Cop jumps into Hudson River to save suicidal woman

An NYPD cop who worked as a lifeguard during his youth put that experience to good use on Sunday and rescued an unhinged woman who jumped into the Hudson River when her boyfriend dumped her, cops said. Officer Christopher Collins and his partner, Officer Tim Poon, were dispatched to Pier 62 in Manhattan shortly before […]

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Mets needed this one, and Jacob deGrom delivered

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — In his bid to repeat as the National League Cy Young-award winner Jacob deGrom may have a difficult time catching a certain Dodgers left-hander, but the Mets ace has certainly resembled the 2018 version of himself since the All-Star break. The award could be Hyun-Jin Ryu’s to lose at this point. […]

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Hundreds of thousands turn out for peaceful Hong Kong protest

Hong Kong enjoyed a rare calm weekend after 10 weeks of civil unrest, with no violent clashes reported Sunday as up to 1.7 million protesters turned local streets into seas of umbrellas amid torrential rains. Riot police who have repeatedly clashed with pro-democracy demonstrators kept a low profile and did not attempt to block the […]

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Man flips out after date asks him to turn on ‘read receipts’

It’s the read dread. Read receipts — little digital notifications that someone’s opened up a message you’ve sent them — are a huge source of stress for young singles. This phenomenon was recently highlighted in a viral Twitter thread by New Yorker Eric Dimitratos. The 33-year-old, who works in digital marketing, received a text from a recent […]

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Hong Kong\u2019s protesters deserve Trump\u2019s support

What’s happening in Hong Kong right now reminds us that Americans have never been ideologues. In foreign policy, we are happy to live with a messiness in which idealism mingles with self-interest. We need a touch of idealism in ­response to the Beijing regime’s crackdown against dissent in Hong Kong. President Trump is about the […]

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Yankees’ war with umpires rages on in tight win over Indians

The Yankees’ season so far has been highlighted so far by plenty of wins — and more than a few dustups with umpires. They got both on Saturday afternoon at the Stadium, as they beat the Indians, 6-5, and also endured three ejections during a wild sixth inning in which Aaron Boone, Brett Gardner and […]

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11 books New Yorkers are reading this summer and where to find them

MCNALLY JACKSON After making a splash in the UK, 28-year-old Irish writer Sally Rooney is now a sensation in New York. Her two novels, “Conversations with Friends” and “Normal People” (Hogarth) both explore modern, coming-of-age love affairs, and were recommended by almost every bookseller on this list. “They go down like milkshakes, super fast. Super […]

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One dead after small plane crashes into house near Poughkeepsie

A small plane crashed into a house in Dutchess County on Saturday, killing at least one of the three men on board, authorities said. The crash also critically injured a woman who was in the home, which was destroyed in the raging blaze that followed, authorities said. Another man believed to have been in the […]

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