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  • Uber follows Lyft in limiting app

    Uber follows Lyft in limiting app

    Driving for Uber may get a little harder starting next Tuesday afternoon. That is when the ride-hail giant will introduce a policy that will limit when drivers can work from its app.“Starting...To view the full story, click the title link.
    - 2 days ago, 13 Sep 19, 2:01pm -
  • De Blasio deems hotel quid-pro-quo allegations 'ridiculous'

    De Blasio deems hotel quid-pro-quo allegations 'ridiculous'

    Mayor Bill de Blasio insisted Friday that people donate to his presidential campaign because they like what he's done—not because he'll do something they like.The mayor ripped as...To view the full story, click the title link.
    - 2 days ago, 13 Sep 19, 1:47pm -
  • Committee finalizing report on potential SoHo rezoning

    Committee finalizing report on potential SoHo rezoning

    After a series of tense meetings this year, residents and businesses will have to wait just a little longer for an “Envision SoHo/NoHo” report that could be the basis for the neighborhoods’ first...To view the full story, click the title li…
    - 2 days ago, 13 Sep 19, 1:43pm -
  • Goldman’s Apple warning is latest example of Wall Street caution

    Goldman’s Apple warning is latest example of Wall Street caution

    Goldman Sachs is growing concerned about Apple Inc., and it is not alone.While shares of the iPhone maker have been stronger of late, the advance comes in contrast to a darker view toward the...To view the full story, click the title link.
    - 2 days ago, 13 Sep 19, 1:30pm -
  • City looks to repeal 'gay conversion therapy' ban

    City looks to repeal 'gay conversion therapy' ban

    A New York City law banning so-called gay conversion therapy would be repealed under legislation introduced Thursday over concerns that a pending federal lawsuit could lead to a decision unfavorable...To view the full story, click the title link.
    - 2 days ago, 13 Sep 19, 12:29pm -
  • Who's running the railroad?

    Who's running the railroad?

    Public authorities over the past 50 years have become a critical source of funds for the state. As public needs have outstripped tax revenue, the state has increasingly turned to these...To view the full story, click the title link.
    - 2 days ago, 13 Sep 19, 12:00pm -
  • Uber to sign large lease at World Trade Center

    Uber to sign large lease at World Trade Center

    Uber is close to signing a large lease to expand and relocate its New York headquarters to the World Trade Center. The ride hailing app is on the verge of completing a deal to take seven floors,...To view the full story, click the title link.
    - 2 days ago, 13 Sep 19, 11:53am -
  • Appeals court revives suit against Trump over business ties

    Appeals court revives suit against Trump over business ties

    A federal appeals court in New York has restored a lawsuit by restaurant workers, a hotel event booker and a watchdog who say President Donald Trump has that violate the Constitution.The lawsuit...To view the full story, click the title link.
    - 2 days ago, 13 Sep 19, 11:08am -
  • Council bill bolsters discrimination protections for freelancers

    Council bill bolsters discrimination protections for freelancers

    The City Council approved Thursday a bill that will extend workplace anti-discrimination protections to freelancers and contract workers.Councilman Brad Lander, the sponsor of the measure, said in...To view the full story, click the title link…
    - 2 days ago, 13 Sep 19, 9:17am -
  • WeWork plans to list its shares on the Nasdaq

    WeWork plans to list its shares on the Nasdaq

    WeWork… parent company is revealing more of its plans, saying it expects to list shares on the Nasdaq.The company also announced corporate governance changes in response to market feedback,...To view the full story, click the title link.
    - 2 days ago, 13 Sep 19, 8:10am -

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    New York Post

    • newChelsea cops say they’re ‘under attack’ by vindictive police captain

      Chelsea cops say they’re ‘under attack’ by vindictive police captain

      Cops in Chelsea’s police precinct claim they are being tormented by a vindictive captain, according to a union letter. “You are under attack!!!!” reads an open letter to the members of the 10th precinct that was obtained by The Post. “Captain…
      - 1 hour ago, 15 Sep 19, 10:28am -
    • newSuspect nabbed in deadly March stabbing of cab driver in the Bronx

      Suspect nabbed in deadly March stabbing of cab driver in the Bronx

      Cops have collared a homeless man in the slaying of a for-hire driver in the Bronx more than six months after the 27-year-old was found fatally stabbed in his car. Malik Evans, 24, was charged Sunday with murder, attempted robbery and criminal posses…
      - 3 hours ago, 15 Sep 19, 8:40am -
    • newFormer NY Post reporter Ransdell Pierson dead at 66

      Former NY Post reporter Ransdell Pierson dead at 66

      Former New York Post reporter Ransdell Raphael Pierson died in New York on Wednesday. He was 66. Originally from Alexandria, La., Pierson wrote for The Post from 1983 to 1993, according to his online obituary. Among Pierson’s many claims to fame on…
      - 5 hours ago, 15 Sep 19, 6:30am -
    • newParty-goer in critical condition after seven-story fall in Chelsea
      A man was in critical but stable condition at Bellevue Hospital early Sunday after a seven-story fall from a roof during a party in Chelsea, sources said. The man, whose name was not immediately released, plummeted off the roof and down a shaft behin…
      - 6 hours ago, 15 Sep 19, 6:19am -
    • new‘Google him,’ NYPD widow urges as Queens street renamed in honor of slain husband

      ‘Google him,’ NYPD widow urges as Queens street renamed in honor of slain husband

      It’s hardly the prettiest block in New York City. Still, a block of 172nd Street in Jamaica, Queens now has a new, and some would say sacred, name — “Detective Keith L. Williams Way” — and the slain officer’s widow gave an impassioned spe…
      - 7 hours ago, 15 Sep 19, 4:31am -
    • newFDNY firefighters rescue four people trapped on fire truck ride

      FDNY firefighters rescue four people trapped on fire truck ride

      Four people got trapped in a fake fire rig at a Staten Island fair on Saturday — and a team of genuine FDNY firefighters rushed to the scene to rescue them. Hilarious photos show the real smoke-eaters in full regalia climbing a ladder to save their…
      - 13 hours ago, 14 Sep 19, 11:09pm -
    • newDesperate 9/11 widow ups reward for stolen wedding rings

      Desperate 9/11 widow ups reward for stolen wedding rings

      A 9/11 widow has upped the reward for the return of her stolen wedding rings to $10,500. Monica Iken had used diamonds from her wedding ring with husband Michael, a bond trader killed on 9/11, to fashion a new ring with her current husband, FDNY fire…
      - 13 hours ago, 14 Sep 19, 10:40pm -
    • newTrail to Zero horseback ride raises awareness of veteran suicide epidemic

      Trail to Zero horseback ride raises awareness of veteran suicide epidemic

      It was a 20-mile ride to healing. Fourteen veterans on horseback accompanied by the NYPD’s mounted unit made the annual “Trail to Zero” trek Saturday morning to raise awareness of the epidemic of veteran suicide. The distance of the journey thr…
      - 14 hours ago, 14 Sep 19, 9:52pm -
    • newNew Yorkers flock to Central Park to play with birds

      New Yorkers flock to Central Park to play with birds

      They were winging it in Central Park Saturday. More than 400 people turned out for the New York City park rangers Raptor Fest, an annual event that aims to inform New Yorkers about the wildlife found in the Big Apple, beyond the concrete jungle. Amid…
      - 15 hours ago, 14 Sep 19, 9:01pm -
    • newNYCHA crime surges as Harlem’s Wagner Houses become gang battleground

      NYCHA crime surges as Harlem’s Wagner Houses become gang battleground

      New York City’s beleaguered housing projects are as bloody as they are broken. While the city enjoys a 4% decrease in serious crime so far this year, NYC Housing Authority complexes saw a 5% increase in the seven index crimes, according to NYPD dat…
      - 15 hours ago, 14 Sep 19, 8:54pm -

