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The largest economic-development prize in a generation will be split between New York City and Northern Virginia, both of which offered incentive plans — now becoming public — in exchange for the retail giant's promise of up to 50,000 high-paying tech jobs. Amazon CEO Jeffrey P. Bezos owns The Post.
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The prize of $5 billion in investment comes with drawbacks.
By the time Jourdan Loyola was finally diagnosed with acute flaccid myelitis two years ago, the 5-year-old could not move his neck, right arm or either leg. The unusual condition begins with coldlike symptoms and progresses within days to paralysis. As these cases have surged this fall — the third spike since 2014 — health officials have raced to understand the disease.
California has been a leader in the resistance to President Trump, and his disdain for it has been evident during repeated bouts of wildfires and other difficulties.
The news of the potential ouster of deputy national security adviser Mira R. Ricardel comes amid reports of tensions between Ricardel and White House officials. A National Security Council spokesman did not immediately respond to a request for comment.
President Trump lashed out at French President Emmanuel Macron's approval rating, his country’s employment rate and his vision for the military.
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The homeland security secretary's tenure shows that no amount of public fealty is sufficient.
A family of four was arrested Tuesday in connection with the killing of eight members of another family in Pike County, Ohio, in 2016, state Attorney General Mike DeWine announced.
After dozens of grinning boys decided on a Nazi salute for a photo, officials insisted that Baraboo High School is “a hate-free environment.” It’s a response that’s depressingly familiar — and wrong.
The deadline has passed for star running back Le’Veon Bell to sign the Steelers’ offer. Any free-agent deal he signs will be judged against the millions he passed up, and many observers maintain that he won’t get back to even.
Scott Gottlieb, commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration, made his comments on the same day that Juul Labs announced it would stop selling most of its flavored e-cigarette pods in 90,000 retail outlets.
The president continues to claim a diminished nuclear threat as evidence mounts of a growing weapons stockpile.
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