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Obama Dog Bo, Once A White House Celebrity, Dies From Cancer

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Former President Barack Obama’s dog Bo died Saturday after a battle with cancer, the Obamas said on social media. News of Bo's passing was shared by Obama and ...

Major US Pipeline Halts Operations After Ransomware Attack

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The operator of a major pipeline system that transports fuel across the East Coast said Saturday it had been victimized by a ransomware attack and had halted all ...

Police: 3 Hurt In Aventura Florida Mall Shooting As Shoppers Scatter

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MIAMI (AP) — A shooting at an upscale South Florida shopping mall that erupted from a fight between two groups of people left three persons injured Saturday afternoon and sent anxi...

Analysis: Putting The Facts Straight On Nachalat Shimon

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JERUSALEM (VINnews) — With Israel under international attack over its response to the riots in Sheikh Jarrah and Temple Mount, and with bloodcurdling threats coming both from riote...

Palestinians Hurl Chairs, Stones At Israeli Police During Al-Aqsa Prayers; 53 hurt

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ERUSALEM (AP) — Palestinian worshippers clashed with Israeli police late Friday at the Al-Aqsa mosque compound, a major holy site sacred to Muslims and Jews, in an escalation of we...

Pleading Guilty To Inciting A Riot In Brooklyn, Heshy Tischler Sentenced To 10 Days Of Community Service

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BROOKLYN (JTA) - Seven months after Heshy Tischler was charged with inciting a riot in Brooklyn’s Borough Park, the Orthodox activist and provocateur has been sentenced to 10 days ...

A Survivalist Summer Camp For Orthodox Jews Is Planned For New York — And Vaccinated Folks Aren’t Invited

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NEW YORK (JTA) — With summer coming and COVID-19 vaccines being deemed safe for children as young as 12, some camps are talking about the possibility of a mask-free summer for vacc...

San Francisco’s Only Kosher Bakery Praised For Hiring Former Prisoners

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SAN FRANCISCO (JNS) - The sole kosher bakery in San Francisco has made headlines for hiring formerly incarcerated employees. The nickname for Isaac Yosef’s Frena Bakery is the “...

4 Ex-Cops Indicted On US Civil Rights Charges In Floyd Death

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MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A federal grand jury has indicted the four former Minneapolis police officers involved in George Floyd’s arrest and death, accusing them of willfully violating t...

2 Palestinian Terrorists Killed, 1 Wounded After They Opened Fire On Soldiers Near Jenin

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JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli troops shot and killed two Palestinian terrorists and wounded a third after the men opened fire on a base in Samaria on Friday, the latest in a series of v...

US Employers Added Just 266K Jobs In April As Hiring Slows

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WASHINGTON (AP) — America’s employers added just 266,000 jobs last month, sharply lower than in March and a sign that some businesses are struggling to find enough workers as the e...

US Says Fate Of Nuclear Pact Up To Iran As Talks Resume

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Biden administration is signaling that Iran shouldn't expect major new concessions from the United States as a new round of indirect nuclear talks is set to r...

Attorneys: Texas AG Unblocks Twitter Critics After Lawsuit

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Nine Twitter users who sued Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton for blocking them on the social media platform have regained access to the Republican's posts, th...

WATCH: Guardians Angels Founder Curtis Sliwa Vows To Fight Crime As NYC Mayor

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NEW YORK (VINnews) — On Thursday, Alan and Baila from the VINnews podcast 'The Definitive Rap' sat down with Curtis Sliwa, Founder of The Guardian Angels and GOP Mayoral Candidate ...

Blinken Reaffirms US Support For Ukraine Amid Russia Tension

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken reaffirmed Washington’s support for Ukraine at a meeting Thursday with President Volodymyr Zelenskyy in the wake of Kyiv...

NY Jewish Federation Sending $200K In COVID Relief To India

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NEW YORK (JTA) — UJA-Federation of New York announced $200,000 in grants to four organizations working on COVID relief efforts in India. The grants are focused on providing equi...

Florida Gov Signs Major Rewrite Of Voting Law

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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Gov. Ron DeSantis signed a major rewrite of Florida's elections law on Thursday, tightening rules around drop boxes and mail-in voting in the presidential ...

Slow Down When Markets Move Too Fast; Make The Profits Last

NEW YORK (AP) — When every investment around the world seems to be flourishing, it’s easy to get swept up in the excitement of making a quick buck. Did you see bitcoin has rough...

Did Agents Raid Home Of Wrong Woman Over Jan. 6 Riot? Maybe.

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ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — “We’re looking for Nancy Pelosi’s laptop,” FBI agents told Marilyn Hueper after briefly handcuffing her. Hueper shot back: “That still doesn’t explain w...

2nd Israeli Astronaut To Perform 44 Experiments In Outer Space – After Paying 55 Million Dollars For His Ticket

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JERUSALEM (VINnews) — Eytan Stibbe will be only the second Israeli to go to outer space. The former Israeli fighter pilot, who shot down four Syrian planes during the first Lebanon...