Mandelblit Submits Netanyahu Indictment to Yerushalayim Court Dov Benovadia

Attorney General Avichai Mandelblit on Tuesday submitted the indictments against Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu to the Yerushalayim district court. The move follows Netanyahu's decision earlier in the day to withdraw his…

National

GOP Defends Trump as Bolton Book Adds Pressure for WitnessesHamodia

Senators faced mounting pressure Monday to summon John Bolton to testify at President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial even as Trump’s lawyers brushed past extraordinary new allegations from Trump’s former national…

House Overwhelmingly Passes Holocaust Education BillReuvain Borchardt

The House of Representatives on Monday passed the Never Again Education Act, which provides $10 million in funding over five years for the U.S. Holocaust Museum to provide Holocaust education…

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World

Syrian Troops Enter Key Rebel-held Town Amid AirstrikesHamodia

Syrian government forces Tuesday entered a key rebel-held town in the country’s northwest after surrounding it on three sides, sending thousands of people fleeing to safety in areas farther north,…

Pakistan Gas Cylinder Explosion Kills 11 in Perfume FactoryHamodia

A massive explosion and fire triggered by a gas cylinder explosion engulfed a small perfume factory in eastern Pakistan on Tuesday, killing at least 11 people, rescuer workers and police…

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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

House Members Considering Ending Ban on EarmarksHamodia

House appropriators are considering lifting a nearly 10-year ban on congressionally directed spending, known as earmarks. While no decisions have been made, a House Democratic aide said lawmakers are in…

House to Vote on Trump’s Travel Ban, Aiming to Rescind Policy Amid Talks of its ExpansionHamodia

Democrats plan to vote on a bill in coming weeks that would strike down President Donald Trump’s travel ban and curb his authority to impede travel to the United States,…

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Business

Asian Stocks Tumble as China Virus Worries DeepenHamodia

Asian shares skidded again Tuesday on deepening worries over the expanding outbreak of a new virus in China. Markets in Hong Kong, Taiwan and mainland China were closed Tuesday for…

U.S. Stocks Tumble Amid Global Sell-Off; Dow Falls 325Hamodia

U.S. stocks tumbled Monday afternoon after China announced a sharp rise in cases of a new virus that threatens to crimp global economic growth. The Dow Jones Industrial Average and…

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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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