Residents of East Village are tired of the «boozy» brunches

September 22, 2017

Robert Halpern, a lawyer and a permanent resident of the East Village, went to court to force officials to stop giving out so many licenses for liquor in his district. Most residents prevent endless brunches, the proposed bars and restaurants, which attract crowds of young people. During these brunches, a special offer in which you can pay a set price for getting unlimited access to alcohol. According to the lawsuit,…

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The Senate will consider a bill to increase the US military budget by $700 billion

September 19, 2017

The U.S. Senate is preparing to approve a defense policy bill, which would increase the Pentagon’s budget on an additional $ 700 billion, expanding the system of U.S. missile defense in response to growing hostility from North Korea and a ban on the closure of excess military bases. The bill must be considered and adopted today. It is based, like many other important bills at the last time, lies a…

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The United Nations (UN): what is it and how does it work

September 19, 2017

Last Tuesday in new York opened the 72nd session of the UN General Assembly, but all the fun planned for this week. For example, today, Donald trump for the first time gave a short speech at the headquarters of the UN summit, dedicated to the reform of the organization. Incidentally, the initiator of this meeting was the United States. The President criticized the UN for “bureaucracy and bad governance”and made…

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New York city will pay $250,000 of their citizen for what the police handcuffed her to a hospital bed

This week 46-year-old resident of Brooklyn sued the city of new York a large sum for the harm. In 2012 Karen brim entered the fray with police officers and it ended for her arrest and a hospital bed. 30 APR 2012 around noon Karen brim was sweeping and mopping the floors in the stairwell of his house, which rented apartments to rent. It was built in the Brooklyn area of…

September 17, 2017
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The owner of the Brooklyn hospitals went to jail for fraud

September 16, 2017

The owner of two medical clinics in Brooklyn pleaded guilty to charges of fraud in the health sector and money laundering in the amount of $ 55 million. According to the Ministry of justice, Valentin Kovalenko, 47, and her associates used the fake bills Medicare and Medicaid in his criminal scheme. In accordance with the agreement on the plea Kovalenko agreed to pay about 29.3 million dollars. In recognition of…

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The Pentagon has allowed transgender people to serve in the army

September 16, 2017

On Saturday 16 September, the Pentagon issued new amendments to the bill on the service of transgender people in the army. We will remind, in August, President Donald trump, issued a decree, according to which transgender people are forbidden to serve in the armed forces. Although he was forbidden to recruit the army of transgender recruits, it gave the Minister of defense of Jim Mattis the opportunity to decide what…

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California has become a haven for immigrants

September 16, 2017

On Saturday morning, the legislature of California voted to approve a bill that would limit police cooperation with Federal immigration authorities. This means that the state will protect some illegal immigrants from deportation. The bill is not talking about the release from detention of offenders convicted of serious or violent crimes. «We will work with our friends at the Federal level for serious and violent criminals. But we are not…

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Cuomo banned the state to ask citizens about their immigration status

September 16, 2017

Public authorities, including the police, are forbidden to ask anyone about his immigration status in accordance with Friday’s order of the Governor Andrew Cuomo. The police cannot ask if the person is in the United States legally, if he’s calling the police as a crime victim, witness or seeking other assistance. Public authorities cannot ask about immigration status if it is not expressly required by law or the information they…

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In new York city to legalize dancing in bars and restaurants

September 15, 2017

As reported by NYDaily News, the administration of mayor De Blasio «strongly supported» the repeal of the law banning dance in bars and restaurants in the Big Apple. Thursday, September 14, senior Advisor Lindsey green announced that city hall supports the initiative of the city Council, which overturned nearly a century Cabaret Law, which requires a special license for dancing in drinking establishments. Of the 26 000 bars and restaurants…

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The couple received $750 thousand for storm-battered house in which lived

September 15, 2017

A couple from Staten island is accused of fraud worth more than 750 thousand dollars. As reported by Federal prosecutors, 59-year-old wife filed a false statement to obtain compensation under the program «Build anew» (BIB). This program is designed for residents whose homes were destroyed during hurricane sandy in 2012. Year that family first filed a claim, indicating that she lived at 6 St Topping. in New Dorp Beach. The…

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