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Newsmax host to Rudy Giuliani over ‘assault’ claim: ‘I gotta be honest, it doesn’t look that bad’

Newsmax host Greg Kelly told Rudy Giuliani on the air on Monday that he doubted whether the former New York City mayor was seriously in danger when he was slapped on the back by a ShopRite worker on Staten Island on Sunday. “I gotta be honest, it doesn’t look that bad,” Kelly told Giuliani during an interview on Monday. Giuliani was on Staten Island to campaign for his son, Andrew, who is running for the Republican nomination for the state’s governorship. The store worker reportedly said to Giuliani: “Hey, what’s up scumbag?” Security video released by the store shows the employee lightly patting...
STATEN ISLAND, NY
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NYC man fatally stabbed during heated fight with girlfriend’s ex-lover: cops

A man was killed when his girlfriend’s ex-beau apparently stabbed him during a heated Brooklyn squabble, cops said Tuesday. Christopher Reid, 33, was knifed in the chest just after 4 p.m. Monday when a fight broke out with a man who police believe was his gal pal’s former flame inside an apartment building on Fulton Street near Truxton Street in Brownsville, authorities said.  He was rushed to Brookdale University Hospital Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead.  The suspect took off after the deadly stabbing, police said.  Investigators know who he is, but have yet to track him down, cops said Tuesday.
BROOKLYN, NY
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Second suspect busted in broad-daylight slaying of NYC man: cops

A second suspect has been nabbed in connection to the broad-daylight Bronx slaying of a 29-year-old man earlier this month, authorities said.  Jose Chavez, 21, was busted and charged with murder, manslaughter and criminal possession of weapon for his role in the 11:30 a.m. deadly shooting of Rafael Jimenez on June 7, cops said.  Jimenez, of Brooklyn, was standing on Walton Avenue near East 183rd Street in Fordham Heights when three males got out of a black Volkswagen and approached him, police said.  One of them then opened fire, striking the man in the head, authorities said. Jimenez was rushed to St. Barnabas Hospital, where he was pronounced dead, cops said. A 15-year-old boy was also nabbed in connection to the deadly shooting last week, police said. The teen, whose name was not released because of his age, surrendered at the 46th Precinct with his mother Wednesday, authorities said.  He was also charged with murder, manslaughter and two counts of criminal possession of a weapon, cops said.  Police could not confirm which of the suspects fired the deadly shot.  The motive for the slaying remains unclear.
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Knicks Have Reportedly Been Discussing Notable Trade

The New York Knicks remain focused on shedding salary for free agency. According to HoopsHype's Michael Scotto, the Knicks have had "exploratory discussions" about sending center Nerlens Noel to the Los Angeles Clippers. Although Noel hasn't lived up to expectations as the No. 6 pick in 2013, he emerged as...
NEW YORK CITY, NY

Look: NBA World Reacts To Stephen A. Smith Drama

Over the past few weeks, Stephen A. Smith has called out Brooklyn Nets point guard Kyrie Irving several time. Last week, Smith suggested that Irving "betrayed" his Nets teammate Kevin Durant. "Kyrie has betrayed, totally betrayed. Coaxed into coming to Brooklyn , you his brother, you ride with him 1,000%, until you don’t want to, for whatever reason, and you left him hanging," Smith said, via Nets Wire.
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Frustrated NYC detectives leaving ‘insane’ NYPD, have ‘had enough’

More than 100 NYPD detectives have retired in June — and another 75 plan to put their papers in next month — as many become frustrated by revolving-door justice and rules that hamstring them in the Big Apple, officials and detectives told The Post. “That’s going to have a major impact on investigating crimes,” Detectives Endowment Association president Paul DiGiacomo said. “The detective squads are down now as we speak and are investigating more cases. It’s going to have an impact on public safety.” So far this year, 250 detectives have retired, leaving the total number at about 5,600, which is nearly...
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How Rudy Giuliani’s breathless report of a violent ‘attack’ quickly unravelled

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“It doesn’t look that bad”: Newsmax host calls out Giuliani as "assailant" gets charges downgraded

A host on the right-wing Newsmax network belittled Rudy Giuliani's claims that he was assaulted at a Staten Island grocery store. The former New York City mayor called in to host Greg Kelly's prime-time program from a rally for his son's gubernatorial campaign, and they discussed an incident Sunday afternoon at a ShopRite, where an employee approached Giuliani, tapped him on the back and called him a "scumbag."

Yankees make emotional DFA decision to promote JP Sears

The New York Yankees have a tightly-packed roster, and surviving on the active roster for the entire season is near-impossible for players at the edges of the 40-man. The Bombers need spot starts from players like JP Sears to keep their frontline starters fresh. Eventually, they’ll be adding Aroldis Chapman back to the big-league roster. Jonathan Loaisiga, too. Maybe even Zack Britton. And don’t forget their potential trade deadline additions.
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NJ man dies after driving wrong way on Parkway express lane

MIDDLETOWN — A driver was killed in a wrong-way crash on the Garden State Parkway on Monday evening. An Acura TL driven by Hamilton W. Smith 3rd, 29, of Lincoln Park, was traveling south in the northbound express lanes when hit a Chevrolet Colorado pick-up truck head-on around 7:25 p.m. near Exit 114 in Middletown, according to State Police trooper Brandi Slota.
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