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By Andrew Eye New York City history City and County flag A map of the city
Jersey Mutero, 83, and Erita Bhebhe, 73, collapsed in agony in Mangisi Village in Zimbabwe after imbibing what turned out to be poison. Local healer Maxwell Pira could be charged with double murder.
Raissman: Bernard King deleting critical Carmelo Anthony tweets must have endeared him to Knicks ownership

Deleting the critique of Carmelo Anthony from his Twitter account, and totally shutting @30BernardKing down, was a brilliant career move by Mr. King. Even if he was probably encouraged to do it.
Instatrouble! Ga. student suspended after posting principal’s mugshot on Instagram

This Instagram was insta trouble. A high school senior in Georgia was suspended from school after posting his principal’s mugshot on Instagram. After learning about the incident, Principal Jamille Miller-Brown called KeAndre Varner to her office and slapped the student with a four day suspension.
Hollywood man threatens neighbors with machete: cops

Say good night to the bad guy. A machete-wielding man was arrested after a seven-hour standoff with Los Angeles police on Wednesday morning. The man — reportedly wearing a white suit, open black shirt and gold chain — seemed to channel Tony Montana from the gangster flick “Scarface” while taunting the officers from inside his barricaded Hollywood apartment.
Cops in L.A. search for bloodthirsty pit bulls on the loose after possibly killing 63-year-old jogger

Authorities in rural Los Angeles County were warning people to be on the lookout for four pit bulls and they have seized several dogs in a search for those who may have taken part in the attack.
Sex-ed teacher allegedly gave teen student oral sex after he 'complained about his manhood'

Teacher Marlena Mints, 31, allegedly gave oral sex to the 13-year-old in her classroom during recess at Bessie Coleman Middle School in Cedar Hill, Texas.
ROYAL RUGRATS! King, Messiah fastest-growing baby names

WASHINGTON — Talk about high expectations for a newborn: King and Messiah are among the fastest-rising baby names for American boys.
MTA beefs up battle against rats with garbage-room sealing

The MTA will battle its biggest pest — rats — this summer by sealing off garbage storage rooms throughout the 468-station system, a transit official said Thursday.
GONE IN A FLA$H: Hackers looted $45M in 26-country ATM 'unlimited operation' and the ring leaders remain at large

“Instead of using masks and guns, this cyber-crime organization used laptops and malware," Brooklyn U.S. Attorney Loretta Lynch said.
Best and worst countries to be a mother revealed

A non-profit organization has released an index of the best and worst places to be a mommy, and the U.S. just cracks the Top 30.
Boston's top cop says FBI, CIA failed to share info on bomber

Boston's top cop said Thursday that the feds did not share alleged bomber Tamerlan Tsarnaev's name with city and state police until after the April 18 shootout in which he was fatally injured.
Secret Service agent suspended in Colombia hooker sex scandal wants his job back

An agent suspended as part of the Secret Service sex scandal in Colombia claims he and five others are being “railroaded” and want the chance to fight to return to work.
Missing at sea: Two Carnival cruise passengers disappear off the coast of Australia

Authorities were conducting an air and marine search Thursday off Australia's east coast for two cruise passengers who were believed to have fallen overboard the night before.
Bullied middle schooler hangs herself from bleachers during class

An Indiana student hanged herself from her middle school's bleachers during school hours because she was being bullied, her family says. Horrified classmates found Braylee Rice's body.
NYPD's most wanted found after nine years on the run ... working at a grocery store in in Great Britain

Former science teacher Sean Lopes, 47, was sentenced in 2004 in his absence to 15 years in prison in attempted murder.
Baby girl remains missing as cops ID bodies of mom and two men found dead on farm

Authorities identified two men and a woman found slain on a Kansas farm and continued searching for the woman's 18-month-old daughter, who was last seen at the same property where the bodies were found.
SORRY DAWG! Randy Jackson confirms 'Idol' exit

NO DICE: Cuomo outlines plan for three upstate casinos, 5-year ban on gaming centers in city

New Yorkers will not be able to roll the dice at a city casino for at least five years under a plan outlined Thursday by Gov. Cuomo.
Out of sight: Boston bomber's body shipped out of city for burial at secret location after 3-week fight

Police in Worcester, Mass., made a terse announcement that the body of 26-year-old Tamerlan Tsarnaev was taken out of state shortly before midnight Wednesday.
Pfizer executive arrested in Puerto Rico on child porn charge

