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Realty ONE Group Hits Big Milestones in 2018, Predicts Even Stronger New Year

  LAGUNA NIGUEL, CALIF./ JANUARY 03, 2019 (STL.News) Realty ONE Group, the nation’s fifth-largest independent real estate brand, is pleased to announce another year of record-breaking milestones that include international expansion, growth in the brand’s franchise network and recognition for the company’s executives and workplace culture. “2018 was the year we made noise and opened … Continue reading Realty ONE Group Hits Big Milestones in 2018, Predicts Even Stronger New Year

NEW YORK | Throngs packing into Times Square for rainy New Year’s Eve

NEW YORK — Revelers in New York’s Times Square are contending with rain drops and a bit of price gouging ahead of the New Year’s Eve ball drop. Monday’s rainy, but mild weather saw some people paying up to $10 for the kind of plastic ponchos that sell for less than $2 at Walmart. Larissa … Continue reading NEW YORK | Throngs packing into Times Square for rainy New Year’s Eve

NEW YORK | 2 million in Times Square for New Year’s? Experts say no way

NEW YORK  — Officials frequently say that as many as 2 million people will pack New York City‘s Times Square for New Year’s Eve. But is it possible? Crowd-size experts say no way. Crowd science professor G. Keith Still says the real Times Square ball drop crowd likely has fewer than 100,000 people. Nevertheless, city … Continue reading NEW YORK | 2 million in Times Square for New Year’s? Experts say no way

Launched at Times Square, Suzhou IFS to attract global investors

  NEW YORK/ Dec. 10, 2018 (STL.News) Developed by The Wharf (Holdings) Limited, Suzhou IFS, the tallest building in China’s Jiangsu Province, recently launched itself onto the global stage at New York’s Times Square, the “Crossroads of the World.” As one of the few top assets available for sale globally, the building has attracted the … Continue reading Launched at Times Square, Suzhou IFS to attract global investors

NEW YORK | Protesters nationwide seek to protect Russia investigation

NEW YORK— Protesters have converged in cities nationwide to call for the protection of special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into potential coordination between Russia and President Donald Trump’s campaign. Several hundred demonstrators gathered Thursday in New York’s Times Square and chanted slogans including “Hands off Mueller” and “Nobody’s above the law” before marching downtown. They … Continue reading NEW YORK | Protesters nationwide seek to protect Russia investigation

NEW YORK | Hundreds demonstrate to protect Russia investigation

NEW YORK — A protest in New York City has drawn several hundred people calling for the protection of special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into potential coordination between Russia and President Donald Trump’s campaign. The protesters gathered in Times Square on Thursday night and chanted slogans including “Hands off Mueller” and “Nobody’s above the law” … Continue reading NEW YORK | Hundreds demonstrate to protect Russia investigation

MANILA, Philippines | Manila court OKs US request for terror suspect’s extradition

MANILA, Philippines — A Philippine court has granted a U.S. government request for the extradition of a Filipino doctor suspected by U.S. authorities of being an Islamic State group sympathizer and plotting bombings and shootings at New York City concert venues, subway stations and Times Square. Presiding Judge Rosalyn Mislos-Loja granted the U.S. request in … Continue reading MANILA, Philippines | Manila court OKs US request for terror suspect’s extradition

WASHINGTON | The center of the Milky Way is teeming with black holes

WASHINGTON | April 4, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) A stronomers have discovered that the center of our galaxy is teeming with black holes, sort of like a Times Square for strange super gravity objects. For decades, scientists theorized that circling in the center of galaxies were lots of stellar black holes . Those are collapsed giant stars where … Continue reading WASHINGTON | The center of the Milky Way is teeming with black holes

Mariah Carey makes it through Times Square set unscathed

NEW YORK/January 1, 2018   (AP)(STL.News) —Happy New Year, Mariah Carey. The pop singer made it through her performance on “Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest” cleanly this year after bungling it last year. She sang her 1990s hits “Vision of Love” and “Hero” on Sunday night in Times Square, where revellers braved frigid temperatures … Continue reading Mariah Carey makes it through Times Square set unscathed

The Latest: Times Square New Year ‘a beautiful experience’

NEW YORK  /December 31, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — The Latest on the New Year’s Eve celebration in New York’s Times Square (all times local): 12:20 a.m. New Year’s reveler Colleen Keenan says the celebration in frigid Times Square is “a beautiful experience” and “there’s nothing like it.” Kennan and her son braved temperatures of only 10 … Continue reading The Latest: Times Square New Year ‘a beautiful experience’

Crystal ball drops in frigid Times Square to mark 2018

NEW YORK /December 31, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — The glittering crystal ball dropped with a burst of confetti and dazzling fireworks as revelers rang in 2018 in frigid Times Square — the second-coldest celebration there on record. It was only 10 degrees Fahrenheit (minus 12 Celsius) in the city, and the celebration was less crowded than … Continue reading Crystal ball drops in frigid Times Square to mark 2018

The Latest: Mariah Carey makes it through Times Square set

NEW YORK /December 31, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — The Latest on the New Year’s Eve celebration in New York’s Times Square (all times local): 11:50 p.m. Mariah Carey has made it through her set on “Dick Clark‘s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest” this year after bungling it last year. Carey had technical difficulties during … Continue reading The Latest: Mariah Carey makes it through Times Square set

Throngs expected for flashy, frigid Times Square ball drop

NEW YORK/December 31, 2017  (AP)(STL.News) —New Yorkers, celebrity entertainers and tourists from around the world will pack into Times Square on Sunday for what’s expected to be a flashy but frigid start to the new year. Revelers are likely to begin lining up in the bitter cold in the early afternoon, hours ahead of when the city … Continue reading Throngs expected for flashy, frigid Times Square ball drop

Recent deadly attacks mean tight security for NYC New Year’s

NEW YORK/December 29,2017(AP)(STL.News) — Police are promising a bigger security detail than ever before in Times Square for this year’s New Year’s Eve celebration, which will cap off a year that saw a number of deadly attacks, including a vehicle rampage at the very spot where revelers will ring in 2018. In addition to its … Continue reading Recent deadly attacks mean tight security for NYC New Year’s

The Latest: NYPD commissioner: Pipe bomb was terror-related

NEW YORK/December 11, 2017 (AP)(STL.NEWS) — The Latest on the explosion in Manhattan in an underground passageway (all times local): 9:45 a.m. Police Commissioner James O’Neill says the device that exploded in the New York City subway was a terror-related incident. A 27-year-old man had a crude pipe bomb strapped to him and it went off … Continue reading The Latest: NYPD commissioner: Pipe bomb was terror-related