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Honolulu , HI – State Puts End To Rumors, Obama’s Birth Certificate Verified

November 1, 2008 at 10:49 PM
Honolulu , HI - The state's Department of Health director on Friday released a statement verifying the legitimacy of Sen. Barack Obama birth certificate. The state has received multiple requests for a copy of Obama's birth certificate. State law does not allow officials to release the birth certificate of a person to someone outside of the family. There were rumors that Obama was born in...

Israel – Thousands of Converts Await High Court Decision on Age-Old Question of “Who Is a Jew”

November 1, 2008 at 10:34 PM
Israel - Raised without religion in Maryland, Shannon sought to make a new life for herself as a Jew in Israel. In a rigorous conversion process, she studied religious law for a year, took a Hebrew name and changed her wardrobe to long skirts and sleeves as dictated by Orthodox Jewish custom. Finally, a panel of rabbis pronounced her Jewish. But five years later, she and some 40,000 like her...

New York – Don’t Forget: Clocks Fall Back an Hour Sunday Morning

November 1, 2008 at 09:25 PM
New York - It's time to fall back. Standard time returns this weekend at 2 a.m. Sunday, so set your clocks back an hour before going to sleep Saturday night. The change means most Americans will get an extra hour of rest, but those working overnight shifts might toil an hour longer. It also means some will forget to change their clocks, and show up early for church or other events on...

Jerusalem – Lebanon: Mossad Spy Ring Busted

November 1, 2008 at 08:43 PM
Jerusalem - A Mossad spy ring which has been active in Lebanon since the 1980s has been uncovered by the Lebanese Army, and the leader and his associate arrested, the Lebanese newspaper A-Safir reported on Saturday. According to the report, Lebanese security officials told the paper that the spies worked to pass information to the Mossad about a range of Lebanese activities, both through...

New York City – Marathon This Sunday. Street Closures

November 1, 2008 at 08:29 PM
New York City - Don't plan on driving to in some areas in new york city tomorrow. During this year's New York City Marathon, the closures will begin even earlier than usual, due in part to the size and scope of the event. The race, which will include a staggered starting line that sends runners off in waves, has a different approach than in years past. You will find many street closures and...

Postville, IA – Judge Gives Banks Access To Agriprocessors. Bank: Plant To Shut Down Monday if No Electricity Payment.

November 1, 2008 at 08:06 PM
Postville, IA - A lender seeking control of Agriprocessors Inc. [reported by VIN News] says the meatpacker’s finances are so dire that “millions of chicks and chickens (are) in danger of starving to death.” Chief U.S. District Judge Linda Reade, after a telephone hearing Friday, gave Atec Liquidations of St. Louis limited powers to oversee Agriprocessors in Postville and a sister plant...

Brooklyn, NY – Man Arrested After Traffic Agent Claimed He Ran Over Her Foot

November 1, 2008 at 07:52 PM
Brooklyn, NY - A motorist was busted after he allegedly ran over a traffic agent's foot while trying to escape a ticket. Abraham Elias, 22, was sitting behind the wheel of a 2007 Honda Accord at a bus stop outside his home on 15th Avenue near 46th Street shortly after 4 p.m. Thursday when a female traffic agent began to issue him a ticket. He stepped on the gas, backing up over the agent's...

Boston, MA – Obama’s Aunt Living in U.S. illegally. Obama: I Was Not Aware Of It.

November 1, 2008 at 07:46 PM
Boston, MA - Barack Obama's aunt, revealed this week to be dwelling in a Boston slum, is living in the United States illegally, refusing to leave the U.S. for her Kenyan homeland when a judge rejected her request for asylum four years ago, the Associated Press is reporting. A person familiar with the case told AP that 56-year-old Zeituni Onyango was told to leave America by a U.S. immigration...

New York – Is Obama A Dictator? Says: Wants To Create Civilian Security Force in U.S. [Video]

November 1, 2008 at 07:23 PM
New York - Is Obama planning to have a Civilian Security Force in addition to the military? something that the media did not take notice, on the campaign trail July 2 2008 in Colorado Obama Said: "We cannot continue to rely on our military in order to achieve the national security objectives we've set. We've got to have a civilian national security force that's just as powerful, just as...

Savannah, GA – Army Dismisses Soldier Who Assaulted Jewish Trainee

November 1, 2008 at 07:16 PM
Savannah, GA - The U.S. Army punished a Fort Benning recruit who assaulted Pvt. Michael Handman in a barracks laundry room last month. The Army announced that the soldier was "punished under Article 15 of the Uniform Code of Military Justice and administratively separated for misconduct." The ADL worked with the Army to resolve two incidents involving Handman, as was reported here by VIN News...

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