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De Blasio: axing NYC official in Rivington deal wasn’t his doing

Mayor de Blasio said he was not involved in the decision to fire the city official who approved lifting deed restriction that allowed a Lower East Side nursing home to be flipped for luxury condos — and declined to explain it beyond saying his agency needed “someone better” for the job. Ricardo Morales, a deputy commissioner at the Department of ...

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Barack and Michelle Obama set for record 'MULTIMILLION DOLLAR' bumper book deal

The US-based publishers were among a number of high profile companies bidding for the rights to the books, with the final amount believed to be more than £48.5million ($ 60million), according to the Financial Times. The former President and First Lady will write one book each and plan to donate a “significant portion of their author proceeds to charity”, including ...

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EU-Canada trade deal STILL under threat as Brussels blasted for NOT SERVING middle class

Paul Magnette, minister-president of the French-speaking region of Wallonia, said CETA “may never come into force” as he hit out at the EU for leaving citizens vulnerable to globalisation. He said: “The problem of Europe is that it has lost the support of the middle classes.  “Farmers are subject to the vagaries of a totally liberalised market, industrial workers are ...

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Giants re-sign veteran long-snapper Zak DeOssie to 2-year deal

The Giants and Zak DeOssie made it snappy. GM Jerry Reese and Big Blue re-signed their veteran long-snapper and special teams captain on Friday to a two-year contract. The deal would push DeOssie’s NFL tenure to 12 seasons, all in Giant blue, a career capped by two Super Bowl championships including in his rookie 2007 season. DeOssie’s 10 seasons thus ...

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Nets deal Bogdanovic, McCullough to Wizards for 2 players, pick

Nets GM Sean Marks continues to do everything in his power to rebuild a barren, putrid roster, making a savvy move before Thursday’s trade deadline. Brooklyn traded Croatian swingman Bojan Bogdanovic and forward Chris McCoullough to the Wizards on Wednesday in exchange for a protected 2017 first-round pick, forward Andrew Nicholson and guard Marcus Thornton, according to multiple reports. The ...

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Lonzo Ball Blocked By Cybersquatter … Let's Make a Deal!

2/21/2017 12:35 AM PST EXCLUSIVE Pop Quiz — Guess who owns the rights to LonzoBall.com??? Answer — It ain’t Lonzo Ball.  Turns out, the site was snatched up by a huge basketball fan named Jeremy back in 2013 … in the hopes the kid would blow up one day.  Now, Jeremy’s prediction has come true — and it puts him ...

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Jon Niese surprised he had to take a minor-league Yankees deal

TAMPA — Jon Niese is trying to resurrect his career with the Yankees. The 30-year-old veteran was “kind of” surprised that he couldn’t get a major-league deal this offseason. On Sunday night, he took a minor-league offer from the Bombers, which features an invite to major-league spring training. Niese felt this was his best opportunity for him to make a ...

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Yankees sign former Mets lefty Jon Niese to minor-league deal

Jon Niese is back, now trying to make the team across town. The former Met lefty has agreed to a minor-league deal with the Yankees pending a physical, the Daily News confirmed. The 30-year-old could start or relieve for the Bombers. Niese is coming off a poor 2016 season in which he went 8-7 with a 5.50 ERA for Pittsburgh ...

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Neil Walker, Mets still talking a new three-year deal

PORT ST. LUCIE – Neil Walker may be sticking around. The second baseman had been seeking a three-year deal with the Mets this winter before signing the $ 17.2 million qualifying offer. Sandy Alderson said Sunday that he has continued conversations with Walker’s agent, speaking as recently as Saturday, and he hoped to discuss it with the player soon. Walker ...

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Britain & China ‘celebrate GOLDEN ERA of relationship’ in major boost for post-Brexit deal

According to the China’s official news agency, the two governments have called a “golden era” in their relationship, as May has signalled China to be one of the countries she wants a free trade agreement with upon Brexit. The pleasant promises were made on Thursday between Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson and his Chinese equivalent, Wang Yi. Mr Johnson reportedly said ...

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