• ‘SNL’ Recap: Weekend Update Does Not Shy Away From Ripping Into Senator Al Franken‘SNL’ Recap: Weekend Update Does Not Shy Away From Ripping Into Senator Al Franken

    "I know this photo looks bad, but remember: It also IS bad."

    New York Post / 7 min. ago
  • Teen driver dies after slamming into several carsTeen driver dies after slamming into several cars

    An 18-year-old driver was killed in a horrific car crash in Queens Saturday night, police said. Xylique Lovelace-Loney was driving a Volkswagen Passat east on Sutter Ave. when he slammed into a a Toyota Sienna minivan at the intersection of 80th St. in Richmond Hill just after 10 p.m. The teen’s car then careened into...

    New York Post / 56 min. ago
  • Zimbabwe ruling party fires Mugabe as its chiefZimbabwe ruling party fires Mugabe as its chief

    A Zimbabwe ruling party official confirms that the Central Committee has fired President Robert Mugabe as party leader and replaced him with the recently dismissed Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa. The emergency meeting also has recalled first lady Grace Mugabe as head of the women’s league “forever.” The meeting continues. Mugabe on Sunday is meeting with...

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  • Turkey bans all LGBTQ events in capitalTurkey bans all LGBTQ events in capital

    ISTANBUL — Turkish officials have banned all events by lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and intersex rights groups in the country’s capital. The ban took effect Saturday for an “indefinite” period and applies to all LGBTI film screenings, theaters, panels and exhibitions. The Ankara governor’s office announced Sunday that the ban was imposed to protect “public...

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  • Man dies from injuries after chainsaw explodesMan dies from injuries after chainsaw explodes

    WARRINGTON TOWNSHIP, Pa. — Authorities say a Pennsylvania man who was seriously burned when his chainsaw exploded has died from his injuries. Lehigh County officials say 68-year-old David Baker was working at his home in Warrington Township, York County, when the explosion occurred Thursday. He was taken to a hospital but died from his injuries...

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  • Your Trader Joe’s salad may contain shards of glass, plasticYour Trader Joe’s salad may contain shards of glass, plastic

    PHOENIX — Trader Joe’s says it has recalled several packaged salads after a supplier said there may be shards of glass or hard plastic inside. The grocery chain said Saturday on its website that packages of white meat chicken salad, curried white chicken deli salad and turkey cranberry apple salad sold in some areas that...

    New York Post / 4 h. 27 min. ago
  • Mugabe to discuss exit with army commanderMugabe to discuss exit with army commander

    HARARE, Zimbabwe — Clinging to his now virtually powerless post, longtime Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe on Sunday was set to discuss his expected exit with the army commander who put him under house arrest, while the ruling party prepared to recall the world’s oldest head of state as its leader. A day after huge crowds...

    New York Post / 4 h. 37 min. ago
  • Harlem blaze raged for 18 hours, injured 17 peopleHarlem blaze raged for 18 hours, injured 17 people

    Firefighters toiled nearly 18 hours before finally extinguishing a 6-alarm fire on Saturday that displaced 11 families and left their Manhattan building ravaged — and in danger of collapse. The blaze broke out in a Hamilton Heights building on Broadway near West 144th Street at around 3:15 p.m. Friday, and was finally put out at...

    New York Post / 5 h. 3 min. ago
  • Bitcoin’s blockchain technology praised by Wall StreetBitcoin’s blockchain technology praised by Wall Street

    Last week was a big one for bitcoin. The cryptocurrency went a long way toward developing its Street cred with two major announcements. On the consumer side, Square, the small business payment systems company, is now beta testing some bitcoin transactions. And on the institutional side, the CME, which is the world’s largest futures, options...

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  • What will happen to US debt if interest rates return to historic levels?What will happen to US debt if interest rates return to historic levels?

    Dear John: Interest rates have been kept artificially low through quantitative easing, which currently stands at about $200 billion a month in Japan and Europe. Still, our national debt doubled in the past 10 years. Imagine what the impact will be if rates returned to historic levels? E.H. Dear E.H. Not “if” rates returned to...

    New York Post / 6 h. 7 min. ago
  • Morgan Stanley nixes protocol pact, blocking brokers’ exitsMorgan Stanley nixes protocol pact, blocking brokers’ exits

    Morgan Stanley has locked the gates to keep its high-priced wealth management brokers from fleeing. The new edict — breaking with a 13-year-old agreement known as the Protocol for Broker Recruiting — enacted on Nov. 3 means the bank will threaten wealth management pros with costly litigation if they bolt for a rival brokerage. Tempers...

    New York Post / 6 h. 46 min. ago
  • Assistant principal allegedly a serial sexual harasser: reportAssistant principal allegedly a serial sexual harasser: report

    A city assistant principal was a serial sexual harasser of students, investigators say. Georges Mathieu, of Manhattan Bridges HS in Hell’s Kitchen, pestered three girls to take him as a “boyfriend,” the Special Commissioner of Investigation says in a report. One 17-year-old said Mathieu, 54, led her into a storage closet, then kissed her lips...

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  • Giants need to win back their fans to save Ben McAdoo’s jobGiants need to win back their fans to save Ben McAdoo’s job

    This one has a chance to be ugly, so ugly that long before 4 o’clock, the coach of the Giants will swear his name is McAboo. These horror movies — “Silence of the Lambs” sums up the 2017 New York Football Giants — almost always end badly for someone. Flashback: At the end, the battered,...

    New York Post / 7 h. 31 min. ago
  • Man confesses to being ‘the idiot’ after arrest for alleged theftMan confesses to being ‘the idiot’ after arrest for alleged theft

    A Staten Island “idiot” sang like a canary when cops caught him pilfering valuables from a car. “Yeah, we took the stuff . . . I was the idiot who held the bag,” Anthony Lipari, 32, told the NYPD after he was nabbed, according to the Staten Island Advance. He and Ernie Caravello, 50, snatched a $200...

    New York Post / 7 h. 37 min. ago
  • Inside the experimental summer that left Porzingis a superstarInside the experimental summer that left Porzingis a superstar

    From safaris to boxing, it was an eclectic summer for Kristaps Porzingis beyond the European Championships. Though LeBron James now knows he can’t mess with Enes Kanter and Frank Ntilikina, King James may need to be wary of “The Lion King’’ after Porzingis spent his summer increasing his strength, warding off wild animals and donning...

    Sports - New York Post / 7 h. 42 min. ago
  • Cake from Donald and Melania Trump’s wedding sells for $2KCake from Donald and Melania Trump’s wedding sells for $2K

    Let them eat stale cake! A souvenir dessert from Donald and Melania Trump’s 2005 wedding was sold at auction in California for $2,240. The West Coast audience booed when the boxed confection hit the block Friday, said Darren Julien, president of Julien’s Auctions in Culver City. “But we are online also, so Republicans were able...

    News - New York Post / 7 h. 54 min. ago
  • Tiffany’s new cafe is every Holly Golightly fan’s Instagram dreamTiffany’s new cafe is every Holly Golightly fan’s Instagram dream

    Instagram wasn’t even a word in the dictionary when Audrey Hepburn played Holly Golightly in “Breakfast at Tiffany’s” — but chances are she’d turn up her button nose at the thought of it. Not today’s Tiffany shoppers. The jeweler’s new Blue Box Cafe is all about an Instagramable moments says Nomura-Instinet analyst Simeon Siegel of...