Federal authorities in Puerto Rico have arrested an executive at Pfizer Pharmaceutical for allegedly producing child pornography. Officials say 48-year-old Reinaldo Diaz Camacho was charged after Puerto Rico police received information that he was having sexually explicit conversations with a 16-year-old boy on Facebook.
AMERICA’S CUP TRAGEDY: Olympic gold medalist Andrew 'Bart' Simpson dies after boat capsizes during practice

Andrew "Bart" Simpson, a sailing gold medal from the United Kingdom, died on Thursday after his racing team's 72-foot-long boat tipped in San Francisco Bay.
Pass the salt: Obama and House Democratic leaders have working dinner

The top Democratic leaders in the House hashed out their to-do list Wednesday at a suppertime powwow with President Barack Obama.
Something smells funny: Scratch-and-sniff cards' artificial odors set off natural gas scare in Montana

Those scratch-and-sniff cards the energy company sends to customers to teach them to recognize the artificial smell added to natural gas? Turns out they work pretty well.
How did he get a gun? Texas 5-year-old shoots 7-year-old brother with rusty rifle as they play in the bath

The youngster accidentally fired a bullet from the .22 caliber weapon into his 7-year-old sibling's lower back 9 p.m. Tuesday at their Houston home.
Careless mom puts dog in hotel and leaves daughters at home

Texas mom Kristine Noffsinger allegedly checked her beloved pet into a hotel when she went away for three days. But the 29-year-old left her two daughters, aged 8 and 10, home alone to feed themselves.
A tragic homecoming: Grief-stricken family of bride killed in limo fire wait for her remains to return to her native Philippines

"We want to find out why the fire broke out, and why the driver reportedly did not help," Carlito Fojas, father of Neriza Fojas, said by telephone from the family's northern hometown of Camiling in Tarlac province.
S.C. Congressman-elect Mark Sanford settles trespassing case with ex-wife

Newly-elected Rep. Mark Sanford got more good news one day after his stunning victory in South Carolina's special congressional election race — his trespassing case has been settled.
Prince Harry meets the First Lady to kick off 7-day United States tour

EXCLUSIVE: Widow of late NYPD detective fighting for 9/11 benefits, recognition

Ten years after cancer-stricken NYPD Det. Thomas Weiner received a promotion on his deathbed from Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly, his family is still fighting for recognition that he died from working at Ground Zero.
Politics on their plates: Obama discusses immigration, gun control during dinner with House Democratic leaders at ritzy D.C. hotel

The top Democratic leaders in the House hashed out their to-do list Wednesday at a suppertime powwow with President Barack Obama.
'Curtis Sliwa is an inveterate, world-class liar': Angry ex-wife of Guardian Angels founder files $1.45M suit stemming from bizarre child-support payment scheme

Mary Sliwa says that when she and her husband were still together, the famous anti-crime activist used their marital assets to make inflated support payments to Katz, who had two children in-vitro with Sliwa as her sperm donor.
EXCLUSIVE: Cops raid secret stash of plants on Brooklyn rooftop expecting to find MARIJUANA but the only thing growing there are TOMATOES!

Cops responding to a report of a marijuana farm on the roof of a Brooklyn building didn’t find the wacky tobacky they were looking for — just tomato plants, police and witnesses said Wednesday.
Gonzalez: City must move fast to remove PCBs from school lights

Nine students and two teachers were treated for asthma attacks and severe coughing after a fluorescent light exploded Tuesday at Intermediate School 123 in Harlem. The Bloomberg administration, despite being urged to move faster, had insisted it needed 10 years to replace more than 500,000 lighting fixtures that contain PCBs. Now it's changing its tune.
GIVE ME DEATH! Jodi Arias makes stunning declaration after she's found GUILTY in grisly slaying of ex

Arias, the self-confessed killer of former lover, Travis Alexander, was found guilty of first-degree murder, capping a sensational and salacious five-month trial that gripped the nation.
That bites! Alligator trapper gets chunk taken out of him

An alligator drew blood when it sunk its teeth into a trapper's arm Wednesday - in the final moments of the man's mission to remove him from a quiet suburban lake in Georgia.
Columbia football player charged with hate crime for harassing student with ‘anti-Asian’ slurs

Chad Washington, 19, was arrested on charges of aggravated harassment as a hate crime after making “anti-Asian remarks” to a victim, police said.
Prized show pig beaten and battered with a rake

Jiblet, a prized California show pig, was attacked and left covered in scratches and bruises after an unknown attacker battered her with a rake.
SEE IT: Gisele Bundchen flaunts bikini bod

Instructions on how to make 'The Liberator' — a 3-D printed, plastic handgun — pulled from website following fed heat

Instructions on how to make “The Liberator” — a 3-D printed, plastic handgun that has sparked controversy in the gun-control debate — were removed from its creator’s website after the feds fired off some legal heat.
Cuomo outlines upstate, city casino plans

