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Home Depot's Langone apologizes for remarks about wealthy, Nazis

ARLINGTON, Va., March 19 (UPI) -- Ken Langone, billionaire co-founder of Home Depot, apologized for comments he made comparing the plight of wealthy Americans to the victims of Nazi Germany.

Kerry Kennedy says drug overtook her without warning before accident

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., Feb. 26 (UPI) -- Kerry Kennedy said at her White Plains, N.Y., drugged-driving trial Wednesday that prescription medication she took caused her to crash her car.

Kerry Kennedy's judgment hijacked by Ambien, her lawyer says

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., Feb. 24 (UPI) -- The drugged-driving trial of Kerry Kennedy began Monday in White Plains, N.Y., with her lawyers saying her road accident was caused by a mix-up in medication.
Kerry Kennedy accidentally took sleep aid, defense claims

Kerry Kennedy accidentally took sleep aid, defense claims

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., Feb. 24 (UPI) -- Defense attorneys for Kerry Kennedy said she fell asleep at the wheel after accidentally taking sleep aid Ambian, rather than another prescribed medication.
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GOP governors likely to draw most attention at national gathering

GOP governors likely to draw most attention at national gathering

WASHINGTON, Feb. 21 (UPI) -- Embattled Republican governors may pull the media focus to the GOP this weekend as governors from both parties meet in Washington.
As East Coast snow banks grow higher, salt stockpiles dwindle

As East Coast snow banks grow higher, salt stockpiles dwindle

NEW YORK, Feb. 19 (UPI) -- Northeast city and state transportation officials say they're running out of deicing salt, their stockpiles depleted by the barrage of winter storms.
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At least 18 dead in winter storm across U.S. South, Northeast

At least 18 dead in winter storm across U.S. South, Northeast

WASHINGTON, Feb. 13 (UPI) -- A storm blamed for at least 18 deaths in the United States, most of them in the South, dumped a foot of snow in the Northeast, officials said Thursday.
De Blasio raps Biden for LaGuardia comment

De Blasio raps Biden for LaGuardia comment

NEW YORK, Feb. 7 (UPI) -- New York Mayor Bill de Blasio ripped U.S. Vice President Joe Biden Friday for his "inappropriate" comparison of LaGuardia Airport to a "third-world country."

Storm dumps snow and ice on northeast, mid-Atlantic

NEW YORK, Feb. 6 (UPI) -- Another winter storm moved out into the Atlantic after bringing snow, ice and freezing rain to the northeast and mid-Atlantic states.

Winter storm socks U.S. from Midwest to New England

NEW YORK, Feb. 5 (UPI) -- The week's second major winter storm system, blamed for at least six deaths, spread snow, sleet and ice from Kansas through New England Wednesday.
Movement afoot to name bridge after Pete Seeger

Movement afoot to name bridge after Pete Seeger

GREENBURGH, N.Y., Jan. 31 (UPI) -- New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo snubbed, at least for now, a bid to name a bridge being built across the Hudson River for folk singer Pete Seeger, his office said.
GERRY HARRINGTON, United Press International
Sean Hannity to leave New York over Cuomo comments

Sean Hannity to leave New York over Cuomo comments

Jan. 22 (UPI) -- Lifelong New Yorker Sean Hannity has just about had it with what he says is an unwelcome atmosphere to conservatives, thanks to recent comments from Gov. Andrew Cuomo.
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N.Y. Gov. Cuomo would get 70 percent of vote against Trump, poll says

LOUDONVILLE, N.Y., Jan. 20 (UPI) -- New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has public support of his programs and high approval ratings as his 2014 re-election campaign looms, a poll indicates.
Donald Trump tests GOP waters with visit to upstate New York

Donald Trump tests GOP waters with visit to upstate New York

BUFFALO, N.Y., Jan. 17 (UPI) -- Business mogul and Republican gadfly Donald Trump said he could top New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo's political war chest if he chooses to challenge the incumbent.

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UPI Almanac for Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2014.
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Andrew Mark Cuomo (pronounced /ˈkwoʊmoʊ/; born December 6, 1957) is the 56th and current Governor of New York, having assumed office on January 1, 2011. He was the 64th New York State Attorney General, and was the 11th United States Secretary of Housing and Urban Development. Born in Queens, New York, he is the son of Mario Cuomo, the 52nd Governor of New York (1983–1994).

Cuomo was born in Queens, New York, to a family of Italian-American origin and is the eldest son of Mario Cuomo, and Matilda Raffa, daughter of Charlie Raffa. He is the older brother of ABC News journalist Chris Cuomo.

Cuomo graduated from Saint Gerard's School in 1971 and Archbishop Molloy High School in 1975. He graduated from Fordham University in 1979 and Albany Law School in 1982. A member of the Democratic Party, Cuomo was a top aide to his father during his 1982 campaign for Governor. He then joined the Governor's staff as one of his father's top policy advisors, earning $1 a year.

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