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NYC: Massive Chinatown fire destroys 85,000 artifacts

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here A massive fire ripped through a historic museum in New York City’s Chinatown on Thursday. The fire destroyed as many as 85,000 artifacts just before Lunar New Year. The building had been transformed into New York City’s Museum of......
CNBC - Real Estate

Co-living startup Bungalow brings new twist to life with roommates

CNBC Real Estate
Alex Reading, 29, and Abhi Sanka, 25 were complete strangers when they each toured a 5 bedroom home in Arlington, VA a little over a year ago. But they decided to move in together, along with three other complete strangers. All of them had answered ads to rent one room......
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Harvey Weinstein trial begins in New York City with four accusers added as witnesses

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Prosecutors involved in Harvey Weinstein’s New York trial said they plan to call four additional accusers from uncharged cases to testify as witnesses. The trial is set to begin opening arguments on Wednesday. Weinstein faces charges that include rape......
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Citigroup executive Ray McGuire considers running for New York mayor

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Ray McGuire, a longtime Citigroup executive, is being encouraged by allies in the business community to run for mayor of New York. McGuire, Vice Chairman of Citigroup and Chairman of Banking, Capital Markets and Advisory, has been asked by other......
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de Blasio gave Trump statements to prosecutors due to possible crime

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here New York Mayor Bill de Blasio speaks to the media during a press conference at City Hall on January 3, 2020 in New York City. Eduardo Munoz Alvarez / Getty Images New York Mayor Bill de Blasio said Friday that......
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Harvey Weinstein asks judge to withdraw from rape case

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Harvey Weinstein arrives to court on January 8, 2020 in New York City. Kena Betancur | Getty Images Harvey Weinstein’s defense lawyers on Wednesday asked New York City judge to step aside from presiding over his rape case because of......
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Anti-hate march Brooklyn Bridge today: Thousands march across Brooklyn Bridge in support of Jewish community

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Thousands of people marched across the Brooklyn Bridge on Sunday as part of an anti-hate rally amid a spate of attacks against the Jewish community. New York Governor Andrew Cuomo said at the march that he planned to propose a new state law that would label hate crimes as domestic......
New York Post

De Blasio says NYPD will protect key locations against possible Iran retaliation

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New York Post – For more and to sign up click here The NYPD will take “immediate steps” to protect the city against any possible “retaliation” in the wake of a deadly US airstrike in Iraq, Mayor Bill de Blasio said Thursday night. The mayor said in a post on......
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Anti-Semitic attack in New York City: Surveillance video shows assault on Hasidic Jewish man in Brooklyn

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Last Updated Jan 2, 2020 10:52 AM EST New surveillance video appears to show another anti-Semitic attack in New York City, at least the 13th since December 23. The footage shows a 22-year-old Hasidic Jewish man defending himself before a 24-year-old woman punched him in the neck. One witness said......
CNBC - Real Estate

Competition for housing is so high, the spring market is starting now

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The severe shortage of homes for sale is upending the sales calendar for the whole housing market. Spring has historically been the busiest buying season, but as competition for homes heats up across the country, January is the new April. Spring starts now. The numbers are telling. From 2015 through......
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Central Park Five: Bloomberg addresses prior support for New York City’s handling of case

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Democratic presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg was asked on Monday about his mayoral administration’s support for the way New York City handled the notorious Central Park Five case, and Bloomberg did not say whether he still stood by it. Years after defending the city and its police department, Bloomberg said the......
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‘The days of a national minimum wage are really over,’ staffing expert declares

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States are boosting minimum wages as an “indirect result of the great economy and of the companies doing this,” says Tom Gimbel, CEO of staffing agency LaSalle Network. Source link: Click here for more...
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Bronx mugging: Man dies after being beaten in Christmas Eve mugging for $1

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A 60-year-old man who was kicked and punched while defending his partner during a $1 mugging on Christmas Eve has died, the New York Police Department said Saturday. Juan Fresnada died Friday afternoon at the Bronx hospital where he was taken in critical condition after the mugging early Tuesday, the......
New York Post

de Blasio as bad as Pelosi on homelessness

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New York Post – For more and to sign up click here A Big Apple community group has written to President Trump to beg him to intervene in New York City’s pervasive homeless issue the way he has in House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s San Fransisco — claiming Mayor Bill de......
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Cuomo shouldn’t miss this chance to save NYC a fortune

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New York Post – For more and to sign up click here Will Gov. Andrew Cuomo finally let New York City save money on public construction projects — in the same way he says the state has? New Yorkers will find out over the next few days, as Cuomo faces......
Reuters - Business

In win for Uber, Lyft, judge strikes down New York City’s cruising cap

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(Reuters) – A New York state judge on Monday ruled in favor of Uber Technologies Inc (UBER.N) and Lyft Inc (LYFT.O) in a lawsuit against New York City, striking down a new rule limiting how much time drivers for ride-hailing services can spend cruising streets in busy areas of Manhattan......
History

The History of O. Henry’s ‘The Gift of the Magi’ | History

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The story begins just before Christmas with a small sum of money: $1.87 to be exact, 60 cents of which was in pennies. For the writer O. Henry, the pittance was enough to launch his most famous work, a fable about poverty, love, and generosity, and also likely covered the......
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Testimony ends in T-Mobile-Sprint merger trial in New York

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FILE PHOTO: A smartphone with Sprint logo are seen in front of a screen projection of T-mobile logo, in this picture illustration taken April 30, 2018. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration NEW YORK (Reuters) – Testimony ended on Friday in a lawsuit by a group of states led by New York and California......
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Starbucks settles New York probe into illegal sick leave policy

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FILE PHOTO: A Starbucks Drive Thru logo is pictured on a building in Buffalo, New York April 14, 2016. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri NEW YORK (Reuters) – Starbucks Corp (SBUX.O) agreed on Thursday to pay restitution and accept greater oversight to settle a multi-year probe finding that it had illegally required New......
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Joe Biden holds lead over Democratic rivals in 2020 presidential primary race: NBC/WSJ poll

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The latest NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll shows Biden leading among Democratic voters with 28% to 21% for Bernie Sanders, 18% for Elizabeth Warren and 9% for Pete Buttigieg. Source link: Click here for more...

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