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  • Immigrant arrested in bludgeoning death of NYU professor claims self-defense

    06/16/2018 2:33:47 PM PDT · by Beowulf9 · 28 replies
    http://www.foxnews.com ^ | June 10, 2018 | Frank Miles
    A Brooklyn man accused of murdering a 66-year-old professor after a war of words over immigration is claiming self-defense, his attorney said Friday.
  • Neighbors rush to man’s defense after he is arrested for shoving a 12-year-old boy to the ground

    06/15/2018 9:09:24 PM PDT · by Teflonic · 139 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 6/15/18 | Minyvonne Burke
    * William Conte, 39, was caught on video shoving a 12-year-old boy to the ground * The boy, Alex Anderson, said Conte's wife was following him and his friend * Anderson is seen in the video calling the woman a 'low life' while his friend calls her a 'pedophile' and asks if she like 'taking pictures of little children' * Conte, a father-of-two, was charged with criminal mischief and harassment * Residents have stuck up for Conte and one neighbor said the kids were trying to throw a dead snake into his wife's car A Long Island man was arrested...
  • U.S. judge orders EPA to limit pollution into New York, Connecticut

    06/14/2018 2:30:33 AM PDT · by Libloather · 47 replies
    Reuters ^ | 6/13/18 | Jonathan Stempel
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - A federal judge on Wednesday ordered the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to take steps to curb ozone pollution that blows into New York and Connecticut from five other states. The decision by U.S. District Judge John Koeltl in Manhattan is a victory for New York’s and Connecticut’s attorneys general, Barbara Underwood and George Jepsen. Their offices sued EPA administrator Scott Pruitt in January, accusing him of ignoring his responsibilities under the federal Clean Air Act to reduce pollution.
  • NY AG Wants State Law Changed Due To D’Souza Pardon

    06/03/2018 9:31:28 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 46 replies
    Hotair ^ | 06/03/2018 | Taylor Millard
    New York Attorney General Barbara Underwood is pretty rankled by President Donald Trump’s pardon of Dinesh D’Souza. Underwood is so irritated, she’s calling for New York to change what she’s calling the “double jeopardy loophole” to prevent things like this from happening again. “President Trump’s latest pardon makes crystal clear his willingness to use his pardon power to thwart the cause of justice, rather than advance it. By pardoning Dinesh D’Souza, President Trump is undermining the rule of law by pardoning a political supporter who is an unapologetic convicted felon. First it was Sheriff Joe Arpaio. Then it was...
  • Maryland tunnel digger accused of killing pal feared North Korea missile attack

    05/31/2018 5:38:11 PM PDT · by TigerLikesRooster · 53 replies
    NY Daily News ^ | May 31, 2018 | Nicole Hensley
    Maryland tunnel digger accused of killing pal feared North Korea missile attack By Nicole Hensley May 31, 2018 | 7:45 PM A man was charged in the death of a pal killed while digging a secret network of tunnels under his Maryland home he hoped would save him from North Korea’s budding nuclear missile program, according to his lawyer. After months of nuclear weapon tests by the isolated nation last year, 27-year-old Daniel Beckwitt began construction on an underground bunker to protect himself from a possible intercontinental ballistic missile attack at his Bethesda property. The digger’s paranoia was fueled by...
  • Maybe She Had So Much Money She Just Lost Track of It

    05/29/2018 6:40:59 PM PDT · by Zhang Fei · 32 replies
    The Cut ^ | May 28, 2018 9:05 pm | Jessica Pressler
    It started with money, as it so often does in New York. A crisp $100 bill slipped across the smooth surface of the mid-century-inspired concierge desk at 11 Howard, the sleek new boutique hotel in Soho. Looking up, Neffatari Davis, the 25-year-old concierge, who goes by “Neff,” was surprised to see the cash had come from a young woman who seemed to be around her age. She had a heart-shaped face and pouty lips surrounded by a wild tangle of red hair, her eyes framed by incongruously chunky black glasses that Neff, an aspiring cinematographer with an eye for detail,...
  • CNN Tosses Softballs to Dem Candidate Who Wants to Ban 'Assault Weapons'

