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Cuomo Avoids Public Amid Outcry Over Harassment Allegations

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ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has avoided public appearances for days as some members of his own party call for him to resign over sexual harassment allegations. ...

Driver Who Allegedly Blew a Red Light While Speeding Seriously Injuring a Brooklyn Hasidic Woman, Indicted

NEW YORK (VINnews) - Brooklyn District Attorney Eric Gonzalez today announced that a 22-year-old man has been indicted for assault, reckless endangerment and other charges for alle...

Cuomo Allegations Leave Democrats Grappling With Response

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NEW YORK (AP) — Democrats across the country celebrated New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo as the face of governing competence as President Donald Trump fumbled his administration's respon...

Harassment, Bullying Claims Dog Cuomo, Once A Pandemic Star

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NEW YORK (AP) — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, whose televised coronavirus briefings won plaudits last spring, is now fighting for his political life amid accusations of sexual harass...

Cuomo Sends Letter Authorizing Probe Of Harassment Claims

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NEW YORK (AP) — New York's attorney general said she's moving forward with an investigation into sexual harassment allegations against Gov. Andrew Cuomo after receiving a letter fr...

NY Gov. Cuomo Acknowledges Behavior Seen As ‘Flirtation’

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ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo acknowledged for the first time Sunday that some of his behavior with women had been “misinterpreted as unwanted flirtation,” and sai...

NY Mandates Dance ‘Zones,’ Distancing When Weddings Resume

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ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York's new coronavirus-era dance rules aren't exactly “Footloose” strict, but don't plan on cutting loose and kicking off the Sunday shoes with just anybody...

2nd Former Aide Accuses Cuomo Of Sexual Harassment

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ALBANY (AP) - A second former aide has come forward with sexual harassment allegations against New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, who responded with a statement Saturday saying he never m...

NYC Rally Condemns Attacks On People Of Asian Descent

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NEW YORK (AP) — A crowd gathered in New York City on Saturday to denounce an uptick in attacks on people of Asian descent in the city and across the country. Hundreds of people ...

The Governor Has Got to Go – Op Ed

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A VINNEWS Op-ED Jewish law teaches that, in general, if someone threatens your life unless you violate one of the commandments – it is better to violate the commandment than to ...

NYC Schools Head Richard Carranza Exits, To Be Replaced By Meisha Ross Porter, The First Black Woman To Lead System

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NEW YORK (AP) — New York City's Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza announced Friday he will step down, citing the coronavirus pandemic's personal toll on his family. He will be...

Chief Who Knelt With Protesters Retires In New NYPD Shake-Up

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NEW YORK (AP) — A New York City police commander who kneeled with protesters outraged by the death of George Floyd, but was also an architect of the department's forceful response ...

Ad Campaign Launches To Build Public Trust In Covid-19 Shots

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NEW YORK (AP) — A public service ad campaign unveiled Thursday aims to convince Americans to get vaccinated against COVID-19, telling them “It's Up to You.” The campaign by the ...

NBC Under Fire For Portrayal Of Orthodox Jews On Canadian Series ‘Nurses’

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NEW YORK (JTA) - Jewish groups are criticizing NBC for airing an offensive portrayal of an Orthodox Jew on one of its medical dramas. The objectionable storyline occurred on an ...

Pro-Palestinian Activist Accosts Mayoral Candidate Yang For Anti-BDS Stance

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NEW YORK (JNS) - New York City mayoral candidate Andrew Yang, also a former Democratic candidate for president, was confronted over his strong opposition to BDS by a group that inc...

Chasidic Boy Dies in Horrific School Bus Accident

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WILLIAMSBURG (VINnews) - An eight year old Chasidic boy on his way to school lost his life this morning after a heartbreaking accident in Williamsburg. Sources told VIN News tha...

Brooklyn Man Arrested In Florida In Soho Store Robbery

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NEW YORK (AP) — A Brooklyn man was arrested in Florida in the brazen daylight armed robbery of a SoHo luxury store after authorities say he bragged about the heist on social media,...

New York City Movie Theaters To Reopen In Early March

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York City movie theaters can open their doors again at limited capacity starting March 5, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Monday. Movie theaters can only operate ...

The Lighter Days Of CNN’s Cuomo Brothers Show Are Long Gone

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NEW YORK (AP) — Some television shows age much better than others. For CNN, last spring's prime-time banter between Chris Cuomo and his older brother, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo...

Bully, Or Just Queens Tough? Criticism Piles Up For Cuomo

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ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Over his long career, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has been known as a brutal, even vindictive political opponent, quick to retaliate against people who oppose hi...