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  • Peter Boyer
  • 11 Days ago
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New York Judge Pauses the Deportation of a New York Pizza Delivery Man

Federal Judge Alison J. Nathan of the U.S District Court for the Southern District of New York has put a stop to the deportation of Ecuadorian immigrant Pablo Villavicencio Calderon. Villavicencio issued a standard pizza delivery from a restaurant in Queens to an Army base in Fort Hamilton, Brooklyn. Military police took Villavicencio into custody […]
  • Crystal Ng
  • 3 Months ago
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Retail Stores in NYC Gets Hacked

Saks Fifth Avenue, Saks Off Fifth and Lord & Taylor have experienced a breach in security.  These stores lack security in its card payment systems. Technology has done wonders to the world and has undoubtedly made many of our daily tasks easier. Nonetheless, we cannot deny the fact that it has also complicated several aspects […]
  • Crystal Ng
  • 3 Months ago
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Will a surcharge reduce congestion in Manhattan?

Recently approved New York state budget includes a surcharge in ride-hailing services. The additional funds will go into the maintenance and upgrade of the subway. Governor Cuomo is moving forward with the congestion-pricing plan. We live in a generation where everything comes down to money. It will be the ultimate deciding factor in every step that […]
  • Crystal Ng
  • 3 Months ago
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2018 New York International Auto Show: Toyota to Tesla

The annual New York International Auto Show is happening right now. The highlights of the event are vehicles that holds a level of practicality, now combined with groundbreaking technology.  The 2018 New York International Auto Show is bringing the audience a series of trailblazing motor vehicles ranging from Toyotas to Teslas, that contains the most […]
  • Crystal Ng
  • 3 Months ago
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SEC filing shows anomaly in Spotify’s data report, are Users Abusing the System?

Users have found a way to overcome Spotify advertisements without paying. SEC filing shows 2 million users unaccounted for.  While Youtube has recently revealed its reason for inserting an abundance of advertisements that interrupt music videos, they are not the first music streaming service to do so. Youtube, in an effort to promote its new […]
  • Crystal Ng
  • 4 Months ago
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Guns vs. Education

Since mass shootings have become such a frequent occurrence, it is no wonder Utica College located in Upstate New York sprang into action the minute they received threats from an individual, presently unidentified, who declared themselves armed with a weapon around on campus grounds. Utica College has approximately 5000 students who attend classes on campus […]
  • William Van-Lear Black
  • 9 Months ago
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Centene to acquire Fidelis Care for $3.75 billion

Centene, the United States’ largest Medicaid managed care provider, announced Tuesday that it has reached a “definitive agreement” to acquire Fidelis care for $3.75 billion, USA Today reports.  The deal is scheduled to close in early 2018. It awaits the approval of various New York regulators, who will, among other things, evaluate it for compliance […]
  • William Van-Lear Black
  • 10 Months ago
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Village Voice to discontinue print publication, go digital

The Village Voice, the liberal, independent newspaper that has been a fixture in New York culture since the mid-20th century, announced Tuesday that it would discontinue its print publication, The New York Times reports. The paper will operate entirely online and will publish on a daily rather than a weekly basis. The publication has not […]
  • William Van-Lear Black
  • 10 Months ago
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Regional Planning Association proposes changes to public transit in New York

As New York commuters suffer through the complications, repairs and shutdowns at Penn Station this summer, the Regional Planning Association (RPA), a think tank dedicated to improving various aspects of life in the tri-state area, has proposed two projects to revitalize the region’s public transportation system, TheRealDeal reports. The plans would cost a combined $10 […]
  • William Van-Lear Black
  • 11 Months ago
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Disability Rights Advocacy Organization Files Class Action Suit Against Uber

On Tuesday, Disability Rights Advocates, on behalf of a litany of advocacy groups and individuals, filed a class action discrimination lawsuit against Uber in Manhattan’s State Supreme Court, Winnie Hu of The New York Times reports. The suit claims Uber does not provide adequate service for passengers with disabilities. Of the 58,ooo Uber cars on […]
  • William Van-Lear Black
  • 11 Months ago
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Beyond the Runway: The Social Goings-On of New York Fashion Week: Mens

