Sunday, June 23, 2024

US

Biden Doesn’t Keep His Word On Lobbyist Pledge

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Washington - Joe Biden entered the Democratic primary promising "from day one" to reject campaign cash from lobbyists. "I work for you — not any industry," he tweeted. Yet ho...

McConnell Says He’s Waiting On Trump To Chart Path On Guns

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Washington - Congressional Republicans are waiting for the White House to chart a path forward on gun violence legislation, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Tuesday, eff...

‘Total Devastation’: Hurricane Slams Parts Of The Bahamas [PHOTOS]

Freeport, Bahamas - Relief officials reported scenes of utter ruin in parts of the Bahamas and rushed to deal with an unfolding humanitarian crisis in the wake of Hurricane Dorian,...

Ocasio-Cortez Points Finger At Netanyahu, Accusing Him Of ‘Unjust,’ ‘Inhumane Policies’

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Washington - Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) accused Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday of enacting “unjust and inhumane policies.” “The Netanyahu admini...

US Hits Iran Space Agency With Sanctions Over Missile Work

Washington - The Trump administration imposed sanctions Tuesday on Iran's space agency for the first time, accusing it of developing ballistic missiles under the cover of a civilia...

Neighbor: Texas Gunman Was ‘Violent, Aggressive Person’

Odessa, TX - The gunman in a West Texas rampage "was on a long spiral of going down" and had been fired from his oil services job the morning he killed seven people, calling 911 bo...

Jewish Woman Among Those Missing In California Boat Fire

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Santa Barbara - There is a Jewish woman among those missing in the tragic boat accident off the coast of California. The woman has been identified as 40-year-old Leah bas Esther...

4th Person Sentenced In Plot To Bomb NY Muslim Community

Rochester - The last of four young men who authorities say planned to use homemade explosives against an upstate New York Muslim community has been sentenced to seven years in pris...

Democrats Face Identity Crisis In Next Phase Of 2020 Race

New York - Doug Ogden doesn't know what to do. The 75-year-old retired law enforcement officer is disgusted by President Donald Trump. But he can't imagine voting for a Democrat...

Searchers Look For 9 Missing In California Boat Fire, 25 Die [PHOTOS]

Santa Barbara, CA - Divers and search crews were still looking Tuesday for nine missing people after at least 25 were confirmed dead when a boat packed with scuba divers caught fir...

Deadly Hurricane Dorian Parks Itself Over The Bahamas

Freeport, Bahamas - Practically parking itself over the Bahamas for a day and a half, Hurricane Dorian pounded away at the islands Tuesday in a catastrophic onslaught that sent flo...

FBI: West Texas Mass Shooter ‘Was On A Long Spiral Of Going Down’

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The gunman in a West Texas rampage "was on a long spiral of going down" and had been fired from his oil services job the morning he killed seven people, calling 911 both before and...

NJ Parade Canceled After ‘Destructive Devices’ Found Near Route

Authorities canceled a New Jersey Labor Day parade that the governor was supposed to attend Monday because "destructive devices" were found near the parade route. Thomas Kaiser,...

Hurricane Dorian Makes Its Way To Florida Coast As Jewish Agencies Prepare To Help Community

Palm Beach, FL - Hurricane Dorian, which remained stalled over the Bahamas from Sunday and over most of Monday, was making its way toward the Florida coast, although slowly at 1 mp...

US And Poland Sign Agreement To Cooperate On 5G Technology

Warsaw - The U.S. and Poland signed an agreement Monday to cooperate on new 5G technology as concerns grow about Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei. Vice President Mike Pen...

Taliban Attack Kabul As US Envoy Says Deal Almost Final

Kabul - The Taliban claimed responsibility for a large explosion in the Afghan capital Monday night, just hours after a U.S. envoy briefed the Afghan government on an agreement "in...

Biden, Buttigieg Say No Compromises On Overhauling Gun Laws

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Cedar Rapids, IA - Democratic presidential candidates Joe Biden and Pete Buttigieg (BOO'-tuh-juhj) are taking a no-compromise approach on overhauling the nation's gun laws after th...

Dorian Triggers Massive Flooding In Bahamas; At Least 5 Dead

Nassau, Bahamas - Hurricane Dorian unleashed massive flooding across the Bahamas on Monday, pummeling the islands with so much wind and water that authorities urged people to find ...

4 Die, 29 Missing In California Dive Boat Fire; Crew Jumped

Oxnard, CA - An unexplained inferno raged through a dive boat anchored near an island off the Southern California coast early Monday, leaving at least four people dead and more tha...

Man Arrested After Attempted Kidnapping Near Manhattan Deli

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Manhattan - A 46-year-old man was arrested Saturday night after he allegedly attempted to kidnap a 5-year-old boy outside Katz's Delicatessen, a popular Manhattan establishment. Th...