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Jacoby Ellsbury refuses to see this as a lost season
Fri, 22 Jun 2018 22:01:27 +0200
ST. PETERSBURG, FLA. — Jacoby Ellsbury isn’t participating in baseball activities as June moves closer to July and the Yankees’ outfield is already a crowded house. Yet, Ellsbury believes the 2018 season won’t be a complete washout as he continues...
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Man gets four life sentences for raping sex abuse victim he adopted
Fri, 22 Jun 2018 21:35:46 +0200
A jury in Texas sent quite the message to a creep who admitted sexually assaulting his adopted daughter years after being told she had been molested as a toddler: a prison term stretching into the 22nd century. Jurors in Upshur County took less than 30...
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Who Rangers could draft if they stay at No. 9
Fri, 22 Jun 2018 21:30:04 +0200
DALLAS — The Rangers are in an enviable spot going into the first round of the NHL entry draft starting here on Friday night, holding picks Nos. 9, 26 and 28. Also with a bevy of restricted free agents on their roster, general manager Jeff Gorton has...
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ESPN praises Woj for dunking all over their NBA draft policy
Fri, 22 Jun 2018 21:16:18 +0200
ESPN’s defense of Adrian Wojnarowski is taking shape. The Worldwide Leader is focused on praising Wojnarowski after he zeroed in on the finer details of an agreement between ESPN and the NBA not to tip picks in advance by using about 20 different...
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Man found dead after killing ex-wife’s divorce lawyer
Fri, 22 Jun 2018 21:11:08 +0200
CARTERSVILLE, Ga. — A Georgia man killed his ex-wife’s attorney in his law office just hours after the couple’s divorce was final and then killed himself, authorities said. Cartersville police Lt. M.E. Bettikofer told the Atlanta Journal-Constitution...
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Cop opens fire on dog, wounds 9-year-old girl
Fri, 22 Jun 2018 20:48:40 +0200
A cop in Kansas opened fire on a barking dog directly in front of a 9-year-old girl, sending bullet fragments into her face, dramatic police bodycam video shows. Sedgwick County District Attorney Marc Bennett released footage Thursday showing former Wichita...
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ICE contracts show Silicon Valley’s hypocrisy
Fri, 22 Jun 2018 20:45:48 +0200
The leaders of some of the most prominent tech companies in the US protested against President Donald Trump’s border policy on children in previous days, including Microsoft, which has a contract with US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). Since...
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J.R. Smith’s Finals blunder now worth thousands of dollars
Fri, 22 Jun 2018 20:41:34 +0200
J.R. Smith’s infamous blunder in Game 1 of the NBA Finals will live on forever — in someone’s sports memorabilia collection. That’s after a reported $23,548 auction bid was enough to secure the No. 5 jersey Smith sported as he ran away...
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Man charged with murder in fatal overdose of pregnant woman
Fri, 22 Jun 2018 20:38:51 +0200
BEDFORD, Pa. — Police have charged a 19-year-old Pennsylvania man with the murder of an unborn child in connection with the overdose death of a pregnant woman. WJAC-TV reports the Bedford man told police he gave Janea Burns heroin after his arrest Thursday....
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This is the most American-made car
Fri, 22 Jun 2018 20:36:18 +0200
Years of auto shareholders change — with parts manufacturing and vehicle assembly scattered around the world — leave it nearly impossible to think of cars simply as “American made” or “foreign made.” Still, some cars are more “American made”...
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White House: North Korea still a threat to US
Fri, 22 Jun 2018 20:29:48 +0200
The White House said Friday that North Korea remained an “unusual and extraordinary threat” to the US just days after President Trump declared that the rogue regime “is no longer a nuclear threat.” The Trump administration issued what was a routine...
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Sale price for Weinstein Co. cut by $23 million
Fri, 22 Jun 2018 20:26:52 +0200
The Weinstein Company has agreed to reduce its sale price to Lantern Capital by $23 million, as doubts have been raised about whether the deal can close. Paul Zumbro, the lead attorney for the company, announced in Delaware bankruptcy court Friday that...
