Midtown bar blames actress Jennifer Agostini, model pal for wild brawl

A Midtown bar where an actress and her model pal claim they were brutally beaten during a wild brawl has blamed the women for the bloody incident, arguing that they were the “instigators,” as the bar released surveillance footage of the attack. Sky Room claimed in a lengthy statement Monday that Jennifer Agostini, 43, and...
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Petri Dishes with Alexandra Petri (Oct. 27)
Humor columnist Alexandra Petri takes your questions on the news and political in(s)anity of the day.
Irene Aldana won't change teams despite criticism of Holly Holm loss: 'I was the one unable to execute'
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Seth Rogen, Jonah Hill and More to Reunite for ‘Superbad’ Watch Party
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Trump’s right: Americans deserve nice public buildings — even if elites sneer
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Joe Biden's Fossil Fuel Remarks Put Texas Democrats on Defensive Even As Poll Shows Trump Trailing
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For the first time since 1943, the Army-Navy football game will be played at West Point
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Wisconsin activist agrees to plead guilty to extortion, would get time served under deal
A Wisconsin activist who allegedly threatened to vandalize a restaurant unless he got free food and beer during protests has agreed to plead guilty to one of the federal charges against him, according to media reports.
Mike Huckabee: Trump will move America forward, Biden would return US to disastrous Obama era
The final debate Thursday night between President Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden showed the American people exactly what is at stake in this election.
Spin, hyperbole and deception: How Trump claimed credit for an Obama veterans achievement
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'Tactical Vote': Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Urges Progressives to Vote Biden to Support Vulnerable Communities
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MSNBC's Chris Hayes panned for knocking Kushner, Israel peace deals as 'cynical and transactional'
MSNBC host Chris Hayes was slammed on social media Friday over his quick dismissal of the agreement between Israel and Sudan to normalize relations.
Questions voters should demand Joe Biden answer about Hunter’s deals
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In quiet way, Justin Herbert has made loud statement as Chargers leader
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Jennifer Aniston endorses Joe Biden, says it's 'not funny to vote for Kanye'
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Trump, Mnuchin say ball is in Pelosi’s court in COVID-19 stimulus negotiations
WASHINGTON — President Trump and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on Friday accused House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of hijacking COVID-19 economic relief by spurning their offers of urgently-needed stimulus. Speaking in the Oval Office — just 11 days from the presidential election — Mnuchin, the administration’s point person on negotiations, said the ball was in the...
Antonio Brown agrees to one-year deal with Tampa Bay Buccaneers, per report
Antonio Brown is reuniting with Tom Brady, as the four-time All-Pro reached a one-year deal with the Buccaneers, according to ESPN.
Porch restaurant caters to chipmunk
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Private Security Firm That Said It Was Hiring Guards to Patrol Minnesota Polling Locations Admits Claim Was Inaccurate
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Biden's aggressive climate policy runs into backlash in debate aftermath
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Mitch McConnell’s bruised hands, lips likely common skin condition, dermatologists say
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JetBlue passenger wearing Burger King crown hurls racial slurs, assaults flight attendant on plane
The passenger has since been banned from flying with the airline.
Asteroid samples escaping from jammed NASA spacecraft
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — A NASA spacecraft is stuffed with so much asteroid rubble from this week’s grab that it’s jammed open and precious particles are drifting away in space, scientists said Friday. Scientists announced the news three days after the spacecraft named Osiris-Rex briefly touched asteroid Bennu 200 million miles away. The mission’s...
Donald Trump Warns of 'Female Socialist President' Kamala Harris
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19-year-old man suspected of plotting to kill Biden
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Senate Republicans produce documentary film on their behind-the-scenes handling of coronavirus
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‘Revolutionary’ criminal sentencing change passes in Virginia
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Trump cleaned Biden’s clock and other commentary
Conservative: Trump Cleaned Biden’s Clock Thursday’s debate may have seemed like a draw, but a closer look, argues Marc Thiessen at The Washington Post, shows that President Trump “cleaned [Joe] Biden’s clock.” Trump was the only candidate to damage his opponent with a key constituency: black voters. He “successfully reminded” them of “Biden’s role in...
'Home Improvement' star charged in alleged attack, strangulation of girlfriend
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John Daly hung with Kid Rock at debate afterparty: Trump’s ‘like me and Jesus’
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Boogaloo Bois member busted for opening fire on police precinct during protest
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CSU graduation rates continue to climb, but stymied by stubborn equity gaps
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Energy Department's plan for faster dishwashers draws environmental worries
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New details emerge in home invasion of OnlyFans star
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Lincoln Project Takes Aim at Trump's Alleged Failure to Provide a Health Care Plan
President Donald Trump has been speaking about his health care plan for years but has yet to unveil it to the American public.
Food writer opens porch restaurant for chipmunk
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Iconic bookstore makes plea to customers in effort to stay open
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U.S. reports highest daily coronavirus cases since July
Across the United States, 41 states are reporting an increase in average new cases of the coronavirus, and 15 states reported record hospitalizations in the last week. Meg Oliver has more.
Joel Alvarez honored to be a pioneer for Spanish MMA, hopes to see more Spaniards in UFC
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Joe Biden said at the Oct. 22 debate that the U.S. "had a good relationship with Hitler before he, in fact, invaded Europe."
Violent hate crimes in L.A. hit highest level in more than a decade; white supremacist acts jump 38%
Attacks on the transgender community surged 64% in 2019, with overall hate crimes in the region continuing an upward trend