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10 Things in Politics: Cuomo facing Biden's call to resign

Welcome back to 10 Things in Politics. Sign up here to receive this newsletter. Send tips to [email protected] or tweet me at @BrentGriffiths.Here's what we're talking about:What happens if Gov. Andrew Cuomo resigns from office or is impeachedNew York Times insiders increasingly believe they know the paper's next leaderThe Biden administration reversed itself on extending a ban on evictionsWith Phil Rosen.1. THE WALLS CLOSE IN: Gov. Andrew Cuomo has few allies left. A bombshell ...
Tags: Florida, New York, Texas, London, Congress, Washington Post, Cdc, White House, Politico, US, Barack Obama, Trends, Bloomberg, Joe Biden, Ap, Getty Images


Spirit and American canceled more than 800 flights during a 3rd consecutive day of delays and disruption

Spirit Airlines cancelled more than 400 flights on August 3 in the third consecutive delay of cancellations and delays. Al Seib / Los Angeles Times via Getty Images Spirit Airlines canceled another 429 flights on Tuesday, or 61% of its schedule, per FlightAware. American Airlines canceled 378 flights, or 12% of its schedule that day, per FlightAware data. Spirit blamed bad weather, staff shortages, and system outages for the cancellations. See more stories on Insider's business page....
Tags: Cbs News, Trends, New York Times, The Times, Deutsche Bank, Spirit, Airlines, Times, Transportation Security Administration, Spirit Airlines, Dallas Fort Worth, Dallas Fort Worth International Airport, Al Seib Los Angeles Times, Hofmeyer, Anna Cooban, Getty Images Spirit Airlines


New York Attorney General's office finds Gov. Andrew Cuomo sexually harassed multiple women

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo and New York Attorney General Tish James Stefani Reynolds, Lev Radin/Getty Images The New York Attorney General's office investigation found that Gov. Cuomo sexually harassed multiple women. It found Cuomo harassed multiple female members of his own staff, state employees, and a State Trooper. The independent investigators detailed their findings in a 168-report released Tuesday. See more stories on Insider's business page. The office of New York Attor...
Tags: Politics, New York, News, US, Trends, New York Times, The Times, Manhattan, Andrew Cuomo, Sexual Harassment, New York State, James, Cuomo, Clark, Letitia James, Boylan


The wife of Haiti's assassinated president said she used her dead husband's tie as a tourniquet after the attack

Haitian President Jovenel Moïse and his wife Martine Moïse in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. CHANDAN KHANNA/AFP via Getty Images Haiti's president was assassinated next to his wife. She said she was later found by a maid. Martine Moïse, who was shot, said she asked the maid for one of her husband's ties to use as a tourniquet. She questioned where security staff were, and if someone had ordered them to leave. See more stories on Insider's business page. The wife of Haiti's assassin...
Tags: Politics, Trends, Cnn, News UK, The Times, The New York Times, Haiti, United Nations Security Council, Afp, Jovenel Moise, Moïse, Sinead Baker, Military & Defense, Speed desk, Martine Moise, Getty Images Haiti


Wall Street has a new uniform now that the pandemic has destroyed formal dress codes

Men cruise past the New York Stock Exchange in Manhattan. Spencer Platt/Getty Images As Wall Street workers return to the office, they're adopting new dress codes. Stretchier, comfier clothes are more popular in the wake of the pandemic. Lululemon's ABC pants and Untuckit's shirts in particular are gaining popularity. See more stories on Insider's business page. The famous Wall Street dress code may be a thing of the past. As workers begin to return to offices in New York ...
Tags: New York, Abc, Wall Street, New York City, Trends, New York Times, Working From Home, The Times, Retail, New York Stock Exchange, Jamie Dimon, Dress Code, Lululemon, Jpmorgan, Pandemic, Lisa Greenwald


Frank Ocean to headline Coachella in 2023, says Paul Tollett

Coachella co-founder Paul Tollett tells The Times that Frank Ocean will headline the festival in 2023, and reflects on the ongoing...
Tags: The Times, Frank Ocean, Paul Tollett


AOC says the notion that activists can 'out-organize' voter suppression is 'a ridiculous premise' that 'verges on naïveté'

