U.S. President Joe Biden Speaks With PM Netanyahu Hamodia Staff

President Joe Biden spoke today with Prime Minister Binyomin Netanyahu and conveyed his unwavering support for Israel’s security and its right to defend itself and its people. Biden also condemned…

National

Taming the Virus: U.S. Deaths Hit Lowest Level in 10 MonthsHamodia

COVID-19 deaths in the U.S. have tumbled to an average of around 600 per day — the lowest level in 10 months — with the number of lives lost dropping…

Ruling Paves Way for Longer Sentence in Floyd’s DeathHamodia

A Minnesota judge has ruled that there were aggravating factors in the death of George Floyd, paving the way for a longer sentence for Derek Chauvin, according to an order…

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World

Iran has Enriched Uranium to up to 63% Purity, IAEA SaysHamodia

“Fluctuations” at Iran’s Natanz plant pushed the purity to which it enriched uranium to 63%, higher than the announced 60% that complicated talks to revive its nuclear deal with world…

German Government Makes Hate-Motivated Insults a CrimeHamodia

The German government passed a new law on Wednesday making hate-motivated insults a criminal offence that can be punished with a monetary fine or prison of up to two years.…

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Regional

Violence in Israel Roils NYC Mayoral RaceReuvain Borchardt

Six thousand miles from the rockets and the riots, the violence flaring in Israel and Gaza is roiling the New York City mayoral race. Candidates for Hizzoner of The Big…

Times Square Shooter In CustodySara Marcus

The suspect behind the shooting in Times Square that injured three innocent bystanders, including a child, has been arrested in Florida. At the time, all the victims were rushed to…

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Politics

Judge Dismisses NRA Bankruptcy Case in Blow to Gun GroupHamodia

A federal judge dismissed the National Rifle Association’s bankruptcy case Tuesday, leaving the powerful gun-rights group to face a New York state lawsuit that accuses it of financial abuses and…

House GOP Ousts Trump Critic Liz Cheney From Top PostHamodia

House Republicans ousted Rep. Liz Cheney from her post as the chamber’s No. 3 GOP leader on Wednesday, punishing her after she repeatedly rebuked former President Donald Trump for his…

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Business

Consumer Prices Shot up 0.8% in April as Worries EscalateHamodia

A worrisome bout of inflation struck the economy in April, with U.S. consumer prices surging 0.8% and the year-over-year increase reaching its fastest rate since 2008. The acceleration in prices,…

States Push Jobless From Virus Recession to Return to WorkHamodia

Fourteen months after COVID-19 put hundreds of thousands of people out of work, the U.S. economy is rebounding and employers are desperate for workers. The challenge was highlighted Friday when…

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Health, Science & Technology

Ransomware Gang Threatens Release of DC Police RecordsHamodia

A Russian-speaking ransomware syndicate that stole data from the Washington, D.C., police department says negotiations over payment have broken down, with it rejecting a $100,000 payment, and it will release…

German Watchdog Bans Facebook From Processing WhatsApp DataHamodia

A German privacy watchdog banned Facebook on Tuesday from gathering data on users of its WhatsApp chat app, citing an update to its privacy policy that it said breaches stringent…

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