ALBANY — New Yorkers will not be able to roll the dice at a city casino for at least five years under a plan outlined Thursday by Gov. Cuomo.
Where do the rich call home? London is home to the most multi-millionaires BUT New York City has most billionaires: report

The Big Apple is ripe with billionaires.
They punched her so hard in the face, her teeth pierced her lip: Couple zip-tie 4-year-old daughter to gate to assault her

Gerald Swinehart, 26, and Marlaine Coffey, 28, allegedly bound their 4-year-old’s hands and ankles — with the kind of plastic ties electricians use to group together wires — at their Raleigh home.
DISASTER DRILLS: After Newtown and Sandy, NYC schools will conduct lockdown drills each year

City schools will be required to conduct lockdown drills each year under a new policy rolled out after the Newtown shootings and Hurricane Sandy revealed the potential for disaster.
Texans panic over giant African land snails

Some snails can kill at a rabbit's pace. Panic rippled across the Internet after a woman spotted what appeared to be a giant African land snail while gardening outside her Houston home. People worried that those snails, which can lay 100 eggs per month, could transmit meningitis to unsuspected Texans, causing inflammation of the brain’s and spinal cord’s protective membranes.
Parents of young boy killed in Boston Marathon bombings struggle to explain tragedy to daughter who lost leg in the attacks

Jane Richard didn’t have the bottom part of her left leg. Her brother was dead. And her mom was severely injured. She had lots of questions.
SHOCK SURVEY finds most parents text while driving with their kids

From texting to putting their kids in the wrong size safety seat, many parents are putting their precious cargo at risk while behind the wheel, a new survey finds.
Police nab suspects in $50 million diamond heist: cops

BRUSSELS — Unlike the brilliant thieves in "Ocean's Eleven," it appears that those behind the clockwork-precision, $50 million diamond heist at Brussels Airport may not get a Hollywood ending.
SPORTS
NO FEAR: Pacers not worried about Knicks adding Stoudemire in Game 3

Amar’e Stoudemire is expected back for the Knicks when the Eastern Conference semifinals shift to Bankers Life Fieldhouse for Game 3 on Saturday night. And the Pacers don't really care.
Tiger's a PLAYER again: Hot start leaves Woods four off lead

Roberto Castro tied the Stadium Course record with a morning 63 and if Tiger Woods was going to get himself in the early mix, he was going to have to shoot one of his best scores ever at TPC Sawgrass.
Players Insider: Vijay let off hook

The galleries were a rather benevolent jury. They let Vijay Singh get off easy Thursday. There was one guy who showed up wearing deer antlers – and he was supportive – but outside of a few snarky comments made out of Singh’s earshot, there wasn’t much reaction at all to his decision to sue the PGA Tour.
Devout Christian Jet would accept gay teammate

Jets linebacker and devout Christian DeMario Davis believes homosexuality is a sin, but says he would have no issue having a gay teammate.
Isles can't best goalie Vokoun as Pens take 3-2 series lead

The 14-year-veteran was a one-man steel curtain in Game 5, shutting out the New York Islanders 4-0 with 31 saves to help the Penguins take a 3-2 lead in the first round of the Stanley Cup playoffs to put the underdog Isles on the brink of elimination.
ALL-TIME ALL-STARS: EACH WEEK LEADING UP TO THE MIDSUMMER
CLASSIC AT CITI FIELD, WE WANT YOU TO HELP US PICK BASEBALL'S BEST
2013 All-Time All-StarsGREATEST
FIRST BASEMENVIEW PLAYER FACTS AND STATS THEN VOTE FOR YOUR ALL-TIME ALL STAR. EACH WEEK A NEW POSITION - ON-DECK: SECOND BASE.

JIMMIE FOXX
STATS
Career Stats:
The Beast plays 20 big-league seasons with Philadelphia A's, Red Sox, Cubs and Phillies (1925-1945)
.325 Batting Average
.428 On Base Percentage
534 Home Runs
1,922 Runs Batted In
FUN FACTS
Becomes just the second MLB player to hit more than 500 home runs
Wins back-to-back MVPs in 1932 and '33; Triple Crown winner in '33
Drives in a career-best 175 RBI with Red Sox in 1938
Drives in more than 100 runs in 13 consecutive seasons

