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Turkey shocked over banker's arrest in New York.

The arrest of the vice president for Turkey's state-owned Halkbank in New York has stunned Ankara and when the shock wears off, it will likely have complex implications for US-Turkish relations.

- Al-Monitor - EG

China's Anbang Insurance and Trump adviser Kushner end talks on NY tower as conflicts cited.

China’s Anbang Insurance Group and a company owned by the family of US President Donald Trump’s son-in-law Jared Kushner have ended talks to redevelop a Manhattan office tower, a deal that had drawn scrutiny from lawmakers citing ethics concerns. “Kushner Companies is no longer in discussions with Anbang ...

- South China Morning Post - HK

Satellite galaxies at edge of Milky Way coexist with dark matter.

Research conducted by scientists at Rochester Institute of Technology rules out a challenge to the accepted standard model of the universe and theory of how galaxies form by shedding new light on a problematic structure.

- PhysOrg - NL

Benched legal analyst returns to Fox, stands by story.

NEW YORK " Fox News Channel legal analyst Andrew Napolitano returned to the air Wednesday, saying he stood by his claim about spying on President Donald Trump that got him benched by the network for more than a week.Napolitano...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

After Note 7 nightmare, Samsung launches Galaxy S8.

NEW YORK - Samsung Electronics Co Ltd unveiled its Galaxy S8 flagship smartphone as it battles to regain the market leadership it lost to Apple Inc after the embarrassing withdrawal of the fire-prone Note 7s.

- BangkokPost - TH

Supreme Court throws out ruling that upheld NY credit card law.

The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday threw out a ruling that upheld a New York law barring retailers from charging more to buy with credit, sending the case back to a lower court to decide as a free speech issue not as pricing regulation. The merchants that challenged the law argued it violated their free speech rights under ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Kushner, Anbang end talks to redevelop Manhattan office tower.

Kushner Companies, the real estate firm formerly headed by President Donald Trump's son-in-law, said it has dropped out of talks to redevelop its flagship New York office tower with China's Anbang Insurance Group . The two companies, which had been in advanced talks according to media reports, both agreed to end the ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Ex-Christie associate gets two years in prison in 'Bridgegate' scandal.

By Joseph Ax NEWARK, N.J. - A former associate of New Jersey Governor Chris Christie was sentenced on Wednesday to two years in prison for his role in the "Bridgegate" lane closure scandal that played a part in torpedoing the Republican's White House ambitions. Bill Baroni, 45, the former deputy executive director of the ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Man charged over threats against Jewish groups to appear in court.

Juan Thompson, 31, was arrested in St. Louis earlier this month and has been brought to New York, according to federal prosecutors in Manhattan. Prosecutors say Thompson used fake email accounts to impersonate his ex-girlfriend when he sent the bomb threats.

- Yahoo! News - US

Heroin use, addiction up sharply among U.S. whites: study.

By Patricia Reaney NEW YORK - Heroin use in the United States has risen five-fold in the past decade and dependence on the drug has more than tripled, with the biggest jumps among whites and men with low incomes and little education, researchers said on Wednesday. Whites aged 18 to 44 accounted for the biggest rise in ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Wells Fargo to pay $110 million to settle fake account suit.

Wells Fargo to pay $110 million to settle fake account suitNEW YORK - Wells Fargo has agreed to pay $110 million to settle a class-action lawsuit over up to 2 million accounts its employees opened for customers without getting their permission, the b        

- USA TODAY - US

NYC police investigate apparent suicide with Madoff link

NEW YORK — The New York Police Department is investigating the apparent suicide of a hedge fund partner whose former firm invested with...

- Townhall.com - US

Introducing the Startup Spotlight at TC Disrupt NY

TechCrunch Disrupt NY is around the corner, and with it we're introducing a brand new way for startups to get their moment in the sun on our main stage. You're probably familiar with our fireside chats , last year we spoke one-on-one with USV's Fred Wilson, Uber's David Plouffe, Facebook's Stan Chudnovsky, Soledad O'Brien, ...

- TechCrunch - US

10K sign petition opposing parole for Brinks getaway driver

Nearly 10,000 people have signed a petition urging the New York state Parole Board to deny the release of an ex-radical who drove a getaway car in the 1981 Brinks armored car robbery that left three dead.

- FOX News - US

Windows update will bring 3-D, game tools and less clutter

NEW YORK " A major update to Microsoft's Windows 10 system will start reaching consumers and businesses on April 11, offering 3-D drawing tools, game-broadcasting capabilities and better ways to manage your web browsing.This...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Investment from China in Kushner Manhattan property is off

NEW YORK " Talks with a Chinese company seeking a stake in a Fifth Avenue skyscraper owned by the family of Jared Kushner are over.The Kushner Cos. confirmed Wednesday that negotiations with Anbang Insurance Group to help fund...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Samsung's Galaxy S8 phone aims to dispel the Note 7 debacle

NEW YORK " Samsung seems to be playing it safe with its first major smartphone since the embarrassing recall of its fire-prone Note 7.The Galaxy S8 features a larger display than its predecessor, the Galaxy S7, and sports a...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Trump's budget priorities set small businesses strategizing

NEW YORK " The priorities laid out in President Donald Trump's budget message have some small business owners strategizing how they might benefit from a big boost in defense spending, and others thinking about how to make up...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Toshiba's nuke unit files for bankruptcy

JAPAN’S embattled Toshiba Corp said yesterday that its US nuclear unit Westinghouse Electric Co has filed for bankruptcy protection, marking a key step in its struggles to stop the flow of massive red ink. Toshiba said in a statement that it filed the Chapter 11 petition in the US Bankruptcy Court of New York. The ...

