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Uber Drivers Call for Strike in New York
NEW YORK (AP) — Uber drivers in New York City may end up taking their beef against the online ride hailing service to the streets. They are calling for a strike to protest a move by the company to slash fares. The drivers say the 15-percent cut will take a deep cut out of their cut for using t…
Now the Food Truck Awards
NEW YORK (AP) — A New York grilled-cheese food truck whose proceeds go to help formerly incarcerated youths has won the top Vendy award for best street fare.
The Street Vendor Project sponsors the annual event. It announced this year's Vendy Cup winner is Snowday, a truck specializing in g…
Yoko Ono Wants to Make a Big Peace Sign
NEW YORK (AP) — Yoko Ono is hoping to set a new world record by creating the world's largest peace sign to mark John Lennon's birthday. Rolling Stone reports Ono is hoping to get 6,000 to 10,000 people in New York's Central Park on October 6 to make a human peace sign...
It’s Day Two at the U.S. Open
NEW YORK (AP) — Second seed Roger Federer and No. 3 Andy Murray were among the winners during Day 2 at the U.S. Open. Second seed Simona Halep advanced on the women's side, as did fourth seed Caroline Wozniacki and No. 5 Petra Kvitova...
NYPD Steps Up Patrols in Times Square
NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Police Department is creating a new unit to patrol Times Square amid growing complaints over panhandling costumed characters and topless women.
Chief of Department James O'Neill says officials will recruit 50 additional officers to the Crossroads of the World, …