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Soros buys up shares in New York Times

Billionaire liberal financier and political meddler George Soros has purchased $ 3 million-worth of stock holdings in the publisher of the New York Times, the investor’s first such purchase in over a decade. Soros bought 126,400 shares in the New York Times Company through Soros Fund Management LLC, his investing firm. According to a filing to the US Securities and ...

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Facebook says it “disagrees” with the New York Times’ criticisms of its device-integrated APIs

Facebook has responded to a New York Times story that raises privacy concerns about the company’s device-integrated APIs, saying that it “disagree[s] with the issues they’ve raised about these APIs.” Headined “Facebook Gave Device Makers Deep Access to Data on Users and Friends,” the New York Times article criticizes the privacy protections of device-integrated APIs, which were launched by Facebook ...

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Pompeo wines and dines North Korean negotiator in New York (PHOTOS)

Published time: 31 May, 2018 12:29 US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met with Kim Yong-chol, North Korea’s second-in-command, for a private dinner in New York. “Good working dinner with Kim Yong Chol in New York tonight,” Pompeo tweeted. “Steak, corn, and cheese on the menu.” The meeting came as both countries try to restart preparations for a historic summit between ...

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Media obsessed with Trump as solution to failing business model – New York Times columnist

Nicholas Kristof, a prominent columnist for the New York Times, has warned that the media’s obsessive focus on President Donald Trump means they are failing to cover other important stories. Kristof lamented the “all Trump, all the time” nature of the US media since Trump took office. “We have to acknowledge that there is so much more happening in the ...

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New York Times issues fake-news correction in article about fake news

The New York Times was forced to issue a lengthy correction after it published a false statement in an article about “fake news” on Facebook. In an article about Facebook’s Head of News Partnerships Campbell Brown, NYT journalist Nellie Bowles originally wrote that news about the Palestinian Authority paying rewards to the families of jihadists who die fighting Israel was ...

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New York Fire Department responds to blaze at Trump Tower (VIDEOS)

Firefighters in New York City are responding to a fire at Trump Tower. So far no injuries have been reported. FDNY crews were called to the 50th floor of the building on Fifth Avenue shortly before 6pm Saturday, the fire department confirmed on Twitter. The extent and the severity of the fire was not immediately clear. Thirty-six units and 126 firefighters responded ...

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‘David and Goliath situation’: How New York City poop became a rural Alabama town’s problem

The unbearable stench of some 150 rail cars filled with human waste has pushed a small town in rural Alabama into the international spotlight. It turns out the toxic sludge came from New York City, over 1,000 miles away. Since January, freight cars filled with human waste and other “sludge” from New York City and nearby New Jersey have been ...

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New York Port Authority terminal’s work disrupted after report of white powder

Published time: 4 Apr, 2018 14:18 Edited time: 4 Apr, 2018 14:39 New York’s Port Authority bus terminal had been partially evacuated after police say they found a “white substance” in a walkway, WCBS 880 radio reports. The white powder was found to be non-hazardous, and terminal management declared that while there was “no immediate danger,” parts of the terminal ...

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From ‘amazing’ to ‘disgusting’: Netizens divided over New York Mag Trump cover

New York Magazine has come in for praise and criticism in equal measure for its controversial cover depicting US President Donald Trump as a pig. While it could be perceived as a belated April Fool’s Day prank, the April 2 issue of the magazine is entirely genuine and features a frighteningly close photo of the ‘Donald’s’ face with a photoshopped ...

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