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  1. New York governor's order on homeless deepens chill with city mayorRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2014 | Reuters

    A homeless woman sits bundled against the cold as she begs for handouts on East 42nd Street in the Manhattan borough of New York City, January 4, 2016. A homeless man sits bundled against the cold as he begs for handouts on West 42nd Street in the Manhattan borough of New York City, January 4, 2016.

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  2. Suspended Guatemalan judge pleads not guilty in U.S. soccer caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 31, 2015 | Reuters

    A suspended Guatemalan judge who was arrested while aboard a Disney cruise ship has pleaded not guilty to charges that he took bribes in exchange for media and marketing rights to World Cup qualifier matches. Hector Trujillo, who was secretary general of the Guatemalan soccer federation and a judge on the country's Constitutional Court until his Dec. 4 arrest, entered his plea on Wednesday in federal court in Brooklyn, New York, a spokeswoman for Brooklyn prosecutors said on Thursday.

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  3. Two KaloBios directors quit following Shkreli's indictmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 28, 2015 | Reuters

    Dec 28 KaloBios Pharmaceuticals Inc said on Monday that two directors had resigned in the wake of the arrest of former CEO Martin Shkreli on securities fraud charges earlier this month. Tom Fernandez and Marek Biestek resigned from the KaloBios board on Sunday, the company said a regulatory filing.

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  4. Trader says he will plead guilty in insider trading hacking caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2015 | Reuters

    Dec 21 A Georgia-based real estate developer on Monday told a U.S. judge he will plead guilty to participating in what U.S. authorities say was a $100 million insider trading scheme that involved hacking into networks that distribute corporate news releases. Alexander Garkusha, who authorities say traded on inside information, told a judge in Brooklyn, New York, that he will plead guilty to conspiracy to commit wire fraud, becoming the first defendant criminally charged in the case to admit wrongdoing.

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  5. UPDATE 1-Turing Pharma close to replacing CEO Shkreli - WSJRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2015 | Reuters

    Dec 18 Martin Shkreli, who caused a public outcry when he sharply raised prices of a prescription drug earlier this year, is close to being replaced as chief executive officer of Turing Pharmaceuticals Inc, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday, a day after the FBI arrested him on charges of securities fraud. The boyish pharmaceutical entrepreneur was charged in Brooklyn, New York, on Thursday in a federal indictment related to his time managing hedge fund MSMB Capital Management and heading biopharmaceutical company Retrophin Inc. Shkreli is planning to step down from Turing, which has not yet decided whether it will appoint an interim or permanent replacement, the report said, citing people familiar with the matter.

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  6. Turing CEO Martin Shkreli arrested for securities fraudRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2015 | Reuters

    Martin Shkreli, a lightning rod for growing outrage over soaring prescription drug prices, was arrested in New York by the FBI on Thursday on securities fraud charges involving his former hedge fund and a pharmaceutical company he previously headed. Shkreli, who is now chief executive officer of Turing Pharmaceuticals and KaloBios Pharmaceuticals Inc, was charged in a federal indictment related to his time managing hedge fund MSMB Capital Management and heading biopharmaceutical company Retrophin Inc. The indictment, filed in Brooklyn, New York, also charged Evan Greebel, a former partner at law firm Katten Muchin Rosenmann who was Retrophin's outside counsel.

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  7. Venezuela defends military official facing U.S. indictmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2015 | Reuters

    Venezuela accused the United States on Thursday of "judicial terrorism" and double standards in an indictment against a senior military official for drug trafficking. Nestor Reverol, a former interior minister and head of the anti-drugs agency who now runs the National Guard, is accused of taking payments from traffickers and alerting them to raids, according to a person with knowledge of the case.

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  8. Three New York men exonerated in 1980 fire that killed family of sixRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2015 | Reuters

    A New York judge on Wednesday exonerated three men convicted of murder and arson in a 1980 apartment fire that killed a family of six after prosecutors conceded they were found guilty on the basis of unreliable witness testimony and unsound science. William Vasquez, Amaury Villalobos and Raymond Mora served a collective four decades in prison after convictions in connection with a fire that tore through a Brooklyn apartment building 35 years ago.

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  9. Brazil's ex-soccer chief tries to reach bond deal to stay out of jailRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2015 | Reuters

    Dec 16 Brazil's former soccer chief is having trouble fulfilling part of a $15 million bond package he agreed to in exchange for staying out of jail pending a trial on charges that sprung from the U.S. corruption investigation into FIFA, the sport's world governing body. Jose Maria Marin, 83, has pleaded not guilty to bribery-related charges and was released from custody last month after pledging assets including $1 million in cash and a mortgage on his $3.5 million Manhattan apartment, according to court records.

