New York City http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/30186/all en NYSE Euronext says net profit falls 29% in 2012 http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130205/nyse-euronext-says-net-profit-falls-29-2012 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Transatlantic stock market operator NYSE Euronext, which is being bought by US commodities and derivatives market InterContinentalExchange (ICE), said on Tuesday its net profit fell 29 percent in 2012 to $462 million (343 million euros).</p> <p>Earnings per share excluding exceptional items fell to $1.85, which still beat analyst expectations of $1.81. Earnings per share were $2.48 in 2011.</p> <p>Restructuring costs continued to weigh on the NYSE's results, booking $105 million in the final quarter of 2012.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130205/nyse-euronext-says-net-profit-falls-29-2012" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Economy of the United States New York City New York Stock Exchange NYSE Euronext NYSE Euronext AFP Tue, 05 Feb 2013 10:00:41 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5746177 at http://www.globalpost.com New York's Bellevue Hospital resumes services after Sandy http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130207/new-yorks-bellevue-hospital-resumes-services-after-sandy <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>NEW YORK, Feb 7 (Reuters) - More than three months after Superstorm Sandy forced Manhattan's Bellevue Hospital Center to evacuate 500 patients and shut down one of the busiest emergency rooms in the city, the hospital reopened for normal operations on Thursday.</p> <p>Bellevue, located near the East River, was evacuated on Oct. 31 when its basement - which housed electrical switching gear and other equipment critical to the hospital's operations - took in millions of gallons of water. It was the hospital's first evacuation in its 276-year history.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130207/new-yorks-bellevue-hospital-resumes-services-after-sandy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bellevue Hospital Center Disaster New York City New York University Thomson Reuters Thu, 07 Feb 2013 18:45:34 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5749247 at http://www.globalpost.com Adolfo Carrion seeks to be first Latino mayor of New York http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/agencia-efe/130226/adolfo-carrion-seeks-be-first-latino-mayor-new-york <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agencia EFE </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>New York, Feb 26 (EFE).- Former Bronx borough president and veteran Democrat Adolfo Carrion will run for mayor of New York as an independent candidate.</p> <p>In an interview with Efe, he said he is aware of the political risk he is taking, but also expressed confidence in the experience he acquired as city councilman, borough president and director of the White House Office of Urban Affairs.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/agencia-efe/130226/adolfo-carrion-seeks-be-first-latino-mayor-new-york" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Adolfo Carrion Adolfo CarriĆ³n, Jr. Business Entertainment Environment Health New York City Politics Agencia EFE Tue, 26 Feb 2013 22:31:34 +0000 Agencia EFE 5767852 at http://www.globalpost.com Pilot reports drone sighted near JFK airport: FAA http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130305/pilot-reports-drone-sighted-near-jfk-airport-faa <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>US aviation authorities said Tuesday they had opened an investigation into a pilot's sighting of a small unmanned aircraft in the air near New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport.</p> <p>The Federal Aviation Administration said an Alitalia pilot reported seeing "a small, unmanned or remote-controlled aircraft while on final approach" to land at the airport on Monday.</p> <p>The sighting was approximately four to five miles (six to eight kilometers) southeast of the airport "at an altitude of approximately 1,500 feet," the FAA said.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130305/pilot-reports-drone-sighted-near-jfk-airport-faa" target="_blank">read more</a></p> New York City Technology AFP Tue, 05 Mar 2013 17:18:46 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5774066 at http://www.globalpost.com Population of New York reaches record 8.3 million http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/agencia-efe/130314/population-new-york-reaches-record-83-million <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agencia EFE </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>New York, Mar 14 (EFE).- The population of New York City last year reached a record 8.3 million after, for the first time in more than six decades, the number of people moving into the Big Apple exceeded the number who left.</p> <p>Mayor Michael Bloomberg on Thursday made the announcement concerning the latest Census data, which reveal that the number of New York residents increased by 161,564 between April 2010 and July 2012, rising to 8,336,697, the highest figure in history.