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 2018-01-17 06:56 

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'Freaky' meteor lights up Midwest skies...

A bright meteor briefly swept across the sky over parts of the U.S. Midwest and Canada on Tuesday, weather and geology agencies said, and then caused a powerful explosion that rattled homes and onlookers. The meteor was seen across the region in places su...

 2018-01-17 06:30 

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Islanders about to get back a key piece...

There was a glimmer of good news on the Islanders' injury front Tuesday for the first time in a while. Josh Bailey will skate Wednesday at practice and could make his return from a lower-body injury as soon as Thursday against the Bruins. "Bails i...

 2018-01-17 06:21 

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Walmart offers way to turn leftover opioids into useless gel...

Walmart is helping customers get rid of leftover opioids by giving them packets that turn the addictive painkillers into a useless gel. The retail giant announced Wednesday that it will provide the packets free with opioid prescriptions filled at its 4,70...

 2018-01-17 06:19 

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Argentina wonders why Pope Francis won't return home...

SANTIAGO, Chile — Pope Francis has flown over the massive Andes cordillera, visited the poor in several slums and rubbed shoulders with presidents in six visits to Latin America. But in five years as pope, he has never returned home to Argentina. Re...

 2018-01-17 06:13 

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9 face hazing charges in death of Florida State pledge...

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Nine men are facing hazing charges in connection with the death of a Florida State University fraternity pledge, police said Tuesday. The Tallahassee Police Department said in an emailed release that arrest warrants were signed e...

 2018-01-17 05:33 

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Longshot bid proposes to split California into two states...

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — A fresh effort is underway to split California into multiple states, one including its coastal cities and the other its rural and inland areas. "New California" is just the latest proposal to divvy up the nation's mo...

 2018-01-17 05:27 

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Man accused of sending revenge porn to victim's boss...

A Florida man was arrested Sunday night after he allegedly took explicit photos of a woman and sent them to her boss as an act of revenge for no longer wanting to date him. Giuseppe Garibaldi, 30, met the woman through a dating app in November and the two...

 2018-01-17 05:13 

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Spike TV's Twitter account goes 'rogue' ahead of rebranding...

Spike TV is getting rebranded this week after nearly 15 years of being on the air — and its social media team isn't taking it very well. "Welp, since I'm outta here anyway I might as well tell you all the things I've been holding in ...

 2018-01-17 04:51 

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Dylan Farrow: 'I am telling the truth' about Woody Allen...

"I think it's important that people realize that one victim, one accuser, matters. And that they are enough to change things."...

 2018-01-17 04:50 

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Washington State QB Tyler Hilinski dies in apparent suicide...

Washington State quarterback Tyler Hilinski, 21, was found dead in his apartment on Tuesday, according to police. Hilinski had an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head and left behind a suicide note, according to a statement from the Pullman p...

 2018-01-17 04:36 

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Don't bother bringing cash if you're flying American Airlines...

If you're planning on flying American Airlines out of Miami International Airport, don't forget your debit card. Starting Thursday, the mega-airliner has announced it is moving to a cashless model at the Florida airport and will no longer be accep...

 2018-01-17 04:12 

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GOP says its lacking votes to avoid government shutdown...

Conservatives say there's enough Republican opposition to scuttle a plan by House GOP leaders to prevent a government shutdown this weekend. Around half of the roughly 30 members of the hard-right House Freedom Caucus met privately late Tuesday. When ...

 2018-01-17 04:02 

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Charges may still be filed in connection to Vegas massacre: lawyer...

LAS VEGAS — Charges could be filed in connection with the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history, even though the gunman responsible for killing 58 people is dead, a lawyer for Las Vegas police told a judge Tuesday. Attorney Nicholas Crosby ...

 2018-01-17 03:56 

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Nets receive blunt reminder of how badly they played vs. Knicks...

On the court, it was a light day for the Nets. Off of it, something else entirely. "Today was very tough," coach Kenny Atkinson said. He spent a good portion of Tuesday's practice illustrating what went wrong in the fourth quarter of Monday...

 2018-01-17 03:39 

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Notre Dame kicks veteran WR, three others off football team...

Notre Dame wide receiver Kevin Stepherson, who was suspended for the Fighting Irish's Citrus Bowl against LSU after being accused of shoplifting, and three other players have been dismissed from the team. Athletic department spokesman Michael Bertsch ...

 2018-01-17 03:30 

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Nelson Peltz hopes he can turn things around for GE...

Nelson Peltz is hoping his well-worn activist-investor playbook will bring good things to life at GE. Peltz's Trian Fund Management, which has seen its investment in the troubled General Electric decline since when he bought into the company in 2015, ...

 2018-01-17 03:29 

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New York property owners are paying big time...

