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A New Degrassi Series Is In The Works At HBO Max

Class is back in session at your favorite school for edgy teens! Wait no, I'm not talking about "Euphoria" High — think back to the golden era of teen angst when TV seasons were 40 episodes long and high schoolers doing drugs was considered controversial. That's right, "Degrassi" is back and it's heading to HBO Max, the official home of all things chaotic-teen related. This new saga marks the sixth series in the franchise, following "The Kids of Degrassi Street" (1979-1986), "Degrassi Junior Hig...
Tags: Hbo, Television, Movies, News, Toronto, Ya, Cohen, Azzopardi, Warner Media, Degrassi, Julia Cohen, HBO Max, WildBrain Studios


Andrew Cuomo won't face criminal charges after a female state trooper accused him of touching her inappropriately

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo.AP Photo/Richard Drew Former NY Gov. Andrew Cuomo won't face criminal charges over a female state trooper's sexual harassment allegations. The Nassau County acting DA said while the allegations were "credible" and "deeply troubling," they were not criminal. In a CNN interview in August, an attorney for Cuomo said the governor extended an apology to the state trooper. Former New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo will not face criminal charges after a female state troope...
Tags: Politics, New York, Trends, Cnn, Andrew Cuomo, Richard, Sexual Harassment, Nassau County, James, Cuomo, Nassau, New York State Assembly, Joyce Smith, AG, Azzopardi, Letitia James


"This Fox weather bitch... Any help painting her as a far right crazy?"

Chris Cuomo allegedly texted an Andrew Cuomo staffer, quoted in "Chris Cuomo allegedly blasted Janice Dean as ‘that Fox weather bitch’ in smear plot" (NY Post). The "weather bitch" he wanted to discredited Fox News, meteorologist Janice Dean, had criticized Governor Cuomo for his policy of putting Covid patients in nursing homes. Her husband's elderly parents had died of Covid in March and April of 2020, and she said this in March 2021 on "Fox and Friends":“We knew he was covering up the numbers...
Tags: Law, Journalism, Cnn, Fox, Fox News, Andrew Cuomo, Cuomo, Ny Post, Andrew, Chris Cuomo, AG, Dean, Azzopardi, Melissa DeRosa, Ann Althouse, Insults


Cuomo adviser says his boss was 'railroaded' by 'the socialist wing of the Democratic Party' and calls the case against him 'media manipulation 101'

Cuomo Senior Advisor Rich Azzopardi. AP Photo/Hans Pennink As Andrew Cuomo moves out of the governor's mansion, his last allies are still defending him. Rich Azzopardi wrote that his boss was "railroaded" by the "socialist wing of the Democratic Party." In a briefing, Cuomo's lawyer argued the merits of patting someone's butt vs. grabbing it. See more stories on Insider's business page. As a U-Haul truck idles outside of the governor's mansion in Albany, New York Gov. A...
Tags: Politics, New York, Trends, Andrew Cuomo, Sexual Harassment, New York Daily News, Cuomo, Democratic Party, Legislature, Albany New York, Azzopardi, Letitia James, Jon Campbell, Glavin, Hans Pennink, Tish James


Andrew Cuomo's office retaliated against one of his accusers by leaking confidential documents about her, NY Attorney General says

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo at an April 19 press briefing. Shannon Stapleton-Pool/Getty Images Lindsey Boylan first accused New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo of sexual harassment in December 2020. Moments later, his top advisors dug up confidential documents about her, according to a new NY AG report. Cuomo's office disseminated the files to reporters to retaliate against Boylan, the report says. See more stories on Insider's business page. Top officials in New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo's...
Tags: Politics, New York, News, Trends, David, Andrew Cuomo, Sexual Harassment, Cuomo, AG, New York City Photo, Azzopardi, NY AG, Letitia James, Boylan, Mike Coppola Getty, Shannon Stapleton


Andrew Cuomo faces an 'ongoing investigation' over the use of state resources for his COVID-19 book, New York AG confirms

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo at an April 19 press briefing. Shannon Stapleton-Pool/Getty Images New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is facing another investigation, this time on his COVID-19 response book. NY Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli referred a case to NY Attorney General Tish James on Monday. James confirmed an "ongoing investigation" into Cuomo's use of state resources on the book. See more stories on Insider's business page. New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is facing yet another investigation...
Tags: Politics, New York, News, Trends, The Times, Breaking News, Andrew Cuomo, Albany, James, Cuomo, New York AG, Azzopardi, Thomas DiNapoli, Tish James, Jake Lahut, New York Times Cuomo


