Aaron Fynn

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New York City’s New Hot Spot: Dutch Kills, Long Island City

Call it the summer of Queens. For years, this outer borough has been hailed as the next Brooklyn, and Long Island City its Williamsburg, but this month, one small section of LIC in particular—just north of Queensboro Plaza—has emerged as a new seasonal hot spot: Dutch Kills, an industrial hamlet …

58 wonderful things opening in New York City this December

COOL THINGS TO DO<p><b>Dec 1</b><br>Winter's Eve Holiday Festival; <b>Lincoln Square; free</b><br>Yes, NYC winter weather is brutal. That's why you should warm your heart at …

MORGAN STANLEY: Here Are The 45 Best Stocks For The Long Run

In September, strategist Adam Parker said the S&P 500 could peak near 3,000 during this cycle.<p>In a recent note to clients, Morgan Stanley analysts identified 45 stocks that could work with the long-term recovery in mind.<p>"Given the extremely long time horizon, we were agnostic about current …

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6 More Stores Attacked By Same Hack As Target: Firm

BOSTON (Reuters) - A cybercrime firm says it has uncovered at least six ongoing attacks at U.S. merchants whose credit card processing systems are infected with the same type of malicious software used to steal data from Target Corp.<p>Andrew Komarov, chief executive of the cybersecurity firm …

Utah Attorney General's Office Seeks 10-Day Delay In Marriage Appeal

A day after hiring new lawyers to help in its defense of the Utah marriage amendment, the attorney general's office requests a brief deadline extension for filing its appeal.

Obama: Take NSA out of storing snooping data

President Barack Obama ordered changes to intelligence-gathering practices that would prevent the government from storing broad collections of phone and electronic communication data.<p>The president advocated that those records be stored by a third party but did not offer specifics about where they …

In India, death of 'Minister Twitter's' wife shocks New Delhi

NEW DELHI -- The wife of a prominent Indian politician was found dead of an apparent suicide in her hotel room Friday night after engaging in a Twitter feud with a Pakistani journalist she accused of having an affair with her husband.<p>The politician, Shashi Tharoor -- an author, former United …

Vatican defrocked 400 priests for molesting children

Nearly 400 priests were defrocked by the Vatican over just two years for molesting children, according to a leaked document.<p>The statistics for 2011 and 2012 show a dramatic increase over the 171 priests removed in 2008 and 2009, when the Vatican first provided details on the number of priests who …

Bakery Violated Civil Rights

Gays At Sochi Olympics Won't Be Persecuted, But Must 'Leave Children Alone,' Says Putin

President Vladimir Putin said on Sunday that Russia will welcome all athletes and visitors at next month's Winter Olympic Games in Sochi irrespective of their sexual orientation.<p>"People have different sexual orientations. We will welcome all athletes and all guests of the Olympics," Putin told …

Biggest Texas Charter School Network Reportedly Teaching Creationism

According to science advocate Zack Kopplin, Texas students in more than 65 schools are not learning real science. Instead, he alleges, students enrolled in schools operated by the state’s largest charter school program are learning a curriculum that is riddled with factual errors, pushes …

Can China really stop 350 million people from smoking?

BEIJING – There are some 350 million smokers across China, but walking through the country’s many restaurants, bars and other public spaces, you’d be forgiven if you thought there were even more.<p>It was hardly a surprise when the National Health and Family Planning Commission announced last week …

Missing boy: Mother held after child's body found

Police have reportedly detained the mother of missing three-year-old Mikaeel Kular after the discovery of a body<p>The mother of missing three-year-old Mikaeel Kular is understood to have been detained by police following the discovery of a child’s body.<p>Officers searching for the boy found the body at …

Oregon fugitive arrested in Montana after 15-year manhunt

A man suspected of faking his death in a fishing accident 15 years ago to avoid a trial on child sex-abuse charges has been arrested, the Oregon State Police said Friday.<p>Daniel Clement Chafe, 55, was taken into custody Wednesday in Bozeman, Mont., where he had been living under a different name, …

Rio's Christ the Redeemer statue's thumb chipped in storm

<b>A lightning strike has damaged a thumb of Rio de Janeiro's famous Christ the Redeemer statue.</b><p>The thumb on the right hand of the 38m (125ft) statue was hit during a storm on Thursday night, officials said.<p>Officials from the Archdiocese of Rio, which manages the statue, told Brazilian media that …

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Super Bowl on guard for human trafficking criminals

The hordes of people flocking to this year's Super Bowl might be an attractive target for human traffickers looking to make new clients<p>NEW YORK — Thousands of fans will descend on New York and New Jersey for Super Bowl XLVIII — and experts say human traffickers will be lurking behind them.<p>The …

The Nigerians who dare to speak of love as a tide of anti-gay hatred rises

The party had just started when the gunshot pierced the music. Instantly the men scattered, knowing what it meant: a police raid.<p>They had gathered in a hotel in the northern Nigerian state of Bauchi, renting out almost a whole floor for a surprise birthday party. But in the minaret-dotted city, …

Indian sex attacks spark foreign warnings

Three governments have updated travel advice for women visiting India, urging them to exercise caution because of an increasing number of sex attacks on foreigners.<p>The UK, Canada and France issued the advice on Thursday, after last week's gang-rape of a Danish woman in Delhi.<p>Information on the UK's …

Is our Sun falling silent?

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Montana federal judge sent hundreds of biased emails, panel finds

A former chief federal judge in Montana who retired after forwarding a racist email about President Obama sent hundreds of other inappropriate messages from his court email account, according to judicial review panel findings released Friday.<p>U.S. District Judge Richard Cebull admitted in 2012 that …

8 Wallet-Friendly Getaways

A roundup of affordable vacation destinations around the world<p>We've rounded up more affordable alternatives to pricey vacation destinations around the world, from the new European Riviera to the fashion set's Mexican beach spot