President Donald Trump this morning bluntly warned North Korea that if it acts “unwisely” it could face military action as the North Korean state news agency accused him of driving the Korean Peninsula to the “brink of a nuclear war.”

Trump plans to interrupt his stay next week at Trump Tower with a quick out-and-back trip to Washington on Monday, according to an updated presidential schedule presented to New York City law enforcement.

Jared Kushner, who has spent months divesting pieces of his vast business empire to serve in the White House, was slapped with a fine by the Office of Government Ethics for late reporting of a financial transaction, according to a newly released document.

Congressional investigators want to question Trump’s longtime personal secretary as part of their ongoing probe into a controversial meeting between Trump campaign officials and a Russian lawyer promising dirt on Hillary Clinton.

A year and three months after first promising he’d release a list of donors who got nothing from City Hall, NYC Mayor de Blasio refused to commit to coughing up his alleged list before Primary Day.

U.S. Navy Secretary Richard V. Spencer said he would follow directions from the president on transgender people in the military but believes “any patriot” should be allowed to serve.

“Six months in, and the Trump women are well on their way to normalizing the footwear of the beauty pageant.” (In other words: Stilettos).

Former President Barack Obama will re-emerge on the national scene this fall, though Democrats expect him to do so with caution.

A few weeks after approval of the “free” college tuition program he opposes, Medaille College President Kenneth Macur asked staff at the college to see if any web domain names with Excelsior Scholarship in them were still available. Seven were found, so the college snapped them up at less than $10 each, redirecting them all to its own site.

Legislation awaiting action by Gov. Andrew Cuomo would allow homeowners to sue a neighbor for invasion of privacy if the neighbor secretly records recreational activities in the homeowner’s backyard.

Franklin County is counting on tax-collection improvements, bulk purchasing and successful grant applications to meet the governor’s shared-services mandate, but local officials also want Albany to tighten its own financial belt.

The family of the late NYPD Officer Miosotis Familia has been thrust into a political squabble over whom they will march with – de Blasio or one of his challengers in the fall election, Bo Dietl – in the Dominican Day Parade on Sunday.

Billionaire hedge fund manager Dan Loeb will remain the chairman of Success Academy’s board of directors despite an incendiary racial remark he made about state Senate Minority Leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins, a spokeswoman for Success said.

Shira Scheindlin, the judge whose 2013 ruling in the city’s stop-and-frisk case helped boost de Blasio’s mayoral campaign has, four years later, donated to one of the mayor’s opponents.

Former U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara, who has already endorsed Suffolk Police Commissioner Timothy Sini for district attorney, is now planning to headline a fundraising event next month for Sini at the law office of his campaign chairman, David Kelley.

A Manhattan federal judge ordered The New York Times to produce the author of an editorial for testimony next week in former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin’s lawsuit alleging she was defamed by a false claim that her political committee incited the gunman who shot Rep. Gabrielle Giffords in 2011.

All 102 state court security officers in Central New York must undergo training as a result of the improper handcuffing of a Syracuse.com reporter two months ago.

Former Rep. Chris Gibson says the “way forward” on the North Korea problem is through China, which can steer North Korean leader Kim Jong Un toward de-escalation, but only if the United States makes it in China’s best interest to do so.

State Police issued more than 21,000 tickets during the “Speed Week” campaign to crackdown on speeding and aggressive driving.

Next month, Bill O’Reilly is set to make an unprecedented visit to one of Fox’s rivals when he sits down for an interview with CNN’s Michael Smerconish.

Rep. John Katko will host a public forum on agriculture Tuesday in Wayne County as Congress begins work on the 2018 farm bill that sets the nation’s agricultural policies.

Salamanca Mayor Michael “Smitty” Smith can’t even go on vacation without a reporter tracking him down to get his reaction to the latest remarks from Seneca President Todd Gates on the status of municipal casino revenues.