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Chicago – Light Drinking Linked To Slight Breast Cancer Risk

November 1, 2011 at 11:49 PM
Chicago - Whether sipping beer, wine or whiskey, women who drink just three alcoholic beverages a week face slightly higher chances for developing breast cancer compared with teetotalers, a study of more than 100,000 U.S. nurses found. The link between alcohol and breast cancer isn't new, but most previous studies found no increased risk for breast cancer among light drinkers. The new...

New York – ‘America’s Most Wanted’ To Return On Cable

November 1, 2011 at 11:04 PM
New York - Bad guys, look out! John Walsh will be back on the air next month with weekly editions of "America's Most Wanted." The Lifetime cable TV network announced Tuesday the crime-fighting series will return for its 25th season on Dec. 2 at 9 p.m. Eastern time. Lifetime has ordered 20 weekly hour-long episodes. Walsh remains the host of the criminal roundup, which since 1988 has helped...

New York, NY – Mayor Bloomberg and Koch Clash over Occupy Wall Street

November 1, 2011 at 10:48 PM
New York, NY - In a clash of New York City mayors past and present, Mayor Michael Bloomberg and former Mayor Ed Koch took opposing sides at a panel discussion Tuesday over the Occupy Wall Street protests — with Bloomberg coming to the defense of banks and Koch angrily calling for criminal prosecutions of corporate executives. "It was not the banks that created the mortgage crisis. It was...

New York – Health Campaigners Urge Boycott Of J&J Baby Shampoo

November 1, 2011 at 10:06 PM
New York - A coalition of health campaigners on Tuesday urged a boycott of Johnson & Johnson until it removes from its baby shampoo a preservative considered by the U.S. government to be a possible trigger for some cancers and skin allergies. The Campaign for Safe Cosmetics said in a report that the health care company uses the preservative quaternium-15 in the Johnson's Baby Shampoo line sold...

Atlanta – Georgia Men Charged With Plotting To Make Ricin To Attack U.S. Targets

November 1, 2011 at 09:27 PM
Atlanta - Federal authorities on Tuesday arrested four Georgia men accused of plotting to buy explosives and produce a deadly biological toxin to attack fellow U.S. citizens and government officials. The Justice Department said the men were members of a fringe domestic militia group and had planned to manufacture ricin for use in their attacks. The men attended meetings starting in March...

Connecticut – Despite Devastation, Waterbury Yeshiva Continues With Its Learning

November 1, 2011 at 09:13 PM
Connecticut - Despite President Obama’s declaration of a state of emergency in Connecticut, students at Yeshiva Ateres Shmuel of Waterbury located in Central Connecticut have refused to allow power outages, downed wires, fallen trees and crippling conditions to cancel their sedarim, relocating instead to Brooklyn, Far Rockaway and Monsey areas that were less hard hit by Saturday’s early...

Washington – Future Holds More Extreme Wild Weather by Warming Climate

November 1, 2011 at 08:58 PM
Washington - For a world already weary of weather catastrophes, the latest warning from top climate scientists paints a grim future: More floods, more heat waves, more droughts and greater costs to deal with them. A draft summary of an international scientific report obtained by The Associated Press says the extremes caused by global warming could eventually grow so severe that some locations...

Cleveland, OH – Demjanjuk Presses to Reopen US Citizenship Case

November 1, 2011 at 07:39 PM
Cleveland, OH - The defense for a retired auto worker convicted in Germany of Nazi war crimes told a judge Tuesday that hundreds of pages of newly released documents cast doubt on the U.S. effort to revoke his American citizenship. Attorneys for John Demjanjuk, 91, made the appeal in renewing their request to U.S. District Court Judge Dan Aaron Polster to hold a hearing on whether Demjanjuk...

Mason, TX – Texas Gun Instructor Draws Heat For Anti-Muslim Ad

November 1, 2011 at 06:46 PM
Mason, TX - On a YouTube clip that has gone viral, brash Texas handgun instructor Crockett Keller defiantly tells Muslims and non-Christian Arabs he won't teach them how to handle a firearm. State officials see the ad as possible discrimination, and may revoke Keller's instructor license. Tens of thousands of YouTube viewers have watched the $175 ad for Keller's business in the small...

New York, NY – Kosher Cafe Owner Sacks 21 Employees As Consequence Of Occupy Wall Street Demonstration

November 1, 2011 at 06:12 PM
New York, NY - The Occupy Wall Street movement, which says its goals include improving the economic lot for 99 percent of Americans, may have some explaining to do to some cafe workers now out of a job. Mark Epstein, owner of the Milk Street Cafe at 40 Wall Street, just let 21 employees go. The reason? The barricades police have set up throughout Wall Street as a consequence of the ongoing...

New York – FBI Joins Investigation Into Corzine Firm

November 1, 2011 at 05:17 PM
New York - The Federal Bureau of Investigation plans to examine MF Global Holdings Ltd amid concerns about missing client funds at the futures brokerage, the Wall Street Journal said Tuesday, citing a person familiar with the matter. The FBI will examine whether money is missing, the person told the Journal, and whether any criminal laws were broken. That decision is a preliminary step, the...

Tuscaloosa, AL – New Libyan PM was Alabama Professor For 20 years

November 1, 2011 at 05:13 PM
Tuscaloosa, AL - For 20 years, Abdurrahim el-Keib taught electrical engineering at the University of Alabama, helped lead the area's Muslim community and talked little about his home country of Libya. With Moammar Gadhafi's regime deposed, the professor now has a new role as prime minister of his native land. El-Keib was elected to the position late Monday by Libya's National Transitional...

New York, NY – Sanitation Dept. Agrees to Revisit Parking Violation Stickers

November 1, 2011 at 05:03 PM
New York, NY - Today the New York City Council's Transportation Committee held a hearing on a bill proposed by Councilman David G. Greenfield (D-Brooklyn) that would change the city's approach to punishing drivers for alternate-side parking infractions.  Intro No. 546 would end the practice of placing hard-to-remove neon stickers on drivers' vehicles when a driver parks on the wrong side on...

New York – In First US Visit, Top Cardinal Claims Jews Want Sainthood For Nazi-Era Pope

November 1, 2011 at 04:37 PM
New York - The cardinal in charge of Vatican relations with Jews landed in controversy during his first U.S. visit in his new position. After a speech on theology and Jewish-Catholic dialogue at Seton Hall University, Swiss Cardinal Kurt Koch repeated a comment he had made earlier this year in the Vatican newspaper, L'Osservatore Romano, that the cross should be viewed as the "definitive" Yom...

New York, NY – Cop Who Exposed Tix Fix Scandal to be Promoted

November 1, 2011 at 04:17 PM
New York, NY - The undercover officer who infiltrated the barbershop of allegedly crooked cop Jose Ramos – ultimately setting off the widespread investigation into ticket-fixing in the Bronx – is being promoted today in a secret ceremony, The Post has learned. Commissioner Ray Kelly will attend the hush-hush festivities for the officer, who is assigned to the Internal Affairs Bureau, law...

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