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Sep 01, 2014

West Indian Day Parade celebrates Caribbean cultures, but shooting leaves 1 dead, 3 others hurt

People in brilliantly colored costumes adorned with feathers and sequins danced down Eastern Parkway in Brooklyn Monday to the cheers of more than 1 million spectators. The 47th annual West Indian Day Parade in Crown Heights and Prospect Heights serv... #Caribbean #Brooklyn, NY #Crown Heights, NY #Prospect Heights, NY #Barbados #Andrew Cuomo #Eric Adams #Trinidad and Tobago #St. Lucia

Sep 01, 2014

Shootings near West Indian Day Parade route leave 1 dead, NYPD says

Hours before the West Indian Day Parade stepped off Monday, police reported multiple shootings one of them deadly near the route for the political see-and-be-seen event, which has been scarred by violence in recent years. Police said they were taking... #Caribbean #Eric Adams #Brooklyn, NY #Crown Heights, NY

Aug 25, 2014

Tribe's casino plan roils quaint Martha's Vineyard

(AP) -- On the western tip of Martha's Vineyard, bright clay cliffs and a red brick lighthouse draw visitors as they pile out of cars and tour buses and head up to this town's scenic overlook. But the leaders of the Aquinnah Wampanoags, the federally... #Barack Obama #New Jersey #Goldfield Corp.

Sep 02, 2014

Chinese president Xi Jinping 'to skip Ban Ki-moon climate meeting'

New Indian prime minister also expected to miss UN climate meeting of world leaders in New York, reports ChinaDialogue Chinese president Xi Jinping has decided to skip a meeting of world leaders on climate change in New York, according to climate ins... #Beijing #Paris #Ban Ki-moon #Xi Jinping #India #United States #China

Aug 20, 2014

Derek Jeter's original hit that tied Honus Wagner for sixth all time now ruled an error

Remember when Derek Jeter tied Honus Wagner for sixth place on the all-time hits list with an infield single against Cleveland on Aug. 8? Well, turns out it never happened. Major League Baseball -- in the person of Joe Torre, Jeter's former manager w... #Derek Jeter #New York Yankees #Joe Torre #Honus Wagner #Major League Baseball #Trevor Bauer

Aug 17, 2014

Thousands flock to India Day Parade in Manhattan

New Yorkers celebrating India's independence from the British Empire in 1947 danced down Manhattan's Madison Avenue Sunday on elaborate floats, with two-sided drums and in vividly colored saris. "It's a way of saluting those who lost their lives" in ... #India #Mahatma Gandhi #Bollywood #Coney Island, NY #One World Trade Center

Aug 12, 2014

Filler: Genocide is worse than territorial war

Is it odd that many of us look at killing for land or power so differently from killing out of hate? The reality is that the people who control land control it because they took it, by force of arms or politics. That's why the American Indians no lon... #Israel #Syria #Iraq #Europe #North America #Middle East #Barack Obama #South America

Aug 19, 2014

Indian women on death row for killing children launch last-ditch appeal

Renuka Shinde and Seema Gavit are set to become first women executed in post-independence India Two Indian women on death row for murdering five children have lodged a last-ditch appeal after the president rejected their mercy plea, clearing the way ... #Israel #Syria #Iraq #Europe #North America #Middle East #Barack Obama #South America

Aug 08, 2014

The Hundred-Foot Journey first look review romance on the menu

Helen Mirren and Om Puri do their best to spice up a predictable restaurant-based culture clash A snobby French restaurateur. An Indian chef who cooks with spices from his dead mother. A cute French waif who rides a bicycle through idyllic rural Fran... #Oprah Winfrey #Steven Spielberg #Om Puri #Helen Mirren

Aug 31, 2014

Tribe's casino plan rattles island

AQUINNAH, Mass. -- Bright clay cliffs and a red-brick lighthouse draw visitors to a scenic overlook on the western tip of Martha's Vineyard. The leaders of the Aquinnah Wampanoags, the federally recognized American Indian tribe whose ancestors first ... #Barack Obama #Deval Patrick