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Despite free-flowing kombucha, WeWork tenants feel unease

Nov. 19, 2019 7:23 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The kombucha and beer on tap flow freely. The milk-and-cookie happy hours, yoga sessions and waffle Mondays continue as usual. WeWork’s stock market fiasco has yet to reverberate much for its more than 600,000 tenants, spread across a global empire of gracefully designed co-working...

Man charged with killing 4 in NYC: I don’t remember assault

Nov. 18, 2019 9:46 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — A homeless man charged in the beating deaths of four men as they slept on New York City streets says he has no memory of the assault. “I was looking for bottles for cash,” Randy Santos told The New York Times in a jail interview published Monday. “I needed the money...

Greene scores 17 to lead Manhattan over Albany (NY) 57-51

Nov. 16, 2019 10:12 PM EST

RIVERDALE, N.Y. (AP) — Tykei Greene posted a career-high 17 points and nine rebounds as Manhattan topped Albany 57-51 on Saturday night. Samir Stewart had 14 points for Manhattan (2-0). Elijah Buchanan added eight rebounds. Pauly Paulicap had nine rebounds for the hosts. Albany was out front 31-23 at the...

3 convicted in East Village explosion that killed 2 men

Nov. 15, 2019 6:09 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Three people were convicted of manslaughter Friday in the 2015 East Village building explosion that killed two men. They also were found guilty in Manhattan state Supreme Court of assault charges for injuries to 13 people in the massive blast that leveled half a block in a crowded...

Trump asks justices for temporary block of House subpoena

Nov. 15, 2019 3:09 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump wants the Supreme Court to keep House Democrats from getting his financial records at least until the justices resolve a broader fight over efforts to subpoena a sitting president’s records. Trump filed an emergency appeal with the court Friday in a case from...

NY attorney general: B&H failed to pay millions in taxes

Nov. 14, 2019 10:28 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York state attorney general says one of the nation’s biggest photo and video equipment retailers, Manhattan’s B&H, has failed to pay millions in sales taxes. According to a lawsuit filed Thursday by Attorney General Letitia James, B&H Foto & Electronics...

Trump wants Supreme Court to block subpoena for his taxes

Nov. 14, 2019 5:46 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is asking the Supreme Court to block a subpoena for his tax returns, in a test of the president’s ability to defy investigations. The filing Thursday sets the stage for a high court showdown over the tax returns Trump has refused to release, unlike every...

NYC police: homeless man, dog both stabbed in subway station

Nov. 13, 2019 10:56 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City police say a homeless man and his dog were both stabbed during an argument in a Manhattan subway station. Both survived the attack before dawn Wednesday on the station platform at 14th Street and Sixth Avenue. The man was treated at Bellevue Hospital, and the dog at...

New York names facilities that treated drug-resistant fungus

Nov. 13, 2019 10:31 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — New York is the first state to release the names of medical facilities that have treated patients with a deadly, drug-resistant fungus that is spreading. The New York Times reported Wednesday that 64 hospitals, 103 long-term care nursing homes, a long-term care hospital and three hospice...

Upstate New York proposal allows annoyance to lead to arrest

Nov. 13, 2019 8:53 PM EST

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — People who annoy an officer in one upstate New York county could find themselves facing jail time under a measure recently approved by a county legislature. Under the Monroe County proposal, a person who annoys, alarms or threatens the personal safety of an officer could be punished...