Articles Tagged with New York

Dead Sea Scrolls Case To Be Heard By New York’s Top Court

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According to the New York Post, a decision will be made by New York’s highest court in the Dead Sea Scrolls case today (March 25th). The court will decide whether or not to overturn the conviction. In the Dead Sea Scroll case, Raphael Golb argues that mocking scholars in an academic debate about the Scrolls… Read more »

Michael Vick: Weekend Visit With New York Jets

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Michael Vick makes headlines today, because he is going to visit the New York Jets this weekend as a free agent, according to Eliot Shorr-Parks of NJ.com. Michael Vick is a free agent who currently hasn’t visited any team through this period. However, that is all about to change this weekend. If Vick has a… Read more »

NYC Building Explosion: FDNY Searching For Trapped Victims

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A large NYC building exploded earlier this morning, the cause of the blast is currently unknown. The building is located on the Upper West Side near Third and 114th Streets. Both Police and the FDNY has responded to the three-alarm blaze. Traffic and public transportation has been disrupted and suspended near the New York City… Read more »

Derek Jeter To Retire After 2014 Season

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Derek Jeter, 39, has decided to call it quits after one last season with the New York Yankees. Jeter has played his entire career with the Yanks, and will retire as one of the all-time greats in the game. The Yankees franchise boasts some of the most memorable names in baseball history… Ruth, Mantle, Gehrig,… Read more »

Gun Control: Police In Upstate New York Refuse To Enforce Safe Act

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New York Assemblyman Bill Nojay believes that the state’s SAFE Act is just the beginning of a movement in the state to infringe upon Second Amendment rights. The gun control legislation was signed into law by Governor Andrew Cuomo one year ago this month. Nojay does not seem to be ready to concede defeat to… Read more »

Governor Cuomo Says Conservatives Do Not Belong In New York

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New York Governor Andrew Cuomo does not believe some conservatives belong in the state. During a recent radio show interview the Democratic politician said “extreme conservatives” have “no place in the state. Cuomo went on to define the unwanted Republicans as those who believe in the right to life, are “anti-gay” and are in favor… Read more »

Robin Thicke Is ESPN’s Choice To Light Up Pre-Super Bowl Bash

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Robin Thicke will help further blur the lines between sports and pop music January 31, when he will be the featured entertainment at ESPN’s 10th annual pre-Super Bowl party, The Hollywood Reporter says. This year, the annual event has been “rebranded” as ESPN The Party. Fans whose invitations must have been lost in the mail… Read more »

State of New York To ‘Loosen’ Marijuana Laws??

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Amid the nationwide campaign to mitigate usage restrictions of marijuana, it appears New York has joined the growing number of states that have effectively made revisions. According to the NY Times, state officials have announced that Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo of New York has set plans in motion to declare the allowance of marijuana usage… Read more »

Weather Forecast ‘Havoc’ For Northeast As Blizzard Closes In

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The weather forecast for the northeast region of the United States to ring in 2014 calls for “havoc,” according to the National Weather Service and reported by CNN. A massive blizzard has its sights set on the region and could extend all the way into the midwest, potentially slamming 100 million people with dangerous winter… Read more »

New York Sees 8 Inches Of Snow During Weekend Winter Storm

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New York received around eight inches of snow during the winter storm that passed through the tri-state area over the weekend. Although parts of NYC received several inches of snow when the system hit the area Saturday night and Sunday morning, NBC News reports that counties to the north and west received the most accumulation…. Read more »

‘True New Yorkers Are Mets Fans’ Says Curtis Granderson

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“True New Yorkers are Mets fans,” is a comment that is sure to get newly signed New York Mets outfielder Curtis Granderson into a lot of trouble. It may not have been such a big deal if Granderson’s last team wasn’t the New York Yankees. Granderson made the comment in his press conference on Tuesday… Read more »

Anthony Weiner Ends Mayoral Campaign With The Finger [Photo]

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Anthony Weiner ended his bid for New York Mayor with a one-finger “salute” Tuesday night. The scandal-ridden pol came in dead, dead last, which was pretty much a mere fulfillment of expectations. His wife wasn’t present as he made his concession speech, nor did he mention her. The woman who effectively brought his campaign to… Read more »

NYC Cops May Get Body Cameras

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In a move that New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg deemed “unnecessary,” a federal judge ruled that NYPD police will be wearing body cameras. This is the latest fallout from Mayor Bloomberg’s controversial “stop and frisk” policy. Stop and frisk critics claim cops use the tactic as an excuse to discriminate against minorities. Bloomberg is… Read more »

Mets’ Eric Young: Sportsmanship At Its Best [Video]

During the Mets-Braves game on Wednesday night, New York outfielder showed the fans what sportsmanship is all about. Atlanta Braves starter Tim Hudson was in the middle of a shutout against the New York Mets when Eric Young Jr. hustled to first base, which Hudson was covering with his foot. That’s when tragedy struck. Young… Read more »