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  • NYC police union names Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke as Man of the Year

    08/25/2016 3:31:29 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 34 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | August 25, 2016 | Andrea Noble
    The largest union representing New York City police officers has awarded its man of the year honor to an outspoken black conservative and supporter of Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump. Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke, known for his criticisms of the Black Lives Matter movement as well as President Obama, was named Man of the Year by the New York Patrolmen’s Benevolent Association. Annual honors in the past have often gone to elected leaders or lawmen with New York ties — such as the 2015 award to New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo or to former New York Police Department Commissioner...
  • Epic Gridlock Prompts Travelers To Drag Luggage Along Grand Central Parkway To LaGuardia

    08/24/2016 6:29:01 AM PDT · by C19fan · 10 replies
    CBS News NYC ^ | August 23, 2016 | Staff
    If you thought trips to the airport were tough enough, now it seems flyers have been forced to drag their bags along the side of the road just to get in and out of LaGuardia. Was it a case of poor planning by the Port Authority? And will things gets worse as construction clogs the airport? As CBS2’s Lou Young reported, building the new airport at the old airport was bound to cause problems, but no one was expecting this kind of trouble.
  • Anthony Weiner thinks The Post is trying to ‘catfish’ him

    08/22/2016 12:26:54 AM PDT · by NYRepublican72 · 51 replies
    The New York Post ^ | 8/21/2016 | Page Six
    Anthony Weiner continues to pretend The Post “set him up” to be “catfished.” “Look, I am a target of a local newspaper here in New York,” the pervy pol said on Fernand Amandi’s radio show in Miami this week after Weiner was caught giving out his cellphone number to a guy posing as a female college student during a flirty, private online chat on an LA trip. “They got someone to get into a conversation with me online. I caught them at it, but they still had enough things to make a story out of it.”
  • ‘Like a Furnace’: New Yorkers Sweat It Out as Reports of Hot Subway Cars Rise

    08/22/2016 9:39:59 AM PDT · by C19fan · 31 replies
    NY Times ^ | August 21, 2016 | Emma G. Fitzsimmons
    In the sweaty days of August, when stifling subway platforms become almost unbearable, riders are even more anxious than usual for their trains to arrive so they can cool off inside. Unless, of course, the air-conditioning on board is broken. They are known as hot cars, and Tracey-Ann Johnson found herself stepping onto one on a northbound No. 1 train in Manhattan on Sunday after brunch.
  • Police “Infuriated” Top Cop Sold Out to Hillary ( NYC : Bill Bratton

    08/22/2016 5:25:11 AM PDT · by george76 · 16 replies
    I S ^ | August 20, 2016 | S. Noble
    New York City Police Commissioner Bill Bratton formally announced his resignation on Tuesday, marking the end of a second term as the NYPD’s top cop. He will work at Teneo, a Clinton-tied firm. He will head a new division of the consulting company founded by Declan Kelly, a former State Department special envoy, and Doug Band, once Bill Clinton’s personal assistant. The company, launched in 2011, served as an adviser to the Clinton Global Initiative, and ex-President Clinton served for a short time on the Teneo advisory board. Among Teneo’s past employees is Huma Abedin, who pulled in $15,000 a...
  • Man abandons 4-year-old daughter to flee gunshots

    08/21/2016 10:48:40 AM PDT · by sparklite2 · 10 replies
    New York Post ^ | August 21, 2016 | Abigail Gepner and Linda Massarella
    A man holding his 4-year-old daughter’s hand was so terrified by a drive-by shooting unfolding before him in The Bronx that he released the kid’s grip and made like Usain Bolt — leaving the child to fend for herself, surveillance video released by the NYPD Saturday reveals.
  • Trump meets with Hispanic leaders in New York City

    08/20/2016 3:10:34 PM PDT · by KMG365 · 26 replies
    Trump meets with Hispanic leaders in New York City
  • Know English? For New York Cabdrivers, That’s No Longer Required

