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  • BROOKLYN, N.Y., Jan 4- A New York City commuter train derailed at a Brooklyn terminal after ramming into a bumper during Wednesday's morning rush hour, leaving more than 100 people with non-life-threatening injuries, city officials said. Dozens of emergency crews swarmed Atlantic Terminal after the Long Island Railroad train went off the tracks inside the busy...

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  • Dec 21- New York Governor Andrew Cuomo on Wednesday issued a regulation making it easier for businesses to hire former convicts by prohibiting insurance companies from refusing coverage for crime-related losses caused by employees. The regulation, the first of its kind in the United States, will help New York businesses obtain so-called commercial crime...

  • Linda Merlo, an airbnb host from the Bronx, speaks at a rally on the steps of New York City Hall showing support for the company on October 30, 2015 in New York City. The New York City council is currently debating how to regulate the controversial company.

    The lawsuit pushed back against a call for fines of up to $7,500 for illegally listing properties on rental platforms, The New York Times reports.

  • NEW YORK, Nov 22- A former top aide to New York Governor Andrew Cuomo is among eight men who have been indicted in a bribery and fraud case tied to efforts to spur the upstate economy, federal prosecutors said on Tuesday. Joseph Percoco, a former executive deputy secretary to Cuomo, was indicted by a federal grand jury on two counts each of bribery solicitation,...

  • The 1st U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Boston said a lower court judge erred in dismissing federal and Massachusetts state securities fraud claims against the second-largest U.S. bank. The $330 billion auction-rate market seized up in February 2008 when dealers stopped supporting it, saddling investors with illiquid debt that had often been marketed as a...

  • LOS ANGELES, Nov 17- Airbnb launched a new program on Thursday called Trips to transform itself into a travel company, marking the most significant expansion since the company was founded eight years ago as a home- and room-renting service. Chief Executive Brian Chesky kicked off a three-day event in Los Angeles with the announcement that Airbnb would offer...

  • LOS ANGELES, Nov 17- Airbnb launched a new program on Thursday called Trips to transform itself into a travel company, marking the most significant expansion since the company was founded eight years ago as a home- and apartment-renting service. The company's Chief Executive Brian Chesky kicked off a three-day event in Los Angeles at which he said Airbnb would...

  • Nov 9- PHH Corp will pay a $28 million fine after examiners uncovered "persistent shortcomings" in its mortgage origination and servicing practices, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced on Wednesday. Under a consent order with the New York State Department of Financial Services, the company's PHH Mortgage Corp unit and its PHH Home Loans LLC affiliate will...

  • Nov 9- PHH Corp will pay a $28 million fine after examiners uncovered "persistent shortcomings" in its mortgage origination and servicing practices, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced on Wednesday.

  • NEW YORK, Nov 3- New York State tax collections fell $1.3 billion, or 3.5 percent, to $36.9 billion through the first half of fiscal 2016 from the same period a year earlier, the state's chief fiscal officer said on Thursday. Personal income taxes, the state's biggest revenue source, lagged expectations, New York State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli said in a mid-year...

  • NEW YORK, Nov 3- New York State tax collections fell $1.3 billion, or 3.5 percent, to $36.9 billion through the first half of fiscal 2016 compared to the same period a year earlier, the state's chief fiscal officer said on Thursday. Personal income taxes, the state's biggest revenue source, lagged expectations, New York State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli said in a...

  • NEW YORK, Oct 31- Airbnb Inc and New York state are in talks to resolve a lawsuit brought by the company challenging a law it says could expose it to significant penalties for advertising short-term apartment rentals, a person familiar with the matter said on Monday. District Judge Katherine Forrest in Manhattan canceled a hearing that had been set for Monday.

  • Airbnb is also engaged in a pitched battle in its home of San Francisco, where the company has also sued to block a new requirement that it reject booking fees from property owners who have not registered with the city. The New York and San Francisco legal fights are a crucial test of Airbnb's business model. Other cities looking to rein in Airbnb are watching the...

  • SAN FRANCISCO/ BERLIN, Oct 21- Airbnb, the online lodging service that investors now believe is worth $30 billion, faces a reckoning. New York Governor Andrew Cuomo on Friday signed legislation that Airbnb says could seriously damage its business in New York City, the company's largest U.S. market; the company said it would immediately sue to overturn the law.

  • SAN FRANCISCO/ BERLIN, Oct 21- Airbnb, the online lodging service that investors now believe is worth $30 billion, faces a reckoning. The New York state legislature has passed regulations that Airbnb says could seriously damage its business in New York City, the company's largest U.S. market; Governor Andrew Cuomo has until Oct. 29 to decide whether it will become...

  • Oct 17- Elon Musk's Tesla Motors said it would collaborate with its longstanding battery partner, Japan's Panasonic Corp, to manufacture solar cells and panels at a New York factory. Financial terms were not disclosed, but officials in New York said production would take place at a factory SolarCity is building in Buffalo. SolarCity has pledged to spend $5...

  • Oct 13- Verizon Communications Inc said on Thursday it plans to close call centers in five states, including its home state of New York, as the No. 1 wireless company trims head count and reorganizes operations in a saturated wireless market. The consolidation involves Verizon call centers near Rochester and Orangeburg, New York; Bangor, Maine; Lincoln, Nebraska;...

  • Passengers rush to safety after a NJ Transit train crashed in to the platform at the Hoboken Terminal September 29, 2016 in Hoboken, New Jersey.

    Investigators say it appears that the New Jersey Transit train crash in Hoboken was accidental, but said the cause is under investigation.