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NYPD commissioner tells David Muir: Terror attack was ‘a cowardly act’

Police Commissioner James P. O’Neill told ABC News’ David Muir today that terrorist events are a “major concern” for the New York Police Department but that authorities are working hard to “stay ahead of the curve.” “We have challenges,” O’Neill said today in an exclusive interview with the “World News Tonight” anchor. “We have the [New York City] Marathon coming up on Sunday. We have the Thanksgiving Day Parade. We have the tree lighting. … Of course, we have New Year’s Eve again, so this is something that we’re constantly thinking about.” On Tuesday, police said Sayfullo Saipov, 29, allegedly plowed into people on a lower Manhattan bike path before crashing his truck into a school bus. He was ...

Pakistan polygamy: Lahore man jailed over unapproved second marriage

Image copyright Getty Images A Pakistan court has jailed a man for six months for marrying a second woman without his wife’s permission. The court in Lahore also ordered Shahzad Saqib to pay a £1,433 ($1,900) fine, rejecting his argument that Islam allowed him to have up to four wives. Saqib’s first wife Ayesha Bibi had successfully argued that marrying without her written approval was a breach of Pakistan’s family law. Women’s rights activists said the verdict would discourage polygamy. They also said it would empower women and could result in more women in similar situations taking up their cases with the courts. “It is encouraging that a wronged woman has used this law to complain to the court,” Romana Bashir, who heads the Peace and Development Found...

Biggest NFL injury questions for Week 9

9:00 PM ET NFL Nation reporters assess the biggest injuries across the league for Week 9. NFC East | NFC North | NFC South | NFC WestAFC East | AFC North| AFC South | AFC West NFC EAST All-Pro left tackle Tyron Smith sat out of practice, but that has become a normal Wednesday occurrence lately because of back tightness. Rookie defensive back Chidobe Awuzie went through a limited practice for the first time in three weeks as he works back from a hamstring strain. The Cowboys will be cautious with him as this is something he has not been able to shake since the preseason. Once he is ready to go, then he could be a full-time safety. — Todd Archer This should be the week that wide receiver Sterling Shepard returns from an ankle injury after missing two games. Last week’s bye helped...

NYC terror attack signals weakening ISIS

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Michelle Obama says men are ‘entitled,’ ‘self-righteous’ because women protect them too much

Speaking at the Obama Foundation Summit, former first lady Michelle Obama said men are “entitled” and “self-righteous” because women protect them too much.  (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast) Former first lady Michelle Obama explained Wednesday at a summit in Chicago that she believes men are “entitled,” and that women protect them too much. Speaking at the first Obama Foundation international summit, Obama — one of the event’s headliners — said that men are essentially babied and protected by women, while women are raised to be “strong.” “It’s like the problem in the world today is we love our boys, and we raise our girls,” Obama said. “We raise them to be strong, and sometimes we take care not to hurt men — and I think we pay for that a little bit.”...

World Series Hero Luis Gonzalez: Here’s How To Ball Out In Game 7

W.S. Hero Luis Gonzalez Here’s How To Ball Out In Game 7 11/1/2017 3:34 PM PDT EXCLUSIVE Listen up Dodgers & Astros … a former World Series hero is about to tell you how not to FREAKIN’ CHOKE in tonight’s all important Game 7 matchup. TMZ Sports talked to Luis Gonzalez … the man who destroyed Yankees fans with a super clutch Game 7 RBI against Mariano Rivera in the 2001 fall classic. If any guy knows what it takes to deliver in the big spots, it’s LG, and he told us EXACTLY what players in tonight’s game are gonna have to do to get the job done. Pay attention fellas, and remember, it’s just a game, not like your entire lives and legacies are on the line.  [embedded content]

Incarcerated Dodgers Fans Can Watch Game 7 From Jail!

Incarcerated Dodgers Fans Can Watch Game 7 From Jail 11/1/2017 3:46 PM PDT EXCLUSIVE Are you a Dodgers fan? Wanna watch Game 7 but you’re locked up in jail?  Well, good news — we’re told inmates at L.A. County Jail WILL be able to watch the entire World Series game from their cells and TV rooms Wednesday night!!  We know there are a bunch of Dodgers fans behind bars (some of them have it inked on their bodies!) and they’re very interested in tonight’s game.  So, to make everyone happy … law enforcement sources tell us they will NOT be turning off the TVs before the game ends.  We’re guessing officials at the jail are rooting for the Dodgers — not only for city pride, but because things tend to go better in jail when everyone’s happy. 

Cajun restaurant’s bathroom doors draw criticism, praise

A Texas restaurant’s bathroom doors have sparked a social media conversation about gender identity.  (iStock) A Cajun restaurant in Texas is getting some feedback about its bathroom doors, which feature full-length photos of pre- and post-transition Caitlyn Jenner. The restaurant, Dodie’s Place Cajun Bar & Restaurant in conservative Allen, TX, has had the photos up since August, according to their Facebook page. But it wasn’t until the Dallas Morning News’ Dom DiFurio posted the photo of Twitter that the restaurant began receiving criticism about the photos. “We’ve gotten a few responses, both positive and negative,” Jim, one of the owners of Dodie’s told Fox News. COLORADO RESTAURANT REMOVES BATHROOM SIGN AFTER BACKLASH Some have called the photos “transphobic” and “insensitive,...

Prosecutors say NYC terror attack suspect ‘consumed by hate,’ asked for ISIS flag

Federal prosecutors said Wednesday that Sayfullo Saipov was “consumed by hate and a twisted ideology” when he ran down dozens of people on a New York City bike path, killing eight people and injuring 12 others. Saipov, 29, was charged with providing material support to a terrorist group and committing violence and destruction of motor vehicles in Tuesday’s attack, in which he drove a rented Home Depot truck down the path near the World Trade Center site. Law enforcement officials described the initial charges as “holding charges,” meaning that more are expected to be filed. Saipov nodded his head repeatedly as he was read his rights in a brief court proceeding that he followed through a Russian interpreter. Judge Barbara Moses set his next court date for Nov. ...

Browns’ Gordon reinstated on conditional basis

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