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 2018-01-17 00:53 

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The one hope keeping Rangers from year of failed re-tooling...

When the Rangers traded Derek Stepan for futures within two weeks of buying out Dan Girardi in the wake of the club's disappointing second-round defeat to Ottawa, "re-tool" became the operative off-season term applied by the administration. An...

 2018-01-17 00:50 

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Marathon runner dies two days after flu diagnosis...

A 40-year-old mother in San Jose died two days after catching the flu, The San Francisco Chronicle reported, citing local media. Katie Denise Oxley Thomas, who was considered healthy and liked to run marathons, died on Jan. 4, the report said. She is the ...

 2018-01-17 00:40 

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Chelsea bomber has tried to radicalize inmates, made light of attacks: prosecutors...

Convicted Chelsea bomber Ahmad Khan Rahimi has been unrepentant while locked up, according to federal prosecutors who argue he should get life behind bars at his Feb. 13 sentencing. Rahimi was convicted of detonating a series of bombs in New York and New ...

 2018-01-17 00:39 

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Judge will decide whether immigrant activist will be brought back to NYC...

A Manhattan federal judge said Tuesday that she will decide whether the immigrants-rights activist who was detained last week — sparking a protest and nearly 20 arrests — should be brought back to New York from Miami while he fights deportatio...

 2018-01-17 00:37 

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'Pretty Woman' hooker gets a feminist twist on Broadway...

Even in 2016, Garry Marshall knew that what worked for his 1990 hit film "Pretty Woman" wouldn't work in a musical. Times had changed, and Vivian and Edward — the characters played by Julia Roberts and Richard Gere — would have to ...

 2018-01-17 00:31 

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Ex-CIA officer arrested, charged with keeping classified docs...

ALEXANDRIA, Va. — A former CIA officer has been arrested and charged with illegally retaining classified records, including names and phone numbers of covert CIA assets. Jerry Chun Shing Lee, 53, was arrested Monday night after arriving at JFK Inter...

 2018-01-17 00:27 

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Filming 'Versace' death scene was unsettling for dgar Ramrez...

"The Assassination of Gianni Versace" star dgar Ramrez, who plays the murdered fashion icon in the new FX series, went to Miami a week before production began to get a feel for how Versace spent his final morning. "I wanted to have my own expe...

 2018-01-17 00:24 

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21 states sue to keep net neutrality ahead of Senate vote...

A group of 21 U.S. state attorneys general filed suit to challenge the Federal Communications Commission's decision to do away with net neutrality on Tuesday while Democrats said they needed just one more vote in the Senate to repeal the FCC ruling. T...

 2018-01-17 00:17 

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Man arrested after girlfriend's body found wrapped in plastic...

ROCKWOOD, Mich. — A man has been arrested after his girlfriend's body was found wrapped in a sheet and plastic in a home southwest of Detroit. Prosecutors say 50-year-old Jeffrey Thomas was charged Tuesday with concealing the death of an individ...

 2018-01-17 00:12 

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How junk food commercials are making teens fat...

Binge-watching with ads leads to binge-noshing crap. A new study from Cancer Research UK finds that teenagers who watched more than three hours of commercial TV a day scarfed down 500 more unhealthy snacks over the course of a year than their coeds who tu...

 2018-01-17 00:07 

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Teen's death ruled suicide stuns skeptical loved ones...

The ruling of a Virginia teen's death as a suicide reportedly stunned skeptical family and friends — some of whom insist that she was murdered. Hannah Green's grieving loved ones questioned the state medical examiner's findings Tuesday t...

 2018-01-17 00:03 

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Rangers tab former top prospect to help fix their center problem...

As the Rangers embark on the task of turning around their sinking ship, and as they faced the realization that they're unlikely to do it by scoring a ton of goals, some more stability throughout the roster was needed. And so they called up journeyman ...

 2018-01-16 23:59 

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Trump's right about the need to pick immigrants for skills...

The world fell on Donald Trump's head — yet again — when he said in a White House meeting that we should be trying to get immigrants from Norway rather than "shithole" countries in the Third World. The media has treated Trump's...

 2018-01-16 23:54 

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The only way to 'negotiate' a North Korean solution...

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson chaired a meeting in Vancouver Tuesday of foreign ministers to strategize allied diplomacy with North Korea. Secretary of Defense James Mattis was in Vancouver too, but mostly "to support our diplomats to ensure they n...

 2018-01-16 23:52 

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Oakley's suit against Dolan is a long shot: judge...

Former New York Knicks star Charles Oakley has an "uphill climb" in trying to win his defamation suit against team owner James Dolan, according to a Manhattan federal court judge. The judge also gave the 6-foot-9 power forward until Jan. 19 to dec...

 2018-01-16 23:49 

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Why work requirements are good for Medicaid...

Last week the Trump administration announced it'll allow states to impose a "community engagement" requirement on healthy adults getting Medicaid, the public health-insurance program for lower-income people. So far, 10 states intend to do it, ...

 2018-01-16 23:46 

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One (small) step toward firing bad-apple teachers...

