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Macy’s Thanksgiving Day parade: Lea Michele wears a red coat to belt out Don’t Rain On My Parade

Singer and actress Lea Michele stood out on Thanksgiving Day on Thursday. The 36-year-old Glee vet wore a bright red costume and black hat with feather from her Funny Girl Broadway show as she sang the hit tune Don’t Rain On My Parade. The mother of one was performing during the annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day …

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High-flying balloon characters star in Thanksgiving parade

NEW YORK (AP) — Throngs of spectators lined the streets of New York on Thursday as colorful, high-flying balloons helped usher in the holiday season during the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. The annual tradition, which dates back nearly a century, packed streets as a process of giant inflatables and floats streamed for more than 40 …

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NYC robotic parking systems cost luxury residents $300,000 per space

Hidden deep below some of New York City’s most luxurious apartment buildings is an exclusive world of futuristic parking spaces where high-end vehicles are parked and retrieved by robotic parking systems. The high-tech spots are a rare amenity in the Big Apple, and if you want your car to occupy one of these VIP spaces …

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New York governor signs law cracking down on bitcoin mining

These machines, known as mining rigs, work round the clock to find new units of cryptocurrency. Benjamin Hall | CNBC New York Gov. Kathy Hochul signed a law Tuesday banning certain bitcoin mining operations that run on carbon-based power sources. For the next two years, unless a proof-of-work mining company uses 100% renewable energy, it …

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TSA officer “shocked” to find cat inside checked luggage at JFK airport

Small pets can be perfectly good air travel companions, provided their owners follow the rules. For example, most airlines require animals to remain in carriers throughout the duration of their flights — and none allow them to fly as carry-on cargo. So, when a Transportation Security Administration officer recently spotted a cat inside one traveler’s …

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“Power Rangers” star Jason David Frank dies at age 49, manager says

Jason David Frank, who played the Green Power Ranger Tommy Oliver on the 1990s children’s series “Mighty Morphin Power Rangers,” has died, his manager said in a statement on Sunday. He was 49. Justine Hunt, Frank’s manager, did not name the cause of death or say when he died, but asked for “privacy of his …

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‘Power Rangers’ star Jason David Frank dies at 49

NEW YORK (AP) — Jason David Frank, who played the Green Power Ranger Tommy Oliver on the 1990s children’s series “Mighty Morphin Power Rangers,” has died. He was 49. Justine Hunt, Frank’s manager, said in a statement Sunday that Frank passed away. She did not name the cause of death or say when he died, …

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Sam Bankman – Fried Is Going Down Posting

After losing more than $1 billion of his customers’ money, the disgraced crypto titan Sam Bankman-Fried had just one thing to say. “1) What.” That inscrutable message, posted on Twitter last weekend, followed a cataclysmic week for the 30-year-old. FTX, the cryptocurrency-trading site he’d founded and turned into a global behemoth, went insolvent. Bankman-Fried’s personal …

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George Lois, icon of ads and magazine covers, dead at 91

NEW YORK (AP) — George Lois, the hard-selling, charismatic advertising man and designer who fashioned some of the most daring magazine images of the 1960s and popularized such catchphrases and brand names as “I Want My MTV” and “Lean Cuisine, ” has died. He was 91. Lois’ son, the photographer Luke Lois, said he died …

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FTX will sell or restructure global empire, CEO says

FTX’s new CEO said on Saturday that the bankrupt crypto exchange is looking to sell or restructure its global empire, even as Bahamian regulators and FTX squabble in court filings and press releases about whether the bankruptcy filing should proceed in New York or in Delaware. “Based on our review over the past week, we …

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