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At least 4 wounded during string of ‘connected’ shootings in the Poconos
At least four people were wounded in a series of shootings that are believed to be connected in an area north of Mount Pocono on Monday night, police said. The gun violence began at about 5 p.m. in Tobyhanna, prompting a shelter-in-place order as cops searched for the suspects early Tuesday morning, according to police....
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24-year-old Ohio cop fatally shot during hours-long standoff with armed suspect
A Toledo police officer was fatally shot on Monday during a standoff with an armed suspect wanted for vandalizing a cathedral, authorities said. Officer Brandon Stalker, 24, who was performing perimeter security at the suspect’s home, was struck once after the man walked outside and opened fire with two guns, police said. “He was an...
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Mets must fire Jared Porter amid sexting scandal: Sherman
If Carlos Beltran had to go for sign stealing last offseason, then Jared Porter has to go now if the facts in ESPN’s story are true and the new Mets GM in 2016 sent a barrage of unsolicited text messages with lewd overtones to a female reporter. Beltran committed a baseball crime and never made...
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Deshaun Watson is fueling Jets trade buzz — all thanks to The Post
Deshaun Watson may have given the first indication he’s interested in coming to the Jets. The Texans star’s official Instagram account liked a picture of The Post’s back page from Monday that said that Jets should do “Whatever It Takes” to acquire the disgruntled quarterback. The picture was posted by Yonkers entrepreneur Wayne Schneider. Watson,...
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Nets got sweet glimpse of a new James Harden
This was the sequence that defines James Harden, the good and the bad, the beautiful and the brazen and everything in between. Here, in the space of five seconds, maybe six, was enough for his detractors to jump on, enough for his supporters to fall behind, both sides able to state their cases in a...
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Harry Brant, son of billionaire Peter Brant and supermodel Stephanie Seymour, dead at 24
Harry Brant — the flamboyant fashionista son of polo-playing billionaire Peter Brant and supermodel Stephanie Seymour — has died of an accidental drug overdose, his family said on Monday. He was 24. The gender-bending bon vivant — a hip couture icon along with his older brother Peter Jr. — was found dead on Sunday, just...
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Mets general manager Jared Porter sent reporter unsolicited penis photos
Mets general manager Jared Porter’s standing with the team could be on shaky ground following a report late Monday night indicating he sent unsolicited texts and images to a female reporter in 2016, culminating with a shot of a naked, erect penis. ESPN reported that Porter, then working for the Cubs, sent the woman —...
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Capitol rioter accused of stealing Nancy Pelosi’s laptop arrested
An alleged Capitol rioter was arrested Monday after her former romantic partner accused her of taking a laptop or hard drive from House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s office with the intention of selling it to the Russians, authorities said. Riley June Williams, of Pennsylvania, who was seen on video taking part in the Capitol siege, was...
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Man fatally shot in downtown Manhattan
A 36-year-old man was fatally shot in lower Manhattan on Monday night, police said. The man was struck once in the abdomen at around 8:40 p.m. on the southeast corner of 3rd Street and Avenue C in the East Village, the NYPD said. He was taken to Beth Israel hospital and pronounced dead. Three men...
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Florida data analyst Rebekah Jones arrested, tests positive for COVID-19 in jail
Former Florida data scientist Rebekah Jones was arrested on a charge that she hacked into the state’s emergency response system — and later learned she tested positive for COVID-19. Jones — who said she was fired from the state’s Department of Health in May for refusing to alter coronavirus data — turned herself in late...
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Nets make huge statement with gutsy win over Bucks
Everybody from experts to oddsmakers pegged Monday night’s matchup as a preview of the Eastern Conference final. If it is, the Nets have to feel pretty good about the statement they just made. The Nets still clearly aren’t operating at full strength, but still gutted out a 125-123 win over Milwaukee and Giannis Antetokounmpo that...
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Robby Anderson reveals miserable experience with Jets
Playing for the Jets made Robby Anderson begin “losing my love for football.” “I just wasn’t genuinely happy there all the time,” Anderson said in an interview with the Charlotte Observer. The 27-year-old wide receiver spent four losing seasons with the Jets before signing a two-year, $12 million guaranteed contract with the Carolina Panthers. “I...
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Jon Lester agrees to join Nationals
WASHINGTON — Left-hander Jon Lester and the Washington Nationals have an agreement in principle in place for a one-year contract, pending the successful completion of a physical exam, a person with knowledge of the deal confirmed to The Associated Press. The person spoke to the AP on condition of anonymity on Monday night because the...
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VIPs flock to maskless, 150-guest private concert in Miami
"House parties are happening because people don't want to go home, they don't want the party to stop. People do not give a f--k."
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We’re queued up for a can’t-miss Super Bowl
A decade ago, after his Jets beat the Patriots to advance to the AFC Championship game, Bart Scott famously screamed into an ESPN camera: “Can’t wait.’’ Given the four teams remaining in these NFL playoff after this weekend’s divisional round, we’re in for a can’t miss Super Bowl. The NFL and its fans sit in...