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/agencia-efe/130314/population-new-york-reaches-record-83-million" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bloomberg Human Interest Michael Bloomberg New York City Agencia EFE Fri, 15 Mar 2013 00:31:04 +0000 Agencia EFE 5783985 at http://www.globalpost.com U.S. approves Nasdaq payback plan for Facebook IPO, UBS unhappy http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130325/us-regulators-approve-plan-lost-money-facebook-ipo <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By John McCrank and Jennifer Saba</p> <p>(Reuters) - U.S. regulators approved Nasdaq OMX Group's $62 million (40.83 million pounds) compensation plan for firms that lost money in Facebook Inc's glitch-ridden market debut, a victory for the exchange operator that also set the stage for potential lawsuits from firms seeking more.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130325/us-regulators-approve-plan-lost-money-facebook-ipo" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Computing Economy of New York City Economy of the United States Financial economics Investment Nasdaq OMX Group New York City Software Technology World Wide Web Thomson Reuters Mon, 25 Mar 2013 13:00:22 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5793187 at http://www.globalpost.com Beloved New York zoo gorilla dies http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130401/beloved-new-york-zoo-gorilla-dies <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Pattycake, a gentle giant of a gorilla who was born in New York's Central Park Zoo 40 years ago, has died, city officials said Monday.</p> <p>The gorilla, the first born in the Big Apple, lived beyond the average 37-year life span of the big primates in captivity, said the Wildlife Conservation Society, which manages city's zoos.</p> <p>Pattycake was born in 1972 to parents Kongo and Lulu. From the day she broke an arm at the age of five months, she captivated the public.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130401/beloved-new-york-zoo-gorilla-dies" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bronx Zoo Human Interest New York New York City AFP Mon, 01 Apr 2013 14:30:37 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5798604 at http://www.globalpost.com Citi files claim with Nasdaq for compensation from Facebook IPO - sources http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130408/citi-files-claim-nasdaq-compensation-facebook-ipo-sources <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By John McCrank</p> <p>NEW YORK (Reuters) - Citigroup has filed a claim with Nasdaq OMX Group to potentially receive compensation for losses associated with Facebook Inc's glitch-ridden market debut last May, according to two people with knowledge of the situation.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130408/citi-files-claim-nasdaq-compensation-facebook-ipo-sources" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Economy of New York City Economy of the United States New York City Thomson Reuters Mon, 08 Apr 2013 22:00:18 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5805994 at http://www.globalpost.com Boston police say third explosion near JFK library http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130415/boston-police-say-third-explosion-near-jfk-library <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Boston police said there was a third explosion Monday near the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library after twin blasts at the city's annual marathon killed at least two people.</p> <p>"There was a third explosion at the JFK library," Police Chief Ed Davis told a press conference. He said he did not know of anyone being wounded in the third blast, or whether any of the explosions were part of a terrorist attack.</p> <p>bur-jk/adm</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> New York City War AFP Mon, 15 Apr 2013 21:31:59 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5816815 at http://www.globalpost.com EU regulators to examine ICE, NYSE Euronext merger http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130424/eu-regulators-examine-ice-nyse-euronext-merger <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>BRUSSELS (Reuters) - EU antitrust regulators will examine IntercontinentalExchange Inc's &lt;ICE.N&gt; $8.2 billion (5.3 billion pounds) takeover of NYSE Euronext &lt;NYX.N&gt; in line with a request from the exchange operators themselves, a spokesman for the European Commission said on Wednesday.</p> <p>The deal would give commodities and energy bourse ICE control of London-based Liffe, Europe's second-largest derivatives market, strengthening it against U.S. rivals CME &lt;CME.O&gt; and Nasdaq OMX Group &lt;NDAQ.O&gt;.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130424/eu-regulators-examine-ice-nyse-euronext-merger" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Economy of the United States New York City NYSE Euronext Thomson Reuters Wed, 24 Apr 2013 09:15:23 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5823922 at http://www.globalpost.com Part of 9/11 plane landing gear found in lower Manhattan http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130426/part-911-plane-landing-gear-discovered-lower-manhattan <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Chris Francescani</p> <p>NEW YORK (Reuters) - A piece of landing gear believed to be from one of the commercial airplanes that crashed into the World Trade Centre on September 11, 2001, has been discovered, wedged between two lower Manhattan buildings, police said on Friday.</p> <p>The piece of landing gear found in a narrow alleyway behind 51 Park Place and 50 Murray Street in Manhattan's financial district includes a "clearly visible" Boeing identification number, New York City Police spokesman Paul Browne said.