ISIS Sympathizer Gets Maximum Sentence in Brooklyn

Oct 30, 17 ISIS Sympathizer Gets Maximum Sentence in Brooklyn

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Despite pleas for sympathy and a show of regret, Uzbek national Abdurasul Juraboev was handed the maximum sentence of 15 years for plotting attacks of a terrorist nature. Juraboev pleaded guilty to following ISIS and planning overseas terrorist attacks as well as attacks on US soil in 2014. He also threatened then-President Barack...

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Prospect Park Says No to Cars

Oct 24, 17 Prospect Park Says No to Cars

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After a successful trial period as a car-free zone from July to September, Prospect Park is about to embark on this ambitious move on a permanent basis. Mayor Bill de Blasio made the announcement on Monday: Prospect Park will no longer allow entrance to cars on the parks entire loop drive, beginning on January 2, 1918. The New York...

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Bay Ridge R-Train Station Open Again for Business

Oct 16, 17 Bay Ridge R-Train Station Open Again for Business

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After a six-month closure for major improvements, the 102-year-old station in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn is serving commuters again. The station, which offers R train service, now has new digital information signage, countdown clocks, charging ports for phones and other devices, better, brighter lighting, and beautiful new artwork. MTA...

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Blow Up the Old, Bring in the New: Kosciuszko Bridge

Oct 02, 17 Blow Up the Old, Bring in the New: Kosciuszko Bridge

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After 78 years of service connecting Brooklyn and Queens above Newton Creek, the old Kosciuszko Bridge was demolished in a controlled explosion. It took 944 coordinated charges to bring down large sections of the left and right spans of the bridge, which were then carted off. The debris from the bridge will amount to an estimated...

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Teachers in Experimental School Face Pay Cuts

Sep 25, 17 Teachers in Experimental School Face Pay Cuts

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In 2010 an experimental public elementary school, the New American Academy, was launched in Crown Heights, Brooklyn. Classrooms are open, with as many as 60 students in classes that use open classrooms utilizing progressive educational philosophies. The several teachers are part of the class, and they travel together with their...

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Treffen Sie den jüdischen Hedge Fund Manager hinter Taylor Force Act

Wie politischer Außenseiter, Sander Gerber, spielte eine Schlüsselrolle bei der Beendigung von PA’s Martyrs ‘ Pension Plan. Im Februar, Sander Gerber, Chief Executive von einem New Yorker Hedge-Fonds, montiert die Bühne auf eine einflussreiche jährliche Versammlung von konservativen Aktivisten und gewählten Beamten aus...

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