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Health care fiasco jeopardizes Trump’s alliance with RyanUS-POLITICS-TRUMP

Sun, 26 Mar 2017 01:27:24 -0400

The demise of the Republican health-care bill could push the Trump administration to drive the bus on its next big agenda items — and keep House Speaker Paul Ryan’s hands off the wheel. “They’ll be much more involved to get certain things they’re looking for,” GOP consultant Susan del Percio told The Post. “Don’t underestimate the...

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Sun, 26 Mar 2017 01:14:59 -0400

A wannabe bank robber tried to pull off a heist in Manhattan Saturday but got caught before making it out the door, police said. The 25-year-old New Jersey resident entered a Chase Bank on 8th avenue around 2pm, and handed a bank teller a note demanding money. Luckily, some courageous bank employees were able to...

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German official blasts Trump’s ‘outrageous’ demand for NATO fundsDonald Trump Holds Joint Press Conference With German Chancellor Angela Merkel

Sun, 26 Mar 2017 01:00:01 -0400

No, President Trump, Germany’s check is not in the mail. Trump handed German Chancellor Angela Merkel a $374 billion bill last week, which he said was money Germany owed NATO to cover military defense costs. Trump’s gesture was “outrageous,” one German minister told The Sunday Times of London.

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Instagram star sued for botching deal to promote frat movieElliot "Fuck Jerry" Tebele Hosts Ghostbar Dayclub

Sun, 26 Mar 2017 00:37:11 -0400

A social-media “influencer” tasked with promoting a fraternity flick in exchange for a bit role and producer credit, failed to tout the movie to his millions of followers, according to a lawsuit. Elliot Tebele, who posts under the handle F–kJerry, boasts 11.5 million followers on Instagram alone. He signed a $10,000 deal to advertise “Frat...

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Meet your new favorite lovable underdogs: The big, bad YankeesGary Sanchez

Sun, 26 Mar 2017 00:25:03 -0400

The Yankees have a chance to be something they almost never have been for almost a hundred years: a team that drops out of the sky, find itself, surprises people, and becomes — surprise! — a team you root for even if you don’t root for them. It’s funny: We tend to think of New...

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Trump’s rise made this guy a ‘center of attention’ in NYC032217trumpAW06.jpg

Sun, 26 Mar 2017 00:24:25 -0400

Fred Trump has been dining out on his name for years. Literally. When the 73-year-old Manhattanite walked into Cafe Fiorello last weekend without a reservation, the popular Italian restaurant across from Lincoln Center was packed with the post-theater crowd. But the retiree and his “lady friend” had no problem getting one of the best tables....

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NHL uses Olympic pressure to hold players union hostageGary Bettman

Sun, 26 Mar 2017 00:13:06 -0400

LOS ANGELES — The NHL’s vision rarely extends past the 50 percent of revenue the league is guaranteed under the CBA, so it is no surprise neither the board nor commissioner can recognize the positive global byproduct of continuing to participate in the Olympics in 2018. If it cannot be immediately quantified, the benefit does...

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Indicted bathhouse owners gave $206K to Queens Democrats160228_spa_castle_jcrice_6.jpg

Sun, 26 Mar 2017 00:09:20 -0400

The owners of a steamy Queens bathhouse indicted on tax-fraud charges last week showered $206,400 on borough Democrats over the past decade, according to campaign filings. Spa Castle CEO Steven Chon and several members of his family gave $31,300 to Queens Democratic Party Chairman Joe Crowley; $35,200 to Rep. Grace Meng; and $12,350 to Queens...

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‘He’s been balling all year’: Big man carries Gonzaga to Final FourXavier v Gonzaga

Sun, 26 Mar 2017 00:08:36 -0400

SAN JOSE, Calif. — It did not matter what time in the game it was or where Gonzaga’s Johnathan Williams was on the floor. Xavier had no answer for him. Williams averages 10 points per game and delivered 19 points in Gonzaga’s 83-59 dismantling of Xavier in Saturday night’s West Region final at the SAP...

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People are harming their pets by giving them human drugsdog

Sun, 26 Mar 2017 00:03:17 -0400

Human drugs are making pets sick as dogs, according to new ASPCA data. Ingesting prescribed meds for conditions such as depression, heart disease and ADHD were the cause of 17 percent of all animal-poisoning cases in the U.S. last year. “They pose serious health risks for pets,” said Dr. Tina Wismer of the ASPCA’s Animal...

