Amazon announced Thursday it was turning back on its plans to build its second headquarters in New York City, the company said in a statement. The move comes after backlash from lawmakers, notably Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, who bemoaned the project.
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Amazon Reconsiders NY Headquarters After Fierce Opposition
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Amazon Reconsiders NY Headquarters After Fierce Opposition
Amazon has announced that after opposition from local New York officials, it is dropping plans to move their HQ2 operation to Long Island City.
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Fringe YouTuber Injured by Security Guard While Filming Outside a Synagogue
Fringe YouTuber Injured by Security Guard While Filming Outside a Synagogue
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Armed with cameras and sometimes handguns, "First Amendment auditors" are roaming government buildings and police stations across the country. some worry their confrontations could turn violent.
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Facebook Facing MULTI-BILLION Dollar Fine over Privacy Violations
Facebook Facing MULTI-BILLION Dollar Fine over Privacy Violations
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For the FTC, a significant punishment levied against Facebook could represent a new era of scrutiny for Silicon Valley companies after years of privacy missteps.
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Trump Declares National Emergency to Get Border Wall Funding
Trump Declares National Emergency to Get Border Wall Funding
After attempts to negotiate with Capitol Hill, and a 35-day shutdown, President Trump declares a national emergency in order to get funding for the border wall.
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Fentanyl deaths from 'Mexican Oxy' pills hit Arizona hard
Fentanyl deaths from 'Mexican Oxy' pills hit Arizona hard
Fentanyl pills pushed by drug cartels are causing more deaths than heroin.
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