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Formerly paralyzed ESPN star: ‘I was locked in my own body’
Thu, 26 Apr 2018 22:18:04 +0200
Victoria Arlen is the picture of confidence. Truly: Right now, the 23-year-old ESPN personality is gracing giant billboards in Times Square, striking yoga poses in sporty Jockey’s underwear. It’s difficult to believe that, just seven years ago, she...
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Stormy Daniels thinks Cohen may have her confidential info
Thu, 26 Apr 2018 22:14:06 +0200
Stormy Daniels’ former lawyer shared confidential information about her with President Trump’s personal attorney Michael Cohen — and now she wants to keep the commander in chief from getting his hands on it, the porn star’s current...
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Good girl Rachel McAdams gets steamy in ‘Disobedience’
Thu, 26 Apr 2018 22:11:46 +0200
“Disobedience” opens with an ailing Orthodox Jewish rabbi (Anton Lesser) giving what will be his last sermon, on the nature of free will, a divine gift given only to humans. As he speaks, we get sweeping shots of the devout men listening to him on...
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Eddie Olczyk loving hockey, Derby grind after cancer fight
Thu, 26 Apr 2018 21:52:38 +0200
There were dates and goals that one by one Eddie Olczyk crossed off: The Breeders’ Cup, his daughter’s December graduation from Alabama, returning to the Blackhawks booth and finally Feb. 21. That was the final day of Olczyk’s chemotherapy after...
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Chinese start-ups hire attractive women to ‘motivate’ male coders
Thu, 26 Apr 2018 21:42:26 +0200
It might sound like something that belongs in an episode of HBO’s “Silicon Valley” which spoofs the eccentricities of US start-up culture, but this is real. Start-up tech companies in China have come up with an unusual way to keep their...
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America’s troubled fighter jet has a ‘top secret’ problem
Thu, 26 Apr 2018 21:34:19 +0200
The United States has just finished the first operational deployment of the controversial F-35 stealth fighter. We don’t know how it went. And we won’t know how it went. The Pentagon classified its report into the most significant challenges the...
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Protesters say alleged Pamplona gang rapists got off easy
Thu, 26 Apr 2018 21:27:59 +0200
MADRID — Women’s rights groups protested Thursday after a court in northern Spain sentenced five men to nine years each in prison for the lesser crime of sexual abuse in what activists saw as a gang rape during the 2016 running of the bulls festival...
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Even GM behind Budenholzer split gives strong endorsement
Thu, 26 Apr 2018 21:23:15 +0200
Hawks GM Travis Schlenk said at a news conference in Atlanta on Thursday the official divorce with Mike Budenholzer was “harmonious” and “was as mutual as a parting can be.’’ “Coach Bud didn’t quit on this group, our players didn’t...
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Paul Ryan reportedly forces out House priest over prayer
Thu, 26 Apr 2018 21:16:25 +0200
Speaker Paul Ryan forced out the Jesuit priest who had served as House chaplain since 2011 because he said in a prayer during deliberations on tax cuts that lawmakers should be “fair to all Americans,” a new report said Thursday. The Rev. Patrick...
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One-handed linebacker arrives at draft with message for NFL
Thu, 26 Apr 2018 21:15:29 +0200
ARLINGTON, Texas — If you spend time feeling sorry for Shaquem Griffin, he’s going to beat you. “Don’t have no pity, don’t take it easy on me, because I’m going to give it everything I got,” the one-handed linebacker who starred at Central...
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‘I am Jack the Ripper’ postcard to be auctioned
Thu, 26 Apr 2018 21:15:23 +0200
A postcard believed to have been penned by notorious serial killer Jack the Ripper will go up for auction next week in the UK. The chilling postcard — which taunts cops about striking again– arrived at the Ealing Police Station on Oct. 29,...
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This could be why knife crime is rising in England
Thu, 26 Apr 2018 21:13:06 +0200
Knife crime in England and Wales rose by nearly a quarter last year — and critics say that a drop in stop-and-frisk tactics is to blame. Local police recorded 39,598 offenses involving a knife or sharp instrument in 2017 — a 22 percent increase...
