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  • Preet Bharara, the United States attorney for the Southern District of New York

    Bharara's refusal could force a potential showdown with President Trump and the Department of Justice.

  • NEW YORK/ BOSTON, Feb 16- New York state announced a final cyber security regulation on Thursday with mandatory standards for banks and insurers to combat the ever-increasing risk of cyber attacks. New York attorney Jed Davis, a former U.S. federal cyber crimes prosecutor, called the regulation a "game changer." In 2015, the New York Department of Financial...

  • NEW YORK/ BOSTON, Feb 16- New York state on Thursday announced final regulations requiring banks and insurers to meet minimum cyber-security standards and report breaches to regulators as part of an effort to combat a surge in cyber crime and limit damages to consumers. "These strong, first-in-the-nation protections will help ensure this industry has the...

  • NEW YORK/ BOSTON, Feb 16- New York state on Thursday announced final regulations requiring banks and insurers to meet minimum cyber-security standards and report breaches to regulators as part of an effort to combat a surge in cyber crime and limit damages to consumers. "These strong, first-in-the-nation protections will help ensure this industry has the...

  • STOCKHOLM, Feb 16- Swedish music streaming service Spotify will move its U.S headquarters and more than double its workforce in the country by next year, New York governor Andrew Cuomo said on Wednesday. The firm will move its New York office to the World Trade Center from the Midtown South area of Manhattan, adding more than 1,000 new jobs while retaining 832, the...

  • Daniel Ek, CEO and Founder of Spotify

    Andrew Cuomo announced Spotify is moving its HQ in New York to 4 World Trade Center, which will add more than 1,000 new jobs in the city.

  • A man walks his dog in the snow in Washington Square Park, February 9, 2017 in New York City.

    An intense blizzard created the perfect conditions for black ice.

  • Jan 12- New York Governor Andrew Cuomo this week proposed to develop up to 2,400 megawatts of offshore wind power by 2030 capable of powering 1.25 million homes as the state seeks to lead the nation in renewable energy production. The offshore wind proposals include Deepwater Wind's 90- MW South Fork project to be built about 30 miles southeast of Montauk that...

  • Jan 9- Entergy Corp's over 40- year old Indian Point nuclear power plant will be shut by 2021 because of concerns for the safety of millions of New Yorkers in and around the Big Apple, Governor Andrew Cuomo announced on Monday. New York has been developing contingency plans for years to replace the power supplied by Indian Point, which is located in Buchanan, along...

  • Jan 9- Entergy Corp's Indian Point nuclear power plant in New York state will shut down by April 2021, Governor Andrew Cuomo announced on Monday, due primarily to its proximity to the heavily populated New York City area. New York has been developing contingency plans for years to replace the power supplied by Indian Point, which is located in Buchanan, along the...

  • Surveillance cameras in New York City.

    New cameras and face recognition technology will allow Big Brother to build a detailed picture of your daily life, privacy experts say.

  • Jan 9- The Indian Point nuclear plant will shut down by April 2021, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced on Monday, under an agreement the state reached with Entergy Corp. It produces about 2,069 megawatts of electricity, enough to meet about 25 percent of the power used by New York City and adjacent Westchester County. Shares of Entergy were down 46 cents, or 0.6...

  • Jan 9- The Indian Point nuclear plant will shut down by April 2021, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced on Monday, under an agreement the state reached with Entergy Corp.

  • GOVERNOR ANDREW CUOMO SAYS NEW YORK STATE TO SHUT INDIAN POINT NUCLEAR PLANTS IN 2020 AND 2021- STATEMENT.

  • NEW YORK, Jan 5- The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey agreed to a $32 billion, 10- year capital plan on Thursday, including funding proposals for a new Hudson River train tunnel and a new Manhattan bus terminal. The Port Authority operates airports, bridges and tunnels in the bi-state area, which produces at least 10 percent of the nation's economic output,...

  • NEW YORK, Jan 4- A New York City train derailed at a downtown Brooklyn terminal during Wednesday's morning rush hour, injuring more than 100 commuters in the metropolitan area's second major rail accident since late September. Emergency crews swarmed Atlantic Terminal after the Long Island Rail Road train went off the tracks inside the busy transportation...

  • NEW YORK, Jan 4- New York Governor Andrew Cuomo proposed a $10 billion renovation of John F. Kennedy International Airport and surrounding roadways on Wednesday, his latest salvo in a roughly $100 billion push statewide to bring decaying old infrastructure into the modern era. A proposed expansion of the Van Wyck Expressway, which leads to the airport, would cost...

  • NEW YORK, Jan 4- New York Governor Andrew Cuomo proposed a $10 billion renovation of John F. Kennedy International Airport and surrounding roadways on Wednesday, his latest salvo in a roughly $100 billion push statewide to bring decaying old infrastructure into the modern era. Those changes could cost up to $8 billion, with a proposed expansion of the Van Wyck...

  • NEW YORK, Jan 4- The repeal of the Affordable Care Act, the goal of Republicans in Washington, would cost New York state $3.7 billion and strip 2.7 million residents of health coverage, Governor Andrew Cuomo said on Wednesday. Cuomo, a Democrat, also said counties in the state could lose nearly $600 million of federal Medicaid funding combined if the law, otherwise...

  • NEW YORK, Jan 4- New York Governor Andrew Cuomo proposed a $10 billion renovation of John F. Kennedy International Airport and surrounding roadways on Wednesday, his latest salvo in a roughly $100 billion push statewide to bring decaying old infrastructure into the modern era. Those changes could cost up to $8 billion, with a proposed expansion of the Van Wyck...