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Student killed trying to stop Washington high school shooter

A gunman opened fire in the hallway of a Washington State high school, killing one student and sending classmates fleeing before being tackled by a staff member. Three more children were taken to Sacred Heart Medical Center where they were in stable condition, Spokane Fire Department Chief Brian Schaeffer said. Hospital staff said the victims were all in their mid-teens. ...

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Craig Carton resigns from WFAN show amid Ponzi scheme charges

Now it’s just the Boomer show. Acerbic radio sports host Craig Carton resigned Wednesday from WFAN’s “Boomer and Carton” morning show days after he was arrested and charged with running a ticket-sale Ponzi scheme. “For 10 years I’ve had the great privilege of showing up to work every day at my dream job,” Carton said in a statement. “I have ...

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Unlicensed driver who crashed into cyclists says sorry

The unlicensed driver accused of drunkenly barreling through a group of cyclists in Brooklyn says he hopes the woman he left in a coma can forgive him. Abel Antonio Pina-Morocho pleaded for sympathy Wednesday during an exclusive jailhouse interview with the Daily News at the Brooklyn Detention Complex, where he’s being held on $ 250,000 bail. “When I get out ...

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Harrison Ford reacts to Carrie Fisher revealing their affair

Harrison Ford doesn’t need to read Carrie Fisher’s final book, “The Princess Diarist” — he lived it. Ford broke his silence on the late actress’s 2016 memoir, and said that he did not read the book — likely because within its pages, Fisher divulged the bombshell news of their “Star Wars”-era affair. “It was strange. For me,” Ford told GQ ...

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Man who killed ex before Harvey 'knew exactly what he was doing'

The Texas man accused of killing his ex-wife on the eve of Hurricane Harvey “knew exactly what he was doing,” the victim’s boyfriend says. Steven McDowell tearfully confessed to strangling real estate agent Crystal McDowell, whose body was found in a marshy wooded area Saturday in Baytown. Crystal McDowell, who was 37, disappeared on Aug. 25, the day Hurricane Harvey ...

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SEE IT: Weiner, Abedin request private divorce trial from judge

Anthony Weiner exposed himself to the world — but is fighting to keep his divorce proceedings from Huma Abedin under wraps. The 53-year-old pervy sexter and Abedin, a top aide to Hillary Clinton, sat together and chatted while their lawyers met with Manhattan Supreme Court Justice Michael Katz Wednesday. The pair occasionally smiled. The couple hopes to have their divorce ...

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Martin Shkreli bound for jail after judge revokes his $5M bail

Martin Shkreli got socked into jail Wednesday when a federal judge delivered a poetic punchline to the Pharma Bro’s own Hillary Clinton jokes. Brooklyn Federal Judge Kiyo Matsumoto revoked Shkreli’s $ 5 million bail Wednesday evening, saying Shkreli’s $ 5,000 bounty on Clinton’s hair was the final straw. Shkreli was convicted in August on securities fraud and conspiracy to commit ...

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‘The Sopranos’ actor Frank Vincent dead at 78

Frank Vincent, who was best known for his role on “The Sopranos” as eventual Lupertazzi family boss Phil Leotardo, died Wednesday during open heart surgery, TMZ reports. He was 78. The Massachusetts-born, New Jersey-bred actor made a name for himself playing notoriously tough characters, like Billy Batts in “Goodfellas” and Frank Marino in “Casino.” But his most famous role came ...

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Brooklyn's pizza-lacking pizza festival to refund all tickets

They’re giving back the dough. The organizer of a disastrous Pizza Festival announced Wednesday it would refund customers after the state’s top cop began investigating Saturday’s gathering in a Bushwick parking lot. Pizza lovers forked over as much as $ 75 for a “daylong celebration of the dough, cheese, tasty sauces and delicious toppings” to be served in a Flushing ...

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Tech bros want to replace bodegas, New Yorkers aren’t having it

Don’t fix what isn’t broken. Two ex-Google employees, Paul McDonald and Ashwath Rajan, want to reinvent the bodega into a pantry box for convenience items you’d normally get at the corner store. But it would mean putting mom-and-pop neighborhood stores out of business. As Fast Company reported, it’s essentially a high-tech vending machine: a five-foot-wide pantry with non-perishables you’d normally ...

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