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Eric Garner protest march moved amid new calls for independent investigation |

Eric Garner protest march moved amid new calls for independent investigation | World news | NewsWire
People protest in front of police in Times Square, New York, on 14 August over the deaths of Michael Brown and Eric Garner. Photograph: Summer Concepcion/AP

A New York City group protesting about the death of Eric Garner, who died after a New York police officer put him in a chokehold while attempting to arrest him on suspicion of selling untaxed cigarettes, dropped plans for a march across the Verrazano-Narrows bridge, which connects Staten Island with Brooklyn, something local politicians had said would cause traffic havoc.

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Majority take tube/tram/bus, but taxis now a more popular option than trains

Majority take tube/tram/bus, but taxis now a more popular option than trains
The transport study is the latest in a series of VisitBritain’s foresight editions, which look at the significant issues affecting the inbound tourism industry. The latest report, released today, reveals that now just over half (53%) of all visitors to Britain get around the country using a bus, tube or tram, followed closely by one-in-three who book a taxi (32%). Train trips, outside of towns and cities, have become the third most popular way of getting around with only 28% of international visitors doing so. Read More >

US healthcare deadline nears for clearing up coverage eligibility |

US healthcare deadline nears for clearing up coverage eligibility | World news | NewsWire
A man looks over the Affordable Care Act signup page on the healthcare.gov website. Photograph: Mike Segar/Reuters

The clock is ticking for hundreds of thousands of people who have unresolved issues affecting their coverage under the new healthcare law.

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