    Living - New York Post / 8 h. 16 min. ago
  • Ex-NFL star takes stand against national anthem protestsEx-NFL star takes stand against national anthem protests

    Herschel Walker, the ex-NFL luminary, is firing on all cylinders for America’s military heroes and first responders — hot on the heels of his recent criticism of NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell for not quelling the national anthem protests. Walker’s latest patriotic fervor comes with a super prize for a hero of the US uniformed and...

    Business - New York Post / 8 h. 37 min. ago
  • Giants and Jets GMs watch Darnold, Rosen put on a showGiants and Jets GMs watch Darnold, Rosen put on a show

    LOS ANGELES — After Sam Darnold met up with Josh Rosen at midfield, the Southern California quarterback climbed the stepladder for possibly the final time, holding the sword aloft and leading the Trojans’ band while the student section chanted: “One more year!” If Darnold had just played his last collegiate game at the Coliseum, he...

    Sports - New York Post / 8 h. 48 min. ago
  • These celebs are sporting Alex Woo jewelryThese celebs are sporting Alex Woo jewelry

    The New York Yankees may have lost to the Houston Astros in the baseball playoffs, but “Made in New York” jewelry designer Alex Woo has the bases loaded with bold-face names wearing her bling. Just before supermodel Kate Upton married Astros pitcher Justin Verlander in Tuscany earlier this month, she sported a gold Astros baseball...

    Business - New York Post / 8 h. 53 min. ago
  • AT&T is standing behind Jeff Zucker despite Trump’s CNN bashingAT&T is standing behind Jeff Zucker despite Trump’s CNN bashing

    AT&T is standing behind CNN leader Jeff Zucker in the face of President Trump’s constant criticism of the news channel’s coverage — and as Trump’s Department of Justice now decides whether to allow AT&T to buy CNN parent Time Warner. In September, Zucker said that AT&T had assured him it would keep him in his...

    Business - New York Post / 9 h. 16 min. ago
  • Watchdog group sues NYPD, feds for records on cop’s murderWatchdog group sues NYPD, feds for records on cop’s murder

    A watchdog group is suing the NYPD and the feds for decades-old records in the ambush and killing of a police officer at a Harlem mosque — including audio of a phony 911 call they hope may finally lead to an arrest. Hearing the April 1972 recording — in which someone claiming to be a...

    Metro - New York Post / 9 h. 31 min. ago
  • Jets’ non-tanking attitude has helped speed up their rebuildJets’ non-tanking attitude has helped speed up their rebuild

    As the Jets take pause to rest during their bye weekend, this is a good time for their fans to reflect on the first 10 weeks and be realistic about what they have witnessed. It’s hardly been perfect — 4-6 through 10 games and on the outside looking in regarding the playoff race. But to...

    Sports - New York Post / 9 h. 34 min. ago
  • Giants need leadership or this disaster will get even worseGiants need leadership or this disaster will get even worse

    Harry wasn’t having it. Here were the Giants — his Giants — trailing 10-7 to the lowly Lions, and the increasingly impatient fans at Giants Stadium were not happy. Harry Carson, the ferocious inside linebacker and team captain, was not going to accept this shabby performance. “We came in at halftime, people were throwing s–t...

    Sports - New York Post / 10 h. 22 min. ago
  • Most passionate Giants fan of all time weighs in on this seasonMost passionate Giants fan of all time weighs in on this season

    I received the email at 1:26 p.m. Sunday, about three hours before kickoff for the Giants’ 31-21 loss to the 49ers, which would drop them to 1-8 and into a deeper downward spiral than they’ve been in decades. It came from a Post reader named Ron Freiman, who’d seen my Sunday column advancing the Giants-49ers...

    Sports - New York Post / 10 h. 27 min. ago
  • Why tax-suffocated New Yorkers need reform ASAPWhy tax-suffocated New Yorkers need reform ASAP

    From Roy Moore to Al Franken and Bill Clinton, stories about alleged sexual assaults are impossible to resist, especially when they come with photographic proof. But — stop the presses — they were not the most important political news of the week. That honor goes to passage of the tax bill by the House of...

    Opinion - New York Post / 10 h. 31 min. ago
  • Spencer Dinwiddie’s new reality: Assignment vs. Stephen CurrySpencer Dinwiddie’s new reality: Assignment vs. Stephen Curry

    As Stephen Curry’s name was brought up after practice Saturday afternoon, all Nets guard Spencer Dinwiddie could do was chuckle. It’s a rude welcome to life as a starting point guard in the NBA. Dinwiddie’s first gift was a matchup with Kyrie Irving last Tuesday. On Sunday night at Barclays Center, his task is Curry,...

    Sports - New York Post / 10 h. 39 min. ago
  • Rangers are skidding and know they must improve in two areasRangers are skidding and know they must improve in two areas

    COLUMBUS, Ohio — As the old adage goes, you’re never as good as when you’re on a winning streak and never as bad as when you’re on a losing streak. But that poor stretch to begin the season has cut down on the Rangers’ margin for error. They have to make sure this mini-skid doesn’t...

    Sports - New York Post / 10 h. 50 min. ago
  • Islanders hang on to avoid a would-be brutal lossIslanders hang on to avoid a would-be brutal loss

    TAMPA, Fla. — Islanders coach Doug Weight had a simple message after a big lead was slipping away: Stay calm. Anders Lee scored twice and the Islanders held on after nearly blowing a four-goal lead, beating the Lightning 5-3 Saturday night. “He was just telling us what we needed to hear,” Islanders right wing Josh...

    Sports - New York Post / 11 h. 1 min. ago
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  • Monmouth guard’s journey: Overcoming hurdles to a leading manMonmouth guard’s journey: Overcoming hurdles to a leading man

    Micah Seaborn wasn’t going to let the game be taken from him again. The scars from two years prior were still fresh, when the 6-foot-5 guard moved from Texas to play at Monmouth — the school he didn’t know existed until then-assistant Derrick Phelps went to recruit one of Seaborn’s teammates — and was then...

    Sports - New York Post / 11 h. 22 min. ago
  • 7 pings heard from submarine that has vanished7 pings heard from submarine that has vanished

    BUENOS AIRES, Argentina — Argentine authorities say the crew of a missing submarine attempted to transmit messages several times Saturday, the first such communications from the vessel since it went missing Wednesday morning in the south Atlantic. Defense Minister Oscar Aguad said over Twitter on Saturday night that the submarine, with a crew of 44...

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  • Roy Moore cashes in after he’s accused of chasing high school girlsRoy Moore cashes in after he’s accused of chasing high school girls

    Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore has been raking in the campaign cash ever since controversy exploded last week over allegations of his predatory behavior toward teenage girls in the 1970s. “Donations have been pouring in from Alabama and from all over the country in an unprecedented way,” Moore campaign manager Brett Doster told The Post...

    News - New York Post / 11 h. 30 min. ago more
  • Giants GM Jerry Reese getting up-close look at Darnold, RosenGiants GM Jerry Reese getting up-close look at Darnold, Rosen

    The first round of the 2018 NFL draft is April 26, and there is a good chance the 1-8 Giants will have one of the top three picks. That scenario is why the presence of general manager Jerry Reese at Saturday night’s USC-UCLA game at the Los Angeles Coliseum is worth noting. That game features...

