Daily Archives: September 8, 2020

1,000 People May Have Voted Twice in Georgia

As many as 1,000 Georgians may have cast ballots in the June primary both by mail and in person, Republican Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger said Tuesday, raising questions about…

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NJ Schools Restart, With Most Returning to Hybrid Lessons

Students across New Jersey started school Tuesday, with most returning to hybrid in-person and remote lessons, Democratic Gov. Phil Murphy said. The school-year shakeup stems from the state’s response to…

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Surgeon General Addresses OU Rabbanim Meeting

United States Surgeon General Jerome Adams addressed a remote meeting of rabbanim affiliated with the Orthodox Union (OU) to discuss best practices for upcoming tefillos on Rosh Hashanah and Yom…

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McConnell Announces Slimmed-Down Coronavirus Bill

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell unveiled a slimmed-down coronavirus relief bill Tuesday and announced plans to move to a vote later this week, an effort to put Democrats on the…

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Police Set Out to Enforce Curfews

mid some defiant statements against the nightly curfew order, Israeli police officials said on Tuesday that they were gearing up to enforce it, but promised to do in a reasonable…

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NJ Tax Revenues Better Than Thought

New Jersey’s tax revenues aren’t as dire as Democratic Gov. Phil Murphy estimated, legislative calculations published on Tuesday show. The nonpartisan Office of Legislative Services projects about $37.8 billion in…

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Israel-UAE Signing Ceremony at White House September 15

Israel and the United Arab Emirates will sign their historic deal normalizing relations at a White House ceremony on Sept. 15, U.S. officials said Tuesday. Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu‏‏…

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Coronavirus Curfew Starts for 1.3 Million Israelis

After several days of controversy and false starts, approximately 1,300,000 Israelis in 40 cities and towns around the country were under a curfew on Tuesday evening aimed at breaking the…

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IDF Deploys in Arab Triangle for Coronavirus Work

As the curfew goes into effect Tuesday night, the IDF Home Command announced the deployment of a reserve battalion to the mostly Arab area known as the Triangle. “This morning,…

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Chad In Line for Normalization

Israel and the African nation of Chad are on their way to normalization. Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu met with Chad Cabinet Chairman Abdelkerim Deby and head of the Chad intelligence…

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UAE Deal Paves Way for South Korea FTA

  The normalization with the United Arab Emirates has given fresh impetus to negotiations for a free trade agreement with South Korea, according to Globes on Tuesday. The FTA has…

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