Second Time Around On a freezing winter night inside a Corona gym two professional basketball teams prepared to square off before a sparse crowd of family and friends who have braved the cold to see them play.
LIC YMCA Junior Knicks Do Battle at MSG On Saturday, January 17, 2009, during halftime of the New York Knicks against the Philadelphia 76ers the Long Island City YMCA Junior Knicks team played the Bronx YMCA Junior Knicks team. Even thou...
Billionaire businessman and philanthropist Edgar Bronfman, the chairman of the Seagram Company and long-serving president of the World Jewish Congress, died at his New York home on Saturday aged 84. Montreal-born Bronfman took control of the Seagram empire from his father, Samuel Bronfman who had founded the liquor company in 1924. He then expanded its operations, acquiring Tropicana and moving Seagram into the chemicals business by making it DuPont's largest minority shareholder. The son of Eastern European Jewish immigrants, he was also president of the World Jewish Congress from 1981 until 2007.
CAIRO (AP) — In a rare public apology, the militant leader of al-Qaida's branch in Yemen has said that one of his fighters disobeyed orders and attacked a hospital attached to the Defense Ministry during a December assault that killed 52 people.