Firefighter from Staten Island arrest in alleged assault on wife: NYPD


A Staten Island firefighter was arrested Monday for allegedly assaulting his wife, according to the NYPD.

Eric Bischoff, 39, was arrested for allegedly hitting his wife in the head with an iPad during an argument over the weekend, according to officials and published reports. He was charged with second-degree assault, and is reportedly due back in court April 25.

Bischoff was elected...

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Cheap$kate: FREE events in NYC this weekend

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'In Pieces' Though plenty of LEGO sculptures are truly artful, the toy brand is now officially making the move from toy store to art gallery with "In Pieces," a new exhibit from New York-based contemporary artist and sculptor Nathan Sawaya in collaboration with award-winning Australian photographer Dean West. Various locales in California, Toronto, New York, Utah and Nevada provide...

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Fox News clashes with Rep. Keith Ellison

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Minnesota Rep. Keith Ellison and Fox News personality Sean Hannity went at it Tuesday in a verbal bout on Hannity's TV show.

The two exchanged jabs for six minutes before Hannity ended things. Ellison (D-Minn.) accused Hannity of "yellow journalism" and called him "ridiculous," "a shill for the Republican Party."

Hannity and Ellison have a history. The two...

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Fashion's Night Out canceled for the fall Fashion Week

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New York won't have as much style this fall.

Fashion's Night Out, the annual staple where the city's biggest stores offer free shows, concerts and discounted prices, will be canceled in all its U.S. locations this year, much to the delight of some Manhattan community leaders and elected officials who bemoaned the "chaotic" event.

Organizers, which include Condé Nast and the...

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'Girls' star Lena Dunham defends Hathaway, slams MacFarlane

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Lena Dunham is standing up for Oscar winner Anne Hathaway - but slamming awards show host Seth MacFarlane.

The creator of HBO's "Girls" threw her support to Hathaway after the "Les Miserables" winner gained major criticism for her dress choice, acceptance speech and emotion-filled actions on Oscar night. "Ladies: Anne Hathaway is a feminist and she has amazing teeth,"...

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No Doubt tour on hold

No Doubt

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No Doubt is postponing its tour to focus on new music.

The band wrote on its website Wednesday that lead singer Gwen Stefani was recently "inspired" to write some new tunes, and so, the band "decided to follow our muse for the time being and focus on this new music that we don't want to stop."

"So, we will be postponing our tour plans briefly while we endeavor...

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Amber Rose talks motherhood, baby boy Sebastian

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Model Amber Rose is embracing the easier and more difficult aspects of motherhood.

"Man breastfeeding is awesome," the new mama tweeted Wednesday. "It kinda hurts tho but the bonding with my baby is unbelievable."

Rose, 29, and boyfriend Wiz Khalifa welcomed their first child, a son named Sebastian, last week.

"We can't stop staring at Sebastian he's beautiful!!!"...

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Perez Hilton: I am a proud new papa!

Perez Hilton

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Just call him Papa Perez!

Gossip blogger Perez Hilton announced Wednesday that he has welcomed a son.

"I am ready to announce that earlier this month I was blessed with the birth of my first child, a beautiful and healthy baby boy - with lots of hair on his tiny head!" the 34-year-old wrote on his site Wednesday, adding: "My family is overjoyed at this newest and most...

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Will Ferrell nabs MTV award

Will Ferrell

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It's official: Will Ferrell is a comic genius.

MTV is awarding the 45-year-old funnyman its inaugural Comedic Genius Award at the 2013 MTV Movie Awards on April 14, the network announced Wednesday.

"Over the course of his extraordinary, 17-plus-year career, he has entertained audiences across the globe," Stephen Friedman, president of MTV, said in a statement. "Simply...

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Jennifer Aniston and Justin Theroux set a date?

Jennifer Aniston in red, with fiance Justin Theroux.

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It's (almost) official!

According to People magazine, Jennifer Aniston and fiancé Justin Theroux plan to tie the knot soon after the actress finishes working on a film project March 8. The magazine reports that Aniston has already picked the date, chosen wedding bands and narrowed down her dress choices for the nups, which are expected to be intimate and low-key.

"It will be a small...

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