Tag: New York

Ivanka Trump signals flexibility on paid parental leave

BY MATT O’BRIEN AND CATHERINE LUCEY PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A proposal for paid parental leave championed by Ivanka Trump could go back to the drawing board. Two weeks after the plan was outlined in President Donald Trump’s budget proposal, his daughter and adviser signaled she is open to other strategies for providing the benefit for new parents. Ivanka Trump met this week with a bipartisan group of scholars pitching a different paid-leave approach. “She said that was just a placeholder or a stake in the ground and they’re open to other ideas,” said Isabel Sawhill, a scholar at...

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Curry ends slump with 31, Warriors beat Knicks 112-105

BY BRIAN MAHONEY – AP BASKETBALL WRITER NEW YORK (AP) — Stephen Curry’s shot still wasn’t falling, and that wasn’t the only strange thing. Madison Square Garden’s decision to play no sound during warmups or stoppages in play in the first half Sunday created a silent setting that was more fitting for middle school than a nationally televised NBA game. "It was weird," Curry said. Everything was back to normal by the end. Curry broke out of a shooting slump with 31 points and moved into the top 10 on the NBA’s career 3-point list, and the Golden State...

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A-Rod, Nick Swisher among Yankees’ guest instructors

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Alex Rodriguez and Nick Swisher are joining the group of guest instructors at New York Yankees’ spring training this year. Both are on the list released by the team Tuesday when New York pitchers and catchers reported for spring training. A-Rod and Swisher were both instructors with the Yankees’ instructional league team last fall. This is the first time they’ll be in the coaching role at spring training. The pair joins holdovers that include Goose Gossage, Reggie Jackson, Hideki Matsui, Ron Guidry, Willie Randolph, Stump Merrill and Lee...

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EXCLUSIVE: Second Time Woman Goes Missing; Spotted at SPI

SPI (KFXV) — South Padre Island officials continue searching for a young woman– whose location has been unknown since November. Two months after her disappearance from Connecticut, the 22-year-old woman is still missing– while officials in South Padre continue searching for her– we found out this isn’t the first time she’s been missing. Emily Carrie Kutz, was last seen by her family on November 12– and reported missing in December. Prior to that, her parents filed a missing person’s report on September 10th in their hometown, Canton, Connecticut. Only to be found two weeks later in New York. I...

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El Chapo Extradited to New York

New York (KFXV) — Mexican drug lord, Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman has been extradited to the U.S. Where he is expected to face a number of indictments. The U.S Department of Justice confirms the extradition of notorious Drug Kingpin, Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman, in connection to his leadership of the Sinaloa cartel. A year after being recaptured by Mexican authorities– Joaquin Archilvaldo Guzman-Loera was taken into custody this afternoon by the dea in the border town of Ciudad Juarez. This act means a big win to the U.S.– after fighting for his extradition for years. Guzman-Loera’s prosecuting is expected...

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