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Rabbi, several others arrested in public benefits fraud case

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His wife, Tzipporah Sorotzkin, also faces criminal charges. Ocean County Prosecutor Joseph Coronato said more arrests are expected as a result of the investigation centered on Lakewood, a town near central New Jersey's shore that is home to a large and growing ultra-Orthodox Jewish community. Read More »

AP analysis: Pennsylvania gerrymander gave GOP a big boost

Colorado was one of just eight US states with a Democratic advantage in its lower house districts in the 2016 election, according to an Associated Press analysis . Idaho has only two districts, both of which were won by Republicans in November. And they moved Republican-performing areas into closely divided districts held by Republican incumbents. Read More »

Two men beaten in robbery, one in critical condition

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A man was shot to death Sunday night in Algiers, according to the New Orleans Police Department. "One of the victims was listed in critical condition and the other victim was listed in stable condition". Anyone who recognizes the suspects in the surveillance video or has any information is asked to call NOPD Eight District detectives at 504-658-6080 or Crimestoppers at 504-822-1111. Read More »

New York Six Flags guests catch teen who fell from ride

The girl's little brother was sitting beside her and screamed for help. Matthew Howard Sr . was about to leave the Six Flags Great Escape when he noticed something unusual - a young girl dangling from one of the rides. "It's wonderful you know I mean as I keep saying too God put us in the right place at the right time , you know we were able to do something good and we saved a child's life", Winchell said. Read More »

AARP Wants Senate Health Bill Stopped; Older Americans in Danger

Meanwhile, a Government Accountability Office investigation found that improper payments accounted for more than 10% of all Medicaid spending previous year. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell , R-Ky., has said he's willing to alter the measure to attract support, and promised plenty of back-room bargaining as he tries pushing a final package through his chamber next week. Read More »

Vettel plans to "sort it out" with Hamilton after Baku run

The Ferrari driver responded by pulling alongside Hamilton and turning into him, giving the W08 a further whack. "Nobody can criticise the stewards because they are what they are, like a referee. "Now is not the right time to talk. But we must be capable, once the race is done, to have a beer like rugby players and acknowledge someone's performance". Read More »

Supreme Court rules for Missouri church in playground case

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The state denied Trinity's application, citing an amendment that states, "no money shall ever be taken from the public treasury, directly or indirectly, in aid of any church, sect or denomination of religion". Some states with the same restriction as Missouri already allow churches to participate in programs that are generally applicable to the public and are for secular benefits such as health and safety. Read More »

GOP Health Bill Gives Rich Tax Breaks, Cuts Care

In a press conference with Nevada governor Brian Sandoval today, Senator Dean Heller joined his colleague Susan Collins in taking a very negative, and possibly irreconcilable, position on the Senate version of the American Health Care Act. Read More »

Massive Riot At San Fransisco Mall Leads To Lockdown

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San Francisco police received multiple calls about 6:45 p.m. reporting fights at Westfield San Francisco Centre, police said. It was clear from various videos that several officers were assaulted, police said, adding that several lof the officers were injured. Read More »

Eid Mubarak to all Muslims celebrating today

Instead, it begins on the 10th day of the holiest month in the Islamic lunar calendar. According to the wife of the president, "the Sallah celebration is imperative as it marks the end of the holy month of Ramadan". "This is the most painful, the most sorrowful occasion, Eid al-Fitr, that we have experienced for the last hundreds of years", said Zia Alonto Adiong, a spokesman for the provincial crisis committee. Read More »

Gay wedding cake dispute to be decided by Supreme Court

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Like a New Mexico photographer three years ago, the baker cited his religious beliefs. Jack Phillips explains his reasons for refusing to make a cake for a same-sex wedding. The ACLU, representing the couple, David Mullins and Charlie Craig of Denver, said the two never discussed what kind of design, if any, they wanted on their cake, diminishing Phillips's claim that his freedom of expression was at stake. Read More »

Coast Guard Medevacs man from fishing vessel off Venice

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No one was injured. Shortly after 2:30 p.m, a "Mayday" call was received at Station Erie from a 28-foot charter boat with 7 people on board. A U.S. In a fourth case, a boatcrew from Station Erie rescued two kayakers while on patrol. The Coast Guard launched air crews at 8:13 p.m. aboard an MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter from Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater. Read More »

8 injured after man drives into LA motel swimming pool

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The Toyota busted through a brick wall and landed in the swimming pool at the Vagabond Inn. As many as as eight people were hurt when a vehicle slammed into a motel pool in Southern California. "I took this guy out of the vehicle, you know, try to unbuckle him. he was choking. and someone did CPR", Johnathan Zayas, who works at a gas station across the street, told KABC-TV. Read More »

Cosby case is about much more than him: Lena

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During their deliberations, jurors asked to revisit almost every key piece of evidence from the trial. Meanwhile, attorney Gloria Allred, who represents numerous Cosby accusers, said the entertainer's fame carried its own power. It was the only criminal case to arise from claims from more than 60 women that cast Cosby, who has been married more than 50 years, as a serial predator who gave drugs to women before violating them. Read More »

Trumpcare Will Bring Chaos to Health Care Market

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Conway made clear that Americans now on Medicaid , even through the Obamacare expansion, are "grandfathered in". "If we went and got the single greatest health-care plan in the history of the world, we would not get one Democrat vote", President Trump told an Iowa crowd last Wednesday. Read More »

Man catches teen falling from park ride: 'It's OK let go!'

On Sunday, park officials said the ride had been cleared for operation, but would remain closed. In one video taken of the scene and posted on Facebook, one of the people can be heard shouting: 'We'll catch you, honey'. He said the ride has no seatbelt; just a bar across to hold patrons inside. Six Flags officials said in a statement, "There does not appear to be any malfunction of the ride, but we have closed the attraction until a thorough review of the ride can be completed". Read More »

Santos: 6 dead, 31 missing in Colombia capsizing

Realising what's happening, a man on a jet-ski dashes over to help as other boats race to the scene to aid tourists. "About five minutes into their journey - so really just off the coast of the town itself - the boat began to sink and then it broke into two". Read More »

Mistrial declared again after jury deadlocks in Cincinnati cop's murder retrial

Tensing stopped the vehicle DuBose was driving on an off-campus street July 19, 2015, after spotting it without a front license plate and determining the back plate was registered to a female driver whose license was suspended. The prosecutor during the first trial, Joseph Deters, had strongly criticised the shooting. " It is the prosecutor's job, not this court's job, to include reckless homicide ", Ghiz said, according to the Associated Press . Read More »