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Ben Stiller and Owen Wilson talk political fashion crimes on ‘Saturday Night Live’ as ‘Zoolander’ models: ‘Hillary is from the 90s, which is really hot right now’

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Derek Zoolander and Hansel do think for themselves. The male models portrayed by Ben Stiller and Owen Wilson stopped by Weekend Update to talk politics and dissect fashion crimes committed by the presidential candidate frontrunners, including Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump. “Well, you know, Hillary is from the 90s, which is really hot right now,” said Wilson, who is reprising ...

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Family loses third relative in three months as man, 76, killed in Bronx fire

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A family is reeling from a tragic string of deaths after an elderly relative died in a house fire in the Bronx Saturday, officials said. The 76-year-old man — identified by family as Percival Warner — was pulled from the basement of his three-story home on E. 228th St. near Paulding Ave. in Wakefield after the blaze broke out just ...

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EXCLUSIVE: Gov. Cuomo to ban use of conversion therapy on LGBT youth by public and private health insurers

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Gov. Cuomo will announce regulations Saturday that will ban public and private health care insurers from covering so-called gay conversion therapy, the Daily News has learned. New York will become the first state in the U.S. to ban the practice — intended to change an individual’s sexual orientation or gender identity — with the use of such regulations. “Conversion therapy ...

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Bronx house fire kills 61-year-old woman, while another blaze less than a mile away leaves 26-year-old man dead

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Two people were killed early Saturday when separate fires raged through two houses in the Bronx early Saturday — the blazes less than three blocks apart, witnesses and fire officials said. The deadly pre-dawn tragedies left four others hospitalized and neighbors and friends reeling with grief. The earlier blaze started around 3:15 a.m. in the basement apartment that 64-year-old Claudia ...

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CARIBBEAT: Jamaican jazz pianist Monty Alexander bringing Sinatra tribute to Jazz at Lincoln Center in Manhattan

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Veteran Jamaican jazz pianist Monty Alexander — a musician known for respecting his roots — is coming to Jazz at Lincoln Center in Manhattan next weekend to commemorate Frank Sinatra’s 100th birthday and honor collaboration with treasured friend. The “Monty Alexander & Friends: Frank Sinatra at 100 with Kurt Elling” show will be held Friday and Saturday at the Jazz ...

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North Korea launches long-range rocket that UN suspects is cover for ballistic missile test

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Defying international warnings, North Korea launched a long-range rocket early Sunday that the United Nations suspects is a cover for a ballistic missile test. The launch drew swift condemnation — and will likely lead to additional sanctions — from the U.S. and its allies. The United States and Japan quickly requested an emergency meeting of the U.N. Security Council on ...

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Indian Point nuclear facility operator reports ‘alarming levels’ of radioactivity in plant’s groundwater; some wells increase 65,000%

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Radioactive water overflowed into the groundwater at the upstate Indian Point nuclear power plant, officials said Saturday. Gov. Cuomo said the plant’s operator, Entergy, reported “alarming levels” of radioactivity at three monitoring wells, with one well’s radioactivity increasing nearly 65,000%. The Buchanan plant reported that the contamination did not migrate offsite and does not pose a threat to public health. ...

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Donald Trump returns, Chris Christie comes out swinging against Marco Rubio in final New Hampshire GOP debate before primary

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The final GOP showdown in the Granite State featured fierce exchanges and fireworks from a tight field of presidential hopefuls fighting to stand out from the crowd. Seven still-standing Republican candidates took the stage Saturday night, facing off for the first time since the Iowa caucuses — and for the last time before Tuesday’s New Hampshire primary. The debate, hosted ...

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Boy dies trying to save father from Pennsylvania house fire not realizing he had already escaped

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A 12-year-old boy died trying to save his father from their burning home in Pennsylvania. Firefighters found Sanford Harling III, whom his family called “Man Man,” unconscious and face down under a kitchen table after the brave son rushed back inside his Norristown home to help his father escape, according to WPVI-TV. Unbeknownst to Sanford, the boy’s father already leaped ...

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Police say six family members found dead inside Chicago home killed in ‘targeted incident’

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The six people bludgeoned and stabbed inside a Chicago home have been identified as family members and police believe they were killed in a “targeted incident.” Chicago cops say there was no sign of forced entry at the Gage Park home and that all the doors were locked when they arrived to the gruesome scene Thursday of what authorities say ...

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