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Levittown Cab Driver Assaulted, Shoots Man in Self Denfese

first_imgSign up for our COVID-19 newsletter to stay up-to-date on the latest coronavirus news throughout New York A retired law enforcement officer now working as a cab driver shot a Levittown man who allegedly assaulted him outside his cab Wednesday night, Nassau County police said.Detectives said the 66-year-old driver ended up in an empty lot on 17th Street in Jericho just before 10 p.m. when the customer, 41-year-old Donald Canham, gave the driver the wrong directions to a residence in Hicksville.Canham asked the driver how much money he had and then told him to pull over into the empty lot, police said.The retired law enforcement officer feared he was going to be robbed and pulled the cab to the curb, police said, identified himself and ordered Canham out of the cab.When the driver exited the car to call 911, Canham allegedly charged him and struck him with an unknown object, police said. The driver then pulled out his licensed handgun and ordered Canham not to move, but was charged at again, “forcing the victim to fire his weapon striking the defendant in the leg,” police said in a news release.Canham and the unidentified cab driver were taken to a local hospital for treatment—the driver with a head injury, and Canham with a non-life-threatening injury from the gunshot wound, police said.Canham was charged with assault and will be arraigned when he’s healthy enough to do so, police said.last_img read more

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U.S. top court turns away banks’ appeal in credit unions case

first_img 3SHARESShareShareSharePrintMailGooglePinterestDiggRedditStumbleuponDeliciousBufferTumblr by: Lawrence HurleyThe U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to hear an appeal filed by several banks objecting to a lawsuit filed by a federal regulatory agency over their alleged role in selling mortgage-backed securities to now-failed credit unions.The litigation against the lenders, including units of Royal Bank of Scotland PLC[RBSRB.UL] and Wells Fargo & Co, can now go forward.The other defendants in the case are units of Nomura Holdings Inc and Novation Companies Inc.The National Credit Union Administration is the independent federal agency that regulates, charters and supervises federal credit unions.The regulator had sued on behalf of two failed credit unions, U.S. Central Federal Credit Union and Western Corporate Federal Credit Union. The regulator has separate litigation pending against other defendants over securities sold to other failed credit unions.The government agency placed several credit unions into conservatorship following losses they incurred when what were considered low-risk investments in 2006 and 2007 were significantly downgraded following the 2008 financial crisis. The regulator says the lenders made misrepresentations, in violation of federal securities laws, when selling the securities. continue reading »last_img read more

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Jokowi appoints UIN Sunan Kalijaga rector Yudian Wahyudi as new BPIP chairman

first_img“We are aiming to introduce the importance of Pancasila to 129 million youths under the age of 39,” Jokowi said on Wednesday “I hope [Yudian] can start introducing the implementation of Pancasila values to the public, especially to the youth since the preparation has been completed.”Yudian’s inauguration ceremony was also attended by Vice President Ma’ruf Amin and members of the Cabinet, such as Coordinating Political, Legal and Security Affairs Minister Mahfud MD, Law and Human Rights Minister Yasonna H. Laoly and Home Minister Tito Karnavian. (dpk)Topics : President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo officially appointed Yudian Wahyudi, the rector of Sunan Kalijaga Islamic State University (UIN Sunan Kalijaga), as the newest chairman of the Agency for Pancasila Ideology Education (BPIP) on Wednesday.Yudian replaces Yudi Latif, who stepped down from the position in early June 2018. BPIP vice chairman Hariyono had held the position as acting chairman for the past 18 months. By appointing Yudian, Jokowi said he hoped that the organization would be able to introduce the important values of the nation’s ideology, Pancasila, to the younger generation as soon as possible.last_img read more

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