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  1. Asian students received most offers to city’s elite high schools Asian students again dominated the city’s specialized high-school admissions this year, accounting for 51.1 percent of all offers, the Department of Education announced Monday. A total of 27,521 applicants took the admissions exam for the elite high schools, with 4,798 scoring high enough to secure a seat. Asian students accounted for 2,450 of those coveted...
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  2. More than meets the eye to shocking Chrysler Building deal Did you read about the $900 million Chrysler Building purchase? Or was it $1.1 billion? Nope — you read, including here, that Aby Rosen and Michael Fuchs’ RFR Realty and Austrian real estate giant Signa Holding GmbH paid only $151 million for the leasehold. But what they paid, and what the landmark tower truly costs...
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  3. Mets, Yankees share stunningly similar battles, storylines PORT ST. LUCIE — You have the burly right-handed hitter who probably had the job to lose. And you have the lefty whose reputation has dimmed with injury and lack of production. Are we talking about the Mets first-base job or Yankees? The answer: Exactly. Anyone else noticed the Mets and Yankees are having the...
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  4. Mom charged in killing of 9-year-old found in duffel bag LOS ANGELES — A woman was arrested on suspicion of murder after the body of her 9-year-old daughter was found in a duffel bag along a suburban horse trail near Los Angeles, authorities said Monday. Taquesta Graham, 28, is expected to be charged with murder on Wednesday, Los Angeles County sheriff’s officials said. Prosecutors last...
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  5. Private equity giant replaces investor caught in college admissions scandal The TPG executive embroiled in the college admissions scandal is being replaced by a money manager who once bungled a golden opportunity to invest in Uber — costing his firm billions, The Post has learned. The private equity giant has placed TPG founding partner and co-CEO James Coulter in charge of a couple of tech-heavy...
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  6. Subway groping victim turns the tables on her attacker She pulled a rope-a-groper. The victim of a subway pervert turned the tables on her attacker when she found the creep’s MetroCard and gave it to officials — who used the info to find a surveillance photo of him on a bus. Cops said on Monday the 24-year-old woman was on a northbound 4 train...
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  7. Fizdale pulls starters in Knicks’ ugly rout to Kawhi-less Raptors TORONTO — The Knicks got a little more than 24 hours to savor their last-second Sunday matinee victory over the Lakers before reality bit them in Canada. The Raptors don’t lose at home to the Atlantic Division. Especially not to the league-worst Knicks, even if the Raptors were without their best player, Kawhi Leonard. The...
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  8. Why New Zealand massacre videos are still plaguing social media Days after a gunman live­streamed his massacre at two New Zealand mosques, the world’s biggest social networks are still struggling to remove the grisly footage from their sites. YouTube says it is being forced to take extreme measures to try to suppress clips of the video — which was being uploaded to it at the...
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  9. ESPN apologizes for Women’s NCAA Basketball Tournament bracket blunder The plan was to release the NCAA women’s tournament bracket at 7 p.m. ET during ESPN’s selection show, but that went up in flames on Monday afternoon. The bracket was accidentally aired on ESPNU’s ‘Bracketology” show mid-afternoon and the network had to quickly apologize and change its plans. “In working with the NCAA to prepare...
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  10. De Blasio struggles to fill 14 high-level administration gigs Mayor de Blasio is struggling to fill 14 high-level positions in his administration as he campaigns around the country to test the waters for a possible presidential run. “He’s looking for someone to mind the store while he spreads his wings and tries to fly,” one former City Hall insider joked. The ex-insider said the...
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  11. The MTA needs to take action against subway predators right away The MTA has waited too long to start permanently banning dangerous recidivists from the subway and bus system. The agency has a responsibility to keep its passengers safe not only by keeping the tracks and trains in working order, but by keeping criminals and perverts out of the system. Thieves, sexual assailants and harassers with...
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  12. NCAA Bracket: Better-than-ever Virginia is on its way to the championship No one is the same after failure. It is motivation or regret, a part of you, or a part of your triumphant tale. It is Nick Anderson missing four straight free throws in the ’95 NBA Finals, or Kobe Bryant shooting repeated airballs in a playoff debut. It is Maryland blowing a 22-point Final Four...
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  13. New Jersey is poised to turn itself into Hollywood east Thomas Edison is credited with inventing motion pictures at his studios in West Orange, NJ, in the late 1880s. So New Jersey could’ve become what Hollywood turned into. But it didn’t happen that way. In fact, until just recently Jersey wasn’t even considered among the top states offering attractive tax breaks to lure film and...
