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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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Mike McCarthy liked Cowboys situation more than Daniel Jones
INDIANAPOLIS — Spoiled by Brett Favre and Aaron Rodgers, former Packers coach Mike McCarthy was excited to coach Daniel Jones. Instead, they will face each other — maybe for years to come — in one of the NFL’s most-heated rivalries. An NFL source told The Post that, though McCarthy always favored the Cowboys above other...
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Selena Gomez and mom ‘totally engaged’ attendees at true-crime event
“It was cool to see that even celebs can be into true crime, like us."
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Coronavirus outbreak: First case of ‘unknown’ origin reported in California
A person in California with no known exposure to coronavirus patients has been infected with the deadly virus — possibly the first US case contracted domestically, health officials said. “At this time, the patient’s exposure is unknown,” the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said in a statement. “It’s possible this could be an instance...
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Andrew Thomas could solve Jets’ O-line headache at NFL draft
INDIANAPOLIS — Andrew Thomas still beats to a different drum than most offensive linemen. It used to be the drum he played, dressed in his high school football jersey with the marching band at pep rallies before kickoff. Then came a life-changing suggestion to reorganize his priorities. “My head coach told me I had a...
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Roger Stone case shows far larger need to rein in prosecutorial abuse
“Roger Stone Did Nothing Wrong!” proclaimed the T-shirts worn by his supporters. Federal prosecutors, by contrast, argued that Stone deserved at least seven years in prison. US District Judge Amy Berman Jackson split the difference last week, sentencing the longtime President Trump crony to three years and four months in prison — a penalty that...
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Respiratory mask supply at Bellevue dwindled amid coronavirus scare, report says
The stock of respiratory masks at Bellevue Hospital, which examined New York City’s first suspected case, substantially dwindled when news broke that the coronavirus had landed in the US, a report said. The number of the protective masks “dipped by hundreds” over one day at the hospital amid the hysteria, according to The Daily Beast....
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Barely yipping at ThriveNYC, Scott Stringer again proves he’s pathetic watchpoodle
Say hello to New York City Comptroller Scott Stringer, the Teacup Yorkie of ­municipal watchdogs. Teacups are the doggies all the other pups at Westminster make fun of — tiny, toothless and about as far removed from ancestral wolfdom as can be imagined. Watchdogs, they ain’t. The same can be said of Stringer, who is...
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Athena Calderone lets guests try on her clothes at book party
Designer Wes Gordon wound up in the Calderone closet.
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Naked Cowboy calls Bloomberg’s name-drop ‘awesome’ — but he’s still voting Trump
Mike Bloomberg doesn’t want a Naked Cowboy in every city —  just as the Naked Cowboy doesn’t want Bloomberg in the White House. The billionaire presidential candidate name-dropped the famous New York City street performer during the Democratic presidential debate Tuesday when Bloomberg defended his own public health agenda as mayor that banned trans fats...
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Miguel Andujar passes his first big Yankees outfield test
TAMPA — Miguel Andujar estimated he hadn’t played the outfield in 14-15 years before he was the Yankees’ starting left fielder against the Nationals on Wednesday. “I felt good out there. The last time I played the outfield I was a kid, 11 or 12,’’ said Andujar, who turns 26 on Monday. After finishing second...
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Artists debut Kobe Bryant murals in Manhattan and Brooklyn
Artists across New York City have taken to the streets to honor Kobe Bryant in the month since his tragic death. Brooklyn-based artist Mark Paul Deren, 39, will complete a huge portrait of the legendary basketball player with his daughter Gianna in Chinatown. Deren — who goes by the artist name Madsteez — previously painted...
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Edwin Diaz’s Mets redemption tour off to ‘anxious’ start
PORT ST. LUCIE — Edwin Diaz appeared stuck in 2019 as his first appearance of the new Grapefruit League season progressed Wednesday. The electric stuff was there, but the results weren’t for the Mets reliever. Diaz, peaking at 98 mph, missed with his fastball location and withstood a fourth inning in which the Astros scored...
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New York’s chief judge demands judges have leeway in no-bail law
New York’s chief judge Janet DiFiore weighed in on the state’s controversial bail reform Wednesday — calling it a “counterproductive” mistake when Gov. Andrew Cuomo and the Legislature eliminated judicial discretion to detain dangerous criminals when they rammed through the law change as part of last year’s state budget. “At this moment, New York —...
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Nets listening to veterans on how to turn into contenders
WASHINGTON — Just because the Nets stood pat at the trade deadline, that doesn’t mean they’ll be idle in the summer. And GM Sean Marks not only knows his players have ideas about what’s needed to make this team a contender, he plans to solicit those opinions. The same way Kenny Atkinson has learned to...
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Cuomo questions Bloomberg’s assertion he got marriage equality passed in NY
ALBANY — Gov. Andrew Cuomo wasn’t thrilled with ex-mayor and current presidential candidate Mike Bloomberg’s declaration during Tuesday’s debate in South Carolina that he was the key to getting same-sex marriage passed in New York back in 2011. “Well I don’t remember the actual quote, but first, I didn’t know New York City passed a...
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Pushing coronavirus panic: one WHO expert’s outrageous record
No one really knows how hard COVID-19 will hit the world: It’s impossible to trust any data out of China, and it’s too early to learn much from coronavirus cases in other nations. And even “experts” can be deceptive. We’re thinking in particular of the World Health Organization’s Bruce Aylward, who told reporters Tuesday in...
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Trump addresses shooting at Milwaukee Molson Coors facility: ‘Our hearts break for them’
President Donald Trump gave his condolences to the families of those killed in the mass shooting Wednesday at the Molson Coors Milwaukee campus. “Our hearts break for them and their loved ones,” Trump said before the start of a press conference on the coronavirus held at The White House. “We will be with them, and...
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Bill de Blasio has never stopped his sleazy funny-money games
He’ll probably get away with it yet again, but Mayor de Blasio couldn’t stop himself from playing funny-money games in what’s likely his last campaign ever. Politico reports that he abused his federal and state Fairness PACs to keep his feckless presidential run afloat after its coffers ran dry — to the tune of nearly...
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Grandstanding on a NYPD tool that is zero threat to anyone not a criminal
Frivolous moral grandstanding was the order of the day at Tuesday’s City Council hearing on the NYPD’s DNA-collection policies. “The government shouldn’t be stealing residents’ DNA,” thundered Public Safety Committee Chair Donovan Richards as he opened the session. Puh-lease. Is he going to accuse cops of “stealing” fingerprints next? Richards — who’s looking for headlines...
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Elisabeth Moss gives it her all, but this ‘Invisible Man’ isn’t a must-see
Bad movies are one thing, but there’s a more potent disappointment reserved for ones that coulda been contenders. Director-writer Leigh Whannell’s reboot of “The Invisible Man” squanders a juicy and topical premise: That this version of H.G. Wells’ classic is fueled by toxic masculinity. The idea of combining creature-feature invisibility with domestic-abuse gaslighting — playing...
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Harvey lawyer: Weinstein is ‘unbelievably energized’ to ‘fight for justice’
Arthur Aidala said Weinstein "talked about the future. The appellate court. He was focused. He mentioned bail."
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Trump tears into Pelosi, Schumer for politicizing coronavirus
President Trump on Wednesday ripped House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer over their criticism of his response to the coronavirus threat — charging that they were playing politics while he was trying to protect the American people. “I think Speaker Pelosi is incompetent. I think she’s not thinking about the country,”...
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