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In Midst Of Syria Upheaval, Erdoğan Agrees To Meet With Pence, Pompeo

TURKEY (JNS) — Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said on Wednesday that he will meet with U.S. Vice President Mike Pence and U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Thursday af...

US To Require Chinese Officials To Report American Contacts

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration said Wednesday that it will soon require Chinese officials in the U.S. to notify the State Department ahead of any contacts they plan to ...

Democratic Debate Reveals The Candidates’ Differences On Middle East Policy

WESTERVILLE, Ohio (JTA) — The fourth Democratic presidential debate revealed fissures among the candidates on whether to keep U.S. troops in the Middle East. The 12 hopefuls on ...

Facebook’s Sheryl Sandberg Pledges Personal Donation Of $2.5 Million To ADL

MENLO PARK, CA (JNS) — The Anti-Defamation League has announced that Sheryl Sandberg, chief operating officer of Facebook, pledged a gift of $2.5 million to the organization in sup...

Trump Dismisses US Stakes In Syria: “We’re 7,000 Miles Away”

WASHINGTON (AP) — Washing his hands of America's presence in Syria, President Donald Trump declared Wednesday the U.S. has no stake in supporting the Kurdish fighters who died by t...

3 Of The 4 Congresswoman In ‘The Squad’ Endorse Bernie Sanders

WESTERVILLE, Ohio (JTA) — Three of the four members of “The Squad,” the grouping of progressive Democratic freshmen who have stirred excitement in their party with their ideas as w...

Democratic Debate Takeaways: Warren Attacked, 70s Club Avoids Age Issue [VIDEO]

WESTERVILLE, OH (AP) — A dozen Democratic presidential candidates participated in a spirited debate over health care, taxes, gun control and impeachment. Takeaways from the three-h...

British Family Decries Treatment By US After Border Crossing

PHILADELPHIA (AP)—  Seven members of an extended British family  who made an unauthorized crossing into the United States from Canada are being held in federal custody at a Pennsyl...

US Charges Turkish Bank With Evading Sanctions Against Iran

NEW YORK (AP) — The United States criminally charged a major Turkish bank with helping to evade sanctions against Iran, potentially raising diplomatic tensions as the U.S. tries to...

Felicity Huffman Starts Her Prison Term In College Scam

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — "Desperate Housewives" star Felicity Huffman — aka inmate No. 77806-112 — reported Tuesday to a federal prison in California to serve a two-week sentence in a ...

Democrats weigh Formal Impeachment Vote As Probe Quickens

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democrats are gauging support for a vote to formally authorize the impeachment inquiry as another official testified Tuesday in the deepening probe of Presi...

Fort Worth Chief: ‘Absolutely No Excuse’ For Woman’s Killing

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Fort Worth's police chief reiterated Tuesday that a white officer's killing of a black woman in her home was inexcusable, as an arrest warrant was released...

What’s Next In The Impeachment Inquiry As Congress Returns

WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress is returning from a two-week recess on Tuesday, but some lawmakers barely left Washington. Three House committees investigating impeachment worked thr...

Kremlin Relishes US Pullback From Syria, Turmoil In Ukraine

MOSCOW (AP) — From Syria to Ukraine, new fault lines and tensions are offering the Kremlin fresh opportunities to expand its clout and advance its interests. In Syria, the U.S. ...

Hunter Biden To Step Down From Chinese Board

NEW YORK (AP) — Facing intense scrutiny from President Donald Trump and his Republican allies, Hunter Biden announced on Sunday that he will step down from the board of directors o...

Officer Kills Woman Inside Her Texas Home After Welfare Call

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — A black woman was fatally shot by a white Fort Worth, Texas, officer inside her home early Saturday after police were called to the residence for a welfare...

Footage Released Of Knife-Wielding Man On Yom Kippur [VIDEO]

BROOKLYN (VosIzNeias) — Footage has been released of a man who was making his way around the Marine Park neighborhood early Yom Kippur morning holding a knife. The man was walki...

3 Deaths Tied To Southern California Wildfires

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Three people have died at the scene of Southern California wildfires this week, authorities said Saturday, as firefighters aided by diminishing winds beat back a...

1 Dead, 3 Missing After Hotel Collapse In New Orleans

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A large section of a Hard Rock Hotel under construction at the edge of New Orleans' historic French Quarter collapsed Saturday morning amid dust and debris, leav...

4 Dead In Shooting At Illegal Gambling Site In Brooklyn

NEW YORK (AP) — Gunfire broke out inside an illegal gambling club in Brooklyn early Saturday, police said, leaving four people dead, three wounded, and investigators trying to piec...