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Heavy-handed COVID-19 lockdown rules are an all-around disaster
“Public hypocrisy fuels public rage and undermines the rules.” Across the nation, businesses are defying governors, such as California’s Gavin Newsom and New York’s Andrew Cuomo, and refusing to shut down. The owners of Mac’s Public House on Staten Island, for example, declared the place an “autonomous zone.” When sheriffs arrested them Tuesday night, crowds...
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Feds sue NY town for alleged anti-Semitic zoning laws
An New York town’s building laws are engineered to discriminate against Jews, federal prosecutors are alleging — in the third lawsuit against upstate Airmont in as many decades. The Manhattan US attorney’s office has sued the town of Airmont for anti-Semitism for the third time in as many decades — arguing the town’s zoning laws...
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Rockets trading Russell Westbrook for John Wall in shocking NBA blockbuster
Someone had to do it. After the Knicks were linked to All Star guard Russell Westbrook as a possible trade target, the Wizards pulled the trigger Wednesday night, sending oft-injured star John Wall and a first-round pick to the Houston Rockets, according ESPN. After the Bucks sent three first round picks (and George Hill) to...
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102-year-old with ‘iron will to live’ survives COVID — twice
A 102-year-old New York woman who lived through the 1918 Spanish Flu and overcame cancer survived not only one — but two bouts with the coronavirus. Angelina Friedman — a Westchester County nursing home resident with “an iron will to live” — battled COVID-19 back in March, as well as in October, her daughter told WPIX-TV....
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Ohio adds Ohio to its COVID-19 travel advisory map
Ohio health officials are cautioning state residents to avoid traveling to … Ohio. The Buckeye State has just added itself to the state’s COVID-19 travel restriction map amid a resurgence of the global pandemic, WEWS-TV reported Wednesday. That means Ohio is among 14 states the health department says should be avoided by Ohioans — and...
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Steve Cohen’s daughter Sophia splits from fiancé
"She is happy and wishes him well."
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Biden admin looks like one more try at liberal technocratic government
Technocracy, climate cultism & dumb wars Are you ready for the Great Reset? It’s the Great Leap Forward of 21st-century technocracy. It’s time, we are told by the likes of Davos guru Klaus Schwab, to reboot our passé, 18th-century ideas about rights, democracy and constitutions — and surrender to the smooth rule of the ­experts...
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Joe Biden still doesn’t realize what the voters that Democrats have lost actually want
The voters Dems lost don’t want what you think. Joe Biden wants rural Americans to know he intends to treat them with “dignity.” And he delivered his message in the one forum that resonates most deeply with such people — Thomas Friedman’s column in The New York Times, of course. It was an exciting change...
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Mets reach one-year, $5.2 million deal with Steven Matz
Steven Matz will get his chance to revive his career in Queens. The Mets and the 29-year-old left-hander agreed to a $5.2 million contract on Wednesday, as Matz avoided arbitration following a nightmarish 2020 season. Matz made six starts and three relief appearances and finished 0-5 with a 9.68 ERA in the COVID-shortened season, leaving...
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Rashida Tlaib’s all-too-telling anti-Israel tweet
Michigan Rep. Rashida Tlaib insists she’s not an anti-Semite but keeps proving otherwise. The latest was her since-deleted retweet, in recognition of the International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People on Nov. 29, of an illustration captioned “From the river to the sea, Palestine will be free.” That phrase is an old Palestine Liberation...
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Ray McGuire’s setting the right agenda for NYC’s 2021 mayoral race
Former Citigroup chief Ray McGuire officially entered the 2021 mayoral race Wednesday — offering independence and good sense that the main candidates sorely lack. He’s running because, he says, “every New Yorker deserves a chance to get back in the game, and all of New York deserves a mayor who can bring this city together...
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Florida police officer shot in downtown St. Petersburg
One St. Petersburg police officer was shot and a second was injured in a dramatic caught-on-video shooting outside a convenience store in the Florida city, according to police and reports. Mobile phone footage of the incident shows police officers exchanging fire with an unseen suspect — while a man’s voice is heard repeatedly yelling, “that’s...
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Is ‘Dexter’ Leaving Netflix?
Michael C. Hall's vigilante serial killer isn't sticking around Netflix for too much longer.
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Amazon sets hiring records — but local left killed NYC’s big chance
Amazon is setting hiring records amid the pandemic — but New Yorkers are missing out, thanks to leftists like Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. Between January and October, the online retailer added 427,300 employees, reports The New York Times. That’s an average of about 1,400 a day — but since July the pace has been 2,800 new...
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U.S. surpasses 200K COVID cases, 100K hospitalizations in a day
The U.S. recorded over 200,000 new coronavirus cases and 100,000 hospitalizations from the illness in a single day on Wednesday — a grim new record in the fight against the virus. The alarming new numbers comes after Centers for Disease Control and Prevention director Robert Redfield warned there could be 200,000 more deaths by February....
