Report: Netanyahu Prefers Maale Adumim Annexation, Leaves Out Jordan Valley Dror Halavy

The question for Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu is not whether to annex areas of Yehudah and Shomron in the wake of President Donald Trump's “deal of the century” peace plan…

National

Emails Support NPR Host Amid Pompeo ControversyHamodia

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says an NPR host lied in setting up an interview with him on Friday, but email records support the journalist’s account of how the contentious…

Report: Bolton Says Trump Tied Ukraine Funds to Biden ProbeHamodia

President Donald Trump told his national security adviser he wanted to maintain a freeze on military assistance to Ukraine until it launched political investigations into his Democratic rivals, according to…

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World

Iran’s Rouhani Calls for Unity, Accuses Trump of Exploiting RiftHamodia

Iranians should not allow President Donald Trump’s “maximum pressure” approach to harm national unity ahead of parliamentary elections, President Hassan Rouhani said in a speech, lashing out at hardliners over…

Iraqi Protesters Defy Top Cleric and Return to the StreetsHamodia

Hundreds of anti-government protesters flooded the streets of Iraq’s capital and southern provinces on Sunday, defying a powerful Iraqi religious leader who recently withdrew his support from the popular movement.…

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Regional

Cuomo Heads to Poland for Auschwitz Liberation AnniversaryHamodia

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo will join leaders from around the world at a ceremony in Poland on Monday commemorating the 75th anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz death…

NJ AG: ‘Disappointed’ by Feds’ Immigration Directive ActionHamodia

New Jersey’s attorney general says he’s “deeply disappointed” that the U.S. Justice Department is backing two counties in their lawsuits against his directive limiting law enforcement cooperation with federal immigration…

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Politics

Trailing Sanders, Bloomberg Pans a ‘Kibbutz’ Vision for AmericaHamodia

U.S. presidential contender Michael Bloomberg joked on Sunday he was the only Jewish candidate who does not want to turn America into a “kibbutz,” a reference to collectivist farming and…

Biden, Sanders Overstate Tax-Hike Revenue, Estimates FindHamodia

Democratic presidential candidates Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders have overestimated the amount of revenue their tax proposals would generate by hundreds of billions, or even trillions, of dollars, according to…

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Business

Weekly Jobless Claims Rise Modestly; Labor Market TightHamodia

The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits increased less than expected last week, suggesting the labor market continues to tighten even as job growth is slowing. Labor market strength…

AUTO REVIEW: The Hyundai Venue Debuts for 2020 Offering Flash, Not DashLarry Printz

Space costs money. That’s true when buying a house or an airline ticket. And it’s true when buying an automobile. All else being equal, a large car costs more than…

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Health, Science & Technology

China Extends Holiday, Businesses Shut as Virus Toll Rises to 81Hamodia

The death toll from a coronavirus outbreak in China rose to 81 on Monday, as the government extended the Lunar New Year holiday and more big businesses shut down or…

China counts 2,700 cases of new virus, 80 deathsHamodia

The death toll from a new virus has risen to 80 with more than 2,700 confirmed cases, China’s government said Monday, after the health minister warned that the virus’s ability…

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