Fresh Trouble as New York Imposes Curfew Amid Floyd Protests

In this article New York (AP) — New York City imposed an 11 p.m. curfew Monday as the nation’s biggest city tried to prevent another night of destruction amid protests over George Floyd’s death. With an 11 p.m. to 5 a.m. curfew, New York joined other cities around the country in imposing such measures after days of unrest. The limit […]

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Cuomo Says Protests Should Spark U.S. Ban on Excessive Force

Protests across the U.S. over the death of George Floyd should spark a national ban on excessive force by police officers, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo said. The Democratic governor said he will be talking to Mayor Bill de Blasio about a potential curfew in New York City, where there were reports of looting and some “disturbing” videos of police […]

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Sotheby’s to Sell $60 Million Bacon Painting in Virtual Auction

The art market will get its first big test since the pandemic began when Sotheby’s holds its evening sales of Impressionist, modern and contemporary art next month, headlined by a Francis Bacon triptych estimated at $60 million. The New York auctions, which will be streamed live on June 29, represent a break from a centuries-old tradition, the company said Friday. […]

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The Secret to Smith & Wollensky’s Iconic Steak Isn’t How You Cook It

Editor’s Note: As more people are working from home, Bloomberg Pursuits is running a weekly Lunch Break column that will highlight a notable recipe from new cookbooks and the hack that makes them genius.  Of all the dining experiences that people miss—countless, no doubt—one of the most singular, most impossible to recreate at home is a legitimate New York steakhouse. Although Peter Luger Steak […]

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New York Reports Lowest New Virus Deaths Since End of March

Sign up here for our daily coronavirus newsletter on what you need to know, and subscribe to our Covid-19 podcast for the latest news and analysis. New York reported the lowest number of new deaths from Covid-19 — 207 — since the end of March. Other indicators also began to show the virus outbreak nearing where it was at the […]

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New York’s Out-of-State Taxpayer Money Is Suddenly Up for Grabs

They’re friends, for now. Governors from New York, New Jersey, Connecticut and Pennsylvania have in recent weeks banded together as part of a regional initiative to coordinate reopening schools and businesses shuttered by the coronavirus outbreak. But with states and cities facing the worst fiscal crisis in decades, a little-noticed provision in New York’s tax law could leave billions of […]

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Cuomo Dares McConnell to Let States Seek Bankruptcy

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo dared U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to pass a bill allowing states to seek bankruptcy, saying it would signal to the stock market and other countries that the economy is flailing. “You want to send a signal to the markets that this nation is in real trouble? You want to send an international message […]

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