Daily Archives: September 10, 2020

Lane Closures Coming on Verrazzano Bridge Upper Level

Motorists using the Verrazzano-Narrows Bridge will begin to see construction-related lane closures on the upper level during off-peak hours lasting until next summer, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority announced Thursday. All…

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Russian Hackers Targeting U.S. Campaigns, Microsoft Says

The same Russian military intelligence outfit that hacked the Democrats in 2016 has attempted similar intrusions into the computer systems of more than 200 organizations including political parties and consultants,…

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Palestinians Reeling from Arab League Rebuff

The Palestinians have been doubly stunned by the historic Israel-UAE agreement—first, by the agreement itself, achieved without first settling the Palestinian issue; and again this week in a stiff rebuff…

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U.S. Senate Defeats ‘Skinny’ Coronavirus Aid Bill

The U.S. Senate on Thursday killed a Republican bill that would have provided around $300 billion in new coronavirus aid, as Democrats seeking far more funding prevented it from advancing.…

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Maskless MTA Riders Face $50 Fine

Passengers on New York buses and trains who don’t wear a mask are now subject to a $50 fine, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Thursday. Anyone using public or private transportation…

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Coronavirus Cabinet Votes for Lockdown Over Yamim Tovim

Israeli ministers have approved a plan for a full, two-week lockdown nationwide starting next Thursday night, after several hours of deliberations, according to media reports, although no official announcement has…

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Coronavirus Cases Pass 4,000 Mark

As an hours-long coronavirus cabinet meeting continued on Thursday night to set the course for the coming days, the Health Ministry announced that a total of 4,015 new coronavirus cases…

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BD’E – Rabbi Nosson Hakohein Graph, Z”l

Hamodia is saddened to report the petirah of Rabbi Nosson Hakohen Graph, Mashgiach Kashrus in Milano. He was 45 years old. He was a Mashgiach Kashrus and lived next to…

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Lebanese Army Says Shot Down Israeli Drone

Israel’s military said on Thursday that one of its drones fell inside Lebanon during “operational activity” along the frontier, while the Lebanese army said it had shot it down. “There…

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US, Oman Discuss Strengthening Ties

U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday spoke with Oman’s leader, Sultan Haitham bin Tariq al-Said, about ways to enhance regional security and strengthen economic ties between the two countries, the…

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