Tag Archives: New York City

16Sep/15

Groundbreaking models, including a model with Down’s Syndrome, shine at New York Fashion Week

At New York Fashion Week, models break new ground challenging the narrow standard of beauty of the fashion industry. Among them is Madeline Stuart, a model with Down Syndrome, and Shaholly Ayers, who is born with just one arm.

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16Aug/15

Hundreds reenact famous Times Square kiss to commemorate end of WW2

Hundreds gather in Times Square to reenact the famous picture of a sailor kissing a nurse on the 70th Anniversary of Victory over Japan Day — the end of World War II.

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07Aug/15

Vin Diesel says being named the third highest paid actor in the world is surreal

(EVO) – Trailers are becoming more and more important in the movie world and on the release of the first trailer for ‘The Last Witch Hunter’, Vin Diesel held a press junket in New York to talk about his upcoming performance and why it’s a dream come true.
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07Aug/15

Fans in New York City line up for Jon Stewart’s last taping of “The Daily Show”

Fans in New York City wait for hours to see Jon Stewart’s 16-year stint as the host of “The Daily Show” come to an end.

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03Aug/15

African Data platform launched to challenge Global development community for accuracy of Data

“The African continent deserves better and more accurate data”

London August 2015 (ACCUR8DATA) – A group of prominent African leaders in the field of data and innovation from Ghana, Kenya, Zambia, Rwanda and Senegal announced the launch of the Accur8Africa platform to improve the accuracy of data in the continent before the adoption of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in New York this coming September at the 70th United Nation General Assembly.
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26May/15

Air France flight escorted by US military jets after threat

USA (Next Media) – Following an anonymous threat made to commercial flights, an Air France plane was escorted by U.S. military fighter jets to New York on Monday, according to a Reuters report.
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18May/15

David Letterman prepares to leave his ‘Late Show’ desk after 33 years

Fans prepare to say goodbye to ‘Late Show’ host David Letterman.

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09May/15

Patz jurors explain verdict problem

(REUTERS/NEW YORK POLICE DEPARTMENT) – Etan Patz vanished in 1979 in New York on his first walk alone to the school bus stop.

He’s thought to have been killed at what was then a deli.

His body’s never been found. He was officially declared dead in 2001.

Thirty-six years later a man on trial for his murder has walked free after jurors failed to agree a verdict.
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