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Israeli Troops Enter Gaza Strip in Presage of Ground Invasion Hamodia Staff

Israeli troops have crossed into the Gaza Strip, the Israeli military said early Friday, as artillery, tanks and war planes joined in a massive operation on the Palestinian enclave, and…

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

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

New York Bill Would Require Photo Evidence of Sanitation ViolationsReuvain Borchardt

Lawmakers from New York City decrying “fraud and corruption” in the Sanitation Department’s ticketing procedures are pushing a bill that would require Sanitation Enforcement Agents to photograph violations when issuing…

Khari Edwards Hopes to Bring Healthcare Experience to Brooklyn Borough HallSara Marcus

Khari Edwards, 48, an executive at Brookdale Hospital, is one of the 14 candidates running to replace mayoral candidate Eric Adams as Brooklyn Borough President. Despite never holding political office,…

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Politics

Biden Team Moves Swiftly to Tackle Pipeline Political PerilHamodia

The Biden administration swung aggressively into action after a primary gasoline pipeline fell prey to a cyberattack — understanding that the situation posed a possible series of political and economic…

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…

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Business

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…

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,…

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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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