Thursday, May 25, 2017

Rockefeller Center

In this May 15, 2007, file photo, David Rockefeller participates in the C40 Large Cities Climate Summit in New York. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)

BY DEEPTI HAJELA NEW YORK (AP) — David Rockefeller, the billionaire businessman and philanthropist who was the last in his generation of one of the country’s most famously philanthropic families, died Monday. He was 101. Rockefeller died in his sleep ...
The Rockefeller Center Christmas tree stands lit at Rockefeller Center during the 84th annual Rockefeller Center Christmas tree lighting ceremony, Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2016, in New York. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)

NEW YORK (AP) — Thousands of rain-drenched revelers gathered in midtown Manhattan Wednesday night to watch the annual lighting of the Christmas tree in Rockefeller Center. New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio flipped the switch just before 9 p.m., ...
In this Thursday, Jan. 14, 2016 photo, the sun shines on shops along Post Road in Fairfield, Connecticut.

BY MICHAEL MELIA FAIRFIELD, Conn. (AP) — It’s not just the loss of loyal customers that worries jeweler Howard Diamond, or the extra tax burden that businesses like his may have to carry as General Electric pulls the plug on ...
In this Wednesday, Dec. 16, 2015 photo, Lisa Wilson stands with her son Karlo and Executive Director Kevin Crowley during a dedication ceremony for her new home built by Habitat for Humanity in Philadelphia.

BY KATHLEEN FOODY ATLANTA (AP) — Even the iconic Rockefeller Center Christmas tree has to come down after the holidays. For the ninth year in a row, the tree set aglow during a televised ceremony and visited by an estimated ...
This undated file image provided by Christie's shows the painting "Reclining Nude," by Amedeo Modigliani, that sold for $170.4 million Monday evening, Nov. 9, 2015, at Christie's in New York, making it the second most expensive artwork at auction.

NEW YORK (AP) — After a night in which Christie’s sold a painting of a sexy nude by Amedeo Modigliani for $170.4 million — just a few million short of the auction record for a work of art— the auction ...
Andy Warhol's "Blue Jackie," right, and Roy Lichtenstein's "Interior with Yves Klein Sculpture," left, are among master works being installed at Christie's for the upcoming New York evening art auctions of impressionist, modern and post-war art, during a press preview, Friday Oct. 30, 2015, in New York

BY ULA ILNYTZKY NEW YORK (AP) — Works by Amedeo Modigliani, Roy Lichtenstein and Paul Gauguin are poised to set artist auction records in a curated auction at Christie’s. The centerpiece of Monday’s sale is Modigliani’s “Reclining Nude,” which the ...
Van Gogh’s “Landscape Under a Stormy Sky,” depicting a field in Arles in the south of France, that could bring $50 million to $70 million, is described by David Norman, co-chairman of Impressionist and Modern Art at Sotheby's, in New York, Friday, Oct. 30, 2015.

BY ULA ILNYTZKY NEW YORK (AP) — It’s that time of year when deep-pocketed collectors go looking for blue-chip works of art. None is expected to beat the $179 million paid for a Pablo Picasso in the spring, but there’s ...

| BY JONATHAN FAHEY NEW YORK (AP) — The industrial heart of General Electric, the company’s new focus, posted lower revenue and earnings in the first quarter amid an enormous overall loss resulting from its recently-announced sale of most of ...
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