Arrested: “Fraudster” Edul Ahmad with ties to Meeks and Sampson pulled off JFK airplane by FBI. [Nick Reisman / Capital Tonight]
Arrested: Ahmad out on $2.5 million bail. [Puerto Rican Tribune]
NY9: Who wants Weprin’s Assembly seat? Jerry Iannece. [Nathan Duke / Patch]
Fighting DOMA: Schneiderman filed an amicus brief. [Jimmy Vielkind / Times Union]
Fighting DOMA: “The power of Congress is at its lowest when it seeks to discourage States from enacting statutes, like the Marriage Equality Act, that are at the core of the States’ sovereignty,” Schneiderman wrote. [Chris Geidner / MetroWeekly]
Fighting DOMA: Quinn applauds Schneiderman’s move. [Jill Colvin / DNAinfo]
Quit: Mario operative Richard Kessler out as NYPA boss. [Liz Benjamin / Capital Tonight]
Taxis: Taxi drivers protest Bloomberg’s bill. [Alex Katz / Daily News]
DSK: Court date pushed from August 1 to August 23. [Newscore]
Same-Sex Marriage: Tech guru for National Organization for Marriage switches sides, joins National Organization for Marriage Equality. [Steven Thrasher / Village Voice]
9/11 Memorial: Atheists want cross removed from 9/11 museum. [Nicola Menzie / Christian Post]
Media: Patch’s National Community Editor is Liena Zagare; local blogs absorbed. [KensingtonProspect.com]
Photos: Hikind, somber. [Mary / KensingtonProspect.com]
And Cuomo unveiled members of some of his regional economic development councils One co-chair is Howard Zemsky, who donated $15,000 to Cuomo 2014.
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