LOU GEHRIG
STATS
Career Stats:
.340 Batting Average
.447 On Base Percentage
493 Home Runs
1,992 Runs Batted In
STATS
Career Stats:
Yankees' Iron Horse from 1923-1939
.340 Batting Average
.447 On Base Percentage
493 Home Runs
1,992 Runs Batted In
FUN FACTS
Streak of 2,130 consecutive games-played stands for 56 years
Hits .361 in seven World Series appearances, winning six titles
13 consecutive seasons with 100 runs scored and 100 RBI.
Wins the 1934 Triple Crown; Two-time AL MVP

HANK GREENBERG
STATS
Career Stats:
Original Hammerin’ Hank plays 12 seasons with Tigers and one with the Pirates (1930-1947)
.313 Batting Average
.412 On Base Percentage
331 Home Runs
1,276 Runs Batted In
FUN FACTS
Wins the AL MVP in 1935 after driving in 170 runs
Clinches 1945 AL pennant with grand slam in 9th inning of season's final game
Career-best 183 RBI in 1937 still ranks third all-time in MLB history
Loses four seasons in prime of his career to World War II

HARMON KILLEBREW
STATS
Career Stats:
Killer plays 22 seasons with Senators, Twins and Royals (1954-1975)
.256 Batting Average
.376 On Base Percentage
573 Home Runs
1,584 Runs Batted In
FUN FACTS
Retires trailing only Babe Ruth for home runs among American Leaguers (Now ranks No. 11 all-time)
Wins AL MVP in 1969 when he leads league in homers, RBI, walks and on-base percentage
Hits 40 or more home runs eight times
Drove in over 100 runs nine times

WILLIE MCCOVEY
STATS
Career Stats:
Stretch plays 22 big-league seasons with Giants, Padres and A's (1959-1976)
.270 Batting Average
.374 On Base Percentage
521 Home Runs
1,555 Runs Batted In
FUN FACTS
Wins NL Rookie of the Year in 1959 and NL MVP in 1969
Leads the National League in homers three times and in RBI twice
Retires as the greatest left-handed home run hitter in NL history
Led the NL in slugging percentage three straight years (1968-70)

JOHNNY MIZE
STATS
Career Stats:
The Big Cat plays 15 seasons with Cardinals, NY Giants and Yankees (1936-1953)
.312 Batting Average
.397 On Base Percentage
359 Home Runs
1,337 Runs Batted In
FUN FACTS
Hits three homers in a game six times
Only player to hit 50 or more homers wth fewer than 50 strikeouts (1947)
Bats over .300 nine consecutive seasons
Wins five straight World Series titles with the Yankees (1949-53)

EDDIE MURRAY
STATS
Career Stats:
Spends bulk of his 21 seasons with the Orioles; Also plays for Dodgers, Mets, Indians and Angels
.287 Batting Average
.359 On Base Percentage
504 Home Runs
1,917 Runs Batted In
FUN FACTS
Retires as only third player to collect 3,000 hits and 500 home runs
1977 AL Rookie of the Year and an eight-time All-Star
Earns three Gold Gloves and sets record for assists by a first baseman
All-time career RBI leader among switch-hitters

ALBERT PUJOLS
STATS
Career Stats:
Spends first 11 seasons with the Cardinals before signing with the Angels in 2012
.324 Batting Average
.414 On Base Percentage
477 Home Runs
1,439 Runs Batted In
FUN FACTS
Wins NL Rookie of the Year in 2001
Three-time NL MVP (2005, 2008, 2009) and 9-time All-Star
Two-time Gold Glove and six-time Silver Slugger winner
Has hit more than 40 home runs in a season six times

GEORGE SISLER
STATS
Career Stats:
Stars for St. Louis Browns, Senators and Boston Braves during 15-year MLB career (1915-1930)
.340 Batting Average
.379 On Base Percentage
102 Home Runs
1,178 Runs Batted In
FUN FACTS
Wins two batting titles, hitting over .400 both times (1920, 1922)
Record 257 hits in 1920 stands for 84 years
Begins career as a pitcher and beats Walter Johnson during rookie season
Ty Cobb calls him the nearest thing to a perfect ballplayer

FRANK THOMAS
STATS
Career Stats:
The Big Hurt plays 16 of his 19 seasons with the White Sox; Also plays for A's and Blue Jays
.301 Batting Average
.419 On Base Percentage
521 Home Runs
1,704 Runs Batted In
FUN FACTS
Wins back-to-back AL MVPs in 1993 and '94
Wins the AL batting title in 1997 with a .347 average
Tied for 18th on baseball's all-time home runs list
Five-time All-Star and four-time Silver Slugger winner
ALL STARS 1ST BASE POLL

JIMMIE FOXXLOU GEHRIGHANK GREENBERGHARMON KILLEBREWWILLIE MCCOVEYJOHNNY MIZEEDDIE MURRAYALBERT PUJOLSGEORGE SISLERFRANK THOMAS

