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NYC Rally Condemns Attacks on People of Asian Descent

Hundreds have gathered in New York City to denounce an uptick in attacks on people of Asian descent in the city and across the country.
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'If he dies, he dies': Suspect in stabbing of Asian man in New York City told authorities

"This case is every New Yorker's worst nightmare....to be attacked by a complete and total stranger with a large knife for no reason at...
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A huge iceberg that's bigger than New York City broke off near a UK base in Antarctica

A giant iceberg broke off the Brunt Ice Shelf in Antarctica on Friday, not far from a British scientific outpost.
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A Trader Joe's employee says he was fired after he asked the company's CEO to enhance its COVID-19 protections

Trader Joe's Shoshy Ciment/Business Insider A New York man said he was fired by Trader Joe's after he requested the company make changes to better protect workers. Ben Bonnema said on Twitter he was fired after sending a letter to the company's CEO. In the termination letter he shared, the company said he did not share the grocery chain's "core Values." Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. A New York City man said he was fired by Trader Joe's after he sent a letter t...
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Andrew Yang intervened when a man wielding a metal pole attacked a photojournalist on the Staten Island Ferry

Andrew Yang, who is currently leading the contenders in his Democratic primary run for mayor of New York City, rides the Staten Island Ferry during a campaign stop to the borough on February 26, 2021 in New York City. Spencer Platt/Getty Images Andrew Yang intervened Friday when a man wielding a metal pipe attacked a photojournalist.  Yang was able to calm the man and allow the journalist to exit the situation, according to reports. Yang, a former presidential candidate, is running for may...
Tags: Politics, News, New York City, Trends, Getty Images, Manhattan, Bill De Blasio, Staten Island, Democratic Party, Platt, Yang, Spencer Platt, Staten Island Advance, The New York Post, Andrew Yang, Connor Perrett


FPC: New Filings and Order in Lawsuit Challenging California’s “Assault Weapon” Ban

FPC: New Filings and Order in Lawsuit Challenging California’s “Assault Weapon” Ban iStock 884191010 U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- Firearms Policy Coalition (FPC) submitted two new filings to the Court in Miller v. Becerra, its federal Second Amendment challenge to the State of California’s ban on so-called “assault weapons.” The filings can be viewed at FPCLegal.org. Last week, FPC announced the filing of its proposed findings of fact and conclusions of law, which detailed the legal and factual h...
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The pandemic is producing a golden age of stooping

In New York City, it's common to walk down the sidewalk and see pristine furniture being thrown out. People get rid of stuff a lot, because apartment-space is tight. If you buy something new and it takes up any space, you gotta chuck out something of equivalent size. — Read the rest
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New York City just granted protections to fast food workers. It may be a model for protecting essential workers across the country.

Protesters with NYC Fight for $15 gather in front of a McDonalds on February 13, 2017 in New York City. Spencer Platt/Getty Images New York City just passed a law saying employment in the fast food industry will no longer be "at will," but must require "just cause" for firing workers.  The law will provide workers needed protections by making it harder to fire them.  If the effects of the law are positive, this could be a model for protecting essential workers across the country.  Vincent ...
Tags: California, New York City, US, Trends, New Jersey, Mcdonalds, McDonald, Andrew Yang, Vincent White, White Hilferty Albanese


Bitcoin staged an epic rally in February. Here is a look back at its record-setting month.

Reuters February was a record-breaking month for the world's most popular currency. Bitcoin's price jumped more than 50%, hit a $1 trillion market cap, and smashed above the $58,000-level. Insider takes a look back at what is likely to be remembered as a historic month for the world's most popular cryptocurrency.  Sign up here for our daily newsletter, 10 Things Before the Opening Bell Bitcoin had a momentous run in February, from catapulting to a market capitalization of $1 trillion to s...
Tags: Apple, Elon Musk, Microsoft, Jay Z, India, New York City, Africa, US, America, Trends, Markets, Tesla, European Central Bank, Bitcoin, Square, Janet Yellen


How the fight over 'hero pay' for grocery workers reveals chain stores' massive corporate greed

A grocery store worker inspecting meats while wearing PPE during the pandemic. LM Otero/AP Photo Paul Constant is a writer at Civic Ventures and a frequent cohost of the "Pitchfork Economics" podcast with Nick Hanauer and David Goldstein. In this week's column, Constant talks about the 'hero pay' raises some stores like Trader Joe's and Kroger adopted last year. Kroger later blamed this raise for store closures, despite paying out billions in profits to the company's shareholders. Visit th...
Tags: Washington, New York City, Trends, Walmart, Long Beach, Seattle, Joe, Kroger, Detroit Free Press, Fred Meyer, McMullen, Nick Hanauer, Rodney McMullen, Paul Constant, QFC, Kroger Stores


Bitcoin staged an epic rally in February. Here's a look back at its record-setting month.

