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Bloomberg says his reporters must 'live with' limits on coverage

Dec 07, 2019 - 10:13 AM

'They get a paycheck,' Michael Bloomberg said. 'But with your paycheck comes some restrictions and responsibilities.'

MICHAEL BLOOMBERG. Democratic presidential candidate, former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg speaks during an event to introduce his gun safety policy agenda at the Heritage Christian Center on December 5, 2019 in Aurora, Colorado. Photo by Michael Ciaglo/Getty Images/AFP

Amazon to pull plug on China retail operations – report

Apr 18, 2019 - 2:13 PM

An Amazon spokesperson says the company is looking to focus more on cross-border sales in China

AMAZON. An Amazon logo is seen inside the Amazon corporate headquarters on June 16, 2017 in Seattle, Washington. File photo by David Ryder/Getty Images/AFP

China used tiny chips on U.S. computers to steal secrets – report

Oct 05, 2018 - 1:11 PM

The Bloomberg News report says the chips, the size of a grain of rice, were used on equipment made for Amazon, which first alerted US authorities, and Apple, and possibly for other companies and government agencies

Japan overtakes China as world's no. 2 stock market

Aug 03, 2018 - 1:09 PM

Data from Bloomberg News in intra-day trade on Friday, August 3, show Chinese stocks are worth $6.09 trillion, compared with $6.17 trillion in Japan. The US market is worth $31 trillion.

WORLD'S SECOND STOCK MARKET. A man walks past a stock indicator showing share prices on the Tokyo Stock Exchange (L) and New York Dow Jones closing numbers (R) in Tokyo on July 23, 2018. File photo by Kazuhiro Nogi/AFP

Twitter, Bloomberg team up for streaming news channel

May 01, 2017 - 11:29 PM

Bloomberg Media chief executive Justin Smith confirms the partnership late Sunday retweeting a Wall Street Journal article referring to the tie up

Duterte supporters rally behind him on social media

Sep 17, 2016 - 11:35 AM

A message circulating online says some groups want the international community to protest against the Duterte administration s war on drugs

New York City back to court over soda sizes

Jun 05, 2014 - 3:16 PM

Lawyers working on the case stress these drinks carry empty calories A decision is expected from the court within one to 3 months

SODA. A view of a large soda in New York, New York, USA, 31 May 2012. Justin Lane/EPA

New York City imposes strict e-cigarette ban

Apr 30, 2014 - 3:24 PM

Retailers as of May 18 will no longer be allowed to sell tobacco products or e cigarettes to anyone under 21

New York mayor sworn in, ends Bloomberg era

Jan 02, 2014 - 12:30 PM

Democrat Bill de Blasio is sworn in as New Year s mayor ending the 12 year Bloomberg era

NYC mayor planning gun control ad blitz

Mar 24, 2013 - 7:39 AM

The campaign will focus on demands such as universal background checks on those seeking to purchase firearms

ANTI-GUN DRIVE. New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg in a file photo from his official Flickr feed

U.S. sifts through Sandy's wreckage

Oct 31, 2012 - 4:23 PM

The massive cyclone that drove hurricane force winds and deadly ocean surges in the US East Coast was still generating blizzards in the Appalachians

PLUNGED IN DARKNESS. The darkened skyline of lower Manhattan is seen one day after Hurricane Sandy on October 30, 2012. Life ground to a virtual halt in parts of southern Manhattan still without power, but many New Yorkers seemed to be taking the damage wrought by Hurricane Sandy in stride. AFP PHOTO /Mehdi Taamallah