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WWII prisoner of war gets high school diploma
Fri, 22 Jun 2018 20:16:40 +0200
A 92-year-old World War II vet held captive by the Nazis finally graduated his New Jersey high school this week — more than 70 years after he took his last class, according to reports. “I felt so great. I even had tears in my eyes, and I don’t...
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Pentagon caught off guard by ‘Space Force’ announcement
Fri, 22 Jun 2018 19:59:58 +0200
President Donald Trump’s announcement of a new “Space Force” came after he concluded that the Pentagon was dragging its feet on the effort he’d proposed months earlier — and it caught military brass off guard, a new report said Friday. Monday’s...
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Congressional candidate using hookup apps to recruit supporters
Fri, 22 Jun 2018 19:27:59 +0200
U up? I’m running for office. A New York congressional candidate with a history of posting creepy statements on social media is now using fake profiles on hookup apps to recruit supporters. “It’s kinda like catfishing,” Suraj Patel, 34,...
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Tesla’s workforce cut will hit solar operation hard
Fri, 22 Jun 2018 19:27:16 +0200
Electric car maker Tesla’s move last week to cut 9 percent of its workforce will sharply downsize the residential solar business it bought two years ago in a controversial $2.6 billion deal, according to three internal company documents and seven current...
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Nudist rental home rocked by claims of sex crimes
Fri, 22 Jun 2018 19:24:18 +0200
A rental home in Honolulu where nudists hold naked yoga parties has reportedly prompted allegations of criminal activity at the so-called “Freedom House,” including prostitution, sexual assault and child sex crimes. Investigations by police and child...
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‘Horror house’ parents choked kid for watching Justin Bieber video
Fri, 22 Jun 2018 19:22:59 +0200
One of the California “Horror House” siblings was choked so hard she thought she would die — all because she watched a Justin Bieber video, investigators revealed during two days of testimony at a pre-trial hearing. The 17-year-old girl, who,...
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Protesters blast audio of crying kids outside Homeland Security chief’s home
Fri, 22 Jun 2018 19:19:07 +0200
About two dozen protesters on Friday assembled at the Virginia residence of Homeland Security chief Kirstjen Nielsen, chanting, waving signs and playing the recording of detained migrant children wailing and crying “Mami” and “Papá.”
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Danny Ainge didn’t know he was on air as he tipped Celtics pick
Fri, 22 Jun 2018 19:17:16 +0200
Maybe Terry Rozier should trademark “Roz Bomb” — because during Thursday night’s NBA draft, he unwittingly dropped one similar to the kind of “Woj Bomb” that ESPN’s NBA Insider Adrian Wojnarowski drops on purpose....
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Jets could need a lot more out of their ‘unsung guy on offense’
Fri, 22 Jun 2018 19:09:01 +0200
As the Jets get close to training camp, I am going to examine the roster and give you my top 25 players. Each weekday, we will reveal another person on the list, leading right into camp. I am not including rookies on this list because I do not feel it...
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WikiLeaks shares personal info of ICE agents
Fri, 22 Jun 2018 19:08:49 +0200
WikiLeaks published information online of more than 9,000 names of US Immigration and Customs Enforcement employees, amid mounting criticism of the agency’s separation of migrant families. The Julian Assange-founded nonprofit said its latest dump –...
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Reporter’s tweet revealing England formation causes furor
Fri, 22 Jun 2018 19:04:10 +0200
MOSCOW — A photo of a scribbled team lineup, spotted in the hands of an assistant coach, threatens to sour the unusually cordial World Cup relations between the England team and its traveling media pack. Four years after the team leadership banned reporters...
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Cavaliers officially begin their finger-crossing over LeBron
Fri, 22 Jun 2018 18:43:11 +0200
With LeBron James’ impending free agency just over a week away, the Cleveland Cavaliers have established a “good dialogue” with their superstar’s camp. “We want to respect his space during this process, and I continue to...
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Kevin Knox has some strange Knicks draft history on his side
Fri, 22 Jun 2018 18:40:24 +0200
Kevin Knox and Kristaps Porzingis already have one thing in common. Both were booed on draft night — and the same young fan, Jordan, who was seen crying after the Knicks drafted Porzingis was among those jeering at Knox and chanting to take Michael...
