Nearly a ton of shredded paper was prepared and placed strategically throughout lower Manhattan on Tuesday, the eve of a ticker tape parade to celebrate the U.S. women's soccer team winning with World Cup.
The women's victory is the second in a row in which they will be honored with such a parade, the last coming in 2015.
That celebration four years ago marked the first time a women's team was recognized with a ticker tape parade since the New York tradition began in 1886, the Downtown Alliance organization behind the parade told Reuters.
Actor Paul Rudd handed out cookies to early voters waiting in line intorrential rain in Brooklyn, New York. "I want to say thank you for coming outand voting and doing your part," Rudd told voters, through a mask. The momentwas captured by Brian Rosenworcel, a member of the band Guster, who posted thevideo on Twitter.
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A federal judge on Tuesday rejected a U.S. government request to drop Donald Trump as a defendant in a defamation lawsuit by a writer who said the president falsely denied raping her in a Manhattan department store in the 1990s. This report produced by Jillian Kitchener.
[NFA] President Trump's lawyer said Trump will appeal to the Supreme Court after a federal appeals court on Wednesday said Manhattan's district attorney can enforce a subpoena seeking Donald Trump's tax returns and other financial records for a criminal probe into the U.S. president and his businesses. Colette Luke has more.
Nobby Stiles, part of the England team which won the World Cup in 1966, hasdied aged 78 after a long illness. Stiles was also part of the ManchesterUnited side which became the first English club to win the European Cup twoyears later, when they beat Benfica in the final at Wembley.
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U.S. stock indexes closed lower on Friday to cap Wall Street's biggest weekly sell-off since March, as losses in richly priced tech heavyweights, a record rise in coronavirus cases and jitters over the presidential election snuffed investor sentiment. Conway G. Gittens has the market round-up.
Wall Street banks and their employees have been leaning further left in recent years, increasing the proportion of cash allocated to Democrats. Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden has dramatically outpaced Republican President Donald Trump in raising funds from the banking industry ahead of the Nov. 3 election. Rosanna Philpott explains why.
A 1794 Silver Dollar believed to possibly the first to be struck by the US Mint is hitting the auction block. The coin known as the "Flowing Hair" dollar, features a portrait of Lady Liberty on one side and an eagle on the other. According to CNN, the last time it was up for auction, in 2013, it sold for $10 million. The current owner of the coin, Bruce Morelan is putting an assortment of rare coins up for sale.