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Luc Besson’s EuropaCorp Finalizes Restructuring Deal With Vine Alternative Investments (EXCLUSIVE)

After more than eight months of negotiations, Luc Besson’s Paris-based company EuropaCorp has finally reached a deal with its junior lender, the New York fund Vine Alternative Investments. The pact was approved unanimously by all members of EuropaCorp’s board. The company, which is listed on the Paris stock exchange, was placed under a debt waiver […]
Tags: New York, News, Global, Paris, EuropaCorp, Luc Besson

Here's what you need to know about the New York plastic bag ban

For New Yorkers who rely on plastic bags when they do their shopping: Get ready to pay a little more than you expected. Businesses across the state are preparing for the plastic bag ban that goes into effect on Sunday. Here's why it's happening -- and what shoppers should expect.
Tags: New York, Cnn

Americans Are Stockpiling Cleaning Products Due to COVID-19 Fears. Do They Actually Prevent Coronavirus?

With concerns about the novel coronavirus COVID-19 rising in the U.S., consumers are racing to stock up on cleaning products, disinfectants and hand sanitizers—to the extent that retailers like CVS are reportedly concerned about shortages. But can these products do anything to prevent the spread of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19? “Standard cleaning products that will kill other viruses will be presumptively fine against [SARS-CoV-2],” says Dr. Aaron Glatt, chief of infectious di...
Tags: New York, News, Cdc, New York City, Uncategorized, Walgreens, Cvs, Purell, Don, GOJO Industries, Clorox Company, Onetime, Glatt, Yale New Haven Health System, Aaron Glatt, Mount Sinai South Nassau

How ‘Finding Nemo’ Forever Shifted the Power Dynamic Between Disney and Pixar

(Infinity and Beyond is a regular bi-weekly column documenting the 25-year filmography of Pixar Animation Studios, film by film. In today’s column, writer Josh Spiegel highlights Finding Nemo .) Pixar Animation Studios had not stepped wrong with its first four feature films. Though they weren’t all perfect, the two Toy Story films, A Bug’s Life , and Monsters, Inc. had their fair share of fans, critical praise, and awards. What’s more, each of the films had been a big success at ...
Tags: Hbo, New York, Movies, Nbc, Abc, Australia, California, Disney, America, San Francisco, Features, Karen, Walt Disney Company, Ellen, Pixar Animation Studios, Walt Disney Animation Studios

CULTIVATED: Border towns boom, Wall Street warns against Canadian stocks, MedMen earnings, and more

Welcome to Cultivated, our weekly newsletter where we're bringing you an inside look at the deals, trends, and personalities driving the multibillion-dollar global cannabis boom. Sign up here to get it in your inbox every week. If you want a discount to BI Prime to read our stories, sign up here! Happy Friday,  We've got a full plate of stories for you this week.  Perhaps emblematic of the growing interest in the world of psychedelics from the cannabis community, we have two articles focused ...
Tags: New York, Maryland, California, Massachusetts, Elizabeth Warren, US, Toronto, Los Angeles, Trends, Bloomberg, Indiana, Canada, Connecticut, Broadway, Nba, Wisconsin

‘If Bernie Sanders Is Our Next Cartoon President, It Would Be Great For The Show’: R.J. Fried On Showtime’s ‘Our Cartoon President’

(CBS Local)– “Our Cartoon President” is in season three on Showtime and executive producer R.J. Fried and his team are reacting to all of the political news in real team on the show. While the series began with President Trump and the people that were with him in the White House as the focus, the race for the Democratic nominee gives Fried the opportunity to introduce several new characters to the program. “The world has gotten so much bigger and we have all these new wonderful Democratic charac...
Tags: New York, Stephen Colbert, White House, Showtime, Cbs, Only CBS, Biden, Bernie Sanders, Trump, Mike Bloomberg, CBS Local, DJ Sixsmith, Jeff Bergman, R.J. Fried

‘If Bernie Sanders Is Our Next Cartoon President, It Would Be Great’: R.J. Fried On Showtime’s ‘Our Cartoon President’

(CBS Local)– “Our Cartoon President” is in season three on Showtime and executive producer R.J. Fried and his team are reacting to all of the political news in real team on the show. While the series began with President Trump and the people that were with him in the White House as the focus, the race for the Democratic nominee gives Fried the opportunity to introduce several new characters to the program. “The world has gotten so much bigger and we have all these new wonderful Democratic charac...
Tags: New York, Stephen Colbert, White House, Showtime, Cbs, Only CBS, Biden, Bernie Sanders, Trump, Mike Bloomberg, CBS Local, DJ Sixsmith, Jeff Bergman, R.J. Fried

‘More Than a Diversity Box to Be Checked.’ Eve Lindley Is Poised to Become the Breakout Star of Dispatches From Elsewhere

