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Disaster movie gets shelved after Malaysian Airlines tragedy

Tue, 03/25/2014 - 08:08
Pre-production of Arclight Films' action horror flick 'Deep Water' has been halted due to the chilling similarities between its plot and the vanishing of tragic flight MH370. 'Out of sensitivity to the Malaysia flight situation, we've decided to put it on pause for now,' said Gary Hamilton, boss of the Australian movie house
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James Rebhorn penned his own obituary

Tue, 03/25/2014 - 07:16
Rebhorn, who passed away at age 65 after a long battle with melanoma on March 21, penned a touching tribute to his family and friends earlier this month that is now posted to his New Jersey church's website, titled "His Life, According to Jim."
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5 bodies found inside plane crash wreckage in Colorado reservoir: authorities

Tue, 03/25/2014 - 06:19
The bodies of five people were found inside the wreckage of a single-engine plane that crashed into a cold, murky reservoir in southwestern Colorado over the weekend, authorities said Monday.
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Nick Cannon slammed for donning 'white face' to promote upcoming album

Tue, 03/25/2014 - 06:18
Nick Cannon appears to have taken the title of his new album a little too seriously. The 'America's Got Talent' host is catching serious online heat after he 'whited up' to promote the forthcoming release of 'White People Party Music.'
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Homeless man found dead on tracks of Queens subway station

Tue, 03/25/2014 - 06:16
A homeless man was found dead on the tracks of a Queens subway station early Tuesday, police said.
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Cop who claims evidence was 'washed away' by Sandy is lying: suit

Tue, 03/25/2014 - 05:19
An NYPD cop who couldn’t get his story straight about Hurricane Sandy washing away evidence in a gun case has landed in a superstorm of trouble. A federal lawsuit related to the case was filed against Officer Angelo Pizzarro last week.
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Two killed in Virginia naval station shooting

Tue, 03/25/2014 - 04:50
A base spokeswoman says two people were killed in a shooting at Naval Station Norfolk in Virginia. Terri Davis says the shooting happened around 11:20 p.m. Monday at Pier 1 on the base.
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The electric car’s ‘green’ enemies

Tue, 03/25/2014 - 04:25
Hammond: The Democrats who run the state Assembly style themselves as the most progressive bloc in Albany. Yet when they confront actual progress, too often their instinct is to smother it in the cradle.
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Bill makes progress

Tue, 03/25/2014 - 04:10
The Mayor de Blasio who said Sunday that he wants “to shake the foundations” of education in New York was a wiser leader than the mayor who threw 194 charter school students into the cold.
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Let the public see

Tue, 03/25/2014 - 04:05
It’s an open-and-shut case: The public has a right to know which retired public employees are earning pensions and just how much they’re pocketing.
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A loon takes flight

Tue, 03/25/2014 - 04:05
In a world body too often dominated by wrongos, Richard Falk has been a standout among crazies. An emeritus law professor at Princeton, Falk on Monday ended a six-year stint monitoring the Palestinian territories for the United Nations Human Rights Council.
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March 25: Social debts, shared bikes and charter schools

Tue, 03/25/2014 - 04:00
Brentwood, L.I.: I cringed at the headline “What we owe young black men” (March 23), and again after reading the essay by Michael Bloomberg and Broderick Johnson.
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Mick Jagger, grieving loss of L'Wren Scott, appears bereaved on hotel balcony

Tue, 03/25/2014 - 03:02
A bereft Mick Jagger appeared briefly on the balcony of his Four Seasons suite with the devastating loss of his longtime lover, L’Wren Scott, etched on his famous face.
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New York voters oppose DREAM Act in state budget: poll

Tue, 03/25/2014 - 03:00
New Siena College poll is a nightmare for DREAM Act supporters
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Bloomberg aide will run city archives

Tue, 03/25/2014 - 02:53
Pauline Toole, a Department of Consumer Affairs executive under Mayor Michael Bloomberg, will head the city Department of Records and Information Services, Mayor de Blasio announced Monday.
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Gov. Cuomo has lead over rival Rob Astorino: poll

Tue, 03/25/2014 - 02:34
Gov. Cuomo still holds a commanding lead over Republican Rob Astorino — even though a majority of voters believe the state has failed to thrive under his governorship.
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Wheel boots for parking violators up 1,097%

Tue, 03/25/2014 - 02:30
The use of wheel boots against ticket scofflaws soared 1,097% citywide in 2013 as a two-year-old program expanded into all five boroughs for the first time, records show. The city Finance Department immobilized a whopping 53,729 cars last year with the metal devices, up from 4,490 in 2012 in an aggressive push to move from towing to use of the boot.
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EXCLUSIVE: Cynthia Nixon’s wife lands job under de Blasio

Tue, 03/25/2014 - 02:30
The wife of one of Mayor de Blasio’s top celebrity supporters — “Sex and the City” star Cynthia Nixon — has landed a $120,000-a-year gig in the de Blasio administration, the Daily News has learned. Christine Marinoni, 46, was hired as a special adviser for community partnerships in the Department of Education, an official confirmed.
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Brooklyn dad killed on bus was on the phone with his mom

Tue, 03/25/2014 - 02:30
The last thing he said to his mother was “hello” and now she wishes she could tell her son “goodbye.” Angel Rojas, the 39-year-old father who was shot to death by a gangbanger on the B15 bus in Brooklyn Thursday, called his mom on his way home from work that night as he always did.
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EXCLUSIVE: Rapper who says cops made him rhyme for release $7.5G

Tue, 03/25/2014 - 02:30
An aspiring rapper who claimed he was forced by NYPD cops to sing a rap song before they’d let him go has gotten the last word, the Daily News has learned. Quinshon Shingles, whose stage name is Sauce Da Boss, will pocket $7,500 in a settlement of his federal lawsuit against NYPD cops David Grieco and Joseph Patton of the 75th Precinct in Brooklyn, according to a source.
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