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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on Fox News Haters: ‘Why Are So Many Grown Men Just Obsessed’ With Me?

On Thursday night, Time magazine cover star Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, the youngest woman ever elected to Congress, stopped by Seth Meyers’ Late Night. Rep. Ocasio-Cortez, who represents New York’s 14th district, was asked by the comedian about Fox News’ apparent obsession with her—that she has, in essence, become their new Hillary …

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Transit agency’s reliance on doughnut shop to open station has commuters railing

A state-operated rail agency revealed Thursday that a Dunkin’ Donuts was in charge of opening the doors to one of its stations. (iStock) Customers of a state-operated transit agency were railing Thursday when the agency admitted it relies on Dunkin’ Donuts employees to unlock the entrance to one of its train …

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The Iona weapons that worry North Carolina

COLUMBUS, Ohio — When North Carolina coach Roy Williams hears the name of the school in New Rochelle, it reminds him of an old story the late Jim Valvano used to share about the first time someone told him about Iona College. “You own a college?” Valvano asked. The memory …

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Soaking wet sheep found tied to a tree in Brooklyn park

Another wild animal was caught in the concrete jungle. A mystery sheep was discovered soaking wet and tethered to a tree in a Brooklyn park on Thursday — just two days after a cow was spotted on a Bronx highway, cops said. The farm animal — sporting long, heavily matted …

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Politics

Jimmy Carter becomes the oldest living president ever

Last Updated Mar 22, 2019 1:24 AM EDT Washington — Jimmy Carter passed George H.W. Bush Friday to become the longest living president, at 94 years and 172 days old. While some historians rank Mr. Carter as a below-average president, in the 38 years since he left office, he’s become …

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‘We have a lot of work to do’: St. John’s AD gearing up for future

SALT LAKE CITY — St. John’s athletic director Mike Cragg said it at his introductory press conference in October, and he repeated that plan in a phone interview Thursday. His first order of business this season was observing. Now that the year is over, ending with a thud in the …

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AOC, Hillary commiserate about 2016 presidential race on Twitter

Freshman Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton commiserated about the outcome of the 2016 presidential race with a series of tweets to each other on Thursday. “But his WhatsApp” Ocasio-Cortez wrote, in reference to Jared Kushner’s use of the encrypted message service to communicate with foreign …

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WWII veteran finally receives high school diploma

SHREWSBURY, Mass. — A 94-year-old World War II veteran has received his high school diploma — 74 years after he would have gotten had he not enlisted. Paul Snow says he felt “naked” from all the attention he received Thursday during a ceremony at St. John’s High School, but says …

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Man defrauded donors out of $250K with fake Beto, Bernie sites: officials

BLYTHE, Calif. — Federal prosecutors say an 80-year-old California man defrauded donors by setting up fake political action committees purporting to support campaigns including Sen. Bernie Sanders’ presidential bid and former Rep. Beto O’Rourke’s Senate race in Texas. The Los Angeles Times reports Thursday that John Pierre Dupont is charged …

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Ken Singleton on Yankees-Red Sox battle, dangers of Trout deal

YES Network analyst Ken Singleton talks with The Post’s Justin Terranova about Yankees’ roster questions, Mike Trout’s contract and his own future in the booth. Q: Have the Yankees closed the gap with the Red Sox? A: Yeah. The Red Sox are not quite as good as they have been. …

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Brexit, Lion Air, Mozambique: Your Friday Briefing

(Want to get this briefing by email? Here’s the sign-up.) Good morning. The E.U. gives its terms for postponing Brexit, digital mercenaries are open for business, and waters recede in Mozambique. Here’s the latest: Image Prime Minister Theresa May of Britain seemed to rule out a longer delay for leaving …

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NYC star vows ‘dogfight’ vs. Virginia team still tasting NCAA infamy

COLUMBIA, S.C. — The wound doesn’t heal in a year. Virginia will wear the Scarlet Letter for eternity: first No. 1 seed to lose to a 16-seed. If ever there is a team forced to confront a fear of failure, if ever there is a team desperate to atone for …

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ACLU calls for probe after black man was detained while moving into his home

The Kansas chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union on Thursday asked state officials to investigate after a black man was detained by police while moving into his home, then allegedly harassed for weeks and blocked by the police chief from filing a racial bias complaint with the department. Karle …

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Career choice Dana Jacobson hopes she never has to make

The white board had a simple message on top of it: “I have no voice.” Between the regional semifinals and finals a year ago, Dana Jacobson lost the one thing she needed for her job. The CBS sideline reporter improvised and used that board to write questions and field answers …

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How Jared Dudley is the quiet force behind Nets’ potent bench

SANTA MONICA, Calif. — The Nets’ bench has gone from one of the worst in the NBA to one of the best this season, and Jared Dudley is the old ringleader. Coach Kenny Atkinson can go not just to Sixth Man of the Year candidate Spencer Dinwiddie, but also deep …

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Syracuse’s famous zone torn apart by Baylor’s 3-point blitz

