The Formula One race set for Weehawken, New Jersey, in June will take place as scheduled, and all outstanding contract obligations, including safety and facility reviews, will be met, said event promoter Leo Hindery.
At a museum near the U.S. Capitol three weeks ago, 700 guests sampled bratwurst and vodka and watched the Olympics on a mammoth screen. From the second floor, Comcast Corp.’s David Cohen addressed the crowd, which included the Russian ambassador and a White House official.
Oakland, California, the fifth-most crime ridden city in America, faced a $32 million budget deficit in fiscal 2011. It closed the gap by shrinking its police force by 18 percent, shedding 138 officers including 80 dismissals.
The owners of the New York Mets can spend opening day focused on David Wright’s bat and not Bernard Madoff’s fraud after agreeing to settle a $303 million lawsuit brought by the liquidator of the convicted con man’s firm.