Stay on evictions in New York will continue through August, Cuomo says


New Yorkers giving thanks to all the frontline workers on April 4th, 2020.

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New York residents struggling amid the coronavirus pandemic can’t be evicted by their landlords until at least Aug. 20, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Thursday. 

Cuomo’s announcement extends the state’s previous moratorium on evictions, which lasted only through June.  

“I don’t want to see people and their children evicted at this time, through no fault of their own,” Cuomo said. 

Landlords are also prohibited from charging tenants late fees during the public health crisis, and renters will be allowed to apply their security deposits

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Boeing 737 MAX expected to remain grounded until at least August: sources


WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Boeing Co’s (BA.N) grounded 737 MAX jet is expected to remain grounded until at least August as the manufacturer continues to grapple with software issues, people briefed on the matter told Reuters.

FILE PHOTO: A Boeing 737 Max aircraft is seen parked in a storage area at the company’s production facility in Renton, Washington, U.S. January 10, 2020. REUTERS/Lindsey Wasson

The largest planemaker has signaled it now hopes to win regulatory approval in August for the plane’s return to service, but that could be pushed backed until fall, the sources said, as timing for meeting

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Virus forces Luxottica to break Italian August holiday tradition


MILAN (Reuters) – Eyewear maker Luxottica said it would cut to just one week its customary August closure, a move which other firms may seek to replicate to relaunch production after the forced shutdown in the current coronavirus crisis.

FILE PHOTO: Sunglasses from Ray Ban, a Luxottica owned brand, are on display at an optician shop in Hanau, Germany, March 18, 2016. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach

The decision by the Italian arm of eyewear giant EssilorLuxottica (ESLX.PA) impinges on the sacredness of the traditional August shutdown, when people head for the beaches emptying cities and bringing business activity to a

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