Modi's itinerary: Sep 26: Arrives in New York, stays at New York Palace Hotel; Mayor Bill de Blasio calls on Modi. Meets Nobel Prize-winning scientist Harold Eliot Varmus, director of the National Cancer Institute.
Newkerala.com, Tue, Sep 23 2014 @ 03:58 PM
Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron has been overheard describing his nervousness about the Scotland referendum and how Queen Elizabeth II appeared relieved when he called to tell her the result. The leader was filmed chatting with former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg in New York when microphones picked up what they said.
Nanaimo Daily News, Tue, Sep 23 2014 @ 05:29 PM
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 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. Shares dropped as much as 6.8 percent, the biggest decline in more than a month, before closing at 7.60 dinars, down 1.9 percent in Amman trading.
The Washington Post, Tue, Sep 23 2014 @ 12:23 PM
Economist Alan Nasser presents a slashing indictment of the vicious nature of finance capitalism; The Bio-Social Facts of American Capitalism: David Price excavates the racist anthropology of Earnest Hooten and his government allies; Is Zero-Tolerance Policing Worth More Chokehold Deaths? Martha Rosenberg and Robert Wilbur assay the deadly legacy of the Broken Windows theory of criminology; Gaming the White Man's Money: Louis Proyect offers a short history of tribal casinos; Death by Incarceration: Troy Thomas reports from inside prison on the cruelty of life without parole sentences.
Counterpunch, Tue, Sep 23 2014 @ 11:27 AM
U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara issued a statement questioning the de Blasio administration's commitment to curbing a "culture of violence" against adolescent inmates at the city jail on Rikers Island and threatened legal action to compel reforms. The statement came at the end of a 49-day period that Mr. Bharara's office had given the city to come up with solutions.
New York Business.com, Tue, Sep 23 2014 @ 07:42 AM