U.S. Consumer Sentiment Strong Despite Drop in Financial Comfort

© Bloomberg. A customer waits to enter The RealReal Inc. store on Madison Avenue in New York, U.S., on Saturday, Sept. 26, 2020. The pandemic has battered New York City businesses, with almost 6,000 closures, a jump of about 40% in bankruptcy filings across the region and shuttered storefronts in the business districts of all […]

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How Trump’s ‘Voter Fraud’ Lie Is Disenfranchising Americans

The Attack on Voting By The New York Times Magazine THE ATTACK ON VOTING How President Trump’s false claim of voter fraud is being used to disenfranchise Americans. How Trump’s ‘Voter Fraud’ Lie Is Disenfranchising Americans By What You Need to Know About Voting How to Vote: Many voting rules have changed this year, making it […]

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Alex Rodriguez talks Yankees vs. Indians & makes World Series pick | First Take

Alex Rodriguez joins First Take to discuss the New York Yankees defeating the Cleveland Indians in Game 1 of the AL Wild Card series and makes his World Series picks for the season. #FirstTake #MLB ✔️Subscribe to ESPN+https://plus.espn.com/ ✔️ Get the ESPN App: http://www.espn.com/espn/apps/espn ✔️Subscribe to ESPN on YouTube: http://es.pn/SUBSCRIBEtoYOUTUBE ✔️ Subscribe to NBA on […]

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Are the Yankees the World Series favorites? | Get Up

Mark Teixeira joins Mike Greenberg on Get Up to weigh in on the New York Yankees’ chances to win the 2020 World Series following a Game 1 win against the Cleveland Indians. #GetUp #MLB ✔️Subscribe to ESPN+ http://espnplus.com/youtube ✔️ Get the ESPN App: http://www.espn.com/espn/apps/espn ✔️Subscribe to ESPN on YouTube: http://es.pn/SUBSCRIBEtoYOUTUBE ✔️ Subscribe to NBA on […]

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Cuomo’s office reportedly pushing against sending new ballots after voters received mismarked envelopes

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo and his office reportedly pushed against a plan to send approximately 100,000 new absentee ballots after Brooklyn residents discovered that the ballots they received in the mail had the wrong name listed on the return envelopes. Voters were concerned that if the signatures they provided on their ballot did not match […]

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Seagram’s heir faces sentencing in branded sex slave case

A wealthy benefactor of Keith Raniere, the disgraced leader of a self-improvement group in upstate New York convicted of turning women into sex slaves who were branded with his initials, faces sentencing Wednesday in the federal conspiracy case. Seagram’s liquor fortune heir Clare Bronfman is due to appear in federal court in Brooklyn. The stakes […]

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Cuomo says NYC deficit is ‘Donald Trump’s deficit,’ state is not going to pay

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Tuesday again blasted the federal government for failing to provide relief for state and local governments amid the economic fallout from the coronavirus pandemic, saying New York City’s deficit is “Donald Trump’s deficit.” “We have tremendous losses because of COVID, we’re not liable for them,” Cuomo said. New York […]

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Orthodox Jewish areas in NYC may get virus-related fines

New York City officials say they will start issuing fines in several Orthodox Jewish neighborhoods to people who refuse to wear masks and could order further crackdowns including the closing of nonessential businesses By KAREN MATTHEWS Associated Press September 29, 2020, 8:04 PM • 4 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article NEW […]

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Cuomo presses NYC to clean up its act, hinting at National Guard assistance

Gov. Andrew Cuomo threatened to slash state funding to New York City if it doesn’t increase efforts to tamp down on crime and clean up trash in the midst of a pandemic, even offering to send in the National Guard to help. CUOMO SWIPES DE BLASIO FOR CRIME: ‘WE HAVE A PROBLEM IN NEW YORK CITY’ The […]

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NYC’s rising coronavirus infections prompt new fine, school-closure threat

A new wave of coronavirus cases in the New York City boroughs of Brooklyn and Queens along with other nearby communities has prompted officials to consider more school closures just days after reopening. NYC ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS REOPEN IN KEY TEST OF RESUMING LEARNING DURING CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC The daily rate of infection skyrocketed from 1.93% just a day […]

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Fed’s Williams sees about three years for full U.S. recovery

© Reuters. John C. Williams, president and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York speaks to the Economic Club of New York in the Manhattan borough of New York (Reuters) – The U.S. recovery from the coronavirus-linked recession has been more robust than expected, a top Federal Reserve policymaker said on Tuesday, though […]

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Mismarked absentee ballots in NYC lead to ‘mass confusion,’ official says

New York City voters who planned to vote by mail in November’s election are worried their votes will be invalid after residents in two boroughs have complained that their absentee ballots are mismarked. Brooklyn voters have received ballots bearing someone else’s name and address on the accompanying return envelope, while residents of both Brooklyn and […]

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Cuomo extends moratorium on evictions in New York

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Monday extended the state’s moratorium on evictions through the end of the year. The statewide moratorium, which was scheduled to expire this week, will be extended until Jan. 1 for residents that have had a financial hardship during the coronavirus pandemic. New York put a stop to evictions on March […]

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MTA pensions ‘decimated’ by COVID-19 market crash, lawsuit says

A German money manager “decimated” New York City subway workers’ retirement funds this spring with risky investments that backfired as the coronavirus pandemic roiled the stock market, a new lawsuit alleges. Allianz Global Investors promised that it would buy options to keep subway employees’ nest eggs safe during a short-term market downturn, three Metropolitan Transportation […]

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Most executives seek work-life balance after experiencing pandemic blues: survey

2/2 © Reuters. People walk on Wall St. in front of the NYSE in New York 2/2 (Reuters) – Nearly eight out of 10 corporate executives have experienced poor mental health during the coronavirus crisis, prompting a number of them to re-evaluate and improve work-life balance, a survey showed on Monday. Many top company officials […]

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Trump, a Self-Proclaimed Billionaire, Paid Only $750 in Federal Income Taxes in 2016 and 2017, Report Says

The New York Times has obtained tax-return data for President Trump that shows he paid no income taxes in 10 out of the past 15 years. The bombshell report also revealed that Trump paid only $750 in federal income taxes in 2016, the year he won the presidency. And he paid the same amount in […]

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Josh Allen outdoes Bills great Jim Kelly as Buffalo starts 3-0 with win over Rams

The greatest quarterback in Buffalo Bills history came out of the western New York woods Sunday, cutting his hunting trip short so he wouldn’t miss a single Josh Allen drop-back. “This is the first time I’ve ever really, really been excited about a quarterback on our team,” Hall of Fame quarterback Jim Kelly said Sunday […]

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