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France’s Macron To Talk To Biden Amid Crisis Over Submarines

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PARIS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron will speak in the coming days with President Joe Biden in their first contact since a major diplomatic crisis erupted between France a...

Rep. Ocasio-Cortez Submits Amendment To Block $735M Sale Of Advanced Weapons To Israel

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NEW YORK (VINnews) —Democratic Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez submitted an amendment last week to the annual United States defense spending bill which would block the sale ...

Democrats Push To Retool Health Care Programs For Millions

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Dental work for seniors on Medicare. An end to sky’s-the-limit pricing on prescription drugs. New options for long-term care at home. Coverage for low-income peop...

Is The ADL Combating Or Koshering Antisemitism? Interview With Distinguished Professor Thane Rosenbaum

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NEW YORK (VINnews) — We have just finished Aseres Y’mei T’shuva, the 10 Days of Repentance, the period of time when our Rabbi’s and teachers emphasize that it’s a time to better ou...

France Recalls Ambassadors To US, Australia Over Sub Deal

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PARIS (AP) — America’s oldest ally, France, recalled its ambassador to the United States on Friday in an unprecedented show of anger that dwarfed decades of previous rifts. The ...

Pentagon Reverses Itself, Calls Deadly Kabul Strike An Error

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon retreated from its defense of a drone strike that killed multiple civilians in Afghanistan last month, announcing Friday that a review revealed that ...

Apple, Google Remove Opposition App As Russian Voting Begins

MOSCOW (AP) — Facing Kremlin pressure, Apple and Google on Friday removed an opposition-created smartphone app that tells voters which candidates are likely to defeat those backed ...

Milley: Calls To China Were ‘Perfectly’ Within Scope Of Job

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ATHENS, Greece (AP) — The top U.S. military officer said Friday that calls he made to his Chinese counterpart in the final stormy months of Donald Trump's presidency were “perfectl...

Lawyer Charged In Probe Of Trump-Russia Investigation

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The prosecutor tasked with examining the U.S. government's investigation into Russian election interference charged a prominent cybersecurity lawyer on Thursday w...

Biden Angers France, EU With New Australia, UK Initiative

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden’s decision to form a strategic Indo-Pacific alliance with Australia and Britain to counter China is angering France and the European Union. Th...

Biden Slammed For Challenging Nuclear Workplace Health Law

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Officials in Washington state are upset the Biden administration is challenging a law making it easier for workers who become ill at a former nuclear weapons ...

Jan. 6 Committee Seeking Records On Milley’s China Calls

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The leaders of a House committee investigating the Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection said Thursday they have sought records related to calls from Gen. Mark Milley, the ...

Kim Jong Un’s Sister Warns Of ‘Destruction’ Of South Korean Ties

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The powerful sister of North Korea's leader has criticized South Korean President Moon Jae-in and threatened a “complete destruction” of relations hours a...

Rival Koreas Test Missiles Hours Apart, Raising Tensions

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SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North and South Korea tested ballistic missiles hours apart Wednesday in a display of military might that is sure to exacerbate tensions between the rival...

California Gov. Gavin Newsom Stays In Power As Recall Fails

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SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California Gov. Gavin Newsom on Tuesday became the second governor in U.S. history to defeat a recall aimed at kicking him out of office early, a contest ...

Blinken Defense Of Afghan Policy Clouded By Al-qaida Warning

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State Antony Blinken on Tuesday sought to parry bipartisan congressional criticism of the Biden administration’s Afghanistan withdrawal, as new intel...

Florida Gov Defends The Right To Choose Whether To Vaccinate

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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Republican Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis said Tuesday that people who decide not to get a COVID-19 vaccine might be making the wrong choice, but defended their...

Facebook: Gov’s Page Was Not Taken Down Because Of Content

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MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Facebook briefly took down Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey's campaign page Tuesday morning, indicating it had been mistakenly flagged as an imposter account, though t...

Book: Top US Officer Feared Trump Could Order China Strike

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Fearful of Donald Trump's actions in his final weeks as president, the United States' top military officer twice assured his Chinese counterpart that the two nati...

Israeli Killed In Small Plane Crash In Greece ID’d As Witness In Netanyahu Trial

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ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Authorities in Greece Tuesday opened an investigation into the crash of a private plane from Israel that killed a prosecution witness in the corruption trial ...