De Blasio a hit with Republicans for all the wrong reasons

Mayor de Blasio’s run for president is turning out to be a huge hit — with Republicans. The mayor ranks among the top most-talked-about Democratic 2020 primary candidates online, but the majority of the Web chatter is coming from conservatives mocking his quixotic run. Even though he’s basically dead last in the polls, de Blasio […]

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Woman donates blood plasma twice a week to go shopping

A self-confessed shopaholic has made more than $3,000 donating her plasma to fund her retail therapy habit. Carisa Barker, 20, has spent a year visiting a clinic twice a week to donate the protein-rich liquid found in blood in exchange for cash to bankroll her shopping sprees. The student and part-time nanny makes $280 a […]

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Navy pilots spotted UFOs flying at hypersonic speeds: report

Some US Navy pilots reported spotting UFOs while training over the East Coast in 2014 and 2015, they said in a recent New York Times report. The pilots told the paper they saw “strange objects” with “no visible engine or infared exhaust plumes” reaching at least 30,000 feet and flying at hypersonic speeds almost daily […]

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Six wounded in two separate Brooklyn shootings hours apart

Six people were injured – one critically – in two separate Brooklyn shootings just hours apart on Monday night, police said. Three men were struck in the first shooting at about 6:50 p.m. at a cookout outside NYCHA’s Pink Houses on Hemlock Street and Stanley Avenue in East New York, cops said. A 42-year-old victim […]

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Mom critically injured when family tossed from log flume

A woman was critically injured when her family was tossed from an amusement park log flume in California. The unidentified woman was with her husband and their 10-year-old son at Castle Park in Riverside on Saturday when the ride malfunctioned and their log flipped, throwing them into water. Fire officials believe it crashed because water […]

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Another American climber dies on Everest amid summit traffic jams

Another climber has died on Mount Everest — the 11th this year — and the number could very well rise. The mountain’s 29,035-foot peak is more crowded than ever this climbing season and people at the summit are experiencing constant delays and traffic jams because of it. “Death. Carnage. Chaos,” described Canadian filmmaker and mountaineer […]

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Service dog goes nuts for Chewbacca at Disney World

Sparrow is an American golden retriever living in the United Kingdom who’s training to become a service dog. Her owners run an Instagram account tracking her progress and sharing it with the world. They recently took Sparrow on a trip to Disney World in Florida for a training program and it was there that she […]

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