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    Readers sound off on de Blasio, AOC and naming killers


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    De Blasio's campaign trail stumbles

    Bronx: To everyone who is curious why Bill de Blasio is giving (terrible) speeches in Iowa and New Hampshire, my friends and I went and caught his speech Saturday night in Manchester, N.H.. Dear Zeus, he’s one of the worst candidates I’ve ever seen, as far as...

    MTA finds low levels of silica dust along L train, assures riders air is safe to breathe


    Police wear masks at the Bedford Avenue L train subway station on Monday. Commuters passing through the station are breathing in trace amounts of silica...

    Construction dust containing silica particles floats in the air at the Bedford Ave. subway station on the L train, MTA tests found last week — but agency officials say the levels are too low to be dangerous.

    Last week the agency brought in a contractor to analyze the air quality at Bedford Ave....

    New Air Force One jets and hangars to cost 33% more than expected, Pentagon says


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    Purchasing and outfitting two Boeing 747-style jets for the new Air Force One fleet will cost ,35% more than previously estimated, the Pentagon says in documents reported Monday.

    The project is now estimated to cost $5.3 billion, the Pentagon’s fiscal 2020 budget proposal says. That’s $1.4 billion...

    Saving the best for first: Mets aces pitch in intrasquad spring game


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    PORT ST. LUCIE — The Mets strategically opted for Jacob deGrom and Noah Syndergaard to pitch a minor-league intrasquad game on the back fields of the Mets’ facility Monday.

    This was all done on purpose to avoid the Nationals from getting another look at the top-2 starters before the regular seasons...

    Meet the Mets' new David Wright


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    PORT ST. LUCIE – David Wright traded the orange and blue threads for a white polo shirt and navy pants in his return to Mets spring training.

    The club’s beloved captain arrived at First Data Field on Monday as a newly minted team special adviser, and got a taste of what it’s like to be on the other...

    Will Jacoby Ellsbury ever play for the Yankees again?


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    LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — There is no target day, week, or even month. When it comes to Jacoby Ellsbury, the Yankees have no idea of when or if they will even think of him as a potential option on their roster. The often-injured outfielder reported to spring training on Sunday and began his workouts...

    Michael Cohen search warrant documents will be unsealed Tuesday, may shed light on early investigation into Trump's ex-fixer


    Prosecutors are expected to publicly release documents on Tuesday, March 19, 2019, related to the search warrant for FBI raids on Cohen's home and office in New York last...

    The search warrant that resulted in a raid on Michael Cohen's law office and residence in New York last year will be published Tuesday, possibly shedding light on the early stages of the investigation into President Trump's former fixer.

    Manhattan Federal Judge William Pauley ordered prosecutors...

    Democrats ask FBI to investigate Florida woman accused of selling access to Trump, running sex trafficking ring


    A photo of Cindy Yang with President Trump taken at Mar-a-Lago in Florida last...

    Top congressional Democrats are calling on the FBI to launch criminal and counterintelligence investigations into the former owner of a purported Florida brothel suspected of hawking Chinese government officials and businessmen access to President Trump’s administration.

    In a letter made public...

    House Democrats plan to grill Trump officials on threat of white nationalism in light of New Zealand shootings


    House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-N.Y.) walks to a Democratic Caucus meeting at the Capitol last...

    Democrats on the House Judiciary Committee are planning to question Trump administration officials in the coming weeks on what they’re doing to combat white nationalism in light of a couple of mass shootings at mosques in New Zealand, according to two people familiar with the matter.

    Plans are...

    Outraged right-wing online community threatens to boycott Fox News if the network doesn't bring back Judge Jeanine Pirro


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    An online community of furious “Justice with Judge Jeanine” fans is siding with President Trump in demanding that Fox News bring back race-baiting TV host Judge Jeanine Pirro. Her Saturday night broadcast was replaced with a docu-series a week after Pirro questioned Muslim congresswoman Ilhan Omar’s...

    What is ailing New York's hospitals? They're taking in lots of money but operating in the red


    Despite surging revenue, almost of half of New York’s hospitals are operating in the...

    These should be boom times for New York’s hospitals, whose collective revenues have been surging by the billions for several years.

    Yet almost of half of the state’s hospitals are operating in the red, and their leaders are howling in Albany about catastrophic consequences if Gov. Cuomo so much...

    Free the full Mueller report: Unanimous House votes for transparency


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    The congressional rebuke of President Trump’s national emergency declaration — and his subsequent first veto — got the headlines last week, but a more consequential statement came from the House in the form of a 420-0 vote calling for Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s final report on Russian interference...

    Readers sound off on bigotry, admissions cheating and abortion


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    Trump helps cause hatred to grow

    South Strabane Township, Pa.: It is ironic that on the day that the President appropriately voiced a few words of concern and disapproval of the mosque slaughters in New Zealand, he vetoed legislation that would nix his “national emergency” on our border with Mexico,...

    Jacoby Ellsbury touches down in Yankee town for spring


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    Jacoby Ellsbury was sighted in the Yankees clubhouse Sunday morning. The outfielder who missed all of last season because of injuries arrived at the complex to begin his introduction to baseball activities after dealing with plantar fasciitis at his home in Arizona during the first part of camp....

    Despite seasonal expectation, Dellin Betances' pitching still lacking speed


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    CLEARWATER, Fla. — Pitching in a game for the first time in a week after issues with his velocity, Dellin Betances got on the mound at Spectrum Field to face Bryce Harper right away. The Yankees set-up man got the Phillies’ new slugger to swing and miss on a 90-mile-per-hour fastball.

    “I don’t...

    Pete Alonso proves he belongs in the big leagues


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    WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — Other than a fundamental pursuit of forcing the Mets’ hand, Pete Alonso had a personal goal he set out to accomplish in Mets camp.

    Alonso said it was his intention to feel like he belonged with the team this spring. Last year, the 24-year-old was starstruck by the Mets....

    De Blasio calls Obama's early days in office 'a lost window' while in New Hampshire


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    CONCORD, N.H. — New York Mayor Bill de Blasio on Sunday criticized former President Barack Obama during a small gathering as he mulls a run for president, saying that Obama's early days in office were "a lost window."

    Minutes later, in front of a larger audience, de Blasio praised the Affordable...

    Aaron Hicks misfortune creates massive Yankees ripple effect


    Hizzoner listens as he speaks before a group of people at a restaurant in Concord, N.H., Sunday, March 17,...

    CLEARWATER, Fla. — Aaron Hicks is not going to be ready for the first weekend of the season.

    The center fielder needed a second cortisone shot for lower back discomfort on Sunday, meaning he will not have time to be ready for the opening series, let alone Opening Day against the Orioles.

    “We just...

    Bryce Harper, Phillies can breathe huge sigh of relief


    Hizzoner listens as he speaks before a group of people at a restaurant in Concord, N.H., Sunday, March 17,...

    CLEARWATER, Fla. — Bryce Harper was back in the Philadelphia Phillies' lineup as the designated hitter Sunday, two days after taking a 96-mph pitch on the right ankle.

    Harper was hitting third against a New York Yankees split squad.

    Harper was struck by a fastball from Toronto rookie Trent Thornton...