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St. Louis police searching for woman’s stolen tiny home
ST. LOUIS — It shouldn’t be hard to spot the property stolen from St. Louis resident Meghan Panu. She’s looking for a 12-foot-tall tiny home that was stolen sometime Saturday. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports Panu spent the past two years and about $20,000 working on the 20-foot cedar home. The house was parked outside...
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Dying man left 2-year-old 14 years’ worth of Christmas gifts
A Welsh family recently discovered that a deceased neighbor left their two-year-old daughter, Cadi Williams, Christmas gifts that she’ll be able to open for the next 14 holiday seasons. The neighbor, Ken, lived next to Cadi and her family in the Welsh town of Barry, Vale of Glamorgan, for two years, according to the BBC....
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Tribune stock tumbles after McClatchy bid dies
News that the McClatchy bid for Tribune Publishing is dead as a doornail sent the stock spiraling to another new 52-week low on Tuesday — slumping to $12.40 a share before closing at $12.45, down 4.1 percent. Will Wyatt, a former hedge fund operator, has been looking at the books in recent days to see...
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Robin Lehner dominates as Islanders snag another road win
GLENDALE, Ariz. — Robin Lehner stopped 35 shots, Anthony Beauvillier scored his fourth goal in five games and the Islanders beat the struggling Coyotes 3-1 Tuesday night. The Islanders beat Colorado 4-1 the night before, yet had more jump after Arizona scored the opening goal. Arizona’s Mario Kempe scored in the first period, but Joshua...
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Say Media’s Matt Sanchez appointed CEO of Hearst’s Autos Group
Hearst Magazines has tapped its third ex-Say Media executive for a big job. Say Media founder Matt Sanchez was quietly appointed CEO of Hearst’s Autos Group, which includes Road & Track, Car and Drive and the Jumpstart auto group that is an ad network for outside titles such as Autoweek, J. D. Power, US News...
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Gannett quietly cutting staff through early retirement packages
Gannett, the parent of USA Today, has been quietly thinning its ranks through voluntary early retirement packages. Rumors are swirling that the voluntary buyouts are just a preliminary to further deep cuts expected to take place early in the new year. At the Record in Bergen County, NJ, which has seen hundreds laid off since...
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Struggling Queens Tribune searching for new financing
The Queens Tribune, a weekly started nearly 50 years ago by longtime Congressman Gary Ackerman is searching for new financing. “It’s another sad day for print journalism,” said Ackerman — in response to a rumor the newspaper was in trouble. He and his partners had sold the publication to an investment group in April. Ackerman...
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Facebook reportedly gave tech giants access to users’ private messages
Facebook gave tech companies such as Microsoft, Netflix and Spotify, access to user data — including private messages — in ways that were not previously disclosed by the social media giant, the New York Times reported. Facebook gave Netflix and Spotify the ability to read users’ private messages. They allowed Microsoft’s search engine Bing to...
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George H.W. Bush secretly sponsored a Filipino child for 10 years
To most, George H.W. Bush was the 41st President of the United States. But young Timothy had a different title for him. Using a pseudonym, Bush served as the boy’s secret pen pal — writing heartfelt letters to him in the Philippines from 2002 to 2012 as part of a US-based sponsorship program. Copies of...
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Campbell Soup set to name new CEO by end of the year
Campbell Soup is on track to name a new chief executive by year’s end — despite job candidates’ jitters about the presence of billionaire Dan Loeb’s nominees on the company’s board, sources told The Post. The struggling soup maker is poised to name Mark Clouse — the former boss of Pinnacle Foods, the owner of...
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Special-needs siblings never far from mind of ‘The Chosen One’
Brian Ellis calls Adisa Isaac “The Chosen One.” His nickname for Isaac’s mother, Lisa Wiltshire-Isaac, is “Superwoman.” But this isn’t a story about people with super powers — unless resilience counts. It’s more like a fairy tale — Brooklyn-style — based on determination and will. How else to explain the meteoric rise of the premier...
