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Rangers had to put Alexandar Georgiev’s knee ‘back into place’ after scary moment
Goaltender Alexandar Georgiev looked to be in grave pain when he was carried off the ice late in the first period of the Rangers’ 5-3 win over the Devils on Sunday afternoon, but he was back in net to start the middle frame. The 25-year-old said after the game that his knee had locked, which...
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Nick Leddy’s fluke goal gives Islanders critical OT win over Flyers
PHILADELPHIA — Nick Leddy scored 2:23 into overtime and Ilya Sorokin made 30 saves to lift the Islanders to a 1-0 win over the Philadelphia Flyers on Sunday night. After both goalies were stellar throughout the contest, Leddy scored a fluke goal when his backhand pass went off the skate of Flyers defenseman Travis Sanheim...
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Teen with AK-47 in Times Square subway confused about NYC gun laws: lawyer
The Ohio teen allegedly caught with an AK-47 in a Times Square subway may have just been confused about New York’s gun laws, his lawyer tried to argue in court on Sunday. But Manhattan judge Melissa C. Jackson rejected that argument — and the prosecutors’ request that bail be set at $25,000 — as she ordered that...
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Athletes have good reason to beware Xi Jinping’s Beijing Winter Olympics
There are growing calls to boycott the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing or to ­relocate the event to a different nation. It isn’t hard to see why, given China’s aggression in the Indo-Pacific region, horrific human-rights abuses and crushing of rule of law in Hong Kong — not to mention the Beijing ­regime’s duplicitous handling...
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Aaron Hicks’ Yankees nightmare is worsening
Aaron Hicks’ slump at the plate continued Sunday, and his glove wasn’t much help either. The Yankees center fielder had a rough third inning in the 4-2 loss at Yankee Stadium, botching a pair of balls that contributed to the Rays’ two-run rally. He heard the boos then and again during his 0-for-4 day at...
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Is your iPhone worth China’s tyranny?
To understand the troubled relationship between America and Communist China, it helps to tell the story of two Apples.  The first story begins on a fishing boat, where a 12-year-old boy named Jimmy Lai hid as a stowaway to reach Hong Kong from Guangzhou, China, in 1951.  Beginning as a child laborer earning $8 a...
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Rangers’ sweep of woebegone Devils doesn’t count any less
If Billy Crystal were to make a movie about this week’s Rangers-Devils series, here’s what the title would or should be: 4* Because let’s face it, though it got scary and hairy for much of the third period of Sunday afternoon’s finale in Newark just as it did on Saturday, the Blueshirts’ four-game sweep was...
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James McCann shows off big arm Mets signed him for
DENVER — James McCann was signed by the Mets in part because of the big arm he possesses behind the plate. That arm unleashed a strike to Francisco Lindor with two outs in the ninth inning Sunday at Coors Field. Trevor Story, attempting to steal second base, was out and the Mets (following a replay...
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Rep. Lee Zeldin raises $2.5 million in bid for governor
Republican Long Island Rep. Lee Zeldin reported Sunday that he has raised $2.5 million over ten days since announcing his bid for governor. Zeldin jumped into the 2022 gubernatorial race as three-term Democrat incumbent Gov. Andrew Cuomo grapples with coronavirus nursing home death and sexual harassment scandals. Cuomo intended to run for a fourth term...
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NY state adds new COVID vaccine rules for nursing homes as workers decline jab
Nearly half of New York’s nursing home workers haven’t gotten the COVID-19 vaccine — so the state Department of Health is now putting more pressure on the facilities to bridge the gap, The Post has learned.  Health department brass issued new guidance late Thursday that requires nursing homes to offer “an opportunity to receive” the...
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White House’s social media vaccine campaign to include Dr. Fauci on Snapchat
How do you do, fellow kids? The Biden administration will launch a media blitz next week to promote the coronavirus vaccine — that will include having 80-year-old Dr. Anthony Fauci target young people with clips on Snapchat, according to a report on Sunday. As part of the campaign, the administration has also enlisted Facebook and...
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More union treachery from the United Federation of Teachers
Another day, another Gotham schooling disaster.  Parents were overjoyed last week when the city Department of Education finally ­announced changes aimed at ­restoring full-time, in-person schooling in New York. This, even though the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s guidance reducing social-distancing ­require­ments had come a month earlier — and though many districts across the...
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CNN’s business model: Profit from fear, hate and division
Wow: It turns out CNN has made spreading fear and hate into its business model. Project Veritas, the right-wing outfit that specializes in guerilla exposés centered on secretly-recorded videos, had one of its undercover operatives get CNN technical director Charles Chester to blab on what he thought were dates after connecting on Tinder. In the tapes, Chester...
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Two police shootings, two different outcomes and other commentary
Centrist: Two Police Shootings, Two Outcomes  The charging decisions in the police shootings of Daunte Wright in Minnesota and Ashli Babbitt in DC were announced within an hour of each other “with strikingly different conclusions,” observes Jonathan Turley at USA Today. While Babbitt was “at the forefront of a riot, there is no claim that...
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Vintage Derrick Rose shows up when Knicks needed him most
Derrick Rose is supposed to be too old for this. There’s supposed to be too much wear and tear on the tires. The engine isn’t supposed to hop and hum quite the same as it used to. And he certainly isn’t supposed to be the most important player on the basketball floor, in the most...
