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N.Y. Attorney General Letitia James Sues to Dissolve NRA

N.Y. Attorney General Letitia James Sues to Dissolve NRA iStock-1055138108 U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- New York Attorney General Letitia James on Thursday filed a civil lawsuit in New York Supreme Court, seeking to dissolve the National Rifle Association. The move comes at a time when NRA is fully involved in the 2020 election process, and will be interpreted by many as an effort to cripple the organization and reduce its political influence at a critical moment. At the same time, the District o...
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NRA Looted Its Foundation To Cover Cash Hemorrhage, DC AG Alleges

District of Columbia Attorney General Karl Racine sued the NRA Foundation on Thursday, alleging that its higher-profile sister organization would loot the charity for funds. Racine filed the suit against the NRA Foundation, a 501(c)3 charity group, the same day that New York Attorney General Letitia James sought to dissolve the NRA, a non-profit. “The Foundation has allowed itself to be run in a manner that best suits the NRA’s financial interests rather than the Foundation’s charitable purpo...
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Trump Calls Lawsuit To Dissolve NRA ‘A Very Terrible Thing’

President Donald Trump on Thursday called a lawsuit that seeks to dissolve the National Rifle Association filed earlier in the day “ a very terrible thing.” As he was leaving the White House en route to Ohio, Trump responded to a reporter question regarding a lawsuit filed in state court by New York Attorney General Tish James against the NRA, saying that the state’s legal efforts against the NRA have “absolutely decimated” the gun advocacy group with its costs. “It’s very sad,” Trump said. ...
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New York attorney general accuses National Rife Association of 'years of fraud' – video

Letitia James has announced she is seeking to dissolve the NRA after an investigation by her office uncovered what she called ‘years of self-dealing and illegal conduct’. James accused the NRA’s CEO Wayne LaPierre of using the group’s funds to finance a luxury lifestyle for his family.‘The NRA is fraught with fraud and abuse,’ James said. ‘Which is why, today, we seek to dissolve the NRA, because no organization is above the law.’New York attorney general files lawsuit to dissolve NRA – liveNew ...
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New York attorney general accuses National Rifle Association of 'years of fraud' – video

Letitia James has announced she is seeking to dissolve the NRA after an investigation by her office uncovered what she called 'years of self-dealing and illegal conduct'. James accused the NRA's CEO, Wayne LaPierre, of using the group's funds to finance a luxury lifestyle for his family.'The NRA is fraught with fraud and abuse,' James said. 'Which is why, today, we seek to dissolve the NRA, because no organisation is above the law.'New York attorney general files lawsuit to dissolve NRA – liveNe...
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Darren Aronofsky Developing ‘Boss of the Beach’ TV Series Based on a Wild True-Crime New York Magazine Article

Darren Aronofsky is going to have to shed his signature scarf to make his next project. The mother! director is developing a TV series with Searchlight Television based on the New York Magazine article “Boss of The Beach,” which recounts the crimes of the boss of New York’s lifeguard corps. Aronofsky landed the rights to the Boss of the Beach TV series after a competitive bidding situation with 10 other bidders. Darren Aronofsky is going to finally get some sun with the Boss of the Beach TV ...
Tags: New York, Television, Movies, New York City, United States, Adaptation, Fox Searchlight, Darren-Aronofsky, New York Magazine, True Story, Herbert, Stein, Peter Stein, Aronofsky, Edgar Hoover, Searchlight Television


Facebook just leased office space in a 128-year-old New York City post office — here's a look at the building's fascinating history (FB)

Facebook just signed a lease to take all of the office space in the Farley Building in New York City. The building is the main USPS hub in New York City, built in 1912. The Farley Building has been renovated before, and offices and new train halls are the latest additions. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Facebook recently agreed to lease all 730,000 square feet of office space in the Farley Building in New York City. The new space will be a chance to grow the tech giant's ...
Tags: Facebook, New York, New York City, US, Trends, Usps, Broadway, Manhattan, Michael Bloomberg, Amtrak, Match Group, George Pataki, Penn Station, Long Island Rail Road, Farley, James Farley


Hackers say ‘jackpotting’ flaws tricked popular ATMs into spitting out cash

In 2010, the late Barnaby Jack, a world-renowned security researcher, hacked an ATM live on stage at the Black Hat conference by tricking the cash dispenser into spitting out a stream of dollar bills. The technique was appropriately named “jackpotting.” A decade on from Jack’s blockbuster demo, security researchers are presenting two new vulnerabilities in Nautilus ATMs, albeit virtually, thanks to the coronavirus pandemic. Security researchers Brenda So and Trey Keown at New York-based secur...
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Playing electoral defense, Trump to promote recovery in Ohio

