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Anti-Doping Agency Imposes 4-Year Ban On Russia

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Russia was slapped Monday with a four-year ban from international sports events, including next summer's Tokyo Olympics, over a longstanding doping sca...
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United Synagogue Burial Chief Assaulted By Alleged Charedi Attacker

LONDON (VINnews) — United Synagogue’s burial chief Melvyn Hartog was brutally assaulted close to his home in Chigwell on Saturday night, according to a report by the Jewish Chronic...

Putin, Ukrainian Leader Zelenskiy Agree To Prisoner Exchange During First Ever Meeting

PARIS (AP) — Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy says after peace talks in Paris with Russian President Vladimir Putin that an exchange of all prisoners will take place by year...

Man With Lou Gehrig’s Disease Who Helped Popularize Ice Bucket Challenge, Raising Millions For ALS Research, Dies At 34

BOSTON (AP) — Pete Frates, a former college baseball player whose determined battle with Lou Gehrig’s disease helped inspire the ALS ice bucket challenge that has raised more than ...

Expensive Snack: Artist Eats Duct Taped Banana Art Piece Worth $150,000

MIAMI (AP) — 3D-printed cocktails, a traffic jam sculpture made of hundreds of tons of sand and celebrity sightings were all part of over-the-top festivities during the week of Art...

Hong Kong Protests Mark 6-Month Mark With Massive Rally

HONG KONG (AP) — Almost hidden among the throngs of demonstrators who marched in Hong Kong on Sunday was one woman who crawled, literally on hands and knees on the rough road surfa...

Polish Politician Makes Gun Gesture At Trump’s Back During NATO Summit

LONDON (VINnews) — Polish politician Donald Tusk on Thursday tweeted a photo of him pointing a pair of fingers toward President Trump’s back, a gesture some alarmed Twitter users l...
British Labour party opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn departs his home in London, Britain, 04 April 2019.

Labour Officials Submit Bombshell 53-Page Dossier On Anti-Semitism Within The Party

LONDON (JNS) — A total of 70 current and former British Labour Party officials condemned anti-Semitism in the party in sworn statements submitted to the Equality and Human Rights C...

British PM Boris Johnson Visits Golders Green, Serves Donuts At Local Jewish Bakery

LONDON (VINnews) — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson hit the campaign trail in Golders Green Friday morning, where he learned how to ice doughnuts at Grodzinski, the popular loc...

Ex-Nazi Death Squad Soldier Facing Deportation From Canada After Losing Final Appeal

MONTREAL (JTA) — The Supreme Court of Canada court declined to hear the appeal of a former Nazi who is facing deportation after gaining citizenship deceitfully six decades ago. ...

British Daily Drops Claim That West Bank Settlements Are ‘The Trouble With Jews Today’

LONDON (JTA) — The Independent daily in the United Kingdom revised an op-ed that called West Bank settlements “the trouble with Jews today.” The change was made Thursday to an o...

Putin Offers US An Immediate Extension To Key Nuclear Pact

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin offered Thursday to immediately extend the only remaining nuclear arms reduction pact with the United States, but a senior U.S. offic...

Jared Kushner Is Now Negotiating A Trade Agreement With China

WASHINGTON (JTA) — Jared Kushner has added a new job to his White House portfolio, this time as U.S.-China trade negotiator. Kushner, who is married to President Donald Trump’s ...

New Details Emerge On Drug That May Slow Alzheimer’s Disease

SAN DIEGO (AP) — A company that claims to have the first drug to slow mental decline from Alzheimer's disease made its case to scientists Thursday, disclosing more results that may...

London Police Release Images Of Teens Who Attacked Visiting Rabbi

LONDON (JTA) — London police have released images from a video of an attack on a rabbi. The images, taken from a security camera recording of the Nov. 30 incident, show two teen...

Ukrainian Gas Chief Meets With Prosecutors Probing Giuliani

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal prosecutors have interviewed the head of Ukraine’s state-owned gas company as part of an investigation into the business dealings of President Donald Trum...

Iran Leader Calls For ‘Islamic Mercy’ After Bloody Crackdown

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Iran’s supreme leader called Wednesday for those detained in recent gasoline price protests to be treated with “Islamic mercy” even after authori...

Org.: Police Decides Not To Investigate As Hate Crime Attack Where Jewish Teens Hats Ripped Off Their Heads In London

LONDON (VINnews) - Police will not be investigating an attack against three Jewish children on a bus in Stamford Hill, London as a hate crime, according to the London-based nonprof...

Google Co-Founders Step Down As Execs Of Parent Alphabet

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The co-founders of Google are stepping down as executives of its parent company, Alphabet, ending a remarkable two decades during which Larry Page and Sergey B...

Trump Takes Bold Stance At NATO As Impeachment Boils At Home

LONDON (AP) — President Donald Trump claimed credit Tuesday for transforming NATO as the military alliance marks its 70th anniversary. But he also clashed with America's NATO allie...