SL Green’s One Madison tower is a $2.3 billion bet against COVID-19

November 17, 2020 

Bucking fears of a bleak future for office buildings, SL Green is taking the plunge on a $2.3 billion, speculative project that bets on a revived city three years from now. On Monday, the publicly traded developer started work on One Madison — a 1.4 million square-foot tower that superimposes 21st century environmentally attuned construction...

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November 29, 2020
LIVE UPDATES: BLM activists protest LA mayor as potential Cabinet pick

Black Lives Matter protesters have gathered outside the home of Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti for the last several days to protest reports that President-elect Joe Biden might nominate him for a Cabinet position. Biden has already announced several cabinet picks, including Janet Yellin for Treasury secretary and Antony Blinken for secretary of state President […]

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November 29, 2020
Digital COVID-19 ‘passport’ may take flight for airline travelers: report

Get ready to carry two passports while flying in the age of COVID-19: one from your homeland, and one showing you’ve been vaccinated against the coronavirus. An airline industry group is working on a universal digital document that would show a passenger’s virus test results and whether they’ve been inoculated, according to The Hill. The […]

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November 29, 2020
Amazon warehouse evacuated in hazmat scare; several employees hospitalized

Several Amazon employees were hospitalized Saturday afternoon after being exposed to a potentially hazardous material at a distribution center in Southern California, according to a report. “They were exposed to an unknown substance inside the building,” Jody Hagemann, a spokeswoman for Cal Fire and Riverside County Fire said, according to The Press-Enterprise in Riverside, east of […]

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November 29, 2020
Brits planting trees to celebrate Queen Elizabeth’s 70th coronation

Brits are going green for the Queen. With the 70th anniversary of the monarch’s coronation approaching, her subjects are being asked to plant trees to celebrate. “The Queen’s Green Canopy” project encourages landowners to plant native trees in a bid to help the environment and mark the occasion. The Queen, 94, will reach her Platinum […]

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November 29, 2020
Air Force captain dies in ‘vehicle accident’ in United Arab Emirates

An Air Force captain from central New Jersey has died in a car accident on a base in the United Arab Emirates, the Defense Department said Saturday. Capt. (Dr.) Kelliann Leli, of the Middlesex County town of  Parlin, died in a “non-combat related vehicle incident” at Al Dhafra Air Base on Friday, officials said. Leli […]

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November 29, 2020
Man accused of killing dad’s cat with frying pan: police

PORTLAND, Maine — Police in Maine have arrested a man accused of killing his father’s cat with a frying pan on Thanksgiving — a day after he was released on bail for a separate incident. The Bangor Daily News reports that 43-year-old Ryan T. Carleton faces new charges including animal cruelty and violating the conditions […]

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