Culture&Arts

Nixon confident despite polls showing Cuomo leading NY primary race

Nixon confident despite polls showing Cuomo leading NY primary race

Meanwhile, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio's son, Dante de Blasio, was also among those who found themselves not on the rolls, the mayor said.

Despite the attempts to to have the Post publish the accusation, which is central to the Democratic Party mailer that targeted 7,000 households, Cuomo has vehemently denied he knew about the mailer. The effects of the mailer on Nixon's campaign, or of the ensuing controversy on Cuomo's, are unclear.

"Washington is trying to take us in one direction, and NY is going in the opposite direction", he said this week at a Buffalo campaign stop.

Part of that reform includes paroling and expunging the records of New Yorkers who were convicted of smoking or selling pot and using tax revenues from a nascent (decriminalized) weed industry to invest in communities that have been ravaged by the decades-long war on drugs. Though she's always been an activist for her favored causes of education and same-sex marriage, running for office is new to her. "Nothing could be further from the truth", said Nixon.

Congregation Loves It as Pastor Roasts Colin Kaepernick, Cuts Up Nike Stuff
Some people posted pictures cutting their Nike socks, burning their Nike shoes , and #BoycottNike started trending. Morris, speaking of Kaepernick, said, "He's inked a contract with Nike ".

"To break through, that requires a lot of money and organization", he told AFP.

Nixon has never officially supported BDS, but in 2010 signed a letter with a 150 other USA actors, directors and artists voicing her support for Israeli actors who refused to perform in the Jewish state's controversial settlements in the West Bank. "I just don't believe it", the city council speaker, Corey Johnson, said on Wednesday.

The stakes are high for Mr. Cuomo even if he wins, according to Jeanne Zaino, professor of political science at Iona College in NY.

"If he wins tomorrow, and if the margin is not as big as he wants, and if he doesn't get the lieutenant governor that he wants, he's not going to be a happy camper", Ms. Zaino said.

Ex-umpire: US Open umpire Carlos Ramos 'thrown under bus'
The third and final penalty came as Williams continued to castigate the umpire , saying, "You stole a point from me". But Ramos has finally broken his silence regarding the backlash, speaking to Portugal's Tribuna Expresso .

Governor Andrew Cuomo chose not to campaign Tuesday, while Nixon defied a longstanding September 11th tradition.

Insurgent candidates can benefit from an incumbents lack of urgency.

Up-and-coming Democratic star Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez retweeted a message from a Stony Brook professor saying some ballots for the attorney general race had been misprinted, which had caused confusion and led people to vote for more than one candidate in the race. Bernie Sanders and the editorial board of the New York Times, which said she is well prepared to serve as a firewall against the Trump administration and keep tabs on "a state government in which ethics can seem a mere inconvenience". The other candidates are Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney and former Cuomo official Leecia Eve. James has the backing of Cuomo, while Teachout is endorsed by Sen.

The victor of the Democratic primary will face the Republican Marc Molinaro, the Dutchess county executive, in November. "He's governed like a Republican".

Luis Enrique’s Spain routs Croatia in Nations League
The Oxford United forward tapped home in the 67th minute, 106... "We saw it as a challenge and these are two important victories". Belgium earned a comfortable win over Iceland thanks to a pair of goals by Romelu Lukaku and one from Eden Hazard.


  • Gary Neville: 'Manchester United fine if Paul Pogba leaves'

    Gary Neville: 'Manchester United fine if Paul Pogba leaves'

    Manchester United fans will be hoping Pogba will up his game after seeing Luke Shaw's transformation under Mourinho. Don't be someone who is seen as a mercenary or a mutineer.
    Inbox by Gmail will shut down by the end of March 2019

    Inbox by Gmail will shut down by the end of March 2019

    If you need a little help moving on, but still want tabbed emails, pinning and more, hit the links below the story to learn how. Follow-ups ( nudges): Gmail occasionally moves old emails to the top of your inbox with a suggestion to reply or follow up.
    NASA Releases Footage Of Hurricane Florence And Her 'Mike Tyson Punch'

    NASA Releases Footage Of Hurricane Florence And Her 'Mike Tyson Punch'

    The monster storm showed signs of slowing down as it inched closer to the USA , according to the National Hurricane Center . Wednesday morning, the National Hurricane Center measured wave heights of up to 83 feet in the Atlantic.
  • 83-Foot Wave Recorded By Satellite Monitoring Hurricane Florence

    83-Foot Wave Recorded By Satellite Monitoring Hurricane Florence

    Rising tides moved closer to the dunes in Kill Devil Hills, N.C., on Thursday as Hurricane Florence approached the east coast. At 4am BST Wednesday the "monster" storm was centred 670 miles southeast of Cape Fear, North Carolina, moving at 17 mph.
    NASA revealed the extent of hurricane Florence from space

    NASA revealed the extent of hurricane Florence from space

    Winds this morning reached 130 miles per hour (200 km/h) and will likely strengthen before it arrives, officials said . The space agency also released a bone-chilling video of Hurricane Florence recorded from orbit on September 12.

    DUI charges against Mac Miller to be dropped

    She did, however, share a tribute to the artist in the form of a single uncaptioned Instagram picture on Saturday. In the six months leading up to his death , Charlie said he had "became really good friends " with Mac Miller .
  • US, Canada still have work to do on NAFTA

    US, Canada still have work to do on NAFTA

    Over the weekend, negotiators continued working to try to hammer out a deal. Freeland spokesman Adam Austen did not give details.
    United States  government considers ban on flavored e-cigarettes over youth 'epidemic'

    United States government considers ban on flavored e-cigarettes over youth 'epidemic'

    Much of the FDA's sharp change in course is a result of the phenomenal success of Juul, which looks like a USB flash drive. If manufacturers aren't willing to do the research, he said, the FDA will do it for them, with appropriate consequences.
    Mike Pence calls for author of anonymous NYT op-ed to resign

    Mike Pence calls for author of anonymous NYT op-ed to resign

    Thus weakened, Trump's departure by impeachment or other means would also open the door of the Oval Office to the vice president. The book " Fear: Trump in the White House " will be in stores this week, but excerpts have been widely reported.
  • Nintendo Switch Online finally has a concrete launch date

    Nintendo Switch Online finally has a concrete launch date

    For individual memberships, one, three and 12-month subscriptions will cost $3.99, $7.99 and $19.99, respectively. The much anticipated online gaming service for the popular Nintendo Switch has a start date: September 18.
    Tottenham Hotspur captain Hugo Lloris fined £50,000 over drink-driving charge

    Tottenham Hotspur captain Hugo Lloris fined £50,000 over drink-driving charge

    His club, for whom Lloris has made more than 200 league appearances since signing in 2012, also declined to comment. A team spokesman said before the sentencing that Tottenham were treating the entire matter "extremely seriously".
    Gov. Northam declares state of emergency for tropical storm Florence

    Gov. Northam declares state of emergency for tropical storm Florence

    Tropical storm force winds and some rain bands will likely begin Wednesday night, regardless of the actual landfall of the storm. Henry McMaster declared a state of emergency Saturday to give his state time to prepare for the possible arrival of a hurricane.