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NYC restaurateurs are pressing on with openings amid COVID-19 restrictions
Welcome to our grand opening — and yes, we will probably be shutting down soon. A handful of New York City restaurateurs recently have been opening new eateries, even as some admit they will likely close within days or weeks as state officials impose fresh pandemic restrictions. A few, meanwhile, claim they’ve found the secret...
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Daniel Jones injury gives Giants a taste of NFC East’s QB catastrophe
No one roots for injuries, but you can envision the rest of the NFC East taking a look at the Giants and thinking “Well, how do you like it now?’’ Eleven games into their season, the Giants are 4-7 and in first place in the division, by virtue of a tiebreaker over Washington and pending...
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Olympic rings back in Tokyo Bay; a sign of hope in pandemic
The five Olympic rings are back in Tokyo Bay.
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Leon Rose’s grand Knicks roster plans went up in flames
Since being hired away from Creative Artists Agency in March, Knicks president Leon Rose has done some nice things. Rose hired respected scouts, an NBA mover and shaker named William Wesley, an acclaimed head coach in Tom Thibodeau and a slew of revered player-development coaches. What Rose forgot to do was upgrade last season’s 21-45...
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Davis, Brooks help No. 14 UNC top UNLV 78-51 in Maui tourney
Freshman RJ Davis scored 16 points and No. 14 North Carolina overcame an ugly start to beat UNLV 78-51 on Monday night in the first round of the relocated Maui Invitational.
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Trump still has power to make policy. Watch what he does
Another key state -- Arizona -- certified its election results on Monday. And Wisconsin did too, after a recount requested by Republicans wound up affirming Joe Biden's victory there. Yet President Donald Trump is in a state of suspended animation, pushing conspiracy theories about his loss as the world moves on without him.
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Parolee files claim against San Bernardino County after deputies allegedly shot him as he ran away
Deputies chased Joseph McLaughlin, 31, for allegedly violating his parole outside a Twentynine Palms casino. They shot him several times after he allegedly pretended to throw a rock.
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‘Below Deck’ Recap: Izzy Wouters Is A Perfect Crew Member, Camel Toe And All
She LIKES beach picnics!
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Lee Scoresby Doesn’t Need a Tragic Backstory
The Authority podcast discusses Season 2, Episode 3 of His Dark Materials.
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Paulina Porizkova says she's 'stronger,' 'angrier' amid recovery from loss of Ric Ocasek
Paulina Porizkova opened up about feeling "angrier" these days after a lifetime of fearing such emotion.
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Americans Face New COVID-19 Restrictions After Thanksgiving
Officials are bracing for a disastrous worsening of the nationwide surge because of holiday gatherings
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Vanderbilt kicker Sarah Fuller named SEC special teams co-player of the week
Vanderbilt kicker Sarah Fuller, the first woman to play in a Power Five college football game, was named SEC special teams co-player of the week.       
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Cyber Monday 2020: Get a year of free PS4 and PS5 games with this Playstation Plus deal
This Cyber Monday 2020, you can get a year of Playstation Plus games for PS4 and PS5 with this 12-month subscription that knocks more than 75% off the full monthly cost.       
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Abby Dalton, 'Hennesey' and 'Falcon Crest' actress, dead at 88
Emmy-nominated "Hennesey" and "Falcon Crest" star, Abby Dalton, died on Nov. 23 in Los Angeles after a long battle with an illness.
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Galaxy announce their roster decisions; LAFC keeps quiet
The Galaxy and LAFC picked up and declined contract options on players before Monday's deadline.
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California urges weekly COVID-19 testing for hospital workers
The weekly testing guidelines are some of the strongest in the nation, according to industry groups that lobbied for the change.
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Black Lives Matter and other activists protest possible Biden appointment for Garcetti
Groups opposed to L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti possibly joining the Biden administration demonstrated outside Garcetti's residence on Monday for the seventh straight day.
