General Assembly

Connecticut Lawmakers To Hear From Metro-North President At Operations BriefingState Rep. Gail Lavielle, of Wilton, said she plans to press for an update on providing Wi-Fi for every passenger who needs to work on a laptop while traveling on the train.
Netanyahu Says ISIS, Hamas 'Branches Of Same Poisonous Tree,' Mentions Derek Jeter In UN Address"To say Iran doesn’t practice terrorism, is like saying Derek Jeter never played shortstop for the New York Yankees," Netanyahu said.
Connecticut Lawmaker Opposes Efforts To Limit Access To 911 TapesSenate Majority Leader Martin Looney says he opposes efforts to limit public access to emergency 911 tapes, despite recommendations from a task force created after the Newtown school massacre.
Obama Welcomes Signs Of Iranian Moderation President Barack Obama says the U.N. Security council must agree to a resolution on Syrian chemical weapons that includes consequences for the regime.
Giuliani To Protesters Near UN: Obama Administration 'Betrayed' People Of IranSpeaking to the crowd at Dag Hammarskjold Plaza Wednesday, former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani sounded like he was on the campaign trail and told the anti-Iranian protesters that the U.S. needs another president like Republican Ronald Reagan.
Ho Hum: Ahmadinejad Offers Usual Fire And Brimstone Anti-U.S. Rant At UNAhmadinejad launched a wide-ranging attack on the United States, suggesting in his remarks that our nation used the 9/11 attacks as a pretext for invasion of Afghanistan and Iraq.
Abbas Backs Down, Won't Call For Immediate Vote On Palestinian StatehoodPresident Obama said in public what he is also saying in private -- that a Palestinian state can only be achieved by the Israelis and Palestinians going to the bargaining table and tackling the hard questions that face them.
Day Of Rage: Protesters Clog Wall Street Looking To Affect ChangeIf the traffic trouble from the United Nations General Assembly wasn't enough for you, add a protest on Wall Street.
UN General Assembly Means Frozen Zones, Traffic HeadachesWith most of the world's leaders in town for the annual gathering, security is ramped up. That means frozen zones, escort convoys and more.
Controversy Comes To NYC Ahead Of UN General AssemblyTwo days out, the Assembly is already drawing world leaders and international criticism to New York. Among the world leaders gathering is the always controversial Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, and the hotel where he'll stay is under fire for hosting him,
Unemployment Benefits Measure Sent To ChristieLegislation that would extend the amount of time that jobless residents in New Jersey could receive unemployment benefits has been sent to Gov. Chris Christie's desk.
Conn. Weighs Carbon Monoxide Detectors In SchoolsTwo Connecticut legislative committees are endorsing a proposal that would require at least one carbon monoxide detector in every public and private school building.