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Judge Scolds NYC Tower Jumpers, Won't Toss Case

BASE jumpers to stand trial for 1 WTC dive
Three extreme-skydiving enthusiasts showed "inexcusable self-indulgence" by parachuting off the 1 World Trade Center tower, a judge said Tuesday in declining to toss out the felony case against them.
The decision puts James Brady, Marko Markovich, Andrew Rossig and their alleged lookout, Kyle Hartwell, on track for a January trial over the September 2013 stunt, which raised questions about security at one of the most protected sites in the country.

Change to Top of 1 WTC Raises Questions About Height

Classificaton of the building's needle as a "spire" or an "antenna" will determine official height.

A change to the design of a needle that will sit atop One World Trade Center is raising questions over whether the building will still be America's tallest when completed.