Welcome, Guest! - or
Easy to remember!  »  VinNews.com

Archive for September 24, 2017

Choose a day:

Washington – Black Lawmakers Ponder Trump Agenda At Annual Gathering

September 24, 2017 at 11:00 PM
Washington - On the campaign trail last year, then-Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump sought the support of black voters by asking them, "What the hell do you have to lose?" An answer came during the Congressional Black Caucus' annual legislative conference this past week: Everything. "We are losing essential freedoms," said Brittany Packnett, who became an advocate for criminal...

Jerusalem – Bennett Says Israeli Schools Lack English Teachers

September 24, 2017 at 10:31 PM
Jerusalem - Education Minister Naftali Bennett is planning a “crash recruitment” of English-speaking volunteers to help teach the language in Israeli schools. The program is looking for native English speakers to volunteer one or two hours each week to speak and work with children from kindergarten through high school. “The biggest problem we have is that we have is a huge deficit of...

Washington – Pelosi Trusts Trump To Keep His Word On Young Immigrants

September 24, 2017 at 10:04 PM
Washington - House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi says she trusts President Donald Trump to keep his word and support legislation to protect from deportation young immigrants living in the U.S. illegally who came here as children. Pelosi and Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer have said they had an agreement with Trump to protect those immigrants while also bolstering border security — as...

Washington – Kushner Used Private Email Account For White House Business: Politico

September 24, 2017 at 09:37 PM
Washington - President Donald Trump's son-in-law and close adviser, Jared Kushner, has used a private email account alongside his official White House account to exchange messages with other administration officials, Politico reported on Sunday. Politico said the emails included correspondence about media coverage, event planning and other subjects and Kushner's lawyer, Abbe Lowell, said...

Washington – Trump Aide Greenblatt Returning To Israel For Peace Talks: Official

September 24, 2017 at 09:08 PM
Washington - President Donald Trump's Middle East peace negotiator, Jason Greenblatt, is returning to Israel to "continue the peace track" after the president met with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas last week in New York, a White House official said on Sunday. "While President Trump had productive meetings with Prime Minister Netanyahu and...

Jerusalem – The Time When Israeli Intel, CIA Caught Mega-arms Boat And Changed History

September 24, 2017 at 08:30 PM
Jerusalem - "Everything you say is well and good, but we have no boat!” IDF Lt. Col. Naval Intelligence Counter-terror chief Yaron* exclaimed in frustration to his deputy, IDF Maj. Gal*. Gal* (full names kept secret to prevent identification) had just updated him on the first intelligence breakthrough in the Karine A Affair, which would eventually change history. In the affair, the IDF...

United Nations – Palestinian Leader Tries To Put Trump On Notice With Warning

September 24, 2017 at 08:02 PM
United Nations - Overshadowed by last week's showdown between the U.S. and North Korea, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas issued an ominous warning in his address to the United Nations: With hopes running out for an independent Palestinian state, the Palestinian leader said he may have no choice but to seek a single, binational state with Israel. While Abbas appears to be in no hurry to...

Washington – Bannon: Worry About ‘Corrupt’ GOP Establishment

September 24, 2017 at 07:33 PM
Washington -  Former White House strategist Steve Bannon told conservatives Sunday at a rally that they needn't worry about Democrats but instead should focus on the "corrupt and incompetent Republican establishment." Bannon spoke to about 400 people at a St. Louis hotel during the rally hosted by Phyllis Schlafly Eagles, a spinoff of the conservative think tank Eagle Forum that Schlafly...

San Juan – Official: Hurricane Maria Set Puerto Rico Back Decades

September 24, 2017 at 07:08 PM
San Juan - Puerto Rico's nonvoting representative in the U.S. Congress said Sunday that Hurricane Maria's destruction has set the island back decades, even as authorities worked to assess the extent of the damage. "The devastation in Puerto Rico has set us back nearly 20 to 30 years," said Puerto Rico Resident Commissioner Jenniffer Gonzalez. "I can't deny that the Puerto Rico of now is...

Washington – White House Says Tax Plan To Help Business, Middle Class

September 24, 2017 at 06:30 PM
Washington - A proposed tax overhaul set to come out this week from Republicans will offer help for the middle class and businesses, President Donald Trump's Treasury secretary said. The developing plan "''creates a middle-income tax cut, it makes businesses competitive and it creates jobs," Steven Mnuchin said in a television interview Sunday, adding there are changes, too, for the "high...

Washington – Ruth Bader Ginsburg Is Surprise Rosh Hashanah Speaker At DC Synagogue

September 24, 2017 at 06:00 PM
Washington - Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg told Rosh Hashanah worshipers at a Washington, D.C. synagogue that being Jewish has helped her have empathy for other minority groups. Ginsburg, 84, spoke Wednesday evening at Rosh Hashanah services for Sixth & I Historic Synagogue in downtown Washington. Her appearance was a surprise to worshippers at the non-denominational synagogue...

London – London Mayor Says Britain Should Not Host President Trump On State Visit

September 24, 2017 at 05:01 PM
London - London Mayor Sadiq Khan said on Sunday that it would be wrong for Britain to host U.S. President Donald Trump on a state visit, describing some of the U.S. leader's views on Islam as "ignorant". Khan and Trump have a history. During the U.S. presidential election campaign, Khan was among many people who spoke out against Trump's proposed ban on Muslims entering the United States, an...

Brussels – Jews Around World Concerned By Far-right Breakthrough In German Election

September 24, 2017 at 04:33 PM
Brussels - Jewish groups in Europe and the United States expressed alarm on Sunday at the far-right Alternative for Germany's success in Germany's parliamentary election and urged other parties not to form an alliance with the AfD. Early projections gave the AfD 13.5 percent of the vote, allowing it to enter the Bundestag for the first time, as Germany's third-biggest party. The far-right...

Nashville, TN – Masked Gunman Opens Fire At Nashville Church, Killing One, Wounding Six

September 24, 2017 at 04:00 PM
Nashville, TN - A masked gunman entered a church in Tennessee on Sunday and opened fire, killing at least one person and injuring seven others before apparently shooting himself, an official said. Don Aaron, spokesman for the Metro Nashville Police Department, said the gunman arrived at the parking lot in a blue vehicle as services were ending at the Burnette Chapel Church of Christ in the...

Tehran – Iran Displays S-300 Air Defense Missile System To Public

September 24, 2017 at 03:28 PM
Tehran - Iran's elite Revolutionary Guard has displayed the country's sophisticated Russian-made S-300 air defense system in central Tehran. This is the first time that the S-300 air defense system has been displayed in public. The public show in Tehran's Baharestan square near the Parliament building square exhibited different missile systems, including ballistic missiles, solid-fuel...

Please choose a date