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Cuomo's just ‘joking' sex harass defense falls flat as accuser, mayor trash ‘non-apology'

1 month ago   |   By New York Post

Gov. Andrew Cuomo's characterization of the sexual harassment he's accused of inflicting on staffers as just “being playful” and making “jokes” fell flat on Monday, with one of his accusers and Mayor Bill de Blasio both slamming the “non-apology.” Cuomo, 63, offered the dubious defense on Sunday, a day after Charlotte Bennett became the second...
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Cuomo accuser says the governor is refusing 'to acknowledge or take responsibility for his predatory behavior'

Cuomo accuser says the governor is refusing 'to acknowledge or take responsibility for his predatory behavior'

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

Summary List Placement A former aide who accused New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo of sexual harassment slammed his apology statement as insufficient on Monday and said the governor "has refused to acknowledge or take responsibility for his predatory behavior."
Charlotte Bennett, 25, a former executive assistant and health policy adviser in the Cuomo administration, came forward with allegations of sexual harassment against the governor in an interview with The New York Times published Saturday. She is the second woman along with former economic development official Lindsey Boylan to publicly...
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Andrew Cuomo accuser lashes out at ‘predatory' gov over his supposed apology

Andrew Cuomo accuser lashes out at ‘predatory' gov over his supposed apology

1 month ago   |   By New York Post

One of Gov. Andrew Cuomo's sex-harassment accusers Monday ripped him for trying to explain away his past actions as just “jokes'' - seething that he is refusing to “take responsibility for his predatory behavior. “As we know, abusers - particularly those with tremendous amounts of power - are often repeat offenders who engage in manipulative...
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Dow tumbles 322 points after Biden plans to nearly double capital-gains tax...

Dow tumbles 322 points after Biden plans to nearly double capital-gains tax for wealthy Americans

Summary List Placement US stocks staged a sharp reversal and moved lower in Thursday afternoon trades following a Bloomberg report that President Biden is considering nearly... Read more ...

US mortgage rates fall below 3% for first time since February as housing...

US mortgage rates fall below 3% for first time since February as housing market cools

Summary List Placement The headline mortgage rate's plunge below 3% last year was a big deal. It added fuel to a housing market boom that continues to this day. The rate... Read more ...

Marjorie Taylor-Greene wants Green New Deal debate with AOC after taking a...

Marjorie Taylor-Greene wants Green New Deal debate with AOC after taking a week to read ‘14 page communist manifesto'

Rep. Marjorie Taylor-Greene claims she will debate Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on the proposed Green New Deal, but was ridiculed for seemingly taking a week to read the “14... Read more ...

The scientist behind Pfizer's vaccine says people will likely need a third...

The scientist behind Pfizer's vaccine says people will likely need a third COVID-19 shot along with yearly doses

Summary List Placement People are likely going to need a third dose of the COVID-19 vaccine and then annual shots, similar to the seasonal flu, said the scientist behind the... Read more ...

House passes bill giving Washington, DC statehood

House passes bill giving Washington, DC statehood

Summary List Placement The House of Representatives passed a bill along party lines on Thursday that would make Washington, DC the nation's 51st state. The legislation, known... Read more ...

Russia suddenly says it's pulling back troops from Ukraine's borders after...

Russia suddenly says it's pulling back troops from Ukraine's borders after weeks of tensions and fears of an invasion

Summary List Placement Russia on Thursday abruptly announced it's pulling troops back from Ukraine's borders, just one day after President Vladimir Putin warned that anyone who... Read more ...

The CDC finds no safety risks for pregnant people who get the Pfizer and...

The CDC finds no safety risks for pregnant people who get the Pfizer and Moderna COVID-19 vaccines

Summary List Placement The Pfizer and Moderna COVID-19 vaccines don't seem to pose any serious risk during pregnancy, according to a preliminary study using data from the US... Read more ...

A SPAC backed by an LA Dodgers co-owner will take online ticket reseller...

A SPAC backed by an LA Dodgers co-owner will take online ticket reseller Vivid Seats public at a $2 billion valuation

Summary List Placement A blank check company backed by Los Angeles Dodgers co-owner Todd Boehly announced Thursday that it is taking online ticket marketplace Vivid Seats... Read more ...

US stocks mixed as investors weigh strong jobless-claims data against rising...

US stocks mixed as investors weigh strong jobless-claims data against rising global virus cases

Summary List Placement US stocks were mixed Thursday as investors weighed strong jobless claims data with rising global COVID-19 cases. Initial jobless claims in the US slid to... Read more ...

At Climate Summit, Biden Stresses U.S. Commitment And Economic Opportunity

At Climate Summit, Biden Stresses U.S. Commitment And Economic Opportunity

President Biden's Earth Day summit with 40 global leaders is an attempt to reassert U.S. leadership on the world stage. The White House hopes the meeting will lead to big new... Read more ...