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assembly speaker sheldon silver. they fought hard to get the sealed court documents released, and today they were. prosecutors accused silver of abusing his power to help two women, alleging he had affairs with both. >> david, you might be wondering why should someone's personal affairs matter in a corruption case. the judge answered that question today saying it contradicts the argument silver's lawyers wanted to make, that he was an upstanding citizen of high moral character. the defendant engaged in extramarital relationships with two women, one of whom lobbied the defendant on a regular basis on behalf of clients, and the other for whom the defendant used his official position to recommend for a job with the state. silver of course is the former assembly speaker convicted last fall of fraud, extortion, and money laundering, all stems from
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an oncologist friend and well-connected real estate firms. his attorneys have maintained he is not guilty and was simply conducting albany business has permitted under the law. as for the affairs, silver's lawyer said today, these are unproven and se allegations. the women alleged to have had affairs with silver are not named in the court papers today. their names are redacted and their lawyers lobbied to keep the entire incident sealed and secret from the public. >> andrew, thank you. now we turn to the battle for new york one day after butting heads in a heated debate, bernie sanders left the country attending a conference at the vatican, while hillary clinton appealed to mostly latino voters in west harlem. >> as for senator sanders, if
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appeal, you're about to hear his name chanted over and over again in rome. first, hillary clinton visited a community center in east harlem to talk about affordable housing and the economy. she also recalled a recent visit to puerto rico. >> the island is in a crisis. half the people are living in poverty. the schools are being shut down. doctors are leaving because they can't get paid, leaving people without health care. >> mrs. clinton and the city council speaker stood on stage together at one point. speaker mark viv retoe make motion l. primary day in new york is just around the corner. as for clinton's opponent, some analysts are questioning whether foreign trip limits his campaign. senator bernie sanders arriving in italy will take part in a conference at the vatican.
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he'll have a meeting with pope francis. sanders fresh from a fierce debate with hillary clinton said this -- >> i have been nor enormously impressed by pope francis and his visionary views. >> a new ad by sanders never says clinton's name, but it's aimed at her. >> and while washington politicians are paid over $200,000 an hour for speeches, they oppose raising the living wage to $15 an hour. $200,000 an hour for them, but not even $15 an hour for all americans. >> for mrs. clinton, the morning began with an endorsement from news day writing that clinton's, quote, experience on the world stage makes her the best choice to deal with its complicated troubles. the topic of international
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just a few of the numerous issues clinton and sanders sparred about in last night's debate. sanders asked what he meant when he questioned clinton's qualifications at being president. >> but i do question -- but i do question her judgment. i question a judgment which voted for the war in iraq. >> i've been called lot of things in my life. that was a first. and then -- he did say that he had to question my judgment. well, the people of new york voted for me twice to be their senator for new york. >> and another busy day for both. mrs. clinton will head to the west coast tonight for a fundraiser with the actor george clooney. bernie sanders is set to come back to the u.s. at some point tomorrow, his campaign says, and be back on the campaign trail. back to you, david. on the republican side,
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hold two rallies. then he'll held to hartford, connecticut. he picked up the endorsement of the new york post today. they say he reflects, quote, the best of new york values. that new york values phrase was a big part of his speech at a gop gala in midtown. >> new york values were on display for all to see in the aftermath of 9/11, a strike at the heart of our city and our nation. >> and i maintain to you i'm going to leave cleveland as the nominee. whether you believe it or not, it's going to happen. >> so i stand with you today with a request that we rise and stand together. >> ted cruz was the final speaker of the night and seemed to be ignored by the crowd. >> to stand as one, to stand united. >> as he was speaking, audience members seemed to be walking around. today, ted cruz is in western new york. and he'll be holding a rally in rochester.
