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NYPD Hold Trial for Officer Who Killed Unarmed Man

A disciplinary trial has begun for a white New York City officer in a case that was an early catalyst for outrage over police use of deadly force against black men. Richard Haste appeared Tuesday at an administrative court on departmental charges accusing him of failing to use proper tactics in the killing of an […]
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Paul LePage: John Lewis Should Thank GOP for Ending Slavery

Instead of boycotting President-elect Donald Trump’s inauguration, civil-rights icon Rep. John Lewis should be thanking the Republican Party for ending slavery, Maine’s Republican Gov. Paul LePage said today.

Appearing on WVOM Maine radio’s George Hale and Ric Tyler Show, the firebrand governor addressed Lewis’s claims that Trump is not a “legitimate” president, LePage fired back: “John Lewis ought to look at history. It was Abraham Lincoln that freed the slaves. It was Rutherford B. Hayes and Ulysses S. Grant that fought against Jim Crow laws. A simple ‘thank you’ would suffice.” The governor also called upon Maine congresswoman Chellie Pingree to resign if she boycotts the inauguration, adding, “For some reason, the left has become so hateful and so, they are trying to bully us out of believing our constitution.” Read more at CNN.

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New York – Poll: Young Americans Fear They Will Be Worse Off Post-Trump

New York — As Donald Trump approaches his inauguration, young Americans have a deeply pessimistic view about his incoming administration, with young blacks, Latinos and Asian Americans particularly concerned about what’s to come in the next four years. That’s according to a new GenForward poll of Americans aged 18 to 30, which found that the […]


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Supreme Court Hears Case Over Deportations

The Obama administration is seeking to persuade the Supreme Court to retain a federal law that makes it easier to deport immigrants who have been convicted of crimes. The justices on Tuesday heard arguments in the administration’s appeal of a lower court ruling that struck down the law as unconstitutional. The case concerns a provision […]
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Photo Essay: Pouring Cement For The Boiros At The New Mivka By Mikva USA In Lower Merion, Pennsylvania (Photos by JDN)

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Photo Essay:Melavah Malka For Toras Emecha Girls School In Monsey (Photos by JDN)

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Photo Essay: Melavah Malka For Kahal Desch In Williamsburg (Photos by JDN)

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Photo Essay: Hagaon Harav Chaim Kanievsky Shlita Milling Wheat For Matzos (Photos by JDN)

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Charges Dropped Against Man Accused Of Murdering Rabbi Yosef Raksin In Miami

In a major twist, Tuesday, the charges against a man accused of killing a rabbi who was visiting South Florida have been dropped. Deandre Charles, had said all along that he did not kill Rabbi Yosef Raksin in August of 2014. A witness placed Charles at the crime scene. The state said they had DNA […]
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Photos: At the Levayah of Rebbetzin Miriam Rokeach a”h, Bilgoray Rebbetzin (JDN/Anshi Beck)

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