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Mayor Adams’ charter revision panel seeks new limits on NYC Council power

The commission assigned by Mayor Adams to propose changes to New York City’s Charter recommended Monday that there be a significant shift in how the city assesses the fiscal impact…

Apple’s App Store breaches EU’s Digital Markets Act

A few months after opening a non-compliance case on Apple and the Digital Markets Act (DMA), the European Commission has shared its preliminary findings with Apple. And the bottom line…

Why Some Oscar-Winning Movies Make Money and Others Don’t

Six of the 10 Oscar nominees this year earned less than $50 million worldwide. ROBYN BECK/AFP via Getty Images In past Hollywood eras, a well-liked movie usually sold a fair…

30 Best TV Shows on Amazon Prime Right Now: June 2024

Monsieur Spade. Photo: Black Bear/AMC This post is updated regularly to reflect the latest shows to leave and enter Amazon Prime. *New additions are indicated by an asterisk. Amazon’s streaming…

As millions struggle with home prices, housing becomes a top issue for voters : NPR

Sales of new homes like this one in Eagleville, Pa., are up modestly, while existing home sales have plummeted amid a housing shortage, record high prices and high mortgage rates.…

Ronald Reagan’s still right — it’s time to step up and help Ukraine win the war

“We know only too well that war comes not when the forces of freedom are strong but when they are weak,” declared Ronald Reagan at the 1980 Republican National Convention. …

The EU Digital Identity Wallet: Everything you need to know about the EU’s plans for a universal digital identity system

The EU Digital Identity Wallet is an ambitious project by the European Union that’s still a bit under the radar but worth paying attention to, as it could deliver big…

‘Everything is at stake’ for abortion rights in 2024, Harris says

WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Kamala Harris says “everything is at stake” with reproductive health rights in November’s election as the Biden campaign steps up its focus on contrasting the positions taken by Democratic…

Chinese tech companies push staff to the limit

In a recent video conference with office staff, JD.com founder Richard Liu added a warning into his pep talk: his company did not have room for anyone who wanted work-life…

Pilgrim Deaths in Mecca Put Spotlight on Underworld Hajj Industry

More than 1,300 people died making the Islamic pilgrimage of hajj in Saudi Arabia this month, the vast majority of whom the Saudi government said did not have permits. Many…