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Saudi Arabia’s economic forum kicks off with lots of empty seats
A major economic forum in Saudi Arabia began Tuesday with plenty of empty seats after a slew of business and media bigwigs pulled out in a boycott over the killing of Jamal Khashoggi at the kingdom’s consulate in Istanbul. The Future Investment Initiative – dubbed “Davos in the Desert” – in Riyadh coincided with Turkish...
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Ryan Murphy reveals son’s cancer battle
The "American Horror Story" creator said his young son, Ford, had been diagnosed with neuroblastoma two years ago.
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McGregor-Nurmagomedov hate started with a single word
A teammate of Conor McGregor’s at the center of his feud with Khabib Nurmagomedov has revealed the genesis of their animosity. McGregor and Nurmagomedov had a friendly relationship during their early years in the UFC and even took a photograph together after the Irish star triumphed against Dustin Poirier at UFC 178 in September 2014....
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Acrobat’s sickening fall is why circuses need safety nets
A teenage acrobat performing at a circus in Novokuznetsk, Russia, broke her arm after falling from 15 feet in the air. She had been swinging from aerial silk when she somehow lost her grip. Unfortunately, she wasn’t wearing a safety harness and there was no net, causing her to slam into the hard ground below.
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Woman accused of spraying neighbor’s dogs with ant killer
VERO BEACH, Fla. — Authorities say a Florida woman sprayed her neighbor’s two dogs with ant killer. Treasure Coast Newspapers reports that 75-year-old Carol Watt was arrested Friday and charged with misdemeanor cruelty to animals. The neighbor told Indian River County deputies that she had just let her German shepherd and Doberman pinscher out in...
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Parent to spin off MoviePass into stand-alone company
The cash-strapped cinema subscription service MoviePass is being spun off from its ailing parent company. Helios and Matheson Analytics CEO Ted Farnsworth announced Tuesday morning that its board had approved preliminary plans to create a stand-alone MoviePass company. The subsidiary, dubbed MoviePass Entertainment Holdings, will be publicly traded and will take all entertainment and film-related...
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Ariana Grande shares sweet video of Mac Miller
It was the night they went to the Oscars together.
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Mom overdosed as infant daughter sat in backseat: cops
A Long Island woman overdosed on what was believed to be heroin while in her car as her infant daughter sat in the backseat, according to police. Officers responding to a parking lot at a Massapequa shopping center for a call of a passed-out woman sitting in her parked vehicle Monday afternoon found 29-year-old Rhiannon...
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‘Jeopardy’ Contestant Answers Final Jeopardy with a Meme — And Wins
All hail the Meme King.
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Rae Carruth’s jersey suddenly a hot item
Former Carolina Panthers wide receiver Rae Carruth was released from prison Monday after nearly 19 years in lockup over the murder of his ex-girlfriend. A few fans thought it would be a good idea to celebrate by purchasing the convicted felon’s customized jersey. The NFL was ready. TMZ first reported that NFLShop.com, the league’s official...
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Condé Nast reorganizing ad sales operation
Condé Nast’s sales team is undergoing another shake-up under Chief Revenue Officer Pamela Drucker Mann. The publisher has reorganized teams by category such as Culture and Lifestyle, according to a memo obtained by The Post. Under each category will be division heads, and their direct reports will be subcategorized by sales specialties such as beauty...
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Alleged in-flight groper: Trump says it’s ‘ok’ to grab women’s private parts
A Florida man accused of groping a woman aboard a Southwest Airlines flight over the weekend later defended his lewd actions to police, saying “the President of the United States says it’s ok to grab women by their private parts,” according to court documents. Bruce Michael Alexander, 49, of Tampa, was aboard Flight 5421 from...
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Rosie O’Donnell engaged to police officer Elizabeth Rooney
“She’s a pretty unbelievable young woman," O'Donnell beamed.
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Joel Embiid fuels relationship rumors with SI swimsuit model
Embiid has been linked to model Anne de Paula.
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Kindergartner parties alone after no one shows up to birthday bash
Even free pizza couldn’t attract any pint-sized partygoers for a 6-year-old’s birthday. An Arizona mom says none of her son’s kindergarten friends showed up to his birthday party – after she sent 32 invitations to his classmates. The boy, Teddy, held a birthday bash on Sunday at Peter Piper Pizza in Tucson, where he and...
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LeBron James wants to produce ‘Friday the 13th’ reboot
The project is still in early development – no writer or director is attached.
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Enrique Iglesias says he has sex with Anna Kournikova ‘for breakfast’
Iglesias also confirmed that the couple aren’t married –  but very much feel like they are.
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The cast of ‘Pleasantville’ 20 years later
"Honey! I'm home."
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‘Wonder Woman’ sequel pushed back to summer 2020
The first "Wonder Woman" movie became the most successful live-action film directed by a woman.
