Currents News Update for Tuesday, 8/10/21

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Gov. Andrew Cuomo is resigning. After defending himself this afternoon against a state attorney general’s report that concluded he sexually harassed 11 women, the Democrat announced he was stepping down. Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul will take over in 14 days. 

Several lawmakers representing Staten Island are suing the Big Apple over its vaccine mandate. Starting next week, all customers and employees of indoor bars, restaurants and other entertainment venues in the city have to show proof of vaccination. The politicians say that infringes on our rights.

The person who tried to send an envelope containing three bullets to Pope Francis has been identified. Italian police haven’t released a name, but say the sender is a French citizen. A postal worker in Milan spotted the suspicious envelope on Sunday and alerted police.

A Rwandan immigrant has turned himself in to police for killing a French priest. The suspect was out on bail awaiting trial for the 2020 arson at Saints Peter and Paul Cathedral in Nantes. investigators say Father Olivier Maire had offered him a place to stay.