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Samuel Goldwyn Jr., Hollywood Scion, Dies at 88

Photo Samuel Goldwyn Jr. in 2009. Credit Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images LOS ANGELES — Samuel Goldwyn Jr., an urbane, soft-spoken scion of a Hollywood dynasty who became an influential movie executive in his own right, supporting promising young directors and advancing the independent film movement, died here on Friday. He was 88. His death, at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, was caused by congestive heart failure, his son John said. A ravenous

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OJIA Retro Vintage New York City 18 X 18 Inch Cotton Linen Home Decorative Throw Cushion Cover / Pillow Sham

buy now $9.45 Product details Front:Retro Vintage New York City Rear: Plain natural fabric color Closure: Hidden Zip Material: 100% grade A cotton blend linen Size: 18″*18″(45cmx45cm,please allow 1-2cm deviation ,as they are handmade) Package included: 1 piece Cushion Cover without piller Product Features Throw Pillow Cover made from 100% cotton blend linen, a stylish statement that will liven up any room. Cotton and linen restoring ancient ways hold pillow

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Bits Blog: Apple’s Cut From App Sales Reached $4.5 Billion in 2014

Photo Apple takes a 30-percent cut of each app sale made in its App Store.Credit Shizuo Kambayashi/Associated Press Apple continues to make billions of dollars from mobile apps sold in its App Store. The company said on Thursday that in 2014, billings from app sales rose 50 percent from the previous year, which results in roughly $15 billion in revenue for app developers and a $4.5 billion cut for Apple.

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New York: Portrait Of A City

buy now $50.06 The soul of New York: A photographic journey through the history of the world’s greatest city   This book presents the epic story of New York on nearly 600 pages of emotional, atmospheric photographs, from the mid-19th century to the present day. Supplementing this treasure trove of images are over a hundred quotations and references from relevant books, movies, shows and songs. The city’s fluctuating fortunes are

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The Day | Stabilized Rents Likely to Rise

Joann Jovinelly Good morning, East Village. “In an annual ritual, the Rent Guidelines Board took only a half-hour last night to recommend preliminary increases that would range between 3.25 and 6.25 percent for one-year lease renewals and 5 to 9.5 percent for two years.” The final numbers will be determined in June. [NY Post] “A 14-year-old boy allegedly bit a teacher at a Lower East Side school on Tuesday, police

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DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: New York City

buy now $19.08 Experience the best of New York City with DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: New York City. This newly updated travel guide for New York City will lead you straight to the best attractions Manhattan has to offer, from unearthing archaeological treasures at The Metropolitan Museum of Art to biking through Central Park to discovering the city’s hottest neighborhoods on walking tours. Plus, check out the best of the

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This is New York City

WATCH and SHARE: The City of New York is bidding to host the Democratic National Convention in 2016. This video was part of a presentation to the DNC Technical Committee, highlighting the City's belief that the Road to the White House goes through the five boroughs. rated: viewed:29128 source

City Room: Updates From the Funeral of Police Officer Wenjian Liu

Photo Lisiao Hong, 36, and her daughter, Yitong Huang, 7, watched as police officers gathered to honor Officer Wenjian Liu in Brooklyn on Sunday.Credit Victor J. Blue for The New York Times Trees and telephone poles were wrapped with blue bows this morning and the streets were empty but for police cars all around the Aievoli Funeral Home in southern Brooklyn. Police officers, some from as far away as Virginia

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New York Window Poster Art Print

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