The action-packed cruises to suit all types 

From endless sunshine to frozen grandeur, there is an ocean cruise to suit every interest. Here’s our pick of what to book now.

Europe explorer 

Make a special pizza in Naples, where you can pick your toppings and cook on a subterranean geothermal rock. In Genoa, go behind the scenes at the aquarium to see the plankton farm that feeds the rescued whales. These unusual excursions are offered on Meraviglia. Sail on a seven-day round trip from Genoa on April 1, 2018, and call at Civitavecchia, Palermo, Valletta, Barcelona and Marseilles. Cabins cost from £1,469pp. msccruises.co.uk, 020 3856 3087.

Furry interesting: Spot polar bears on an Arctic Canada cruise

Furry interesting: Spot polar bears on an Arctic Canada cruise

Navigating Norway  

Go white-water rafting down the Valldal river in Norway, then warm up round a bonfire for snacks and views of the Geirangerfjord and the Seven Sisters waterfall. For a gentler outing, take a hike to the Kjenndal Glacier followed by a cruise on Lake Lovatnet. A week from Southampton to the Norwegian fjords on Sapphire Princess from August 11, 2018, costs from £2,796 for four sharing a cabin. princess.com/go, 0843 374 2401.

Gallivanting in the Gulf  

P&O Cruises is offering cruises tailored to British tastes to the Arabian Gulf for the first time in 2019. Sail on a round trip from Dubai for 11 nights aboard Oceana on January 30, 2019. You can go camel-racing, dine in a bedouin tent, see the Ferrari World theme park, visit souks and go dolphin-spotting in a dhow. The cost is from £1,449pp, including flights. pocruises.com, 0843 373 0111.

A week from Southampton to the Norwegian fjords on Sapphire Princess from August 11, 2018, costs from £2,796 for four sharing a cabin

A week from Southampton to the Norwegian fjords on Sapphire Princess from August 11, 2018, costs from £2,796 for four sharing a cabin

Giant vessel   

Symphony of the Seas will be launched next spring and you can join nearly 6,900 passengers on a seven-night Western Mediterranean cruise from Rome. The ship will call at Naples, Barcelona, Majorca, Marseilles and La Spezia. Departures on June 21, June 28 or July 5, 2018, cost from £844pp, excluding flights. royalcaribbean.co.uk, 0844 493 4005.

Rooms with a view 

Another new ship, Norwegian Bliss, will have two huge observation lounges to see whales and glaciers on the 4,000-passenger ship’s inaugural season in Alaska next summer. There will be seven-day cruises through the Inside Passage departing every Saturday from Seattle. Zipwire through the rainforest in Ketchikan, pan for gold in Juneau and ride the vintage railroad to Dead Horse Gulch in the Yukon from Skagway. Premium all-inclusive fares departing July 21, 2018, start at £1,349pp, including drinks but not flights. ncl.co.uk, 0333 241 2319.

On the Meraviglia liner passengers can take part in an array of different activities, including making a special pizza in Naples, where you can pick your toppings and cook on a subterranean geothermal rock

On the Meraviglia liner passengers can take part in an array of different activities, including making a special pizza in Naples, where you can pick your toppings and cook on a subterranean geothermal rock

Franklin’s voyage  

The fascinating exhibition Franklin: Death In The Ice at the National Maritime Museum in London (to January 7) examines the mysterious end of Sir John Franklin’s quest to chart the Northwest Passage in Arctic Canada in 1847. See polar bears as you voyage in Franklin’s wake on an ice-strengthened vessel next summer, sailing from Resolute for ten days. Departure on August 23, 2018, costs from US$ 6,795pp excluding flights. oneoceanexpeditions.com.

Cricketers cruise 

A cricket theme has been added to a Medieval Cities And River Seine cruise aboard Magellan, sailing from Tilbury. There will be visits to Amsterdam, Antwerp, Rouen and Honfleur, while on board, David Gower and Chris Cowdrey will talk about their careers. Fares for this six-night cruise departing on October 24, 2017, are from £499pp. cruiseandmaritime.com, 0844 998 3877.

Chuck Schumer, Nancy Pelosi make DACA deal with Trump at W.H.

Pass the duck sauce, and hold the wall.