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez said Sunday that the idea of "out-organizing" voter suppression "verges on naïveté" Screenshot via CNN/"State of the Union" AOC is joining progressives criticizing the notion that voter suppression can be out-organized. Ocasio-Cortez told CNN that the notion "verges on naïveté" and is a "ridiculous premise." The Times reported that White House officials believe organizing can overcome restrictive voting rules. See more stories on Insider's business page....
Tags: Politics, Elections, Voting, Supreme Court, Congress, Senate, White House, Trends, Joe Biden, Cnn, Atlantic, Pennsylvania, Gop, House, Arizona, The Times


It pays to be related to people in power

In his book, “A Magician Among the Spirits,” Harry Houdini relates the story of the life and career of a sketchy spiritualist named Daniel Dunglas Home. He was “outwardly a lovable character with a magnetic personality” as well as a fondness for jewelry, Houdini wrote. “In his later years, he set up a studio in Italy and gave his attention to sculpture between seances and ‘sold busts at prices quite out of proportion to their artistic merits.’” Houdini cited a report in an 1864 London newspaper,...
Tags: Europe, New York, London, Supreme Court, Congress, Opinion, White House, China, Los Angeles, Barack Obama, Sport, Joe Biden, Soccer, Hillary Clinton, New York Times, Italy


2 major San Francisco hospitals reported that 233 staff members tested positive for COVID-19

Night view of the University of California San Francisco (UCSF) medical center in Mission Bay, San Francisco, California, December 2, 2019. Smith Collection/Gado/Getty Images More than 200 hospital staff members tested positive for COVID-19 in July. Most of those staff members were vaccinated and presented mild to moderate symptoms. The Delta variant has also been known to spread among vaccinated people in breakthrough cases. See more stories on Insider's business page. Hundreds of sta...
Tags: Cdc, San Francisco, Trends, New York Times, Delta, The Times, UCSF, US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital, University of California San Francisco UCSF, Michelle Mark, Rochelle Walensky, Mission Bay San Francisco California, Smith Collection Gado Getty Images More, Lukejohn Day, Delta CDC


Trump helped the Republican Party raise $56 million online in the first half of 2021

Former US President Donald Trump leaves Trump Tower in Manhattan on July 19, 2021. James Devaney/GC Images Trump raised $56 million online in the first half of 2021, more than any other Republican. The sum reflects the former president's continued dominance of GOP politics. A large chunk of the money came from recurring payments, which the party has reportedly halted. See more stories on Insider's business page. Former President Donald Trump helped the Republican Party raise $56 m...
Tags: Politics, Congress, White House, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Gop, The Times, Manhattan, The New York Times, Republican Party, Donald Trump, Republican National Committee, South Carolina, Trump, Rnc


Early Virus Sequences 'Mysteriously' Deleted Have Been Not-So-Mysteriously Undeleted

"A batch of early coronavirus data that went missing for a year has emerged from hiding," reports the New York Times. (Jesse Bloom, a virologist at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center in Seattle, had found copies of 13 of the deleted sequences on Google Cloud.) Though their deletion raised some suspicions, "An odd explanation has emerged, stemming from an editorial oversight by a scientific journal," reports the Times. "And the sequences have been uploaded into a different database, overseen by ...
Tags: Google, China, Germany, Tech, Beijing, The Times, National Institutes of Health, Times, Seattle, Xinhua News Agency, Bloom, Zeng, Wuhan University, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center, China s National Health Commission, COVID


Charles Spencer's wife Karen Gordon congratulates him after legal victory

Charles Spencer won a legal victory against The Times after an opinion piece claimed that...
Tags: The Times, Charles Spencer, Karen Gordon


Here's more evidence that even $100,000 starting salaries can't persuade graduates to sign up to Wall Street's grueling hours

A man sits on the Wall street bull near the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) on November 24, 2020 in New York City. Spencer Platt/Getty Images There's more evidence that would-be junior bankers are put off by Wall Street's grueling hours. Graduates are increasingly in favor of better work-life balance, according to a New York Times report. Insider has previously reported on the junior banker shortage. See more stories on Insider's business page. There's more evidence that a s...
Tags: Europe, London, US, Trends, Bank Of America, New York Times, The Times, Goldman Sachs, Times, Stephen, Jpmorgan, Stephen Jones, New York Stock Exchange NYSE, Mary Callahan Erdoes, New York City Spencer Platt Getty, Vince Iyoriobhe


