Darr Beiser, USA TODAY Flowers decorate the memorial of David Laychak, a civilian Pentagon employee who was killed during the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attack. The American flag marks the area where the hijacked jetliner crashed into the building. H. Darr Beiser, USA TODAY People cry during a ceremony commemorating the 12th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attack on the Pentagon. Pool photo by Kevin Dietsch A woman touches the names of victims during a ceremony at the 9/11 Memorial in New York City. Pool photo by Chris Pedota Construction workers attend a ceremony for 9/11 victims in New York City. John Moore, Getty Images Mija Quigley embraces the name of her son, Patrick, who died aboard Flight 175 on Sept. 11, 2001. Pool photo by Chris Pedota Flowers and pictures decorate names on the North Pool at the 9/11 Memorial in New York. Pool photo by Justin Lane People pray for victims at the North Pool. Pool photo by Justin Lane A person pauses near a name on the wall at the Empty Sky Memorial in Jersey City. Mel Evans, AP A family member of a victim of the 9/11 terrorist attack on the Pentagon sits at the memorial site before the start of a ceremony at the Pentagon in Arlington, Va. Chip Somodevilla, Getty Images Police officer Daniel Henry pauses during a moment of silence at the South Pool at the 9/11 Memorial at the World Trade Center in New York City. Pool photo by Stan Honda Hannah Townsend offers a prayer for victims at the One World Trade tower. John Moore, Getty Images Family members of Ji Yao Justin Zhao, who was killed at the World Trade Center on Sept. 11, 2001, pay their respects during a ceremony in New York. Pool photo by Mary Altaffer Relatives and friends attend a memorial ceremony. Pool photo by David Handschuh President Obama, left, first lady Michelle Obama, Vice President Biden and Jill Biden observe a moment of silence to mark the 12th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks on the lawn of the White House. Jewel Samad, AFP/Getty Images President Obama, left, first lady Michelle Obama, Vice President Biden and Jill Biden observe a moment of silence. Jewel Samad, AFP/Getty Images A family member of a victim of the Sept. 11, 2001, attack on the Pentagon visits the memorial site in Arlington, Va. Chip Somodevilla, Getty Images Family members of victims and survivors of the attack on the Pentagon wait for the start of a ceremony in Arlington. Chip Somodevilla, Getty Images Showkatara Sharif stands next to the engraving of her daughter’s name, Shakila Yasmin, at the North Pool of the 9/11 Memorial at the World Trade Center in New York City. Pool photo by Jason DeCrow People attend a ceremony in New York commemorating the victims of the Sept. 11, 2001, terror attack. Pool photo by David Handschuh Family members of Jason Defazio, who died at the World Trade Center on Sept. 11, 2001, attend a ceremony honoring the victims. Pool photo by David Handschuh Kayla Fallon, daughter of William Fallon, cries during the ceremony. Fallon was 8 years old when her father was killed at the World Trade Center. Pool photo by John Angelillo Judy DelValle, stepmother of firefighter Manuel DelValle, holds an etching of her stepson’s name at the 9/11 Memorial in New York. Pool photo by Chris Pedota Ron Joy makes a rubbing of his friend’s name, New York Fire Capt. Vincent Giammona. Pool photo by Stan Honda A firefighter pauses for a quiet moment as friends and relatives gather for a ceremony in New York City. Pool photo by Jason DeCrow Michelle Murray stands at the edge of the North Pool. Pool photo by Justin Lane New York firefighter Mike Bellantoni prepares a display at the Firefighter’s Memorial adjacent to the World Trade Center. Craig Ruttle, AP People attend a ceremony at the Flight 93 Memorial Wall of Names on Sept. 10 in Shanksville, Pa.
New York Islanders practice at new Brooklyn home
(Photo: Bruce Bennett, Getty Images) Story Highlights The Islanders opened training camp Thursday at Barclays Center Islanders will move to Brooklyn for the 2015-16 NHL season An earlier move is still possible if adjustments could be made to the Islanders’ lease SHARE 3 CONNECT 4 TWEET COMMENTEMAILMORE NEW YORK (AP) The New York Islanders rode the train from Long Island to Brooklyn a trek they hope many of their fans will take once the club moves there in two years. Training camp opened for the Islanders on Thursday at Barclays Center, which will become the team’s new home for the 2015-16 NHL season. The Nassau Coliseum will be a distant memory for the Islanders as they leave the aging building for the first time since they entered the league in 1972. “One word for it: beautiful,” team owner Charles Wang said. “When you look at what is going on here, it’s unbelievable. I am very happy as you can see from the smile.” NHL: Cleary to return to Red Wings He stopped short of comparing this day to other big ones in his life. “I’m ecstatic today. Is it happier than the day I got married?” Wang asked, before an answer was drowned out by laughter. “You enjoy that moment. I have a big smile on my face.” One by one, the players left the Long Island Railroad train that carried them from Garden City, N.Y., to Brooklyn on Thursday morning. They were decked out in their jerseys and received a warm welcome as they approached the sparkling new arena.
The designer sent out a tweet at the beginning of Fashion Week making light of possible military action in Syria by mocking the phrase “boots on the ground,” (which has been used by President Barack Obama with regard to sending in ground troops). Sadly, this is not the first time the designer has gotten into hot water using conflicts in other parts of the world to sell clothes — we all remember the Cairo incident . “Boots on the ground” or not, let’s not forget about sandals, pumps and loafers. #Footwear Kenneth Cole (@KennethCole) September 5, 2013 2. Naomi Campbell is still on top of her game. The famous ’90s supermodel closed the show at Diane von Furstenberg. 3. The Jonas brothers are into fashion now? Nick, Joe and Kevin Jonas kept popping up at various Fashion Week events (like front row at Richard Chai and at the Prabal Gurung after party). LOL. PHOTO : Nicki Minaj with the Jonas Brothers and SB at Jeremy Scott Fashion Show in NYC pic.twitter.com/Q3ok1krsT7 Indonesian Barbz (@NickiMINDO) September 12, 2013 Jonas Brothers front row at Richard Chai pic.twitter.com/IUIpfW8XB7 AP Fashion (@AP_Fashion) September 5, 2013 Jonas Brothers at Prabal Gurung After Party last night pic.twitter.com/HXrVTZWPbz JB (@JoeJonasArmy) September 8, 2013 4. Taylor Momsen emerged from wherever she had been hiding. The actress-turned-rocker attended shows like Helmut Lang.