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  • Trump has named Robert C. O’Brien, the State Department’s chief hostage negotiator, to become his national security adviser.
  • Why did CNN let admitted liar Corey Lewandowski on one of their shows?
  • The NY Times Magazine has a feature on what brought down the Boeing 737 Max.
  • A tenant’s lawsuit alleges that she had to move out of her Lower East Side apartment in June after just four days because roaches swarmed her bagel and there was vomit on the fire escape, among other problems.
  • Damon Lindelof gave his first major interview about Watchmen: "I started to think that for Watchmen maybe the more interesting point is to think about masking and authority and policing as an adjunct to superheroes."
  • Tourists on top of double-decker buses have been slapping their gum wads onto Manhattan street signs as they pass underneath.
  • Are Democratic pols going through a breakup with Silicon Valley?
  • The massage therapist who accused Kevin Spacey of sexually assaulting him during a session in October 2016 has died.
  • After Lyft was called out and sued for keeping a driver on their platform after he allegedly held a customer at gunpoint while two other men raped her, this was their statement to Vice: "What this rider describes is awful, and something no one should have to endure. The unfortunate fact remains that one in six women will face some form of sexual violence in their lives — behavior that’s unacceptable for our society and on our platform. In this case, the driver passed the New York City TLC’s background check and was permitted to drive."
  • Why doesn't the city have more gems like the Queens Library?
  • Cheddar has a video exploring what is going on below the streets of Manhattan.
  • And finally, dog milks goat: