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  • Jonas Schwartz to sue SNY: They let me go after race dispute

    01/21/2021 12:55:31 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 7 replies
    New York Post ^ | January 2 | Andrew Marchand
    Recently let go, longtime SNY sportscaster Jonas Schwartz plans to file a multi-million dollar retaliation and race discrimination lawsuit against his former network in Southern District Federal Court next week, The Post has learned. Schwartz’s lawyer, Kristan Peters-Hamlin, already has filed a complaint with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, a copy of which The Post obtained. The EEOC file is a requirement before a suit. Peters-Hamlin confirmed to The Post the plans for the forthcoming Federal Court filing next week and the damages sought. SNIP In the next hour, Schwartz claims he was pulled by Marc Davis, SNY’s coordinating producer,...
  • WELL? Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene said she’d file to impeach Joe Biden on Jan. 21

    01/21/2021 9:04:41 AM PST · by MikeyB806 · 36 replies
    Syracuse.com ^ | 1/14.2021 | Mikeyb806
    https://www.syracuse.com/us-news/2021/01/rep-marjorie-taylor-greene-says-shell-file-to-impeach-joe-biden-on-jan-21.html
  • Cuomo proposal would raise top tax rate for New York City to 14.7%, highest combined rate in nation

    01/20/2021 4:31:14 PM PST · by lowbridge · 53 replies
    cnbc.com ^ | January 19, 2021 | Greg Iacurci
    New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo proposed raising taxes on the wealthy to a combined level of 14.7%, which would be the highest state-and-local tax rate in the nation. The tax increase would raise $1.5 billion for the state, Cuomo said Tuesday in an address unveiling his 2022 budget proposal. The move would be part of a three-pronged approach — raising revenue, cutting expenses and borrowing — to cover the state's historic budget shortfall due to Covid-19, Cuomo said. "New York cannot manage a $15 billion deficit," according to Cuomo, who said the state's largest prior deficit was $10 billion. "It's...
  • Philip Rivers retiring from NFL after 17 seasons, including last one with Colts

    01/20/2021 6:27:38 AM PST · by jerod · 48 replies
    CBS SPORTS ^ | 2021-01-20 | Patrik Walke
    The future Hall of Fame? quarterback is calling it a careerWhile the world awaits what's expected to be a retirement decision from Drew Brees, another NFL legend has opted to make his decision quickly. Philip Rivers, 39, recently noted he'd consider retirement but was also open to returning to the Indianapolis Colts for a second year, if they'd have him. Just over one week after being eliminated from the playoffs at the hands of the Buffalo Bills in an AFC wild-card game, Rivers is instead going to hang up his cleats -- he told The San Diego Union-Tribune -- ending...
  • ESPN’s Dominique Foxworth, Other Doubters Silenced in Buffalo Bills Historic Divisional Win

    01/19/2021 6:30:25 AM PST · by Kaslin · 25 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | January 19, 2021 | Gabe Kaminsky
    Bills fans “are people with American flags and dogs,” said ESPN commentator Dominique Foxworth back in December of 2020. Now they’re people whose team is in the AFC championship as well. For the first time since 1993, the year in which they got blown out by Troy Aikman and the Dallas Cowboys in Super Bowl XXVIII, the Buffalo Bills are headed back to the AFC Championship. It is not merely a miracle or lucky season. The team deserves it. Through the engine of 24-year-old quarterback Josh Allen and veteran wideout Stefon Diggs, the team has risen to the challenge offensively....
  • Murphy Administration Celebrates Final Step Toward Construction of New Portal North Bridge

    01/18/2021 5:08:37 AM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 9 replies
    Insider NJ ^ | January 14, 2021 | Insider NJ
    TRENTON – Governor Phil Murphy, alongside Department of Transportation Commissioner and NJ TRANSIT Board Chair Diane Gutierrez-Scaccetti, NJ TRANSIT President & CEO Kevin Corbett, U.S. Senator Bob Menendez, Congresswoman Mikie Sherrill, Congressman Tom Malinowski, and Amtrak Board Chair Tony Coscia, today celebrated the finalization of the Full Funding Grant Agreement (FFGA) with the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) to construct a new Portal North Bridge. NJ TRANSIT CEO and President Kevin Corbett executed the agreement with the FTA today, which will provide $766.5 million dollars in federal funding for the Portal North Bridge. The new Portal North Bridge, a $1.8 billion...
  • Naked Man Attacks Riders at NYC Station, Dies From Electrocution Amid Brawl: NYPD

