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US Enacts Sanctions Against Iran’s Construction Sector

WASHINGTON (JNS) — The U.S. State Department announced on Thursday that it has enacted sanctions against Iran’s construction sector and trade of four materials allegedly being used...

Prosecutor Reviewing Russia Probe Known For Tenacity, Ethics

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HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The man leading the inquiry into the origins of the Russia probe is no stranger to politically sensitive investigations. In his 41-year career as a prosec...

Trade Body: China Can Hit US With Sanctions Worth $3.6 Billion

GENEVA (AP) — The World Trade Organization said Friday that China can impose tariffs on up to $3.6 billion worth of U.S. goods over the American government's failure to abide by an...

Does Donald Trump Have Jewish Roots?

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WASHINGTON (VosIzNeias) - Donald Trump is arguably the most pro-Israel president in U.S. history. Could it be that Trump has Jewish roots in his family? The president himself is no...

A Chabad Couple In New Jersey Built An Immersive Village For Kids With Autism

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LIVINGSTON, NJ (JTA) - A new 11,000-square-foot shopping center here is home to 15 storefronts, including a bank, pet shop and clothing store. There’s a health center with a dentis...

US Role In Syria Grows More Complex With Trump Claim To Oil

WASHINGTON (AP) — By claiming a right to Syria's oil, President Donald Trump has added more complexity — as well as additional U.S. forces and time — to an American military missio...

California Endures More Wildfires, 1 Sparked By A Hot Car

JURUPA VALLEY, Calif. (AP) — A stolen car sparked a wildfire in a bone-dry field Thursday as two of Southern California's quintessential themes — car chases and gusty Santa Ana win...

Ex-Trump Adviser Says He Saw Nothing Illegal In Ukraine Call

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WASHINGTON (AP) — A former top White House official testified Thursday in the House impeachment inquiry that he saw nothing illegal in President Donald Trump's phone call with the ...

Hon. Ruchie Freier: Many Women Need A Woman To Treat Them, Ezras Nashim Addresses This Need

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BORO PARK (VosIzNeias) — In the wake of the Regional Emergency Medical Services Council (REMSCO) hearing which took place last night regarding Ezras Nashim's request for a Certific...

Democrats Set Stage For Approval Of Impeachment Ground Rules

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats set the stage Wednesday for certain House approval of the ground rules lawmakers will use when they consider impeaching President Donald Trump as the ch...

Pentagon Releases Video Of al-Baghdadi Raid [VIDEO]

WASHINGTON (AP) — The general who oversaw the U.S. raid on Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi provided the most detailed account yet of the operation Wednesday and said the ...

Medical Examiner Pushes Back On Comments About Epstein Autopsy

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NEW YORK (AP) — The medical examiner who ruled Jeffrey Epstein's death a suicide immediately pushed back Wednesday against the suggestion by a longtime forensic pathologist hired b...

Trump Pick For Russia Envoy Grilled By Senators On Ukraine

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The No. 2 official at the State Department faced off Wednesday with senators demanding to know why he didn't know more about the Trump administration's backchanne...

Salvage Shops Offer Sustainable Decor With A Story

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NEW YORK - (AP) - Two of the hottest trends in home decor are sustainability and authenticity. No wonder architectural salvage shops are busy. Homeowners love features that come...

Elderly Man In Critical Condition After Being Struck By Vehicle In Flatbush

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FLATBUSH (VosIzNeias) — An elderly man is in critical condition after he was struck by a vehicle while riding his bike on Wednesday. The accident took place on Ocean Parkway and...

Trump’s Rust Belt Revival Is Fading. Will It Matter In 2020?

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TOLEDO, OH (AP) - President Donald Trump once promised that coal and steel would be the beating heart of a revived U.S. economy — a nostalgic vision that helped carry him to victor...

Jeffrey Epstein’s Autopsy Points To Homicide Says Top Forensic Pathologist

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NEW YORK (JTA) — A forensic pathologist hired by the family of the late financier Jeffrey Epstein says the autopsy “points to homicide rather than suicide.” Dr. Michael Baden to...

NYPD Officer Busted, Accused In Stealing Money From Suspects

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MANHATTAN (VosIzNeias) - A NYC Police officer was busted for allegedly stealing property from people he's arrested. Officer Joseph Stokes who is assigned to Lower East Side’s 7t...

Amazon Hopes $1.5 Mil Elects Pro-Business Seattle Leaders

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SEATTLE (AP) — Brian Sweeney has a long list of complaints about Amazon, from the way it treats warehouse workers to the low taxes it pays and its effort to win concessions from ci...

Judge Tosses Pittsburgh Gun Laws Passed After Synagogue Massacre

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PITTSBURGH (AP) - A judge has struck down gun restrictions that the Pittsburgh City Council imposed after last year's synagogue massacre. Allegheny County Judge Joseph James rul...