Headlines 9/1/11

Submitted by ub on Thu, 09/01/2011 - 09:27
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IRENE AFTERMATH. 46 Deaths and Devastation.

OBAMA SPEECH.GOP Objects and Changes Date

WHERE ARE THE JOBS? US Frustration

911 Anniversary. Countdown Underway.

GENERAL YESTERDAY. CIA Director Today

SAME DAY - ONE WEEK AWAY

Submitted by ub on Wed, 08/31/2011 - 15:10

Next Wednesday, President Obama wants to deliver a speech to Congress on the US economy.

Sept. 7, 2011 is the day Mr. Obama has requested to speak before a joint session of Congress
8 p.m. This is the same time as the already scheduled Republican presidential debate.

Everyone knew the President was going to make a speech next week, but it is interesting that he would choose to do it in such an elevated setting, and at the same time GOP presidential hopefuls will be laying out their own vision for how to fix the economy... Stay tuned!

JUSTICE SAYS NO

Submitted by ub on Wed, 08/31/2011 - 13:51

The US Justice Department wants to block the merger between AT&T and T-Mobile. Attorneys filed a complaint to block AT&T’s proposed $39 billion buy out of T-Mobile. This deal that would create the largest carrier in the US and reshape the communications industry.

The legal documents complains that T-Mobile “places important competitive pressure on its three larger rivals, particularly in terms of pricing, a critically important aspect of competition.” This is also highlighted T-Mobile’s high speed network and its innovations in technology.

LESSONS LEARNED FROM 911

Submitted by ub on Wed, 08/31/2011 - 10:45
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US government officials have been escalating security around the country and getting ready for the 10th anniversary of those horrific 9-11 terrorist attacks. There have been confidential briefings between national, state and local law enforcement agencies.

Headlines 8/31/11

Submitted by ub on Wed, 08/31/2011 - 10:18
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HURRICANE IRENE DAMAGES. Deaths, Flooding, Many Stranded and Isolated.

CUT-OFF FROM CAROLINA TO CANADA. Massive Recovery Efforts Continue.

BURNING WILDFIRES. Oklahoma & Texas' Massive Blazes.

WILL CHAOS FOLLOW AFTER KHADAFY? Killer Colonel is Cornered.

$60 BILLION LOST IN AFGHANISTAN & IRAQ. Full of Abuse and Fraud.

WAS IT ALL NEWS OR SOME HYPE?

Submitted by ub on Tue, 08/30/2011 - 23:21
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Hurricane IRENE controlled the airwaves over the weekend as many TV and Radio stations along the East Coast provided wall-to-wall coverage of the storm as it moved through our Tri-state area. Since the hurricane proved to be less catastrophic than many had anticipated, here is what some said about how local stations handled the storm–l

Stations used threat of hurricane to draw viewers. 47.5%

No one knew how bad Irene would be so stations had to prepare viewers for the worst. 27.18%

STATEMENT FROM BOROUGH PRESIDENT DIAZ

Submitted by ub on Tue, 08/30/2011 - 15:36
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“It saddens me how some people have no regard for human life. Yesterday, a shooting occurred while families and young children were enjoying a beautiful evening on E. 181st and Daly Ave. This time three people were shot: 20-year old, Ricky Rodriquez, two-year old Patience Boyd and six-year old Jayla Rodriquez. While Ricky and Jayla are in stable condition, Patience remains in critical condition, and may lose her life to a thug’s bullet.