    08/20/2016 10:23:32 AM PDT · by reaganaut1 · 40 replies
    New York Times ^ | August 19, 2016 | EMMA G. FITZSIMMONS
    Hail a yellow taxi in New York City, and there is a good chance the driver is from another country. Passengers are regularly exposed to a range of languages that span the globe, from Spanish to Bengali to Urdu. It can be charming, but also maddening for riders who feel that drivers do not understand where they want to go. Don’t you have to speak English, some wonder, to drive a taxi here? As of Friday, the answer is no. That is when new rules went into effect eliminating the requirement that taxi drivers take an English proficiency exam. Now,...
  • Know English? For New York Cabdrivers, That’s No Longer Required

    08/20/2016 9:15:49 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 14 replies
    New York Times ^ | Aug. 19, 2016 | Emma G. FitzSimmons
    Hail a yellow taxi in New York City, and there is a good chance the driver is from another country. Passengers are regularly exposed to a range of languages that span the globe, from Spanish to Bengali to Urdu. It can be charming, but also maddening for riders who feel that drivers do not understand where they want to go. Don’t you have to speak English, some wonder, to drive a taxi here? As of Friday, the answer is no. That is when new rules went into effect eliminating the requirement that taxi drivers take an English proficiency exam. Now,...
  • NYC Muslims grapple with surveillance after imam's killing

    08/18/2016 10:26:15 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 22 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Aug 18, 2016 4:17 PM EDT | Jake Pearson and Ezra Kaplan
    At an emotional funeral service for a New York City imam and his assistant who were gunned down on a Queens street, one friend of the victims took the microphone and demanded that the city install security cameras outside mosques citywide to help protect Muslims from harassment or violence. “Each street corner should have security cameras around our places of worship,” said Anwar Hussein Khan, a teacher. But in the days following that impassioned plea, the city’s Muslim community has since backed away from that request. Muslim activists and civil liberties groups here have spent years opposing police surveillance of...
  • Campaign email warns of Harlem takeover by 'greedy Jews'

    08/18/2016 9:00:23 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 14 replies
    INN ^ | 08/18/16 12:37 | (Arutz Sheva Staff)
    A fundraising email sent out by a candidate running for New York City’s City Council has sparked controversy amid accusations of anti-Semitism and racial incitement. The man at the center of the controversy, Thomas Lopez-Pierre, denies claims his campaign’s rhetoric is anti-Semitic, prominently featuring a 2014 article on his website entitled “Fighting Jewish Slumlords Isn’t Anti-Semitic”. Lopez-Pierre is running for the 7th district seat in the NYC City Council, challenging incumbent and fellow Democrat Mark Levine. […] Lopez-Pierre has repeatedly cited “greedy Jews” in his campaign, including a fundraising email earlier this month calling on supporters to help “Save Harlem...
  • Almost 500 New Yorkers have tested positive for Zika virus

    08/16/2016 11:17:52 PM PDT · by EinNYC · 11 replies
    NY Post ^ | August 16, 2016 | Yoav Gonen
    Nearly 500 New Yorkers — including 49 pregnant women — have tested positive for the Zika ­virus, a more than tenfold increase since April, city officials said ­Tuesday. Five of the 483 victims contracted the virus through sex. The others are believed to have been infected from mosquito bites while traveling outside the United States — a majority in the Dominican Republic.
  • Man charged with murder in shooting deaths of NYC imam, associate

    08/16/2016 10:12:31 AM PDT · by ColdOne · 41 replies
    foxnews.com ^ | 8/16/16 | ap/fox
    A man suspected of gunning down an imam and his friend as they left a New York City mosque was arrested and charged with murder late Monday night, police said. Police have yet to release a motive behind the killings. ADVERTISEMENT Oscar Morel, 35, was charged with two counts of second-degree murder and two counts of criminal possession of a weapon in the Saturday afternoon executions of Imam Maulana Alauddin Akonjee and Thara Uddin near the Al-Fuquan Jame Masjid mosque in the Ozone Park neighborhood of Queens. Morel was taken into custody late Sunday night outside a Brooklyn apartment as...
  • Brooklyn Man Charged With Killing Imam and Assistant Near Mosque