By JONATHAN LEMIRE | Associated Press WASHINGTON — Forced to play defense in states he led comfortably months ago, President Donald Trump set his sights on Ohio on Thursday in an attempt to reframe the centerpiece of his reelection pitch. During his visit, Trump planned to promote the economic prosperity that much of the nation enjoyed before the coronavirus pandemic and try to make the case that he is best suited to rebuild a crippled economy. But his handling of the outbreak has weakened his b...
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Manhattan apartment sales plunge while the suburbs boom

Pending home sales for apartments in Manhattan plunged by more than half last month, while deals for homes in the New York suburbs surged.
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New York attorney general sues to dissolve NRA

New York's attorney general announces a lawsuit aimed at dissolving the powerful gun lobbying group.
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New York attorney general files lawsuit to dissolve NRA – live

Letitia James says her office uncovered ‘years of self-dealing’Another 1.18m Americans file for unemploymentDeutsche Bank gave Trump records to New York prosecutors - reportJoin us today at 5pm ET for an online event with Eric Holder to discuss voter suppression in the 2020 election. Register nowSign up to our First Thing newsletter 5.21pm BST Before leaving for Ohio, Trump said he had “just heard” about the New York attorney general’s lawsuit against the NRA, according to a White House pool...
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NY attorney general seeks to dissolve the NRA

By MICHAEL R. SISAK, LARRY NEUMEISTER and LISA MARIE PANE | Associated Press New York’s attorney general sued the National Rifle Association on Thursday, seeking to put the powerful gun advocacy organization out of business over allegations that high-ranking executives diverted millions of dollars for lavish personal trips, no-show contracts for associates and other questionable expenditures. Attorney General Letitia James’ lawsuit, filed in state court in Manhattan after an 18-month investigati...
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New York attorney general files lawsuit to dissolve the NRA

New York Attorney General Letitia James announced she will attempt to dissolve the National Rifle Association, accusing its senior leadership of violating laws governing non-profit groups, using millions from the organization's reserves for personal use and tax fraud.
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New York attorney general files lawsuit to dissolve the National Rifle Association

New York Attorney General Letitia James announced she will attempt to dissolve the National Rifle Association, accusing its senior leadership of violating laws governing non-profit groups, using millions from the organization's reserves for personal use and tax fraud.
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The Government Cannot Protect You! You Must Protect Yourself!

The Government Cannot Protect You! You Must Protect Yourself! U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- As a NYPD veteran police officer, and Adjunct Professor/Lecturer of Police Science at John Jay College of Criminal Justice, National Rifle Association Certified Firearms Instructor (pistol, rifle, and shotgun), and Training Counselor, and active member of the International Association of Law Enforcement Firearms Instructors, and lifetime resident of New York City, I have dedicated my life to the preservatio...
Tags: New York, Guns, New York City, US, America, Chicago, Bill De Blasio, Republic, Andrew Cuomo, Albany, New York State, Nra, U S Supreme Court, McDonald, Second Circuit, U S Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit


New York attorney general sues to shut down NRA, alleging widespread fraud

Letitia James alleges leaders used NRA as ‘personal piggy bank’Lawsuit claims money helped to pay for trips and private jetsNew York’s attorney general has sued to dissolve the National Rifle Association (NRA), alleging that senior leaders used the powerful gun lobby group as their “personal piggy bank” and illegally diverted millions of dollars from its charitable work. Related: New York attorney general files lawsuit to dissolve NRA – live Continue reading...
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Giuliani Kicks Up Sand Around Presidential Debates As Trump’s Electoral Odds Dim

Rudy Giuliani, President Trump’s faithful attack dog, is now setting his sights on the Commission on Presidential Debates. The former New York mayor on Thursday morning attempted to cast doubt on the nonpartisan nature of the commission that organizes the presidential debates.  “I don’t know,” he said when asked during a Fox & Friends interview if the commission was biased. “Let’s find out if they’re biased.” Giuliani and the Trump campaign have been pushing for an additional debate to b...
Tags: Florida, New York, News, Washington Post, Joe Biden, Biden, Giuliani, North Carolina, Donald Trump, Rudy Giuliani, Debates, Trump, Fox Friends, Bates, Commission on Presidential Debates, Team Trump


