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23 Russian Diplomats To Be Expelled From Britain Amid Probe Into Ex-Spy’s Poisoning

Britain announced Wednesday it will expel almost two dozen Russian diplomats, sever high-level bilateral contacts with Moscow and take both open and covert action against Kremlin meddling after the poisoning of a former spy, plunging U.K.-Russian relations into their deepest freeze since the Cold War.

Prime Minister Theresa May told lawmakers that 23 Russian diplomats who have been identified as undeclared intelligence officers have a week to leave the country.…

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WATCH THIS: Palestinian PM Survives Attempted Assassination Attempt In Roadside Bomb Attack While Visiting Gaza

An explosion has struck the convoy of the Palestinian prime minister during a rare visit to Gaza, sparking fears of an assassination attempt.

Palestinian Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah was unharmed Tuesday but his Palestinian Authority quickly accused Gaza terrorists of trying to kill him.

Three of the vehicles in his convoy were damaged, their windows blown out. One had signs of blood on the door.…

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WHOOPS: Hillary Caught On Video Slipping On Flight Of Stairs In India – TWICE!

The American Mirror reports Clinton was attempting to descend about 15 stairs at Jahaz Mahal, an abandoned royal palace complex in the ancient city of Mandu, India.

She was holding the arm of an aide.

With Huma Abedin following behind, Clinton slipped about halfway down the descent, nearly tumbling down.

A man walking in front of her jumped to grab her as she reached for him.…

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Florida Prosecutors Seeking Death Penalty For Parkland School Shooter

Prosecutors intend to seek the death penalty for the former student charged with killing 17 people at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School last month even though attorneys for Nikolas Cruz indicated he would plead guilty if his life was spared.

Cruz, 19, is scheduled for formal arraignment Wednesday on a 34-count indictment, including 17 first-degree murder charges. The office of Broward County State Attorney Michael Satz filed the formal notice of its intentions Tuesday, though the action does not necessarily mean a plea deal will not be reached.…

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Former Top Aide To NY Gov. Cuomo Convicted On Corruption Charges

Joseph Percoco, a former top aide and confidant to Gov. Andrew Cuomo, was convicted Tuesday on three felony charges in connection with accepting bribes.

Prosecutors said Percoco accepted more than $300,000 in bribes from companies with business before the state, most in the form of a job for his wife. The government also alleged he accepted $35,000 in cash.

A federal jury in Manhattan delivered a verdict Tuesday after deliberating for parts of three weeks.…

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Pilot Says Passenger May Have Caused NYC Chopper Crash; 5 Victims Identified [NEW VIDEOS]

The five passengers killed when a helicopter plunged into New York City’s East River were identified on Monday, as the pilot said the engine had failed.

The pilot of the helicopter, who managed to escape the overturned chopper, was the only survivor. Law enforcement sources identified him as Richard Vance. Vance, 33, told investigators he believed a passenger’s bag hit the fuel cut-off switch with a piece of equipment, which may have caused the engine to sputter and the chopper to plunge into the river.…

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Thug Who Beat Chassidish Man, Killed Pedestrian In Williamsburg, Shot Dead By Police In Great Neck [VIDEO]

A Nassau County police officer fatally shot a baseball bat-wielding suspect who went on a vicious crime-spree in two boroughs in New York City on Monday morning.

The violence began at 4:00AM when the suspect viciously attacked a Chassidish man on Kent and Division Avenues in Williamsburg and stole his cellphone. The victim sustained serious injuries, and was taken to Bellvue Hospital by Hatzalah where he underwent facial surgery.…

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Mount Vernon, NY Mayor Arrested In Corruption Case

The mayor of Mount Vernon, New York has been arrested as part of a public corruption probe by the state attorney general’s office.

According to the Journal News , Mayor Richard Thomas is accused of stealing $12,000 from his campaign committee and lying about it on his campaign finance filings.

The Democrat said Monday he expects to be “fully vindicated.” The prosecution did not seek bail.…

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Trump Promising Consumers Digital-age Health Care Approach

A smartphone app that lets Medicare patients access their claims information. Giving consumers a share of drug company rebates for their prescriptions. Wider access to websites that reliably compare cost and quality of medical tests.

The Trump administration is taking a pragmatic new tack on health care, with officials promising consumer friendly changes and savings in areas from computerized medical records to prescription drugs.…

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UPDATE: All 5 Passengers Killed In Helicopter Crash In NYC’s East River, Caught On Video [1:15AM ET]

A helicopter crashed into New York City’s East River Sunday night and flipped upside down in the water, killing all five passengers aboard, officials said. The scene was near East 91 Street on Manhattan’s East Side.

A spokesman for the NYPD confirmed the deaths to The Associated Press early Monday morning.

