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Tillerson snubs Muslim world

Ending a bipartisan tradition, Rex Tillerson will be the first Secretary of State in nearly two-decades not to host an event commemorating the end of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, which begins Saturday. Reuters reported that since 1999, Republican…

Trump ‘lawyers up’ in Russia probe

Trading up to a New York lawyer from his Kremlin handlers, President Donald Trump hired criminal defense attorney Marc Kasowitz as his personal lawyer for the investigation into any role he or his campaign aides may have had with Russia’s reported meddling…

President panned as Pope visit planned

Catholic social justice advocates expressed profound disappointment with President Donald Trump’s federal budget proposal, as the Republican billionaire had an audience with Pope Francis at the Vatican. Meetings have been held at the Vatican and within the United States by six popes…

Freedom of the press has declined

In the United States, President Donald Trump routinely disparages the press, conducting himself in a hostile manner that rejects the news media’s role in holding governments to account for their words and actions. Despite those sharp political attacks, threats to…

Union County annex adds six court rooms

Officials hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate the opening of the new Union County Courthouse Cherry Street Annex at 2 Cherry Street in Elizabeth, which provides six state-of-the-art courtrooms and facilities that will serve families. The event brought together elected…

Zinna offers real health reform measure

Mark Zinna unveiled a comprehensive single-payer health care plan that he calls’New Jersey Cares’ (NJC), making him the only gubernatorial candidate who claims to support universal single-payer health care to release a comprehensive single-payer plan. “We have the resources necessary to give all…