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Washington – Obama Says Iran Nuke Deal A Substantial Success

April 1, 2016 at 11:00 AM
Washington - President Barack Obama hailed the nuclear deal with Iran on Friday as a "substantial success" and a model for future diplomacy, as world leaders took stock of the world's most worrisome nuclear threats. Hosting his last nuclear security summit, Obama sought to use the controversial Iran deal as an argument for his carrot-and-stick approach to deterring nuclear proliferation, and...

Monroe, NY – Employee At KJ Store Arrested After Scrawling “Death To Jews”

April 1, 2016 at 10:26 AM
Monroe, NY - An Orange County resident who sprayed hate messages inside a residential building in Kiryas Joel was arrested yesterday by the New York State Police and charged with a bias crime in the act of vandalism. 24 year old James Blazeski of Pine Bush was charged by police with Criminal Mischief in the 4th Degree as a Hate Crime. Trooper Steven Nevel of the State Police told VIN News...

New York – NYPD: Woman Made Up Story About Manhattan Slashing Attack

April 1, 2016 at 10:15 AM
New York - Police say a woman who claimed she was slashed in the face by a stranger in Lower Manhattan has recanted her story. The New York Police Department said Friday that their investigation revealed that the woman's wound was self-inflicted. They say the 20-year-old woman was undergoing a psychiatric evaluation. Police say the woman reported a random attack Thursday afternoon and...

Hawthorne, CA – VIDEO: Tesla Unveils $35,000-Model 3 With Range Of 215 Miles

April 1, 2016 at 09:33 AM
Hawthorne, CA - Tesla Motors gave a sneak preview Thursday of its Model 3 sedan, saying more than 130,000 people had ordered the car, even though it is more than a year away from production. Tesla Chief Executive Elon Musk unveiled a prototype of the Model 3 in Hawthorne, California outside Los Angeles to hundreds of Tesla owners and the media, saying the vehicle will go into production in...

London – UK Muslim School ‘Teaching That Jews Plotting World Domination’

April 1, 2016 at 09:25 AM
London - Young students at a private religious school in the United Kingdom are reportedly being taught that Jews are engaging in a hostile takeover of the world and Muslims are to refrain from integrating into British society, Sky News reported Friday. The Islamic Tarbiyah Academy in Dewsbury, located in West Yorkshire England, which teaches over 140 grade school children and is headed by...

Albany, NY – New York Reaches Deal To Raise Minimum Wage To $15 An Hour

April 1, 2016 at 09:02 AM
Albany, NY - Governor Andrew Cuomo and state legislative leaders reached a deal on Thursday to raise New York state’s minimum wage towards $15 per hour, but fell short of a uniform state-wide increase. The deal outlines a faster rise in New York City, but carves out a slow lane for small businesses and surrounding counties. In less prosperous areas north of the city it rises to $12.50 per...

Washington – US Gains 215,000 Jobs In March, Unemployment Rises To 5 Pct.

April 1, 2016 at 08:47 AM
Washington - U.S. employers notched another solid month of hiring in March by adding 215,000 jobs, driven by large gains in the construction, retail and health care industries. Despite the jump, the Labor Department said Friday that the unemployment rate ticked up to 5 percent from 4.9 percent. But that increase includes some good news: more Americans came off the sidelines to look for work...

New York – Clinton Tries To Win New York With Her Congressional Record

April 1, 2016 at 08:43 AM
New York - Hillary Clinton will release a $10 billion plan aimed at revitalizing manufacturing in Syracuse on Friday, part of an effort to highlight her work as a senator from New York ahead of that state's primary later this month. In the weeks before the April 19 contest, Clinton plans set off on a nostalgia-infused campaign tour designed to remind primary voters of her deep connection to...

Washington – Trump’s Abortion Flub Shows Risks Of ‘Winging It’ On Policy

April 1, 2016 at 08:16 AM
Washington - It was a question sure to come up at some point in the Republican primary campaign. "What should the law be on abortion?" asked MSNBC's Chris Matthews to Donald Trump at a town hall event in Wisconsin. "Should the woman be punished for having an abortion?" Matthews pressed. "This is not something you can dodge." Trump's bungled response — an awkward, extended attempt to...

Washington – Turkey’s Erdogan Sees Positive Outcome To Talks With Israel Next Month

April 1, 2016 at 07:50 AM
Washington - Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Thursday he expected a meeting of Turkish and Israeli officials next month to yield positive results, after the sides collaborated closely following a bomb attack in Istanbul that killed Israeli tourists. The suicide bombing, blamed on Islamic State, that killed three Israeli tourists and an Iranian in central Istanbul on March 19 was not...

Pyongyang – North Korea Fires Missile And Tries To Jam GPS Signals

April 1, 2016 at 07:31 AM
Pyongyang - North Korea fired a short-range missile into the sea and tried to jam GPS navigation signals in South Korea on Friday, Seoul officials said, hours after U.S., South Korean and Japanese leaders pledged to work closer together to prevent North Korea from advancing its nuclear and missile programs. Officials said the attempt to jam GPS signals, which began Thursday, did not cause any...

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