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Promoter behind disastrous Fyre Festival arrested for wire fraud

Promoter behind disastrous Fyre Festival arrested for wire fraud

Beyoncé and Jay-Z's twins rumored to be named Rumi and Sir

Beyoncé and Jay-Z’s twins rumored to be named Rumi and Sir

'Entourage' star Jerry Ferrara gets hitched

‘Entourage’ star Jerry Ferrara gets hitched

Joe Jackson taken to hospital after Vegas car crash

Joe Jackson taken to hospital after Vegas car crash

Olivia de Havilland sues FX over 'Feud' portrayal

Olivia de Havilland sues FX over ‘Feud’ portrayal

Mourner arrested after rapper Prodigy's memorial

Mourner arrested after rapper Prodigy’s memorial

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Halle Berry is still disappointed in the Oscars

Halle Berry is still disappointed in the Oscars

“I feel like it meant something, but I guess I’m just disappointed that there has not been another woman [of color] in 15 years that has stood on that stage…
Venus Williams sued over fatal crash

Venus Williams sued over fatal crash

78-year-old Jerome Barsons succumbed to his injuries two weeks after the crash, which took place in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla. on June 9.
Greta Van Susteren out at MSNBC

Greta Van Susteren out at MSNBC

Greta Van Susteren is out at MSNBC after just six months. The Post has learned that she’ll be replaced by Ari Melber, MSNBC’s chief legal correspondent. Van Susteren, who moved…

Cops comb for bald man who swiped Rogaine

Cops comb for bald man who swiped Rogaine

DEARBORN, Mich. — Police in suburban Detroit can skip barbershops as they search for a man who stole a hair growth product. This guy is bald. Dearborn police have security…
Man falls off paddleboard and drowns

Man falls off paddleboard and drowns

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. — A Colorado man has drowned after falling off a paddleboard on a Grand Mesa lake. The Daily Sentinel reports 44-year-old Larry Smith Jr. fell into Eggleston…
Restaurateur chokes to death while dining at steakhouse

Restaurateur chokes to death while dining at steakhouse

Jeffrey Gildenhorn, a restauranteur in the Washington, D.C. area and former mayoral candidate, tragically choked to death on Wednesday while dining at the city’s Palm steakhouse. Gildenhorn, 74, was the…
Bride finds missing wedding dress thanks to Facebook

Bride finds missing wedding dress thanks to Facebook

DOVER, Ohio — A bride who lost her wedding dress while traveling through Ohio has found it, thanks to social media. WJW-TV reports Jennifer Contini and fiance Steven Cunningham were…
Mom arrested in connection with 2-month-old’s death

Mom arrested in connection with 2-month-old’s death

HANFORD, Calif. — A 40-year-old California woman has been arrested in connection to the death of her 2-month-old daughter. The Fresno Bee reports Kings County Sheriff’s deputies and paramedics went…
Trump to Senate: Repeal ObamaCare now, replace later

Trump to Senate: Repeal ObamaCare now, replace later

President Trump on Friday urged fractured Senate Republicans to repeal ObamaCare “immediately” and replace it some day down the road — but GOP insiders said that idea was not going…
Sarin nerve gas used in Syria attack: watchdog

Sarin nerve gas used in Syria attack: watchdog

THE HAGUE, Netherlands — An investigation by the international chemical weapons watchdog confirmed Friday that sarin nerve gas was used in a deadly April 4 attack on a Syrian town,…
Joe and Mika say Trump is too easily played

Joe and Mika say Trump is too easily played

MSNBC host Mika Brzezinski responded Friday to President Trump’s deeply personal attack on Twitter by assailing his “fragile” and “easily played ego” — saying she was worried for the United…
China: US must call off arms deal with Taiwan

China: US must call off arms deal with Taiwan

BEIJING — Beijing has strongly protested a US plan to sell $1.4 billion worth of arms to Taiwan and demanded that the deal be canceled. Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Lu…
Germany legalizes gay marriage

