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Washignton – Trump Warns Iran To Be Careful On Nuke Issues

July 7, 2019 at 11:00 PM
Washington - President Donald Trump is issuing a warning to Iran after its announcement that it has increased its uranium enrichment above the limit set by the nuclear deal that Tehran signed with world powers in 2015. When asked about Iran on Sunday, Trump told reporters, "Iran better be careful." He wouldn't elaborate on what action the U.S. might take, but said: "Iran's doing a lot of...

Washington – Artist Who Drew Anti-Semitic Cartoon Invited To White House

July 7, 2019 at 10:00 PM
Washington - An artist who drew a “blatantly anti-Semitic cartoon” which showed U.S. government officials as puppets of George Soros and the Rothschilds, has been invited to the White House by President Donald Trump. The Anti-Defamation League called Ben Garrison’s cartoon published in 2017 “blatantly anti-Semitic” and said that “the thrust of the cartoon is clear: (then-National...

Atlanta – Jimmy And Rosalynn Carter Celebrate 73 Years Of Marriage

July 7, 2019 at 09:30 PM
Atlanta - Former President Jimmy Carter and his wife, Rosalynn, are marking their 73rd wedding anniversary, approaching George and Barbara Bush as the longest-married presidential couple in U.S. history. The Carters married July 7, 1946, in a Methodist church in their hometown of Plains, Georgia, when he was 21 and she was 18. The Bushes wed Jan. 6, 1945. They had been married 73 years and...

Ridgecrest, CA – Seismologist Says Be Prepared For More Quakes

July 7, 2019 at 09:00 PM
Ridgecrest, CA - A seismologist says two large earthquakes that were centered in the Mojave Desert in California caused less damage and fewer injuries because their epicenters were away from densely populated areas. Lucy Jones of the California Institute of Technology says the quakes neither increased nor decreased the chances of a large quake occurring on other faults, such as the gigantic...

Berlin – German Film Producer, Holocaust survivor Artur Brauner Dies In Berlin At 100

July 7, 2019 at 08:00 PM
Berlin - Artur Brauner, a Polish-born Holocaust survivor who became one of post-World War II Germany's most prominent film producers, died Sunday at age 100. Brauner's family said he died in Berlin, the German news agency dpa reported. Culture Minister Monika Gruetters said Germany has lost one of the most important film producers of the post-war years, saying it was "a great gift for our...

Washington – Acting Homeland Security Secretary Defends Border Conditions

July 7, 2019 at 07:00 PM
Washington - Acting Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan on Sunday defended conditions at U.S. Border Patrol stations following reports of crowded and unsanitary conditions that have heightened debate about President Donald Trump's immigration policy, a trademark issue for his reelection campaign. "It's an extraordinarily challenging situation," McAleenan told ABC's "This Week." The...

New York – Celebrities Praise Rebbe’s Teachings On 25th Anniversary Of His Death

July 7, 2019 at 06:30 PM
New York - — Celebrities praised the teachings of the Lubavitcher Rebbe on the 25th anniversary of his death. Supermodel Naomi Campbell in a tribute to the Lubavitcher Rebbe, Rabbi Menachem Schneerson, on social media, wrote: “An inspirational leader, scholar, and teacher, the Rebbe taught that we are all inherently good and we each have the potential to change the world for the better...

Lyon, France – NYC Announces Parade For World Cup Champions

July 7, 2019 at 06:00 PM
Lyon, France - New York City is ready to celebrate the U.S. women's national team for its victory in the Women's World Cup. Shortly after the team's win Sunday in Lyon, France, Mayor Bill de Blasio took to Twitter to announce a parade in the team's honor on Wednesday. De Blasio told the team, "You have inspired the entire country — and New York City knows how to celebrate...

Washington – Trump Lashes Out At Media Over ‘Phony’ Border Conditions

July 7, 2019 at 05:30 PM
Washington - President Donald Trump lashed out at the news media Sunday over what he called "phony and exaggerated accounts" following reports of crowded and unsanitary conditions at U.S. Border Patrol stations that have heightened debate about U.S. immigration policy, a trademark issue in his 2020 reelection campaign. In tweets, Trump insisted the "fake news media" was missing the point in...

Newark, NJ – Man Celebrates Retirement After Never Missing a Day of Work

July 7, 2019 at 05:00 PM
Newark, NJ - His final day of work last Friday was no different from when Willie Sumlar started on Aug. 12, 1957. "I was trying to get stuff done," Sumlar said. "You know me, I complete the day." Sumlar, 84, of Orange, is so thorough that he has not missed a scheduled day of work in 62 years with the maintenance department for Essex County government in Newark. He's never taken a sick...

Boca Raton, FL – Florida High School Principal Says He Cannot Take A Position On The Holocaust

July 7, 2019 at 04:03 PM
Boca Raton, FL - A high school principal in Boca Raton, Florida told a parent that inquired about the school’s educational plan for teaching the Holocaust that “Not everyone believes the Holocaust happened.” Spanish River Community High School principal William Latson in an email in April 2018 first told the parent, that “the curriculum is to be introduced but not forced upon...

Carroll, IA – Pete Buttigieg Has Money, But Can He Turn It Into 2020 Win?

July 7, 2019 at 03:00 PM
Carroll, IA - Pete Buttigieg stunned the Democratic presidential field with a nearly $25 million second-quarter fundraising haul. Now he needs to figure out how to use that money to build a campaign that can go the distance against nearly two dozen rivals — many of them better known — and ensure that enthusiasm from donors is matched by support from voters. That poses big challenges for...

Amman – Jordanian PM: Economic Plan No Substitute For Mideast Peace

July 7, 2019 at 02:30 PM
Amman - Jordan's prime minister says an economic deal cannot be a substitute for a peace agreement between Israel and the Palestinians, echoing concerns by critics of the U.S. peace summit in Bahrain last month. Prime Minister Omar Razzaz said Sunday that the "road to peace is clear" and must be based upon the creation of an independent Palestinian state with east Jerusalem as its...

Jerusalem – Israeli Programmers Volunteer To Help Develop App For Alzheimer Patients

July 7, 2019 at 02:01 PM
Jerusalem - Israeli hi-tech programmers have volunteered to join doctors and psychologists to develop an app that diagnoses Alzheimer’s disease at an early stage. Doctors and psychologists from Hadassah Hospital in Jerusalem and from Harvard University have developed a program that helps assess the patient. During the course of the evaluation, the respondent is asked a series of questions...

New Orleans – Kamala Harris Proposes $100B In Homeownership Assistance

July 7, 2019 at 01:00 PM
New Orleans - Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris is proposing $100 billion in federal grants to pay for down payment and closing costs to help close what she says is a racial wealth gap and address historical discrimination in homeownership against black families. Harris announced her plan Saturday at the Essence Festival in New Orleans, where the California senator was among...

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