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Four Minneapolis Officers Fired After Death Of Black Man

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Four Minneapolis police officers who were involved in the arrest of a black man who died in police custody were fired Tuesday after a bystander's video showed th...

Former Student Of Ner Israel Of Baltimore Arrested For Attempted Car Ramming

BALTIMORE (VINnews) — A former student of Ner Israel of Baltimore was arrested on Tuesday morning for attempting to run over a Yeshiva staff member. Baltimore County Police rece...

Widower: Delete Trump Tweets Suggesting Wife Was Murdered

WASHINGTON (AP) — The husband of a woman who died accidentally in an office of then-GOP Rep. Joe Scarborough two decades ago is demanding that Twitter remove President Donald Trump...

Black Man Dies After Video Shows Officer Kneeling On Neck

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A black man has died in Minneapolis police custody after video shared online from a bystander showed a white officer kneeling on his neck during his arrest as he...

Congress Weighs Choice: ‘Go Big’ On Virus Aid Or Hit ‘Pause’

WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress is at a crossroads in the coronavirus crisis, wrestling over whether to “go big,” as House Speaker Nancy Pelosi wants for the next relief bill, or hit “p...

Latam Airlines Seeks Bankruptcy Protection As Travel Slumps

NEW YORK (AP) - Latam Airlines, South America’s biggest carrier, sought U.S. bankruptcy protection Tuesday as it grapples with a sharp downturn in air travel sparked by the coronav...

1st Deadlines For Laid-Off Workers To Get Health Insurance

WASHINGTON (AP) — Many laid-off workers who lost health insurance in the coronavirus shutdown soon face the first deadlines to qualify for fallback coverage under the Affordable Ca...

California Issues Reopening Guidelines For Houses Of Worship

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Religious services in California will look much different under rules unveiled Monday that limit attendance to 100 people and recommend worshippers wear masks, l...

Stormy Weather Puts Damper On SpaceX’s 1St Astronaut Launch

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Stormy weather is threatening to delay SpaceX’s first astronaut launch. A SpaceX rocket is scheduled to blast off Wednesday afternoon from Kennedy Sp...

UN Virus Therapy Trial Pauses Hydroxychloroquine Testing

GENEVA (AP) — The World Health Organization said Monday that it will temporarily drop hydroxychloroquine — the anti-malarial drug U.S. President Trump says he is taking — from its ...

Biden Makes 1st In-person Appearance In More Than 2 Months

NEW CASTLE, Del. (AP) — Joe Biden made his first in-person appearance in more than two months on Monday as he marked Memorial Day by laying a wreath at a veterans park near his Del...

Manhunt Intensifies As Woman Taken Hostage By Connecticut Murder Suspect Found Safe

CONNECTICUT (AP) - A woman who said she was abducted by a college student suspected of killing two people in Connecticut has been found safe in New Jersey, police said Monday. T...

Robert Kraft’s Super Bowl Ring Sells For $1.025 Million In Online Fundraiser

NEW YORK (JTA) - One of New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft’s Super Bowl rings sold for $1.025 million in an online fundraiser to help address food insecurity during the corona...

Lock Your Cars! Vehicle Theft Spikes In COVID-19 Pandemic

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The coronavirus hasn’t been kind to car owners. With more people than ever staying home to lessen the spread of COVID-19, their sedans, pickup trucks and SUVs...

Trump Lays Memorial Day Wreath At Arlington Cemetery

ARLINGTON, Va. — President Donald Trump has laid a wreath at Arlington National Cemetery as he commemorates Memorial Day in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic. Trump was join...

Biden Aims To Move Left Without Abandoning Centrist Roots

WASHINGTON (AP) — Joe Biden worked out deals with Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell. He defended Vice President Mike Pence as a “decent guy” and eulogized Arizona Republican...

Trump Demands Immediate Answer From Governor On Rnc Capacity

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump demanded Monday that North Carolina's Democratic governor sign off “immediately” on allowing the Republican National Convention to move for...

Car Convoys, Small Ceremonies To Mark Memorial Day In NYC

NEW YORK (AP) — Memorial Day in New York City is being marked with car convoys and small ceremonies instead of parades, as those looking to honor fallen military members have to co...

Minister Deri Approves Return Of Foreign Yeshiva Students Under Certain Restrictions

JERUSALEM (VINnews) — Minister of Interior Aryeh Deri approved Sunday, in conjunction with the Health Ministry and the Foreign Ministry, the return of all foreign yeshiva students ...

White House Goal On Testing Nursing Homes Unmet

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Nearly two weeks ago the White House urged governors to ensure that every nursing home resident and staff member be tested for the coronavirus within 14 days. ...

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