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New York court worker arrested in threats to Biden inauguration, calls for Pelosi, Schumer, AOC deaths

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here An FBI agent enters the residence of Brendan Hunt in Queens, New York, January 19, 2021. Source: News4 New York A New York man was arrested Tuesday for allegedly making threats related to the upcoming presidential inauguration of Joe Biden......

New York governor asks Pfizer to directly sell COVID-19 vaccine doses

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FILE PHOTO: New York Governor Andrew Cuomo delivers his State of the State address virtually from The War Room at the state Capitol in Albany, New York, U.S. January 11, 2021. Hans Pennink/Pool via REUTERS (Reuters) – New York Governor Andrew Cuomo asked Pfizer Inc Chief Executive Albert Bourla on......

New York Gov. Cuomo asks to buy Covid vaccine directly from Pfizer amid dose shortages

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here New York Governor Andrew Cuomo delivers remarks on the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) at the Riverside Church in Manhattan, New York City, U.S., November 15, 2020. Andrew Kelly | Reuters New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo asked Pfizer CEO Albert Bourla Monday......

How Miami Mayor Francis Suarez is luring tech players from Silicon Valley and New York

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Miami Mayor Francis Suarez speaks to the media during the annual hurricane preparation exercise at the City of Miami’s Emergency Operations Center on May 29, 2019 in Miami, Florida. Joe Raedle | Getty Images Miami Mayor Francis Suarez was leaving lunch at tech billionaire Peter Thiel’s house and on his......

NRA files for bankruptcy

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here The National Rifle Association filed for bankruptcy this Friday, months after a lawsuit from New York’s Attorney General alleging tax fraud and questionable spending by top executives. The NRA plans to reincorporate in Texas. Source link To Return to......

NASA says 2020 tied for hottest year on record — here’s what you can do to help

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here The report is in: 2020 tied with 2016 for the hottest year on record, according to an analysis by NASA published Thursday. In 2020, the global average temperature was 1.84 degrees Fahrenheit warmer than the mean global temperature for the......

Investors push for social media controls ahead of U.S. inauguration

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FILE PHOTO: The Twitter and Facebook logos along with binary cyber codes are seen in this illustration taken November 26, 2019. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration BOSTON (Reuters) – Pension fund managers and religious investors on Friday asked top social media companies to step up their content control efforts to reduce the threat......

American teachers grapple with patchy COVID-19 vaccine rollout

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By Maria Caspani, Brendan O’Brien NEW YORK (Reuters) – For New York City high school teacher Rebecca Crawford, receiving the coronavirus vaccine meant taking the first concrete step towards seeing her students in person again, after an uncertain year that she spent mostly teaching online. New York City teacher Sari......

New York says Covid vaccine appointments are booked 14 weeks out as expanded eligibility spurs demand

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Essential workers and people over 75 years old age got vaccinated in New York City, United States on January 10, 2021. Tayfun Coskun | Anadolu Agency | Getty Images The New York State Department of Health says appointments to get......

Manhattan apartment rentals nearly doubled in December

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A man enters a building with rental apartments available on August 19, 2020 in New York City. Eduardo MunozAlvarez | VIEW press | Corbis News | Getty Images Manhattan apartment rentals nearly doubled in December, signaling a possible turnaround in the city’s struggling real estate market. The number of new......

New York again loosens eligibility requirements for COVID-19 vaccine

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Thanks to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention making another policy change, New York is opening the COVID-19 vaccine to a wider pool of people even as the supply pipeline remains unchanged. On Tuesday, Gov. Andrew Cuomo......

Cuomo touts plans to spark resurgence of New York’s businesses

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here In the second installment of his State of the State address on Tuesday, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo began detailing his plan for opening up the state’s business sectors that have struggled in the wake of the coronavirus. The......

Aaron Mostofsky, son of New York judge, arrested for rioting at Capitol with Trump mob seeking to overturn Biden win

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here The son of a New York City judge was arrested Tuesday on federal charges connected to his role in a riot by supporters of President Donald Trump at the U.S. Capitol last week. The man, Aaron Mostofsky, was clad in......

State tax departments set their sights on pro athletes’ earnings

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here LeBron James of the Los Angeles Lakers at a game against the LA Clippers at ESPN Wide World Of Sports Complex on July 30, 2020 in Lake Buena Vista, Florida. Mike Ehrmann | Getty Images In a search for revenue,......

Is Your Covid Vaccine Venue Prepared to Handle Rare, Life-Threatening Reactions?

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As the rollout of covid-19 vaccines picks up across the U.S., moving from hospital distribution to pharmacies, pop-up sites and drive-thru clinics, health experts say it’s vital that these expanded venues be prepared to handle rare but potentially life-threatening allergic reactions. “You want to be able to treat anaphylaxis,” said......

More cases of COVID-19 strain first identified in U.K. found in New York

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Three additional cases of the COVID-19 strain first found in the United Kingdom have been identified in New York, Governor Andrew Cuomo announced Saturday.   “The UK strain is here, it is real, and the Usain Bolt-like speed through......

New York will start scheduling COVID-19 vaccinations for education and public transit workers on Monday

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here New York Governor Andrew Cuomo said Friday the state will start scheduling COVID-19 vaccinations for the next group of people on Monday. That includes first responders, education workers and public transit workers. People 75 and older and public safety......

Cuomo calls for legalization of mobile sports wagering

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here New York’s governor wants to authorize mobile sports wagering in the Empire State, saying the state could be the “largest sports wagering market” in the country. Gov. Andrew Cuomo plans to include the proposal in his 2021 State of......

Covid-19 accelerated retirement moves as people fled these high-tax states during 2020

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Jersey City, New Jersey. Dong Wenjie | Moment | Getty Images Whether they were tired of the chilly winters or the high income taxes, a lot of residents fled New Jersey, New York and Illinois in 2020. New Jersey was......

In Florida, we’re still seeing a flood of New York refugees

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Paul du Quenoy “Cuomo and de Blasio are destroying the city,” cried a local restaurateur in a recent radio ad calling on people to visit his homey Italian eatery, where they can “fuhgettaboutit.” The sentiment would have fit well in New York, where countless restaurants are struggling to pay rent,......

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