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6 major US cities could be underwater within 80 years — here are the disturbing 'after' images.

If the worst climate-change predictions come true, hundreds of coastal US towns and cities — from Atlantic City, New Jersey, to Galveston, Texas — could disappear underwater by 2100. The National Oceanic and Atmosphere Agency released a report in January that hinted at the possibility of an "extreme" ...

- Business Insider - US

A Scandinavian airline will offer $99 round-trip flights to Europe.

Delpixart / iStock The INSIDER Summary: Primera Air, an airline based in Denmark, is offering cheap round-trip flights from New York and Boston to Paris, London, and Birmingham, England, beginning May 2018. Tickets are on sale now, and they start at $99 for a round-trip. Come May 2018, European travel will get a whole ...

- Business Insider - US

The Yankees' new third baseman hit into a triple play in his first at bat at Yankee Stadium.

Bruce Kluckhohn/APTodd Frazier's Yankee Stadium debut was supposed to be a dream come true for the Toms River, New Jersey native, but instead, he started off his Big Apple career on the wrong foot with a nightmare first at bat. The Yankees had Cincinnati Reds starter Luis Castillo figured out early on in Tuesday's game, ...

- Business Insider - US

Photographers Arrested for Climbing Ben Franklin Bridge.

The good news: Martin J. Romero-Clark and Andrew Lillibridge probably got some awesome shots. The bad news: The two photographers were arrested early Tuesday after climbing the Ben Franklin Bridge, which spans the Delaware River to connect Philadelphia and New Jersey. Their 250-foot climb to the top of a tower...

- Newser - US

Judge Rules New Jersey Isn't Liable In Bridgegate Lawsuit.

NEWARK, N.J. — A federal judge has ruled New Jersey can't be sued for the actions of some of its employees in the George Washington Bridge lane-closing scandal. An ongoing lawsuit filed more than three years ago by some residents and businesses in Fort Lee, a town next to the bridge, argues the state should be held ...

- TPM News - US

Princeton University's 'men's engagement manager' to battle aggressive masculinity.

Do men at Princeton University need special guidance so that they don't become violent, aggressive stalkers or rapists?

- FOX News - US

Lifeguards out for run rescue 10-year-old from rip current.

BRICK TOWNSHIP, N.J. — Two lifeguards out for a run along a New Jersey beach helped rescue a 10-year-old girl who got caught in a rip current.

- Billings Gazette - US

N.J. Democratic Governor Nominee Phil Murphy Picks Running Mate.

New Jersey Democrat Phil Murphy has chosen the former leader of the state Assembly as his running mate in the race to replace outgoing Republican Gov. Chris Christie.

- Wall Street Journal - US

New Facts Uncovered About Trump FBI Pick.

Matt Katz, reporter for WNYC, talks with Rachel Maddow about the sketchy employment by New Jersey Governor Chris Christie of Donald Trump's pick to replace James Comey has director of the FBI, Chris Wray.

- Yahoo! News - US

A technicality kept this 926-pound mako shark from being the largest ever caught in NJ.

It is the largest caught in New Jersey but won't be the record breaker because of a technicality.         

- USA TODAY - US

5 VCs Share The Worst Ways Founders Botch Their Pitches.

From offensive lingo to off-base metrics, investors have heard it all. Here’s a riddle: What takes a tenth of a second to occur and can make or break your startup? No, it’s not the computation performed by your tech product’s proprietary algorithm. It’s a first impression, and the Princeton ...

- Fast Company - US

Jamaican father misses US girl's funeral due to visa issues

NEW JERSEY, United States , The father and sister of a slain 11-year-old New Jersey girl have missed her funeral because their temporary US visa applications were denied.Dozens of people gathered yesterday at St Ann Roman Catholic Church in Keansburg for AbbieGail Smith's funeral.

- JamaicaObserver.com - JM

Wells Fargo asks court to require client information be returned

NEW YORK - Wells Fargo & Co has asked judges in New York and New Jersey to require a lawyer representing a former employee to immediately return reams of client information the bank mistakenly sent to the attorney, a bank spokeswoman said on Monday.

- Reuters - US

Slain girl's father, sister denied visas, miss her funeral

KEANSBURG, N.J. — A Jamaican man who was denied a temporary visa to attend the funeral of his slain 11-year-old daughter in New Jersey says his heart is 'torn apart.'

- Yahoo! News - US

On the origins of environmental bullshit

Children play in the DDT fog left by the 'fog truck' in a New Jersey neighbourhood. George Silk/LIFE 1948This article is part of an ongoing series from the Post-Truth Initiative, a Strategic Research Excellence Initiative at the University of Sydney. The series examines today's post-truth problem in public discourse: the ...

