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Ohio Man Arrested For Online Threat Against Youngstown JCC

Ohio - An Ohio man was arrested after he appeared in a post on Instagram to threaten an attack on a local Jewish Community Center. James P. Reardon Jr., 20, was arrested early Sat...

Sanders’ Criminal Justice Plan Aims To Cut Prison Population

Columbia, SC - Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders is proposing a criminal justice overhaul that aims to cut the nation’s prison population in half, end mandatory mini...

Trump Economic Adviser Plays Down Fears Of Looming Recession

Berkely Heights, NJ - President Donald Trump’s top economic adviser is trying to play down fears of a looming recession after last week’s sharp drop in the financial markets. Larry...

Trade War’s Losers Could Include Microchips, Energy, Banks

New York - Looking across the stock market, it’s hard to find a company that isn’t vulnerable in some degree to the U.S.-China trade war. Stocks of companies that do lots of busin...

Officials Seize Marijuana Mixed With Jalapeño Peppers

San Diego - Officials say they seized $2.3 million worth of marijuana mixed in with a shipment of jalapeño peppers at a Southern California port. A Customs and Border Protection K...

Shoppers Panic As Security Officer Fires At Man With Knife

Los Angeles - A man who approached a security officer with a knife Friday in a popular Los Angeles-area shopping district was arrested after the officer fired multiple shots, polic...

Trump Wields Sanctions Hammer; Experts Wonder To What End

Washington - Call it the diplomacy of coercion. The Trump administration is aggressively pursuing economic sanctions as a primary foreign policy tool to an extent unseen in decade...

California Rejects Anti-Jewish And Anti-Israel School Curriculum

California - The California State Board of Education has rejected a proposed ethnic studies curriculum for the state’s schools, saying it “falls short and needs to be substantially...

‘El Paso Strong ‘: Public Memorial To Honor Shooting Victims

El Paso, TX - Leaders from both sides of the U.S.-Mexico border will gather in El Paso Wednesday night to memorialize the 22 people killed this month when a gunman opened fire at a...

Neo-Nazis Plaster Racist Fliers On 3 Seattle Synagogues

Seattle - Neo-Nazis affiliated with the anti-Semitic Daily Stormer Book Club plastered racist fliers on three Seattle synagogues. The fliers were posted over the weekend by a mask...

Rep. King Suggests Rapes, Incest Helped Populate The World

Des Moines, IA - U.S. Rep. Steve King on Wednesday defended his call for a ban on all abortions by questioning whether “there would be any population of the world left” if not for ...

Former Jerusalem Mayor Will Meet Rashida Tlaib And Ilhan Omar, If They Will “Learn And Listen”

Jerusalem - Knesset member Nir Barkat, a former mayor of Jerusalem, said he would be willing to meet with U.S. Reps. Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib if they are willing to “learn and ...

Ruling Holds US Attorney’s Office In Kansas In Contempt

Wichita, KS - Prosecutors in the U.S. attorney’s office in Kansas City, Kansas, improperly listened to recorded communications between inmates and their defense attorneys and willf...

Governor Forms New Anti-Terrorism Unit After El Paso Attack

Austin, TX - Gov. Greg Abbott says Texas is adding manpower to gang investigations surrounding white nationalist groups in the wake of the El Paso shooting that left 22 people dead...

Bernie Sanders Accuses Washington Post Of Being Biased Against Him

New Hampshire - Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders accused The Washington Post of tilting its coverage against him because of his criticism of Amazon and its owner, Jeff Bezos, ...

Tennessee Lawmakers Mull Passing Strict Abortion Ban

Nashville, TN - Tennessee lawmakers said Monday they are considering whether to seek one of the nation’s strictest abortion bans even as such laws continue to be struck down in cou...

Epstein Death Shifts Federal Focus To Possible Conspirators

New York - In the wake of Jeffrey Epstein’s suicide , federal prosecutors in New York have shifted their focus to possible charges against anyone who assisted or enabled him in wha...

Bolton’s UK Trade-deal Promise Leaves Questions Unanswered

London - British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said Tuesday that getting a free trade deal with the United States would be “a tough old haggle,” after U.S. National Security Adviser...

ALERT: Over 24,000 Pound of Beef Recalled, “Unfit For Human Consumption”

American Beef Packers, Inc., a Chino, Calif. establishment, is recalling approximately 24,428 pounds of raw beef products that are deemed unfit for human consumption, the U.S. Depa...

Pro-Israel And Jewish Groups Criticize Fresno Event Featuring Vitriolic Anti-semitic Speaker

“A robust debate on Israel and the Palestinians is important and welcome. But in the aftermath of the Pittsburgh and Poway killings, it is disturbing that someone with a blatantly ...