    08/16/2016 6:51:47 AM PDT · by Beowulf9 · 68 replies
    http://www.nytimes.com ^ | August 15, 2016 | Rick Rojas
    Two days after an imam and his assistant were gunned down after afternoon prayers in Queens, the police said late Monday that a man they had in custody had been charged in the killings.
  • Suspected shooter in Queens slaying of Imam and friend taken into police custody, may have been set

    08/15/2016 4:12:32 PM PDT · by ColdOne · 48 replies
    newyorkdailynews.com ^ | 8/15/16 | nydailynews staff
    The killer who crept up behind an imam and his friend near a Queens mosque and shot both men in the head may have been settling a score in a feud between Muslims and Hispanics, police sources said early Monday. And he may have left behind another victim who unwittingly held the clue that solved the crime, the sources said. The suspected killer was taken into custody Sunday night but had not been charged or identified, according to the sources. Police officials would not confirm whether a suspect was nabbed.
  • Monica Lewinsky doubles down on anti-bullying stance after hearing of Staten Island boy’s suicide:

    08/15/2016 11:17:00 AM PDT · by DUMBGRUNT · 26 replies
    NY Daily News ^ | 15 June 2016 | R. Blau
    Monica Lewinsky said she was heartbroken over the death of a 13-year-old Staten Island boy bullied into committing suicide. Lewinsky, who launched an anti-bullying campaign last September, tweeted out her condolences to Daniel Fitzpatrick's grieving family Monday.
  • New York Muslims Blame Donald Trump for Imam Shooting (But Shooter is “Dark Skinned Man”) -

    08/15/2016 5:05:29 AM PDT · by HomerBohn · 38 replies
    Pamela Geller ^ | 8/15/2016 | Pamela Geller
    First off, police do not believe this was a “hate crime,” but Islamic supremacists never let the facts get in the way of exploiting a bogus narrative. Secondly, the shooter was a person of color. So much for the racism charges. But look at the NY Daily News headline: “That’s not what America is about,” said local resident Khairul Islam, 33. “We blame Donald Trump for this . . . Trump and his drama has created Islamophobia.” A high-ranking police source said the NYPD Hate Crimes Task Force would investigate, but it was “too early to say” what the motive...
  • Reports Of Shots Fired At JFK Airport

    08/14/2016 7:00:35 PM PDT · by rdl6989 · 134 replies
    CBS New York ^ | August 14, 2016
    NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — There are reports of shots fired at JFK International Airport. The FDNY said a call came in at 9:38 p.m. for reports of shots fired at JFK.
  • Anthony Weiner saw no party lines when sexting

    08/14/2016 12:56:48 PM PDT · by RightGeek · 42 replies
    NY Post ^ | 8/14/2016 | Aaron Short, Khristina Narizhnaya and Mara Siegler
    Sext fiend Anthony Weiner is a registered Democrat — but his inner “mongoose” is apparently unaffiliated. The disgraced former congressman and husband to top Hillary Clinton aide Huma Abedin fired off suggestive messages last year to at least two women — one of whom is a prominent Republican and another who volunteered for a GOP political campaign, a source told The Post. “Now that I don’t have the New York Post following me around maybe we can get together,” he allegedly wrote to the prominent GOPer, according to the source....“It has nothing to do with The Post, it has everything...
  • Joint FBI-US Attorney Probe Of Clinton Foundation Is Underway

    08/12/2016 7:29:59 PM PDT · by Typical_Whitey · 136 replies
    MSN ^ | 8/12/2016 | Richard Pollock
    Multiple FBI investigations are underway involving potential corruption charges against the Clinton Foundation, according to a former senior law enforcement official. The investigation centers on New York City, where the Clinton Foundation has its main offices, according to the former official who has direct knowledge of the activities. Prosecutorial support will come from various U.S. Attorneys Offices — a major departure from other centralized FBI investigations.
  • Queens imam and his assistant shot to death by gunman in attack local Muslims blame on Donald Trump

