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  • Feb 14- More than a year of work to bring Amazon.com Inc's headquarters and tens of thousands of jobs to New York City ended on Thursday with a couple of phone calls. Jay Carney, the company's top policy executive, told New York Governor Andrew Cuomo that the world's biggest online retailer would not go ahead with plans to invest $2.5 billion to build a second head...

  • A view of the waterfront of Long Island City in the Queens borough of New York, along the East River, on November 7, 2018. 

    "I wish Amazon had stuck it out a little bit longer, because in the long term I believe that this would have been a good deal for both," said Rep. Gregory Meeks, D-N.Y.

  • NEW YORK, Feb 14- Amazon.com Inc's decision on Thursday to scrap its proposal to locate a second headquarters in the Queens borough of New York City ignited a sea of dueling reactions on Twitter, with some calling it a victory for working people while others said it meant that fewer people would work. Some people who praised the pullout included references to the...

  • NEW YORK, Feb 14- Amazon.com Inc abruptly scrapped plans to build a major outpost in New York that could have created 25,000 jobs, blaming opposition from local leaders upset by the nearly $3 billion in incentives promised by state and city politicians. Opponents of the project feared congestion and higher rents in the Long Island City neighborhood of Queens,...

  • Feb 14- Amazon.com Inc abruptly scrapped plans for a new headquarters in New York that could have created 25,000 jobs, blaming opposition from local leaders upset by the nearly $3 billion in incentives promised by state and city politicians. Opponents of the project feared congestion and higher rents in Long Island City, Queens, and objected to incentives for a...

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    Amazon said it does not have plans to reopen the search for a replacement location.

  • Jan 30- New York Governor Andrew Cuomo and new Attorney General Letitia James on Wednesday said the state was probing Apple Inc's failure to warn consumers about a FaceTime bug that lets iPhones users see and hear others before they accept a video call. The bug, which Reuters has been able to replicate, allows an iPhone user placing a call using Apple's FaceTime...

  • Jan 30- New York's new Attorney General Letitia James and Governor Andrew Cuomo on Wednesday announced https://ag.ny.gov/press-release/attorney-general-james-and-governor-cuomo-announ c e- i n v e s t i g a t i o n- a p p l e- f a c e t i m e an investigation into Apple Inc's failure to warn consumers about a FaceTime bug that lets iPhones users listen to...

  • Dec 19- A Manhattan federal judge on Wednesday blocked New York state from enforcing a recently enacted law that aimed to collect $600 million from drug manufacturers and distributors to defray the costs of combating the opioid addiction epidemic. The ruling came in a trio of lawsuits by drug wholesale distributor group Healthcare Distribution Alliance;...

  • Commencement ceremonies at the Harvard Business School campus in front of Baker Library, in Boston, MA.

    More states are adopting programs to increase the number of students who attend college.

  • ANDREW CUOMO CONSIDERING HIS CHIEF OF STAFF, LINDA LACEWELL, FOR FINANCIAL REGULATOR- WSJ CITING SOURCES.

  • *'HQ2' split between Long Island City and Northern Virginia. SAN FRANCISCO/ WASHINGTON, Nov 13- Amazon.com Inc picked America's financial and political capitals for massive new offices on Tuesday, branching out from its home base in Seattle with plans to create more than 25,000 jobs in both New York City and an area just outside Washington, D.C..

  • Nov 6- U.S. energy regulators gave Williams Cos Inc two more years until December 2020 to get the approvals needed to build its long-delayed Constitution natural gas pipeline from Pennsylvania to New York, according to a federal filing made available on Tuesday. Williams sued in federal court, arguing that New York waived its authority to decide on the...

  • Dallas, Long Island City in New York and Arlington near Washington, D.C. are all among the finalists with which Amazon is holding advanced talks, one of the people said on condition of anonymity. The world's largest online retailer sparked a bidding frenzy in September 2017 when it announced it would invest over $5 billion to create an "HQ2" in addition to its home...

  • President Barack Obama and two members of his cabinet were among the targets of suspected package bombs delivered to high-profile Democrats and CNN in what New York officials on Wednesday branded an act of terrorism. The suspicious parcels, at least five in all, were intercepted before any reached their intended recipients, who included former Secretary of...

  • President Barack Obama, former presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, and other high-profile Democrats, in what New York officials described on Wednesday as an act of terrorism. The CNN bureau in New York also received a device looking like a pipe bomb, leading police to evacuate the building, and New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, a Democrat, said his office also...

  • President Barack Obama, former presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, and other high-profile Democrats on Wednesday, in what New York officials described as an act of terrorism. The CNN bureau in New York also received a device looking like a pipe bomb, leading police to evacuate the building, as did the office of New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, a Democrat.

  • NEW YORK, Oct 24- Police on Wednesday intercepted suspected explosive devices sent to several current and former U.S. politicians, as well as the CNN news channel, days after a bomb was delivered to prominent Democratic Party donor George Soros. An earlier report saying a suspicious package was delivered to the White House turned out to be false.

  • GOVERNOR ANDREW CUOMO SAID HE' WOULDN'T BE SURPRISED' IF MORE EXPLOSIVE DEVICES ARE SENT.

  • NEW YORK GOVERNOR ANDREW CUOMO SAID AN EXPLOSIVE DEVICE WAS SENT TO HIS OFFICE.