New York Governor Andrew Cuomo's office meddled with a commission he created to root out corruption in state politics, pushing back whenever it focused on groups tied to Cuomo, the New York Times reported on Wednesday. Now the commission's scrapped probes, which included hundreds of emails, subpoenas and internal documents from politicians and state agencies, are being investigated by U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara, the Times said.
Gaza mourns, seeks justice for generations lost in Israeli strikes
By Nidal al-Mughrabi GAZA (Reuters) - Sitting at home for dinner or running for their lives in dark streets, generations of the same families are dying in Israel's bombardment of Gaza. Survivors are witnessing large numbers of relatives killed in a single strike and in their grief seek justice. Israel says it seeks to target only militants who are firing rockets from the coastal strip into its territory, but the U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay said on Wednesday that the killing of over 400 Gaza civilians in the last two weeks may constitute war crimes. Rights campaigners and Israel say the rocket fire aimed at Israeli cities by militants from Hamas and other Palestinian groups also breaks international law. When Israeli shells rained down nearly non-stop in the early hours of Sunday morning, the Ayyad family cowered in their hallway too scared to escape the border town of Shejaia, once home to 100,000 and now a rubble-filled war zone. At first light, they made their move.
NEW YORK (AP) — A CBS News event Thursday marking the 50th anniversary of civil rights legislation is both a look back at history and a glimpse into future business opportunities for a broadcast news division.
Daily Baby Boomer News Update: July 23, 2014
12 Baby Boomer Retirement Trends It is not news that baby boomers, people born between 1946 and 1964, are starting to turn 65 and beginning to retire in droves. A new Census Bureau report details how quickly the baby boomers are retiring and how they are supporting themselves in retirement. There are just over 40 [...]
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