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St. John’s outclassed by BYU in first loss of season
The mostly breathtaking offensive showcase that was on display two nights ago vanished. The pressure defense that forced their opponent to wilt was nonexistent. The relentless end-to-end pace was slowed. Against a quality foe that set tempo to more of a half-court game, St. John’s tasted defeat for the first time this year. BYU’s size,...
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Midtown a ghost town ahead of Rockefeller Center tree lighting
The Ghosts of Christmas Present were about the only ones in in Rockefeller Center ahead of the annual Christmas tree lighting Wednesday night — thanks to COVID restrictions that all but emptied the plaza of its people and its cheer. Last year, the city had to shut down adjacent streets to accommodate the throngs of...
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NBA has multiple COVID-19 positives in concerning start
The NBA said Wednesday that 48 players have tested positive for the coronavirus since testing resumed last week. The league and National Basketball Players Association said 546 players were tested between Nov. 24-30 in the initial phase of testing after returning to team markets. That means about 9% of the tests were positive. Any player...
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Meredith taps digital exec Catherine Levene, 1st woman to lead its mags
For the first time in its 119-year history, media giant Meredith Corp. has tapped a female executive to lead the nation’s largest magazine division, with titles that include People, Better Homes & Gardens and Martha Stewart Living. Catherine Levene, 50, only joined Meredith in 2019 as chief strategy officer before getting promoted to chief digital...
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Gary Cohn playing coy on giving Goldman Sachs back his 1MDB money
It has been six weeks since Goldman Sachs clawed back millions of dollars from top executives over the company’s involvement in the Malaysian corruption scandal — but one high-profile holdout remains. Former Goldman president and operating chief Gary Cohn — who left the firm in 2017 to join the White House for a stint as...
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John Belushi’s widow Judy talks new Showtime doc on comic
“It captures his essence … it captures his uniqueness. R.J. Cutler, who did this, understood his spirit.”
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Steelers clip Ravens to stay unbeaten in ugly Wednesday NFL clash
PITTSBURGH — The Pittsburgh Steelers are still perfect, even amid all their imperfections. Playing in the middle of the afternoon in the middle of the week in the middle of a pandemic, Ben Roethlisberger threw for 266 yards and a fourth-quarter touchdown to JuJu Smith-Schuster, and the Steelers improved to 11-0 with a disjointed 19-14...
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Colt McCoy has what it takes to rally Giants
The road to a home playoff game for the Giants is littered with teams with winning records these next four weeks, meaningful December games at last for a baby-stepping team that has beaten only tomato cans with losing records. The road to the NFC Least title begins in earnest in Seattle on Sunday, against Russell...
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Adorable koala winds up in Australian woman’s Christmas tree
New York may have had Rocky the little owl in its Christmas tree this year but an Australian woman has that beat — she had a koala in hers. The tree-dwelling marsupial “wandered” into the southern Australia woman’s home this week and made itself comfortable inside her faux tree, a local koala rescue non-profit said....
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Larsa Pippen returns home after being spotted with married NBA baller
Pippen and married Minnesota Timberwolves guard Malik Beasley, 24, were snapped holding hands in Miami on Nov. 23.
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Stream It Or Skip It: ‘Hard Kill’ on Netflix, A DOA Action Movie Starring Bruce Willis
Hard Kill? More like hard to watch.
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Covidiots are actually naming their new pets after the deadly virus
Pandemic-inspired names were trending for new pawrents, with the moniker Covi up 1,159% in popularity, followed by Rona (69%), Corona (24%) and Covie.
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Adam Ottavino doesn’t want to become Yankees’ cash casualty
With Hal Steinbrenner talking publicly about the economic beating his 2020 Yankees took, the team very likely will cut its payroll for next season. Adam Ottavino hopes he doesn’t become a casualty of such a slash. “I want to stay on the team. I want to prove my worth. I want to pitch well,” the...
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Rockets’ Danuel House apologizes for illicit hotel visit from woman
Houston Rockets small forward Danuel House, who was booted from the NBA playoffs in September after having an unauthorized female guest in his hotel room, apologized for the “mishap” Wednesday. “I’d like to start off by apologizing to my team and the organization and the owner for the mishap that happened in the bubble,” House...
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Moderna to test COVID-19 vaccine on children
Pharmaceutical company Moderna announced Wednesday it will test its potential COVID-19 vaccine on children. The study will include 3,000 kids ages 12 to 17, with half receiving two shots of the vaccine four weeks apart, and the other half getting placebo shots of salt water, the New York Times reported. On Monday, Moderna announced it...
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