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25-year-old woman drowns in the Rockaways
A 25-year-old woman drowned in the ocean off Jacob Riis Park in the Rockaways on Saturday, despite desperate attempts by cops and paramedics to revive her. The woman, whose name was withheld pending family notification, died later at St. John’s Episcopal Hospital. The first responders, police from the nearby 100th Precinct, performed CPR until FDNY...
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US Open’s leading amateur has no problem missing graduation
PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. — Brandon Wu is scheduled to graduate from Stanford on Sunday, but he has other plans: attempting to finish as the low amateur in the U.S. Open at Pebble Beach. The 22-year-old from Scarsdale, who just completed his senior season on the NCAA-champion Stanford golf team, continues to be the low amateur...
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Trump’s staffers are starting to worry about Elizabeth Warren: report
President Trump’s staffers reportedly are starting to worry about Sen. Elizabeth Warren, whose campaign is gaining steam. Trump has told donors that the candidate he had dismissed as “Pocahontas’’ because she has claimed to be part Native American is now a threat, Politico said. The latest view by Trump strategists is that she has a...
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Henrik Stenson lies down with fan he accidentally hit with bad shot
PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. — Henrik Stenson accidentally hit a fan in the head with an errant shot in the third round of the U.S. Open on Saturday, then tended to him. “He’s in good spirits, because he’s taking selfies of himself while he’s down on the ground,’’ said Stenson, who went and lay down next...
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Tyson Fury scores 2nd-round TKO win in between putting on a show
LAS VEGAS — Tyson Fury stopped Tom Schwarz with 6 seconds left in the second round Saturday night, with the British heavyweight star remaining unbeaten and putting on a show in his Las Vegas debut. Fury (28-0-1, 20 KOs) made short work of his previously unbeaten German opponent, battering him with a jab before knocking...
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The market’s showing sparks of life with recent mergers, acquisitions
While Main Street investors had some trepidation over their portfolios during the six-week-long pullback in the stock market, the pros see many positives. Sell-offs are a common corrective action, which is needed in order to move higher. The fact is, the stock market just rallied 1,200 points in the first two weeks of June. Much...
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Justin Rose loving position he’s in heading into final round
PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. — Gary Woodland was making all sorts of noise at Pebble Beach on Saturday, converting not one but two miraculous par saves on the back nine that would have rattled most competitors. But after Woodland’s par-saving antics on the 12th and 14th holes, Rose answered with birdie putts displaying the kind of...
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Hounding Citibank to help a reader collect his deserved due
Dear John: My father has money in a Citibank account with his name on it. It came from his aunt, who died in 2001. He was the heir and executor of her will, and was never notified about it.
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Bitcoin is an insult to gambling
Dear John: Like you, I believe bitcoin is a total fraud with nothing backing it. And it should be regulated by gambling commissions — not federal securities regulators.
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O.J. promises to ‘set the record straight’ in second viral Twitter video
With 354,000 followers and counting, O.J. Simpson is taking Twitter by storm — vaguely promising to “set the record straight” in a second video posted Saturday night, a day after first testing the waters with an inaugural tweet. “Hey Twitter world,” he says in the new video, which shows him standing in front of his...
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Brooks Koepka will make history and win his 3rd straight US Open
PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. — We got a taste of it on the back nine Saturday at Pebble Beach. The trophy wasn’t on the line, not the way it will be on Sunday when the final 18 holes are played. But late in the third round, the 119th U.S. Open came alive and offered a glimpse...
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Empire State has some of the lowest beer taxes in US
Summer’s here, so it’s the perfect time to crack open a nice cold beer here in the Big Apple. Indeed, most of us can afford to have a lot of cold ones this summer in New York and in the region. That’s because the Empire State — which is usually top of list when it...
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Cuomo is busy on the MTA — but what’s the plan?
Gov. Cuomo is clearly on offense when it comes to shaking up the MTA, but it’s still not clear what the plan is. The confusion starts with his shifting of his own board appointments. He’s pushing out one of his most recent ones, businessman Michael Lynton, after just two months — reportedly for being too...
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Lending to small businesses at record post-recession highs
Lending to small businesses in America is switching into overdrive — in fact, it’s at record post-recession highs, according to new data.
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Hypocrites get last kicks at Sarah Sanders, slobbering over her White House exit
Sarah Sanders had it coming. If she wanted the respect of the Washington press corps and a fat corporate job after leaving the White House, she should have worked for a Democrat. But she chose to be the press secretary for the Worst Human Being Ever, so she deserves the mud bath she’s getting on...
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Iran targeted and missed US drone flying over Gulf of Oman: officials
Iran targeted and missed a US drone flying over the Gulf of Oman shortly after the Thursday attack on two tankers there, US officials said. The unmanned aircraft was responding to a distress signal from one of the crippled ships, the officials said this weekend. The US military said Iran fired a surface-to-air missile at...
