack appeared to be the latest in a string targeting Jews..

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Five stabbed at rabbi’s home during Hanukkah celebration [Video]Five stabbed at rabbi’s home during Hanukkah celebration

A knifeman attacked a Hanukkah celebration at a rabbi’s home north of New York City late on Saturday, stabbing and injuring five people before fleeing in a vehicle, police said. The attack appeared..

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Five stabbed in 'cowardly' attack on New York Hanukkah celebration [Video]Five stabbed in 'cowardly' attack on New York Hanukkah celebration

The mass stabbing comes after other apparent anti-Semitic attacks in New York during Hanukkah and a shooting rampage in a New Jersey kosher market.View on euronews

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More Bad News For Booker [Video]More Bad News For Booker

Cory Booker is struggling in the Presidential race. Now, there is more bad news for Cory Booker. Cory Booker will have at least one Democratic primary challenger next year for his Senate seat. The..

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North America's first indoor ski slope opens in NJ mall [Video]North America's first indoor ski slope opens in NJ mall

A four-acre ski and snowboard facility - the first of its kind in North America - is open to the public in an East Rutherford, New Jersey mall. Jillian Kitchener has more.

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Snowboarders and skiers 'shred pow' in a NJ mall, the first indoor ski slope in North America [Video]Snowboarders and skiers 'shred pow' in a NJ mall, the first indoor ski slope in North America

"That's my motto in life. You gotta shred pow" - Nurses Azi Zimmerman and Reuven Rowner just worked all-nighters and could not wait to hit the slopes. Big SNOW's VP of marketing, Hugh Reynolds,..

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Poll: Most Americans agree Trump abused office, disagree on what should happen next [Video]Poll: Most Americans agree Trump abused office, disagree on what should happen next

A Reuters/Ipsos poll found that more than half of Americans agree with the articles of impeachment leveled by Congress against President Donald Trump, but disagree on whether he needs to be removed..

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Family Gives Up Pawn Shop Owner in Mass-Murder Case [Video]Family Gives Up Pawn Shop Owner in Mass-Murder Case

The FBI made an arrest Saturday connected to the mass shooting that shocked Jersey City this week. Newser reports New Jersey pawnshop owner Ahmed A-Hady was arrested Saturday. Authorities found six..

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FBI probing Jersey City shooting as domestic terrorism [Video]FBI probing Jersey City shooting as domestic terrorism

The FBI will now oversee the investigation of this week's deadly attack on a New Jersey kosher grocery store, which officials are treating as an act of domestic terrorism, federal and state law..

Credit: Reuters - Politics     Duration: 02:21Published

"The evidence points towards acts of hate" -New Jersey AG [Video]"The evidence points towards acts of hate" -New Jersey AG

Investigators are probing the deadly attack on a New Jersey kosher grocery store earlier this week as an act of domestic terrorism motivated by anti-Semitism and hatred of law enforcement, state..

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Jersey City shooting timeline [Video]Jersey City shooting timeline

Investigators are not sure why two shooters launched a deadly attack at a New Jersey kosher grocery store, federal and state officials said on Wednesday.

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At least six dead in Jersey City shooting -Police [Video]At least six dead in Jersey City shooting -Police

At least six people, including one police officer and two suspected gunmen, were killed in New Jersey in an hours-long standoff, according to police. Jillian Kitchener has more.

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Jersey City police chief: Officers were 'brave' in deadly gunfight [Video]Jersey City police chief: Officers were 'brave' in deadly gunfight

At least six people, including one police officer and two suspected gunmen, were killed in a shootout around a New Jersey grocery store.

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Jersey City police chief: Officers were 'brave' in deadly gunflight [Video]Jersey City police chief: Officers were 'brave' in deadly gunflight

At least six people, including one police officer and two suspected gunmen, were killed in a shootout around a New Jersey grocery store.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 03:12Published

Police officer fatally shot, multiple deceased in Jersey City -Mayor [Video]Police officer fatally shot, multiple deceased in Jersey City -Mayor

The Mayor of Jersey City Steven Fulop said on Tuesday that one police officer was fatally shot and multiple people were found deceased inside of a building as an active shooter situation was underway.

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'Traitor!' v. 'Coup!' Impeachment divides electorate [Video]'Traitor!' v. 'Coup!' Impeachment divides electorate

Despite weeks of blockbuster testimony, U.S. voters remain fiercely divided over whether or not to impeach President Trump. Lisa Bernhard has more.