- The Conversation - UK

Fishing crew reels in 926-pound Mako in New Jersey's biggest shark catch

A fishing crew in New Jersey has reeled in a 926-pound Mako shark, and environmental officials say it's the biggest shark catch in the state's ...

- The Japan Times - JP

Charter fishing trip lands 926-pound mako shark

It is the largest caught in New Jersey but won't be the record breaker because of a technicality.         

- USA TODAY - US

Wells Fargo asks court to require client information be returned

Wells Fargo & Co has asked judges in New York and New Jersey to require a lawyer representing a former employee to immediately return reams of client information the bank mistakenly sent to the attorney, a bank spokeswoman said on Monday. In response to a New Jersey court case involving a dispute between ex-Wells Fargo ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Trump FBI Pick Represented Christie A Year Before Retainer Agreement Signed

TRENTON, N.J. — Records show that President Donald Trump's pick to run the FBI represented New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie for nearly a year before a mandatory retainer agreement was signed. WNYC-FM reports that Christopher Wray began representing Christie in September 2014 during the George Washington Bridge ...

- TPM News - US

Fishing crew catches 926-pound shark in New Jersey

A fishing crew in New Jersey has reeled in a 926-pound Mako shark, and environmental officials say it's the biggest shark catch in the state's history.

- PhysOrg - NL

Grandson sold refrigerator for drugs, grandma says

The New Jersey woman's son and grandson are accused of depriving her of "necessities."         

- USA TODAY - US

New Jersey town orders religious boundary taken down

, A town in New Jersey has ordered an Orthodox Jewish organization to take down its eruv, or religious boundary, by early next month. Mahwah, which is located across the New York state border, told the South Monsey Eruv Fund to remove the white plastic piping from utility poles that it uses for the...

- JTA - US

This Jewish player won the World Series of Poker's $8.15 million with a pair of 2's

, Scott Blumstein admits it: He never expected to get the card he needed to become the World Series of Poker champion. Blumstein, 25, of Brigantine, New Jersey, pulled a deuce on the river , the final card of a poker round , to win with a pair of twos in a dramatic finish...

- JTA - US

New Jersey town orders eruv taken down

Over 1,000 sign petition seeking to prevent Orthodox Jews from moving into town of Mahwah in northern New Jersey.

- Arutz Sheva - IL

2 women who built a business while at Goldman Sachs and Marc Jacobs explain how corporate jobs made them better entrepreneurs

Courtesy of AUrateWhen Sophie Kahn and Bouchra Ezzahraoui started their company in 2014, they were working full time. Kahn was working at Marc Jacobs after a stint at The Boston Consulting Group, and Ezzahraoui was an interest rate volatility trader at Goldman Sachs. They had met in 2009 as Princeton graduate students, two ...

- Business Insider - US

10 French teens accused of burglarizing cars in New Jersey

SECAUCUS, N.J. — Ten French teenagers are accused of burglarizing 12 vehicles while on vacation in New Jersey.

- Billings Gazette - US

Motorcade escorting remains of Marine killed in plane crash

FREEHOLD, N.J. — A motorcade of veterans and motorcycle clubs is escorting the remains of a Marine killed in a military plane crash in Mississippi home to New Jersey.

- Billings Gazette - US

Chris Christie signs two pro-transgender bills into law

The new laws take New Jersey in the opposite direction Trump is taking the country.CREDIT: AP Photo/Matt RourkeOn Friday, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie surprised many when he signed two different bills advancing transgender equality into law. While both are positive advancements for the state, they coincidentally mirror ...

- ThinkProgress - US

Great whites spotted near Maryland, New Jersey beaches as Mid-Atlantic waters heat up

'Scientists know that the sharks are out there. It becomes news when nonscientists are encountering them'

- National Post - CA

Plainfield, N.J.: From 1967 riots to modern-day rebirth

The Summer of Love turned tragic. We look at what happened and where the city is headed.

- Economic Policy Institute - US

Great whites spotted near Maryland, New Jersey beaches as Mid-Atlantic waters heat up

By T. Rees ShapiroTheir names are Mary Lee, Katharine and Hilton. During the summer months, they like to hang out relatively close to beaches along the Mid-Atlantic. They are great swimmers. And they feast on the flesh of grey seals.Also,...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

If You've Eaten 15/20 Of These Foods, You're Definitely From New Jersey

Have you had pork roll, taffy, and Kohr's? View Entire Post ›

- BuzzFeed - US

Russian Spy House That Inspired 'The Americans' Will Be Put Up for Sale

A New Jersey home that has been vacant since the FBI arrested a family of undercover Russian spies living there is heading for sale

- Yahoo! News - US

Legal New Jersey online poker pushes World Series champion

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — Scott Blumstein's path to winning more than $8.1 million as the World Series of Poker champion started in the online poker rooms of New Jersey.

