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Man robs convenience store with stolen banana

nypost.com — PHILADELPHIA - Police in Philadelphia say a man used a banana he swiped from a convenience store counter to simulate a gun while he robbed the place. Police on Wednesday posted surveillance video of the holdup reported in the East Parkside neighborhood. The footage shows a man entering the corner grocery store on Tuesday.
Sep 18, 2014

RT @MaggieCoughlan: A Philadelphia man robbed a store ... with a banana ... that he obtained from the same store. nypost.com/2014/09/18/man…

Sep 18, 2014

A Philadelphia man robbed a store ... with a banana ... that he obtained from the same store. nypost.com/2014/09/18/man…

Hedge funds going strong despte Calpers’ choice

nypost.com — The flood of cash into hedge funds is still going strong despite the California Public Employees' Retirement System's announcement earlier this week that it was abandoning the category. Pension-fund giant Calpers, which said it will divest $4 billion in hedge-fund investments, was one of the leaders in bringing pension money to hedgies, fueling explosive growth over the past decade.
Sep 18, 2014

Hedge funds strong despite Calpers' choice; new funds raise $10.6B: Absolute Return survey nyp.st/1recXoS via @nypost #nyp

Sep 18, 2014

Hedge funds going strong despite Calpers' choice; newbies raise $10.6B in first half nyp.st/1recXoS via @nypost

Math teacher captures massive dog-eating anaconda

nypost.com — A dog-eating Anaconda in French Guiana was re-located by a snake-wrangling math teacher who went toe to toe with the massive 17 foot beast after it feasted on his friend's pooch. Newly released video shows Sebastien Bascoules wading in a shallow river in Matoury last year when he comes upon the 175 pound serpent, Barcroft Media reports.
Sep 18, 2014

Math teacher captures massive dog-eating anaconda nyp.st/1r3L2WZ via @nypost

Hockey stud Scott Gomez puts Chelsea apartment on the market

nypost.com — Sometimes, worlds collide in a positive way. This penthouse duplex at the Chelsea Mercantile - the building where Katie Holmes resides - has plenty of good celebrity vibes. The unit is owned by hockey star Scott Gomez and has been rented to a top fashion designer, Marc Jacobs, and a pop star, Nick Jonas.

Missing NYC teen found safe at friend’s house

nypost.com — The special teen needs student who went missing from her Brooklyn school on Monday has been found, law enforcement said. 15-year-old Nashaly Perez was last seen walking out of her high school, P.S. 371, around 1 p.m. on 37th Street near 4th Avenue in Sunset Park, cops said.
Sep 18, 2014

RT @WNYC: A 15-year-old special needs student who went missing from her high school earlier this week has been found. bit.ly/1u3MdcK

Hacker stole firefighters’ pay, rerouted it to Russia

nypost.com — A hacker stole the paychecks from four FDNY firefighters by breaking into a computer at their engine company, stealing their passwords - and then routing the dough to Russia, sources said on Wednesday. The firefighters, from Staten Island's Engine Co. 167, discovered that their paychecks hadn't been direct-deposited into their bank accounts about three weeks ago, the sources said.

Mad for plaid! Scots are everywhere, on-screen and off

nypost.com — AT a recent event at the 92nd Street Y for the Starz series "Outlander," it quickly became obvious that Scots are now hot. Maybe it was the event's sexy signature Scotch whisky cocktail: the Kilt Dropper.
Sep 18, 2014

Mad for plaid! Scots are everywhere, on-screen and off via @NYPost nyp.st/1thnArc

Beaten as child, Victor Cruz understands Peterson’s actions

nypost.com — Victor Cruz has overcome so much to become one of the captains of the New York Giants, one of the Good Guy faces of an NFL whipped and scarred by the unthinkable actions of exiled Adrian Peterson and floored by the disgraceful elevator punch thrown at partner Janay Rice by Ray Rice.
Sep 18, 2014

Beaten as child, Victor Cruz says it was "Part of the culture'' | New York Post bit.ly/1p2jkXk

