New York Society & Culture
New York Society and Culture Directory. New York Clubs, Disability Resources, Gay, Lesbian,
and Bisexual, NY History, Museums in NY, Organizations, Politics & Religion, Women & Youth
resources and websites. New York information, news web sites, resources cotaining photos, maps, events.
Links to the governmental and business services, Christianity, Hindu, Islamic & Judaism religion resources,
United Action for Animals (UAA)
Promotes ethical standards of conduct and practices in the field of animal welfare and educates the public on the proper care of animals. Includes FAQ and donation information.
New York State Young Republican Club
The statewide federation website includes events around the state and nationally, a map of member clubs, a list of YRs running for office, and resources for clubs.
New York State Dispute Resolution Association (NYSDRA)
A not-for-profit organization committed to the peaceful resolution of conflict. NYSDRA offers services and referrals for alternative dispute resolution, conflict resolution, mediation, arbitration, facilitation, and negotiation.
New York State Indian Tribes
Provides a map of where the reservations are located and the tribal office contact information for each. Includes cultural and historical data.
Emphasizes the importance of Black history in the state. Provides historical information and links to related resources.
US stocks mixed after good economic data, Apple results
E-cigarettes to be regulated under new US plan
New York (AFP) - US stocks were mixed in early trade Thursday following a good report on US durable goods and strong earnings from Apple and some other big companies.
Apple earnings, expanded buyback lead US stocks higher
The changes would also apply to other, previously unregulated tobacco products, including cigars, hookahs, nicotine gels, and pipe tobacco, and are aimed in large part at keeping these substances away from young people. "This proposed rule is the latest step in our efforts to make the next generation tobacco-free," said Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius in a press release announcing the reform. The proposal by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) would bring these products under the same rules that already apply to traditional cigarettes. And they would be prevented from advertising a lower health risk, compared to traditional cigarettes, unless the FDA confirms scientific evidence backing up the claim.
New York (AFP) - Apple's shareholder-friendly measures including a stock split and an expanded buyback helped lead US shares higher in opening trade Thursday.