- Billings Gazette - US

This mayor is leaving politics to fight climate change full-time

Like many communities skirting the U.S. coastline, Hoboken, New Jersey, wasn't built on solid ground.  Many of its charming brick buildings, historic piers, and apartment towers stand atop what was once a low-lying tidal marsh — a grassy, muddy buffer along the Hudson River, designed by nature to absorb high tides and ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Foreign Ambassadors Given An 'Orchestrated' Tour of Iran's Evin Prison

Iran Focus London, 23 Jul - Iran has been arresting Westerners, mainly dual citizens, allegedly to use them as bargaining chips to advance objectives and politics in negotiations. In fact, Ellen R. Wald recently reported in Forbes that, On July 16, news came out that an American graduate student at Princeton University ...

- Iran Focus - UK

New Jersey man, 25, wins $8m at poker World Series

Scott Blumstein says winning is 'just the best feeling' but he was not motivated by the money.

- BBC - UK

Kim In-kyung Picks up 2nd LPGA Win of Season

Kim In-kyung won the Marathon Classic in Sylvania, Ohio on Sunday to claim her second LPGA Tour trophy this season.She won the ShopRite Classic in New Jersey in June. In the fourth and final round, Kim hit eight birdies to card an 8-under 63.She finished at 21-under 263, four strokes ahead of Lexi T...

- The Chosun Ilbo - KR

Plainfield, N.J.: From 1967 riots to modern-day rebirth

The Summer of Love turned tragic. We look at what happened and where the city is headed.         

- USA TODAY - US

Tool to help police in opioid crisis draws privacy concern

New Jersey is the latest state amid a national opioid crisis to consider allowing police and law enforcement officials to...

- Deseret News - US

NJ fishing crew reels in monstrous shark to possibly set new state record

A fishing crew reeled in a 926-pound shark on Saturday off the New Jersey coast, possibly the largest catch in the state history.

- FOX News - US

Rookie gambler wins $8.1 million in World Series of Poker championship

'I'm really happy about how I played tonight,' said the 25-year old winner from New Jersey.

- IBTimes.co.uk - UK

American wins US$8.1m in poker contest

A New Jersey man with a degree in accounting is this year’s World Series of Poker champion. Scott Blumstein won the series’ marquee no-limit Texas Hold ‘em main event early yesterday in Las Vegas surrounded by dozens of supporters including relatives and college friends. He is now more than US$8.1 ...

- Shanghai Daily - CN

Chris Christie signs controversial bill to change smoking age in New Jersey — e-cigs also affected

In a surprising move, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie signed into law on Friday a bill that will raise New Jersey's smoking age from…

- TheBlaze.com - US

New Poker World Champ Is a Rookie, 'Pretty Tired of Poker'

A New Jersey man with an accounting degree is this year's World Series of Poker champion. Scott Blumstein won the series' marquee no-limit Texas Hold 'em main event early Sunday in Las Vegas surrounded by dozens of relatives and college friends. He is now more than $8.1 million richer...

- Newser - US

Scott Blumstein wins World Series of Poker, takes home $8.1 million

A rookie poker player from New Jersey is $8.1 million richer after winning this year's World Series of Poker. Scott Blumstein says he's "really happy" with how he played but is "pretty tired of poker at this point."

- Deutsche Welle - DE

Kin of slain NJ girl appeal to Trump for visa help to attend funeral

The Jamaican father and half-sister of an 11-year-old New Jersey girl who was found murdered have asked for President Trump's help so they can legally enter the U.S. to attend the girl's funeral on Monday.

- FOX News - US

Scott Blumstein, of Brigantine, New Jersey, becomes 2017 World Series of Poker champion, wins more than $8.1 million

- Townhall.com - US

Rookie from New Jersey wins World Series of Poker, $8.1M

- Townhall.com - US

Ace of Hearts, 2 of Diamonds: New Jersey Man Wins World Series of Poker

A New Jersey resident with a degree in accounting is this year’s World Series of Poker champion.   Scott Blumstein won the series’ marquee no-limit Texas Hold ‘em main event early Sunday in Las Vegas and is now more than $8.1 million richer. The 25-year-old Blumstein eliminated Pennsylvania’s Daniel ...

- Voice of America - US

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