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Aug 11, 2014

Official results expected in Turkey's 1st direct presidential election, won by PM Erdogan

Turkey's election commission is expected to confirm the election of Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan as president following the country's first direct vote for the post... #Recep Tayyip Erdogan #Istanbul

Aug 09, 2014

Cuomo's re-election campaign spent $1.1M on TV ads while fending off Moreland controversy

Gov. Cuomo’s re-election campaign spent more than $1.1 million on television ads as he tried to fend off the controversy that erupted over the way he handled his anti-corruption commission... #Recep Tayyip Erdogan #Istanbul

Aug 06, 2014

Why Cuomo will probably walk

Hammond: Watching Gov. Cuomo twist in the wind of a federal investigation is jerking few tears in New York politics. Republicans are naturally hopeful that the scandal over Cuomo’s ill-fated Moreland Commission to Investigate Public Corruption will b... #U.S. Republican Party #Rob Astorino

Aug 15, 2014

Los Angeles considers making voting ballots lottery tickets

LOS ANGELES — Los Angeles is considering turning voting ballots into lottery tickets. With fewer than a fourth of voters showing up for recent local elections, the city’s Ethics Commission..... #U.S. Republican Party #Rob Astorino

Aug 21, 2014

Still no plans for a Cuomo-Teachout debate

With 18 days until the state's Democratic primary, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo continued to refuse to commit to any debate with liberal challenger Zephyr Teachout. "I'll leave that to the campaigns to work out if there should be debates, who would participa... #Andrew Cuomo #Zephyr Teachout #U.S. Republican Party #Mike Boland (politician) #Citizens Union #Rob Astorino #New York (state)

Aug 05, 2014

Voters back Cuomo despite ethics concerns

Voters still overwhelmingly back Gov. Cuomo’s re-election bid despite strong beliefs that his office acted “unethically” in dealings with the corruption-fighting Moreland Commission, poll results reveal. Cuomo leads Republican Rob..... #Andrew Cuomo #Zephyr Teachout #U.S. Republican Party #Mike Boland (politician) #Citizens Union #Rob Astorino #New York (state)

Aug 19, 2014

Protesters set to march on Pakistan's parliament

(AP) -- Thousands of protesters demanding Pakistan's prime minister step down prepared Tuesday to march on parliament in the capital, as authorities beefed up security to prevent possible violence. The demonstrators, who have camped out in Islamabad ... #Pakistan #Pervez Musharraf #Islamabad #Nawaz Sharif #Imran Khan #Ahsan Iqbal #Muslim League-N

Aug 13, 2014

Cuomo, lawmakers leave on trip to Israel

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo said Tuesday he's leading a delegation to Israel to make clear New York stands with it amid rising tensions in the Gaza Strip. "Our message is simple and clear: We stand with Israel and we support Israel's right to defend itself ... #Israel #United Nations #Fordham University #Hamas #Benjamin Netanyahu #Andrew Cuomo #Sheldon Silver #Reuven Rivlin #Zephyr Teachout #John F. Kennedy International Airport #U.S. Democratic Party #U.S. Republican Party #Dean Skelos #Jeff Klein #Preet Bharara #Rob Astorino #Gaza Strip #Dean G Skelos #West Bank and Gaza

Aug 12, 2014

Officials and homeowners want Verizon to extend service to Babylon Village and beach communities

Access to a fiber-optic network for telephone, television and high-speed Internet is no longer a luxury but a necessity, say civic and elected leaders in the Village of Babylon and the town's barrier beach communities. Verizon, which offers access to... #New York, NY #Nassau County, NY #Suffolk County, NY #Babylon, NY #Fire Island, NY #Huntington, NY #Islip, NY #Lindenhurst, NY #Smithtown, NY #Public Service Commission

Aug 08, 2014

Cuomo, Dems spend $2.7 million on TV ads since Moreland controversy broke

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo and the state Democratic Party have spent $2.7 million on television ads and $100,000 on polls since a controversy over a now-shuttered anti-corruption commission erupted. Cuomo, a Democrat who is up for re-election this fall, ha... #Andrew Cuomo #Zephyr Teachout #U.S. Democratic Party #Preet Bharara #New York (state)