29 Mar 2018

High rents in Queens forced me to live in my van

The rents in Long Island City are as high as the neighborhood’s towering rental buildings, but resident Aaron Randolph doesn’t have to sweat any real housing expenses.

That’s because 31-year-old Randolph, a musician and an elementary school teaching assistant, lives in his van — a used 2005 Dodge Sprinter that he bought for $5,000. He parks it in a legal, unmetered spot on a quiet street.

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28 Mar 2018

Julian Assange has internet cut at Ecuadorian embassy in London

Ecuador has cut Julian Assange’s internet connection at its embassy in London, preventing him from communicating with the outside world.

The move is to prevent the WikiLeaks founder from interfering in other countries’ affairs, Ecuador said.

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27 Mar 2018

Dow drops 345 points as tech stocks get crushed

The wild ride on Wall Street just got crazier.

The Dow dropped 345 points, or 1.4%, on Tuesday, completely reversing a 244-point gain from early in the day. The sell-off followed Monday’s 670-point spike.

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27 Mar 2018

Man who tried to marry his laptop pushes anti-porn bill

PROVIDENCE, R.I. — A man with a history of outlandish lawsuits including trying to marry his computer is pushing a measure requiring a filter for online pornography that could be lifted with a $20 fee.

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27 Mar 2018

Teacher allegedly performed oral sex on 13-year-old in school

A sixth-grade teacher in Arizona accused of having sex with a 13-year-old student performed oral sex on him in a classroom — and told the teen she wanted him “every day with no time limit,” according to court records.

Brittany Zamora, a 27-year-old teacher at Las Brisas Academy Elementary School in Goodyear, allegedly had sex with the 13-year-old student three times and also performed oral sex on him in her car during encounters from Feb. 1 through March 8, according to court records obtained by the Arizona Republic.

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