Friday, June 21, 2024

US

Bernie Sanders: Being Jewish Is 1 of 2 Factors That Shaped My Outlook

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WASHINGTON (JTA) — Asked whether his Jewish identity would be “a help or a hindrance” as he runs for president, Bernie Sanders said that his Jewishness is one of the two main facto...

Vermont’s Republican Governor: Trump Shouldn’t Be in Office

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MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — President Donald Trump abused his power and shouldn't be in office, Vermont Gov. Phil Scott, a fellow Republican, said Thursday in a rare dissent from within...

Amateur Basketball League Founder Says Avenatti Betrayed Him

NEW YORK (AP) — A Los Angeles amateur basketball league's founder told jurors Thursday that Michael Avenatti betrayed him when the lawyer threatened to make his complaints against ...

Uber Loses $1.1B Investing In Food Delivery, Driverless Cars

NEW YORK (AP) — Uber continued to lose money as it builds up its food delivery business and develops technology for driverless cars, but revenue for its rides business nearly tripl...

Trump Confirms US Operation Killed al-Qaida Leader In Yemen

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Thursday that the U.S. at his direction has conducted a counter-terrorism operation in Yemen that killed Qassim al-Rimi, an al-Qaida l...

Romney Returns To Utah To Explain His Impeachment Decision

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SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — U.S. Sen. Mitt Romney was back in Utah Thursday explaining his vote to convict President Donald Trump amid pushes by some angry GOP state legislators to censu...

Bernie Sanders Declares Victory In Iowa, Despite Trailing Buttigieg In Delegates

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MANCHESTER, NH (VINnews/AP) — Three days after the confusion at the Iowa caucuses, Sen. Bernie Sanders has declared victory over his opponent Pete Buttigieg by pointing to his lead...

FDA Crackdown on Vaping Flavors Has Blind Spot: Disposables

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. government on Thursday began enforcing restrictions on flavored electronic cigarettes aimed at curbing underage vaping. But some teenagers may be one ste...

Mayor: ‘Senseless’ Attack Leaves 4 Dead In Indianapolis Home

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INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Four young people who police say were fatally shot inside an apartment in Indianapolis were killed in an apparent targeted attack “fueled by senseless violence,...

A Step Ahead? Nike’s Vaporfly Shoe Changing Marathon Game

NEW YORK (AP) - To pick the favorites in this year's Olympic marathon, just glance at the shoes of the runners on the starting line. Anyone wearing Nike's Vaporfly model may alr...

DNC Chair Calls For ‘Recanvass’ Of Iowa Results After Delays

WASHINGTON (AP) — The chairman of the Democratic National Committee on Thursday called for a “recanvass” of the results of the Iowa caucuses, saying it was needed to “assure public...

Ruth Bader Ginsburg To Present Award Named For Her To Philanthropist

WASHINGTON (AP) — Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg usually is on the receiving end of awards, but she'll be handing out one in her name next week to a prominent philanthro...

Pelosi Defends Speech-Ripping as Protesting ‘Falsehoods’

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WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday defended her speech-ripping performance after President Donald Trump's State of the Union address and took fresh aim at his...

Walmart Mass Shooting Suspect Faces Hate Crime Charges

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Washington (AP) — The man accused of killing 22 people and wounding two dozen more in a shooting that targeted Mexicans in the border city of El Paso, Texas, has been charged with ...

WATCH: President Trump Makes Official Statement After Acquittal

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Trump makes an official statement on Thursday after being acquitted on both articles of impeachment on Wednesday. Earlier on Thursday, President Donald Trump unleashed his fury against those who tried to remove him from office at a prayer breakfast. Speaking from a stage...

Rep. Matt Gaetz To File Ethics Charges Against Pelosi For Ripping Trump’s Speech

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WASHINGTON (VINnews) — House Judiciary Committee member Matt Gaetz, R-Fla., said Wednesday that he plans to file ethics charges against House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., over w...

Homeland Security Suspends Travel Programs For New Yorkers

NEW YORK (AP) — The U.S. Department of Homeland Security said Wednesday that it would no longer let New York residents enroll in its “trusted traveler” programs because of a new st...

Romney Impeachment Vote Heartens Some, Angers Others in Utah

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SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Even though Mitt Romney’s status as one of few Republicans willing to publicly criticize President Donald Trump is well known is his adopted home state, his u...

Maryland Man Charged With Deadly California Bus Shooting

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (AP) — A Maryland man was charged with murder and attempted murder Wednesday in an apparently random shooting aboard a Greyhound bus in California that killed a...

Trump Unleashes Fury at Impeachment Enemies at Prayer Event

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump unleashed his fury against those who tried to impeach him at a prayer breakfast Thursday, a day after his acquittal by the Senate. “As e...