    The Economist: New York

    • Cinematic obscenity in America: A hundred years of over-baring censors
       WHEN does nudity on film become porn? It’s a blush-inducing question that has lacked a clear answer for a century now: On November 18th it will be 100 years since a naked woman first appeared on American screens, in the film "Inspiration"…
      - 18 Nov 15, 6:08am -
    • The Attica prison uprising: A bloody day in New York
      LAST week marked not only the tenth anniversary of September 11th, but also the reckoning of a lesser-known trauma on New York soil: the 40th anniversary of the Attica prison uprising. At a time when the country's prison population is bursting, w…
      - 23 Sep 11, 8:19am -
    • Campaign finance: Ignore that $800,000 behind the curtain
      THE Washington Post reports that Republican groups funded by anonymous donations are kicking the Democrats' keisters this year in independent campaign advertising. Independent groups that don't have to report their donors have spent $80m so far,…
      - 4 Oct 10, 3:20pm -
    • Itinerant workers: And WiFi for all
      A RECENT article in the New York Times explored a trend guaranteed to disconcert freelancers and professional loiterers: the practice of banning laptops in coffee shops (something our colleagues at Babbage have considered as well). "By doing away wi…
      - 2 Sep 10, 6:15pm -
    • Criminal justice: Glorious failures
      WHEN it comes to criminal justice, Winston Churchill's saying that Americans can be relied on to do the right thing after they have tried everything else has to be modified: the right thing tends to get its day only when states run out of cash. A…
      - 13 Aug 10, 1:42pm -
    • Sarah Palin and the 9/11 mosque: Refudiate Sarah Palin
      UNLIKE most of her critics, I like Sarah Palin's neologism "refudiate". In fact I happen to believe that she is a talented political communicator. It's the substance of her tweet about the mosque in Manhattan that is grotesque.She says that building…
      - 19 Jul 10, 3:21pm -
    • Food and poverty: The Big Apple is hungry
      Print section Issue:  Time to get tough Fly Title:  Food and poverty Location: …
      - 14 Jan 10, 5:45am -
    • The view from New York
      THE Dow Jones Industrial Average passed 10,000 yesterday and so far, on my visit to New York*, I have found sentiment to be on the bullish side. Ethan Harris of BoA Merrill lynch, for example, argues that we are seeing the lagged effect of the immens…
      - 15 Oct 09, 9:24am -
    • The end of the service charge?
      GOOD news for those who dislike forced tipping: the 20 restaurants established by Terence Conran in London and now owned by D&D London are to stop adding a 12.5% service charge to diners' bills. As in the old days, customers will have to deci…
      - 30 Sep 09, 11:49am -
    • Bring back Spitzer!
      ONE of the less-iconic bumper stickers of George Bush's presidency harked back to the impeachment of Bill Clinton. The sentiment was that Mr Bush was such a failure that it made one ask what Mr Clinton had done to deserve his historical asterisk.…
      - 4 May 09, 5:13pm -
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    • ‘Confused and fearful’: New Yorkers grapple with Trump immigration policies
      Residents of Jackson Heights, one of New York’s most diverse neighborhoods, are concerned the new ‘public charge’ rule will put families at riskIn a packed room in Jackson Heights – one of the most diverse neighborhoods in New York and the US…
      - 1 day ago, 14 Sep 19, 2:01am -
    • 'A giant question mark': can WeWork's Adam Neumann reassure investors?
      The space-sharing firm’s value has been cut from $47bn to as low as $15bn ahead of its IPO – a major dent as its co-founder tries to sell the vision of ‘we’•Floating or falling? Tech companies that made stock market debuts in 2019“We dedi…
      - 1 day ago, 14 Sep 19, 1:00am -
    • The Many Lives of Michael Bloomberg review: not quite a presidential read
      The billionaire was a great New York mayor but he was right to decide not to challenge Trump for the White HouseAt the 2016 Democratic national convention in Philadelphia, Michael Bloomberg, former New York mayor and the ninth richest man in the worl…
      - 1 day ago, 14 Sep 19, 1:00am -
    • Sacklers used Swiss bank accounts to hide $1bn transfers, court papers show
      New York says it has documented $1bn in transfers, including millions from a Purdue parent company to Mortimer DA SacklerThe family that owns OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma used Swiss bank accounts to conceal the transfer of millions of dollars from t…
      - 2 days ago, 13 Sep 19, 5:17pm -
    • Christopher Anderson's best photograph: Marion breastfeeding, Brooklyn
      ‘This is my partner breastfeeding in our loft, which was one step up from a squat in an area full of painters and sculptors. It’s a luxury condo now’ This image was made in a loft in Brooklyn, New York, where I lived with Marion, my partner and…
      - 3 days ago, 12 Sep 19, 1:00am -
    • Who is Caroline Calloway, and why can't the internet stop talking about her?
      An essay about an Instagram influencer and an intense female friendship that turned toxic is blowing up online. One Guardian Australia staffer asks another to explain what it means … quicklyHi Alyx. Who is Caroline Calloway, and why could no one st…
      - 4 days ago, 11 Sep 19, 11:40pm -
    • New York firefighters recall 9/11 victims in wake of cancelled Taliban talks
      Firefighters are still dying from the effects of the 2001 terror attacks and colleagues had mixed reactions to diplomatic movesNew York firefighters, who continue to see colleagues die of 9/11-related sickness, have offered mixed reactions to the now…
      - 4 days ago, 11 Sep 19, 11:25am -
    • Push review – a whirlwind tour of rocketing rents and personal tragedy
      This powerful documentary, about a UN investigator travelling the planet to get to the bottom of the global housing crisis, lays bare a $217 trillion scandal‘I don’t believe that capitalism itself is hugely problematic,” says Leilani Farha, as…
      - 5 days ago, 10 Sep 19, 12:39pm -
    • Robert Frank obituary
      Photographer whose work captured the lives of ordinary people and those on the marginsRobert Frank, who has died aged 94, was to the photography of 1950s America what Walker Evans was to the 30s and Robert Mapplethorpe to the 70s. His black-and-white…
      - 5 days ago, 10 Sep 19, 12:25pm -
    • Should we be following New York's cunning rodent control plan – and getting rats drunk?
      In UK cities it can feel like rats are everywhere. It’s time to take drastic actionSince moving to Oxford two weeks ago, I have swum in the Thames every day and not seen a single rat. Several cows, a shivering hen party, plenty of empty bottles and…
      - 5 days ago, 10 Sep 19, 1:59am -

