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October 7, 2014 - accent chair
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The military watchdog needs a possess watchdog — the Civilian Complaint Review Board is in bed with a NYPD and has been ignoring and covering adult misconduct, a bombshell lawsuit by a former executive executive says. In papers filed Monday in Manhattan Federal Court, Tracey Catapano-Fox says a house improperly dismissed her after she sounded a alarm on house chair Richard Emery’s “decision to collude” with a NYPD, and to spin a blind eye to prevalent passionate nuisance within a CCRB itself.
Lawyers for a lady who indicted Sanford Rubenstein of rape pronounced they have “devastating” information opposite a high-powered counsel and blamed him for “trying to demonize” a purported victim. “There’s a lot of new information that will be harmful to Mr. Rubenstein,” pronounced counsel Keith White, who combined they are assured he will be indicted. “We wish to give a district profession a possibility to take this information and do a right thing. . . . We approaching a district profession to do a right thing.”
For Mayor de Blasio, a open official’s desired ones are entitled to remoteness — unless they are indispensable for campaigning. The mayor, who prominently featured his family in ads while using final year, criticized a press Monday for “going too far” in stating on a private life of a tip City Hall aide. Rachel Noerdlinger, arch of staff to New York’s First Lady Chirlane McCray, has been underneath glow following a news she is dating an ex-con who did time for killing and has called military officers “pigs.”
Billionaire. Corporate titan. Mayor. And now, Honorary Knight of a Most Excellent Order of a British Empire. Michael Bloomberg combined nonetheless another pretension to his list of honorifics on Monday when Queen Elizabeth done him an titular knight. But don’t call him “Sir Mike.” Only Brits who are knighted get to use that title. Her sovereignty bestowed a respect on Bloomberg as a prerogative for his tellurian hospitality and his tighten ties to Britain in business and as mayor of New York City.
More absolute than a president, some-more successful than a mayor, it’s… Preet Bharara. Worth Magazine put a apostolic United States profession during a apex of a “100 Most Powerful People in Finance” list, dual slots forward of even President Obama. Bharara outranked Xi Jinping, boss of China (#4), German Chancellor Angela Merkel (#5), and Britain’s David Cameron (#7).
A Democratic takeover of a state Senate, that once seemed likely, is now distant from a certain thing. Polls recently expelled by Siena College uncover GOP possibilities heading absolutely in 5 in-play districts — including dual in that Dems are a incumbents. “Four weeks out, we consider it’s satisfactory to say: Advantage Republicans,” pronounced pollster Steven Greenberg.
SOP: “Meanwhile, don’t design Governor Andrew Cuomo to be means to assistance much, during slightest when it comes to normal open campaigning. ‘I don’t consider Andrew Cuomo is a item in some upstate Senate districts that he would be in some downstate Senate [districts],’ [Greenberg] said.”
Cap NY: “To people inextricable in a discuss over healthy gas hydrofracking, Monday’s explanation that a Cuomo administration edited and delated a sovereign geological investigate on fracking was offer justification of a administration putting politics before science.”
Fifteen some-more city agencies will be compulsory to discharge voter registration forms underneath a check to be introduced in a City Council Tuesday. The check sponsored by Councilman Ben Kallos (D-Manhattan) will need agencies like a NYPD, FDNY, a Human Resources Administration, that handles gratification benefits, and a Department for a Aging, that runs comparison centers, to have a forms on palm during offices where they correlate with a public.
Transgender New Yorkers would be means to change a gender listed on their birth certificate but proof they have had sex-reassignment medicine underneath a due renovate to be introduced Tuesday. Councilman Corey Johnson (D-Manhattan) will deliver legislation to frame a medicine requirement from a city manners – and also mislay any requirement to infer other medical treatment, such as hormone therapy.
WSJ: “The City Council’s travel cabinet voted to allege a check to need businesses with 20 or some-more full-time employees in New York City to offer sovereign commuter taxation advantages for movement fare.”
