STAMFORD, Conn. (AP) — A man caught on video spraying gunfire into a crowd outside a nightclub, injuring five people, was ordered held on $1 million bail Monday while insisting he was defending himself during a fight with other people.
By Jonathan Allen NEW YORK (Reuters) - Talks to avert a Long Island Rail Road strike broke down on Monday and the unions representing workers at the country's largest commuter railroad said they were proceeding with plans to strike on Sunday. "No further negotiations are scheduled," union negotiator Anthony Simon said in a statement after announcing that talks with the Metropolitan Transportation Authority had collapsed. A "big gulf" between management and the unions representing 5,400 workers scuttled the talks, MTA Chairman Thomas Prendergast told a news conference. They've done the taking," Prendergast said, adding management adjusted its offer three times and could not move further without draining money for capital improvements and triggering fare hikes.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Fed up with U.S. dominance of the global financial system, five emerging market powers this week will launch their own versions of the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund.