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WORLD – Robert Kraft, New England (football) Patriots Owner, Announced as the 2019 Genesis Prize Laureate

New York, USA and Tel Aviv, Israel – Today, , The Genesis Prize Foundation announced prominent American philanthropist and owner of the New England Patriots football team, Robert Kraft, as the 2019 Genesis Prize Laureate. Awarded “Jewish Nobel” for his commitment to Israel, social justice and equality. Will use $1 million award to combat anti-Semitism, efforts at de-legitimization of Israel. The annual $1 million Genesis Prize, dubbed the “Jewish Nobel” by Time Magazine, honors extraordinary individuals for their outstanding professional achievement, contribution to humanity, and…
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Reigning Champions Return to Boston for this Sunday’s B.A.A. Half Marathon DEFENDING CHAMPIONS DANIEL SALEL AND JOAN CHELIMO LEAD STRONG INTERNATIONAL FIELD FOR 18TH ANNUAL B.A.A. HALF MARATHON.

BOSTON, MA: BAA reports – The Boston Athletic Association today announced the elite field for the 18th annual Half Marathon, presented by Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and the Jimmy Fund. Headlining the men’s field is three-time reigning Half Marathon champion Daniel Salel, who will toe the line against 2018 10K winner Gabriel Geay. On the women’s side, defending champion Joan Chelimo looks to make it two in a row as she takes on Boston Marathon champions Buzunesh Deba and Caroline Rotich,…
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Boston-based Coast Guard cutter returns home following counter-drug patrol, $61 million in cocaine and marijuana seized

Coast Guard Cutter Seneca returns to homeport in Boston following a patrol of the Eastern Pacific Ocean. During the patrol the crew seized $61 million in cocaine and marijuana. ( Coast Guard photo) BOSTON, MA: US Coast Guard reports - The crew aboard Coast Guard Cutter Seneca returned Tuesday to their homeport of Boston following a 50-day counter-drug patrol in the Eastern Pacific Ocean. Seneca crewmembers and a tactical law enforcement detachment team conducted multiple interdictions while patrolling international waters…
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WORLD – ICE HSI Ho Chi Minh City participates in destruction of 13 tons of seized counterfeit items

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam: On Monday, Sept. 3, 2018, Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, joined with Vietnam Customs Anti-Smuggling and Investigation Department (ASID) and multiple brand representatives to witness the destruction of tons of counterfeit items which had previously been seized by Vietnamese authorities at ports of entry. The items included counterfeit footwear, garments, handbags and mobile phone accessories. The destruction – which marked the first time Vietnam has invited…
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President John Fitzgerald Kennedy Born May 29 1917

And so, my fellow Americans, ask not what your country can do for you -- ask what you can do for your country. As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them. Change is the law of life. And those who look only to the past or present are certain to miss the future. John Fitzgerald Kennedy, born May 29, 1917, Brookline, MA, commonly referred to by his…
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NATURAL DISASTERS – The Hurricane is the Easy Part – Cyclone Destroys Puerto Rico, Relief Supplies Stuck on Trucks, Humanitarian Disaster Expands, 59+ Killed, 100s Rescued

Puerto Rico - The Hurricanes are the easy part. One week after the cyclone - Survival following the season's second hurricane, Maria, which destroyed or damaged most structures, electric, and water supply, has been slowed by the inland distribution of relief supplies. According to Puerto Rico's Governor, there are not enough licensed truck drivers to move supplies. Navy deploys hospital ship "Comfort" to Puerto Rico. Historic Atlantic Cyclone Symbol - circa 1920s Asbury Park via wiki - As of September…
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