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two town halls today. a few hours ago, he met with the public in watertown new york. this afternoon, he'll be in utica. last night, former governor george pataki endorsed john kasich saying he's the only republican that can trouns hillary clinton. a group of former apprentice contestants are turning the table on donald trump. six people who appeared on the tv show including the season four winner are joining forces to denounce the republican frontrunner. the contestants believe trump is not worthy of becoming president. >> we denounce donald's campaign of sexism, zee na phobia, racism, violence and hate as a team. >> donald trump slammed the former don test tants as six failing wannabes. voters hit the polls tuesday
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you can get the latest on the candidates at nbcnewyork.com. in new jersey, a fire that already destroyed several homes rekindled this morning. chopper 4 was above the scene as it happened. a few firefighters were hurt trying to get this under control. tracie strahan is on the ground now with the latest. >> reporter: the street opened about an hour and a half ago. you may be able to hear the board up crews right behind me. investigators, they're expected back here today as well, not only to try and figure out what led to that initial fire, buu why flames started back up here again. hours after they thought it was under control, jersey city fire crews battled flames darting from this row of homes on four street all over again. chopper 4 was over the scene as thick smoke and pockets of fire erupted from 271 forest around 6:00 this morning. >> it was scary. you know, we thought it was
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did not expect this to happen this morning. >> reporter: cell phone video shows what firefighters were up against. the flames so up tense, a second floor collapsed. this is the same row of homes that initially caught fire just before 8:00 last night with flames hopping from a vacant home and spreading to four others nearby. >> you know, it's -- it hurts because now i'm look at it, every time i look out the window now, it's gone. four houses. >> reporter: jie udy lives right across the street. others now without a home wipe soot from personal items that narrowly missed being destroyed. >> i just told them, i don't know what i can do, but if there's anything i can help with, i will try to help. >> reporter: now, officials tell us a total of three firefighters were injured. they're being treated at jersey center medical center. the red cross is currently
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displaced as a result of this. live, tracie strahan, news4 new york. new at noon, the nypd's investigating the death of a man at homeless shelter. the body was found about 8:30 this morning. detectives say the 56-year-old man had a cut on his neck, but there's nothing more now on the cause of death. we'll bring you the latest when we get it. a delta jet flying out of la guardia made an emergency landing after a bird hit and broke its windshield. 57 pears were on board. the plane ended up landing in west virginia. it landed at the charleston airport late yesterday. next at noon, remembering the boston marathon bombings three years later. also, could the 1 million tenants in rent stabilized apartments be in for another rent freeze?
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it's going to be beautiful as we head through the rest of the day and into the weekend, david. we're going to have your full forecast for you, tell you what to expect. i'll give you one hint. 70s. coming up next on "new york live" at 12:30, feelingchecking out the three best ways to relax. and marie osmond stops by. coming up on "new york live" at
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american workers know how to fight back and rebuild an economy. so does she. we need jobs that provide dignity and a bright future. new penalties to stop companies
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and jobs overseas. for businesses that create manufacturing jobs, a new tax credit. and let's invest in clean energy jobs, with 500 million solar panels installed by the end of her first term. a real plan to create new jobs and industries of the future. hillary clinton. i'm hillary clinton and i approve this message. the city of boston is marking the third anniversary of the deadly marathon bombings. mayor marty walsh joined survivors and victims' families for a wreath laying ceremony. three people were killed and more than 260 others were injured in the bombings. this year's marathon will be held monday under tight security.
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york native shot and killed in new orleans will be remembered with a public viewing today. will smith who played for the new orleans saints was killed saturday night. cardell hayes is now in custody. the saints are hosting the public viewing at its training facility and then a brass band parade is a tradition in new orleans, will take place afterwards. nba team owners could be moving the 2015 all-star game out of north carolina. earlier this week, several senators reached out to adam silver. the law has led to companies including paypal to cancel expansion plans in the state and artists like bruce springsteen to cancel performances there. >> they could be poised to freeze regulated rates for the
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the cost of operating rental buildings fell over the last 12 months. the report shows that lower fuel costs offset an increase in taxes and labor costs. the board is set to vote on the matter next month. oil production taking center stage at a big meeting and santana is back. bill griffith is back. >> when is the last time we've heard about santana? it's been a while, that's for sure. first, a quiet day on wall street. i think they are waiting for this big meeting on oil prices. last night, china came out with its latest growth numbers. they're strong, but still not what the world was expecting. that used to be a double digit growth country. let me tell you about this. the possibility that cheap oil and gasoline prices may be coming to an end may be decided to weekend.
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around the world, including saudi arabia and russia, but not the u.s., will be meeting to talk about a possible freeze in oil production. there's a glut of oil around the world that has caused oil and gasoline prices to plummet and it has strained the russian and saudi economies. will they freeze production and if they do, will oil prices rally? we will know on sunday. meantime, santana is out with an album. their last one came out 45 years ago. the legendary bland that played woodstock in 1969 last came out with an album in 1971. just think about the difference in the music business over those 45 years. back in '71, all albums were on
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it's available on spotify and amazon prime and apple itunes and all those things. so welcome back santana. it is april 15th, but it's not tax day today. for most of us, it's on monday. they're celebrating emancipation day in washington, d.c. monday, in maine and massachusetts, it's patriots day. >> i got you. all right. bill, have a good weekend. >> you too, david. >> mondays are bad enough without tax day. >> i know. >> but there's always a bright side. >> there you go. >> monday, it's going to be in the mid-70s. >> sweet. >> we've got a terrific forecast to give you. let's walk on over to the weather wall, see what's happening outside. it's a little bit cool, but that glorious sunshine makes it feel so refreshing as you walk outside. this is just the way it's going to be as we head through the next several hours.
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technical problem in front of us. we'll work through that. gorgeous days keep on coming at us, everyone. it is going to be just beautiful. cooler right along the coastline. temperatures in the 40s right now. and the rain steers away from is and that's good news over the next several days. all right, let's take a look at conditions outside right now. 57 degrees in central park. 57 in valley stream. 53 in white plains. widen out that picture, not much changes, even up into the hudson valley and higher elevations. temperatures pretty much where they are right in central park. storm tracker, look at this. nothing is happening. all the way up through connecticut, into massachusetts, and all the way back west through the great lakes. the next chance of rain stuck all the way back in northern minnesota or at least pushing
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not going to bother us at all. baiting hollow, everyone. that's what we're looking at right now. the beach looks beautiful. and that's a quick look at how things are going to appear straight through the weekend. it's going to be spectacular. current winds at this hour, not a lot going on. 13 miles per hour in farmingdale. as we take a look at the pollen forecast, this is going to be our problem over the next several days. there's no rain really to wash anything out of the way. on the menu for today, great afternoons. get out there. sunny skies and a fresh breeze to go along with that. terrific physical you want to get out there for your first meal outside. it really warms up into the weekend. keep in mind, a nice sunset tonight at 7:35. clear and cool during the evening hours, down to 53. and the starlit sky at 11:00 p.m. tonight. over the next seven days, yes. >> yes. >> say it again.
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>> 73 on sunday. monday 76. nothing getting in the way of that sunshine. i say we get into the 80s in sections to the inland locations in new jersey. tuesday, 63, a little back door cold front moves through. then we're back up to the mid-70s by thursday. that's a quick look rat forecast, everyone. >> they always wonder whether we're wearing shorts under the desk. the music of matilda will soon end its run on broadway. matilda closing on january 1st. by that time, the british import will have played nearly 16shd tually look like.
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coming up here, it's marie osmond like you have never seen celebrating national eggs benedict day. >> that looks so good. so many great choices. >> thank you, ladies. still ahead on news4 new york at noon, a principal caught on camera getting ready to paddle a 5-year-old student. the video and the punishment now
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secretly as the principal got the child in position for one
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the swat was off camera. the mother says she agreed to the school's policy because she feared retaliation. in fresno, police say they're looking for a pair of thieves who targeted a target store and then called to complain. store security tried to stop the two from leaving the bout how he was treated by security. police are using the phone nu
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he say's we should punish women who have abortions. there has to be some form of punishment. that mexicans who come to america are rapists. they're rapists. and that we should ban muslims from coming here at all. total and complete shut down. donald trump say's we can solve americas problems by turning against each other. it's wrong and it goes against everything new york and america stand for. with so much at stake, she's the one tough enough to stop trump. hillary clinton.
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new york city firefi rolled out this morning. the 2017 edition is a two for one with two calendars featuring both the men and womd >> we're very honored. it's a great tradition. we're keeping it going. keeping new york city safe, raising money.
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you can meet the calendar men and women today in herald square until 2:00 p.m. tonight at 5:00, when you're grieving the lost of a loved one, the cost of the funeral shouldn't have to make things tougher. we'll leave it to "new york
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hi, everybody. happy friday. sara's off today. lauren is here in her sted. now, the water is warming up. it's going to be a beautiful weekend. first, we've got a great show coming up for you right here. new yorkers love to brunch. we visit add few restaurants serving up some of the best egg dishes in the city. >> very exciting. and she's been entertaining audiences for decades, marie

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