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  10. Exclusive: U.S. to charge Venezuela's National Guard chief with drug traffickingRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2015 | Reuters

    U.S. prosecutors are preparing to unveil drug trafficking charges against the head of Venezuela's National Guard, according to people familiar with the case, as the United States investigates the suspected involvement of senior Venezuelan officials in the cocaine trade. Nestor Reverol, the former head of Venezuela's anti-narcotics agency and a long-time ally of late socialist leader Hugo Chavez, is named in a sealed indictment pending in federal court in Brooklyn, New York, according to the people.

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  11. Ex-Honduran president pleads not guilty in U.S. in FIFA bribe caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2015 | Reuters

    Dec 15 Former Honduras president and soccer official Rafael Callejas pleaded not guilty on Tuesday to charges relating to what U.S. prosecutors described as multimillion-dollar bribery schemes at FIFA and other soccer governing bodies. Callejas, who is a former president of the Honduran soccer federation and who has served on FIFA's marketing and television committee, appeared with a lawyer in federal court in Brooklyn, New York, and the lawyer entered the plea on his behalf.

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  12. UPDATE 1-Tishman Construction to pay $20 mln to settle overbilling probeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2015 | Reuters

    Tishman Construction Corp has agreed to pay $20.2 million to resolve a U.S. investigation into an alleged fraudulent overbilling scheme involving improper overtime payments to union workers, prosecutors said on Thursday. The settlement with Tishman, a unit of Aecom and one of the largest construction companies in New York City, will resolve charges that it improperly billed clients on projects including One World Trade Center and the Plaza Hotel.

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  13. UPDATE 1-Tishman Construction to pay $20 mln to settle overbilling probeRead the original story

    Dec 10, 2015 | Reuters

    Tishman Construction Corp has agreed to pay $20.2 million to resolve a U.S. investigation into an alleged fraudulent overbilling scheme involving improper overtime payments to union workers, prosecutors said on Thursday. The settlement with Tishman, a unit of Aecom and one of the largest construction companies in New York City, will resolve charges that it improperly billed clients on projects including One World Trade Center and the Plaza Hotel.

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  14. New Yorkers loathe Trump Muslim ban but don't mind his buildingsRead the original story

    Dec 9, 2015 | Reuters

    Dec 9 New Yorkers who live in luxury towers emblazoned with Donald Trump's name said on Wednesday they separate what they called his political blunders from his real estate genius and feel the property's cache is as valuable as ever. "As far as the name goes, it's a good brand.

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  15. New York City is sued over salt warnings on restaurant menusRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2015 | Reuters

    A restaurant industry trade group is suing New York City's Board of Health to stop it from enforcing a new rule requiring many chain restaurants to post warnings on menu items that are high in sodium. The National Restaurant Association said on Thursday the Board of Health unfairly burdened restaurant owners and usurped the power of the popularly elected City Council by forcing restaurants with more than 15 locations nationwide to warn diners about salty foods.

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  16. New York pension boards to cut complexity with joint meetingsRead the original story

    Dec 3, 2015 | Reuters

    Dec 3 New York City's public pension funds will hold joint meetings to streamline an investment and review process that has in the past been replicated across each of the five funds, the city's top financial watchdog said on Thursday. New York City's public pension system is unusually complex.

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  17. CNH Tracker-Entry into Imf basket could lift small U.S. yuan businessRead the original story

    Dec 2, 2015 | Reuters

    Dec 3 The International Monetary Fund's decision to put China's yuan in its Special Drawing Rights basket gives a wake-up call to businesses in the United States which have largely ignored the Chinese currency. On Monday, the Fund admitted the yuan into its benchmark basket, which determines which currencies countries can receive as part of IMF loans.

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  18. UPDATE 3-China will press ahead with reform despite yuan blessing -ZhuRead the original story

    Dec 1, 2015 | Reuters

    Dec 1 China will not stop financial sector reforms after an International Monetary Fund decision to add the yuan currency to the fund's benchmark currency basket, a senior Chinese policymaker said on Tuesday. The IMF's executive board on Monday admitted the yuan, also known as the renminbi, to the Special Drawing Rights basket alongside the dollar, euro, pound sterling and yen, a symbolic win for Beijing's campaign for recognition as a global economic power.

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  19. UPDATE 1-IMF policymakers see need for more economic reforms in ChinaRead the original story

    Dec 1, 2015 | Reuters

    Dec 1 International Monetary Fund policymakers stressed the need for further economic reforms in China and saw some operational challenges in adding China's yuan currency to the fund's benchmark currency basket, the IMF said on Tuesday. The IMF's executive board on Monday admitted the yuan, also known as the renminbi, to the Special Drawing Rights basket alongside the dollar, euro, pound sterling and yen, a symbolic win for Beijing's campaign for recognition as a global economic power.

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  20. N.Y. legislator, Sheldon Silver, convictedRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2015 | Reuters

    Sheldon Silver, one of New York's most powerful politicians, was convicted on Monday of abusing his office to collect as much as $4 million in illegal bribes and kickbacks. Rough Cut .

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