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May consumer spending flat; incomes fall and prices jump

WASHINGTON (AP) - Consumer spending was flat in May while incomes dropped for a second month as the impact of the government's individual impact payments waned. Inflation, however, posted a sizable gain of 0.4%. Consumer spending was unchanged in May, a marked slowdown following gains of 0.9% in April and a 5% surge in March that had been fueled by distribution of payments of up to $1,400 per individual from a $1.9 trillion stimulus bill, the Commerce Department reported Friday.

dailymail.co.uk ,  12min 0
May consumer spending flat; incomes fall and prices jump

AP-NORC poll: Most say restrict abortion after 1st trimester

NEW YORK (AP) - A solid majority of Americans believe most abortions should be legal in the first three months of a woman´s pregnancy, but most say the procedure should usually be illegal in the second and third trimesters, according to a new poll. The poll comes just weeks after the U.S. Supreme Court agreed to hear a case involving a currently blocked Mississippi law that would ban abortions after 15 weeks of pregnancy, two weeks into the second trimester.

dailymail.co.uk ,  47min 0
AP-NORC poll: Most say restrict abortion after 1st trimester

Announcing the Student Energy Solutions Movement - $150 Million Youth-Led United Nations Energy Compact

NEW YORK, June 25, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Student Energy, New Energy Nexus, and the Government of Denmark announced the launch of the Student Energy Solutions Movement to world leaders and governments at the United Nations High-level dialogue on Energy, Ministerial Thematic Forums. This new, youth-led, global Energy Compact bridges the gap between motivation and action by directly funding and actively supporting the deployment of 10,000 youth-led clean energy projects by 2030.

prnewswire.co.uk ,  1h 0
Announcing the Student Energy Solutions Movement - $150 Million Youth-Led United Nations Energy Compact

Rudy Giuliani’s Pa. election lies are at the center of New York’s decision to suspend his law license

Of all the lies Rudy Giuliani told in his effort to overturn the 2020 presidential election results, it was the whoppers he spread seeking to undermine confidence in Pennsylvania’s vote that a New York court highlighted first in suspending his law license Thursday. The New York state appellate court cited his “demonstrably false and misleading statements” at all those events — and his continued spreading of misinformation about other states — in concluding Thursday that he posed an “immediate threat” to the credibility of his profession and democracy itself.

msn.com ,  1h 0
Rudy Giuliani’s Pa. election lies are at the center of New York’s decision to suspend his law license

The reading list of Lou Reed: His 12 favourite novels

The Lou Reed masterpiece ‘Street Hassle’ has more depth, near-tangible imagery and character than most novels can achieve in half a tree’s worth of pages. In many ways, the song was the realisation of a goal he always held in his songwriting: “To bring the sensitivities of the novel to rock music.”

faroutmagazine.co.uk ,  1h 0
The reading list of Lou Reed: His 12 favourite novels

Crisis deferred? Argentina's Paris Club deal trims IMF default risk

BUENOS AIRES/NEW YORK, June 25 (Reuters) - Argentina's deal with the Paris Club group of country lenders to defer $2 billion in payments until March next year should give the country breathing room in even more critical debt talks: its $45 billion negotiation with the International Monetary Fund.

dailymail.co.uk ,  2h 0
Crisis deferred? Argentina's Paris Club deal trims IMF default risk

Roberto Santibañez: What Americans Get Right About Mexican Food

The chef also shared why the current state of restaurant affairs isn’t as bad as we all think it is. It’s refreshing to speak with cookbook author and professional chef Roberto Santibañez, the man behind New York’s Fonda and DC’s Mi Vida.

huffpost.com ,  3h 0
Roberto Santibañez: What Americans Get Right About Mexican Food

Why Lin Manuel-Miranda’s wonderful In The Heights moved me to tears: Nick Ahad

Before Hamilton, I had never heard of Lin Manuel Miranda. These days I count myself as one of the man’s biggest fans. I’ve been in a state of some anticipation, then, about seeing the film of his pre-Hamilton hit musical In The Heights, which hit cinemas last week, telling the story of a Latino New York community.

yorkshirepost.co.uk ,  3h 0
Why Lin Manuel-Miranda’s wonderful In The Heights moved me to tears: Nick Ahad

One city 'ready to explode' as US murder rates surge in pandemic

ROCHESTER, N.Y., June 25 (Reuters) - Elijah Ross stood watch last Friday by the candles, flowers, liquor bottles and balloons at a memorial for his 31-year-old friend, Eric Ruise, among the latest victims of a murder spree gripping the city of Rochester, New York.

