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L.I. convicted killer could be tied to Gilgo Beach murders

A carpenter sentenced to at least 50 years in prison after being convicted of bludgeoning to death two women 20 years ago may be tied to at least one of the unsolved murders of prostitutes killed along Long Island’s Gilgo Beach, a prosecutor said Tuesday. John Bittrolff, 51, who received consecutive 25-years-to-life sentences for the murders, may have even more ...

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Usain Bolt predicts his world records could stand for 15-20 years

KYOTO, Japan — Usain Bolt is feeling no pressure in retirement, confident his best times can remain world records for decades. The only sprinter to capture the 100- and 200-meter track titles at three consecutive Olympics, Bolt retired last month after the world championships in London. He holds the world record of 9.58 seconds in the 100 and 19.19 in ...

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Evan Engram could fill Odell Beckham’s shoes as big playmaker

There is a reason the Giants shouldn’t feel despondent if Odell Beckham Jr. misses their regular season opener in Dallas, and that reason’s name is Evan Engram. Jerry Reese’s first-round draft pick is making some of the predictable mistakes that rookies make in the preseason. And Ben McAdoo won’t pressure a first-year tight end to be the Giants’ savior if ...

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How a new Trump order could make flood damage worse after Harvey

When it rains under President Trump, the protections will be poor. Just a few weeks before Tropical Storm Harvey started devastating Houston, Trump rolled back Obama-era safety standards for floods — potentially setting up another city for even greater damage in a future storm. Trump announced this reversal at Trump Tower only days before Harvey hit Houston. But the news ...

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How a new Trump order could make flood damage worse after Harvey

When it rains under President Trump, the protections will be poor. Just a few weeks before Tropical Storm Harvey started devastating Houston, Trump rolled back Obama-era safety standards for floods — potentially setting up another city for even greater damage in a future storm. Trump announced this reversal at Trump Tower only days before Harvey hit Houston. But the news ...

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Greg Bird, Starlin Castro could return to Yankees on Friday

DETROIT — Could Greg Bird or Starlin Castro be back on Friday? “Anything is possible. You very well could see someone tomorrow,” Joe Girardi said. Starlin Castro. (Elsa/Getty Images) Both Bird (ankle) and Castro (hamstring) will play for Triple-A Scranton on Thursday. Tags: mlb new york yankees greg bird starlin castro sports injuries Send a Letter to the Editor Join ...

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U.S. could soon add up to 3,900 troops to Afghanistan war

The next surge of American troops in Afghanistan could arrive in weeks or even days, the top U.S. commander for the Middle East said Tuesday, as military officials revealed the Trump administration will send up to 3,900 more fighters into America’s longest war. The new plans added the first solid details to President Trump’s firm but vague declaration on Monday ...

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Bill Maher's 'Real Time' Obesity Segment Could Have Deadly Consequences

Bill MaherObesity Group BristlesTV Fat Shaming Is Deadly 8/22/2017 9:45 AM PDT EXCLUSIVE Bill Maher did potentially fatal damage to the obese population of America during Friday night’s show … all because of some below-the-belt fat jokes — so says a leading obesity org. Maher’s closing segment on ‘Real Time‘ was riddled with fat jokes, including, “Obesity is the main ...

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Scientists: Fake eclipse glasses could cook your retina

Buyers beware! Ready for Monday’s solar eclipse? You may want to double check the legitimacy of those glasses you bought before you head outside to catch a glimpse of the rare event, an American Astronomical Society spokesperson told the New York Times. “The market has been overrun with counterfeits and fakes, and many of them were being sold on Amazon,” ...

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Geno Smith on preseason performance: ‘I could have been better'

Geno Smith ran a lap on Tuesday as penance for fumbling twice in practice, but on Friday he was not running from accountability for his turnovers and a preseason-opening performance below his standard. “I could have been better,” Smith told the Daily News of his Giants debut one week ago against the Pittsburgh Steelers. “I don’t think I really played ...

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