Three of the four stars of AMC’s new drama Dispatches From Elsewhere need little introduction. André 3000 is hip-hop royalty. Sally Field is a two-time Oscar winner. Jason Segel, the show’s creator, has been a prominent voice in comedy over the last two decades. Then there’s Eve Lindley. When the 27-year-old actor learned who would be joining her on set, she became terrified: “I had horrible visions in my head of everybody saying, ‘We hate this show, and now we hate Jason, and now w...
Tags: New York, Hollywood, Television, News, New York City, Amc, Uncategorized, Chicago, Netflix, Brooklyn, Eddie Redmayne, Broadway, Katie Holmes, Philadelphia, Cinderella, Jason

Islanders’ Play on the Road Becoming Huge Concern

The New York Islanders are an excellent team but are playing abysmal hockey of late on the road. They are coming off a 3-2 loss to the St. Louis Blues in overtime, where they managed a combined five shots on goal in the final 45:25 of the game. The losing streak away from home is five as they lost all four games on their previous road trip against the Nashville Predators, Vegas Golden Knights, Arizona Coyotes, and Colorado Avalanche averaging 0.5 goals per game. Related: Islanders’ 2020 Trad...
Tags: New York Post, New York, California, Sport, Hockey, Anaheim Ducks, New York Islanders, Boston Bruins, Martin, Edmonton Oilers, Adam Pelech, Islanders, Colorado Avalanche, St Louis Blues, Semyon Varlamov, Barry Trotz

February linkfest

This month’s book recommendation is Uncanny Valley: A Memoir, by Anna Wiener, who, as a twenty-something in 2012, left a low-paying publishing job in New York to work in the world of San Francisco tech startups. Until she moved across the country, she writes, it had never occurred to her “that I might someday become one of the people behind the internet, because I had never considered that there were people behind the internet at all.”She goes to work for company founders even younger than she ...
Tags: Amazon, Books, New York, Punctuation, Time, US, San Francisco, Military, New York Times, Linguistics, Retail, Silicon Valley, William Gibson, Las Vegas, Trademark, British Medical Journal

Here's a peek at how reporter Rob Price got inside the ultra secretive world of Mark Zuckerberg's family office in Hawaii

Business Insider is taking you behind the scenes of our best stories with our new series "The Inside Story."  This week, BI deputy executive editor Olivia Oran spoke to BI correspondent Rob Price about his recent investigation into Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg's secretive family office, which manages his day-to-day needs and sprawling properties.  Price, who worked alongside senior reporter Becky Peterson on the story, uncovered a workplace in crisis over its handling of allegations of sexual ...
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, New York, Instagram, India, Elizabeth Warren, US, Trends, Hawaii, Silicon Valley, Rob, Smith, Business Insider, Zuckerberg, Becky, Oran

When the Billionaire Family Behind the Opioid Crisis Needed PR Help, They Turned to Mike Bloomberg

This story first appeared at ProPublica.  ProPublica is a Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative newsroom. Sign up for The Big Story newsletter to receive stories like this one in your inbox . Long celebrated as civic-minded philanthropists, the Sacklers were becoming pariahs. The billionaire family whose company created and pushed the addictive painkiller OxyContin had managed to escape connection with the opioid crisis for years, but now two magazine pieces were portraying them as pain prof...
Tags: New York, London, News, New York City, Elizabeth Warren, America, Bloomberg, Harvard, Vogue, Roman Abramovich, Pippa Middleton, Bloomberg Businessweek, Keystone, Bloomberg LP, Michael Bloomberg, Communications

New York Democrats Battled Bloomberg As Mayor. Now Some Back His 2020 Blitz.

The billionaire former Republican is wooing former foes in the Democratic Party’s centrist wing.
Tags: New York, News, Bloomberg, Democratic Party

Friday Questions

If you're in New York, my short comedy, THE GERMAN PLAY opens tonight at 7 as part of the ANDTheatre Festival. It runs for two weekends.  Now for some end of the month Friday... [Author: By Ken Levine]
Tags: New York, Humor, Ken Levine, By Ken Levine

"The [Bloomberg] campaign is simultaneously a sophisticated, well-funded effort to win the presidency and a bizarre grift that allows staffers to enjoy catered meals and six-figure incomes. "

"It has inspired some people to get involved in politics and is at least attempting to create the framework for a real volunteer effort. But it also shows off that ground game to reporters with a Potemkin canvass that seems like a cobbled-together public relations exercise rather than a window into an organic grassroots effort.... If Joe Biden loses South Carolina to Bernie Sanders on Saturday, three days before Super Tuesday, it has the potential to turn the race into a binary choice, and that’...
Tags: New York, Law, Bloomberg, Joe Biden, North Carolina, South Carolina, Bernie Sanders, Ann Althouse, 2020 Campaign, Donald Trump From Michael Bloomberg

