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Sunday Sep 14 | United Jewish Federation of Tidewater

CUNY graduate students, citing Jewish Sabbath, delay boycott Israel vote

A student group at the City University of New York postponed a vote on a boycott resolution of Israel because it would have taken place on the Jewish Sabbath. About 100 people attended the meeting of the Doctoral Students' Council on Friday evening and debated the "Resolution for the Endorsement of Boycott of Israeli Academic Institutions."

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Related Topix: Israel, Middle East, World News, City University of New York

Sat Sep 13, 2014

Genesee Country Express

Rough primary gives hope to Cuomo's foes

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo's bumpy win in the Democratic primary is energizing his general election opponents, who said Wednesday that a little-known liberal challenger's better-than-expected showing exposed big problems for the governor within his own party. The governor traveled to Buffalo for a victory celebration with running mate Kathy Hochul as his campaign pivots to the general election.

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Related Topix: Andrew Cuomo, US Governors, Westchester County, NY, Howie Hawkins, City University of New York

Fri Sep 12, 2014

United Jewish Federation of Tidewater

CUNY grad students to vote on BDS

A student group at the City University of New York is set to discuss and vote on a proposed resolution calling for a boycott of Israel. The university's Doctoral Students' Council advertised the proposed resolution earlier this month ahead of a meeting scheduled for the evening of Sept.

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Related Topix: City University of New York, Israel, Middle East, World News

Wed Sep 10, 2014

Long Island Business News

Cuomo gets bruising lesson from Teachout

The Democratic primary served as a stinging rebuke to New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo after a little-known law professor claimed a surprising 35 percent showing and complicated his path to re-election as well as his possible presidential ambitions. Zephyr Teachout's concession speech struck a triumphant note, with the Fordham University law professor telling supporters in a Manhattan bar late Tuesday that the race's 62-35 percent margin delivered a strong message to Cuomo.

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Related Topix: Andrew Cuomo, US Governors, Fordham University, US News, City University of New York, Brooklyn, NY, New York, NY

Examiner.com

Showtime announces final season of 'Nurse Jackie'

For six seasons, Showtime has had a ratings hit in "Nurse Jackie," which has also been championed by critics. The network announced Wednesday that the upcoming seventh season will be the final set of installments for the comedy.

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Related Topix: Nurse Jackie, Entertainment, Television, City University of New York, Emmy Awards

Examiner.com

Showtime announces final season of 'Nurse Jackie'

For six seasons, Showtime has had a ratings hit in "Nurse Jackie," which has also been championed by critics. The network announced Wednesday that the upcoming seventh season will be the final set of installments for the comedy.

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Related Topix: Nurse Jackie, Entertainment, Television, City University of New York, Emmy Awards

The Washington Post

Carson Block Says Muddy Waters Has - Modest Short' on 500.com

Carson Block of Muddy Waters LLC said his firm has a "modest short" position on Chinese sports- gambling company 500.com Ltd. based on "fundamental issues, red flags and potential risk of wrongdoing." "We'd be happy to see it at 30 to 50 percent of where it is now," he said in an interview at an event at Baruch College in New York today.

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Related Topix: City University of New York, Science / Technology

New Jersey Herald

NY Gov. Cuomo gets bruising lesson from Teachout

The Democratic primary served as a stinging rebuke to New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo after a little-known law professor claimed a surprising 35 percent showing and complicated his path to re-election as well as his possible presidential ambitions. Zephyr Teachout's concession speech struck a triumphant note, with the Fordham University law professor telling supporters in a Manhattan bar late Tuesday that the race's 62-35 percent margin delivered a strong message to Cuomo.

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Related Topix: Andrew Cuomo, US Governors, Fordham University, US News, City University of New York, Brooklyn, NY, New York, NY

Tue Sep 09, 2014

Newsday

Love Story: Iris and Mort Glick, East Northport

I was born in the Bronx and lived near Yankee Stadium until June 1954, when my family purchased a home in Carle Place. I was 18 and had just completed my sophomore year at City College of New York Downtown, which is now Baruch College.