    08/13/2016 3:16:26 PM PDT · by dynachrome · 128 replies
    New York Daily News ^ | 8-13-16 | DALE EISINGER, THOMAS TRACY
    A lone gunman killed a Queens imam and his assistant as the pair walked home from Saturday afternoon prayers, shooting each in the head from close range, cops and witnesses said. Both victims were dressed in Muslim garb when targeted by the shooter, who fled the scene on foot and remained at large. Members of the mosque quickly denounced the double homicide as a hate crime. “That’s not what America is about,” said local resident Khairul Islam, 33. “We blame Donald Trump for this ... Trump and his drama has created Islamophobia.”
  • New York Muslims Blame Donald Trump for Imam Shooting

    08/14/2016 8:46:35 AM PDT · by Rockitz · 68 replies
    Breitbart.com ^ | 13 Aug 2016 | Mona Salama
    Queens, New York– An imam and his associate were killed Saturday in Queens, NY, shortly after leaving the mosque where they were saying their afternoon prayers. The victims were identified by the NYPD as Imam Maulama Akonjee, 55 and Thara Uddin, 65. Both men were shot at close range in the head, just a block away from the mosque shortly before 2pm. The Imam was pronounced dead at the scene, while Uddin died four hours later at Jamaica Hospital. The shooter, according to Deputy Inspector Henry Sautner from the 106th precinct, remains at large. According to Sautner, the shooter is...
  • The Latest: Sketch released of suspect in killing of imam

    08/14/2016 9:35:12 AM PDT · by BenLurkin · 69 replies
    foxnews ^ | 08/14/2016
    Police say witnesses described the shooter of 55-year-old Imam Maulama Akonjee and 64-year-old Thara Uddin as a man with a medium complexion, last seen wearing a dark shirt and blue shorts. Police released a sketch early Sunday of a dark-haired, bearded man wearing glasses
  • Queens imam & his asst shot to death by gunman in attack local Muslims blame on Donald Trump (trunc)

    08/13/2016 5:24:34 PM PDT · by onemiddleamerican · 73 replies
    New York Daily News ^ | August 13, 2016 | Dale Eisinger, Thomas Tracy, Larry McShane, Rich Schapiro
    A lone gunman killed a Queens imam and his assistant as the pair walked home from Saturday afternoon prayers, shooting each in the head from close range, cops and witnesses said. Both victims were dressed in Muslim garb when targeted by the shooter, who fled the scene on foot and remained at large. Members of the mosque quickly denounced the double homicide as a hate crime. “That’s not what America is about,” said local resident Khairul Islam, 33. “We blame Donald Trump for this ... Trump and his drama has created Islamophobia.”
  • Muslims "Blame Trump" After New York Imam Assassinated In Broad Daylight

    08/13/2016 5:06:16 PM PDT · by blueyon · 118 replies
    ZeroHedge.com ^ | 8/13/16 | Tyler Durden
    A lone gunman opened fire on a Queens' imam and his assistant as the two walked (near Ozone Park mosque in New York) after Saturday afternoon prayers, leaving one dead and the other critically wounded. As NY Daily News reports, dozens of angry Muslim men gathered at the murder scene, with one exclaiming “That’s not what America is about...we blame Donald Trump for this... Trump and his drama has created Islamophobia.”
  • Imam, Another Man Killed In Double Shooting After Leaving Mosque In Queens

    08/13/2016 4:30:13 PM PDT · by mandaladon · 92 replies
    CBS New York ^ | 13 Aug 2016
    NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — An imam and another man are dead following a double shooting in Queens on Saturday afternoon. CBS2’s Valerie Castro reported Imam Maulama Akonjee, 55, and a 64-year-old associate from his congregation were each shot in the head while on their way home from a local mosque by a man who came up behind them. The shooting took place near Liberty Avenue and 79th Street in Ozone Park around 2 p.m. Witnesses said the imam from the Al-Furqan Masjid mosque had just delivered an afternoon service and was walking home with another member of the mosque when...
  • New York City drug overdose deaths up 73% over last five years, with heroin claiming the most…[tr]