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Facebook exec grilled by UK Parliament over data leaks
Thu, 26 Apr 2018 21:07:17 +0200
A top Facebook executive got grilled Thursday by British lawmakers, who angrily demanded answers about the company’s data leak scandal. At a hearing before Parliament’s Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee, MP Julian Knight told the tech exec...
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Developer Michael Shvo settles art sales tax case for $3.5 million
Thu, 26 Apr 2018 21:05:04 +0200
Michael Shvo, the luxury broker turned developer, has settled his ongoing art sales criminal tax case for roughly $3.5 million, including penalties, The Post has learned. “We are pleased that this tax matter, arising from Mr. Shvo’s work in the art...
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‘Atlanta’ star loves Beyoncé just as much as the rest of us
Thu, 26 Apr 2018 20:48:40 +0200
“It’s been so long since I had a weekend,” says Brian Tyree Henry, the “Atlanta” star who’s currently playing to sold-out Broadway audiences in Kenneth Lonergan’s “Lobby Hero,” alongside Chris Evans and Michael Cera. Between that and...
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What Giant who played with Rosen and Darnold thinks about draft
Thu, 26 Apr 2018 20:33:40 +0200
All the NFL draft analysts and scouts seeking to uncover the secret to this quarterback class should have paid a visit to Damien Mama, a young guard trying to impress enough to stick on the Giants’ roster. This big guy knows plenty about two of the...
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How Josh Allen is trying to save reputation after offensive tweets
Thu, 26 Apr 2018 20:33:18 +0200
Josh Allen’s apology tour continues. The former Wyoming quarterback phoned ESPN’s Stephen A. Smith after 2 a.m. on Thursday morning, apologizing for racially insensitive tweets that surfaced online hours before the draft. Then this afternoon...
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‘Degrading’ breastaurant chain accused of rating servers on looks
Thu, 26 Apr 2018 20:19:04 +0200
A group of servers at a Twin Peaks in Illinois were graded on their bodies before shifts and were forced to wear lingerie so revealing that police issued citations for indecent exposure, according to a complaint filed with the Equal Employment Opportunity...
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Joy Reid apparently fat-shamed Rosie, praised Trump in old posts
Thu, 26 Apr 2018 19:49:55 +0200
MSNBC’s Joy Reid may be a star of the #Resistance movement, but she reportedly sided with “kick-ass funny” Donald Trump and fat-shamed Rosie O’Donnell over a decade ago at the height of the public feud between the current president and...
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Odell Beckham takes a ‘terrific’ step back from injury
Thu, 26 Apr 2018 19:45:15 +0200
Any football activity this time of year involving Odell Beckham Jr. is worth noting, given that he is coming off surgery to repair a fractured left ankle. And so, the sight of Beckham for the first time catching some passes in a few individual drills...
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Cowboys star to Giants: Please keep Eli Manning
Thu, 26 Apr 2018 19:43:33 +0200
ARLINGTON, Texas — Dave Gettleman will have at least one big fan in Dallas if he passes on drafting a quarterback Thursday night. Cowboys defensive end DeMarcus Lawrence made his preference known Thursday afternoon that he would like Eli Manning to...
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James Harden’s rumored new girlfriend is not a Kardashian
Thu, 26 Apr 2018 19:21:57 +0200
The Houston Rockets point guard was first linked to Ashanti earlier this month.
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Sumo husband-wife coaching duo fired for sexually harassing students
Thu, 26 Apr 2018 19:13:45 +0200
A husband and wife who coached a top high school sumo wrestling club in Japan have been fired for sexually harassing students, according to a report Friday. The wife allegedly asked male members of the team, “Do you want to see my breasts?” while...
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Son of single mom killed in van attack ‘knows his mother is gone’
Thu, 26 Apr 2018 19:07:44 +0200
A seven-year-old boy learned this week his mom —among the 10 people killed by the Toronto van killer — wouldn’t be coming home ever again Renuka Amarasingha, a single mother, was on the her way home from her first day on the job as a...
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Mike Pompeo confirmed as secretary of state
Thu, 26 Apr 2018 19:02:54 +0200
The Senate on Thursday voted to confirm defense hardliner Mike Pompeo as secretary of state to replace Rex Tillerson, who vacated the position after a stream of criticism from President Trump. A majority of Senate Democrats voted against Pompeo, arguing...