Todd Snyder and Raf Simmons, two renowned menswear designers who showcased their work at New York Fashion Week: Men’s this week, have made their livings putting at fashion shows. What turned heads Monday, though, Max Berlinger of The New York Times reports, was each man’s ability to put on a different kind of show: a […]
  • William Van-Lear Black
  • 12 Months ago
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New York Fashion Week: Reclaiming American Culture One Stitch at a Time

The American fashion industry is struggling. In the past year, a number of formerly iconic American clothing retailers have shut their doors. True Religion Apparel, Inc. became the latest casualty earlier this month. Such brands are being pushed out of the market by foreign enterprises like H&M of Sweden and Spain’s Zara, which employ a […]
  • William Van-Lear Black
  • 12 Months ago
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New York Governor Signs Executive Order, Allocates $1 Billion for Renovation of Public Transportation

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo will allocate an additional $1 billion toward the revitalization of public transit throughout the state, and ease environmental regulations and other red tape, which have hitherto impeded the effort. Cuomo’s actions come in response to the mounting danger and inefficiency of New York’s public transportation. Only 63% of MTA subways have […]
  • Anahit Moumjian
  • 1 year ago
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New Study Shows Los Angeles Has the Worst Traffic in the World

According to a new report, congestion caused by cheap gas and a surging economy has cost U.S. motorists almost $300 billion last year. Out of the 1,064 cities studied by transportation analytics firm INRIX, Los Angeles had the worst traffic in the world. The average driver in Los Angeles wasted 104 hours sitting in gridlock […]
  • Sharnita Sanders
  • 1 year ago
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Tiffany Gets Rid of Its CEO After Super Bowl

Before its Super Bowl ad could hit televisions around America, Tiffany & Co. replaced its Chief Executive Officer, Frederic Cumenal. It would seem the abrupt firing of Cumenal was due to the discouraging financial numbers possibly linking to poor holiday sales that lowered the stock. Tiffany said that the company will be replacing Cumenal with […]
  • Sharnita Sanders
  • 1 year ago
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Deutsche Racks Up $630 million Over Russian Money-Laundering Scheme

It wasn’t too long ago that Deutsche Bank settled with U.S. Department of Justice for $7.2 billion under certain allegations of selling faulty mortgage securities. Now, the bank agreed to pay the United states and the UK $630 million for its failure to stop fraudulent trades made from Russia totaling an estimated $10 billion. According […]
  • Sharnita Sanders
  • 1 year ago
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Irina Vitjaz Returns to New York Fashion Week

Once again, the Council of Aspiring American Fashion Designers (CAAFD) and iFashion Network will bring in a host of new talent from all over the globe. New York Fashion Week is much awaited by all. Designers display their work for fans and celebrities who can’t wait to watch, wear, and admire such hard work and […]
  • Sharnita Sanders
  • 1 year ago
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Bill Gates Speaks on Climate Change

Climate change can be quite a controversial topic. Some might even call it a myth. Yet Bill Gates recently warned against the effects of global warming. Along with billionaire friend Warren Buffett, the Microsoft co-founder held a Q&A with some students at Columbia University on Friday. Gates pushed for alternative and innovational methods to produce clean […]
  • Anahit Moumjian
  • 1 year ago
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Largest Offshore Wind Farm To Be Built Off Long Island

The Long Island Power Authority approved the country’s biggest offshore wind farm on Wednesday in order to meet the growing demand in the Hamptons for energy. The wind farm is set to be built between the eastern tip of Long Island and Martha’s Vineyard. The farm is the first of several planned by developer Deepwater […]
  • Sharnita Sanders
  • 1 year ago
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$1.04 Billion Investment Lead by GIC

With the new year comes new conquests for companies and businesses. Many are selling their companies in order to better satisfy not only customers but shareholders. Some companies are joining together in order to further their profit because isn’t the age old saying “two heads are better than one?” Singapore wealth fund GIC Pte Ltd […]
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