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Thursday Night Football: New York Jets run past Buffalo Bills, 34-21

Thursday Night Football: New York Jets run past Buffalo Bills, 34-21

Sports
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- You could almost hear Al Pacino reciting the line he made famous in "The Godfather: Part III" if he were a Jets fan: "Just when I thought I was out, they pull me back in." Even the Jets couldn't blow this one. Losers of three straight in which they gave up 14-point leads in the first two and fourth-quarter advantages in the second two, the Jets put together a complete performance, dominating the Buffalo Bills 34-21 on Thursday night at MetLife Stadium. New York (4-5) is still in last place in the AFC East, so talk of a playoff push would be premature. However, the Jets showed surprising signs of improvement in two areas where they previously struggled -- running the ball and rushing the passer. Running back Matt Forte complained after Sunday's loss to the Atlanta F...
New York truck attack suspect charged with terrorism

New York truck attack suspect charged with terrorism

World
Media playback is unsupported on your deviceAn Uzbek immigrant has been charged by US prosecutors with causing the deaths of at least eight people in New York by mowing them down in a truck.Sayfullo Saipov, 29, is also accused of providing material support and resources to Islamic State (IS) group.He was shot and injured by police at the scene of the attack, and received treatment in hospital.Prosecutors say he spoke freely to them, waiving his right to avoid self-incrimination while in custody.Tuesday afternoon's attack saw a truck driven down a cycle lane in Lower Manhattan, hitting cyclists and pedestrians. Six people died at the scene and two more in hospital. Twelve people were injured, nine of whom remain in hospital.Federal court papers allege:Mr Saipov said the attack was planned t...
New York attack: Eight killed by man driving truck

New York attack: Eight killed by man driving truck

World
Media playback is unsupported on your deviceAt least eight people have been killed and 12 injured in New York after the driver of a truck mowed down people on a cycle path in Lower Manhattan.A 29-year-old man who emerged from the vehicle was shot by a police officer and arrested.US media named him as Sayfullo Saipov, an immigrant who came to the US in 2010.New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio said it was "cowardly act of terror aimed at innocent civilians".He added: "We know that this action was intended to break our spirit. But we also know that New Yorkers are strong, New Yorkers are resilient and our spirit will never be moved by an act of violence and an act meant to intimidate us."Live updates: New York attackMedia playback is unsupported on your deviceNew York Police Department (NYPD) ...
New York sets high bar for wind energy

New York sets high bar for wind energy

Business
Oct. 26 (UPI) -- The state of New York aims to become a new hub for the wind energy industry with its unique geographical position and ambitions goals, a state leader said.New York ranks 11th in the nation in terms of installed wind energy capacity and is the 15th windiest. As of 2014, the state had 20 wind energy projects in service, with a total capacity of 1.8 gigawatts of capacity. The state set of goal of 2.4 GW by 2030."New York intends to be the preeminent global hub for the next generation of the wind industry," Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul said during the opening remarks of a wind energy conference. "We're making unprecedented investments in infrastructure and laying the groundwork for the offshore wind industry, which is primed to benefit from New York's talented, ambitious workforce."A...
New York Giants WR Brandon Marshall joins Odell Beckham Jr., will have season-ending surgery

New York Giants WR Brandon Marshall joins Odell Beckham Jr., will have season-ending surgery

Sports
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- The injury news about the New York Giants' wide receiver corps just kept getting worse Monday night.Brandon Marshall sustained an ankle injury Sunday against the Los Angeles Chargers, and he will undergo season-ending surgery. Receivers Odell Beckham Jr. (broken ankle) and Dwayne Harris (broken foot) were also lost for the year to injuries that occurred Sunday. "Tomorrow I'll have surgery ending year 12," Marshall posted on his Instagram account. "I'm filled with mixed emotions. I wasn't able to produce for my team the way I wanted to but this was my greatest year to date. This game has shown me who I really am good and bad. This game has given me the opportunity to grow as a man, father, husband, teammate, leader. ... I'm so thankful for this game." Marshall, 33, ...