O.J. Simpson will get his freedom, but then what?
When O.J. Simpson gets out of prison in October after nine years, he will have some sports mementos, his NFL pension and, with any luck, certain life skills he says he acquired behind bars
Uber, Lyft take down not just cab drivers, but also lenders
Ride-hailing apps have disrupted the economics of what once seemed a watertight investment _ a New York City taxi medallion
Marlins trying to seize $725K building owned by fan
The Miami Marlins are trying to seize a $725,000 commercial building owned by a fan in an ongoing dispute between team owner Jeffrey Loria and season-ticket holders who say Loria didn't keep his promises, according to court records obtained by New Times. According to New Times, the Marlins have
Trump Organization seeks hefty tax break for Westchester golf club
The Trump Organization wants its tax bill cut in half at one of its high-end golf clubs, part of a longstanding Trump practice of using legal challenges and appeals to lower his corporate tax bills. President Donald Trump ’s company, now run by his adult sons, Donald Jr . and Eric, has requested a
Riding the uptrend in housing construction
After 10 years of under-building, the home construction industry has turned brisk and is gaining momentum as consumers of various ages, motivated by high consumer confidence, seek new places to live. Various indicators show uptrends in different segments of the industry. These include a big
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Trump's Treasury Secretary Pick Steven Mnuchin Says Tax Laws Have to Be 'Simpler and More Effective'
Steven Mnuchin, President-elect Donald Trump’s pick for Treasury secretary, faced tough questioning at his confirmation hearing today, as members of the Senate Finance Committee grilled him on his role in IndyMac, the failed bank that was seized by the U.S. government, and his stance on sanctions.
Steve Mnuchin's Controversial History With the Foreclosure Crisis
Critics are gearing up for a confirmation fight today over Steven Mnuchin -- Donald Trump ’s pick for treasury secretary -- who previously ran a bank that has faced criticism over its foreclosure record. Mnuchin, a Goldman Sachs veteran and former Hollywood producer, and a group of investors bought
A Look at Trump’s Business Empire in the United States
Golf courses in several states. Glittering hotels and condominiums. Even a share in a federally subsidized housing development in Brooklyn. Donald Trump ’s business interests in the United States, while concentrated in his home state of New York, run the gamut and appear in at least 10 states and
The Note: Russia Redux
NOTABLES --TRUMP GOES AFTER OBAMA PRESS SECRETARY IN SPEECH: President-elect Donald Trump took new jabs at White House press secretary Josh Earnest last night in Hershey, Pennsylvania, ABC’s ALEXANDER MALLIN and VERONICA STRACQUALURSI report. "This foolish guy, Josh Earnest, I don't know," Trump