House launches inquiry into potential interference by attorney general in Roger Stone case – live

House asks to interview prosecutors who quit case Mike Pompeo appears before House committee on foreign affairsSupport the Guardian’s independent journalism. Make a contribution 3.33pm GMT It is unclear whether the department of justice will cooperate with any part of the new House committee probe that was just revealed.Donald Trump has previously vowed to block “all” of the subpoenas from Democrats and refused to cooperate with their impeachment inquiry last year. Related: Roger Stone: T...
Tags: New York, Republicans, Elizabeth Warren, US, World news, Joe Biden, US news, Ap, Democrats, US politics, House, Guardian, Amy Klobuchar, Donald Trump, Justice Department, Committee

Virginia & NY at the Forefront in Attacks On America’s Sacred 2nd Amendment Right

Opinion A free constitutional republic can only prevail where the citizens are armed; take away the citizens firearms, and a free republic must and will fall Part Three. Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam. The State Government of Virginia has wasted no time in waging war against the Second Amendment. Virginia’s Government, long a bastion of support for the Second Amendment, has reversed course with alacrity and speed. New York – -( The State Government of Virginia has wasted no time i...
Tags: New York, Guns, Senate, Virginia, America, Eu, Bloomberg, Earth, David, Party, Republican Party, Andrew Cuomo, Michael Bloomberg, Albany, Cuomo, Trump

The Big Net – “Big Moon” & “Rufus”

With their Document 7" series, the good people at Saddle Creek Records have spent the past few years spotlighting lots of exciting new artists like Disq, Hovvdy, Palehound, Hand Habits, and most recently S. Raekwon. Today they've got yet another exciting release on deck from a New York trio called the Big Net. More »
Tags: Music, New York, Saddle Creek Records, The Big Net

Pompeo jousts with Dems at hearing, 1st since impeachment

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo defended the Trump administration's response to the spreading coronavirus and faced contentious questions from Democrats about an airstrike that killed Iran's most powerful general. Democrats on the House Foreign Affairs Committee expressed frustration that the panel was afforded only two hours to question Pompeo, who until Friday had gone months without a public appearance on Capitol Hill. Rep. Gregory Meeks, a New York Democrat, recalled Pompeo's “thundering" w...
Tags: New York, News, Congress, Iran, Capitol Hill, Trump, State, House Foreign Affairs Committee, Pompeo, Mike Pompeo, Gregory Meeks

Google, Toyota invest in WhereIsMyTransport to map transport in emerging cities

In emerging markets, up to 80% of the population may have to rely on informally-run public transport to get around. Literally, privately-run buses and cars. But journey-planning apps that work well for commuters in developed markets like New York or London do not work well in emerging markets, which is why you can’t just flip open an app like Citymapper in Lagos, Nigeria. Furthermore, mobility is a fundamental driver of social, political, and economic growth and if you cannot get around then ...
Tags: Google, TC, Europe, New York, London, Southeast Asia, India, Nigeria, Africa, San Francisco, Chief executive officer, Tech, Ceo, Companies, Transit, Transport

BTS Cancels Seoul Concert Series as South Korea Grapples With Coronavirus Outbreak

(SEOUL, South Korea) — K-pop superstars BTS canceled an upcoming concert series in South Korea’s capital as the country that exports entertainment worldwide tries to contain a soaring virus outbreak. It follows a near-shutdown of entertainment in hard-hit parts of China, the world’s second-biggest economy and second-biggest box-office market. BTS, which performed at the Grammys and at New York’s Grand Central Terminal for “The Tonight Show” in recent weeks, is seen as an emblem of South Kor...
Tags: Asia, South Korea, Music, Japan, New York, News, China, Singapore, Uncategorized, Disney, Beijing, Shanghai, James Bond, Tokyo, Seoul, Grammys

Facing Sex-Abuse Claims, Buffalo Diocese Declares Bankruptcy

The diocese said it was seeking Chapter 11 protection because of old accusations revived under New York’s Child Victims Act.
Tags: New York, News, Sex Crimes, New York State, Priests, Roman Catholic Church, Bankruptcies, Suits and Litigation (Civil, Buffalo (NY, New York Child Victims Act (2019

Rose McGowan: 'I won't be free of Harvey Weinstein until he's dead – or I am'

The actor has been battling for justice since the Hollywood producer attacked her more than 20 years ago. She talks about how that fight cost her motherhood and her career – but helped spark a movementWow, has it been a huge week.” Rose McGowan is speaking on the phone from New York, vivid, unguarded, persuasive, so much more campaigner than celebrity. On Monday, Harvey Weinstein was found guilty of rape and sexual assault. McGowan was not in court, and her accusation of rape against Weinstein w...
Tags: New York, Hollywood, Film, World news, Harvey Weinstein, McGowan, Weinstein, Rose McGowan

