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New York City's 24-Hour Subway Service Could End, Ruining Lives, Under Proposal

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An influential think tank has proposed ending 24-hour subway service in New York City - a seismic change to the cornerstone of the identity for a city that never sleeps.
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New York City Ballet Chief Peter Martins Has Stepped Down Amid Accusations of Sexual Harassment

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Peter Martins, the influential leader of New York City Ballet for three decades, has taken a leave of absence pending an investigation into allegations of sexual harassment.
The company confirmed late Thursday that 71-year-old Martins had requested and was granted a temporary leave from both the company and the affiliated School of American Ballet until an independent investigation concluded. The probe, which is being conducted by a law firm, was launched after the company received an anonymous letter accusing Martins of past sexual harassment. City Ballet has said that allegation was not...
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New York City not likely to tax $450 million art sale

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New York City collects sales tax on even the smallest items, but it probably won't collect a cent in taxes on a nearly half billion dollar painting by Leonardo da Vinci.
The Italian Renaissance artist's “Salvator Mundi” sold for $450 million during a record-breaking auction at Christie's last month to a buyer reported to be a Saudi prince. But unless he decides to hang the work in a Manhattan pied-a-terre, or ships it using the wrong type of carrier, the city won't get any taxes.
That's because the state's laws are structured so that out-of-town buyers generally don't get hit with big tax...
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New York City not likely to tax $450 million art sale

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New York City not likely to tax $450 million art sale

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NYC Ballet chief accused of harassment takes leave from job

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Longtime New York City Ballet chief Peter Martins has taken a leave of absence from his post pending an investigation into alleged sexual harassment. The company confirmed late Thursday that...
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