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At Facebook, public funds join push to remove Zuckerberg as chairman

At Facebook, public funds join push to remove Zuckerberg as chairman

Published 17/10/2018

(Reuters) - Four major U.S. public funds that hold shares in Facebook Inc on Wednesday proposed removing Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg as chairman following [more…]

Whoops! Typos on highway signs vex drivers from New York to Ohio

Whoops! Typos on highway signs vex drivers from New York to Ohio

Published 04/10/2018

NEW YORK (Reuters) - When a typo appears on a road sign, fixing the error is not as easy as hitting “backspace” or opening a [more…]

Baseball: Tiebreak games launch postseason on Monday

Baseball: Tiebreak games launch postseason on Monday

Published 01/10/2018

(Reuters) - It’s playoff time in Major League Baseball with a pair of tiebreak games on Monday launching the month-long chase to World Series honors. [more…]

Harbinger hedge fund manager to pay $30 million in New York tax accord

Harbinger hedge fund manager to pay $30 million in New York tax accord

Published 27/09/2018

NEW YORK (Reuters) - An offshore hedge fund firm whose investing was led by money manager Philip Falcone will pay $30 million to resolve claims [more…]

USTA to review policies after U.S. Open umpire controversies

USTA to review policies after U.S. Open umpire controversies

Published 10/09/2018

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The United States Tennis Association (USTA) said on Sunday it would undertake a review of its communication policies after a string [more…]

Cynthia Nixon casts herself as latest Democratic insurgent in NY…

Cynthia Nixon casts herself as latest Democratic insurgent in NY…

Published 09/09/2018

NEW YORK (Reuters) - In the final days of actress Cynthia Nixon’s insurgent campaign against incumbent New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo, she and her [more…]

Trump to provide written responses in Summer Zervos defamation lawsuit

Trump to provide written responses in Summer Zervos defamation lawsuit

Published 09/09/2018

NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump has agreed to provide written answers to questions in a defamation lawsuit brought by a former contestant [more…]

Pros trudge through heat, juniors suspended at U.S. Open

Pros trudge through heat, juniors suspended at U.S. Open

Published 05/09/2018

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Sweltering conditions continued to play havoc at the U.S. Open on Tuesday as officials were forced to suspend junior matches on [more…]

New York’s Fashion Week kicks off month of global presentations

New York’s Fashion Week kicks off month of global presentations

Published 04/09/2018

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Top designers, A-list stars and thousands of fashionistas will converge on New York this week for the annual week-long preview of [more…]

Bees besiege Times Square street, drawing swarm of tourists

Bees besiege Times Square street, drawing swarm of tourists

Published 28/08/2018

NEW YORK (Reuters) - It was a case of hold the honey, double the mustard in Times Square at lunchtime on Tuesday. Police shut part [more…]