Video taken by a bystander and posted on Twitter shows the red helicopter land hard in the water and then capsize, its rotors slapping at the water.…

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SERIAL BOMBER? Third Explosion Reported In Austin After Two Other Package Bombs

A teenager was killed and a woman was seriously hurt after a package exploded at an Austin home early Monday in a blast similar to another deadly incident nearly two weeks ago in Texas’ capital city as they probed a probed a third potential blast.

Austin Police said they received a call about the explosion in a neighborhood on the northwest side of the city around 6:45 a.m., after the 17-year-old resident found a package on the front step, brought it inside, and opened it in the kitchen where it exploded.…

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SHOCKING DEVELOPMENT: Trump Agrees To Meet Kim Jong Un; North Korea Pledges To Halt Nuclear Tests

After months of trading insults and threats of nuclear annihilation, President Donald Trump agreed to meet with North Korean leader Kim Jung Un by May to negotiate an end to Pyongyang’s nuclear weapons program, South Korean and U.S. officials said Thursday. No American president has ever met with a North Korea leader.

The South Korean national security director, Chung Eui-yong, told reporters outside the White House of the planned summit, after briefing Trump and other top U.S.…

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Alabama Man Pleads Guilty To Trying To Help ISIS

An Alabama man pleaded guilty to terrorism charges Thursday, admitting that be bought bomb-making materials and had hoped to conduct attacks at a military installation or police stations.

In federal court in Birmingham, Aziz Sayyed, 23, of Huntsville, entered the plea to charges that he sought to aide a foreign terrorist organization.

Federal prosecutors said that, after watching videos from the Islamic State terrorist group earlier this year, Sayyed purchased ingredients to make an explosive and told others about his hope to use it in a car bomb or explosive belt.…

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Fire Breaks Out At Tziyon Of Reb Elimelech In Lizhensk On Yartzheit, Heavy Damage Reported [PHOTOS & VIDEO]

A fire broke out at the Tziyun Of Reb Elimelech In Lizhensk, Poland, where thousands of people have traveled to be for the Yartzheit today, Thursday, 21 Adar.

Sources tell YWN that a fire broke out in a tent next to the Tziyon, where hundreds of candles were burning. The fire soon spread into the Tziyon, where thousands of “kvitlach” had been placed by Mispallelim at the Kever.…

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Life-Threatening Coalition Attempting to Form in Lakewood, New Jersey: Tens of Thousands at Risk

Imagine, Heaven forbid, the following headlines:

“Measles Outbreak in Lakewood, New Jersey”

There is a group of people attempting to form a coalition that could quite likely cause these headlines to appear in the very near future.  According to the Center for Disease Control each year 146,000 people worldwide die of measles – most of them children and in locations where they do not vaccinate.…

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VIDEO: PM Netanyahu: I Don’t Want The Palestinians As Citizens Of Israel

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Wednesday, 20 Adar appeared before the Economic Club of Washington and was interviewed by Club President David M. Rubenstein.

Prime Minister Netanyahu:

“I think most Israelis would favor a situation where we could separate from the Palestinians. I don’t want the Palestinians as citizens of Israel and I don’t want them as subjects of Israel. So, I want a solution when they have all the powers they need to govern themselves, but none of the powers that would threaten us.…

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SHOCK VIDEO: Toronto Airport Agent Takes Apart Jewish Traveler’s Tefillin; ‘These Are Odd’

YWN has received disturbing footage of an agent at Toronto’s Pearson airport taking apart a Jewish traveler’s Tefillin for a thorough examination, a tactic usually reserved for suspicious packages.

The footage, shot last week, shows the clueless agent unraveling the straps of both the Shel Yad and Shel Rosh and opening the boxes containing the Battim.

The traveler, who was enroute to Los Angeles, tells YWN that before the recording began he had clearly informed the agent of the Tefillin’s religious significance, but the agent had still insisted on inspecting the Tefillin.…

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New Jersey Teacher Struck By Lightning While On Bus Duty During Nor’easter

A 33-year-old middle school teacher from New Jersey was struck by lightning outside of the building Wednesday afternoon.

The eighth grade teacher at Manchester Middle School was working bus duty at the end of the school day when the umbrella she was holding was struck by lightning.

The incident occurred at approximately 2:30 p.m., when school personnel were preparing for dismissal.…

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WATCH THIS: Israel: Grandfather Explains His 10-Year-Old Grandson’s Driving

In the accompanying video, we can hear the grandfather of the 10-year-old driver doing his best to explain to police why his grandson was at the wheel.

“When we stopped the vehicle for inspection we could not believe our eyes, a child was behind the wheel, a ten-year-old, with his grandfather seated to his side” explained one of the officers.

On Monday, 18 Adar, police and border police were involved in routine vehicle inspections in southern Jerusalem.…

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