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Cuomo accuser encourages others to come forward

1 month ago   |   By Politico

ALBANY, N.Y. - One of the former aides to New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo who has accused him of sexual harassment is encouraging others to come forward if they've had similar experiences.
Charlotte Bennett said in a statement first reported by the New York Times that the governor has refused to take responsibility for predatory behavior. And, referring to another accuser and former Cuomo aide, Lindsey Boylan, she addressed any other women who may have experienced similar harassment.
“To the Governor's survivors: I am here," she wrote. "Lindsey is here. You do not have to say a single word. But...
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Under pressure, Cuomo relents on AG investigation, says he's 'truly sorry'

Under pressure, Cuomo relents on AG investigation, says he's 'truly sorry'

1 month ago   |   By Newsday

AG James will appoint a special investigator to probe allegations of sexual harassment against the governor.
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Cuomo backers pause fundraising amid sexual harassment claims: report

Cuomo backers pause fundraising amid sexual harassment claims: report

1 month ago   |   By New York Post

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo could lose crucial financial backing as he faces an independent investigation into sexual harassment allegations from two former aides. Fundraisers and donors told CNBC they are pausing and reevaluating their support of Cuomo, who has said he will be seeking a fourth term when he's up for reelection next year...
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Cuomo sexual harassment accuser asks other women to come forward, condemns 'predatory behavior'

1 month ago   |   By CNBC

Charlotte Bennett's request came as New York AG Letitia James said that Cuomo's office formally requested an independent investigation of the allegations.
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Gov. Cuomo Grants N.Y. AG's Request To Investigate Sexual Harassment Allegations

Gov. Cuomo Grants N.Y. AG's Request To Investigate Sexual Harassment Allegations

1 month ago   |   By NPR

Two former aides to Cuomo have come forward with complaints of sexual harassment during their time in his administration. The investigation's findings will be disclosed in a public report.
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Fine with a fine: Alibaba accepts all-time high $2.8bn penalty from Chinese...

Fine with a fine: Alibaba accepts all-time high $2.8bn penalty from Chinese antitrust regulator

China's antitrust regulators have hit Alibaba Group, the world's largest e-commerce corporation, with an 18.2 billion yuan fine, the highest penalty of its kind on record. The... Read more ...

Supreme Court stops California from limiting at-home worship

Supreme Court stops California from limiting at-home worship

WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court is telling California that it can't enforce coronavirus-related restrictions that have limited home-based religious worship including Bible... Read more ...

Baby fatally shot by 3-year-old brother in Houston apartment

Baby fatally shot by 3-year-old brother in Houston apartment

An 8-month-old baby was fatally shot Friday by his 3-year-old brother after the toddler somehow got ahold of a loaded gun inside their Houston apartment, a report said. Four... Read more ...

Ex-NFL player Phillip Adams' brain to be studied for CTE after deadly...

Ex-NFL player Phillip Adams' brain to be studied for CTE after deadly shooting spree

The former NFL player who killed five people in a South Carolina murder-suicide on Thursday will be posthumously examined for a degenerative brain disease that has been linked... Read more ...

Black-owned California beachfront seized 100 years ago could be returned to...

Black-owned California beachfront seized 100 years ago could be returned to owners' descendants

LOS ANGELES - Los Angeles County plans to return prime beachfront property to descendants of a Black couple who built a seaside resort for African Americans but suffered racist... Read more ...

Mass. to receive significantly less J&J vaccine in coming weeks

Mass. to receive significantly less J&J vaccine in coming weeks

There will be 86% fewer Johnson & Johnson vaccine doses allocated to states next week, new data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows. Read more ...

Dustin Johnson's Masters reign ends with missed cut

Dustin Johnson's Masters reign ends with missed cut

The South Carolina native bogeyed three of his final four holes Friday and missed the cut by two shots. Read more ...

‘Ridiculously over the top': BBC creates special complaint form as viewers...

‘Ridiculously over the top': BBC creates special complaint form as viewers decry ‘too much coverage' of Prince Philip death

The BBC has been inundated with a wave of complaints over its marathon coverage of the death of Prince Philip, even setting up a special page for viewers to voice their gripes... Read more ...

Inside artist Yayoi Kusama's trippy New York Botanical Garden exhibit

Inside artist Yayoi Kusama's trippy New York Botanical Garden exhibit

Yayoi Kusama grew up around flowers and plants, carrying her sketchbook to her family's seed nursery in rural Japan and drawing the violets and peonies. When she was 11, her... Read more ...

COVID-19 vaccine in Placer County: Where to find the latest info

COVID-19 vaccine in Placer County: Where to find the latest info

Wondering when you can get the COVID-19 vaccine? Here's what Placer County says about its residents. Read more ...