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  • newWall Street trading costs to surge as new rules hit derivatives

    Wall Street trading costs to surge as new rules hit derivatives

    Wall Street’s heavyweights are prepping their clients for bad news: Some trades are about to get a lot more expensive.Firms including Citigroup&lt…;, Go… Sachs and  are warning customers to get...To view the full story, click the title lin…
    - 1 hour ago, 19 Jul 19, 8:58am -
  • newDe Blasio orders offices to turn down AC ahead of heat wave

    De Blasio orders offices to turn down AC ahead of heat wave

    Mayor Bill de Blasio has ordered office-tower…; landlords to turn down the AC this weekend.As the city braces for temperatures expected to this weekend, the mayor says owners of office buildings...To view the full story, click the title link.
    - 1 hour ago, 19 Jul 19, 8:40am -
  • newCity investigating top homeless-shelter operator

    City investigating top homeless-shelter operator

    Mayor Bill de Blasio has ordered office-tower…; landlords to turn down the AC this weekend.As the city braces for temperatures expected to this weekend, the mayor says owners of office buildings...To view the full story, click the title link.
    - 3 hours ago, 19 Jul 19, 7:28am -
  • newMTA blames developer for subway flood

    MTA blames developer for subway flood

    Mayor Bill de Blasio has ordered office-tower…; landlords to turn down the AC this weekend.As the city braces for temperatures expected to this weekend, the mayor says owners of office buildings...To view the full story, click the title link.
    - 3 hours ago, 19 Jul 19, 7:22am -
  • newIncoming NYCHA leader a no-show at annual town hall

    Incoming NYCHA leader a no-show at annual town hall

    Mayor Bill de Blasio has ordered office-tower…; landlords to turn down the AC this weekend.As the city braces for temperatures expected to this weekend, the mayor says owners of office buildings...To view the full story, click the title link.
    - 3 hours ago, 19 Jul 19, 7:14am -
  • newNew York's climate plan will drive big changes, if it works

    New York's climate plan will drive big changes, if it works

    Solar panels on every roof. Parking meters that double as car chargers. Wind turbines towering above farm fields and ocean waves.A new law signed Thursday by Gov. Andrew Cuomo sets the nation's...To view the full story, click the title link.
    - 3 hours ago, 19 Jul 19, 7:07am -
  • newA private-equity firm buying up taxi medallions could take on Lyft and Uber

    A private-equity firm buying up taxi medallions could take on Lyft and Uber

    For years Mohammad Mia made monthly payments on his to banking giant Capital One. But a little more than a year ago, amid a collapsing market for medallion loans and a tectonic shift among lenders,...To view the full story, click the title link.
    - 3 hours ago, 19 Jul 19, 7:00am -
  • newNYC Triathlon canceled for extreme heat

    NYC Triathlon canceled for extreme heat

    The New York City Triathlon scheduled for this Sunday has been canceled due to the extreme heat levels expected for race day.The cancellation announcement was made Thursday night after the National...To view the full story, click the title link.
    - 3 hours ago, 19 Jul 19, 6:59am -
  • newDe Blasio orders office towers to lay off AC this weekend

    De Blasio orders office towers to lay off AC this weekend

    The New York City Triathlon scheduled for this Sunday has been canceled due to the extreme heat levels expected for race day.The cancellation announcement was made Thursday night after the National...To view the full story, click the title link.
    - 4 hours ago, 19 Jul 19, 6:37am -
  • newCompetition in ambulatory surgery heats up in Suffolk County

    Competition in ambulatory surgery heats up in Suffolk County

    A state committee focused on health planning advanced two proposals to build ambulatory surgery centers in Suffolk County that are backed by Catholic Health Services of Long Island, despite...To view the full story, click the title link.
    - 5 hours ago, 19 Jul 19, 5:30am -

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    • newUS braces for record-breaking heat wave this weekend

