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A non-passenger train has derailed in Long Island City, blocking the rail yard where diesel trains are stored.
Port Jefferson and Oyster Bay branches customers are the most affected as more cancellations and delays are expected. They should travel to Penn Station, Woodside or Jamaica for eastbound service.
New York City Transit is cross-honoring fares for customers to take the 7 train to Woodside, where LIRR service is available. Some eastbound trains will make added stops at Woodside to accommodate customers.
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A flag flies over the National September 11 Memorial before observances marking the eleventh anniversary of the attacks on the World Trade Center, Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2012 in New York. (AP Photo/John Moore, Pool)
A person stops to read names in New Jersey’s memorial to the 749 people from the state lost during the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center, as One World Trade Center, now up to 104 floors, looms in the distance across the Hudson River, Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2012 in Jersey City, N.J. Americans paused again Tuesday to mark the 11th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, terror attacks with familiar ceremonies, but also a sense that it’s time to move forward after a decade of remembrance. (AP Photo/Mel Evans)
Firefighters carry a flag as friends and relatives of the victims of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center attend a ceremony marking the 11th anniversary of the attacks at the National September 11 Memorial at the World Trade Center site in New York, Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2012. (AP Photo/The Daily News, Todd Maisel, Pool)
Friends and relatives of the victims of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center attend a ceremony marking the 11th anniversary of the attacks at the National September 11 Memorial at the World Trade Center site in New York, Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2012. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
An American flag is inserted in one of the of names engraved at the north reflecting pool at the World Trade Center Memorial, during the 11th anniversary observance of the attacks at the World Trade Center, in New York, Sept. 11 2012. (AP Photo/Mike Segar, Reuters, Pool)
A New York City Police officer salutes a flag hanging from the One World Trade Center building, during ceremonies for the 11th anniversary of the attacks at the World Trade Center, in New York, Tuesday Sept. 11, 2012. (AP Photo/John Moore, Pool, Getty Images)
No politicians will attend this year’s September 11 anniversary after families have expressed their concern that political struggles are hindering progress on the 9/11 Museum at the World Trade Center.
Family members were told that this year’s reading of victims will be “the exclusive focus of the program”. It was the first indication that the reading of the names would continue to be part of the ceremony as September 11 approaches, even though some family members protested after New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg had said that he wasn’t sure if the names should be read individually now that they are on display at the memorial at Ground Zero.
The President of the memorial foundation, Joe Daniels said: “The National September 11 Memorial is focused on honoring the victims and their families in a way free of politics, and this ensures that continues.”
This year, as other years, the observance will have six moments of silence (when each WTC Tower was hit and fell, and the times of the attack on the Pentagon and when United Airlines Flight 93 crashed near Shanksville, PA.)
Noe I. for Windows of the World. Picture by @WTCProgress
Complete list of winners for the 2012 Teen Choice Awards:
Choice Comedian: Ellen DeGeneres
Choice Web Stars: Sophia Grace and Rosie
Choice TV Show, Sci-Fi/Fantasy: The Vampire Diaries
Choice TV Actress, Sci-Fi/Fantasy: Nina Dobrev, The Vampire Diaries
Choice TV Actor, Sci-Fi/Fantasy: Ian Somerhalder, The Vampire Diaries
Choice Male TV Scene Stealer: Michael Trevino, The Vampire Diaries
Choice Movie Actor, Drama: Zac Efron, The Lucky One
Choice TV Drama: Pretty Little Liars
Choice Summer TV Star, Female: Troian Bellisario, Pretty Little Liars
Choice TV Actress, Drama: Lucy Hale, Pretty Little Liars
Choice TV Actor, Drama: Ian Harding, Pretty Little Liars
Choice Hotties: Miley Cyrus and Ian Somerhalder
Choice Music Group: Selena Gomez and The Scene
Choice Movie, Comedy: 21 Jump Street
Choice TV Actor, Action: Adam Rodriguez, CSI: Miami
Choice Actress, Sci-Fi/Fantasy: Jennifer Lawrence, The Hunger Games
Choice Movie Scene Stealer, Male: Liam Hemsworth, The Hunger Games
Choice Movie Villain: Alexander Ludwig, The Hunger Games
Choice Comedy Actress: Emma Stone, Crazy, Stupid, Love.
