Posts Tagged ‘ story ’

Making of a mosque mess

Aug 17th, 2010 | By admin

On Dec. 8, 2009, the New York Times published a story about a planned development in lower Manhattan: “The building has no sign that hints at its use as a Muslim prayer space, but these modest beginnings point to a far grander vision: an Islamic center n…. Read this article Full Text RSS Feeds
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Yellowstone Club collapse pinned on founder, judge says Blixseth must repay most creditors

Aug 17th, 2010 | By usnews

BILLINGS, Mont. –  A federal judge has pinned the financial collapse of the ultra-exclusive Yellowstone Club on its founder, Tim Blixseth, but says he doesn’t have to repay all its debts. U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Ralph Kirscher says in a 135-page ruling issued Monday that Blixseth siphoned hundreds of millions of dollars from the private Montana
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Hey, Mets, use K-Rod case as hammer to beat down MLB union

Aug 17th, 2010 | By sportsnews

The MLB players union has gone too far. Finally, inarguably, the union has gone too far, and this money-seeking, drug-allowing, behavior-excusing juggernaut must be stopped. And it must be stopped by the New York Mets. Francisco Rodriguez is the convenient excuse. That’s all he is, because this really isn’t about K-Rod and his stadium attack
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BP’s Gulf Well May Not Be Permanently Killed Until September

Aug 17th, 2010 | By businessnews

August 16, 2010, 3:06 PM EDT By Mark Chediak and Allison Bennett Aug. 16 (Bloomberg) — BP Plc’s Macondo well in the Gulf of Mexico may not be permanently killed until September as U.S. officials consider two options to allow a final plugging procedure from
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Coming to America: Poll finds Hispanic immigrants harbor higher hopes than Latinos born in US

Aug 17th, 2010 | By usnews

WASHINGTON –  Daily life for Marlen Lopez sounds anything but easy: The undocumented worker cleans offices to pay her bills and hasn’t seen her 8-year-old son since she left El Salvador three years ago. Yet Lopez is happy with her job, hopeful about the future and confident her son will one day graduate from college
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Correction: Eyes in the Sky story

Aug 16th, 2010 | By usnews

RIVERHEAD, N.Y. –  In an Aug. 14 story about government usage of satellite and aerial surveillance, The Associated Press reported the New York Civil Liberties Union has filed lawsuits opposing the New York Police Department’s Real Time Crime Center, which uses satellite images and other mapping technologies to develop intelligence on crime patterns. The NYCLU
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Teen survivor released from hospital after Alaska plane crash that killed former Sen. Stevens

Aug 16th, 2010 | By usnews

ANCHORAGE, Alaska –  An Anchorage hospital has released one of the four people who survived a plane crash that killed former U.S. Sen. Ted Stevens and four others. A Providence Alaska Medical Center spokeswoman says 13-year-old Willy Phillips Jr. has been released. He is the son of lobbyist Bill Phillips, who died in the Aug.
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Official: ‘Craigslist Killer’ Commits Suicide in Jail Cell

Aug 15th, 2010 | By usnews

AP April 21: Medical student Philip Markoff, 23, is arraigned in Boston on murder, kidnapping and armed robbery charges in the so-called ‘Craigslist Killing.’ BOSTON — A former medical student accused of killing a masseuse he met through Craigslist committed suicide in the Boston jail where he was awaiting trial, authorities said Sunday.
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AP Exclusive: Afghan attack survivor tells story (AP)

Aug 15th, 2010 | By worldnews

KABUL, Afghanistan – One of the gunmen who killed 10 charitable health workers in northern Afghanistan hitched a ride with the medical team shortly before
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AP: Sole survivor of Afghan attack tells story (AP)

Aug 14th, 2010 | By worldnews

KABUL, Afghanistan – One of the gunmen who killed 10 charitable health workers in northern Afghanistan hitched a ride with the medical team shortly before
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