It was not immediately clear when the full House would vote, and the intervening period could allow Mr. Barr time to negotiate. Mr. Nadler said he expected a House vote “rapidly.” Cruz said she recognized that the tournament provides temporary employment for many local residents and also hosts a day of free special events for Queens residents during the week before the main tournament starts. But she also said that in the weeks leading up to the annual event, access to Flushing Meadows Corona Park, which contains the tennis center, is restricted by the large crowds, by security restrictions and by cars parked on the grass.
But when it comes to their players, they become wonderfully 19th-century capitalists. A majority of football players work on nonguaranteed contracts, which is to say that when your local team says it has signed a player to a sweet deal, it pays to read the fine print. Very often that same player can be released if his performance falls off, or if a few too many sprains and blasts to the head slow him down. (Contracts in Major League Baseball and the N.B.A. usually come fully guaranteed, which explains why Kevin Durant and Klay Thompson can afford to most likely sit out the full season that is needed to rehabilitate a ruptured Achilles’ tendon (Durant) and a torn knee ligament (Thompson). In an email to employees last week and a quarterly earnings conference call and a letter to investors in the firm’s funds on Wednesday, Mr. Black described his relationship with Mr. Epstein as one largely limited to tax strategy, estate planning and philanthropic advice.Delivered in 2-3 bussiness days
“Just saying that shows how absurd the situation we find ourselves in,” she said. The idea of immigrants closing the door behind them I find very interesting as well. It’s just so messy. Even politically, there’s no right answer.
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Log InLUNAR NEW YEAR 2019 at Brookfield Place. (Feb. 9, 2 p.m.). This family-friendly performance features traditional Chinese dance and music and a martial arts demonstration. Arrive at Westfield World Trade Center at 1:40 p.m. to catch a lion dance that will move through Brookfield Place and into the Winter Garden Atrium. 212-978-1673, bfplny.com/events — John Dacey