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Matthew Sollars

Matthew Sollars appears in the following:

New York Times Will Cut 100 from Newsroom

Monday, October 19, 2009

It was another bad day at the paper of record on Monday.

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Pakistan Military Pushes Al-Qaeda, Taliban

Monday, October 19, 2009

The Pakistan military continued its offensive against Al-Qaeda and the Taliban in the region of South Waziristan on Sunday. Pakistan is trying to wrest control of the region, which is near the Afghanistan border, from the militant groups.

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UN: Afghan Vote Fraud Calls for Runoff

Monday, October 19, 2009

A U.N. panels says roughly one third of the votes won by Afghanistan's President Hamid Karzai in the disputed August election should be thrown out.

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New York Philharmonic Makes Hanoi Stop

Friday, October 16, 2009

During the 1960's and 1970's, Vietnam endured the screech of U.S. warplanes making bombing runs from above. But on Friday, Americans brought far sweeter sounds to the country's capital of Hanoi.

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Swine Flu Vaccine Shortfall Expected

Friday, October 16, 2009

Health officials warned today of a shortfall in swine flu vaccine supplies that could last through at least the end of November.

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Gov. Paterson Proposes Billions in Cuts

Friday, October 16, 2009

Governor Paterson has proposed nearly $2 billion in cuts to state agencies and more than a billion dollars to health and education over the next two years to reduce New York's deepening deficits.

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Monserrate Convicted of Misdemeanor Assault

Friday, October 16, 2009

New York State Senator Hiram Monserrate of Queens was found guilty of a reckless misdemeanor assault charge for forcefully dragging his girlfriend, Karla Giraldo, through the lobby of his apartment building on the way to the hospital.

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Gunmen Strike 5 Sites in Pakistan

Thursday, October 15, 2009

Militants launched coordinated attacks on police installations in Lahore, Pakistan's second-largest city, and exploded car bombs in two other cities near the Afghanistan border on Thursday.

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Britain Adds 500 Troops to Afghan Effort

Wednesday, October 14, 2009

British Prime Minister Gordon Brown pledged Wednesday to send 500 more troops to Afghanistan, but only if NATO allies and the Afghan government do more to help fight the Taliban.

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Mattila Will Not Sing Tosca Wednesday Night

Wednesday, October 14, 2009

Soprano Karita Mattila will not sing in the title role of Puccini's Tosca at the Metropolitan Opera this evening.

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NY Philharmonic to Preserve Archives Online

Wednesday, October 14, 2009

A 1909 copy of Mahler's First Symphony, with mark ups in the composer's own hand, is among the millions of documents that the New York Philharmonic will preserve online.

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Dow Crosses 10,000 for First Time in a Year

Wednesday, October 14, 2009

The Dow Jones Industrial Average is back above 10,000 for the first time in a year.

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Candidates Slug It Out in Mayoral Debate

Wednesday, October 14, 2009

The city's two candidates for mayor โ€” Republican Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Democratic City Comptroller William Thompson, Jr. โ€” slugged it out for an hour Tuesday night in their first televised mayoral debate.

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New Names Added to Police 9/11 Memorial

Tuesday, October 13, 2009

The names of ten New York City police officers who died from illnesses possibly related to the Sept. 11 attacks were added to a granite memorial wall on Tuesday.

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Russia Rejects Added Sanctions for Iran

Tuesday, October 13, 2009

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov rebuffed a U.S. request to get tough with Iran on Tuesday, saying the threat of new sanctions would prove "counterproductive" to negotiations on its nuclear program.

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Trial of Former Bear Stearns Managers Begins

Tuesday, October 13, 2009

Jury selection in the trial of two former managers at investment Bear Stearns got underway in Brooklyn on Tuesday.

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Fingerprint Leads to da Vinci Discovery

Tuesday, October 13, 2009

A leading art historian says he has found the first major work by Leonardo da Vinci to be unveiled for 100 years.

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UN Calls for Food Production Increase

Monday, October 12, 2009

The world will need to increase food production by 70% over the next 40 years to feed the world's growing population, the United Nations food agency predicts.

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