Germany legalizes gay marriage

Germany’s parliament voted by a wide margin Friday to legalize same-sex marriage after Chancellor Angela Merkel did an about-face that freed members of her ruling conservative bloc to follow their…
Feds plan to arrest parents who smuggled kids into US

Feds plan to arrest parents who smuggled kids into US

SAN FRANCISCO — The Trump administration plans to arrest parents and other relatives who authorities believe smuggled their children into the United States, a move immigrant advocates said would send…
Archaeologists make grisly discovery at ancient temple

Archaeologists make grisly discovery at ancient temple

Archaeologists say that human skulls may have once decorated an ancient temple at Göbekli Tepe in Turkey. Described as the world’s oldest temple, Göbekli Tepe in Southeast Turkey dates back…

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Judge blocks Cook County soda pop tax

A judge on Friday put Cook County’s penny-per-ounce tax on sweetened beverages on hold at least until July 12. It was set to go into effect Saturday. The ruling by Circuit Judge Daniel Kubasiak to grant a temporary restraining order came days after the Illinois Retail Merchants Association and…

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  • Experts say hot dogs minus artificial nitrites may be no better

    Experts say hot dogs minus artificial nitrites may be no better

    Backyard cooks looking to grill this summer have another option: hot dogs without “added nitrites.” Are they any healthier? Oscar Mayer is touting its new hot dog recipe that uses nitrite derived from celery juice instead of artificial sodium nitrite, which is used to preserve the pinkish colors…

  • Are Illinois taxpayers finally waking up?

    Are Illinois taxpayers finally waking up?

    Property taxes on the climb. An income tax hike debated in Springfield. An unpopular soda tax in Cook County. Residents with their pockets inside-out in Chicago. It appears there’s an awakening among Illinois voters. And it’s about time, after decades of risky borrowing, faulty promises, weak-kneed…

  • Doctor who killed 1, wounded 6 at NYC hospital was accused of sex harassment

    Doctor who killed 1, wounded 6 at NYC hospital was accused of sex harassment

    A doctor forced from a New York hospital because of sexual harassment accusations returned Friday with an assault rifle hidden under a lab coat and shot seven people, killing one woman and leaving several doctors fighting for their lives, authorities said. The gunman, Dr. Henry Bello, fatally shot…

  • Judge blocks Cook County soda pop tax

    Judge blocks Cook County soda pop tax

    A judge on Friday put Cook County’s penny-per-ounce tax on sweetened beverages on hold at least until July 12. It was set to go into effect Saturday. The ruling by Circuit Judge Daniel Kubasiak to grant a temporary restraining order came days after the Illinois Retail Merchants Association and…

  • Freight train hauling crude oil derails, causing evacuation but no injuries

    Freight train hauling crude oil derails, causing evacuation but no injuries

    Several cars of a freight train hauling crude oil derailed Friday night in Plainfield prompting an evacuation but no injuries, officials said. Canadian National Railway initiated its emergency response plan and has crews and equipment, including hazmat and environmental teams responding to the…

  • Bulls waive Rajon Rondo and Isaiah Canaan, prepare for free agency

    Bulls waive Rajon Rondo and Isaiah Canaan, prepare for free agency

    On the eve of 2016 NBA free agency, the Bulls had a first-day, in-town visit with Rajon Rondo scheduled. Days later, Dwyane Wade felt Pat Riley and the Heat spurned him and he chose his hometown team. This year’s free agency, which will begin at 11:01 p.m. Friday, will carry no such big-name pursuits….

