Day: November 20, 2023

State Department says ‘transition period’ must follow Israel-Hamas war

With the Israel-Hamas war lingering into its seventh week, the State Department was pressed Monday on how the Biden administration envisions the conflict ending and what precisely comes next.  State Department spokesman Matthew Miller said the Palestinian people must be front and center of any decision-making process, with the ultimate goal being the establishment of State Department says ‘transition period’ must follow Israel-Hamas war

Sununu teams up with Haley, DeSantis, Christie as he decides on 2024 presidential endorsement

HOOKSETT, N.H. – Republican Gov. Chris Sununu’s the busiest politician on the presidential campaign trail in the crucial primary state of New Hampshire this week, and he’s not even running for the White House. Sununu teamed up on Monday afternoon with former ambassador to the United Nations and former South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley at Sununu teams up with Haley, DeSantis, Christie as he decides on 2024 presidential endorsement

Peter Spellos, ‘American Dreams’ actor, dead at 69

Peter Spellos, “Transformers: Robots in Disguise” and “American Dreams” actor, died on Sunday. He was 69. James Spellos, his younger brother, confirmed to Fox News Digital, that Peter is “at peace after a short but very painful battle with pancreatic cancer.” In addition to working in film and television, Peter was an accomplished voice actor Peter Spellos, ‘American Dreams’ actor, dead at 69

Arizona police shoot armed woman in mall parking lot

Police responding to a report of a disorderly person at a Chandler, Arizona, shopping mall shot an armed woman who was then treated at a hospital and sent to jail, Chandler police said Saturday. Renata Eldred, 50, was creating an unspecified disturbance in a parking lot when officers arrived shortly after 6 p.m. Friday in Arizona police shoot armed woman in mall parking lot

Montana man pleads not guilty to child sexual abuse charges linked to missing Arizona teen

A Montana man who had been living with a teenager who disappeared from her home in Arizona four years ago pleaded not guilty Monday to child sexual abuse charges lodged against him based on images that authorities said they found on his cellphone. Since his Oct. 23 arrest, Edmund Davis, 36, has been held on Montana man pleads not guilty to child sexual abuse charges linked to missing Arizona teen

New York Senate Dem faces rape allegations in lawsuit: ‘Extremely disturbing’

A state lawmaker from Brooklyn has been accused in a lawsuit of raping a woman early in his legislative career when he went to her home to discuss disaster relief efforts for Haiti. The lawsuit, filed Friday, accuses Sen. Kevin Parker of assaulting her in 2004, during his first term. The woman said she had New York Senate Dem faces rape allegations in lawsuit: ‘Extremely disturbing’

PA Gov. Shapiro pushes for school vouchers, minimum wage increase and gun violence legislation

Pennsylvania Gov. Josh Shapiro said Monday that his list of unfinished business for the state Legislature includes passing a private school voucher program, increasing the minimum wage and approving bills to curb gun violence. Shapiro also said he wants lawmakers to lift limits that prevent adult victims of childhood sexual assault from suing their assailants PA Gov. Shapiro pushes for school vouchers, minimum wage increase and gun violence legislation

Finnish PM signals support for further crackdowns at Russian border amid migrant influx

Finland’s prime minister on Monday said the country may need to take further actions on its border with Russia after closing four border crossings in an attempt to stem a recent increase in asylum-seekers. Finland, which joined NATO this year in response to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, has accused Moscow of letting migrants from the Finnish PM signals support for further crackdowns at Russian border amid migrant influx

Haitian authorities arrest ex-mayor in connection with President Moïse’s 2021 killing

Authorities in Haiti on Monday arrested a new suspect in the July 2021 slaying of President Jovenel Moïse. Macky Kessa, a former mayor of the southern coastal city of Jacmel, was detained but has not been charged, his attorney, Jimmy Jean-Baptiste, told The Associated Press. He said Kessa is being held in Haiti’s notorious National Haitian authorities arrest ex-mayor in connection with President Moïse’s 2021 killing

NYU cancer doctor sues hospital, school over pro-Israel posts, says he’s a ‘sacrificial lamb’

The former director of a New York University cancer center is suing the hospital and the university itself over his dismissal, alleging he was terminated because of pro-Israel social media posts some online claimed were racist against Arabs.  Benjamin Neel, the former director of NYU Langone Health’s Perlmutter Cancer Center, said he was fired this NYU cancer doctor sues hospital, school over pro-Israel posts, says he’s a ‘sacrificial lamb’