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Sydney – New MH370 Analysis Suggests No One At Controls During Crash

November 1, 2016 at 11:59 PM
Sydney - A fresh analysis of the final moments of doomed Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 suggests no one was controlling the plane when it plane plunged into the ocean. The new analysis comes in a technical report released Wednesday by the Australian Transport Safety Bureau. The report seems to support the theory investigators have long favored — that no one was at the controls of the Boeing...

New York – Israeli Invention Aims To Take Smartphones Out Of Family Time

November 1, 2016 at 11:40 PM
New York - An Israeli invention, launched on Tuesday, has set out to put quality back in family time by taking smartphones out of the equation. The device, called Pause, is a sleek designed box that blocks Wi-Fi, incoming calls, text messages or emails from cellphones placed inside of it. Using the “out of sight, out of mind” principle, it strives to “remove the temptation of peeking...

Denmark – Biking For Work Or Play May Stave Off Heart Disease

November 1, 2016 at 11:19 PM
Denmark - Adults who bike regularly, whether for fun or for transportation, may have a lower risk of cardiovascular disease than people who don’t spend much time cycling, two recent studies suggest. While plenty of previous research has documented the health benefits of biking as part of a regular workout routine, the current studies offer fresh evidence that cycling for commutes or leisure...

Prescott, AZ – 102-year-old Arizona Woman Casts Early Vote For Clinton

November 1, 2016 at 11:00 PM
Prescott, AZ - A 102-year-old Prescott, Arizona, woman born before women gained the right to vote in America has cast her ballot early and voted for Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton. Jerry Emmett is urging other Arizonans to follow her lead and use the state's early voting system. Emmett made headlines in July at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia where she...

New York – Development Tax Breaks Cost New York City $3 Billion In FY16

November 1, 2016 at 10:36 PM
New York - Corporate tax breaks for housing and economic development projects cost New York City $3 billion in fiscal 2016, according to a Reuters' review of a first-of-its kind report from the city's chief fiscal officer. The biggest chunk of lost revenues were from property tax abatements for housing developers, nearly all under a now-expired affordable housing program. The city's latest...

Washington – If Clinton Wins, More In GOP Say No To 9 On Supreme Court

November 1, 2016 at 10:01 PM
Washington - The Supreme Court has existed with its full complement of nine justices for close to 150 years, no matter who occupied the White House. Now some Republican lawmakers suggest they would be fine with just eight for four years more rather than have Hillary Clinton fill the vacancy. The court has operated with eight justices for the past eight months as Republicans controlling the...

New York – As Election Day Nears, Big Numbers For News Networks

November 1, 2016 at 09:34 PM
New York - It's been such a great party at the television news networks that only a crank would mention the morning after. MSNBC reached its biggest weekday prime-time audience in the network's 20-year history in October. Rivals CNN and Fox News Channel had strong months, too. For about a year, the networks have devoted most of their broadcast time to the presidential race, now about to be...

New York – BP Adams Allocates $500,000 To Jewish Organizations In Brooklyn For Security Enhancements

November 1, 2016 at 09:10 PM
Brooklyn, NY - Two major Jewish organizations were among the recipients of more than half a million dollars in funding from Brooklyn Borough Hall, announced Borough President Eric Adams at a press conference held today in front of the NYPD’s 90th Precinct in Williamsburg. Flanked by a group of at risk high schoolers who take part in a unique mentoring program with officers at the 90th...

New York – Trump Is Master Of His Domains, Even Ones That Bash Him

November 1, 2016 at 09:04 PM
New York - Whoever owns donaldtrumpsucks.com must really hate Donald Trump, right? Wrong! It's the Donald himself. The same goes for no2trump.com, trumpmustgo.com and two dozen other web addresses that sound like they're bashing the billionaire Republican presidential nominee, his business interests or his political aspirations. What would Trump want with such insulting domains? Easy. To...

New York – Moody’s Analytics Election Model Predicts Clinton Win

November 1, 2016 at 08:30 PM
New York - Low gas prices and President Barack Obama's high approval ratings are key factors that favor Democrat Hillary Clinton winning the White House in next week's election, according to a model from Moody's Analytics that has accurately predicted the last nine U.S. presidential contests. Clinton is forecast to pick up 332 Electoral College votes against 206 for Republican Donald Trump...

Beloit, WI – Sen. Johnson: Clinton Could Be Impeached If Elected President

November 1, 2016 at 08:08 PM
Beloit, WI -Hillary Clinton could face impeachment if she is elected president because her use of a private email server as secretary of state broke the law, Sen. Ron Johnson of Wisconsin said. In an interview, Johnson told the Beloit Daily News (http://bit.ly/2eS9hcp) on Monday that Clinton "purposefully circumvented" the law. The Republican said, "this was willful concealment and...

New York – Hedge Fund Raided By The FBI? There’s An App For That

November 1, 2016 at 08:07 PM
New York - An agent from the Federal Bureau of Investigation approaches a hedge fund trader as he leaves the office, wanting to ask a few questions. Nervous about saying no to an official, the trader dishes, and information he provides is later used against him. Steven Feldman, a white collar attorney in New York, has seen too many clients caught off-guard in such situations. His solution? The...

New York – Microsoft Says Russia-linked Hackers Exploiting Windows Flaw

November 1, 2016 at 07:30 PM
New York - Microsoft Corp said on Tuesday that a hacking group previously linked to the Russian government and U.S. political hacks is behind recent cyber attacks that exploit a newly discovered flaw in its Windows operating system. Microsoft said that a patch to defend Windows users against this sort of attack will be released on Nov. 8. The software maker said in an advisory on its...

Washington – Obama Reveals Private Living Areas Of White House

November 1, 2016 at 06:55 PM
Washington - President Barack Obama likes to say the White House is the "people's house." Now, the people are getting a look at the rooms where he lives. Exclusive photos published Tuesday by Architectural Digest are giving the public its first glimpse of private areas on the second floor of the White House that Obama, his wife, Michelle, daughters Malia and Sasha and family dogs Bo and Sunny...

Newark, NJ – Jury Asks Judge About Key Point In Bridge Lane-closing Case

November 1, 2016 at 06:31 PM
Newark, NJ - A jury question about a central issue in the George Washington Bridge lane-closing trial prompted a heated exchange Tuesday between attorneys and led one defense lawyer to accuse the judge of effectively "directing a verdict of guilty." The question of motive has underscored much of the trial of two former allies of Republican Gov. Christie who are accused of scheming to cause...

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