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ALBANY, N.Y. (AP)  A group of upstate New York district attorneys is expressing concerns over how to implement rule changes that aim to give defendants more information about their case.

The prosecutors made the comments Monday in Albany during a hearing on the law's implementation. The changes go into effect at the beginning of next year.

The prosecutors say they don't have the funds to implement the changes to the legal process known as discovery.

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ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP)  Rookie Miles Sanders scored on a career-best 65-yard touchdown run and the Philadelphia Eagles snapped a two-game skid with a 31-13 win over the Buffalo Bills on Sunday.

Carson Wentz finished 17 of 24 for 172 and a touchdown passing in a game the Eagles blew open by scoring TDs 83 seconds apart spanning halftime.

Dallas Goedert scored on a 5-yard catch. Jordan Howard had a team-best 96 yards rushing and scored on a 3-yard run, and Boston Scott scored on a 4-yard run after Sanders left the game with a shoulder injury in the third quarter.

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP)  The eastern hellbender will get more protection and the bald eagle and peregrine falcon will get less under proposed changes to New York's list of endangered and threatened species.

The Department of Environmental Conservation is proposing removal of 19 species from the state's endangered and threatened list. Those species including the bald eagle and peregrine falcon show significant population growth, making them no longer threatened. There are now 390 pairs of breeding bald eagles in New York, compared to one pair when they were listed as endangered in 1973.

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP)  A new law in New York allows breastfeeding mothers to delay jury duty for up to two years.

The law signed Monday by Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo requires mothers who want to postpone jury duty to submit a note from a physician. Jury duty can't have already been postponed or excused.

The National Conference of State Legislatures says 17 other states have similar laws.

Democratic Assembly Member Marcos Crespo said the bill protects maternal and child health while allowing people to fulfill their civic duty at a later time.

WATERLOO, N.Y. (AP)  An Amish father who says childhood vaccines run counter to his family's religious beliefs is suing to overturn New York's ban on religious exemptions that let unvaccinated children attend school.

Jonas Stoltzfus' lawsuit contends the law violates the constitutional right of religious freedom that first drew Amish settlers to New York in the 1800s. More than 12,000 Amish now live in the state, according to the lawsuit.

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y.  (AP) Tre'Davious White forced two second-half turnovers, Micah Hyde returned an onside kick for a touchdown, and the Buffalo Bills rallied from a five-point deficit for a 31-21 victory over the winless Miami Dolphins on Sunday.

The Bills, who began the day favored by 17 points, avoided what would have been a major upset against a patchwork Dolphins opponent in a major rebuilding mode.

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NEW YORK (AP)  The Senate's top Democrat is calling on the Food and Drug Administration to examine a report that found dozens of baby food products contaminated with lead and other metals.

Sen. Chuck Schumer says Sunday the FDA must take more action to regulate the baby food industry. A study by Healthy Babies Bright Futures found the presence of heavy metals in 95% of the 168 baby foods that were tested.

The study found 95% of the food tested contained lead, arsenic, mercury or cadmium. It found one in four baby foods that were tested contained all four metals.

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) Attorneys for New York have signaled they are not challenging court rulings that invalidated a ban on outside income for state lawmakers and linked pay raises.

Democratic Attorney General Letitia James' office has withdrawn its initial appeal of one ruling to the state Supreme Court's Third Department in Albany. State court records do not show the attorney general has appealed the other ruling.

James' office didn't respond to request for comment left Thursday.

This year, base pay for lawmakers jumped from $79,500 to $110,000.

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP)  Attorneys for New York have signaled they are not challenging court rulings that invalidated a ban on outside income for state lawmakers and linked pay raises.

Democratic Attorney General Letitia James' office has withdrawn its initial appeal of one ruling to the state Supreme Court's Third Department in Albany. State court records do not show the attorney general has appealed the other ruling.

James' office didn't respond to request for comment left Thursday.

This year, base pay for lawmakers jumped from $79,500 to $110,000.

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ALBANY, N.Y. (AP)  Some criticized New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo Tuesday for using a racial slur for African Americans while discussing historical discrimination toward darker-skinned Italian immigrants.

The Democrat used the slur in an interview on WAMC radio while speaking about Columbus Day and a recent New York Times article about how Italians overcame bigotry in the U.S.

The governor made his comments as he criticized Italian stereotypes and called for African American, Jewish and Italian communities to stick up for one another when one group faces bigotry.

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