I’d Like To Wake Up Now, Please? TPM’s Dystopian Reading Recs

We are all slowly but surely coming around to our new reality. During a recent conversation with my dad, we discussed the year thus far and how no matter how hard you try, we seem only capable of talking about the coronavirus, as if there weren’t once enjoyable things that existed — like books. I was in the process of packing to return to my apartment in New York after quarantining with my family in New Jersey for several months and we spoke about how unprepared I was when I first came home i...
Tags: New York, News, China, Thailand, New Jersey, Manhattan, Silicon Valley, Bangkok, Cafe, Mccarthy, Cormac Mccarthy, Josh Marshall, David Kurtz, Tierney Sneed, Joe Ragazzo, Bradbury


a piece of new york is gone: pete hamill, rest in peace

A piece of New York City died this week. Pete Hamill, a legendary New York journalist and possibly the last of a breed, died yesterday at age 85.  Obituaries describe him as a "tabloid poet" or "tabloid hero". If he hadn't existed, perhaps Raymond Chandler would have invented him.  It seems only fitting to let the Daily News tell his story.Legendary journalist and author Pete Hamill, a tabloid hero and teller of New York tales, dead at 85Pete Hamill, the Brooklyn-born bard of the five borou...
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Fantasia Virtual Announces Third & Final Wave of 2020 Titles!

Fantasia Virtual announces third & final wave of 2020 titles! The Fantasia Film Festival has unveiled a massive new assortment of feature films in the third and final wave of its virtual 24th edition, along with details on scheduled panels, talks, tributes and special events including a masterclass with horror maestro John Carpenter and more! PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; PB.gptAutoRefresh = PB.gptAutoRefresh || {'gptAds':[],...
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New York sues to dissolve NRA over "brazen" corruption

At an online press conference this morning, New York Attorney General Letitia James announced legal action to dissolve the National Rifle Association, which she said has defrauded tens of millions of dollars from its donors, corruptly enriched leaders including longtime president Wayne LaPierre, and is riven by fraud and "brazen illegality." "The four defendants failed to fulfill their fiduciary duty to the NRA and used millions upon millions from NRA reserves for personal use," James said, list...
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New York Attorney General Sues N.R.A. and Seeks Its Closure

Letitia James seeks to dissolve the National Rifle Association, which was founded in New York, amid corruption allegations.
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Black and Pregnant During Covid: ‘They Never Had Time to See Me’

Why being Black and giving birth in New York during the pandemic is so dangerous.
Tags: New York, News, New York City, Hospitals, Income Inequality, Telemedicine, Race and Ethnicity, Pregnancy and Childbirth, Midwives and Doulas, Babies and Infants, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV


StreetEasy to agents: Submit listings within 24 hours or lose access

The updated listing quality policy is similar to a rule implemented by Realtor-affiliated multiple listing services in May designed to combat pocket listings.
Tags: New York, Technology, Radio, Zillow, Realtor, Zillow Group, Select, StreetEasy, Viet Shelton, REBNY, Pocket Listings, Real Estate Board of New York, MLS & Associations, Agent Tools, Clear Cooperation, Residential Listing Service


Can you tell whether it's elevating and not racist to compare Black Lives Matter artists to cavemen?

I'm trying to read "New York’s Sidewalk Prophets Are Heirs of the Lascaux Cave Artisans/What street art adorning boarded-up storefronts tells us about our shared political realities and the ways our stories are connected. A critic’s tour deciphers the signs and symbols" in the New York Times.Maybe to answer my question you need to know more about the racial identification of the writer, whose name is Seph Rodney. I'm just going to give you a sample of the prose:What became apparent to me is that...
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New York’s Sidewalk Prophets Are Heirs of the Artisans of France’s Lascaux Caves

A critic’s tour deciphers the signs and symbols of the street art adorning boarded-up storefronts. What it tells us about our shared political realities and the ways our stories are connected.
Tags: Art, New York, News, France, New York City, Lascaux Caves, Murals, Caves and Caverns, Lascaux (France


New York attorney general files lawsuit to shut down the NRA

The National Rifle Association has been chartered in New York since the late 19th century, giving Attorney General Letitia James leverage.         [Author: New York State Team]
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Hiroshima survivors mark 75th anniversary of world’s 1st atomic attack

By MARI YAMAGUCHI | Associated Press HIROSHIMA, Japan — Survivors of the world’s first atomic bombing gathered in diminished numbers near an iconic, blasted dome Thursday to mark the attack’s 75th anniversary, many of them urging the world, and their own government, to do more to ban nuclear weapons. An upsurge of coronavirus cases in Japan meant a much smaller than normal turnout, but the bombing survivors’ message was more urgent than ever. As their numbers dwindle — their average age is about...
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No Covid-19 stimulus package progress as Trump makes more false claims – live

Another 1.18m Americans file for unemploymentDeutsche Bank gave Trump records to New York prosecutors - reportTrump claims Covid-19 will ‘go away’ as Fauci warns long road aheadJoin us today at 5pm ET for an online event with Eric Holder to discuss voter suppression in the 2020 election. Register nowSign up to our First Thing newsletter 2.27pm BST This is Joan Greve in Washington, taking over for Martin Belam.Joe Biden has released a scathing statement criticizing Trump’s trip today to Ohio,...
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