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The superhero most likely to die in ‘Avengers: Infinity War’
Fri, 20 Apr 2018 01:35:41 +0200
Word on the street — and on social media — indicates that not every superhero will survive “Avengers: Infinity War.” When The Post asked screenwriters Stephen McFeely and Christopher Markus who’s going to die, McFeely pretended not to hear the...
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Ugly Carlin texts, big pay cut: Behind Mike Francesa’s WFAN return
Wed, 25 Apr 2018 00:55:32 +0200
Mike Francesa so badly wanted to return to WFAN, he approached upper management of the radio’s parent company, Entercom, and accepted a “significant pay cut” compared to his previous salary, according to sources. Francesa, who is expected to begin...
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Can hosts Groban and Bareilles stop a Tony ratings nosedive?
Fri, 20 Apr 2018 01:59:14 +0200
They’re not going to sing and dance like Hugh Jackman or get big laughs like James Corden, but Sara Bareilles and Josh Groban just might expand the Tony telecast demographic beyond the Actors Fund Home. Or so CBS and the Broadway League hope. “Maybe...
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Giants GM is loving all this — Saquon Barkley included
Fri, 20 Apr 2018 01:57:17 +0200
When he was running the show for the Panthers, Dave Gettleman said he heard some kidding when he wasted no time a year ago selecting running back Christian McCaffrey with the No. 8 pick in the 2017 draft. “Guys kind of laughed around the league when...
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Cavaliers survive another Pacers comeback to even series
Mon, 23 Apr 2018 05:59:00 +0200
INDIANAPOLIS — LeBron James scored 32 points and combined with Kyle Korver for all but two of Cleveland’s final 13 points as the Cavaliers escaped with a 104-100 victory over the Pacers on Sunday to even the first-round series at two games apiece....
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‘Harry Potter’ epic is Broadway magic
Mon, 23 Apr 2018 04:39:57 +0200
Harry Potter has come to Broadway. But The Boy Who Lived is a boy no longer: He’s 37 years old and going through a magical midlife crisis in J.K. Rowling and Jack Thorne’s outstanding play, “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child,” which opened Sunday...
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Trump on North Korea: ‘Maybe things will work out, and maybe they won’t’
Sun, 22 Apr 2018 17:05:06 +0200
President Trump on Sunday tempered his enthusiasm about an expected summit with North Korean leader Kim Jung Un — saying that “maybe things will work out, and maybe they won’t.” “We are a long way from conclusion on North Korea, maybe things...
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Kangaroo killed by tourists tossing bricks to make it hop
Fri, 20 Apr 2018 23:33:22 +0200
A kangaroo was killed at a zoo in China and another injured after being pelted by tourists with bricks — in a bid to see them hop, a report says. The marsupials were targeted on two separate occasions, with the most recent incident coming in March....
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Filmmakers could barely keep track of ‘Infinity Wars’ characters
Fri, 20 Apr 2018 01:39:37 +0200
For a decade now, Marvel Studios has consistently attempted to make each of its movies bigger, splashier and more star-studded than the last. But the 19th feature film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) is easily the most ambitious of the series yet....
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Mom who left kids alone for Europe trip gets probation
Fri, 20 Apr 2018 01:34:23 +0200
DES MOINES, Iowa — An Iowa mother who left her four children home alone to travel to Europe has been given two years’ probation. The Des Moines Register reports Erin Macke was sentenced Thursday in Polk County District Court. She could have faced...
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Knicks’ coaching choice is obvious to this Hall of Famer
Mon, 23 Apr 2018 06:17:27 +0200
Larry Brown, the Hall of Famer and ex-Knicks coach from Long Beach, has read the list of the team’s coaching candidates and can’t think of anyone whose credentials top Mike Woodson’s. Brown, Woodson and Knicks general manager Scott Perry were together...
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Names of victims in deadly Waffle House shooting released
Mon, 23 Apr 2018 05:09:37 +0200
Police have released the names of the four people who died after being shot at a Nashville Waffle House. In a news release, Metropolitan Nashville Police identified those killed Sunday as 29-year-old restaurant worker Taurean C. Sanderlin of Goodlettsville,...
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NFL draft prospect’s suspicious interview story could hurt him
Fri, 20 Apr 2018 22:49:21 +0200
An investigation into NFL teams’ bizarre questioning of prospects during the Combine has now turned on the player who launched it. Former LSU running back Derrius Guice is one of four potential first-round draft picks facing scrutiny for off-the-field...
