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Canada's Gilgeous-Alexander, Dort lead charge in Thunder's tight win over Raptors | CBC Sports
Canadians Shai Gilgeous-Alexander and Luguentz Dort made the most of their trip home on Wednesday.
Mom calls for cameras in classroom after son with special needs allegedly slapped by staff member | CBC News
The Halton District School Board is investigating after a boy with special needs was allegedly slapped in the face by an educational assistant at an Oakville elementary school - prompting the boy's mother to demand cameras in the classroom.
One person injured in shooting in Scarborough
One person has been shot and injured in Scarborough, Toronto police say.
The shooting occurred in the area of Markham and Ellesmere roads Wednesday evening.
CFL suspends Argos' VP of player personnel John Murphy indefinitely after altercation with fans | CBC Sports
The CFL suspended Toronto Argonauts executive John Murphy indefinitely Wednesday for an altercation with fans after the East Division final.
COVID-19 outbreaks declared at 5 more Toronto schools
An additional five schools in Toronto are experiencing an outbreak of COVID-19, Toronto Public Health officials say.
2-year-old child in stroller seriously injured after being hit by vehicle in Brampton
A two-year-old child in a stroller has been seriously injured after being struck by the driver of a vehicle in Brampton late Wednesday afternoon.
NYC correction officers union sues city over vaccine mandate
The union representing the city's correction officers sued City Hall on Wednesday in hopes of halting the "draconian vaccine mandate" that has exacerbated the agency's staffing crisis.
Suspected Fox Christmas tree arsonist exposed himself outside Ghislaine Maxwell trial, photographer claims
The arsonist who torched the Fox News Christmas tree Wednesday allegedly exposed himself to a group of reporters outside the Ghislaine Maxwell trial in Manhattan last week, a photographer told The Post.
Letitia James wants state to fund abortions for non-NY residents
Attorney General Letitia James wants to create a state fund to pay for abortions sought by women who live outside of New York, as the U.S. Supreme Court weighs a final decision on reversing a Mississippi law aimed at restricting the procedure.
Tensions Rise at Columbia as Strikers Fear Retaliation From University
After administrators sent an email saying that students who remained on strike after Friday were not guaranteed jobs next term, union members turned up the heat.
SUNY boss Malatras must go for smearing Cuomo sex accuser, 31 Assembly pols say
Embattled SUNY Chancellor James Malatras' days appeared numbered Wednesday as more than 30 Assembly members signed onto a letter calling for his resignation or firing, The Post has learned.
Drug Company Settles with N.Y. for $200 Million in Sprawling Opioid Case
The agreement with Allergan, a company whose best-known product is Botox, is the latest settlement in the case jointly argued by New York State and two counties.
NYC Area Congressional Delegation National Defense Bill NYC Area Congressional Delegation Votes Down National Defense Bill
The House this week may have passed the bipartisan $768 billion National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), but it was soundly defeated among the New York City Congressional delegation.
FDNY remembers Brooklyn native Vincent Malveaux * Brooklyn Paper
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Beep-elect Antonio Reynoso announces transition committee * Brooklyn Paper
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Local org lights up Dyker Heights, Bay Ridge with trio of Christmas tree lightings * Brooklyn Paper
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Santa comes to Marine Park as Christmas celebrations kick off across Brooklyn * Brooklyn Paper
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Brooklyn could become a real estate 'cease-and-desist' zone under new law * Brooklyn Paper
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Steven Rich's Woodworking has Been Shared Around Twitter. Now You Can Buy It at Shop Made in DC. | Washingtonian (DC)
His bowls and cutting boards are listed under Databae Woodshop.
Steven Rich has been woodworking for about 15 years.
Brian Johnson, Washington Football Team's New Hero, Is All DMV | Washingtonian (DC)
For DMV sports fans, Brian Johnson's game-winning field goal in the final seconds of Sunday's contest provided another reason to be optimistic about the suddenly resurgent Washington Football Team.
The Death of the Snow Day Continues | Washingtonian (DC)
Alexandria wants public school students to remember to bring their Chromebooks and other learning-facilitation devices home when wintry weather is in the forecast.