The top House and Senate Democrats announced an immigration reform package Wednesday that will protect Dreamers and provide border security, following a dinner meeting with President Trump in the White House at which they had Chinese food.

The agreement does not include funding for Trump’s long-promised wall along the U.S.-Mexican border.

It does protect 800,000 immigrants, known as Dreamers, who were brought illegally to the U.S. as children. The immigrants’ lives were upended when the Trump administration decided to end the Obama-era Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, known as DACA, which shielded them from deportation.

Nancy Pelosi, Trump law boss mull border security to save DACA

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi joined Trump and several cabinet members for dinner, continuing the Republican President’s sudden outreach to the other side of the aisle, which has horrified his GOP colleagues.

“We agreed to enshrine the protections of DACA into law quickly, and to work out a package of border security, excluding the wall, that’s acceptable to both sides,” Schumer and Pelosi said in a joint statement after the meal deal.

The agreement specifies bipartisan legislation called the DREAM Act that provides eventual citizenship for the young immigrants, a source told The Associated Press.

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi joined Trump and several cabinet members for dinner.

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi joined Trump and several cabinet members for dinner.

(News Photo Illustration/J. Scott Applewhite/AP, Stephen Lovekin/WireImage, Andrew Harnik/AP)

Trump and the two top Democrats were joined by Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, White House chief of staff John Kelly and Office of Management and Budget Director Mick Mulvaney.

Pope Francis says Trump DACA repeal not ‘pro-life’

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and House Speaker Paul Ryan, the top two Republicans in Congress, were noticeably absent.

Ryan told the AP he was meeting with Pelosi before her dinner, and the two of them planned to discuss immigration reform.

For most of this year, Trump has made the Senate and House minority leaders some of his biggest targets in Congress.

He has called Schumer a “clown” and “Fake Tears Chuck” because the New York senator became weepy at a protest of Trump’s travel ban. Californian Pelosi, meanwhile, was derided as a “loser” and a liar.

Stephen Bannon says he fears DACA will ignite GOP civil war

But Trump stunned Congress last week when he struck an unexpected deal with the Democrats on debt ceiling and government spending legislation, shunning discussions he held with Republican leaders and his own staff.

President Trump and First Lady Melania lead a moment of silence on the South Lawn of the White House on Sept. 11, 2017, the 16th anniversary of the attacks.

Donald Trump in the White House

He later fired off a tweet reassuring Dreamers — at Pelosi’s request.

After another bipartisan meeting at the White House earlier in the day, Trump told reporters, “More and more we’re trying to work things out together.”

The fate of Trump’s beloved wall, which he has vowed Mexico will eventually fund, remains to be seen.

New Yorkers protest ‘sociopath’ Trump’s move to end DACA

White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders countered the Dems’ claim that the barricade was off the table.

“While DACA and border security were both discussed, excluding the wall was certainly not agreed to,” she tweeted.

Trump later enjoyed an after-dinner tweet, taking aim at his least favorite Democrat and her new book.

“Crooked Hillary Clinton blames everybody (and everything) but herself for her election loss. She lost the debates and lost her direction!” Trump wrote of his presidential rival. 

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Sen. Scott gives Trump history lesson over Charlottesville

President Trump on Wednesday received a history lesson that put his inflammatory reaction to violence at a white nationalist rally in perspective, according to Sen. Tim Scott.

Scott, the Senate’s lone black Republican, sat down with Trump a month after saying the President’s “moral authority” was “compromised.”

Trump faced intense bipartisan backlash after blaming “many sides” for the violence at a deadly Charlottesville, Va., protest attended by Klansmen, white supremacists, neo-Nazis and anti-Semites.

The Oval Office face-to-face gave Scott a chance to confront the President and offer him an education in white supremacy.

“We had three or four centuries of rape, murder and death brought at the hands of the (Ku Klux Klan) and those who believe in a superior race,” Scott told reporters later at the Capitol. “I wanted to make sure we were clear on the delineation between who’s on which side in the history of the nation.”

The President said that he got the point, Scott said.

Asked if Trump can regain his moral authority, Scott responded, “That will take time.”

White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders later added that Trump and Scott had an “in depth” discussion about the Charlottesville comments

White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders later added that Trump and Scott had an “in depth” discussion about the Charlottesville comments

(Carolyn Kaster/AP)

The White House issued a statement following the meeting, which included Vice President Mike Pence and other aides, that avoided mentioning Charlottesville or the President’s contentious comments.

