Friday, September 20, 2019

US

Trump Announces He Will ‘Substantially’ Increase Sanctions On Iran

Washington - U.S. President Donald Trump announced on Wednesday that he has ordered U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin to “substantially increase” sanctions on Iran. “I have...

Facebook Auto-Generating Pages For ISIS, Al-Qaida

Washington - In the face of criticism that Facebook is not doing enough to combat extremist messaging, the company likes to say that its automated systems remove the vast majority ...

Trump Outpaces Obama, Bush In Naming Ex-Lobbyists To Cabinet

Washington - In less than three years, President Donald Trump has named more former lobbyists to Cabinet-level posts than his most recent predecessors did in eight, putting a subst...

Panel Approves Ban On Sale Of Flavored E-Cigs In New York

New York - New York became the first state to ban the sale of flavored e-cigarettes Tuesday, a move that comes as federal health officials investigate a mysterious surge of severe ...

Democrats Push Ahead With Short-Term Bill To Avoid Shutdown

Washington - Democrats controlling the House are steering clear of controversy in a short-term, government-wide spending measure that's needed to prevent a government shutdown at t...

Lewandowski Rebuffs Questions At House Impeachment Hearing

Washington - Democrats' first hearing in what they are calling an impeachment investigation quickly turned sour on Tuesday as their sole witness, former Trump campaign manager Core...
A group hold up signs at freedom plaza during the women's march in Washington on Saturday, Jan. 19, 2019. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)

New Women’s March Board Member Has Called Israel A ‘Racist’ State That ‘Engages In Terrorism’

Washington D.C. - Three of the founding and most prominent board members of the Women’s March stepped down from their positions, the organization announced Monday. But that was ...

Warren Offers Anti-Corruption Plan Central To Her Campaign

New York - Elizabeth Warren has released a proposal aimed at government corruption, providing a detailed policy roadmap for a fight she says is at the core of her presidential camp...

Women’s March Cuts Ties With Three Co-Founders Accused Of Anti-Semitism

The Women’s March has cut ties with three of its founders who have been accused of anti-Semitism. Linda Sarsour, Tamika Mallory and Bob Blandstepped down from the board on July ...

Tent Courtrooms Open To Process Migrants Waiting In Mexico

San Antonio - Tent courtrooms opened Monday in two Texas border cities to help process thousands of migrants who are being forced by the Trump administration to wait in Mexico whil...

New York Prosecutors Subpoena Trump’s Tax Returns

New York - New York City prosecutors have subpoenaed President Donald Trump's tax returns. A person familiar with the matter told The Associated Press on Monday that the office ...

Young Israel Calls On Bernie Sanders To Cut Ties With Anti-Semite Linda Sarsour

Washington - The National Council of Young Israel (NCYI) today called on Democratic presidential candidate Senator Bernie Sanders to sever his ties with Linda Sarsour, who was rece...

NY Times Apologizes For Misleading Kavanaugh Tweet, Revises Article

New York - President Donald Trump on Monday said Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh is under assault, following a New York Times story about a sexual misconduct allegation that ...

Vapes Spiked With Illegal Drugs Show Dark Side Of CBD Craze

Jay Jenkins says he hesitated when a buddy suggested they vape CBD. "It'll relax you," the friend assured. The vapor that Jenkins inhaled didn't relax him. After two puffs, h...

No Deal: Auto workers Strike Against GM in Contract Dispute

DETROIT  — More than 49,000 members of the United Auto Workers walked off General Motors factory floors or set up picket lines early Monday as contract talks with the company deter...

Gun Control Must Include Background Checks, Dems Tell Trump

Washington - Congressional Democratic leaders warned President Donald Trump on Sunday that any proposal on gun control must include a House-passed bill to expand background checks ...

Biden On Racism: Whites ‘Can Never Fully Understand’

Birmingham, AL - Visiting a black church bombed by the Ku Klux Klan in the civil rights era, Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden said Sunday the country hasn't "relegated r...

Otto Warmbier’s Parents Dine With President Donald Trump At White House

Washington - The parents of Jewish American college student Otto Warmbier had dinner at the White House with President Donald Trump. The dinner was held on Saturday night, accor...

Dem Presidential Candidates Call For Kavanaugh’s Impeachment

Washington - At least three Democratic presidential candidates are calling for the impeachment of Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh in the face of a new, uninvestigated, allega...

New York Moves To Enact Statewide Flavored E-Cig Ban

New York - New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is pushing to enact a statewide ban on the sale of flavored e-cigarettes amid growing health concerns connected to vaping, especially among yo...