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Before they were stars
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EXCLUSIVE: REAL LIFE JENGA — Nothing stacks up to Tribeca's new 60-story condo tower which enticed one buyer to pluck down $6M over the phone

This redefines the term “real estate porn.” A Frenchman got so excited just from looking at pictures of Tribeca’s hot new 56 Leonard condo tower that he bought a $6 million apartment over the phone.
American man posed as a girl in online chats to get teen in South America to pose nude and blackmailed her: prosecutors

Fredy Arbito, 31, of Hightstown, N.J. made an initial appearance on a charge of one count of child pornography possession.
Police: California man killed wife, two young daughters

Authorities in rural Northern California were searching on Wednesday for a man suspected of killing his wife and two young daughters. Shane Franklyn Miller, 45, was on the loose a day after the killings six miles west of Shingletown, Shasta County Sheriff’s officials said.
Choreographer's molestation claims against Jacko are 'pathetic': lawyer

A former choreographer for Britney Spears is reversing his prior adamant denials and accusing Michael Jackson of molesting him as a minor, a blockbuster court filing reveals.
Cops find missing 14-year-old girl alive in woods after ‘obsessed’ ex-boyfriend abducted her

Ruby Zavala, 14, had been abducted at knifepoint by an "obsessed" ex-boyfriend after leaving church, police said.
Gay families push for immigration reform

Santiago Ortiz wed his longtime partner Pablo Garcia two years ago — but the feds nixed his bid to sponsor the Venezuelan-born Garcia for a green card. The Elmhurst, Queens, pair is hoping the Senate’s immigration reform bill might still bring permanent residency within reach for Garcia, who overstayed a tourist visa.
Obama calls for tougher action on growing military sexual assaults, which has risen 34% since 2010

President Obama turned up the rhetorical heat on the military over sexual predators in its ranks, saying any military member found guilty of sexual assault should be held accountable, prosecuted and fired.
LOST THEIR ‘VOICE’: Some viewers’ votes discounted after ‘inconsistencies’

She-Hulk attacks 17-year-old girl in England: officials

A woman dressed as the Incredible Hulk is believed to have assaulted a 17-year-old girl outside a McDonald's in York, England, police said.
Man who shot 9-year-old cousin in black costume mistaking her for a skunk avoids going to jail

Thomas Grant was placed on two years’ probation for wounding his 9-year-old relative on Oct. 20 last year during a bonfire in New Sewickley Township, Pa.
Historical doppelgangers? Check out these celebs and their retro lookalikes

Seeing double? Though these celebrities are famous in their own right, they do bear very striking resemblances to some other well-known historical figures. Check out who in Hollywood has a historical doppelganger.
Doubletake: Check out these celebs and their stunt doubles

He scooped his way to freedom: Double-murder suspect uses spoon to tunnel out of notoriously tough Moscow prison

Oleg Topalov carved a hole into the ceiling of his cell at Moscow's notoriously tough Matrosskaya Tishina detention facility before escaping through an air vent.
'Her suffering should not be in vain': Students save pit bull pup, which was used as bait in dog fights

Misty was rescued from a city shelter several weeks ago, covered in festering wounds and bites. No longer useful to her tormentors, the pooch, whose age was estimated at 6 to 9 months.
UN Twitter account follows busty German porn star

The official Twitter account was mixing business with pleasure by following a busty German porn star. Penelope Black Diamond — who regularly posts X-rated videos via @PBDBigBustyStar.
Man framed by cops in rape of disabled woman settles case

A San Jose, Calif., man will settle with the city after police and a prosecutor framed him in the sexual assault of a developmentally disabled woman.
TALK ABOUT ROAD RAGE! Lunatic leaps out of car onto packed FDR and draws SAMURAI SWORD in 'self-defense' after being accidentally rear-ended

“The Last Samurai” he was not. A New Jersey man accused of hacking his road rival’s hand with a souvenir samurai sword during a 2011 fight on the FDR Drive insisted he was defending his life during his trial in Manhattan Supreme Court Thursday.
Zero tolerance: Virginia 2nd-grader suspended for pretending his pencil was a gun

Where would the Founding Fathers stand on a right to bear pencils? A second-grader was suspended from school for two days for pretending his pencil was a gun while playing with his friend in class Friday.
Actress Chita Rivera, of Broadway's 'West Side Story' fame, to lead the 56th annual Puerto Rican Day Parade

Chita Rivera, who rose to fame for portraying fiery Anita in the Broadway version of “West Side Story,” will be the Grand Marshal of this year’s Puerto Rican Day Parade, organizers said Tuesday.
RETRO PHOTO GALLERIES

