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Danny Tartabull Arrested, Locked Up On Deadbeat Dad Charges (UPDATE)

Danny Tartabull Locked Up On Deadbeat Dad Charges EXCLUSIVE Danny Tartabull has finally been captured — more than 5 years after a warrant was issued for the ex-MLB star’s arrest on deadbeat dad charges … TMZ Sports has learned.  Oh, and the reason he was caught? DUMBASSERY.  Quick backstory: Officials say the former NY Yankees star — who played in the MLB from ’84 to ’97 — owes more than $275k in unpaid child support stemming back to a 2011 deadbeat dad conviction. He violated his probation in 2012 and…

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The Mayor and the Restaurateur: How de Blasio Sought Help for an Early Donor

That night, an aide to the mayor, Javon Coney, sent an email to Ms. Cumberbatch. “I wanted to give you a heads up that the mayor ran into Harendra Singh this evening,” he wrote. “The mayor would like you to meet with Harendra asap since it is a time-sensitive issue that he has.” He provided Mr. Singh’s phone number and email address. Ms. Cumberbatch replied seven minutes later, promising to contact Mr. Singh. “One other note for this is the mayor wants a briefing from you on this before the…

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The Dish: Chef Roxanne Spruance

July 22, 2017, 8:35 AM| Chef Roxanne Spruance had competing interests growing up in Chicago: food and field hockey. But by 22, after a series of unpaid apprenticeships in some of Chicago’s top dining restaurants, she had already earned the title of executive chef. In 2010, she moved to New York and into the kitchens of two renowned restaurants: WD-50 and Blue Hill at Stone Barns. Spruance joins “CBS This Morning: Saturday” to discuss her culinary journey and her New York restaurant, Kingsley. Source: CBS News – United States

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In Clash Over Health Bill, a Growing Fear of ‘Junk Insurance’

State insurance regulators say the proposal harks back to the days when insurance companies, even household names like Aetna and Blue Cross, sold policies so skimpy they could hardly be called coverage at all. Derided as “junk insurance,” the plans had very low premiums but often came with five-figure deductibles. Many failed to pay for medical care that is now deemed essential. Continue reading the main story One Aetna plan, for example, defined hospitalization coverage as mainly for room and board. It capped coverage at $10,000 for “other hospital services,”…

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Governors From Both Parties Denounce Senate Obamacare Repeal Bill

Conservative governors were not much more supportive. Gov. Scott Walker of Wisconsin suggested that Congress consider a better-funded version of the measure proposed earlier this year by two Republican senators, Susan Collins of Maine and Bill Cassidy of Louisiana, that would offer states more flexibility over how to run their health care programs. Continue reading the main story Pursuing that approach, Mr. Walker said, would obviate differences between the states that did and did not expand Medicaid while averting the intractable split between conservative and centrist members of Congress over…

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Feeling cut off, cop cleared in killing takes action

Last Updated Jul 14, 2017 3:05 PM EDT OKLAHOMA CITY — A white Oklahoma police officer recently acquitted of fatally shooting an unarmed black man submitted her resignation from the Tulsa police department Friday, saying the desk job where she had been assigned made her feel isolated from fellow officers. Officer Betty Shelby‘s resignation is effective Aug. 3, according to a news release from the Tulsa branch of a national police union. She also said she was praying for healing for the family of Terence Crutcher, who died after she…

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Are Uber drivers getting taken for a ride over cheaper fares?

Some Uber drivers are concerned the company’s lucrative incentives are pushing them to sacrifice sleep for more pay. Uber is in the first month of its six-month program designed to help drivers make more money called “180 Days of Change.” The program calls for tipping, shorter cancellation windows and no more unpaid wait time. But some drivers say they still can’t make a decent wage without getting the bonuses they claim require longer hours and less sleep. Uber driver Dan Carrigan says he was making a lot more money a…

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Are Uber drivers sacrificing sleep to offset cheaper fares?

July 12, 2017, 7:35 AM| Uber is in the first month of its “180 Days of Change” designed to help drivers make more money with calls for tipping, shorter cancellation windows and no more unpaid wait time. But some drivers say they still can’t make a decent wage without getting the bonuses they claim require longer hours and less sleep. John Blackstone reports. Source: CBS News – United States

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