    Sports - New York Post / 12 h. 26 min. ago
  • Baker Mayfield throws a crotch-grabbing tantrumBaker Mayfield throws a crotch-grabbing tantrum

    Baker Mayfield is here to be your College Football Playoff villain. Or if not, he sure did a good impression of the bad guy Saturday while leading No. 3 Oklahoma (10-1) to a 41-3 deconstruction of unranked Kansas (1-10). Throughout the game, Mayfield was seen on the sideline grabbing his crotch and shouting obscenities at...

    Sports - New York Post / 12 h. 41 min. ago
  • Luke Walton: Lakers teammate talked to fight-bailing Lonzo BallLuke Walton: Lakers teammate talked to fight-bailing Lonzo Ball

    Rookie Lonzo Ball is still learning the NBA ropes, which apparently includes how to respond to an on-court scuffle. According to Lakers’ coach Luke Walton, a teammate spoke with Ball about his blasé reaction to an altercation during Friday night’s game against the Suns. “Someone on our team talked with him. It’s all part of...

    Sports - New York Post / 12 h. 50 min. ago
  • St. John’s, Seton Hall have plan to make long shots pay offSt. John’s, Seton Hall have plan to make long shots pay off

    The names aren’t flashy. The recruiting classes aren’t at the top of any rankings lists. There aren’t enough stars attached to these players to make fans swoon. But when the early signing period came to a close Wednesday, St. John’s and Seton Hall had two-man classes both should be pleased with — landing quality prospects...

    Sports - New York Post / 13 h. 21 min. ago
  • Shock sex harass claim: Cuomo turned blind eye to pervert under his noseShock sex harass claim: Cuomo turned blind eye to pervert under his nose

    An upstate woman has stepped forward to reveal she is the sex-harass accuser who prompted the resignation last month of a high-ranking Gov. Cuomo appointee — and to accuse the governor of repeatedly ignoring his pal’s “horrific acts.” In a shocking Manhattan federal court lawsuit filed Saturday, Lisa Marie Cater alleges former Empire State Development...

    News - New York Post / 13 h. 43 min. ago more
  • Italian Americans: De Blasio is enabling monument vandalismItalian Americans: De Blasio is enabling monument vandalism

    Italian Americans say Mayor de Blasio has fake blood on his hands for refusing to pardon statues of Christopher Columbus from a city panel reviewing “symbols of hate.” About 50 members of Italian American groups protested de Blasio’s controversial monument commission across the street from Columbus Circle outside of Central Park on Saturday, the day...

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  • ‘Manspreader’ arrested for punching subway rider in the face‘Manspreader’ arrested for punching subway rider in the face

    Police said Saturday they arrested the manspreading jerk who slugged a woman in the face on a Brooklyn train. Derek Smith, 56, of Brooklyn, was busted and charged with assault, officials said. “This is amazing news and I’m relieved that he is unable to harm anyone else or retaliate against me,” relieved victim Sam Saia...

    Metro - New York Post / 15 h. 26 min. ago
  • Jack Ruby watched JFK get assassinatedJack Ruby watched JFK get assassinated

    Jack Ruby — the man who shot John F. Kennedy’s killer Lee Harvey Oswald — was among the crowds who witnessed the president’s assassination — and invited an FBI informant to “watch the fireworks” with him that infamous morning, according to an account in newly-released National Archives records. The exchange between Ruby and informant Bob...

    News - New York Post / 15 h. 33 min. ago more
  • Bad Uber driver gets pulled over, tries to impersonate a federal officer: copsBad Uber driver gets pulled over, tries to impersonate a federal officer: cops

    A disgraced correction officer who took up work as an Uber driver was nabbed for pretending to be a federal officer, Port Authority cops said Saturday. Andrew T. Kessler, 36, of Queens, was stopped at the Holland Tunnel toll plaza in Jersey city when an officer spotted him gabbing on his cell phone, authorities said....

    Metro - New York Post / 15 h. 42 min. ago
  • Beaten straphanger: I have no ill will toward the NYPDBeaten straphanger: I have no ill will toward the NYPD

    The straphanger forced to rage on social media about her run-in with a violent manspreader — because police gave her the runaround — insisted she doesn’t want any of the officers to get in “hot water.” “When I filed my report, I apologized. I didn’t mean to paint the police in a bad light. It...

    Metro - New York Post / 15 h. 48 min. ago
  • Trump Foundation charitable grant details revealedTrump Foundation charitable grant details revealed

    President Trump’s charitable foundation doled out $3 million in grants last year, mainly to veterans and military groups — though the incoming commander in chief did not give any of his own money, according to its latest tax filing, obtained by The Post. The document shows that the Donald J. Trump Foundation added $2.9 million...

    News - New York Post / 15 h. 51 min. ago
  • FDA finally rules on kratom: It’s a potential killerFDA finally rules on kratom: It’s a potential killer

    The herbal supplement known as kratom poses “deadly risks” and can be addictive, according to a long-awaited Food and Drug Administration health advisory issued this week. The warning came two days after The Post reported on the controverisal substance, which is exploding in popularity in New York City smoke shops and cafes. A Drug Enforcement...

    Living - New York Post / 16 h. 22 min. ago more
  • Japanese tug boat collides with USS Benfold in PacificJapanese tug boat collides with USS Benfold in Pacific

    A Japanese tug boat collided with US destroyer off the coast of Japan Saturday — the fifth time this year an American naval vessel was involved in a collision in the Pacific. Officials said the tug lost power and drifted into the USS Benfold during a towing exercise. There were no reported injuries on either...

    News - New York Post / 16 h. 38 min. ago
  • Santa's just the latest thing NYC has sucked the joy out ofSanta's just the latest thing NYC has sucked the joy out of

    Santa Claus is coming to town — take a number, kids! In a first since it began the tradition 155 years ago, Macy’s Herald Square will require reservations to get lap time with the world’s most famous department store St. Nick. “Santa’s a popular guy, so the wait times to meet him have been quite...

    Metro - New York Post / 16 h. 41 min. ago
  • Vatican  investigating sex abuse claims against teen altar boy turned priestVatican investigating sex abuse claims against teen altar boy turned priest

    VATICAN CITY — The Vatican said on Saturday it had opened an investigation into reports that a former teenage altar boy, who allegedly repeatedly forced a dormitory mate to have sex with him, went on to become a priest. The allegations concerning the St. Pius X Institute, known as a pre-seminary, were made in a...

    News - New York Post / 17 h. 19 min. ago
  • NYC’s high school equivalency program is a complete boondoggleNYC’s high school equivalency program is a complete boondoggle

    For adults seeking a high-school equivalency diploma through the city Department of Education, your odds are slim to none. Despite a $52 million budget last fiscal year, the DOE’s Office of Adult and Continuing Education, OACE, says it awarded only 150 diplomas — less than half as many as the year before. The lame results...

