Reflection & remembrance unfold on the anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks; President Obama addresses the nation on Syria; new Apple iPhone price stirs concerns; and the NYC Democratic primary declares Bill de Blasio as the winner. Meanwhile, Miley Cyrus gets naked; Emily Blunt is expecting her first child; and celebrities step out for the 2013 Toronto Film Festival.
9/11 anniversary a time of remembrance, reflection, http://rtvote.com/17WQe4d
Today the United States steps back from the brink of conflict with Syria to reflect and remember the nearly 3,000 victims from the terrorist attacks of 9/11. In New York, hundreds of friends and families of the victims stood silently as bagpipes played in the background. President Obama marked the anniversary with a moment of silence on the South Lawn of the White House.
The Story of an Unsung 9/11 Hero, http://rtvote.com/17WQRe0
On the anniversary of 9/11 the country is taking time to reflect on the many heroes that emerged from the crowd on that terrible day. One of those heroes was Benjamin Cark, a chef who saved hundreds of lives in the South Tower.
Planned as Call to Act, Obama’s Speech Became a Plea for Time, http://rtvote.com/1ei7sQP
President Obama addressed the nation on Tuesday evening from the East Room of the White House to discuss the U.S. response to the crisis in Syria. In his speech he postponed a vote in Congress that would have decided whether or not the U.S. takes military action in Syria. This delay was announced in order to allow more time to pursue diplomatic options.
Apple falls on concern about iPhone pricing, http://rtvote.com/1ei6t2P
Apple revealed two new iPhones on Tuesday that will cost a cool $549 without a two-year cell phone contract. Apple shares dropped more than 5% in afternoon trading on Wednesday over concerns that the new iPhone 5c is priced too high. Analysts believe that it is too pricy to have appeal in emerging markets.
New York City
DeBlasio tops NYC mayoral race; Spitzer loses, http://rtvote.com/15kl1JH
With 98 percent of precincts reporting, de Blasio had 40.2 percent of the vote with former Comptroller Bill Thompson in second place at 26.2 percent. He easily topped his field of competitors in the Democratic primary to succeed Mayor Michael Bloomberg.
Miley Cyrus’ Wrecking Ball Breaks Record for VEVO’s Most View Video, http://rtvote.com/17WNBz7
Emily Blunt Pregnant, Expecting First Child With John Krasinski, http://rtvote.com/1ehZjM4
2013 Toronto Film Festival: Star Sightings, http://rtvote.com/1ehZzL9
Prince Harry and Prince William Broker 25 Billion Euro Deal During Fundraiser, http://rtvote.com/1ei09sh
Sharon Osbourne Reveals Pre-Ozzy Fling With…Jay Leno, http://rtvote.com/17WPLyN