Saturday, May 28, 2022

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All NJ Schools, Including Yeshivos, Ordered To Close On Wednesday

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NEW JERSEY (VINnews) — As reported last night on VINnews, Agudas Yisroel of New Jersey sent an email out to New Jersey Yeshivos to notify them of impending school closures that wou...

5 Dead, Including Officer And Gunman, In Missouri Shooting

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SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — Five people including a police officer and a gunman have died in a shooting at a Missouri gas station after the gunman went inside and opened fire, police s...

WATCH: Split By Virus, Man Celebrates 67 Years With Wife Outside Her Nursing Home

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CONNECTICUT (VINnews) - A man in Connecticut unable to visit his wife inside a nursing home amid a coronavirus quarantine stood outside her window holding a large sign to wish her ...

Arc Of Trump’s Coronavirus Comments Defies Reality On Ground

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WASHINGTON (AP) — In the course of a few weeks, President Donald Trump veered from confidently assuring Americans his administration had the coronavirus outbreak “very well under c...

‘Bigger Than Any One Of Us’: Biden, Sanders Take On Pandemic

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Vice President Joe Biden and Sen. Bernie Sanders sought in Sunday's Democratic debate to cast themselves as best-positioned to lead the nation through a gl...

CDC Recommends Strict 8-Week Limit On Crowds Of 50 Or More

ATLANTA (AP) — The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is recommending that gatherings of 50 people or more in US be canceled or postponed over the next eight weeks be...

Trump Considering ‘Full’ Pardon For Ex-Adviser Michael Flynn

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Sunday he is considering a full pardon for former national security adviser Michael Flynn, who had pleaded guilty to lying to the FBI ...

ViacomCBS Cancels Event With Linda Sarsour As Part Of Women’s History Month

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NEW YORK (JNS) — ViacomCBS canceled an event this week featuring former Women’s March leader Linda Sarsour, who is known for her support of the anti-Israel BDS movement and has bee...

Business Fallout: Walmart Limits Hours, Airlines Cut Flying

WASHINGTON (AP) — A growing list of retailers are closing stores or limiting their operating hours as customers remain home in an effort to slow the spread of the virus outbreak. ...

Fed Slashes Rates To Near Zero, Eases Bank Lending Rules

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Federal Reserve took emergency action Sunday and slashed its benchmark interest rate by a full percentage point to nearly zero and announced it would purchase...

US Gas Prices Down 15 Cents Over Past 3 Weeks, To $2.39

CAMARILLO, Calif. (AP) — The average U.S. price of regular-grade gasoline dropped 15 cents per gallon, to $2.39, over the past three weeks. Industry analyst Trilby Lundberg of t...

Asisa Urgent Care to Launch Covid-19 Testing Sites

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Fauci Open To A 14-day ‘National Shutdown’ To Stem Virus

WASHINGTON (AP) — The government’s top infectious disease expert said Sunday he would like to see aggressive measures such as a 14-day national shutdown that would require American...

New York Governor Wants Trump To Mobilize Army

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ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The Army Corps of Engineers should be mobilized to help fight the coronavirus by equipping facilities like military bases or college dormitories to serve as tem...

Biden, Sanders To Debate Against Backdrop Of Global Pandemic

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WASHINGTON (AP) — As the two remaining Democratic presidential candidates return to the debate stage, their party, the stakes, and the world look much different than in their last ...

American Dream Mall To Close For March Due To Virus Concerns

NEW JERSEY (AP) - American Dream, the recently opened megamall and entertainment complex in northern New Jersey, will close Monday at least for the rest of the month due to the cor...

Fauci: Us Not Eyeing Restricting Domestic Travel

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WASHINGTON (AP) - The Latest on the world's coronavirus pandemic, which has infected more than 156,000 people and killed more than 5,800. The disease for most people causes only mi...

Americans Return To Long Waits For Screenings At US Airports

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DALLAS (AP) - As weary travelers returned to the U.S. amid coronavirus-related travel restrictions, they were greeted with packed, hourslong waits for required medical screenings a...

AP FACT CHECK: Trump Misrepresents Obama’s Actions On H1N1

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WASHINGTON (AP) — One day, President Donald Trump boasted of “smooth” coronavirus testing across the country. The next day, he pronounced the testing system inadequate, and assaile...

US Hospitals Brace For ‘Tremendous Strain’ From New Virus

WASHINGTON (AP) - U.S. hospitals are setting up circus-like triage tents, calling doctors out of retirement, guarding their supplies of face masks and making plans to cancel electi...