    Metro - New York Post / 17 h. 30 min. ago
  • Stadium mass for Detroit priest’s beatification draws thousandsStadium mass for Detroit priest’s beatification draws thousands

    DETROIT — A priest who wasn’t allowed to preach instead turned his ears and heart to the needy. Now, decades after his death, Solanus Casey is on a path to sainthood, celebrated as an incredibly humble man who brought people to God. Father Solanus, as he was known, will be beatified Saturday at a Mass...

    News - New York Post / 17 h. 52 min. ago
  • US nuke commander says he would resist ‘illegal’ Trump launch orderUS nuke commander says he would resist ‘illegal’ Trump launch order

    WASHINGTON — The top U.S. nuclear commander was quoted as saying on Saturday that he would resist President Donald Trump if he ordered an “illegal” launch of nuclear weapons. CBS News said Air Force General John Hyten, commander of the U.S. Strategic Command (STRATCOM), told an audience at the Halifax International Security Forum in Nova...

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  • This week’s must-read booksThis week’s must-read books

    The People Vs. Alex Cross by James Patterson (fiction, St. Martin’s) The prolific Patterson is back with book 23 in the hugely popular Alex Cross series. This time, Cross is in trouble with the law, charged with gunning down followers of his nemesis, Gary Soneji. It was self-defense — but will others see it the...

    Living - New York Post / 18 h. 22 min. ago
  • ‘Perv’ dentist was obsessed with patient’s fake boobs: suit‘Perv’ dentist was obsessed with patient’s fake boobs: suit

    A Central Park South dentist was obsessed with a patient’s fake boobs and pressured a worker into giving him oral sex, a lawsuit alleges. Joseph Levy would make his all-female staff cringe with commentary on their bodies, and openly fixated on “one patient in particular, who was the ex-wife of a movie star,” two employees...

    Metro - New York Post / 18 h. 25 min. ago
  • Boozed-up straphanger smacks fellow rider in head with bottleBoozed-up straphanger smacks fellow rider in head with bottle

    This is the sleepy-eyed straphanger who police say smashed his booze bottle over another passenger’s head during a scuffle on a Brooklyn train. The attacker and his 33-year-old victim were on a southbound 2 train on Nov. 8 at 11:10 p.m. when they began squabbling, cops said. As the victim got off the train at...

    Metro - New York Post / 18 h. 51 min. ago
  • ‘Mayor’ star won’t run for office — but he wants to help you do it‘Mayor’ star won’t run for office — but he wants to help you do it

    Search Party Sunday, 10 p.m., TBS The road to city hall would have been a rocky one for Brandon Micheal Hall, who plays Courtney Rose, an accidental politician on ABC’s “The Mayor,” if he weren’t already a recurring cast member on the quirky TBS sitcom “Search Party.” “The show put me with great actors who...

    Entertainment - New York Post / 19 h. 13 min. ago
  • The only thing crazier than what these sex addicts did is what they get at rehabThe only thing crazier than what these sex addicts did is what they get at rehab

    If the starry list of past clientele led Kevin Spacey and Harvey Weinstein to expect four-star accommodations in the all-male sex-addict facility, Gentle Path at The Meadows, they must have been sorely disappointed. The dorm-style, two-person rooms are reminiscent of those found in a midlevel hotel, and electronics get surrendered at the door. Books and...

    Entertainment - New York Post / 19 h. 19 min. ago more
  • This is how many spiders we actually swallow in our sleepThis is how many spiders we actually swallow in our sleep

    It’s a thought that strikes fear into arachnophobes everywhere – swallowing spiders in your sleep. The idea that we eat eight spiders a year has been doing the rounds for decades but there’s good news for all of us who find that thought stomach-churning. It’s an urban myth. It turns out that, we actually don’t...

    Living - New York Post / 19 h. 53 min. ago
  • Why no one is talking about Trump’s game-changing dealWhy no one is talking about Trump’s game-changing deal

    Glen Dale, W. Va. — Bad news travels fast. Good news, meanwhile, doesn’t seem to travel at all. Last weekend in Beijing, as part of his 12-day trip to Asia, President Trump announced that the US and China had signed an $83.7 billion deal to create a number of petrochemical projects in West Virginia over...

    Opinion - New York Post / 20 h. 6 min. ago
  • This man discovered a dirty little secret that reinvented medicineThis man discovered a dirty little secret that reinvented medicine

    The only place you’d expect to encounter the “unmistakable smell of rotting flesh” these days would be at a slaughterhouse. In Victorian London, you’d find it in an operating room. A “surgeon, wearing a blood-encrusted apron, rarely washed his hands or his instruments and carried with him … the unmistakable smell of rotting flesh . . ....

    Living - New York Post / 20 h. 24 min. ago
  • Here's another way Baby Boomers are screwing the rest of usHere's another way Baby Boomers are screwing the rest of us

    When Ira Antelis graduated from the Manhattan School of Music in 1980 as an aspiring composer, his parents helped him financially as he found his way into the industry. “The support they gave me was invaluable, and it allowed me to do the things I needed to do to nurture my career until it happened,”...

    Living - New York Post / 20 h. 47 min. ago
  • Three-time ‘Porn Star of the Year’ reveals the worst sex she ever hadThree-time ‘Porn Star of the Year’ reveals the worst sex she ever had

    Madison Missina knew from a very young age she wanted to be a sex worker. And after 18 years in the industry, the now 35-year-old veteran has done everything from massage parlors to brothels, and appeared in countless porn films and magazine spreads. But since debuting in adult films five years ago, Missina says working...

    Living - New York Post / 20 h. 53 min. ago
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  • Let’s just cancel the OscarsLet’s just cancel the Oscars

    Hollywood is in a tizzy about what to do about next year’s Oscars. If the ceremony goes on as planned, everything about it is going to remind us of the Pervnado that has left Tinseltown reeling. Any appearances by former child stars are going to make us think about the allegations of widespread pedophilia made...

    Opinion - New York Post / 21 h. 39 min. ago
  • My life as an ISIS sex slave — and how I escapedMy life as an ISIS sex slave — and how I escaped

    Nadia Murad grew up dreaming of owning a beauty salon. The youngest of 11 children in a Yazidi family in northwest Iraq, she took photographs of all the brides in her tiny village, studying their makeup and hair. Her favorite was of a brunette woman with curls piled high atop her head. But after ISIS...

    Living - New York Post / 22 h. 49 min. ago
  • How to make sure your kid doesn’t go to Snowflake U.How to make sure your kid doesn’t go to Snowflake U.

    As a father of two young men, I am alarmed by the endless protests and outrage on both private and public university campuses today. Institutions like UC Berkeley and others have failed to correctly handle situations where pandemonium occurs and have been forced to cave in to countless demands of self-righteous radicals who seem to...

    Opinion - New York Post / 23 h. ago
  • Skip the bodega flowers and pick up these chic hostess gifts insteadSkip the bodega flowers and pick up these chic hostess gifts instead

    Flower fail “If you don’t want to entertain, fine — but you should know how to be a good guest,” says Amy Sedaris, star of the quirky homemaking show “At Home With Amy Sedaris” on truTV. For her, that means not bringing a bouquet of baby’s breath hastily grabbed from the bodega. “It’s my worst...