    01/17/2021 1:56:58 PM PST · by devane617 · 46 replies
    WNBC ^ | 01/17/2021
    Subway service was suspended in Manhattan on the 2/3 line Saturday afternoon when police say a naked man attacked two people at a staton before suffering from a fatal injury. Authorities say the naked man grabbed the third rail, electrocuting himself, after engaging with the victims on the tracks of a subway line. The incident started just after 3:30 p.m. at the Central Park North - 110th Street station in Manhattan, police said. The suspect allegedly pushed the first victim onto the tracks in an unprovoked attack, police said as part of their initial report. When a witness lowered down...
  • Left-Wing Terrorists Bombed The Senate In 1983. Bill Clinton Let Them Out Of Prison Early — At Jerry Nadler’s Request

    01/17/2021 10:25:53 AM PST · by george76 · 24 replies
    The Federalist ^ | JANUARY 11, 2021 | Tristan Justice
    By On his final day in office, Jan. 20, 2001, President Bill Clinton commuted the sentences of a pair of radical leftists serving time for bombing the U.S. Capitol building, where a 1983 blast shattered the second floor of the Senate wing. Linda Evans and Susan Rosenberg each served 16 years of lengthy sentences, with Rosenberg escaping 42 years of a 58-year sentence and Evans cutting short a 40-year sentence by 24 years. The FBI landed formal indictments on Evans and Rosenberg in the 1988 “Resistance Conspiracy” case for their involvement in the bombing of the Capitol along with five...
  • The NYC exodus that de Blasio refuses to see

    01/16/2021 6:11:45 PM PST · by george76 · 22 replies
    NY Post ^ | January 15, 2021 | Post Editorial Board
    Mayor de Blasio released his new, bigger-than-ever city budget this week pretending that federal aid would make up for City Hall’s losses thanks to the pandemic. And, worse than that delusion, he still hasn’t faced up to how his policies had New York shrinking long before the pandemic even began. That’s right: The mass exodus from the city dates to at least 2018; the flight since then is just adding to New York’s woes. The Health Department’s 2018 Vital Statistics report on health outcomes showed that the Big Apple’s population dropped by 223,950 residents, or 2.6 percent, between 2017 and...
  • More Highly Transmissible Variant of CCP Virus Detected in 10 States: CDC

    01/16/2021 1:33:57 PM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 40 replies
    The Epoch Times ^ | January 15, 2021 | Jack Phillips
    At least 10 state health departments in the United States have detected the highly contagious B.1.1.7 variant of COVD-19, the disease caused by the CCP (Chinese Communist Party) virus, according to a new report. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), in an update on Jan. 15, said that a “more highly transmissible variant of SARS-CoV-2, B.1.1.7, has been detected in 10 U.S. states.” SARS-CoV-2 is another name for the coronavirus that is believed to have emerged in Wuhan, China, in late 2019. Health officials warned that models have shown the B.1.1.7 strain of the virus has the...
  • Wayne LaPierre says NRA is leaving ‘toxic’ New York, heading to Texas

    01/16/2021 1:14:42 AM PST · by Texas Fossil · 45 replies
    New York Post ^ | January 15, 2021 4:51pm | Laura Italiano
    The National Rifle Association is shotgun-divorcing New York and hightailing it to Texas, its CEO announced Friday.The gun lobby is “breaking free from the toxic political environment of New York,” NRA CEO Wayne LaPierre said in announcing its decision to reincorporate in the Lone Star State. “The plan can be summed up quite simply: We are DUMPING New York, and we are pursuing plans to reincorporate the NRA in Texas.”The move was announced as the group filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, Bloomberg reported.The bankruptcy will allow the NRA to keep operating while working out plans to repay creditors — with...
  • Woman allegedly steals mail truck, crashes into more than 10 cars in NYC

    01/15/2021 10:02:57 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 24 replies
    New York Post ^ | January 15, 2021 | Joe Marino and Jesse O’Neill
    A woman is in custody after allegedly stealing a mail truck in Brooklyn and slamming it into at least 10 parked cars Friday night. Shocking video of the car carnage shows the driver repeatedly accelerating and reversing into the vehicles around her — including a police car — as she’s surrounded by screaming NYPD officers. The postal panic begin on Fulton Street and Patchen Avenue in Bedford-Stuyvesant just after 6 p.m., police sources say.
  • NRA files for bankruptcy, says it will reincorporate in Texas

