Sunday, August 7, 2022

US

Russian Agent Butina Returns To Moscow, Wants No Part Of US

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MOSCOW (AP) — The Russian woman convicted in the United States of being a Russian agent returned to Moscow on Saturday and declared that she has no desire to go back to America. ...

Boxed In? Warren Confronts Tough Politics Of Health Care

WASHINGTON (AP) — For Elizabeth Warren, it was supposed to be one more big idea in a campaign built around them: a promise that everyone could get government-funded health care, fo...

‘Just Too Darn Old:’ Sanders, Biden Confront Age Concerns

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MARSHALLTOWN, Iowa (AP) — Bernie Sanders insists he feels better than ever less than a month after heart surgery, but his return to the campaign trail this week sparked new questio...

Iran Views US Withdrawal From Syria As An Opportunity

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TEHRAN (JNS) — Amid the fast-paced violent developments unfolding in northeast Syria, Iran remains a central actor in the area, and it likely views the withdrawal of U.S. special f...

California Utility Admits It May Have Ignited Fire

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — California's biggest utility admitted its electrical equipment may have ignited a wildfire burning in wine country Friday, despite blackouts imposed across the r...

Facebook Launches A News Section – And Will Pay Publishers

MENLO PARK (AP) — Over the course of its 15 year history, Facebook has variously ignored news organizations while eating their advertising revenue, courted them for video projects ...

After Withdrawal, Trump Shifts Focus To Syria’s Oil Fields

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WASHINGTON (AP) — As Russian and Turkish leaders divvy up security roles in northeast Syria following an abrupt U.S. troop withdrawal, President Donald Trump is focused on oil fiel...

Punishing Winds That Whipped California Fires Could Last

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Punishing Santa Ana winds that pushed fires into Los Angeles-area neighborhoods, burning six homes, were expected to last through Friday and could prompt more po...

Department Of Justice Review Of Russia Probe Now A Criminal Inquiry

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department has shifted its review of the Russia probe to a criminal investigation, a person familiar with the matter says. It's a move that is likely ...

Wind-Whipped Fires Rage Across California As Lights Go Out

GEYSERVILLE, Calif. (AP) — Fast-growing fires throughout California forced tens of thousands of people to evacuate their homes Thursday as dry winds and high heat fed flames and fe...

Pence Takes Swipe At NBA, Nike In Critical Speech On China

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence took a swipe at Nike and the NBA on Thursday in a speech criticizing communist China's record on trade and human rights, saying American...

Probe Expands In Truck Deaths, All 39 Victims Are From China

LONDON (AP) — All 39 people found dead in a refrigerated container truck near an English port were Chinese citizens, British police confirmed Thursday as they investigated one of t...

Congress Bids Tearful Farewell To ‘Sweet Elijah’ Cummings

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Members of Congress bid a tearful farewell Thursday to Rep. Elijah Cummings , hailing the son of sharecroppers as a "master of the House" as the Maryland Democrat...

Iran’s Supreme Leader: ‘We Will Never Give Up Our Resistance Against America’

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TEHRAN (MEMRI) — Iran will never give up its resistance against America, Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said at a recent ceremony at Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Gua...

How Bernie Sanders Became A Favorite Among Muslim Americans

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WASHINGTON (JTA) — Bernie Sanders was one of only two Democratic presidential candidates to address the Islamic Society of North America Convention in August, the largest annual ga...

North Korea Urges US To Act Wisely Through Year-End Deadline

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SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea on Thursday accused U.S. officials of maintaining hostility against Pyongyang despite a "special" relationship between leader Kim Jong Un and ...

Californians Hit With 2nd Round Of Sweeping Blackouts

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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Dangerously windy weather sweeping through the state brought power outages to Northern California as the state's largest utility staged blackouts designed to p...

GOP Stands By Trump, Gingerly, After Diplomat’s Testimony

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ASHINGTON (AP) — They pleaded ignorance, saying they'd not read the diplomat's damning statement. They condemned the Democrats' tactics as unfair. They complained that the allegati...

Survey: Nearly A Third Of US Jews Afraid To Publicly Reveal Jewish Identity

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NEW YORK (VosIzNeias) — A survey conducted by the American Jewish Committee (AJC)  to mark the anniversary of the shooting at Pittsburgh's Tree of Life Synagogue that killed 11 peo...

Analysis: Trump’s ‘Success’ In Syria Cedes Region To Russia

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump declared success in Syria and created a bumper-sticker moment to illustrate his campaign promise to put a stop to American involvement in "...