      US braces for record-breaking heat wave this weekend

      Most of the US will be blazing hot this weekend as a potentially record-shattering heat wave sets in — with the majority of the country seeing temps above 90 degrees, forecasters predict. The roasting temps are set to begin on Friday and last throu…
      - 43 mins ago, 19 Jul 19, 9:25am -
    • newEl Chapo seen for last time before heading to Colorado supermax prison
      Adios, El Chapo! Notorious Mexican drug lord Joaquin Guzman took in the sights of New York City one last time early Friday before he was loaded onto an NYPD helicopter and shipped off to supermax prison. The Post exclusively captured shots of the rut…
      - 2 hours ago, 19 Jul 19, 8:23am -
    • new9/11 victim identified nearly 18 years after attacks

      9/11 victim identified nearly 18 years after attacks

      The remains of another victim of the 9/11 attacks has been identified, the city’s Medical Examiner’s Office said on Thursday. The woman is the 1,644th person identified among the 2,753 reported missing in the terror attacks, officials said. She w…
      - 3 hours ago, 19 Jul 19, 7:33am -
    • newMan scales down 19-story building to escape high-rise inferno
      A man could be seen scaling down a 19-story apartment building in Philadelphia on Thursday night as a fire blazed inside the structure. The fire started at a building in West Philadelphia at around 9:30 p.m. and the man was apparently attempting to e…
      - 10 hours ago, 19 Jul 19, 12:09am -
    • newNYC Triathlon canceled as scorching temps expected to hit city

      NYC Triathlon canceled as scorching temps expected to hit city

      Organizers of the annual New York City triathlon said Thursday that the race scheduled for this weekend is canceled because of the near-100 degree temps expected in the city on race day. The triathlon — which would have featured nearly 4,000 athlet…
      - 10 hours ago, 18 Jul 19, 11:40pm -
    • newLetting Jeffrey Epstein loose could lead to new victims: judge

      Letting Jeffrey Epstein loose could lead to new victims: judge

      Jeffrey Epstein doesn’t just pose a huge risk of jumping bail — he also has “uncontrollable” urges that make him a serious danger to underage girls and young women, a judge said Thursday. During a brief hearing in Manhattan federal court, the…
      - 12 hours ago, 18 Jul 19, 10:35pm -
    • newQueens mom gets 4 to 12 years for death of 1-year-old daughter

      Queens mom gets 4 to 12 years for death of 1-year-old daughter

      The Queens mom who pleaded guilty to manslaughter in the death of her 1-year-old daughter was sentenced to 4 to 12 years in prison on Thursday. Tina Torabi, 30, was arrested Oct. 3 after cops found daughter Elaina unresponsive with bruises to her hea…
      - 12 hours ago, 18 Jul 19, 10:01pm -
    • newDe Blasio orders office towers to lay off AC during heat wave

      De Blasio orders office towers to lay off AC during heat wave

      Mayor Bill de Blasio ordered tall office buildings across the city to crank their thermostats up to 78 degrees beginning Friday as a much-feared heat wave approaches this weekend — and officials search for ways to slash power consumption. The emerg…
      - 12 hours ago, 18 Jul 19, 9:54pm -
    • newWatch as dapper man snags piggy-back ride through flooded NJ train station
      Video producer Ashley Maas told The Post she was walking through the station when she saw the man at the bottom of some steps, seemingly frozen in place by the cascading water and rising tide in front of him.
      - 13 hours ago, 18 Jul 19, 9:20pm -
    • newEric Garner’s mom demands cop’s firing during de Blasio meeting

      Eric Garner’s mom demands cop’s firing during de Blasio meeting

      “For the family, no part of the justice process has provided any satisfaction or closure,” de Blasio admitted in a statement. “In effect, they feel that door after door has been closed in their face.”
      - 13 hours ago, 18 Jul 19, 9:09pm -

    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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    • 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 -
    • How Governor Mario Cuomo Helped Change My ThinkingOn War and the Constitution
      With war clouds scudding in the Middle East and Asia, I'm thinking of my late friend Attila the Hun . . . pardon me, Mario Cuomo. The ex-governor once took me to lunch for the sole purpose of lecturing me on war. Before we fight, Cuomo wanted Congres…
      - 12 Apr 17, 8:33pm -
    • How a Girl Named Masha And Her Mother Zelda Changed History's Course
      Originally my plan today was a column about the meeting between President Trump and China's communist party boss Xi Jinping. Then came word of the death early this morning of Masha Leon. She was for decades the gossip columnist of the Jewish Forward.…
      - 5 Apr 17, 4:37pm -

    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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