Fortnite World Cup Preview
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July 26, 2019 - 9:04 am
By Shannon Liao, CNN Business (CNN) -- Fortnite, the biggest video game in esports, is starting to lose momentum. In a bid to remain popular, Epic Games is throwing a giant Fortnite sporting event. The game involves 100 players dropping onto a fantasy island and fighting until only one remains...
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Cardi B
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June 21, 2019 - 1:11 pm
By Marianne Garvey and Chloe Melas, CNN (CNN) -- Cardi B has been indicted by a grand jury for her alleged participation in a fight at a Queens, New York strip club last summer, a law enforcement source told CNN. The exact charges will remain under seal until the arraignment, which is scheduled on...
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People stand in the lobby for Amazon offices in New York.
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March 18, 2019 - 10:35 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Most voters in New York think it was bad for the state when Amazon dropped plans to put a second headquarters in Queens and many think U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez bears blame for the deal falling through, according to a new poll released Monday. The Siena College poll of...
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"Coming to America"
February 12, 2019 - 4:10 pm
By Chloe Melas (CNN) — Get ready because Eddie Murphy is coming to America, again! Paramount confirmed Monday that the actor will star in a sequel to "Coming to America," set to hit theaters next year. Craig Brewer will direct and Kenya Barris is executive producing. Little has been revealed about...
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This photo shows blue light over New York, as seen from Manhattan Brough of New York on Thursday, Dec. 27, 2018.
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December 28, 2018 - 6:30 am
NEW YORK (AP) — A transformer explosion at an electrical plant set the skies above New York City ablaze in an eerie, pulsing blue light Thursday night, causing scattered power outages, delaying flights and sparking a social media storm of jokes about an alien invasion. The blast prompted a brief...
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Philadelphia City Hall.
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Pat Loeb
November 13, 2018 - 3:11 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Amazon has chosen Queens, New York, and northern Virginia to split its new corporate headquarters, bypassing Philadelphia, despite the city's offer of more than $1 billion in tax incentives. While city officials say they are disappointed, they have no regrets. Harold...
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Traffic moves along 44th Drive in Long Island City, Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2018, in the Queens borough of New York.
AP Photo/Mark Lennihan
November 13, 2018 - 10:06 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon, which is growing too big for its Seattle hometown, is spreading out to the East Coast. The online shopping giant ended its 14-month-long competition for a second headquarters Tuesday by selecting New York and Arlington, Virginia, as the joint winners. The two cities will...
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Online leader Amazon Inc. has refused comment on reports that it plans to split its new headquarters between two locations.
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November 06, 2018 - 8:40 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon isn't commenting on reports that it plans to split its new headquarters between facilities in two cities rather than choosing just one. The New York Times, citing unnamed people familiar with the decision-making process, said the company is nearing deals to locate in Queens...
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40 pound $2000 NYC pizza
October 15, 2018 - 8:37 am
By Cristian Benavides Queens, NY (WPIX) -- In New York City, $2,000 could cover your rent. Or pay for about 730 subway rides. Or entire year of coffee runs -- it could also buy you a 40-pound cheeseburger pizza. The pizza consists of five layers of meat, cheese, lettuce, onions, tomatoes, ketchup...
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In this Nov. 20, 2003 file photo, Jakiw Palij, a former Nazi concentration camp guard, stands in front of a building in the Queens borough of New York.
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August 21, 2018 - 8:29 am
By Michael R. Sisak, David Rising and Randy Herschaft, Associated Press BERLIN (AP) — The last Nazi war crimes suspect facing deportation from the U.S. was taken from his New York City home and spirited early Tuesday morning to Germany, the White House said. The deportation of the 95-year-old...
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