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Europe, US virus deaths surge as Trump reverses New York lockdown threat

2020-03-29 13:02

The global coronavirus death toll surged past 30,000 over the weekend as Europe and the United States endured their darkest days of the crisis.

Virus-hit US cruise ship to dock as New York declares health emergency

2020-03-08 09:32

A US cruise ship hit by coronavirus was given permission to dock late Saturday, while New York announced a state of emergency as confirmed cases across the country surged past 400.

Harvey Weinstein's high-profile sex crimes trial starts soon

2020-01-03 17:14

Harvey Weinstein's high-profile sex crimes trial opens on Monday, more than two years after the scandal triggered the #MeToo movement that led to the downfall of dozens of powerful men.

New United Airlines direct flight to Cape Town a 'game changer' for local economy - CEO

2019-12-17 21:28

In its current format, United Airlines' new direct flight between Cape Town and New York/Newark has the potential to bring additional tourism spend of R153m to the Mother City by 2021.

These are the wealthiest cities in the world

2019-11-30 14:00

A new report looks found the 20 wealthiest cities in the world - see which these are and why.

Harley-Davidson puts electric bike on hold

2019-10-16 10:12

Harley-Davidson announced that it had suspended production and delivery of its LiveWire electric motorcycle, which the brand had rolled out as part of a diversification push.

New York signs America’s biggest-ever purchase of offshore wind

2019-07-19 21:24

New York has signed the biggest-ever deals for offshore wind power in US history, a key part of the state’s plan to get all of its power from emissions-free sources by 2040.

Ford, Volkswagen expand alliance to electric autos

2019-07-12 14:29

Global auto giants Volkswagen and Ford announced they were expanding their alliance to include the development of self-driving cars.

New York is killing off its last coal-fired power plants

2019-05-10 20:56

The state’s environmental regulator says that it has finalised regulations requiring all power generators to meet new carbon-dioxide emissions limits

Airbnb to offer 200 luxury suites at New York’s iconic Rockefeller Plaza

2019-04-30 09:11

Airbnb guests will soon be able to book luxury suites in New York’s iconic Rockefeller Center.


US coronavirus death toll reaches 19; New York declares emergency

2020-03-08 11:21

The latest of the hundreds of confirmed cases nationwide were reported in Virginia, Maryland, DC and New York.

Coronavirus: Surgical masks selling out in New York's China Town

2020-01-25 12:59

Bulk purchases of face masks, as many as 250 at a time, started earlier this week in the tiny New York district.

WATCH | Five wounded in stabbing at New York rabbi's house

2019-12-29 22:09

An intruder stabbed and wounded five people at a rabbi's house in New York during a gathering to celebrate the Jewish festival of Hanukkah late on Saturday.

SA man convicted of massive scale fraud in the US - report

2019-12-15 12:27

South African "businessman" Eran Eyal has been convicted of defrauding investors of millions of dollars through three different investment schemes in the United States.

'I'm battling certain demons' - Hamilton reveals his struggles as he celebrates 6th title

2019-11-05 08:09

Lewis Hamilton was still celebrating with family and friends in New York on Monday after clinching his sixth Formula 1 world title and opening his heart at the United States grand prix.

Oil set for biggest weekly loss since July

2019-10-04 14:10

Oil headed for its biggest weekly decline since the middle of July as a streak of disappointing economic data from the US and elsewhere added to fears a global recession is coming.

JPMorgan hiring in Africa as more firms seek London listings

2019-07-18 08:19

JPMorgan is hiring in sub-Saharan Africa as the New York-based bank works with companies to list their shares in London despite Brexit uncertainty.

Facing measles outbreaks, New York bans religious vaccination exemptions

2019-06-15 07:51

Confronted with both serious measles outbreaks and a growing anti-vaccine movement, New York lawmakers voted Thursday to ban religious exemptions that would allow parents to circumvent school-mandated vaccination.

Uber set for stock market debut, looks for new investors

2019-05-10 17:26

While drivers protest for better rights, Uber aims to raise enough revenue to take them out of the cars altogether.

Attacker kills 1 woman, injures 2nd in NYC apartment

2019-04-21 12:06

Police say a woman was hacked to death and a second woman is being treated for stab wounds after a killer who may have used an axe attacked them inside a Brooklyn apartment.

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