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L.I. man caught mailing oxycodone pills in Skittles bag

Federal agents busted a Long Island man who allegedly thought he could outsmart the narcs by mailing bags of Skittles stuffed with oxycodone pills to a 2-month-old baby, the Daily News has learned.

Families of Malaysia Airlines passengers blast Putin

Devastated family members who lost loved ones in the crash of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 spoke directly to Russian President Vladimir Putin Monday, pouring out their rage and grief — and their outrage at the bungled recovery operations.

Man molests 4 girls at Disney World pool: cops

A 54-year-old Florida man molested four teenage girls while swimming at a Disney World water park on Sunday, authorities said. Perry Stiles inappropriately touched his victims while the teens played in the wave pool at Disney's Typhoon Lagoon, the Orange County Sheriff's Office said.

Pro-Life Nurse Sues Clinic After HR Rudely Refuses Her Resume Over Minor Birth Control Objections

Pro-Life Nurse Sues Clinic Due To Religious Discrimination More » Pro-Life Nurse Sues Clinic After HR Rudely Refuses Her Resume Over Minor Birth Control Objections is a post from Mommyish - Parenting Imperfect.

Yankees deny jacking up ticket prices for Jeter ceremony

The Yankees shot down a published report saying the organization hiked ticket prices from $16 to $250 for the Sept. 7 game honoring Derek Jeter in a pre-game ceremony.

United AIrlines fined over repeated OSHA violations

Federal occupational health and safety authorities slapped United Airlines with 16 citations and proposed penalties of up to $101,300 Tuesday for repeated violations at Newark Airport.

Brooklyn woman found dead in her apartment

A-25-year-old Brooklyn woman was found dead in her apartment Tuesday, the apparent victim of a bludgeoning, police said.

Avonte's Law to require new regulation on school door alarms

The City Council is slated to pass Avonte’s Law on Thursday, requiring the Education Department and NYPD to determine which schools need door alarms.

Chase Headley drives in winning run in debut as Yankees walk off with win over Rangers

Welcome to New York, Chase Headley. Less than 12 hours after being traded, the newest Yankee made his presence felt immediately, lifting the Yankees to a 2-1 walk-off win with a game-winning single in the 14th inning.

NYPD inspector general starts chokehold review

The new NYPD inspector general has opened a review into cops’ use of prohibited chokeholds over the last five years, sources tell the Daily News.

Let go a year too soon from Rikers, but reeled in a week later

KIMMANIE Waisome is now back in 2014. Jail officers apprehended the 23-year-old robber in Jamaica, Queens, about 12:10 p.m. Tuesday — a week after officials at Rikers Island mistakenly released him a year early.

Study: U.S. still vulnerable to terror attacks

America is still astoundingly vulnerable to terror attacks, a new study by the authors of the 9/11 Commission Report warns.

City's ex-chief of audits hit with $5G fine

The former chief of audits at the city Department of Finance was fined $5,000 for contacting his former employees on behalf of his new private accounting firm, the Conflicts of Interest Board said.

“Suspicious Man at Portland School Turns Out to be Superhero” — Best Headline Ever?

Here’s a bit of what happened (which is not all that fascinating), as explained by reporter Liz Duffy: Around 8:30 Monday morning, Portland police responded to a call about a man dressed in a trench coat who walked into Grant High School with a “police-style baton.” Two squad cars and a conversation with a site supervisor later, police (continue reading...)

Astorino: Chris Christie should consider resigning as RGA chair

Upset that Gov. Chris Christie dismissed his campaign to unseat Gov. Cuomo as a lost cause, Republican Rob Astorino suggested Tuesday that Christie should quit as chair of the Republican Governors Association.

Obama administration delays Obamacare deadlines

The Obama administration delayed two signup deadlines for Obamacare Friday in another acknowledgment of the botched launch of the health-insurance law.

Choosing Baby's Last Name Isn't Easy Anymore: 18 Moms on Their Decision

Post by Maressa Brown. New and expectant moms are constantly fielding questions about what baby name they've picked out, and pretty much 99.9 percent of the time, it's assumed that the inquiry is about the kid's first name -- not the last name. Show More Summary

Friend of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev arrested, may have provided pistol used to kill MIT officer

A friend of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is believed to have provided the handgun used to kill a Massachusetts Institute of Technology police officer during the manhunt, people with knowledge of the investigation said Tuesday.

Airbnb hires de Blasio's campaign manager

Locked in a high-stakes legal tussle with several New York officials, the popular apartment sharing website Airbnb has hired a political consultant with close ties to Mayor de Blasio.

Congressman revives bill on anti-missile defense for planes

WASHINGTON — A New York congressman is reintroducing legislation to install anti-missile technologies on U.S. commercial airliners, prompted by the Ukraine air disaster and Hamas rockets in the Gaza crisis.

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