Jewish Journal

Ohio man accused of plotting government attack pleads not guilty

by Ginny McCabe, Reuters

1 week ago

Christopher Cornell, 20, of Cincinnati, Ohio, in the Butler County Jail. Photo courtesy of Butler County Jail via Reuters

An Ohio man accused of plotting to attack the U.S. Capitol with guns and bombs pleaded not guilty to attempted murder and other charges in federal court on Thursday.

Christopher Cornell,... read full article

  • Upward Mobility Act to tax services, boost revenue by $10 billion

    by Aron Chilewich

    1 week ago

    State Sen. Bob Hertzberg of the San Fernando Valley recently introduced Senate Bill 8 (SB 8), also known as the Upward Mobility Act. It is an attempt to move past standard single-issue, stopgap tax measures, and to jumpstart discussion of a complete overhaul of California’s tax...

  • John Boehner’s crude interference in the Israeli elections or: If you can’t win in Jerusalem, try Paris or Washington

    By Michael Berenbaum

    1 week ago

    The invitation by Speaker of the House John Boehner to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to address a joint session of Congress on the question of Iran is a crude interference in Israeli election politics. 

    The speech, scheduled for early March, and a fortnight before the...

  • Obama, Kerry will not meet Netanyahu on U.S. visit

    by Matt Spetalnick, Reuters

    1 week ago

    President Barack Obama will not meet Israel's prime minister when he visits Washington in March, the White House said on Thursday, after being blindsided by the Republicans' invitation to Benjamin Netanyahu to address the U.S. Congress on Iran.

    Bernadette Meehan, a spokeswoman...

  • Justice Department said ready to clear Darren Wilson


    1 week ago

    The Justice Department is about to close the investigation into the shooting death of an unarmed black teenager in Ferguson, Miss., and clear the white police officer involved of any civil rights charges, the New York Times reported on Wednesday.

    The paper quoted law enforcement...

  • Congress invites Netanyahu, Obama blindsided

    by Patricia Zengerle and Roberta Rampton, Reuters

    1 week ago

    House of Representatives Speaker John Boehner on Wednesday invited Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to address Congress without consulting President Barack Obama, and a White House spokesman questioned whether protocol had been violated.

    An Israeli official said...

  • U.S. top court rules for Muslim inmate over prison beard ban

    by Lawrence Hurley, Reuters

    1 week ago

    An Arkansas policy prohibiting inmates from having beards violated the religious rights of a prisoner who had wanted to grow one in accordance with his Muslim beliefs, a unanimous U.S. Supreme Court ruled on Tuesday.

    The justices, on a 9-0 vote in a closely watched case involving...

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