    Living - New York Post / 23 h. 23 min. ago
  • Americans worry that talking about Trump will ruin Thanksgiving dinner: pollAmericans worry that talking about Trump will ruin Thanksgiving dinner: poll

    Americans will sit down next week for what has become a holiday tradition in the United States: tiptoeing through a turkey dinner without mentioning the president. Nearly one-third of all adults will actively avoid political conversations when they see friends and family over the Thanksgiving and December holidays, according to a Reuters/Ipsos opinion poll released...

    Living - New York Post / 23 h. 47 min. ago more
  • What happens when a marriage turns poisonousWhat happens when a marriage turns poisonous

    Galt Niederhoffer’s new novel “Poison” is a fast-paced, sophisticated thriller about a family that seems perfect: marital bliss achieved, lunches packed. That is, until the husband morphs from urbane modern man into a steaming rage cauldron who starts possibly poisoning his wife with arsenic while acting in cahoots with the nanny. When protagonist Cass tries...

    Living - New York Post / 23 h. 56 min. ago more
  • A cure for Twitter’s fake-account headachesA cure for Twitter’s fake-account headaches

    Twitter’s existential problem with fake anonymous accounts would seem like an especially difficult one to solve. But a separate controversy holds the key to a holistic solution. After weeding out 2,752 accounts linked to a Russian troll farm known as the Internet Research Agency, a bigger problem has emerged in the UK. Research by Sasha...

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  • Bake like the pros for the holidaysBake like the pros for the holidays

    When it comes to baking — be it for Thanksgiving or every day — Gail Simmons says it’s crucial to have an enthusiastic sous chef. The “Top Chef” judge loves having her 3-year-old daughter, Dahlia, help out in the kitchen of her Cobble Hill home. “[She] always eats more pancakes if she’s the one who...

    Living - New York Post / 1 d. 6 h. 54 min. ago
  • A brief history of the racy, lacy thongA brief history of the racy, lacy thong

    At the star-studded Met Gala this past spring, Kendall Jenner donned a crystal-encrusted sheer sheath by luxe lingerie brand La Perla with a black thong plainly visible. But the skimpy skivvies haven’t always been so high fashion — or so in-your-face. Once derided as the underwear of choice for burlesque dancers and strippers, the thong...

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  • Scott Van Pelt defends ESPN: ‘I got a nice little deal here’Scott Van Pelt defends ESPN: ‘I got a nice little deal here’

    If ESPN is the sinking ship some claim it is, Scott Van Pelt plans to enjoy the view and defend the Mothership while it lasts. “It’s crazy,” the SportsCenter host said on Sports Illustrated’s “Off the Board” podcast. “I got a nice little deal here, and it’s amazing. Every couple of weeks, the direct deposit...

    Media - New York Post / 1 d. 9 h. 49 min. ago
  • Condé Nast fashionistas ‘aghast’ over new editor’s foxy outfitCondé Nast fashionistas ‘aghast’ over new editor’s foxy outfit

    While Radhika Jones, the recently named editor-in-chief of Vanity Fair, doesn’t even start work at the monthly magazine until next month, she has already discovered just how snobby some of her future colleagues can be. Jones, the former editorial director of the books department at the New York Times and Harvard grad, wore a navy...

    Business - New York Post / 1 d. 10 h. ago
  • Fusion Media Group seeking $200M from investorsFusion Media Group seeking $200M from investors

    Fusion Media Group, which last year picked up most of the pieces of the shattered Gawker Media empire, is on the prowl for minority investors to pump in up to $200 million. The cash will be used, in part, to fund acquisitions. Fusion, part of NBCUniversal, hired Wall Street heavyweight Morgan Stanley and the boutique...

    Media - New York Post / 1 d. 10 h. 8 min. ago
  • Investors drop Stitch Fix after big openInvestors drop Stitch Fix after big open

    Investors’ hopes of making a quick buck on Stitch Fix’s first day as a public company quickly unraveled Friday. Shares of the online personal shopping company stormed out of the gate, rising nearly 25 percent in the first minutes of trading. Investors might have been dreaming of upgrading their closets. But the afternoon brought pain....

    Business - New York Post / 1 d. 10 h. 12 min. ago
  • Vox Media editorial, video workers join unionVox Media editorial, video workers join union

    Vox Media on Friday became the latest digital media company to have its editorial workers vote to unionize. An estimated 350 to 400 editorial and video production people will be covered by the new unit of the Writers Guild of America East, a union spokesman said. At least at the start, the unionized employees are...

    Media - New York Post / 1 d. 10 h. 29 min. ago
  • Fired Wells Fargo banker gets exec booted for trash talkFired Wells Fargo banker gets exec booted for trash talk

    Hell hath no fury like a banker scorned. A Wells Fargo banker who was let go for his role in a mortgage-pricing scam turned around and ratted out his superior for trashing regulators during his exit interview. The dismissed banker, Greg Gwizdz, told Wells Fargo that Franklin Codel, the bank’s head of consumer lending, made...

    Business - New York Post / 1 d. 10 h. 42 min. ago
  • Apple’s newest piece of hardware won’t be ready in time for ChristmasApple’s newest piece of hardware won’t be ready in time for Christmas

    Another day, another delay for a hotly anticipated Apple product. On Friday, the Cupertino, Calif., company said that its flagship home speaker is no longer on track to hit stores in time for the holiday season. Instead, Apple expects to begin shipping the HomePod in early 2018. “We can’t wait for people to experience HomePod,”...

    Business - New York Post / 1 d. 11 h. 2 min. ago
  • Gov. Cuomo gets caught making up facts over Congress’ tax planGov. Cuomo gets caught making up facts over Congress’ tax plan

    Gov. Cuomo tried to make political hay out of the GOP tax-cut plan by launching one of his sanctimonious lectures against Republicans. But this time, he got caught. Speaking to reporters Thursday, the gov ripped into the four New York House Republicans who voted for the plan, calling them “treasonous” because the bill scraps the...

    Opinion - New York Post / 1 d. 11 h. 26 min. ago
  • Get set for a new War on Cops when the next City Council speaker takes officeGet set for a new War on Cops when the next City Council speaker takes office

    Think Mayor de Blasio and Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito are anti-cop? Wait till the next City Council members take office and elect a new speaker. It won’t be pretty. That became clear Tuesday, as five candidates for council speaker vowed to ram through the Right to Know Act, a pair of bills that would dangerously handcuff...

    Opinion - New York Post / 1 d. 11 h. 26 min. ago
  • Never mind Blas’ tram to nowhere – how about saving the subways?Never mind Blas’ tram to nowhere – how about saving the subways?

    A group that has Mayor de Blasio’s backing for a tram along the Brooklyn and Queens waterfront unveiled a cool prototype this week to drum up support. But what it really needs is funding. And someone not named de Blasio to make it happen. The project, which Hizzoner pitched last year, would run from Astoria,...

    Opinion - New York Post / 1 d. 11 h. 26 min. ago
  • Don’t start rejoicing over Mugabe’s fall just yetDon’t start rejoicing over Mugabe’s fall just yet

    Robert Mugabe, the cartoonish dictator of Zimbabwe, wasn’t corrupted by 37 years in power. Contrary to the myth his admirers created in the 1980s, he never was a selfless revolutionary devoted to the welfare of his people. From his political emergence in the 1960s to his ousting in a coup this week, Mugabe remained what...

