WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - Boeing said it will not launch its Starliner spacecraft on Wednesday.
Earlier, the New York Attorney General's Office released a 168-page report by independent investigators that detailed several instances in which New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) allegedly made sexual advances against nearly a dozen former and current state employees. The report came several months after allegations first surfaced in late 2020.
Over the last several weeks, the decision by American ice cream company Ben & Jerry’s to halt the sales of its sweets in the West Bank and East Jerusalem prompted outrage as US officials opted to implement their own responses against the US creamery. Now, Florida officials have weighed in and taken a page from the company’s own move.
Last week, the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA released a survey that polled around 5,000 flight attendants and found that more than 85% of them dealt with unruly passengers as air travel increased in 2021. Over 58% of respondents experienced more than five incidents in 2021, and 17% of respondents reported physical incidents.
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - Secret donors are already contributing millions of dollars into the 2022 US midterm election, a campaign finance watchdog group said in a press release.
EL PASO (Sputnik) - A US federal judge has issued an order temporarily blocking Texas Governor Greg Abbott's order that restricts the transportation of migrants in the state as part of an initiative to prevent the spread of the coronavirus, a court filing revealed.
The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has announced it is renewing the ban on evictions that expired on July 31, setting the stage for a constitutional showdown after the US Supreme Court ruled earlier this year that the public health agency didn’t have the authority to issue such a ban.
US COVID-19 cases are once again spiking, reaching levels not seen since the winter, but so far neither state nor federal government officials are considering social lockdowns like those used before mass vaccination began. Instead, they are emphasizing mask-wearing and getting the vaccine, which can mitigate severe cases.
Earlier on Tuesday, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo (D) proclaimed that he would not be resigning from his position because he "never touched anyone inappropriately or made inappropriate sexual advances." However, the independent investigators appointed by New York Attorney General Letitia James declared that Cuomo sexually harassed several women.
Earlier, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio announced that any new municipal workers joining the administration will be required to be vaccinated against COVID-19 before reporting to work, underscoring that a failure to do so would prompt a delayed start date. It comes amid a renewed push for vaccination efforts within the densely-populated city.
NEW YORK (Sputnik) - Nearly all of New York’s congressional delegation has broken ranks with Governor Andrew Cuomo after a state investigation concluded on Tuesday that he sexually harassed multiple women, with New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio leading calls for the resignation of the governor.
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - The United States condemns the recent bombing in the Afghan capital of Kabul and vows to stand by its Afghan partners, US State Department spokesperson Ned Price said on Tuesday at a daily briefing.
The victim’s son has since been arrested and charged with first and second-degree murder.
Earlier on Tuesday, attorneys Joon H. Kim and Anne L. Clark, independent investigators appointed by New York Attorney General Letitia James (D), concluded that New York Governor Andrew Cuomo (D) sexually harassed several women "by engaging in unwanted groping, kissing, and hugging."
Earlier, the Citizen Stringer news outlet said – citing a radio transmission from the Arlington County Fire Department – that two people were wounded and one killed in a shooting near the Pentagon.
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - US President Joe Biden took to Twitter to commemorate two police officers who responded to the Capitol riots in January and recently took their own lives.
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) – US aerospace giant Boeing has scrapped its second unmanned cargo test mission to the International Space Station (ISS), the company said on Tuesday.
Andrew Cuomo, 63, is the son of the former Governor of New York, Mario Cuomo. A Democrat, he was at one point tipped as a future presidential candidate.
The gunman reportedly fired shots near a metro station before trying to break into the Pentagon before he was shot dead.
Tens of thousands of antiquities vanished from Iraq after the 2003 US invasion that toppled the country’s leader Saddam Hussein. Since then, Iraqi authorities have been trying to track down the nation's archaeological relics with the help of international agencies and have them returned.