    The New York Sun

    • Legal Stars Ask New York To Protect Yeshivas
      No academic cachet is more prized by America's legal world than a Harvard Law degree. So it is hard to conceive that anyone who made it through Harvard's rigorous training could object to a governmentally imposed standard prescribing the minimum numb…
      - 12 days ago, 3 Sep 19, 12:55pm -
    • Did JFK Make Morgenthau A Conservative?
      Robert Morgenthau may have been one of a kind, but his story is emblematic of the best of America and of New York. The Times's obituary, as that newspaper often did with Morgenthau, gets the story significantly wrong. The Times describes him as "a co…
      - 54 days ago, 23 Jul 19, 6:59am -
    • Podcast: A Special Moment
      Pia Catton: Welcome to The New York Sun anniversary podcast. I'm Pia Catton, and I will be moderating a discussion between the founders of The New York Sun, Seth Lipsky, editor of the paper, and Ira Stoll, former managing editor. It's great to be her…
      - 25 Sep 18, 2:21pm -
    • How the Sun Foreshadowed the Trump Era
      For the world, this month marks the ten-year anniversary of the financial crisis. For me, though, the more personally significant anniversary is a related event the end of print publication of the New York Sun, a daily newspaper of which I was a foun…
      - 25 Sep 18, 7:41am -
    • 'Cuomo Doctrine' May Get Test in Court
      Governor Andrew Cuomo's lawyers will be in federal court in Albany next month, when they'll try to get a judge to dismiss the lawsuit against him by America's largest civil-rights organization. The group is the National Rifle Association, which is as…
      - 8 Aug 18, 8:34pm -
    • Democrats On the Spot Over Ocasio
      What will Chuck Schumer do if he has to choose between the Democrats and Israel? The question begs for an answer with the rise of the party's new "it" politician, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. She's the Democratic Socialist who toppled Joe Crowley in the…
      - 18 Jul 18, 9:03pm -
    • Super Sesquicentennial Shapes Up at Belmont For Justify and Bravazo
      What a super sesquicentennial is shaping up for Saturday. That's the 150th running of the Belmont Stakes, where all eyes will be on Justify, the contender for the Triple Crown. Just don't fall in love, I say. It's true that Justify slopped through th…
      - 6 Jun 18, 10:38pm -
    • Cuomo Threatens Suit Against the Feds On Immigration Battle
      Governor Cuomo of New York is threatening to sue the federal Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency to stop its ongoing raids to detain illegal immigrants wanted for serious crimes like assault and rape. A staggering 80% of those apprehended in r…
      - 1 May 18, 10:00pm -
    • New York Compromise On Yeshiva Education Could Yet Be a Beacon
      Whose education is more sound and basic? Is it the youngster who knows more math than Bible? Or is it the youth who knows more Bible than math? There are no doubt millions of Americans who, if forced to choose, would choose the Bible as more sound an…
      - 12 Apr 18, 8:58pm -
    • 'Golden Handcuffs' Could Replace 'Golden Door' Under Cuomo Scholarship
      "Give me your tired, your poor, Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free," but once you arrive in New York, don't dare try moving somewhere else, or Governor Andrew Cuomo will be chasing you to take back your college scholarship money. Leave it t…
      - 16 Apr 17, 5:52pm -

