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SUING AIRBNB FOR LICENSING VIOLATIONS

Newman Ferrara Announces Class Action Against Airbnb Inc. For Illegal Transactions As Unlicensed Broker In New York Newman Ferrara LLP announced [yesterday] that the firm filed a class action lawsuit ...
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AIRBNB'S VIOLATING THE LAW

New Suit Claims Airbnb Breaks NY Real Estate Broker Laws By Matthew Perlman Law360, New York (February 12, 2016, 1:23 PM ET) ­­ Airbnb Inc. was hit with a proposed class action in New York ...
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BABY, IT'S COLD OUTSIDE

Governor Cuomo Urges Caution Ahead of Dangerously Cold Temperatures Forecasted This Weekend Lake effect snow bands could also bring two feet of snow to areas northeast of Lake Erie and Lake Ontario ...
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THIS TED'S TOO NEEDY

@DuaneReade, 1270 Broadway
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WHAT KIND OF VIP PARTY IS THIS?

The food was pretty awful @ Madonna's VIP area last month. (@ American Airlines Arena)
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MADONNA DOES FOSSE?

@ American Airlines Arena
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IT'S THE MATERIAL GIRL!

Madonna @ American Airlines Arena
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MADONNA CHATS IT UP WITH ARIANA GRANDE

Ariana & Madonna @ American Airlines Arena (last month)
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THINKS HE'S MADONNA

@ American Airlines Arena (last month)
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DOESN'T LIKE SHOES

Woman walking around shoeless @ Delta SkyClub, Fort Lauderdale
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LINING UP FOR ZAK

There's Zak the Baker!
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I'VE ARRIVED!

Four Seasons pickup at the Serengeti airstrip.
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GET A TASTE OF THIS

Governor Cuomo Announces Participation of New York State Wineries at Northeast's Largest Wine Expo Nearly Two Dozen Wineries from Across the State Will Participate in the Boston Wine Expo February ...
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GIVING FRAUD VICTIMS NEW TOOLS

FTC Announces Significant Enhancements to IdentityTheft.gov One-Stop Website Offers Array of New Tools for ID Theft Victims; Free Recovery Plans Will Assist Consumers in Alerting Police, Credit ...
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MONITOR THOSE BABY MONITORS

Consumer Alert: Consumer Affairs Warns Parents to Secure Video Baby Monitors Department of Consumer Affairs (DCA) Commissioner Julie Menin recently warned parents to take the necessary steps to ensure ...
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HONORING MICHAEL H. OLLIS

Mayor Bill de Blasio, Staten Island Borough President Oddo and DOT Commissioner Trottenberg Announce New Staten Island Ferry Boat Will Honor Afghanistan War Hero Staff Sergeant Michael Ollis The first ...
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LET'S GO FOR A DRINK!

In U.S., Moderate Drinkers Have Edge in Emotional Health by Nader Nekvasil and Diana Liu Story Highlights Moderate drinkers less likely to have had depression diagnosis Moderate drinkers more likely ...
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GET THE FAMILY INVOLVED

New strategy for reducing readmissions: Get the family involved Henry Ford Health System IMAGE: This is Mark Ketterer, Ph.D., a clinical health psychologist in the Department of Behavioral Health ...
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BLAMING THE EUROPEAN COLONISTS

Spanish missions triggered Native American population collapse, indirect impact on climate New evidence shows severe and rapid collapse of Pueblo populations occurred in the 17th century and triggered ...
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NOT SO OPTISURE

DA Classifies St. Jude Medical Field Action For 447 Of The Company’s Optisure High Voltage Leads As A Class 1 Advisory In The U.S. FDA posts press releases and other notices of recalls and ...
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SURVIVING LIPOSARCOMA

FDA approves first drug to show survival benefit in liposarcoma The U.S. Food and Drug Administration recently approved Halaven (eribulin mesylate), a type of chemotherapy, for the treatment of ...
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HALTING HEPATITIS HOO-HA

Justice Department Settles with Alabama Moving Company Over Hepatitis-C Discrimination The Justice Department reached an agreement today with Kemper Moving Systems Inc., a Huntsville, Alabama, ...
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CHECKING OUT AIRBNB'S UNLICENSED CONDUCT

Competitor alleges Airbnb is an illegal broker New lawsuit seeking class-action status claims short-term rental giant’s business model is unlawful February 12, 2016 By Ariel Stulberg From left: ...
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ZIKA ZANINESS

Zika Virus Continues to Spread, Senator Gillibrand Urges National Institutes of Health to Accelerate Development of Vaccine and Treatment Zika Virus Has Now Spread to at Least 24 Countries and ...
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DRUGGISTS MESSED WITH DRUGS

Federal Criminal Charges Filed Against Two Pharmacists for Adulteration of Drugs in Connection with Alabama-Based Compounding Pharmacy A criminal Information was recently filed in the U.S. District ...
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BAD BUREAU OF ASSET MANAGEMENT?

