GO
Loading...

New York Times Co

More

  • NEW ORLEANS— Wealthy eccentric Robert Durst agreed Monday to face a murder charge in Los Angeles in the shooting 15 years ago of a mobster's daughter who vouched for him after his wife disappeared. The heir to a New York real estate fortune was arrested at a New Orleans hotel over the weekend and had a revolver on him, according to a police report.

  • March 16- Federal authorities investigating the data breach at JPMorgan Chase& Co are increasingly confident that a criminal case will be filed against the hackers in the coming months, the New York Times reported, citing people briefed on the investigation. Last October, JP Morgan revealed that names, addresses, phone numbers and email addresses of about 83...

  • Midday Glance: Media companies Friday, 13 Mar 2015 | 1:24 PM ET

    Comcast Corp. fell$. 26 or. 4 percent, to $59.06. Walt Disney Co. fell$. 84 or. 8 percent, to $106.33. Gannett fell$. 70 or 1.9 percent, to $35.36.

  • Early Glance: Media companies Friday, 13 Mar 2015 | 10:44 AM ET

    Comcast Corp. fell$. 32 or. 5 percent, to $59.01. Walt Disney Co. fell$. 78 or. 7 percent, to $106.39. Gannett fell$. 63 or 1.7 percent, to $35.43.

  • It included $115,000 Harley-Davidson motorcycles and a $2,300 stay at the Mirage in Las Vegas. According to The New York Times, Brooklyn federal court Judge Dora Irizarry described Lange as "opportunistic" as she handed down the sentence on Thursday. Information from: The New York Times, http://www.nytimes.com.

  • March 10- The U.S. National Security Agency was sued on Tuesday by an array of groups challenging one of its mass surveillance programs that they said violates Americans' privacy and threatens communications worldwide by dissidents living under oppressive regimes. The lawsuit filed in federal court in Maryland, where the spy agency is based, said the NSA is...

  • March 10- The American Civil Liberties Union said on Tuesday it had filed a lawsuit on behalf of organizations including the Wikimedia Foundation and the conservative Rutherford Institute against the National Security Agency and the Department of Justice challenging the government's mass surveillance program. Organizations party to the lawsuit also...

  • March 10- Wikimedia Foundation, the nonprofit organization that runs free online encyclopedia Wikipedia, will file a lawsuit against the National Security Agency and the U.S. Department of Justice, challenging the government's mass surveillance program. "By tapping the backbone of the internet, the NSA is straining the backbone of democracy," Lila Tretikov,...

  • USDA announced in January it was looking into livestock conditions at the center, which seeks ways to improve profitability of the U.S. livestock industry, such as by making pork loins less fatty. On Monday, Vilsack also ordered that USDA staff update electronic record-keeping practices at the facility, to ensure all animals are being appropriately monitored...

  • Vilsack also ordered that USDA staff update electronic record-keeping practices at the U.S. Meat Animal Research Center facility in Nebraska, to ensure all animals are being appropriately monitored and cared for. While "no instances of animal abuse, misuse, or mistreatment were observed," according to a draft of the report released Monday by USDA, the facility...

  • March 5- New Jersey officials said on Thursday that ExxonMobil had agreed to pay $225 million to the state to settle a long-standing lawsuit over environmental damage from its refinery operations and service stations through the state. The New York Times last week reported a pending agreement in the long-running lawsuit, which was potentially worth nearly...

  • NEW YORK, March 5- The New York Federal Reserve's once-unparalleled authority to oversee Wall Street has been weakened by a series of supervisory missteps and by a consolidation of power at the U.S. central bank's Washington headquarters. Current and former New York Fed employees say its ability to independently regulate the country's largest banks began to...

  • March 3- Ben Carson, a retired surgeon popular with Tea Party conservatives, has formally created an exploratory committee to run for president, according to his campaign chief executive, Terry Giles, the Wall Street Journal reported. Carson, a former neurosurgeon at Maryland- based Johns Hopkins University, has no prior political experience.

  • Feb 25- A prominent investor in Wal-Mart Stores Inc is pushing ahead with a campaign to link a portion of executive compensation to staff motivation, a sign that the retailer's wage hike last week won't end outside pressure over employee pay and benefits. Connecticut Treasurer Denise Nappier, whose office oversees $40 million worth of Wal-Mart shares in state...

  • LOS ANGELES, Feb 20- Netflix Inc, the streaming video pioneer that shook up Internet television with " House of Cards," loped into the heart of the Hollywood film world this awards season on the backs of some captivating mountain gorillas. Netflix Chief Content Officer Ted Sarandos was a fixture on the Hollywood awards circuit, rubbing shoulders with top producers,...

  • US port fight ruins Lunar New Year Thursday, 19 Feb 2015 | 3:06 PM ET
    Ben Tan, whose shop, Harmony Gift Center, has less than a third of its normal stock, in the Chinatown neighborhood of New York, Feb. 19, 2015.

    Items for the start of Chinese New Year celebrations were in short supply in the US, an example of the fallout from the gridlock at seaports.

  • A judicial panel had planned to examine evidence at the U.S. District Court in Brooklyn this week purportedly showing that some New York homeowners were denied federal flood insurance money as a result of the altered reports after the historic 2012 storm. The fact that we were able to negotiate a settlement just shows that FEMA will do the right thing when...

  • Greece to EU: Extending bailout 'unacceptable' Monday, 16 Feb 2015 | 6:25 PM ET
    Greeks gather on February 16, 2015 in front of the parliament during a pro-government demonstration in Athens.

    Greece rejected a proposal to request a six-month extension of its international bailout package as "unacceptable", stalling talks.

  • *Greece rejects extending bailout it was elected to get rid of. *EU officials say talks ended until Greece changes position. BRUSSELS, Feb 16- Talks between Greece and euro zone finance ministers over the country's debt crisis broke down on Monday when Athens rejected a proposal to request a six-month extension of its international bailout package as "...

  • *Greece rejects six-month bailout extension. *Greece calls draft proposal "unreasonable", "unacceptable". BRUSSELS, Feb 16- Talks between Greece and euro zone finance ministers over the country's debt broke down on Monday when Athens rejected a proposal to request a six-month extension of its international bailout and stick to the conditions.