NY's AG is investigating whether Cuomo used state resources to complete his book about the pandemic, which reportedly earned him a $4 million advance

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo at an April 19 press briefing. Shannon Stapleton-Pool/Getty Images New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is facing another investigation, this time on his COVID-19 response book. NY Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli referred a case to NY Attorney General Tish James on Monday. James confirmed an "ongoing investigation" into Cuomo's use of state resources on the book. See more stories on Insider's business page. New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is facing yet another investigation...
Tags: Politics, New York, News, Trends, The Times, Breaking News, Andrew Cuomo, Albany, James, Cuomo, Azzopardi, Thomas DiNapoli, Tish James, Jake Lahut, New York Times Cuomo, Rich Azzopardi


While Cuomo was seeking a $4 million deal for his book on pandemic leadership lessons, his aides were covering up the real death toll at New York's nursing homes, a new report says

Governor Andrew Cuomo AP Gov. Cuomo's book deal could have been worth as much as $4 million, the NYT reported. His work on the book overlapped with efforts to undercount COVID-19 deaths in nursing homes, it reported. The book paints Cuomo as a pandemic hero, though sales have plummeted amid multiple controversies. See more stories on Insider's business page. While New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo's aides were covering up the COVID-19 death toll of the state's nursing homes, he wa...
Tags: Politics, New York, News, New York City, America, Trends, New York Times, Healthcare, The Times, Nyt, Times, Andrew Cuomo, New York State, Cuomo, Governor Cuomo, Department Of Health


Cuomo reportedly tried to discredit a woman accusing him of sexual harassment by having his staff call her former coworkers

NY Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Secretary to the Governor Melissa DeRosa. Bennett Raglin/Getty Images Andrew Cuomo's staff called former employees to dig up dirt on his first accuser, per the WSJ. Staff worked the phones when the first former aide accused Cuomo of sexual harassment in December. Among those contacted was Ana Liss, who later came forward with her own allegations. See more stories on Insider's business page. Back in December when former Andrew Cuomo aide Lindsey Boylan came ...
Tags: Politics, New York, Senate, Trends, Queens, Andrew Cuomo, Wall Street Journal, Albany, Journal, Cuomo, Rotterdam, Democratic, Azzopardi, Boylan, Carolyn Maloney, Melissa DeRosa


A fourth woman has accused New York Governor Andrew Cuomo of inappropriate behavior

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is seen attending a press conference on September 29, 2020. Lev Radin/Pacific Press/LightRocket via Getty Another woman has accused Gov. Cuomo of inappropriate conduct, the Wall Street Journal reported.  Ana Liss is also the third former aide to allege Cuomo asked inappropriate relationship questions. Other aides also alleged that the governor fosters an abusive workplace culture.  Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. A fourth woman has accused...
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Some Cuomo staffers are 'waking up to the fact that we were in a cult' amid sexual harassment scandal, according to new report

From Left to right: Secretary to the Governor Melissa DeRosa, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, and Director of the Budget Robert Mujica. Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images As scandals engulf Andrew Cuomo, more former staffers are opening up about his management style. "We're all kind of waking up to the fact that we were in a cult," one told The Gothamist. Cuomo's penchant for micromanagement and peculiar tastes reportedly dominate the workplace. Visit the Business section of Insid...
Tags: Politics, New York, Trends, Buffalo, Andrew Cuomo, Albany, Sarah, Cuomo, Gothamist, Ac, WNYC, Azzopardi, Melissa DeRosa, Sexual Harassment Allegations, Jake Lahut, Rich Azzopardi


Some Cuomo staffers are 'waking up to the fact that we were in a cult' amid sexual-harassment scandal, according to a new report

From Left to right: Secretary to the Governor Melissa DeRosa, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, and Director of the Budget Robert Mujica. Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images As scandals engulf Andrew Cuomo, more former staffers are opening up about his management style. "We're all kind of waking up to the fact that we were in a cult," one told The Gothamist. Cuomo's penchant for micromanagement and peculiar tastes reportedly dominate the workplace. Visit the Business section of Insid...
Tags: Politics, New York, Trends, Buffalo, Andrew Cuomo, Albany, Sarah, Cuomo, Gothamist, Ac, WNYC, Azzopardi, Melissa DeRosa, Sexual Harassment Allegations, Jake Lahut, Rich Azzopardi


