Friday, May 27, 2022

US

FDA Chief To Detail Delays Inspecting Baby Formula Plant

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal plans to inspect a baby formula factory linked to the nationwide shortage were slowed by COVID-19, scheduling conflicts and other logistical problems, acc...

Kiddush Hashem: Hatzalah Member Treats Woman Who Suffered Seizures On United Airlines Flight

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NEW YORK (VINnews) — A Hatzalah member present on a packed flight from Chicago to Newark this week made a big Kiddush Hashem when he treated a woman who had suffered seizures on th...

Lawsuit Accuses 3 Automakers And Parts Maker In Air Bag Case

DETROIT (AP) — A class action lawsuit is accusing three automakers and a parts manufacturer of knowingly selling vehicles containing air bag inflators that are at risk of exploding...

Trump Press Secretary Sanders Wins GOP Arkansas Governor Nod

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LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Former White House press secretary Sarah Sanders won the Republican nomination for Arkansas governor on Tuesday after a campaign where she focused primaril...

Biden On Gun Restrictions: ‘We Have To Act’

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WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden struck a somber and serious tone, calling for new gun restrictions, in an address to the nation after 18 children were killed in a shooting at a Te...

Feds: Ohio Man Plotted Trip To Texas To Kill George W. Bush

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An Iraqi man who came to the United States two years ago and applied for asylum hatched a plot to assassinate former President George W. Bush in retaliation f...

US Safety, Savings Rules Set Stage For Baby Formula Shortage

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WASHINGTON (AP) — A massive recall is getting most of the blame for the U.S. baby formula shortage, but experts say the products have long been vulnerable to this type of crisis du...

Suspect Under Arrest In Deadly New York City Subway Shooting

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NEW YORK (AP) — A man wanted in an apparently unprovoked fatal shooting aboard a New York City subway train was under arrest Tuesday, hours after authorities posted his name and ph...

Judge: Surfside Collapse Property Owners Bumped Up To $96M

People who owned condominiums in the Florida building that collapsed nearly a year ago but did not suffer a loss of life among the 98 people who died will share at least $96 millio...

El Al Moves US Headquarters From New York To Miami

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Jerusalem (JNS) - Israeli national airline El Al announced that it is moving its U.S. headquarters from New York City to Miami to save the company $500,000 annually. According t...

Search For Supreme Court Leaker Falls To Former Army Colonel

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WASHINGTON (AP) — When Gail Curley began her job as Marshal of the U.S. Supreme Court less than a year ago, she would have expected to work mostly behind the scenes: overseeing the...

Best Buy’s Q1 Results Show Inflation’s Bite

NEW YORK (AP) — Best Buy Co. posted first-quarter results that showed shoppers pulled back on spending, while higher costs ate into profits. The nation's largest consumer electr...

Watch: Daredevil WWII Nurse Celebrates 100th Birthday With Skydive

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NEW YORK (VINnews) —  A former World War II nurse realized a lifetime dream on Monday, skydiving from a plane flying over Florida’s east coast near her hometown. And Raymonde Su...

Social Media Hammered By Mounting Questions Over Advertising

Social media has had a rough 2022 with lingering questions about advertising spending, political ads and a $44 billion takeover of Twitter that may or may not be happening, dependi...

Meron Bereaved Parents Claim Police Prevented Them From Praying At Graves Of Children

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JERUSALEM (VINnews) — A number of family members of the 45 people who died in the Meron tragedy last year claimed that police acted callously and inconsiderately towards them durin...

Israel Hopes For Normalization With Riyadh As US Oversees Transfer Of Red Sea Islands To Saudia Arabia

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JERUSALEM (VINnews) — The US has been brokering talks between Egypt and Saudia Arabia over the transfer of two Red Sea islands to the Saudis. However since the islands sit on the m...

California Parents Could Soon Sue For Social Media Addiction

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SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California could soon hold social media companies responsible for harming children who have become addicted to their products, permitting parents to sue p...

Next New York Lieutenant Governor To Be Sworn In Wednesday

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ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — U.S. Rep. Antonio Delgado will be sworn in Wednesday as New York's next lieutenant governor, Gov. Kathy Hochul announced. Hochul said Monday she will issue a...

Re/max CEO: Home Prices Can’t Keep Up Double-digit Gain

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The U.S. housing market is slowing as would-be buyers struggle with rising borrowing costs and a persistent shortage of properties for sale. Previously occupi...

Theories Emerge For Mysterious Liver Illnesses In Children

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NEW YORK (AP) — Health officials remain perplexed by mysterious cases of severe liver damage in hundreds of young children around the world. The best available evidence points t...