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NYC doctor tests positive for deadly Ebola virus

nypost.com — New York has its first case of Ebola. A Harlem doctor who recently treated patients in Africa, tested positive for the deadly disease after he was rushed to Bellevue Hospital with symptoms, includi...
Oct 24, 2014

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Oct 24, 2014

RT @DeadstockNYC: Ebola doctor in #NYC is the most active dude ever... Highline, train, bowling in BK, Uber, 3 mile run #WeAreScrewed nypost.com/2014/10/23/nyc…

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Court transcript typo frees convict early from 15 year sentence

nypost.com — An ex-con who got an NYPD cop shot during a gun buy-and-bust is about to get sprung from the slammer early - thanks to a typo on his court transcript. A Brooklyn appeals court tossed Kevin Langston's 15-year sentence for weapons possession in the case - because his official transcript wrongly says he was to get only five years.
Oct 24, 2014

RT @davidwchen: Bad day for transcripts: 1) 100.3 fever, not 103, for Ebola patient. 2) Typo reduces 15-year jail term to 5 nyp.st/1wvoYHW

Oct 24, 2014

Bad day for transcripts: 1) 100.3 fever, not 103, for Ebola patient. 2) Typo reduces 15-year jail term to 5 nyp.st/1wvoYHW

Oct 24, 2014

Court reporter's error — typing "5" instead of "15" — frees a prisoner early: nyp.st/1wvoYHW

Oct 24, 2014

RT @joshfromalaska: THE '1' THAT GOT AWAY typo in sentencing transcript means ex-con serves 5-year sentence instead of 15-years. nypost.com/2014/10/24/cou… @nypost

Las Vegas could be the new home of an NHL team

nypost.com — Billionaire William Foley is betting hockey will sell in Sin City . Foley is in advanced talks with the NHL about bringing the first major league sports franchise to Las Vegas, The Post has learned. "He's the real deal," a source said. "He has deep pockets.
Oct 24, 2014

NY Post: "Las Vegas could be new home of NHL team" Coyotes mentioned, LeBlanc: "Absolutely not" nypost.com/2014/10/24/las…

Oct 24, 2014

NHL suing @GovChristie to stop NJ sports betting but Las Vegas could be the new home of an NHL team via @NYPost nyp.st/1woj8r8

Oct 24, 2014

William Foley II, a billionaire West Point alum, bringing NHL to Las Vegas. Exclusive! nyp.st/1woj8r8 via @nypost

Keanu Reeves not up to speed in new flick ‘John Wick’

nypost.com — Keanu Reeves is now eligible for AARP membership, but the fading 50-year-old star (anybody see his $175 million flop "47 Ronin'' last Christmas?) is going to have to do better than "John Wick'' if he wants to compete with Liam Neeson and Denzel Washington as a senior star of revenge shoot-'em-ups.
Oct 24, 2014

RT @camoroso623: Keanu Reeves not up to speed in new flick ‘John Wick’ says The Post's @loulumenick via @NYPost nyp.st/10qOy5s

Oct 24, 2014

Keanu Reeves not up to speed in new flick ‘John Wick’ says The Post's @loulumenick via @NYPost nyp.st/10qOy5s

Ebola hits New York

nypost.com — Dr. Craig Spencer, a local doctor who has treated Ebola patients, now has the disease himself. The doctor is a physician attached to New York-Presbyterian Hospital who is now in Bellevue. As The Post first reported Thursday, he was taken to Bellevue Hospital Center and placed in isolation when he reported having a temperature of 103 degrees.
Oct 24, 2014

RT @nypost: We wish Dr. Spencer a speedy recovery, but call on NYC officials to curb panic and prevent Ebola from spreading nyp.st/1nBw7oy

Oct 23, 2014

RT @nypost: We wish Dr. Spencer a speedy recovery, but call on NYC officials to curb panic and prevent Ebola from spreading nyp.st/1nBw7oy

Oct 23, 2014

RT @nypost: We wish Dr. Spencer a speedy recovery, but call on NYC officials to curb panic and prevent Ebola from spreading nyp.st/1nBw7oy

Oct 23, 2014

RT @nypost: We wish Dr. Spencer a speedy recovery, but call on NYC officials to curb panic and prevent Ebola from spreading nyp.st/1nBw7oy

NYC officials try to calm city over Ebola

nypost.com — NEW YORK - An emergency room doctor who recently returned to the city after treating Ebola patients in West Africa has tested positive for the virus, Mayor Bill de Blasio said. It's the first case in the city. The mayor said Thursday there's no reason for residents to be alarmed by the doctor's Ebola diagnosis.
Oct 24, 2014

