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New York AG says meat producing giant made misleading environmental claims to boost sales

Feb. 28, 2024 18:05 PM EST

The giant meat producer JBS was accused of making misleading claims about its greenhouse gas emission goals to boost sales among environmentally conscious consumers in a lawsuit filed Wednesday by New York Attorney General Letitia James. The lawsuit filed in a state court in New York...

What would happen without a Leap Day? More than you might think

Feb. 28, 2024 17:44 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Leap year. It's a delight for the calendar and math nerds among us. So how did it all begin and why? Have a look at some of the numbers, history and lore behind the (not quite) every-four-year phenomenon that adds a 29th day to February. BY THE...

New York gets a new congressional map that gives Democrats a slight edge

Feb. 28, 2024 17:40 PM EST

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York Gov. Kathy Hochul signed a new Democrat-drawn congressional map on Wednesday that gives the party a modest boost in a few battleground districts, helping their candidates in a heavily contested election year when House races in the state could determine control of...

Magnite: Q4 Earnings Snapshot

Feb. 28, 2024 17:39 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — NEW YORK (AP) — Magnite, Inc. (MGNI) on Wednesday reported profit of $30.9 million in its fourth quarter. The New York-based company said it had net income of 16 cents per share. The digital ad exchange operator posted revenue of $186.9 million in...

New York governor approves new congressional district maps that could give Democrats modest boost in fight for House

Feb. 28, 2024 17:28 PM EST
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York governor approves new congressional district maps that could give Democrats modest boost in fight for House.

Humorously morose comedian Richard Lewis, who recently starred on 'Curb Your Enthusiasm,' dies at 76

Feb. 28, 2024 17:20 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Richard Lewis, an acclaimed comedian known for exploring his neuroses in frantic, stream-of-consciousness diatribes while dressed in all-black, leading to his nickname “The Prince of Pain,” has died. He was 76. Lewis, who revealed he had been diagnosed with...

LivePerson: Q4 Earnings Snapshot

Feb. 28, 2024 17:13 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — NEW YORK (AP) — LivePerson Inc. (LPSN) on Wednesday reported a loss of $40.5 million in its fourth quarter. The New York-based company said it had a loss of 48 cents per share. Losses, adjusted for stock option expense and restructuring costs, came to 18 cents per...

Older US adults should get another COVID-19 shot, health officials recommend

Feb. 28, 2024 17:06 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Older U.S. adults should roll up their sleeves for another COVID-19 shot, even if they got a booster in the fall, U.S. health officials said Wednesday. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Americans 65 and older should get another dose of the updated...

ACRES Commercial: Q4 Earnings Snapshot

Feb. 28, 2024 17:06 PM EST

UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) — UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) — ACRES Commercial Realty Corp. (ACR) on Wednesday reported fourth-quarter net income of $6.6 million, after reporting a loss in the same period a year earlier. The Uniondale, New York-based company said it had profit of 20 cents per...

Paramount Global: Q4 Earnings Snapshot

Feb. 28, 2024 17:02 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — NEW YORK (AP) — Paramount Global (PARAA) on Wednesday reported earnings of $514 million in its fourth quarter. On a per-share basis, the New York-based company said it had profit of 77 cents. Earnings, adjusted to account for discontinued operations, were 4 cents...