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Cushing, OK – Magnitude 5.0 Earthquake Shakes Central Oklahoma

November 6, 2016 at 11:42 PM
Cushing, OK - A sharp earthquake centered near one of the world's key oil hubs Sunday night triggered fears that the magnitude 5.0 temblor might have damaged key infrastructure in addition to causing what police described as "quite a bit of damage" in the Oklahoma prairie town of Cushing. The Oklahoma Corporation Commission said it and the Oklahoma Geological Survey were investigating after...

Jerusalem – Tel Aviv Named Top-10 Startup ‘Ecosystem’

November 6, 2016 at 11:00 PM
Jerusalem - For the second year in a row, Tel Aviv has been named among the "Top 10 startup ecosystems in the world" by the San Francisco-based VentureBeat tech news site and startup investor SparkLabs Global Ventures. Like last year, Tel Aviv placed third out of 10 on the list, following only Silicon Valley and Stockholm and immediately ahead of New York and Los Angeles. The rest of the list...

Washington – Trump Says Clinton Is ‘Guilty. She Knows It’

November 6, 2016 at 10:30 PM
Washington - Donald Trump is accusing the FBI of impropriety after its director lifted a cloud hanging over his rival Hillary Clinton. FBI Director James Comey told lawmakers Sunday that the bureau had found no evidence to warrant criminal charges against Clinton in a trove of newly-discovered emails. Trump insisted at a rally in the Detroit suburbs that it would have been impossible for...

Washington – Clinton Aide: ‘Florida Is Going To Be A 1% State’

November 6, 2016 at 10:00 PM
Washington - The Clinton campaign is suffering from nightmares over the trauma of 2000, when America’s fate rested on placid Broward and Palm Beach counties and when voters there, largely Jewish, left their polling stations confused by their ballots. Once again, Democrats see a national election of tremendous consequence on Tuesday possibly coming down to these voters – Floridians who...

Washington – Trump Says No Refugees Without Local Approval

November 6, 2016 at 09:00 PM
Washington - Donald Trump says he would give local residents the power to prevent refugees from settling in their communities. Trump told supporters at a rally in Minneapolis that the U.S. would "not admit any refugees without the support of the local community where they are being placed." He says, "It's the least they could do for you. You've suffered enough in Minnesota." Trump cited...

Washington – Pence Suggests He’s Not Happy About Comey Letter

November 6, 2016 at 08:00 PM
Washington - Republican presidential nominee Mike Pence is suggesting he isn't satisfied with the FBI's conclusion on Hillary Clinton's handling of national security documentation while serving as secretary of state. Pence told a raucous crowd in Hickory, North Carolina, that "mishandling classified information is a crime." The Indiana governor's marks came hours after FBI Director James...

New York – U.S. Stock Futures Surge After Clinton Cleared By FBI

November 6, 2016 at 07:00 PM
New York - U.S. equity index futures opened up more than 1 percent in the start of U.S. election week trading on Sunday, suggesting Wall Street looks poised to end its longest skid in more than three decades. The move came a few hours after the FBI said on Sunday that newly discovered emails had not changed its conclusion that no charges were warranted against presidential candidate Hillary...

Washington – Hacked Email: Clinton Miffed By Pelosi’s ‘non-answer’?

November 6, 2016 at 06:00 PM
Washington - A hacked email released by WikiLeaks on Sunday suggests Hillary Clinton was miffed by Nancy Pelosi's initial refusal to endorse her during the Democratic presidential primary. Clinton aide Huma Abedin noted in a July 16, 2015, email to a list of people including campaign Chairman John Podesta that Clinton had asked for the House Democratic leader's endorsement over Sen. Bernie...

Chicago – Wikileaks Emails Show Rahm Emanuel Used Personal Domain

November 6, 2016 at 05:00 PM
Chicago - Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel used personal email accounts and a personal email domain to communicate with government officials and political figures, according to a published report based on hacked emails posted by WikiLeaks. Emanuel's personal account information turned up among the thousands of emails from John Podesta, Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton's campaign...

Des Moines, IA – Clinton Has A Lot Of Promises To Keep

November 6, 2016 at 03:43 PM
Des Moines, IA - If Hillary Clinton makes it to the White House, a whole lot of eyes will be on her list of do's and don'ts. Throughout the presidential campaign against Donald Trump, Clinton has made some very specific pledges about what she would and wouldn't do. Those could come back at Clinton if she's elected, because she could be governing in a politically polarized environment...

Washington – FBI Clears Clinton In Latest Email Review Two Days Before Election

November 6, 2016 at 03:42 PM
Washington - The FBI said on Sunday it stood by its earlier recommendation that no criminal charges were warranted against Democrat Hillary Clinton for using a private email server for government work, lifting a cloud over her presidential campaign two days before the U.S. election. FBI Director James Comey made the announcement in a letter to Congress, saying the agency had worked "around the...

Jerusalem – Israel’s Hamodia Blasts Mishpacha For Cover Shot Depicting Hillary Clinton

November 6, 2016 at 02:11 PM
Jerusalem - Mishpacha magazine’s cover photograph showing a shadowed silhouette of Hillary Clinton’s face has drawn criticism from an Israeli newspaper for lowering the standards of Charedi journalism. An editorial which appeared in the Israeli edition of Hamodia pulled no punches in its criticism, reported Arutz Sheva. “True Charedi newspapers would never publish pictures of women at...

New York – Eritrea’s Ghirmay Ghebreslassie Wins NYC Men’s Marathon

November 6, 2016 at 02:08 PM
New York - Eritrea's Ghirmay Ghebreslassie has won the New York City Marathon in the men's field. Ghebreslassie finished his debut in New York with an unofficial time of 2 hours, 7 minutes, 51 seconds. For most of the course, the men's field was a three-man race between Ghebreslassie, Kenya's Lucas Rotich and Ethiopia's Lelisa Desisa. By mile 20, Ghebreslassie gradually began pulling...

New York – Deadly Police Response To Medical Alert Focus Of Trial

November 6, 2016 at 01:18 PM
New York - When Kenneth Chamberlain Sr.'s medical alert pendant accidentally went off five years ago, the 68-year-old told police who showed up that he was fine, barred them from entering his apartment and repeatedly asked them to go away. They didn't. That set off a tense, 90-minute standoff that ended with the mentally ill, former Marine, shot dead. What lived on is a dispute over whether...

Washington – RNC’s Priebus Says Election In A ‘Dead Heat’

November 6, 2016 at 01:08 PM
Washington - Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus says voter data tells him the two candidates are in "a dead heat." In interviews on CBS' "Face the Nation" and ABC's "This Week," Priebus defended Donald Trump's decision to use his final days to pitch himself to voters in states like Minnesota, Michigan and Pennsylvania that are typically considered unfriendly territory for...

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