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Jersey City Shooting Suspects Were A Couple, Lived In A Van

JERSEY CITY (VINnews) — The suspects who were behind the Jersey City shooting that left 4 innocent people dead, including 2 Orthodox Jews and a police officer, were a religiously f...

Fund Started To Show Appreciation To Family Of Slain Police Officer

NEW YORK (VINnews) — Detective Joseph Seals, 40, a father of five who heroically confronted the criminal suspects in Jersey City and was gunned down by them in cold blood, was the ...

WATCH: New York Mayor Comforts Rabbi After He Breaks Down While Describing Jersey City Killings

NEW YORK (VINnews) — During the course of a press conference about the Jersey City shootings attended by the mayors of Jersey City and New York City, a senior member of the Chasidi...

Husband Of Woman Killed In JC Kosher Supermarket Stepped Out to Go to Synagogue Before Shooting

JERSEY CITY (VINnews) — Leah Minda Ferencz, the co-owner of JC Kosher Supermarket in Jersey City, was named as one of the civilian victims killed in the horrific shootout Tuesday i...

Background: Who Are The Chasidic Inhabitants Of Jersey City?

JERSEY CITY (VINnews) —  An estimated 100 families from a number of Chasidic sects based in Brooklyn have bought over the last few years a number of large wood-frame rowhouses in J...

Pelosi Announces Agreement On North American Trade Pact

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Tuesday announced agreement on a modified North American trade pact, handing President Donald Trump a major Capitol Hill win on the ...

Billionaire Ron Lauder Is Funding A $25 Million Campaign Against Anti-Semitism In US Politics

WASHINGTON (JTA) — Billionaire philanthropist Ronald Lauder is funding a $25 million campaign against political candidates in the United States who support or normalize anti-Semiti...

Report: US Misled Public On Progress In Afghanistan War

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. government across three White House administrations misled the public about failures in the Afghanistan war, often suggesting success where it didn't exi...

House Impeachment Hearing Gets Rancorous As Lawyers Testify

WASHINGTON (AP) — Top House lawyers sparred with lawmakers and each other in an acrimonious hearing Monday over the impeachment case against President Donald Trump as Democrats pre...

Watchdog Report: FBI’s Russia Probe Justified, Barr Disagrees

WASHINGTON (AP) — The FBI was justified in opening its investigation into ties between the Trump presidential campaign and Russia and did not act with political bias, despite “seri...

House Democrats Lay Out Case For Formal Trump Impeachment

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House Judiciary Committee received a detailed summing up of the impeachment case against President Donald Trump Monday as Democrats prepare formal charges aga...

Report: Mount Sinai Hospital’s Emergency Room “Unacceptable In A First-Class Medical Center”

NEW YORK (VINnews) — Mount Sinai Hospital is considered one of the best hospitals in the country — but its emergency department is allegedly a “war zone” and a danger to the very p...

Booker Slams Democratic Debate Rules As He Ends Iowa Tour

DUBUQUE, Iowa (AP) — Fighting to be in the next Democratic presidential debate, Cory Booker concluded a nearly 800-mile, 12-county tour of Iowa on Sunday by criticizing the Democra...

Saudi Gunman Tweeted Against US Before Naval Base Shooting

PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) — The Saudi gunman who killed three people at the Pensacola naval base had apparently gone on Twitter shortly before the shooting to blast U.S. support of Isra...

Bloomberg: His News Reporters Need To Accept Restrictions

NEW YORK (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg says employees at his news organization need to accept restrictions with their paycheck, including the ban on in...

Andrew Yang Having Fun, But Democrat’s Message Is Serious

CHICAGO (AP) — Of all the many Democrats running for president, Andrew Yang is having the most fun. Unburdened by expectations and unbothered by political convention, the tech e...

Sanders Campaign Staffer Fired After Report About Anti-Semitic, Homophobic Tweets

WASHINGTON (JNS) The Democratic presidential campaign of Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) has parted ways with a staffer following a report about his past anti-Semitic and homophobic Tw...

Watchdog Expected To Find Russia Probe Valid, Despite Flaws

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department's internal watchdog will release a highly anticipated report Monday that is expected to reject President Donald Trump’s claims that the Rus...

FBI Says It Presumes Base Shooting Was Act Of Terrorism

PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) — The Saudi gunman who killed three people at the Pensacola naval base had apparently gone on Twitter shortly before the shooting to blast U.S. support of Isra...