The Real Boardwalk Empire
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Cocaine and booze hangover kept Dwight Gooden from Mets1986 ticker tape parade disgraced pitcher reveals in new memoir

Doc Gooden got so blitzed on cocaine and booze the night the Mets won the 1986 World Series that he missed the team's ticker-tape parade down New York's Canyon of Heroes the next morning, the former All-Star pitcher writes in an unflinching new memoir.
HOW IS SHE ALIVE? Wife shot through the face with husband's harpoon and it pierces her less than an inch from her spine

Elisangela Borborema Rosa, 28, of Arraial do Cabo is lucky to be alive after being pierced through her mouth after accidentally being hit by her husband’s spear gun.
Man linked to Canada train plot stayed in U.S. to build terror cell: officials

A Tunisian man accused of radicalizing a Canadian resident charged in a plot to derail a train has been charged with trying to stay in the United States illegally to build a terrorism cell for international acts of terror such as poisoning a water system with bacteria, authorities said Thursday.
New, lightweight wearable robots help overcome paralysis

When Michael Gore stands, it's a triumph of science and engineering. Eleven years ago, Gore was paralyzed from the waist down in a workplace accident, yet he rises from his wheelchair to his full 6-foot-2-inches and walks across the room with help from a lightweight wearable robot.
Mika Brzezinski: Why we should start using the word ‘fat’

Fat. Obese. These are words that can sting. But, they are words that we need to use to have an honest conversation about the biggest health crisis facing our country, says the "Morning Joe" co-host.
Baseball team rescues teen girl trapped under car

When a high school girl got trapped beneath her mother’s car, 16 members of the Valley High baseball team banded together to lift it off her and pull her out.
Funny-looking building no laughing matter for China

‘As I Lay Dying’ singer charged with solicitation of murder

The lead singer of heavy metal band As I Lay Dying, who is charged with plotting to kill his estranged wife, had recently become obsessed with bodybuilding and had started acting dangerously distracted around his children, his wife said in divorce papers.

