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November 14, 2018 - 6:21 am
Much of the Queens neighborhood selected by Amazon for one of its new headquarters is in a federal "opportunity zone," a designation created by President Donald Trump's tax overhaul that offers developers potentially millions of dollars in capital gains tax breaks to invest in high-poverty, low-...
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Long Island City
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November 13, 2018 - 7:32 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- After rampant rumors last week, Amazon announced officially Tuesday that it has chosen Long Island City, Queens for its new headquarters. Amazon made an official announcement on Tuesday, and there's word government officials from both locations are planning announcement...
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November 08, 2018 - 7:24 am
The Wall Street Journal reports that the company plans to add space for more than 12,000 additional New York workers. The Journal cited anonymous people familiar with the plans.
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(AP Photo/Reed Saxon, File)
November 06, 2018 - 8:06 am
Although the online giant isn't commenting, Long Island City, Queens is reportedly one of the sites of Amazon 's second headquarters.
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November 02, 2018 - 9:01 am
The Labor Department's monthly jobs report, the last major economic data before Tuesday's congressional elections, also showed that the unemployment rate remained at a five-decade low of 3.7 percent.
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A Google employee holds a sign reading "Don't be evil" as employees walk off the job in a protest against what they said is the tech company's mishandling of sexual misconduct allegations against executives on Thursday, Nov. 1, 2018, in New York. (AP Photo/Mae Anderson)
November 01, 2018 - 3:07 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Carrying signs with messages such as "Don't be evil," several hundred Google employees around the world briefly walked off the job Thursday in a protest against what they said is the tech company's mishandling of sexual misconduct allegations against executives. Employees...
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October 24, 2018 - 5:36 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — New York's attorney general on Wednesday sued Exxon Mobil, saying the Texas energy giant has misled investors about the risks that climate change poses to its operations. The lawsuit filed by Attorney General Barbara Underwood is the latest in a series of actions against the company...
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In this image provided by ABC, Kevin Young’s children present the product of their late father, Cup Board Pro, which is a chopping block that features a detachable bowl for clean up, on a "Shark Tank" episode that aired on Sunday, Oct. 21, 2018. The sharks on “Shark Tank” are supporting the invention created by a New York City firefighter who died of cancer after helping with the cleanup of ground zero following the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks. (Eric McCandless/ABC via AP)
October 22, 2018 - 9:34 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The sharks on "Shark Tank" are supporting an invention created by a New York City firefighter who died of cancer after helping clean up the aftermath of the Sept. 11 attacks. Kevin Young's children on Sunday pitched his Cup Board Pro, a chopping block that features a detachable...
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FILE- This Aug. 23, 2018, file photo shows Movie Pass debit cards and used movie tickets in New York. The company that runs the beleaguered MoviePass, a discount service for movie tickets at theaters, is being investigated by the New York Attorney General on allegations it misled investors. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
October 18, 2018 - 2:44 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The company that runs the beleaguered MoviePass discount service for movie tickets is being investigated by the New York Attorney General on allegations that it misled investors. Parent company Helios and Matheson of New York said in a prepared statement that it is aware of the...
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FILE- In this July 8, 2017, file photo people walk into a Sears store slated for closing that is next to a mall that is being torn down in Overland Park, Kan. Sears has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection Monday, Oct. 15, 2018, buckling under its massive debt load and staggering losses. The company once dominated the American landscape, but whether a smaller Sears can be viable remains in question. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel, File)
October 15, 2018 - 1:43 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Sears filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection Monday, with plans to shutter 142 unprofitable stores in the hopes that it can stay in business. The question now is whether a smaller version of the company that once towered over the American retail landscape can be viable. Sears,...
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