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Month November 2020

Dr. Scott Atlas Resigns As Special Adviser To Trump On Coronavirus

WASHINGTON (VINnews) — Dr. Scott Atlas, who held the position of special advisor to President Trump on Coronavirus, has resigned from his position. Atlas, who joined the administration in August, released his resignation letter on Monday. His role was set… Continue Reading →

Political Fight Brewing Over Biden’s WH Budget Chief Nominee

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — President-elect Joe Biden’s pick to lead the Office of Management and Budget is quickly emerging as a political battle that could disrupt his efforts to swiftly fill out his administration. Some Republicans are expressing doubt that… Continue Reading →

Agudah Convention Offers Timely Inspiration For A Year Of Tears, Fears And Frustration

By Sandy Eller It was by any stretch of the imagination an unconventional convention. But with everything that has transpired over the past nine months, there was no question that at this particular moment, the annual Agudah convention could not… Continue Reading →

Wisconsin, Arizona Certify Biden Wins In Presidential Vote

WISCONSIN (AP) — Two battleground states, Wisconsin and Arizona, certified their presidential election results Monday in favor of Joe Biden, even as President Donald Trump’s legal team continued to dispute the results. Biden’s victory in Wisconsin was certified following a… Continue Reading →

Weapon Used In Scientist’s Killing Was Made In Israel, Iran’s State TV Claims

The weapon used in the killing of Iranian nuclear scientist Mohsen Fakhrizadeh on Friday was made in Israel, Iranian media outlets stated on Monday. “The weapon collected from the site of the terrorist act (where Mohsen Fakhrizadeh was assassinated) bears… Continue Reading →

Iran Publishes Photos Of 4 Suspects In Nuclear Scientist’s Killing

Iran’s Defense Ministry published photos on Sunday evening of four men it claims are suspected of taking part in the assassination of the “father” of Iran’s nuclear program, Mohsen Fakhrizadeh. The photos were distributed to hotels throughout Iran and hotel… Continue Reading →

Some Federal Judges Plan to Retire. Will Biden be Able to Replace Them?

For the last four years, some federal judges postponed retirement plans rather than give President Donald Trump the opportunity to name more conservatives to the nation’s powerful appeals courts. Many… Read more » The post Some Federal Judges Plan to… Continue Reading →

Toms River Police Successfully Take Down Man Who Attempted Suicide-By-Cop

Toms River police say they prevented a very dangerous situation from spiraling out of control on Sunday, after a man attempted to commit suicide by cop. According to police, officers responded to an address for reports of a male brandishing… Continue Reading →

Senate Keeps Confirming Trump Nominees

Less than two months remain in the Trump administration, and Senate Republicans are doing something not seen in a century — confirming judges and other nominees after their party lost… Read more » The post Senate Keeps Confirming Trump Nominees… Continue Reading →

Will Trump Leave Biden A War In The Middle East? The Iran Assassination, Explained.

WASHINGTON (JTA) — The simmering fear among Middle East watchers that President Donald Trump might attack Iran in the waning days of his presidency was inflamed on Friday when assassins shot to death the man believed to be responsible for… Continue Reading →

SC Officials Say They Can’t Obtain Drugs By Friday Execution

South Carolina prison officials say they have to delay an execution scheduled for Friday because they won’t be able to obtain the necessary lethal injection drugs. An attorney for the state Department of Corrections wrote in a letter to the… Continue Reading →

Republican John Katko Wins Reelection to U.S. House in New York’s 24th Congressional District

The Democrat challenging Republican U.S. Rep. John Katko in a battleground district in central New York conceded the race Friday. Dana Balter said in a statement that after several days… Read more » The post Republican John Katko Wins Reelection… Continue Reading →

Treasury’s Mnuchin Urges Congress to Tap Unused CARES Act Funds for COVID Relief

U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on Monday urged Congress to tap into $455 billion of unused emergency relief funds to fuel an additional, targeted round of pandemic economic assistance for… Read more » The post Treasury’s Mnuchin Urges Congress to… Continue Reading →

Cuomo Says Hospitals Must Prepare For Expected Virus Surge [VIDEO]

New York’s hospitals must prepare for an expected surge in coronavirus infections by stockpiling masks and gowns, expanding capacity and identifying retired nurses and doctors who could pitch in, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Monday. Cuomo said that with more than… Continue Reading →

Conservative Justices Wary of Blocking Trump Immigrant Census Plan

Conservative U.S. Supreme Court justices on Monday appeared reluctant to block a vaguely defined plan by President Donald Trump’s administration to exclude immigrants living in the United States illegally from… Read more » The post Conservative Justices Wary of Blocking… Continue Reading →

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Powell Says Pace of Economic Improvement Has Moderated

Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell says that the pace of improvement in the economy has moderated in recent months with future prospects remaining “extraordinarily uncertain.” In remarks released by the… Read more » The post Powell Says Pace of Economic… Continue Reading →

Appeals Court Strikes Down Immigrant Licenses Law Challenge

An appeals court dealt another blow Monday to a lawsuit seeking to nullify a New York law allowing immigrants without legal documents to seek driver’s licenses. The 2nd U.S. Circuit… Read more » The post Appeals Court Strikes Down Immigrant… Continue Reading →

Georgia Official Announces Investigations Into Election Violations

ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia’s top elections official announced investigations Monday into potential violations of election law. Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger said during a news conference at the state Capitol that his office is investigating any credible claims of illegal… Continue Reading →

After Executions To Deter Virus, North Korea Tightens Sea Entry Restrictions

North Korea is further toughening restrictions on entering seawaters as part of elevated steps to fight the coronavirus pandemic, state media said Sunday, two days after South Korea said the North had banned sea fishing. The Korean Central News Agency… Continue Reading →

Lakewood Mayor Ray Coles responds to your ‘Ask The Mayor’ questions: Garbage Trucks

The following is an ‘Ask The Mayor’ question submitted to TLS, and the Mayor’s response. Email your questions for the Mayor to Question: Dear Mr. Mayor, Thank you for all that you do for Lakewood- in front of AND… Continue Reading →

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