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  1. A man tried to smuggle finches into the United States using hair rollers.Read the original story w/Photo

    28 min ago | New York Post

    Federal authorities busted a man at John F. Kennedy International Airport over the weekend for trying to smuggle a bounty of live finches inside hair rollers from Guyana into the US. The traveler, a Guyanese citizen, had just arrived at the Queens airport on a flight from Georgetown on Saturday when US Customs and Border Protection Agriculture Specialists stopped him, federal authorities said.

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  2. Corey Johnson: Amazon's plan to build a helipad at HQ2 is a farceRead the original story w/Photo

    32 min ago | New York Post

    Amazon officials got a raucous welcome from demonstrators at a City Council hearing - and then were battered by lawmakers who denounced the deal that will bring the retail giant to Long Island City. Amazon is expected to get $2.5 billion in tax incentives and $325 million in construction grants to open a new headquarters in Queens - but demonstrators and Council members alike gave the company the Bronx cheer at the fractious hearing.

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  3. Keith J. KellyMeredith quietly sells The Drive to a private equity firmRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | New York Post

    Meredith has quietly sold the digital auto site The Drive to a private equity firm while continuing to negotiate with ex-Milwaukee Bucks NBA player Ulysses "Junior" Bridgeman for Sports Illustrated. The Post reported back in October that Bridgeman was said to be closing in on a deal for SI.

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  4. Judge releases mom whose baby was ripped away by copsRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | New York Post

    A judge on Tuesday ordered Jazmine Headley, the mom whose baby boy was ripped from her arms by NYPD cops in a Brooklyn benefits center, released from Rikers Island. "It's the right thing to do, so she will be released forthwith," ruled Judge Craig Walker in an emergency afternoon hearing at Brooklyn Supreme Court.

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  5. Amed Rosario already has a Robinson Cano connectionRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | New York Post

    Shortly after being traded from Seattle to the Mets , Robinson Cano reached out to Amed Rosario and the two talked about forming a dynamic double play combination in Queens. Now, with new general manager Brodie Van Wagenen showing a willingness to consider plenty more moves - including perhaps trading Noah Syndergaard - Rosario hopes his future remains with the Mets.

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  6. Ocasio-Cortez says she has Jewish roots during Hanukah celebrationRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | New York Post

    Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, who was raised as Catholic, claims she actually has Jewish roots that span back 500 years to the Spanish Inquisition. The congresswoman-elect made the ancestral connection for the first time during a Hanukkah celebration Sunday in Queens - without offering any evidence.

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  7. NYPD boss: Video of cops snatching baby from mom is 'very disturbing'Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | New York Post

    NYPD Commissioner James O'Neill ordered an investigation Monday into the officers caught on video yanking a baby from his screaming mom - as new footage showed her clinging to the boy's shirt with her teeth. "The video obviously is very disturbing," O'Neill said of the clip that captured officers in a tug of war with Jazmine Headley over her 1-year-old son Friday in a Brooklyn benefits center.

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  8. Immunity could be lifted for diplomat's husband who allegedly beat herRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | New York Post

    The British diplomat allegedly beaten by her husband in their Manhattan apartment only to see him dodge charges thanks to her diplomatic immunity may get justice after all, as a US congresswoman said she wants the protection lifted so the case can be tried. "The United Kingdom should waive this abuser's diplomatic immunity so that he can be held accountable for his actions," said Rep. Carolyn Maloney , whose district covers the East 47th Street apartment in which Youssef Amrouche allegedly attacked his wife on Saturday morning.

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  9. A group of FBI agents scout out the area near the shooting in Brooklyn.Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | New York Post

    The feds provided a vivid, blow-by-blow account Monday of the broad-daylight ambush shooting of an FBI agent in Brooklyn. Reputed Crips gang member Ronell Watson drove a BMW M5 the wrong way on Canarsie Road and blocked in the agent's car, got out, went up to the driver's-side door and began blasting when the agent tried to get away, court papers say.

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  10. Balloons knock out power for over 1,500 Queens residentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | New York Post

    More than 1,500 Con Ed customers lost power for about two hours on Monday after a bunch of helium balloons knocked into overhead wires in Queens, the company said. The balloons got loose at about 4:55 p.m. and struck the overhead wires at Francis Lewis Boulevard and Murdock Boulevard in St. Albans, a Con Ed spokesperson said.

