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New York’s Comptroller Tom DiNapoli says he backs a bill by U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts to require that publicly traded companies disclose to the Securities and Exchange Commission, or SEC, how their businesses affect climate change.

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State agriculture officials in New York are advising horse owners to vaccinate their horses against West Nile virus on the heels of confirmed cases.  

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Republican candidates in this year’s midterm elections are embracing President Donald Trump more than previous presidents had been embraced by their party in a midterm. That’s the finding of a new report by the Wesleyan University Media Project.

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Suffolk County police continue to investigate the death of the mother of a Long Island MS-13 victim at the memorial site dedicated to her daughter. She was struck by an SUV on Friday after a heated confrontation with the driver.

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It has been reported, but not much discussed, that Norwegian researchers have discovered that intelligence, as measured by standard IQ tests, has been declining since 1975. I had been wondering about this myself, especially for the last couple of years. In the national league table of IQ tests, America comes in ninth, slightly behind Norway. In case you hadn’t guessed, Hong Kong and Singapore come in first. America’s average IQ score has gone down at about the same rate as in many European countries, which seems to suggest that intelligence is on the decline across the Western world.

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