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Odell Beckham Jr.: I won’t hold out from Giants camp
Sat, 16 Jun 2018 19:51:56 +0200
Odell Beckham Jr. still wants to be the highest-paid receiver in the NFL — but he won’t hold out from Giants training camp as he chases that goal. Beckham said as much Saturday during very brief — but, for Giants fans, very reassuring...
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NBA All-Star’s brother shot dead outside bar
Sun, 17 Jun 2018 17:27:12 +0200
INDIANAPOLIS — Authorities say Sacramento Kings forward Zach Randolph’s brother was shot and killed early Saturday outside of a bar in the Indiana city where the two grew up. Police said that an officer heard gunfire at around 5 a.m. and found...
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Michael Jackson’s former elephant escapes from zoo
Mon, 18 Jun 2018 10:48:23 +0200
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — An elephant that once lived at Michael Jackson’s Neverland Ranch briefly escaped its enclosure at a Florida zoo. The Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens posted on Facebook that Ali the bull elephant wandered through a gate that was...
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CEOs blast Trump’s policy of separating immigrant families
Wed, 20 Jun 2018 23:12:33 +0200
Top corporate executives chastised President Trump on Wednesday for his policy of separating immigrant families from their children — the latest foray by corporate America into testy political waters. President Trump’s policy of separating immigrant...
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US warns Americans of potential terrorism at World Cup
Sat, 16 Jun 2018 07:53:49 +0200
WASHINGTON — The U.S. State Department warned Americans on Friday that terrorists may target World Cup venues in Russia, which is hosting the month-long soccer tournament, but it did not point to any specific threat. “Large-scale international events...
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Child who washed ashore identified, mom and girlfriend arrested
Wed, 20 Jun 2018 23:13:38 +0200
DALLAS — Texas authorities have identified the body of a child found washed ashore in Southeast Texas last year, and accused his mother and her girlfriend of dumping his body. Galveston police on Wednesday identified the body as 4-year-old Jayden Alexander...
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Two arrested after body found in trunk of stolen car
Tue, 19 Jun 2018 23:01:57 +0200
CHESNEE, S.C. — Two people have been arrested after a man’s body was found in the trunk of a stolen car in South Carolina. The body of 37-year-old Jamie Miller of Chesnee was found in the trunk of the stolen car Saturday. It was one of two cars reported...
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Virtual reality ‘Sex and the City’ porn parody is appropriately bananas
Tue, 19 Jun 2018 17:46:07 +0200
Happy 20th birthday, “Sex and the City!” This is what the world got you: A four-episode porn spoof featuring four girlfriends trying to find a man in the big smoke. There’s Carrie Still-A-Cherry, Samantha Nymphomanta, Miranda Analda and...
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Ex-Fed chief warns of ‘subterfuge’ to protect banks
Tue, 19 Jun 2018 17:42:59 +0200
One of the primary architects of Obama-era Wall Street regulations warned on Tuesday that the Trump administration is attempting a “subterfuge” to weaken trading rules intended to make banks safer. Paul Volcker — who was the Federal Reserve chairman...
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Phil Mickelson invests in futuristic frozen yogurt chain
Tue, 19 Jun 2018 12:01:34 +0200
Pro golfing great Phil Mickelson and his business partner Steve Loy have just inked a deal to open 30 Reis & Irvy’s frozen yogurt locations in San Diego. The chain’s low-overhead vending kiosks feature unattended outlets that rely on robots and...
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Giants shake up staff under Dave Gettleman
Wed, 20 Jun 2018 23:06:19 +0200
There were sure to be changes after Dave Gettleman took over as the Giants’ general manager, and the team on Wednesday announced a series of moves in its front office, college scouting and football operations departments. Kevin Abrams, the assistant...
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Video shows headless rattlesnake attacking man
Wed, 20 Jun 2018 22:56:58 +0200
MONTGOMERY, Ala. — An Alabama man who shot a rattlesnake got a surprise when the headless reptile tried to bite him long after he thought it should be dead. Billy Forbus tells WSFA-TV he saw the snake when he was working in his garden and shot it. He...
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Teen arrested for shooting golf cart driver during target practice: cops
Tue, 19 Jun 2018 23:03:54 +0200
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Authorities say a 13-year-old boy who was target practicing with a firearm has been taken into custody after a woman was shot in the stomach in Tennessee. A Knox County Sheriff’s Office Facebook post says the boy and his 16-year-old...
