Washington is not considering the possibility of exchanging Ukrainian pilot Nadiya Savchenko, who has been sentenced in Russia to 22 years in prison, for Russian citizens Konstantin Yaroshenko and Viktor Bout, currently serving prison terms in the United States for drug trafficking and arms dealing respectively, the U.S. Embassy in Russia has said.
The stabbing happened just after midnight inside the victim's home at 1070 Manor Road, near Fanning Street
The victim was taken to Staten Island University Hospital in Ocean Breeze with a stab wound to back
Author: By Roberta Rampton
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, who scored a major victory in a series of Super Tuesday nominating contests, has been criticized by some in his party for being vague on policy specifics and heavy on rhetoric.
Photo: District Attorney Michael McMahon notes that the IRS will never ask to settle outstanding taxes without sending a notice in the mail first. (Photo courtesy of the Richmond County District Attorney's office)
An enthusiastic crowd of over 900 people celebrated on Sunday afternoon with Richmond County district attorney-elect Michael McMahon and his family, in what was billed as an "inauguration ceremony" in the packed gymnasium of the Spiro Sports Center at Wagner College on Grymes Hill. Guest speakers included U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer and Mayor Bill de Blasio, who shared the stage with Public Advocate Leticia James, current and former Staten Island elected officials, judges, and Island NYPD top brass, among many others.
This Saturday, Nov. 7, 2015, image from video provided by Julien Solomita, shows an unarmed missile fired by the U.S. Navy from a submarine off the coast of Southern California, creating a bright light that streaked across the state and was visible as far away as Nevada and Arizona. A Navy spokesman told The San Diego Union-Tribune that the Navy Strategic Systems Programs conducted the missile test at sea Saturday from the USS Kentucky, a ballistic missile submarine. A second test was conducted on Monday. (Julien Solomita via AP)
Author: By Alex Rosenberg
Source: From CNBC
Crude oil futures (New York Mercantile Exchange: @CL16F) briefly dipped below $40 a barrel on Wednesday, as crude's November drop continues. And one technical analyst sees oil falling much lower even from these levels.
Interesting ? Isn’t ? And how it relates to the today’s assertion of the head of Russian FSB, Aleksande Bortnikov repeating, after the Anglo-Saxon press, that at the origin of the catastrophe was a “hand made” bomb installed in the plane at the Sharm-el-Sheik aeroport!
STATEN ISLAND, NY – TODAY, just one day after the New York Daily News published their ringing endorsement, the Staten Island Advance also endorsed lifelong Staten Islander and expert prosecutor Joan Illuzzi to be the next District Attorney of Staten Island.
Author: By MICHAEL A. McFAUL
Source: The New York Times
PALO ALTO, Calif. — THE Russian president, Vladimir V. Putin, continues to surprise. Russia’s military intervention in Syria, followed by a face-to-face meeting in Moscow this week with that country’s president, Bashar al-Assad, has startled the world.
Author: Lilia Shevtsova
Source: The American Interest LLC
The third act of Russia’s civilizational drama is near. The price Russia and the outside world will pay for the end of the former’s system will be much higher then they paid for the Soviet Union’s demise.