The discussion focused on “the Administration’s relationship with the African American community,” the statement said.

White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders later added that Trump and Scott had an “in depth” discussion about the Charlottesville comments, “but the focus was primarily on solutions moving forward.”

Trump tried to clarify his words, telling Scott that he meant to convey “that there was an antagonist on the other side” — to which Scott replied, “The real picture has nothing to do with who is on the other side.”

Words, Scott told Trump, are “containers of power … and there is no more powerful voice than the President of the United States without question.”

“I think he understand that and echoed that in our conversation,” he added.

Asked if Trump can regain his moral authority, Scott responded, “That will take time.”

Asked if Trump can regain his moral authority, Scott responded, “That will take time.”

(J. Scott Applewhite/AP)

Shortly after the meeting, the White House sent out a photo of the pair that misspelled Scott’s name in the caption, referring to him as “Sen. Tom Scott.”

The error set off a firestorm on social media.

“As in Uncle Tom Scott?” tweeted Janiece J. Williams‏.

“Senator Tim Scott was referred to as Tom Scott in official WH photo… Chump doesn’t know him from a hole in the wall,” wrote Lorna Mendez Lynch.

The pair also discussed Seattle Seahawks defensive end Michael Bennett, who has accused Las Vegas police of using excessive force against him because of his race.

Last year, Scott delivered an emotional speech on the Senate floor about relations between the police and the African American community — and what it’s like to be stopped by a cop because of the color of your skin.

“There’s a deep divide between the black community and law enforcement, a trust gap,” Scott said in that speech. “I do not know many African American men who do not have a very similar story to tell, no matter their income, no matter their disposition in life.”

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Amazon ‘deletes 900 FAKE reviews’ of Hillary Clinton’s book

The book, What Happened, went on sale on Tuesday and within 24 hours there were around 1,600 reviews – many of them critical.

Quartz analysed the data and discovered only 338 of the posts were from users with verified purchases of the item – those who actually bought the book from Amazon.com.

It is possible the other users bought the book elsewhere and then logged on to the site to post a review, but on Amazon the vast majority of reviews are from people who bought the book on the site.

Quartz report says as of 4.40pm BST the former secretary of state’s book had 1,669 reviews; 50 percent one star, and 45 per cent five star. The average rating was 3.2.

After the reviews were deleted the average rating rose to 4.3 stars.

Amazon refused to confirm that they had deleted any reviews, but by Wednesday evening only 460 reviews remained on the site, and they all were “verified” purchases.

Jonathan Karp, president and publisher of Simon & Schuster, told The Telegraph he believed many of the reviews were from people who hadn’t read the book.

He said: “It seems highly unlikely that approximately 1,500 people read Hillary Clinton’s book overnight and came to the stark conclusion that it is either brilliant or awful.”

Currently the book has 574 reviews, 95 per cent are 5 stars and 3 per cent are 1 star.

On the UK Amazon site the book had an average of 2.2 stars from 43 reviews. Just as on its American counterpart, the majority of negative reviews were not from users with verified purchases.

The former presidential candidate’s book is about how she lost the 2016 election and what it was like to run against Donald Trump. 

This morning, President Trump took to Twitter to slam the tome, writing: “Crooked Hillary Clinton blames everybody (and every thing) but herself for her election loss. She lost the debates and lost her direction!”

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Giants offensive linemen know they need to improve ‘everything’

The Giants’ offensive line can’t block the criticism, either.

After Sunday’s 19-3 loss to the Cowboys, it appears as if the Giants’ biggest weakness from last season is still the main concern after Week 1, and that is not lost on some members of the offensive line.

“I mean it is in our face,” left guard Justin Pugh said on Wednesday. “Every time I turn around, somebody is asking us what is wrong with the O-line.”

“It’s New York,” right tackle Bobby Hart added. “There’s going to be a lot of criticism if things don’t go right. It’s the lay of the land.”

Even when asked about any positives, Giants left tackle Ereck Flowers did not see a point in talking about it.

“Does it matter?” he asked. “We didn’t get what we wanted, go out there and do what we want.”

Flowers has received the brunt of the criticism of the offensive line.

The Giants’ first-round draft pick in 2015 has failed to live up to expectations and things did not appear all that much better Sunday night in Dallas.

