Yankees will worry later about Severino’s growing inningsHow the “other Aaron’ cemented his place in the Yankees core

Aaron Hicks lost a battle to be the starting right fielder in spring and won the center field job in the postseason — and not just for now.The Yankees had played 90 1/3 defensive innings this postseason heading into Wednesday and Hicks has been in center for every one of

Colin Kaepernick’s lawyer promises a “smoking gun’NFL owners stop short of making rule to stand for national anthem

Colin Kaepernick is on the hunt for a job and a smoking gun.The free-agent quarterback’s lawyer, Mark Geragos, said Tuesday he believes incriminating evidence that proves the NFL has blackballed his client exists.Confirming collusion, which Kaepernick is alleging, is notoriously difficult, but his lawyer does not sound discouraged, even if he

Sainsbury’s toy sale sees parents fighting in Chelmsford branch for half-price bargains

A BRAWL reportedly broke out today between parents at Sainsbury's in Essex in an apparent row over half-price Christmas toys. Excited shoppers were pictured filling the aisles of the Chelmsford supermarket in Springfield after a number of popular brands including Barbie, Nerf, Spider-Man and Disney slashed their prices.One shopper,

CBBC presenter Ortis Deley slams Surrey cafe for serving his 18-month-old MOULDY pitta bread

CBBC presenter Ortis Deley has slammed a local cafe after they served his 18-month-old MOULDY pitta bread. Posting a photo of the mouldy bread on Twitter he wrote: "So @PistachiosITP #Reigate thought it was ok to serve my wife this to give to my 18 month old. #disgusted".The photo

Army chief re-enacts how sergeant may have tampered with wife’s parachute in toilet before botched jump

THE trial of a soldier accused of trying to kill his wife with a sabotaged parachute has been shown a video demonstrating how it could be done in a toilet cubicle in just over five minutes. Sergeant Emile Cilliers is on trial accused of tampering with the equipment of his

Bonkers Melania Trump body-double conspiracy sweeps Twitter after shady TV appearance

CONSPIRACY theorists have moved into overdrive alleging Melania Trump uses a body double after a recent public appearance. Social media users went into a frenzy after they questioned the First Lady's appearance in footage from Friday of her standing beside her husband, Donald Trump as he addressed the media

GM made donation to Cuomo campaign before driverless car deal

Just months before Gov. Cuomo announced a partnership with General Motors to test driverless cars in Manhattan, the auto giant contributed $17,500 to his re-election campaign, records show.The July 10 donation from the Washington, D.C.-based General Motors Company PAC also came two months after the governor and state lawmakers approved

Schoolgirl, 10, survives being hit by a 3.5 tonne truck on her bike thanks to a £30 helmet – The Sun

A SCHOOLGIRL, 10, survived being crushed by a 3.5 tonne truck thanks to her £30 cycling helmet. Amy Darlaston was airlifted to hospital after being she smashed into a JCB forklift truck on her bike in Little Hill, Wigston, yesterday.The girl’s £170 bike was snapped into three pieces and

Write-in DA candidate blasts Cy Vance over Weinstein scandal

A write-in candidate who wants to supplant embattled Manhattan DA Cyrus Vance Jr. in next month’s election blasted ​the prosecutor Wednesday, saying he gave the rich and powerful “Get out of jail free” cards. see also Former Brooklyn sex-crimes prosecutor Marc Fliedner attacked Vance’s record at a press conference outside the DA’s

Bo Dietl claims his “male enhancement’ pills are for diabetes

Independent New York City mayoral candidate Bo Dietl gobbled down some over-the-counter “male enhancement” pills in front of a young female reporter — then later claimed he took them to treat diabetes.During an interview with New York magazine, Dietl reportedly “grabbed a bottle of what looked like vitamins” off his

Menedez’s former chief of staff refutes prosecutor’s allegations

Sen. Robert Menendez smirked and leaned back in his chair at the defense table in Newark federal court Wednesday as a former aide battled with prosecutors over allegations that he went out of his way to help a wealthy pal.Menendez’s former chief of staff Karissa Willhite vehemently denied telling a

Baby girl dies in playpen from morphine and Valium overdose after mum ‘claimed she’d hit fallen and hit her head’

A 14-MONTH-old baby girl who was found dead inside her playpen in New York took a fatal dose of prescription pills, authorities said. Bianca Abdul overdosed on morphine and diazepam - also known as Valium - before she was discovered lifeless at her home in Staten Island on March

Blue Apron is slashing 6 percent of its workforce

Blue Apron announced late Wednesday that it was laying off 6 percent of its workforce.The meal-kit delivery company’s “realignment” was revealed in an company-wide email from CEO Matt Salzberg.The layoffs come just four months after the company’s disappointing IPO.“We identified the need to reduce some roles, open others, and streamline

School to ditch Confederate namesake, renamed after Obama

A predominately black public school in Mississippi that was named after Jefferson Davis now has a new moniker: Barack Obama Magnet.Officials revealed the new name on Tuesday night, saying school stakeholders had voted to make the change earlier this month.“Jefferson Davis, although infamous in his own right, would probably not

Drunk footie fan knocked out ref who sent off three players in cup final

A BOOZY soccer yob left a referee unconscious after he sent off three of his team’s players in a cup final. Scott Prew ran on to floor Bill Pashby, 63, with an elbow barge, dislocating the official’s shoulder and causing severe tendon damage.He was stretchered off and taken to

Russia’s own version of Paris Hilton announces presidential bid to stand against Vladimir Putin

RUSSIA'S homegrown version of Paris Hilton has announced she is to stand against Vladimir Putin in next year’s presidential election. Reality TV star Ksenia Sobchak said she hopes to appeal to the growing number of liberal voters unhappy with Putin’s many years in office.Opinion polls show Putin, who has dominated

Quebec bans niqab and burkas for all those using public services in controversial move which some say will ’marginalise Muslims’ in the Canadian province

QUEBEC  has passed a ban on veils which bars public workers from wearing a niqab or burka and obliges citizens to unveil when using public transit or government services. Tonight's move has been heavily criticised with some saying it will marginalise Muslim women in the mainly French-speaking Canadian provinceWhile the

Husband claims he stabbed his wife 123 times IN HIS SLEEP after taking ‘cold medicine’

AN alleged murderer said he stabbed his wife 123 times in his sleep after downing cough medicine. Matthew Phelps, 29, made the claims via his attorney at court in Raleigh, North CarolinaA mugshot taken hours after the attack shows evangelical Christian Phelps' face covered in specks of blood allegedly

Cuomo’s top aide: “Sexism and misogyny is alive and well’ in politics

Gov. Cuomo’s top aide revealed Wednesday morning that she has been repeatedly subjected to sexist remarks and misogyny during her career in government and politics — including from someone who is now “a national leader in progressive politics.”In the wake of the Harvey Weinstein sex scandal, Melissa DeRosa, 35, who

Armed cops swoop on Waterloo Station as passengers spot man with ’machete in a bag’

ARMED cops swooped on a man at London's Waterloo Station tonight after reports emerged of a man carrying a machete. British Transport Police swarmed around a man after getting a tip off during rush hour.Around seven officers surround a suspect on the station's main concourse Commuter, Liam Edwards, shared the

Newspaper charged with littering over unwanted deliveries

An upstate newspaper is being charged with littering — for delivering the morning paper.Warren County Sheriff’s Office served Post-Star publisher Robert Forcey with a criminal summonses on seven counts of “throwing refuse on highways and adjacent lands,” the paper reported Tuesday.The refuse in question? Weekly editions of the paper that