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Honey Smacks back on shelves after salmonella recall
BATTLE CREEK, Mich. — Kellogg’s Honey Smacks is returning to shelves following a voluntarily recall after salmonella infected 100 people in 33 states. The company announced on Monday the cereal will return next month in limited quantities with “a simpler, updated recipe.” The company says production was moved to a “trusted and tested Kellogg-owned facility...
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Khashoggi’s body parts reportedly found in Saudi consul general’s garden
Body parts belonging to slain Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi have been found, according to a new report. The 59-year-old Washington Post columnist had been “cut up” and his face was “disfigured,” sources told Sky News. One source told the news outlet that Khashoggi’s remains were found in the garden of the Saudi consul general’s home....
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Tara Reid’s new movie will be dedicated to her late mother
Reid's mother Donna passed away on Saturday.
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Penn Badgley talks Baha’i faith and religious discrimination
The religion now has an estimated 7 million adherents around the world.
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States legalizing weed see increase in car crashes
A new study suggests that states with legalized marijuana have seen a rise in reports of car accidents and collision insurance claims. A report released by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety found that Colorado, Nevada, Oregon and Washington saw a rise in these incidents. There is no commonly accepted way for police to test...
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LeBron is clutch then chokes and Lakers’ winless start is insane
LOS ANGELES — LeBron James hit the tying 3-pointer late in regulation. He led a Lakers lineup of three second-year pros and a rookie making his NBA debut to a 142-136 lead with 55 seconds left overtime. James was then reminded in spectacular fashion that nothing will be easy in this West Coast chapter of...
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Lazy dog watches fit dog work out
Footage from Ziyang, China, shows two dogs “working out” very differently from each other in a gym. While one of the corgis runs on a treadmill, his lazy friend sits on the edge of another, only moving one paw along with the machine.
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More than 100 homeless after fast-moving fire collapses buildings
DOVER, N.J. — More than 100 people are homeless after a fast-moving fire ripped through the business district of a New Jersey town, destroying multiple businesses. Firefighters remain on the scene Tuesday hours after the blaze broke out in the basement of a luncheonette in downtown Dover Monday afternoon. The fire, fed by natural gas,...
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Erdogan accuses Saudis of plotting Khashoggi murder
ANKARA, Turkey — Turkey’s president says Saudi officials started planning to murder Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi days before his death in Saudi Arabia’s Istanbul consulate. President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Tuesday that the Saudi officials began plotting against Khashoggi in late September, days ahead of his disappearance after he entered the consulate on Oct. 2....
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2nd officer dies after police ambush that left 5 wounded
FLORENCE, S.C. — A second South Carolina police officer has died from injuries suffered in an ambush attack this month that left five others wounded. Florence County Sheriff Kenney Boone said Deputy Farrah B. Turner died Monday. She had been hospitalized since the attack. Boone said in a statement that Turner “was the ultimate professional,...
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Man whose farts ended police interview pleads guilty
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A man whose excessive flatulence forced a police detective to cut shot an interrogation has pleaded guilty to federal gun and drug charges. The Kansas City Star reports that 25-year-old Sean Sykes Jr. entered the plea Monday. The charges stem from a police traffic stop in September in Kansas City, Missouri,...
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Second chances, perfect luck, enduring impact: ‘Rudy’ at 25
Halftime of the “Holy War” hit — and filming could begin. When Notre Dame ran into its locker room with a lead over Boston College, dozens of gold helmets, and navy blue jerseys, emerged from the stadium tunnel to shoot the climactic, final sequences of “Rudy.” The Irish marching band had donated roughly seven minutes...
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Soldier, girlfriend arrested after wife’s corpse found in trunk of car
A soldier based in Louisiana was arrested in a car with his wife’s body in the trunk, his girlfriend driving, and her two toddlers in the car, officials said Monday. Logan T. Kyle, 22, was turned over to Army investigators at Fort Polk; Sarah M. Parker, 24, of Lake Charles was arrested on charges of...
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World’s oldest intact shipwreck found at bottom of Black Sea
The world’s oldest intact shipwreck has been found at the bottom of the Black Sea — where it had been laying undisturbed for more than 2,400 years, archaeologists said Tuesday. The 75-foot merchant vessel — thought to have sailed during Ancient Greek and Roman times — was salvaged by British scientists about 50 miles off...
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Free money to win on World Series if you know where to look
Early prices for the 2018 Red Sox-Dodgers World Series have shown some global geographical variety. That could hold true right up until Tuesday night’s first pitch. A day after the Dodgers dispatched the Brewers, the Westgate in Las Vegas had to lower its opening series line of Boston -135/LA +115 down to Boston -125/LA +105....
