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Ticket resellers settle New York charges over inflated concert ticket prices

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Two companies in the ticket resale industry agreed to pay $1.55 million to settle a lawsuit by New York Attorney General Letitia James accusing them of tricking tens of thousands of people into buying tickets for concerts, shows and other live events that they never owned. New York State Attorney General […]

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As migrants languish in border facilities, U.S. Congress struggles to finalize emergency aid

WASHINGTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) – Congress and the White House were attempting to broker a deal over how to spend emergency aid to address the migrant surge as lawmakers, private companies and presidential candidates raised alarms about immigrants facing dangerous conditions along the U.S.-Mexico border. The Republican-controlled Senate passed by an overwhelming 84-8 vote a $4.6 […]

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A Picasso sold during Nazi flight can stay at New York’s Met -U.S. court

NEW YORK (Reuters) – A masterpiece painted by Pablo Picasso that a German Jewish businessman was allegedly forced to sell to fund his escape from the Nazis can stay at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York rather than be returned to the businessman’s heirs, a federal appeals court ruled on Wednesday. FILE PHOTO: […]

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