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Former ICE head: Separated kids may never see parents again
Tue, 19 Jun 2018 22:45:41 +0200
Migrant parents separated from their kids after crossing the border may end up losing their kids for good, according to the former head of US Immigration and Customs Enforcement. “Permanent separation. It happens,” John Sandweg, who ran the...
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Nate Robinson: Larry Brown bullied me to tears
Tue, 19 Jun 2018 17:48:39 +0200
Most Knicks have positive memories of Nate Robinson, the diminutive point guard who spent five seasons with the team until departing for the Celtics. But it seems Robinson doesn’t view his time with the team through the same rose-colored lenses, as...
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Child scales ‘un-climbable’ pool ladder in viral video
Tue, 19 Jun 2018 08:04:00 +0200
ATTLEBORO, Mass. — A Massachusetts family has captured a viral video of their toddler climbing what is supposed to be a gate stopping children from getting into a pool. Keith Wyman says his family was in their backyard in Attleboro Monday when his 2-year-old...
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Disney warns ‘Incredibles 2’ moviegoers about seizure risk
Tue, 19 Jun 2018 00:14:30 +0200
The Incredibles are back — and fans of the superhero family couldn’t wait to see what the fierce five were up to after a 14-year hiatus. While fans praised the Pixar film for its action-packed plot, some couldn’t help but notice a potential...
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Man accused of stealing human toes from museum exhibit
Mon, 18 Jun 2018 18:05:46 +0200
A New Zealand man dipped his toes into the world of crime — when he swiped two human digits from a macabre exhibit, officials said. The unnamed 28-year-old allegedly stole the decrepit human toes — each valued at $5,500 — from the Body...
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An absurd suggestion on how to fund Trump’s border wall
Sun, 17 Jun 2018 10:27:40 +0200
Dear John: If we are so concerned about China owning so much of our Treasury debt, why don’t we do this: Allow Americans to buy Treasury bonds and pay no federal tax on the interest earned. To make up the difference, raise the income tax on wealthy...
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The April Didi Gregorius is back
Sun, 17 Jun 2018 09:25:21 +0200
Didi Gregorius is putting his brutal May behind him. The shortstop, who had homered in three straight games entering Saturday, added another hit in the Yankees’ 4-1 win over the Rays. He’s now 19-for-58 with 10 runs, three homers and four walks...
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Stormy’s lawyer joins border separations fight
Tue, 19 Jun 2018 23:10:24 +0200
Celebrity lawyer Michael Avenatti — who is representing porn star Stormy Daniels in her lawsuit against President Trump — has now inserted himself into the border separation fight. Avenatti tweeted Tuesday that he’s representing a migrant...
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Parents in crazed brawl at youth softball tournament
Tue, 19 Jun 2018 17:42:39 +0200
A bizarre brawl broke out between parents of two rival softball teams at a youth tournament in Kingsport, Tenn. Cellphone footage of the incident posted on Facebook shows a gaggle of parents rolling around on the side of a hill near the field, while others...
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Neymar limps off and sets off Brazil alarms
Tue, 19 Jun 2018 17:34:59 +0200
Brazil forward Neymar left training early on Tuesday after feeling pain in his right ankle and will spend the rest of the day undergoing physiotherapy, the Brazilian Football Confederation said. “He was feeling pain thanks to the large number of...
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New Yorker fact-checker under fire after mistaking ICE worker’s tattoo for Nazi symbol
Tue, 19 Jun 2018 17:17:12 +0200
A Harvard-educated fact-checker for the New Yorker is being excoriated by the Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency for “baselessly slandering” a Marine veteran — by falsely accusing him of having a Nazi tattoo, according to reports. Officials...
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Yankees beat by rookie who wasn’t in majors when game began
Tue, 19 Jun 2018 00:23:05 +0200
WASHINGTON — In what Aaron Boone called an “odd” day, the Yankees seemed to be in a good spot before resuming their suspended game against the Nationals. Tied going into the bottom of the sixth, the manager had his bullpen lined up the way he wanted,...
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