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The much-touted presidential debate between Democratic nominee Hillary Rodham Clinton and Republican nominee Donald J Trump has now been filed away in the annals of political history. The weeks long media hype and verve afforded to the debate smacked of a championship boxing match, but this time, both candidates left the stage still standing and not too much worse for the wear.
Reaction to the first presidential debate of the 2016 election was swift and decisive, according to an INN report, with news outlets and social media lighting up with opinions rating the performance of the two candidates.
“A very surreal event,” said NBC’s Chuck Todd of Monday night’s debate adding that it “was not something that looked like any other presidential debate we’ve
Governor Cuomo’s ex-aide charged with bribery and fraud along with 9 others.
Joseph Percoco was once New York Governor Andrew Cuomo’s executive deputy secretary and was reportedly one of the governors most trusted and faithful advisers. The governor had compared him to a brother. When Mr. Percoco had worked for the governor’s father, former New York Governor Mario Cuomo, Governor Andrew Cuomo said Mr. Percoco was, “my father’s third son, who sometimes I think he loved the most.”
On Friday, September 23, Brooklyn District Attorney Ken Thompson announced that a 24-year-old man from Williamsburg, Brooklyn was convicted of gang assault and related charges for his role in the brutal beating of Taj Patterson, a young man who was walking in the street when he was set upon by over a dozen people.
District Attorney Thompson said, “Today’s verdict is a testament to our determination to fully prosecute this case based on the evidence, which clearly connected this defendant to
Ahmad Khan Rahami was charged last week in Union County Court with five counts of attempted murder of a police officer, and trying to blow up Chelsea with homemade bombs. The alleged New Jersey terrorist spent three weeks in 2011 in Kuchlak, a town in Pakistan known as a longtime haven for the Taliban. The NY Post reports, he spent weeks getting an “Islamic education” at a Pakistani seminary. He also visited Surkhab and Nushki, where a US drone killed Taliban leader Mullah Akhtar Mansoor in
According to Crain’s New York, motorist injuries have drastically increased under the administration of Mayor Bill de Blasio. As yet in 2016, there have been nearly 2,400 more motorist injuries than there were in 2014. At the same time, bicyclist injuries rose by 10.2%, while pedestrian injuries were up this year by 6.6% after falling by 17.6% in 2015.
In contrast, between 2013 and 2014, during Mayor Bloomberg’s administration, NYC saw a dramatic decrease in traffic injuries to motorists