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AOC mocks Wall Street outrage over GameStop surge

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez mocked Wall Street on Wednesday for wanting to crack down on a Reddit message board that helped GameStop’s shares soar. “Gotta admit it’s really something to see Wall Streeters with a long history of treating our economy…

3 teens arrested in Denver house fire that killed five

Three teens have been arrested in connection to a Denver house fire that killed five people — including two children — who recently immigrated from Senegal, police said Wednesday. The male suspects — a 15-year-old and two 16-year-olds — could…

Mets send Steven Matz to Blue Jays as Trevor Bauer looms

The Mets are moving on from Steven Matz. The team sent the 29-year-old lefty to the Blue Jays on Wednesday night, receiving three yet-to-be-named prospects in return, The Post confirmed. The Mets reached a one-year, $5.2 million deal with Matz…

NY Times taps Cliff Levy to oversee unit that returned Peabody

The New York Times promoted its metro editor in a move that puts him in charge of the audio unit that recently returned a Peabody Award after its Caliphate podcast series was discredited. Cliff Levy, who was an associate managing…

Hank Aaron makes one last trip to spot where he hit No. 715

ATLANTA — The Hammer made one last trip to the spot where he hit No. 715. After a nearly three-hour funeral service Wednesday that featured two former presidents, a long-time baseball commissioner and a civil rights icon, the hearse carrying…

Biden administration pauses US arms sales to UAE, Saudi Arabia

The Biden administration on Wednesday paused US arms sales to the United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia — one of several moves to address Trump-era foreign policies. Secretary of State Tony Blinken, who was confirmed as the nation’s top diplomat…

Michael Strahan tests positive for COVID-19: report

Michael Strahan has tested positive for the coronavirus and is under quarantine, according to reports on Wednesday. The “Good Morning America” co-host — who has been absent from the ABC show this week — began isolating Saturday after finding out…

GameStop up another 134% as officials raise possibility of foul play

The “Reddit rally” continued full steam ahead on Wednesday as officials began to question whether they are dealing with a populist market insurrection or something more sinister. Shares GameStop and AMC Entertainment posted one-day gains of 134 percent and 301…

How Cuomo would undermine his own smart offices-to-housing plan

No one can say for sure, but as few as 12 percent of Manhattan office workers are physically at their desks. There are cities with somewhat higher rates of office return, but the work-from-home wave is buffeting the value of…

GameStop rally is warning that market bubbles have gone mad

In the 1630s, it was tulips. In the 1990s, it was Netscape and Pets.com. Later, as we all know, it was housing. Today, the warning sign flashing “danger,” signaling that the stock market has lost its mind, is GameStop. GameStop…