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Family of Chinese PM has hidden fortune: NYT
Family of Chinese PM has hidden fortune: NYT

Relatives of China's reformist premier have amassed huge riches during his tenure, according to a report Friday that came as the Communist Party prepares for a pivotal handover of power.

Family of Chinese PM has hidden fortune: NYT
"The Scream," Edvard Munch's eerie 1895 masterpiece. Photo courtesy of zazzle.com
Munch's iconic 'The Scream' goes on display in New York

"The Scream," Edvard Munch's eerie 1895 masterpiece which sold in May for $119.9 million, is on view for the first time since that record-breaking auction, at New York's Museum of Modern Art.

Munch's iconic 'The Scream' goes on display in New York
New York billionaire gives famed park $100 million
New York billionaire gives famed park $100 million

New York's famed Central Park saw a different kind of green Tuesday when a hedge fund billionaire made a $100 million donation, said to be the largest gift to a park of all time.

New York billionaire gives famed park $100 million
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Ice hockey: New York Rangers defenseman will play for Barys

Ryan McDonagh will be the third NHL player to arrive to Astana since the beginning of the NHL lockout.

Ice hockey: New York Rangers defenseman will play for Barys
Beverage groups sue over New York 'supersize' ban
Beverage groups sue over New York 'supersize' ban

A US beverage industry group and other businesses filed a lawsuit Friday against the administration of New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg seeking to block restrictions on sales of large soda drinks.

Beverage groups sue over New York 'supersize' ban
Sarkozy resurfaces at New York bank conference
Sarkozy resurfaces at New York bank conference

Five months after losing re-election, an unshaven French ex-president Nicolas Sarkozy appeared Thursday at a New York banking conference and reportedly said he looked forward to a "new life."

Sarkozy resurfaces at New York bank conference
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Denying girls school entrenches poverty: report

Millions of girls worldwide are condemned to lives of hardship because they don't go to school, an education gap that entrenches broader extreme poverty.

Denying girls school entrenches poverty: report
Sheryl Sandberg. ©REUTERS/Brian Snyder
Facebook tailoring ad services for businesses

Facebook's chief operating officer was in New York on Monday working to bolster investor confidence with assurances that the social network was intent on making money.

Facebook tailoring ad services for businesses
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New York sues JPMorgan over mortgage securities

The state of New York filed suit against JPMorgan Chase and its subsidiary JPMorgan Securities Monday over the allegedly fraudulent sales of mortgage-backed securities ahead of the US financial crisis.

New York sues JPMorgan over mortgage securities
New York, New York - Ahmadinejad bids farewell
New York, New York - Ahmadinejad bids farewell

Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said he would have fond memories of his annual trips to New York, as he wrapped up his last trip to the Big Apple as his country's leader.

New York, New York - Ahmadinejad bids farewell
Global warming slows down world economy: report
Global warming slows down world economy: report

Climate change caused by global warming is slowing down world economic output by 1.6 percent a year and will lead to a doubling of costs in the next two decades.

Global warming slows down world economy: report
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Man mauled by tiger at New York zoo

A man jumped off the Bronx Zoo monorail Friday and into the tiger enclosure, where he was savagely attacked and left in critical condition.

Man mauled by tiger at New York zoo
Yoko Ono. ©REUTERS/Brendan McDermid
Lennon widow Ono to give peace award to Pussy Riot

Yoko Ono, the artist and widow of Beatles musician and songwriter John Lennon, will bestow a peace award in the couple's name to Pussy Riot, the Russian punk rockers.

Lennon widow Ono to give peace award to Pussy Riot
One year on, at least 180 held in Occupy protests
One year on, at least 180 held in Occupy protests

Protesters from Occupy Wall Street hit New York City streets again Monday to mark their one-year anniversary, disrupting access to the stock exchange, as police detained more than 180 people.

One year on, at least 180 held in Occupy protests
Protesters blow whistles against New York police
Protesters blow whistles against New York police

New Yorkers blew whistles Thursday in protests against the police department's controversial stop-and-frisk policy aimed at getting guns off the streets.

Protesters blow whistles against New York police
Ralph Lauren journeys to Spain at NY fashion week
Ralph Lauren journeys to Spain at NY fashion week

Ralph Lauren took a whimsical journey to Spain on Thursday, while Francisco Costa for Calvin Klein went all-out with a structured, architectural look on the closing day of New York Fashion Week.

Ralph Lauren journeys to Spain at NY fashion week
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New York imposes partial ban on huge soda drinks

New York on Thursday became the first city in the United States to impose a limited ban on super-sized soda drinks blamed by Mayor Michael Bloomberg for fueling a national obesity crisis.

New York imposes partial ban on huge soda drinks
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US judge nixes terror detention law

A New York federal judge shot down part of a controversial anti-terror law Wednesday that journalists and scholars worry could see them locked up indefinitely for speaking their minds.

US judge nixes terror detention law
Designer Vivienne Tam (C) reacts backstage at the end of her Spring/Summer 2013 collection show at New York. ©REUTERS/Carlo Allegri
Vivienne Tam goes cutting edge at NY fashion week

Vivienne Tam embraced geometrical shapes in a very big way Wednesday for both her spring-summer 2013 collection and her brand-new jewelry line on show at New York fashion week.

Vivienne Tam goes cutting edge at NY fashion week
Ground Zero cancer victims to get compensation
Ground Zero cancer victims to get compensation

About 50 types of cancer have been added to the list of diseases eligible for coverage in a compensation program for people who became sick after the World Trade Center collapse on September 11, 2001.

Ground Zero cancer victims to get compensation