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Improvement in Condition of Policeman Wounded in Terror AttackYoni Weiss

The Shaare Zedek hospital Friday morning reported that the condition of the police offer moderately wounded in a stabbing attack Thursday in Yerushalayim has improved, baruch Hashem. The officer, who…

Study Shows: Over a Quarter of Israelis Feel Discriminated AgainstDror Halavy

More than a quarter of Israelis feel that they were discriminated against in the past year, a study by the Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS) says. The discrimination was based…

Class Suit Filed Vs. Courts Over Second-Hand SmokeDror Halavy

A class-action lawsuit filed in the Yerushalayim District Court was certified – with the Israeli court system the defendants. The lawsuit demands NIS 100 million from the courts in damages…

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Community

Bachurim Seriously Injured in North Carolina AccidentReuvain Borchardt

A large van carrying a group of bachurim flipped over on a road in North Carolina on Thursday evening, injuring 17, including several seriously or critically. At 6:43 p.m. Thursday…

Police Arrest 4 Suspects in Williamsburg AssaultsReuvain Borchardt

The NYPD has arrested four suspects, including three teenagers, in connection with a series of assaults and robberies in Williamsburg Monday morning. Between 5:00 and 6:00 a.m. Monday morning, a…

Police Search for Suspects After Jewish Man Attacked in BerlinHamodia Staff

German authorities have launched an investigation after two men attacked a Jewish man who was walking through Berlin on Tuesday night, German news channel DW reported. Police said on Wednesday…

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National

2 Hurt When Pickup Drives Through Immigration ProtestHamodia

Rhode Island’s attorney general and state police launched investigations Thursday after a truck drove through a group protesting federal immigration policies at a detention center, which has since placed an…

Trump Expected to Defend Handling of U.S. Economy at New Hampshire RallyHamodia

President Donald Trump was expected to defend his handling of the U.S. economy on Thursday night in New Hampshire as recession fears have suddenly cast doubt on his central claim…

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World

Greenland to Trump: Thanks, But We’re Not for SaleHamodia

The government of Greenland said Friday that it’s happy U.S. President Donald Trump has taken an interest in the nation, talking to aides and allies about buying the island for…

Lawyer: India Promising to Ease Kashmir Lockdown in DaysHamodia

The government assured India’s top court the situation in disputed Kashmir was being reviewed daily and its unprecedented security restrictions will be removed over the next few days, an attorney…

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Regional

Judge Issues Restraining Order on N.J. “Aid in Dying” LawHamodia Staff

State Superior Court Judge Paul Innes granted a request to stop New Jersey’s “aid in dying” law from taking effect, thereby preventing terminally ill patients to end their lives through…

New York Tries To Bring The Subway Fare Into The 21st CenturyHamodia

A trial program to replace the New York City MetroCard reached 1 million rides in just 2 1/2 months, the Metropolitan Transit Authority announced this week. But whether this latest…

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Politics

Trump Throws Support Behind Possible Lewandowski Senate RunHamodia

President Donald Trump on Thursday threw his support behind his former campaign manager, Corey Lewandowski, who is considering a run for Senate in his home state of New Hampshire. Trump…

John Hickenlooper to End 2020 Bid on ThursdayHamodia

John Hickenlooper will drop out of the Democratic presidential primary on Thursday, according to a Democrat close to him. The two-term former Colorado governor, who ran as a moderate warning…

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Business

Stocks Move Broadly Higher as Turbulent Week Nears EndHamodia

Stocks rose broadly in midday trading on Wall Street Friday, as investors look to end a turbulent week on a positive note. The S&P 500 rose 1.3% as of 11:40…

Asian Shares Mixed Amid Ongoing Worries About U.S.-China TradeHamodia

Asian shares were mixed Friday as turbulence continued on global markets amid ongoing worries about the U.S.-China trade conflict. Japan’s benchmark Nikkei 225 recouped early losses to gain 0.1% and…

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Health, Science & Technology

U.S. Makes New Push for Graphic Warning Labels on CigarettesHamodia

U.S. health officials are making a new attempt at adding graphic images to cigarette packets to discourage Americans from lighting up. If successful, it would be the first change to…

FDA Approves TB Pill That Cures More Hard-to-Treat PatientsHamodia

U.S. regulators have approved a new tuberculosis medicine that shortens and improves treatment for the hardest-to-treat cases, a worsening problem in many poor countries. It’s the first TB drug developed…

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