    Opinion - New York Post / 1 d. 11 h. 26 min. ago
  • Democrats’ bogus claims about who gets hit if Washington ditches the SALT write-offDemocrats’ bogus claims about who gets hit if Washington ditches the SALT write-off

    Gov. Cuomo and Mayor de Blasio found common cause this week, publicly denouncing the Republican effort at tax reform. Cuomo said the plan “puts corporations over people,” while de Blasio said it would “rip off the middle class.” Their central concern: the rule allowing taxpayers to deduct state income (or sales) taxes and local property...

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  • The real-life horror behind ‘In Cold Blood’The real-life horror behind ‘In Cold Blood’

    The surname Clutter may not ring a bell, but it’s seared in literary and cinematic history. The brutal 1959 murders of Herbert and Bonnie Clutter and two of their children, Nancy and Kenyon, were chronicled in Truman Capote’s “In Cold Blood” and a 1967 movie directed by Richard Brooks. For the film’s 50th anniversary, Sundance...

    Entertainment - New York Post / 1 d. 11 h. 36 min. ago
  • Piers Morgan calls out ‘self-delusion’ of love-triangle killerPiers Morgan calls out ‘self-delusion’ of love-triangle killer

    Convicted Connecticut love triangle murderer Sheila Davalloo has broken her silence to the media for the first time in 15 years. Speaking from New York’s Bedford Hills Correctional Facility for Women — the inspiration for the jail in the Netflix drama “Orange Is The New Black” — she sensationally claims she is innocent of two...

    Entertainment - New York Post / 1 d. 12 h. 24 min. ago
  • #MeToo has lumped trivial in with legitimate sexual assault#MeToo has lumped trivial in with legitimate sexual assault

    It’s gone far enough. What started as a necessary mass-rejection of sexual harassment and assault is sliding into absurdity and irrelevance. A backlash is looming against the very people the spontaneous battle against sexual villainy was meant to help: powerless women and men. The fight is being waged not with force, but with the rather...

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  • Toddler nearly dies after kiss gives him herpesToddler nearly dies after kiss gives him herpes

    A baby boy in Northern Ireland battled for his life after a kiss gave him herpes, according to his family. Maria O’Neill, of Derry, said that doctors believe her 16-month-old contracted the virus from someone who had a cold sore, according to Inside Edition. Health professionals, however, did not initially realize that herpes was causing...

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  • This was the most fabulous yard sale ever in the HamptonsThis was the most fabulous yard sale ever in the Hamptons

    Grey Gardens, one of the Hamptons most documented homes, opened its doors to the East End’s quirkiest tag sale ever. Crowds braving the cold lined up at 4 a.m. on Friday for a chance to own a piece of its history. “They came from as far away as California, Texas and Florida. We are getting...

    Real Estate - New York Post / 1 d. 15 h. 3 min. ago
  • Franken’s awful ‘apology,’ the Dems’ civil war and other commentaryFranken’s awful ‘apology,’ the Dems’ civil war and other commentary

    Strategist: Left Has Already Won Dem Civil War Former Bill Clinton adviser Doug Sosnik at The Washington Post dismisses talk of an ideological civil war supposedly brewing with the Democratic Party: “This talk isn’t premature,” he says, “it’s too late.” The fighting may not be over, “but the eventual winner is clear” — come 2020,...

    Opinion - New York Post / 1 d. 15 h. 38 min. ago
  • Melania’s stylist is designing clothes for commoners nowMelania’s stylist is designing clothes for commoners now

    Melania fans: Now you, too, can dress like FLOTUS! The first lady’s stylist Hervé Pierre, who designed her sculptural white inauguration gown, is launching his own line of dresses, according to Women’s Wear Daily. But unlike the Donald’s chintzy ties or Ivanka’s made-in-China footwear, the dresses in this First Lady-adjacent brand won’t be cheap. WWD...

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  • Horrible little kid blamed for destroying $1,300 of makeup at SephoraHorrible little kid blamed for destroying $1,300 of makeup at Sephora

    Beauty aficionados know all too well just how pricey quality makeup can be, which makes one Georgia woman’s discovery at a Sephora store all the more painful. On Nov. 11, Sephora makeup artist Brittany Nelson stumbled upon a pitifully wrecked tester palette containing 52 Make Up Forever eyeshadows. Further, Nelson believes the damage to be...

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  • Russia is planning to colonize, mine the moonRussia is planning to colonize, mine the moon

    Russia is planning to colonize the Moon and explore its natural resources as part of ambitious plans to become a superpower in space. After more than 40 years since it last carried out a lunar mission, Moscow is plowing $33.5 million into building a new spaceship bound for Earth’s satellite, according to Russia’s official state...

    Tech - New York Post / 1 d. 17 h. 11 min. ago
  • At least five people complained of groping or harassment at TED eventAt least five people complained of groping or harassment at TED event

    The nonprofit foundation known as TED — popular for its “clearinghouse of free knowledge from the world’s most inspired thinkers” — acknowledged several incidents of sexual harassment during its flagship conference in April, according to a new report. At least five people, including a previous main stage speaker, told TED officials they were either harassed...

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  • Anchor loses it during live broadcast, ‘titters’ nonstopAnchor loses it during live broadcast, ‘titters’ nonstop

    A news anchor in Tennessee couldn’t keep it together during a live report on Twitter, cracking up uncontrollably after mistakenly referring to the company as “Titter.” Casey Wheeless, a morning anchor and reporter for WVLT in Knoxville, lost her composure during a Thursday report on the social media giant removing verifications for some users. “Last...

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  • ‘That’s not French — that’s just dirty’‘That’s not French — that’s just dirty’

    Vive les frumps françaises! The likes of Vogue, Refinery29 and books such as “Bringing Up Bébé” and “Une Femme Française” would have you believe that Parisians are the chicest, most evolved creatures on the planet. But in real life, those French gals can be just as lumpy, gauche and neurotic as we ugly Américaines —...

    Fashion - New York Post / 1 d. 20 h. ago
  • Time Inc. insiders on edge over Koch-backed Meredith bidTime Inc. insiders on edge over Koch-backed Meredith bid

    Shock waves jolted Time Inc. on Thursday after reports that Meredith, with backing from the billionaire brothers Charles Koch and David Koch, was making another run at the legendary magazine publisher. Some insiders were worried about editorial independence if the deal comes to pass. Others were on edge because they feared the ax — with...

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  • Scientists find origin of creepy space whistlesScientists find origin of creepy space whistles

    Space is weird. It’s full of weird rocks, weird balls of gas, weird stars, and weird things that we can’t even properly categorize. It’s also full of weird sounds, and if you spent a moment to sample NASA’s Halloween playlist of spooky space noises, you know exactly what I’m talking about. Some of the noises...

    Tech - New York Post / 1 d. 21 h. 14 min. ago
  • Amateur video game maker almost sparked WWIIIAmateur video game maker almost sparked WWIII

    You’ve probably heard this one before: Boy makes a video game; the game is drawn into a spat between global superpowers arguing over a deadly terrorist organization; the unexpected burst of attention makes the game an instant best-seller. Or maybe you haven’t. But in 2017, a year in which it sometimes seems the headlines are...