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Thief steals car tire, swaps it with frozen turkey
That’s a fowl move. A suspect stole a Milwaukee man’s car tire last Monday and left the vehicle propped atop a frozen turkey. “I’ve never seen anything like this before,” the victim told Fox 6 News. “I heard of people putting bricks, but I’ve never heard of a turkey underneath.” The man said he discovered...
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Trump's Coronavirus Special Adviser Resigns, Wishes Incoming Biden Administration 'All the Best'
Dr. Scott Atlas inspired controversy after making remarks that face masks were ineffective at curbing the spread of COVID-19.
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NFL running out of options for fitting in games amid pandemic
The Ravens-Steelers game is pushed again, this time to Wednesday, as NFL begins to run out of options to play all the games amid pandemic.
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'Urgent actions' needed in US government response to pandemic, watchdog says
The federal government must take "urgent actions" in its response to the coronavirus pandemic, a new report from the US Government Accountability Office finds.
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NYT: Justice Department examined Sen. Perdue's stock trades
The Justice Department opened a probe into Georgia Sen. David Perdue's stock sales for possible insider trading earlier this year but declined to pursue charges, according to The New York Times.
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Sermon for whites to wash away ‘Original Sin’ is misguided gospel of anti-racism
In the aftermath of George Floyd’s death in police custody last May, millions of Americans have been asking the question: How do we best fight racism? Books that give a compelling answer have been flying off the shelves. With the possible exception of Ibram X. Kendi, no writer has seen their profile rise more during...
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Atlas calls on districts to 'open up in-person schools ASAP' in first interview since WH resignation
Dr. Scott Atlas called for districts across America to "open up in-person schools ASAP" in his first in-person interview since resigning as a special adviser to President Trump on the coronavirus pandemic.
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Southern District of New York suspends in-person proceedings due to COVID-19
The federal court that covers Manhattan, the Bronx and several other New York counties will suspend in-person proceedings starting Tuesday as the coronavirus pandemic rages on. Chief Judge Colleen McMahon of the Southern District of New York said in a Monday order the in-person pause will last until Jan. 15. “This temporary curtailment of operations...
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Video: Watch UFC on ESPN 19 headliner Jack Hermansson's masterful submission of Gerald Meerschaert
Gerald Meerschaert had dreams of a home-cage early Christmas present a couple years back, but Jack Hermansson had other ideas.        Related StoriesJonathan Pearce used no crowd to his advantage for first UFC winMMA legend Enson Inoue recounts his brush with a shoplifter at his Honolulu storeWell-rounded training helped Anderson dos Santos, but on the canvas was a breeze 
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Miami VIPs intent on partying like it’s Art Basel, without Art Basel
“It’s like people in Florida don’t believe COVID exists. It’s the craziest thing.”
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Nets’ Kevin Durant-Kyrie Irving plan will finally be on display
The Nets start arguably the most highly anticipated — and clearly the strangest — training camp in their history Tuesday. With Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving in the mix, championship aspirations in mind, and the specter of COVID-19 staring them in the face, the Nets will return to HSS Training Center to begin preparing for...
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11/30: Red and Blue
Moderna applies for emergency use authorization; White House decorated for the 2020 holidays
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Biden's genius move
His selection of Janet Yellen -- a labor economist, studying factors affecting unemployment and wages -- as nominee for Treasury Secretary, manages the nearly impossible feat of threading the needle between Democrats and Republicans, progressives and centrists, Wall Street and Main Street, writes Frida Ghitis.
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'90 Day Fiancé' star Brittany Banks asks fiancé Yazan to move to US amid questions of safety
"90 Day Fiancé: The Other Way" stars Brittany Banks and Yazan must decide whether or not to move to America after he possibly faces being killed or disowned by his tribe for his choice of marriage.
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No miscommunication about Chargers coach Anthony Lynn's job being in danger
With the Chargers' record at 3-8 and coaching appearing suspect during games, Anthony Lynn's head coaching job is very much in jeopardy.
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Wendy’s offers free Breakfast Baconators with a catch
Wendy’s wants you to eat a burger for breakfast.
