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NY rapper Bobby Shmurda faces gun, drug charges

FILE -- In this Oct. 30, 2014 file photo, Bobby Shmurda arrives at Power 105.1's Powerhouse 2014 at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. Shmurda whose real name is Ackquille Pollard has been arrested in New York City in a gun and narcotics investigation. Authorities said Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014, that he was apprehended after leaving a Manhattan recording studio. Several others were also taken into custody. (Photo by Scott Roth/Invision/AP, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — An up-and-coming rapper who performs under the name of Bobby Shmurda will face gun and drug trafficking charges when an arraignment is unsealed in court.

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NYC rapper Bobby Shmurda arrested in drug case

FILE -- In this Oct. 30, 2014 file photo, Bobby Shmurda arrives at Power 105.1's Powerhouse 2014 at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. Shmurda whose real name is Ackquille Pollard has been arrested in New York City in a gun and narcotics investigation. Authorities said Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014, that he was apprehended after leaving a Manhattan recording studio. Several others were also taken into custody. (Photo by Scott Roth/Invision/AP, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — An up-and-coming rapper was among several people arrested Wednesday in an investigation into a series of gang-related shootings and drug trafficking in the city.

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Wade leads Heat past Nets 95-91

Miami Heat guard Dwyane Wade (3) shoots over Brooklyn Nets guard Sergey Karasev (10) in the first half their NBA basketball game at the Barclays Center, Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2014, in New York. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

NEW YORK (AP) — Dwyane Wade had a stomach virus and missed Miami’s shootaround on Tuesday. He wasn’t sure if he would be able to play against Brooklyn.

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St. Francis defeated Mount St. Vincent 90-72

BROOKLYN, N.Y. (AP) — Brent Jones finished with 25 points, six rebounds and six assists to lead St. Francis Brooklyn to a 90-72 win over Mount St. Vincent, a Division III opponent, on Saturday.

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World Trade Center tower boasts large-scale, bold art

In this Dec. 9, 2014 file photo, Britain's Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, left, and Kate, Duchess of Cambridge, walk in front of a mural by Jose Parla as the royal couple takes a tour of the lobby of new One World Trade Center following a visit to the nearby National September 11 Memorial and Museum, in New York.  The building opened to great fanfare last month as the first tenants moved into the 104-story tower through the vast lobby dominated by Parla's monumental abstract mural. The color-splashed, 90-by-15-foot painting is among 13 public artworks by five artists selected or commissioned for the historic skyscraper.  (AP Photo/Shannon Stapleton, Pool, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — The new 1 World Trade Center opened to great fanfare last month as the first tenants moved into the 1,776-foot tower through a vast lobby dominated by a monumental abstract mural. The color-splashed, 90-by-15-foot painting is among more than a dozen works selected or commissioned for the skyscraper.

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