Tag Archives: New York City

Kyrie Irving: Suspended Nets guard meets with NBA commissioner Adam Silver, per reports

CNN  —  Suspended Brooklyn Nets star Kyrie Irving reportedly met with NBA commissioner Adam Silver on Tuesday, according to multiple reports, including one from the Athletic’s Shams Charania, citing unnamed sources. According to Charania, Silver and Irving met and had “a productive and understanding visit,” as Irving and the Nets …

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NYC Marathon 2022 winners: Sharon Lokedi and Evans Chebet complete Kenyan double at races

CNN  —  Kenya’s Sharon Lokedi was a surprise winner of the women’s New York City Marathon on Sunday, while Evans Chebet won the men’s race to complete a Kenyan double. Lokedi, competing over the 26.2-mile distance for the first time in her career, pulled away from Israel’s Lonah Chemtai Salpeter …

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Tom Brady f-bombs, best teams show championship mettle and New York improves — NFL Week 6 recap

CNN  —  In a week where some teams showed why they’re contenders and others showed why they might not, the biggest talking point from Week 6 of the 2022 NFL season came from the sideline involving the sport’s biggest name. Tom Brady’s profanity-laden tirade aimed at his teammates sowed doubts …

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Apple workers in Oklahoma vote for company’s second U.S. union store

A shopper looks at a wall fully occupied with iPhone case covers at the American multinational technology company Apple store in Hong Kong. China’s consumer prices rose at a slower-than-expected pace in August amid heatwaves and Covid-19 flare-ups, while producer inflation eased to the lowest since February 2021, official data …

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NYC Mayor Eric Adams asks tech execs to keep companies in the city

At a private dinner Wednesday at New York’s swanky Le Pavillon, New York City Mayor Eric Adams called on tech executives to keep their companies in the city, even as industry leaders raise concerns to city officials of soaring rents and an increase in violent crime. Over entrees of steak, …

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Why car-free cities could be the future

Cities around the world are proposing to replace the space taken up by parked cars with usable areas for people. Personal cars sit parked about 95% of the time, according to a study by the RAC Foundation. And they take up valuable real estate in urban areas. Roads and parking …

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Apple internal video discourages retail employees from joining unions

An employee arranges Apple iPhones as customer shop at the Apple Store on 5th Avenue shortly after new products went on sale in Manhattan, in New York City, March 18, 2022. Mike Segar | Reuters Deirdre O’Brien, Apple’s head of retail and human relations, told employees in a video this …

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New York City removes the last payphone from service

Workers remove the final New York City payphone near Seventh Avenue and 50th Street in Midtown Manhattan, New York City, on May 23, 2022. Timothy A. Clary | AFP | Getty Images It’s the end of an era: New York City removed its last public payphone on Monday. The boxy …

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straws from seaweed, founded by Hawaiian

At Sunday Motor Co. Café in Madison, New Jersey, customers are sampling the latest in biodegradable non-plastic utensils. Specifically, straws made of seaweed. The dispenser says, “Designed to Disappear,” which is exactly what the co-founder of sustainable start-up Loliware envisioned. Chelsea Briganti, who goes by “Sea,” was born and raised …

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Apple interrogating staff at World Trade Center store, CWA says

Customers shop at the new Apple Store at the World Trade Center shopping mall in New York City. Getty Images Communications Workers of America is accusing Apple of violating federal labor law at its World Trade Center store in New York City. CWA alleged in an Unfair Labor Practice filing …

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