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Convicted Auschwitz guard bids for clemency to avoid prison

BERLIN — A former Auschwitz death camp guard has launched a bid for clemency in a final bid to avoid serving his sentence as an accessory to murder, German authorities said Monday. Attorneys for Oskar Groening, 96, filed the appeal ...

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Matt Harvey, Noah Syndergaard among Mets to avoid arbitration

They hardly were superheroes last season, but the Dark Knight and Thor both have inked new deals for 2018. The Mets stayed busy on Friday, knocking out one-year settlements with several arbitration eligible players, including starting pitchers Matt Harvey and ...

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Knicks barely avoid collapse, hold on for 100-96 win over Mavs

DALLAS – For three quarters, Kristaps Porzingis got his groove back. Then he needed a little help from Jarrett Jack. The Knicks blew a 13-point lead in the fourth quarter and looked on the verge of another collapse. But Jack, ...

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Here’s one way to avoid getting sick this winter

The key to staying healthy this winter may be to look more closely at the people around us to determine if they’re sick — while keeping at a distance. A new study shows that signs more subtle than coughing or ...

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New Zealanders build island bar in effort to avoid alcohol ban

On the rocks, please! A group of creative New Zealanders constructed a sand island bar in coastal waters in effort to avoid a ban on drinking in public places. The swim-up structure located in the Tairua estuary on the Coromandel ...

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Choose a Medicare prescription drug plan now to avoid a penalty l

If you’re a Medicare beneficiary but haven’t signed up for a prescription drug plan yet — or if you’re unhappy with your current one — you have until Dec. 7 to pick a plan without having to pay a late ...

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Kim Kardashian drinks sardine smoothie to avoid tough question

She didn’t take the bait. Kim Kardashian chose to drink a sardine smoothie rather than confirm or deny reports that her famous sisters Kylie Jenner and Khloe Kardashian are pregnant during a game on James Corden’s “Late Late Show” Wednesday. ...

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Cops advise on how to avoid being arrested for Halloween pranks

Police warn: don’t get caught doing these tricks, because jail is no treat. The Lawrence Police Department in Kansas took to Twitter on Thursday to explain what makes for good, arrest-free mischief — and what will get you thrown in ...

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Chefs in Anthony Bourdain’s ‘Wasted! on how to avoid food waste

Chew on this: American families chuck 25% of the food and beverages they buy. On average, that means $ 1,820 per household gets thrown away annually. The U.S. isn’t alone. Around the globe, 1.3 billion tons of food gets tossed ...

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Black Keys drummer: Bon Jovi spoke to me to avoid Chris Christie

He was livin’ on a prayer he wouldn’t have to talk to Chris Christie. Patrick Carney, the drummer for bluesy rock twosome the Black Keys, recounted a story in which a famous Garden State rocker essentially asked him to take ...

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