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130426/part-911-plane-landing-gear-discovered-lower-manhattan" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Geography of New York New York New York City Port Authority of New York and New Jersey World Trade Center Thomson Reuters Fri, 26 Apr 2013 22:01:33 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5826438 at http://www.globalpost.com Weather postpones 1 World Trade Center's ascent to tallest in Western Hemisphere http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/the-canadian-press/130429/last-pieces-1-world-trade-center-rising-make-skyscraper-tall <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The Canadian Press </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>NEW YORK, N.Y. - One World Trade Center already is New York's tallest building.</p> <p>And when the last pieces of its spire eventually rise to the roof, the 104-floor skyscraper that replaces the fallen twin towers will be just feet from becoming the highest in the Western Hemisphere.</p> <p>Officials had hoped that would happen Monday, but the weather did not co-operate and it was postponed due to high winds. The event will be rescheduled when conditions permit.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/the-canadian-press/130429/last-pieces-1-world-trade-center-rising-make-skyscraper-tall" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Architecture New York New York City Social Issues Structural engineering World Trade Center The Canadian Press Mon, 29 Apr 2013 12:50:40 +0000 The Canadian Press 5827683 at http://www.globalpost.com Canadian company helps World Trade Center's ascent to new heights http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/the-canadian-press/130429/canadian-company-helps-world-trade-centers-ascent-new-height <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The Canadian Press </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>NEW YORK, N.Y. - One World Trade Center, the skyscraper that replaces the fallen twin towers in New York City, is about to receive the last pieces of its crowning spire, a 124-metre structure built in part in Canada. </p> <p>Once the spire is installed, the 104-story highrise, already New York's tallest building, will be just feet from becoming the highest in the Western Hemisphere.</p> <p>Officials had hoped that would happen Monday, but the weather did not co-operate and it was postponed due to high winds. The event will be rescheduled when conditions permit.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/the-canadian-press/130429/canadian-company-helps-world-trade-centers-ascent-new-height" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Architecture New York City Social Issues Structural engineering The Canadian Press Mon, 29 Apr 2013 19:15:53 +0000 The Canadian Press 5827971 at http://www.globalpost.com NYSE Euronext jumps 45 per cent as exchange operator sees lower takeover costs http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/the-canadian-press/130430/nyse-euronext-jumps-45-cent-exchange-operator-sees-lower-tak <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The Canadian Press </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>PARIS - NYSE Euronext says its net profit jumped 45 per cent in the first quarter thanks to lower merger expenses compared to a year earlier.</p> <p>The owner of the New York Stock Exchange says it earned $126 million, or 52 cents a share, in the first quarter of 2013, compared with $87 million, or 34 cents a share, in the first quarter of 2012.</p> <p>In a statement Tuesday the company said it is moving forward with its $8 billion acquisition by Intercontinental Exchange, a deal announced in December. Shareholders are due to vote on the deal in early June.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/the-canadian-press/130430/nyse-euronext-jumps-45-cent-exchange-operator-sees-lower-tak" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Euronext New York City NYSE Euronext The Canadian Press Tue, 30 Apr 2013 08:00:40 +0000 The Canadian Press 5828287 at http://www.globalpost.com Possible human remains found near 9/11's Ground Zero http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/agencia-efe/130430/possible-human-remains-found-near-911s-ground-zero <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agencia EFE </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>New York, Apr 30 (EFE).- Authorities found possible human remains where an airplane part was found last week that could have come from one of the passenger jets that crashed into the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center on Sept. 11, 2001, the New York medical examiner's office said Tuesday.</p> <p>A spokesperson for the office confirmed the finding to Efe and said the possible human remains were found Monday behind a building close to Ground Zero in Lower Manhattan.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.efe.com" class="button wire efe"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#efe"><span>Copyright EFE, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/agencia-efe/130430/possible-human-remains-found-near-911s-ground-zero" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Disaster Geography of New York New York New York City Agencia EFE Tue, 30 Apr 2013 21:30:47 +0000 Agencia EFE 5828906 at http://www.globalpost.com