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Defiant NYC bar in COVID-19 hotspot closes for TV spot as people bang on door for drinks
The Staten Island bar owner who has defied COVID-19 restrictions kept his business’ doors locked on Monday so he could appear in an interview on the “Tucker Carlson” show from his establishment. Even as the owner closed shop desperate would-be customers banged on the door demanding drinks. One couple drove from New Jersey to support...
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BLM faces revolt as local chapters allege power grab, murky finances
Some Black Lives Matter chapters are revolting against the organized movement's national arm, accusing leaders of providing little financial transparency and not much in the way of financial support. 
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Michigan football halted by virus, but Jim Harbaugh says Wolverines' season has 'been worth it'
Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh wanted his team to stay positive, test negative and play. But the opposite is happening right now for the Wolverines.        
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Neera Tanden Mean-Tweeted GOP Lawmakers—Until She Needed Their Votes
Mike Segar/ReutersPresident-elect Joe Biden’s choice for budget chief does not pull punches online. So when some of her hits aimed at top players in Congress were removed from the Internet, it was clear something was up.Neera Tanden, president of the Center for American Progress, has deleted over one thousand tweets from her personal Twitter account since the beginning of November. A number of them, since recovered by The Daily Beast, contain comments directed at powerful lawmakers on both sides of the aisle that could turn a relationship to ice before her Senate confirmation hearing to lead the Office of Management and Budget takes place next year.And that’s exactly what seems to be happening to Tanden.Read more at The Daily Beast.
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Fears mount of post-holiday coronavirus surge
Now that Thanksgiving has come and gone, health officials are warning travelers who visited family and friends over the holiday to assume they have been infected with COVID-19. Jonathan Vigliotti reports.
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Cyber Monday 2020: The 20 best deals on Apple, Samsung, Coach, Hulu and Roku you can still get
Cyber Monday 2020 is almost over, but you can still save on TVs, laptops, Apple Watches, Hulu, Playstation and more—if you don't hesitate.       
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Bernie world seethes over Tanden as OMB nominee
To former Sanders staffers and allies, Tanden is one of the Democratic elites who helped sink his 2016 campaign behind the scenes.
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Joe Manchin fires back at AOC: 'She's more active on Twitter than anything else'
Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., appeared to slight Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's work as a legislator, telling The New York Times that the New York Democrat was "more active on Twitter than anything else."
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Major Trouble for Biden Budget Nominee as GOP Signals Reluctance to Hold Confirmation Hearings
As Senate Republicans characterize Neera Tanden as "radioactive" and urge Biden to withdraw her nomination for head of the White House budget office, key GOP lawmakers signal they might not hold confirmation hearings for her.
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Clint Frazier aiming to ‘hold it down’ for Yankees in left field
Promises to players aren’t made by smart GMs and managers in December. However, it would be naïve to think that, whenever the 2021 season tips off, Clint Frazier won’t be entrusted with the biggest role of his up-and-down big-league career. That would be the 26-year-old right-handed hitter getting a lot of playing time in left...
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‘Kinky Boots’ star J. Harrison Ghee selling virtual makeup lesson for charity
Apparently, he’ll “reveal his makeup secrets … in [an] entertaining one-hour group or individual lesson.”
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Florida teen with Tourette's and his dog spread positive message that being different is OK
A 16-year-old Florida teen with Tourette's Syndrome is getting famous online with social media devoted to the adventures of him and dog named “Callum the Ridgy.”
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Joe Biden's Pick for Economic Adviser Tied to Delphi Pension-Slashing Scheme
Democrat Joe Biden's pick to be his top economic adviser in the White House served on the Obama-appointed team that helped slash pensions for roughly 20,000 Americans in the auto bailout.
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Drew Lock's mom defends Broncos QB after COVID-19 crisis
The mother of Denver Broncos quarterback Drew Lock came to the defense of her son after he and three other quarterbacks were ruled ineligible for their game Sunday for breaking the NFL’s coronavirus health and safety protocols.
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Kayleigh McEnany, Trump staffers knock Washington Post for praising Biden's 'all-female' communications team
White House Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany and other members of the Trump communications team knocked the Washington Post for what was presented as a historic group of hires in the incoming Biden administration.
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