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Delta flight from Detroit to the Netherlands diverted over spoiled food

A Delta flight from Detroit to Amsterdam was diverted early Wednesday morning after passengers consumed spoiled food. “Delta flight 136 from Detroit to Amsterdam diverted to New York’s JFK early Wednesday morning after reports that a portion of the Main Cabin in-flight meal service were spoiled,” a Delta spokesperson said in a statement to FOX Business.  Flight crews consulted with medical experts, who recommended the…

International businessman sentenced to prison for ‘wine-and-dine scheme’

An New York-based international businessman once described as one of “the most global consultants and speakers in the world,” was sentenced to prison and ordered to pay back over $6 million to victims of a wine-and-dine fraud scheme he operated.  The Department of Justice (DOJ) announced on Monday that 58-year-old Omar Khan was sentenced to two years in prison in connection with an investment fraud…

Truckers file lawsuit against NYC over city’s ‘congestion fee’ for drivers

The Trucking Association of New York filed a federal lawsuit Thursday against the Metropolitan Transportation Authority over the city’s congestion fee, arguing it unfairly targets trucks and logistics with higher rates than passenger vehicles.   According to a March proposal, trucks would be subject to a charge of $24 or $36, while drivers in private passenger cars should expect to pay about $15, with lower…

New York airport workers who refuel planes have planned Memorial Day weekend walkout: report

Passengers waiting to take off from New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport this holiday weekend may have longer to wait until liftoff, as plane refueling workers are planning a strike to begin Friday.  Teamsters Local 553, which represents commercial and cargo jet fuel workers and mechanics at JFK, told the New York Post it is in disagreement with the company that services airplanes there,…

Martha Stewart nabs $12 million NYC pad in building featured in Hulu’s hit show

The Belnord in New York City’s Upper West Side received an influx of attention after it first appeared in the hit Hulu series “Only Murders in the Building.”  Now, it’s back in the spotlight amid reports Martha Stewart now owns a large condo there with her daughter Alexis. The mother-daughter duo reportedly shelled out $12.3 million to acquire it in a late April deal, according…

Stuart Varney: Anti-Israel ‘chaos’ will provoke a backlash against Biden

During his “My Take,” on Tuesday, “Varney & Co.” host Stuart Varney argued the ongoing mayhem caused by anti-Israel protesters in big cities and college campuses will cause a backlash against President Biden in the 2024 presidential election. STUART VARNEY: If your cause is considered “just” by the left, you can do what you like.  No accountability. You are doing “the right thing,” so you…

Stuart Varney: Trump’s hush money trial is a ‘show’ put on by Democrats

During his “My Take,” Monday, “Varney & Co.” host Stuart Varney discussed Donald Trump’s trial for alleged hush money payments to Stormy Daniels, arguing the case is another “spectacle” that makes New York City look worse than it already is. STUART VARNEY: Visitors to New York City these days have to wade through dirty streets, wandering lunatics high on heaven knows what, migrant children hustling…

Iconic NYC restaurant owner fears city’s ‘unsafe’ conditions threaten employees: ‘When did this become OK?’

Crime is taking a bite out of the Big Apple, according to the owner of one iconic New York City eatery. Concerned about the crisis, Junior’s Restaurant’s third-generation proprietor, Alan Rosen, lamented to The New York Post that there are no consequences for creating chaos in the city. “When did it become OK to shoplift a pharmacy? In what society is that OK? People shouldn’t…