EDITORS' PICKS
Confidenti@l: Knick fan wins big at charity stripe
While the Knicks were getting trampled by Indiana on their own turf Sunday, a beautiful thing was happening courtside. New York real estate developer Jona Rechnitz took a moment from cheering to introduce himself to his colorful seatmate, whom everyone else seemed to know.
Martha Stewart suffers a 'Hangover'! Zach Galifinakis brings domestic diva flowers
After posting a personal ad on the dating site Match.com amid much fanfare, Stewart, 71, combed through 1,000 date requests and selected two eligible bachelors, Larry and Stan, to meet in person.
Jacko concert producer's frantic call days before singer's overdose death
Alif Sankey made the 1:30 a.m. call to tour director Kenny Ortega after Jackson appeared painfully thin.
Miley Cyrus named No. 1 on Maxim's Hot 100 List
It's official: Miley Cyrus is too hot to handle. Although the 20-year-old starlet made a pre-announcement via her social media that she was in fact named No. 1 by Maxim on its annual Hot 100 List, the magazine has released its full line-up crowning the former Disney gal on top.
Amanda Bynes pleads no contest to driving with suspended license
Amanda Bynes pleaded no contest to driving with a suspended license Thursday, reports TMZ. Her lawyer, Rich Hutton, delivered the plea on behalf of the former Disney star. She was slapped with three years’ probation, a warning not to drive without a valid license and insurance, and a fine of $300.
Randy Jackson confirms American Idol' exit
After a report that the still-popular but stumbling Fox icon is about to vote off all four of its judges and its executive producer, veteran judge Randy Jackson confirmed Thursday that he’s giving up the talent-show gig.
Manti Te'o's imaginary girlfriend lands on Maxim 'Hot 100' List
Most of the members of the 2013 Maxim “Hot 100” have remarkable bodies. But number 69 on the list was notable because she has no body. In a wink to the bizarre hoax that plagued football star Manti Te'o, Maxim devoted an entry to "Manti Te'o's fake girlfriend."
Kate Moss bares all to show off her tan
Celebs aren't afraid to get a little sexy when it comes to ad campaigns. Whether they're flaunting their curves in sizzling lingerie or showing off their modeling chops in sultry high-fashion shoots, these celebrities are so hot you'll forget what it is exactly they're trying to sell. Check out the sexiest star advertisements ...
Prince Harry starts 7-day American tour in Washington
Prince Harry paid a visit to Capitol Hill on Thursday, where the redheaded royal attended a respected photography exhibit on land mines. The exhibit, organized by British nonprofit HALO Trust, examines the presence and toll of unexploded land mines and ordnances.
Mamma Mia! ABBA singer reveals why she's a recluse
Mamma Mia! Former ABBA singer Agnetha Fältskog revealed that she has an intense fear of flying, leading to her reputation of being a recluse after the hit pop group split in 1983. In an interview with The Sun, Fältskog explained that a harrowing experience with flying through turbulent weather left her traumatized.
Rihanna gives Knicks J.R. Smith a shot
Knicks star J.R. Smith partied with Rihanna at the swank SoHo club Greenhouse Tuesday night, mere hours after his team dominated the Indiana Pacers in Game 2 of their playoff series.
Amy Poehler dating Nick Kroll
Funny gal Amy Poehler has yet another comedian in her life. Poehler, 41, who split from husband of nine years and fellow actor Will Arnett last September, is now dating Comedy Central star Nick Kroll, according to an Us Weekly report.
REVIEW: 'The Great Gatsby' fails to dazzle
While this “Gatsby” can’t by any standard be considered great, it does have its charms.
Rod Stewart reveals secret two-week split from wife
The British crooner said the short split left him so heartbroken it led to a song.
Miley Cyrus named No. 1 on Maxim's Hot 100 List
It's official: Miley Cyrus is too hot to handle.
Tom Cruise, Kristen Stewart: America's least trusted celebs
Cruise and Stewart were dead last on Reader's Digest "100 Most Trusted People in America" list.
Nina Dobrev, Ian Somerhalder call it quits
After three years of dating, it's splitsville for two of television's favorite vampires.
Choreographer's breakdown triggered memories of molestation: lawyer
Michael Jackson was a ‘monster,’ says Wade Robson's lawyer.
Confidenti@l: NBC's top exec Bob Greenblatt sends out firing threats
Greenblatt threatened to fire anyone who leaks the network’s new schedule.
It's official! Neil Patrick Harris to host Tony Awards
The Emmy winner and Broadway vet will host the Tonys on June 9.
Gwyneth Paltrow: Met Gala was ‘so un-fun,’ 'too crowded'
Even the most beautiful doesn't always have a good time getting glam.
'Charlie Brown' actor sentenced to one year in jail for stalking
California judge tells Peter Robbins, "Don't be a blockhead."
Lil Wayne doesn't remember having seizures: 'I don't feel sick'
"I go to sleep and wake up in the hospital," the controversial rapper said.
'Biggest Loser' couple with baby on the way to divorce
Sam Poueu and Stephanie Anderson, who is seven months pregnant, have split.
PHOTOS: Stars go public with their affection
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Royal return! Prince Harry heading back to U.S. shores
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Bikini-clad Kim proudly flaunts her baby bump
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NBC orders new Roseanne Barr comedy
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LIVE AND LET FLY! Paul McCartney attacked by insects during concert
McCartney had to fend off a cloud of grasshoppers as he played.
Betsey Johnson, daughter do serious stylin’ for new reality show
“Is the writer getting anxious?” Betsey Johnson asks. Well, sort of. The interview was supposed to start 45 minutes ago, but the famed fashion designer and her daughter Lulu are still sequestered in the back of Lulu’s apartment, getting their hair and makeup done for the photo shoot.
David Moyes hired as new boss of Manchester United
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Denise Richards gets to keep Charlie's boys
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Rob Kardashian pleads not guilty to battery, petty theft
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Famed fashion designer Ottavio Missoni dead at 92
The Italian knitwear created a global fashion empire.
Hinckley: ‘Breaking Amish: Brave New World’ review
