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Politics

Cuomo resigns: What we know, what we don’t and what’s next

After months of holding on to power amid sexual harassment allegations, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo abruptly resigned Tuesday. We take you through what happened and what’s next: REMIND ME — WHAT WAS CUOMO ACCUSED OF? Cuomo was under investigation for several things, but the prevailing issue leading to his resignation concerned sexual harassment allegations.

Privacy

Priest outed via Grindr app highlights rampant data tracking

When a religious publication used smartphone app data to deduce the sexual orientation of a high-ranking Roman Catholic official, it exposed a problem that goes far beyond a debate over church doctrine and priestly celibacy. With few U.S. restrictions on what companies can do with the vast amount of data they collect from web page

Local

Chino Valley Town Councilman Corey Mendoza Resigns

Town Councilmember Corey Mendoza submitted his letter of resignation and announced that the June 22, 2021, meeting was his final as a member of council. While sitting on the Planning and Zoning Commission, Mendoza was appointed to fill an opening created when then Councilmember Linda Hatch resigned in 2015. He then ran and was elected

U.S. Department of Justice

Justice Department to tighten rules on seizing Congress data

The Justice Department will tighten its rules around obtaining records from members of Congress, Attorney General Merrick Garland said Monday, amid revelations the department under former President Donald Trump had secretly seized records from Democrats and members of the media. “Consistent with our commitment to the rule of law,” Garland said in a statement, “we

Local

Prescott City Attorney Jon Paladini Announces Resignation

City Attorney Jon Paladini has informed City Council members that he will resign from his position effective July 31, 2021, to take a position with the Pierce Coleman law firm, which has offices in Mesa and Scottsdale. Paladini has been the City Attorney for Prescott since January 2013, joining shortly after returning from his second

National

Officer in Black man’s killing: from leader to defendant

In a matter of days, the white police officer who fatally shot a black man in a Minneapolis suburb went from being a respected professional who trained less experienced colleagues and led the department’s union, to a criminal defendant held up by community activists as a symbol of police aggression toward black people. Former Brooklyn

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