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NEW YORK | US stock indexes fall further as technology slump continues

NEW YORK— U.S. stocks are mixed Monday as technology companies continue to slump and the Commerce Department said retail sales remained sluggish in September. The S&P 500 and other major U.S. indexes are coming off their worst week since late March as investors worry about rising interest rates and trade tensions between the U.S. and … Continue reading NEW YORK | US stock indexes fall further as technology slump continues

NEW YORK | New York’s Cuomo blasts Trump, Republicans in protest clash

NEW YORK — Gov. Andrew Cuomo questioned Sunday why state Republicans would have invited the founder of a far-right group to speak in Manhattan, and he blamed them and President Donald Trump for violent clashes that took place after the speech. In a conference call with reporters, the Democratic governor called the invitation to Proud … Continue reading NEW YORK | New York’s Cuomo blasts Trump, Republicans in protest clash

NEW YORK | Knicks waive Joakim Noah after just 2 seasons

NEW YORK — Joakim Noah’s disappointing Knicks career is over after just two seasons. Unable to find a trade, the Knicks waived the 33-year-old center Saturday with two years and $37.8 million remaining on his contract. Noah had been away from the team since clashing with former coach Jeff Hornacek last season, when he appeared … Continue reading NEW YORK | Knicks waive Joakim Noah after just 2 seasons

NEW YORK | Views are mixed on hate crime law named for Matthew Shepard

NEW YORK— Twenty years after Matthew Shepard’s death , the federal hate crimes law bearing his name is viewed with mixed feelings by LGBT and anti-violence organizations that lobbied over nearly a decade for its passage. President Barack Obama signed the Matthew Shepard and James Byrd Jr. Hate Crimes Prevention Act into law on Oct. … Continue reading NEW YORK | Views are mixed on hate crime law named for Matthew Shepard

NEW YORK | Tech stock rally helps snap losing streak as rough week ends

NEW YORK  — Stocks rebounded Friday, clawing back some of the week’s steep losses, but the turbulent trading of the last few days left no doubt that the relative calm the markets enjoyed all summer had been shattered. Major U.S. indexes ended the week down about 4 percent, their worst weekly loss in six months. … Continue reading NEW YORK | Tech stock rally helps snap losing streak as rough week ends

NEW YORK | Facebook: Hackers accessed personal data from 29M accounts

NEW YORK — Facebook says hackers accessed a wide swath of information — ranging from emails and phone numbers to more personal details like sites visited and places checked into — from millions of accounts as part of a security breach the company disclosed two weeks ago. Twenty-nine million accounts had some form of information … Continue reading NEW YORK | Facebook: Hackers accessed personal data from 29M accounts