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Man accused of killing girlfriend, her son after fight about watching football on TV
A Florida man killed his live-in girlfriend and her son Sunday night after an argument over watching a football game on the television, court documents showed. Tyrone Terell Johnson, 42, was arrested Sunday night and faces several charges — including murder and aggravated child abuse — in the death of his girlfriend and her 10-year-old...
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Cops searching for man they say killed University of Utah student
SALT LAKE CITY — Police are searching for a man they say shot and killed a University of Utah student outside of a dormitory on campus, the Salt Lake Tribune reported. The female student’s body was found in a car near the medical towers, University of Utah Police Lt. Brian Wahlin said. The man they...
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Every World Series matchup and Red Sox’s intangible edge
The 114th World Series kicks off Tuesday night when the Red Sox play host to the Dodgers at Fenway Park. Who has the edge? Let’s break it down by unit and skill. At the plate Getting on base: The Red Sox posted a .339 on-base percentage during the regular season to the Dodgers’ .333, and...
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Saquon Barkley had a Monday Night Football debut to forget
ATLANTA — Saquon Barkley was not pleased with his performance Monday night as the Giants lost again, this time to the Falcons 23-20 at Mercedes-Benz Stadium. “Personally I didn’t play a good game,’’ Barkley said afterward, looking dead serious. “The first half, the second half I wasn’t the player I usually am. I got to...
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What Caris LeVert has done to most impress his Nets coach
As one of the leading members of the Caris LeVert fan club, Jared Dudley sees limitless potential in the young guard. He also sees some of the reigning MVP. “That long stride step is kind of James Harden-esque,” Dudley said Monday after practice. “He basically freezes the defender with his long Euro stride, if that’s...
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Miguel Andujar has World Series supporter who’s been there
BOSTON — The good scouts know tools and how a player projects. The analytics arms of organizations understand numbers. However, nobody knows players better than players. According to Red Sox infielder Eduardo Nunez, the Yankees would be wise to let Miguel Andujar grow and prosper in The Bronx. “I think he can be a superstar,...
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Eli Manning’s gaudy stat sheet doesn’t tell the whole story
ATLANTA — Well, the stat sheet sure looked pretty. The stat sheet had Eli Manning throwing the ball 38 times, completing 27 of those attempts for 399 yards and a touchdown, and accumulating a rating of 113.8. It shows he spread the ball around to seven different receivers, hit Odell Beckham Jr. on a 51-yarder...
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Rustling of gum wrapper leads to ‘violent attack’ during symphony
The rustling of a gum wrapper during an intense performance of Mahler’s 5th Symphony in Sweden last week led to a “violent attack” in the audience after the gum-rustler smacked the glasses off a young man who grabbed the pack of gum from her and threw it on the floor. The Washington Post reported that...
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Cops to start new ground search for missing Wisconsin girl
BARRON, Wis. — Authorities are hoping for as many as 2,000 volunteers to help in the search for a 13-year-old Wisconsin girl missing since her parents were killed in their home. Investigators believe Jayme Closs was taken from her home near Barron on Oct. 15. Her parents had been shot to death. Tips led authorities...
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Check the math, nothing about Pat Shurmur’s night added up
ATLANTA — This is where old-school meets New Age helmet-to-helmet, and someone is going to get hurt. Someone is going to be placed in some kind of protocol. This is where calculus meets concrete. Right here: The Giants, struggling all night, finally made some headway against the Falcons late in the fourth quarter Monday. Atlanta...
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Obama: Republicans created divisions in America
LAS VEGAS — Former President Barack Obama delivered a biting critique of Republicans in Washington and President Donald Trump’s administration on Monday but avoided mentioning his successor by name. Obama, speaking at a rally in Las Vegas for Nevada Democrats, said Republicans had promised to “fight for the little guy” but instead helped corporations and...
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Jets can’t reach the next level with these kinds of mistakes
Watching the tape of Sunday’s 37-17 loss to the Vikings was painful for a Jets team that saw chances to win the game slip away because of its own mistakes. The Jets trailed 10-7 at halftime before the game spiraled out of control after they made mistakes on offense, defense and special teams. “It just...
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Florida politician resigns after being charged with murder
BARTOW, Fla. — A Florida city commissioner has resigned after being charged in the fatal shooting of a man he accused of shoplifting a hatchet from an Army-Navy surplus store. News outlets report 47-year-old Michael Dunn resigned Monday from the Lakeland City Commission. A grand jury charged him Friday with second-degree murder. Surveillance video released...
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Bet on Red Sox to best Dodgers in Game 1 and beyond
The NBA season is off and running. Locals not expected to be in the playoff mix come spring, but reader Rich Siegelman writes, “If the Nets continue their 8-game improvement from 20 to 28 wins eventually their totals will read 36, 44, 52, 60, 68 and 76, smashing the Warriors record!” Not likely, Rich, but...
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