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Trump Media Partner Says It Has Lined Up $1B In Capital

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PALM BEACH, Florida (AP) — Donald Trump’s new social media company and its special purpose acquisition company partner say the partner has agreements for $1 billion in capital from...

Michigan Parents Found In Building; Bond Set At $500K Apiece

PONTIAC, Mich. (AP) — A judge imposed a combined $1 million bond Saturday for the parents of the Michigan teen charged with killing four students at Oxford High School, hours after...

DISGRACE: Frum Couple Kicked off Flight After Refusing to Desecrate Tefillin

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NEW YORK (VINnews) — A frum couple was allegedly thrown off an American Airlines flight and humiliated by the flight crew. Their offense -- refusing to place a pair of tefillin on ...

CNN Fires Chris Cuomo For Helping Brother Deal With Scandal

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NEW YORK (AP) — CNN fired anchor Chris Cuomo on Saturday after details emerged about how he assisted his brother, former New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, as the politician faced sexual ...

Two Young Children Killed, Parents Badly Injured In Samaria Road Accident Prior To Shabbat

JERUSALEM (VINnews) — In a terrible road accident which occured a short time before Shabbat on road 465 in Samaria, two young children were killed and their parents badly injured. ...

NYC Under DeBlasio: Graduate Student Fatally Stabbed, 2nd Man Wounded In Manhattan

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NEW YORK (AP) — A Columbia University graduate student from Italy was fatally stabbed and another Italian man was wounded in separate attacks near the university's upper Manhattan ...

Biden Warns Russia’s Vladimir Putin Against Ukraine Invasion

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden on Friday vowed to make it “very, very difficult” for Russian President Vladimir Putin to take military action in Ukraine, saying his administ...

Biden Claims He Was Negotiator During Six-Day War, Despite Still Being In Law School at the Time

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WASHINGTON (VINnews) — President Joe Biden, who is notorious for stretching the truth, claimed that he was involved in negotiations between Israel and Egypt during the Six Day War....

Biden Says He Caught A Cold From Young Grandson

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden has at least one thing in common with thousands of parents and grandparents this winter: He’s picked up a cold from his young grandson. The...

LA Authorities Announce Arrests In Smash-and-grab Robberies

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Authorities in Los Angeles on Thursday announced more than a dozen arrests in recent smash-and-grab thefts at stores where nearly $340,000 worth of merchandise w...

Cuomo Under Investigation By DOJ

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ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The U.S. Department of Justice began a civil inquiry in August into sexual harassment claims made against former Gov. Andrew Cuomo, New York officials disclosed...

Baldwin: ‘Someone Is Responsible’ For Shooting, But ‘Not Me’

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Alec Baldwin said he feels incredible sadness and regret over the shooting that killed a cinematographer on a New Mexico film set, but not guilt. “Someone is ...

Honda Recalls SUVs And Pickups Because Hoods Can Fly Open

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DETROIT (AP) — Honda is recalling nearly 723,000 SUVs and pickup trucks because the hoods can open while the vehicles are moving. The recall covers certain 2019 Passports, 2016 ...

A Tree That Survived The Holocaust Gains A New Life In New York City

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NEW YORK (JTA) - In January of 1943, Irma Lauscher, a teacher at the Theresienstadt concentration camp in Czechoslovakia, smuggled a tree into the camp so that the Jewish children ...

Wild Video Shows Stolen School Bus Plowing Into Parked Cars In NYC

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BROOKLYN (VINnews) - The NYPD says a man is in custody after he crashed into unoccupied vehicles after stealing a school bus in Brooklyn Thursday. Police said that no kids were ...

New Data Suggests 1 In 44 US Children Affected By Autism

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New autism numbers released Thursday suggest more U.S. children are being diagnosed with the developmental condition and at younger ages. In an analysis of 2018 data from nearly...

BOMBSHELL: Vaccine Mandate for All NYC Private School Workers, Including Yeshivos

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NEW YORK (VINnews) — The NY Times is reporting that New York City will mandate all employees at yeshivos and other private schools to be vaccinated against COVID-19. According t...

BREAKING: CRC Issues Clarification on Grey Goose Vodka, After False Reports Spread on Social Media

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CHICAGO (VINnews) — Rumors have been swirling across social media, implying that the Chicago Rabbinical Council (CRC), in addition to other kashrus agencies, have prohibited the un...

Moshe Feldman, Crown Heights Physician Who Cared For The Lubavitcher Rebbe, Has Died At 80

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BROOKLYN (JTA) - Moshe Feldman, a beloved doctor in Crown Heights who for years tended to Rabbi Menachem Mendel Schneerson, the leader of the Lubavitch Hasidic movement, has died a...

What if the UN General Assembly were to Reprint the Christian Bible?

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By Rabbi Yair Hoffman for 5tjt.com It is sort of a repeat of the Greek move that instigated the background to Chanukah. Yesterday, the UN General Assembly voted on something ...