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Adrien Boner’s bizarre press conference before career-saving fight
Fri, 20 Apr 2018 22:46:10 +0200
Adrien Broner was in his own world. Ahead of Saturday’s welterweight fight against Jessie Vargas at Barclays Center, a main event that could help get his boxing career back on track or send it further spiraling, the four-division world champion...
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Davis Webb will have chance to save Giants job ahead of draft
Mon, 23 Apr 2018 05:05:14 +0200
Pat Shurmur was talking about evaluating the quarterbacks in the upcoming NFL draft, but he might as well have been referring to Davis Webb. As much as can be gleaned by breaking down film and analyzing statistics, nothing compares to getting down on...
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Japan livid over ‘distasteful’ desert at North Korea summit
Wed, 25 Apr 2018 14:05:06 +0200
A dessert dish that South Korea plans to serve at Friday’s summit with the North has enraged Japan, which is demanding the “distasteful offering” not be served. The mango mousse – dubbed “Spring of the People” in a publicity...
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Mom sentenced to prison for second infant death
Wed, 25 Apr 2018 00:45:04 +0200
PETOSKEY, Mich. — A northern Michigan woman has been sentenced up to 22½ years in prison for suffocating her infant daughter, her second criminal case in the death of a child. The Petoskey News-Review reports 32-year-old Lisa Rae Bryan learned her...
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Mom who set car on fire invited bystanders to ‘come with her to heaven’: cops
Wed, 25 Apr 2018 00:30:52 +0200
The Texas mother who allegedly tried to burn a car with her three daughters inside had told a crowd of startled bystanders they should “come with her to go to heaven,” a witness says. Gerardo Cortez, who owns the El Rey Car Wash in Houston, where...
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This is the best sign yet for Clint Frazier and Brandon Drury
Tue, 24 Apr 2018 07:06:00 +0200
Nobody can accurately predict when Brandon Drury and Clint Frazier will be able to leave the disabled list and participate in big-league games, but Frazier took a big step Monday and Drury will do the same Wednesday. Drury, who hasn’t played since April...
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House arrest modified for teen mom accused of killing, burying infant
Tue, 24 Apr 2018 06:42:50 +0200
LEBANON, Ohio — An Ohio judge has modified a house arrest order for a former high school cheerleader accused of killing and burying her newborn near her family’s home. Attorneys for 19-year-old Brooke Skylar Richardson previously filed a court...
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Giancarlo Stanton snaps HR drought but can’t stop the boos
Sat, 21 Apr 2018 11:04:15 +0200
Not much went right for the Yankees on Friday night, but at least Giancarlo Stanton showed he’s not a lost cause in The Bronx. Stanton snapped a 50 at-bat homerless streak with an opposite-field shot off Marco Estrada in the third inning of the Yankees’...
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Yankees’ defensive drills didn’t help struggling Gary Sanchez
Sat, 21 Apr 2018 10:55:18 +0200
To combat some of their early-season sloppiness, the Yankees on Friday conducted some extra pregame fielding drills — something normally done only during spring training. They entered the day with an American League-worst 18 errors in 17 games, but...
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Tomas Nido ends one bad streak for Mets catchers
Sat, 21 Apr 2018 10:46:20 +0200
ATLANTA — Tomas Nido entered uncharted territory for a Mets catcher this season Friday: He threw out a base stealer. Before the Mets’ 5-3 victory over the Braves in 12 innings was complete, the rookie catcher had thrown out two base stealers, the...
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Russia says Trump invited Putin to White House during phone call
Fri, 20 Apr 2018 13:36:12 +0200
MOSCOW — U.S. President Donald Trump invited his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin to the United States during a phone call, and said he would be glad to see Putin in the White House, RIA Novosti reported on Friday, citing the Russian Foreign Ministry....
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Schools brace for walkouts on anniversary of Columbine shooting
Fri, 20 Apr 2018 13:22:20 +0200
Another wave of student walkouts is expected to disrupt classes Friday at hundreds of schools across the U.S. as young activists press for tougher gun laws. The protests were chosen to line up with the 19th anniversary of the Columbine High School shooting,...
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