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Former aide says Gov. Cuomo kissed her without consent

By Marina Villenueve | Associated Press ALBANY, N.Y. — A former member of Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s administration who previously accused him of sexual harassment offered new details Wednesday, saying he once kissed her on the lips without consent after a private meeting. Lindsey Boylan said that during her more than three years working as an economic adviser in the administration, Cuomo “would go out of his way to touch me on my lower back, arms and legs,” compared her to one of his rumored ex-girlfr...
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Once Hailed As Heroes In COVID Fight, Governors Newsom, Cuomo Facing Political Crises

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — At the outset of the coronavirus pandemic, two Democratic governors on opposite ends of the country were hailed as heroes for their leadership in a crisis. Now they’re leaders on the ropes. Andrew Cuomo of New York and Gavin Newsom of California are embroiled in distinct political woes. For Cuomo, it’s a federal investigation into whether his administration sought to hide the true toll of the pandemic. For Newsom, it’s fending off a recall effort fueled by opposition to his l...
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Gov. Cuomo Striped NY Gun Rights And Crime Is Soaring

By Larry Keane New York is an anti-gun dystopia. IMG iStock-884181314 U.S.A. -(AmmoLand.com)- New York’s Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo is feeling the heat for more than just his COVID scandal. He’s also dodging his citizens’ demands for reducing crime while at the same time denying them their Second Amendment rights. Gov. Cuomo’s contempt for gun owners and the firearm industry dates back over two decades to his time as Housing and Urban Development Secretary for former President Bill Clinto...
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Gov. Cuomo Stripped NY Gun Rights And Crime Is Soaring

By Larry Keane New York is an anti-gun dystopia. IMG iStock-884181314 U.S.A. -(AmmoLand.com)- New York’s Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo is feeling the heat for more than just his COVID scandal. He’s also dodging his citizens’ demands for reducing crime while at the same time denying them their Second Amendment rights. Gov. Cuomo’s contempt for gun owners and the firearm industry dates back over two decades to his time as Housing and Urban Development Secretary for former President Bill Clinto...
Tags: New York, Guns, Congress, New York City, Gotham, Bill Clinton, Hud, Bill De Blasio, Andrew Cuomo, Albany, Clinton, Cuomo, IMG, Gov Cuomo, Housing and Urban Development, U S Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit


Democratic assemblyman from Queens calls New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo 'an abuser' in appearance on 'The View'

New York Assemblyman Ron Kim and New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo Hans Pennink, Jacquelyn Martin/AP Photo Democratic Assemblyman Ron Kim of Queens called out Gov. Andrew Cuomo on "The View" Friday. "Cuomo is an abuser," Kim said, recalling how he's faced Cuomo's wrath over the nursing home scandal. Kim added that a Cuomo staffer once called women lawmakers "f---ing idiots," and was bleeped out. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Ron Kim, a Democratic assemblyman from Queens,...
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Cuomo silent as damning watchdog report says policy may have led to over 1,000 nursing home deaths

An Albany-based watchdog group says that New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo's nursing home directive was likely responsible for more than 1,000...
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Cuomo accuses Trump, Fox News, and the New York Post of conspiring against him on COVID-19 nursing home deaths

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo. Stefani Reynolds/Getty Images Gov. Cuomo defended his record on COVID-19 nursing home deaths on a Wednesday conference call. He accused Trump, Fox News, and the New York Post of conspiring against him. "Yes, I'm going to correct them because they were personal attacks," he told reporters. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. In a tense conference call with reporters on Wednesday, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo took aim at perceived foes and accuse...
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Extreme weather across the US is snarling operations for companies including Walmart, GM, and FedEx

People carry groceries from a local gas station on February 15, 2021 in Austin, Texas. Montinique Monroe/Getty Images Winter Storm Uri has snarled business for grocery stores, airlines, and mail carriers across the US. Walmart said it closed more than 500 stores, while Texas-based grocery chain H-E-B modified hours. USPS, FedEx, and UPS all announced service disruptions to their websites. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Extreme weather conditions this week caused bu...
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NYSE chief warns it may leave New York if stock transfer tax is imposed

The New York Stock Exchange may leave New York State if Albany imposes a transfer tax on stock sales, the president of the Intercontinental Exchange Inc.-owned exchange operator said on Tuesday in an op-ed in the Wall Street Journal
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NYSE Chief Warns It May Exit New York if Stock Transfer Tax Is Imposed

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The New York Stock Exchange may leave New York State if Albany imposes a transfer tax on stock sales, the president of the...
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New York’s Latest Gun Law Would Put Women at Risk

