Politics

Civil Unrest Could Influence Biden’s Search For Running Mate

WASHINGTON (AP) — Joe Biden’s search for a running mate could be reshaped by the police killing of George Floyd and the unrest it has ignited across the country, raising questions ...

Prime Minister Netanyahu Files Police Complaint Over ‘Specific Death Threats’

JERUSALEM (VINnews) — Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu wrote on his Facebook page that he has filed a police complaint over threats on his life. Netanyahu wrote that he had bee...

Protesters Start Fires Near White House

WASHINGTON — Protesters started fires near the White House as tensions with police mounted during a third straight night of demonstrations held in response to the death of George F...

Unrest Demonstrates Biden’s Challenge In Breaking Through

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump spent much of Sunday using Twitter as a bullhorn to urge “law and order” and tougher action by police against protestors around the country...

Belgian Prince Contracts COVID-19 At Illegal Spanish Social Gathering

CORDOBA, SPAIN (VINnews) — Belgium's Prince Joachim, a nephew of King Philippe of Belgium and ninth in line to the Belgian throne, has contracted COVID-19 after violating  lockdown...

Israeli Rock Star: ‘I Want To Devote All My Strength To Healing Secular-Chareidi Rift’

BNEI BRAK (VINnews) — Israeli rock star Aviv Gefen has been trying to heal tensions between the Chareidi and secular communities which have flared up over the course of the coronav...

Naftali Bennett’s Former Company Foils Credit Card Theft- From Himself

RAANANA (VINnews) — In 1999 a young technology entrepreneur named Naftali Bennett established a start-up company named Cyota which dealt in securing information online. In 2001 Ben...

New Video-Angle: As Three Police Officers Kneel On Him, George Floyd Begs: ‘Please, I Can’t Breathe’

MINNEAPOLIS (VINnews) — Videos released on social media have demonstrated that not one but three policemen kneeled on George Floyd during his arrest in Minneapolis last week and se...

Watch: Muslims, Jews Return To Temple Mount After 70-Day Closure

JERUSALEM (VINnews) — After 70 days in which Temple Mount was closed to Jews and open to a select few Muslim clergy, the authorities reopened the holy site to Jews and Muslims Sund...

Historians Debate, As Trump Continues To Claim Broad Powers

WASHINGTON (AP) — Threatening to shut down Twitter for flagging false content. Claiming he can “override" governors who dare to keep churches closed to congregants. Asserting the “...

Graham Calls Rosenstein As First Witness In Russia Inquiry

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein will testify next week at a Senate committee hearing on the Justice Department's Russia investigation, the committee...

Texas Court Says Virus Fear Doesn’t Qualify For Mail Voting

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas officials fighting to block widespread mail-in voting during the pandemic claimed victory after the state's highest court ruled Wednesday that a lack of ...

Man Who Hanged Effigy Of Kentucky Governor Fired From Job

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A protester who participated in hanging an effigy of Kentucky's governor at an armed rally on the State Capitol grounds has been fired from his job at an aut...

Kellyanne Conway Unleashes Trump Followers On Twitter Integrity Czar Yoel Roth Over New Fact Check Policy

WASHINGTON (JTA) — On Tuesday, Twitter instituted a practice of offering fact checks of tweets that include misleading information. Two of President Trump’s tweets yesterday were l...

Trump Threatens Social Media After Twitter Fact-checks Him

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Wednesday threatened social media companies with new regulation or even shuttering after Twitter moved a day earlier to add fact checks ...

Indictment Issued Against Lev Tahor Leader For Severe Physical Abuse Of Minors

JERUSALEM (VINnews) — An indictment for abuse of minors was issued Tuesday by the Jerusalem District Court against the leader of the Lev Tahor sect, Eliezer Rumpler, on charges of ...

Severely Injured Terror Attack Victim Sues Palestinian Authority For 20 Million NIS

JERUSALEM (VINnews) — Four years ago, Avi Avital was stabbed and seriously injured in a terror attack at a Rami Levi supermarket north of Jerusalem. Sergeant Yanai Weisman, a fathe...

Bnei Brak Military Chief During COVID-19: I’m Much More Respectful Of Charedim Than Before

BNEI BRAK (VINnews) — Gen. (Res.) Roni Noma spoke about his experiences as the "sheriff of Bnei Brak" during the period of COVID-19. Noma addressed a conference organized by the Ge...

Israel Opens Bars, Restaurants And Swimming Pools

JERUSALEM (VINnews) — The Israeli government authorized Tuesday evening a string of additional leniencies which will allow the rest of the economy to gradually return to activity. ...

Biden Calls Trump A ‘Fool’ For Mocking Masks During Pandemic

WASHINGTON (AP) — Joe Biden said Tuesday that wearing a mask in public to combat the spread of the coronavirus is a sign of leadership and called President Donald Trump a “fool” wh...