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Dubuque, IA – Donald Trump Starts New Media Feud With Univision Anchorman Jorge Ramos (Video)

August 25, 2015 at 11:59 PM
Dubuque, IA - Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump has opened up a new media feud, taking on another popular TV news personality even as his appearances continue to draw big ratings. Trump engaged in a prolonged confrontation Tuesday with Jorge Ramos, the Miami-based anchor for Univision, during a news conference in Dubuque, Iowa. Ramos stood and began to ask Trump about his...

Lake Charles, LA – Louisiana State Police Commend Passerby Motorist For Apprehending Suspect Who Killed Trooper During Traffic Stop

August 25, 2015 at 11:31 PM
Lake Charles, LA - As a Louisiana state trooper lay bleeding on the ground while a man rifled through his pockets and tried to grab his handgun, motorist Robert LeDoux was waved down by bystanders who warned him not to get any closer. It was too dangerous, they said; the man had a gun of his own. LeDoux ignored them. As he approached, the suspect told him, "'Everything's all right. Mind...

Iowa – Trump Vows Never To Eat Oreos Again, Citing Move To Mexico

August 25, 2015 at 11:03 PM
Iowa - Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump repeated his claim Tuesday evening that he would stop eating Oreos, citing the cookie maker's decision to close a plant in Chicago and move it to Mexico. "I'm never eating Oreos again," Trump said, before adding that he would consider it if he could find some that were made in the U.S. Trump's claim is partly true. Oreo's parent...

Rockland County, NY – Yeshiva Plans To Raze Building After Vandals Spray Paint Anti-E Ramapo Message On Roof

August 25, 2015 at 10:00 PM
Rockland County, NY - The Adolph Schreiber Hebrew Academy of Rockland says it plans to raze a dilapidated 69 year-old cottage in Pomona after vandals used the structure's roof to leave an anti-East Ramapo school district message in spray paint. LOHUD.com (http://lohud.us/1NH5aKL) reports that police are actively searching for the vandals who used the cottage's roof as an illegal billboard...

New York – Just Mayo Maker Warned By FDA That Mayonnaise Needs Eggs

August 25, 2015 at 09:33 PM
New York - The maker of eggless spread Just Mayo has gotten a warning from regulators: Mayonnaise needs eggs. The Food and Drug Administration sent a letter to the maker of the mayonnaise alternative earlier this month, noting that the product's name and label could be misleading. The FDA notes that mayonnaise must contain eggs, according to its standard of identity — and that Just Mayo does...

Washington – Trump’s Lead Grows As Bush Slips In Republican White House Race: Reuters Poll

August 25, 2015 at 09:30 PM
Washington - Republican Jeb Bush's support is slipping in the race for the party's presidential nomination, and front-runner Donald Trump has opened a 20-point lead over his closest rivals, a Reuters/Ipsos opinion poll showed on Tuesday. Republican backing for Bush dipped from 16 percent to 8 percent in the last five days, the online poll found, as the former Florida governor feuded with Trump...

Ukraine – Research By French Priest Reveals Truth Of Carnage Suffered By Jews In Ukraine’s “Holocaust Of Bullets”

August 25, 2015 at 09:00 PM
Ukraine - Seven decades after the end of WWII, research by a French Catholic priest has finally uncovered the devastating truth about the carnage inflicted by Nazis against the Jews during Ukraine's "Holocaust of Bullets." DAILYMAIL.co.uk - (http://dailym.ai/1KhuTbI) reports that what started out as genealogical research for Father Patrick Desbois, turned out to be a fact finding mission...

Washington – Audit: U.S. Ambassador Caroline Kennedy Used Private Email For Official Business

August 25, 2015 at 08:19 PM
Washington - U.S. Ambassador to Japan Caroline Kennedy used her personal email for official business despite a State Department policy advising employees generally to avoid this, an internal audit released on Tuesday said. The State Department's Office of Inspector General made the finding in a routine report on the Tokyo embassy as the agency is under scrutiny for Hillary Clinton's use of a...

Beirut – Hezbollah Throws Weight Behind Protests, Deepening Crisis

August 25, 2015 at 08:00 PM
Beirut - The powerful Lebanese Shiite group Hezbollah threw its weight Tuesday behind mass protests calling for the government's resignation, deepening a crisis that started over piles of uncollected garbage in the streets of the capital but has tapped into a much deeper malaise. The explosion of anger targets the endemic corruption, hapless government and sectarian divisions of a brittle...

London – Clock Shock: British Officials Admit Big Ben Bongs Are Wrong

August 25, 2015 at 07:29 PM
London - Don't set your watch by Big Ben. Officials say the famous clock at Britain's Parliament — used by Londoners for decades to check the time — has recently been slow by as much as six seconds. The 156-year-old clock chimes every 15 minutes and emits deep bongs to mark the hour. Its inaccuracy was noticed by staff at BBC radio, which broadcasts the bongs live at 6 p.m. Ian...

United Nations – Palestinians, Vatican Could Raise UN Flags Before Pope Visit

August 25, 2015 at 07:00 PM
United Nations - In a move likely to upset Israel's government, the Palestinians and the Vatican are seeking to raise their flags at U.N. headquarters — just in time for Pope Francis' visit next month. Supporters of the idea hope the U.N. General Assembly will adopt a resolution on the flag-raising shortly before the pope arrives. They're betting that the United States or other allies of...

Pennsylvania – White House Fence Jumper Killed In Pennsylvania Court Attack

August 25, 2015 at 06:36 PM
Pennsylvania - A man arrested for climbing a White House fence earlier this year was shot and killed at a suburban Pennsylvania courthouse on Tuesday after he sliced a sheriff's deputy with a knife, the local district attorney said. Curtis Smith, 34, is accused of entering the lobby of the Chester County Justice Center at about 11 a.m. and slashing a sheriff's deputy on the arm or hand...

New York – Take A Deep Breath: Experts Advise Calm In This Crazy Market

August 25, 2015 at 06:00 PM
New York - Don't do anything rash. Amid the scary slide on Wall Street, that's the advice from the professionals to 401(k) holders and other ordinary investors. At times when the stock market's movements are almost nauseating, they say the best course of action is: Sit tight. Even the most capable financial professionals, managing billions of dollars in assets, say they don't know where...

Brooklyn, NY – Opponents Of Kaporos Ask Manhattan Judge To Halt The Slaughter

August 25, 2015 at 05:12 PM
Brooklyn, NY - Lawyers for a group opposing the Jewish ritual of Kaporos were in a Manhattan court today, asking that a Superior Court judge put an end to the annual event not only because of they find it offensive, but due to the fact that it violates some 15 laws. NYDAILYNEWS.com (http://nydn.us/1UbEFwG) reports that speaking on behalf of her clients who have brought suits against several...

Washington – White House: Obama’s ‘Crazies’ Reference A ‘Little Too Flip’

August 25, 2015 at 04:45 PM
Washington - The White House says President Barack Obama's reference to "the crazies" in Congress may have been "a little too flip" and was not about Iran. At a Democratic fundraiser Monday night in Nevada, Obama declared himself ready for the challenges he faces this fall in dealing with a Republican Congress that disagrees with him on the budget, energy policy, education and much...

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