Tag Archives: Frank Miles

World Holocaust Forum: Pence, Netanyahu, and other world leaders speak

The leaders who addressed the World Holocaust Forum in Jerusalem were united in condemning the murder of 6 million Jews by the Nazis and their collaborators during World War II, and in vowing to learn from the past. But their diverging views of what that entails reveal a world at odds about the legacy of the genocide, 75 years after the liberation of the Auschwitz death camp.

2 more bodies found on Tijuana property where California couple turned up dead, investigators say

Two more bodies turned up at a house in Tijuana, Mexico, where a missing California landlord and his wife were found buried, allegedly killed by their son-in-law, according to investigators.

Bloomberg, in Oklahoma, pushes plan to fight racial income inequality

Presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg on Sunday, the day before the national holiday honoring Martin Luther King Jr., spoke out against racial income inequality in America, as the billionaire Democrat outlined an economic proposal aimed at increasing the financial opportunities for black communities across the nation.

Iran rocket attack on Iraqi military base injured 11 US service members, official reveals

Eleven U.S. service members were flown out of Iraq and treated for concussion symptoms after Iran’s rocket attack targeting Iraqi military bases earlier this month, a spokesman for U.S. Central Command revealed Thursday night.

California Dem proposes bigger tax hikes for companies with bigger employee pay gaps

California is considering raising taxes on some of the country’s largest companies, but the size of the tax increase would depend on how much its highest-paid executive makes compared to its employees. The bigger the gap, the bigger the tax increase.

Synagogues should use uniformed law enforcement for security, experts recommend

Jewish congregations opting to deploy armed security personnel in the wake of deadly attacks on synagogues should — if possible — use uniformed law enforcement officers rather than private guards or volunteers from the community, a group of security experts recommended Wednesday.

Steve Gleason, ex-New Orleans Saints safety and ALS advocate, receives Congressional Gold Medal

Former New Orleans Saints safety Steve Gleason, who become a leading advocate for people struggling with Lou Gehrig’s disease after he was diagnosed with the paralyzing illness, was awarded the Congressional Gold Medal during a ceremony Wednesday.

Bruce Springsteen watches son’s swearing-in as Jersey City firefighter

Bruce Springsteen’s son was sworn in Tuesday as a firefighter with the Jersey City Fire Department, along with 15 others.

Baltimore sees 12 shot, 5 dead in just 1 day of shootings

Twelve people were shot and five of them were killed in a total of eight separate shootings Saturday in Baltimore, according to reports.

Rocket attack on air base near Baghdad wounds 4 Iraqi servicemen, officials say

Four members of Iraq’s military were wounded Sunday in a rocket attack targeting an air base just north of Baghdad where American trainers were present until recently, Iraqi security officials said.