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South Carolina prison guard gets 7 years for stabbing inmate with shank
A prison guard in South Carolina received his own 7-year sentence after pleading guilty to repeatedly stabbing an inmate who damaged a light fixture in his cell with a shank, officials said Wednesday. In 2016, Jarrell Boyan, 29, was working as a lieutenant at the Kirkland Correction Institute in Columbia when the inmate broke the...
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Rangers returning to scene of miracle with way more at stake
The last time the Rangers went to Montreal, they did so with a 9-9-2 record, coming off a stinker in Ottawa and quickly dug themselves a 4-0 deficit. Thursday, they will take the ice at Bell Centre as winners of eight of their past nine and suddenly just four points out of the final playoff...
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Brian Winters could avoid becoming Jets’ cap casualty
INDIANAPOLIS — The Jets have yet to make any of their cuts to clear cap space before free agency begins in three weeks. It has been assumed when they do make those cap cuts, veteran guard Brian Winters will be among them. Nevertheless, this week general manager Joe Douglas made it sound like Winters may...
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Babysitter accidentally shoots kid while taking selfies with gun
A teenage babysitter was arrested Wednesday for accidentally shooting a 10-year-old boy while taking selfies with a gun, authorities and a report said. Caitlyn Smith, 19, the boy’s aunt, was watching him Tuesday evening at a Houston apartment when she found the weapon and began posing with it, CNN reported. That’s when the gun went...
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No one wanted this NYCFC fiasco
Think awkward. Think uncomfortable. Think unhappy — for everyone involved. This was the bizarre backdrop to Wednesday night’s CONCACAF Champions League match between New York City FC and AD San Carlos of Costa Rica. NYCFC won 1-0 on a first-half goal by Alexander Callens to advance to the tournament’s quarterfinal round by virtue of a...
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Florida hospital worker arrested for sucking patient’s toes
A Florida hospital worker was nailed for getting handsy with a patient’s foot. Frantz Beldorin, 23, was arrested earlier this week after allegedly sucking on a patient’s toes while on the clock at Gulf Coast Hospital in Fort Myers, according to NBC2. The shocked patient told police they felt their right foot being touched around...
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Bloomberg takes credit for leading NYC through 9/11 — when Giuliani was mayor
In his latest campaign ad, presidential hopeful Mike Bloomberg takes credit for leading New York “through” the 9/11 attacks. But there’s one problem: He didn’t become mayor until four months later. Touting his leadership chops, the billionaire released a 30-second video on Wednesday including the claim. But Rudy Giuliani was mayor during the attacks, and...
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Nets’ furious rally against Wizards ends in heartbreak
WASHINGTON — The last time the Nets came to the nation’s capital they lost a huge lead and star Kyrie Irving. Wednesday it was a stirring comeback victory that slipped through their fingers. After rallying from an 18-point deficit to lead late, the Nets suffered a 110-106 heartbreaker at Capital One Arena. The Nets —...
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Rutgers suffers crushing road loss to Penn State
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. — Rutgers hit another speed bump on the road, and it could damage its NCAA Tournament hopes. Myles Dread hit a go-ahead 3-pointer with 28 seconds left to lift No. 16 Penn State over Rutgers 65-64 on Wednesday night after the Nittany Lions blew a 21-point lead. Trailing 40-19 late in the...
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The irony behind decline of an elite liberal private school: Devine
Taken to extremes, liberalism eats its own. Exhibit A is the decline of one of the most prestigious and proudly liberal private schools in the city. Ethical Culture Fieldston in Riverdale, founded in 1878 by the son of a rabbi as a model for social justice, racial equality and intellectual freedom, now is convulsed by...
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Masahiro Tanaka’s new Yankees strategy is right on track
TAMPA — Masahiro Tanaka is entering his seventh year with the Yankees, and the one constant across the first six was his attention to detail. So, as the 31-year-old right-hander prepares for his seventh — and a longshot possibility of this being his last as a Yankee — he continues to assess everything. “A couple...
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Gayle King and Norah O’Donnell reckon with aftermath of ‘train wreck’ debate
“There has been a lot of finger-pointing going on," a CBS source said.
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US GDP is one economic indicator coronavirus hasn’t hit
The damage to the US economy from the coronavirus outbreak could actually look less severe in the statistics than it really is because of what the illness will do to international trade. The gross domestic product is the common way we measure economic conditions. A lot of things go into that number, which right now is...
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Long Island bank director is ousted amid lawsuit against rival
It was the board or his son, and he chose the son. A board director at Long Island-based Hanover Bank was ousted last week after the chief executive confronted him over the fact that his son had recently left to work at a competitor — a hotly contested defection that has spurred a lawsuit, sources...
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Villanova shuts down St. John’s in front of Kyle Lowry
VILLANOVA, Pa. — Saddiq Bey scored 23 points and Justin Moore added 21 to lead No. 12 Villanova past St. John’s 71-60 on Wednesday night. The Wildcats (22-6, 11-4 Big East) had trouble shaking St. John’s until late on a night the program honored former star Kyle Lowry. Lowry, a five-time All-Star guard for the...
