Health Ministry Confirms Second Case of Coronavirus in Israel Hamodia

The Health Ministry on Friday confirmed a second case of coronavirus in Israel. The wife of the Israeli who had returned from Italy when he was infected with the virus was…

National

Feds Seek 18 Months for Virginia Man With Neo-Nazi TiesHamodia

Prosecutors are seeking an 18-month sentence for an alleged neo-Nazi from northern Virginia who pleaded guilty last year to weapons violations. Andrew Jon Thomasberg, 21, of McLean acknowledged as part…

Maryland Governor Opposes Blocking ICE From Driver LicensesHamodia

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan is against cutting off immigration authorities’ warrantless access to the photos and personal data of seven million Maryland residents, including roughly 275,000 undocumented immigrants, his spokesman…

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World

Ukraine Court Forces Probe Into Biden Role in Firing of Prosecutor Viktor ShokinHamodia

A court ruling in Ukraine has forced state investigators to open a probe into alleged pressure by then-Vice President Joe Biden that led to the 2016 dismissal of Viktor Shokin…

U.K. Court Blocks Heathrow Airport Expansion Over Climate ConcernsHamodia

Heathrow Airport’s plans to increase capacity of Europe’s biggest travel hub by over 50% were stalled Thursday when a British court said the government failed to consider its commitment to…

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Regional

Cashless Tolling, Wider Lanes Credited With Fewer AccidentsHamodia

Cashless tolling and wider lanes have made the Goethals Bridge a safer place for motorists, the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey said. Crashes on the span, which…

Parts of New York Brace for Heavy Snow, Blizzard ConditionsHamodia

Areas of upstate New York braced Thursday for high winds and up to 4 feet of snow that already had closed schools and led to calls for drivers to stay…

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Politics

Bloomberg Might not Spend to Help Sanders if He’s NomineeHamodia

Billionaire Mike Bloomberg said Thursday that he might not spend money to assist Bernie Sanders if Sanders is the Democratic presidential nominee, a walk back of previous comments that he…

FOCUS: Sanders Often Focuses on Positive Elements of Authoritarian GovernmentsJM Rieger

Sen. Bernie Sanders was unequivocal during the Democratic debate Tuesday. “I have opposed authoritarianism all over the world,” the senator from Vermont and 2020 Democratic presidential candidate said. “. .…

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Business

Asia Stocks Tumble on Virus Fears After Wall Street PlungeHamodia

Asian stock markets plunged further Friday on spreading virus fears, deepening a global rout after Wall Street endured its biggest one-day drop in nine years. The Tokyo and Shanghai benchmarks…

Stock Market Rout Deepens on Virus Worries; Indexes Lose 4%Hamodia

The Dow Jones Industrial Average sank nearly 1,200 points Thursday, deepening a weeklong global market rout caused by worries that the coronavirus outbreak will wreak havoc on the global economy.…

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Health, Science & Technology

Rescued California Sea Lions Now at Hawaii Aquatic ParkHamodia

Two sea lions rescued off the coast of California are making their debut at a new home in a Hawaii aquatic park. The sea lions, named Niblet and Brawler, are…

A Faulty CDC Coronavirus Test Delays Monitoring of Disease’s SpreadHamodia

Problems with a government-created coronavirus test has limited the U.S. capacity to rapidly increase testing, just as the outbreak has entered a worrisome new phase in countries around the world.…

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