New York's highest court last week reversed three lower-court rulings that had reinstated bad-apple teachers fired by the city Department of Education. Consider it one small step toward ending a huge injustice. For good measure, the Court of Appeals a...

 2018-01-16 23:45 

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What it's like to watch Tom Coughlin watch football...

There was one minute, 45 seconds left in the game and the Jaguars had just taken a 10-point lead. Most people would be breathing a sigh of relief and getting ready for the celebration. Not Coughlin. Ben Roethlisberger threw an incomplete pass and a Jaguar...

 2018-01-16 23:43 

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Cuomo-promoting ad is a sad tale of MTA 'efficiency'...

For once, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority has proved a model of efficiency by killing two birds with one ad: It just proved the lunacy of its "no political ads" policy and put the lie to Gov. Cuomo's claim that he doesn't control...

 2018-01-16 23:41 

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Cuomo's $168B budget is pure fantasy...

Good news: Gov. Cuomo's $168 billion budget, which he rolled out Tuesday, appears balanced. Bad news: It raises some taxes and resorts to risky budget tricks. Worse news: It shows the gov living in a fantasy land — refusing to take any blame for...

 2018-01-16 23:41 

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Plastic surgeon accused of showing up drunk to operate...

A Kentucky plastic surgeon was arrested Monday after allegedly showing up drunk to perform a surgery. Dr. Theodore Gerstle, of Lexington Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, was scheduled to operate around noon on Monday at the Baptist Heath Lexington, but s...

 2018-01-16 23:35 

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The terrifying secrets behind your favorite foods...

The issues raised in the new Neflix documentary series "Rotten" are a concern — but only if you eat food, as one talking head puts it. Those of us who are able to attain sustenance from sunlight alone can go ahead and happily binge on "T...

 2018-01-16 23:30 

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Black sludge pours out of sink on LIRR train...

A passenger aboard a Long Island Rail Road train out of Penn Station went into the bathroom to wash her hands — only to have a stream of black sludge from out of the faucet. "Today the LIRR hit a new unsanitary low," rider Paola Pachon tweet...

 2018-01-16 23:28 

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Sleazy holiday party had gingerbread house with gummy bear orgy: suit...

A Long Island volunteer ambulance service held a holiday party that featured a smutty gingerbread house — complete with gummy bears arranged to simulate group sex and the words "sexual harassment in progress" written in icing on its roof, ne...

 2018-01-16 23:25 

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The Awl is shutting down...

The site that encouraged readers to "be less stupid" is shuttering. In a post titled "Awl Ends" on Tuesday, the blog announced its closure. "All things reach a natural end, and that end has now come for The Awl," according to the p...

 2018-01-16 23:22 

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This entire Brazilian state is now at risk for yellow fever...

SAO PAULO — The World Health Organization announced Tuesday that it now considers all of Sao Paulo state at risk for yellow fever, recommending that all international visitors to the state be vaccinated. That puts the megacity of Sao Paulo on the li...

 2018-01-16 23:20 

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War over North Korea nukes is avoidable: UN chief...

UNITED NATIONS — Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said Tuesday he believes war over North Korea's nuclear weapons is avoidable — but he's worried and "not yet sure that peace is guaranteed." "There is a window of opportun...

 2018-01-16 23:14 

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Commanders in deadly Navy crashes face negligent homicide charges...

A pair of Navy commanders face negligent homicide charges over the collisions of two US destroyers with merchant ships that left 17 sailors dead this summer, a new report found. Cmdr. Bryce Benson, former commander of the USS Fitzgerald and Cmdr. Jessie L...

 2018-01-16 23:12 

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Why Restaurant Week has such bad desserts...

Ah, Restaurant Week. The dishes! The deals! The disappointments! The inaccurately named three-week gimmick asks chefs to create prix fixe menus with a strict price cap ($29 for lunch, $42 for dinner, etc.), which can mean significantly lower prices ... an...

 2018-01-16 23:09 

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Man arrested for stealing manhole covers: cops...

WEBSTER, Mass. — Massachusetts police say they have arrested a man who stole seven manhole covers and put traffic cones in their place. The Telegram & Gazette reports the 46-year-old Webster man was arrested Friday and charged with larceny. Police s...

 2018-01-16 23:08 

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The Met's Dining Room is worth the price of admission...

If you manage to brave the crowds to see the Michelangelo masterpieces now on view at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, you can now end your cultural jaunt with a good meal. The Dining Room at the museum recently opened to the public for the first time sinc...

 2018-01-16 23:00 

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Some minority Steelers owners are fed up with Mike Tomlin...

The Steelers have won 45 regular-season games in the past four seasons, which is three more than any team not named the Patriots. They have one of three active coaches who has led their team to multiple Super Bowl appearances. That isn't enough for so...

 2018-01-16 22:57 

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Lebanon bans 'The Post' over Spielberg's Israel support...

BEIRUT — Lebanon's censorship authorities have effectively banned Steven Spielberg's newspaper drama, "The Post," because the American director is on a regional blacklist for supporting Israel. The directive by the country's Gene...

