Daily Archives: October 14, 2016

EU Official Urges Fair Elections, Reform From Macedonia

The European Union’s top official for enlargement is urging Macedonia’s feuding party leaders to look beyond forthcoming early elections to passing reforms required for the country’s eventual accession. Enlargement Commissioner…

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Business Stockpiles and Sales Increase in August

U.S. businesses increased their stockpiles and their sales in August, a possible sign of stronger growth in the closing months of 2016. The Commerce Department says inventories rose a seasonally…

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U.S. Retail Sales Rebounded 0.6 Percent in September

U.S. shoppers upped their spending in September, with sharp increases in sales at auto dealers, restaurants and gas stations. Retail sales rose 0.6 percent in September, a rebound after sales…

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Lawmakers to Feds: Give $10M to NJ Transit for Train Safety

New Jersey’s congressional delegation is calling on the federal government to fulfill New Jersey Transit’s request for $10 million to help install an automatic train speed-control system. Democratic Sens. Cory…

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Some Republican Officials Stick With Trump

Some key Republican officeholders and candidates are reaffirming their support for Donald Trump despite new allegations. The Republicans argue that Trump would still be better on key issues like energy…

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MK Spy Azmi Bishara to Travel to U.S.

Former Israeli Knesset member Azmi Bishara, who is wanted by Israel on charges of spying for Hezbollah, has received a visa to visit the United States. He is to address…

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New Computer Glitch Delays United Airlines Flights

Thousands of passengers were delayed worldwide after a computer glitch temporarily halted departures at United Airlines, the latest in a series of outages to affect rival companies in the industry.…

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State Rakes in Billions From Car Taxes, Fees

The state took in NIS 9.24 billion from taxes on the purchase of motor vehicles, the Tax Authority reported – 10 percent less than in 2014, although more 2015 model…

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Thai Shares Jump as King’s Death Removes Uncertainty

Thai stocks surged Friday as investor uncertainty eased following an announcement that the country’s long-reigning king has died. Other Asian indexes also rose, buoyed by higher-than-expected Chinese inflation figures that…

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State: Taxpayers Deserve a Share of High-Tech Profits

To whom does the technology and advancements developed by private organizations with state funding belong? The state believes that it should have at least some part in the potential income…

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Two Soldiers Injured in Shooting, Riot Attack

An IDF soldier was lightly injured when terrorists fired at a group of soldiers as they rode in a jeep near Kabatiya in northern Shomron. The soldier was treated at the site…

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