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Cop fires at man threatening people with knives on LES: police

An NYPD cop opened fire on a man who was threatening people with knives on the Lower East Side Friday morning, authorities said. 
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Let it go: Clint Frazier needs to move on from rocky Yankees tenure
If I worked for the Yankees and read Clint Frazier’s tweets on Tuesday, I’d nod knowingly. If I worked for the Cubs and did the same? I wouldn’t necessarily shake my head in dismay. Although I’d keep the information in the ole noggin. Good wishes to Frazier, now 27, as he embarks upon this next...
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Leonard Williams now embracing Giants’ ‘change-of-pace’ Arizona trip
There was confusion when the Giants left Miami and headed to Arizona, but it didn't take long for players to buy in.
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The sneaky plastic surgeries that make celebrities look better than you
Younger and younger celebs appear to be going under the knife. Here are five sneaky surgical procedures blowing up throughout young Hollywood.
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Proposed Virginia redistricting maps leave Spanberger miles away from her congressional seat
One of Virginia’s two battleground congressional districts would become a safe Democratic seat under a redistricting proposal released Wednesday.
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Republicans just needlessly handed Democrats a blank check on the debt limit
Republican leader Mitch McConnell earlier vowed he would not allow a replay of October, when Republicans provided 11 votes to temporarily increase the debt limit.
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Tom Brady, Randy Moss reveal they had a secret meeting prior to becoming teammates in New England
Tom Brady and Randy Moss revealed a 15-year-old secret during the fourth episode of the future Hall of Fame quarterback’s "Man in the Arena" docuseries, which is highlighting Brady’s career.
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Greg Tate, musician and leading hip-hop generation cultural critic, dies at 64
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Pantone Color of the Year 2022: Shop ‘Very Peri’ periwinkle items
The bright Very Peri periwinkle color is the vibrant and reliable color we need going into 2022. To get in on the trending shade, check out all the best apparel, accessories, beauty products and home goods in the honored hue. 
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Tour de France Cyclist Mark Cavendish Violently Attacked While Recovering From Injury
"The effect that this nightmare has had on my family is already heart-breakingly evident," Cavendish tweeted.
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Mark Sanchez remembers magical rookie year, help Zach Wilson can only dream of
It was the kind of fairytale season that most rookie quarterbacks can only dream of, a reminder that where you land in the draft can mean everything. Fox Sports NFL analyst Mark Sanchez recalled for The Post his exhilarating magic carpet ride as the Jets’ Sanchise that took him to within 30 minutes of Super...
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House approves a bill barring imports of goods produced by Uighurs in China
The bipartisan vote shows support for ramping up economic sanctions against the Chinese government. It bars any goods manufactured by Uighurs in internment camps in Xinjiang.
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Pantone unveils Color of the Year for 2022
While many of us will spend the final days of 2021 reflecting on its whirlwind events, global color authority Pantone has already been busy looking ahead -- to decide on the shade that will best encapsulate 2022.
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Two dozen Congressional Republicans demand Google reinstate Live Action's 'life-saving' advertisements
Two dozen members of Congress are calling on Google to reinstate advertisements from Live Action, a non-profit pro-life organization, which promoted Heartbeat International’s Abortion Pill Reversal (APR) hotline.
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Father and son arrested for allegedly sparking Caldor Fire
David Smith, 66, and Travis Smith, 32, were charged with reckless arson.
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Instagram (still) has a big problem with Nazis and white supremacists
Researchers found hundreds of Instagram accounts sharing white supremacist and neo-Nazi content including dangerous movements like "accelerationism."      
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Pence does not commit to cooperating with Jan. 6th congressional committee
Former Vice President Mike Pence says he’ll evaluate any requests to cooperate with the special congressional committee investigating the Jan. 6 storming of the U.S. Capitol
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SUNY boss Malatras must go for smearing Cuomo sex accuser, 31 Assembly pols say
At least 31 Assembly members have signed onto a letter calling for James Malatras' resignation or firing, The Post has learned.
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AP Top Stories December 8 P
Here's the latest for Wednesday December 8: Senate aims to reject vaccine mandate for businesses; California plans to be abortion sanctuary if Roe overturned; Coast Guard diver pulls body from car above Niagara Falls; Beavers in Siberia impact environment.      
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Don't Panic—These Supply Chain-Proof Gfts are Guarenteed to Arrive Before Christmas
Photo: Scouted/The Daily Beast/Retailers.To be honest, when it comes to holiday gift shopping, I don’t have the best track record. Frankly, every single year that I can remember I’ve done all of my holiday shopping literally on Christmas Eve—and no, I do not advise doing this. Naturally, given the last-minute nature of shopping habits, I’ve also been known to forget a person or two on my list thanks in large part to poor planning and, well, procrastination. As you can imagine, these bad habits make it hard to shop online for gifts that will arrive before Christmas. This year is particularly anxiety-inducing for us historically last-minute gift shoppers thanks to the ongoing supply chain issues we’re experiencing, which has led most e-commerce brands and retailers to cut off their holiday shipping deadline much earlier than years prior. For reference, this year the shipping deadline for items to arrive by Christmas eve is December 15, although there is a large laundry list of e-tailers with earlier cut-off dates.As a bona fide holiday-hater with a penchant for procrastination, I’ve become pretty well-versed in the art of finding last-minute gifts that’ll arrive before Christmas but don’t scream “I waited until the very last second to find your gift.” And thankfully, some big-box retailers like Nordstrom and Amazon have added labels to their product listings that let the shopper know whether or not the item will arrive before Christmas when purchased that day, so it’s easier than ever before to shop in a pinch.Read more at The Daily Beast.
