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Republican Wins Congress Seat in NY Democratic Stronghold

Posted September 14th, 2011 at 11:01 am (UTC-5)
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U.S. Republican businessman Bob Turner has pulled off an upset victory in a special election for a U.S. congressional seat in New York, winning what is seen by some as a referendum on the policies of President Barack Obama. Turner defeated Democratic state assemblyman David Weprin on Tuesday to win the seat vacated by Anthony […]

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Republican Expected to Win NY Special Election

Posted September 13th, 2011 at 2:31 pm (UTC-5)
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A New York Republican could win a seat in the U.S. House of Representatives Tuesday, in a congressional district that has not elected a Republican in decades. Republican Bob Turner, a retired media executive, is running against Democratic state assemblyman David Weprin for the seat left empty by Anthony Weiner, who resigned earlier this year […]

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Father of NY Terror Plotter Convicted

Posted July 22nd, 2011 at 2:10 pm (UTC-5)
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A U.S. jury has found the father of an admitted terrorist who plotted to bomb the New York City subway system guilty of lying to investigators and hiding evidence in the case of his son. Afghan-born U.S. citizen Mohammed Zazi was convicted Friday of both counts against him — obstruction of justice and conspiracy. The […]

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Father of NY Terror Plotter Charged

Posted July 18th, 2011 at 3:50 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. federal prosecutors are charging the father of an admitted terrorist with lying to investigators and hiding evidence in the case of his son, who plotted to bomb the New York City subway system. Afghanistan-born U.S. citizen Mohammed Zazi pleaded not guilty Monday to two counts of obstruction of justice and conspiracy. Prosecutors at the […]

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