Reuters February was a record-breaking month for the world's most popular currency. Bitcoin's price jumped more than 50%, hit a $1 trillion market cap, and smashed above the $58,000-level. Insider takes a look back at what is likely to be remembered as a historic month for the world's most popular cryptocurrency.  Sign up here for our daily newsletter, 10 Things Before the Opening Bell Bitcoin had a momentous run in February, from catapulting to a market capitalization of $1 trillion to s...
Tags: Apple, Elon Musk, Microsoft, Jay Z, India, New York City, Africa, US, America, Trends, Markets, Tesla, European Central Bank, Bitcoin, Square, Janet Yellen


New York Covid variant reports spark rift between officials and health experts

Officials warn against ‘pathogen porn’ amid limited data, but researchers say they are simply stating the factsReports of a new variant of coronavirus in New York City have circulated this week, causing a rift between health experts and city officials who questioned how concerned people should be when data is limited.Two separate studies in pre-print stages, meaning they have not been peer-reviewed, were released this week pointing to a coronavirus variant, named B.1.526, spotted in parts of New...
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Instagram's most popular financial meme account is run by an anonymous Wall Street banker who says these 3 stocks could be the next GameStop

@litquidity/Instagram Instagram's most popular financial meme page is run by a New-York based investment banker in his late 20s.After the Reddit-fueled buying frenzy, he published a newsletter to help people make sense of what was going on. The founder of "Litquidity" told Insider that DraftKings, Virgin Galactic, and Penn have meme potential.Sign up here for our daily newsletter, 10 Things Before the Opening BellLitquidity has a following of about half a million people on Instagram, and i...
Tags: New York, Instagram, New York City, Trends, Reddit, Gamestop, Penn, Penn National, Wall Street Silicon Valley, Dave Portnoy, DraftKings Virgin Galactic, Shalini Nagarajan, Litquidity


From Rudy Giuliani to Sidney Powell, here's everyone Dominion and Smartmatic is suing over election conspiracy theories so far

MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell, Sidney Powell, and Rudy Giuliani are being sued by Dominion. Drew Angerer/Getty Images, Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images, Joshua Roberts/Getty Images Conspiracy theorists claim Dominion and Smartmatic "flipped" votes from Donald Trump to Joe Biden. The election technology companies are now suing the people who spread those claims. Here's who's being sued so far. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Dominion and Smartmatic have la...
Tags: Politics, Elections, New York City, US, America, Trends, Joe Biden, Features, Fox, Gop, Fox News, Getty, Republic, Giuliani, Fox News Channel, Donald Trump


Attacks against people of Asian descent are on the rise in NYC. The city is pushing to combat it.

The stabbing of a 36-year-old man on Thursday is the latest in a number of attacks in New York City against people of Asian descent, a surge that has sparked a call for action from advocacy groups.
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Suspect charged with hate crime in stabbing attack against Asian man in New York City

A man accused of stabbing a 36-year-old Asian man Thursday evening outside the federal courthouse in Chinatown, New York City, will be charged with attempted murder in the second degree as a hate crime, according to NYPD Detective Arlene Muniz.
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Suspect charged with hate crime in stabbing attack against Asian man in New York City

A man accused of stabbing a 36-year-old Asian man Thursday evening outside the federal courthouse in Chinatown, New York City, will be charged with attempted murder in the second degree as a hate crime, according to NYPD Detective Arlene Muniz.
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‘The Pale Blue Eye’ Will Reunite Christian Bale with Director Scott Cooper

Christian Bale and Scott Cooper are about to go for the hat trick together. A new report says the star and director are set to unite for the third time, after previously working on the films Out of the Furnace and Hostiles. Their latest collaboration? A film adaptation of Louis Bayard’s 2007 book The Pale Blue Eye, a murder mystery about a detective who is brought in to solve a baffling murder at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point. And in a fascinating twist, the detective is partnered up ...
Tags: Movies, West Point, Casting, New York City, Edgar Allan Poe, Thriller, Adaptation, Christian-Bale, Christian, Cooper, U S Military Academy, Scott Cooper, Bayard, Landor, Mystery/Suspense, West Point Academy


