What to Know
- Tekashi 6ix9ine was deemed a likely danger after a prosecutor said there was evidence he directed or participated in acts of violence
- Instagrammer @N.Y.StateofMind caught a squirrel scampering off with a slice of pizza in New Jersey over the weekend
- A mysterious art duo is placing exhibition labels on ordinary and downright dreary scenes in subway stations
Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2018
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Rapper Tekashi 6ix9ine was deemed a likely danger to the community and denied bail after a prosecutor said there was evidence he directed or participated in multiple acts of violence as part of a deadly gang.
U.S. Magistrate Judge Henry B. Pitman concluded an hourlong hearing by citing "troubling" corroborating evidence offered by a prosecutor to show that 6ix9ine directed or participated in multiple acts of violence over the last eight months.
The Brooklyn native, born Daniel Hernandez, and his associates were part of the Nine Trey gang, who "wreaked havoc on New York City, engaging in brazen acts of violence," federal prosecutors said.
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A critter is even more proof that everybody loves a slice of pizza.
Eat your heart out, pizza rat. Instagrammer @N.Y.StateofMind caught a squirrel scampering off with a slice of za in New Jersey over the weekend.
And like pizza rat, this rodent looks like he's into pepperoni.
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One man’s butt imprint on a subway seat is another man’s… art?
A mysterious art duo is placing exhibition labels on ordinary and downright dreary scenes in subway stations in an attempt to get people to think about the New York Subway system in a different way.
Old chewing gum, dried vomit on a wall, a dead cockroach and a dirty staircase become satirical art pieces thanks to the labels, which feature a title, date, description and materials -- just like you might see in a gallery or museum.
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