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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.

Uber driver pleads guilty to kidnapping sleeping passenger

2019-03-12 09:25

A man who drove for Uber in New York City has pleaded guilty to kidnapping a woman who fell asleep inside his vehicle.


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.

Nissan celebrates 50 years of legendary roadsters with its new 2020 370Z

2019-04-17 09:33

A rather special 50th Anniversary Edition, inspired by legendary BRE 240Z race car, of Nissan's iconic roadster debuted at New York International Auto Show.

New York Mayor Bill De Blasio slams Amazon's 'abuse of corporate power'

2019-02-18 10:53

The world’s biggest online retailer in February abruptly canceled plans to establish a corporate campus in the city’s Queens borough amid a backlash from some residents and politicians over $3bn in financial incentives promised to the company by New York state.

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