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Like de Blasio, new Council Speaker cheers for Red Sox

New City Council Speaker Corey Johnson has vowed to take on Mayor de Blasio when necessary — but on one controversial topic, they’re in perfect agreement. With Johnson’s ascension to the speaker’s post, the city’s two top elected officials are ...

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Corey Johnson appears to have support to win Council speaker seat

City Councilman Corey Johnson appears to have secured enough support to win the race for City Council speaker, sources said Wednesday. Democratic county leaders were finalizing a deal to back Johnson, a Manhattan Democrat, for the post — and their ...

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City Council speaker candidate wants to extend term limits

A candidate for City Council speaker has drafted a bill to extend term limits for the Council to three terms. Councilman Jumaane Williams plans to introduce the legislation by the end of the year to allow Council members to serve ...

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De Blasio to meet with City Council speaker candidates this week

Mayor de Blasio is holding sit-downs with several candidates vying to be the next City Council speaker this week, the Daily News has learned. Four sources told The News the mayor is meeting with several of the candidates who are ...

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Apple Postpones Release of HomePod Speaker

Photo Apple introduced its HomePod speaker in June and had said the product would ship by the end of the year. Credit Jim Wilson/The New York Times SAN FRANCISCO — Apple is putting the brakes on the arrival this year ...

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Jason Aldean thought speaker blew on stage during Vegas shooting

Jason Aldean has opened up for the first time about last month’s mass shooting in Las Vegas. The country singer was on stage at the Route 91 Harvest Festival when Stephen Paddock opened fire from the 32nd floor of the ...

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Amazon Pairs Its Speaker With Streaming Music, at a Bargain Price

Photo Steve Boom of Amazon said, “We think the next phase of growth for streaming is really going to come in the home.” Credit Kyle Johnson for The New York Times For years, Amazon has been a quiet but potent ...

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Speaker Ryan broadcasts ‘#Snowzilla’ with funky live stream

NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Friday, January 22, 2016, 5:20 PM House Speaker Paul Ryan got funky when “#Snowzilla” started to do its thing. Jack Dempsey/AP “Here’s something from Washington, DC, that won’t make you want to throw your phone across ...

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House votes Wisc. Rep. Paul Ryan in as Speaker

NEW YORK DAILY NEWS WASHINGTON BUREAU Thursday, October 29, 2015, 10:39 AM Win McNamee/Getty Images Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wisc.) is congratulated by fellow politicians after his election as House Speaker on Thursday. WASHINGTON — The House voted Rep. Paul Ryan ...

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