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Bitcoin brings crypto to Wall Street

2017-12-11 04:39

Bitcoin has landed on Wall Street and although the exchange operator warned volume might be low - new futures typically take time to build a following - almost 600 contracts traded in the first hour.

NYC skyscraper-climbing daredevil gets probation

2017-11-01 13:03

A daredevil known for climbing skyscrapers and posting hair-raising images on social media has been sentenced to three years' probation for stunts on two Manhattan apartment buildings

NYC 'remains a target' - FBI says after bombing conviction

2017-10-17 15:26

Law enforcement officials are calling the swift conviction of a New Jersey man in a mostly botched bombing mission in New York City a victory but are urging continued vigilance

New Jersey man convicted in New York bombing that injured 30

2017-10-16 22:58

A federal jury has convicted a man of planting two bombs on New York City streets, including one that injured 30 people when it detonated.

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WATCH: Mugabe looking frail at UN General Assembly

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe (93) looked particularly frail after giving a speech at the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA). Watch.

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Cape Town, New York enter partnership agreement

2017-08-24 17:58

NYC & Company, the city of New York’s official destination marketing organisation and Cape Town Tourism now have a partnership to boost tourism.

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.

 

Road rage: Parking dispute leads to stabbing, car driven into crowd

2017-12-04 08:48

Police say a man angry about a parking dispute stabbed two people and then drove into a group of pedestrians along a New York City sidewalk.

World's most congested cities: Here's where SA ranks

2017-10-25 09:28

If you think traffic is bad in SA, you should count yourself lucky you don't drive in Los Angeles. Take a look at where Cape Town and Johannesburg rank among the world's most congested cities.

Tesla sacks hundreds of workers on Model 3 stall: source

2017-10-17 11:20

Tesla Motors, which recently missed its production target on the high-profile "Model 3," has dismissed hundreds of employees following annual performance reviews, a person familiar with the matter said.

DB11 Volante: Ultimate convertible Sports GT

2017-10-16 10:01

The most elegant of convertible Aston Martins begins a new chapter with the introduction of the eagerly-awaited DB11 Volante.

Clinton has 'no doubt' Trump team intersected with Russia

2017-09-13 06:44

Hillary Clinton, in her tell-all memoir about the 2016 presidential campaign, says she has "no doubt" that Donald Trump's associates helped Russia interfere in the US election.

Will skipping gears in a manual gearbox mess up your car?

2017-08-22 13:37

'Ultimately, manual transmissions are designed with flexibility in mind. Inherently they allow for choosing any gear at any time, but that doesn't necessarily mean you should.'

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.

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