    Tech - New York Post / 1 d. 21 h. 30 min. ago
  • Apple’s diversity chief out after outcryApple’s diversity chief out after outcry

    Apple’s diversity chief is stepping down after only six months on the job — after causing an outcry by saying that being a minority or a woman are not the only criteria for diversity, according to reports. Denise Young Smith, who was named vice president of diversity and inclusion in May, made controversial comments last...

    Business - New York Post / 1 d. 21 h. 42 min. ago
  • Here’s a tool to see how screwed you’ll be by climate changeHere’s a tool to see how screwed you’ll be by climate change

    As the Earth continues to heat up thanks in large part to the effects of scientifically proven human factors, our little blue sphere’s collection of ice is gradually melting into the oceans. Scientists have already measured sea level spikes and have predicted on numerous occasions that coastal cities will eventually be swallowed up if we...

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  • Behold, a very millennial Christmas tree ornamentBehold, a very millennial Christmas tree ornament

    If there’s one thing millennials love, it’s avocado toast: eating it, Instagramming it and, now, hanging it from their Christmas trees, in the form of a new ornament from Sur la Table. The handblown baubles ring in at $17 — not too far off from, say, the much-’grammed $15 avo toast at NYC hotspot De...

    Fashion - New York Post / 1 d. 22 h. 4 min. ago
  • MoviePass dangles big discount heading into holidaysMoviePass dangles big discount heading into holidays

    MoviePass is cutting the price of a movie to less than the cost of a popcorn and a drink. For a limited time, the all-you-can-watch movie ticket will now cost you just $6.95 a month — 30 percent below its usual $9.95 price. But there’s a small catch — you have to pay for an...

    Business - New York Post / 1 d. 22 h. 10 min. ago
  • NASA scientist expects to find aliens within 20 yearsNASA scientist expects to find aliens within 20 years

    We could find alien life within the next few decades, according to NASA scientists who are working around the clock to figure out if we are alone in the universe. The pace in which scientists are discovering potentially habitable planets in our cosmic neighborhood is soaring. When Pluto was discovered in 1930 it was considered...

    Tech - New York Post / 1 d. 22 h. 44 min. ago
  • This has got to be the craziest kitchen in New York CityThis has got to be the craziest kitchen in New York City

    Artist Misha Kahn and Interview magazine editor Nick Haramis live in an apartment that just might give you a migraine. Their top-floor walkup in Greenpoint, Brooklyn, profiled in New York magazine this week, has eye-popping colors and textures. “I need to be cripplingly overwhelmed by how colorful everything is,” Kahn told design editor Wendy Goodman....

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  • New York’s newest $100 million penthouse rivals Trump’sNew York’s newest $100 million penthouse rivals Trump’s

    A Russian developer is creating a triple-digit penthouse across the street from Trump Tower, essentially dwarfing President Donald Trump’s personal penthouse triplex residence. The Crown building, one of New York’s real estate jewels at 57th Street and Fifth Avenue, will be transformed into 20 Aman-branded condos — “crowned” by this $100 million-plus five story penthouse...

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  • New York apartment amenities just reached an insane new levelNew York apartment amenities just reached an insane new level

    The ongoing amenities race in residential housing — in which local developers deck out their buildings with over-the-top extras to lure greater residents — has reached a new height. The massive 1,871-unit luxury Jackson Park rental in Long Island City, which launches leasing today for one of its three residential towers from $1,915/month, will include...

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  • Tesla unveils electric big-rig truck, sporty RoadsterTesla unveils electric big-rig truck, sporty Roadster

    HAWTHORNE, Calif. — Tesla Inc on Thursday unveiled a prototype electric big-rig truck that it will start producing in 2019, throwing itself into a new market even as it struggles to roll out an affordable sedan on which the company’s future depends. Chief Executive Elon Musk unveiled the big rig, dubbed the Tesla Semi, by...

    Tech - New York Post / 2 d. 7 h. 45 min. ago
  • Gene Simmons banned from Fox News after lewd behaviorGene Simmons banned from Fox News after lewd behavior

    Kiss frontman Gene Simmons reportedly was banned from Fox News after harassing employees and making crude statements during a promotional appearance at the network Thursday. Simmons had just completed an interview with Fox Business about his new book when he arrived for an entertainment feature on the 14th floor and began acting inappropriately, according to...

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  • AT&T, DOJ agree to extended review of Time Warner mergerAT&T, DOJ agree to extended review of Time Warner merger

    AT&T and the Department of Justice have agreed to extend the review of its merger past Friday, two sources close to the situation said on Thursday. The agreement provides some glimmer of hope that the two sides can come to an agreement on terms to gain approval of the telecom’s $85 billion acquisition of Time...

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  • How Bob Menendez’s friends helped him steer clear of jailHow Bob Menendez’s friends helped him steer clear of jail

    “Gifts to cultivate friendship are not bribes,” Abbe Lowell said in his closing in defense of Democratic Sen. Bob Menendez — and enough jurors agreed to result in a hung jury and a mistrial. The Biz Markie defense — he’s just a friend — worked. Lowell was worth every penny of the $4.5 million raised...

    Opinion - New York Post / 2 d. 10 h. 11 min. ago
  • Perpetually struggling Maxim finally turns a profitPerpetually struggling Maxim finally turns a profit

    Long-suffering Maxim has finally posted its first quarterly profit since it was taken over by Biglari Holdings in March 2014. According to the latest quarterly earning report filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission, Maxim posted a net profit of $28,000 in the third quarter, reversing a loss of $1.8 million a year earlier. Revenue...

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  • Forbes scaling back to 10 issues in 2018Forbes scaling back to 10 issues in 2018

    Forbes, which in its glory days published its flagship print magazine every other week, is going to cut back to only 10 issues in 2018 as it sliced 20 more people from its payroll. “As we focus more on digital and mobile, beginning in 2018, we plan to adjust the annual frequency of Forbes magazine...

    Media - New York Post / 2 d. 10 h. 58 min. ago
  • John Malone says Charter Communications in high demand for merger, acquisitionJohn Malone says Charter Communications in high demand for merger, acquisition

    At least four large media companies have approached Charter Communications about a partnership or an acquisition, company director John Malone said Thursday. Malone, speaking at Charter’s investor day, said the approaches by the companies, which he named as Altice, SoftBank and Verizon, were turned aside. Malone, in an interview on CNBC, refused to identify the...

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  • How Ntilikina’s LeBron faceoff defines these Knicks: Mike BreenHow Ntilikina’s LeBron faceoff defines these Knicks: Mike Breen

    MSG Network play-by-play man Mike Breen talks about the Knicks’ surprising start, the standoff with LeBron James and a different Garden this season with The Post’s Justin Terranova. Q: What has been the most enjoyable part of this Knicks start? A: Maybe the best part of the start is what it’s meant to the Knicks...

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  • Congress’ pervert problem, Iraqi beauty queen’s team-up with Israeli and other commentaryCongress’ pervert problem, Iraqi beauty queen’s team-up with Israeli and other commentary

    Culture critic: Congress Doesn’t ‘Get’ Its Pervert Problem The Week’s Matthew Walther has a withering view of Tuesday’s congressional hearing on Capitol Hill sexual misconduct: “From start to finish, the proceedings were a bland, tedious exercise in the deployment of managerial professionalist BS in service of a status quo that virtually everyone in the room...

