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Sunday, September 25, 2016

Sunday, September 25, 2016

Extra, Extra: NY Times Explains Why Donald Trump Should Not Be President

Extra, Extra: NY Times Explains Why Donald Trump Should Not Be President

Because you want to see a humongous anaconda, check out today's end-of-day links: Bon Iver criticizes Beyonce, government lawyers don't understand the Internet, Manhattan shower lawsuit, Ted Cruz on Trump decision, and dog tantrums.

Bill Nunn, <em>Do The Right Thing's</em> Radio Raheem, Dies At 62

Bill Nunn, Do The Right Thing's Radio Raheem, Dies At 62

Nunn's death was first announced by Spike Lee.

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Chelsea Bomber May Have Learned How To Make Explosives From Al-Qaeda Magazine

Chelsea Bomber May Have Learned How To Make Explosives From Al-Qaeda Magazine

Suspected Chelsea bomber Ahmad Khan Rahami may have learned how to make explosives thanks to instructions in al-Qaeda's premiere magazine.

Global Warming Might Kill Off Lobsters Before It Kills Off Humans

Global Warming Might Kill Off Lobsters Before It Kills Off Humans

A new study suggests baby lobsters won't be able to survive higher ocean temperatures that result from climate change.

Mets Hang José Fernández Jersey In Dugout As Baseball World Mourns Tragic Death

Mets Hang José Fernández Jersey In Dugout As Baseball World Mourns Tragic Death

Mets star Yoenis Cespedes, who emigrated from Cuba like Fernández, hung up a No. 16 Fernández jersey before today's game against the Philadelphia Phillies.

'Makes No Sense!' UWS Residents Protest Against Proposed School Rezoning

'Makes No Sense!' UWS Residents Protest Against Proposed School Rezoning

Hundreds of residents joined local politicians on Saturday to protest a proposed school rezoning they say would unnecessarily divide an UWS community that has sent its children to the same elementary school for half a century.

Artist Tricks Tourists With Elaborate Monument To Staten Island Ferry Octopus Attack

Artist Tricks Tourists With Elaborate Monument To Staten Island Ferry Octopus Attack

Never forget the tragic octopus attack that never happened.

Police Identify Suspect In Sheepshead Bay Hit and Run

Police Identify Suspect In Sheepshead Bay Hit and Run

The car belonging to the man suspected of killing a pedestrian in a hit and run Friday night was found around the corner from the crash.

Homeless Children Living In Hotly Debated Queens Shelter Get Special Visit To Children's Museum

Homeless Children Living In Hotly Debated Queens Shelter Get Special Visit To Children's Museum

The de Blasio administration is trying to shame NIMBYs in Queens.

Trump Invites, Then Disinvites, Gennifer Flowers From Monday's Debate

Trump Invites, Then Disinvites, Gennifer Flowers From Monday's Debate

Donald Trump impulsively tweeted a debate invite to former Bill Clinton mistress Gennifer Flowers, which his campaign is now sweatily playing off as a joke.

Cops: Intoxicated Woman Dies After Falling Between Two Midtown Buildings

Cops: Intoxicated Woman Dies After Falling Between Two Midtown Buildings

Cops say that the death is believed to be accidental, but the investigation is ongoing.

Blind Brooklyn Woman May Not Have Known She Was Living With Corpse Of Dead Son For Years

Blind Brooklyn Woman May Not Have Known She Was Living With Corpse Of Dead Son For Years

Rita Wolfensohn, who is a legally blind hoarder, may not have known her son's corpse was there.

Saturday, September 24, 2016

Extra, Extra: Here Are All The Things Trump's Lied About This Week

Extra, Extra: Here Are All The Things Trump's Lied About This Week

Trump's lies, Mets pitchers are broken, cat hides in box, vintage presidential endorsements, W train return, and more day's end links.

Second Avenue Subway Possibly Delayed, Again

Second Avenue Subway Possibly Delayed, Again

Elevator tests for one of the stations on the MTA's long, long, long-delayed Second Avenue line could delay the opening of the line. Again.

Snapchat Unveils Its Own Cheaper Google Glass, Called Spectacles

Snapchat Unveils Its Own Cheaper Google Glass, Called Spectacles

Snapchat has entered the hardware market, everyone. Also, they want to be called Snap Inc. now, and they're a "camera company" not a social media platform.

NYPD: Help Us Catch These Thieves Pretending To Be Police

NYPD: Help Us Catch These Thieves Pretending To Be Police

Two men impersonating police officers went on a robbery spree in Queens and the Bronx at the beginning of September.

Studies Claiming Alcohol Is Healthy Are Totally Flawed, Buzzkill Scientists Say

Studies Claiming Alcohol Is Healthy Are Totally Flawed, Buzzkill Scientists Say

Great, just when we thought alcohol was good for us.

Teen Allegedly Beat Up And Robbed By Bronx Teacher For Stiffing Him On Pot Deal

Teen Allegedly Beat Up And Robbed By Bronx Teacher For Stiffing Him On Pot Deal

Kevin Pope, 48, was charged with assault and robbery.

NY Times Endorses Hillary Clinton

NY Times Endorses Hillary Clinton

They called Trump "the worst nominee put forward by a major party in modern American history."

Public Defender Says Prosecutor Blocked Him From Seeing Chelsea Bomber

Public Defender Says Prosecutor Blocked Him From Seeing Chelsea Bomber

The prosecutor told the attorney that he couldn't see Ahmad Rahami because of his medical condition.

Brooklyn Man Dies After Sheepshead Bay Hit and Run

Brooklyn Man Dies After Sheepshead Bay Hit and Run

After striking and killing a man in Sheepshead Bay last night, the driver of a blue SUV or minivan fled the scene.

Photos: Party-Goers Go 'Back To School' For MoMA PS1 Blow-Out

Photos: Party-Goers Go 'Back To School' For MoMA PS1 Blow-Out

There were wild performances and installations, tons of food and booze, and a big prom-like dance in the gym.

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