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Allonzo Trier nearly saves Knicks from sour RJ Barrett outing
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Maybe there are just no storybooks left in this Knicks’ season. With RJ Barrett struggling immensely, forgotten man Allonzo Trier came off the bench midway through the third quarter with the Knicks down 13. Trier led a fiery comeback, getting the Knicks within two points in the closing minutes but couldn’t sink...
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Cuomo, Stewart-Cousins eye closed-door fix for bail reform
What could possibly go wrong this time? Two of Albany’s “three pols in a room” want to fix the state’s controversial bail-reform law the same way it got messed up in the first place — through closed-door negotiations over the state budget. State Senate Majority Leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins (D-Yonkers) on Wednesday joined Gov. Andrew Cuomo...
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Cryptocurrencies are nothing more than confidence games
Cryptocurrencies like bitcoin are crap. I’ve been saying this for a long time, although I have explained it more delicately in the past. Bitcoin and the other cryptocurrencies are nothing more than confidence games. They only have value if someone dumber than you thinks they are worth something and is willing to take them off...
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Wall Street and Atlanta Federal Reserve don’t agree on GDP
The latest report from the Atlanta Federal Reserve has the GDP going up by an annual growth rate of 2.6 percent in the first quarter of 2020. That’s better than the previous report of 2.4 percent growth. Strange that the Atlanta Fed is raising GDP estimates at the same time that Wall Street firms are...
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There are enough pets for almost everyone in the US
There are now about 245 million pets in the US. The human population of the US was 327 million in 2018. So, if you exclude kids under 6 years old, there are enough pets for almost everyone in the US. And that’s good because a study conducted by SeniorLiving.org says pets are good for you....
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Alex Bregman becomes seventh Astro to get plunked this spring
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — Houston’s Alex Bregman was hit on the back by a breaking ball from St. Louis reliever Ramon Santos on Wednesday, the seventh Astros player plunked in five spring training games. “It was a splitter,” Bregman said. “It just got away from him.” Some opposing players have called for retaliation against...
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Jailed art dealer Mary Boone now being sued by former gallery director
James Oliver also claims that 16 artworks worth over $5 million are being held at Boone's home.
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NYC Council bills aim to slash food-delivery fees
Big Apple legislators are about to take a stab at regulating food delivery giants like Grubhub and UberEats. The New York City Council on Thursday will be presented with a package of six bills aimed at reducing the fees food delivery apps can charge city restaurants to 10 percent, down from as much as 30...
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Mets’ Noah Syndergaard already dominating thanks to new drills
PORT ST. LUCIE — The results were fantastic for Noah Syndergaard on Wednesday against the Astros at Clover Park. It was the work earlier in the week, though, that made all the difference. Syndergaard went to the 10-pack pitching mounds several days to work on his balance with pitching coaches Jeremy Hefner and Jeremy Accardo....
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Tennessee mom arrested for ‘lying’ about missing toddler Evelyn Boswell
An 18-year-old Tennessee mother was arrested for allegedly lying to investigators about the disappearance of her toddler daughter, officials said Wednesday. The 15-month-old girl from Blountville, Evelyn Boswell, was last seen in December but was only reported missing this month, authorities have said. Her mom, Megan Boswell, was charged Tuesday with one count of making...
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Kobe Bryant gifts from public memorial taken off eBay
At least some hoping to profit off Kobe Bryant’s death were blocked by eBay. The e-commerce behemoth removed multiple listings for souvenirs given out at the Lakers legend’s public memorial Monday because “we do not allow listings that attempt to profit from human tragedy or suffering,” eBay told TMZ on Wednesday. Bryant and daughter Gianna...
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New Council bill would provide street homeless with rental assistance
Homeless people who refuse to stay in a city shelter would still be able to qualify for rental assistance vouchers and score their own permanent housing under new legislation being considered by the City Council. Councilman Stephen Levin (D-Brooklyn), who expects to introduce the bill Thursday, told The Post it will allow people living in...
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Johnny Depp film party features pics of mercury-poisoning victims on walls
One showed “a mother cradling her naked, deformed daughter.”
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Pseudoscience doesn’t get much more pretentious than this
Did you know that Latvia and Montenegro are better places to raise your kids than the United States? Also Bosnia and Saudi Arabia. It must be true. It’s what the experts say. A new report by a joint commission of the World Health Organization, the medical journal The Lancet and UNICEF has ranked the United...
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Hilary Duff hints at Lizzie McGuire drama after Disney+ pulls ‘Love, Simon’ spinoff
Hillary Duff alluded to some trouble with Disney in the wake of the decision to pull the “Love, Simon” television adaption from Disney+. The actress, 32, shared a screenshot to her Instagram story of an article from The Advocate with the headline “Love, Simon TV Show Pulled From Disney+ as It’s Not ‘Family-Friendly'” and circled...
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