The good news is that the entire city is still worth more than $1 trillion, and your property is probably worth more. The bad news? You will likely have to pay more if you own property. The city's Finance Department has released the tentative assessme...

 2018-01-17 03:28 

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15-year-old advances to third round of Australian Open...

MELBOURNE, Australia — A 15-year-old qualifier and the No. 4-seeded Elina Svitolina were among three Ukrainian women who had matches starting simultaneously Wednesday and all progressed to the third round of the Australian Open. Former Australian ju...

 2018-01-17 03:21 

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Tensions stir at Tronc-owned newspapers on both coasts...

Michael Ferro, the executive chairman of Tronc, is stirring newsroom resentment on both coasts of his far-flung newspaper chain. At the profitable Los Angeles Times, 350 editorial staffers are fuming as a rumored move of its headquarters circulated. One e...

 2018-01-17 03:17 

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Tronc has big plans for its new LA office...

Tronc's Los Angeles plan for the Aon Center — which the union thinks has been abandoned but on Tuesday was still posted on the NewsGuild's Web site — features, in addition to a helipad, a game room for top executives, spectacular views...

 2018-01-17 03:15 

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GFP, Northwind agree to $310M FiDi office deal...

GFP Real Estate and the Northwind Group have signed a contract to buy 7 Hanover St. for $310 million, equating to roughly $350 per square foot, but renovations will increase the all-in future costs. The 904,500-square-foot office building is perched betwe...

 2018-01-17 03:14 

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Navy at a crossroads after string of deadly disasters...

The sailors were likely asleep when the water rushed in. Just 30 seconds earlier, officers overseeing the steering of the USS Fitzgerald had put their ship directly in the path of a much larger civilian container vessel off the coast of Japan. Seven of th...

 2018-01-17 03:10 

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Yankees bring back lefty to fill bullpen weak spot...

The Yankees entered the offseason in search of a left-handed reliever and on Tuesday, they gave themselves another option by signing Wade LeBlanc to a minor league deal with an invitation to spring training. The 33-year-old LeBlanc appeared in 50 games fo...

 2018-01-17 02:58 

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Omega Advisors sells entire stake in Time Inc....

Leon Cooperman, head of Omega Advisors, which until recently was the fifth-largest shareholder in Time Inc., has sold his entire stake in the publisher — snagging an estimated $92 million ahead of Meredith's takeover of the publisher of Time, Pe...

 2018-01-17 02:54 

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Rangers dominate the Flyers but lose a key defenseman...

Well, that was different. After struggling to defend and struggling to score with any consistency over the past month, the Rangers broke out in both categories, thumping the Flyers in a 5-1 victory on Tuesday night at the Garden. The Rangers (23-17-5) cam...

 2018-01-17 02:49 

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Ex-Uber engineer paid Tesla mole for company info: nanny...

Beware the nanny. The epic legal battle between Silicon Valley heavyweights — Uber and Google's Waymo — took an interesting turn on Tuesday thanks to bombshell accusations made by a former nanny of a key figure in the case. Erika Wong, who...

 2018-01-17 02:48 

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Islanders lose another player to injury in loss to desperate Devils...

The Islanders entered Tuesday night, as coach Doug Weight said before his team faced the Devils, trying to "stay afloat" amid a rash of injuries. The Devils, meanwhile, came to Barclays Center having lost six straight and were desperate for a win....

 2018-01-17 02:44 

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Abbas proves to be nothing more than a two-faced, anti-Semite...

Now in the 14th year of a four-year term, Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas has been something of a riddle. His modest, gentlemanly demeanor was a welcome contrast to that of his thuggish predecessor, Yasser Arafat. Yet the difference in style never led...

 2018-01-17 02:41 

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The NFL mentor Pat Shurmur compares most favorably to...

If you want a glimpse into Pat Shurmur as the new head coach of the Giants, think of a slightly younger, much less round Andy Reid. With the way they think about offensive football and the manner in which they interact with players, Shurmur and Reid are s...

 2018-01-17 02:37 

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Ackman reaches $290M settlement with Valeant...

Bill Ackman and Valeant Pharmaceuticals can breathe a sigh of relief — for now. A federal judge in California indicated Tuesday that he would grant preliminary approval to a $290 million settlement Ackman's Pershing Square and Valeant reached wi...

 2018-01-17 02:34 

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Celtics legend, Hall of Famer Jo Jo White dies at 71...

BOSTON — Basketball Hall of Famer Jo Jo White, a two-time NBA champion with the Boston Celtics and an Olympic gold medalist, has died. He was 71. The Celtics announced his death Tuesday night. No cause was provided. The team says it is "terribly...

