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Current Weather Conditions In Queens Village, NY
Mostly Cloudy, and 49 ° F. For more details? Posted Monday, April 27, 2015 4:55 am EDT

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Pollen Trend for Queens Village, NY
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Your Weekend Forecast For Queens Village, NY
Chance of Precipitation: Fri: 40% / Sat: 20% / Sun: 0%. For complete forecast details... Posted Monday, April 27, 2015 4:55 am EDT

Your 10-Day Forecast for Queens Village, NY
Today: Mostly Cloudy & High 62°F / Low 46°F.--- Tue: Mostly Sunny & High 66°F / Low 49°F.--- Wed: Mostly Sunny & High 71°F / Low 48°F.--- Thu: & Beyond.... For more details? Posted Monday, April 27, 2015 4:55 am EDT

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U.S. News Headlines - Yahoo! News
(Last updated Mon Apr 27 4:55:24 EDT 2015)
Lynch inherits civil rights probes from Holder as U.S. attorney general

Lynch testifies during her Senate Judiciary Committee confirmation hearing to become U.S. attorney general on Capitol Hill in WashingtonBy Richard Cowan WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A string of deadly confrontations between mostly white police and black men will be among challenges immediately facing Loretta Lynch when she is sworn in on Monday as U.S. attorney general. Lynch, 55, takes over as the country's top law enforcement official after a weekend that saw thousands of people in Baltimore, Maryland, take to the streets in mostly peaceful protests over the latest such case. Building on her career as an accomplished federal prosecutor, Lynch takes over from retiring Attorney General Eric Holder, who served more than six turbulent years at the head of the Justice Department. Besides the death of Freddie Gray in Baltimore, other questionable encounters between police and black males in recent months have led to unrest in South Carolina, Missouri, Ohio and New York.

Posted Monday, April 27, 2015 1:03 am EDT

Albuquerque police seek martial arts champ over hit-and-run
(Reuters) - Police in Albuquerque, New Mexico, want to question mixed martial arts star Jon Jones over his possible involvement in a hit-and-run accident early on Sunday in which a pregnant woman was hurt, authorities said. The pregnant woman in her 20s was taken to hospital with minor injuries, the Albuquerque Police Department said. "Officers attempted to contact Mr. Jones at his residence Sunday evening, but were unsuccessful," the police department said in a statement. Posted Monday, April 27, 2015 12:00 am EDT

Increased human protections offered as H5N2 outbreak spreads

An egg-producing chicken farm run by Sunrise Farm is seen in HarrisBy P.J. Huffstutter and Julie Steenhuysen CHICAGO (Reuters) - Hundreds of farm workers exposed to a highly pathogenic strain of bird flu have been offered antiviral medication as a preventative measure in recent days, U.S. public health officials said. To date, the virulent H5N2 influenza, which has infected turkeys and chickens on Midwestern poultry farms, has not affected humans. Dr. Alicia Fry, a medical officer in the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s influenza division, said that while health officials are cautiously optimistic that humans will not be affected, her agency has isolated a pure strain of the H5N2 virus for potential use in a human vaccine, should one be needed. Concerns about human health risk have prompted investigators to ramp up biosecurity measures on infected farms, with some government staff overseeing the culling of birds wearing full protective body suits and ventilators.

Posted Monday, April 27, 2015 4:08 am EDT

Thousands expected at Monday's funeral for Freddie Gray

The body of Freddie Gray lies inside his casket at Vaughn Greene Funeral Home, during his wake Sunday, April 26, 2015 in Baltimore. Gray died from spinal injuries about a week after he was arrested and transported in a police van. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)BALTIMORE (AP) — Thousands were expected Monday at a funeral for a man who died after sustaining serious spinal injuries while in the custody of Baltimore police.

Posted Monday, April 27, 2015 4:21 am EDT

Sports News Headlines - Yahoo! News
(Last updated Mon Apr 27 4:55:25 EDT 2015)
Mavericks down Rockets to stay alive in NBA playoffs

Charlie Villanueva (R) of the Dallas Mavericks reacts after making a 3-pointer against the Houston Rockets, during Game 4 of the Western Conference quarter-finals of the NBA playoffs, at American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas, on April 26, 2015The Dallas Mavericks stayed alive in the NBA playoffs with a 121-109 victory over the Houston Rockets. Down 3-0 in their best-of-seven Western Conference first-round series, the Mavs on Sunday opted to give J.J. Barea and Al-Farouq Aminu their first starts of the post-season and both produced double-doubles. Barea scored 17 points and handed out 13 assists, enlivening a starting lineup that has been without injured Chandler Parsons and Rajon Rondo. Aminu added 16 points -- including five straight in the fourth quarter that helped thwart a Houston rally -- and pulled down 12 rebounds.

