Monday, August 15, 2022

US

Cops: Shooting Outside Chicago Funeral Home Was Gang-Related

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CHICAGO (AP) — The eruption of gunfire outside a funeral home on Chicago's South Side that left 15 people wounded was part of an ongoing conflict involving the gang of a young man ...

Twitter Says It’s Cracking Down On QAnon Conspiracy Theory

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HONG KONG (AP) — Twitter says it is cracking down on accounts and content related to QAnon, the far-right U.S. conspiracy theory popular among supporters of President Donald Trump....

United Airlines’ Mask Mandate Expands To Areas In Airports

NEW YORK (AP) - Passengers wishing to board a United Airlines flight will have to wear face masks at ticket counters and in its airport lounges, or risk a flight ban from the carri...

Son of Millionaire US Businessman Submits Official Bid For Major Stake In El Al Airlines

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JERUSALEM (JTA) — Eli Rozenberg, the son of millionaire U.S. businessman Kenny Rozenberg, has made a $75 million bid to acquire a large stake in El Al Airlines. Rozenberg, 30, i...

Mask Up: Miami Beach To Issue $50 Citations For Noncompliance Of Facial Coverings

MIAMI (VINnews) - Starting today, Miami Beach Police and Code Officers will be giving out $50 civil citations for anyone not wearing a facial covering while in a public place or sp...

Israelis Block Entrance To Parliament Amid Intense Protests

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JERUSALEM (AP) — After a night of intense protests against Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his government, dozens of Israeli demonstrators chained themselves together and bri...

Heavily Armed US Agents On City Streets: Can Trump Do That?

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration has deployed agents with tactical gear to confront protesters in downtown Portland, Oregon. That has sparked debate over the use of feder...

Study: People Are More Likely To Be Infected At Home

NEW YORK (VINnews) — A study by South Korean epidemiologists revealed that people are more likely to contract coronavirus from members of their households than from outside their h...

Tucker Carlson Battles With The New York Times Over Privacy

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NEW YORK (AP) — Tucker Carlson says The New York Times wants to put his family in danger, the newspaper says he knowingly lied and now the Fox News host's fans are taking up the fi...

DeSantis Believes Florida Will Soon Contain Virus Outbreak

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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Gov. Ron DeSantis expressed confidence Tuesday that Florida will soon contain its coronavirus outbreak and that hospitals can handle the current influx of ...

Tesla’s Spent A Year Terrifying, Electrifying Wall Street

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DETROIT (AP) — Tesla's losses were mounting last summer, massive debt payments were looming, and both Wall Street and federal regulators had run out of patience with the erratic be...

Minnesota Judge Lifts Gag Order In George Floyd Case

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MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A Minnesota judge on Tuesday lifted a gag order in the criminal case against four former officers charged in death of George Floyd, but said he would take under ...

Next Virus Aid Package Could Easily Swell Past $1 Trillion

WASHINGTON (AP) — The price tag for the next COVID-19 aid package could quickly swell above $1 trillion as White House officials negotiate with Congress over money to reopen school...

Trump Warns U.S. Coronavirus Outbreak Will Probably ‘Get Worse Before It Gets Better’

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump sought to paint a rosier picture of the coronavirus for the nation Tuesday but conceded the pandemic is likely to get worse for a time as h...

US Offers $5M Bounty For Top Venezuela Judge, Maduro Ally

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The Trump administration offered a $5 million reward on Tuesday for information leading to the arrest of the head of Venezuela’s high court, accusing the ...

Trump To Send Federal Agents To Chicago, Maybe Other Cities

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is planning to deploy federal agents to Chicago and possibly other Democrat-run cities as he continues to assert federal power and use the ...

White House Decries Gun Charges For St. Louis Couple

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O'FALLON, Mo. (AP) — President Donald Trump believes St. Louis’ top prosecutor committed an “egregious abuse of power” in charging a couple who displayed guns during a protest agai...

Is It Safe To Go To The Gym During The Coronavirus Pandemic?

NEW YORK (AP) - Is it safe to go to the gym during the coronavirus pandemic? It depends on where you live and the precautions you and the gym take. If cases of COVID-19 are p...

Minnesota Lawmakers Pass Police Accountability Package

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Legislature passed a broad slate of police accountability measures early Tuesday that includes a ban on neck restraints like the one that was used ...

Florida Democrats Running To Boost Biden From The Bottom Up

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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Before the coronavirus pandemic sickened Florida's economy, and before the Black Lives Matter movement widened her eyes to racial injustice, Kelly Johnson ...