New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo cancels his Thanksgiving plans hours after saying his 89-year-old mother and 2 daughters were coming to dinner

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo sits with his mother, Matilda, and daughter Cara, on the floor of the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, Pa., on the final night of the Democratic National Convention, July 28, 2016. Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo will not be having Thanksgiving dinner with his 89-year-old mother and two of his three daughters, contrary to what he alluded to a radio interview on Monday. "The story is, my mom is going to come up and two of my girls. But the ...
Tags: Politics, New York, Thanksgiving, Trends, Chicago, Npr, Andrew Cuomo, Mariah, Cuomo, Don, Wells Fargo Center, Cara, Capital Region, Philadelphia PA, Matilda, Azzopardi


Andrew Cuomo gave immunity to nursing home execs after big campaign donations

Critics say data proves New York’s liability shield is linked to higher nursing home death rates during the pandemic * Coronavirus – live US updates * Live global updatesAs Governor Andrew Cuomo faced a spirited challenge in his bid to win New York’s 2018 Democratic primary, his political apparatus got a last-minute boost: a powerful healthcare industry group suddenly poured more than $1m into a Democratic committee backing his campaign.Less than two years after that flood of cash from the Gre...
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He Had Never Sold a Ventilator. New York Gave Him an $86 Million Deal.

NEW YORK -- The offer to the Federal Emergency Management Agency sounded promising: A Silicon Valley engineer said that he could deliver thousands of ventilators from manufacturers across China to help hospitals treat coronavirus patients.The engineer was asked for more details. Within 12 hours, he responded with a 28-page digital catalog of medical supplies at his disposal, including protective masks and goggles.But there were also a series of caveats: Interested buyers had to sign a contract w...
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Homeland Security Suspends ‘Trusted Traveler’ Programs for New Yorkers

(NEW YORK) — The U.S. Department of Homeland Security said Wednesday that it would no longer let New York residents enroll in its “trusted traveler” programs because of a new state law that blocked federal immigration officials from accessing motor vehicle records. In a three-page letter, DHS said the legislation, dubbed the “Green Light” law, prevents federal agencies from protecting residents from “menacing threats to national security and public safety.” The sweeping move came a day af...
Tags: New York, News, Uncategorized, Dhs, Canada, United States, DMV, Fox News, National Security, Homeland Security, CBP, Customs, Donald Trump, Cuomo, Trump, Border Protection


New York Governor Vetoes Bill That Would Provide Legal Services To The Poor

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) vetoed a bill that would have required the state to fund legal services for the poor. Cuomo struck down the bipartisan reform in its final hour on New Year’s Eve, to the disappointment of defense attorneys and municipalities across the state.  Cuomo spokesman Richard Azzopardi said the program, which would give the state seven years to take over complete funding of indigent legal services, was just too expensive. “Until the last possible moment, we attempted to re...
Tags: New York, News, States, Andrew Cuomo, Huffington Post, New York Daily News, Cuomo, Daily News, Legislature, Assembly, Lieberman, NYCLU, Donna Lieberman, Azzopardi, Andy Campbell, New York Civil Liberties Union


Number Of Homeless Single Adults In NYC Has Spiked 95% In A Decade

A record number of single adults are homeless in New York City.  On a given night, 14,222 single adults ― meaning they are not part of a family ― seek out homeless shelters in NYC, Giselle Routhier, policy director for the Coalition for the Homeless, told The Huffington Post via email. That’s a 95 percent increase from a decade ago. At the end of 2006, there were 7,282 homeless adults in New York City.  To effectively tackle homelessness, the Coalition for the Homeless called for a number of me...
Tags: New York, News, Banks, New York City, Coalition, Associated Press, Andrew Cuomo, Huffington Post, De Blasio, Cuomo, HuffPost, Azzopardi, Eleanor Goldberg, Coalition for the Homeless, Department of Social Services


What a con artist can teach us about storytelling

Read Maria Konnikova's gripping article about con artist Sammy Azzopardi, whose new identities and wheezes seem impervious to detection until a technical fact or failing becomes impossible to ignore. Azzopardi's gift, Konnikova writes, is a perfect combination of narrative insight and total lack of scruples. She knows exactly what will trigger empathy, and exactly how to exploit sympathy. Con artists lie for a very specific reason: personal gain, financial or otherwise. They lie to set the play...
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