Month: December 2019

Peripatetic New Yorkers are always looking for the next big thing. As rents and sales prices rise in many affordable neighborhoods across the city, that mission hits close to home — especially for those on the hunt for a good deal in an up-and-coming area. If a move is on the horizon in 2020, consider
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VLISSINGEN, Netherlands (Reuters) – A tiny Georgian Orthodox monastery being built atop a ship in the Dutch port of Vlissingen is facing an uncertain future, after the city ordered it to set sail by March 1. FILE PHOTO: Father Abbot Abibon poses on the front deck. A boat intended as a mobile Georgian Orthodox monastery,
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WeWork co-founder Miguel McKelvey has just listed his stunning Greenwich Village townhouse for $21 million. (McKelvey is still the chief culture officer of the embattled coworking company.) The four-bedroom, 4½-bathroom home at 18 W. 11th St. is 5,000 square feet and sits in a coveted location just north of Washington Square Park. He owns the
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(Reuters) – A federal judge rejected Tesla Inc’s effort to dismiss claims by two former workers that the California electric car factory where they worked was a hotbed of racial hostility, clearing the way for a possible trial. FILE PHOTO: Tesla superchargers are shown at a charging station in Santa Clarita, California, U.S. October 2,
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Fashion designer Lubov Azria — who founded BCBG Max Azria with her late husband Max — has re-listed their Miami penthouse for $5.9 million. The penthouse is on Fisher Island, a 216-acre private island that (according to Bloomberg) boasts the country’s wealthiest ZIP code, 33109. Lubov AzriaPaul Bruinooge/Patrick McMullan Lubov was chief creative officer for
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BENGHAZI, Libya (Reuters) – After several attempts at landing a job in Libya’s state oil industry, 22-year-old engineering graduate Belghasem Abdulsalam decided to make a living baking cakes. A young man learns how to prepare cakes and sweets at Sara Center for Sweets in Benghazi, Libya December 14, 2019. REUTERS/Esam Omran Al-Fetori/Files Most Libyans work
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SYDNEY/HONG KONG (Reuters) – Millions of people began ringing in 2020 with fireworks, dancing and champagne on Wednesday, but Australia’s celebrations were overshadowed by deadly wildfires while protests dampened the festive mood in Hong Kong and India. Women pose for a picture in front of a 2020 luminous sign during New Year’s Eve in Seoul,
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DHAKA (Reuters) – Muslim-majority Bangladesh has ordered telecom operators to shut down services along the border with India, citing security concerns over Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s new citizenship law which critics say discriminates against Muslims. Mobile network coverage has been suspended for a one-kilometre-wide band along the border with India until further notice “for
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PARIS/TOKYO (Reuters) – Ousted Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn confirmed he fled to Lebanon, saying he wouldn’t be “held hostage” by a “rigged” justice system and raising questions about how one of the world’s most-recognised executives escaped Japan months before his trial. FILE PHOTO: Former Nissan Motor chairman Carlos Ghosn leaves the Tokyo Detention House in
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MELBOURNE/SYDNEY (Reuters) – Thousands swarmed to beaches on Australia’s east coast on Tuesday to escape fierce wildfires bearing down on several seaside towns, as the government readied naval vessels and military helicopters to aid firefighting and evacuations. Government officials called for Australian military support and assistance from U.S. and Canadian fire crews as authorities confirmed
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(Reuters Health) – Only 1 in 10 California pharmacies have programs to take back unused prescription opioids and just one in five give consumers accurate disposal information, according to a study that suggests drugstores could do more to help combat substance abuse. FILE PHOTO: Tablets of the opioid-based Hydrocodone at a pharmacy in Portsmouth, Ohio,
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Dec 30 (OPTA) - The PGA Fedex Cup Rankings on Feb 17 Rnk Prv Total 1. (1) Xander Schauffele (US) $3,402,861 2. (2) Matt Kuchar (US) 2,969,933 3. (3) Gary Woodland (US) 2,625,903 4. (4) Marc Leishman (Australia) 2,340,891 5. (5) Justin Thomas (US) 2,135,965 6. (6) Charles Howell III (US) 2,107,349 7. (7) Phil
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FILE PHOTO: Actors Jennifer Anniston and Adam Sandler arrive at the premiere for the film “Murder Mystery” in Los Angeles, California, U.S., June 10, 2019. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni NEW YORK (Reuters) – Netflix Inc’s (NFLX.O) original film “Murder Mystery,” starring Jennifer Aniston and Adam Sandler, topped a list of the streaming service’s most popular releases of
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