Saturday, May 28, 2022

US

New Jersey, Other States, Work To Fight Virus Misinformation

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TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey’s top homeland security official received nearly nonstop calls in early March from grocery chains, trucking companies and other logistics firms want...

Biden On Trump Hits: ‘I Don’t Want To Get Down In The Mud’

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Joe Biden on Tuesday night deflected questions about President Donald Trump's allegations of improper behavior during the Obama administration and other conspirac...

Biden: West Bank Annexation ‘Will Choke Off Hope For Peace’

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WASHINGTON (JNS) - Former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden, the 2020 presumptive Democratic presidential nominee, said on Tuesday that if Israel applies sovereignty to parts of the We...

My ‘Decision To Make’: Trump Defends Criticized Use Of Drug

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump emphatically defended himself Tuesday against criticism from medical experts that his announced use of a malaria drug against the coronavir...

Tesla Shareholder Suit Over Elon Musk Tweets Remains On Hold

DOVER, Del. (AP) — A Delaware judge has denied a request by attorneys for Tesla shareholders to pursue a lawsuit seeking to prevent CEO Elon Musk from using his personal Twitter ac...

Trump Allies Lining Up Doctors To Prescribe Rapid Reopening

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican political operatives are recruiting “pro-Trump” doctors to go on television to prescribe reviving the U.S. economy as quickly as possible, without wait...

Long-Suffering California GOP Sees Revival In Rare House Win

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — California Republicans have been waiting for a turning point and some think it's finally arrived. The party of Presidents Richard Nixon and Ronald Reagan has ...

States Accused Of Fudging Or Bungling COVID-19 Testing Data

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PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — As large parts of the U.S. ease their lockdowns against the coronavirus, public health officials in some states are being accused of bungling infection stat...

Walmart Becomes A Lifeline, Online Sales Surge 74%

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NEW YORK (AP) — Walmart became one of the few lifelines to millions of people as the coronavirus spread, leading to surging profit and sales during the fiscal first quarter. Onl...

Canada, US Extend Border Closure To Non-Essential Travel

TORONTO (AP) — Canada and the US have agreed to extend their agreement to keep border closed to non-essential travel to June 21 during the coronavirus pandemic. Canadian Prime M...

Company Makes ‘Bumper Tables’ For Restaurants Amid Virus

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OCEAN CITY, Md. (AP) — A company in Baltimore has created “bumper tables” designed to allow people to practice social distancing while eating and talking in outdoor settings amid t...

Trump Points To Good News As Restaurant Owners Tell Of Fears

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Restaurant owners gave President Donald Trump a sobering accounting of the widespread damage the coronavirus pandemic has dealt their industry and asked him to ad...

Fox’s Cavuto Urges Viewers Not To Take Drug Like Trump

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NEW YORK (AP) — Fox News Channel anchor Neil Cavuto strongly urged viewers on Monday not to follow the example of President Donald Trump, who revealed that he is taking a malaria d...

Video App TikTok Names Top Disney Streaming Exec As New CEO

CALIFORNIA (AP) — TikTok, the popular short-video app that has also drawn national-security and privacy concerns, has a new high-profile CEO from Disney, Kevin Mayer. Mayer will...

California Gov. Newsom Clears Way For Pro Sports To Return

LOS ANGELES (AP) — California Gov. Gavin Newsom has given the go ahead for professional sports teams in the state to play without spectators soon. The Democratic governor said d...

Moderna: Early Coronavirus Vaccine Results Are Encouraging

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — An experimental vaccine against the coronavirus showed encouraging results in very early testing, triggering hoped-for immune responses in eight healthy, mi...

Democrats: Fired Watchdog Was Looking Into Saudi Arms Sale

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Congressional Democrats say the State Department watchdog fired by President Donald Trump last week was investigating possible impropriety in a massive arms sale ...

Private Jet From NY Leads To Large Jerusalem Funeral And Violation Of Quarantine Regulations

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JERUSALEM (VINnews) — Seven members of a wealthy Bukharan Jewish family arrived in Israel from NY on a private jet to bury their mother who had passed away from COVID-19 next to th...

Trump Reveals He Is Taking Hydroxychloroquine To Prevent COVID-19 Symptoms

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Monday that he is taking a malaria drug to lessen symptoms should he get the new coronavirus, even though the drug is unproven for fig...

Barr Says He Doesn’t Envision Investigations Of Biden, Obama

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General William Barr said Monday that he did not expect investigations into the origins of the FBI's Russia investigation to lead to criminal probes into...