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 2018-12-14 23:58 

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How 'You've Got Mail' made NYC a rom-com star...

Twenty years ago, the Internet was an unexplored, foreign land, not an addiction or a matchmaking service. And the Big Apple was still filled with mom-and-pop shops — a landscape threatened by corporate giants like Fox & Sons Books. OK, Fox books is...

 2018-12-14 23:57 

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Ben Carson sets deadline for city to make NYCHA deal with feds...

Housing Secretary Ben Carson on Friday gave the city until Jan. 31 to make a deal with federal prosecutors on how to rescue the troubled New York City Housing Authority — threatening a federal takeover if the deadline isn't met. "Please be a...

 2018-12-14 23:48 

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Rachel Dratch's son is a weekend waffle warrior...

For nearly a decade, Rachel Dratch has read aloud from the musings of Madonna, Ethel Merman and Burt Reynolds' secretary. Lately, the "SNL" alum and others have shared all that and more at the Marquis Theatre, where "Celebrity Autobiograph...

 2018-12-14 23:47 

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We're ready to believe in Doug Martin's fantasy potential again...

Almost everyone has that old romantic flame who keeps reappearing in their lives. Maybe you had an initial attraction, then later parted ways, only to come back together later, then again experience a familiar disappointment that leads to another split. W...

 2018-12-14 23:46 

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Tourist sues Royal Caribbean over husband's deadly zip line accident...

An Israeli tourist is suing Royal Caribbean Cruises for more than $1 million following a mid-air zip lining accident that killed her husband during their honeymoon cruise. Shir Frenkel, 27, of Herzliya, Israel and her husband, 24-year-old Igal Tyszman, we...

 2018-12-14 23:07 

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Yes, you can wear sneakers to your holiday party — here's how...

Body-conscious minidresses and sky-high heels have long been the holiday party go-to uniform, but this season, the trend tides have turned — suffering for style is so pass. Sparkly pieces with a sporty twist allow you to stay comfy without sacrifici...

 2018-12-14 22:51 

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Hit these museum shops for the coolest holiday gifts...

The best time to multitask is now. What seems like a slog — buying presents for everyone on your holiday shopping list — can be a gift to yourself, if you know where to shop: museums! At last, you have an excuse for seeing all the shows you...

 2018-12-14 22:50 

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Don't bail on fantasy football studs after one bad week...

These past two weeks have been brutal for fantasy football owners. When Keenan Allen suffered a hip injury Thursday, leaving owners eating yet another meal at Zero Burgers, it was just the icing on the cake. Whether it was a poor performance by Drew Brees...

 2018-12-14 22:38 

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Allonzo Trier doesn't want to hear from fake friends after deal...

Allonzo Trier would like to know where all these people were when his bank account wasn't so full. The Knicks' undrafted rookie, who earned a two-year, $6.8 million contract Thursday after impressing on his two-way G-League deal, wasn't fallin...

 2018-12-14 22:34 

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Trump picks Mick Mulvaney to serve as acting chief of staff...

President Trump on Friday named Mick Mulvaney, current head of the Management and Budget office, to serve as his acting chief of staff. The choice came after former New Jersey governor Chris Christie, GOP congressman Mark Meadows, and others turned down t...

 2018-12-14 22:33 

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NY supermarkets often mislabel seafood in fishy 'fraud': AG...

There's no 'sole,' man! An astonishing 87.5 percent of the lemon sole sold in New York state supermarkets is mislabeled, according to a report issued Friday by the state Attorney General. And that's not the end of the cod job grocers are p...

 2018-12-14 22:18 

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Robert Mueller's Russia probe has now cost over $25M...

WASHINGTON Special Counsel Robert Mueller's probe has cost taxpayers another $4.6 million through the end of September. His office released the latest tab on Friday, with the biggest chunk of money about $2.9 million going toward staffers salaries and...

