In a previously unreported exchange from 2008, Donald Trump threw his support behind then-Senator Hillary Clinton’s bid for the Democratic nomination, calling her “fantastic.”

During a speech in Youngstown, OH, Trump today laid out a broad framework for combating global Islamic terrorism, invoking the Cold War era to try new approaches to limiting the influx of immigrants into the country.

Trump called for an ideological test for immigrants, saying he would institute “extreme vetting” for visa applicants.

The GOP nominee also said he would work closely with NATO allies to defeat Islamic State militants if he won the election in November, reversing an earlier threat that the United States might not meet its NATO treaty obligations with allies.

Speaking in Ohio ahead of Trump, Rudy Giuliani, who was the mayor of New York City on 9/11, declared that Islamic extremists hadn’t carried out any terror attacks on American soil before Barack Obama’s presidency.

At a rally in VP Joe Biden’s hometown of Scranton, PA, Clinton, in a surprising turn, introduced Biden — not the opposite — allowing Pennsylvania’s native son to make his 2016 on-the-stump debut.

Clinton is heading to the Hamptons at the end of the month for a three-day fundraising sprint that includes a dinner hosted by singers Jimmy Buffett and Jon Bon Jovi, according to sources familiar with the Democratic presidential candidate’s fundraising schedule.

in the more than a year since he began his White House bid, Trump has not held a single event aimed at black voters in their communities, and has also turned down repeated invitations to address gatherings of black leaders, ignored African-American conservatives in states he needs to win and made numerous inflammatory comments about minorities.

Paul Manafort rebuked a recent New York Times investigation that said the top Trump has ties to a large network that Ukrainian government investigators said was used to loot assets and influence elections, calling it “unfounded, silly and nonsensical.”

Rep. Tom Reed, the second New York congressional Republican to endorse Trump, said he’s concerned about the current state of the nominee’s campaign, and that he had shared his concerns privately with Trump staffers.

Reince Priebus, th longest-serving chairman of the Republican National Committee in history, is reportedly weighing a return engagement as head of the GOP.

A national anti-gambling group is looking at litigation to try to reverse a new law legalizing daily fantasy sports contests in New York.

The SUNY system will pay a private search firm more than $200,000 to round up candidates to replace Chancellor Nancy Zimpher, who will step down next year.

The Syracuse school board will pay Jaime Alicea an annual salary of $190,000 as interim superintendent of the Syracuse City School District. (That’s considerably less than the woman he’s replacing earned).

Kenneth Callahan, the former Old Westbury Village administrator who was removed from his position and rehired by the mayor to “help him out” with maximizing a pension benefit, has resigned from his new village job.

An Albany judge has cleared the way for the state DEC to resume cutting what has become a planned but contested snowmobile trail that would link the Adirondack communities of Newcomb and Minerva.

Absent a miraculous change of heart on the part of New York officials, the Port Authority’s design competition for a new bus terminal on Manhattan’s West Side for New Jersey commuters has reached a mortal impasse.

Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie’s nomination of former Democratic Nassau Comptroller Howard Weitzman to serve on the Nassau Interim Finance Authority board appears to have stalled without explanation.

Longtime Albany City Court Judge Thomas Keefe will resign Sept. 30 amid allegations of repeated judicial misconduct — including profanity-laced diatribes at prosecutors, the improper dismissal of cases and the unconstitutional jailing of a defendant because she called her lawyer against his wishes.

The number of apartments on the market in Manhattan and Brooklyn in July were the highest in years — driving down prices and paving the way for landlords to court would-be buyers with concessions such as covering broker’s fees or offering a free month’s rent.

Cuomo signed legislation on Friday allowing Monroe County to dissolve three local development corporations.

Ivanka Trump is taking a break from the campaign trail to vacation with friends. She shared a scenic snap with Wendi Deng Murdoch, the ex-wife of billionaire media mogul Rupert Murdoch, from Dubrovnik, Croatia