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Dozens arrested in NYC as cops, protesters clash outside City Hall Park
Police and Black Lives Matter protesters clashed outside City Hall Park on Monday night, resulting in dozens of arrests, authorities said. The confrontation began at about 8:30 p.m. after hundreds of protesters marched across the Brooklyn Bridge in a demonstration honoring Martin Luther King Jr., according to social media posts. Once the protesters made their...
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Fran Lebowitz has tough love for tough COVID-19 times
In the earliest days of the lockdown, with New York City suddenly quiet, empty and experiencing a kind of terror not known since September 11th, one of our most iconic inhabitants spoke.  “Fran Lebowitz is Never Leaving New York,” ran the headline in — where else? — The New Yorker. ­Lebowitz, now 70, served up...
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Biden is opening the door to a mess on Day 1
Even before Joe Biden is sworn in as president, his administration is facing an immigration crisis entirely of the Democrats’ making.  After repeatedly promising to reverse the Trump administration’s strict immigration and border policies, the incoming Biden administration suddenly realizes there are consequences. Biden’s message to would-be migrants, reports NBC News, is this: Don’t come...
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Famous pals lobby for Toots Hibbert’s place in Rock & Roll Hall of Fame
Ringo Starr's son Zak Starkey is leading the charge.
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MTA delays board vote on two-year subway fare hikes
The cash-strapped MTA is putting the brakes on controversial plans to raise transit fares, The Post has learned. Agency board members had been scheduled to vote Thursday on fare and toll increases in line with the agency’s policy since 2009 to enact increases every two years. Instead, proposed fare hikes of as much as four...
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Libbie Mugrabi’s accessories line made in old Libby’s factory in Hawaii
Now that's brand synergy!
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Man slashed in the back inside NYC subway station
A man was slashed in the back inside a Manhattan subway station on Monday night, police said. The victim was assaulted by another man at about 6:30 p.m. on the Q train platform at Times Square-42nd Street station, authorities said. It was not immediately what motive, if any, there was for the attack. Police said...
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Woman allegedly mailed private nude images of man to dozens of people
A Louisiana woman was arrested after mailing private nude images of a male acquaintance to more than two dozen people, authorities said. Sarah Pharis, 32, allegedly drove to Texas to send the photos, along with “degrading letters” about her victim, the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office said Friday. “A number of different people contacted him and...
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Mets may not be finished after trading for Joey Lucchesi
The Mets will have a third left-handed option for their rotation this season. In an effort to create rotation depth, the club acquired Joey Lucchesi from the Padres on Monday as part of a three-team deal that included the Pirates. In the trade, the Mets sent minor leaguer Endy Rodriguez to Pittsburgh. The Padres, meanwhile,...
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Semyon Varlamov notches another shutout as Islanders drop Bruins
Semyon Varlamov stopped 27 shots for his 29th career shutout, Jean-Gabriel Pageau scored with 4:09 remaining, and the New York Islanders beat the Boston Bruins 1-0 in their home opener at Nassau Coliseum on Monday. Adam Pelech fired a shot from the left point and Boston’s Patrice Bergeron deflected the puck up in air. Pageau...
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Landscaper, roofer die in separate Long Island workplace incidents
A landscaper and roofer fell to their deaths in separate workplace incidents on Long Island on Monday, police said. The landscaper, 51-year-old Vicente Oliver, plunged about 40 feet to the ground when a branch he was secured to broke outside a West Hills home at about 10:55 p.m., according to authorities. Oliver, of Levittown, was...
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The reason for Rangers’ dramatic powerplay substitution
It’s the dots. Substituting Brett Howden for Filip Chytil as center on the Rangers’ second power-play unit was among the most dramatic changes directed by David Quinn in Saturday night’s 5-0 victory over the Islanders. Howden, who got a total of 20:17 on the power play last year (but 90:19 the previous year as a...
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Cindy Adams details her COVID vaccination: ‘A jab well done’
"Pick a blouse with a capped sleeve. That will hide your upper arm.”
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NY tax revenue from casinos down $600M amid pandemic
The cratering of revenues at New York’s casinos during the coronavirus pandemic has devastated government coffers and turned the state’s schools and into big losers. Casino revenues dedicated to education and the state treasury have plummeted by $600 million in the current fiscal year, state Gaming Commission reports reviewed by the Post reveal. The sobering...
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Inside Matt James and Tyler Cameron’s NYC ‘Bachelor’ apartment
Matt James and Tyler Cameron have the ultimate Manhattan “Bachelor” pad. The Bachelor Nation heartthrobs are roommates in a ritzy apartment at One Manhattan Square on the Lower East Side, a source exclusively told Page Six. We’re told their two-bedroom, two-bathroom corner unit faces downtown toward the Financial District and also boasts river views. A...
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