Alfonso Soriano would mull trade to Yankees

Alfonso Soriano #12 of the Chicago Cubs

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Could Alfonso Soriano return to the Bronx? The Cubs outfielder and former Yankees second baseman wouldn't rule it out when asked by reporters about the possibility on Sunday, the same day Yankees outfielder Curtis Granderson went down with a broken forearm.

"I don't know [if] they are going to call or not," Soriano said. "If they call for me, I would have to think about it."


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Avoid these 7 'sins' this tax season

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Looking for expenses to deduct from your taxes is a valued skill, but Nicole Lapin, former CNN/CNBC anchor and editor-in-chief of, warns not to take it too far. Beware these "sins" this tax season, as they can get you into more trouble than they're worth:

1. If you're a disgruntled taxpayer, you can't claim an elected official because your taxes "pay his salary."


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Janet Jackson confirms marriage to billionaire Wissam Al Mana

Janet Jackson and Wissam Al Mana

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It's Janet ... Mrs. Al Mana if you're nasty.

Songstress Janet Jackson secretly married billionaire businessman Wissam Al Mana, 37, last year, the couple confirmed Monday to "Entertainment Tonight."

"Last year we were married in a quiet, private and beautiful ceremony," the twosome said in the statement, adding that rumors regarding an "extravagant" upcoming...

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New on DVD & Blu-ray: 'Twilight' finale, 'The Master' and more

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'The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 2' Vampires, blah, blah, blah. I'm thrilled this franchise is finally over so the kids can find a new thing to obsess about that I'm not interested in. Hopefully they'll find some measure of joy in the conclusion of the Bella and Edward saga. Now go check out Joss Whedon's "Buffy" so you can see some awesome vampire entertainment. But in all seriousness,...

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WWE wrestler Chris Jericho talks 'Robot Combat League'

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WWE wrestler Chris Jericho is no stranger to fighting giant foes like the 7-foot-tall grappler the Big Show, but the combatants at his new gig might be too much for even him to battle.

Jericho, also the frontman of the metal band Fozzy, is the host of Syfy's "Robot Combat League," where massive 8-foot-tall metal monsters, controlled by teams of two people, battle for robot supremacy.


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City's tourism wing heads to Europe to promote outer-boro destinations

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(Credit: The Cloisters museum and gardens are in Fort Tryon Park of Washington Heights.)

The city will be hitting the streets of Europe big time to lure visitors to check out diamonds hidden inside New York.

Members of NYC & Company, the city's tourism wing, will attend the ITB international trade fair in Berlin next week to pitch its new plan to promote the Big Apple's smaller attractions for visitors.

Kimberly Spell, a spokeswoman for NYC & Company, said Europeans...

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Gillibrand, Schumer fight to save 9/11 health bill funding

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With possible budget cuts looming in D.C. on Friday, New York's congressional delegation says it is racing against the clock to prevent money for ailing 9/11 rescue workers from going to waste.

Sens. Kirsten Gillibrand and Charles Schumer and all House members from New York state will push for a vote in Congress this week to remove the automatic budget cuts of the $27 million in federal funding...

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The Onion apologizes to Oscar nominee Quvenzhane Wallis for tweet


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The Onion issued an apology Monday after everyone from Russell Simmons to Chelsea Clinton castigated the satirical publication on social media for the "vile," "offensive," and "vulgar" tweet it posted during the Oscars about 9-year-old nominee Quvenzhane Wallis.

Following an outpouring of "ick" at the tasteless tweet, Onion CEO Steve Hannah apologized...

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9 people hit or killed by subways in 6-day spate of injuries

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Two people survived apparent suicide jumps in front of subways Monday, capping off a six-day spate of incidents during which nine people were killed or injured on the tracks.

An unidentified manjumped in front of a Manhattan-bound E train at the Northern Boulevard station in Woodside around 5:30 a.m. Monday, officials said. He was in serious condition at Elmhurst Hospital at press time.


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Here's where to throw the bachelorette party of your dreams

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Although they never quite make it to Vegas, the women of "Bridesmaids" are onto something. Why should "The Hangover" guys have all the fun? With wedding planning becoming increasingly complex, bachelorette parties offer a break from formality.

"It doesn't necessarily mean a last taste of freedom. It's simply an excuse to celebrate what, for most girls, is the biggest...

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