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Women in STEM get prime real estate on Grand Central's ceiling for an inspiring reason.

There are plenty of ways to recognize the pioneering women who've made unique contributions to science, technology, engineering, and math. But GE chose an unorthodox strategy by creating custom-designed animations of 12 influential women in STEM and projecting them onto the ceiling of Grand Central Terminal in New York ...

- Mashable! - US

'Standing up to the bully': Alex Jones' ex launching website to expose InfoWars star's 'horrible behavior'.

In her custody battle against InfoWars' Alex Jones, the host's ex-wife Kelly Jones has launched an “info war” of her own. According to the New York Daily News, the former Mrs. Jones is launching a website,, on Wednesday to reveal presumably incriminating inform...

- The Raw Story - US

Theresa May woos American business on New York trip.

Theresa May wooed US investors yesterday as she sought to rally international interests around the UK as it prepares for Brexit. At a roundtable event in New York, the Prime Minister hosted high-level executives from firms including Amazon, General Electric and Merck. American shared-office provider WeWork's boss Adam ...

- City AM - UK

Theresa May is seeking the “deepest and broadest” trading arrangements.

Prime Minister Theresa May will tell US investors today that the UK is seeking the “deepest and broadest” trading arrangements with the EU, as she tries to entice US capital to the country at a business roundtable in New York. The event will involve a number of businesses which are expected to be making internal ...

- City AM - UK

Sisi, Netanyahu meet for first time in public in New York.

Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi met Israeli premier Benjamin Netanyahu publicly for the first time in New York to discuss Middle East peace after U.S. President Donald Trump said he would push for resuming stalled negotiations.

- The Daily Star - LB

Trump says Gulf crisis can be 'solved pretty quickly'.

US president and Qatari emir discuss Gulf diplomatic crisis on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly in New York.

- Al Jazeera - QA

If threatened, US will 'totally destroy' North Korea, Trump vows.

NEW YORK, Sept 20 — US President Donald Trump escalated his standoff with North Korea over its nuclear challenge yesterday, threatening to totally destroy' the country of 26 million people and mocking its leader, Kim Jong-un, as a rocket...

- The Malay Mail - MY

FedEx cuts profit forecast on US$300m hit from cyberattack.

NEW YORK, Sept 20 — FedEx Corp put a price tag on the initial impact of a worldwide cyberattack that engulfed the company's TNT Express unit in Europe: US$300 million . The blow last quarter from lost sales, stepped-up...

- The Malay Mail - MY

US stocks edge to fresh records ahead of Fed decision.

NEW YORK, Sept 20 — Wall Street stocks edged to fresh records yesterday ahead of a Federal Reserve decision expected to announce the end of a post-financial crisis economic stimulus program. The Fed waiting game hung over global markets, with...

- The Malay Mail - MY

Israel's Netanyahu vows to fight 'Iranian curtain'.

NEW YORK, Sept 20 — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu vowed yesterday to fight an Iranian curtain' descending on the Middle East, pledging to prevent Tehran from ever establishing a permanent foothold in Syria. Netanyahu — who...

- The Malay Mail - MY

Dow, S&P 500, Nasdaq edge up to new record peaks.

NEW YORK, Sept 20 — Wall Street stocks edged up to fresh records yesterday as the bull market marched onwards following solid economic data while the Federal Reserve opened a two-day policy meeting. All three major indices finished at records,...

- The Malay Mail - MY

Democratic congressmen arrested in protest outside Trump Tower

Reps. Adriano Espaillat , Luis V. Gutiérrez and Raúl M. Grijalva were among at least 10 people arrested at an immigration protest outside Trump Tower in New York on Sept. 19.

- Washington Post - US

New York crowd gets glimpse of President Jeb

NEW YORK — He was gracious and measured, stern but sober — and tough on Russia — as he addressed the greatest challenges facing the United States. Standing in a hotel ballroom a few blocks from the spot where Donald Trump was threatening to “totally destroy” North Korea, Jeb Bush offered...

- The Raw Story - US

Mueller seen to be probing Trump like a mob boss

Bonanno, Gambino…Trump? The first two are recognizable as bosses of the notorious Five Families, as the leading organized crime outfits of New York and other areas of the country were once known, and the third obviously belongs to the president of the United States and his famous New York real estat...

- The Raw Story - US

President Ilham Aliyev, his spouse attend opening of General Debate at UN General Assembly in New York

General Debate of the 72nd Session of the General Assembly of the United Nations has opened in New York.

- AzerNews - AZ

President Ilham Aliyev, his spouse attend opening of General Debate at UN General Assembly in New York

President Ilham Aliyev, his spouse attend opening of General Debate at UN General Assembly in New York ...


Professor in sexual misconduct complaint placed on leave

The University of Rochester has placed a professor on leave and launched an independent investigation into the school's handling of sexual misconduct accusations against him.

- FOX News - US

Brooklyn Nine-Nine actress Stephanie Beatriz on being 'lucky and fortunate'

Brooklyn Nine-Nine's Rosa Diaz is quite possibly the grumpiest detective on television. She rarely smiles and isn't keen on small talk, making friends or revealing personal information. 

