Former NYPD commissioner: De Blasio should be 'screaming at the top of his lungs' over new bail-reform law

Former New York City Police Commissioner Bernard Kerik railed against New York's new bail-reform law Monday after a man who's now been arrested 139 times thanked Democrats for guaranteeing his immediate release despite repeatedly swiping hundreds of dollars from unsuspecting subway commuters since the state's law went into effect last month.
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US nears peak death rate with New York confirming more coronavirus cases than any country in the world
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French President Emmanuel Macron is facing new calls to allow wider use of the anti-malaria drug touted by President Trump as a possible treatment option for COVID-19 patients.
Trump vows coronavirus-ravaged economy will 'bounce' back
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What Giants’ safety strategy is likely to be in 2020 NFL Draft
A case can be made that the Giants need a starting free safety and they need to find that player in the 2020 NFL Draft. Their starter last season, veteran Antoine Bethea, was released and, even though Bethea in his 14th NFL season did not make much of an impact, he did start every game...
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Review: Netflix's 'Tigertail' is an affecting look at a family's unspoken stories
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Review: Olivia Munn-Sam Claflin rom-com 'Love Wedding Repeat' doomed by high-concept mess
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Trump once again misleads with bogus claims of voter fraud
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Masters 2020: How Augusta National will play differently in November
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With the spread of coronavirus came a surge in anti-Asian racism online, new research says
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Jets’ biggest safety question has nothing to do with 2020 NFL Draft
The Jets don’t need to address this position when it comes to starters, but they could use some depth. Safety is one of the strengths of the team with Jamal Adams and Marcus Maye as starters. Beyond them, though, there is not much depth. Rontez Miles, who has been their backup safety and a top...
Ammon Bundy to defy stay-at-home order for Easter holiday
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Sweden challenges Trump -- and scientific mainstream -- by refusing to lock down
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Australia closes beaches amid Covid-19 lockdown
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Australia closes beaches amid Covid-19 lockdown
Australia is closing its beaches from Bondi to the Gold Coast amid the country's Covid-19 lockdown.
Coronavirus traces found in Massachusetts wastewater at levels far higher than expected
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Man wearing medical mask spits on, slashes Manhattan cab driver
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California residents eye possibility of months of restrictions over coronavirus: report
Residents in California, who have been under a stay-at-home order since last month, will likely face more months of major movement restrictions in the state's effort to limit coronavirus transmission.
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Bill Gates: Schools may reopen in fall but no one can ‘wave a wand’ to fix US economy
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Dramatic video shows homeowner fighting off suspect during fatal home invasion
Dramatic doorbell video released by Illinois police captures a homeowner fight off a would-be robber in a Saturday home invasion that left another suspect dead, a report said Thursday. The footage obtained by the Daily Herald shows Bradley Finnan, 39, and Larry Brodacz, 58, wearing masks and gloves as they approach the homeowners Arlington Heights...
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Severe storms threaten millions Easter weekend
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Magic Johnson compares HIV and coronavirus pandemic misconceptions and impact on black community
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UFC 249 will not happen April 18 and all other events are postponed indefinitely
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Australia closes beaches amid coronavirus
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China is on a knife edge between recovery and another wave of coronavirus cases
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Virus victims' bodies could be buried on New York island
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China's Wuhan to keep testing residents as coronavirus lockdown eases
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Chinese government reveals draft list of animals which can be farmed for meat
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Worries arise that relaxed restrictions will result in another outbreak of infections
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China calls Taiwan’s criticism against WHO ‘venomous’
China weighed in on the public feud between the World Health Organization and Taiwan Thursday and accused Taipei of “venomously” attacking the health body, and using the coronavirus in an attempt to seek independence, a report said.
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Milk Makeup donates all daily sales to NYC COVID-19 Relief Fund
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Liberty University pushes for criminal charges against journalists
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‘I’m Very Worried.’ Hong Kong Sanitation Worker Keeps Collecting the Trash Despite Virus Fears
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Coronavirus now killing more Americans than cancer, heart disease: report
COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus, is now the No. 1 cause of death in the U.S. -- killing more people on average per day than cancer or heart disease.
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'Where is God in a pandemic?' Pastor Rick Warren explains
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Barr backs Trump on firing of intel IG, calls Russia investigation baseless
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FCC Should Ban China Telecom Over National Security Risks, Justice Department-Led Review Says
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Magic Johnson says beating coronavirus should include tackling racial disparities
NBA legend Magic Johnson says he's hopeful health experts will soon come up with effective treatment to help patients beat coronavirus -- but added important parts in overcoming the pandemic will be expanding testing and healthcare access to African American communities who have been hit the hardest.
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