Cyberattack Targeting Israel Defense Industries Thwarted Yoni Weiss

Israel's Defense Establishment thwarted a cyberattack on Wednesday that targeted various Israeli defense companies, according to a statement from the Defense Ministry. The attempted cyberattack was conducted by an international cyber…

National

Hundreds of Thousands Without Power Days After Midwest StormHamodia

Hundreds of thousands of residents in Iowa’s three largest cities remained without electricity Wednesday, two days after a rare wind storm that hit the Midwest devastated the state’s power grid,…

Feds Get More Time to Weigh Boston Marathon Bomber AppealHamodia

A federal appeals court has agreed to give prosecutors another month to decide their next step after the court tossed Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s death sentence. The 1st Circuit…

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World

Russia Says Medics to Get Anti-COVID Shots in Two Weeks, Rejects Safety ConcernsHamodia

Russia said on Wednesday the first batch of its COVID-19 vaccine would be ready for some medics within two weeks and rejected as “groundless” safety concerns aired by some experts…

Paris Prosecutors Investigate Apparent Anti-Semitic AttackHamodia

French police are investigating an apparent anti-Semitic attack on a 29-year-man in an apartment building in northeast Paris. A group that tracks anti-Semitic violence and hate speech in France, BNVCA,…

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Regional

NY Faces Bigger Deluge in Mail-In Voting in NovemberHamodia

Election officials are warning that cash-strapped New York has a lot of work to do before Nov. 3 to ensure it can handle an even bigger flood of absentee ballots…

Overnight Repair Work Will Shut Down 4-5-6 LinesHamodia Staff

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) announced that crews will perform an array of improvement projects on the 4, 5 and 6 lines beginning on August 10, which will require overnight…

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Politics

Pence Brings Trump’s ‘Law and Order’ Push to ArizonaHamodia

Vice President Mike Pence brought the Trump campaign’s tough-on-crime re-election message to Arizona Tuesday, telling a group of law enforcement officers at a rally in Tucson that Democrats will undermine…

Biden Selects California Sen. Kamala Harris as Running MateHamodia

Joe Biden named California Sen. Kamala Harris as his running mate on Tuesday, making history by selecting the first Black woman to compete on a major party’s presidential ticket and…

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Business

Stocks Rebound on Wall Street as S&P 500 Nears Record AgainHamodia

Stocks are rebounding in early trading on Wall Street Wednesday, carrying the S&P 500 back toward the cusp of its record high. The benchmark index was up 1% after the…

European Gov’t Bonds Sell Off Before U.S. Treasury IssuanceHamodia

Euro zone government bonds sold off on Wednesday before the largest-ever 10-year U.S. Treasury auction, with the German 30-year bond yield turning briefly positive, even after euro zone industrial output…

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Health, Science & Technology

MTA Asks Apple Help to Solve iPhone Mask IssuesHamodia

New York’s mass transit agency wants Apple to come up with a better way for iPhone users to unlock their phones without taking off their masks, as it seeks to…

Bill Gates Says U.S. Virus Testing Has ‘Mind-Blowing’ ProblemsHamodia

Microsoft Corp. founder and billionaire philanthropist Bill Gates said it’s “mind-blowing” that the U.S. government hasn’t improved COVID-19 testing that he described as slow and lacking fair access. “You’re paying…

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