Los Angeles Federal ‘Strike Force’ Evokes Definition of Insanity

Los Angeles Federal ‘Strike Force’ Evokes Definition of Insanity, iStock-1061172526 U.S.A. – -(Ammoland.com)- “A new federal strike force launched by the U.S. Justice Department on Thursday will focus on disrupting the illegal flow of weapons into Los Angeles from neighboring states while also going after makers of local ‘ghost guns,’ according to local and federal authorities,” The Los Angeles Times parroted Thursday. “Both sources of weapons are a major driver of violence within L.A., and l...
Tags: Facebook, Utah, Guns, California, Los Angeles, United States, The Times, Resistance, Times, Lapd, Nra, Moore, U S Justice Department, DSM, The Los Angeles Times, ATF


Frito-Lay workers end their 20-day strike after getting higher wages and a day off each week

Frito-Lay workers in Topeka, Kansas are striking. Photo by James Leynse/Corbis via Getty Images Frito-Lay workers ended their strike and reached a contract agreement over the weekend, the New York Times reported. The workers had been striking over low wages, "squeeze shifts," and mandated overtime. The agreement comes as many Americans quit their jobs to seek out higher wages and better conditions. See more stories on Insider's business page. A 20 day strike by 600 Frito-Lay workers in...
Tags: Trends, Workers, Joe Biden, New York Times, The Times, North America, Times, Topeka, Shelton, Topeka Kansas, Frito Lay, Anthony Shelton, James Leynse Corbis, DataTrek Research, Juliana Kaplan, Mary Meisenzahl


Arkansas doctor describes the 'regret and remorse' from dying COVID-19 patients who didn't get vaccinated

Dr Bolding explains the impact that Arkansas' low vaccination rate is having on COVID-19 patients. Washington Regional Medical System An Arkansas doctor described fear on the faces of dying, unvaccinated COVID-19 patients. The state lags the rest of the US in vaccinations and is seeing a surge in cases. GOP governor Asa Hutchinson has urged people to get the shot. See more stories on Insider's business page. An Arkansas doctor posted an emotional plea to his patients to get vaccin...
Tags: Facebook, Science, Washington, US, Trends, Cnn, Gop, Arkansas, News UK, The Times, Vaccination, The New York Times, Crossfit, Hutchinson, Arkansas Gov Asa Hutchinson, Asa Hutchinson


Facebook is letting religious groups charge users $9.99 per month for exclusive content, such as messages from their bishop

Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg hosted a summit for faith leaders. Matt Winkelmeyer/Getty Images for Vanity Fair Facebook has been partnering with religious groups, The New York Times reported. A US church said Facebook gave it access to new monetization tools. This included a $9.99 monthly subscription for exclusive content including messages from the bishop. See more stories on Insider's business page. Facebook is trying to convince religious groups to partner with it, The New York Time...
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, News, Church, Religion, US, Trends, New York Times, The Times, Vr, Subscription, Sheryl Sandberg, Apple Microsoft, Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg, Sandberg, Tech Insider


Liverpool legend hits back at Gini Wijnaldum claims that “I didn’t feel loved”

  Georginio Wijnaldum speaks out After completing a move to Paris Saint Germain upon the expiry of his old deal at Liverpool, Dutch midfielder Georginio Wijnaldum has spoken out about his treatment during his time on Mersyside, speaking of the difficulty he had with sections of the fanbase. Gini Wijnaldum breaks silence over Liverpool exit and points finger at social media abuse #LFC https://t.co/FNE0lXx6Db — Liverpool FC News (@LivEchoLFC) July 24, 2021 Speaking to The Times, the midfielder sa...
Tags: Sport, Barcelona, Soccer, Liverpool, Paris, The Times, Jamie Carragher, Lfc, Liverpool Fc News, Georginio Wijnaldum, Bayern, Carragher, Germain, Wijnaldum, Gini Wijnaldum, Gini


Gini Wijnaldum breaks silence over Liverpool exit, cites fans on social media: ‘If they only knew…’

