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Hate crimes in New York City spiked in the first few months of 2021, NYPD data shows

More than 200 people gathered on Washington Square Park to rally in support Asian community, against hate crime and white nationalism. Lev Radin/Pacific Press/LightRocket via Getty Images Hate crimes rose dramatically in New York City during the first quarter of 2021, police data shows. Anti-Asian incidents represented the highest number of hate crimes. There were 80 anti-Asian hate crimes between January 1 and April 4, 2021. See more stories on Insider's business page. Hate crimes ...
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A man charged with beating a police officer at the Capitol riot has been forced to stay in jail before his trial because he tried to flee to Switzerland, judge says

Rioters clash with police officers at the Capitol insurrection. Lev Radin/Pacific Press/LightRocket via Getty Images Jeffrey Sabol, 51, is charged with beating a police officer at the Capitol riot. Sabol has been detained since January. Earlier this month a judge denied him pretrial release. The judge said Sabol is a flight risk, as he had tried fleeing to Switzerland days after the riot. See more stories on Insider's business page. A man charged with assaulting a police officer at the...
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10 Things in Politics: Kamala Harris' first big test as VP

Vice President Kamala Harris. Getty Good morning! Welcome back to 10 Things in Politics. President Biden holds his first press conference as president later this afternoon.Sign up here to get this newsletter in your inbox each day. Send your tips and suggestions to [email protected] or tweet me @BrentGriffiths. Here's what you need to know:Kamala Harris will run point on the politically fraught issue of immigration.Here's how young and healthy people are getting vaccinated earl...
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Why Andrew Cuomo probably isn't leaving anytime soon

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo leaves Mount Neboh Baptist Church in Harlem after receiving the Johnson & Johnson vaccine there. Lev Radin/Pacific Press/LightRocket via Getty Images New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is trying to wait out the multiple scandals facing him. He won't rule out seeking a fourth term, which eluded his late father, former Gov. Mario Cuomo. The governor is relying on strong support among Black voters and a $16.8 million campaign war chest. See more stories on Insider's...
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A California GOP group gave an insurrectionist who stormed the US Capitol a trophy and posed for photos with him

Rioters clash with police using big ladder trying to enter Capitol building through the front doors. Lev Radin/Pacific Press/LightRocket via Getty Images A California GOP organization honored a Capitol rioter for his years of service on its board. Jorge Riley bragged about breaching House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's office on January 6 in an interview. Riley, holding a trophy, posed for a photo with members of the Sacramento Republican Assembly. See more stories on Insider's business pa...
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GOP Sen. Ron Johnson said he never felt threatened during the Capitol riot, but that he would have been concerned if it was Black Lives Matter protesters

Police officers in riot gear struggle to keep a Trump mob from entering the Capitol on January 6, 2021. Lev Radin/Pacific Press/LightRocket via Getty Sen. Ron Johnson said he "knew" during the Capitol riot that the mob were law-abiding citizens. He said he would've been concerned if they had been Black Lives Matter or antifa protesters. 315 Capitol rioters have been arrested and 140 police officers were injured during the attack. See more stories on Insider's business page. Sen. Ro...
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All the major scandals Andrew Cuomo is facing in his fight for political survival

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo Lev Radin/Pacific Press/LightRocket via Getty Images New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is facing scandals on multiple fronts. Sexual harassment allegations have led to calls for his resignation. Other scandals involve COVID-19 nursing home deaths and a $3.9 billion bridge. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. First came the nursing home scandal, then the sexual harassment allegations, then the bridge safety issues, and then more sexual harassment alle...
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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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Trump sued for 'incitement to riot' and terrorism over Capitol attack by House Democrat who served as impeachment manager

Rioters clash with police using big ladder trying to enter Capitol building through the front doors. Lev Radin/Pacific Press/LightRocket via Getty Images Rep. Eric Swalwell filed a lawsuit against Trump and his allies over the Capitol attack. The suit accuses the defendants of incitement to riot, among other charges.  Swalwell alleges that Trump and his allies caused severe emotional distress to Congress. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Democratic Rep. Eric Swalwell...
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Cuomo says kissing and hugging people is his 'usual and customary way of greeting' but apologizes 'if they were offended by it'

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo at a press conference on September 29, 2020. Lev Radin/Pacific Press/LightRocket via Getty New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said his "usual" way of greeting people involves hugging and kissing. "You can go find hundreds of pictures of me kissing people," Cuomo said Wednesday. Cuomo apologized for his behavior with women who have recently accused him of sexual harassment.  Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Wednesday re...
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DC National Guard commander says it took more than 3 hours for Trump's Pentagon to tell him to send in troops to respond to the Capitol riot

National Guard troops assemble outside of the U.S. Capitol on January 16, 2021 in Washington, DC Photo by Eric Thayer/Getty Images The DC National Guard commander says that the Pentagon dragged its feet responding to the Capitol riot. He said he could have had roughly 150 troops at the Capitol in 20 minutes if he had gotten approval. He said he did not receive approval to deploy troops to the Capitol until almost 3 hours after an initial request. Visit the Business section of Insider for m...
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19 current and former officers open up about the disastrous response to the Capitol insurrection

Police try to hold back rioters trying to storm the Capitol and halt a joint session of the 117th Congress, January 6, 2021. Kent Nishimura / Los Angeles Times via Getty Images The assault on the Capitol building on January 6 shocked the world, and put many US lawmakers at risk. Protests in the District of Columbia are nothing new, but the response to events leading up to the January 6 riots have left many, including Capitol Police, upset. Many Capitol Police members told ProPublica how th...
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10 Things in Politics: You could get a stimulus check by late March - Trump's defense begins

President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris meet with Speaker Nancy Pelosi at the White House to discuss the stimulus package. Stefani Reynolds-Pool/Getty Images Good morning! Welcome to 10 Things in Politics. I'm Brent Griffiths. Sign up here to get this newsletter in your inbox each day. Programming note: Monday is Presidents' Day, so we'll be back with your regularly scheduled programming on Tuesday.Send your tips and thoughts to [email protected] or tweet me @BrentGriff...
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10 Things in Politics: What's going on with the latest COVID stimulus plan

President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris meet with Speaker Nancy Pelosi at the White House to discuss the stimulus package. Stefani Reynolds-Pool/Getty Images Good morning! Welcome to 10 Things in Politics. I'm Brent Griffiths. Sign up here to get this newsletter in your inbox each day. Programming note: Monday is Presidents' Day, so we'll be back with your regularly scheduled programming on Tuesday.Send your tips and thoughts to [email protected] or tweet me @BrentGriff...
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New York's indoor sports arenas and concert venues can open at limited capacity on February 23, Gov. Cuomo announced

Masked tourists walk in front of Madison Square Garden in New York City. Noam Galai/Getty Images New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced that indoor sports and concert venues could re-open on February 23. Capacity will be limited to 10%, and attendees will have assigned seats spread apart. Guests will also need to get a negative COVID-19 test prior to entry, and must wear face coverings. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. New York state just gave sports stadiums and indoo...
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The Capitol riot and GameStop mania might be signs of a new, chaotic direction for the US - or one final bout of madness before calm is restored

Rioters clash with police using big ladder trying to enter Capitol building through the front doors. Lev Radin/Pacific Press/LightRocket via Getty Images Both the Capitol riot and the GameStop mania have revealed the instability of our institutions. These events could be a sign of more chaos or a last bout of wildness before normalcy. Whether we go down one path or the other depends on how the government and society responds. Dan Alpert is an adjunct professor at Cornell Law School and a f...
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Law enforcement veterans say the Capitol siege was just the tip of the iceberg of the 'cult-like' threat far-right extremists pose to the US

Rioters clash with police using big ladder trying to enter Capitol building through the front doors. Lev Radin/Pacific Press/LightRocket via Getty Images National security veterans told Insider the Capitol siege was just the tip of the iceberg on threats by white, right-wing extremists. "The threat we're facing right now is not only real but deeply embedded — and cult-like," a former FBI agent told Insider. Another former FBI analyst detailed how extremists are using conspiracies to groom ...
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5 people died in the Capitol insurrection. Experts say it could have been so much worse.

Rioters clash with police using big ladder trying to enter Capitol building through the front doors. Lev Radin/Pacific Press/LightRocket via Getty Images Five people died in the Capitol insurrection on January 6, including a Capitol Police officer.  But experts told Insider that the insurrection could have been much deadlier.  Experts said that swift thinking to bring Congress members and staff to safety likely saved lives.  Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. One hundred f...
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Cop to Capitol rioters who helped him after others threatened to kill him with his own gun: 'Thank you, but f--- you for being there'

Rioters clash with police using big ladder trying to enter Capitol building through the front doors. Lev Radin/Pacific Press/LightRocket via Getty Images DC Metropolitan Police Officer Michael Fanone said that rioters at the US Capitol called for him to be killed with his own gun before some began shielding him and offering some level of protection.  Fanone's message to those who helped him: "Thank you, but f--- you for being there." Five people died as a result of the US Capitol siege, an...
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Democratic congressman tests positive for COVID-19 one day after House speech supporting impeachment

U.S. Congressman Adriano Espaillat attends Governor Andrew Cuomo (not pictured) delivering remarks at Riverside Church during morning worship on the inequities in the Trump administration's vaccine distribution plan. Lev Radin/Pacific Press/LightRocket via Getty Images Rep. Adriano Espaillat of New York announced he had tested positive for COVID-19 one day after he spoke in favor of impeachment on the US House floor. Four Democratic members of Congress, including Espallait, and two spo...
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DC Mayor Muriel Bowser says Capitol invasion is what Trump 'wanted to happen,' and calls for DC to become a state so she could use National Guard

Rioters clash with police trying to enter Capitol building through the front doors. Rioters broke windows and breached the Capitol building in an attempt to overthrow the results of the 2020 election. Lev Radin/Pacific Press/LightRocket via Getty Images Washington, DC Mayor Muriel Bowser says the invasion of the Capitol Wednesday was "textbook terrorism" and what President Donald Trump "wanted to happen." She criticized the Capitol Police for security failures and called for an investigati...
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The more contagious UK variant of COVID-19 has been found in New York

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is seen attending a press conference on September 29, 2020. Lev Radin/Pacific Press/LightRocket via Getty A man living in upstate New York has tested positive for a new variant of the coronavirus that is believed to be more contagious. The new variant was first detected in the UK last month and was found in Southern California last week. The variant has also been found in Colorado and Florida. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. The new, likely mo...
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New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo snapped at reporters at a tense coronavirus press briefing where he learned that NYC schools were closing amid a spike in new infections

Gov. Andrew Cuomo arrives for a briefing on the state's COVID-19 response. Lev Radin/Pacific Press/LightRocket via Getty Images New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo berated reporters during a tense coronavirus press briefing on Wednesday. As Cuomo was being asked about whether New York City schools would close amid a surge in cases, Mayor Bill de Blasio was running more than five hours late to his own COVID-19 news conference. Cuomo found out from a reporter at the end of the briefing that NYC s...
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Louis Vuitton is painting boarded up windows its signature orange shade, revealing a dystopian new reality prior to a historic election

Business Insider A man walks past a boarded-up window at a Louis Vuitton store in San Francisco, Sunday, Nov. 1, 2020, ahead of Election Day. AP Photo/Jeff Chiu Louis Vuitton is using plywood and steel that is painted its signature shade of orange to board up stores prior to possible protests, riots, and looting following the election.  The Louis Vuitton-branded boards first made their appearance early in the pandemic.  The dedication to aesthetic sends an unnerving message — tha...
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A negative coronavirus test result will be required to board a flight to China from the US

A general view of the departure hall of Terminal 1 at JFK airport on May 15, 2020. There are virtually no travelers during COVID-19 pandemic at the airport. Lev Radin/Pacific Press/LightRocket via Getty Images Non-Chinese citizens taking a direct flight from the US to China will need to provide negative coronavirus test results, China's US embassy announced in a notice on Friday Starting on September 15, China-bound flight passengers from the US will need coronavirus test results issued wi...
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