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Why this college-QB talent pool is a scary prospect for Giants
You are the Giants. You might want to stick with Eli Manning for one more year but are fully cognizant the sand in the hourglass is ebbing on the career of the two-time Super Bowl MVP franchise quarterback. You are the Giants and you realize you need to look ahead, into the 2019 NFL draft,...
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Facebook looks to lease redeveloped One Madison Ave.
Like other tech behemoths, Facebook is looking toward a larger future in the Big Apple with a play for the transformation of an office tower next to Madison Square Park. The social media network is now negotiating to lease the One Madison Ave. redevelopment being planned by SL Green Realty Corp., sources say. Back in...
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Why 10-0 St. John’s is not ranked in the Top 25
There are nine undefeated teams left in the country. Only one — St. John’s — is unranked. It’s a clear sign of writers and coaches across the country not yet buying into the Red Storm, despite their 10-0 record. The best start in program history since it went 14-0 to start the 1982-83 season has...
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BQE repairs will unleash toxic hellstorm on Brooklyn: experts
The city is about to unleash a toxic public-health nightmare with its proposal to close the Brooklyn Heights Promenade and erect a temporary highway on it during a decade-long Brooklyn Queens Expressway repair project, experts said Tuesday. “It removes the lid on a stew pot of chemicals, which means they will go right into Brooklyn...
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Assembly Speaker Heastie says Cuomo lied about salary commission
Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie accused Gov. Cuomo of lying about Albany’s salary commission, claiming they had a deal that it would only examine raises for legislators and top state officials and nothing else. “I’ll continue to say, when we negotiated the bill, myself and Senator [John] Flanagan, even the governor, we agreed — I don’t...
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12-year-old boy stabs sister to death, turns knife on mother: authorities
A 12-year-old boy in Connecticut has been charged with murder after allegedly going on a knife rampage inside his home — stabbing his mother and young sister, who later died. The tragedy has left residents in West Hartford, where the child and his family live, “incredibly brokenhearted” as cops continue to search for a possible...
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Cabbie goes on rampage, rams NYPD car after getting ticket
A taxi driver went on a rampage near Penn Station after being ticketed for picking up a fare while his vehicle was more than a foot from the curb, newly revealed records show. Desmond Griffith was so mad over the summons that he screamed at the agent, tore up the ticket — and then drove...
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Post story prompts City Hall to revamp email policy
Hours after The Post revealed newly obtained e-mails that show how cozy Mayor de Blasio once was with a crooked campaign fund-raiser, City Hall said it’s revamping the policy for saving such correspondence. “We’re developing one,” mayoral press secretary Eric Phillips said Tuesday. “One didn’t exist in any meaningful way, as we’ve said.” Last month,...
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Where Jordan, Tiger land on Forbes’ richest celeb list
Forbes released its list of America’s 10 wealthiest celebrities on Tuesday, and sprinkled in with the directors and media moguls are a trio of names sports fans will easily recognize. Though his Charlotte Hornets are 29th in Forbes’ list of NBA franchise values, owner Michael Jordan is the highest-rated sports figure on the list at...
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Hot dog cart goes up in flames in Midtown
One person was burned after a hot dog cart went up in flames on a Midtown street on Tuesday evening, fire officials said. The cart erupted on 6th Avenue near West 45th Street at about 7 p.m. Firefighters knocked down the flames a short while later, the FDNY said. One person suffered minor burns in...
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National retail chains closing at a rapid rate in NYC
Big retail is beating a retreat in the Big Apple. For the first time in 11 years, national retail chains are closing more stores in New York City than they’re opening, according to a new report. With rents rising and Amazon continuing its expansion, the number of local chain-store locations shrunk by 0.3 percent to...
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Reputed gangbanger charged with murder of FDNY firefighter
A reputed Latin Kings gangbanger was charged with murder in Brooklyn Tuesday for allegedly beating an off-duty firefighter to death in a road-rage incident. Joseph Desmond, 29, is accused of fatally beating Faizal Coto, 33, with a “hard object” after they got into a minor accident on the Belt Parkway early on Dec. 9. The...
