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Sri Lanka Says International Network Involved in Attacks Yoni Weiss

Sri Lanka said on Monday it was invoking emergency powers in the aftermath of devastating bomb attacks on hotels and churches, blamed on terrorists with foreign links, which killed 290…

National

Herman Cain Withdraws From Consideration for Fed SeatHamodia

Herman Cain, facing resistance from his own political party, has withdrawn from consideration for a seat on the Federal Reserve Board, U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday. Four Republican…

U.S. Will Try to Force Iranian Oil Exports to ZeroHamodia

About one year after the United States decided to leave the Iran nuclear deal, the State Department is set to announce that all countries will have to completely end their…

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World

Polish Clergy Condemn Anti Semitic acts in PolandHamodia

Statement of the Bishop’s Conference In the context of the events that took place in Pruchnik on April 19, the Church clearly expresses her disapproval of practices that violates human…

U.S. to End All Waivers Iran Oil ImportsHamodia

The United States on Monday said it will eliminate in May all waivers granted to eight economies allowing them to buy Iranian oil without facing U.S. sanctions, as it ratcheted…

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Regional

Paper Bag Tax Passes New York City CouncilBen Zion Wolff

New York City Council voted on Thursday to enact a 5 cent tax on the use of paper bags in New York City stores. This, coupled with the recently passed…

New York State’s Population Continues to DeclineHamodia

New numbers from the U.S. Census show New York state’s population continued to decline last year. According to figures released Thursday, the state’s total population dropped by more than 48,000…

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Politics

Top Democrats Leave Open Option of Trump Impeachment After Mueller ReportHamodia

Top congressional Democrats left the door open on Sunday to the impeachment of U.S. President Donald Trump, but said they would first need to complete their own investigations into whether…

On Israel, Kamala Harris Breaks With Liberal 2020 PackHamodia

California Sen. Kamala Harris is resisting pressure from the left flank of her Democratic Party to take a more critical stance on the Israeli government and its policies towards Palestinians,…

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Business

U.S. Stock Indexes End Mostly Lower After Listless Trading DayHamodia

Wall Street capped a day of mostly sideways trading Monday with a slight gain for the benchmark S&P 500 index, as a spike in crude oil prices sent energy companies…

Stocks Erase Week’s Gains After Weak Manufacturing SurveysHamodia

Global shares erased this week’s gains on Thursday after weak manufacturing surveys from Asia and Europe stoked fears of a slowdown in global growth, adding to profit taking ahead of…

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Health, Science & Technology

FAA Board Sees No Need for New Boeing 737 Max Simulator TrainingHamodia

A board of pilot experts appointed by U.S. aviation regulators has reviewed Boeing’s proposed software fix for the grounded 737 Max aircraft and concluded that pilots won’t need additional simulator…

Oligonucleotides Enlisted in War on CancerHamodia Staff

A research team at Hebrew University has developed an ingenious technology for inhibiting the spread of cancer cells by deploying RNA molecule decoys, a method that could yield an anti-cancer…

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