By Dan Wos, Author of – Good Gun Bad Guy USA – -(AmmoLand.com)- Gun restrictions give killers the upper hand. Background check waiting periods keep good people unarmed for extended periods of time. So, while the anti-gun crowd is pushing for universal background checks and a lengthy and expensive licensing process, (that the bad guys will pay no attention to) good people are left defenseless because they’re subjected to unnecessary costs, waiting periods, and often avoidable delays. Pamela Sm...
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Albany Symphony – Director of Development & Marketing

Dedicated to championing the music and composers of our time and celebrating the people and history of the NY Capital Region, the Albany Symphony seeks a Director of Development & Marketing to be the key driver of the organization’s fundraising, audience development, and communications functions. The Albany Symphony provides a fast-paced and collaborative environment and welcomes candidates from ALAANA communities. SummaryThe Director of Development & Marketing is responsible for planning, ma...
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NY undercounted nursing home deaths by thousands, AG says

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York may have undercounted COVID-19 deaths among nursing home residents by thousands, the state attorney general...
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New York nursing home COVID-19 deaths may have undercounted by 50%, AG says

ALBANY, N.Y. — New York may have undercounted COVID-19 deaths of nursing home residents by as much as 50%, the state’s attorney general said in a report released Thursday. Attorney General Letitia James has, for months, been examining discrepancies between the number of deaths being reported by the state’s Department of Health, and the number of deaths reported by the homes themselves. Her investigators looked at a sample of 62 of the state’s roughly 600 nursing homes. They reported 1,914 deaths...
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NY nursing home virus deaths were undercounted, AG says

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York may have undercounted COVID-19 deaths of nursing home residents by as much as 50%, the state’s attorney...
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Lend a hand: How 7 agents keep giving back to their communities

Amid everything else they do for their own businesses and families, these agents have found ways to continually help their communities through socially-distant outdoor events, food drives, and more.
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Get your COVID-19 vaccine at a New Jersey mall or Disneyland. Here are 15 places across the country that have transformed into mass vaccination sites.

A half-dose of Oxford-AstraZeneca's COVID-19 vaccine initially could mean we have double the number doses available when it's approved by regulators. Siphiwe Sibeko/Pool via AP Disneyland Resort, a New Jersey mall, convention centers, and sports stadiums are opening their doors to the public as mass vaccination sites. Here are some of the locations across the country that are shifting their focus and opening up for the public-health effort.  Visit Business Insider's homepage for mo...
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Ship crew member charged after allegedly swimming to Western Australian port against quarantine rules

Premier Mark McGowan said the man, who jumped off the ship, was an ‘unusual case’ and did not pose a risk to the communityA crew member of a bulk carrier ship has been arrested and charged after allegedly swimming ashore at a Western Australian port with the premier, Mark McGowan, labelling the incident “unusual”.Authorities allege the 37-year-old Vietnamese national jumped into the water on Saturday two days after the bulk carrier berthed at the Albany port. Continue reading...
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My home town

A friend took this photo of the New York State capitol building out his office window after a recent snowstorm. He posted the photo on his Instagram and Facebook feeds, and I asked him if he would mind if I posted it here. The southern facade of the New York State capitol in Albany. Photo by Fran Kramer. Construction of the capitol building was completed in 1899. It's the second capitol building since Albany was made the capital city in 1797 and it's one of eleven US state capitols without a d...
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Coronavirus live news: England to enter new lockdown; European Medicines Agency 'not ready' to approve Moderna vaccine

First two cases of new variant recorded in São Paulo; meeting to discuss Moderna vaccine ends without decisionEngland to enter toughest Covid lockdown since MarchOutcry after Canadian politicians ignore holiday travel adviceGermany and Denmark consider delaying second Covid vaccine doseUK coronavirus updates – liveAustralia coronavirus updates – live 9.25pm GMT New York governor Andrew Cuomo has said his state has found its first case of the more contagious strain of the coronavirus first de...
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Report: First case of ‘UK’ COVID variant found in NY

By Brad Brooks | Reuters New York Governor Andrew Cuomo says his state has found its first case of the more contagious, “UK” strain of the coronavirus, raising concerns about threats to hospital capacity should it spread rapidly in the state. Cuomo says on Monday that a man in his 60s living in a town north of Albany has the new strain. The man, who is recovering, had not traveled recently, suggesting community spread is taking place. New York has carried out 5,000 tests for the new strain – and...
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Governor Cuomo provides statewide update on pandemic - WIVB.com

