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Tronc set to acquire New York Daily News

Mort Zuckerman has agreed to sell the New York Daily News to Tronc, the newspaper publisher previously known as Tribune. The Daily News deal is set to be announced on Tuesday morning, a source familiar with the matter confirmed to CNNMoney. The New York Times broke the news of the impending sale on Monday night. In a sign of the perilous times for newspaper publishers, no cash will change hands, according to The Times: “Under the terms of the deal, Tronc would assume control of The News’s operations, its printing ...

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Sarah Palin's lawsuit against New York Times caps tough year in courtroom for media companies

Lawsuits against media outlets are piling up This week marked one year since Gawker shut down, a milestone that just happened to coincide with another legal threat posed to a New York media giant. While Gawker’s fans and former staff members mourned its demise, Sarah Palin’s defamation lawsuit against the New York Times continued to unfold in a Manhattan federal court. In a brief filed on Monday, attorneys for the former vice presidential candidate argued that the Times editorial board “decided to use” the June shooting at a practice for ...

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Porzingis changes tune: New York is 'now home'

6:21 PM ET ESPN.com news services Nearly four months ago, Kristaps Porzingis skipped his exit meeting with the New York Knicks over frustration with the club. Now, Porzingis sounds like a player who is optimistic about his future with the team. “So far it’s been tough in New York, but my journey is only beginning and I hope to stay there my whole career, so as a city we can have some fun and win some games and do something big,” Porzingis said in an interview with NBA.com from South ...

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British tulle artist Benjamin Shine launches New York exhibit

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Artist Benjamin Shine hopes the launch of a new installation featuring his signature tulle fabrics in a New York department store window display at Bergdorf Goodman will inspire passersby to pause and self-reflect. The exhibition, titled “Seeing Through The Material,” consists of five individual installations, each created by manipulating a single length of tulle – a lightweight, fine, silklike fabric – and exploring ideas of invisibility, solidity and flux. “I love making anything out of one piece,” Shine said in a recent interview at his studio ...

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Exhibit in New York celebrates life of Muppets creator Jim Henson

NEW YORK (Reuters) – A new exhibit featuring the work of Muppets creator Jim Henson will go on permanent display in New York City on Saturday to celebrate the career of the American puppeteer who brought to life such characters as Miss Piggy and Big Bird. “The Jim Henson Exhibition,” housed in a new gallery space funded by the City of New York at the Museum of the Moving Image, features more than 300 artifacts related to Henson’s career, including 47 puppets, character sketches, storyboards, scripts, photographs, iconic costumes and ...

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Elon Musk Wants to Build a Hyperloop From New York City to DC

Elon Musk has a longstanding habit of trying to shake up the status quo, from Tesla, to SolarCity, to his ideas for a Hyperloop, and finally his new drill-boring machine, appropriately titled The Boring Company. While the first two examples are actively developed products, Hyperloops remain in their infancy, with only short, slow demonstrations of the technology appearing to date. The Boring Company isn’t a huge priority for Musk, but if what he calls a “verbal government approval” to build a Hyperloop from New York City to DC pans out, that ...

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Elon Musk Wants to Build a Hyperloop From New York City to DC

Elon Musk has a longstanding habit of trying to shake up the status quo, from Tesla, to SolarCity, to his ideas for a Hyperloop, and finally his new drill-boring machine, appropriately titled The Boring Company. While the first two examples are actively developed products, Hyperloops remain in their infancy, with only short, slow demonstrations of the technology appearing to date. The Boring Company isn’t a huge priority for Musk, but if what he calls a “verbal government approval” to build a Hyperloop from New York City to DC pans out, that ...

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Email 'linked Kremlin to Trump son meeting' – New York Times

Donald Trump Junior was informed that information offered by a Russian lawyer was part of a Russian government effort to help his father’s election campaign, the New York Times reports. Publicist Rob Goldstone, who arranged the 2016 meeting, reportedly stated this in an email. Mr Trump Jr has defended the meeting, at which the lawyer offered to reveal damaging material on Hillary Clinton. Moscow and the White House both deny there was any political interference. The FBI and Congress are currently investigating alleged Russian meddling in last year’s US election, ...

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New York hospital: Shooting incident in the Bronx

A gunman has opened fire inside a hospital in the Bronx borough of New York, injuring several people, police say. The man, said to have been dressed as a doctor and armed with a rifle, is now dead, they said. The shooting began at about 14:45 local time (18:45 GMT) at the 1,000-bed Bronx-Lebanon Hospital in the Morris Heights district. Reports say that the gunman was a former doctor at the hospital. Messages on social media spoke of doctors and nurses barricading themselves inside the building. The victims were reportedly ...

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Exxon calls New York attorney general's probe a 'political witch hunt'

5 stunning stats about Exxon ExxonMobil hit back at New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman over his investigation into how the company portrayed the risks that carbon regulations pose to its business. The company says in a court document filed Friday that Schneiderman made “inflammatory, reckless and false allegations” against Exxon, and is leading a “politically based investigation.” Those charges come in response to a trove of documents Schneiderman filed in court last week, which investigators say contain substantial evidence that Exxon may have misled its investors about climate change. ...

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