As Heat Wave Breaks Across Northeast, Thousands Left Without Power Hamodia

Severe wind and rain in the northeastern states left thousands without power on Monday and into early Tuesday, even as a record-breaking heat wave ebbed. The heat wave blanketing about a…

National

Death Penalty Ruling in Case Against Immigrant AppealedHamodia

Prosecutors have asked an Arizona appeals court to let them pursue the death penalty against a Mexican immigrant charged with murder in the 2015 shooting death of a convenience store…

Trump Administration to Expand Its Power to Deport Illegal ImmigrantsHamodia

The Trump administration on Tuesday will significantly expand its power to quickly deport illegal immigrants who have illegally entered the United States within the past two years, using a fast-track…

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World

Widespread Blackout Hits VenezuelaHamodia

At least 14 Venezuelan states lost power on Monday, according to Reuters witnesses and reports on social media, the first nationwide blackout to include the capital Caracas since March. Venezuela…

President Seeks Pakistan’s Help To End Long Afghanistan WarHamodia

President Donald Trump brought the leader of Pakistan to the White House on Monday to discuss a peace deal in neighboring Afghanistan, breezily declaring he could end the longest U.S.…

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Regional

Brooklyn Politicians Clash Over F Express TrainReuvain Borchardt

Brooklyn elected officials are clashing over the new F express train, which will eliminate several local trains on the line. The MTA announced earlier this month that starting in September,…

Trump Pops by a Wedding at His New Jersey Golf CourseHamodia

The wedding guests started getting excited last week when the president’s schedule said he would be in his New Jersey golf club for the weekend. They knew the bride and…

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Politics

ANALYSIS: Under Trump, a Very Different Agenda for Conservatives EmergesJohn Burtka

When Fox News host Tucker Carlson took the stage at the National Conservatism Conference last Monday in Washington, his tone was self-deprecating yet triumphant. Deputy national security adviser Michael Anton…

Budget Negotiators Close on Debt, Agency Spending DealHamodia

The Trump administration and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi are on the cusp of a critical debt and budget agreement, a deal that would amount to an against-the-odds victory for Washington…

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Business

Business Briefs – July 22, 2019Hamodia

Equifax to Pay Up to $700M In Data Breach Settlement NEW YORK (AP) – Equifax has agreed to pay $700 million, potentially more, to settle with the federal authorities and…

Technology Shines On an Otherwise Sluggish Day for U.S. StocksHamodia

Tech stocks were the standouts in an otherwise sluggish day of trading on Monday, as investors gear up for the arrival of the heart of earnings reporting season. Apple, Intel…

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Health, Science & Technology

Study: Millions Should Stop Taking Aspirin for Heart HealthHamodia

Millions of people who take aspirin to prevent a heart attack may need to rethink the pill-popping, Harvard researchers reported on Monday. A daily low-dose aspirin is recommended for people…

Rising Health Insurance Deductibles Fuel Middle-Class Anger And ResentmentHamodia

Denise Wall, a Fresno-area schoolteacher with more than $2,000 in medical bills, was outraged to hear she could get free care if she quit her job and enrolled her family…

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