  • What to expect if no Illinois state budget deal is reached

    What to expect if no Illinois state budget deal is reached

    As Illinois hurtles toward a third year without a budget agreement, the state’s political leaders have managed to accumulate a series of notable, if inglorious, distinctions — the lowest credit rating of any state, just a whisker above junk status; a growing pile of unpaid bills that now stands…

  • 2 women shot dead in Washington Park: 'My heart just dropped. I couldn't think'

    2 women shot dead in Washington Park: ‘My heart just dropped. I couldn’t think’

    The young woman got as close as she could to the red SUV where two women were found shot to death in the Washington Park neighborhood Wednesday night.She got on her knees and yelled out, “That’s my momma!”The South Side crime scene was quiet as she raised her right hand to her face and cried out,…

  • Woman found guilty in fatal Palos Park home invasion

    Woman found guilty in fatal Palos Park home invasion

    A 21-year-old Indiana woman was found guilty of first-degree murder Thursday for her role in a Palos Park home invasion scheme gone bad where one assailant was killed by the homeowner. Prosecutors presented enough evidence at trial last week to prove Sarah Risner was accountable for the death of…

  • Judge: Cash-strapped state must pay more toward medical bills

    Judge: Cash-strapped state must pay more toward medical bills

    A federal judge on Friday ordered Illinois to start paying $293 million in state money toward Medicaid bills every month and an additional $1 billion over the course of the next year, worsening a cash-flow problem caused by two years of budget-free spending by state government. U.S. District Judge…

  • Inside the 'cutthroat,' gossipy world of LPGA player-caddie relationships

    Inside the ‘cutthroat,’ gossipy world of LPGA player-caddie relationships

    Cristie Kerr has a one-word explanation for why some LPGA players are so quick to switch caddies. “Hormones,” she said. “Honestly. Women are moody. I’m moody. Sometimes when I wasn’t playing well early in my career, I’d take it out on my caddies.” Kerr figures she has gone through six or seven…

  • 1 dead, 9 injured in shootings on West, South sides

    1 dead, 9 injured in shootings on West, South sides

    A man was killed in a rifle attack and at least nine other people were wounded Friday in shootings on the West and South sides, police said. In the most recent shooting, at least two people were found shot in the 6500 block of South State Street in Englewood, according to a Chicago Fire Department…

  • Meechy Monroe, Chicago blogger on black beauty, dies at 32

    Meechy Monroe, Chicago blogger on black beauty, dies at 32

    After an unflattering but fateful haircut in 2009 led Meechy Monroe to chop off her chemically treated hair in favor of a short Afro, women on the street would walk up to her and ask how they could get their look to resemble hers. “People would come up to me and ask what I did to my hair,” Monroe…

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Trump Team Sends More Feds to Chicago

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Gunman Opens Fire at NYC Hospital

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One doctor was killed and at least five people were injured in the shooting incident, in which the shooter reportedly killed himself.


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Trump Team Sends More Feds to Chicago

In January, Trump said he would ‘send in the feds’ if Chicago’s rampant gun violence continued.

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Bundestag Approves Gay Marriage in Germany

Allies of Chancellor Angela Merkel had said such a vote wouldn’t come until after the September election.

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Personal Income Booms in U.S.

New government data show incomes are on the rise, but spending has cooled.

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Gunman Opens Fire at NYC Hospital

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One doctor was killed and at least five people were injured in the shooting incident, in which the shooter reportedly killed himself.


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Medicaid Cuts in Health Bill Threaten Insurer Profits

Steve Sternberg | June 30, 2017

A new CBO analysis shows the depth of the Senate health care legislation’s Medicaid cuts over two decades.


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Could ‘Kill Chain’ Kill Any Chance at Peace?

Jeff Nesbit | June 30, 2017

President Donald Trump and South Korean President Moon Jae-In met at the White House on Friday.


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White House Blasts China on Trade

Curt Mills | June 30, 2017

The comments from the administration comes as President Trump hosted the South Korean president.


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Eric Holder Warns DOJ, FBI Employees

Megan Trimble | June 30, 2017

The former U.S. attorney general’s message comes amid the FBI’s investigation into possible Trump administration-Russia connections.


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