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Fifth Fired Google Worker Files Federal Labor Complaint

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A fifth former Google worker has filed a complaint with federal regulators accusing the company of improperly firing employees for labor organizing activity. ...

Bill To Raise Tobacco Age Has Unlikely Allies: Altria, Juul

WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress is moving to pass the biggest new sales restrictions on tobacco products in more than a decade, with support from two unlikely backers: Marlboro-cigarett...

16-Year-Old Karol Sanchez Confesses To Staging Kidnapping That Prompted Amber Alert

NEW YORK (VINnews) — The kidnapping of a 16-year-old girl from the Bronx that prompted an amber alert on Tuesday, was nothing but a sham, reported CBS. The Amber Alert was issue...

House Gains Majority Votes Necessary For Impeachment, Vote Expected Wednesday

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is on track to be impeached by the House with the majority now in favor ahead of voting, according to a running tally compiled by The Assoc...

House Passes $1.4 Trillion Federal Spending Bill

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Democratic-controlled House voted Tuesday to pass a $1.4 trillion government-wide spending package, handing President Donald Trump a victory on his U.S.-Mexic...

Trump Threatens To Bypass Commission On Presidential Debates

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump made clear Monday that he intends to participate in at least three general election debates, but he is threatening to sidestep the nonprofi...
FILE - A small group of demonstrators stand outside of of a hotel before former South Carolina Senator Jim DeMint, president of the The Heritage Foundation, speaks at a "Defund Obamacare Tour" rally in Indianapolis, Indiana, U.S. August 26, 2013. REUTERS/Nate Chute/File Photo

‘Obamacare’ Tax Repeal Added To $1.4T Wrap-Up Spending Bill

WASHINGTON (AP) — Retired coal miners and longtime opponents of Obama-era taxes on high-cost health plans are eyeing big wins as top congressional leaders and the Trump White House...

Democrats Lay Out Case For Wednesday Trump Impeachment Vote

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democrats laid out their impeachment case against President Donald Trump on Monday, a sweeping report accusing him of betraying the nation and deserving to ...

Jersey City Officer: “Shooting Tragedy Doesn’t Define This Community”

JERSEY CITY (VINnews) — A video recently went viral of Jersey City Detective Joe Cossolini being embraced by the Nikolsburg Rebbe, when he paid a Shiva call to the Ferencz family. ...

NBC: JC Terrorists Had Hidden Handcuff Keys On Bodies

JERSEY CITY, NJ (VINnews) - David Anderson and Francine Graham, the man and woman officials say took four lives in Jersey City in a hate-fueled domestic terror attack last week, bo...

Military Academies Probe Possible ‘White Power’ Sign at Game

WASHINGTON (AP) - The U.S. Military Academy and Naval Academy have appointed officers to conduct separate internal investigations into possible “white power” hand gestures flashed ...

US Says It Won’t Accept North Korea-Set Nuclear Deadline

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A senior U.S. diplomat said Monday that Washington won’t accept a year-end deadline set by North Korea to make concessions in stalled nuclear talks and ur...

Horse-Trading Iran Hawks Seize On Pompeo’s Senate Interest

WASHINGTON (AP) — In recent days, Iran hawks in Congress leveraged Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s interest in a Senate run to win a key concession from the Trump administration t...

Mighty Bernie At Bat? Sanders Makes Pitch For Minor Leagues

BURLINGTON, Iowa (AP) — Take Bernie out to the ball game? Bernie Sanders, the Vermont senator and Democratic presidential candidate, is aggressively opposing a Major League Base...

Passaic Resident Charged With Allegedly Assaulting Minor

RAMAPO (VINnews) — A resident of Passaic, NJ has been charged with allegedly sexually assaulting a child in Ramapo. Dov Weinraub, 24, a Passaic resident was arrested by Ramapo p...

Comey: ‘Real Sloppiness’ In Russia Probe But No Misconduct

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former FBI Director James Comey acknowledged Sunday that a Justice Department inspector general report identified “real sloppiness" in the surveillance of a forme...

Washington Bracing For Impeachment As Battle Lines Harden

WASHINGTON (AP) — As Washington braces for this week's expected vote to impeach President Donald Trump, partisan battle lines hardened on Sunday, with Democrats defending impeachme...

Camera Towers Installed Near Kosher Markets In Pikesville Following Jersey City Attack

BALTIMORE, MD. (VINnews) — In the wake of Tuesday's shooting rampage in Jersey City which targeted the local Jewish community, other communities are asking for more safety precauti...

Regulators To Set Up 3-Digit Suicide Hotline Number Like 911

NEW YORK (AP) — Federal regulators are setting up a new three-digit number to reach a suicide prevention hotline in order to make it easier to seek help and reduce the stigma assoc...

Jersey City Shooter: ‘I Do This Because My Creator Makes Me Do This’

JERSEY CITY (VINnews) — David Anderson, one of two shooters who killed four people in Jersey City on Tuesday, apparently felt compelled by his creator to carry out this heinous cri...