New York Newswire (Page 9)

New York Newswire (Page 9)

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  1. Atlanta gym owner defends 'no cops' rule after death threatsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 9, 2017 | Reuters

    A gym owner in Atlanta who banned police officers and military members defended his policy on Wednesday after receiving scores of death threats prompted by the rule posted on his business's door. Jim Chambers said the rule had been in place since early 2016 when he opened the East Atlanta Barbell Club in Georgia's capital. 5 comments

  2. Sleeping in a dog cage, Pattinson pares down for 'Good Time' thrillerRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 7, 2017 | Reuters

    Ben Gruber reports. STORY: Robert Pattinson's performance in "Good Time" is being hailed by critics as some of the actor's best work to date.


  3. First Jobs-Very small roles for future Broadways starsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 3, 2017 | Reuters

    For those doing the singing and dancing onstage, getting cast on Broadway is the culmination of lifelong dreams. But for all the talent on display, it is easy to forget they started right down in the muck with the rest of us.


  4. New York ticket broker pleads not guilty in 'Hamilton' Ponzi caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2017 | Reuters

    A New York man has pleaded not guilty to wire fraud after being accused of running a $70 million Ponzi scheme involving the fake resale of tickets to premium events such as the Super Bowl, the U.S. Open tennis tournament and the Broadway smash "Hamilton." Jason Nissen, of Roslyn, entered his plea on Tuesday before U.S. Magistrate Judge Gabriel Gorenstein in Manhattan, after waiving a formal indictment, court records show.


  5. U.S. Justice Department says anti-bias law does not protect gay workersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2017 | Reuters

    The Trump administration told a U.S. appeals court that federal law does not ban discrimination against gay employees, a sharp reversal of the position former President Barack Obama took on a key civil rights issue. The U.S. Department of Justice, in a friend of the court brief, told the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Manhattan on Wednesday that Congress never intended Title VII, which bans sex discrimination in the workplace, to apply to gay workers.


  6. Adviser charged with insider trading on Pfizer-King deal pleads guiltyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2017 | Reuters

    A Long Island, New York, investment adviser accused of engaging in insider trading after being tipped off about Pfizer Inc's $3.6 billion acquisition of King Pharmaceuticals Inc pleaded guilty on Tuesday, federal prosecutors said. Tibor Klein, 43, pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy to commit securities fraud before U.S. District Judge Joan Azrack in federal court in Brooklyn, New York.


  7. Fighting climate change can boost jobs, cut inequality - New York mayorRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2017 | Reuters

    U.S. cities can create jobs and cut social inequality as they reduce global warming but must act quickly since the nation took a "wrong turn" on climate change, New York Mayor Bill de Blasio said on Monday. Some 300 cities have stepped up and said they would work to meet the Paris climate goals, sidestepping President Donald Trump's decision to pull the country out of the 2015 pact to limit global warming, the mayor said.


  8. Passengers, crew rescued from seaplane in East RiverRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2017 | Reuters

    The NYPD Harbor Unit rescued passengers and crew from a disabled seaplane, that police say was involved in a hard landing in New York City's East River. Rough Cut .


  9. New York's JFK Airport seeks proposals for $10 billion renovationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2017 | Reuters

    New York and New Jersey's bi-state transportation agency on Tuesday began seeking proposals to develop a master plan for the $10 billion renovation of John F. Kennedy International Airport, a pet project of New York Governor Andrew Cuomo. Cuomo said in a statement that the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, which operates JFK and several other area airports, is accepting proposals from private firms for preliminary engineering and design work on the project.


  10. Uber is sued over lack of wheelchair-accessible cars in NYCRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2017 | Reuters

    Uber Technologies Inc was sued on Tuesday by disability rights groups that said the ride-sharing company violates New York City human rights laws by failing to make enough of its vehicles accessible to disabled people. The proposed class-action complaint accused Uber of "pervasive and ongoing discrimination" because people in wheelchairs can use only a few dozen of its more than 58,000 vehicles in the city.


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