 2018-01-16 22:55 

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Facebook's efforts to stop fake news are making it worse...

Facebook is trying to fix its "fake news" problem that gained prominence after the 2016 US presidential election. But it's far from actually winning the battle, as the fake news phenomenon continues to be a worldwide problem. A new report high...

 2018-01-16 22:53 

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10-year-old boy dies of complications from the flu...

A 10-year-old boy died over the weekend of complications from the flu as he was returning home from a hockey tournament in Western New York, according to officials. Nico Mallozzi, of New Canaan, Conn., started feeling sick last Thursday, but wanted to tra...

 2018-01-16 22:52 

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Can trip that's supposed to kill the Knicks actually cure them?...

What many have viewed for some time as the possible end of Knicks 2017-18 life as we know it, coach Jeff Hornacek sees as undeniable opportunity. That was his take on the upcoming six-game "away" segment of the Knicks' longest road trip of the...

 2018-01-16 22:38 

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DIY Network apologizes for star's anti-Semitic slur...

An anti-Semitic slur made by a co-host of the DIY reality series "Texas Flip N Move" made it into the show — and will be edited out if the episode re-airs in the future, the network says. The crude remark was uttered by series co-host Toni S...

 2018-01-16 22:30 

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H&M child model and family had to move over 'security concerns'...

The black child model featured in a controversial H&M campaign wearing a "coolest monkey" hoodie was forced to move with his family for "security reasons," according to reports. Liam Mango, who lived in Stockholm, Sweden, was thrown into t...

 2018-01-16 22:25 

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Blistering cold temps in Russia are freezing peoples' eyelashes...

MOSCOW — Even thermometers can't keep up with the plunging temperatures in Russia's remote Yakutia region, which hit minus 88.6 degrees Fahrenheit in some areas Tuesday. In Yakutia — a region of 1 million people about 3,300 miles east ...

 2018-01-16 22:17 

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You could get a UTI from your dishwasher...

The unlikely source of that pesky urinary tract infection might be inside your favorite kitchen appliance. According to a study out of Slovenia, your dishwasher is filled with nasty bacteria like E.coli and other pathogens that can cause infections, inclu...

 2018-01-16 22:13 

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'Horror house' parents forced kids to march at night: neighbors...

The 13 siblings found starving and shackled inside their California house of horrors also had to march around for hours in the middle of the night, former neighbors told The Post on Tuesday. "I thought they were like a cult," said a man named Mike...

 2018-01-16 22:10 

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'Horror house' mom 'perplexed' by her arrest: sheriff...

The religious kook accused of starving her 13 kids and chaining some of them to the furniture was "perplexed" when authorities arrested her — as new details emerged about how desperate her whistle-blowing daughter was to escape the hellish c...

 2018-01-16 22:05 

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Family pleads for help to find Colorado mom's killer...

FORT COLLINS, Colo. — The mother of a northern Colorado woman found dead near Fort Collins last week is urging anyone with any information at all about her recent whereabouts or what happened to come forward. The body of 41-year-old Kimberlee Graves...

 2018-01-16 21:58 

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Yale settles with student expelled over false sex assault claim...

HARTFORD, Conn. — Yale University has settled a lawsuit by a former student who says he was wrongly and unfairly expelled over a false sexual assault allegation in 2012 — the school's latest move amid criticism over the way it handles sexu...

 2018-01-16 21:53 

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3-year-old girl mauled to death by family's newly adopted dog...

A 3-year-old girl in Oklahoma was reportedly mauled to death by a pit bull her family adopted just days before the incident. The girl's father, Jason Dodge, said that the dog only lived with them for five days before attacking his daughter, Rylee Mari...

 2018-01-16 21:51 

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Trump kicks CNN reporter out of Oval Office...

President Trump kicked CNN star Jim Acosta out of the Oval Office Tuesday after the network's senior White House correspondent badgered him with racially charged questions. Acosta has made a habit of grandstanding and interrupting when Trump and his s...

 2018-01-16 21:49 

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Ex wanted in woman's death days after her sister died in crash...

WOODLAND, Calif. — Police say the body of a Northern California woman reported missing a day after her sister was killed in a car crash has been found and her ex-boyfriend is a suspect in her killing. The body of 21-year-old Karen Garcia was found S...

 2018-01-16 21:49 

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11-year-old girl dies after skateboarding accident...

STILLWATER, Okla. — An 11-year-old Oklahoma girl has died after crashing into a vehicle while on her skateboard. The Stillwater News Press reports that Anna Marie Davis of Stillwater died from her injuries Monday. Stillwater Police say a preliminary...

 2018-01-16 21:48 

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A look at President Trump's first year in office...
 2018-01-16 21:47 

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Suspected kidnapper's girlfriend fainted while helping FBI...

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — The girlfriend of a 28-year-old man charged in the kidnapping of a University of Illinois scholar from China was so nervous as she secretly recorded him for the FBI before his arrest last year that she fainted at least once in fron...

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