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Spicer tries to make nice with reporter he snubbed

The first reporter to get a question at Wednesday’s White house press briefing was April Ryan — who a day earlier was told by presidential spokesman Sean Spicer to “stop shaking your head” during a heated exchange. “April,” Spicer said Wednesday, recognizing the first questioner. “Well, thank you, Sean,” she replied. On Tuesday, Spicer and Read More…

Melania Trump makes rare appearance as first lady

First Lady Melania Trump made a rare public appearance on Wednesday at a State Department ceremony honoring women around the world, declaring that “wherever women are diminished, we are all diminished.” “Together we must declare that the era of allowing the brutality against women and children is over while affirming that the time for empowering Read More…

Woman jailed for blasting Ed Sheeran music

A woman who’s obsessed with Ed Sheeran is headed to the slammer for two months — for torturing her neighbors with his music. Sonia Bryce made life for residents in Willenhall, a town in the West Midlands of England, insufferable when she blasted the pop singer’s song “Shape of You” on repeat, according to ITV.  Read More…

Michael Phelps racing a shark just one part of Discovery’s evolution

After nearly 30 years, even “Shark Week,” Discovery Communications’ annual ratings winner, needs a makeover. Which is why Olympic champ Michael Phelps will find himself in a pool racing a shark this summer. The special star turn, announced on Tuesday, comes as digital players grab more attention from marketers — forcing traditional TV networks to Read More…

No, Trump’s energy moves aren’t dooming the planet

President Trump’s “contempt for clean air, clean water and our clean energy future endangers the health of our children,” thundered Nancy Pelosi on Tuesday. Please. Trump’s moves to roll back President Barack Obama’s draconian restrictions, notably on coal, and to begin junking Obama’s Clean Power Plan, don’t doom the planet — because the Obama policies Read More…

De Blasio’s ‘sanctuary’ stunts are bad for New York

With the feds saying they’ll pull security funding from “sanctuary cities,” Mayor de Blasio and City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito have gotten the fight they’ve been spoiling for. And the NYPD’s caught in the crossfire, with $17.5 million in funding at risk. The Department of Correction could lose $11 million. Attorney General Jeff Sessions this Read More…

How Republicans can regroup on health care

War is over — if you want it. The Republicans’ seven-year-long battle to simply repeal ObamaCare is dead. Pretending otherwise, like the Japanese holdouts who refused to surrender after World War II by hiding out in the Philippines, would imperil the opportunity the GOP still has to do serious health-care reform. To do so, Republicans Read More…