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Six teens charged in brawls at Bronx juvenile detention center
A half-dozen teens were indicted Tuesday in a series of violent behind-bars brawls that left city corrections officers badly injured at a controversial Bronx juvenile center, officials said. The harrowing clashes began within days of the city finishing its transfer of all 16- and 17-year-old inmates from Rikers Island to Horizon, a move that Mayor...
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Will Cuomo stand his ground against the progressive agenda?
Getting a jump on the arrival of the Democrats’ big new Senate majority in Albany, Gov. Cuomo this week delivered a preview of his annual State of the State Address. He used it to remind his fellow Democrats of the many areas where they agree — but also to draw a few lines he won’t...
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Democrats are waging war against affordable health insurance
A federal district judge in Texas struck down the Affordable Care Act as unconstitutional Friday. The lawsuit was brought by Republican officials from 20 states, who want their residents to have more insurance choices and lower premiums. Though the suing states won in Texas v. Azar, their victory won’t help consumers reeling from ObamaCare sticker-shock...
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More proof the deep state’s hypocrisy is alive and well
Keeping score of the daily ups and downs of the Trump revolution is tricky business. Some days, it looks as if the president is making good on his promise to liberate America from the stranglehold of the political elite and corrupt government insiders. Then there are days like Tuesday, when the deep state asserts its...
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The UN’s obsession with Israel makes peace harder to achieve
The following are excerpts from US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley’s remarks Tuesday at the Security Council. When I first came to the United Nations two years ago, I was taken aback a bit by this monthly meeting. The fact that the UN would consider the Israeli-Palestinian conflict was not striking. It is,...
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Russell gets revenge as red-hot Nets stun LeBron, Lakers
The longest winning streak in the NBA belongs to the Brooklyn Nets. And it was D’Angelo Russell — playing for just the second time against the Lakers team that kicked him to the curb — that led them there. Russell looked like the leader his old team doubted he could be — and like the...
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Judge delays CVS-Aetna merger for months
It’s official: the CVS-Aetna merger is going to get delayed in court for months. US District Judge Richard Leon — who earlier this month complained he was being treated like a “rubber stamp” as CVS and Aetna filed for approval of their $69 billion tie-up — on Tuesday ordered a lengthy review of the deal...
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Can of Coke may have cracked Mandy Stavik cold case
A Washington state man will be tried in a 1989 murder after his co-worker swiped his discarded Coke can and helped detectives solve the case, according to reports. Timothy Bass, 51, is set to go on trial for the rape and murder of 18-year-old Amanda “Mandy” Stavik, who went missing while on a jog near...
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Judge’s comments only add to strangeness of Flynn case
Michael Flynn went to court Tuesday expecting to be sentenced, hopefully to probation, for lying to the FBI. He left with everything on hold — after the judge all but called him a traitor. Federal Judge Emmet Sullivan put the hold on because of a surprise from Special Counsel Bob Mueller’s prosecution team, which revealed...
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How an RFK grinch stole Christmas
Add “stealing Christmas” to the side effects of the Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights “mass bailout” stunt. Tamika West, 44, is back in jail, charged with raiding the “toys for tots” box in Assemblyman Jeff Dinowitz’s office. As Tuesday’s Post reported, she allegedly broke in and plundered the place Dec. 4, also swiping wallets, office...
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Blue Apron becomes a penny stock after plunging below $1
Blue Apron just delivered another boxful of bad news: The company has become a penny stock. Shares of the struggling meal-kit delivery service plunged 11.9 percent to close at 90 cents on Tuesday — the first time they have dipped below $1 in the 18 months since Blue Apron became a public company. The tumble...
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Corrupt City Hall just got caught red-handed
A batch of previously undisclosed e-mails The Post revealed Tuesday offer strong new evidence Mayor de Blasio intentionally evaded public-disclosure laws. “Always stay in touch, but please do via this email or via cell rather than text,” de Blasio warns corrupt donor Jona Rechnitz in an e-mail from his personal account. This and numerous other...
