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New York club says pole dancing is an art, for tax purposes

Sep 05 2012

What do the world-renowned Bolshoi Ballet and a New York strip club have in common?

New York club says pole dancing is an art, for tax purposes

Sep 05 2012

What do the world-renowned Bolshoi Ballet and a New York strip club have in common?

New York club says pole dancing is an art, for tax purposes

Sep 05 2012

What do the world-renowned Bolshoi Ballet and a New York strip club have in common?

New York club says pole dancing is an art, for tax purposes

Sep 05 2012

Sept 5 What do the world-renowned Bolshoi Ballet and a New York strip club have in common?

NYC can end housing subsidies for homeless: appeals court

Jun 26 2012

ALBANY, New York Thousands of formerly homeless New Yorkers will be cut off from rent subsidies of up to $1,000 a month under a ruling issued on Tuesday by the state's top court.

New York legislature rejects changes to marijuana law

Jun 20 2012

NEW YORK The New York State Senate's Republican majority has shot down a proposal by Governor Andrew Cuomo that would have decriminalized the public possession of nearly an ounce of marijuana.

HIV-positive man fights charge that saliva was deadly

Apr 25 2012

ALBANY, New York A gay-rights group is urging New York state's high court to overturn the conviction of an HIV-positive man whose saliva was found to be a "dangerous instrument" in a biting case.

HIV-positive man fights charge that saliva was deadly

Apr 25 2012

ALBANY, New York A gay-rights group is urging New York state's high court to overturn the conviction of an HIV-positive man whose saliva was found to be a "dangerous instrument" in a biting case.

Divorced attorney can't recoup Madoff fraud losses

Apr 03 2012

New York's top court has thrown out a Manhattan lawyer's bid to undo his divorce settlement and force his former wife to share in losses tied to Bernard Madoff's Ponzi scheme.

Divorced attorney can't recoup Madoff fraud losses

Apr 03 2012

New York's top court has thrown out a Manhattan lawyer's bid to undo his divorce settlement and force his former wife to share in losses tied to Bernard Madoff's Ponzi scheme. Steven Simkin, a partner at Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison, was saddled with losses when a $5.4 million retirement account he retained as part of a 2006 divorce settlement tanked because of the Madoff fraud.

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