    08/13/2016 10:49:20 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 24 replies
    New York Daily News ^ | Tuesday, August 9, 2016, 5:41 PM | Erin Durkin
    The number of drug overdose deaths has soared by 73% in the city over the last five years, data released Tuesday by the Health Department show. There were 937 accidental fatal ODs in 2015 — up from 800 the year before, and from 541 in 2010. The rate of people dying from drug overdoses jumped for the fifth-straight year, to 13.6 for every 100,000 residents — a 66% jump from 2010. …
  • Fred Trump Taught His Son the Essentials of Showboating Self-Promotion

    08/12/2016 10:36:08 AM PDT · by yoe · 32 replies
    The New York Times ^ | August 12, 2016 | JASON HOROWITZ
    The throngs of New Yorkers who poured into Coney Island on a sweltering Sunday in July 1939 — shuffling past the rides, hot-dog stands and freak shows — confronted one last spectacle blaring just beyond the surf. At 65 feet and outfitted with enormous Trump signs, the yacht called the Trump Show Boat was hard to miss. And that was the point. Its loudspeakers blasted recordings of “The Star-Spangled Banner” and “God Bless America” over and over, compelling many sunbathers, reluctant to be seen as unpatriotic, to stand and salute each time. When the boat floated swordfish-shaped balloons — redeemable...
  • EXCLUSIVE: Subway rider smokes crack and strips naked before shocked witnesses on No. 3 train

    08/11/2016 11:12:13 AM PDT · by C19fan · 36 replies
    NY Daily News ^ | August 11, 2016 | Aidan McLaughlin and Thomas Tracy
    One man hit what appeared to be a crack pipe on a downtown No. 3 train and stripped off his clothes. A second man on the subway car was asleep. And a third appeared to be recording the bizarre scene on his cell phone for a viral video. It was just another day on the rails, captured in photos obtained exclusively by the Daily News. “I have been to a lot of pretty rough places and have lived in New York City for more than 10 years, but I’ve never seen anything like this,” photographer Ben Lozovsky, 33, told The...
  • Cops capture man who attempted to scale Trump Tower with suction cups (video)

    08/10/2016 6:39:18 PM PDT · by Albion Wilde · 55 replies
    Yahoo ^ | Aug 10, 2016 | Lauren Johnston
    The daredevil climber who attempted to scale Trump Tower on Wednesday is a 20-year-old man who traveled to Manhattan from Virginia and staged his stunt in the hopes of winning a meeting with Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump, police said... He was taken to Bellevue hospital in Manhattan for a psychiatric evaluation, and it was not yet clear what charges he might face for his high-rise high jinks.... The Spider-Man-like escapade began around 4 p.m., as the candidate was holding a rally in Virginia.... he climber’s ascent ended abruptly around 7 p.m., when emergency responders were able to yank him...
  • Man is trying to scale Trump Tower in NYC using suction cups

    08/10/2016 2:09:26 PM PDT · by Biggirl · 281 replies
    WFSB.com ^ | August 10, 2016 | WFSB.com
    NEW YORK (AP) - A man is trying to scale the all-glass face of Trump Tower in New York City using suction cups.
  • I can no longer justify calling myself a Trump supporter

    08/07/2016 7:59:46 PM PDT · by EinNYC · 100 replies
    NY Post ^ | August 7, 2016 | Andrea Peyser
    Embracing the presidential aspirations of Donald Trump was, from the start, an exercise in magical thinking. In my heart, I wanted the smack-talking, hair-challenged, self-absorbed New York City billionaire Republican to nail down this baby. But in my head? Not so much.
  • Republican millionaire seeks to challenge de Blasio for mayor

    08/06/2016 6:41:50 AM PDT · by GuavaCheesePuff · 22 replies
    AM NY ^ | August 6, 2016 | Matthew Chayes
    A millionaire Republican is seeking to challenge Democratic incumbent Bill de Blasio for the New York City mayoralty in the mold of Mike Bloomberg. Paul Massey, a real estate executive who recently moved to the city from Westchester County, launched a campaign website and filed the requisite forms Thursday with the Campaign Finance Board for the 2017 election, according to spokeswoman Jessica Proud. Board spokesman Matt Sollars said Friday afternoon that the board had not received Massey’s filing. Massey plans to self-fund the campaign with the help of donors, and will not participate in the city’s contribution-matching program, Proud said....
  • Crackheads, bums and hookers rule Washington Square Park [NYC]

