Saturday, May 28, 2022

US

Sailors On Sidelined Carrier Get Virus For Second Time

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Five sailors on the U.S. aircraft carrier sidelined in Guam due to a COVID-19 outbreak have tested positive for the virus for the second time and have been taken ...

Dems Push $3T Coronavirus Relief Bill Toward House OK

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats pushed Congress’ biggest coronavirus relief bill yet toward expected House passage Friday, a $3 trillion behemoth they said a beleaguered country badly ...

Trump Eyes Older Voters In Florida For Any Sign Of Faltering

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SUN CITY CENTER, Fla. (AP) — President Donald Trump's path to reelection runs through places like Sun City Center, a former cow pasture south of Tampa, Florida, that's now home to ...

Biden Says He Would Not Pardon Trump Or Block Investigations

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ATLANTA (AP) — Democratic candidate Joe Biden said that if he wins the presidency he would not use his power to pardon Donald Trump or stop any investigations of Trump and his asso...

US Retail Sales Plunged A Record 16% In April As Virus Hit

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BALTIMORE (AP) — U.S. retail sales tumbled by a record 16.4% from March to April as business shutdowns caused by the coronavirus kept shoppers away, threatened stores across the co...

Trump Says He’ll Replenish Stockpile For Future Pandemics

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ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) — President Donald Trump said Thursday that he intends to prepare for future pandemics by replenishing the national stockpile and bringing manufacturing of crit...

Medal Of Honor Recipient Dies; Saved Lives In Afghanistan

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WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — Former Army Staff Sgt. Ronald Shurer II, who received the Medal of Honor in 2018 for braving heavy gunfire to save lives in Afghanistan, has died of canc...

Officials Release Edited Coronavirus Reopening Guidance

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NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. health officials on Thursday released some of their long-delayed guidance that schools, businesses and other organizations can use as states reopen from corona...

Renowned Restaurant Adds Mannequins Amid Social Distancing

WASHINGTON, Va. (AP) — One of the country’s most renowned restaurants says mannequins will add a touch of whimsy and help with social distancing when customers return to its grand ...

Buying The Plunge: Individual Investors Remain Optimistic

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The lure of snapping up stocks at bargain prices has been too strong to pass up for many people, even as uncertainty over the coronavirus pandemic clouds the mar...

Virus Tests Hospitals In Pockets Of US As Some States Reopen

SILVER SPRING, Md. (AP) — From a hospital on the edge of the Navajo Nation to the suburbs of the nation’s capital, front-line medical workers in coronavirus hot spots are strugglin...

Senate Votes To Renew Federal Surveillance Powers

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate has passed legislation that would extend a series of expired federal surveillance tools designed to help law enforcement officials track suspected terr...

Audio: Satmar Rebbe Attacks Vizhnitzer Rebbe For Netanyahu Meeting: ‘How Low Can They Stoop’

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KIRYAS YOEL (VINnews) — The Satmar Rebbe, Rabbi Aharon Teitelbaum, sharply criticized his brother-in-law the Vizhnitzer Rebbe for meeting with Israeli prime minister Binyamin Netan...

Obama Emerges As Central Figure In 2020 Presidential Race

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Nearly eight years after he was last on the ballot, Barack Obama is emerging as a central figure in the 2020 presidential election. Democrats are eagerly embra...

Trump’s Push For Opening School Clashes With Fauci’s Caution

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump called on governors across the nation to work to reopen schools that were closed because of the coronavirus, pointedly taking issue with Dr...

US Military Offers Condolences Over Iran Accident Killing 19

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The U.S. military offered condolences Thursday to Iran over a friendly fire incident in the Islamic Republic that saw an Iranian missile kill 19 ...

36 Million Have Sought Us Unemployment Aid Since Virus Hit

WASHINGTON (AP) — Nearly 3 million laid-off workers applied for U.S. unemployment benefits last week as the viral outbreak led more companies to slash jobs even though most states ...

China Says US ‘Abused American People’s Trust’

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BEIJING - China’s foreign ministry says U.S. authorities have failed to effectively fight the global coronavirus pandemic and “abused American people’s trust.” Ministry spokespe...

Trump, GOP Launch Broad Attack On Russia Probe Foundations

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump and Republicans are launching a broad election-year attack on the foundation of the Russia investigation, including declassifying intellige...

Wisconsin High Court Tosses Out Governor’s Stay-Home Order

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MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The Wisconsin Supreme Court struck down Gov. Tony Evers' coronavirus stay-at-home order Wednesday, ruling that his administration overstepped its authority whe...