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Synagogue bigs threaten to ax book fair over pro-Palestine book

Leaders of a prominent West Side synagogue are threatening to cancel a book fair next month unless a nearby store ditches a pro-Palestine children’s book. “P is for Palestine” teaches children the alphabet using Palestinian references. But Rabbi Ammiel Hirsch ...

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Tina Brown's 'The Vanity Fair Diaries' dishes on Liz Smith

Former Vanity Fair editor Tina Brown couldn’t please everyone. In her timely new book, “The Vanity Fair Diaries,” she recalls a run-in with gossip legend Liz Smith, who died over the weekend at 94. According to Brown, Smith’s girlfriend Iris ...

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It may not be fair to Girardi, but time was right for him to go

Brian Cashman has never been afraid to be the bad guy, even when it came to dealing with Yankee legends like Derek Jeter, Bernie Williams and Jorge Posada. So while it looks both crazy and arrogant to fire Joe Girardi ...

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Lauren Ambrose to star in ‘My Fair Lady’ on Broadway

She missed out on being a “Girl,” but now she’s a “Lady.” Lauren Ambrose, of “Six Feet Under” fame, will star as Eliza Doolittle in Lincoln Center’s spring Broadway revival of “My Fair Lady.” The plum role in the classic ...

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Art lovers flock to London's Frieze Art Fair preview ahead of its public opening

Art lovers flock to London’s Frieze Art Fair preview ahead of its public opening The famed Frieze Art Fair returns to Regent’s Park in London from October 5-8, 2017, but choice attendees were able to preview some of the event’s ...

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SEE IT: Fair employee falls trying to save two kids, survives

Yikes! A fair employee in Greensboro, N.C., found himself in a frightening position as he climbed a Ferris wheel to save two children stuck aboard the stalled ride, according to WISTV. Video from the harrowing rescue attempt shows the cart ...

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Reporter’s Notebook: At Seattle Art Fair, the Interaction Between Technology and Modern Life

What the fair says about Seattle, and whether its art community was sufficiently represented, with 18 Pacific Northwest galleries on the roster — and only 10 from Seattle — remains a continuing debate. A satellite festival, called Out of Sight, ...

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Mets’ Yoenis Cespedes buys Grand Champion hog at fair

NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Monday, February 29, 2016, 7:39 PM PORT ST. LUCIE — Yoenis Cespedes’ latest purchase is not a new Lamborghini or Ferrari. The Cuban slugger who has an affinity for flashy clothing and expensive cars bought a ...

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Fair Game: Intel Lawsuit Questions Place of Hedge Funds in Retirement Plans

Photo Intel’s $ 14.6 billion employee retirement plan made big bets on on hedge funds and private equity. Credit Norbert Von Der Groeben/European Pressphoto Agency “We push the boundaries.” That’s how Intel Corporation, the respected Silicon Valley computing giant, describes ...

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Airbnb Pledges to Work With Cities and Pay ‘Fair Share’ of Taxes

Photo An Airbnb-financed group put up billboards around San Francisco last month opposing efforts to limit the home-sharing service. Credit Jason Henry for The New York Times SAN FRANCISCO — A week ago, Airbnb fired off a warning shot to ...

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