US targets Al-Qaeda in second day of Yemen strikes
Fri, 03 Mar 2017 15:22:34 -0500
US targets Al-Qaeda in second day of Yemen strikes US warplanes pounded Al-Qaeda targets in Yemen for a second straight day Friday, killing eight militants, security and tribal sources said, as Washington steps up its air war against the jihadists. The Pentagon said the past two days had seen it carry out "somewhere over 30" strikes against Read More...
Schumer, Trump trade Twitter barbs over Russia
Fri, 03 Mar 2017 14:29:12 -0500
Schumer, Trump trade Twitter barbs over Russia Schumer said he’d be happy to have a public discussion to hash out their respective ties — or lack thereof — to Russia. The latest Trump Twitter spat started Thursday when Schumer said Attorney General Jeff Sessions should resign after it was revealed he talked to the Russian ambassador Read More...
Khizr Khan joins immigration lawyers at Dulles Airport
Fri, 03 Mar 2017 12:28:08 -0500
Khizr Khan joins immigration lawyers at Dulles Airport Khizr Khan, the Gold Star father who famously condemned Donald Trump’s proposed Muslim ban during the presidential campaign, paid his respects to a group of volunteers helping immigrants at Washington Dulles International Airport on Thursday. In an interview with Yahoo News, Mirriam Seddiq, an Read More...
Third Jewish cemetery damaged in surge of US anti-Semitic acts
Fri, 03 Mar 2017 11:05:21 -0500
Third Jewish cemetery damaged in surge of US anti-Semitic acts Vandals tumbled and defaced headstones at a Jewish cemetery in Rochester, New York, local officials confirmed Friday, the third such cemetery in the United States to suffer damage in a surge in apparent anti-Semitic acts. Meredith Dragon, chief executive of the Jewish Federation of Greater Read More...
Sessions, under fire, recuses himself from probe of Trump-Russia contacts 
Thu, 02 Mar 2017 18:23:24 -0500
Sessions, under fire, recuses himself from probe of Trump-Russia contacts  Attorney General Jeff Sessions, facing sharp criticism over his failure to disclose two meetings he had with the Russian ambassador during last year’s election campaign, said today that he would recuse himself from any investigation into Russian contacts with the Trump campaign. “I should not Read More...
The Latest: 1 of 3 slain teens had feuded with gang member
Thu, 02 Mar 2017 14:24:45 -0500
The Latest: 1 of 3 slain teens had feuded with gang member CENTRAL ISLIP, N.Y. (AP) — The Latest on gang members indicted in the killings of three teenagers on Long Island last year (all times local):  Read More...