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Trump Rally On Jersey Shore Shows Loyalty Beyond Heartland

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WILDWOOD, N.J. (AP) — President Donald Trump is holding his next rally in a county with almost no factory jobs to save, a reliance on immigrant workers and an economy built in part...

Trump Set To Roll Out Israeli-Palestinian Peace Plan

WASHINGTON (JTA/JNS) — President Donald Trump said he would release his administration’s long-awaited Middle East peace plan, three years after his son-in-law, Jared Kushner, launc...

Fed Seems Content With Low Rates but Confronts Challenges

WASHINGTON (AP) — For the first time in years, Federal Reserve officials will hold their latest policy meeting this week feeling broadly satisfied with where interest rates are and...

Prince Andrew Called Uncooperative In Jeffrey Epstein Probe

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NEW YORK (AP) — Britain's Prince Andrew has provided “zero cooperation” to the American investigators who want to interview him about his dealings with the late millionaire sex off...

WATCH: Amar’e Stoudemire Wipes Away Tears in Israel Upon Hearing of Kobe Bryant’s Death

JERUSALEM (JTA) - Former NBA standout Amar’e Stoudemire wiped away tears during a game in Israel upon hearing of the death of NBA legend Kobe Bryant in a helicopter crash. Stoud...

Woman Charged With Hate Crime for Throwing Pork Chops at Upstate NY Synagogue

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GREENPORT, NY (JTA) - An upstate New York woman has been charged with a hate crime for throwing pieces of pork at a local synagogue. Tara Rios, 47, of Hudson, was arraigned in L...

World Stocks Skid on Growing Virus Fears; Dow Drops 500

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NEW YORK (AP) — Stock tumbled at the open on Wall Street following a sell-off in markets in Europe and Japan as investors grow more concerned about the potential economic impact of...

Bryant’s Helicopter Flew in Fog That Grounded Other Choppers

CALABASAS, Calif. (AP) — The helicopter carrying Kobe Bryant and eight others that crashed into a rugged hillside outside Los Angeles was flying in foggy conditions considered dang...

Workers Criticize Amazon On Climate Despite Risk To Jobs

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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Hundreds of employees are openly criticizing Amazon's record on climate change despite what they say is a company policy that puts their jobs at risk for speak...

Report: Bolton Says Trump Tied Ukraine Funds To Biden Probe

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump told his national security adviser he wanted to maintain a freeze on military assistance to Ukraine until it launched political investigati...

Senior PLO Official Calls US Peace Plan The ‘Fraud Of The Century’

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JERUSALEM (JNS) — Senior PLO official Saeb Erekat on Saturday strongly criticized the U.S. administration’s Middle East peace plan, dubbed the “deal of the century,” which is set t...

Nadler To Miss Parts Of Impeachment Trial As Wife Undergoes Cancer Treatment

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WASHINGTON (VINnews) — House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerry Nadler announced on Sunday that he will be missing parts of the Senate impeachment trial in order to take care of hi...

US Envoy Postpones Israel Visit To Defend Trump Peace Plan At UN

WASHINGTON (Israel Hayom) — Following reports that the Trump administration will present its Middle East peace plan later this week, U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. Kelly Craft has pos...

Defense Resumes In Key Impeachment Week; Dems Seek Witnesses

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's impeachment trial enters a pivotal week as his defense team resumes its case and senators face a critical vote on whether to hear witness...

FBI: Ilhan Omar Under Review For Allegedly Marrying Brother

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WASHINGTON (VINNews) — After accusations have been swirling for quite some time that Rep. Ilhan Omar legally married her brother in order for him to obtain a green card, the FBI ha...

Legend NBA Player Kobe Bryant Dead In Helicopter Crash [VIDEO]

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kobe Bryant, the 18-time NBA All-Star who won five championships and became one of the greatest basketball players of his generation during a 20-year career with...

Ezra Schwartz, an American Terror Victim, Loved Baseball. Now There’s a Field in Israel in His Memory

JERUSALEM (JTA) — American teen Ezra Schwartz will never play on the baseball field in Raanana that bears his name. But hundreds of Israeli young people, including some of Ezra’...

Opinion: You Can’t Defend Haredi Orthodox Jews Against Violence While Demonizing Our Schools

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NEW YORK (JTA) — Relentless campaigns calling for curricula reform in the nation’s yeshivas. Misleading headlines about educational standards at Orthodox schools. Zoning efforts ai...

Bernie Sanders Rolls out Video Casting Trump as Threat to Jews

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WASHINGTON (JTA) — Bernie Sanders launched a campaign video highlighting his Jewish identity and casting President Donald Trump as part of the white nationalist threat. The four...

Rashida Tlaib Retweets Then Removes Account Falsely Implicating Israelis in Palestinian Child’s Death

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WASHINGTON (JTA) — Rep. Rashida Tlaib retweeted then removed a tweet falsely blaming Israelis for the death of a Palestinian child. Tlaib, a Palestinian American who is a Michig...