Greatest Montreal Canadien to Wear Each Jersey Number

Assembling a list of greatest players to ever wear a number is not easy with a franchise as old and as storied as the Montreal Canadiens. It will also leave great players off the list, players who also enjoyed Hall-of-Fame careers. Debates over these lists will rage on, but one thing Habs fans can agree upon – these players provided fans memorable moments and quirky trivia items to last a lifetime. Here are the greatest players to have worn each number for the Canadiens. 1 – Jacques ...
Tags: Canadiens History, Editor's Choice, Long Read, Jacques Plante, Ken Dryden, Maurice Richard, Patrick Roy

Buffalo Roman Catholic Diocese seeks bankruptcy protection

The embattled Roman Catholic Diocese of Buffalo filed for bankruptcy protection Friday, taking another major step in its effort to recover from a clergy misconduct scandal that‘s been the basis for hundreds of lawsuits, Vatican intervention and the resignation of its bishop. With its filing in U.S. Bankruptcy Court, the western New York diocese became the second in the state to file for Chapter 11 reorganization, and one of more than 20 dioceses to seek bankruptcy protection nationwide. Most r...
Tags: New York, News, Vatican, U S Bankruptcy Court, Roman Catholic Diocese of Buffalo, Harrisburg Pennsylvania, Roman Catholic Diocese, Buffalo Roman Catholic Diocese

Coronavirus fear touches off a global run on face masks

By DEE-ANN DURBIN, ANNE D’INNOCENZIO and JOSEPH PISANI | AP Business Writers Fear of the spreading coronavirus has led to a global run on sales of face masks despite evidence that most people who aren’t sick don’t need to wear them. Many businesses are sold out, while others are limiting how many a customer can buy. Amazon is policing its site, trying to make sure sellers don’t gouge panicked buyers. In South Korea, hundreds lined up to buy masks from a discount store. Rumors that toilet paper a...
Tags: Apple, Health, Amazon, Asia, South Korea, Hong Kong, Europe, New York, News, Minnesota, Cdc, China, Boston, US, Toronto, Walmart

'That was a f--- up:' Women's coworking startup The Wing's last-minute change of plans for a Brooklyn childcare service has left some working moms in the lurch

When women's coworking startup The Wing opened a new Williamsburg location in Brooklyn on February 14 that promised on-site childcare through its subsidiary, Little Wing. The model was to be based on the childcare program at The Wing's SoHo location, which allows members to book childcare in advance during set hours throughout the week. When one Williamsburg member reached out to Astrid Aune, the manager of Little Wing, to book dates, however, she was told the coworking startup had instead par...
Tags: Facebook, New York, California, Softbank, Trends, Brooklyn, Beverly Hills, WeWork, Jeff Bezos, Facetime, West Hollywood, Wing, Soho, Williamsburg, Gordon, Soho New York

Passage Bio’s IPO Raises $216M to Fund Gene Therapy Studies

Gene therapy developer Passage Bio priced its initial public offering at $18 per share, raising $216 million—72 percent more than it originally planned to raise.Earlier this month Passage filed to offer 7.4 million shares, but later increased that to 10 million, then 12 million, shares that sold at the high end of its $16 to $18 price per share range on Thursday. Those shares are expected to begin trading on the Nasdaq exchange Friday under the stock symbol “PASG.”Passage is developing therapie...
Tags: Deals, New York, Ipo, Trends, Investing, Fundraising, National, Biotech, Nasdaq, Financing, Life Sciences, Clinical Trials, Gene Therapy, Versant Ventures, National blog main, New York blog main

Alice Bag, Shabazz Palaces to Perform at A2IM’s Libera Awards

On June 18, 2020, the American Association of Independent Music (A2IM) will continue its annual tradition of honoring independent artists at the Libera Awards, to be held at New York’s Ziegfeld Ballroom. The 2020 awards show comes as A2IM celebrates 15 years of working to support and strengthen the independent music industry. The awards always […]
Tags: New York, News, American Association Of Independent Music A2IM, A2IM, Libera Awards, Ziegfeld Ballroom, Alice Bag Shabazz

Get Ready, New York: The Plastic Bag Ban Is Starting

A statewide law, which takes effect on Sunday, forbids businesses from providing the single-use bags that many shoppers rely on.
Tags: New York, News, Environment, Plastic bags, New York State, Cuomo, Shopping and Retail, Supermarkets and Grocery Stores, State Legislatures, Andrew M, Recalls and Bans of Products, Environmental Conservation Department (NYS