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Pipeline CEO: Ransom Payment ‘Hardest Decision’ Of Career

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The chief executive of the massive fuel pipeline hit by ransomware said Tuesday that authorizing a multi-million-dollar payment to hackers was the right thing to ...

Embattled New Jersey Corrections Commissioner To Resign

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TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey's embattled corrections commissioner announced his resignation Tuesday, a day after Gov. Phil Murphy said the state would shutter its long-troubled ...

Florida Judge Favors Pre-Dawn Partying In Rowdy South Beach

MIAMI (AP) — A South Florida judge has sided with the Clevelander hotel in a lawsuit over a new Miami Beach law that sets a 2 a.m. closing time in the South Beach entertainment dis...

EXPLAINER: How Will Insurers Cover A New Alzheimer’s Drug?

Federal regulators have approved the first new drug for Alzheimer’s disease in nearly 20 years, leaving patients waiting to see how insurers will handle the pricey new treatment. ...
File photograph shows Israeli Finance Minister Yair Lapid (R) with Naftali Bennett, Economy Minister and Chairman of the right-wing Habayit Hayehudi (Jewish Home) party, as they confer on the floor of the Knesset (Parliament) in Jerusalem. EPA/JIM HOLLANDER

Bennett’s Coalition Agreement Reveals Eight Proposed Bills Which Could Harm Chareidi Interests Irrevocably

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JERUSALEM (VINnews) — The full coalition agreements for the new Bennett-Lapid government have been revealed in the past few hours and include a number of proposals which the partie...

Israel’s UN Envoy Meets With AP Executives Tells Them Hamas Sought To Jam Iron Dome From Your Gaza Media Tower

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NEW YORK (VINnews) - Israel’s Ambassador to the United Nations Gilad Erdan twitted that he visited the AP HQ in New York to explain to top executives that the building housing thei...

Biden To Launch Task Force On Bottlenecks In Supply Chains

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Biden administration has completed a 100-day review of supply chains and will form a task force to address the bottlenecks in the semiconductor, construction,...

Global Sting: FBI-Encrypted App Tricks Organized Crime

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THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — A global sting involving an encrypted communications platform developed by the FBI has sparked raids and arrests around the world, delivering “an unpr...

With COVID Fading, Cuomo Shares Info Hospital Visitation Guidelines With Jewish Community

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NEW YORK (VINnews/Sandy Eller) - As New York continues to slowly work its way back from the restrictions of the pandemic, hospitals statewide will be required to allow visitors und...

Simcha Felder Pushes Helmets And Licenses For Bikes And Scooters

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NEW YORK (VINnews) - Senator Simcha Felder introduced a package of legislation in the NYS Senate today to improve safety on New York City streets through education and regulation o...

Report: Al-Qaeda Calls On Muslims To attack Jewish, US Interests Worldwide

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CAIRO (JNS) - Al-Qaeda’s main media outlet published a call on Muslims to carry out attacks against U.S. and Jewish interests, as well as urged individuals to support the mujahidee...

US Threatens Legal Action Against Texas On Shelter Closures

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Biden administration threatened Monday to pursue legal action if Texas Gov. Greg Abbott doesn't rescind his order shutting down federally funded shelters that...

‘A Lot Of Anxiety’ For Democrats As Biden Agenda Stalls

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Hopes for a big infrastructure investment are teetering. An ambitious elections and voting bill is all but dead. Legislation on police brutality, gun control and ...

‘Do Not Come’: Harris Seeks ‘hope At Home’ For Guatemalans

GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — Vice President Kamala Harris offered an optimistic outlook for improved cooperation with Guatemala on addressing the spike in migration to the U.S. after her ...

Parking Lot At Jerusalem’s Shaarei Tzedek Hospital Collapses, No Injuries Reported

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JERUSALEM (VINnews) — A part of the parking lot in Jerusalem's Shaarei Tzedek hospital collapsed Monday afternoon, causing a gaping hole to be formed in the ground. A number of car...

Police Oppose Proposed Flag Parade Scheduled For Thursday, Right Wing: Hamas Rules Jerusalem

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JERUSALEM (VINnews) — Despite the fact that Israel may have its first elected government in two years this week, this is not the lead item in the Israeli news this week. This could...

US Has Recovered Ransom Payment Made After Pipeline Hack

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department has recovered the majority of a multimillion-dollar ransom payment to hackers after a cyberattack that caused the operator of the nation's ...

Queens Man Charged With Hate Crime For Painting Swastikas In Elmhurst Neighborhood

NEW YORK (VINnews) - Queens District Attorney Melinda Katz announced today that Kristoffer Bahamonde has been charged with criminal mischief as a hate crime, harassment and other c...

Adams Promises a Dinkins-Like Approach to Crime if Elected

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NEW YORK (VINnews/Sandy Eller) - Expect to see more community policing if Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams is elected mayor of New York City in November. Speaking on Monday...

Trump: Bitcoin’s A Scam, US Dollar Should Dominate

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NEW YORK - Former President Donald Trump called Bitcoin a “scam against the dollar” and urged US regulators to take action to monitor it on Monday. During an interview with Stu...