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MMA fighter Sergio ‘The Savage' DaSilva found guilty of bank robbery

MMA fighter Sergio ‘The Savage' DaSilva found guilty of bank robbery

2 days ago   |   New York Post

He can add another loss to his 7-9 record. Queens MMA fighter Sergio “The Savage” DaSilva on Thursday was found guilty of robbing local bank for $45,000. Jurors found the...
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Criterion Group buys Long Island City development site for $80M

4 days ago   |   The Real Deal New York

Shibber Khan's Criterion Group paid just shy of $80 million for a Long Island City development site that had been the subject of a lawsuit with the property's seller. The...
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Amazon Promises ‘Tens of Thousands of Indirect Jobs' in Postcards to Long Island City Residents

10 days ago   |   Fortune

This week, residents in several neighborhoods in New York's Queens borough got a New Year's greeting from a new neighbor - Amazon . Over-sized postcard mailers were delivered...
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NYC's Illustrious Chrysler Building For Sale

10 days ago   |   Fortune

The famous Art Deco Chrysler Building, an icon of New York City architecture, is being put on the market , according to the Wall Street Journal . Erected in 1930, modern...
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What's Coming in New York Real Estate in 2019

15 days ago   |   NY Times

An already soft market will get another 20,000 new apartments, making it an even stronger buyer's and renter's market.
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MMA fighter accused of robbing bank tried to cheat weigh-in: DA

MMA fighter accused of robbing bank tried to cheat weigh-in: DA

17 days ago   |   New York Post

Prosecutors want a jury to hear that an MMA fighter accused of robbing $45,000 from a Queens bank also tried to cheat on one of his fight weigh-ins. Sergio “The Savage”...
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Crab season set to open in Oregon, Washington state

19 days ago   |   National Post

ASTORIA, Ore. - Commercial fishermen in parts of Oregon and Washington state will be able to set their Dungeness crab gear on Tuesday, according to fishery managers. Fishermen...
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What really caused the NYC skyline to turn an otherworldly blue hue

22 days ago   |   The Morning Call

The blue flash of light that drew comparisons to a UFO landing and earned the name Astoria Borealis was caused by an equipment malfunction - not a transformer explosion, as...
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Cops couldn't hide their shock during transformer explosion: ‘It doesn't look good'

Cops couldn't hide their shock during transformer explosion: ‘It doesn't look good'

22 days ago   |   New York Post

Even NYPD officers couldn't hide their disbelief over the surprise light show that blew up over Astoria on Thursday night. A group of incredulous-sounding officers chatted...
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New Yorker grabbed samurai sword to defend against ‘alien invasion'

New Yorker grabbed samurai sword to defend against ‘alien invasion'

22 days ago   |   New York Post

The electrical explosion that sent a blue flash streaking across the nighttime sky left one Queens resident so terrified, he grabbed a samurai sword thinking “hostile” aliens...
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Kentucky high school investigates students' alleged mockery of Native...

Kentucky high school investigates students' alleged mockery of Native American at rally

A Catholic high school in northern Kentucky is facing severe backlash after videos went viral showing students allegedly mocking Native Americans at a rally in Washington. Read more ...

Trump offers a 'Dreamers' deal for border-money proposal

Trump offers a 'Dreamers' deal for border-money proposal

Speaking from the White House, Trump said he was offering a "commonsense compromise both parties should embrace." Read more ...

Henry Cejudo needed just 32 seconds to KO T.J. Dillashaw

Henry Cejudo needed just 32 seconds to KO T.J. Dillashaw

Henry Cejudo's best chance to beat T.J. Dillashaw was supposed to be to outwrestle him. Instead, the 125-pound champion dominated Dillashaw with his fists. It took just 32... Read more ...

Harden scores 48 points, Rockets beat Lakers 138-134 in OT

Harden scores 48 points, Rockets beat Lakers 138-134 in OT

HOUSTON - James Harden scored 48 points, Eric Gordon added 30 and the Houston Rockets overcame a 21-point deficit to beat the Los Angeles Lakers 138-134 in overtime Saturday night. Read more ...

Women's March returns amid shutdown and controversy

Women's March returns amid shutdown and controversy

It's the third year women from around the nation have participated. Read more ...

Cejudo defends 125-pound belt with record win over Dillashaw

Cejudo defends 125-pound belt with record win over Dillashaw

NEW YORK - Henry Cejudo needed only a record 32 seconds to defend his 125-pound title in New York. Cejudo's next defense was a passionate one for the flyweights - and the hope... Read more ...

UFC on ESPN+ 1 bonuses: Donald Cerrone doubles up for $100K

UFC on ESPN+ 1 bonuses: Donald Cerrone doubles up for $100K

Gallery Donald Cerrone def. Alexander Hernandez at UFC on ESPN+ 1: Best photos view 10 images Henry Cejudo , Donald Cerrone and Alexander Hernandez each earned $50,000 bonuses... Read more ...

Twitter reacts to Greg Hardy getting disqualified for illegal knee at UFC on...

Twitter reacts to Greg Hardy getting disqualified for illegal knee at UFC on ESPN+ 1

Allen Crowder delivered on his promise to upset controversial debuting heavyweight Greg Hardy - however it didn't go down the way he wanted - in the UFC on ESPN+ 1... Read more ...

Kvitova outs Anisimova; Barty beats Sharapova in Australia

Kvitova outs Anisimova; Barty beats Sharapova in Australia

MELBOURNE, Australia - It took two-time Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova took under an hour to beat American teenager Amanda Anisimova and return to the Australian Open... Read more ...

Twitter reacts to Henry Cejudo's quick TKO of T.J. Dillashaw at UFC on ESPN+ 1

Twitter reacts to Henry Cejudo's quick TKO of T.J. Dillashaw at UFC on ESPN+ 1

Henry Cejudo denied T.J. Dillashaw 's chance at history on Saturday when he defended his UFC flyweight championship in the main event of UFC on ESPN+ 1. Cejudo emerged... Read more ...