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Adolf Hitler commits suicide in 1945 near end of World War II

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(Originally published by the Daily News on May 3, 1945. This story was written by Clifford L. Day.) LONDON, Thursday, May 3 — Adolf Hitler and Paul Joseph Goebbels committed suicide in Berlin before the Reich capital toppled, the official Soviet communication said last night, quoting Hans Fritsche, Goebbels’ right-hand man, whom the Russians captured. (Whether the Russians have yet ...

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NYCHA ‘Flexible Operations’ schedule for housing project workers approved, will debut in June

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A NYCHA work schedule shake-up that would change the banker’s hours enjoyed by its 8,000 union maintenance workers was approved for a four-month trial run. A joint Friday announcement from Teamsters Local 237 and the city housing authority confirmed the temporary introduction of three new shifts: 6 a.m.-2:30 p.m., 10:30 a.m.-7 p.m. and 11:30 a.m.-8 p.m. The “Flexible Operations” hours ...

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Son accused of grisly parent murder says ‘wait for the trial’ to find out truth

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The California man accused of his parents’ grisly murder says that those who want to find out what happened to them should “wait for the trial.” Hasib Bin Golam Rabbi was arrested late Wednesday night, three days after his parents Golam and Shamima, 59 and 57, were found dead at their home in San Jose. Witnesses told local media that ...

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Australian brewers create unique beer with their belly button fluff

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There is now belly beer to fill your beer belly. A group of brewers from Australia are adding just a little bit of themselves into every batch of their new Belly Button Beer. And while Belly Button Beer does sound like the ill-conceived idea of frat bros after one too many, that’s definitely not the case with this brew. Doug ...

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Former Nazi Auschwitz guard 94-year-old Reinhold Hanning apologizes to Holocaust survivors during trial in Germany

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A 94-year-old former SS sergeant admitted in court Friday that he had served as an Auschwitz death camp guard, apologizing to Holocaust survivors looking on in a German courtroom that even though he was aware Jews were being gassed and their corpses burned, he did nothing to try to stop it. Reinhold Hanning told the Detmold state court that he ...

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Rookie Florida cop arrested, fired after being caught on video beating up handcuffed strip club employee

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A rookie Jacksonville cop was arrested and fired after being caught on shocking video beating up a handcuffed strip club employee. Video shows probationary patrol officer Akinyemi Borisade repeatedly hitting 31-year-old Mayra Martinez on Wednesday at the Duval County jail. Earlier in the day, Borisade and another officer had to use force to restrain Martinez — an incident that was ...

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Bill Bratton defends NYPD approach to nuisance abatement in wake of Daily News exposé: ‘We’re going to come with every tool available to us’

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The city’s tough-talking top cop had a strong message Thursday for bodega owners railing against targeted stings and unfair crackdowns: Get used to it. Police Commissioner Bill Bratton said the nuisance abatement law is a critical law enforcement tool against bodegas that sell alcohol and cigarettes to minors. Law-abiding store owners have nothing to worry about, he said. “We have ...

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Rob Zombie’s New York: CBGB’s, the Ramones, cheap pizza and the ongoing insanity of Donald Trump

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The Big Apple was once rotten for Rob Zombie. Before the artist recorded the triple platinum album “Hellbilly Deluxe” or directed hit horror flick “The Devil’s Rejects,” he was just aimlessly wandering the streets of New York in the late ’80s. Zombie moved to the city at the age of 18 for a short-lived stint at Parsons School of Design, ...

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North Korea sentences U.S. citizen to 10 years in prison for espionage, subversion; second American sentenced in 2016

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PYONGYANG, North Korea — North Korea on Friday sentenced a U.S. citizen of Korean heritage to 10 years in prison after convicting him of espionage and subversion, the second American it has put behind bars this year. Kim Dong Chul had been detained in the North on suspicion of engaging in spying and stealing state secrets. He was sentenced to ...

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John Boehner has less-than-positive things to say about Ted Cruz: ‘Lucifer in the flesh’

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John Boehner isn’t exactly Ted Cruz’s biggest fan. The former Speaker of the House candidly talked about the presidential hopeful during a Wednesday talk at Stanford University — and his opinion of the Texas Senator accused of being the Zodiac Killer is less than stellar. “Lucifer in the flesh,” Boehner said, according to the Stanford Daily. “I have Democrat friends ...

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