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Joe Biden’s NYC fundraiser raked in a record-breaking amount of cash
Joe Biden’s 2020 presidential campaign raked in more than $500,000 in donations during a record-breaking fundraiser at the Manhattan townhouse of billionaire hedge fund manager Jim Chanos, according to a report on Tuesday. The loot from Monday night’s Upper East Side soiree is still being counted, but is already said to be a record for...
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Law granting illegal immigrants driver’s licenses could lead to voter fraud
A loophole in the new law granting driver’s licenses to illegal immigrants could allow hundreds of thousands of people to fraudulently register to vote in New York, according to critics, the state Board of Elections and the bill’s own sponsor. “[A] major concern is that many states, including New York, use their DMVs to enroll...
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Here are some of the goofiest federal laws still on the books
Woe unto him who makes an unsanctioned visit to his quarantined llama. He could soon find himself up to his neck in federal charges. In America’s early days, the law was fairly simple. The Constitution specifies just three federal crimes: piracy, counterfeiting and treason. Since then, however, the number of no-no’s has expanded by the...
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Yankees stars hit runway to bring smiles, style to kids with cancer
The Yankees were a hit on the runway Tuesday, when several members of the team and front office participated in a fashion show at Kleinfeld Bridal in Chelsea for Runway Heroes, a New York City-based nonprofit that provides confidence-boosting experiences for children with cancer. Aroldis Chapman, Didi Gregorius, Masahiro Tanaka, Kendrys Morales, Domingo Germán, Luis...
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De Blasio seeks City Council support for Carranza amid racial divide
Mayor Bill de Blasio’s staffers scrambled this week to drum up support for his embattled Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza in response to several Big Apple lawmakers signing on to a letter calling the DOE boss divisive. Two council members told The Post they received calls from both the Mayor’s Office and the Department of Education...
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Photos appear to show sharks ‘lurking’ feet away from unsuspecting beachgoers
A group of people at South Carolina’s Myrtle Beach was caught on camera swimming just a few feet away from some sharks — and “not one person had an idea of what was lurking around them,” a witness says. Photos of the “scary” ocean encounter were posted on Facebook last Friday by Ginger Gilmer, who...
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Inmate takes on disgraced detective Louis Scarcella in bid for freedom
State inmate Eliseo DeLeon is seizing on recent overturned convictions linked to Scarcella in the hopes of getting his own prison sentence of 25 years to life tossed.
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Trump kicks off 2020 reelection campaign at raucous Florida rally
“Together we stared down a corrupt and broken political establishment and restored government by and for the people,” Trump told the crowd of 20,000 at the Amway Center in Orlando.
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The Yankees’ plan for hyped up Giancarlo Stanton
The Yankees entered Tuesday fifth in the American League in runs scored and fourth in homers, and that’s with almost no production from Giancarlo Stanton, who was finally back in the lineup for Tuesday’s game in The Bronx against the Rays. “We’re already dangerous and now it’s another icing to the cake,’’ Stanton said of...
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Chris Paul can no longer co-exist with James Harden on the Rockets
The Chris Paul-James Harden saga has reached the ultimatum stage. The relationship between the two Rockets guards is “unsalvageable,” according to a report by Yahoo Sports. They reportedly went nearly two months without speaking during the season, creating a toxic environment not only for their teammates, but for everyone involved in the franchise. Paul has...
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There’s so much more to Peru than Machu Picchu
For a good time, head south for the summer — way south. It’s the driest time of year to visit Peru, a country with lush jungles, staggering mountains and citified lures, thanks to the Southern Hemisphere’s mild winter. Sure, nights in the Andes can get chilly, but that’s a small price to pay for photos...
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Catch the summer breeze on this hidden Caribbean island
If you and your partner are trying to plan an easy breezy honeymoon, the small, unpsoilt island of Nevis is a great choice — quite literally. Nevis is the smaller of the two Caribbean islands that make up the nation of Saint Kitts and Nevis, and the birthplace of Alexander Hamilton. To escape the heat,...
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The MTA’s dysfunction starts at the top
The Metropolitan Transportation Authority moves 8.6 million passengers daily across 736 stations. It employs 74,087 workers and spends $16.7 billion annually. Yet nobody is in charge. As the MTA prepares a midsummer plan to “restructure” itself, one question arises: Does the public-authority structure, which has governed transit for 51 years, work? The MTA is different...
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Max Scherzer breaks nose in bunting catastrophe
Washington Nationals ace Max Scherzer broke his nose during a bunting drill on Tuesday. A ball deflected off Scherzer’s bat and into his face during pitcher’s batting practice, sending him to the dugout to be checked by the training staff. A CT scan was reportedly negative according to MASN, though it remains to be seen...