- Stuff - NZ

India reaffirms commitment to Palestinian cause

New York, Sep 19 India on Tuesday reaffirmed its commitment to the Palestinian cause and solidarity with the Palestinian people. "India's support for the Palestinian people and the Palestinian cause is historical, going back to a period before our own independence," External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said in her ...

- Yahoo! News - US

India offers aid to hurricane-devastated Caribbean nations

New York, Sep 19 With the Caribbean region facing nature's deadly fury with Hurricanes Irma and Maria pummelling through, India on Tuesday expressed its solidarity with the affected nations and offered aid. Offering India's condolences at the loss of lives in the devastating hurricanes, External Affairs Minister Sushma ...

- Yahoo! News - US

UN peacekeepers pressed to do more with less as further cuts loom

On June 29, Maman Sidikou, head of the UN peacekeeping mission in Congo, received a cable from headquarters in New York in which his bosses laid out in no uncertain terms that the world’s largest peacekeeping mission had to make cuts, and fast.

- BDNews24 - BD

China, Russia call for peaceful solution

THE Chinese and Russian foreign ministers called for a peaceful end to the “vicious cycle” on the Korean Peninsula as they met in New York for the UN General Assembly. Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi and his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov urged all parties to seek a “peaceful resolution” to the ...

- Shanghai Daily - CN

PM Abbasi, Erdogan agree on revival of Pak-Afghan-Turkey Trilateral process

NEW YORK: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi met Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan agreed upon the revival of the Pakistan-Afghanistan-Turkey Trilateral process for promoting lasting peace and stability in Afghanistan on Tuesday.The two leaders, who met today on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly ...

- - PK

A mysterious hedge fund just scooped up the foreclosed medallions from New York City's 'Taxi King'

Prayitno/FlickrA fleet of Evgeny "Gene" Freidman's foreclosed taxi medallions sold on Monday in a closed-door auction taking place in a Queens, New York hotel. All 46 medallions — the metal plates on yellow cab hoods allowing them to legally pick up street-hails — were won by a group identified in bankruptcy ...

- Business Insider - US

Know The Context

These tactics from Trump 'lawyer' Michael Cohen probably work better with New York City real estate goons than Senate Committees.

- TPM News - US

Tillerson Speaks To Myanmar Civil Leader On Country's Refugee Crisis

NEW YORK — Secretary of State Rex Tillerson spoke by phone Tuesday with Myanmar's civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi about the Rohingya Muslim refugee crisis, the State Department said, as international condemnation intensified over the plight of the minority group. It was believed to be the first time Tillerson has ...

- TPM News - US

President Trump: 'Put Your Countries First'

President Trump took the stage this morning to address the United Nations General Assembly in New York with an "America first" message and some tough words for North Korea.

- NPR - US

New riots over police shooting raise the question: what is it about St. Louis?

For the past four nights in St. Louis, peaceful daytime protests over the acquittal of a former police officer charged with fatal shooting of a black motorist in 2011 have degenerated into violent clashes with police, resulting in more than 100 arrests. St. Louis Mayor Lyda Krewson announced Tuesday that she would postpone ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Ev Williams Has Big Plans For Medium 3.0

The dust has settled since Medium’s most recent business pivot. Now, its founder is once again trying to explain what Medium is. Ev Williams is in New York to have meetings. He’s meeting with writers to discuss producing original content for his Medium platform; he’s meeting with editors about potential ...

- Fast Company - US

Tusk to meet May in London for Brexit talks after Florence speech

European Council president Donald Tusk will meet Prime Minister Theresa May in London next week to discuss Brexit, he announced this evening. Tusk met May on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly in New York, and agreed to meet next Tuesday. The talks will come days after May makes a set-piece speech in ...

- City AM - UK

Stafford's two touchdown passes help Lions beat Giants

On a night when the New York Giants honored their 2007 Super Bowl championship team at halftime, the current Giants once again looked like chumps.

- The Daily Star - LB

Here's how you can get your hands on unlimited flights to Paris for a year

neirfy / iStockThe INSIDER Summary: French boutique airline La Compagnie is offering an "all you can fly" pass for unlimited business class flights between New York City and Paris for one year. Ten L'Unlimited passes will be on sale between September 19th and September 22nd, on a first-come, first-served basis. The passes ...

- Business Insider - US

We went to a Toys R Us store the day after the bankruptcy announcement — and we were surprised by what we found

Getty/Bennett RaglinToys R Us has filed for bankruptcy. The company has said it is not closing any stores or altering any opening hours. The specialty toy store has struggled as it increasingly competes with online retailers in its two main businesses: baby goods and toys. Amazon sells more than double what Toys R Us does ...

- Business Insider - US

I went to a drive-in movie theater for the first time and I was blown away

Matthew Gordon The INSIDER Summary: I went to a drive-in theater for the first time in Warwick, New York, to see "It." I was so blown away by the experience that I wish I never had to go back to a regular movie theater. Unfortunately, drive-ins are a dying business that rely on nostalgia to stay afloat. Ever since the ...