 2018-12-14 22:16 

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Stocks end week down despite Trump's assurances about China...

Wall Street is forecasting bleak times. US markets sold off sharply Friday after weak economic data from China stoked worries of a global slowdown in 2019. The Dow Jones industrial average was down 496.87 points, shedding 2 percent, to close at 24,100.51,...

 2018-12-14 22:13 

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New York Democratic Party chief leaves post after a year...

In a surprise move, Geoff Berman announced Friday he's stepping down as executive director of the New York State Democratic Party after just a year on the job. Berman is leaving the to post on a high note — with Democrats securing complete contr...

 2018-12-14 22:12 

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Ocasio-Cortez meets with Chirlane McCray to discuss mental health issues...

Democratic superstar Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez spent an hour with First Lady Chirlane McCray on Friday discussing mental health issues. Cortez told reporters gathered outside of Gracie Mansion afterward that she and McCray spent much of the time talking ab...

 2018-12-14 22:12 

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American tourist Carla Stefaniak may have been killed by multiple people...

The Florida tourist who was murdered on vacation in Costa Rica may have been killed by more than one person. Forensic examination results reveal that up to three or four more people may be involved in the slaying of 36-year-old Carla Stefaniak, of Miami, ...

 2018-12-14 22:08 

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Astronomers spot giant sun giving birth to new star...

The moment a young "Mini-Me" star is born orbiting another giant sun has been spotted by astronomers. Unusually the star is forming in the same way that our sun was, from a mass of swirling space debris in the orbit of a giant sun. A disc of dust ...

 2018-12-14 22:06 

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David Fizdale won't let Knicks get down despite dismal record...

CHARLOTTE — After 29 games last season, Jeff Hornacek's Knicks were 16-13 before it all fell apart — Tim Hardaway Jr.'s stress fracture in early December the start of the comedown. David Fizdale's Knicks have already fallen apart &...

 2018-12-14 21:58 

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Prada pulls 'racist' blackface products from Soho store...

Prada was forced to pull a new range of accessories and displays from its stores Friday following complaints that they featured "blackface imagery." The Italian fashion house recently launched a series of $550 keychains and other trinkets in the s...

 2018-12-14 21:54 

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Fossil collector's $30K relic arrived in pieces: suit...

A fossil collector who purchased a dazzling 500 million year old relic from a Fifth Avenue gem shop for $30,000 was horrified when it arrived at his Utah home in pieces, according to a new lawsuit. "Destroying that fossil is like a tragedy for humanit...

 2018-12-14 21:50 

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Philadelphia man busted for New Jersey locker room theft spree...

A Philadelphia man has been busted in connection with a spree of locker room thefts from gyms across New Jersey, police said. Milton Brown, 49, was charged this week with burglary, theft and criminal trespass after he allegedly broke into a locker at Hack...

 2018-12-14 21:38 

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The defamation of Linda Fairstein and other commentary...

Justice watch: The Defamation of Linda Fairstein Linda Fairstein, former chief of the Manhattan DA's Sex Crimes Prosecution Unit, has written 19 mystery novels as well as the definitive book on sexual violence. Last month, the Mystery Writers of Ameri...

 2018-12-14 21:37 

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Mom allegedly used baby to shield cops from arresting her...

The mother whose baby was yanked from her arms by police officers at a Brooklyn benefits center used her child "as a shield" to prevent herself from getting arrested — and bit a city peace officer on the arm, according to an internal agency ...

 2018-12-14 21:34 

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LeBron gets mad at refs, who take it out on Chris Webber...

That's one theatric way to prove a point. LeBron James and the Lakers were so fed up with the officiating Thursday night against the Rockets that they resorted to defending a few possessions with their hands behind their back. "Just trying to defe...

 2018-12-14 21:30 

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Scientists solve mystery of missing 'hot Neptunes'...

