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Jersey City shooting victims and suspects identified

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The civilians killed in a prolonged shootout Tuesday in Jersey City have been identified as 31-year-old Mindy Ferencz, 49-year-old Miguel Douglas, and 24-year-old Moshe Deutsch. The suspects were identified as 47-year-old David N. Anderson and 50-year-old Francine Graham, who are also deceased, the attorney general of New Jersey announced Wednesday.  Detective...
New York Times - Politics

Who Is Michael Bloomberg? | 2020 Presidential Candidate

New York Times
The billionaire businessman and former mayor of New York is hoping he can forge a path to the Democratic nomination by positioning himself as a centrist who can take on President Trump. Source link
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Alelia Murphy, the oldest living American, has died at age 114

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November 28, 2019 / 4:51 PM / CBS News The oldest living American has died at the age of 114, CBS New York reports. Alelia Murphy was born in North Carolina in 1905 and moved to New York in 1926 during the height of the Harlem renaissance. CBS New York...
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Jeff Goldblum on his debut in New York City, exploring the world in new show “The World According to Jeff Goldblum”

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Jeff Goldblum first came to New York City when he was 17 years old to study acting at the famed Neighborhood Playhouse. Soon after, he made his Broadway debut in the Tony Award-winning musical “Two Gentlemen of Verona,” and has since starred in many major films including “Jurassic Park,” “The...
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Thanksgiving Day parade balloons in jeopardy with strong winds in weather forecast

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Holiday travelers facing weather warnings Every year, right before turkey time, millions gather to watch New York’s iconic Thanksgiving Day parade. But Americans who tune in for the celebrity performances, Broadway stars and signature balloons may be facing disappointment this year as the event could be without one of its...
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Michael Bloomberg on stop and frisk: Former mayor apologizes for controversial NYPD policy ahead of possible 2020 bid

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Washington — As he considers launching a bid for the Democratic presidential nomination, Michael Bloomberg apologized for the NYPD’s controversial “stop-and-frisk” policy during his time as mayor of New York. Under the policy, hundreds of thousands of people were stopped and searched by police without warrants, with the city’s black...
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Jeffrey Epstein’s guards could face criminal charges, source says

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Federal prosecutors in New York are considering bringing criminal charges against two correctional officers responsible for guarding Jeffrey Epstein on the night of his death, a source familiar with the investigation told CBS News. Epstein, who was 66 at the time of his death, was found unresponsive in his cell...
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Jeffrey Epstein’s guards could face criminal charges, source says

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Federal prosecutors in New York are considering bringing criminal charges against two correctional officers responsible for guarding Jeffrey Epstein on the night of his death, a source familiar with the investigation told CBS News. Epstein, who was 66 at the time of his death, was found unresponsive in his cell...
CNBC Business

Watch: Trump becomes first sitting president to attend New York’s Veterans Day Parade

CNBC
President Donald Trump plans to give a speech at New York City’s Veterans Day parade on Monday, becoming the first sitting president to attend the event in its 100-year history. Source link: Click here for more
Reuters - Business

UPS liable for shipping contraband cigarettes in New York, damages reduced: court

Reuters
NEW YORK (Reuters) – A federal appeals court found United Parcel Service Inc liable to New York state and New York City for shipping hundreds of thousands of cartons of untaxed cigarettes, but reduced its payout for damages and unpaid taxes to about $97.6 million from $247 million. FILE PHOTO:...
Reuters - Business

Judge dismisses Uber lawsuit opposing New York City vehicle license caps

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – A Manhattan judge has dismissed Uber Technologies Inc’s lawsuit challenging a New York City law limiting the number of licenses for ride-hailing services, the first such cap by a major American city. FILE PHOTO: A screen displays the company logo for Uber Technologies Inc. on the...
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Donald Trump primary residence: Trump moving primary residence from New York City to Florida

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President Trump has changed his primary residence from Trump Tower in New York City to Mar-a-Lago in Florida, the president tweeted Thursday night. “I cherish New York, and the people of New York, and always will, but unfortunately, despite the fact that I pay millions of dollars in city, state and...
CNBC Business

Lionel Richie and Jeb Bush back a start-up that aims to upend the $3 trillion US health-care system

CNBC
Heal is a start-up that delivers doctor services to one’s home through an app and provides all key medical tests. It has raised $75 million in venture capital and attracted such celebrity backers as Lionel Richie and former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush. Source link: Click here for more
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Harvey Weinstein: At least 2 people kicked out of New York City bar for confronting disgraced producer at performance showcase

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At least two people who attended the Actors Hour performance showcase Wednesday at a New York City bar say they were kicked out for confronting Harvey Weinstein. The disgraced producer was seated at a table with “about five people,” Zoe Stuckless told CBS News. “Initially I didn’t believe it was...
Reuters - Business

Barneys close to sale to Authentic Brands after rival bid fails: sources

Reuters
FILE PHOTO: The Barneys New York sign is seen outside the luxury department store in New York, U.S., July 31, 2019. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton NEW YORK (Reuters) – Luxury retailer Barneys New York Inc is close to being sold to licensing firm Authentic Brands Group LLC after a competing bid from...
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New York City homeless man Johnell Johnson gets community rallies behind beloved him, posting more than 100 flyers to help him find a job

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Johnell Johnson makes it a point to say hello to people who walk past him on West 22nd Street in New York City. He’s so well known on the block, residents have dubbed him the honorary mayor. But while Johnson lives in the Chelsea neighborhood, he doesn’t have a home....
Reuters - Business

WeWork opens new sites at breakneck speed despite cash-burn concerns

Reuters
NEW YORK (Reuters) – WeWork has opened almost as many new locations in the last 3-1/2 months as it did in the whole first half of this year, likely accelerating the speed with which the office-sharing company is burning through cash as increasingly hard-nosed investors scrutinize its prospects for going...
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Lyft follows Uber in suing NYC over cruising time caps

Reuters
FILE PHOTO: A Lyft bicycle is shown at the Lyft listing on the Nasdaq during an IPO event in Los Angeles, California, U.S., March 29, 2019. REUTERS/Mike Blake/File Photo (Reuters) – Lyft Inc (LYFT.O), following its rival Uber’s (UBER.N) move, has sued New York City seeking to nullify a new...
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Exclusive look inside the Empire State Building’s $160 million makeover

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Visitors to one of the most iconic buildings in the Big Apple will soon be taking in a whole new view of the New York City skyline. The Empire State Building is set to open its newly renovated 102nd floor observatory this weekend, complete with 360-degree views of New York...

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