    08/05/2016 6:11:17 AM PDT · by C19fan · 28 replies
    NY Post ^ | August 4, 2016 | Matthew Allan and Bruce Golding
    Just three weeks before NYU’s newest class moves into the area, a group of junkies and crackheads has turned a leafy pathway in Washington Square Park into an open-air drug den — and the NYPD is doing nothing about it. As many as 20 strung-out vagrants have taken over several benches in the park’s northwest corner, where they openly consume hard drugs just steps from the children’s playground, outraged neighbors said.
  • Retired FDNY firefighter finds daughter, 30, strangled in Howard Beach park

    08/04/2016 4:43:37 PM PDT · by GuavaCheesePuff · 36 replies
    New York Daily News | August 3, 2016 | Byron Smith, Ryan Sit, Thomas Tracy, Larry McShane
    The father of slain Queens jogger Karina Vetrano had a bad back — and a worse feeling — when his devoted daughter left on her nightly run. The vivacious 30-year-old, who typically jogged alongside her dad, ignored his warning to avoid an overgrown trail and ran right into the hands of a merciless killer, cops said Wednesday. Though cops say it appears she fought desperately, her father, Philip Vetrano, found her lifeless body — strangled and likely raped — facedown amid the towering weeds about 15 feet off a desolate path in a Howard Beach park. Neighbors say the 10-foot-high...
  • Bill Bratton to Resign as NYPD Commissioner: Source

    08/02/2016 8:11:34 AM PDT · by GuavaCheesePuff · 29 replies
    NBC New York ^ | August 2, 2016 | Melissa Russo
    Mayor de Blasio is set to announce NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton's resignation on Tuesday, a city hall source told NBC 4 New York. The mayor added a noon news conference to his schedule late on Tuesday morning. According to the Dow Jones, which first reported the resignation, Bratton will be replaced by Chief of Department James O'Neill.
  • Poll: Most NYC voters disapprove of Mayor Bill de Blasio

    08/02/2016 8:08:47 AM PDT · by GuavaCheesePuff · 43 replies
    WPIX 11 ^ | August 2, 2016 | Shirley Chan
    NEW YORK – Mayor de Blasio has had a tough year with an ongoing federal probe into his administration, resignation of his press secretary and public feud with Gov. Cuomo, but now voters are saying they're not happy with him either. In a new poll, 51 percent of voters disapprove of his job performance. While only 41 approve of his work. Quinnipiac University conducted a telephone survey with 1,310 New Yorkers from July 21 to 28. The poll has a margin of error of plus or minus 2.7 percentage points. This new poll is in line with the one Quinnipiac...
  • Harlem church vandalized with threatening graffiti message: ‘You must pay! Allah! Wake up!’

    08/01/2016 8:05:33 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 9 replies
    New York Daily News ^ | Friday, July 29, 2016, 2:50 AM | Rocco Parascandola, Graham Rayman
    NYPD investigators were searching Thursday for a nutcase who sprayed ominous graffiti on a Harlem church, police said. The phrases, “You must pay! Allah! Wake up!” were scrawled on the walls of the Church of St. Catherine of Genoa on W. 153rd St. near Amsterdam Ave. Surveillance video captured the vandal defacing the Catholic house of worship Wednesday and then taking off, Father Evaristus Ohuche said. …
  • "Hillary's America: The Secret History of the Democratic Party”back in Manhattan’s AMCEmpire 25 mult

    07/31/2016 8:12:21 PM PDT · by Silly · 59 replies
    Fandango.com ^ | July 31, 2016 | Silly
    Hey, Manhattan Freepers! “Hillary’s America: The Secret History of the Democratic Party” has returned to the AMC Empire 25 theatre on 42nd Street in Manhattan (New York City). It was showing a week or so ago, and when after I saw it, it was gone from the theatre the next day. AMC 25 was the only Manhattan theatre that was showing it. Good news: It’s back this week through Wednesday, Aug. 3. This would be event to share with your friends, and plan a get-together with other area Freepers. If you live locally, you can use Facebook and your e-mail...
  • New York Times reports another loss as ad sales decline

