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'Trauma as his shield': Cuomo's apology, defense criticized

Aug. 05, 2021 01:22 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — He said his actions had been misconstrued, his words misunderstood. He said it was cultural: He hugs, he kisses, he says “Ciao, bella.” He said it was generational: Sometimes he lapses into “honey” or “sweetheart” or tells bad jokes. But of...

Erie County exec tamps down fears of Bills relocating

Aug. 04, 2021 19:12 PM EDT

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz dismissed speculation of the Buffalo Bills relocating if a deal can’t be negotiated for public funds to pay for the construction of a new stadium. Poloncarz, however, did issue a warning on Wednesday by saying...

Majority of NY Assembly would oust Cuomo if he doesn't quit

Aug. 04, 2021 18:09 PM EDT

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A majority of state Assembly members support beginning impeachment proceedings against Gov. Andrew Cuomo if he doesn't resign over investigative findings that he sexually harassed at least 11 women, according to an Associated Press count Wednesday. ...

Editorial Roundup: New York

Aug. 04, 2021 16:40 PM EDT

Newsday. August 3, 2021. Editorial: It’s time for Cuomo to resign Earlier this year, beset by allegations of sexual harassment, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo requested an independent, outside review of the accusations. And he asked the public to reserve...

Editorial Roundup: U.S.

Aug. 04, 2021 11:45 AM EDT

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: Aug. 3 The Miami Herald on Florida Gov. Rick DeSantis banning mask mandates: Miami-Dade County Public Schools Superintendent Alberto Carvalho vowed to be guided by...

Cuomo investigation: What we know and what's next

Aug. 04, 2021 09:25 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s monthslong fall from grace reached a nadir Tuesday, when investigators said they substantiated sexual harassment allegations against him from 11 women, many of whom have worked for him. Cuomo, once widely beloved for his...

NASCAR to require masks in enclosed areas going forward

Aug. 04, 2021 07:29 AM EDT

WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. (AP) — NASCAR is adjusting its health protocols as COVID-19 cases increase across the country. Beginning with this weekend's events at Watkins Glen International, all personnel must wear a face mask in enclosed areas at all times, regardless of...

NY report details CNN's Chris Cuomo's role advising brother

Aug. 03, 2021 22:14 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — CNN anchor Chris Cuomo appeared to offer advice on a statement by his brother, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, addressing allegations of sexual harassment, according to a report issued on Tuesday. The CNN prime-time personality testified to investigators...

A look at the harassment claims against Gov. Andrew Cuomo

Aug. 03, 2021 20:51 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A long-awaited report issued Tuesday by New York Attorney General Letitia James into sexual harassment allegations against Gov. Andrew Cuomo detailed several accounts from accusers who have gone public. But the report also revealed previously unknown...

Cuomo urged to resign after probe finds he harassed 11 women

Aug. 03, 2021 18:28 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo faced mounting pressure Tuesday to resign, including from President Joe Biden and other onetime Democratic allies, after an investigation found he sexually harassed nearly a dozen women and worked to retaliate against one of his accusers. ...