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Century-old Textile Building set for a revamp that includes penthouse
The handsome former Textile Building at 295 Fifth Ave., a century-old monument to the city’s golden age of apparel-making, will soon sport a two-story penthouse addition — among other major changes to prepare the Midtown South property for new life as an wellness- and environmentally-attuned office building. The penthouse — plus a ground-floor courtyard, several...
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Suspect in custody after triple-fatal Kenosha bar shooting
Wisconsin police have a suspect in custody in the early morning shooting at a Kenosha bar that left three dead, according to cops and news reports. The Kenosha County Sheriff’s Office said Sunday evening that it had “a person of interest” in the deadly shooting at the Somers House Tavern around 1 a.m. Police have...
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How black artists are breaking country music’s color barrier
When Nashville breakout Mickey Guyton gave a powerful performance of “Black Like Me” at the Grammys last month, it was a statement moment for her and all of the other African-American artists who are stomping across country music’s color lines. No doubt — black artists such as Guyton, Kane Brown, Jimmie Allen and Nashville veteran...
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Shane Bieber’s record strikeout pace gets even more ridiculous
CINCINNATI — If Shane Bieber felt a bit off at the start, it sure didn’t show. Bieber kept up his record strikeout run, fanning 13 and pitching the Cleveland Indians past the Cincinnati Reds 6-3 on Sunday. Bieber (2-1) became the first pitcher in big league history to begin the season with four straight starts...
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TSA finds lump of crystal meth inside traveler’s breakfast burrito
That’s quite the wake up call. A traveler at a Texas airport got caught trying to smuggle crystal meth into a breakfast burrito, authorities said. TSA agents at the William P. Hobby Airport in Houston noticed the bulging burrito during a routine X-ray of the passenger’s carry-on luggage on April 2, the agency said Friday. After...
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Prince Harry and Prince William met privately for hours amid rift: report
The warring brothers were joined by their father, Prince Charles, at Windsor Castle after the Royal family laid Prince Philip to rest, a source told The Sun.
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Rashawn Slater’s arms raise questions at 2021 NFL Draft
The long and short of Rashawn Slater’s NFL scouting report looks something like this: great tape, but Tyrannosaurus-sized arms. Before he opted out of the canceled-then-rescheduled 2020 Big Ten football season, Slater dominated the best pass rusher to come through college football over the last two years in his only matchup against then-Ohio State-star-turned NFL...
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NYC mayoral candidate Ray McGuire supports lifting charter-school cap
Democratic mayoral candidate Ray McGuire wants to expand the number of New York City charter schools, he told The Post on Sunday. “We need to give our children the best education possible. I want to give parents a choice,” the ex-Citigroup executive said while accepting the endorsement of Rep. Greg Meeks, the Queens Democratic leader....
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Rep. Greg Meeks won’t back Biden infrastructure plan without SALT cap repeal
Queens Congressman Greg Meeks said Sunday he won’t back President Biden’s infrastructure package unless it includes a repeal of the federal $10,000 cap on state and local tax deductions approved in 2017 under former President Trump. “It should be repealed. I’m part of the caucus along with Tom Suozzi [calling for SALT cap repeal]. I...
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Aaron Boone needs to clean up his horrific Yankees mess
A baseball manager is not a head football coach. He cannot treat an MLB Sunday loss in April like an NFL Sunday loss in September, not when he has to lead his team on a grueling, 162-game journey that isn’t best served by the dramatic mood swings that define pro football. The adjustments are not...
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Andrew Cuomo still issuing orders while refusing to answer questions
Gov. Andrew Cuomo is reversing the old adage of being seen but not heard: He’s hiding out, but unfortunately, still making himself heard. He’s avoiding answering questions about his nursing home and sexual assault scandals by cherry-picking who gets to ask him any in the first place. On Friday, during a virtual news conference in...
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Zion Williamson ‘can’t lie’ about MSG lovefest in potential Knicks intrigue
Pelicans superstar Zion Williamson had just suffered a tough overtime loss to the Knicks — the Pelicans’ third straight. And the players were just chewed out by their head coach Stan Van Gundy for botching the final play of regulation while on defense. But Williamson couldn’t help but crack a broad smile that could light...
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Israel ends outdoor mask mandate
Israel ended its outdoor mask mandate Sunday, now that about 80 percent of its adult population has received both doses of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine, reports said.  “Being without a mask for the first time in a long time feels weird. But it’s a very good weird,” Amitai Hallgarten, 19, told Reuters. “If I need to...
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NY state cap blocks Queens charter school for struggling kids
A proposed Queens charter school that would enroll only struggling high school students can’t open — because the state Legislature won’t raise the charter school cap on expansion. The Urban Dove Team Charter School III was planned to open in western Queens, in the district of powerful Senate Deputy Majority Leader Mike Gianaris. But the...
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Nets lose heartbreaker as Kevin Durant worry emerges
The Nets lost Kevin Durant on Sunday in Miami. Then they lost a heartbreaker. The Nets blew a seven-point lead in the waning minutes of the game, and got beat by a Bam Adebayo pull-up shot that rattled around and in. It was a 109-107 loss at AmericanAirlines Arena on a day they’ll rue for...
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