Manhattan News

  • Pandora Sued by Major Labels Over Pre-1972 Copyrights

    Updated 1 hour, 23 minutes ago

    Pandora Media Inc., the biggest Internet radio service, was sued by major record labels for failing to pay for using music recorded before 1972.

  • U.S. Reaches Accord Over Forfeited Properties Tied to Iran

    Updated 3 hours, 20 minutes ago

    A 36-story office tower in midtown Manhattan worth more than $500 million and six other properties will be sold to provide funds for terrorism-related judgments against the Iranian government under a settlement announced by the U.S.

  • GM South Africa Apartheid Suit Allowed by U.S. Judge

    General Motors Co., Ford Motor Co. and International Business Machines Corp. lost a bid to stop victims from suing them in U.S. for allegedly aiding the former apartheid regime in South Africa.

  • Rajat Gupta Agrees to Surrender to Prison on June 17

    Rajat Gupta, the former Goldman Sachs Group Inc. director convicted in a 2012 insider trading scheme tied to the Galleon Group LLC hedge fund, agreed to surrender to prison authorities on June 17 to begin a two-year sentence, a federal judge in Manhattan said.

  • NYC Transit Worker Contract Raises Wages, Not MTA Fares

    The Metropolitan Transportation Authority and the union representing New York City’s subway and bus workers agreed on a tentative contract that would raise wages by 8 percent over five years without fare increases.

  • A Fun Night Out for Under $200,000

    In "Tuesday Night Fever," Loot took you on the standard city-guide clubbing tour of New York. Here, we take a different kind of tour, with one of Manhattan's "Black Card promoters," to see how the nightlife elite roll.

  • Los Angeles Faces Decline as Employers Flee City’s Costs

    Frederic Scheer employed 70 people making plastic resins from plant starches in suburban Los Angeles until he calculated in 2010 that he could save $600,000 a year by moving Cereplast Inc. to the middle of Indiana.

  • Christie Rail Kill Misses Lowest Rates as N.J. Lags U.S.

    The moonscape highways around Fort Lee, New Jersey, have left cracked axles, bent rims and chunks of tire strewn across the lot at George Washington Bridge Towing. While the traffic jams Governor Chris Christie’s crew engineered here are gone, these broken vehicle parts show that the consequences of their boss’s economic choices endure.

  • MF Global Judge Narrows Customer Suit Alleging Fraud

    MF Global Holdings Ltd.’s independent directors won dismissal of nine claims, including fraud and violations of New York business law, in a lawsuit brought by a customer of the defunct brokerage company.

  • BMW’s All-Electric I3 Slips Easily Into New York State of Mind

    Automakers love concept cars and, as per usual, you’ll find an oddity or two at this week’s New York International Auto Show. Of those concept vehicles, few are unlikely to ever get off, or rather on, the ground.

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