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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...

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...

New award to honor arts and activism named after Lena Horne

Nov. 13, 2019 10:48 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The venerated Times Square concert venue The Town Hall has created a new award to honor arts and activism, a prize to be named after Lena Horne. The Lena Horne Prize for Artists Creating Social Impact will recognize those who “promote awareness and create social change.” The...

Greene, Buchanan carry Manhattan past Delaware St. 85-74

Nov. 12, 2019 10:43 PM EST

RIVERDALE, N.Y. (AP) — Tykei Greene had 15 points to lead five Manhattan players in double figures as the Jaspers defeated Delaware State 85-74 on Tuesday night. Elijah Buchanan added 12 points for the Jaspers. Pauly Paulicap chipped in 10, Samir Stewart scored 10 and Christian Hinckson had 10. Stewart...

Woman who spoke at Epstein's bail hearing sues his estate

Nov. 12, 2019 5:14 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — A woman who confronted Jeffrey Epstein at a July bail hearing to tell a judge he touched her inappropriately when she was 16 sued his estate Tuesday, alleging he had subjected her to sex trafficking as part of his attacks on young women and girls. Lawyers for Annie Farmer filed the lawsuit...

Eric Trump reports for jury duty in Manhattan

Nov. 7, 2019 2:25 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump's son Eric has reported for jury duty in New York. The Daily News reports that at least three Secret Service agents joined Eric Trump on Thursday at the Lower Manhattan building that houses New York state civil and criminal courts. Trump's name was called for the jury...