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2,000-pound hog declared ‘Pig King’ ahead of Chinese New Year

A giant porker has been squealing the spotlight in China after busting the scales at 2,072 pounds. But a hambulance nearly had to be called for the brave 24 men needed to cart the hefty porker crowned “Pig King” at a village weigh-in ahead of Chinese New Year celebrations. In Meishan city,...

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Manchester City here to help Gabriel Jesus with family absence, says Pep Guardiola

The 21-year-old has depended on the support of those closest to him since moving to Manchester

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CAIRO (AP) " Protests calling for the resignation of Sudan's autocratic President Omar al-Bashir are ongoing in and around the capital Khartoum, with activists circulating videos showing hundreds marching at, at least, half a dozen sites.Eyewitnesses said that police fired tear gas at demonstrators...

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Sears store in White Plains, N.Y., watches its destiny decided in courthouse 2 blocks away

Sears made its name in American suburbia, like the bedroom community just outside New York City, where its bankruptcy case is unfolding.        

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NYPD mourns rookie cops killed in California and Louisiana

The New York City Police Department is mourning the deaths of two, 22-year-old female rookie police officers who were fatally shot in the last two days in California and Louisiana. Newly-minted Sacramento police officer Natalie Corona, who’d just finished her field training right before Christmas,...

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1,500 miles of snow: Weekend winter weather to roar from Denver to New York City

Motorists on key Interstates in East and along the mid-Atlantic seaboard could face hazardous conditions.        

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1,500 miles of snow: Weekend winter weather to roar from Denver to New York City

Motorists on key Interstates in East and along the mid-Atlantic seaboard could face hazardous conditions.         

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A former New York City public school teacher from Farmingville has filed legal papers against the city and its Department of Education, Mayor Bill de Blasio and media outlets in the city, alleging she has suffered reverse discrimination, defamation and "loss of reputation," leaving her publicly...

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Patsy A. DeFreece, age 72, of Auburn, passed away at her home Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2019.Survivors include her husband Larry of Auburn; daughters Jonna Parsons of Colorado Springs, Colo.; Angela (fiance Marc McCaslin) Knickman of Newark, Ohio; Brenda Knickman of Nebraska City; Jennifer (Allen) Hauptman...

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Pregnant FDNY worker to de Blasio: Why don’t I get maternity leave?

A day after Mayor Bill de Blasio spent more than half his State of the City speech touting his great accomplishments on behalf of New Yorkers, a pregnant FDNY worker called into his WNYC radio show to ask why she doesn’t get any paid maternity leave. A woman named Jesse, who said she works as...

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De Blasio: Amazon HQ2 will help pay for new health care plan

Mayor Bill de Blasio, who’s positioning himself as a national progressive leader, came up with a new rationale Friday for supporting the nearly $3 billion in subsidies to lure Amazon to Long Island City: It’ll help pay for his $100 million expansion of health care to the needy. “You are...

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As scooter accidents in metro Phoenix hit triple digits, another city regulates scooters

Scooters accidents have reached triple digits in metro Phoenix as the number of shared electric scooters continues to surge.         

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As scooter accidents in metro Phoenix hit triple digits, another city regulates scooters

Scooters accidents have reached triple digits in metro Phoenix as the number of shared electric scooters continues to surge.         

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As scooter accidents in metro Phoenix hit triple digits, another city regulates scooters

Scooters accidents have reached triple digits in metro Phoenix as the number of shared electric scooters continues to surge.         

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If you haven't watched You on Netflix yet, you're simultaneously saving yourself the trouble of feeling paranoid about stalkers and missing out on a solid binge session. The show - based on Caroline Kepnes's bestselling (and creepy) novel - centers around a guy named Joe Goldberg, played by Gossip...

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For the most luscious, custardy consistency, borrow this method from the chefs at Nonesuch in Oklahoma City. Their recipe includes sides of butter-braised potatoes and prosciutto.

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NFL Playoffs 2019 TV Schedule: What time, channel is Indianapolis Colts vs. Kansas City Chiefs? (1/12/19) Betting line, picks, livestream | AFC Divisional Round

The Indianapolis Colts, led by quarterback Andrew Luck, meet the Kansas City Chiefs, led by quarterback Patrick Mahomes and tight end Travis Kelce, in an AFC Divisional Playoff Game on Saturday, January 12, 2019 (1/12/19) at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City, Missouri. The winner advances to the AFC...

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Mayor Woodward talks to us about grant money the city received and how it is spent. Michaud reopening under new ownership. A new business will be in the Birdseye plant and the new jobs that [...]

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NFL playoffs picks: Predictions for Indianapolis Colts vs. Kansas City Chiefs | AFC Divisional Round Game (1/12/19)

Divisional Round weekend of the 2019 NFL playoffs will feature a marquee AFC battle on Saturday, January 12, 2019 (1/12/19) when the Indianapolis Colts take on the Kansas City Chiefs at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City, Missouri. Kickoff is slated for 4:35 p.m. EST on NBC. The Colts are led by head...

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The weather outside won't be particularly frightful this weekend, at least for the NFL teams involved.

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