Source: NBC 4 New York
By Marc Santia and Jonathan Dienst
A helicopter crashed into the Hudson River Wednesday afternoon shortly after taking off from a Manhattan heliport, authorities said.DesiButik's Wedding Wear Ravishing Pink Net Lehenga
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“All of a sudden, he felt the helicopter go down,” said NYPD Assistant Chief Stephen Hughes.Desigual Womens Melisa Woven Jacket Fleece Jacket
The chopper crashed into the water just before 2:30 p.m. When it went down, flotation devices deployed to keep it above water. Morales, 34, was rescued by a passing NY Waterway ferry a short time later.
Source: Queens Gazette
By John Toscano
Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY) announced that her legislation (H.R. 2513, the Corporate Transparency Act) to crack down on moneyDesigual Womens Rosita Woman Woven Overcoat Wool CoatsDesigual Womens Sport Sleeve Less Tank Wild ShirtDesolateness Women Belted Long Trench Coat Wide Lapel Wrap Long Pea Overcoat laundering in the US through anonymous shell companies is gaining strong support from a broad coalition of stakeholders on and off Capitol Hill. More than 60 national security experts, 108 NGOs, the Delaware Secretary of State, the Fraternal Order of Police, the National District Attorneys Association, human rights organizations and others have sent letters of support to Congress urging passage of this critical legislation.Design 4 Cat Girl Top Handle Satchel Handbags Leather Tote Adjustable Shoulder Rivet Bag for Women
“This strong show of support for this badly needed anti-money laundering legislation is very encouraging ahead of Wednesday’s Committee markup. Cracking down on anonymous shell companies just makes common sense and is something that everyone should be able to get behind…”
Source: Ms. Magazine
By Roxy Sazl
“Under Taliban rule, Afghan women suffered under crushing oppression and are now speaking up to demand a seat at the table,” Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-NY) said in a statement after meeting with a delegation led by Feminist Majority Foundation (FMF), “and they should have one.”Desolateness Women's Winter Packable Down Jacket Ultra Light Weight Long Down Jackets
Maloney also promised to “urge the State Department and the Trump Administration to keep women’s equality and human rights at the forefront during these negotiations” and agreed that representation for Afghan women and government officials is “a necessary component in making sure that the progress that Afghan women have made in recent years can continue.”
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