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U.S. Supreme Court justices skeptical about New Jersey 'Bridgegate' convictions

U.S. Supreme Court justices on Tuesday appeared skeptical about the criminal prosecution of two associates of former New Jersey Governor Chris Christie who are appealing their convictions in the..
Reuters - Published

New Jersey kosher market shooters planned another attack, possibly on Jews: prosecutor

The two people who carried out a fatal gun rampage at a kosher grocery store in northern New Jersey last month were planning another attack and may have targeted Jewish people, a spokesman for the U.S...
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Democratic Candidate Cory Booker Bows Out Presidential Race

democratic candidate cory booker bows out presidential race
New Jersey Senator Cory Booker has dropped out of the Democratic Presidential Race on Monday (Jan. 13). Posting a message to Twitter, Booker states “It’s with a full heart that I share this..
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Twelve Democrats, three Republicans in U.S. presidential race

The number of Democratic presidential candidates https://tmsnrt.rs/2UhJ7WE seeking their party's nomination to oppose Republican U.S. President Donald Trump in the November 2020 election dropped to 12..
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'It's with a full heart that I share this news': Cory Booker drops out of 2020 race

The senator from New Jersey made his announcement in an email to supporters Monday.
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Massive fire in New Jersey leaves thousands without power: U.S. media

A massive fire engulfed many buildings in Bound Brook, New Jersey, late on Sunday, causing more than 100 residents to be evacuated and leaving around 3,000 people without power, local authorities and..
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'Disastrous' fire rips through NJ apartment buildings

Firefighters were battling a seven-alarm fire Sunday night that tore through two apartment buildings under construction in Bound Brook, New Jersey.  
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Supreme Court's war on prosecutors meets 'Bridgegate'

The court's impatience with federal prosecutors, even in cases of political corruption, may benefit ex-New Jersey governor Chris Christie's cronies.
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Fire in Bound Brook, N.J., Destroys New Luxury Complex

The blaze in the buildings, which were under construction, sowed panic in the downtown area and led transit officials to curtail train service.
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Gas prices in NJ, elsewhere increase amid Mideast tension

gas prices in nj, elsewhere increase amid mideast tension
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Drivers in New Jersey and around the nation are seeing higher gas prices following a week of uncertainty due to tension in the Middle East, but...
WorldNews - Published

He Was Cruising in a G.O.P. Primary. Then Trump Endorsed an Ex-Democrat.

David Richter had been the front-runner in his House primary in New Jersey. That changed when the Democratic incumbent announced he was becoming a Republican, with the president’s support.
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Wife of Kennedy nephew joins race to oust New Jersey congressman who switched parties

The wife of a Kennedy nephew and former congressman on Monday joined the race to win the New Jersey seat held by U.S. Representative Jeff Van Drew, the erstwhile Democrat who joined President Donald..
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Deadly NJ police chases kill innocent victims, catch few crooks

Many police pursuits across the nation end tragically and disproportionately affect black people. Chases often start with a traffic violation.
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Don't throw food in the trash in Vermont, or ask about salary history in New Jersey. Here are 7 state law changes for 2020

A slew of state laws take effect in 2020 – ranging from mandatory composting to child abuse registries to diaper changing stations access
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To overcome travel ban, some taking cases to court

A New Jersey man took the federal government to court after being separated from his teenage daughter for almost two years because of the ban on Syrian travel. Advocates say the waiver process is..
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Menorah lighting in Jersey City

A menorah was lit in Jersey City, New Jersey on Sunday evening to celebrate the first night of Hannukah.  
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In NJ a slow-motion evacuation from climate change

Across New Jersey, the state has bought and torn down 700 homes as whole neighborhoods are projected to be underwater in coming decades due to rising sea levels from climate change. (Dec. 23)  
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‘I’m Kidnapped’: A Father’s Nightmare on the Border

A father was tortured in front of his 3-year-old son until his wife in New Jersey paid $2,000 to his captors. Hundreds of migrants, turned back by the U.S., are facing new dangers in Mexico.
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New Jersey Is Third State to Ban Discrimination Based on Hair

“No one should be made to feel uncomfortable or be discriminated against because of their natural hair,” Gov. Phil Murphy said.
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Toys R Us re-emerges with new, smaller stores

