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‘A Campaign Of Slander’: Takeaways From Impeachment Witness

WASHINGTON (AP) — A senior State Department official offered some of the most pointed testimony to date in the ongoing impeachment inquiry, alleging that President Donald Trump's p...

Pence Files Trump’s Paperwork For The New Hampshire Primary

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence on Thursday added President Donald Trump's name to the Republican primary ballot in New Hampshire, the state where he achieved his fi...

Michael Bloomberg Opens Door To 2020 Presidential Campaign

WASHINGTON (AP) — Michael Bloomberg, the billionaire former mayor of New York City, is opening the door to a 2020 Democratic presidential campaign, signaling his dissatisfaction wi...

Chicago’s Top Cop Retiring After Turbulent 3-Plus Years

CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson announced Thursday that he's retiring after more than three years as the city's top cop, a post he took over during one o...

Report: Trump Refused Netanyahu Request To Fund PA Security Forces

JERUSALEM (JNS) U.S. President Donald Trump turned down a request several months ago by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to allow the transfer of $12 million dollars to th...

23-Year-Old Somali Immigrant Wins Office In Lewiston, Maine

PORTLAND, Maine (VosiZNeias) — Lewiston, which is the second-largest city in the state of Maine, has elected a Somali American to its city council following a campaign marred by ra...

Prosecutors Charge Man With Hate Crime In Acid Attack

MILWAUKEE (AP) — A 61-year-old white Milwaukee man accused of throwing acid on a Hispanic man's face will be charged with a hate crime, increasing the possible sentence he may rece...

Judge Strikes Down New Trump Rule On Religious Objections

NEW YORK (AP) — A federal judge on Wednesday struck down a new Trump administration rule that could open the way for more health care workers to refuse to participate in abortions ...

Sources: Jeff Sessions To Announce Alabama Senate Bid

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Attorney General Jeff Sessions will announce that he is entering the race for his old U.S. Senate seat in Alabama, two Republicans with direct knowledge of...

Incoming NYPD Commissioner Says To Expect Arrests In Boro Park Assaults

NEW YORK (VosIzNeias) — After multiple Hasidic Jews were assaulted in Boro Park last Friday night in the latest episode of a long string of recent anti-Semitic incidents, New York ...
People gather around stones that are part of a new memorial glade at ground zero after a dedication ceremony in New York, Thursday, May 30, 2019. Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg says the new memorial glade at the World Trade Center site "helps us fulfill our duty" to those who were sickened or died after responding to the Sept. 11 attacks. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

Journalists Who Covered Ground Zero Seek Compensation For Resulting Cancers

NEW YORK(Vosizneias) — Journalism is not usually considered a dangerous trade unless you're a war journalist in Iraq or some other battle zone. But for the journalists who covered ...

House Dems Announce Public Impeachment Hearings Next Week

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democrats will launch a major new phase of their impeachment inquiry next week with public hearings that will feature three State Department officials who h...

Kansas City Votes To Remove King’s Name From Historic Street

MISSOURI - (AP) - Kansas City voters on Tuesday overwhelmingly approved removing Dr. Martin Luther King's name from one of the city's most historic boulevards, less than a year aft...

2 Plead Guilty To Spying In US For Iran, Including On Jewish And Israeli Targets

WASHINGTON (JTA) - Two men have pleaded guilty to spying for Iran on charges stemming in part from their surveillance of a synagogue in Chicago and Israeli targets in the U.S. A...

Unknowns About 2020 Election Make Some Businesses Cautious

NEW YORK (AP) - While the 2020 presidential election is still a year away, some business owners see their customers already becoming more cautious because of the unknowns about who...

NY Election Results: Jumaane Williams Wins Re-Election, Melinda Katz Is New Queens DA, Diederich Loses In Rockland

NEW YORK (VosIzNeias) — Polls closed at 9 PM for Tuesday's elections in NYC, and the results are coming in. According to the Associated Press, New York City Public Advocate Juma...

Giuliani Associate Lev Parnas Will Cooperate With Impeachment Investigators

WASHINGTON (JTA) — Lev Parnas, the Ukrainian-American businessman charged with campaign finance violations related to the Trump-Ukraine scandal, said he will cooperate with congres...

Wisconsin Acid Attack Suspect Once Held Hunters At Gunpoint

MILWAUKEE (AP) — A white man accused of throwing acid on a Hispanic man's face once held four hunters at gunpoint on his rural Wisconsin property, an encounter that one of the hunt...

Impeachment Reversal: Diplomat Now Acknowledges Quid Pro Quo

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a striking reversal, a top diplomat revised his testimony in the House impeachment inquiry to acknowledge that U.S. military aid to Ukraine was being withheld ...

James O’Neill Privately Fumed About Soft-On-Crime Policies Before Resignation

NEW YORK (VosIzNeias) — NYPD Commissioner James O'Neill submitted his resignation on Monday with a smile. Publicly he stated that he was moving on to accept a position in public se...