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Las Vegas Sands Sells The Venetian, Sands Expo For $6.25B

LAS VEGAS (AP) - Las Vegas Sands is selling the Venetian casino resort and Sands Expo and Convention Center for $6.25 billion. In the two-part deal, VICI Properties will buy the...

United Torah Judaism Mocks ‘Bark Mitzvah’, Compares To Reform Conversions

JERUSALEM (VINnews) — A clip by the UTJ party has aroused fierce opposition in secular political circles, after it portrayed reform conversions by using dogs wearing Jewish symbols...

US Forces: Rockets Hit Airbase In Iraq Hosting US Troops

BAGHDAD (AP) — At least 10 rockets targeted a military base in western Iraq that hosts U.S.-led coalition troops on Wednesday, the coalition and the Iraqi military said. It was not...

Self-Described ‘Skinhead’ Who Schemed To Blow Up Colorado Synagogue Sentenced To Nearly 20 Years In Prison

COLORADO (JTA) — A self-described “skinhead” who plotted to blow up a Colorado synagogue in 2019 was sentenced to nearly 20 years in prison. Richard Holzer, 28, who was arrested...

Feds Oppose Release Of Arizona Man Who Wore Horns In Riot

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PHOENIX (AP) — Prosecutors in Washington are opposing the pretrial release of an Arizona man who stormed the U.S. Capitol nearly two months ago while sporting face paint, no shirt ...

6 Dr. Seuss Books Won’t Be Published For Racist Images

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BOSTON (AP) — Six Dr. Seuss books — including “And to Think That I Saw It on Mulberry Street” and “If I Ran the Zoo” — will stop being published because of racist and insensitive i...

White House: Merck To Help Produce Rival J&J’s Vaccine

WASHINGTON (AP) — Drugmaker Merck & Co. will help produce rival Johnson & Johnson’s newly approved coronavirus vaccine in an effort to expand supply more quickly, the White...

Cuomo Avoids Public Amid Outcry Over Harassment Allegations

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ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has avoided public appearances for days as some members of his own party call for him to resign over sexual harassment allegations. ...

Amazon Alters App Logo That Drew Comparisons To Hitler’s Mustache

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SEATTLE (JTA) — Amazon has drawn some Fuehrer fury — over a logo featuring a cardboard box and a piece of tape. The ecommerce giant released a new logo for its smartphone app on...

Texas Becomes Biggest US State To Lift COVID-19 Mask Mandate

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AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas is lifting its mask mandate, Gov. Greg Abbott said Tuesday, making it the largest state to end an order intended to prevent the spread of the coronavirus...

Kayleigh Mcenany Signs On As Fox News Contributor

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NEW YORK (AP) — As widely anticipated, Fox News said Tuesday that it had signed former White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany as a contributor to offer commentary on various ...

Senate Votes To Confirm Biden Pick As Commerce Secretary

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate voted overwhelmingly Tuesday to confirm Rhode Island Gov. Gina Raimondo to serve as President Joe Biden’s commerce secretary and help guide the economy...

FBI Chief Calls Jan. 6 ‘Domestic Terrorism,’ Defends Intel

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WASHINGTON (AP) — FBI Director Chris Wray condemned the January riot at the U.S. Capitol as “domestic terrorism” Tuesday as he defended the bureau’s handling of intelligence indica...

Police: 13 Killed When Big Rig Hits Suv Carrying 25 People

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HOLTVILLE, Calif. (AP) — Thirteen people were killed Tuesday when an SUV carrying 25 people and a semitruck collided on a Southern California highway near the U.S.-Mexico border, a...

Pennsylvania Republicans Stop Just Short Of Censuring Toomey

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania's Republican Party has expressed its disapproval of U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey over his vote to convict Donald Trump during the former president’s sec...

Anglo-Israeli Grandma Goes Viral After Hilarious Interview With Israeli Anchor Rafi Reshef

JERUSALEM (VINnews)— Effi Hercky, an effervescent 81-year-old Anglo-Israeli never expected to rise to stardom at her stage in life, but a short interview with Israeli anchor Rafi R...

MK Pindrus: ‘IDF Converts Are Shiksas, Whoever Marries Them- His Father Should Sit Shiva’

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JERUSALEM (VINnews) — The political environment in Israel, never calm before elections, reached a stormy crescendo after MK Yitzchak Pindrus (UTJ) said at a conference Tuesday that...

Analysis: Court Forces Knesset To Determine Character Of Jewish State

JERUSALEM (VINnews) — Monday's bombshell decision by the Israeli supreme court to recognize Reform and Conservative conversions performed in Israel with regard to the right to citi...

Cuomo Allegations Leave Democrats Grappling With Response

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NEW YORK (AP) — Democrats across the country celebrated New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo as the face of governing competence as President Donald Trump fumbled his administration's respon...

Twitter Cracks Down On COVID Vaccine Misinformation

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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Twitter says it has begun labeling tweets that include misleading information about COVID-19 vaccines and using a “strike system” to eventually remove accounts...