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Devils overwhelmed by John Tavares and the Maple Leafs
John Tavares, Auston Matthews and Patrick Marleau scored in the opening 13:38 and the Toronto Maple Leafs displayed all their talent with a 7-2 victory over the New Jersey Devils on Tuesday night at the Prudential Center in Newark. Nazem Kadri matched his career high with three assists and red-hot Mitch Marner and Morgan Rielly...
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NYPD teams up with Spanish cops to catch graffiti artist
A “prolific” artist visiting from Spain was busted in Brooklyn by the NYPD — with the help of Spanish Transit Police — after he tagged his trademark signature on subway cars, officials said on Tuesday. Francisco Antonio Jimenez San Nicolas, 23, was arrested Monday afternoon for allegedly painting his tag “Yeset” on Manhattan train cars...
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Michael Cohen’s daughter spotted at starry ball days after his sentencing
A family friend told us, “Of course Michael wants the best for his children and for his wife. He wants them to continue to live a normal life."
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Kevin Hayes’ last-minute goal lifts Rangers over Ducks
It took the Rangers a while to get going, but they eventually did just enough. The Blueshirts were able to pull out a 3-1 victory over the Ducks on Tuesday night at the Garden, the game-winner coming on Kevin Hayes’ shorthanded goal with 40 seconds remaining in regulation. The Rangers (15-13-5) entered 2-5-3 since Thanksgiving,...
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Drug-trafficker: We hid El Chapo’s drugs in NYC’s ‘best neighborhoods’
A Chicago-born drug trafficker who moved cocaine and heroin throughout the U.S. for Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman testified Tuesday that he kept ritzy stash houses in New York City — and even had one overlooking the Brooklyn Bridge. “I would choose the best neighborhoods,” Pedro Flores said when it came to choosing the places he’d...
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Penny Marshall’s undeniable talent helped her conquer TV and film
The news of Penny Marshall’s death was jolting, not just for its suddenness, but for the realization that we lost a bona fide Bronx-born talent so rare that she conquered television and the movies alike — no mean feat in the fickle world of show business. As someone who makes a living writing about television...
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School for the disabled won’t stop electrically shocking its students
A controversial Massachusetts school for children with disabilities is still using electric shocks as a form of punishment — and an international human rights group wants the Trump administration to step in. The Judge Rotenberg Educational Center — a Canton, Massachusetts school for children and adults who are emotionally disturbed, have intellectual disabilities or autism...
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Senate overwhelmingly passes criminal justice reform bill
The US Senate overwhelmingly passed a criminal justice reform bill backed by President Trump on Tuesday night. The First Step Act passed on a vote of 87 to 12, with dozens of Republicans joining all the Democratic Senators in approving the bill. Trump congratulated the Senate in a tweet soon after it passed. “America is...
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Steve Martin throws daughter private Big Apple Circus party
Guests had their faces painted and then went to the main tent to watch the full show.
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Jets’ other deal with the Colts is looking like a winner, too
The Jets hope the trade they made with the Colts in March is remembered in franchise lore. That was the move that got them the No. 3 pick so they could draft potential franchise quarterback Sam Darnold. But it is another trade with the Colts that may be less memorable but has had an impact...
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Brodie Van Wagenen’s bravado puts Mets in the crosshairs
He’s a talker, this one. Now the Mets and their fans just have to pray Brodie Van Wagenen’s maiden voyage doesn’t become the latest chapter in the cautionary tale known as “The louder they are, they harder they fall.” Moments after introducing his newest signee Wilson Ramos at a Citi Field news conference on Tuesday, the...
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Ex-Speaker of the House John Boehner writing a memoir
The tome, “Notes From a Smoke-Filled Room,” will tout the pol’s old-school style, we hear.
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Mudiay could be playing way into longer-term Knicks future
PHILADELPHIA — Emmanuel Mudiay didn’t speak to the media last season while playing with Denver — that’s how miserable and shaky he was there. Now the former errant-shooting point guard is playing loudly on the court and making the Knicks think hard about their point-guard future. During a 9-23 campaign, the 22-year-old from Dallas has...
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