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  • ‘Marian’ director shuts down charges of exploitation‘Marian’ director shuts down charges of exploitation

    “Marian,” a documentary about Marian Seldes that upset many theater people because it shows the actress in the grip of dementia, will be screened on Saturday as part of the Williamsburg Independent Film Festival. I saw the movie on Thursday and, while it is harrowing and heartbreaking, especially for those who knew and admired Seldes,...

    Entertainment - New York Post / 2 d. 13 h. 20 min. ago
  • Exhibition pays homage to ‘Downton Abbey’ fashionExhibition pays homage to ‘Downton Abbey’ fashion

    Had your fill of Hollywood perverts? Too much of a snob to line up to see “Justice League”? There’s one place you can go in the city to escape our sordid little world, especially if you’re an Anglophile: the “Downton Abbey” exhibition, opening Saturday. Meticulously curated by personnel involved with the hit series, the exhibit...

    Entertainment - New York Post / 2 d. 13 h. 26 min. ago
  • Is it time to stop throwing tantrums over spoilers at the water cooler?Is it time to stop throwing tantrums over spoilers at the water cooler?

    Bundle up — it’s spoiler season! As fall comes to a close, TV dramas are unveiling their unexpected plot twists, tight-lipped movies are packing theaters and brand-new plays are opening on Broadway. Just be careful whom you talk to about them. Friends are at each other’s throats more than ever over spoilers — plot points...

    Entertainment - New York Post / 2 d. 13 h. 55 min. ago
  • ‘Justice League’ is a stupid, plodding CGI spectacle‘Justice League’ is a stupid, plodding CGI spectacle

    “Technology is like any other power,” Gal Gadot’s Wonder Woman says in this latest and least superhero team-up. “Without reason, without heart, it destroys us.” Apparently DC didn’t get the memo. “Justice League” is a pointless flail of expensive (yet somehow cheap-looking) CGI that no amount of tacked-on quips, or even Gadot’s luminescent star power,...

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  • Amazon to sell exclusive Calvin Klein apparelAmazon to sell exclusive Calvin Klein apparel

    Amazon is coming between department stores and their Calvins. Jeff Bezos’ online behemoth is getting the first crack at Calvin Klein’s latest underwear designs in a deal that snubs old-line department stores like Macy’s, Bloomingdales and Saks Fifth Avenue — stores that have long been the designer’s primary retail outlets. Amazon will also sell exclusive...

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  • For the first time ever, November is a good TV monthFor the first time ever, November is a good TV month

    Usually, November is a no-man’s land for TV: Fall shows are going on hiatus, and the winter slate has yet to begin. But this year, streaming services are filling in that gap with a surprising number of scripted shows. As Thanksgiving approaches, bringing a window of extra binge time, hunker down with one of these...

    Entertainment - New York Post / 2 d. 14 h. 35 min. ago
  • Scientists take risk sending secret message to aliensScientists take risk sending secret message to aliens

    If “the truth is out there,” scientists are determined to find it — so much so that they’ve sent a message into space trying to contact aliens. But a response could take 25 years — if it comes at all. Messaging Extraterrestrial Intelligence (METI) International sent an encoded message into space using radio waves known...

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    The new film “Cook Off!” — a mockumentary starring Melissa McCarthy about a wild and crazy baking competition — is rooted in reality. “The film is based on a memoir that I wrote [“The Grrl Genius Guide to Life”] in which I shamefully admit that I became part of the cooking competition world,” writer and...

    Entertainment - New York Post / 2 d. 15 h. 48 min. ago
  • Tim McGraw and Faith Hill: We’re still hot for each otherTim McGraw and Faith Hill: We’re still hot for each other

    Since they were married in 1996, Tim McGraw and Faith Hill have survived countless divorce rumors, McGraw’s battle with alcohol and even arguments about who loads the dishwasher. But the first couple of country music is still going strong and, Friday, the two are releasing their first joint album “The Rest of Our Life.” Even...

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  • Princes William and Harry will be stormtroopers in ‘The Last Jedi’Princes William and Harry will be stormtroopers in ‘The Last Jedi’

    Looks like Star Wars is about to get the royal treatment. Prince William and Prince Harry will be making a cameo in “The Last Jedi” next month — serving as First Order Stormtroopers during a brief scene with John Boyega. The British actor confirmed their appearance during a taping of The Hollywood Reporter’s Actor Roundtable,...

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  • What it’s really like to have the rare disease in ‘Wonder’What it’s really like to have the rare disease in ‘Wonder’

    If there’s anyone who can weigh in on “Wonder,” the Julia Roberts and Owen Wilson film out Friday, it’s 12-year-old Hannah. The spunky Long Islander was born with the same facial disfigurement as 10-year-old Auggie of the film, adapted from R.J. Palacio’s best-selling children’s novel. Wearing prosthetics, “Room” star Jacob Tremblay plays Auggie, who, after...

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  • State-of-the-art smartphone can expose your private picturesState-of-the-art smartphone can expose your private pictures

    Owners of OnePlus smartphones have been warned that their private photos and location could be exposed. The gadgets come with an app that could be easily manipulated by jealous partners, hackers or crooks looking to blackmail its owner. The OnePlusLogKit is a debugging app that is used to constantly improve the software on a phone...

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  • Twitter yanks verification badges from white supremacistsTwitter yanks verification badges from white supremacists

    Twitter hasn’t banned white supremacists and neo-Nazis from its site, but it has yanked their “verified” status. The social network confirmed it has revoked the “verification” badges from the profiles of racist instigators including Jason Kessler and Richard Spencer. Twitter’s move late Wednesday followed a backlash last week when it gave a verification — a...

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  • Texting has turned punctuation into a dramatic affairTexting has turned punctuation into a dramatic affair

    This is the greatest research ever conducted on punctuation. Period. So-called “textisms” — i.e., emoji, deliberate misspellings (“soooo”) and irregular punctuation (“!!!”) — are believed to add valuable context to text messages that otherwise lack the subtleties and nonverbal cues (tone, pauses, and gestures) of a face-to-face conversation, a recent study in the journal Computers...

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  • Working with our future robot overlords is a lucrative endeavorWorking with our future robot overlords is a lucrative endeavor

    Good news for non-robots everywhere. There might still be a job in artificial intelligence with your name on it — and it might pay quite a lot. The median base pay for open jobs in artificial intelligence is about $111,000 per year, more than twice the U.S. median base pay for full-time workers, $51,000 per...

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  • NYC’s cheapest housing might be its chicestNYC’s cheapest housing might be its chicest

    Robert A.M. Stern’s namesake architecture firm has designed some of the city’s most celebrated luxury addresses: 15 Central Park West and 30 Park Place among them, which feature limestone exteriors and multimillion-dollar units. Perhaps it’s no surprise that one of the firm’s latest proposals, in Brooklyn, is pretty nice. The beige-brick building has a roof...

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  • John Lennon and Yoko Ono’s downtown ‘embassy’ is for saleJohn Lennon and Yoko Ono’s downtown ‘embassy’ is for sale

    In 1971, John Lennon touched the world with his song, “Imagine,” which was about a world “with no countries,” “nothing to kill or die for, and no religion, too.” On April 1, 1973, Lennon and Yoko Ono went one step further by announcing the birth of a new conceptual country called Nutopia. The address of...

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