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November 29, 2020

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As NY politicians eye new taxes on the rich, high earners eye the exits

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Post Editorial Board With Gov. Cuomo now threatening to go for “soak the rich” tax rates if he doesn’t get a federal bailout as ginormous as he wants, it’s well worth remembering just how much New York already depends on these citizens — who can easily afford to move away.......

Working remotely from different states? You could face new state taxes next year

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Westend61 | Westend61 | Getty Images Remote workers — especially those who have been hopping to different states — could be on the hook for additional taxes when they file their returns next spring. It’s been nine months since the......

The Ten Best Books About Food of 2020

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This stay-at-home year has translated, at least for me, to more time spent in the kitchen, baking and cooking comfort food, and to feeling nostalgia for restaurant chatter. Of the plethora of food-filled books published this year, these are some of my favorites, selected so there will be, hopefully, a......

David Dinkins’ passing is a loss for the entire city

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Post Editorial Board The honorable David Dinkins, who served as the 106th mayor of New York City from 1990 to 1993, died Monday night. We certainly had our differences with the mayor, but we mourn his passing. Dinkins was elected Gotham’s first black mayor in 1989, in an era of......

A record 19.4 million homeowners can now save big on a mortgage refinance, as rates hit another new low

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Jb Reed | Bloomberg | Getty Images The average interest rate on the popular 30-year fixed mortgage has set a record low 13 times so far this year. It did it again last week. That has given current homeowners unprecedented potential to save on their monthly payments through a refinance.......

Alleged Jeffrey Epstein procurer Ghislaine Maxwell in jail quarantine after possible coronavirus exposure

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Ghislaine Maxwell, longtime associate of accused sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein, speaks at a news conference on oceans and sustainable development at the United Nations in New York, June 25, 2013 in this screengrab taken from United Nations TV file footage.......

Watch live: New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo holds a press briefing on the coronavirus

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here [The stream is slated to start at 11:30 a.m. ET. Please refresh the page if you do not see a player above at that time.] New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is scheduled to hold a press briefing on the coronavirus......

Dow futures fall slightly to kick off week amid rising coronavirus cases

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Dow Jones Industrial average futures fell slightly in overnight trading on Sunday as a rising number of Covid-19 cases continued to weigh on markets. Futures contracts tied to the Dow fell 66 points, or 0.2%. The move indicated an opening......

Wall Street’s top analysts say buy stocks like Amazon and Yelp amid virus resurgence

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Jin Lee | Bloomberg | Getty Images Out on Wall Street, stocks are taking a breather from this month’s rally. Despite encouraging updates on a potential coronavirus vaccine, disappointing unemployment data and a spike in coronavirus cases have spooked investors.......

“I’m very frustrated”: Parents demand New York City schools reopen

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here There was anger on the steps of New York City Hall on Thursday as parents demanded schools reopen for in-person learning. Public schools were abruptly closed after 3% of coronavirus tests came back positive, sending parents of some 300,000......

CBS Evening News, November 18, 2020

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here New York City schools close as U.S. coronavirus deaths surpass 250,000; Public can pick a name for this adorable panda cub at the National Zoo.  Source link To Return to the Main Aggregate News Page – click here...

As U.S. pandemic intensifies, North Dakota becomes 35th state to require masks

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(Reuters) – North Dakota has become the 35th U.S. state to require face coverings be worn in public, as governors across the country grapple with a surge in coronavirus infections that threatens to swamp their healthcare systems. North Dakota joined 38 other states this month in reporting record daily jumps......

Christmas Tree arrives in New York City’s Rockefeller Center

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here A 75-foot Norway spruce arrived at New York City’s Rockefeller Center Saturday to serve as one of the world’s most famous Christmas trees. The tree will be decorated over the coming weeks, and its more than 5 miles of......

New York voters gave us reason to hope a moderate can win 2021 NYC mayoral race

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Ed Mullins If this month’s election is any guide, state and local politics bode ill for progressive Dems. New York Democrats overreached, and their miscalculations are instructive for how future campaigns, especially the upcoming New York City mayoral race, can be won. Whether because they feared for their left flanks,......

United Airlines returns to New York’s JFK after five-year absence

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(Reuters) – United Airlines UAL.O said on Tuesday it is returning to New York’s John F. Kennedy Airport (JFK) on Feb. 1, 2021, ending a five-year absence in a move it hopes will tap into pent-up demand for transcontinental travel hit by the pandemic. The U.S. carrier is re-launching service......

Leaving these 5 cities could result in the largest pay cuts

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Leaving these 5 cities could result in the largest pay cuts Search quotes, news & videos Source – Click here for more To Return to the Main Aggregate News Page – click here...

Steve Cohen officially owns the New York Mets after MLB approves deal

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Steve Cohen, chairman and chief executive officer of SAC Captial Advisors LP. Scott Eelis | Bloomberg | Getty Images Steve Cohen is officially the owner of the New York Mets. Major League Baseball owners approved of Cohen’s roughly $2.4 billion......

There was a surprise drop in September home sales as buyers were priced out

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A Sale Pending sign is seen in front of a home in Miami, Florida. Joe Raedle | Getty Images Potential homebuyers may be hitting the limit of what they can afford. Pending home sales, a measure of signed contracts on existing homes, fell 2.2% in September compared with August, according......

Reddit won’t lower employee pay if they move out of high-cost cities like San Francisco

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Steve Huffman CEO, Reddit, delivers remarks on ‘Redesigning Reddit’ during the third day of Web Summit in Altice Arena on November 08, 2017 in Lisbon, Portugal. Horacio Villalobos | Corbis | Getty Images Reddit said Tuesday it won’t lower pay for employees who choose to move out of high-cost cities......

Black-owned restaurants in NYC struggle for survival as stimulus stalemate drags on

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Stimulus stalemate: Black-owned restaurants struggle for survival Search quotes, news & videos Source – Click here for more To Return to the Main Aggregate News Page – click here...

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