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2020 Democrats’ hope-killing anti-poverty promises
Nine Democratic presidential hopefuls, including frontrunners Joe Biden, Bernie Sanders and Liz Warren, flocked to the Poor People’s Moral Action Congress on Monday, each trying to out-pander rivals and promise the most handouts. It was an alarming spectacle for anyone who works for a living. These Democratic candidates don’t believe jobs are the way to...
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Key West brings back barefoot elegance after Hurricane Irma
It’s an ill wind that blows nobody any good, and for all the havoc that hurricane Irma wreaked on the Florida Keys in September 2018, there was indeed a silver lining at Parrot Key Hotel in Key West. At the resort, extensive flooding and damage prompted a full studs-up $25 million makeover, and the result...
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Another suspect arrested in connection to David Ortiz shooting
An 11th suspect in the shooting of Red Sox slugger David Ortiz was apprehended by authorities in the Dominican Republic on Tuesday. Franklin Junior Meran was busted for allegedly renting one of the cars used in the June 9 shooting at a bar in Santo Domingo, authorities said. Ten other suspects, including the shooter, have...
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Hong Kong’s protesters win — for now
Hong Kong’s protesters have won — for now. But the sword of the Chinese Communist Party still hangs above all 7 million people of the city. On Sunday, 2 million marched in support of the smaller group that had faced down riot cops and the threat of tanks to blockade last week’s meeting of the...
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Canadian man gets 26 years for aiding in murder of US troops in Iraq
A Canadian man who aided in the 2009 murder of five American soldiers in Iraq was sentenced to 26 years in jail by a Brooklyn federal judge Tuesday — despite objections from the victims’ families. Several of the slain soldiers’ grief-stricken relatives appeared in court to demand that Faruq Khalil Muhammad ‘Isa, 51, spend the...
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Robin Lehner ‘obviously’ wants Islanders to keep him
Robin Lehner is due a raise this summer, and he wants it to come from the Islanders. The pending free-agent goalie starred in his first season with the Isles, posting a career-high 25 wins to go with 13 losses, a 2.13 goals-against average and .930 save percentage and emerging as a finalist for the Vezina...
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Blooming brides get creative with floral crowns
Brides have been accessorizing with floral embellishments since the 1960s, inspired by Elizabeth Taylor’s shiny mane completely entwined with sweet-orange blossoms for her wedding to Richard Burton in 1964. Floral halos, even the masterfully crafted one-offs, are not limited to just the Hollywood set. Every bride on any budget can feel veiled in a bit...
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A bogus climate-change law from New York’s cynical leaders
New York’s leaders seem determined to make this year’s end-of-session legislating the ugliest ever. The latest example: The Climate and Community Protection Act. The act sets ambitious goals for eliminating greenhouse-gas emissions and transitioning to “clean” energy. Lawmakers and Gov. Andrew Cuomo reached a deal on it this week — then opted to skip the...
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Florida cop found guilty of negligence after shooting autistic man, caretaker
MIAMI — A Florida police officer has been convicted of a misdemeanor but acquitted of attempted manslaughter for shooting at a severely autistic man and wounding the man’s caretaker. A jury deliberated for four hours late Monday before finding North Miami police Officer Jonathan Aledda guilty of culpable negligence in the 2016 shooting of caretaker...
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Kelly Ripa and Mark Consuelos honored at TrevorLIVE gala
“I’m a little bit uneasy accepting this award,” Ripa revealed onstage.
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Mayor de Blasio finally names new NYCHA boss
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio named the head of Minneapolis’s tiny public housing agency, Gregory Russ, as the new top boss of the city’s massive and scandal-rocked Housing Authority, ending a months-long search that blew two deadlines. “In a national search, Greg Russ stands out as someone with the guts to make big...
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Lindsay Lohan losing her MTV show and Mykonos nightclub
A source close to the network said it’s still trying to salvage the show.
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‘Bachelor’ star Melissa Rycroft ‘really sick’ after trip to Dominican Republic
An insider told us she was at the Nickelodeon Resort in Punta Cana with her family and then fell ill.
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Director will use old footage of late Sylvia Miles for indie film
Scenes in “Japanese Borscht” will be edited so that Miles appears to be on the phone with Musto.
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Student injured in science class recalls ‘hopelessly burning alive’
“I saw flashes of blue and orange. I heard my classmates go, ‘Whoa!’ and scream, said Alonzo Yanes — appearing publicly for the first time since the horror.
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XFL’s Rod ‘He Hate Me’ Smart found safe in South Carolina
Rod Smart — aka “He Hate Me” — has been “found safe” in South Carolina, according to police. The former XFLer and NFL running back had been missing for nearly a week after vanishing on June 12. He was apparently located this afternoon, though it’s unclear how or where exactly. “He was found safe,” a...
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