reuters.com ,  2h 1
One city 'ready to explode' as US murder rates surge in pandemic

New Yorkers fled to the Hamptons in 2020 – and sparked a major sewage crisis

Growing up in Southampton, Bryan McGowin spent his summers swimming in a beautiful local pond. Now in his 40s, McGowin won’t let his kids into the water. “If you drink that now, you will get sick,” said McGowin. Across the New York coastal community better known as the Hamptons, residents face perilously declining water quality, which has shut down recreation in many freshwater ponds.

theguardian.com ,  3h 0
New Yorkers fled to the Hamptons in 2020 – and sparked a major sewage crisis

NYC Pride ban on uniformed police reflects a deeper tension

NEW YORK (AP) — For decades, when LGBTQ people have gathered to take part in New York City’s annual Pride march, they’ve made their presence known with every color and type of clothing imaginable. But soon, there’s going to be something off-limits: police uniforms.

thespec.com ,  4h 0
NYC Pride ban on uniformed police reflects a deeper tension

Rihanna ‘denied entry to New York bar’ because she didn’t have ID

Viral video of the incident has been watched more than two million times Rihanna performs 'Wild Thoughts' with DJ Khaled at Grammys 2018 Social media users have reacted in amusement to a video that appears to show Rihanna being denied entry to a bar for not having ID. The artist, who has sold more than 250 million records worldwide, was seen attempting to enter a New York City bar with her boyfriend, A$AP Rocky.

independent.co.uk ,  4h 26
Rihanna ‘denied entry to New York bar’ because she didn’t have ID

World first operating system breakthrough puts quantum computing on a chip

The first quantum operating system is now available on a chip thanks to Cambridge-based quantum specialist Riverlane’s work with New York and London-based digital quantum company Seeqc. The sensational breakthrough is equivalent to the moment during the 1960s in traditional computing when computers shrunk from being room-sized to being sat on top of a desk.

cambridgeindependent.co.uk ,  4h 0
World first operating system breakthrough puts quantum computing on a chip

Jon Jones puts Francis Ngannou, Derrick Lewis and the rest of the heavyweight division on notice

Jon Jones has put Francis Ngannou, Derrick Lewis and the rest of the UFC heavyweight division on notice. Jones (26-1, 1 NC), 33, of Rochester, New York, has been hard at work in the gym as he bulks up for his highly-anticipated heavyweight debut after relinquishing his UFC light-heavyweight title.

givemesport.com ,  4h 0
Jon Jones puts Francis Ngannou, Derrick Lewis and the rest of the heavyweight division on notice

Sony Music HQ was warned about workplace culture at Australian label under Denis Handlin decades ago

The global Sony Music company was warned more than 20 years ago of serious complaints about the workplace culture at its Australian label overseen by its now sacked CEO Denis Handlin, Guardian Australia has learned. Former employees believe a culture of intimidating behaviour and alcohol abuse was effectively allowed to continue for another two decades at Sony Music Australia, before the head office in New York launched an investigation into its Sydney operations earlier this year.

theguardian.com ,  4h 1
Sony Music HQ was warned about workplace culture at Australian label under Denis Handlin decades ago

Neo-Nazi group name scrawled on New York George Floyd statue

A statue of George Floyd was defaced and marked with the name of a neo-Nazi group in New York, police said Thursday, less than a week after it was unveiled. Police officers said the nearly two-meter-tall monument to the 46-year-old Black man murdered by a police officer in May last year was found covered in paint on Thursday morning.

msn.com ,  5h 0
Neo-Nazi group name scrawled on New York George Floyd statue

Stephen Colbert Roasts Rudy Giuliani’s Legal Woes: 'The Dildos Have Come Home To Roost'

The "Late Show" host gets a lot of mileage out of the former New York mayor's latest drama. Stephen Colbert’s “Late Show” audience cheered the news that former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani’s law license had been suspended over the “false and misleading” election claims he made while representing former President Donald Trump.

huffpost.com ,  5h 0
Stephen Colbert Roasts Rudy Giuliani’s Legal Woes: 'The Dildos Have Come Home To Roost'

WNBA round-up: Chicago Sky down New York Liberty for franchise record seventh-straight win

Coverage of the WNBA continues on Sunday as the Las Vegas Aces host Seattle Storm on Sky Sports Arena from 8pm Kahleah Copper and Diamond DeShields each scored 18 points to lead the Chicago Sky to a comfortable 91-68 victory over the host New York Liberty on Thursday night. Chicago Sky 91 - 68 New York Liberty

skysports.com ,  5h 0
WNBA round-up: Chicago Sky down New York Liberty for franchise record seventh-straight win