Sep 18, 2014

Beaten as child, Victor Cruz understands Peterson's actions via @NYPost nyp.st/1r2U72d

Ditch the selfie - professional Tinder headshots are here

nypost.com — Sam Cieri sits on a stool in front of a plain white backdrop and fidgets, trying to find the right look. "Can I do a Jack Nicholson pose?" he asks, grabbing a pair of Ray-Bans off a nearby table and affecting a sly smirk.
Sep 18, 2014

How to guarantee more swipe rights: get yourself a professional Tinder Headshot nypost.com/2014/09/17/dit…

Sep 18, 2014

Professional Tinder headshots will have suitors swiping right via @NYPost nyp.st/1s6Uigx

Sep 18, 2014

RT @nypost: Professional Tinder headshots are a thing, and you should probably get yours taken nyp.st/1s8f3sp pic.twitter.com/cOQ7j4xfrY

ISIS beheading plot stopped by raids: Australian police

nypost.com — SYDNEY- Counterterrorism raids in Sydney on Thursday were sparked by security intelligence that the Islamic State movement was planning a random, violent attack in Australia as a demonstration of its reach, the prime minister said.
Sep 18, 2014

Chilling: Cops thwart ISIS beheading plot with mass raids across Sydney nyp.st/YUjlql

Sep 18, 2014

RT @nypost: An ISIS supporter group's plot to carry out beheadings in Australia has been stopped. nyp.st/1tlFjxO

Eli calls on NFL brothers to end the violence

nypost.com — Once upon a time, when they were Giants teammates, Tiki Barber described Eli Manning's leadership attempts as "comical," but those days are long gone. And today Manning is not afraid to stand up and call on each and every one of his do-good NFL brothers to help wash away the stain left on their league by Adrian Peterson and Ray Rice.
Sep 18, 2014

RT @BrianHoward10: "...go home and hug your own children." Eli speaks out on domestic violence in NFL: bit.ly/1wHuatC pic.twitter.com/w15x8MePkJ

Sep 18, 2014

SERBY: Eli calls on NFL brothers to end the violence | New York Post bit.ly/1sujcRC

Sep 18, 2014

RT @BrianHoward10: "...go home and hug your own children." Eli speaks out on domestic violence in NFL: bit.ly/1wHuatC pic.twitter.com/w15x8MePkJ

Sep 17, 2014

“And we don’t like when the NFL gets a black eye on anything.” nypost.com/2014/09/17/eli…

Sep 17, 2014

Eli Manning on NFL's domestic violence: "We can’t accept that as players, we can’t accept that from our teammates." bit.ly/1uVcLtI

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Meet the rudest, grossest airline passengers in the skies

nypost.com — Attention rude airline passengers who treat airplanes as their own personal lounging areas: Social media is coming for you. Passenger Shaming on Instagram and Facebook is the latest trend in internet shaming: It aims to shine the bright light of online justice on people whose rude, often gross, airplane behavior makes the flying experience even more miserable for the rest of us.

City’s elite high school test getting a major overhaul

nypost.com — The de Blasio administration is overhauling the test for the city's elite high schools to remove an advantage long enjoyed by students who can afford private test preps. Other changes being proposed would make it easier for immigrants not fluent in English to pass and would inject subjectivity into the scoring by adding an essay exam.
Sep 18, 2014

City's elite high school test getting a major overhaul nyp.st/1uIDIma via @nypost #stuy Adding an essay section?

Nike the latest to abandon Adrian Peterson; Vikings admit ‘mistake’

nypost.com — As Adrian Peterson's team explained its reasons for reversing field and benching the all-pro running back, corporate giant Nike suspended its endorsement contract with him saying it doesn't condone "child abuse or domestic violence of any kind."

Eric Decker sits out practice with hamstring injury

nypost.com — Jets wide receiver Eric Decker spent the portion of practice open to the media working with the trainers on Wednesday. Decker injured his hamstring in the third quarter of Sunday's game against the Packers and never returned. On Wednesday, he stretched with the team and then went to the trainer's area when the team began to do drills.
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