Following its 2018 bankruptcy and liquidation, Toys R Us has re-emerged under new ownership, starting with two new "experiential stores," which opened in November in Paramus, N.J. and Houston, Texas..
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New law says undocumented immigrants in NJ can get driver's licenses

Immigrants in New Jersey without formal legal status will be allowed to get state driver's licenses after Gov. Phil Murphy signed a bill Thursday.  
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Pledging 'Undying Support' for Trump, Jeff Van Drew Becomes a Republican

The day after voting against impeaching President Trump, the New Jersey representative appeared with him in the Oval Office to announce he would leave the Democratic Party for the Republicans.
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Special Report: Why big business can count on courts to keep its deadly secrets

In the dreary archives of a Newark, New Jersey, courthouse, Ronald Motley found a treasure map.
Reuters - Published

Newborn baby kidnapped from hospital is found 55 years later

newborn baby kidnapped from hospital is found 55 years later
In 1964, a woman dressed as a nurse took one-day-old baby Paul Fronczak from his cot and never returned (Picture: Chicago Tribune/Getty/AP) A newborn baby abducted from a hospital has been discovered..
WorldNews - Published

Trump Impeachment: Three Democrats Cross Party Lines to Vote ‘No’

Representatives Jeff Van Drew of New Jersey, Jared Golden of Maine and Collin Peterson of Minnesota were the only Democrats to oppose one or both of the charges against President Trump.
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Associated Press top stories from December 17th

Here's the latest for Tuesday, December 17th: Trump sends letter to House Speaker Pelosi; New Jersey detective slain honored at funeral.  
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Thousands honor slain NJ detective at funeral

Thousands lined the streets to honor Jersey City Police Detective Joseph Seals, who was killed last week in a confrontation with two attackers.  
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Hundreds of New Jersey police mourn officer killed in shooting rampage

Police turned out by the hundreds on Tuesday to mourn a fallen comrade, a northern New Jersey detective who was the first of six people to die last week in a shooting rampage that authorities have..
Reuters - Published

New Jersey pawnshop owner linked to Jersey City shooter denied bail on gun charges

The New Jersey man faces charges of illegally owning firearms. A note with his number was allegedly found on one of the Jersey City shooters.
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FBI probes pawn shop in kosher market attack

FBI agents were at a second pawnshop Monday that is connected to a man whose number was found in the pocket of one of the perpetrators of last week's fatal attack on a Jewish market in New Jersey...
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Representative Jeff Van Drew, Anti-Impeachment Democrat, Considering Switching Parties

The conservative freshman Democrat, who represents a New Jersey district where President Trump is popular, is discussing announcing his switch next week.
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'Ground zero' for sea level rise is New Jersey, new climate data suggests

Gas emissions are prompting flooding around New Jersey, according to a report by the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection and Rutgers.
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FBI investigating New Jersey kosher grocery rampage as domestic terrorism

A fatal gun rampage at a kosher grocery store in northern New Jersey this week is now being treated as an act of domestic terrorism and the FBI will oversee the investigation, federal and state law..
Reuters - Published

New Jersey attack 'may be domestic terror fuelled by anti-Semitism'

The FBI is taking over the investigation into a gun attack on a Jewish supermarket in Jersey City.
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Jersey City shooting follows a rise in hate crimes, frightening pattern of attacks on Jewish sites

For Jews in North Jersey and beyond, the deadly Jersey City shooting follows a frighteningly familiar pattern.
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Funerals held for two NJ shooting victims

Members of New York's Ultra-Orthodox Jewish community gathered for funerals for Moshe Deutsch and Mindel Ferencz, two victims of Tuesday's shooting at a grocery in Jersey City, New Jersey. (Dec...
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Witness describes huddling with NJ shooting victim

Anayah Bey witnessed the shooting in Jersey City Tuesday that killed six people.  
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NJ Officials ID shooters in Kosher market killing

The New Jersey Attorney General said the two Jersey City attackers who stormed a Jewish market are also the prime suspects in the death of a man whose body was found in a car trunk over the..
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5 Charged in New Jersey in $722 Million Cryptocurrency Ponzi Scheme

Federal prosecutors said the defendants operated BitClub Network, a bogus investment scheme that they promoted as “the most transparent company in the history of the world” and “too big to..
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Motive unclear in deadly New Jersey kosher grocery rampage: officials

Investigators are not sure why two people launched a deadly attack at a New Jersey kosher grocery store, state officials said on Wednesday, but a federal law enforcement source said the incident did..
Reuters - Published

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