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Manhattan (New York City)

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  • Ex-bin Laden ally turns key witness in U.S. terrorism cases

    Ex-bin Laden ally turns key witness in U.S. terrorism cases
    WASHINGTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) - A British shoe bomb-plotter-turned-government informant, who once conspired with Osama bin Laden, has become a key witness for U.S. prosecutors seeking to give American juries a taste of life inside al Qaeda, court...
  • Southland home prices surge but sales plummet

    Southland home prices surge but sales plummet
    Southern California home prices are surging as the spring buying season heats up, with the median price in March hitting $400,000 for the first time in six years. But a deeper look at the market reveals a recovery divided between the rich and everyone...
  • New hurricane forecast maps to show flood risk from storm surge

    ORLANDO, Florida (Reuters) - When the Atlantic hurricane season opens June 1, national forecasters will roll out a new feature: color-coded and broadcast-ready maps to graphically show the potential for flooding from storm surges. "We are not a storm...
  • Tribeca 2014: Film festival focused on simplicity, stability

    Tribeca 2014: Film festival focused on simplicity, stability
    NEW YORK — Since it was founded 12 years ago, the Tribeca Film Festival has sometimes swerved between identities like a barfly at happy hour, exuberant but hardly always clear. The festival looks to change that this time around. Tribeca has...
  • Los Angeles Movies Surge 24.2%, TV Slides 9.2% in 1st Quarter

    Movies filmed on location in the Los Angeles area surged 24.2% in the first quarter to 1,588 permitted days while TV activity slid 9.2% to 4,624. Permitting agency FilmL.A. issued the the report Tuesday, which showed a 1% decline in overall production to...
  • Manhattan Beach Studios Evacuated Due to Bomb Threat

    A bomb threat has forced the evacuation of the Manhattan Beach Studios Media Campus, the sprawling facility formerly known as Raleigh Studios in Manhattan Beach, Calif. The police department set up a perimeter around the 1600 block of Rosecrans Avenue as...
  • Gary Olson: Businesses recognize they can profit from climate change

    A recent Bloomberg View headline reads, "Profit from global warming or get left behind." In his new book, "Windfall: The Booming Business of Global Warming," veteran journalist McKenzie Funk traveled the globe for six years, following the money in 24...
  • MBS Media Campus evacuates Manhattan Beach studio over bomb scare

    MBS Media Campus, formerly known as Manhattan Beach Studios, evacuated its staff Tuesday morning after receiving a bomb threat, a spokesman for the studio said. Mike Newport, a spokesman for MBS Media Campus, said the Manhattan Beach studio evacuated...
  • New York court advances lawsuit against Martha Stewart Living on pet products

    New York court advances lawsuit against Martha Stewart Living on pet products
    A lawsuit claiming Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia Inc tried to undercut a business partner's relationship with pet products retailer PetSmart Inc can proceed, a New York state judge ruled on Monday. Age Group Ltd in July 2009 entered into a four-year...
  • N.Y. Auto Show: Land Rover debuts new Discovery line of SUVs

    N.Y. Auto Show: Land Rover debuts new Discovery line of SUVs
    Sitting on the deck of the aircraft carrier Intrepid in Manhattan on Monday night, Land Rover’s Discovery Concept SUV previewed much more than just a future vehicle from the historically British brand. It signified a major reorganization for...
  • Sharon Randall: Waiting for the son rise

    The message was brief. I read it twice: "Hey, Mom, can I come see you guys this weekend?" I wrote back, "Yippee!" Then I called the boy to get the plan. He had stuff to do before leaving town, he said, but hoped to make it in time for dinner. I...