Alleged al Qaeda operative Abu Anas al Libi to appear in New York court

Transportation officials in New York suspended overnight track maintenance on the city’s transit system this weekend as workers combed the underground network. All 468 New York City subway stations have been searched, and aviation, harbor and canine officers are mobilized and deployed periodically, the New York Police Department said. The teenager, who is unable to communicate verbally, is fascinated by trains, his family said, and officials have shifted their search underground, a spokesman for the New York Police Department told CNN on Sunday. Searches of train stations, tracks and tunnels were also conducted late last week, Paul J. Fleuranges of the Metropolitan Transit Authority said. Though there are no leads, Daniel Oquendo Jr. fears his brother may have been taken. He told CNN affiliate WABC, “It hurts. It’s very stressful to know that someone would take an innocent, poor, mentally disabled child and take advantage of them.” Police Commissioner Ray Kelly held up a missing poster of Avonte at the Columbus Day Parade on Monday and said, “We have redoubled our efforts. We have hundreds of police officers and detectives engaged in this search. We’ve enlisted the help of the guardian angels society, many volunteers.” David Perecman, the Oquendo family’s attorney, told CNN last week that he is looking into how Avonte was able to leave school grounds unsupervised.

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U.S. officials say he was taken initially to a Navy ship for questioning before he was taken to the United States over the weekend. His arrival in the U.S. has reopened a debate over whether international terrorist suspects should be tried in U.S. courts. Al Libi arrives in the U.S. Where should al Libi be tried? U.S. Rep. Peter King, R-New York, said Monday that it was “unfortunate” that al Libi was on U.S. soil. “It shows the inherent flaws in the U.S. policy decision to try in the U.S.

Vulnerability is not a part of the culture in the church, Walton said. So these issues get pushed outside the church. But the need is still there. Kyle VanEtten Helen Sworn is the founder of Chab Dai, an anti-trafficking organization located in Cambodia. New York City is a hub for traffickers and a hell on earth for victims. Its hard to estimate how many victims are living in New York, since much of the trafficking happens under the radar. They can be funneled into the city to either work as sex slaves or as unpaid laborers. The United States is the second most popular destination in the world for trafficked women, according to Restore NYC . The State Department estimates that nearly 18,000 foreign nationals are trafficked into the U.S. ever year. The average age of entry into prostitution in the United States is between 12 and 14 years old. RELATED: AFTER ONE YEAR IN IRANIAN JAIL, CHRISTIAN PASTOR SAEED ABEDINI PENS HEARTFELT LETTER TO DAUGHTER Danielle Rae Douglass was 17.

In this Oct. 4, 2013 photo shows company names at the entrance of the building of the International Over the years, the Herald Tribune became an ink-and-newsprint staple for U.S. expatriates and foreigners looking for a dose of Americana. For more than a century, it was one of the few distributors of English-language news plus baseball scores, daily crosswords, and comic strips to readers in far-flung corners of the globe. Recently, it has gained a strong niche in fashion coverage: Fashion editor Suzy Menkes is a doyenne of the Paris catwalks. The newspaper’s Parisian roots were epitomized in Jean-Luc Godard’s immortal 1960 film “Breathless,” with Jean Seberg as an American gamine “Golden Girl” who peddled it on the Champs-Elysees while wearing a sweater bearing the Herald Tribune logo. Stevenson said Paris “is part of the DNA” of the newspaper, but “it’s no secret that Paris is a very expensive place to do business.” The IHT’s last edition Monday included a special insert section with snapshots of its front pages announcing the death of Britain’s Queen Victoria and founder Bennett; a headline on Germany’s invasion of Poland in 1939; and photos of Martin Luther King Jr., Andy Warhol and George Clooney reading it. The special insert in the first new edition Tuesday contained essays looking to the future. “We all have a touch of nostalgia for the days gone by,” Stevenson said. “The best way, though, to preserve those journalistic traditions the best way for us to ensure that our readers continue to get what they expect from us is for us to integrate (print and online) operations more fully.” Arts & Entertainment WASHINGTON (AP) Senate leaders are closing in on an agreement to reopen the government and forestall an economy-rattling default on U.S. obligations.