NYO: “Letitia James [is] still figure out an temperament 9 months into her reign as a initial open disciple to offer with a mayor belonging to a same domestic party.”
Newsday: “Some of a unparalleled minors who arrived in a United States this year and now attend Central Islip schools got a revisit Monday from Rep. Peter King, who vowed again to press for sovereign appropriation to assistance schools with a combined responsibility of a additional students.”
Even with a transport travel that’s approaching subsequent year, the MTA will miss half a income it needs for a $32 billion five-year collateral plan. “There stays a poignant appropriation gap,” a agency’s Stephanie DeLisle pronounced during a City Council conference Monday. An expected 4% transport travel won’t change that design since a MTA is already counting that income in a $16.9 billion it has lined up, she said.
A new check aims to tinge out a sale of flavored e-cigarettes in a city. The vapor-based smokes are renouned in flavors like immature apple, vanilla and cherry. Councilman Costa Constantinides (D-Queens) will deliver legislation Tuesday to anathema a fruity flavors, observant they tempt kids to start blasting on a devices. “These flavors are approach selling to children,” Constantinides said. “They interest to children, and we’re holding them out of that market.”
Wedding bells for same-sex couples will shortly ring out in 11 some-more states — many of them deeply conservative. And, many authorised experts said, it’s approaching only a matter of time before same-sex marriages will be authorised opposite America, after a Supreme Court on Monday let mount several lower-court decisions permitting happy weddings. In effect, a Supreme Court done story by doing nothing. The justices declined to hear hurdles by 5 states to appellate justice rulings support a right to same-sex marriage.
WaPo: “President Obama pronounced Monday a U.S. supervision would boost newcomer screenings in a United States and Africa to detect a Ebola virus, even as he resisted calls to levy a anathema on those roving from a 3 countries many influenced by a outbreak.”
Herman Cain is back: The former Republican presidential claimant launched on Monday a subscription-based online radio network temperament his possess name, giving fans a eventuality to hear his Georgia-tinged accent all hours of a day.The site follows that of former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin, who combined a identical try in Jul called SarahPalinChannel.com.
AP: “Isamu Akasaki and Hiroshi Amano of Japan and U.S. scientist Shuji Nakamura won a Nobel Prize in production on Tuesday for a invention of blue light-emitting diodes — a new appetite fit and environment-friendly light source.”
President Obama is in Washington, New York, and Connecticut
10:00 AM: Receives a Presidential Daily Briefing, Oval Office
1:40 PM: Arrives New York, John F. Kennedy International Airport
2:25 PM: Attends a DNC Roundtable, Private Residence
4:10 PM: Attends a DNC event, White Street Restaurant
6:40 PM: Delivers remarks and takes questions during a DSCC event, Private Residence, Greenwich, Conn.
8:05 PM: Departs New York
Gov. Cuomo is in New York City
10:00 AM: Attends Global NY Summit, Makes Announcement, Jacob Javits Center, Manhattan
Mayor de Blasio is in New York City
11:00 AM: Hosts Press Conference to Make Announcement, Bowne Playground, 142-30 Barclay Avenue, Queens
“The Joe Piscopo Show,” AM 970, 6 a.m.: Rep. Peter King, Chairman of a Homeland Security Subcommittee on Counterintelligence Terrorism; Chris Brubeck, Grammy-nominated composer; John Stossel, horde of “Stossel” on Fox Business; Judge Andrew Napolitano, comparison legal researcher for Fox News Channel.
“The Brian Lehrer Show,” WNYC 93.9 FM, 10 a.m.: “25 years in 25 days continues with a OJ Simpson hearing in 1995, a re-launch of Schoolbook; Bob Herbert on inequality and a advantages of removing fit by using as we age.”
“Inside City Hall,” NY1, 7 p.m.: A row on gentrification and growth in executive Brooklyn; The NY1 Wise Guys.
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