Mayor Shawn Morse of Cohoes, N.Y., Caps Two Years of Scandal With Fraud Arrest

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In the three years that Shawn Morse has been mayor of a small textile city in upstate New York, hes been dogged by a staggering array of allegations. That he assaulted his teenage daughter. That he beat his ex-wife. That he choked a former girlfriend. That he had a no-show security job. That he used […]

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Showing the power of startup womens health brands, P&G buys This is L

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The P&G acquisition of This is L., a startup retailer of period products and prophylactics, shows just how profitable investing in women’s healthcare brands and products can be. A person with knowledge of the investment put the price tag at roughly $100 million — a healthy outcome for investors and company founder Talia Frenkel. But just as […]

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Petal raises $30M from Valar to bank the unbanked with credit cards

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Credit cards are a relatively new invention that have entered into something of an innovation rut. Reward programs seem stale, mobile apps remain mired in early-2000s UX paradigms and, all too often, critical financial decisions (and their expensive associated fees) are hidden like booby-traps for users. Little wonder, then, that consumers are fed up with […]

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46 Vintage Photos That Capture New Yorks Subway Since The 80s

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What better way to capture the city’s vibrancy and diversity than going where nationalities, cultures, and personalities meet, the city’s lifeline – the metro. “The overwhelming majority of subjects I photographed have been complete strangers who I would meet during my many expeditions on the train. I focused my lens on everything from students, police […]

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Kushners Give Up Control of Manhattan Tower to Save Themselves

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The Kushners have found their out — and it comes at a price. The family firm of presidential son-in-law Jared Kushner will be relieved of the biggest drag on its real estate empire, will no longer face a $1.2 billion debt payment due in months, will be rid of having to overhaul an aging property. […]

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Samsung Unveils Note 9, Upgraded Watchand Home Speaker

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Apple Inc.’s upcoming iPhones over the holidays. The 6.4-inch screen Note 9 will start at $999.99 and max out at $1,249.99 — becoming, at about $100 above the iPhone X’s upper limit, one of the world’s most expensive consumer phones. It looks similar to last year’s 6.3-inch Note 8 but sports a revamped Bluetooth stylus […]

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Kushners Unload 666 Fifth Ave. to Brookfield in 99-Year Lease

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The Kushner family’s real estate company has secured a crucial investment in its over-leveraged New York skyscraper, reaching a deal to lease the building’s office space for 99 years to a Canadian asset manager. The arrangement with disclosed. The Kushner family’s years-long hunt for a partner has at times drawn intense public scrutiny, as talks […]

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The End of the Global Housing Boom

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From London to Sydney and Beijing to New York, house prices in some of the world’s most sought-after cities are heading south. Tax changes to damp demand, values out of kilter with affordability and tougher lending standards have combined to undermine the market. That could have wider implications because the world’s wealthy have been buying […]

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Freaked-Out Americans Desperately Seek to Escape the News

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Last week, Jen Wrenn, a children’s literacy advocate in San Diego, attended her first political protest after reading about the Trump administration policy of separating small children from their immigrant parents at the border. She had heard Deadline. “A character like Fred takes us back to how we treat each other.” Last fall, the American Psychological […]

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New Yorks CaseAgainst Trump May Be Prophetic

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The report released by the inspector general of the Federal Bureau of Investigation on Thursday painted a vivid picture of the past. It shows that in 2016, James Comey, then the FBI director, inexcusably broke the rules in advertising his department’s investigation into Hillary Clinton while simultaneously following the rules in keeping its investigation of Donald […]

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