New York

Democrats rising? Early statehouse wins test new faces

Democrats rising? Early statehouse wins test new faces

Published 12/10/2017

Democrats desperate to rebuild after losing the White House last year have scored a string of election victories for statehouse seats, testing a new generation of candidates and activists eager to resist President Donald Trump's conservative agenda. [more…]

New York-area hedge fund manager charged with Ponzi fraud

New York-area hedge fund manager charged with Ponzi fraud

Published 05/10/2017

A suburban New York hedge fund manager accused of losing or spending all but about $27,000 of the $21.8 million he told investors he had was criminally charged on Thursday with running a Ponzi scheme. [more…]

Highlighting Vietnam War`s relevance, exhibit opens in New York

Highlighting Vietnam War`s relevance, exhibit opens in New York

Published 05/10/2017

When the idea for a Vietnam War exhibit came up at the New-York Historical Society a few years ago, Trustee James Grant recalls that even after more than four decades, passions about it were strong. [more…]

London`s National Gallery prevails in `stolen` Matisse lawsuit: New York judge

London`s National Gallery prevails in `stolen` Matisse lawsuit: New York judge

Published 21/09/2017

The National Gallery in London on Thursday won the dismissal of a lawsuit in which three grandchildren of a muse of the artist Henri Matisse sought to recover a painting they said was stolen shortly after World War Two. [more…]

As Trump visits U.N., New York prepares for `Super Bowl` of security

As Trump visits U.N., New York prepares for `Super Bowl` of security

Published 17/09/2017

New York police and a host of federal agencies are preparing for the annual traffic and security nightmare known as the United Nations General Assembly, featuring a week of speeches by U.S. President Donald Trump and a parade of other dignitaries. [more…]

Brandon Maxwell goes back to basics with denim-filled collection

Brandon Maxwell goes back to basics with denim-filled collection

Published 09/09/2017

Fashion designer Brandon Maxwell used denim for the first time ever as he showcased a classic American style in bold colors with a hint of nostalgia for his Spring/Summer 2018 collection at an offsite venue of New York Fashion Week: The Shows. [more…]

New York vows to sue Trump over immigrant children protections

New York vows to sue Trump over immigrant children protections

Published 05/09/2017

New York and Washington state on Monday vowed to sue President Donald Trump if he scraps a program shielding from deportation immigrants who came to the United States illegally as children. [more…]

Woman charged with faking cancer, keeping donations from New York towns

Woman charged with faking cancer, keeping donations from New York towns

Published 11/08/2017

A 38-year-old Orlando woman who pretended to have terminal cancer and accepted donations when she lived in New York's Westchester County several years ago was arrested on Friday and charged with fraud, U.S. prosecutors said. [more…]

Wells auto borrowers want bank compelled to help repair credit reports

Wells auto borrowers want bank compelled to help repair credit reports

Published 04/08/2017

Borrowers unwittingly charged for auto insurance when they took out car loans from Wells Fargo & Co asked a U.S. court on Friday to force the bank to help them repair their credit scores. [more…]

Harvard Law alumni directory lists Scaramucci as dead

Harvard Law alumni directory lists Scaramucci as dead

Published 31/07/2017

White House Communications Director Anthony Scaramucci speaks during an on air interview at the White House in Washington, U.S., July 26, 2017.

Anthony Scaramucci is having a bad week. He was fired as President Donald Trump's communications director - and listed as dead in Harvard Law School's alumni directory.

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