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Amazon's exit could scare off tech companies from New York

Amazon's exit could scare off tech companies from New York

NEW YORK — Amazon jilted New York City on Valentine's Day, scrapping plans to build a massive headquarters campus in Queens amid fierce opposition from politicians angry about nearly $3 billion in tax breaks and the company's anti-union stance.
AP Interview: Maduro reveals secret meetings with US envoy

AP Interview: Maduro reveals secret meetings with US envoy

CARACAS, Venezuela — A month into Venezuela's high-stakes political crisis, President Nicolas Maduro revealed in an Associated Press interview that his government has held secret talks with the Trump administration.
A few feel-good moments to remember from NY Fashion Week

A few feel-good moments to remember from NY Fashion Week

NEW YORK — Fashion Week has ended in New York, leaving a trail of sequins and feathers, worn-out stilettos and blisters and traffic jams. But sometimes, fashion feels good: there were some moments of genuine, happy emotion.
Chicago police, Fox dispute reports about Smollett attack

Chicago police, Fox dispute reports about Smollett attack

Chicago police said Thursday night that local media reports that the attack against "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett was a hoax are unconfirmed.
Congress OKs border deal; Trump will sign, declare emergency

Congress OKs border deal; Trump will sign, declare emergency

WASHINGTON — Congress lopsidedly approved a border security compromise Thursday that would avert a second painful government shutdown, but a new confrontation was ignited — this time over President Donald Trump's plan to bypass lawmakers and declare
Storm creates chaos in California with flooding, mudslides

Storm creates chaos in California with flooding, mudslides

SAUSALITO, Calif.
Car bomb kills at least 33 Indian soldiers in Kashmir

Car bomb kills at least 33 Indian soldiers in Kashmir

SRINAGAR, India — At least 33 soldiers were killed and about 20 others wounded Thursday in a car bomb attack on a paramilitary convoy along a key highway in Indian-controlled Kashmir, security officials said.
Deadly blue 'Mexican oxy' pills take toll on US Southwest

Deadly blue 'Mexican oxy' pills take toll on US Southwest

TUCSON, Ariz. — Aaron Francisco Chavez swallowed at least one of the sky blue pills at a Halloween party before falling asleep forever.

Amazon's exit could scare off tech companies from New York

NEW YORK — Amazon's decision to walk away from New York City could scare off other tech companies considering moving to or expanding in the city.
Amazon dumps NYC headquarters and its promised 25,000 jobs

Amazon dumps NYC headquarters and its promised 25,000 jobs

NEW YORK — Amazon abruptly dropped plans Thursday for a big new headquarters in New York that would have brought 25,000 jobs to the city, reversing course after politicians and activists objected to the nearly $3 billion in incentives promised to wha