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    New York plans huge August concert to celebrate post-Covid ‘rebirth’

    Agence France-Presse . New York | Updated at 11:01pm on June 08, 2021

    New York is planning to host a major concert in Central Park in August as a way to celebrate the city’s ‘rebirth’ following the Covid-19...

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    Equities rebound as jobs data quash rate hike fears

    Agence France-Presse . New York | Updated at 10:46pm on June 05, 2021

    Equity markets moved higher while the dollar fell on Friday after tepid job US growth numbers assuaged fears of a rapid reduction in stimulus measures and...

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    Posthumous DMX album a moving coda

    Agence France-Presse . New York | Updated at 11:15pm on May 29, 2021

    The rapper DMX was priming for a career comeback in the months before his shock death, ready to release his first studio album in nearly...

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    Hunting for mini artworks on New York’s streets

    Agence France-Presse . New York | Updated at 11:24pm on May 28, 2021

    Filmmaker Zack Obid trembles with excitement: he has just found a miniature work of art during a treasure hunt that an American artist organizes every...

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    US exchanges offer rich potential target for hackers

    Agence France-Presse . New York | Updated at 10:46pm on May 26, 2021

    Cyberattacks have long been seen as a threat to financial markets, but worries are becoming even more acute following a US pipeline hack that set...

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    NY prosecutors investigating ex-president Trump form grand jury

    Agence France-Presse . New York, United States | Updated at 12:23pm on May 26, 2021

    New York prosecutors have convened a grand jury that is expected to decide whether to indict former president Donald Trump, suggesting they may have found...

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    Lady Gaga opens up about rape, pregnancy at age 19

    Agence France-Presse . New York | Updated at 10:54pm on May 22, 2021

    US singer Lady Gaga said in a documentary out Friday that she was raped by a music producer and became pregnant at age 19, an...

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    US pipeline CEO pays $4.4m in ransom to hackers

    Agence France-Presse . New York | Updated at 09:27pm on May 19, 2021

    Colonial Pipeline paid $4.4 million in ransom to hackers after a cyberattack because it was ‘the right thing to do for the country,’ the company’s...

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    Trump Organisation faces criminal probe in NY state

    Agence France-Presse . New York | Updated at 03:26pm on May 19, 2021

    The Trump Organisation is being investigated in a ‘criminal capacity’, the New York state attorney general’s office said Tuesday, as prosecutors advance their probe into...

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    Amazon talks on acquiring MGM studios

    Agence France-Presse . New York | Updated at 07:54pm on May 18, 2021

    Amazon is in talks to acquire the fabled MGM studios, which would bolster the US tech giant’s ambitions in streaming media with James Bond, Rocky...