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43 Arrested After Riots in Lod; Soldier in Serious Condition Hamodia

43 people were arrested in Lod on Friday morning, after Thursday's 120 arrests across the country during Jewish and Arab riots in mixed communities. So far, more than 750 rioters have…

National

Judge Postpones Trial for 3 Ex-Cops Charged in Floyd’s DeathHamodia

The trial of three former Minneapolis police officers charged with aiding and abetting in the death of George Floyd will be pushed back to March 2022, in part to allow…

Chief of Teachers Union is ‘all in’ on Full Fall ReopeningHamodia

The president of the American Federation of Teachers called Thursday for a full return to in-person learning in the fall, saying the union is “all in” on bringing students back…

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World

India’s Coronavirus Tally Surpasses 24M as Mutant Spreads Across GlobeHamodia

India’s tally of coronavirus infections climbed past 24 million on Friday, amid reports that the highly transmissible variant first detected in the South Asian nation was spreading across the globe.…

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…

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Regional

3 Men Slashed, 1 Punched, in Serial Attacks on NYC SubwayHamodia

A series of subway slashings injured three men and another was punched, all within 12 minutes on the same train early Friday, police said. Officers believe two suspects were involved…

NYC Democratic Mayoral Candidates Debate Crime, Policing, Covid RecoveryReuvain Borchardt

New York City Democratic mayoral candidates clashed over crime and policing, small businesses, and experience, at the first official debate less than six weeks before the primary. Brooklyn Borough President…

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Politics

House Democrats and Republicans Reach Deal on Commission to Investigate Capitol AttackHamodia

The Democratic chairman and ranking Republican of the House Homeland Security Committee reached an agreement Friday on the creation of an independent, 9/11-style commission to investigate the Jan. 6 attack…

Stefanik Replaces Cheney in House Republican LeadershipHamodia

Republicans in the House of Representatives elected Donald Trump’s candidate Rep. Elise Stefanik (R-N.Y.) to their leadership, succeeding Rep. Liz Cheney (R-Wyo.), whom they ousted earlier this week for criticizing…

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Business

Mounting Inflation Fears Push Consumer Sentiment LowerHamodia

U.S. consumer sentiment deteriorated unexpectedly in early May as Americans grew increasingly concerned about rising prices. The University of Michigan’s preliminary sentiment index fell to a three-month low of 82.8…

Unemployment Claims Drop to 473,000, a New Pandemic LowHamodia

The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits fell last week to 473,000, a new pandemic low and the latest evidence that fewer employers are cutting jobs as consumers ramp up…

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Health, Science & Technology

Colonial Hacker Group’s Dark Web Site No Longer AccessibleHamodia

The dark web page belonging to DarkSide, the group accused of the ransomware attack on Colonial Pipeline Co., has gone down, and the group has told other hackers that it…

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…

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