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NY transit agency may change rule to block 'Killing Jews' ad| Reuters

Apr 25, 2015

NY transit agency may change rule to block 'Killing Jews' ad| Reuters

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Stung by a court ruling that would force it to run a controversial ad from an anti-Muslim group on its buses, New York's Metropolitan Transportation Authority may adopt a new policy that could let it ban the ad after all. In a letter submitted on Friday to U.S. District Judge John Koeltl in Manhattan, an MTA lawyer said the agency's board plans on April 29 to vote on a proposal to adopt a new advertising policy that would transform MTA property into a "limited public forum," enabling the agency to exclude "all advertisements of a political nature." The MTA believes such a policy would allow it to ban an ad from the American Freedom Defense Initiative, portraying a man wearing a scarf around his face, with a quotation "Killing Jews is Worship that draws us close to Allah" attributed to "Hamas MTV," and below that, "That's His Jihad #Business #Economy #United States #India #Technology #France #Middle East #Argentina #Entertainment #Mexico #opinion #lifestyle
Iran moves ships, reducing tensions near Yemen - Pentagon's Carter| Reuters

Apr 25, 2015

Iran moves ships, reducing tensions near Yemen - Pentagon's Carter| Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A flotilla of nine Iranian military and cargo ships that U.S. officials feared was carrying arms to strife-torn Yemen sailed northeast in the direction of Iran on Friday, a move the Pentagon said helped to ease U.S. #Sports #India #France #science #markets #Italy #Argentina #Mexico #opinion #lifestyle
No U.S.-Japan trade breakthrough expected during Abe visit - White House| Reuters

Apr 25, 2015

No U.S.-Japan trade breakthrough expected during Abe visit - White House| Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The White House on Friday dashed hopes of a breakthrough on U.S.-Japan trade when President Barack Obama and Prime Minister Shinzo Abe meet in Washington next week, further delaying a major 12-nation Pacific trade pact. "We're not there yet," said Caroline Atkinson, Obama's deputy national security adviser. #Business #Sports #United States #India #Barack Obama #France #Middle East #science #Africa #Latin America #lifestyle
All-clear sounded at Statue of Liberty after bomb scare| Reuters

Apr 25, 2015

All-clear sounded at Statue of Liberty after bomb scare| Reuters

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The Statue of Liberty was declared safe on Friday after a bomb scare forced the evacuation of thousands of tourists from the New York Harbor landmark, the National Parks Service said. All visitors and staff were safely ferried off Liberty Island soon after an anonymous caller threatened to blow up the statue that stands guard at the mouth of the Hudson River, Mindi Rambo, a National Park Service spokeswoman, said in a statement #Politics #Economy #Sports #India #France #Middle East #markets #Africa #United Kingdom #Latin America #Mexico #lifestyle
Several U.S. probes likely of drone strikes that killed hostages | Reuters

Apr 25, 2015

Several U.S. probes likely of drone strikes that killed hostages | Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Central Intelligence Agency's Inspector General will conduct what could be the first of several investigations into the CIA drone strikes that killed American and Italian hostages and two U.S.-born al Qaeda militants, U.S. government sources said on Friday. #Business #United States #Barack Obama #Technology #France #science #Africa #Copyright #Latin America #opinion #lifestyle

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FIFA World Cup History Just Fontaine's unbreakable record

May 09, 2014

FIFA World Cup History Just Fontaine's unbreakable record

Just Fontaine however holds the record for the highest number of goals scored in a single tournament: representing France at the 1958 World Cup in Sweden, Fontaine scored 13 as Les Bleus finished third in Scandinavia. #Sports #World Cup #Brazil #France #football #KickingAround #2014 FIFA World Cup #World Cup History #Just Fontaine #13 #1958 World Cup
Road to Brazil New French team has exorcised the ghosts of 2010

Nov 22, 2013

Road to Brazil New French team has exorcised the ghosts of 2010

On Tuesday night, the French did just that earned back the honour that their country had forsaken in the Rainbow Nation. #World Cup #Brazil #France #KickingAround #Ukraine #Didier Deschamps #WC 2014
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