A woman is returning a family portrait she found in a used book 15 years ago

Every few years, a New York City woman took a moment to admire the family photo tucked away on her shelf -- but it wasn't a photo of her own family.
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15 years ago a woman found a photo of an unknown family in a used book. Through the power of Twitter, she's mailing it back to surviving members

Every few years, a New York City woman took a moment to admire the family photo tucked away on her shelf -- but it wasn't a photo of her own family.
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15 years ago a woman found a family portrait in a used book. Now, she's returning it

Every few years, a New York City woman took a moment to admire the family photo tucked away on her shelf -- but it wasn't a photo of her own family.
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Meisha Porter, Longtime N.Y.C. Educator, to Take Over Nation’s Largest School System

Meisha Porter, a New York City native, must lead a return to traditional, in-person learning after the pandemic left many of the city’s...
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NYC education chancellor steps down, to be replaced by first Black female chancellor

Richard Carranza, chancellor of New York City's public schools system, will step down in March, he announced at a news conference Friday.
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Andrew Yang Helps Photographer Facing Attack on Ferry

A photographer who was shoved by a man who then came at him with a metal pole during a trip on the Staten Island ferry was helped by New York City mayoral candidate Andrew Yang.
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CS Video: Director Tim Story Talks This Weekend’s Tom & Jerry!

BEGIN SLIDESHOW CS Video: Director Tim Story Talks This Weekend’s Tom & Jerry! Warner Bros. provided ComingSoon.net with the chance to speak with director Tim Story (Shaft, Ride Along, Fantastic Four) about this weekend’s Tom & Jerry, the animated/live-action hybrid adventure starring Chloë Grace Moretz. Fans can see the movie now in theaters and on HBO Max, and check out the interview in the player below! if (typeof readAdmiralCookie === "function"){ ...
Tags: Hbo, Movies, New York City, Michael Pena, Warner Bros, Tim Story, Tom, Tim, Jerry, Colin Jost, Ken Jeong, Moretz, Pena, Kayla, Kevin Costello, Movie News


US coronavirus cases have dropped 70% in the last six weeks. Experts chalk it up to more immunity and better behavior.

Physician John Jones, tests administrative assistant Morgan Bassin for COVID-19 at One Medical in Scottsdale, Arizona, June 17, 2020. Courtney Pedroza/Reuters Average daily coronavirus cases in the US have fallen roughly 70% in the last six weeks. Experts attribute this to two main factors: a buildup of immunity and fewer social interactions after the holidays. Other factors, including state lockdowns and increased mask wearing, could have also played a role. Visit the Business section of ...
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Hate crime charges in stabbing, teen harassed: New York City anti-Asian incidents highlight rise in hate

Two incidents in New York highlight a rise in hate attacks on Asian Americans amid the pandemic.       [Author: NorthJersey.com]
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New York cannabis M&A is already heating up

Staff members work inside MedMen, a California-based cannabis company store serving medical prescription patients with cannabis products, on the store's opening day on 5th Avenue in Manhattan in New York City. REUTERS/Mike Segar Struggling cannabis companies with licenses in New York are likely acquisition targets. Ascend Wellness said it would take a majority stake in MedMen's New York assets. There may be other deals to come as New York moves toward cannabis legalization. Visit the B...
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How to watch 'Tom & Jerry,' a new movie starring the iconic cartoon characters, on HBO Max

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. Warner Bros. A new "Tom & Jerry" movie hit theaters and HBO Max on February 26.The classic cartoon characters star alongside actors like Chloë Grace Moretz and Michael Peña."Tom & Jerry" will be available on HBO Max through March 28. Max (small) Tom and Jerry, one of the most iconic duos in cartoon history, star in a new feature-length film on HBO Max. The movie debuted on the streaming service and in th...
Tags: Reviews, Hbo, Movies, Entertainment, New York City, Trends, Tech, Streaming, Lebron James, Warner Bros, Chloe Grace Moretz, Miramax, Tom, Judas, Jerry, Colin Jost


New York City Schools Chancellor Steps Down as Students Return to Classroom

By Gabriella Borter and Peter SzekelyNEW YORK (Reuters) - New York City Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza said on Friday he was stepping down as...
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