Ofra Attack: Condition of Baby Deteriorates; Mother’s Condition Still Serious Dror Halavy

The condition of a baby delivered after his mother was critically wounded in a shooting attack outside Ofra on Sunday night has deteriorated, Shaare Zedek hospital said Monday morning. After initially…

National

Nick Ayers Out of Running to Be Trump’s Next Chief of StaffHamodia

President Donald Trump’s top pick to replace chief of staff John Kelly, Nick Ayers, is no longer expected to fill the role. Ayers, who is chief of staff to Vice…

Swath of South Faces Wintry Mess: Snow, Sleet, Freezing RainHamodia

A massive storm brought snow, sleet, and freezing rain across a wide swath of the South on Sunday — causing dangerously icy roads, immobilizing snowfalls and power losses to hundreds…

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World

Iraq Marks Anniversary of Victory Over Islamic StateHamodia

Iraq on Monday celebrated the anniversary of its costly victory over the Islamic State terror group, which has lost virtually all the territory it once held but still carries out…

Saudi Foreign Minister Rules Out Extraditing Suspects in Khashoggi CaseHamodia

Saudi Arabia’s foreign minister on Sunday ruled out the extradition of suspects in the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, after Istanbul’s chief prosecutor filed warrants for the arrest of two…

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Regional

Real Estate Executive Gets Prison In Development SchemeHamodia

A real estate executive was sentenced to three years in prison Friday for his role in schemes to bribe a former top aide to Gov. Andrew Cuomo and to cheat…

Regional Briefs – December 9, 2018Hamodia

Rockefeller Estate, 1-Room School House Eyed for Registers ALBANY – The Rockefeller family estate and a one-room schoolhouse erected around 1880 near Lake George are among 16 sites recommended for…

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Politics

Nadler: Illegal Payments ‘Impeachable Offense’ If Trump OrderedHamodia

The incoming Democratic chairman of the House Judiciary Committee said Sunday it would be an “impeachable offense” if it’s proved that President Donald Trump directed illegal hush-money payments, stressing a…

Sen. Cory Booker Visits New Hampshire in Preview for 2020Hamodia

Sen. Cory Booker, returning to the first-in-the-nation primary state Saturday for a two-day trip that could turn out to be a tuneup for the New Jersey Democrat’s potential presidential campaign,…

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Business

Asian Shares Fall as Huawei Arrest Imperils China-U.S. TruceHamodia

Asian markets were broadly lower Monday after China protested the arrest of a senior executive of Chinese telecoms equipment maker Huawei who is suspected of trying to evade U.S. trade…

Business Briefs – December 9, 2018Hamodia

China: Canada’s Detention of Huawei Exec ‘Vile in Nature’ BEIJING (AP) – China has summoned the Canadian ambassador to protest the detention of a top executive of leading Chinese tech…

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Health, Science & Technology

Three Astronauts Blast Off to International Space StationHamodia

Three astronauts successfully blasted off Monday to the International Space Station from Kazakhstan, a perfect launch that follows October’s aborted mission. NASA astronaut Anne McClain, David Saint-Jacques of the Canadian…

Marriott’s Starwood Database Hacked, 500 Million Customers May Be AffectedHamodia

Marriott International Inc said on Friday that hackers accessed about 500 million records in its Starwood Hotels reservation system in an attack that began four years ago, exposing personal data…

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