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NYC Ferguson protesters arrested en route to Thanksgiving Day Parade

nypost.com — The Thanksgiving Day Parade was barely under way when about half a dozen protesters were handcuffed Thursday morning after they ignored police officers and tried to march toward the parade route on Sixth Avenue. Protesters chanted, "Justice for Mike Brown!" and "No justice, no peace!"
Nov 27, 2014

RT @nypost: At least 5 NYC Ferguson protesters have already been arrested en route to the #MacysParade nyp.st/1voj6iL pic.twitter.com/cztKCgjHHi

Why the Jets had to give Geno Smith a second chance

nypost.com — Geno Smith is back at starting quarterback for the Jets - and that's a good thing. As long as he continues to take a long, hard look in the mirror. The Jets have nothing to lose with this decision, because even if they lose Monday night against the Dolphins at MetLife Stadium they win by getting a better draft pick.
Nov 27, 2014

Why the Jets had to give Geno Smith a second chance and check out Chrebet's creed. nyp.st/11vZQVY via @nypost

Nov 27, 2014

KERNAN: Why the Jets had to give Geno Smith a second chance #nyj: nyp.st/11vZQVY via @nypost

Darren Wilson to resign from Ferguson PD

nypost.com — The white Ferguson cop who killed an unarmed black teen is in talks to resign from his police department - and may give up policing altogether, his lawyer said Wednesday night. "It's not a question of if, it's a question of when," Officer Darren Wilson's attorney, Neil Bruntrager, told CNN.

Balloon-atics target Thanksgiving Day Parade

nypost.com — Anarchists plotted on Wednesday to disrupt the Thanksgiving Day Parade - feeling emboldened after cops allowed them to run free on major roadways like the FDR Drive and the West Side Highway, The Post has learned.

Thankful for the legacy of sportswriting legends

nypost.com — The scouting reports were all the same: keep it simple, keep it quick, don't ramble at the mouth, don't give one of your famous lectures on the philosophy of journalism and the wonders of the First Amendment. "Gallo doesn't want to hear it," I was told. They were right.
Nov 27, 2014

RT @MikeVacc: Column: today (and every day) I'm thankful for the folks who came before me at Alex Hamilton's old paper. pgj.cc/p3KfBM

Nov 27, 2014

RT @MikeVacc: Column: thankful for the folks that came before me at Alex Hamilton's old paper. pgj.cc/p3KfBM

Nov 27, 2014

Column: today (and every day) I'm thankful for the folks who came before me at Alex Hamilton's old paper. pgj.cc/p3KfBM

Nov 27, 2014

RT @MikeVacc: Column: thankful for the folks that came before me at Alex Hamilton's old paper. pgj.cc/p3KfBM

Nov 26, 2014

RT @MikeVacc: Column: thankful for the folks that came before me at Alex Hamilton's old paper. pgj.cc/p3KfBM

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10 historic moments from Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

nypost.com — One of the most vaunted holiday traditions in America, the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, will take over Manhattan for the 88th time on Thursday. The parade's history is a long and complicated one that dates back to 1924 and has involved lots of hit floats, some weird misses and some direct hits (as in, when balloons crashed into things).
Nov 27, 2014

RT @timdonnelly: Did you know? The 1st Macy's Parade featured lions and elephants from the Central Park Zoo, not balloons nypost.com/2014/11/26/10-…

Nov 27, 2014

Did you know? The 1st Macy's Parade featured lions and elephants from the Central Park Zoo, not balloons nypost.com/2014/11/26/10-…

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Turning on the cops: Forgetting what crime was like

nypost.com — As jaws flap nationwide and tongues cluck disapprovingly in the wake of the Ferguson grand jury's decision not to indict Police Officer Darren Wilson in the shooting death of Michael Brown, consider this savage irony: Due to the heroic actions of America's police officers and police departments over the past two decades, we are now free to have a national debate about the supposedly problematic behavior of America's police officers and police departments.
Nov 27, 2014

