Most of the U.S. and southern Canada will start next week with higher-than-normal temperatures, including some of the largest cities in both countries, said Matt Rogers, president of Commodity Weather Group LLC.
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo reached a deal with lawmakers to license four Las Vegas-style casinos as a way to boost the upstate economy, according to a person familiar with the agreement. Voters will have the final say in November.
Intelligence and law enforcement agencies sought to fulfill their pledges of more transparency for classified U.S. surveillance initiatives, telling Congress the programs helped thwart more than 50 terrorist plots.
Paul Hastings LLP said Douglas Flaum has joined the firm as a partner in New York. He was previously at Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP, where he was head of the securities and shareholder litigation practice.
Next time you’re waiting three-deep at the bar for a table at Balthazar, consider Lafayette, a 10- minute walk uptown where the thinner (so far) crowds are happily sucking shrimp heads and quaffing $21 flutes of Billecart-Salmon Champagne.