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Student At Dickinson College Under Investigation After Video Surfaces Glorifying The Holocaust

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PENNSYLVANIA (JNS) A student from Dickinson College in Carlisle, Pa., is facing an investigation by the school over anti-Semitic comments after he was filmed listing reasons why t...

GOP Rallies Solidly Against Democrats’ Virus Relief Package

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans rallied solidly Wednesday against Democrats' proposed $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill as lawmakers awaited a decision by the Senate's parliamentari...

LA Sheriff Calls Tiger Woods Crash ‘Purely An Accident’

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles County sheriff on Wednesday characterized the crash that seriously injured Tiger Woods as “purely an accident" and appeared to rule out any poten...

Facebook Says It Will Pay $1B Over 3 Years To News Industry

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CALIFORNIA (AP) — Facebook, following in Google's footsteps, says it plans to invest $1 billion to "support the news industry” over the next three years. The social networking g...

Netanyahu Calls Pelosi To Discuss Israel’s COVID Response As Some Democrats Offer Criticism

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WASHINGTON (JTA) — Nancy Pelosi, the U.S. House of Representatives speaker, spoke with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu about Israel’s COVID-19 response at a time that Isr...

‘Operational Error’ Causes Fed Payment System To Crash

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Federal Reserve's back-end payment system that banks, government entities and investors rely on to transfer cash went dark on Wednesday. The Fed blame...

Edmunds Compares New Escalade, Navigator And Mercedes GLS

NEW YORK (AP) - Among luxury SUVs, the Cadillac Escalade has long made no apologies about being big and brash. Now Cadillac has redesigned the Escalade for 2021 with a new look and...

Pro-Palestinian Activist Accosts Mayoral Candidate Yang For Anti-BDS Stance

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NEW YORK (JNS) - New York City mayoral candidate Andrew Yang, also a former Democratic candidate for president, was confronted over his strong opposition to BDS by a group that inc...

What’s Behind $15,000 Electricity Bills In Texas?

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TEXAS (THE CONVERSATION)- Texans who made it through February’s extreme cold weather without losing power or natural gas must have felt lucky. But for some, keeping their electr...

Surgeon: Tiger Woods Had Multiple “Open Fractures” To Lower Right Leg; Rod Placed In Tibia, Screws And Pins In Ankle

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Tiger Woods crashed his SUV on sweeping, downhill road in the Los Angels suburbs Tuesday morning, and doctors tried to stabilize “significant” injuries to his ri...

Mexican President Says Mexico Doing Better Than US On Virus

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MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador said Tuesday that his country is doing better than the United States in dealing with the coronavirus pandemic, even...

Top Board Leaders Resign After Deadly Texas Power Outages

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AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Top board leaders of Texas’ embattled power grid operator said Tuesday they will resign following outrage over more than 4 million customers losing electricity...

Family: Navy Vet Died After Police Knelt On His Neck

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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A Navy veteran who was going through an episode of paranoia died after a Northern California police officer knelt on his neck for several minutes, his family s...

Rush Limbaugh Flag Honors Won’t Be Statewide

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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis is moving ahead with plans to honor recently deceased conservative radio broadcaster Rush Limbaugh by lowering flags to half-staf...

Tech Firms Say There’s Little Doubt Russia Behind Major Hack

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Leading technology companies said Tuesday that a months-long breach of corporate and government networks was so sophisticated, focused and labor-intensive that a ...

Lawsuits Filed Against Auto Insurers Over Rates In Pandemic

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LAS VEGAS (AP) — Class action lawsuits were filed in Nevada against 10 major auto insurance companies on Tuesday, contending that the companies charged excessive insurance premiums...

Biden Moves To Reengage With Palestinians After Israel Focus

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Biden administration is moving slowly but surely toward reengaging with the Palestinians after a near total absence of official contact during former Presiden...

Jewish Trump Aide Considering Challenge To Ohio Republican Who Voted For Impeachment

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WASHINGTON (JTA) — Max Miller, a scion of a philanthropic Jewish Cleveland-area family and a former aide to Donald Trump, is considering challenging one of the Republicans who vote...

Capitol Defenders Cite Missed Intelligence For Deadly Breach

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Missed intelligence was to blame for the outmanned Capitol defenders' failure to anticipate the violent mob that invaded the iconic building and halted certificat...

Judge Says Wife Of Drug Kingpin ‘El Chapo’ Must Stay In Jail

WASHINGTON (AP) — A U.S. judge ordered the wife of Mexican drug kingpin Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman to remain behind bars Tuesday after she was charged with helping her husband run h...