Activists blocked streets near the stock exchange to denounce what they say is Wall Street's contribution to climate change. More than 100 demonstrators calling for action on climate change have been arrested after a sit-in protest in Wall Street.
Sky News, Tue, Sep 23 2014 @ 06:08 AM
The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey says trains to 33rd Street in Manhattan and to Journal Square in Jersey City resumed running just after noon Monday. That came a few hours after service had resumed to the World Trade Center.
13WHAM, Mon, Sep 22 2014 @ 07:04 PM
Arab Bank Plc, Jordan's biggest lender, helped Hamas militants carry out a wave of violence in Israel that killed and wounded hundreds of Americans, a New York jury decided in the first trial of its kind in the U.S. The company's shares tumbled. The Amman-based lender was found liable for doing business with more than 150 Hamas leaders and operatives in the early 2000s, helping finance about two dozen deadly suicide bombings, including attacks on crowded restaurants and buses in Tel Aviv and Jerusalem, jurors decided yesterday in federal court in Brooklyn, New York.
The Washington Post, Tue, Sep 23 2014 @ 06:10 AM
From a visit to Ground Zero in New York to a landmark summit with President Barack Obama and meetings with business and community leaders, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will cover a lot of ground during his whirlwind tour of US lasting a little over 100 hours. Here is his tentative programme pieced together from various sources Sep 26: Arrives in New York, stays at New York Palace Hotel; New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio calls on PM; Meets Nobel Prize-winning scientist Harold Eliot Varmus, Director of the National Cancer Institute.
Newkerala.com, Tue, Sep 23 2014 @ 06:19 AM
The People's Climate March, billed by its organizers as the largest event of its kind, drew former U.S. Vice President and Nobel Peace Prize winner Al Gore, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio , and performing artists Leonardo DiCaprio, Mark Ruffalo and Sting. French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius, former U.S. Vice President Al Gore, United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon and French Environment Minister Segolene Royal take part in the March in New York.
Wall Street Journal, Sun, Sep 21 2014 @ 06:49 PM
New York: Australia has restated its commitment to reduce its carbon emissions by 5 per cent below 2000 levels by 2020, at a meeting of the top 17 economies in New York hosted by United States Secretary of State John Kerry. "This is an ambitious target," Foreign Affairs Minister Julie Bishop told the inaugural meeting of the Major Economies Forum Foreign Ministers.
Sydney Morning Herald, Mon, Sep 22 2014 @ 12:46 AM
Perfectly timed to be a rich dessert after the main course exhibit on Charles James's work at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City, this personal collection of drawings, photographs, and ephemera completes a satisfying meal. Charles James was a rebel and genius in the fashion world.
Advocate, Tue, Sep 23 2014 @ 05:10 AM
East Harlem residents weren't happy about the pink-and-turquoise facade of a new building, above in a rendering, so the developer is giving them a vote. Neighbors along a block of century-old buildings on Pleasant Avenue in East Harlem weren't pleased when a developer broke ground in April on a narrow concrete-and-glass building with eye-popping bright pink and turquoise balconies.
Wall Street Journal, Tue, Sep 23 2014 @ 12:21 AM