Sunday, December 4, 2022

US

Impeachment Arguments As Seen By Democrats, Trump Team

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Legal filings to the Senate have laid out the arguments that will be made in President Donald Trump's impeachment trial, where he faces two distinct allegations o...

Major Doctors’ Group Calls for US to Assure Coverage for All

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WASHINGTON (AP) — With health care an election-year priority, a major doctors’ organization on Monday called for sweeping government action to guarantee coverage for all, reduce co...

Son of North Carolina Judge Pleads Guilty to Threatening Local Synagogue

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NORTH CAOLINA (JTA) - The son of a North Carolina Court of Appeals judge pleaded guilty to misdemeanor charges for threatening a local synagogue. William Warden, 21, son of Judg...

McConnell Proposes Swift Impeachment Trial With Long Days

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Monday proposed a condensed, two-day calendar for each side to give opening statements in President Donald Trump's impea...

Cincinnati Pediatrician Under Attack From Anti-Vax Supporters After Tiktok Video Supporting Vaccination

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CINCINNATI (VINnews) — Nicole Baldwin, a Cincinnati pediatrician , suffered a coordinated attack from thousands of anti-vaccine supporters after she posted a TikTok video encouragi...

Pro-Gun Rally By Thousands In Virginia Ends Peacefully

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Thousands of gun-rights activists from around the country rallied peacefully at the Virginia Capitol on Monday, protesting plans by the state's Democratic lead...

Edelstein: Knesset To Debate Netanyahu Immunity Next Week

JERUSALEM (JNS) — Israeli Knesset Speaker Yuli Edelstein announced on Sunday that the Knesset plenum will debate next week Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s request for i...

Crimes? Impeachment Prosecutors, Defense Lay Out Arguments

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s defense team and the prosecutors of his impeachment are laying out their arguments over whether his conduct toward Ukraine warrants his r...

Thousands Rally in Virginia’s Capital for Gun Rights

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RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Thousands of gun-rights activists — some brandishing their military-style rifles — crowded the streets surrounding Virginia's Capitol building Monday to protes...

US Envoy Say It’s His Mustache; South Koreans Say Otherwise

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SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The U.S. ambassador to South Korea has some unusual explanations for the harsh criticism he's faced in his host country. His mustache, maybe? Or a Japanes...

Sanders Faces Gender Questions Amid Warren Feud

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MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — Bernie Sanders made a comparison Sunday between the challenges women face in politics today and his running for president at the age of 78 as the Democratic...

No Give: Trump’s Impeachment Defense, Prosecutors Dig In

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Advocates for and against President Donald Trump gave no ground Sunday on his Senate impeachment trial, digging in on whether a crime is required for his convicti...

On The Edge Of America, Census Begins A Tiny Alaska Town

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TOKSOOK BAY, Alaska (AP) — There are no restaurants in Toksook Bay, Alaska. No motels or movie theater, either. There also aren't any factories. Or roads. But the first American...

Bloomberg Offers Plan To Tackle Racial Economic Inequality

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TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg made a pitch to African American voters the day before the national holiday honoring Martin Luther King Jr.,...

Jewish High School Student Tells Donald Trump That Fellow Students Drew Swastikas On Her Arm

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WASHINGTON (JTA) — A Jewish high school student told President Donald Trump that her fellow students drew swastikas on her arms and pushed her around in her school’s hallways due t...

Governor: 2 Police Officers Die After Hawaii Shooting

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HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii's governor says two police officers have died after a shooting in Honolulu on Sunday. The Honolulu Star-Advertiser reports that officers had responded to ...

Schiff Accuses NSA, CIA Of Withholding Documents On Ukraine

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The chairman of the House Intelligence Committee is accusing U.S. intelligence agencies of withholding documents from Congress on Ukraine that could be significan...

Japan’s Leader Vows To Boost Nation’s Role In US Alliance

TOKYO (AP) — Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe pledged Sunday to bolster his country's role under its security pact with the U.S. in “outer space and cyberspace,” as the allies ma...

SpaceX Launches, Destroys Rocket In Astronaut Escape Test

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — SpaceX completed the last big test of its crew capsule before launching astronauts in as little as two months, mimicking an emergency escape shortly aft...

Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin To Lead US Delegation To Poland For Auschwitz Ceremonies

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WASHINGTON (JTA) — U.S. Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin will lead the U.S. delegation to Poland for the ceremonies surrounding the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz....