1:31 PM EDT, Sun October 21, 2018
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Dozens injured after floor collapses at party near Clemson University

More than two dozen people were injured early Sunday after a ground-level dance floor collapsed at a party near Clemson University. Authorities said about 30 people were taken to local hospitals after the floor caved in during a large party at the Woodlands Apartments clubhouse in Clemson, S.C.,...
2 hours ago

Passenger on budget airline Ryanair allowed to stay on flight despite racist tirade — SEE THE VIDEO

A passenger on a budget airline was not kicked off a flight on Friday despite unleashing a racist verbal tirade on an elderly black woman. Many people have vowed to boycott Ireland-based Ryanair in wake of the incident on the flight from Barcelona to London Stansted Airport, and officials are demanding...
2 hours ago

Time to put the Eli Manning, Jaguars trade talk to bed

A reunion between Eli Manning and Tom Coughlin continues to grow more and more unlikely. “Despite public calls for them to do acquire a quarterback and questions about whether they actually will, the Jaguars are not considering a trade for a signal-caller, sources familiar with the team's thinking...
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DUI suspected in horrific Utah car crash that killed six

State troopers in Utah are eyeing alcohol as a factor in the horrific car crash that killed six people Friday. Jamie Don McKenzie, 41, was delivering dirt in a dump truck near Heber when his vehicle vaulted over a highway median and collided with a Dodge Ram pickup truck going the opposite way,...
3 hours ago

What to know about multiple sclerosis after Selma Blair's diagnosis

Actress Selma Blair revealed this weekend that she was recently diagnosed with multiple sclerosis – making her the one in 750 Americans to receive the devastating news. The “Cruel Intentions” star, 46, said that she often falls, drops things and struggles with her memory – all of which are typical...
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Trump criticizes Saudi Arabia's 'deception' and 'lies,' says he is hoping crown prince is not responsible for Khashoggi's death

President Trump criticized Saudi Arabia's account of how journalist Jamal Khashoggi died, but maintained that he does not know if Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is responsible for the brutal slaying. Saudi officials claim that Khashoggi, a Washington Post columnist, died in the Saudi Consulate...
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Driver crashes into traffic pole in Queens and dies

A driver crashed into a traffic pole in Queens and died early Sunday. The motorist was driving a 1997 Honda Civic west on Review Ave. in Sunnyside when he slammed into a traffic light pole near Van Dam St. by the LIRR tracks just before 1 a.m., cops said. He died at the scene. Cops were trying...
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Unhappy trails: City's push to get Central Park horses out of traffic means more time on streets, carriage drivers say

A City Hall plan to keep Central Park’s ponies off city streets could instead have them hoofin’ it up and down two heavily-trafficked avenues. Carriage drivers say Mayor de Blasio’s latest attempt to control their industry — a mandate that they move their pick-up spots inside Central Park — will...
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City pursues shutdown of Rikers Island — yet agreed to jail renovations that could cost over $30 million

As Mayor de Blasio pursues his ambitious plan to shut down Rikers Island, the city has committed to renovations of the troubled jail that could cost $50 million. Documents obtained by the Daily News through a Freedom of Information Law request, as well as information from the Independent Budget...
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Stop discounted doors-off tourist chopper flights, Schumer says

Tourists can get steep discounts on the same kind of doors-off helicopter joyride that in March killed five people -- flights Sen. Chuck Schumer says should be suspended. FlyNYON operates 16-minute flights from Kearny, NJ for $151 -- which it advertises as 40% off the regular price when you enter...
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Remember Elinor Smith, an aviator who outdid Amelia Earhardt

Only five of New York City’s 150 statues of historical figures are of women. As the city looks to correct this egregious imbalance, it should look to a little-known teenage aviator named Elinor Smith. Ninety years ago today, on a clear October day, Elinor, then 17 years old, took off from Roosevelt...
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The death of a myth: Jamal Khashoggi's killing gives the lie to the fiction of a rapidly liberalizing Saudi Arabia

On Friday night, Saudi Arabia confessed to an already evident truth: Journalist Jamal Khashoggi was killed at the Saudi consulate in Turkey on October 2. The Saudi story went like this: After entering the Saudi consulate, an argument broke out between the 59-year-old Washington Post columnist and...
9 hours ago

Seeing is believing: Trump should accept Cuomo's tunnel vision for a new Hudson rail tube

Queens guy Andrew Cuomo talked to Queens guy Donald Trump on the telephone Thursday, we are happy to report. The governor told the President that he had gone down under the Hudson River the night before to look at the poor condition of the twin 1910 rail tunnels that connect America’s biggest and...
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CARIBBEAT: Costumes taking center stage at J'Ouvert City International's debut 'Halloween Costume Party'

First, there was the early morning J'Ouvert festival on Labor Day weekend, and now its the J'Ouvert City International Inc. organization presenting its first annual Halloween Costume Party Fundraiser on Friday in Brooklyn, at Frankie's Lounge, 2602 Tilden Ave, from 10 p.m. to 4 a.m. Like the yearly...
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'They're getting bigger and bigger' — public housing tenants endure rat invasion as NYCHA's anti-vermin campaign falls behind

Just below the first-floor windows at the Marcy Houses in Brooklyn, a series of baseball-sized holes indicate the presence of a substantial non-human population lurking just below the surface. These holes were put there by rats. Lots and lots of rats. These are rat burrows, tunnels that exist throughout...