Daily Archives: September 25, 2016

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Superthreat

One major hazard to human wellbeing today has nothing to do with crime, war or terrorism. In fact, it is invisible, but lethal all the same. The threat is “superbugs,”…

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Business Briefs – September 25, 2016

Marriott Buys Starwood, Becoming World’s Largest Hotel Chain NEW YORK (AP) – Marriott International closed Friday on its $13 billion acquisition of Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, which creates the…

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Stocks Move Lower as Energy, Technology Stocks Fall

U.S. stock indexes closed moderately lower on Friday following three days of gains. Several technology stocks traded heavily, including Yahoo, Twitter and Facebook. Energy stocks fell along with a steep…

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Regional Briefs – September 25, 2016

Gallery Puts Hateful Anti-Trump Tombstone on Display BROOKLYN – A hateful 500-pound tombstone bearing the name “Donald J. Trump” that police confiscated in Central Park months ago is now on…

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Witness: Christie Used Port Authority to Gain Support

Gov. Chris Christie’s office used the bistate agency that runs the New York area’s bridges, tunnels, ports and airports as a clearinghouse for political favors aimed at gaining endorsements from…

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Bosnian Serbs Vote in Referendum Banned by Top Court

Bosnian Serbs on Sunday voted in a referendum banned by the country’s constitutional court, risking Western sanctions against their autonomous region and criminal charges against their leaders. The vote was…

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Gas Prices Up 4 Cents to $2.25 a Gallon

The average price of gasoline in the U.S. has risen four cents over the past two weeks to $2.25 a gallon for regular grade. Industry analyst Trilby Lundberg said Sunday…

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FEATURE: Eli Cohen – Master Spy

Fifty one years after Israel’s master spy, Eli Cohen, Hy”d, was executed in Damascus, Syria, his widow received regards from her husband in the form of a short video released…

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Ten Days of Terror Attacks

In the 10 days since the wave of terror was renewed, 175 incidents have been reported, most of them involving rock throwing and firebombing. Thirteen security personnel and civilians were…

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