- Shanghai Daily - CN

Live like a Russian billionaire in this over-the-top Long Island mansion, which is back on the market for $85 million

Dan MilsteinWhether you want to relive the glamor of the Roaring '20s or just want to see what life is like for a Russian billionaire, this $85 million property on New York's Long Island has got you covered. First built in 1928, this eight-acre Long Island estate has all of the modern luxuries you would hope to get in a ...

- Business Insider - US

The startup that teaches you how to cook, Blue Apron, has hired bankers for an IPO in 2017

Blue ApronSAN FRANCISCO - Blue Apron, the biggest U.S. meal kit company, has hired investment bankers to lead its 2017 initial public offering, according to people familiar with the matter. Blue Apron's IPO is coming as competition heats up in the meal kit industry, with companies delivering fresh ingredients and recipes to ...

- Business Insider - US

Architects designed this skyscraper attached to an asteroid to get around building restrictions

Clouds Architecture Office Manhattan is packed with towers, but the city still has height restrictions in various neighborhoods. As a way to get around these mandates, New York firm Clouds Architecture Office has proposed an outlandish skyscraper that would hang from cables attached to an asteroid. Since the tower wouldn't ...

- Business Insider - US

David Bowie's former New York condo is for sale for $6.5 million, and his personal piano is included

Corcoron/APSure, a piano is always a nice touch, especially in a classic Central Park South condo like this. But when that piano belonged to none other than the late David Bowie, that certainly changes things. First spotted by the Post, the Essex House apartment that he and wife Iman lived in from 1992 to 2002 has hit the ...

- Business Insider - US

Apple: Samsung's Next Won't Derail 'iPhone the Great,' Says Drexel

As mentioned yesterday, gadget fans today are looking forward to Samsung Electronics's latest Unpacked' fiesta, at New York's Lincoln Center, starting at 11 am, Eastern, where the company is expected to unveil its newest flagship smartphone, a Galaxy S8.' My colleague Emily Bary will be on hand at the event, and will have ...

- Barrons - US

Tech Today: Amazon's New High, Samsung's New Thing, Intel's New Transistors

Here are some things going on today in your world of tech: The technorati are awaiting Samsung Electronics's latest Unpacked' fiesta, at New York's Lincoln Center, starting at 11 am, Eastern, where the company is expected to unveil its newest flagship smartphone, a Galaxy S8.' Shares of Amazon  have hit a new all-time ...

- Barrons - US

'Five Came Back' and changed Hollywood's depiction of war

NEW YORK - William Wyler lost his hearing, George Stevens never made another comedy, and John Huston suffered what is now known as Post Traumatic Stress Disorder after years of filming scenes of death and destruction.

- Reuters - US

Two black women sue Fox News executive, network for racial harassment

- Two black employees of Fox News have accused a white executive of racial harassment and the cable network of ignoring their claims of discrimination in a lawsuit filed in New York City.

- Reuters - US

Toyota preps FT-4X off-road concept for New York

Filed under: New York Auto Show,Toyota,SUV,Off-Road What does "Four Wheeling. Scene Stealing" mean?Continue reading Toyota preps FT-4X off-road concept for New York Toyota preps FT-4X off-road concept for New York originally appeared on Autoblog on Wed, 29 Mar 2017 10:25:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds. ...

- Autoblog - US

Pakistan halts extradition of US man accused of New York terror plot

President Donald Trump has "biased and prejudiced policy against the Muslims," father of accused says in petition

- CBS NEWS - US

Women's national team ends boycott after securing historic contract from USA Hockey

How the USWNT won.United States' Jocelyne Lamoureux celebrates her goal against Sweden with teammate Kelli Stack during the second period of a Four Nations Cup women's third-place hockey game on Saturday, Nov. 9, 2013, in Lake Placid, N.Y. CREDIT: AP Photo/Mike GrollHistory has been made. Fifteen months after negotiations ...

- ThinkProgress - US

Pakistan halts extradition of US man accused of terror plot

A defense lawyer says a Pakistani court has temporarily barred the extradition of a U.S. citizen of Pakistani origin accused of planning a terrorist attack in New York with help from the Islamic State group.

- FOX News - US

Trump says 6 words to Chuck Schumer, the first in over 2 months

President Trump spoke six words to New York Sen. Chuck Schumer on Tuesday night, marking the first verbalization between the pair in over two months, Politico reports. "Chuck? I see Chuck. Hello, Chuck," Trump called out at a White House reception for the Senate. While Trump once raved about his "good relationship" with ...

