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Bernie Sanders Writes Essay On Anti-Semitism For Jewish Publication

WASHINGTON (JTA) — Bernie Sanders published an essay titled “How to Fight Antisemitism” — perhaps his most expansive written consideration of his Jewish identity — in a Jewish publ...

Cholesterol Levels Dropping In US, But Many Still Need Care

WASHINGTON (AP) - Some good health news: Americans' cholesterol levels are dropping, and more people at especially high risk are getting treatment. Researchers say Monday's rep...

US Troops At Syria Base Say They’ll Keep Pressure On ISIS

A BASE IN EASTERN SYRIA (AP) — At a base in eastern Syria, a senior U.S. coalition commander said Monday that American troops who remain in Syria are redeploying to bases, includin...

Rep. Elaine Luria Holds Hebrew Bible In Ad Supporting Trump Impeachment Inquiry

WASHINGTON (JTA) — Rep. Elaine Luria, D-Va., released a video explaining why she supports the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump. It’s a big deal because Luria is part...

Bernie Sanders To Michael Bloomberg: ‘Sorry, You Ain’t Going To Buy This Election’

WASHINGTON (JTA) — Bernie Sanders went on the attack against potential fellow Jewish candidate Michael Bloomberg, saying he can not “buy this election.” Sanders threw down the g...

Trump Kicks Off Veterans Day Tribute In NYC [VIDEO]

NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump kicked off New York City's Veterans Day Tribute on Monday by saying the nation's veterans "risked everything for us. Now it is our duty to se...

New York Rep. Peter King Won’t Seek Reelection In 2020

NEW YORK (AP) - Rep. Peter King, a moderate Republican who has represented a Long Island congressional district for nearly 30 years, announced Monday he won't seek reelection in 2...

Armed Vandal Breaks Windows At Beis Rivkah School In Crown Heights

  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KiDM_rG5rkI NEW YORK(VosIzNeias) — An armed vandal broke two windows on the Brooklyn Ave side of the Bais Rivkah building on Lefferts A...

Trump Impeachment Inquiry Heads For Live TV

WASHINGTON (AP) — Back in 1973, tens of millions of Americans tuned in to what Variety called "the hottest daytime soap opera" — the Senate Watergate hearings that eventually led t...

NY Regulator Says Goldman Sachs Apple Card Discriminates Against Women

NEW YORK (AP) - A New York regulator is investigating Goldman Sachs for possible sex discrimination in the way it sets credit limits. The bank denies wrongdoing. The investigati...

AP Investigation: Aging US Dams Pose Risk To Thousands

SLOATSBURG, NY (AP) - On a cold morning last March, Kenny Angel got a frantic knock on his door. Two workers from a utility company in northern Nebraska had come with a stark warni...

AP Sources: Former Trump Adviser John Bolton Has A Book Deal

NEW YORK (AP) — Former national security adviser John Bolton has a book deal, The Associated Press has learned. The hawkish Bolton departed in September because of numerous fore...

Ivanka Trump Rejects Notion Family Profits From Presidency

RABAT, MOROCCO (AP) - Ivanka Trump brushed off criticism that her family has profited off the presidency and said Friday a big difference between her family and Democrat Joe Biden'...

Lakewood Homeowners Association To Pay $86,000 in Legal Fees To Orthodox Jewish Plaintiffs

LAKEWOOD (VosIzNeias) — The Enclave, an upscale age-restricted community in Lakewood, New Jersey, has been ordered to pay some $86,000 in attorney fees incurred by Orthodox Jewish ...

Trump Campaign Launching Black Outreach Effort For 2020

ATLANTA (AP) — During the 2016 campaign, candidate Donald Trump stood in front of largely white crowds and asked black voters to consider, "What the hell do you have to lose?" F...

Steve Bannon Testifies For Prosecution In Roger Stone Trial

WASHINGTON (AP) — Steve Bannon appeared as a reluctant witness Friday in the federal criminal trial of political operative Roger Stone. Bannon said he had been given a subpoena ...

Hot, Crowded And Secret Room Now Part Of Impeachment Lore

WASHINGTON (AP) It's "excruciating." It smells like a "locker room." And what happens there is supposed to stay there. When history is written about President Donald Trump's pr...

Mike Pompeo Vows To Fight Anti-semitism During Visit To German Synagogue Targeted By Gunman

HALLE, GERMANY (JTA) - Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met with members of the Jewish community at the German synagogue targeted in a fatal shooting by a far-right gunman.. “Our ...

US Rejects Jordan’s Opposition To Deport Wanted Terrorist

WASHINGTON (JNS) — The United States has rejected a claim by Jordan over its refusal to deport wanted Palestinian-Jordanian Hamas terrorist Ahlam Tamimi, as a Jordanian court ruled...

Hopes Rise That Lifting Tariffs Could Allow US-China Accord

BEIJING (AP) — The prospects for a preliminary breakthrough in the U.S.-China trade war improved Thursday after the two sides agreed to reduce some punitive tariffs on each other's...