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Jun 28, 2014

Ex-union official gets house arrest for conspiring with mob

It was a bittersweet sentence for a reputed Genovese mob associate convicted of conspiring to keep a rival union local from organizing workers at a Long Island chocolate factory. Robert Scalza, 60, the former secretary treasurer of Local 713 of the I...

Jun 24, 2014

Facial recognition proposal lacks privacy protections, advocate says

A facial recognition trade group’s proposals for privacy standards are an “extreme” departure from U.S. expectations on how personal data should be handled, a privacy advocate said Tuesday. A set of recommendations from the International Biometrics a...

Jun 29, 2014

Unilever could be grooming Brylcreem for a sale

It is thought Brylcreem could be snapped up by an international trade buyer, possibly from China or India. Brylcreem was launched in 1928... #China #India #Unilever PLC

Jul 08, 2014

Separate subdivisions proposed on Asharoken's Duck Island

Representatives of two camps have met with Asharoken planning officials to discuss separate proposals to subdivide properties on Duck Island. No formal applications have been filed with the village, but the Planning Board met with the groups on June ... #China #India #Unilever PLC

Jul 07, 2014

Zubair Khan, 41, of Manhattan, confirmed as pilot of plane that crashed in LI Sound

A Manhattan man piloting a single-engine experimental aircraft was killed when his plane crashed into Long Island Sound Monday morning, about seven miles north of Mattituck Inlet, officials said. The body of Zubair Khan, 41, of Leroy Street in Greenw... #Suffolk County, NY #Mattituck, NY #Southold, NY #Long Island Sound #Federal Aviation Administration #Barclays #LinkedIn #Riverhead, NY #Connecticut #Suffolk County Police #New Haven, CT

Jul 03, 2014

Mets GM Sandy Alderson: We kind of like our team

ATLANTA -- The Mets stood 10 games below the .500 mark at the start of play Wednesday night. Nevertheless, general manager Sandy Alderson said he has yet to determine whether the Mets will be sellers when the trade deadline rolls around at the end of... #Venezuela #New York Mets #Daniel Murphy #Citi Field #Jonathon Niese #Sandy Alderson #Frank Cashen #CBSSports.com

Jun 27, 2014

We need to look at other institutions connected with Savile | @guardianletters

I am intrigued by the continuing saga surrounding Savile, and the way the media constantly associates his vile acts with two British institutions: the NHS and the BBC ( Savile's reign of abuse across NHS exposed , 27 June). While it seems obvious tha... #London #National Health Service #Margaret Thatcher #Edwina Currie #Jimmy Savile

Jul 01, 2014

Stocks rise as surveys show stronger manufacturing

Evidence that global manufacturing is expanding pushed the stock market to an all-time high on Tuesday. The Dow Jones industrial average climbed within two points of 17,000 for the first time after separate surveys showed that manufacturing expanded ... #China #Dow Jones #Goldman Sachs #Netflix #General Motors #HSBC #Federated Investors, Inc.

Jul 04, 2014

World Cup 2014: day 23 as it happened

Download the latest World Cup podcast here Check out the latest brick-by-brick videos Which World Cup player are you? Take our test Latest results, schedule and fixtures 4.30pm BST Closedown. That's your lot. Over to Paul Doyle's MBM for France v Ger... #Germany #Brazil #France #Der Spiegel #Colombia

Jun 26, 2014

Stocks slip; Barclays down on NY suit

Stocks closed lower Thursday after the president of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, said interest rates may rise early next year, and the Commerce Department reported consumer spending in May rose less than expected. At the close on Wall Stree... #Wall Street #Dow Jones #Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis #Commerce Department #Fox Business Network #Federal Open Market Committee #Eric T. Schneiderman