A mystery surrounding hundreds of planets that have gone missing from their star systems may finally have been solved by scientists. Hot Neptunes, alien worlds the size of Neptune that sit perilously close to their stars, quickly lose their atmosphere und...

 2018-12-14 21:29 

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This is exactly how long you have to make a good first impression...

First date? New business meeting? You only have 27 seconds to make a good first impression, according to new research. A study among 2,000 Americans examining the art of first impressions found that seven in ten Americans (69 percent) form a first impress...

 2018-12-14 21:25 

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Orrin Hatch walks back Trump comment about hush money allegations...

Retiring Utah Sen. Orrin Hatch on Friday walked back comments that he didn't care about federal prosecutors' allegations that President Trump committed a crime when he arranged hush money payments to a porn star and Playboy centerfold. Asked if he...

 2018-12-14 21:22 

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Japan's space robots send back more photos of asteroid surface...

It's been a couple of months since the Japanese space agency (JAXA) deployed robots to the surface of the asteroid known as Ryugu. The Hayabusa-2 "mothership" sent the bots down to examine the space rock's surface and send back readings to...

 2018-12-14 21:19 

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Israeli lab reveals world's first slaughter-free steak...

Don't have a cow, man — just have a steak. The world's first lab-grown, slaughter-free steak has been unveiled in Israel — although its makers say the taste needs some work before it can be served up to the public, according to new rep...

 2018-12-14 21:18 

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Coal plants, mountains of trash show urgency of climate talks...

WARSAW, Poland — As politicians haggle at a UN climate conference in Poland over ways to limit global warming, the industries and machines powering our modern world keep spewing their pollution into the air and water. The fossil fuels extracted from...

 2018-12-14 21:13 

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These were the most common types of robocalls in 2018...

People seem to be actually answering their phones less and less these days, also using them to make fewer calls when texting and social network messaging works just fine and is even quicker in many cases. Arguably helping that trend along is the fact that...

 2018-12-14 21:01 

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Robert Mueller says FBI didn't give Michael Flynn a reason to lie...

Special counsel Robert Mueller's office on Friday filed court documents responding to ex-national security adviser Michael Flynn's sentencing memorandum, in which his lawyers said he was "unguarded" during an FBI interview in 2017. "No...

 2018-12-14 20:43 

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Tim Tebow goes full Tebow in video updating injury...

The broken right hamate bone that ended his season early didn't keep Tim Tebow down for long. Predictably, the eternally-optimistic Mets' minor leaguer and former Heisman Trophy winner looked at the setback as a positive. "In every setback, th...

 2018-12-14 20:27 

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High school hockey attack is 'worst thing I've seen on video'...

A disturbing video has emerged showing a high school hockey player using his stick as a weapon to repeatedly strike a defenseless opponent laying on the ice — a brutal attack one league official called "the worst thing that I've seen on vide...

 2018-12-14 20:15 

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Doctor pulls squirming bug from patient's ear...

A doctor in Hai Duong, Vietnam, made a shocking discovery when he pulled a live bug out of a patient's ear. Though it was removed, the thought of this happening is enough to send shivers up anyone's spine....

 2018-12-14 20:04 

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Amazon worker accused of shipping empty boxes after stealing $4,000 of items...

ORLANDO, Fla. — Sheriff's deputies say a worker at an Amazon warehouse in Florida stole nearly $4,000 in merchandise and gift cards and sent customers empty boxes. Orange County deputies tell news outlets 20-year-old Elvis Edgardo Soto was arres...

 2018-12-14 20:00 

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Cuomo slams lawmakers whining about pay raises with reforms...

Don't be greedy! Gov. Andrew Cuomo rapped state lawmakers Friday for savoring a fat 64 percent pay raise while fighting limitations on outside income and a ban on bonuses for serving in leadership posts. "They want a raise without the reforms,"...

 2018-12-14 19:56 

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Babies born addicted to opioids have smaller heads: study...