    The New Yorker: Out Loud (Audio)

    • Beyond “Citizen Kane”

      Beyond “Citizen Kane”

      Alex Ross and Richard Brody join Amelia Lester and David Haglund to discuss the particular genius of Orson Welles, and his evolving legacy.
      - 12 Oct 15, 4:40pm -
    • What it Means to Be a Sports Fan

      What it Means to Be a Sports Fan

      Nicholas Dawidoff and Adam Gopnik join Amelia Lester and David Haglund to discuss why we sports fans love the teams we love.
      - 5 Oct 15, 12:03am -
    • What is R. & B. Now?

      What is R. & B. Now?

      Carrie Battan and Kelefa Sanneh join Amelia Lester and David Haglund to discuss R. & B. artists from the Weeknd to Aretha Franklin.
      - 28 Sep 15, 12:00am -
    • The Pleasures of Disgust

      The Pleasures of Disgust

      Nicola Twilley and Joshua Rothman join Amelia Lester and David Haglund to discuss our complicated relationship with all things icky.
      - 21 Sep 15, 12:01am -
    • Joan Didion: Writer and Icon

      Joan Didion: Writer and Icon

      On the occasion of a new biography, Louis Menand and Thessaly La Force join Amelia Lester and David Haglund to discuss the influence of Joan Didion.
      - 14 Sep 15, 12:01am -
    • This Podcast Will Change Your Life

      This Podcast Will Change Your Life

      Sarah Larson and Andrew Marantz join Amelia Lester and David Haglund to discuss self-help, podcasting, and how the two have converged.
      - 7 Sep 15, 12:01am -
    • Serena and the Big Four

      Serena and the Big Four

      Serena Williams is positioned to complete a Grand Slam. Nick Paumgarten and Reeves Wiedeman join Amelia Lester and David Haglund to discuss the U.S. Open.
      - 31 Aug 15, 12:01am -
    • Tasting Notes

      Tasting Notes

      Bianca Bosker and Rachel Arons join Amelia Lester and David Haglund to discuss the language of wine.
      - 24 Aug 15, 12:01am -
    • Re-Reading Children’s Books

      Re-Reading Children’s Books

      Adam Gopnik, Sarah Larson, Amelia Lester, and David Haglund talk about how children’s books have evolved and why they’re worth revisiting as adults.
      - 17 Aug 15, 12:01am -
    • Talking About “White People”

      Talking About “White People”

      Hua Hsu, Karan Mahajan, Amelia Lester and David Haglund talk about the MTV documentary “White People” and contemporary conversations about whiteness.
      - 10 Aug 15, 8:17am -

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