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Cuomo “sexually harassed” women; Biden says, “Resign”


New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo sexually harassed “multiple” women and sought to retaliate against those who accused him, an investigation has determined. The report was released Tuesday.

The inquiry from the New York State attorney general declared that Cuomo’s administration was a “hostile work environment” and was “rife with fear and intimidation,” according to the Associated Press.

Cuomo has denied such accusations and rebuffed calls for him to resign. “I never touched anyone inappropriately,” Cuomo said Tuesday and called the investigation “biased,” reports The New York Times.

After the report was made public, President Joe Biden urged Cuomo to resign.

Vaccinated? In NYC you may have to prove it

VACCINATION (Shutterstock).

How do you get people who are hesitant about or hostile to getting vaccinated? In New York City, the latest tactic is to require proof of vaccination if you want to dine indoors, work out at the gym or settle into a seat at a Broadway play, you must be able to present evidence of having been inoculated against the coronavirus.

“It’s time for people to see vaccination as literally necessary to living a full and healthy life,” said Mayor Bill DeBlasio on Tuesday, according to the New York Daily News. Enforcement of the order is expected to begin in mid-September.

Simone Biles returns for a bronze

Simone Biles, the star gymnast who skipped several events at the Tokyo Olympic Games over mental health issues, made a comeback Tuesday in winning the bronze medal for the USA in the balance beam,

•  The U.S. men’s basketball team advanced to the semifinals in Tokyo on Tuesday with a 95-81 win over Spain, the second-ranked team. Kevin Durant scored 29 points for the Americans. The U.S. team will next face the winner of the game between Argentina and Australia.

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