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She Fought for Stronger Sexual Abuse Laws. Her Son Was the Reason.

She Fought for Stronger Sexual Abuse Laws. Her Son Was the Reason. For years, Margaret Markey, a former assemblywoman, pushed for the Child Victims Act, which recently passed. She was driven by her son’s own incident of abuse.

Man dragged to death by subway after bag gets caught on train

Man dragged to death by subway after bag gets caught on train A man was dragged to his death after a shoulder bag he was carrying got caught in a moving subway train in Midtown on Tuesday night, police sources…

Sanders becomes latest candidate over 70 to announce 2020 run

Sanders becomes latest candidate over 70 to announce 2020 run Maybe they’ll move the Fountain of Youth to the Rose Garden. Sen. Bernie Sanders threw his hat into the presidential ring on Tuesday, becoming the latest 70-something candidate or potential…

Staffer accuses ex-Councilman of stiffing him because he’s autistic

Staffer accuses ex-Councilman of stiffing him because he’s autistic A former City Council staffer says his boss intentionally underpaid him because he is autistic and lives at home. Michael Bistreich, 30, leveled the new claims against former Brooklyn pol Vincent…

Lawyer sues ex-lover for not paying $500K to keep paternity secret

Lawyer sues ex-lover for not paying 0K to keep paternity secret A lawyer at a prestigious Manhattan firm filed suit against a former clothing-company exec on Tuesday over the daughter she claims he fathered during an affair more than 30…

Lagerfeld Spoke Fluent Chanel — With His Own Accent

Lagerfeld Spoke Fluent Chanel — With His Own Accent To understand what Karl Lagerfeld has meant to fashion, you have to understand his relationship to Coco Chanel. When Coco Chanel died, it didn’t seem possible that anyone could fill her…