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  11. Judge clears air-conditioning installer accused of poisoning familyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | New York Post

    The owner of an air conditioning installation company was cleared Monday of charges that he vindictively poisoned a Queens family and their dog. Yuriy Kruk, 48 - who faced up to 15 years in prison if convicted of allegedly planting mercury in a cooling unit in the the Jamaica Estates home of Roman Pinkhasov and his family - was found not guilty by a judge who called the prosecution's case weak.

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  12. Andrew Cuomo orders last-minute review of L train shutdown plansRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | New York Post

    Just four months away from a years-long planned shutdown of the L train , Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Monday he would order a personal, last minute second-look at the closure of the key line linking Williamsburg to Manhattan. The April shutdown is currently scheduled to last 15 months and will affect more than 225,000 New Yorkers who use the line to cross the East River every weekday.

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  13. Teen alleges years-long sexual abuse at Brooklyn Catholic ChurchRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | New York Post

    A former altar girl at a Brooklyn church says she was the victim of sexual abuse for years, police sources told The Post on Sunday. The 17-year-old told cops on Saturday that a custodian at Holy Innocents Church in Flatbush groped her while she served as an altar girl between 2013 and 2015.

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  14. Good luck getting ahold of NYC's parking summons advocateRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | New York Post

    The city pays him $120,000 a year to help New Yorkers fight unfair parking tickets - but he's proven harder to find than a Midtown parking spot. Parking Summons Advocate Jean Wesh of Queens was hired by the Department of Finance in April to "[assist] members of the public, who do not already have their own representation, with parking-summons complaints and issues,'' with the agency adding that it would set up a toll-free number to connect motorists to the taxpayer-funded fixer's office.

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  15. Two young sisters killed in Brooklyn apartment fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | New York Post

    Two little girls described as their grandfather's reason for living were killed in a massive fire that tore through his Brooklyn apartment, police said Sunday. The sisters, Payton Gomez, 7, and Haley Harris, 8, were living with their grandfather on Schaefer Street near Central Avenue in Bushwick when the flames erupted in the second-floor apartment of the three-story residential building just before 11 p.m. Saturday.

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  16. AllianceBernstein eyeing The Spiral for Manhattan moveRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | New York Post

    Financial giant AllianceBernstein is now closing in on a decision as to where it will regroup in New York City now that it has committed to moving its headquarters to Nashville. Sources tell The Post that the firm has targeted and is negotiating with the Related venture at 50 Hudson Yards and with Tishman Speyer for The Spiral - which looks like it may be getting the thumbs up.

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  17. Cops caught on video trying to a wrestlea child away from momRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | New York Post

    A group of NYPD officers tried to rip a child from his mother's arms at a Brooklyn food-assistance center Friday in a scene captured on video that first sparked outrage and now an investigation. The shocking footage posted to Facebook shows a young mother - identified by police as Jazmine Headley, 23 - sitting on the floor at a SNAP center in Boerum Hill as a uniformed officer attempts to pry her year-old son from her arms, dragging her across the room in the process.

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  18. FreshDirect is losing customers over spate of service problemsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 9 | New York Post

    Six months ago, the pioneering online grocer moved from Long Island City to a larger warehouse in The Bronx, where it strung up nine miles of conveyor belts that were supposed to sort everything from cereal to steaks and get the stuff onto delivery trucks more efficiently. Instead, persistent technical glitches have turned the move into a disaster, botching food orders, straining relationships with suppliers and costing its longtime chief executive and co-founder, Jason Ackerman, his job in September.

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  19. Off-duty firefighter dies in Brooklyn road-rage attackRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 9 | New York Post

    An off-duty firefighter was killed in a road-rage attack after he got into a car crash on the Belt Parkway in Brooklyn early Sunday, police sources said. The FDNY's Faizal Coto, 33, first got into a fender-bender with another driver on the parkway near Bay 8th Street in Bath Beach around 4:45 a.m., authorities said.

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  20. NYCHA shows off 'blitz' of minor repairs, but most tenants still sufferingRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 8 | New York Post

    Daisy Dougwillo, her husband Steven and son Steven. Daisy said their apartment is still suffering from major heating issues despite NYCHA's boasting about repairs.

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