 Ex-Liverpool star Georginio Wijnaldum has this weekend provided an insight into his decision to depart the club. PSG switch Speculation surrounding the future of midfielder Wijnaldum of course took centre stage in the European media earlier this summer.This came with the former Newcastle man having snubbed the efforts of those at Anfield to tie him down to fresh terms, ahead of the expiration of his contract last month.In turn, for some time, La Liga giants Barcelona were widely viewed as the r...
Tags: France, Sport, Barcelona, Soccer, La Liga, Liverpool, Newcastle, The Times, Anfield, Jurgen Klopp, Merseyside, Liverpool Fc, Lfc, Liverpool Fc News, Psg, Ajax Amsterdam


What Arsenal still need to do in the transfer window as it ticks past halfway

Arsenal’s summer to date Arsenal have been trying to rebuild following back to back eighth-placed league finishes, but have so far signed just two players. Nuno Tavares, a promising full-back, has been brought in to provide cover and competition for Kieran Tierney, while promising midfielder Sambi Lokonga has been recruited from Anderlecht. Welcome to north London, Albert! 👋 — Arsenal (@Arsenal) July 19, 2021 Talented creator Emile Smith Rowe has also signed a new long-term deal, while there is...


Kodak deletes Instagram post by photographer who called out Chinese oppression of Uyghurs

The Kodak headquarters in Rochester, New York. James Leynse/Corbis via Getty Images Kodak deleted an Instagram post featuring the work of a photographer who criticized Uyghur suppression. Patrick Wack's images of Xinjiang, China, were deleted after blowback from Beijing supporters. Kodak apologized on WeChat, saying: "We will continue to respect the Chinese government." See more stories on Insider's business page. Kodak deleted an Instagram post featuring photos from the Xinjiang...
Tags: Politics, Instagram, China, Kodak, Trends, Beijing, News UK, The Times, The New York Times, Xinjiang, Times, Wack, Hong Kong Free Press, Xinjiang China, Muslim Uyghur, Uyghurs


Some founders are throwing 'business showers' for their new companies - and one received $10,000 in gifts to help grow her startup

Some startup founders are throwing "business showers" to support their new business. Maskot Startup founders are throwing "business showers" to celebrate their new ventures, per the NYT. One founder said she received about $10,000 in gifts to help grow her software business. Female-founder coaching firm Makelane has a virtual "business shower kit" to help throw the parties. See more stories on Insider's business page. Startup founders are increasingly throwing "business showers" to...
Tags: Business, News, Cdc, US, Careers, Trends, Strategy, Startup, Paypal, New York Times, The Times, Airbnb, Start-up, Times, Wall Street Journal, Female Founder


Facebook scientists asked to study COVID-19 misinformation at the beginning of the pandemic, but Facebook ignored them, a report says

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg. Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images Facebook scientists reportedly asked to study COVID-19 misinformation at the start of the pandemic. Management never approved their request for resources, sources told The New York Times. Facebook is fighting with the Biden administration over vaccine misinformation on its platform. See more stories on Insider's business page. Early in the pandemic, data scientists at Facebook asked for resources to monitor COVID-19 misin...
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, News, US, Trends, Joe Biden, The Times, Biden, Misinformation, New York Times Facebook, Tech Insider, Anti-vaxx, Guy Rosen, Isobel Asher Hamilton, COVID-19, CCDH


Haiti's interim prime minister is stepping down and the man the assassinated president named as his successor is taking over

Interim Prime Minister Claude Joseph gives a press conference almost a week after the assassination of President Jovenel Moise, in Port-au-Prince, July 13, 2021. REUTERS/Ricardo Arduengo Haiti's interim Prime Minister Claude Joseph is stepping down from his role. The move allows his successor, who President Jovenel Moïse named just days before his assassination earlier this month, to take over. His successor was one of two men who claimed the official title and gave disputing interview...
Tags: Trends, The Times, The Washington Post, Haiti, Port, Henry, Jovenel Moise, Joseph, Moïse, Kelly McLaughlin, Claude Joseph, Mathias Pierre, Ricardo Arduengo Haiti, The New York Times Minister of Elections, Ariel Henry Henry


Behind Black Rifle coffee, the 'anti-hipster' answer to Starbucks' 'latte liberals' says sales are surging