Down 16-0 in the third quarter, the Giants had a 2nd-and-4 from the Dallas 4-yard line and were poised for a touchdown, but Cowboys defensive end Charles Tapper blew right by left tackle Flowers for a nine-yard sack.

Ereck Flowers has received the brunt of the criticism of the offensive line.

Ereck Flowers has received the brunt of the criticism of the offensive line.

(Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

The Giants settled for a field goal—their only points of the game.

“Everything needs to be improved,” Flowers said. “Try and fix the negatives.”

One of those negatives for Flowers appears to be his footwork.

During the broadcast, NBC color commentator Cris Collinsworth pointed out that Flowers appears to be cheating on pass protection by starting with his left foot back really far, but it’s costing him in run blocking.

“One of the things that it does is it locks him up when he wants to make a play in the running game,” Collinsworth said. “When he has to move to his right, he just can’t move that right foot first.”

“For Ereck Flowers, he has to survive the passing game and worry about the run game secondarily. Because he has to protect Eli.”

The Giants never established a running game, rushing just 12 times for 35 yards, but that could also be attributed to playing from behind the entire game.

Flowers was not the only culprit.

Hart and John Jerry continued to struggle with blocking stunts—a problem evident in preseason—as Cowboys defensive end Demarcus Lawrence pushed right through Jerry on the third play of the game for a sack and forced the Giants to punt.

Hart also injured his right ankle early in the game and had it heavily taped in the locker room on Wednesday but believes he will be ready for Monday night’s game against the Lions.

When asked if his injury affected the way he played, he replied, “It’s my ankle, bro. You try blocking on it.”

“You’re trying to stop people from pushing you and you plant on your ankle but it is what it is,” he added. “Part of the game. You deal with it.”

As the Giants try to shift their attention to Monday night, Flowers said there is a sense of urgency among the O-line after watching the film from Sunday’s loss.

“There’s more urgency to go out there and do what we got to do,” he said.

Whether or not the Giants can do that, Flowers remained confident:

“I know we can.” 

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Kathy Griffin's Trump Beheading Photo Fetches Huge Price

Kathy GriffinTrump Beheading PhotoFetches HUGE Price

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Kathy Griffin‘s photo of a fake, bloody Trump head has would-be buyers chomping at the bit to have it hanging in their living rooms … but the photog has his price, and it’s mighty steep. 

Sources close to Tyler Shields — who took the shot of Kathy holding the fake, bloody head resembling President Trump — tell us he’s already gotten over 1,000 offers from folks interested in buying a print of his controversial art piece … many reaching 6 figures.

We’re told an art collector offered Shields $ 150k for an original print, but we’re told he passed … ’cause he wants more to put it in ink. He has a print size in mind for anyone interested — 72″ x 52″ … a one size fits all type deal. 

As for Kathy — who took tremendous heat for the stunt — sources say Tyler doesn’t need her to sign off on any potential sale since he owns the rights to the pic.


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Sean Spicer passes blame on 'Jimmy Kimmel Live'

Sean Spicer isn’t used to cheers.

The former White House press secretary joined Jimmy Kimmel Wednesday night and said the applause from the audience was a welcome relief — but insisted that people have thanked him for his service.

Spicer left his position at the White House in July after Anthony Scaramucci was named communications director, but stayed with the administration until the end of August.

But Kimmel was more interested in how his employment began, not ended: a fight with the press corps over the attendance at President Trump’s inauguration.

“The President wanted to make sure the record got straight,” Spicer said.

“There was a faction of people out there that didn’t want to give him the credit that he rightly deserved. And I think he takes that personally. A lot of people, in the media in particular, constantly sought to undermind the validity of that election.”

The former press secretary also insisted he’s never seen Trump naked when Kimmel asked about the President’s obsession with size.

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Sean Spicer joined “Jimmy Kimmel Live” Wednesday night on his first post-White House late show appearance.

(Jimmy Kimmel Live via Twitter)

Spicer also said that he had little choice in what he said at the lectern: whatever Trump says goes.

“Your job is to give him advice,” Spicer said, “but ultimately he’s the President.”

But even out of the White House, Spicer is still defending Trump’s alternative facts.

“You can look at an argument or a set of facts and come out with one opinion…and someone else can come up with a different conclusion,” he said.