SALT LAKE CITY — This isn’t how Jim Boeheim’s vaunted 2-3 zone is supposed to work in March. It traditionally flummoxes opponents, keying big runs in the NCAA Tournament. It had the opposite effect Thursday night in a West Region game. Ninth-seeded Baylor tore it apart, hitting 16 3-pointers and …

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Video shows man grope woman two times inside Brooklyn deli

A man grabbed woman’s rear end twice within the span of a few seconds inside of a Brooklyn deli, police said on Thursday. The man went up to the woman inside the Dekalb Deli on Dekalb Avenue near Ashland place at about 12:35 a.m. on March 16, cops said. He …

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Politics

Pompeo: ‘It’s Ridiculous’ That World Leaders Need Biden

12:32 AM 03/22/2019 | Politics Phillip Stucky | Contributor Secretary of State Mike Pompeo argued in a Thursday interview with Shannon Bream that it was ridiculous to assert that world leaders are waiting for former Vice President Joe Biden to run for president because they ‘need’ him. [embedded content] Bream …

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Returning wild-card team is one of MLB’s best Over/Under bets

LAS VEGAS — The greatest fundamental advantage sports bettors have over bookmakers remains the luxury of choosing what and what not to bet. This is not only true as it relates to selecting which if any games to bet on a daily basis, but also applies to making choices with …

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D’Angelo Russell’s ‘business approach’ to hyped LA star turn

SANTA MONICA, Calif. — From the cover of SLAM magazine to around-the-clock hype on ESPN, it’d be easy for D’Angelo Russell to get caught up in the buzz he’s getting lately, heading into Friday’s much-hyped return to Los Angeles. That is, if he hadn’t already experienced the narratives from the …

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Tech

Tesla eliminates service schedules, moves to an ‘as-needed’ model – Roadshow

The Model S has been around for seven years now, so Tesla has a pretty good idea of what breaks and what doesn’t. Manuel Carrillo III/Roadshow One of the fringe benefits of having an electric car is that for the most part, they require much less maintenance than a comparable …

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Politics

Mark Levin Explains What ‘The Greatest Threat To This Country Is’

12:09 AM 03/22/2019 | Politics Phillip Stucky | Contributor Conservative commentator Mark Levin visited Sean Hannity’s show on Thursday evening to discuss the possibility of 16-year-olds voting and adding justices to the Supreme Court. [embedded content] “The greatest threat to our constitution and economic system isn’t any foreign power, it’s …

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Seton Hall blitzed by Wofford as NCAA tourney run comes to end

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — An early-season upset of Kentucky showed a young and unproven Seton Hall squad what was possible. Now, the Pirates will forever be left wondering what they could’ve done with another crack at the Wildcats. Despite rallying from a 16-point deficit to take a late lead behind another …

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Modern Love: When Chivalry Is More Control Than Care

I messaged her on Facebook, using an idiotic subject line: “an inconvenient truth.” After a few heated exchanges, she agreed to have dinner with me. That evening I smoothed my green tweed skirt as I waited for her to arrive at the southern-style restaurant I had chosen. Perversely, I had …

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Sport

NFL paid under $10M to settle Colin Kaepernick grievance

Colin Kaepernick and Eric Reid, the NFL stars who alleged the league’s teams colluded to keep them off the field after they led protests during the national anthem, will receive less than $10 million to settle grievances with the league, according to people briefed on the deal. The confidential agreement was …

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Indonesian airline Garuda is canceling its $6 billion order for 49 Boeing 737 Max jets

Airline Garuda Indonesia said Friday it is requesting a cancellation to its current order for 49 Boeing 737 Max jets valued at $6 billion. Newswires Reuters and AFP both reported the company’s plans. Reuters, citing Garuda’s CFO, said the company may change its 737 Max order to another type of …

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Indonesian airline Garuda is canceling its order for 49 Boeing 737 Max jets

Airline Garuda Indonesia said Friday it is requesting a cancellation to its current order for 49 Boeing 737 Max jets. Newswires Reuters and AFP both reported the company’s plans. Reuters, citing Garuda’s CFO, said the company may change its 737 Max order to another type of Boeing jet. This is …

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House to propose resolution that condemns left-wing movement to boycott Israel

A bipartisan group of House members on Thursday introduced a resolution to condemn a left-wing movement to boycott Israel, a report said. The resolution states opposition to the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement, according to CNN. The text of the resolution states BDS “undermines the possibility for a negotiated …

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China’s slowdown is ‘self-inflicted,’ not caused by Trump’s tariffs: Leading economist

U.S. President Donald Trump may like to think that his tariffs are hurting the Chinese economy, but one leading economist said the slowdown in China is actually mostly “self-inflicted.” “There’s downward pressure on the Chinese economy. A lot of it is self-inflicted due to the so-called deleveraging campaign and the …

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Tech

Stranger Things Season 3: Trailer, release date, how to watch and rumors – CNET

Finally, a trailer! In March 2019, four months before Stranger Things returns to Netflix, the show delivered a preview of what’ll be heating up Hawkins, Indiana, this summer. Now playing: Watch this: Netflix teases Stranger Things season 3 in new trailer 2:50 The preview is dripping with nostalgia — Dustin …

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