Republican mayoral candidate John Catsimatidis is slamming a new Newsday poll that shows him badly trailing his rival, Joe Lhota, accusing the poll’s sponsor of skewing its results to put Mr. Lhota far ahead.
According to the amNewYork-News 12 poll, which was conduced by the firm Penn Schoen Berland, Mr. Lhota is now leading by a nearly 2-1 margin, with 50 percent of the vote, versus 28 percent for Mr. Catsimatidis–a far higher spread than previous polls.
Last Friday an Italian daily published stunning claims of a plot within the upper reaches of the Catholic Church hierarchy to kill Pope Benedict XVI, former Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger. Italy is in an uproar over the story and the news has gone viral across Europe. No wonder–it reads like the prologue to a cheap paperback thriller, hinting at webs of palace intrigue:
As its former CEO Dick Fuld gets ready to testify before the Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission later today, the estate of historic Wall Street failure Lehman Brothers is enlisting a team of lawyers to unearth a potential conspiracy that would have accelerated the investment bank’s September 2008 demise.
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