Missing from this is any empirical connection between "letting cops kill unpunished" and lower crime. nypost.com/2014/11/25/tur…

Nov 27, 2014

RT @TVHilton: Shorter Podhoretz: if we don't let cops shoot unarmed black people, America will become a crime-ridden hellscape. nypost.com/2014/11/25/tur…

Chandler dominates as Melo-less Knicks lose to Mavericks in OT

nypost.com — DALLAS - The Knicks really did get the short end of the stick in the center exchange that was part of Mavericks-Knicks blockbuster. Tyson Chandler played like it was Game 7 of the NBA Finals, circa 2011.
Nov 27, 2014

Take that Phil: Tyson Chandler gets revenge and roughs up Jackson's #Knicks in 17-point, 25-rebound monster outing nyp.st/1tkXRuX

Red Bulls’ Petke takes blame for ban on star Wright-Phillips

nypost.com — Midway between the Red Bulls' Eastern Conference final home leg loss to New England and their road leg on Saturday against the Revolution, the talk is still about the needless way Bradley Wright-Phillips got suspended, and who will replace him.
Nov 27, 2014

Red Bulls' Petke takes blame for ban on star Wright-Phillips via @NYPost #rbny #mls nyp.st/1yeoIgD

Why Mavericks coach bristled when Larkin’s name came up

nypost.com — DALLAS - A testy Dallas coach Rick Carlisle is tired of hearing how he wouldn't play Knicks point guard Shane Larkin last season in a rookie season that was disappointing by most accounts. Carlisle shot back at MSG Network reporter Tina Cervasio when she asked him about Larkin's frustration level last season.
Nov 27, 2014

Mavs coach Rick Carlisle tries to set record straight on Shane Larkin in brusque exchange with MSGN's Tina Cervasio nyp.st/1yeui2y

Nov 27, 2014

Mavericks coach Rick Carlisle bristles when Shane Larkin's name came up, takes shot at NYC media, MSG Network nyp.st/1yeui2y

Rage as cops slap 452 with jaywalking tickets - in 2 months!

nypost.com — Police Commissioner Bill Bratton is walking to a different drumbeat than most New Yorkers. In just over two months on the job, he has embraced Mayor de Blasio's vow to cut pedestrian deaths - with ...
Nov 27, 2014

Urbanists survey: Which JW'ing strategy would you prefer, NYC's fines nypost.com/2014/03/14/rag… or Cologne's clowns? copenhagenize.com/2014/11/cologn…

Nov 27, 2014

@copenhagenize Here's question: do you prefer what Cologne is doing, or NYC? nypost.com/2014/03/14/rag… I definitely favor the ridicule.

Tom Coughlin takes the ‘pressure’ off Perry Fewell

nypost.com — The day after the Giants blew a four-point lead - as the Cowboys, with the greatest of ease, shredded defensive coordinator Perry Fewell's defense - coach Tom Coughlin seemed to suggest he was not happy with the lack of pressure dialed up by Fewell.
Nov 27, 2014

Tom Coughlin takes the ‘pressure’ off Perry Fewell | New York Post bit.ly/1tvu8hV

These two Giants in conversation for best catch ever

nypost.com — Call it something far less than a friendly argument. Consider it a mutual admiration society, as Odell Beckham Jr. and David Tyree this week compared spectacular catches.
Nov 27, 2014

"Yours.'' ... "No, yours.'' Beckham, Tyree compare sensational catches | New York Post bit.ly/1rqXynp

Jets’ Wilkerson likely to miss Dolphins game due to toe injury

nypost.com — It looks like the Jets will be without their best player Monday when they face the Dolphins. Defensive end Muhammad Wilkerson's toe injury is significant enough that he was in a boot Wednesday and did not practice. "I think if you're in a boot that doesn't look good for this week," Jets coach Rex Ryan said.
Nov 27, 2014

