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Jury sworn in Ghislaine Maxwell sex-abuse trial in New York

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NEW YORK, Nov 29 (Reuters) – A jury was sworn in on Monday in the sex-abuse trial of Ghislaine Maxwell, who is accused of recruiting and grooming underage girls for Jeffrey Epstein, the late, disgraced financier. Between 1994 and 2004, Maxwell – a former employee and romantic partner of Epstein’s......

Broadway legend Stephen Sondheim, whose work transformed musical theater, dead at 91

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Nov 26 (Reuters) – Broadway composer and lyricist Stephen Sondheim, who helped American musical theater evolve beyond pure entertainment and reach new artistic heights with such works as “West Side Story,” “Into the Woods” and “Sweeney Todd,” died early Friday at the age of 91, his publicist said. The musical......

In-person spectators return to New York’s Thanksgiving parade

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Nov 25 (Reuters) – Spectators once again lined the streets of Manhattan on Thursday for the 95th annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade after last year’s spectacle was scaled down and closed to the public because of the coronavirus pandemic. Other U.S. cities hold parades, but New York’s event has become......

Amazon worker group in New York withdraws petition for union vote

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The Amazon logo is seen outside its JFK8 distribution center in Staten Island, New York, U.S. November 25, 2020. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid SAN FRANCISCO, Nov 12 (Reuters) – A group of Amazon.com Inc (AMZN.O) workers in New York City’s Staten Island have withdrawn a petition to hold a union election, marking......

Trump allies Flynn, Miller, Eastman, others subpoenaed by Jan 6 committee

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WASHINGTON, Nov 8 (Reuters) – The U.S. congressional committee probing the deadly Jan. 6 assault on the Capitol issued subpoenas seeking documents and testimony from six more associates of former President Donald Trump, including top aides from his re-election campaign. They are William Stepien, manager of Republican Trump’s 2020 re-election......

Police say bomb threats at three elite U.S. universities not credible

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Nov 7 (Reuters) – Police at three elite Ivy League universities in New York and Rhode Island gave the all clear and said activities could resume normally at the schools on Sunday after each received separate bomb threats. Several buildings were evacuated on the campuses of Cornell University in Ithaca,......

Olympic champion Jepchirchir wins New York City Marathon

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Tokyo 2020 Olympics – Athletics – Women’s Marathon – Sapporo Odori Park, Sapporo, Japan – August 7, 2021. Peres Jepchirchir of Kenya celebrates after winning gold holding a flag of Kenya REUTERS/Feline Lim NEW YORK, Nov 7 (Reuters) – Olympic champion Peres Jepchirchir won the New York City Marathon on......

New Manhattan grand jury convened in Trump Org probe -source

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Trump Organization chief financial officer Allen Weisselberg appears for his arraignment hearing in New York State Supreme Court in the Manhattan borough of New York City, U.S., July 1, 2021. Barry Williams/Pool via REUTERS NEW YORK, Nov 4 (Reuters) – The Manhattan district attorney has convened another grand jury to......

New York Mayor-elect Adams says he will take his first three paychecks in bitcoin

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Democratic candidate for New York City Mayor Eric Adams reacts after being declared victor at his election night party in Brooklyn, New York, U.S. November 2, 2021. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly Nov 4 (Reuters) – New York Mayor-elect Eric Adams said on Thursday that he would take his first three paychecks in......

As New York mayor, Eric Adams aims to reset ties with business community

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NEW YORK, Nov 3 (Reuters) – New York City’s Mayor-elect Eric Adams wants to reset the relationship between the state and its business community, he told CNBC in an interview on Wednesday. While vowing to give voice to working-class New Yorkers, drawing on his background as a former police captain......

Headlining U.S. elections, Virginia governor’s race is a dead heat

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FAIRFAX, Va., Nov 2 (Reuters) – Virginians voted on Tuesday in an extremely close race for governor that could signal whether Republicans or Democrats will have an advantage in U.S. congressional elections next year. Democrat Terry McAuliffe, a party fixture who served as governor from 2014 to 2018, has seen......

Amazon’s Staten Island warehouse workers file petition for union election – NLRB

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An employee pulls a cart full of items at Amazon’s JFK8 distribution center in Staten Island, New York, U.S. November 25, 2020. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid. Oct 25 (Reuters) – Amazon.com Inc’s (AMZN.O) warehouse workers in New York’s Staten Island have filed a petition to form a union, the U.S. National Labor......

Protesters show support for Irving’s vaccine stance ahead of Nets game

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Jun 5, 2021; Brooklyn, New York, USA; Brooklyn Nets point guard Kyrie Irving (11) reacts after making a basket against the Milwaukee Bucks during the second quarter of game one in the Eastern Conference semifinals of the 2021 NBA Playoffs at Barclays Center. Mandatory Credit: Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports/File Photo......

Ex-Giuliani associate Parnas found guilty of violating U.S. campaign finance law

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NEW YORK, Oct 22 (Reuters) – A federal jury on Friday convicted Lev Parnas, a one-time associate of Donald Trump’s former personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani, of violating U.S. campaign finance laws during the 2018 elections. Parnas, a Ukraine-born American businessman and his former associate Igor Fruman were accused of soliciting......

U.S. Supreme Court’s Sotomayor allows New York school vaccine mandate

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Oct 1 (Reuters) – U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor on Friday refused to block New York City’s requirement that its public school teachers and employees be vaccinated against COVID-19. Sotomayor denied a challenge by four teachers and teaching assistants who sought to halt enforcement of the vaccine mandate while......

When Harry – and Meghan – met the U.N. chief in New York

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UNITED NATIONS, Sept 25 (Reuters) – Prince Harry and Meghan Markle visited the United Nations in New York on Saturday to meet with Secretary-General Antonio Guterres during the 193-member world body’s annual gathering of leaders. The Duke and Duchess of Sussex are in New York to attend the Global Citizen......

World leaders return to U.N. with focus on pandemic, climate

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UNITED NATIONS, Sept 19 (Reuters) – World leaders are returning to the United Nations in New York this week with a focus on boosting efforts to fight both climate change and the COVID-19 pandemic, which last year forced them to send video statements for the annual gathering. As the coronavirus......

Svitolina sees off Halep in U.S. Open fourth round

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NEW YORK, Sept 5 (Reuters) – World number five Elina Svitolina produced a solid performance to dispatch Simona Halep 6-3 6-3 in the fourth round of the U.S. Open on Sunday. The 12th-seeded Romanian won an epic 33-shot rally in the second game but a dozen unforced errors in the......

Pliskova aces third-round challenge at U.S. Open

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Sep 2, 2021; Flushing, NY, USA; Karolina Pliskova of Czech Republic celebrates after winning the first set against Amanda Anisimova of the United States in a second round match on day four of the 2021 U.S. Open tennis tournament at USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center. Mandatory Credit: Jerry......

Osaka earns support after announcing break from sport

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Sep 3, 2021; Flushing, NY, USA; Naomi Osaka of Japan gestures after missing a shot against Leylah Annie Fernandez of Canada (not pictured) on day five of the 2021 U.S. Open tennis tournament at USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center. Mandatory Credit: Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports NEW YORK, Sept......

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