Doctor 'gave parents tips on how to dodge vaccines'

Doctor associated with anti-vaccine opinion for 20 years ‘gave parents tips on how to dodge vaccines and hide it from schoolteachers’ Dr Jayne Donegan, locum GP,  gives discredited advice about child vaccinations Reportedly told parents’ in a group how to falsify a personal child health record At one talk in Brighton 35 parents were charged […]

Police union, de Blasio blast Bloomberg over stop-and-frisk apology

The Police Benevolent Association slammed former New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg over his stunning Sunday apology for his administration’s use of stop-and-frisk — by calling the practice city cops carried out for years a “misguided policy” that put officers in the line of fire. “Mayor Bloomberg could have saved himself this apology if he […]

NYPD divers rescue stranded kitesurfer in Queens

NYPD divers rescued a 59-year-old kitesurfer tangled in his own netting — and struggling in the ocean Saturday afternoon in Queens, police said. The man was spotted by a passerby who saw him flailing in the waters near Breezy Point in Rockaway at about 1:30 p.m. and called 911, police said. DiRenzo and his co-pilot, […]

Bomb kills more than a dozen in Syrian town held by Turkey

Beirut: A car bomb exploded on Saturday in a northern Syrian town controlled by Turkey-backed opposition fighters, killing at least 18 people and wounding several others, Syrian opposition activists and Turkey's Defense Ministry said. Northern Syria has been hit by several explosions that have killed and wounded scores of people over the past month. That's […]