Posted Monday, April 27, 2015 1:15 am EDT

Mickelson withdraws from WGC Match Play

Phil Mickelson of the US, pictured during the Masters Tournament, in Augusta, Georgia, on April 12, 2015Phil Mickelson withdrew from the upcoming World Golf Championships Match Play Championship for personal reasons. The five-time major champion on Sunday said he was sorry to miss the elite event, which is moving this year to Harding Park in San Francisco. "TPC Harding Park is a terrific setting for match play, so it's unfortunate that I won't be able to play this year," he said. England's Luke Donald and South African Tim Clark are the other two.

Posted Monday, April 27, 2015 12:37 am EDT

Ko downs Pressel in playoff for LPGA Swinging Skirts crown

Lydia Ko of New Zealand poses with the winner's trophy after winning the Swinging Skirts LPGA Classic, at the Lake Merced Golf Club in Daly City, California, on April 26, 2015World number one Lydia Ko birdied the second playoff hole to beat Morgan Pressel and win a second straight Swinging Skirts LPGA Classic crown. Ko, the New Zealand sensation who turned 18 on Friday, earned her first victory as a professional at this event last year. "This week I hit the ball really well," Ko said. She fired a two-under par 70 in the final round to finish 72 holes tied with Pressel at eight-under par 280.

Posted Monday, April 27, 2015 12:20 am EDT

Mickelson withdraws from WGC event for personal reasons

Phil Mickelson of the U.S. celebrates a long birdie putt on the 16th hole during third round play of the Masters golf tournament at the Augusta National Golf Course in Augusta(Reuters) - Five-times major champion Phil Mickelson has pulled out of this week's World Golf Championships-Match Play tournament, citing unspecified personal reasons. Mickelson's withdrawal was announced on Sunday, just three days before the start of the event at the TPC Harding Park in San Francisco. “I’m really happy with the new format and TPC Harding Park is a terrific setting for match play, so it’s unfortunate that I won’t be able to play this year,” the 44-year-old American said in a statement. ...

Posted Sunday, April 26, 2015 11:17 pm EDT

Business News Headlines - Yahoo! News
(Last updated Mon Apr 27 4:55:25 EDT 2015)
World shares hit new high but Europe rally fades on Greece

Pedestrians walk past an electronic board showing the stock market indices of various countries outside a brokerage in TokyoThe dollar edged up but held close to Friday's 2 1/2-week lows, after weak U.S. data on Friday reinforced expectations the Federal Reserve would not raise interest rates any time soon. The dollar was up 0.2 percent at 119.18 yen and flat against the euro at $1.0872.

Posted Monday, April 27, 2015 4:40 am EDT

Deutsche Bank first-quarter profit falls by half as legal charges bite

The logo of Germany's largest business bank, Deutsche Bank, is seen at the bank's headquarters behind twigs in FrankfurtBy Thomas Atkins FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Deutsche Bank's earnings fell by half in the first quarter, a greater-than-expected drop as hefty legal charges eroded gains in investment banking revenue, while it prepares to unveil details of a strategic overhaul. Almost half came from the investment bank, but its pre-tax contribution fell by more than half due to litigation and regulatory expenses and currency swings, the bank said on Sunday. Deutsche has so far positioned itself as Europe’s “last man standing” in investment banking, even though it has made cuts in certain business lines. Deutsche on Friday announced a new strategic plan including the sale of its Postbank retail chain and additional paring back in investment banking.

Posted Sunday, April 26, 2015 2:01 pm EDT

More central banks meet, but ability to pilot economies in doubt

A man walks past the Bank of Japan building on a rainy day in TokyoMost central banks have been easing policy since the start of the year and are set to do more, but it still isn't clear whether that new activism, which has pushed stock markets to record highs, will help the global economy much. Several meet this week to set policy, including the U.S. Federal Reserve, the Bank of Japan and Sweden's Riksbank, which all have turned to government bond purchases as stimulus after running out of interest rates to cut. The Fed shut its quantitative easing (QE) program just over six months ago. Few expect the Fed to use its two-day meeting as a launching pad for what will eventually be the first interest rate hike in nearly a decade.

Posted Sunday, April 26, 2015 6:38 am EDT

SEC's stock market reform club locks out retail brokers

To match Special Report SEC/INVESTIGATIONSBy John McCrank NEW YORK (Reuters) - The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission is convening a group of financial industry veterans for the first time next month to consider stock market reforms, but one group will be conspicuously absent: retail brokerages. The SEC's 17-member Market Structure Advisory Committee includes representatives of fund companies, an exchange, off-exchange trading venues, dealers, and academia, among others. The group, which meets four times a year, will review old rules, and advise the SEC on a range of new regulations designed to make sure the market is as stable and fair as possible. Still, given that the SEC has said its main priority is to protect retail investors, the omission of retail brokers raises questions, because without their point of view the panel may recommend changes that favor institutional investors, analysts said.

Posted Sunday, April 26, 2015 3:37 pm EDT

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