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Related Topix: East Northport, NY, Carle Place, NY, City College of New York, City University of New York, Mineola, NY, Roslyn, NY

Mon Sep 08, 2014

Wall Street Journal

Liu Eyes Comeback in Queens Senate Race

A state Senate race in northeast Queens could be a chance at redemption for John Liu , a politician once elected citywide whose mayoral bid fizzled amid a federal investigation. Mr. Liu is challenging Sen. Tony Avella, an incumbent who earlier this year joined a breakaway faction of Democrats called the Independent Democratic Conference in a power-sharing coalition with Republicans.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, Queens, NY, New York, NY, US News, City University of New York, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Joseph Crowley, Democrat, Anthony Weiner

Sat Sep 06, 2014

Washington Times

NY lieutenant governor race takes on high profile

The race for lieutenant governor has emerged as the best chance for critics of Gov. Andrew Cuomo to weaken his grip on power. The position of lieutenant governor can be a sleepy one, a place for ribbon cutters and a way to balance out a gubernatorial ticket.

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Related Topix: Andrew Cuomo, US Governors, City University of New York, Healthcare Law, Law, Columbia University

Fri Sep 05, 2014

CrimProf Blog

Manta & Wagner on Intellectual Property Infringement as Vandalism

Irina D. Manta and Robert E. Wagner Baruch College Zicklin School of Business Department of Law) have posted Intellectual Property Infringement as Vandalism on SSRN. Here is the abstract: Defenders of strong intellectual property rights often maintain that intellectual property infringement is theft, and that the sanctions associated with it ought to be high.

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Related Topix: Hofstra University, Criminal Defense Law, Law, City University of New York

Thu Sep 04, 2014

CrimProf Blog

Manta & Wagner on Intellectual Property Infringement as Vandalism

Irina D. Manta and Robert E. Wagner Baruch College Zicklin School of Business Department of Law) have posted Intellectual Property Infringement as Vandalism on SSRN. Here is the abstract: Defenders of strong intellectual property rights often maintain that intellectual property infringement is theft, and that the sanctions associated with it ought to be high.

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Related Topix: Hofstra University, Criminal Defense Law, Law, City University of New York

Wed Sep 03, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

FringeNYC Encore Series Kicks Off Today With Two 'Mini Festivals'

In 17 days, even the most intrepid theatergoer can only sample a fraction of the over 200 offerings at the New York International Fringe Festival. Now in its 10th year, the official 2014 FringeNYC Encore Series gives theatre lovers another chance at seeing some of the most critically acclaimed and most crowd-pleasing shows from the Festival.

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Related Topix: Manhattan, NY, New York, NY, City University of New York, 9

Tue Sep 02, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

FringeNYC Winner Absolutely Filthy Joins Encore Series, 10/1-5 at SoHo Playhouse

Absolutely Filthy, the winner of 3 FringeNYC Overall Excellence Awards will join the 10th Annual FringeNYC Encore Series.

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Related Topix: Recreational Vehicle, Award, Manhattan, NY, New York, NY, City University of New York

BroadwayWorld.com

Larry Austin Releases ....and Away We Went

He rescued 2,000 clients from Iran when a war broke out in 1979, arrived in Bermuda with 200 clients and no hotel rooms to speak of, and had a cat throw up on his client's food tray on a flight to Florida.

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Related Topix: Travel, United Kingdom Travel, Europe Travel, London, United Kingdom Travel, City University of New York

Mon Sep 01, 2014

Hispanic Business

Fantasy Football Gambling Industry Facing Increased Legal Scrutiny

It is all fun and games for daily fantasy sports companies in Florida -- for now.

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Related Topix: City University of New York

Sun Aug 31, 2014

New York Daily News

Immigrants hope President Obama will end deportations

A town hall dubbed 'New Yorkers for Real Immigration Reform" called on Obama to stop the 'inhumanity' of deportating undocumented immigrants at a rate of 1,100 a day Protesters angry with President Obama's immigration policy marched to the U.S. Immigrations and Customs Enforcement office in Phoenix, Ariz.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, New York, North Yorkshire County, England, World News, East Riding of Yorkshire County, England, United Kingdom, US News, Illegal Immigration, City University of New York

New York Daily News

Trading work for workouts is a smart move

You can pay your way in to a number of New York studios by joining their cleanup crew.

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Related Topix: Tribeca (New York, NY), Union Square (New York, NY), North Yorkshire County, England, World News, East Riding of Yorkshire County, England, York, NE, United Kingdom, City University of New York, Yoga, Fitness

Thu Aug 28, 2014

The Telegraph

Student apps show colleges the tech way

Aug. 28: Vaibhav Verma was frustrated that he could not get into the most popular courses at Rutgers University, so he decided to try a new approach.

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Related Topix: Rutgers University, Brown University, City University of New York

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