Headlines 11/5/11

Submitted by ub on Sat, 11/05/2011 - 09:28
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OKLAHOMA QUAKE. Shakes 3 Surrounding States.

OCCUPY MOVEMENT.Woes Continue.

JOBS OFFER DIGNITY. VP Biden.

HUGE ASTEROID. Earthbound.

CBS' ROONEY. Dead @92

UN SEEKS COLLABORATIONS

Submitted by ub on Fri, 11/04/2011 - 21:39

A new United Nations expert body that promotes respect for human rights among businesses is inviting governments, companies and non-governmental organizations (NGOs) to submit ideas and proposals to help establish its work programme next year.

The UN Working Group on Human Rights and Transnational Corporations and other Business Enterprises will take businesses’ submissions into account during its first session in January, when the Group’s priorities and activities will be determined.

WHERE ARE THE JOBS

Submitted by ub on Fri, 11/04/2011 - 20:33

Next Thursday, hear from corporate HR directors and other key decision-makers to learn what it takes to get hired in the media industry in today's competitive climate.

RSVP at www.cencom.org. You can reach out: info@cencom.org or 212.686.5005.

Jobs, Jobs, Jobs: So Where Are They?

The unemployment rate is at a dismal high, and for recent grads it's downright bleak. HR managers and others provide insights on where the jobs are now, what you need to get noticed and strategies for landing a job in media and launching your career.

THE PICTURE HOUSE

Submitted by ub on Fri, 11/04/2011 - 18:55

In advance of Veteran's day brings you a truly fascinating account of a US soldier who mysteriously vanished during the Vietnam war, only to be spotted decades later, seemigly peacefully living amongst the Khmer Rouge. This leads his family to launch an investigation, aided by legendary documentarian Henry Corra. Mr. Corra will be joining us on Thursday for a special presentation of his latest work, The Disappearance of McKinley Nolan.

CITY ISLAND THEATER GROUP

Submitted by ub on Fri, 11/04/2011 - 16:46

Tonight - November 4th the City Island Theater Group premieres Arthur Miller’s acclaimed classic play THE CRUCIBLE directed by Maria Provenzano and Nick Sala.

VETERANS DAY CELEBRATION

Submitted by ub on Fri, 11/04/2011 - 16:32

This Sunday - CBS News correspondent Scott Pelley reports the emotional stories of wounded veterans who return to the battlefield as a special form of therapy. "60 Minutes" goes to Iraq with eight wounded warriors for Operation Proper Exit, a program that provides the crucial closure these soldiers and Marines could not get in a stateside hospital.

http://www.cbsnews.com/video/watch/?id=7387083n&tag=nl.e882

Bartow Pell Mansion

Submitted by ub on Fri, 11/04/2011 - 16:28

First Fridays 5:30-8:30 p.m.

Enjoy the magic of the mansion at night with the music of singer, songwriter, and composer Antonio Carlos DeFeo. Tour the mansion, savor light refreshments, and hop on the free Bronx Seaside trolley to explore City Island.

The trolley makes a continous loop from the #6 Pelham Bay Park subway station to BPMM to City Island.

LIU's new name, new dean and a new direction.

Submitted by ub on Fri, 11/04/2011 - 11:25
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Change is in the air at LIU- Expect a new name for the re-branded Long Island University POST. The public is invited to learn more about Long Island University this weekend when LIU hosts their annual open house for prospective students as well as their families.

Headlines 11/4/11

Submitted by ub on Fri, 11/04/2011 - 09:08
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US WARNS STATE SPONSORED SPIES. Cyber Espionage Attacks.

G20 LEADERS TALKS. Economic Stability Massive Debt.

ECONOMIC SLOW GROWTH. Jobless Rate Crawls.

HERMAN CAIN CAMPAIGN. Gutter Politics.

M JACKSON's DR. Trial Goes To Jury.

UN ON G-20 COUNTRIES

Submitted by ub on Thu, 11/03/2011 - 22:45

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has called on leaders of the world’s biggest economies meeting in Cannes to ensure a global recovery that is sustainable, inclusive and creates real change for those hit hardest.

He noted that unemployment is rising almost everywhere, and more and more young people have no jobs and few prospects of finding one. In addition, economic inequalities are widening and poverty is growing.

He stressed that the two-day summit of the G-20 must be about more than “financial fire-fighting.”