COMPTROLLER SCOTT M. STRINGER RELEASES COMPREHENSIVE REVIEW AND REFORM PLAN OF THE BUREAU OF ASSET MANAGEMENT Assessment builds on Comptroller’s overhaul of ethics, reform and compliance New ...
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SCHOOLS IN STRESS

DiNapoli: 82 School Districts in Fiscal Stress Highest Concentration Continues to be in Central New York and Long Island Eighty-two school districts have been designated as fiscally stressed under New ...
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PUSHED SENIOR TO THE FLOOR

A.G. Schneiderman Announces Arrest Of Social Worker For Allegedly Pushing Nursing Home Resident To The Ground Susan Sanborn Allegedly Pushed Resident To The Ground And Kicked Her Legs Out Of The Way ...
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SEYCHELLES SUSHI!

The unagi was thoroughly enjoyable.... @ Maia Luxury Resort & Spa
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MAIAN DESSERT

Ginger crumble, rich chocolate and passion fruit sauce @ Maia Luxury Resort & Spa
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CHECK OUT THESE SUCKERS ....

Achatina fulica @ Seychelles (Giant African Snail) @ Maia Luxury Resort & Spa
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TABLE FOR ONE?

@ Maia Luxury Resort & Spa Bird looking for some lunch....
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MAIA'S BEACH

@ Maia Luxury Resort & Spa (Seychelles)
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SAID IS WRITING ME UP

Making a tour reservation @ The Chedi (Oman)
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THERE'S A TURTLE ON MY TABLE!

It's actually in my dish? @ Maia Luxury Resort & Spa (Seychelles)
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LIED ABOUT THEIR USED CARS?

GM, Jim Koons Management, and Lithia Motors Inc. Settle FTC Actions Charging That Their Used Car Inspection Program Ads Failed to Adequately Disclose Unrepaired Safety Recalls General Motors Company, ...
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GLATFELTER PAPERS DISCRIMINATION DEAL

P.H. Glatfelter to Pay $180,000 to Settle EEOC Disability Discrimination Lawsuit Paper Manufacturer Screened Out Individuals With Disabilities Based on Unlawful Qualification Standard, Federal Agency ...
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CASH FOR TEEN DISORDER CLUBHOUSES

Governor Cuomo Awards $1.6 Million to Support New Clubhouses for Teens and Young Adults Battling Addiction Facilities Give Young People a Safe Place to Support Each Other in Recovery Governor Andrew ...
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WE'RE DEPRESSED?

Americans' View of Situation in U.S. Remains Depressed by Frank Newport Story Highlights Four in 10 Americans rate the current situation in U.S. as positive This is below the historical average, ...
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PERILOUS PLAYGROUND PAINT

Playground paints should be monitored to reduce potential danger to public health University of Plymouth IMAGE: Scientists discovered lead content up to 40 times greater than recommended ...
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BRAIN CLEANSING?

Breaking the brain's garbage disposal: Study shows even a small problem causes big effects Rare find in two Turkish children leads to discovery about autophagy University of Michigan Health System ...
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MAHINA MELE MACADAMIA

Mahina Mele Farms, LLC Recalls Macadamia Nut Products Due To Possible Health Risk FDA posts press releases and other notices of recalls and market withdrawals from the firms involved as a service to ...
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A BRAVE GNU WORLD?

Please join us next Tuesday February 16th from 7-9PM, as we host an event with the Cannabis and Hemp Assocation. Our guests will be GnuPharma, creator of medical vaporizers, and New Frontier, the ...
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MASTER HERBS' MORPHINE?

Master Herbs, Inc. Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of All Lots of Licorice Coughing Liquid Due to the Presence of Morphine FDA posts press releases and other notices of recalls and market ...
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LESS PAID LESS TAXES

Iowa Businessmen Indicted for Failing to Pay Employment Taxes A grand jury sitting in Cedar Rapids, Iowa returned an indictment on Jan. 21, unsealed yesterday after their initial court appearances, ...
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MAKE NFARS THE NEXT HOME FOR KC-135 TANKERS

SCHUMER & GILLIBRAND, IN JOINT CALL WITH SECRETARY OF THE AIR FORCE DEBRA LEE JAMES, URGE HER TO BRING KC-135 AIRCRAFT BACK TO NIAGARA FALLS AIR RESERVE STATION; SENATORS SAY EXISTING ...
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