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Brazil's Bolsonaro gives govt's 'soul' to centrist bloc

Aug. 04, 2021 18:30 PM EDT

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — President Jair Bolsonaro swore in his new chief-of-staff Wednesday in a move to shore up congressional support for legislation, and also seen as aimed at stifling an impeachment push and scoring votes in Brazil's poorer northeast region. After...

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...

A majority of NY state Assembly members now favor impeaching Gov. Cuomo if he doesn't resign, according to an AP count

Aug. 04, 2021 15:21 PM EDT
NEW YORK (AP) — A majority of NY state Assembly members now favor impeaching Gov. Cuomo if he doesn't resign, according to an AP count.

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...

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. ...

NY Assembly leader says Cuomo can "no longer remain in office," says legislature will expedite impeachment investigation

Aug. 03, 2021 17:28 PM EDT
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — NY Assembly leader says Cuomo can "no longer remain in office," says legislature will expedite impeachment investigation.

‘I’m back’: Ex-con Blagojevich sues for right to run again

Aug. 02, 2021 21:44 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Ex-con and former Gov. Rod Blagojevich sued his home state Monday for booting him from the governor’s seat after his 2008 arrest for corruption and stripping him of his right to run for elective office in Illinois. Before filing the lawsuit, an...

Nevada county bid to honor Trump goes from road to buildings

Aug. 02, 2021 14:50 PM EDT

YERINGTON, Nev. (AP) — Lawmakers in a rural Nevada county who decided 3-2 last month not to name a road for former President Donald Trump now are considering putting his name on their court, jail and sheriff’s office. Lyon County commissioners have scheduled debate...