Saturday, May 18, 2024

US

Stocks Turn Mixed After A Strong Week Caps A Volatile Month

Wall Street - Major stock indexes were mixed on Wall Street in afternoon trading Friday, though the market remained on track to notch solid gains for the week after four straight ...

Nancy Who? GOP Targets House Dem ‘Squad’ In campaign attacks

Washington - Move over, Nancy Pelosi. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and the "squad" of freshmen women of color are emerging as new stars of Republican attacks against Democrats ru...

UPDATED: Miami Hatzolah Releases Important Safety Information As Hurricane Dorian Approaches

Miami - As Hurricane Dorian approaches South Florida, please note the following information: We strongly urge everyone to be proactive and not wait until the last minute to impleme...

Utah Wildfire Destroys Homes, Prompts Hundreds To Evacuate

Bountiful, UT - Officials say a wildfire has burned three homes, heavily damaged five more and prompted the evacuation of hundreds of people in the Salt Lake City suburb of Bountif...

Trump’s Florida Mar-A-Lago Resort In Hurricane Dorian’s Path

Palm Beach, FL - President Donald Trump's prized Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida is potentially sitting directly in the path of Hurricane Dorian, which is forecast to become an extrem...

Trump Eyes Mental Institutions As Answer To Gun Violence

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Washington - When shots rang out last year at a high school in Parkland, Florida, leaving 17 people dead, President Donald Trump quickly turned his thoughts to creating more mental...

Probes Of E-Cigarette Giant Juul Underway In Illinois, DC

Washington - E-cigarette giant Juul Labs is facing mounting scrutiny from state law enforcement officials, with the attorneys general in Illinois and the District of Columbia inves...

Florida Preps for an ‘Absolute Monster’: Hurricane Dorian

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MIAMI (AP) — Unsure where Hurricane Dorian is going to land over Labor Day weekend, many Florida residents faced a sense of helplessness as they prepared for what President Donald ...

Sanders Urges Coastal South Carolina To Act ‘Boldly’ On Climate Change

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Myrtle Beach, SC - Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders returned to South Carolina Thursday for a conversation on climate change in a popular tourist destination along th...
President Donald Trump pauses as he speaks in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, Friday, July 26, 2019. AP

Most Voters Disapprove Of Trump’s ‘Disloyalty’ Comment About US Jews

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Washington - The majority of American voters do not approve of President Donald Trump’s assertion that U.S. Jews who vote for the Democratic Party are disloyal, a poll found. Th...

Mark Sanford Ponders Another Rocky Trail: Challenging Trump

Des Moines - Mark Sanford knows he's a longshot if he decides to challenge President Donald Trump — but he says he's survived long odds in the past. The South Carolina Republica...

Billionaire Democratic Hopeful Steyer Releases His Taxes

Washington - Democratic presidential candidate Tom Steyer made well over a billion dollars over the last decade from holdings that not only include the hedge fund he founded, but a...

Feds: Drug Ring Had Enough Cheap Fentanyl To Kill 14 Million

Norfolk, VA - Law enforcement officials in Virginia said Thursday that they've taken down a multi-state drug ring and seized enough cheap fentanyl from China to kill 14 million peo...

Alabama Governor Apologies For Wearing Blackface In College

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Montgomery, AL - Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey apologized Thursday for wearing blackface decades ago, becoming the latest politician to face scrutiny over racially insensitive photos and a...

Trump Declares New Space Command Key To American Defense

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Washington - Declaring space crucial to the nation's defense, President Donald Trump said Thursday the Pentagon has established U.S. Space Command to preserve American dominance on...

How Major US Stock Indexes Fared Thursday

Wall Street - Stocks closing broadly higher on Wall Street Thursday on renewed hopes that new talks set for September can result in progress in resolving the U.S.-China trade dispu...

How Ilhan Omar Inspired One Orthodox Jewish Woman To Ditch Her Shaitel And Wear A Headscarf

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Rachel Wizenfeld, an orthodox Jewish woman who wore a wig in the past and was embarrassed to be seen in a headscarf, was inspired to put one on by...Minnesota representative Ilhan ...

Trump, Press Secretary React To Report On “Proven Liar” James Comey

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Washington - This morning, the Justice Department’s inspector general released its report on James Comey's handling of memos documenting private conversations with President Donald...

Governor Cuomo Deploys Resources To Puerto Rico And US Virgin Islands In Advance Of Expected Hurricane

Puerto Rico - As Puerto Rico continues to recover from the damage of Hurricanes Maria and Irma, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced the deployment of New York State personnel ...

Thanks To Consumers, US Economy Is Rising Steadily If Slowly

Washington - The U.S. economy slowed in the spring, and most analysts expect it to weaken further in the months ahead. Yet the main driver of growth — consumer spending — remains v...