RT @nypost: "New Yorkers have no reason to be alarmed." NYC officials try to calm Ebola fears: nyp.st/1vYnIgO

Oct 24, 2014

RT @nypost: "New Yorkers have no reason to be alarmed." NYC officials try to calm Ebola fears: nyp.st/1vYnIgO

Alibaba hankers for a 37 percent stake in Lionsgate

nypost.com — After getting a taste of "The Hunger Games," Alibaba billionaire Jack Ma has an appetite for more. The Chinese Internet tycoon - who is set to make the rounds of movie studios to scoop up content - is hungering after Mark Rachesky's 37.4 percent of Lionsgate, the studio behind the blockbuster film franchise, The Post has learned.
Oct 24, 2014

Great scoop by @rcm_nyc: Alibaba hankers for a 37 percent stake in Lionsgate nyp.st/1tialIw via @nypostbiz

Race on to decontaminate Ebola doctor’s NYC home

nypost.com — Efforts are currently underway to decontaminate the apartment building of the Big Apple's first Ebola patient. Cops set up metal barricades around the premises and moved people back around 9:15 am ...

Jason Smith is your opening night Knicks power forward (probably)

nypost.com — MONTREAL - The Knicks' starting power-forward derby for next week's season-opening, brutal Bulls-Cavaliers back-to-back is taking shape: It looks like free-agent signee Jason Smith is on the cusp of winning the job.
Oct 24, 2014

Jason Smith is your probable opening night Knicks PF, beating out Stoud, Acy & injured Bargnani. Amar'e to bench nyp.st/1sXYyME

Subway feel more crowded? You’re not imagining things

nypost.com — New York City's subways had five days of record ridership last month, and those in charge of the public transportation system have seized on the increased usage to push their multi-billion dollar capital plan. The Metropolitan Transportation Authority announced Wednesday that the subway system broke its single-day ridership record on five days last month.
Oct 24, 2014

Awesome, the NYC subway is actually getting more crowded by the day bit.ly/1t8F2P8

Dallas nurse free of Ebola

nypost.com — WASHINGTON - The first nurse diagnosed with Ebola after treating an infected man at a Dallas hospital is free of the virus. The National Institutes of Health says in a statement that Nina Pham is being released Friday from its hospital near Washington.
Oct 24, 2014

RT @nypost: Dallas nurse diagnosed with Ebola is now free of the virus and being released from the hospital nyp.st/1woLb9G

Shooting ends chicken wing gravy train at Buffalo Wild Wings

nypost.com — Buffalo Wild Wings has plucked the feathers off its weekly cheap wings promotion after hordes of rowdy students descended on the sports bar, resulting in two separate shooting incidents on Tuesday night. The three teens caught in the crossfire were not seriously injured, but that did not stop some local leaders from calling for a crackdown on the spicy appetizer emporium inside the Atlantic Terminal Mall.

Queen Elizabeth sends her first tweet

nypost.com — LONDON - Queen Elizabeth II has sent her first tweet - and she's signed it "Elizabeth R." The 88-year-old monarch tried her hand at Twitter as she opened a new gallery in central London's Science Museum Friday. The queen removed a glove to type on a touchscreen tablet, writing "I hope people will enjoy visiting" the exhibition.
Oct 24, 2014

RT @nypost: Queen Elizabeth sent her first tweet and honestly it's barely worth your fave nyp.st/1uPwwkJ

White House jumper who beat dogs should be prosecuted: humane society

nypost.com — WASHINGTON - The latest White House fence jumper who beat Secret Service K-9 dogs defending the executive mansion should be fully prosecuted under the law, according to the president of the Humane Society of the United States. "We hope they throw the book at him," Wayne Pacelle told The Post Thursday afternoon.
Oct 24, 2014

WH jumper who beat @SecretService dogs is "appalling" says Humane Society pres and deserves "the book" nyp.st/12psEA4 via @nypost

Man shot dead after striking cop in the head with ax

nypost.com — Video: Devon McCarthy/mccarthysbooks A cop was struck in the head by an ax-wielding psycho during an unprovoked clash in Queens on Thursday afternoon, police sources said. The suspect walked up to four uniformed rookie officers assigned to Operation Impact who were gathered on the corner of 160th Street and Jamaica Avenue shortly after 2 p.m.
Oct 24, 2014

Islam convert shot dead after ax attack on NYPD cops via @NYPost nyp.st/1yqA0xP

Oct 24, 2014

"Hatchet-swinging psycho w/Islamic militant leanings turned a busy Queens street corner into a scene of bloody chaos" nypost.com/2014/10/23/man…

Oct 23, 2014

Man shot dead after striking cop in the head with ax via @NYPost nyp.st/1yqA0xP