    05/29/2018 6:53:03 AM PDT · by rktman · 18 replies
    newsbusters.org ^ | 5/28/2018 | Brad Wilmouth
    At 8:47 a.m. Eastern, the CNN host set up the segment: "An Army veteran running for Congress in upstate New York is getting a lot of attention with a campaign ad that seems to defy some of the interests of his own possible gun rights constituents." After running the ad which depicts children dressed as combat soldiers with Ryan commenting that the U.S. should either ban "assault weapons" or equip children to fight back against them, Camerota introduced her guest and began by posing: "So those are striking images. What's your goal with that ad?" As Ryan argued in favor...
  • Highway billboard raising concern in Manhattan

    05/27/2018 5:34:34 AM PDT · by Libloather · 23 replies
    WIBW ^ | 5/22/18 | Ann Olamiju
    MANHATTAN, Kan. (WIBW) -- A billboard along I-70 is raising eyebrows - and questions. The sign along eastbound I-70 near Junction City reads, "Manhattan is the closest thing to communism." A notation at the bottom states the sign is paid for by the Ford family. Public records show the billboard is owned by Ron Ford.
  • Parents sue deadbeat (30 year old) son to get out of their house

    05/22/2018 5:01:09 PM PDT · by EdnaMode · 64 replies
    New York Post ^ | May 22, 2018 | Lia Eustachewich
    He’s got the mother — and father — of all problems. A fed-up upstate couple is giving her unemployed 30-year-old son, who still lives at home, a dose of tough love — by suing him to have him evicted. Christina and Mark Rotondo have sent their son Michael five notices between Feb. 2 and March 30 in an effort to toss him from their Camillus home, according to the mom’s suit, filed earlier this month in Onondaga County Supreme Court. “Michael, After a discussion with your Mother, we have decided that you must leave this house immediately,” reads the Feb....
  • SCHNEIDERMAN ELIGIBLE FOR $63K A YEAR PENSION

    05/20/2018 3:49:40 AM PDT · by Libloather · 21 replies
    WGRZ ^ | 5/14/18
    **SNIP** Schneiderman is eligible for a $63,000 a year pension - but the Albany Times Union reports that he has yet to file for retirement with the state. The democrat stepped down last week after reports came out that he assaulted four women.
  • Police: Barber throws angry customer through the window

    05/19/2018 5:37:12 PM PDT · by HonkyTonkMan · 28 replies
    10TV ^ | 05/18/18
    NEW YORK Police say a stylist at a Brooklyn barbershop threw a client through the front window after he complained about his haircut. According to the Daily News of New York, the 33-year-old victim was at the Levels Barbershop in Crown Heights, Brooklyn, on Thursday afternoon. Police say he threatened to withhold payment for the cut because he didn't like it. Police said the barber was enraged and shoved him through the storefront window, leaving a gaping hole in the glass. The victim's face was ripped open and his clothing was covered in blood. He was taken by ambulance to...
  • Samantha Bee to Eric Schneiderman (her superhero last November): ‘**** you!’

    05/16/2018 6:37:23 PM PDT · by Libloather · 27 replies
    NY Post ^ | 5/10/18 | Bruce Golding
    **SNIP** In the opening monologue on the latest episode of her weekly cable program, “Full Frontal,” Bee went on a coarse tirade that called the domestic abuse allegations against Schneiderman “especially infuriating, given his supposed woke bae-ness.” “Now, Schneiderman was a guest on my show, so this is a little complicated for me to talk about, but — just kidding, it’s not complicated. F–k you, Eric Schneiderman!” she said, to cheers and applause from the audience. “No, no, let me say it louder,” Bee interrupted, before repeating the insult with audio reverb added.
  • NRA Sues New York Over Pressure Campaign Against Financial Institutions Working with the NRA

    05/15/2018 8:35:25 PM PDT · by MarvinStinson · 1 replies
    freebeacon ^ | May 14, 2018 | Stephen Gutowski
    'The tactics employed by these public officials are aimed to deprive the NRA of its First Amendment right' The National Rifle Association filed suit against the New York State Department of Financial Services and Governor Andrew Cuomo (D.) on Friday, alleging they violated the group's First Amendment rights. The lawsuit, filed in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of New York, said New York engaged in a "viewpoint-based discrimination campaign" against the NRA and its members. It claims that the governor and regulatory agency he oversees have engaged in a pressure campaign against financial institutions that deal with...
  • State Dems don’t want Independents to vote in party primary (NY)

