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Cuomo Defiant After Probe Says He Harassed 11 Women

NEW YORK (AP) — An investigation found that Gov. Andrew Cuomo harassed nearly a dozen women in and out of state government and worked to retaliate against one of his accusers, New ...

Gov. Cuomo Abused Multiple Women, Probe Finds

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NEW YORK (AP) — An investigation into New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo found that he abused multiple current and former state government employees, state Attorney General Letitia James a...

NYC Will Require Vaccination Proof For Indoor Dining, Gyms

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NEW YORK (AP) — New York City will soon require proof of COVID-19 vaccinations for anyone who wants to dine indoors at a restaurant, see a performance or go to the gym, Mayor Bill ...

Masks Encouraged In New York, But No City Or State Mandate

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NEW YORK (AP) — New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio “strongly” urged even vaccinated people to start wearing masks indoors. Gov. Andrew Cuomo said unvaccinated transit employees in ...

Cuomo Mandates Vaccines Or Testing For NYC Transit Workers

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NEW YORK (AP) — Gov. Andrew Cuomo said workers in New York City’s airports and public transit system will have to get coronavirus vaccinations or face weekly testing, but he stoppe...

Suburban NY County Considers Letting Police Sue Protesters

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MINEOLA, N.Y. (AP) — Lawmakers in a suburban New York county are set to vote Monday on a proposal that would allow police officers to sue protesters and collect financial damages —...

New Yorkers Say They’ve Been Ignored In Stop-And-Frisk Fight

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NEW YORK (AP) — Eight years after a judge ruled New York City police violated the constitution by stopping, questioning and frisking mostly Black and Hispanic people on the street ...

De Blasio: Get Vaxxed By Monday To Be Protected By Rosh Hashanah

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NEW YORK (JTA) — New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio has a message for Jewish New Yorkers: If you want to be fully vaccinated by Rosh Hashanah, you need to get your first Pfizer sho...

Arrest Made In Viscious Assault And Robbery Of Frum Flatbush Man

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BROOKLYN (VINnews) — One suspect has been arrested, and another suspect is still being sought, in the brutal beating and robbery of a Jewish man from Flatbush. Levi Zupnik was w...

Manhattan Ben & Jerry’s Store Calls Out Corporate Boycott Policy

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NEW YORK (VINnews) — At least one Ben & Jerry's store owner is not down with the company's decision to boycott Israel. Joel Gasman runs a Ben & Jerry's location on West ...

NY Troopers Arrest Three Men for ‘Shtreimel’ Robbery of Jewish Man Walking From Shul

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FLEISCHMANNS (NYSP) - New York State Police have charged three men with Grand Larceny in the third degree as a hate crime, a class C felony, following an incident that occurred in ...

NY To Require State Employees To Get Vaccines, Or Get Tested

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ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York will require all state employees to get vaccinated against the coronavirus by Labor Day or undergo weekly tests for COVID-19, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said We...

NY Law Has Long Let Officials Use Campaign Funds For Defense

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ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Some legislators want to change New York's campaign finance rules after Gov. Andrew Cuomo used $285,000 in political donations to pay lawyers representing him i...

Cuomo Questions Neutrality Of AG Investigators

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NEW YORK (AP) — Gov. Andrew Cuomo projected confidence Monday that he'll ultimately be exonerated of allegations of sexual harassment, but he also questioned the neutrality of the ...

At Least 50 CUNY Professors Quit Union Over Resolution Calling Israel A ‘Settler-Colonial State’

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NEW YORK (JTA) — At least 50 professors at the City University of New York have quit their union following passage of a resolution condemning Israel. The New York Post on Sunday...

Retaliating Against Boycott Decision, NYC Grocery Chain To Reduce Ben & Jerry’s Sales

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NEW YORK (JTA) — A New York City-based grocery store chain will reduce the amount of shelf space it dedicates to Ben & Jerry’s products following the ice cream company’s boycot...

New York City To Require Nearly All Municipal Workers To Get Vaccinated By September Or Undergo Weekly Coronavirus Tests

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NEW YORK (AP) — New York City will require all of its municipal workers — including teachers and police officers — to get coronavirus vaccines by mid-September or face weekly COVID...

Why Is Cuomo Silent on Ben & Jerry’s Israel Ban

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NEW YORK (VINnews) - Former NY Assemblyman Dov Hikind is challenging NY Gov Andrew Cuomo over his silence for not speaking out over the Ben and Jerry's Israel ban, after Cuomo said...

US Authorities Seize Judaica From Brooklyn Auction House In Probe Of Holocaust Loot

NEW YORK (JTA) — Federal authorities in New York seized 17 items from a Brooklyn auction house that they suspect were looted from their rightful owners during the Holocaust. The...

DOJ Says No Probe Into State-Run Nursing Homes In New York

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ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The Justice Department has decided not to open a civil rights investigation into government-run nursing homes in New York over their COVID-19 response, accordin...