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Fourth of NYC could be flood zone by 2050s, says report

Jun 11, 2013

Fourth of NYC could be flood zone by 2050s, says report

By the 2050s, more than 800,000 New York City residents could be living in a flood zone that would cover a quarter of the city's land and New Yorkers could sweat out as many 90-degree (32-Celsius) days as is now normal for Birmingham, Alabama, as effects of global warming take hold, a scientists' group convened by the city says. #World #NewsTracker #New York #Hurricane Sandy #Superstorm Sandy #Federal Emergency Management Agency
Unforgettable images from 2012

Dec 31, 2012

Unforgettable images from 2012

We take a look at some exceptional images from 2012. Some recount events that shocked the world, while others stand-out in terms of what they depict. #ImagesOfTheDay #Costa Concordia #Hurricane Sandy #Rear View 2012 #Newtown killings
All hail Sunny Leone: Queen of the Indian 'zeitgeist'

Dec 14, 2012

All hail Sunny Leone: Queen of the Indian 'zeitgeist'

She is numero uno on Google Zeitgeist's top ten list of 'trending' people in India -- a list that includes Rajesh Khanna, Poonam Pandey et al but nary a sign of Narendra Modi or Arvind Kejriwal. #BuzzPatrol #Narendra Modi #Arvind Kejriwal #Sunny Leone #Hurricane Sandy
Delay in power restoration after Hurricane Sandy angers New Yorkers

Nov 12, 2012

Delay in power restoration after Hurricane Sandy angers New Yorkers

Power problems remained unresolved on New York's Long Island, where about 300 people protested on Sunday. #US #NewsTracker #New York #power crisis #Hurricane Sandy
Voting the latest challenge for superstorm victims

Nov 06, 2012

Voting the latest challenge for superstorm victims

Sandy killed more 100 people in 10 states, almost all of them in New York and New Jersey. #Barack Obama #Mitt Romney #Hurricane Sandy #USElections2012

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It's hypocritical for NYT, WSJ to lift paywalls for Sandy

Oct 30, 2012

It's hypocritical for NYT, WSJ to lift paywalls for Sandy

It becomes a bit like dangling a string attached to vital sustenance in front of someone who hasn't eaten in two days: here's information you need now, but after this, it's not information you need. #InMyOpinion #New York Times #Wall Street Journal #Hurricane Sandy #Paywalls

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It's hypocritical for NYT, WSJ to lift paywalls for Sandy

Sep 23, 2014

GOP Rep. Michael Grimm, Democratic challenger Recchia clash over debate, Sandy no-shows

Grimm faults Recchia for missing Brooklyn debate; Recchia says Grimm should have attended Hurricane Sandy press conference in Manhattan... #U.S. Republican Party #Michael Grimm
It's hypocritical for NYT, WSJ to lift paywalls for Sandy

Sep 19, 2014

De Blasio administration moving to ramp up Hurricane Sandy home repairs

The de Blasio administration is moving to hire new contractors in an effort to quadruple the pace at which homes wrecked by Hurricane Sandy are being repaired or replaced... #U.S. Republican Party #Michael Grimm
It's hypocritical for NYT, WSJ to lift paywalls for Sandy

Sep 23, 2014

De Blasio cites Hurricane Sandy's toll in remarks on climate change at United Nations

Speaking at the United Nations Climate Summit, Mayor Bill de Blasio said that the threat of climate change was "particularly urgent" in New York City... #U.S. Republican Party #Michael Grimm