- The Week - US

US Ambassador: UN Aiding 'Corrupt' Government in Congo

U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley on Wednesday accused the world body of aiding a "corrupt" government in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Haley, speaking at the Council of Foreign Relations in New York, said the U.N. peacekeeping mission is "mandated to partner with the government." "In other words, the ...

- Voice of America - US

Supreme Court: State's Restriction On Credit Card Surcharges Is A Free Speech Regulation

The U.S. Supreme Court has determined that a New York state law barring merchants from adding credit card surcharges is indeed a state regulation on businesses' free expression. However, whether that law goes so far as to violate the First Amendment is a matter still to be decided. Under this particular New York law, ...

- The Consumerist - US

Investment from China in Kushner Manhattan property is off

NEW YORK — Talks with a Chinese company seeking a stake in a Fifth Avenue skyscraper owned by the family of Jared Kushner are over.

- Billings Gazette - US

Supreme Court orders new look at 'swipe fees' law

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court is ordering a lower court to take a new look at a New York law that prohibits businesses from imposing fees on credit-card purchases.

- Billings Gazette - US

Human rights activist Nadia Murad writing memoir

NEW YORK — Nadia Murad, the human rights activist who survived the murderous reign of ISIS, is working on a book.

- Billings Gazette - US

Car FDR used while governor of NY is being repaired by state

ALBANY, N.Y. — A state-owned car used by Franklin D. Roosevelt while governor of New York is heading into the shop for some repairs.

- Billings Gazette - US

Trump ally Giuliani hired for case touching Turkey, Iran

New York's permanent nexus of big money and major criminal cases now becomes part of a broader landscape of presidential and world politics.

- Newsday - US

U.S. envoy says U.N. aiding 'corrupt' Congo government

NEW YORK, - The U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, Nikki Haley, said on Wednesday that U.N. peacekeepers in the Democratic Republic of Congo are aiding a government that is “corrupt and preys on its citizens.” “The U.N.

- Stabroek News - GY

When is terrorism called 'terrorism'?

A little before midnight on Monday, March 20, James Harris Jackson, a white Army veteran from Maryland, set upon a stranger on a New York City...

- Townhall.com - US

Samsung's Galaxy S8 phone aims to dispel the Note 7 debacle

NEW YORK — Samsung seems to be playing it safe with its first major smartphone since the embarrassing recall of its fire-prone Note 7.The...

- Townhall.com - US

Investment from China in Kushner Manhattan property is off

NEW YORK " Talks with a Chinese company seeking a stake in a Fifth Avenue skyscraper owned by the family of Jared Kushner are over.Negotiations with Anbang Insurance to help fund redevelopment of the Kushner Cos.' struggling...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

How to lose friends and 'exfoliate' people — Trump's son-in-law, Jared Kushner, is caught between 2 worlds, and his friends are cutting ties

Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images Signing up to carry out Donald Trump's vision of America has come at a cost to many of the president's closest allies. Some have found it a constant struggle to balance their reputations and their newfound access to power. Perhaps no one knows this better than Trump's son-in-law, Jared ...

- Business Insider - US

Here's how a self-described 'couch potato' trained to finish the NYC marathon

Here's how self-described "couch potato" Joel Cohen trained to finish the NYC marathon. He chronicles his training journey and best tips and tricks for regular, non-runners to attempt marathon running in his new book "How to Lose a Marathon". Following is a transcript of the video. Before I even started running, most of my ...

- Business Insider - US

Ford is giving GT owners 5 ways to drive its $400,000 supercar

Hollis JohnsonThe production version of the Ford GT, a $400,000 supercar, is beginning to make its way to some lucky first owners. The automaker won the 24 Hours of Le Mans with the GT race-car in 2016 and is making only 250 production GTs a year through 2020. Like all modern supercars, the GT will have multiple drive ...

- Business Insider - US

Live like a Russian billionaire in this over-the-top Long Island mansion, which is back on the market for $85 million

Dan MilsteinWhether you want to relive the glamour of the Roaring Twenties or just want to see what life is like for a Russian billionaire, this $85 million propertyon New York's Long Island has got you covered. First built in 1928, this eight-acre Long Island estate has all of the modern luxuries you would hope to get ...

- Business Insider - US

Irritating food hurts TSA agents at New York airport: media

- Three Transportation Security Administration agents suffered minor eye injuries on Wednesday at New York's LaGuardia Airport after they were exposed to an irritating food product while inspecting a carry-on bag, local media reported.

- Yahoo! News - US

Christie associates to be sentenced for New Jersey bridge scandal

Two former associates of New Jersey Governor Chris Christie were scheduled to be sentenced on Wednesday for their roles in the "Bridgegate" lane closure scandal that played a part in torpedoing the Republican's White House ambitions. Bridget Kelly, 44, a former deputy chief of staff to Christie, and Bill Baroni, 45, the ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Kushner Family, China's Anbang End Talks Over Manhattan Real Estate Deal

Anbang had discussed investing more than $400 million to redevelop an office tower owned by Kushner Companies — a deal that raised ethical concerns.

- NPR - US

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