Cuomo says New York will pass ‘most aggressive’ policing reforms in country

“You have New York City, that is still reeling from the COVID virus, and now you have this night of looting, that I’m telling you shook people in the city to the core,” Cuomo said Sunday. “You don’t need police? You don’t need police?”

Orange is the new blue! Tom Brady trains with his Buccaneers teammates for the first time in Tampa as NFL teams prepare to re-open facilities

Brady worked under center with Ryan Jensen firing snaps and had multiple wide receivers and tight ends running route combinations. In addition to receiver Mike Evans, Brady was joined by wideout Scotty Miller, tight ends Cameron Brate and O.J. Howard, QBs Blaine Gabbert and Ryan Griffin, and running back Dare Ogunbowale, according to the Tampa […]

Chinese students rethink US plans

While education quality remained the most important factor considered by Chinese students when deciding which country to study in, safety was the second-most important factor this year, up from seventh place last year. The degree of xenophobia was seventh this year, up from 13th place last year, according to the EIC report.

Hyundai to Unveil Genesis EV Concept at New York Motor Show

IT Shows Replace Traditional Motor Expos for Carmakers Hyundai’s Operating Profit Plunges by Half Hyundai Looks Ahead with Latest Hydrogen Vehicle Hyundai Unveils Ambitious Eco-Car Plans Hyundai-Kia’s Plug-in Hybrid Sales Remain Weak at Home Eco Cars, SUVs Take Center Stage at Busan Motor Show

Cuomo to sign additional police reforms in New York

“I’m going to sign an executive order today that will require local governments and police departments … to develop a plan that reinvents and modernizes police strategies,” Cuomo said at his daily press briefing Friday. ”That plan then has to be enacted into local law — every city, every county — it has to be […]

New York City lifting curfew early amid George Floyd protests, de Blasio says

Gov. Andrew Cuomo last week walked back his criticism of NYPD police officers for using force to restrain looters and rioters; instead he said the violence against officers is “intolerable.” The shift came a day after Cuomo slammed de Blasio and the NYPD for how they’ve handled the ongoing violence in the wake of Floyd’s death.

Pandemic behavior: Why some people don’t play by the rules

“The problem is that, in a massive collective problem like the one we’re facing now, if everybody breaks the rules a little bit, then it’s not dissimilar to lots of people not following the rules at all,” said Sanders.

Egg producer gouged prices when pandemic hit, lawsuit says

The suit filed in state court in New York City alleges that Hillandale raised prices on eggs sold to Stop & Shop, BJ’s Wholesale Club, Associated Supermarkets and the commissary stores at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, Fort Hamilton and Fort Drum. In one case, per-dozen prices for large, white eggs charged to […]

Calls for de Blasio to resign trend on Twitter after defense of NYPD

“As mayor, this police department is under your leadership,” she said. “This moment demands leadership & accountability from each of us. Defending and making excuses for NYPD running SUVs into crowds was wrong. Make it right. De-escalate.”

My Conversion Will Not Be Televised

I met Hesham last year, at a sit-in next to the U.S. Embassy in Cairo—the same building that a Salafi-led crowd stormed in September. Fifty-three years old, short, and bearded, he spoke English well, having spent years as a tailor in Manhattan. (He made suits for Paul Newman.) At the sit-in, he acted as an […]