Gay Hudson Valley: The Latest

Woman Claims Not to Have Attended Party where Alleged Assault to Place

Woman Claims Not to Have Attended Party where Alleged Assault to Place

NEWS | Sep 23
The lawyer for a woman who Brett Kavanaugh's accuser has said attended the 1980s party at which he allegedly molested her has told Senate Republican investigators that the woman doesn't recall such a gathering or know the Supreme Court nominee.

Shame, Fear: Survivors Explain not Reporting Sexual Assaults

Shame, Fear: Survivors Explain not Reporting Sexual Assaults

NEWS | By Jocelyn Noveck | Sep 23
There are myriad reasons why survivors of sexual assault wait years to come forward.

Bannon Dubs the Far-Right Europe's "New Elite" Patriots

Bannon Dubs the Far-Right Europe's "New Elite" Patriots

NEWS | Sep 23
Former Trump strategist Steve Bannon declared Saturday that far-right "patriots" are the "new elite" of Europe as he brought his push for a trans-national, anti-European Union drive to Italy.

Cosby to Fight 'Sexually Violent Predator' Tag at Sentencing

Cosby to Fight 'Sexually Violent Predator' Tag at Sentencing

NEWS | By Maryclaire Dale | Sep 23
Bill Cosby's sentencing hearing Monday will begin with testimony about his sex offender evaluation and, presumably, a fierce debate over whether the 81-year-old actor should be branded a sexually violent predator.

Comcast beats Fox in Sky Auction with $39B bid

Comcast beats Fox in Sky Auction with $39B bid

ENTERTAINMENT | Sep 23
Comcast has emerged as the top bidder for European broadcaster Sky after a rare auction held by British regulators.

100 Years Ago, US Fought its Deadliest Battle in France

100 Years Ago, US Fought its Deadliest Battle in France

NEWS | By Sylvie Corbet | Sep 23
It was America's deadliest battle ever, with 26,000 U.S. soldiers killed, tens of thousands wounded and more ammunition fired than in the whole of the Civil War.

Paul Simon Wraps Up Farewell Tour Back Home

Paul Simon Wraps Up Farewell Tour Back Home

ENTERTAINMENT | By David Bauder | Sep 23
Paul Simon ended his final concert tour under a moonlit sky on home turf Saturday, telling an audience in a Queens, N.Y. park that their cheers "mean more than you can know."

Pope Warns Lithuanians to Guard Against Anti-Semitism

Pope Warns Lithuanians to Guard Against Anti-Semitism

NEWS | By Nicole Winfield | Sep 23
Pope Francis warned Sunday against any rebirth of the "pernicious" anti-Semitic attitudes that fueled the Holocaust.

UK's Labour Party Ponders Supporting New Brexit Referendum

UK's Labour Party Ponders Supporting New Brexit Referendum

NEWS | By Jill Lawless | Sep 23
Britain's Labour Party may hold the fate of Brexit in its hands — if only it can decide what to do.

Iran's President Blames US after Attack on Military Parade

Iran's President Blames US after Attack on Military Parade

NEWS | By Nasser Karimi and Jon Gambrell | Sep 23
Iran's President Hassan Rouhani said Sunday that an unnamed U.S.-allied country in the Persian Gulf was behind an attack on a military parade that killed 25 people and wounded nearly 70.


News

AP Source: Kavanaugh, Ford Agree to Testify on Thursday

AP Source: Kavanaugh, Ford Agree to Testify on Thursday

POLITICS | By Lisa Mascaro, Mary Clare Jalonick and Jonathan Lemire | Sep 23
Negotiators reached a tentative agreement Saturday for the Senate Judiciary Committee to hear testimony Thursday from Christine Blasey Ford, the woman accusing Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault from decades ago.


Entertainment

 Review :: Kill The Monsters

Review :: Kill The Monsters

MOVIES | By Roger Walker-Dack | Sep 22
An ambitious dramedy that links a road trip across the U.S. to an American allegory and makes for fascinating viewing.


Business

Congress Takes Aim at Shrinking Seats, Legroom on Airplanes

Congress Takes Aim at Shrinking Seats, Legroom on Airplanes

CORPORATE | By Kevin Freking | Sep 23
The Federal Aviation Administration would be required to set new minimum requirements for seats on airplanes under legislation to be considered in the House this week.


Technology

Memory's Frailty May Be Playing Role in Kavanaugh Matter

Memory's Frailty May Be Playing Role in Kavanaugh Matter

SCIENCE | By Malcolm Ritter | Sep 22
It's possible that both Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and Christine Blasey Ford — the woman who says a drunken Kavanaugh pinned her to a bed and groped her at a party when they were teenagers in the early 1980s — believe what they say.


Finance

New Medicare Advantage Tool to Lower Prices May Wreak Havoc

New Medicare Advantage Tool to Lower Prices May Wreak Havoc

HEALTH | Sep 18
Starting next year, Medicare Advantage plans will be able to add restrictions on expensive, injectable drugs administered by doctors to treat cancer, rheumatoid arthritis, macular degeneration and other serious diseases.


Cars

Will Flying Cars Take Off? Japan's Government Hopes So

Will Flying Cars Take Off? Japan's Government Hopes So

AUTO NEWS | By Yuri Kageyama | Sep 22
Electric drones booked through smartphones pick people up from office rooftops, shortening travel time by hours, reducing the need for parking and clearing smog from the air.