Politics

2nd Former Aide Accuses Cuomo Of Sexual Harassment

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ALBANY (AP) - A second former aide has come forward with sexual harassment allegations against New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, who responded with a statement Saturday saying he never m...

The Governor Has Got to Go – Op Ed

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A VINNEWS Op-ED Jewish law teaches that, in general, if someone threatens your life unless you violate one of the commandments – it is better to violate the commandment than to ...

Biden Hails House Passage Of $1.9T Virus Bill, Now To Senate

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The House approved a $1.9 trillion pandemic relief bill that was championed by President Joe Biden, the first step in providing another dose of aid to a weary nat...

McConnell Says He’d Support Trump If He Wins 2024 Nomination

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Less than a month after excoriating Donald Trump in a blistering floor speech, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell said Thursday that he would “absolutely” sup...

Biden Marks 50M Vaccine Doses In First 5 Weeks In Office

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Days after marking a solemn milestone in the pandemic, President Joe Biden is celebrating the pace of his efforts to end it. On Thursday, Biden marked the admi...

Ties With Saudis At Stake As US Releases Findings On Killing

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SAUDI ARABIA (AP) — The United States has pledged to tell the world its conclusions on what role Saudi Arabia's crown prince played in the brutal killing and carving up of a U.S.-b...

Former Michigan Gov. Granholm Confirmed As Energy Secretary

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Michigan Gov. Jennifer Granholm won Senate confirmation Thursday to be energy secretary and will be a key Cabinet member trying to fulfill President Joe Bi...

Manhattan Prosecutor Gets Trump Tax Records After Long Fight

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NEW YORK (AP) — A New York prosecutor has obtained copies of Donald Trump’s tax records after the Supreme Court this week rejected the former president’s last-ditch effort to preve...

80 Israelis Stranded In Frankfurt Airport After Lufthansa Rescue Flight Leaves Without Them

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FRANKFURT (VINnews) — 80 Israelis were stranded in Frankfurt airport Tuesday evening after a rescue flight which was due to bring them back to Israel left with only half of the 160...

Watch: As Italian Cliff Collapses, Entire Section Of Cemetery Falls Into The Sea

NEW YORK (VINnews) — A cliff on the shore near Genoa, Italy collapsed into the sea Monday due to erosion and hundreds of coffins from a 100-year-old cemetery situated on the cliff ...

GOP Rallies Solidly Against Democrats’ Virus Relief Package

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans rallied solidly Wednesday against Democrats' proposed $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill as lawmakers awaited a decision by the Senate's parliamentari...

Netanyahu Calls Pelosi To Discuss Israel’s COVID Response As Some Democrats Offer Criticism

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WASHINGTON (JTA) — Nancy Pelosi, the U.S. House of Representatives speaker, spoke with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu about Israel’s COVID-19 response at a time that Isr...

Israeli Doctor Who Denied COVID-19, Opposed Vaccinations Loses License Permanently

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JERUSALEM (VINnews) — The Israeli health ministry decided Tuesday to revoke the license of a doctor who denies COVID-19, opposes vaccination and allegedly forged virus immunization...

Putin Warns Of Unnamed Foreign Efforts To Destabilize Russia

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered his nation's top counterintelligence agency Wednesday to redouble its efforts to address what he described as Western attempt...

Two Israelis Allowed To Leave Country To Undergo Assisted Suicide In Switzerland

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JERUSALEM (VINnews) — Despite the total closure on Israel's borders, with no Israeli citizens allowed to leave the country, there are certain exceptions to the rule. When immediate...

Pro-Palestinian Activist Accosts Mayoral Candidate Yang For Anti-BDS Stance

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NEW YORK (JNS) - New York City mayoral candidate Andrew Yang, also a former Democratic candidate for president, was confronted over his strong opposition to BDS by a group that inc...

Watch: Samarian Settler Fends Off Knife-Wielding Terrorist With Bare Hands

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JERUSALEM (VINnews) — A 22-year-old resident of Yitzhar, a community situated in the heart of Samaria near Shechem, fended off a terrorist threatening to stab him with a knife and ...

Mexican President Says Mexico Doing Better Than US On Virus

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MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador said Tuesday that his country is doing better than the United States in dealing with the coronavirus pandemic, even...

Rush Limbaugh Flag Honors Won’t Be Statewide

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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis is moving ahead with plans to honor recently deceased conservative radio broadcaster Rush Limbaugh by lowering flags to half-staf...

Biden Moves To Reengage With Palestinians After Israel Focus

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Biden administration is moving slowly but surely toward reengaging with the Palestinians after a near total absence of official contact during former Presiden...