Tag Archives: New York

‘Economic tsunami’: US cities and states hit by Covid-19 face dire budget cuts 

State and local governments facing deep shortfalls wrestle with the devastating economic impact of the coronavirusEvery day, New Yorkers throw out 10,000 tons of trash – a third of which is food and yard scraps that could skip the incinerators and landfills and be turned into compost.Over the last several years, a curbside pick-up program allowed New Yorkers […]

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New York Jets GM Joe Douglas Was Patient And Bold. Will Both Approaches Work? 

Jets GM Joe Douglas took different approaches to different positions in the off-season. Will both of them pay off?

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NYC protester turns self in after NYPD standoff: reports 

Derrick Ingram, a protest organizer and founder of Warriors in the Garden, turned himself in to police Saturday morning after he was accused of assaulting an officer by yelling into her ear with a megaphone, according to the New York Times. 

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I’m Not Ready for the Schools to Reopen This Fall. Why Should Any Parent Be? 

New York Gov, Andrew Cuomo said on Friday that it was safe for children to return to the classroom in September. Some parents aren’t so sure.

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MTV VMAS scraps indoor performances, moves to outdoor sets 

MTV is ditching plans for indoor performances for its upcoming Video Music Awards, opting for outdoor shows spread throughout New York City instead

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For a Small Stable, Big Prizes Could Lie Ahead 

Tiz the Law has won the first leg of this year’s rejiggered Triple Crown, and his stallion rights have the potential to generate millions for Sackatoga Stable in New York.

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Lawsuit alleges politically powerful NRA executives spent members’ money on luxury 

New York Attorney General Letitia James has filed a lawsuit seeking to dissolve the National Rifle Association, claiming it undercut its non-profit status by allowing executives to use its treasury as a “personal piggy bank.” The attorney general is

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Deutsche Bank gave Donald Trump financial records to New York prosecutors – report 

Manhattan district attorney’s office seeking eight years of the president’s personal and corporate tax recordsNew York prosecutors investigating Donald Trump’s finances previously issued a subpoena to Deutsche Bank, one of the foremost lenders to the president’s business, as part of their inquiry – and the bank complied, according to the New York Times.The o […]

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New York Attorney General Sues to Dissolve National Rifle Association 

New York Attorney General Letitia James describes a lawsuit seeking to dissolve the National Rifle Association, alleging executives violated state nonprofit laws. The NRA filed a countersuit in New York state court, and President Trump suggested the organization should move to Texas. Photo: Justin Lane/Shutterstock

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Aho, Reimer help Hurricanes beat Rangers 4-1 for sweep 

Sebastian Aho scored twice in the third period while James Reimer was strong in net to help the Carolina Hurricanes beat the New York Rangers 4-1 on Tuesday night and sweep the Stanley Cup qualifier series

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After 6 Weeks, Victors Are Declared in 2 N.Y. Congressional Primaries 

Representative Carolyn Maloney and Councilman Ritchie Torres won in New York City after a Democratic primary that raised concerns about mail-in voting.

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One-Third of New York’s Small Businesses May Be Gone Forever 

Small-business owners said they have exhausted federal and local assistance and see no end in sight after months of sharp revenue drops. Now, many are closing their shops and restaurants for good.

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Liberty rookie Sabrina Ionescu’s AP diary: Playing again 

New York Liberty star Sabrina Ionescu is checking in periodically from the WNBA bubble at IMG Academy

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New York City man, 77, forced to withdraw $1,800 from ATM following assault, police say 

New York City police are searching Thursday for a suspect accused of assaulting a 77-year-old man and then forcing him to withdraw $1,800 from an ATM. 

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Tencent’s offer to buy this Chinese search engine pumped its stock by 50% 

Chinese search engine Sogou‘s stock price jumped 50% after it revealed Tencent had proposed to buy all of the company’s remaining stock above asking price, delist it from the New York Stock Exchange, and take it private. Seeking future profits, traders immediately sent Sogou stock soaring by Monday’s market open. Tencent, China’s largest tech conglomerate va […]

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