Choice Drama Actress: Emma Stone, The Help
Choice Movie Breakout: Rihanna, Battleship
Choice Hissy Fit: Charlize Theron, Snow White and the Huntsman
Choice Movie of the Summer: Katy Perry: Part of Me
Choice Breakup Song: ”Payphone,” Maroon 5
Choice Female Movie Star of the Summer: Kristen Stewart, Snow White and the Huntsman
Ultimate Choice Award: Kristen Stewart, Robert Pattinson, and Taylor Lautner
Choice Movie, Romance: Breaking Dawn – Part 1
Choice Movie Actress, Romance: Kristen Stewart, Breaking Dawn – Part 1
Inspire Award: Miranda Cosgrove
Choice Female Artist: Taylor Swift
Choice Single by a Female Artist: ”Eyes Open,” Taylor Swift
Choice Country Song: ”Sparks Fly,” Taylor Swift
Choice Movie Voice: Taylor Swift as Audrey, Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax
Choice TV Female Scene Stealer: Candice Accola, The Vampire Diaries
Choice Female TV Breakout Star: Hannah Simone, New Girl
Choice Male Artist: Justin Bieber
Choice Male Music Star of the Summer: Justin Bieber
Choice Male Fashion Icon: Justin Bieber
Choice Single by a Male Artist: Boyfriend, Justin Bieber
Choice Movie Actor: Sci-Fi/Fantasy: Josh Hutcherson, The Hunger Games
Choice Summer Music Star Group: One Direction
Choice Music Breakout Group: One Direction
Choice Love Song: ”What Makes You Beautiful,” One Direction
Get ready to see the show’s highlights here on WOTW
One World Trade Center from inside the World Trade Center Transit Hub. Picture by @WTCProgress
Construction on the 103rd floor.
The World Cup champions controlled the play Sunday in the European Championship final, as they usually do. They moved the ball up the field with short pass after short pass, as they usually do.
But, incredibly, they also managed to score a whopping four goals, something they don’t usually do.
It all added up to a 4-0 win over Italy and a third straight major soccer title for Spain.
“We won being true to our playing style, and by moving the ball the we way we moved it we knew how to take charge of the match,” said Spain goalkeeper Iker Casillas, the team’s captain. “What we do is difficult but we make it look easy.”
Casillas and Spain striker Fernando Torres also made their own histories. Torres became the first man to score in two European Championship finals, and Casillas played in his record 100th victory in international soccer.
Spain’s other goals on Sunday at the Olympic Stadium came from David Silva, Jordi Alba and Juan Mata.
“We were superior to Italy,” said midfielder Xavi Hernandez, perhaps Spain’s most influential player over the last four years. “We played a complete game and perhaps the best of the entire European Championship. We made history.”
Four years ago at Euro 2008, Spain ended a 44-year drought of major titles, beating Germany 1-0 in the final to start a run that has been unmatched by any other team in history.
Although they lost to the United States in the semifinals of the Confederations Cup in 2009, snapping a record 15-game winning streak, the Spanish have been nearly impossible to beat in competitive matches.
A year after that game against the Americans, Spain opened the 2010 World Cup with a loss to Switzerland. But they then went on a tear, winning their next six games to finally claim a World Cup title and undoubtedly shed for good the “underachiever” tag.
In all that time since Euro 2008, Spain has won with flair, using its short passing game — dubbed “tiki taka” by the Spanish media and adopted by the team — to dazzle scrambling opponents.
“Tonight, there was no contest,” Italy goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon said. “They were too superior, so the bitterness at losing this final is only relative.”
Against Italy, Spain was the favorite, but was also primed to be beaten after being held to a 1-1 draw by the Italians in their opening Group C match. Spain, which has been experimenting with a lineup that excludes a recognized striker, needed a penalty shootout to reach the final after a 0-0 tie with Portugal in the semifinals.
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