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Father and daughter bring RVs to those who lost homes in wildfires
A father and daughter are driving RVs to California to help those who lost their homes in the wildfires. Jamie Wax shares more on the lessons they've learned about giving.
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What color is 2022?
Since 2000, the Pantone Color Institute has annually announced a "Color of the Year." As a new shade is unveiled, what can it tell us about the future?
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Jesse Watters: Biden has 'some nerve' demanding better press coverage
"The Five" co-host Jesse Watters tore into The White House for reportedly begging news organizations to give President Biden "favorable" press coverage as his failures surrounding inflation and gas prices continue to dominate national headlines.
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Boris Johnson promises to investigate after video of aides surfaces
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has promised to investigate after some of his aides were caught on video joking about holding a Christmas party during Covid-19 lockdown last year. In his remarks in parliament Johnson apologized "unreservedly for the offense that it has caused."
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The AP Interview: CDC director on omicron variant
CDC Director Rochelle Walensky told The Associated Press on Wednesday that U.S. omicron cases so far show mainly mild illness. (Dec. 8)      
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Barcelona out of Champions League, snow extends group stage
Barcelona’s 17-year streak of advancing to the Champions League knockout rounds each season ended Wednesday with an exit from the group stage that failed to finish on time because of snow in Italy.
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Instagram CEO testifies on safety for young users
CNN's Donie O'Sullivan reports.
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‘The Music Man’ dances back to Broadway
It’s Hugh Jackman with Sutton Foster in Broadway’s revival of “The Music Man.”
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Southwest Says it Will Return to Profitability in 4th Quarter After $135M Loss Last Quarter
"With any luck, last quarter was our last losing quarter," Southwest CEO Gary Kelly told analysts during an investor event in New York.
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Tiger Woods announces return to golf
Tiger Woods and his 12-year-old son, Charlie, will play in a family golf tournament next week. Woods' return to golf comes less than a year after he was injured in a car crash.
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Why Pantone Created a Whole New Color for the 2022 Color of the Year
Here's what you need to know about Very Peri
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Introducing Pantone's Color of the Year 2022 — and 11 L.A. stores where you can find it
Pantone's new blue shade, Very Peri, is about "carefree confidence" as we look to the future.
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11 Famous Faces We Lost in November
Gone but not forgotten.
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10 of the Biggest Car, Truck and SUV Gas Guzzlers
While many automakers are raising the bar of fuel efficiency standards, many performance-focused versions work to bring down the brand's average fuel economy.
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Mark Zuckerberg and wife Priscilla Chan invest $3.4B for science advances
Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, Priscilla Chan, are investing up to $3.4 billion to advance human health over 10 to 15 years, according to a spokesperson for their philanthropic organization, the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative.
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Aaron Rodgers downplays, but doesn't regret, 'I own you' comments vs. Chicago Bears
Aaron Rodgers says he knows at some point his comments about dominating the Bears "will be used against me," but his 22-5 record "speaks for itself."       
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Soldiers to get Purple Heart after CBS News report
The Army will award the Purple Heart to 39 soldiers who were initially denied the honor after they were injured in an attack on their Iraq base nearly two years ago.
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Scott Peterson re-sentenced to life in prison
Scott Peterson was re-sentenced to life in prison without parole for the killing of his wife and unborn son in 2002. Peterson was previously on death row for the crime.
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Wisconsin city's plan to build trust with police
A police department in Racine, Wisconsin, is trying to reduce crime and build trust in the community it serves by moving into neighborhoods and getting to know the residents. Nancy Chen takes a look.
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Pfizer: Protection against Omicron coronavirus variant improves with three vaccine doses
CNN's Alexandra Field reports.
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California drought forces dire restrictions
The entire state of California is suffering through a drought. Some residents have been told to drastically cut their water usage to just 55 gallons per day. Carter Evans has more on what that means for everyday activities.
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Intel's 12th-gen processors are both incredibly fast and frustrating
Intel's newest 12th-generation processors put the company back in the running with its competition, but not enough to make them the best choice for gaming.      
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1 dead as car crashes into water near Niagara Falls
A woman is dead after a car crashed into the waters near Niagra Falls.
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Burning Newscorp Christmas tree a perfectly grim last taste of De Blasio’s NYC
In the latest chapter of Mayor Bill de Blasio’s Big Apple, an arsonist burned down a Christmas tree by the Post’s headquarters -- and he’s likely to be set free, the Post Editorial Board writes.
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Maryland General Assembly passes new congressional map solidifying Democrats’ power
The new map would retain seven safe Democratic seats while putting the state's only Republican district in play for Democrats, as well.
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Britney Spears now can sign her own documents and manage her finances, judge rules
Ahead of Wednesday's hearing in L.A., Jamie Spears' legal team had accused his daughter's temporary conservators of trying to ruin his reputation.
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A guide to the cast of the ‘SATC’ reboot ‘And Just Like That’
And just like that, Carrie Bradshaw is back.  The much-hyped “Sex and the City” reboot series, “And Just Like That…” premieres on HBO Max Thursday, Dec 9th. In it, Carrie (Sarah Jessica Parker), Miranda (Cynthia Nixon), and Charlotte (Kirstin Davis) navigate shifting from having glamorous lives in their 30s (in the original show, which ran...
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Sweet Beaver Known For Sleeping With 'Blankeys' Died Suddenly, Fans Are Heartbroken
"Our sweet JB has earned his angel wings," Bridget Brouillard wrote on Instagram.
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Fact check: David Perdue falsely claims Brian Kemp turned over control of Georgia elections to Stacey Abrams
Former Sen. David Perdue of Georgia launched his campaign for governor on Monday with a false claim about his chief opponent in the Republican primary, incumbent Gov. Brian Kemp.
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