Jose Pimentel, a Manhattan man and alleged al-Qaeda sympathizer accused of trying to build pipe bombs to target U.S. military personnel and civilians, pleaded guilty less than a week before he was set to go on trial.
The New York Yankees gave Japan’s Masahiro Tanaka the fifth-richest contract for a pitcher in Major League Baseball history in an effort to bolster their starting staff after missing the playoffs last season for just the second time in the past 19 years.
U.S. Senator Robert Menendez denied any wrongdoing after NBC 4 New York reported the U.S. Justice Department was probing his efforts to help two fugitive bankers living in Florida avoid extradition to Ecuador.
Etihad Airways PJSC, the third- biggest Gulf carrier, said it signed a code-share deal with New York-based JetBlue Airways Corp. allowing it to sell tickets on 40 of the U.S. carrier’s routes pending government approvals.