    07/28/2016 8:03:35 AM PDT · by mandaladon · 42 replies
    Yahoo News ^ | 28 Jul 2016
    July 28 (Reuters) - The New York Times Co reported its second quarterly loss in a row as print and digital advertising sales declined. Print ad revenue fell 14.1 percent, the eighth straight quarterly decline. Digital ad revenue, which accounts for about a third of total ad revenue, dropped 6.8 percent, the second straight quarterly decline. The Times posted a net loss of $211,000 attributable to shareholders for the second quarter ended June 26, compared with a profit of $16.4 million the year-earlier quarter. On an adjusted basis, the company earned 11 cents per share from continuing operations, matching the...
  • Trump: Clinton will leak classified intel to 'pervert' Anthony Weiner

    07/27/2016 8:52:15 PM PDT · by kevcol · 55 replies
    The Washington Examiner ^ | July 27, 2016 | Rudy Takala
    Donald Trump on Wednesday said that any classified intelligence Hillary Clinton receives will likely be filtered to disgraced congressman Anthony Weiner, who Trump said is a "sleazeball and a pervert." . . . "Her No. 1 person is Huma Abedin, married to Anthony Weiner, who is a sleazeball and a pervert," Trump said, referring to Clinton's close adviser. "I'm not saying that. That's recorded history, right? I don't like Huma going home at night and telling Anthony Weiner all these secrets."
  • Homeless Encampments Worry Commuters At Penn Station [DeBlasio's NYC]

    07/26/2016 7:40:43 AM PDT · by C19fan · 12 replies
    CBS New York ^ | July 25, 2016 | Staff
    As the New York City homeless problem persists, passengers have been encountering crowds of people camped outside Penn Station. As CBS2’s Jessica Layton reported, Penn Station commuters said the city needs to do something.
  • $15 minimum wage shutters old-school Brooklyn diner

    07/23/2016 9:46:33 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 74 replies
    New York Post ^ | July 22, 2016 | 10:47pm | Jennifer Bain and Natalie O’Neill
    Say goodbye to the late-night fries and gravy. One of the last classic Brooklyn diners is biting the dust — and soon they’ll all die off due to the state’s minimum-wage increase and other factors, restaurateurs and economic experts predicted Friday. The owner of the four-decade-old, 24-hour greasy spoon, Del Rio Diner in Gravesend, said his place is closing down because he can’t afford to pay cooks $15 an hour, along with rising rents and expensive Health Department inspection fees. …
  • The solution to racial war (The Cross and the Switchblade movie)

    07/23/2016 5:39:35 AM PDT · by daniel1212 · 18 replies
    www.peacebyjesus.com ^ | 7-23-2016 | daniel1212
    The solution to racial war. All lives matter, but the problem is sin, not skin (though aspects of cultural can be sinful). The Cross and the Switchblade movie (1969, copyright Dick Ross and associates, and which can be seen here) is about the true story which is told in the book, the Cross and the Switchblade written in 1962. The movie (which mostly used local talent) stars Pat Boone as David Wilkerson and Erik Estrada as Nicky Cruz, the teen gang member whose life was dramatically transformed by Christ. Nicky was the leader of the notorious Brooklyn Puerto Rican gang...
  • Man Who Tossed Fake Bomb Into NYPD Car Is Arrested After Standoff

    07/22/2016 7:36:39 AM PDT · by simpson96 · 7 replies
    Wall Street Journal ^ | 7/21/2016 | Pervaiz Shallwani and Kate King
    New York City police arrested a 52-year-old Queens man who allegedly tossed a fake bomb into a police van in Times Square before engaging officers in an hourslong standoff in Columbus Circle Thursday.Hector Meneses was arrested shortly before 8 a.m. after a more than five-hour stalemate that shut down vehicle traffic to the area and forced subways to bypass Columbus Circle during the early morning rush, authorities said. Mr. Meneses had barricaded himself in his car and told police he had an explosive and wanted to die, New York Police Department Chief of Department James O’Neill said. Police determined there...
  • The Time I Visited Trump Tower And Learned That Donald Trump Is With Us

