Monday, March 8, 2021
Unusual venerable Cuomo aides accused Dem of sexual misconduct, reportedly sharp one to ‘dimly lit lodge room’

Unusual venerable Cuomo aides accused Dem of sexual misconduct, reportedly sharp one to ‘dimly...

Two more former aides alleged sexual misconduct against New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo Saturday.A former press aide to the governor, Karen Hinton, told The Washington Post that Cuomo summoned her to his "dimly lit" hotel room and embraced her twice after a work event in 2000. Hinton said she pulled away from Cuomo and he pulled her back…
San Francisco district to reopen after striking college title backlash to leisure

San Francisco district to reopen after striking college title backlash to leisure

The San Francisco Unified School District (SFUSD) plans to reopen schools starting April 12, announced the city’s Board of Education Friday.After being under the national eye for months due to the school board's decision to prioritize renaming public schools over reopening them, the city’s school officials have reached a deal with the teachers unions to get kids back in…
Austin mayor blasts Abbott’s steal of cloak mandate, but says ‘Neanderthal’ is ‘no longer a word I’d enjoy extinct’

Austin mayor blasts Abbott’s steal of cloak mandate, but says ‘Neanderthal’ is ‘no longer...

Austin’s Democratic Mayor Steve Adler blasted Texas Gov. Greg Abbott’s decision to lift the statewide mask mandate, but said that President Biden’s "Neanderthal" comment was "not a word that I would have used." "Wearing a mask doesn't slow down opening up businesses. It doesn't slow down getting more and more children in school in person. The…
FDA warns in opposition to using head lice drug ivermectin to treat coronavirus

FDA warns in opposition to using head lice drug ivermectin to treat coronavirus

The Food and Drug Administration is warning Americans against using ivermectin, a drug that kills parasites, to treat COVID-19. "Taking large doses of this drug is dangerous and can cause serious harm," the FDA said Friday. Ivermectin is used to treat head lice and some skin conditions like rosacea in humans, and is used to treat internal…
Cuomo’s inner circle: What to know about embattled NY governor’s senior administration

Cuomo’s inner circle: What to know about embattled NY governor’s senior administration

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has come in the spotlight for allegations of chronic sexual misconduct and accusations that some of his top aides deliberately pressured the state health department to undercount Covid-19 nursing home deaths. One of Cuomo’s accusers, former staffer Lindsey Boylan, has said the governor’s top aides "normalized" his inappropriate behavior. Here’s a…
Bill limiting China-backed Confucius Institutes handed unanimously by Senate

Bill limiting China-backed Confucius Institutes handed unanimously by Senate

The Senate unanimously passed a bill this week that clamps down on China’s reach into U.S. universities by tightening restrictions on Confucius Institutes.The Concerns Over Nations Funding University Campus Institutes in the United States (CONFUCIUS) Act, introduced by Sen. John Kennedy, R-La., targets Chinese-funded cultural centers on college campuses that lawmakers have said are being utilized…
Zappos founder Tony Hsieh’s self-described ‘ultimate-hand particular person’ seeking over $9M from his estate

Zappos founder Tony Hsieh’s self-described ‘ultimate-hand particular person’ seeking over $9M from his estate

Creditor’s claims filed in a Las Vegas court shed more light on Tony Hsieh’s self-described "right-hand" person’s bid for money she said the Zappos founder owed her, according to a recent report.Jennifer "Mimi" Pham, Hsieh’s former assistant and friend, filed the creditor’s claims on Wednesday arguing for the more than $9 million she says she…
The 2021 Porsche Taycan Sinful Turismo is the sector’s-quickest off-avenue station wagon

The 2021 Porsche Taycan Sinful Turismo is the sector’s-quickest off-avenue station wagon

Wagons whoa!The 2021 Porsche Taycan Cross Turismo revealed this week is a station wagony addition to the automaker's electric car lineup. (Porsche)It's basically the same as the Taycan sedan launched last year, but with a long roof and upright hatchback that's oh so close to Family Truckster territory and provides improved headroom and cargo space.You…
Meghan Markle’s ‘Suits’ co-monumental name Patrick J. Adams slams royal family amid bullying claims: ‘Extinct and toxic’

Meghan Markle’s ‘Suits’ co-monumental name Patrick J. Adams slams royal family amid bullying claims:...

Meghan Markle’s former on-screen love interest, Patrick J. Adams, is voicing his support for the Duchess of Sussex.Adams -- who starred alongside Markle in the USA Network series "Suits" from 2011 to 2018 -- took to Twitter on Friday defending Markle, 39, after allegations of bullying during her time as a working royal came to light. Markle's team has strongly…
Scientific American op-ed calls on Cuomo to resign for ignoring science on COVID-19

Scientific American op-ed calls on Cuomo to resign for ignoring science on COVID-19

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has failed his state in response to the coronavirus pandemic and should step down, argues a new op-ed published in Scientific American."The Cuomo administration has shown it doesn’t understand or respect science," wrote Steven W. Thrasher, a Northwestern University Medill School of Journalism professor who has written about policy and…