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Citing Trump remarks, entire president's arts council quits

2017-08-19 09:07

Actor Kal Penn, artist Chuck Close and the entire membership of the President's Committee On the Arts and Humanities have announced their resignation

Merck CEO quits Trump advisory panel over Charlottesville response

2017-08-14 21:51

Merck chief executive Kenneth Frazier has resigned from a White House advisory panel on manufacturing, calling the decision a 'matter of personal conscience'.

What Nandi did next?

2017-08-03 09:13

Nandi Madida's year just got better

Lawsuit claims Uber discriminates against wheelchair riders

2017-07-20 10:05

A nonprofit organisation has filed a class-action lawsuit against Uber, claiming the ride-hailing service discriminates against New York City riders with disabilities.

59-year-old who tried for 4 decades to get pregnant has baby

2017-07-17 22:42

A 59-year-old woman who tried for nearly four decades to become pregnant has given birth at an upstate New York hospital after fertility treatments.

Former FIFA offical, Chuck Blazer, dies aged 72

Former FIFA official, Chuck Blazer, has died at the age of 72. Blazer played a central role as an informant in the corruption scandal that rocked FIFA in 2015. Watch.

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'Cars 3' steers a welcome if imperfect gender shift

2017-06-14 10:55

Pixar's 'Cars 3' steers a welcome, if imperfect gender shift in the male-dominated 'Cars' franchise.

Car ploughs into Times Square crowd; 1 dead, about 20 hurt

2017-05-18 18:44

A law enforcement official says a car that ploughed into a crowd of pedestrians in Times Square killed one person and injured about 20 others.

Police eye 'textalyzer' to combat distracted driving

2017-05-15 08:47

New York lawmakers are considering a Breathalyzer of sorts to combat distracted driving from texting.

American who joined al-Qaeda faces sentencing in New York

2017-05-11 21:16

An American who joined the al-Qaeda terror network and schemed with its leaders on how to attack the Long Island Railroad is due in court for sentencing.


New York family suffers third pedestrian death

2017-08-16 05:14

A Lindenhurst woman who was killed in a hit-and-run accident is the third member of her family to die in a pedestrian accident in the last two years.

So Porsche settled a major lawsuit involving dashboard glare

2017-08-14 10:02

Porsche owners whose cars were fitted with a beige interior are entitled to $50 and $175 to purchase sunglasses for a glare emanating from their dashboard according to reports.

Police eye 'textalyzer' to bust drivers: Would this work in SA?

2017-07-26 07:53

US police are set to study the use of a device known as the 'textalyzer' that would allow officers to determine whether a motorist involved in a crash was texting while driving. Would this work in SA?

Man who pushed stranger in path of train acquitted of murder

2017-07-18 10:14

A man charged with killing a stranger by pushing him into the path of a New York City subway train has been acquitted of murder.

Honda recalls 1.2 million cars, citing 'faulty battery sensors'

2017-07-17 08:01

Honda announced a recall of 1.2 million cars, following four engine compartment fires linked to faulty battery sensors.

Trump sued for blocking some of his critics on Twitter

2017-07-11 23:06

First Amendment advocates are suing President Donald Trump, saying some of his critics have been unconstitutionally blocked from following him on Twitter

Uber plans millions in back pay after shorting NYC drivers

2017-05-24 07:33

Uber has said it underpaid its New York City drivers by improperly calculating the company’s share of passenger fares, and will pay out an average of $900 per driver in restitution, costing tens of millions of dollars.

Ford to cut 10% of global workforce: report

2017-05-16 13:27

US auto giant Ford is poised to cut thousands of jobs worldwide, with reductions expected to total about 10% of its global workforce, the Wall Street Journal reported.

Audi, Porsche recall close to 300 000 SUVs in the US

2017-05-14 11:19

Audi and Porsche are recalling a total of nearly 300 000 SUVs because they may develop cracks that cause fuel to leak, which raises the risk of fire.

Noem My Skollie director talks to us at African Film Festival in NYC

2017-05-09 07:36

When Daryne Joshua decided to make the coming-of-age film Noem My Skollie he had one rule during the casting process: authenticity.

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