- Business Insider - US

'If you can do better than that, call me': Lindsey Graham says a coalition of Steve Bannon, Jeb Bush, and Alan Greenspan is behind his health bill

Chip Somodevilla/Getty; Bryan Bedder/Getty; Alex Wong/GettySen. Lindsey Graham says he has a disparate trio of supporters for his last-gasp attempt to repeal the Affordable Care Act. During a flight from New York to Washington, DC, Graham told reporters he is confident that the Graham-Cassidy-Heller-Johnson bill will pass ...

- Business Insider - US

Trump is using privately-raised campaign funds to pay for his legal fees in the Russia probe

AP Photo/Alex Brandon NEW YORK, Sept 19 - U.S. President Donald Trump is using money donated to his reelection campaign and the Republican National Committee to pay for his lawyers in the probe of alleged Russian interference in the U.S. election, according to two people familiar with the matter. The U.S. Federal Election ...

- Business Insider - US

Why Olivia Munn actually lost money acting in 'Ocean's Eight'

Pascal Le Segretain/GettyActress Olivia Munn has a cameo in the upcoming all-female heist thriller "Ocean's Eight," but the brief role apparently cost her rather than made her money. Munn told Entertainment Weekly Radio that she had to pay up front for her expensive wardrobe for the scene she appeared in, which took place ...

- Business Insider - US

Poroshenko, Mogherini discuss initiative of deploying peacekeepers in Donbas

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko and EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Federica Mogherini met in New York on September 19 in the framework of the UN General Assembly to discuss the situation in Donbas, in particular, the idea of introducing a peacekeeping mission and also coordinated ...

- Kyiv Post - UA

Poroshenko,Van der Bellen discuss strengthening technical capabilities of OSCE in Donbas

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko and Austrian President Alexander Van der Bellen stressed the importance of strengthening the technical and technological capabilities of the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission in Donbas to more effectively fulfill their mission. During the meeting in New York, Poroshenko and Bellen welcomed ...

- Kyiv Post - UA

Lawsuit over debunked Rolling Stone rape article revived on appeal

A federal appeals court on Tuesday revived a defamation lawsuit brought by three University of Virginia graduates against Rolling Stone magazine over a now-retracted article describing an alleged gang rape at their fraternity. The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals announced its decision two days after Rolling Stone ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Trump has visited his own properties 80 of 243 days

Donald Trump is technically no longer in charge of overseeing his own lavish properties—but that hasn't stopped him from regularly checking up on them as commander in chief. Trump kicked off Tuesday morning by tweeting from Trump Tower in New York City before he delivered his first address to the Un...

- The Raw Story - US

Self-powered patch monitors glucose levels during exercise

Diabetics could soon have an effective, non-invasive way to measure glucose levels during exercise, thanks to a patch designed by researchers at the State University of New York. The paper-based patch sticks directly onto the skin like a Band-Aid, an...

- Engadget - US

More Hudson Valley homebuyers making all-cash offers

All-cash sales are not a new phenomenon, but lately real estate agents in New York are seeing more of them.         


Watch Trump's full remarks to the U.N.

President Trump spoke to the United Nations General Assembly in New York on Sept. 19.

- Washington Post - US

3 Democratic congressman arrested at DACA protest outside Trump Tower

Illinois congressman Luis Gutierrez was one of three Democratic lawmakers arrested outside Trump Tower in New York on Tuesday as part of a protest of President Donald Trump's decision to end legal protections for hundreds of thousands of young immigrants. Reps. Adriano Espaillat, D-N.Y., Raul Grijalva,...

- - US

27 million children out of school in conflict zones

Source: UN Children's Fund Country: Chad, Germany, Greece, Lebanon, Syrian Arab Republic, World UNICEF calls on partners to integrate all uprooted children – migrants, refugees, internally displaced, asylum seekers or unaccompanied – into the education system where they live. 27 million children out of school in ...

- ReliefWeb - INT

Israeli Consulate in New York shut down following second threat in several days

, The Israeli Consulate in New York was closed briefly following a second threat in less than a week. On Monday, the consulate was shut down and employees were prevented from leaving after an envelope containing a white powder and a threat against Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was sent to the building, Ynet...

- JTA - US

Netanyahu says non-Orthodox Jews used Western Wall deal to gain recognition

JERUSALEM , Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu accused the Reform and Conservative movements in Israel of using their partnership in the Western Wall agreement as a clandestine way to gain recognition. Netanyahu told reporters in New York on Monday night that the Reform and Conservative movements wanted to get ...

- JTA - US

Sisi and Netanyahu Discuss Middle East Peace Process

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi met Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in New York to discuss the Middle East peace process in their first public talks, his office said on Tuesday. Sisi emphasized the importance of "resuming negotiations between the Israeli and Palestinian sides to reach a comprehensive ...

- Albawaba - UK

King of Jordan and Austrian President Discuss Strengthening Ties

His Majesty King Abdullah on Monday met with Austrian President Alexander Van der Bellen in New York and discussed means to enhance cooperation between the two countries as well as regional issues. © Copyright The Jordan Times. All rights reserved.

- Albawaba - UK