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NYC Can Start Fining Restaurants for Salt-Label Violations

Menacing. Now an update from the nanny state. While the National Restaurant Association (a.k.a. the other NRA) continues to fight New York's salt warnings in an appeals court, a judge gave the city the go-ahead to start issuing fines. Show More Summary

Abuse of the patent system threatens NY's medical innovators

New York has a global reputation as a center for scientific innovation and is home to many of the most important breakthroughs of our time. One of our state economy’s most important sectors,... To view the full story, click the title link.

To alleviate the parking crisis, try Weiner's idea

To the Editor: Your recent editorial about “free parking” begs the question, where is this free parking? New York City motorists pay some of the highest state and local taxes in the... To view the full story, click the title link.

50 Shows Set in the 50 States

17 hours agoEntertainment : BuzzSugar

There are a lot of shows out there in the world, so many that there is actually one for every state! While some places have way more than others (looking at you New York), each series does a great job at showcasing its part of the United States and all its quirk and charm. Find out what takes place in your home state, and then check out all the books set around the country.

Stephen Curry, LeBron James named first-team All-NBA

NEW YORK (AP) — Stephen Curry has knocked down another honor. The dead-eye point guard who led the Golden State Warriors to a record 73 wins in the regular season was named to the All-NBA first team Thursday. The league’s MVP was the only player named on all 129 ballots in voting by a panel […]

Brendan McGuire, Prosecutor in Terrorism Cases, to Join Private Law Firm

Mr. McGuire, who spent a decade in the United States attorney’s office for the Southern District of New York, will become a partner at WilmerHale

Watercooler 5/26/16; N.Y.C. And The 31 Genders; Trump Erotica To Be Motion Picture; State Staff Told Mums The Word Re:Hillary

New York City Will Now Fine You, If You Mis-Identify Which Of 31 Genders They Claim To Belong To Looks like Mayor DeBlasio has been hitting Baskin Robbins too often. It’s 31 flavors of ice cream not genders. Anyway curious coincidence...Show More Summary

Man Found Guilty in ‘Dallas BBQ’ Attack on Gay Couple; Faces Up to 15 Years

21 hours agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

A New York State Supreme Court jury found a man guilty of attacking a gay couple with a chair in a Chelsea restaurant in 2015. On Wednesday, Bronx resident Bayna-Lekheim El-Amin, 42, was convicted of attempted assault in the first degree, and assault… Read The post Man Found Guilty in ‘Dallas BBQ’ Attack on Gay Couple; Faces Up to 15 Years appeared first on Towleroad.

The System Isn’t ‘Rigged’ Against Sanders

A week ago, New York Daily News columnist and Bernie Sanders supporter Shaun King tweeted the following about the Democratic caucuses in Washington, which took place in late March: Washington State has 7.2 million people. @BernieSanders won 71% of the votes. NONE of those votes count in the "popular vote totals". — Shaun King (@ShaunKing) […]

Video: How New York Harbor Pilots Master These Treacherous Waters

New York Harbor is not only one of the largest and busiest natural ports in the world, but also the most complex. State law requires any foreign ship, or American ship with foreign cargo, to be escorted into the harbor with one of their...Show More Summary

New York Votes To Abolish The Tampon Tax

New York State is on track to abolish a tax on feminine hygiene products, after a bill to end the so-called tampon tax unanimously passed both the state senate and assembly this week. The law is now headed to Governor Andrew Cuomo's desk, where its approval is assured. [ more › ]

At Least 19 Arrested During Anti-Fracking Protest in US State of New York

19 people were arrested on charges of disorderly conduct, obstructing vehicle traffic during anti-fracking protest in the US state of New York, according to a spokesperson for Schuyler County Sheriff’s Office.

AM News: CA Charter Advocates Spending Big, 11 States Sue Over Transgender Bathrooms

Charter school groups spending big in California legislative races | 89.3 KPCC States Sue Obama Administration Over Transgender Bathroom Policy - The New York Times Struggling schools hope arts focus...Show More Summary

New York Sues Dominos Over Wage Theft

The New York State Attorney General has filed a lawsuit against Domino’s for underpaying wages to its workers. The nature of this lawsuit could change relations between corporations and their franchisees. The lawsuit, filed by Attorney General Eric Schneiderman, alleges that three Domino’s franchisees underpaid workers at least $565,000 in New York. Show More Summary

'X-Men' Stars Alexandra Shipp, Lana Condor & Evan Peters Stop by Empire State Building

Alexandra Shipp, Lana Condor and Evan Peters pose for photos atop the Empire State Building on Wednesday (May 25) in New York City. The X-Men: Apocalypse stars stopped by the iconic building to take in its amazing views of the city that day. PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Alex Shipp Alexandra later posted [...]

New York Legislature Cuts Taxes on Feminine Hygiene Products

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo said he would sign the bill exempting tampons, sanitary napkins, panty liners and other items from state sales tax and local taxes.

Michael Bloomberg is the wealthiest in New York state, Forbes says

Former Mayor Michael Bloomberg is the richest person in New York state, according to an analysis by Forbes. In a map showcasing the wealthiest individuals by state, the 74-year-old head... To view the full story, click the title lin...

How one pro is getting around NY's ban on Daily Fantasy Sports

yesterdayNews : NY Daily News

When and if New York State legalizes daily fantasy sports, Mike Leone will finally get to move back home.

Is BDS Simply a 'Campus Movement?' How Deceitful Can Thomas Friedman Actually Be?

On May 25 the New York Times published an op-ed by Thomas Friedman with the incendiary title, "Netanyahu, Prime Minister of the State of Israel-Palestine," which attempts to show just how far the Israeli Prime Minister has gone to destroy any notion of a two-state solution. Show More Summary

The Luckiest Crop in History

Recently, the New York Times ran an opinion piece by Gregg Easterbrook, which draws attention to the disconnect between the gloomy public on the one hand and the real state of America on the other hand. The prevailing mood in the United States is one of pessimism. Show More Summary

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