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Washington – ABC News: Former FBI Agent Missing, Friends Told To Wait For him At Airports.

May 1, 2007 at 02:47 PM
Washington - As we where the first in the media to pick a story yesterday about the release Of Former FBI agent Robert Levinson gone missing In Iran. Its Interesting to note that Brian Ross Chief Investigative reporter for ABC news has Picked up the story today. Adding That Levinsons's freinds where told to wait for him at airports in Frankfurt and Dubai where he could show up. U/D 5:04 PM FBI...

Queens, NY +School Bus Collides and Overturns When Being Hit by Vehicle Pursuit by NYPD+

May 1, 2007 at 02:37 PM
Queens, NY - A police chase ended in a major car accident, causing a school bus to overturn. An SUV was being chased by an NYPD patrol car, ending in a crash on Van Sandt Avenue and Douglaston Parkway in Little Neck section of Queens, NY. Eight children and 2 adults - a driver and an assistant - were taken to nearby hospitals in serious condition. Police were reportedly pursuing someone in...

Jerusalem, Israel – Despite Media reports, PM Olmart Says I am not Resigning.

May 1, 2007 at 02:32 PM
Jerusalem, Israel -Prime Minister Ehud Olmert has a "noose tightening" around his neck and is in a "brotherhood being led to the gallows", Israeli newspapers said, after the publication of a report into his conduct of the Lebanon war. Israeli media predicted on Tuesday a "political earthquake" that would force Olmert and Defence Minister Amir Peretz to resign following the damning report's...

Washington – Senator Kennedy Issues Call For Meaningful Immigration Reform

May 1, 2007 at 01:22 PM
Washington - Senator Edward M. Kennedy, chair of the Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on Immigration, Border Security and Refugees, today delivered remarks at the Anti-Defamation League's (ADL) National Leadership Conference where he issued a call for meaningful immigration reform. Every time the Senate takes up the issue of immigration reform, I reread my brother’s book for inspiration. The...

Manorhaven, NY – Long Island Mayor Caught On Tape Making Racial Remarks.

May 1, 2007 at 12:50 PM
Manorhaven, NY - The mayor of the Village of Manorhaven called Hispanic residents "Spaniolis" and called the sections of the village where they live "nasty names" according to a taped conversation he had with a local contractor. Nicholas Capozzi, the four-term mayor of the 6,000 resident village on the North Shore, made the comments in a 41-minute cell phone conversation with local contractor...

New York – Orange County Gets Failing Grade for Smog

May 1, 2007 at 12:24 PM
New York - Orange County air has gotten another flunking grade for smog levels and slid from a "B" to a "C" for floating particle pollution, according to the latest air-quality report card by the American Lung Association. The annual rating released today highlights an unsettling paradox for anyone who expects to breathe pure country air in Orange County: summertime levels...

Brooklyn, NY – Ph.D. Studies Socialization of Girls in Orthodox Jewish Community

May 1, 2007 at 12:03 PM
Brooklyn, NY - It wasn’t easy for Fordham University anthropologist Ayala Fader, Ph.D., to gain access to the Hasidic community in Brooklyn’s Borough Park neighborhood. In many ways, it’s a world unto itself — and not particularly open to outsiders. But Fader persisted by getting to know people within the community and eventually she got the kind of access that an ethnographic study...

Lakewood, NJ – Shots Fired, Bullets Lodged Into Bathroom Door of Senior Apartment Building More Than a Block Away

May 1, 2007 at 10:22 AM
Lakewood, NJ - Police have investigated a report of several shots fired on Manetta Avenue, said Sgt. Guillermo Clarke. Later more than a block away from Manetta Avenue, a resident in a senior high rise reported a small hole in his apartment window as vandalism.However, after the investigation, police believe that a bullet, possibly related to the earlier shooting on Manetta Avenue, entered the...

Trenton, NJ – Corzine Escapes Seat Belt Complaint Filed By Citizen.

May 1, 2007 at 10:21 AM
Trenton, NJ - A citizen Tuesday withdrew a complaint against Gov. Jon S. Corzine for failing to wear a seat belt in his near-fatal accident. The citizen, Larry Angel, of Mullica, withdrew the complaint Tuesday morning after Corzine apologized Monday afternoon for not wearing his seat belt in the accident. Angel withdrew his complaint just as a judge was to decide whether to approve the charge...

Oakland CA – Outrage: Trucker That Crashed CA Highway, Got License Despite Criminal Past.

May 1, 2007 at 09:56 AM
Oakland, CA - The driver who crashed a tanker loaded with gasoline and brought down a heavily trafficked highway overpass was given a commercial trucker's license despite a history of criminal convictions, including drug and burglary arrests, authorities said. James Mosqueda, 51, of Woodland also got a special hazardous materials endorsement last year from the federal Transportation Security...

New York, NY – Chase Bank Records Found In Trash

May 1, 2007 at 08:44 AM
New York, NY - A bank boo-boo has found its way onto the Internet. And now the very personal information of thousands of Chase Bank customers could find its way into the hands of identity thieves. A new video on YouTube flaunting the personal information of Chase Bank customers is getting a lot of attention. "Social Security Numbers here as well as date of birth," one person could...

Quebec, Canada – Teenage Star Sports Player Kidish Hahsem, I Wont Play On Shabos.

May 1, 2007 at 08:19 AM
Quebec, Canada - Benjamin Rubin, an 18-year-old winger with Patrick Roy's Quebec Remparts, won't be back next season with the Quebec Major Junior hockey club because his religion comes first. Rubin, an observant Orthodox Jew, refuses to play hockey or practise with the team on the Sabbath, between sundown Friday and sundown Saturday. Roy gave Rubin a chance this season to maintain his...

New York, NY – NYPD Quietly Tracks Chlorine Shipments.

May 1, 2007 at 08:07 AM
New York, NY - As We Reported here first, About Homeland Security issuing an alert for chlorine bomb trucks. And now comes news that The New York Police Department has quietly begun tracking chlorine shipments in the city and requiring increased security at some storage areas in response to terrorists' use of the chemical weapon in Iraq, police officials said. The police department's chief...

Staten Island, NY – Worst Pollution In NYC.

May 1, 2007 at 08:05 AM
Staten Island, NY - New Yorkers who moved to Staten Island to escape congestion and pollution will be disappointed to hear that while air quality deteriorated in all five boroughs over the past year, it is worst in Staten Island, according to the eighth annual air pollution report by the American Lung Association. The report, which is scheduled to be released today, found that ozone pollution —...

New York – New Technology That Changes The Way We bank Online, Passwords On Bank Card.

May 1, 2007 at 07:39 AM
New York - A leading provider of digital-security services to make disposable passwords easier for consumers to accept by squeezing the technology into the corner of a regular credit or ATM card. Fran Rosch, vice president for authentication services at VeriSign Inc., said the one-time passwords haven't taken off in the United States partly because consumers need to carry a small device that...

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