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    How the worm turned against economic development subsidies, and Amazon


    John Schoettler, Vice President for Global Real Estate and Facilities, Amazon, Andrew Cuomo and Bill De Blasio hold a press conference discussing Amazon's decision to establish one of it's second headquarters in Long Island City. Nov. 13 2018, Manhattan,...

    George Steinbrenner used to try it all the time. If the city didn't build him a new stadium, he said, he’d move the team to Jersey. It gave the hosts on WFAN during the graveyard shift something to panic about, but ultimately, Bloomberg forced both the Yankees and the Mets to mostly pay for their...

    SATURDAY Readers sound off on prosecutors


    Cuomo: Get prosecutor panel right Albany: A recent article in this newspaper grossly misrepresented the status of an important piece of criminal justice reform legislation that was supported by Gov. Cuomo and remains a top priority. Last year, Cuomo...

    Cuomo: Get prosecutor panel right

    Albany: A recent article in this newspaper grossly misrepresented the status of an important piece of criminal justice reform legislation that was supported by Gov. Cuomo and remains a top priority.

    Last year, Cuomo approved bipartisan legislation that will establish...

    Readers sound off on the Clintons, border security and NYCHA


    It's all their...

    Blame the Clintons for everything

    Forest Hills: To Voicer Grace Fornatora, about your feelings re the Clintons: You seem to have forgotten that they are also responsible for all wars. They are responsible for Lyme disease, the Spanish plague of 1918 and John Wilkes Booth. It’s their fault that...

    Former NJ Gov. Chris Christie reportedly met with President Trump about chief of staff job


    Former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie endorsed President Trump after dropping out of the 2016...

    Chris Christie may make it to the White House after all.

    The former New Jersey governor met with President Trump about the open chief of staff job Thursday evening, Axios reported. Trump called Christie a “top contender” for the job, a source told the web site.

    Christie, who ran for President in...

    Yankees now turn their attention to shoring up the bullpen


    Former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie endorsed President Trump after dropping out of the 2016...

    LAS VEGAS — Having already addressed the holes in their rotation and having set up a meeting with top infielder free agent Manny Machado back in the Bronx, the Yankees’ “fully operational Death Star” is turning its focus to fixing the bullpen.

    Yankees GM Brian Cashman has already met with representatives...

    Yankee Stadium has highest percentage of critical health code violations of any MLB ballpark: report


    Former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie endorsed President Trump after dropping out of the 2016...

    An Outside the Lines investigation on Thursday found serious gross misconduct at Yankee Stadium food vendors, which should give fans pause next time they scurry to the concourse in between innings for a hot dog or helmet full of nachos.

    The report found the Stadium to be the worst MLB ballpark...

    Trump inauguration committee reportedly under criminal investigation by New York prosecutors


    President Trump delivers his inaugural address after being sworn in as the 45th president of the United...

    Federal prosecutors in New York are investigating whether President Trump’s inaugural committee misused some of the record-breaking $107 million it raised and whether deep-pocketed donors were offered access to the incoming administration in exchange for cash, according to a report Thursday.

    The...

    Barack Obama receives RFK Human Rights award at NYC gala


    Former President Barack Obama accepts an award onstage from Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights President Kerry Kennedy at the gala on December 12, 2018 in New York...

    More than 10 years after Barack Obama ran his campaign on hope, he was awarded for exactly that.

    The former commander-in-chief was honored with the Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights Ripple of Hope Award at a gala in midtown Manhattan on Wednesday evening.

    “I'm not sure if you've heard, but I've been...

    President Trump admits he made 'a mistake' by hiring Michael Cohen, claims he 'never directed' Cohen 'to break the law'


    President Trump claims he "never directed Michael Cohen to break the law" after his longtime attorney was sentenced to three years in...

    President Trump conceded Thursday he should never have hired Michael Cohen but insisted his hands were clean because he never ordered the prison-bound barrister to do anything illegal.

    The President’s rare display of regret comes as he faces intense scrutiny over his possible involvement in a criminal...

    Jose Canseco wants to be President Trump's new chief of staff


    Former baseball star Jose Canseco, shown at a 2008 book signing, tweeted at President Trump that he wants to be his chief of staff, as well as his personal...

    Jose Canseco is reporting for duty.

    The steroid gobbling ex-baseball player has applied to be President Trump’s chief of staff and proven he’s qualified by misspelling a two-letter word on Twitter.

    “Hey little buddy," Canseco tweeted at Trump. “U need a bash brother for Chief if (sic) Staff. Got...

    Maria Butina, Russian agent with NRA ties, pleas to conspiring against the U.S. and agrees to cooperate with prosecutors


    Maria Butina, pro-gun activist accused of being a secret agent for the Russian government, has taken a plea...

    A pistol-packing Russian redhead who forged deep ties with the National Rifle Association admitted Thursday in U.S. District Court in Washington that she was part of the Kremlin’s coordinated effort to infiltrate and influence American politics.

    Maria Butina, who professed her innocence after her...

    Jeurys Familia, Mets agree on 3-year, $30 million deal: source


    Maria Butina, pro-gun activist accused of being a secret agent for the Russian government, has taken a plea...

    LAS VEGAS — Everything for the past month had been about turning the page and moving on with a new GM and trying to build a new feeling around the franchise. Wednesday night, however, the Mets went back to the familiar, or Jeurys Familia. The Mets and their former closer agreed to a three-year,...

    Yankees not ruling Bryce Harper out as Evil Empire mentality may win out


    Maria Butina, pro-gun activist accused of being a secret agent for the Russian government, has taken a plea...

    LAS VEGAS — Cue the Darth Vader music and dust off the old Evil Empire Strikes Back headlines.

    Brian Cashman not only refused to push back against agent Scott Boras’ prediction that the Yankees would eventually cave and chase free agent slugger Bryce Harper, but he also likened the organization...

    Yankees fallback pitching option signs elsewhere amid J.A. Happ deal


    Maria Butina, pro-gun activist accused of being a secret agent for the Russian government, has taken a plea...

    Another mid-season Yankees acquisition is cashing in on the open market.

    Pitcher Lance Lynn agreed to a three-year deal, worth $30 million with the Rangers on Wednesday, MLB.com reports, taking the righty off the Yankees list of fallback pitching options.

    Lynn, 31, could have served as a last-ditch...

    Source: Yankees, J.A. Happ finalizing contract and latest Noah Syndergaard, Corey Kluber trade talk


    Maria Butina, pro-gun activist accused of being a secret agent for the Russian government, has taken a plea...

    LAS VEGAS — In the final working hours of the annual MLB Winter Meetings, the Yankees were finalizing a two-year deal to bring veteran lefty J.A. Happ back into the fold, a team source confirmed to the News.

    The deal, which includes a vesting option, is pending a physical, the source said. The...

    Former Yankee and Marlins hitting coach weighs in on J.T. Realmuto, Giancarlo Stanton and more


    Maria Butina, pro-gun activist accused of being a secret agent for the Russian government, has taken a plea...

    So nowadays, is the correct term “hitting coach” or “hitting instructor”?

    “I don’t know,” says Miami Marlins hitting guru and former Yankee third baseman Mike “Pags” Pagliarulo, who is entering his third year working with the rebuilding franchise. “Maybe it’s baby sitter? I keep a couple of binkies...

    Noah Syndergaard responds to Mets-Yankees-Marlins trade rumors


    Maria Butina, pro-gun activist accused of being a secret agent for the Russian government, has taken a plea...

    It seems Noah Syndergaard is growing tired of all this trade talk and wants to stay put in Flushing.

    The Mets ace took to Twitter to share his feelings on MLB Network’s commentary Wednesday night and, yes, his GIF game is just as flashy as his pitching.

    That of course is Ron Burgundy from the movie,...

    Sarah Huckabee Sanders hopes to be remembered for being 'transparent and honest'


    White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said her goal is "make America a little better that day than it was the day...

    White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders has grand ideas about her legacy.

    Speaking at Politico’s “Women Rule” event Tuesday, Sanders said she hopes she’s remembered as “transparent and honest” when her tenure in the Trump administration is over.

    “I hope that it will be that I showed...

    Trump and his allies were partners in crime, and don't pretend that isn't a huge deal


    Michael Cohen exits the Daniel Patrick Moynihan Federal Courthouse on Wednesday in New York. Cohen, President Trump's former personal attorney, was sentenced to 36 months in...

    After today it is all but undeniable that Donald Trump worked in coordination with his former fixer-lawyer and American Media Inc., and possibly others, to make payments to two women who would otherwise have revealed stories about extramarital affairs with Trump at a crucial time in the 2016 presidential...

    Ex-sheriff Joe Arpaio sues CNN, HuffPo and Rolling Stone for $300M


    Former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio gestures to the crowd while delivering a speech on the fourth day of the Republican National Convention on July 21, 2016 at the Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland,...

    Former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio filed a defamation lawsuit against CNN, Huffington Post and Rolling Stone, seeking more than $300 million in damages.

    The lawsuit, which was filed Monday, alleges that because of the defendants “extreme, outrageous and malicious conduct,” Arpaio has been...

    Prosecutors have a strong criminal case against Trump


    Michael Cohen, former lawyer to President \Trump, leaves his apartment building on New York's Park Avenue last...

    Federal prosecutors today came two giant steps closer to an indictment of President Trump for criminal violations of the federal finance law, as well as for conspiracy against the United States for entering into a corrupt arrangement with the Russians to improperly influence the 2016 Presidential...

    Trump steers funds to 'opportunity zones' that could benefit big companies like Amazon and his own family


    President Trump signs an executive order establishing the White House Opportunity and Revitalization Council, in the Roosevelt Room of the White...

    President Trump is directing federal agencies and developers to rebuild distressed communities dubbed “opportunity zones” — including areas where his relatives own properties and the Queens nabe soon to host online retail giant Amazon.

    Trump signed an executive order Wednesday creating a new White...

    China reportedly plans to allow more foreign business in potential boon for Trump administration


    President Trump gestures as he and Chinese President Xi Jinping walk together at Mar-a-Lago in Palm Beach, Fla., last...

    China is quietly planning to replace a protectionist economic policy with a new program promoting greater access for foreign businesses, according to a report Wednesday.

    People briefed on the matter told The Wall Street Journal that Beijing’s top economic agency and senior advisers are in the process...

    Middle school student drops 'Trump' last name after bullying, family says


    Donald Trump apparently ruined the last name for an 11-year-old boy in...

    He dumped the Trump.

    An 11-year-old boy with the last name of “Trump” is now being called a different name after he was bullied in school, his family said Tuesday.

    Joshua Trump faced countless taunts from his classmates at Talley Middle School in Brandywine, Del., his mother and father told 6abc...