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  14. De Blasio’s program spent $300M to create only 3,000 jobs Mayor de Blasio spent $300 million to create just 3,000 jobs, a top city official admitted Monday. Testifying at a City Council hearing, James Patchett, president of the city’s Economic Development Corp., defended the slow progress of the mayor’s $1.35 billion “New York Works” program, launched in 2017. The program is supposed to create 100,000...
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  15. Why most March Madness gambling will still be done illegally A casino trade group is predicting there will be $8.5 billion in wagering on the NCAA Tournament this year — but that only a small sliver of it will be legal. Despite the fact that seven new states are allowing legal sports betting for the first time, fewer than one in 10 of an expected...
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  16. The best 2019 March Madness matchups in the first round The first two full days of the NCAA Tournament always are among the best sports days of the year, replete with upsets and last-second drama that only college basketball can provide in such massive doses. You have to believe the selection committee has a sense of humor, too — or at least nostalgia — when...
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  17. Far-right Swedish politician faces expulsion for suggesting new mosque would help city A Swedish far-right politician says he is facing possible expulsion after proposing that the municipality he represents build a mosque to draw in more immigrants. Mark Collins, a 63-year-old municipal council member for the city of Kramfors, said he believed an influx of immigrants was the only solution to fight the city’s continuing population decline,...
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  18. Identity of person who poked, flipped off Diana Ross is revealed The identity of the person who poked — then flipped off — Diana Ross in the middle of her performance has been revealed. And it turns out to be a drag queen who has performed tributes to Ross. HRH Princess Diandra fessed up to the bizarre incident that happened during Ross’ performance at the opening...
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  19. Yankees nearing deal with veteran lefty Gio Gonzalez The Yankees are making sure there’s a Plan C to go with their Plan B. The Post’s Joel Sherman confirmed Monday that the Bombers are close to a minor league deal with lefty Gio Gonzalez, with a $3 million salary in the big leagues. He will have an opt-out if he doesn’t make the MLB roster...
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  20. Bob Weinstein is looking for love A friend told us: “Bob is looking for someone. He wants to settle down. He’s really a family man.”
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  21. Music video producer who worked with Michael Jackson believes accusers “I believe almost every word. It’s brilliant work.”
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  22. Valve removes over 100 Steam profiles praising New Zealand mosque shooter Valve has removed over 100 profiles from the popular gaming platform Steam after users glorified the suspected New Zealand mosque shooter, according to reports. Some of the pages removed used the name and photo of Australian white nationalist and accused mass murderer Brenton Tarrant, Kotaku reported. One profile that was removed featured a GIF of...
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  23. Will Jennifer Lopez bare all in new film ‘Hustlers?’ It seems a lot will be left to the imagination.
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  24. Banks are soaring, but society will ‘get worse’: Jamie Dimon JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon warned on Monday that “society is going to get worse” because millions of Americans are suffering even as banks have taken in record profits. “I don’t want to be a tone-deaf CEO. While the company is doing fine, it is absolutely obvious that a big chunk has been left behind,”...
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  25. Fyre Festival merch to be auctioned off to support victims “Our objective always is to get the funds back to the victims as fast as we can,” the Marshals’ office said.
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  26. Wedding planner to the stars Colin Cowie is getting married “The proposal was flawless! We were staying at Kubili House, the most exclusive game lodge in South Africa,” he told Page Six.
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  27. Cat Marnell fuels Kelly Rohrbach engagement rumors “They’re getting married on Harbor [sic] Island [in the Bahamas] and the budget for the wedding is $1 to $1.5 million."
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  28. Visitors to Hudson Yards’ Vessel must sign over content rights “The Vessel” wants to hold of all your content. The attraction in Hudson Yards, which opened last week, is making ticketed visitors agree to some fine-print terms that grant the Yards permission to use any of the photos, videos or audio clips made there in promotional material forever without asking or paying. That means engagement...
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  29. Mike Pompeo jokes that if Trump fires him, he’ll find out on Twitter WASHINGTON — Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says he’ll know when his time serving President Trump is over by checking Twitter. “I’m going to be there until he tweets me out of office,” Pompeo joked at the Global Entrepreneurship Summit in his home state of Kansas. Trump announced the firing of Pompeo’s predecessor, Rex Tillerson,...
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  30. New Hearst office in Connecticut makes embarrassing typo It had been spelled “Hearts Connecticut.”
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