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General wants surge of US troops to break stalemate in AfghanistanBritish Forces Battle Taliban In Helmand Province

Sat, 25 Mar 2017 23:58:39 -0400

The US and Europe need to send 5,000 more troops to Afghanistan to break a stalemate between Afghan forces and Islamic terrorists, the top US general in Kabul says. “We cannot afford to walk away from Afghanistan,” Gen. John Nicholson told The Sunday Times of London. “This is where the war against terrorism started on...

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De Blasio punishes 3 more City Hall officials linked to scandalsWorld AIDS Day 2016 at the New York City AIDS Memorial

Sat, 25 Mar 2017 23:52:16 -0400

Mayor de Blasio penalized at least three city workers involved in his administration’s corruption scandals, in addition to firing a deputy commissioner last month, sources said. Geneith Turnbull, who managed the purchase of goods and services for city agencies, was demoted from deputy commissioner at the Department of Citywide Administrative Services to analyst, a spokeswoman...

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For all Washington’s scandal noise, no one really knows anything yetUS-POLITICS-OBAMA

Sat, 25 Mar 2017 23:48:54 -0400

If you’re trying to sort out the facts from all the noise over the purported Russian involvement in the election and the Obama White House’s possible surveillance of the Trump transition team, it’s best to recall a handy rule of thumb in Washington. Namely: The louder politicians and the press on both sides yell and...

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Sat, 25 Mar 2017 23:43:45 -0400

He saved a coworker from a boss’s sexual harassment and got canned for it, an American Museum of Natural History employee claims. Software engineer Tarek Ahmed allegedly interrupted supervisor Sam Tran last August as Tran had a female employee cornered during a conference , according to a Manhattan Supreme Court lawsuit. Tran “was moving in...

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London attacker’s ex-wife fled ‘psychopath’ husband after 3 months

Sat, 25 Mar 2017 23:40:02 -0400

Before he killed four people on London’s Westminster Bridge, jihadist Khalid Masood was known as a “violent psychopath” whose wife divorced him after just three months, British news reports said. Farzana Malik, 38, married jihadist Masood, 52, in 2004 — shortly after he was released from jail for a knife attack. After a violent confrontation...

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The hidden taxes doctors sneak into your medical billsbill

Sat, 25 Mar 2017 23:32:44 -0400

Dear John: I had a $1,200 co-payment on surgery at NYU hospital, $78 of which went to NY state for sales tax — although I don’t think they called it that. I was too preoccupied with the surgery to remember the name they gave this preposterous, outrageous tax. Just wanted to tell someone. And, by...

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How doctors work the system and charge you moredoctor

Sat, 25 Mar 2017 23:28:54 -0400

Dear John: Here’s the background to the big Medicare and insurance rip-off that Congress must address. Without getting too complex, doctors “code” visits so that they get paid for services they’ve provided. Your first-ever visit to a doctor costs more because they’re going to spend more time with you, getting history, etc. So they’re going...

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Knicks’ trip west couldn’t have gone better — four straight lossesJonathon Simmons, Ron Baker

Sat, 25 Mar 2017 23:13:46 -0400

SAN ANTONIO — The Knicks’ western swing ended with another loss, an 0-4 record, but with a lot of pingpong balls gained. The mighty Spurs built a 19-point halftime lead and staved off a second-half surge by the Knicks to capture a 106-98 decision at the AT&T Center on Saturday. With Philadelphia moving ahead of...

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Here’s how many bomb threats Trump Tower gets each weekIncrease Police Security In Front Of Trump Tower Following Protest In New York

Sat, 25 Mar 2017 23:13:44 -0400

Two to three bomb threats have been made every week at Trump Tower since Inauguration Day, a law-enforcement source told The Post. Cops have seen no suspicious packages and the bomb squad has not responded, the source said. “Most of the threats don’t even reach the level where anybody in the building would even know...

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New York’s lunatic way of running educationshutterstock_203921848

Sat, 25 Mar 2017 23:12:14 -0400

A state Senate bill to fix the selection process for the Board of Regents isn’t likely to become law — or even get much attention — any time soon. Unless, that is, Gov. Cuomo is finally ready stand up for New York state’s students. The bill, sponsored by Sen. Kenneth LaValle (R-C-I, Long Island), would...

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