Babies born addicted to opioids, including legal drugs used to treat addiction, have smaller heads than babies not exposed to the drugs, according to a new study. The findings, published in Pediatrics this week, found that "babies chronically exposed ...

 2018-12-14 19:49 

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Stephen Curry involved in offensive sex joke controversy...

A line gone wrong in a 2,500-word profile of Stephen Curry has left plenty of questions unanswered. In a story published Tuesday on The Athletic, diving deep in how Curry has become part of Oakland, writer Marcus Thompson II referenced a scene in which th...

 2018-12-14 19:49 

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Ken Thompson's widow files wrongful death suit against doctor...

The widow of late Brooklyn District Attorney Ken Thompson has filed a wrongful-death lawsuit against her husband's doctor, claiming ineptitude led to the prosecutor's sudden death in 2016. "When Brooklyn lost Chief Thompson, it was an obvious ...

 2018-12-14 19:47 

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EMT assaulted while treating patient in Brooklyn...

Three FDNY EMT's were injured — and at least one was assaulted — while treating a patient in Brooklyn, according to officials and video posted to social media on Friday. EMS was responding to a call for someone who was in cardiac or respir...

 2018-12-14 19:45 

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Teacher told student she could get better grade by performing sex act: cops...

A Michigan high school teacher is accused of telling a 15-year-old student she could raise her grade by performing sex acts on him, police said. Charles Penn, who lives in the Detroit suburb of Southfield, was charged Thursday with accosting a child for i...

 2018-12-14 19:40 

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De Blasio tells NYCHA tenant that conditions are improving...

For the second week in a row, Mayor de Blasio went on WNYC radio Friday to explain how his administration is working to fix the city's public housing developments — and for the second week a resident called in to complain about "inhuman"...

 2018-12-14 19:39 

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Joan Steinbrenner, wife of late Yankees owner George, dies at 83...

Joan Steinbrenner, the Yankees vice chairperson and wife of late owner George Steinbrenner, died on Friday at the age of 83 surrounded by family in Tampa, Florida. She was active with philanthropic work, renowned for her work with charities from her nativ...

 2018-12-14 19:32 

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Thursday Night Football ratings spike 7 percent this year...

Thursday Night Football went out with a bang this year. Fox's weekly NFL broadcast — whose rights it snatched away from CBS and NBC last year in a five-year, $3.3 billion deal — clinched a 12.4 overnight rating in its final airing of the y...

 2018-12-14 19:24 

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102-year-old woman becomes the world's oldest tandem skydiver...

Irene O'Shea only made her first dive two years ago, but now she's become the oldest tandem skydiver at 102 years old. She performed the stunt to raise awareness for the Motor Neurone Disease Association of South Australia — which fights the...

 2018-12-14 18:59 

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Ocasio-Cortez takes swipe at Kushner for being considered next chief of staff...

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez jabbed first son-in-law Jared Kushner on Friday amid reports that he was in still in the running to be President Trump's next chief of staff. "Ah yes, of course, it's classic Republican 'bootstrap' meritocracy:...

 2018-12-14 18:54 

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Ex-trainer accused of sexually abusing up to 100 boys charged with child porn possession...

A former high school athletic trainer in Montana accused of sexually assaulting up to 100 boys during a nearly 30-year span has been arrested on multiple counts of child pornography possession, authorities said. A criminal probe into allegations against J...

 2018-12-14 18:54 

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Woman warns how her heart attack symptoms were different than men's...

A woman who recently survived a heart attack is using her experience to remind others how symptoms of the sometimes fatal occurrence can differ for men and women. The woman, identified only as Twitter user @gwheezie, took to the social media platform on S...

 2018-12-14 18:53 

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Babies born in December are nicer and live longer...

As someone who has their birthday in December, generally, you can't help but feel you've got a bit of a rough deal. Not only is it practically impossible to plan a party ("oh sorry, it's my work Christmas do that night") but most peopl...

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