    05/15/2018 5:48:47 PM PDT · by Libloather · 13 replies
    NY Post ^ | 5/14/18 | Carl Campanile
    New York Democratic leaders say they want more people to vote — except they won’t allow anyone but registered Democrats to vote in party primaries. The New York State Democratic Party plans on blocking a proposed resolution at its May 23-24 convention that would allow independent or “unaffiliated” voters to vote in this year’s Democratic primary for governor. New York’s restrictive voting laws became a national embarrassment in 2016 as many younger voters realized they couldn’t vote for Bernie Sanders in the presidential primary against Hillary Clinton because they missed the deadline to enroll as Democrats.
  • NY attorney general called #MeToo movement 'extraordinary' days before resignation

    05/11/2018 3:43:09 AM PDT · by Libloather · 25 replies
    ABC News ^ | 5/10/18 | Meghan Keneally
    Former New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman didn't want to answer questions about the #MeToo movement in the days before abuse allegations against him were made public, according to an interview he gave to Alec Baldwin published Tuesday. **SNIP** Just four days before the allegations were made public, Schneiderman sat down for an interview with Alec Baldwin for his WNYC Studios podcast "Here's The Thing." It appears to be the final long-form interview Schneiderman gave while in office. The full interview was published online late Tuesday night, and in the introduction, Baldwin states that there were "signs maybe something was...
  • Schneiderman uses apartment worker, neighbor to hide from media

    05/10/2018 5:47:47 PM PDT · by Libloather · 27 replies
    NY Post ^ | 5/10/18 | Caroline Spivack, Bruce Golding
    Eric Schneiderman had a paint-spattered maintenance worker at his swank Upper West Side apartment building run interference Thursday morning as he scurried into a waiting SUV. The longtime employee, who gave his name as Henry, told The Post he was working inside near the service entrance when the disgraced ex-attorney general begged him for help. “Henry, will you walk in front of me because the press are out there waiting for me?” Henry recalled Schneiderman saying.
  • Local Foot Race in Upstate NY Distribute T-Shirts with Anti-Trump Design

    05/01/2018 10:51:29 AM PDT · by AbolishCSEU · 12 replies
    Twitter | 5/1/2018 | @BobLonsberry
    Plenty of Upset among#Seneca7 runners about political jab in race t-shirt. Running should not become another hotbed of progressive intolerance. Leave the politics at home. Race co-director Jackie Augustine, Keuka professor and former Geneva Democrat politician, is suspected.
  • New York bill would ban riflery, trap shooting, archery in public schools

    04/27/2018 11:46:33 AM PDT · by C19fan · 33 replies
    NY UP ^ | April 26, 2018 | David Figura
    A state lawmaker from New York City has authored a bill that would end riflery, trap shooting and archery as a sport in public schools. Assemblywoman Linda B. Rosenthal, a Democrat who represents the 67th Assembly District in western Manhattan, introduced the bill on April 20. At this point, there is no co-sponsor for it in the state Senate. The bill, A10428, which was sent to the Assembly's Education Committee, would amend the state's Education Law and calls for the "prohibition of marksmanship and/or shooting programs in public schools" - a change that "shall take effect immediately."
  • NY Socialist Students Want To Abolish ROTC

    04/25/2018 3:42:26 AM PDT · by Libloather · 40 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 4/23/18 | Rob Shimshock
    The City College of New York’s Young Democratic Socialists of America chapter wants the school’s Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC) kicked off campus, according to a Monday report. The college’s YDSA chapter announced its desire to ban the group from campus in a flyer presumably found on campus and posted to Twitter Friday, reported Campus Reform. “ROTC off our campus,” said the socialist students. “The rich will never die for you…don’t die for the rich.”
  • Man wearing ‘MAGA’ hat shoves stranger onto subway tracks

    04/22/2018 6:34:35 AM PDT · by conservative98 · 67 replies
    NY Post ^ | April 22, 2018 | | Post Staff Report
    An apparent supporter of President Trump got into an argument with a man on a subway train and later pushed him onto the tracks, police said Saturday. The 24-year-old victim had been accosted by his assailant, who was wearing a “Make America Great Again’’ hat, on a No.4 train on Friday. Police said the attacker, who is African-American, spewed anti-Hispanic slurs at the victim. They both got off at Union Square, where the victim was shoved off the platform.