New York City Mayor de Blasio: Amazon ‘took their ball and went home’ – NBC News
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New York City Mayor de Blasio: Amazon ‘took their ball and went home’ – NBC News

Breaking News Emails Get breaking news alerts and special reports. The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday mornings. Feb. 17, 2019, 3:19 PM GMT By Ben Kamisar WASHINGTON — New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio Sunday laid the blame for the scuttled deal between Amazon and New York City at the corporate giant’s […]

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High-Fat Snack Attack: The Best Keto Foods When You’re On-The-Go – mindbodygreen.com
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High-Fat Snack Attack: The Best Keto Foods When You’re On-The-Go – mindbodygreen.com

February 17, 2019 — 14:36 PM It never hurts to be prepared, especially when it comes to eating healthy. After all, there are few things worse than being caught hangry and empty-handed. This is certainly still the case when it comes to keto, a diet known for its highly specific set of parameters around what […]

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Jackie Kennedy’s sister, Lee Radziwill, dead at 85 – Fox News
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Jackie Kennedy’s sister, Lee Radziwill, dead at 85 – Fox News

Style icon and life-long socialite Lee Radziwill, the younger sister of Jackie Kennedy Onassis, has died at the age of 85 (Jean Catuffe/Getty Images) Style icon and lifelong socialite Lee Radziwill, the younger sister of Jackie Kennedy Onassis, has died at the age of 85. Radziwill had suffered from age-related disease in recent years, but was still […]

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Vatican defrocks former US cardinal McCarrick over sex abuse – Yahoo Finance
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Vatican defrocks former US cardinal McCarrick over sex abuse – Yahoo Finance

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis has defrocked former U.S. Cardinal Theodore McCarrick after Vatican officials found him guilty of soliciting for sex while hearing confession and of sexual crimes against minors and adults, the Holy See said Saturday. McCarrick, 88, is the highest-ranking Catholic churchman to be laicized, as the process is called. It […]

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NBA Rising Stars Challenge 2019: Lakers’ Kyle Kuzma named MVP; Hawks’ Trae Young gets fancy in entertaining dunkfest – CBS Sports
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NBA Rising Stars Challenge 2019: Lakers’ Kyle Kuzma named MVP; Hawks’ Trae Young gets fancy in entertaining dunkfest – CBS Sports

Well, another NBA All-Star Rising Stars game has come and gone. Alley-oops were thrown. Basketballs were dunked. Defense was avoided at all costs. But just because it didn’t resemble a real basketball game doesn’t mean it wasn’t thoroughly entertaining, as Team USA took down Team World, 161-144. It became clear pretty early which players were […]

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Uber sues NYC to contest cap on drivers – TechCrunch
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Uber sues NYC to contest cap on drivers – TechCrunch

Uber filed a lawsuit against New York City, The Verge reported. The company wants to overturn New York City’s rule that caps the number of new ride-hailing drivers. Last summer, the city approved legislation that halts the issuing of new licenses to drivers for 12 months. It has been a multi-year fight between Uber and […]

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Even NBA All-Star Game Can’t Escape Latest Twist in Ongoing Anthony Davis Saga – Bleacher Report
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Even NBA All-Star Game Can’t Escape Latest Twist in Ongoing Anthony Davis Saga – Bleacher Report

Max Becherer/Associated Press CHARLOTTE — In the second year of scheduling the NBA trade deadline before All-Star Weekend, the expectations were that transactional distractions would not overshadow the league’s marquee event. Anthony Davis’ pre-deadline trade demand created an interesting precedent. Could the league hold its signature All-Star festivities without Davis’ desire to be traded to […]

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‘Do Not Travel To Haiti,’ U.S. Tells Citizens, Citing Violent Unrest – NPR
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‘Do Not Travel To Haiti,’ U.S. Tells Citizens, Citing Violent Unrest – NPR

Haitian police have struggled to control street protests as demonstrators call for President Jovenel Moise to resign over alleged misuse of the Petrocaribe fund. Hector Retamal/AFP/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Hector Retamal/AFP/Getty Images Haitian police have struggled to control street protests as demonstrators call for President Jovenel Moise to resign over alleged misuse of […]

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Amazon invests in startup building electric pickup trucks and SUVs – The Verge
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Amazon invests in startup building electric pickup trucks and SUVs – The Verge

Amazon continued its push into the transportation space on Friday with some big news: the company is leading a $700 million investment round in Rivian, a United States-based EV startup that’s working to launch an all-electric pickup truck and SUV in 2020. The announcement follows last week’s news that Amazon was part of a group […]

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Ex-Massachusetts governor to challenge Trump for GOP nod – AOL
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Ex-Massachusetts governor to challenge Trump for GOP nod – AOL

BEDFORD, N.H. (AP) — William Weld, a former governor of Massachusetts who two years ago ran for vice president on the Libertarian Party ticket, has become the first Republican to announce a challenge to President Donald Trump in the 2020 primaries. Fiscally conservative but socially liberal, the 73-year-old Weld ran on the Libertarian party ticket […]

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