New York Society & Culture
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Eastern Paralyzed Veterans Association
Overview, donation information, newsletter, publications, photo gallery, events calendar, and articles about advocacy, legislation, and health issues. Jackson Heights, New York.
Zimbio - Alice Kryzan
Wikizine about Alice Kryzan, the Democratic nominee for U.S. Representative from New York's 26th district, running against Republican Chris Lee. Includes news articles, personal stories, pictures and video clips.
Zimbio - Dan Maffei
Wikizine about Dan Maffei, the Democratic nominee for U.S. Representative from New York's 25th district, running against Republican Dale Sweetland. Includes news articles, personal stories, pictures and video clips.
SSudan: 12 die after mob attacks UN base
JUBA, South Sudan (AP) — An angry mob of South Sudanese youths attacked a U.N. base on Thursday in order to harm members of an ethnic minority sheltering inside. Peacekeepers were forced to open fire, amid rampaging violence that killed at least 12 people, officials there said.
Obama: Ukraine diplomacy holds hope but sanctions ready
By Mark Felsenthal WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama said on Thursday that talks between Russia and Western powers aimed at ending tensions in Ukraine have potential but warned that the United States and its allies are prepared to impose more sanctions on Russia if the situation fails to improve. "There is the possibility, the prospect, that diplomacy may de-escalate the situation." However, Obama said he has been in close consultation with European allies and that a new round of sanctions is ready to go if Russia fails to help restore order in the east and south of Ukraine.
Texas town honors 15 killed in year-ago explosion
WEST, Texas (AP) — Residents of the small Texas town of West are marking the one-year anniversary of a fertilizer plant explosion by honoring the 15 victims and holding a moment of silence at the exact time of the fatal blast.