    07/21/2016 6:41:39 PM PDT · by Bratch · 34 replies
    Independent Journal Opinion ^ | July 21, 2016 | Governor Sarah Palin
    My family hit the road in the motorhome for the 2011 “One Nation” Bus Tour to highlight historic sites key to America’s foundation. It was a blast watching the press attempt to keep up with us in the rearview mirror (we made buddies with some of those reporters that summer, actually, as we found out who the good guys were)! Between stops at Philadelphia’s Constitution Hall and the Statue of Liberty, Donald & Melania Trump invited us to Trump Tower for the most memorable visit. DJT and I knew one another prior to the visit, but we’ve kept in...
  • MACY’S FIRES CATHOLIC FOR HIS BELIEFS

    07/21/2016 11:13:34 AM PDT · by heterosupremacist · 38 replies
    http://www.catholicleague.org/ ^ | 07/21/2016 | Bill Donohue
    Macy’s has fired an employee because he is a practicing Catholic. The case is now before the New York State Division of Human Rights. In May, Javier Chavez, Senior Store Detective at the Macy’s store in Flushing, New York, received a phone call stating that a male had entered the ladies room with a female companion. A female customer, and her daughter, were afraid to enter because of the male’s presence. A security employee who reports to Chavez advised the man to leave and use the men’s room. He left claiming to be a female. He then complained to store...
  • The View Rants On Giuliani: 'Nutty' 'Lunatic' 'Divisive;' Made NYC Unsafe For Brown, Black Men

    07/21/2016 7:03:44 AM PDT · by tcrlaf · 32 replies
    Newsbusters ^ | 7-19-2016 | Kristine Marsh
    The majority of the panel on Tuesday’s The View were furious about former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani’s speech defending police officers at the RNC last night. Panelists Joy Behar, CNN’s Sunny Hostin, ABC’s Sara Haines and Whoopi Goldberg blasted the Mayor for his tone and message, calling him “nutty,” “berserk” “lunatic” and “divisive” while FNC’s Jedediah Bila was the only panelist to defend Giuliani’s speech. Whoopi began by asking the panel what they thought about Giuliani’s speech. Behar bluntly said, to laughter and applause, “I think he stole that speech from Mussolini.” Not to be outdone, Hostin had...
  • 5 injured in crane collapse on Tappan Zee Bridge

    07/19/2016 11:27:01 AM PDT · by Hojczyk · 35 replies
    Daily News ^ | July 19,2016 | MEG WAGNER
    A construction crane toppled over on the Tappan Zee Bridge Tuesday, injuring five people and creating a "traffic nightmare" over the Hudson River, officials said. Traffic in both directions came to a halt just after noon Tuesday when a crane working to build the new Tappan Zee — due to open in 2018 and replace the current crossing — fell onto the existing bridge, according to the New York Thruway Authority. At least three drivers and two bridge workers were injured, the Journal News reported. None of their injuries are life-threatening. South Nyack-Grand View Police Chief Brent Newbury told the...
  • First Case of Female-to-Male Transmission of Zika Is Recorded (NYC)

    07/15/2016 1:16:42 PM PDT · by Tilted Irish Kilt · 8 replies
    NY Slimes ^ | JULY 15, 2016 | MARC SANTORA
    The first case of female-to-male sexual transmission of the Zika virus has been documented in New York City, raising the prospect that the disease could spread more widely beyond the countries where it is already endemic and largely transmitted by mosquitoes. For months, there has been growing concern about the dangers of sexual transmission, but until now the virus has been thought to pass only from men to women or between two men. “This represents the first reported occurrence of female-to-male sexual transmission of Zika virus,” said a report issued on Friday by the federal Centers for Disease Control and...