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NEW YORK | It’s high times for soaring marijuana stocks on Wall Street

NEW YORK — Reefer Madness has gripped Wall Street. Investors are craving marijuana stocks as Canada prepares to legalize pot next month, leading to giant gains for Canada-based companies listed on U.S. exchanges. Some experts are concerned that the ending will be a buzzkill. Billions of dollars have poured into the stocks in the last … Continue reading NEW YORK | It’s high times for soaring marijuana stocks on Wall Street

NEW YORK | Judge, Chapman work out, could return to Yankees this week

NEW YORK —Yankees slugger Aaron  Judge had 11 at-bats in a simulated game and New York closer Aroldis Chapman threw 22 pitches, perhaps the last steps before both are cleared to return to full action. The team said Judge faced right-handers A.J. Cole and Chance Adams along with minor league left-hander Phillip Diehl at Yankee … Continue reading NEW YORK | Judge, Chapman work out, could return to Yankees this week

New York News: New York State Cemetery Board to Meet Tuesday, September 18 2018

ALBANY, NY – Members of the New York State Cemetery Board will meet on Tuesday, September 18, 2018 at 9:00 a.m. at the Department of State offices in downtown Albany. Tentative agenda items include pending legislation and rules and regulations, cemetery applications requiring Cemetery Board review, vandalism report and other items.  The public is welcome … Continue reading New York News: New York State Cemetery Board to Meet Tuesday, September 18 2018

NEW YORK’ | Green Book’ wins audience award at Toronto Film Festival

NEW YORK— Peter Farrelly‘s crowd-pleasing Deep South road trip movie “Green Book” won the Toronto International Film Festival’s audience award on Sunday, putting it on an envious path to the Oscars. Toronto’s People’s Choice Award is one of the most closely watched of the fall festival circuit because it often corresponds with awards-season success. In … Continue reading NEW YORK’ | Green Book’ wins audience award at Toronto Film Festival

NEW YORK | 2 dancers fired by NYC Ballet over nude photo accusations

NEW YORK — Two dancers were fired from the New York City Ballet on Saturday amid accusations that they were part of a ring of male dancers who inappropriately shared nude photos and videos of women. The ballet company said principal dancers Amar Ramasar and Zachary Catarazo, as well as a third dancer, Chase Finlay, … Continue reading NEW YORK | 2 dancers fired by NYC Ballet over nude photo accusations

NEW YORK | Saints’ Onyemata fined $40.1K for 2 roughing passer calls

NEW YORK  — Two illegal hits cost David Onyemata more than he made for playing in New Orleans’ season opener. The Saints defensive tackle was fined $40,108 by the NFL on Friday for two roughing-the-passer calls — $20,054 for each of the penalties — in a 48-40 loss to Tampa Bay last Sunday. The first … Continue reading NEW YORK | Saints’ Onyemata fined $40.1K for 2 roughing passer calls

LAS VEGAS | Serena Williams talks fashion, not fouls at Las Vegas event

LAS VEGAS — Tennis star Serena Williams talked about her fashion business, not tennis fouls during an appearance before a business convention in Las Vegas. The 23-time Grand Slam champion said not a word Friday about gender equality in sports or an argument she had last weekend with the chair umpire at her U.S. Open … Continue reading LAS VEGAS | Serena Williams talks fashion, not fouls at Las Vegas event