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Amazon made the stunning decision Thursday to ditch plans to build a second headquarters in New York the decision coming after stiff opposition from local lawmakers and residents in the queens New York neighborhood of Long Island City critics complained about the three billion dollars in tax parks being handed over to Amazon one of the most valuable companies in corporate America and who CEO Jeff Basil is the world's richest man some also worried Amazon would crawl the neighborhood and over burdened the transit system with the twenty five thousand jobs promised in a statement Amazon said it is disappointed to reach the conclusion that trying to make New York a second home would be unhappy and unpleasant as for another location for H. Q. to Amazon says it is not re opening the process and will continue with expansion plans and north Virginia and Nashville