    01/15/2021 1:30:18 PM PST · by Anti-Bubba182 · 120 replies
    CNBC ^ | 1-15-21 | Staff
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  • Shooting, homicide surge came after ‘reforms’ NY’s leaders said would cut crime

    01/15/2021 10:57:16 AM PST · by karpov · 3 replies
    New York Post ^ | January 14, 2021 | Rafael A. Mangual
    In March 2019, Gov. Andrew Cuomo, alongside House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, took a victory lap after the Empire State passed its “red-flag” gun law, meant to facilitate the confiscation of firearms from people deemed a risk to themselves or others. “Something has to be done, because we are literally losing human life” to gun violence, the governor said. The measure doesn’t seem to have helped. In 2018, before the red-flag law was enacted, the number of shooting victims in New York City was at its lowest since 2002. Two years later, the city saw almost 1,000 more shootings than the...
  • New York City Renters Owe More Than $1 Billion in Unpaid Rent, Survey Finds

    01/14/2021 4:37:38 PM PST · by dynachrome · 28 replies
    Wall Street Journal ^ | 1-14-21 | Will Parker
    New York City apartment tenants are more than $1 billion in debt from missed rent payments during the coronavirus pandemic, according to a new survey measuring the depth of the rent crisis brought on by Covid-19. The debt figure is the most recent indicator that unemployment benefits and federal stimulus packages have so far been inadequate to alleviate the growing financial burden of missed rent payments across thousands of city households. Both landlord and tenant advocacy groups have lobbied heavily for more government rental assistance during the pandemic. The survey, conducted by the Community Housing Improvement Program, a landlord trade...
  • ‘Suffocated’ NYC buyers are doubling down on duplex apartments

    01/14/2021 12:41:41 PM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 18 replies
    nypost ^ | 01/14/2021 | Shivani Vora
    It’s double or nothing for Nikki Acton. While many New Yorker couples struggled with an excess of intimacy with their partners during the pandemic lockdown, Acton — a 36-year-old who works in finance just like her husband, Andrew Kobierski, 37 — told The Post that her spacious duplex apartment preserved her relationship. “The two of us were together 24/7 but could still get space from each other because of the floor plan,” Acton said of her two-level apartment on Cornelia Street in the West Village. “Otherwise, I am convinced that we would both have felt suffocated.”
  • Former Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang, 46, officially announces his bid to run for New York City mayor

    01/14/2021 7:18:38 AM PST · by knighthawk · 24 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | January 14 2021 | EMILY CRANE
    Former Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang has officially announced he is running for mayor of New York City in this year's elections. The 46-year-old entrepreneur and father-of-two announced his mayoral bid late on Wednesday. 'I moved to New York City 25 years ago. I came of age, fell in love, and became a father here. Seeing our City in so much pain breaks my heart. Let’s fight for a future New York City that we can be proud of – together,' he said in a message posted on his campaign website.
  • Donald Trump Jr. and Kimberly Guilfoyle to exit NYC, join family in Florida

    01/13/2021 6:36:30 PM PST · by conservative98 · 62 replies
    NY Post Page Six ^ | January 13, 2021 | Jennifer Gould
    Donald Trump’s children are exiting New York just as the city and other businesses cancel contracts with the Trump Organization following the riot at the Capitol. The latest to leave the city is Donald Trump Jr., The Post can report exclusively. Trump Jr., 43, will be moving to Florida — following in the footsteps of his little sister — with gal pal Kimberly Guilfoyle, 51, in tow. “There is no way they can stay in New York. They’d be tortured in the streets,” said a source close to the family. For now, Trump Jr. and Guilfoyle are looking at homes...
  • Two NYC residents have highly contagious UK COVID-19 mutation

    01/13/2021 9:34:50 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 17 replies
    nypost ^ | 01/13/2021 | Nolan Hicks & Natalie Musumeci
    The highly contagious UK variant of the coronavirus has been detected in two New York City residents — one of whom recently traveled to the United Kingdom, Mayor Bill de Blasio revealed Wednesday. Twelve cases of the strain have been identified across the state, and de Blasio said two of those cases involve the Big Apple residents, marking the first known cases in the city.
  • Andrew Cuomo Plans to Use Celebrities to Bring Business Back to New York

    01/12/2021 1:45:28 PM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 49 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 01/12/2021 | Alana Mastrangelo
    New York Governor Andrew Cuomo (D) claims that he will bring back the state’s economy through concerts and performances from high-profile celebrities such as actor-comedians Amy Schumer and Chris Rock, and actor Hugh Jackman.