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New book takes aim at Trump, Giuliani and Cuomo

Charles Gargano settles some scores with Donald Trump, Rudy Giuliani, Andrew Cuomo and Larry Silverstein in his new book. The longtime Republican rainmaker confusingly titled his tome “From the Ground Up,” the same as that of ex-Starbucks CEO and presidential hopeful Howard Schultz’s memoir. Gargano blasts Giuliani for getting a Coney Island baseball stadium built […]

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Will Jennifer Lopez bare all in new film ‘Hustlers?’

Jennifer Lopez has been dieting and pole-dancing to prepare to play a stripper in “Hustlers,” even though she will not be topless in the movie, sources say. Lopez and co-star Constance Wu, of “Crazy Rich Asians,” play exotic Scores dancers who “get their revenge on wealthy, drunk and abusive clients by maxing out their credit […]

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Mosquito-killing drug offers new tool for fighting malaria

A mosquito-killing drug tested in Burkina Faso reduced malaria cases by a fifth among children and could be an important new tool in the global fight against the disease, researchers said. The drug, ivermectin, is already widely used to treat parasitic infections but had not previously been tested for its effects on malaria incidence, said […]

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Found: New frog in old hot spot

A thumbnail-sized star-speckled frog species with several features resembling frogs found in South America and Central Africa discovered in the Western Ghats in Wayanad, Kerala, is a unique addition to a series of frog species unearthed in the biodiversity hot spot. A team of scientists from George Washington University in the US and the Indian […]