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Gabbay’s Days Are Numbered

Labor party chairman Avi Gabbay’s days are numbered — 180 days at most — as the party chooses a new leader within the next six months. Gabbay, who presided over…

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Labor Market Softening; Imported Inflation Benign

The number of Americans filing applications for unemployment benefits increased more than expected last week, suggesting the labor market was slowing, but probably not to the extent implied by a…

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House Panel Opens Sweeping Probe of Trump, Associates

Democrats launched a sweeping new probe of President Donald Trump, an aggressive investigation that threatens to shadow the president through the 2020 election season with potentially damaging inquiries into his…

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Senator: $1.2B in Trump Budget Must Go to NYC Housing

Sen. Chuck Schumer on Sunday demanded that the Trump administration earmark at least $1.2 billion in the federal budget for New York City’s blighted public housing — the nation’s largest.…

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Eighth Lawmaker Quits Britain’s Labor Party

Joan Ryan, a Labour member of parliament, has become the eighth lawmaker to resign from Britain’s main opposition party. Ryan, a lawmaker elected from Enfield North, said in a tweet…

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Harav Asher Weiss Visits Los Angeles

On Sunday night, February 10, the Agudath Yisroel of California presented a shiur at the Young Israel of Hancock Park by Harav Asher Weiss, who was visiting in LA. The…

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So Far, So Good, Mnuchin Says of Trade Talks in China

U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said trade talks with China went well on Wednesday, as the world’s two largest economies try to iron out an agreement to resolve their dispute.…

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