USPS employees accused of hoarding parcels, stealing veterans’ medication

LOS ANGELES—Several authorities have charged dozens of Southern California postal workers and their associates with mail theft, embezzlement and an array of other crimes as part of a sweeping investigation into criminal activity at the U.S. Postal Service. A total of 33 defendants were charged in 28 cases, including one individual who was found to […]

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Claims of Anti-Semitism Surface Against New Trump CEO

Donald Trump’s new campaign CEO is facing scrutiny over allegations of anti-Semitic remarks and domestic violence. Stephen Bannon, on leave from his post as head of the alt-right Breitbart News, made anti-Semitic remarks in reference to the student population of a private school his daughters were touring, according to a sworn deposition from his ex-wife, […]

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Dr. Harold Bornstein, Trump physician, wrote glowing bill of health as limo waited: report

Donald Trump’s longtime physician said he wrote a strongly-worded bill of health for the White House hopeful in just five minutes while a limo sent by the Republican candidate waited outside his office, NBC News reported Friday. Dr. Harold Bornstein defended the glowing and hastily authored assessment in an interview this week more than eight […]

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North Korea Calls UN Condemnation ‘Provocative’

North Korea on Saturday expressed great displeasure over the United Nations Security Council’s strong condemnation of the East Asian country’s four ballistic missile launches between July and August. In a press statement approved by the 15 members, the council denounced the North’s ballistic missile activities as fueling tensions and called them “grave violations” of the […]

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Expert in nuclear politics to guest teach at SDSU

SAN DIEGO (Press Release)–Dr. Oded Brosh, a leading expert on nuclear politics, will serve as the Jewish Studies Program’s Visiting Israeli Professor in Fall 2016 and Spring 2017. Dr. Brosh is a Senior Research Fellow at the Institute for Policy and Strategy and Director of M.A. Specialization in Diplomacy and Conflict Studies at the Lauder […]

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The West Must Do Far More to Keep Putin at Bay

Last month in Warsaw, Poland, NATO leaders vowed to make the alliance “stronger in defense and deterrence.” While progress was made, there is reason to doubt its adequacy. America continues to decline to provide Ukraine and Georgia with advanced defensive weapons or to challenge Russia’s airpower supporting the Syrian regime’s siege of Aleppo. Is the […]

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Medical Community Demands End to Syria Hospital Attacks

Nearly two dozen doctors from around the world have penned an open letter to President Barack Obama, Prime Minister Theresa May, Chancellor Angela Merkel other heads of state calling for an immediate stop to attacks on medical facilities and health professionals in Syria. The letter, which includes the signatures of two Nobel Prize winners, comes […]

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Saudi Prince Says He Helped Trump

Donald Trump may like to criticize Hillary Clinton for her family’s acceptance of donations from foreign governments while serving as secretary of state but a Saudi prince is alleging that the Republican front-runner has taken foreign money himself to get out of tight binds. Prince Al-Waheed Bin Talal told Turkey’s Hurriyet newspaper that he has […]

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Iran blasts Kerry for saying it supports rebels in Yemen

Iran on Friday denied American accusations it has delivered missiles to Yemeni rebels, retorting it was U.S. support for a Saudi-led coalition backing the government that had prolonged the conflict, AFP reported. Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said the comments by Secretary of State John Kerry on a visit to Saudi Arabia on Thursday were […]

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Nigeria: Christian Group Slams Kerry’s ‘Divisive’ Visit

A prominent Christian group in Nigeria has accused U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry of being “discriminatory…and divisive” during a recent trip to the West African country. Kerry was in Nigeria on Monday and Tuesday and was hosted by the Sultan of Sokoto, Muhammadu Sa’ad Abubakar III, the most senior Islamic cleric in the country. […]

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Hillary Clinton needs to ‘show her soul’ to voters: Joe Biden

Vice President Joseph R. Biden said he’s advised Hillary Clinton to “show your soul a little more” to voters, and he believes too many Democratic leaders don’t understand the middle class anymore. In an interview with the Atlantic published Friday, the vice president said Mrs. Clinton is understandably fearful of revealing too much of herself […]

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Libertarians Johnson, Weld Need a Surge to Make Debates

An important question that has the potential to affect the outcome of the presidential race is whether Gary Johnson, the Libertarian Party presidential candidate, can manage to join Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Hillary Clinton onstage at the first presidential debate just a month from now. A former Republican governor of New Mexico, Johnson himself […]

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White House: Iran’s actions in the Gulf a cause for concern

Actions by Iranian vessels in several encounters with U.S. warships in the Gulf this week are cause for concern and increase risks of miscalculation, the White House said on Friday, according to Reuters. On Thursday, it was revealed that a U.S. Navy coastal patrol ship fired three warning shots at an Iranian ship that sailed […]

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Florida Jews could help Clinton carry state, poll suggests

WASHINGTON — Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump has “historically bad” support among Jewish voters in Florida, with large numbers rejecting his proposed temporary ban on Muslim immigration and most doubting his professed strong support for Israel, a new poll of Jewish voters has found. If the Florida polling figures released Friday by GBA Strategies, a […]

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