“That’s what makes our country great.”

The former press secretary also said he never tried to pre-approve Trump’s tweets, no matter how problematic they became late into the night, calling social media “one of the President’s most effective tools in the campaign.”

Spicer said President Trump made him address the inauguration size during his first press briefing.

Spicer said President Trump made him address the inauguration size during his first press briefing.

(Alex Brandon/AP)

As for his hostile relationship with the press, Spicer blamed reporters for “perpetuating myths.”

He hedged when Kimmel pointed out that Trump does the same thing, but instead said “the press corps attacks the President or undermines him or calls into question his credibility.”

Spicer also denied that he left the White House over personal problems with Scaramucci, but said the New York financier didn’t have “the qualifications or the background to work in the communications office.”

As for the New Yorker article, in which Scaramucci unloaded an R-rated tirade at a reporter, Spicer said he wouldn’t “relish in someone else’s problems,” but that the outbursts “proved my point.”

He ended the late night appearance by insisting that Trump does, in fact, want to be President.

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Mnuchin requested a government jet for his honeymoon: report

That’s plane outrageous.

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin requested a government jet for his honeymoon to Scotland, France and Italy last month, sources said.

Mnuchin, who married the Scottish-born actress Louise Linton in a ceremony officiated by Vice President Michael Pence in June, submitted a written request for his honeymoon in August, sources told ABC.

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Mnuchin submitted a written request for a government jet for his honeymoon to Scotland, France and Italy

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The request for the U.S. Air Force jet, which could have cost around $ 25,000 every hour, is being reviewed by the Treasury Department’s Office of Inspector General, the sources said.

A spokesperson for the Treasury Department issued a statement saying Mnuchin, a member of the National Security Council was concerned about maintaining a secure method of communication during his travel.

A scandal also erupted after Linton flaunted her designer duds in an Instagram photo of her disembarking the government plane in Kentucky.

A scandal also erupted after Linton flaunted her designer duds in an Instagram photo of her disembarking the government plane in Kentucky.

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The request was eventually deemed unnecessary when it became apparent he could access secure communication through other means, the spokesperson said.

The Inspector General is already reviewing Linton and Mnuchin’s trip to Kentucky on August 21 after a government watchdog group questioned whether it was planned around viewing the solar eclipse from just outside to path of totality.

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Mnuchin married the Scottish-born actress Louise Linton in a ceremony officiated by Vice President Michael Pence in June

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A scandal also erupted after Linton flaunted her designer duds in an Instagram photo of her disembarking the government plane in Kentucky.

When Jenni Miller, a mother of three from Oregon, left a comment calling the 36-year-old “deplorable”, Linton went on the offensive in a long-winded tirade that branded her “adorably out of touch”.

Linton later apologized, and a Treasury spokesperson defended Mnuchin, saying he obtained the appropriate approval for the official visit and reimbursed the government for his wife’s travel.

It is unusual for White House officials to travel on military aircraft unless they deal directly with national security.

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Jean-Claude Juncker's 'tragic' EU vision needs to be stopped 'now', rages German MEP

Beatrix von Storch said the European Commission president’s push for a ‘United States of Europe’ was “tragic” and needed to be stopped “immediately”.

Mr Juncker delivered his much-anticipated State of the Union speech on Wednesday with a snub to Britain by insisting the EU will move towards greater integration despite Brexit.

Speaking to Express.co.uk in Strasbourg, Ms von Storch, deputy leader of the far-right Alternative for Deutschland party, which is part of the Europe for Freedom and Democracy group in the EU parliament, labelled the speech “frightening”.

She added eastern member states would be next to follow the UK out of Europe.

She said: “I think his whole speech was an historic one. He was going against all the good guys and he was declaring the United States of Europe. It was frightening what he came out with today.

“The European Union which has been presented to us today is not the one we want to be members of.

“But I think it will be difficult to set it up that way because imagine the eastern states and I think they will be the next to follow the Brits out of the European Union.

“You could see him as a person today acting like a dying man with the last vision of something which is about to explode. I think it was to some extent tragic.”

Asked how long the EU could survive in its current form, she added: “It has to be reformed immediately. 

“They will change the European Union to the United States of Europe without treaty change. Without the change of the treaties. This is incredible what we have heard today.” 

