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Court rejects appeals in separate cases

SCHENECTADY — An appeals court has upheld the convictions of a pair of prisoners serving lengthy prison terms in upstate New York. The Daily Gazette of Schenectady reports 36-year-old Luvadollar Godallah and 57-year-old Eric Launder’s appeals were rejected last week. ...

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Photonics could bring IP work to area

As a Department of Defense-led integrated photonics manufacturing institute is taking root in Rochester, attorneys at local intellectual property firms are anticipating additional legal work from startup companies expected to spring up nearby. While it’s hard to forecast the impact ...

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New nations joining cyber-espionage game

LONDON — Researchers say some smaller, poorer nations are now using spy software, suggesting that recent data leaks and lawsuits have not deterred governments from investing in off-the-shelf cyber-espionage products. Internet watchdog group Citizen Lab said in a report recently ...

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Judge upholds man’s conviction in plot with X-ray weapon

ALBANY — A federal judge has upheld a man’s conviction for plotting to kill Muslims with a mobile X-ray device, rejecting the argument that there was no actual conspiracy with a device that never worked. Judge Gary Sharpe, who presided ...

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Agency to protect disabled rarely brings charges

SCHENECTADY — In a video he made with his PlayStation, a 12-year-old developmentally disabled boy in a group home points to his swollen right eye and says, “Mom, this is what it looks like. … He slammed me.” His camera ...

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NY postpones key provision in reform law

ALBANY — Gov. Andrew Cuomo has signed legislation to postpone for a year a key provision of New York’s recently enacted reforms for nonprofits that would prohibit employees from serving also as chairmen. The law, intended to prevent conflicts of ...

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Man charged in bank robbery, suspect in others

BUFFALO — A 37-year-old man has been charged in what federal authorities say was the first of more than a dozen connected bank robberies in western New York. Federal prosecutors announced Tuesday that Casey Swain of Buffalo made his initial ...

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