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Bronx bodega faces reckoning after ‘Junior’ Guzman-Feliz trial
The Bronx bodega where tragic teen Lesandro “Junior” Guzman-Feliz was murdered by a mob of Trinitarios gangsters continues to be the site of grief and angry protest — and some neighbors still won’t shop there. Guzman-Feliz, 15, had sought refuge inside the Cruz and Chiky Grocery at East 183rd Street and Bathgate Avenue on the...
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Yankees bust out for needed win after trading for Encarnacion
CHICAGO — With the Yankees on their way to halting a three-game losing streak Saturday night, they acquired Edwin Encarnacion from the Mariners for minor league pitching prospect Juan Then. The Yankees’ biggest need is a starting pitcher, but plucking the AL leader in home runs and third in the RBI race bolsters a lineup...
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India slaps US with new tariffs — on lentils, apples, almonds and walnuts
India is slapping back at the United States with new tariffs on $240 million worth of American goods starting Sunday. Apples, almonds, lentils, walnuts and some chemical products will be hit with levies of up to 70 percent. The long-threatened move is retaliation for President Trump’s move to take away India’s preferred trade status, which...
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Summer gets hotter with new pics from pet-friendly FDNY, EMS calendar
They’re cute, they’re playful and their devotion is unconditional — and the dogs are nice, too! The hot-hot-hot men and women of the FDNY and EMS are back with a new calendar for 2020, this one featuring dogs and cats adopted from the city’s Animal Care Centers. Next year’s Calendar of Heroes features sultry Ms....
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Gary Woodland looking like man to beat at US Open
PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. — “Drive for show, putt for dough.’’ This one of the most oft-used truisms in the sport of golf. Gary Woodland, for the better part of his 10-plus years on the PGA Tour, has done a lot of driving for show as one of the brawniest, long-hitters in the game. But he...
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Fast days on the Concorde: Rock stars, wine & the ‘11-mile-high club’
It should come as no surprise that the Concorde had to have a special place to store the mink and sable coats passengers wore on the plane. But those fliers probably had no idea that the staff of the famed jet was secretly trying on the furs. “If a really beautiful coat came through, we...
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Questions after Cuomo’s MTA enforcer missed deadline for disclosure form
Larry Schwartz failed to meet the May 15 deadline revealing his outside employment, income and holdings — the only one of 19 board members to ignore the legally mandated submission.
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Mets hang on for crazy-looking win after losing Noah Syndergaard
The Mets’ beleaguered bullpen didn’t get a chance to blow the lead until the seventh inning Saturday night. That opportunity only came that early because Noah Syndergaard got hurt. Syndergaard walked out to the mound for the seventh inning with 98 pitches and a five-run lead under his belt. Four pitches later, he walked off...
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State lawmakers make last-minute push to legalize marijuana
ALBANY — State lawmakers are making a last-minute push to legalize recreational pot before the official end of the legislative session on June 19. A top Cuomo administration official on Saturday confirmed to The Post that three-way negotiations between the executive, Assembly and state Senate are ongoing. “We are discussing legislation and hope to make...
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6-year-old who died in school cafeteria remembered as cheerful, respectful
Investigators were still determining what caused the boy’s death, and whether it was connected with a throat-slash injury he’d suffered in April, allegedly at the hands of his mother, Shanice Martin, 24, who remains jailed.
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Phil Mickelson’s latest quest for career Grand Slam fades away
PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. — It isn’t completely official. That will come on Sunday when the 119th U.S. Open comes to its conclusion. But Phil Mickelson’s latest quest to complete the career Grand Slam is over. Mickelson, needing to go low in his third round on Saturday, shot a 4-over-par 75 and stands at 3-over for...
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DOE’s Carranza hires Disney exec as ‘chief experience officer’
Maybe he’ll turn New York’s schools into a Magic Kingdom. Schools chancellor Richard Carranza has hired a longtime Walt Disney World executive as the Dept. of Education’s first-ever “chief experience officer,” the Post has learned. “It is a new role based on the need to improve DOE customer service,” a department spokesman said. Mario Trujillo,...
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Carranza protégé once quit job in ‘mismanaged’ funds scandal
He used sexual innuendo in front of students, and quit a former job after thousands of dollars meant for kids’ clubs vanished. Since September 2018, Abram Jimenez has served as “senior executive director for continuous school improvement” with the Department of Education — a plum gig with a $205,416 salary and a staff of 40....
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Tiger Woods struggles out of the gate as US Open hopes fade
PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. — Tiger Woods was hoping to post a low number in the third round of the U.S. Open on Saturday and put early pressure on the leaders. That didn’t happen. Woods ruined his round as soon as it began, taking bogey on two of the first three holes at Pebble Beach. From...
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