ALBANY, N.Y. (WIVB)– New York Governor Andrew Cuomo provided an update on the state’s current standing in the pandemic Saturday...
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Nashville bombing spotlights vulnerable voice, data networks

By TALI ARBEL | AP Technology Writer PHOENIX — The Christmas Day bombing in downtown Nashville led to phone and data service outages and disruptions over hundreds of miles in the southern U.S., raising new concerns about the vulnerability of U.S. communications. The blast seriously damaged a key AT&T network facility, an important hub that provides local wireless, internet and video service and connects to regional networks. Backup generators went down, which took service out hours after the bla...
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Extra Crunch roundup: ‘Nightmare’ security breach, Poshmark’s IPO, crypto boom, more

The rest of the world may be slowing down as we prepare for Christmas and the new year, but we are not taking our foot off the gas. Alex Wilhelm keeps a close watch on the public markets in his column The Exchange, but this week, he branched out to look at some of the metrics underpinning soaring cryptocurrency prices and turned his gaze on StockX, the consumer reseller marketplace that just raised $275 million in a Series E that values the company at approximately $2.8 billion. “Selling a tenth...
Tags: Amazon, Startups, TC, Transportation, Ecommerce, Asia, Utah, Washington, Entrepreneurship, Finance, Ipo, India, US, Tech, Walmart, E-commerce


Record-breaking snowfall blankets Northeast

By SHAWN MARSH and THALIA BEATY | Associated Press A large swath of the Northeast was blanketed in snow by the first major storm of the season, which smashed a decades-old snowfall record in Pennsylvania and Boston. “Williamsport Regional Airport made history,” the National Weather Service in State College said, reporting 24.7 inches of snow. Forecasters said that was the most snow from a single storm on record, breaking the previous record of 24.1 inches set there in January 1964. Much of the P...
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SPC MD 1857

MD 1857 CONCERNING HEAVY SNOW FOR CENTRAL NY...SOUTHERN VT/NH...FAR NORTHWESTERN MA...FAR SOUTHERN MAINE Mesoscale Discussion 1857 NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK 0333 AM CST Thu Dec 17 2020 Areas affected...central NY...southern VT/NH...far northwestern MA...far southern Maine Concerning...Heavy snow Valid 170933Z - 171530Z SUMMARY...Heavy snowfall rates ranging from 2-4 inches per hour are expected to continue across central NY through 12z. These snowfall rates have begun...
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NY Gov. Cuomo says the coronavirus vaccine will take 6 to 9 months to make a difference

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo. Mike Groll/Office of Governor of Andrew M. Cuomo via AP New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo told reporters Wednesday that it will take between six and nine months for the coronavirus vaccine to get widespread enough to make a difference. "It's a foot race over a six to nine month period," Cuomo said of the vaccine. "But it's just a question of logistics and supply, and making it happen. And making it happen is hard." Dr. Anthony Fauci has said there would need to be "at ...
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Dear Sophie: How did immigration change for startup founders in 2020?

Sophie Alcorn Contributor Share on Twitter Sophie Alcorn is the founder of Alcorn Immigration Law in Silicon Valley and 2019 Global Law Experts Awards’ “Law Firm of the Year in California for Entrepreneur Immigration Services.” She connects people with the businesses and opportunities that expand their lives. More posts by this contributor Dear Sophie: Hacks for the March 2021 H-1B lottery? Dear Sophie: What...
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Experts say these 21 e-commerce and retail players are the most likely IPO in 2021 after a year that saw online shopping undergo 10 years worth of growth in 90 days

A number of major companies could IPO next year (pictured: Neil Blumenthal of Warby Parker, Kalyan Krishnamurthy of Flipkart, Andrew Bialecki of Klaviyo, and Patrick Collison of Stripe). Dia Dipasupil/Getty Images; Money Sharma/Getty Images; Barry Chin/Getty Images; Phillip Faraone/Getty Images; Yuqing Liu/Business Insider An explosion in online shopping and the possibility of loosened restrictions could make 2021 a major year for e-commerce initial public offerings. Business Insider inte...
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How the Nature Conservancy, the World's Biggest Environmental Group, Became a Dealer of Meaningless Carbon Offsets

An anonymous reader shares a report: At first glance, big corporations appear to be protecting great swaths of U.S. forests in the fight against climate change. JPMorgan Chase & Co. has paid almost $1 million to preserve forestland in eastern Pennsylvania. Forty miles away, Walt Disney has spent hundreds of thousands to keep the city of Bethlehem, Pa., from aggressively harvesting a forest that surrounds its reservoirs. Across the state line in New York, investment giant BlackRock has paid thous...
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