The first season of TLC’s “Breaking Amish” ended in an untidy ball of confusion, on- and off- screen, so this second season understandably starts by trying to sort things out.
Bryan Forbes, 'Stepford Wives' director, dead at 86
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SEE IT: Man busts a move on a moving treadmill
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Please, Liam, DON'T MARRY MILEY! Hemsworth siblings stage intervention
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‘Jurassic Park 4’ release date delayed
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How to spot a fake online dating profile
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'Game of Thrones' star cast as prince in 'Cinderella'
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'Arrested Development' debuts promo banana stands
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Selena Gomez continues her sexy streak in the clip.
Bieber may face charges for alleged fight with neighbor
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Kanye debuts new song, 'I am God' ... is it any good?
West performed the song at the Met Gala.
PHOTOS: Sean Lowe booted from 'Dancing With the Stars'
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Carrie Underwood to sing ‘Sunday Night Football’ theme
The country star will sing a new version of 'Waiting All Day for Sunday Night.'
He's a dad! Reggie Bush and fiancé welcome baby girl
The 28-year-old football star and Avagyan welcomed their first child on Monday.
PHOTOS: Steve Carell on set of 'Anchorman 2'
Carell wasn't messing around when he arrived on set of 'Anchorman 2.'
PHOTOS: The most unlikely friendships in the animal kingdom!
Sometimes Mother Nature fosters some oddball pairs.
YouTube launches trends map to show who's watching what where
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What country loves moms the most?
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Michelle Obama calls Chris Christie 'terrific' ...
The First Lady heaped praise on N.J. Gov. Christie, who recently had weight-loss surgery.
... as Christie searches for missing fleece, and mojo, in cameo-heavy video
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Instagram hit! Stars go wild at Met Gala after-party
Hollywood is a bit Twitter-happy, so we've rounded up the hottest, celebrity Twitpics.
'Teen Mom' sex tape beats Kim's in first-day viewers
Move over Kim, there is a new reality sex tape queen in Hollywood.
Dennis Rodman calls Kim Jong-un to release American man
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Confidenti@l: Neil Patrick Harris set to return as host of Tony Awards
Fans are pushing for Harris to host the Tony Awards once more.
Expert: Conrad Murray was not qualified to treat Michael Jackson
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Cumulus CEO: Rush Limbaugh DID cost us millions in ad sales
Lew Dickey hints that advertisers pulled out en masse after Rush called a law student a 'slut.'
Parsons cancels John Galliano workshop
The school has canceled a four-day workshop by the controversial designer.
PHOTOS: Cleveland nightmare is over for three families
Amanda Berry, Gina DeJesus and Michelle Knight were found alive after nearly 10 years.
Chris Christie gets secret gastric band surgery
Christie says the surgery was for health, not political reasons.
Legendary Man. United coach Alex Ferguson calls it quits
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Khloe Kardashian: I'm not 'desperate for a baby'
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Dr. Phil sues Deadspin for posting Manti Te'o hoaxer interview
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Kerry Washington: I'm 'the luckiest broad in Hollywood'
Washington has come a long way from “a kooky theater kid.”
How should you talk to your kids about kidnapping?
Talk to your kids to keep them safe from kidnappers, but don’t scare them, experts warn.
PHOTOS: Behind-the-scene pics of stars on set
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Racy swimsuit wear at Rio Fashion Week
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Big Papi 'hurt' by scribe's PED suspicions
David Ortiz told ESPN that he’s “hurt” after Boston Globe columnist Dan Shaughnessy opined that the 37-year-old’s start — he was batting .414 before going 0-for-5 Wednesday and has four homers and 17 RBI in 16 games — is too good to be true.
Watching from sidelines doesn't suit Westbrook
All-Star point guard Russell Westbrook expects to be on crutches for about four to five weeks as he returns from knee surgery that has knocked him out of the Oklahoma City Thunder’s playoff run.
Man U hires Moyes to succeed Ferguson as manager
Manchester United has hired David Moyes to succeed Alex Ferguson as manager of the Premier League champions. The club said Thursday he has agreed to a six-year deal and will take charge beginning July 1, marking the end of Ferguson’s reign of nearly 27 years at Old Trafford.
LeBron and Heat run over Bulls in Game 2, 115-78
Ray Allen scored 21 points, LeBron James had 19 and the Miami Heat embarrassed the Chicago Bulls with a 115-78 victory in Game 2 of the teams' Eastern Conference semifinal series on Wednesday night.
Warriors' Thompson lights up Texas with eight 3s in win
Klay Thompson scored 34 points, Stephen Curry added 22 and the Golden State Warriors withstood another furious rally by the San Antonio Spurs for a 100-91 victory Wednesday night to even their series at one game apiece and snap a 30-game skid in the Alamo City.
The Players Championship is totally unpredictable
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Orb back on the track, jogs Belmont oval
Kentucky Derby winner Orb returned to the track for the first since winning Saturday’s 4 Kentucky Derby, when he had a leisurely jog over Belmont's muddy main track early Wednesday morning.
Levi's lands naming rights for new 49ers stadium
The San Francisco 49ers and Levi Strauss & Co have reached an agreement for a $220 million, 20-year naming rights deal for the team’s future stadium in Santa Clara. Levi’s CEO Chip Bergh and 49ers CEO Jed York announced the deal Wednesday at Levi’s Plaza in San Francisco.
Ronde set to retire after 15 seasons with Bucs
Multiple media outlets report that Ronde Barber is retiring from the NFL after 16 seasons as a standout defensive back. Barber told Fox Sports.com, “I’ve had a better run than I ever could’ve dreamed of having.”

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