Jets' Wilkerson likely to miss Dolphins game due to toe injury #nyj: nyp.st/1xJZDr1 via @nypost

Too much makeup sex led to multimillionaire’s restraining order

nypost.com — Breaking up is hard to do - especially when your girlfriend is a pretty brunette 20 years your junior. That's what a Wall Street trader said Tuesday, explaining in Manhattan Family Court why - after several attempts to end the relationship only led to makeup sex - he got an order of protection against his gal pal of five years.
Nov 26, 2014

when was the last time one of you wall street clowns forgot getting laid? this losers account via @nypost... fb.me/1nTYbkJMb

Nov 26, 2014

RT @weareyourfek: Guy says he needed a restraining order just to divorce Crazy Eyes McHottie here, because he kept having sex with her: nypost.com/2014/11/26/too…

Nov 26, 2014

Guy says he needed a restraining order just to divorce Crazy Eyes McHottie here, because he kept having sex with her: nypost.com/2014/11/26/too…

Nov 26, 2014

“She began throwing all kinds of nice stuff in the pool. She was screaming about lighting his boat on fire.” BAE: nypost.com/2014/11/26/too…

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Paul Singer looks to send Caesars to bankruptcy

nypost.com — Paul Singer, the hedge-fund mogul known for his hardball legal tactics, is applying some of that pressure on Leon Black's Apollo Management, The Post has learned. Singer's Elliott Management is behind a lawsuit filed this week against Apollo's Caesars Entertainment that asks a judge to put the casino operator into Chapter 11 bankruptcy.
Nov 27, 2014

Paul Singer looks to send Caesars to bankruptcy. Wants bankruptcy by Dec. 19. nyp.st/1zwZkSI via @nypost

Nov 27, 2014

Hedge fund titan Paul Singer looks to send Caesars Entertainment into bankruptcy nyp.st/1zwZkSI via @nypost

Holocaust survivor reunited with confidant who saved her from Nazis

nypost.com — A Holocaust survivor was reunited on Wednesday with a childhood friend who brought her food to keep her alive while she hid from the Nazis more than 70 years ago. Mira Wexler, 78, hugged and kissed Helena Weglowski, 85, at the heartwarming meeting at JFK Airport.
Nov 26, 2014

RT @SallyGold: Holocaust survivor reunited with confidant who saved her from Nazis nyp.st/1xTYXDq via @nypost

Nov 26, 2014

Holocaust survivor reunited with confidant who saved her from Nazis nyp.st/1xTYXDq via @nypost

Nov 26, 2014

Holocaust survivor reunited with confidant who saved her from Nazis. beautiful story. nyp.st/1xTYXDq via @nypost

Meet Japan’s adorable albino hedgehog

nypost.com — Just when people thought hedgehogs couldn't get any cuter -- an adorable albino pops up in Japan! Tokiko Kojima has been posting cute pictures of the rare red-eyed creature, where it has become a v...
Nov 26, 2014

Oh, New York Post. @nypost: This adorable albino hedgehog wishes you all a Happy Thanksgiving nyp.st/1uIVvFN pic.twitter.com/YHuyAGDqlJ

Nov 26, 2014

RT @nypost: This adorable albino hedgehog wishes you all a Happy Thanksgiving nyp.st/1uIVvFN pic.twitter.com/ihgRpYKfiO

Nov 26, 2014

RT @yankee_MSU: Just when people thought hedgehogs couldn’t get any cuter—an adorable albino pops up in Japan! nyp.st/1zuEnrl pic.twitter.com/WSv5HcnffG

Cricket star passes away after horrifying head shot

nypost.com — Australian cricketer Phillip Hughes died in hospital on Thursday, two days after the batsman was struck on the head by a bouncer during a domestic match. Governing body Cricket Australia confirmed the 25-year-old had lost his fight for life.
Nov 27, 2014

RT @nypost: An Australian cricket star who was struck in the head by a bouncer has passed away. nyp.st/15BPJBc