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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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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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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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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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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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Colt McCoy has the traits Giants need to fill Daniel Jones void
In the eyes of another career backup quarterback, Colt McCoy checks the two most important boxes for the position. “I’ve always felt that being able to come on the field and fill in for somebody, you need to make good decisions and have some mobility,” Matt Cavanaugh told The Post. “Colt has both of those...
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St. John’s survives roller-coaster performance to nip Boston College
At its best, Mike Anderson’s relentless uptempo style of play is known as “40 minutes of hell.” This was more like a roller coaster. Fortunately for St. John’s, it survived. But not by much. A 20-point second-half lead got trimmed to one in the final minute. Large stretches of strong play nearly went to waste....
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Mets tendering Steve Matz would be the right move
For just a moment, forget the Steven Matz who, over five years ago now, enjoyed the best debut in Flushing since the Beatles played Shea Stadium in 1965. Forever, forget the Matz who lost his way, his job and his job security during the brutal, COVID-shortened 2020 season. Instead, look at Matz’s 2016 through 2019...
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Kandi Burruss and Todd Tucker attend maskless birthday bash in Atlanta
"Lord, we ain’t supposed to be outside. Only in Atlanta!”
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Father, two young children killed by suspected drunk driver in California
A father and two of his children were killed by a suspected drunk driver in California last Friday after leaving a family member’s house. Tavea Tarlton, 31, was driving his four children in a Toyota Camry from his mother’s home when their car was struck at an intersection by a man driving a Ford Mustang...
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Democrats’ supermajority in the state Senate is terrible news for NY’s economy
Beware Dems’ new Albany supermajorities As if a second COVID wave weren’t enough, New York’s prospects for economic recovery will face new headwinds — from Albany. When most of a record 1.9 million mail-in ballots were finally counted last week, it was clear the state Senate’s existing 40-member Democratic majority would grow by at least...
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Tom Thibodeau hasn’t seen anything like this Knicks task
The first time Tom Thibodeau opened a debut training camp was 10 years ago, and he knew exactly what he would be walking into on Sept. 27, 2010, at the Berto Center in Deerfield, Ill. Waiting for him inside that gymnasium was Derrick Rose, 21, who across the next six months would blossom into the...
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Newly-leaked documents reveal how China bungled COVID-19’s early days
A trove of newly-leaked documents detail how China bungled its handling of the pandemic’s early days — including lowballing COVID-19 data and taking weeks to diagnose new cases, according to a report on Monday. The 117 pages of internal docs obtained by CNN outline how health officials in Hubei, where the virus was first detected,...
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Cindy Adams remembers David Dinkins
David and I were close. We survived a trunkload of lives together.
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Is NYC’s Department of Education trying to sabotage Catholic schools?
Last week, Justice Wayne Ozzi of the state Supreme Court ­delivered a clear message to the New York City Department of Education: When it comes to health and safety, and not least COVID-19 testing services from the city, New York state law insists that children in public and nonpublic schools be treated equally — period....
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Amusement parks may be worst victims of Cuomo’s arbitrary pandemic rules
Even as New York restaurants, gyms, barbershops and bowling alleys got to reopen with various restrictions, amusement parks have been left out in the cold. They’ve given up hope for the year, since the season ends in October — but they’re begging for action in advance of March, when the new season begins. Gov. Andrew...
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Trump’s ‘fraud’ charges run real risk of costing GOP Senate runoffs in Georgia
‘If voters believe the game is rigged, why should they bother playing?’ President Trump and his supporters have reason to be sore about how they’ve been treated. But their anger about the hypocrisy of their opponents and hard feelings about the way Joe Biden won shouldn’t encourage them to give up. That’s the danger of...
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Jets sticking with Sam Darnold in his likely final stand
Jets quarterback Sam Darnold struggled in his return Sunday, but don’t expect a change at the position this season. On Monday, coach Adam Gase backed Darnold, who threw two interceptions against the Dolphins in his first game back from a shoulder injury. “I think Sam is the starter, and we need Sam to play as...
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De Blasio’s school-reopening rules make some sense — but took painfully long time
Mayor Bill de Blasio’s latest turnaround on school closures seems a plus — but the chaos has left many parents frustrated, furious and downright dizzy. After abruptly closing schools Nov. 19 because the citywide positivity rate hit 3 percent, de Blasio is abandoning that metric. Now, he aims to keep schools open regardless of what...
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Scott Atlas resigns as Trump COVID-19 adviser
Dr. Scott Atlas, President Trump’s controversial special adviser on the coronavirus pandemic, resigned on Monday, according to a report. Atlas was serving on the White House coronavirus task force on a 130-day Special Government Employee detail, and his role was set to expire this week. In his resignation letter obtained by Fox News, Atlas said...
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Biden’s push for compromise on relief bill means Cuomo, de Blasio won’t get bailouts
In a fresh sign that Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Mayor Bill de Blasio won’t be getting the vast federal bailouts they’ve been hoping for, President-to-be Joe Biden is reportedly pushing congressional Democrats to settle for a smaller relief bill. “Smaller” is still huge: Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell supports a $500 billion bill that focuses...
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US boaters detained for accidentally sailing into British Virgin Islands seas
Four Americans claim they are being held like “hostages” in a British Virgin Islands hotel room after they accidentally sailed into the territory’s waters — breaking rules that prohibit US visitors during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a report. Lynn Hines, of Manning, South Carolina, said she, her husband and two friends only realized their...
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Seattle homicides highest in over a decade as council cuts police budget
Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan plans to sign a new city budget that will reduce the police budget by 18% despite homicides reaching record highs not seen in a decade. Council members overwhelmingly voted last week to cut funds for police training, overtime and to eliminate dozens of vacant positions within the Seattle Police Department after...
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‘Black Mirror’ Creator Sets Mockumentary On 2020 at Netflix Featuring Hugh Grant
Plus, Amazon Music's holiday special teases featured performers, The Mandalorian cracks Nielsen's Top 10, and more.
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Steve Cohen sends striking Mets message: ‘Who wants them’ anyway
Steve Cohen set high expectations when he said he would be disappointed if the Mets didn’t win a World Series title in the next three to five years. And the new owner has made it known he wants a front office that is ready to rise to that challenge. “Who wants them if we aren’t...
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Ross Mathews shows off 50-pound weight loss on Instagram
"I will always be a work in progress. I may mess up again … All I know is that I’m very grateful. And very happy. On we go..."
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Orlando cop charged with breaking into ex-fiancée’s home
An off-duty officer with the Orlando Police Department was arrested Monday for allegedly breaking into his ex-fiancée’s apartment as she was with another man, a new report said. Ahmad Abu-Soud, 34, is accused of breaking into the home at about 1:30 a.m. on Nov. 22 while the victim was drinking wine in a bedroom with...
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BlackRock poised to replace Goldman Sachs inside the White House
Forget “Government Sachs” — it’s BlackRock that’s shaping up to be Wall Street’s new elephant inside the White House. President-elect Joe Biden is raising eyebrows with chatter that he’s poised to name two executives from BlackRock — the asset-management colossus headed by billionaire Larry Fink, with more than $7 trillion in holdings — for top...
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