Things you should know today: 11/8/18


Former NY attorney general won’t face abuse charges

Mary Altaffer
In this Feb. 11, 2016, file photo, New York Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman speaks during a news conference in New York. The prosecutor appointed to investigate allegations that former New York Attorney General Schneiderman physically abused women says she has closed the case without bringing criminal charges, Thursday, Nov. 8. Schneiderman said in a statement he didn’t consider the decision an exoneration. He also apologized “for any and all pain that I have caused.” (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)

After an “exhaustive review” by investigators, Nassau County District Attorney Madeline Singas announced her decision to close the case on former New York attorney general Eric Schneiderman, who was accused of physically abusing women. Singas said statutes of limitation and “legal impediments” made it impossible to charge Schneiderman. However, Schneiderman still released an apology taking responsibility for his behavior and apologizing for any pain he might have caused.

Report: Google planning big New York City expansion

In this Dec. 4, 2017 file photo, people walk by Google offices in New York. The Wall Street Journal reports that Google is planning a major expansion in New York City. The newspaper reported Wednesday, Nov. 7, that the company plans to add space for more than 12,000 additional New York workers. The Journal cited anonymous people familiar with the plans. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)

Google is planning an expansion to its New York City offices that would give room to 20,000 workers, according to the Wall Street Journal. Expected to be completed by 2022, the 1.3 million-square-foot building is located in West Village. Google declined to comment on the report.

‘Horrific scene’: 13 dead including gunman at California bar

In this image made from aerial video, police move through the vicinity of a shooting in Thousand Oaks, California, early Thursday, Nov. 8. Authorities say there were multiple injuries – including one officer – after a man opened fire in Southern California bar late Wednesday. (KABC via AP)

A former Marine opened fire during college night at a country music bar in Thousand Oaks, California, early Nov. 8, killing 12 people. The killer, who took his own life following the shooting, was identified as Ian David Long, a 28-year-old who authorities said has a history of erratic behavior.

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