 2018-01-17 02:33 

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Cuomo proposes state tax overhaul to counteract federal reforms...

In a desperate move to "thwart" the federal tax overhaul, Gov. Cuomo said Tuesday he wants to make sweeping changes to the state tax code as he unveiled his new $168 billion budget plan. The governor's proposal would shift the state from colle...

 2018-01-17 02:28 

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The Kelly Gang ready to give one last toast at Langan's...

Broadway Langan's, the birthplace of the Kelly Gang, is shutting down on Jan. 18 — the latest victim of rising rents. While the Kelly Gang Inc. has emerged as a charity that has raised close to $1 million for worthy causes over its decade-plus o...

 2018-01-17 02:26 

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DOE boss punished me for not carrying out her vendetta: suit...

A Department of Education administrator refused to carry out a career hit on two teachers — and was demoted by her controversial superintendent because of it, according to a court complaint. Former adult-education assistant principal of literacy Luc...

 2018-01-17 02:17 

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Drinking tea makes people more creative...

Drinking tea makes people more creative, a study found. Just half a cup was enough to inspire great ideas after a few minutes. Volunteers who downed a brew were more imaginative in tests than those who drank water. Tea contains caffeine and theanine, whic...

 2018-01-17 02:07 

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Meet Blake Bortles' biggest defender...

It started as a lark. And now it's gone viral. With every playoff win perpetually maligned Jaguars quarterback Blake Bortles is a part of — yet fails to receive credit for being a part of — the Twitter account @BortlesFacts grows in a burg...

 2018-01-17 02:05 

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Iconic Mustang from 'Bullitt' on display at Detroit Auto Show...

One of the most famous cars in movie history — the 1968 Mustang from the film "Bullitt" — has re-emerged and is on display at this year's Detroit Auto Show. The vehicle, driven by Steve McQueen in the smash-hit cop flick famous for...

 2018-01-17 02:04 

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Derek Jeter's best player left: Our relationship is 'broken'...

Christian Yelich's intention of finding a way off the Marlins has gone from a suggestion to a demand. Yelich's agent, Joe Longo, made the young outfielder's wish for a trade clear Tuesday, calling his relationship with Marlins ownership, inclu...

 2018-01-17 01:55 

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Takeout food is creating a trash epidemic...

Taking your meal to go has some serious consequences. McDonald's announced Tuesday that by 2025 it will make 100% of its packaging for customers' food from "renewable, recycled, or certified sources" in an effort to reduce waste. "Cert...

 2018-01-17 01:45 

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WWE tag team champion arrested for DWI...

WWE tag team champion Jey Uso was arrested over the weekend for DWI after performing at a live event in Texas, according to police. The 32-year-old, whose real name is Joshua Samuel Fatu, was busted early Sunday in Hidalgo, just miles away from the Mexica...

 2018-01-17 01:40 

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Missing woman's boyfriend arrested with facial injuries...

A grief-stricken Minnesota mom is holding out hope her 27-year-old daughter will be found alive after the girl's boyfriend, Joseph Porter, was arrested in the wake of Cristina Prodan's disappearance. "The deputies told me that they are looking...

 2018-01-17 01:29 

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Mom-daughter duo fend off armed carjackers with hot cocoa...

WOODBRIDGE, Va. — Police in the Virginia suburbs of the nation's capital say two would-be carjackers fled from their intended victims when a splash of hot cocoa and a dash of resourcefulness entered the mix. Police in Prince William County, Virg...

 2018-01-17 01:23 

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Adrian Gonzalez has inside track to Mets first-base job...

Adrian Gonzalez probably will get "first" dibs on starting at first base for the Mets in 2018. Though the club still views Dominic Smith as part of the long-term equation at first, the Mets likely will give the veteran Gonzalez the job in spring t...

 2018-01-17 01:22 

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Bodycam captures man's arrest after leap from balcony...

A Florida man suspected of attempted murder tried to elude police by jumping from the balcony of an apartment — only to be apprehended below, authorities said. The man, Rashad Walker, 28, of Maitland, leaped from the sliding glass door of the apartm...

 2018-01-17 01:08 

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Yankees and Mets target pushes himself toward the market...

Could Josh Harrison's desire to get out of Pittsburgh get him to New York? Both the Yankees and Mets are in need of another infielder and in the wake of the Pirates trading both Gerrit Cole and Andrew McCutchen in the last week, the 30-year-old Harris...

 2018-01-17 00:58 

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Model's apartment was full of stolen packages: cops...

A Dallas model and bartender, who also reportedly describes herself as a "hard working girl," was arrested after neighbors recognized her as the alleged package thief stealing items off people's porches. Kelli Russell, 33, was arrested Thursda...

 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...

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