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Mom-of-two tests sex toys professionally

Is this the best job ever? Cara Houiellebe is a professional sex toy tester — and rakes in $25,000 a year having 15 orgasms a WEEK.

Jury awards $3M to man beaten by cops in 2007

A Bronx jury Thursday granted $3 million to Herminio Pizarro, who says he still hasn’t fully recovered from the Aug. 4, 2007, beatdown at the 40th Precinct stationhouse after a confrontation at a street fair.

SEE IT: Brazilian boy, 11, left with mutilated arm after trying to feed tiger

The boy had tried to touch the animal through a fence and hand-feed it a slab of meat, after his father apparently let him climb over a safety barrier to get a little closer.

Dustin Johnson takes leave from PGA Tour to deal with 'personal challenges'

Dustin Johnson is taking a leave of absence from golf to seek help for “personal challenges,” a swift end to his season that will keep him from playing the PGA Championship, the FedEx Cup playoffs and the Ryder Cup.

Parents shocked by baby doll’s penis

A baby doll sold by Toys R Us is equipped with a penis. The anatomically correct toy has been available for several years, but only until recently has it upset a wide range of mothers.

Upstate New York woman plunges to her death in Catskill Mountains after losing footing

Ariana Bedka reportedly died after she lost her footing on an unmarked section in the east side of the Kaaterskill Falls trail at 7 p.m. Tuesday.

Latina teenagers, suffering in silence

Gillibrand: Today, a silent health epidemic is affecting Latina girls. Unfortunately, unlike other ailments, these health problems are regularly undiagnosed.

Toward chokehold justice

The medical examiner’s ruling that a chokehold and chest compression caused the death of Eric Garner after a struggle with cops must lead to a fair, thorough determination of responsibility.

Spies run wild

Long spook story simple and short: The CIA got caught spying on the senators charged with overseeing the spies. And then got caught again lying about it.

August 2: Rev. Al Sharpton, John Liu and Ray Rice

Brooklyn: Where does Rev. Al Sharpton get the audacity to lecture the NYPD? It is the finest police department in the nation!

Get serious on sex crimes

A young New Yorker who has become the face of a sexual assault crisis on college campuses endorsed legislation aimed at forcing colleges and universities to address the scourge head on.

Weekend Reads | 2 August 2014

Photo A sweet idea for the bride who loves Georgia peaches.  Swoon-worthy ideas for a rustic and elegant wedding.  A darling DIY confetti toss. Inspiration for a soft and airy feel to the bridal party. A breathtaking outdoor backdrop at a Georgia wedding.  Gorgeous ideas for the drink station.  5 wedding hacks for the Southern […]

Yankees Insider: In pinch, Martin Prado lands in outfield

Martin Prado got the call he was expecting right around Thursday’s 4 p.m. trade deadline. Arizona GM Kevin Towers ended the speculation with the news that he’d been traded to the Yankees.

2 arrested, 20 emaciated dogs found in Queens raid

Weighted collars, chains, blood-soaked walls and 20 brutalized, emaciated canines greeted cops as they raided a Queens home suspected of being a dog-fighting arena and training ground, authorities said Friday.

Ex-cop gets five years for con

A former NYPD sergeant was sentenced to nearly five years in federal prison Friday for duping people into investing $4.8 million in a dicey real estate deal in the Dominican Republic and then misusing the funds.

Feinsand: Don't blame Brian Cashman for Yankees' sinking feeling

Track records are a funny thing. All season, we’ve heard Joe Girardi talk about his faith in his team, his belief that things will turn around based on the fact that virtually every player in the lineup has a history of production that hasn’t been seen thus far in 2014.

Greenwich Village Cafe Wha? owner Manny Roth dead at 94

Manny Roth, a colorful club owner in Greenwich Village whose Cafe Wha? and its basement level stage was a rite of passage in the 1960s for Bob Dylan, Jimi Hendrix, Bruce Springsteen and many others, has died.

NYRA doubles prize money for Whitney winner

The New York Racing Association is showing off the money in Saturday’s $1.5 million Whitney Stakes, making it the richest race run at the old upstate track.

Giants Insider: Mathias Kiwanuka says David Wilson is in good hands

Defensive end Mathias Kiwanuka trusts that the Giants are the right organization to get David Wilson back, and he speaks from experience.

De Blasio is OK with Sharpton using his son as 'candidate for a chokehold'

The Rev. Al Sharpton is free to drag Dante de Blasio into the raging debate over race and police tactics, the mayor said Friday.

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