Michelin Adds Four Restaurants to DC Dining Guide
Michelin has started adding restaurants to its dining guides on a rolling basis throughout the year, rather than one big, highly anticipated annual drop.
Exclusive: The Washington Spirit's Official Championship Photos | Washingtonian (DC)
When Kelley O'Hara scored the game-winning goal in November's National Women's Soccer League title match, the Washington Spirit became much more than the DMV's latest championship franchise.
The 7 Most Notable Homes in the Washington Area This Month-and Who Bought and Sold Them
Sold by: Robert Griffin III, former player for the Baltimore Ravens and the Washington Football Team.
Listed: $2,999,990.
Sold: $2,825,000.
Days on market: 30.
Where: Leesburg.
Style: French country.
Openings and Closings: Simply Noodles, Kitakata Ramen, CBD Kratom, Venchi, Madison Reed, Hawa
Posted on December 8, 2021 at 8:25 pm by West Sider
A restaurant called Simply Noodles House is coming soon to 73rd Street and Amsterdam, though we don't have much info on it yet.
Dock House Project Officials, Critics & CB7 Weigh In on Controversial Design
Posted on December 8, 2021 at 3:38 pm by West Sider
By Joy Bergmann
"We require from buildings two kinds of goodness," the 19th century art critic John Ruskin once said.
Shakespeare in the Park's Deteriorating Delacorte Theater Getting $77 Million 'Revitalization'
Posted on December 8, 2021 at 12:24 pm by Carol Tannenhauser
By Carol Tannenhauser
At The JCC, Tweens (Age 10-13) Make A Difference
Posted on December 8, 2021 at 11:59 am by West Sider
Attorneys for Darrell Johnson Say He Was Bail-Eligible, but Judge Chose Supervised Release
Posted on December 8, 2021 at 9:27 am by West Sider
By Joy Bergmann
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2 Park Slope Spots Named Among Best Italian Restaurants In NYC
PARK SLOPE, BROOKLYN - There's no better borough to get great Italian food than Brooklyn, according to a new ranking.
Just bring a spoon to this free ice cream social in Prospect Park
On one of the darkest days of the year, September 11, there will be a massive ice cream social to lift the spirits of New Yorkers in Prospect Park.
Woman brutally stabbed near NYC's Prospect Park in broad-daylight attack
A creep repeatedly stabbed a woman near Brooklyn's Prospect Park on Friday in a horrifying broad-daylight attack, police said.
The complete play-by-play on tailgating food at Prospect Park
HOUSTON - It's one of the best times of the year, Football Season!
Local Housing: Park Slope Studio Apartment
This garden facing very quiet studio is on the 2nd Fl.
of a beautiful Brownstone on Garfield Pl.
between 8th Ave & PPW.
Local Housing: Park Slope Studio Apartment
This garden facing very quiet studio is on the 2nd Fl.
of a beautiful Brownstone on Garfield Pl.
between 8th Ave & PPW.
Pelosi Says She'll 'Never Forgive' Trump For 'His Lackeys and His Bullies' He Sent to the Capitol on Jan. 6: 'You Cannot Erase That'
Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) bluntly declared that she will "never forgive" former President Donald Trump for the "trauma" inflicted on Congressional staff during the Jan. 6 Capitol riot.
California man who admitted to U.S. Capitol siege charge sentenced to 35 days
A Huntington Beach man who filmed himself entering the U.S. Capitol during the Jan. 6 insurrection was sentenced on Tuesday, Dec. 7 to 35 days behind bars, court records show.
Capitol Police watchdog warns more change needed after Jan. 6 riot
The US Capitol Police inspector general told lawmakers Tuesday that the department has not made needed changes in the aftermath of the deadly riot by Trump supporters on Jan. 6.
Former Trump aide Meadows halts cooperation with January 6 probe
Mark Meadows's lawyer says it would be untenable' for his client to cooperate with congressional investigation.
North Shore brothers plead guilty to charges in US Capitol attack on Jan. 6
Two North Shore brothers pleaded guilty Monday to federal charges for their participation in the Jan. 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol.