Meanwhile, Hans-Olaf Henkel, vice-president of the European Parliament’s third-largest group the European Conservatives and Reformists, said Brexit was a “big disaster” that Mr Juncker was ignoring.

Speaking to Express.co.uk, Mr Henkel said the UK’s decision to leave the Brussels bloc would be just as bad for the EU as Britain.

He said: “He called it a full vision of Europe. I must say, it was more a fools’ vision of Europe because he seemed to have totally ignored the realities of Europe.”

Philippe Lamberts, co-leader of The Greens-European Free Alliance group said he “had his doubts” over the European Commission president, whose five-year term expires in 2019.

Mr Juncker, who began speaking at 8am this morning, set out his 12-month masterplan to steer the troubled bloc through the escalating refugee crisis and reform the eurozone. 

Keen to push ahead with his masterplan, billed as the biggest reboot in the EU’s history, Mr Juncker ratcheted-up the federalisation of the 60-year-old bloc’s core economies.

The Brussels boss has also called for integration in the face of rising populism after Britain voted to sever ties with the bloc ahead of crunch elections in Italy, Sweden, Hungary and the Czech Republic, where eurosceptic parties are gaining momentum. 

It appears is keen to make his mark in the EU as his  to rebuild the bloc, left in tatters after Britain’s momentous decision to leave.

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Eli Manning isn’t counting on Odell Beckham Jr. being healthy

Odell Beckham Jr. walked through the locker room with pep in his step on Wednesday, but until the Giants hit the practice field on Thursday there won’t be any sign of whether he’ll play in Monday night’s home opener against the Detroit Lions in Week 2.

Eli Manning said as much when he admitted he hadn’t expected Beckham to play in last Sunday night’s 19-3 loss in Dallas — despite Beckham’s pre-game warm up — because the receiver hadn’t practiced since spraining his left ankle on Aug. 21.

“In my mind, I didn’t think he was playing,” Manning said Wednesday. “When you see him kind of warming up and catching passes, the guy hadn’t practiced in three weeks. I never thought it was a reality of him playing and just if he would have come out there, it might have been limited in certain things … I didn’t think he was going to play in the game.”

Beckham is expected to meet the media on Thursday, when he may have to explain a report that he was allegedly part of a “dance battle” last week at a Meatpacking District spot with NBA star Russell Westbrook. But for now, the Giants just need him healthy.

Odell Beckham Jr. OUT for Giants’ season opener in Dallas

“We’ll see tomorrow if he’s out there practicing some and just take it day-by-day and see what’s going on,” Manning said. “I’m not sure.”

WHAT A KICK

There was one Giant who actually had reason to smile after Sunday: kicker Aldrick Rosas.

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Eli Manning wasn’t counting on OBJ in Week 1, and it’ll be the same case leading up to Week 2.

(Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

The 22-year-old’s girlfriend, Tiffany Lopez, gave birth to his daughter — Karsyn Rosas — early Sunday morning in California before he made his NFL debut.

“She was born 4:15 a.m.,” Rosas said. “It was pretty special to have my child on my first NFL game,” Rosas said. “Two dreams come true.”

Giants’ offense has no excuse for historically bad performance

Rosas said the plan was to have Lopez go into an induced labor on Monday so he can be present for the birth, but things changed.

Instead, Rosas was Facetiming with Lopez from the hotel on Saturday night.

“In the moment of it I kind of freaked out,” he said. “But I have a good friend in Zak DeOssie as someone to talk to and calm me down and talk through it and it was fine.”

Odell Beckham Jr. is still questionable for the Giants

Odell Beckham Jr. is still questionable for the Giants’ home opener.

(Matthew Emmons/USA Today Sports)

Rosas eventually left Dallas for Los Angeles on owner Steve Tisch’s private jet after the game. From there he flew up to Sacramento to be with his girlfriend and daughter — whom he got the chance to hold and stay with until returning to New Jersey Wednesday morning.

No Odell for Giants magnifies last year’s offensive struggles

“It was amazing. A feeling you can’t really describe,” he said. “What a special moment when I got to hold her, hear the sound of her. She’s doing well.”

Rosas also accounted for the Giants’ only points in the game, a field goal in the third quarter.

“It was a whirlwind of a day,” he said. “(I can) tell her a dream came true that day.”

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