"How do you build a cool, kind of irreverent, pro-Second Amendment, pro-America brand in the MAGA era without doubling down on the MAGA movement and also not being called a [expletive] RINO by the MAGA guys?" Black Rifle Coffee Company CEO Evan Hafer told The New York Times. Quinton D. Hapke Photography via Black Rifle Coffee Company Veteran Evan Hafer founded Black Rifle Coffee Company Salt Lake City, Utah in 2014. Hafer said he wants to provide coffee to veterans and what he calls the "p...
Tags: Coffee, Utah, News, White House, America, Trends, The Times, Marine Corps, Retail, Starbucks, The New York Times, Cia, Donald Trump, US Army, Trump, Kenosha


Uber CEO says ride prices will be close to normal by September

Uber has retracted an accidental offer to subsidize drivers' health insurance outside California Photo by Pavlo Gonchar/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi said ride prices will be close to normal by September, NYT reported. Uber and Lyft have said high costs and long waits are the results of a driver shortage. Uber prices were up 40% in April compared to the same time last year, data showed. See more stories on Insider's business page. Uber CEO Dar...
Tags: Lyft, California, New York City, Trends, New York Times, The Times, Houston, John Zimmer, Maureen Dowd, Dara Khosrowshahi, Khosrowshahi, Getty Images Uber, Rakuten Intelligence, Dennis Cinelli, Pavlo Gonchar, Hannah Towey


Some restaurants are temporarily closing because they can't find enough workers. One said diners have gotten ruder amid the labor shortage and even made staff cry.

Some restaurants say the worker shortage is making it harder for them to pay rent. Watchara Phomicinda/MediaNews Group/The Press-Enterprise/Getty Images Some restaurants are temporarily closing or cutting their hours because of the labor shortage. One opened for an hour less each day after staffing fell by nearly 50% compared with normal years. A third of former hospitality workers said in a Joblist poll that they won't return to the industry. See more stories on Insider's business...
Tags: Facebook, US, Trends, Bank Of America, Fox, The Times, The New York Times, Federal Reserve, Harrington, KALAMAZOO MICHIGAN, US Chamber of Commerce, Brewster Massachusetts, Astoria Oregon, Kevin Harrington, Grace Dean, Central City Tap House


Andrew Cuomo is set to be questioned by New York prosecutors over sexual-harassment allegations this weekend, reports say

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo. Spencer Platt/Getty Images New York prosecutors are set to question Gov. Cuomo on Saturday, The New York Times and CNN reported. The questioning is part of the New York AG's investigation into sexual-harassment allegations. Multiple women have accused him of sexual misconduct. He denies any wrongdoing. See more stories on Insider's business page. New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is set to be questioned by New York prosecutors over sexual-harassment allegations...
Tags: Politics, New York, Trends, Cnn, New York Times, News UK, The Times, Andrew Cuomo, James, Cuomo, New York AG, Letitia James, Sinead Baker, Speed desk, Cuomo Both The Times


Crystal Palace hopeful summer spending will be enough to convince Wilfried Zaha to stay

Zaha wants Crystal Palace exit It would not be a summer transfer window without some Wilfried Zaha rumours.The Ivorian appears to have been trying to leave Crystal Palace for some time now.Zaha was heavily tipped to join Everton in 2019 and the forward was said to have been left ‘devastated’ after not being able to secure a move.Now, with the 2021 summer window open, Zaha appears to be angling for a move again.The Times reported last month that Zaha had told Palace he wants to leave and would li...
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Chelsea, Everton, The Times, Leicester, Crystal Palace, Palace, Wilfried Zaha, Eagles, Steve Parish, FPL, Zaha, Marc Guehi, Jack Rosser, Michael Olise


Ted Cruz, who fled Texas for Cancún during a winter storm, was mocked for criticizing Democratic lawmakers who left the state to block GOP bills

Sen. Ted Cruz. Anna Moneymaker/Getty Images Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas slammed Democratic lawmakers who fled the state earlier this week. Texas Democrats accused Cruz of hypocrisy after he fled the state during a deadly storm in February. "I'd sit this one out, Ted," said Julián Castro, a Texas Democrat. See more stories on Insider's business page. Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas was mocked after he criticized Democratic lawmakers who fled the state in a walkout earlier this week, with several ...
Tags: Politics, Texas, Mexico, Barack Obama, Trends, Georgia, Joe Biden, Ted, Austin, Gop, Washington Dc, Ted Cruz, New York Times, News UK, The Times, Donald Trump