California woman who joined mob that stormed Capitol and said police 'welcomed' her in is charged
Prosecutors filed charges against a Mission Viejo woman who admitted entering the U.S. Capitol when it was stormed by a mob seeking to overturn the 2020 presidential election, but who claimed that police "welcomed" her in.
'Joey, baby': Biden shares false Amtrak tale for 6th time this year
President Biden clearly thinks this one never gets old - if only it were true.
Biden executive order nudges US toward 'net-zero emissions' by 2050
President Biden signed an executive order Wednesday requiring that federal purchases be made with the goal of making the US economy carbon emission-free by 2050.
Biden Says No More Infrastructure Week, 'It's Gonna Be Infrastructure Decade Now, Man!'
President Joe Biden on Wednesday touted in Missouri the bipartisan infrastructure bill he signed into law last month - all while mocking a running joke heard on a weekly basis over the past few years.
Trump: Biden-Putin call like Steelers against high school football team
Former President Donald Trump said in an interview Wednesday that President Biden was too gentle with Russian President Vladimir Putin in a Tuesday virtual meeting that focused on the buildup of Moscow's forces on the border with Ukraine.
Ayanna Pressley Introduces Resolution to Remove Lauren Boebert From Committees
After inaction from Democratic leaders in the House, Rep. Ayanna Pressley (D-Massachusetts) introduced a resolution on Wednesday to strip Rep. Lauren Boebert (R-Colorado) of her committee assignments for repeatedly waging Islamophobic attacks against Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minnesota).
Matt Gaetz Says He's Talked to Donald Trump About Becoming Speaker of the House
During a news conference on Tuesday, Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-Florida) said that he'd like to see Trump become the next Speaker of the House if Republicans win the 2022 midterms next year.
Pence will 'evaluate' speaking to House committee investigating Jan. 6 riots
Former Vice President Mike Pence would not commit to cooperating with the congressional investigation into the deadly Jan. 6 riots at the US Capitol but said Wednesday he would "evaluate" any requests from the House's select committee.
Hillary Clinton Reads Discarded Victory Speech From 2016 Election
Mrs. Clinton read the long-shelved speech aloud for her offering on MasterClass, a site featuring lessons from prominent figures in the arts, business and other fields.
North Carolina Supreme Court Delays 2022 Primary Elections
The North Carolina Supreme Court ordered a two-month delay in the state's 2022 primary elections on Wednesday, giving critics of the state legislature's gerrymandered political maps additional time to pursue a legal battle to redraw them.
North Carolina Supreme Court Delays 2022 Primary Elections
The North Carolina Supreme Court ordered a two-month delay in the state's 2022 primary elections on Wednesday, giving critics of the state legislature's gerrymandered political maps additional time to pursue a legal battle to redraw them.
Senate Votes to Scrap Biden Vaccine Mandate as Republicans Eye 2022
The action was largely symbolic, but it allowed Republicans to press an attack on Democrats that is likely to be central to their midterm election campaigns.
Judge Appoints Special Master to Review Material Seized From Project Veritas
A federal judge on Wednesday appointed a so-called special master to determine whether materials the F.B.I. seized from current and former Project Veritas employees can be used by prosecutors as evidence in their investigation into the apparent theft last year of a diary kept by President Biden's daughter.
UK urged to review lobbying rules after former privacy chief joins law firm
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Android malware infected more than 300,000 devices with banking trojans
The initial apps in Google Play were safe, but the creators found a way around the Play Store's protections to install malware on Android users' devices. Here's how it happened and how to stay safe.
Senator Doubles Down On Data Privacy, Sends Letter to CFPB
Fresh off of a Senate committee hearing on data broker restrictions, Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., published an open letter to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau requesting the agency stop credit agencies from selling the personal data of American citizens.
Google warns over 1M devices have been infected in 'Russian hack'
Google has taken action against a major hacking operation that it thinks has infected more than 1 million devices.
Russia blocks access to anonymous online Tor network
Russia has blocked the popular Tor network that allows users to remain anonymous online.
Microsoft Seizes Domains Used by a Chinese Hacking Group
Microsoft said it has seized control of servers that a China-based hacking group was using to compromise targets that align with that country's geopolitical interests.