Michael Bloomberg

  • US: People pay tribute at ground zero on 9/11 anniversary 11-09-2013 06:21 PM

    September 11 victims' loved ones were gathering at ground zero early on Wednesday to commemorate the attacks' 12th anniversary with the reading of names, moments of silence and serene music that have become tradition. At a morning ceremony on the 2-year-old memorial plaza, relatives will recite the names of the...
  • Texas actress arrested in ricin case: Authorities 08-06-2013 01:27 AM

    Dallas: A pregnant Texas actress who told FBI agents her husband had sent ricin-tainted letters to President Barack Obama and New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg has been arrested for orchestrating the scheme herself, a law enforcement official said on Friday. It was not immediately clear what charges would be filed...
  • Letter to Obama intercepted, similar to ricin-laced letter to NY Mayor 31-05-2013 05:12 AM

    Washington: Authorities intercepted a threatening letter addressed to US President Barack Obama that was similar to ones sent to New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg, the Secret Service said on Thursday. Letters sent to Bloomberg and his gun control group contained material believed to be the deadly poison ricin and contained...
  • US: Suspicious letter sent to White House 30-05-2013 11:43 PM

    Washington: A suspicious letter similar to the one sent to New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg has been intercepted at the White House mail room, a media report said Thursday. Citing a report by CBS News, Xinhua said authorities intercepted the letter addressed to President Barack Obama that may have been...
  • Threatening letters sent to NY mayor may contain ricin: Police 30-05-2013 07:23 AM

    New York: Two anonymous letters addressed to New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg and his gun control group contained material believed to be the deadly poison ricin, and referenced the debate on gun laws, police said on Wednesday. The New York Police Department said initial tests on the two letters,...
  • New York Mayor, Starbucks CEO endorse Obama 02-11-2012 12:24 PM

    Washington: In a surprise development, New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg has endorsed US President Barack Obama who is seeking re-election. Obama is pitched against Mitt Romney, the Republican presidential candidate, for the November 6 elections; which according to political analysts is a very close race. In such a scenario an...
  • Frankenstorm!

    Delhi Musings |  Shormishtha Panja
    The megastorm Sandy, demoted from the position of hurricane, has been ravaging the East Coast of the US for the last three days. As of...

  • US police evict anti-Wall Street protesters 15-11-2011 04:41 PM

    New York: Police wearing helmets and carrying shields evicted protesters with the Occupy Wall Street movement early on Tuesday from the park in New York City's financial district where they have camped since September. Police spokesman Paul Browne said that about 70 protesters were arrested in Zuccotti Park during the...
  • 9/11 memorial: Obama quotes from the Bible 11-09-2011 10:36 PM

    On the tenth anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, President Barack Obama read a passage from the Bible. ...
  • Terror threat against NY credible but not confirmed 09-09-2011 08:59 PM

    New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg said that terrorists may be planning attacks in the coming days in US. ...
  • US: Hurricane Irene hits North Carolina 27-08-2011 08:59 PM

    North Carolina: Hurricane Irene howled ashore in North Carolina on Saturday on a path that triggered evacuations in New York and threatened the densely populated East Coast with flooding and power outages. New York City ordered unprecedented evacuations and transit shutdowns as states from the Carolinas to Maine declared emergencies...
  • Hurricane Irene: NY orders mandatory evacuation 26-08-2011 11:50 PM

    New York: Authorities in New York City ordered mandatory evacuation of all low-lying areas before Hurricane Irene hits, Mayor Michael Bloomberg said on Friday. Bloomberg told a press conference that the evacuation - estimated at more than 250,000 people - could begin when shelters open at 4 pm. "We've never...
  • Krittika Biswas seeks Hillary Clinton's help 02-06-2011 09:59 AM

    New Delhi: The diplomatic row over mistreatment of an Indian diplomat's daughter has reached US Secreatry of State Hillary Clinton. Krittika Biswas' lawyer Ravi Batra has written a letter to Clinton saying that there was violation of diplomatic privilege granted to the Indian Consul General Debashish Biswas' family. The letter...
  • India to back Krittika's lawsuit against NYC 26-05-2011 08:14 PM

    New Delhi: Indian diplomat Debashish Biswas's daughter Krittika has sued the City of new york for 1.5 million dollars - for wrongful arrest. Krittika, 18, was arrested for sending obscene emails to her teachers. The charges were later dropped and she was released. Krittika Biswas's ordeal may have been life...
  • No immunity for Indian girl who sued NYC: US 26-05-2011 02:19 PM

    New York: The United States has played down a lawsuit filed by Krittika Biswas, the 18-year-old daughter of Indian diplomat Debashish Biswas in the US, who slapped a case against New York City and sued mayor Michael Bloomberg for $1.5 million for wrongful arrest. The US State Department, citing the...