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Virus Death Toll in China Rises as Xi Calls Situation Grave

Virus Death Toll in China Rises as Xi Calls Situation Grave

  BEIJING (AP) — The new virus accelerated its spread in China with 56 deaths so far in what the country’s leader called a grave… Read More ›

Smotrich asks Netanyahu to hold vote on Jordan Valley annexation next week

Smotrich asks Netanyahu to hold vote on Jordan Valley annexation next week

Smotrich’s proposal was also seen as a threat against Netanyahu that his vote in favor of immunity could be lost if Netanyahu does not initiate… Read More ›

Shin Bet blamed for suicide of alleged Jewish informant, lawsuit filed

Shin Bet blamed for suicide of alleged Jewish informant, lawsuit filed

The family of the Jewish settler, who killed himself roughly two years ago, is suing the security service for 2.5 million NIS.   Otzma Yehudit… Read More ›

As women are murdered, there is no government to fight domestic violence

As women are murdered, there is no government to fight domestic violence

Opinion: Government impasse prevents implementation of life-saving programs to mitigate domestic violence, programs that hadn’t received funding since 2017 and could save the next victim… Read More ›

Five rockets fired on US army base in Iraq

Five rockets fired on US army base in Iraq

According to the Iraqi military, there were no casualties.   Five Katyusha rockets were fired at US army base Camp Taji, north of Baghdad on… Read More ›

Analysis: China is really worried about unemployment. Here’s what it’s doing to avoid mass layoffs

Analysis: China is really worried about unemployment. Here’s what it’s doing to avoid mass layoffs

Hong Kong – The Chinese government wants to do whatever it can to protect the economy in 2020. It’s got an enormous task ahead of… Read More ›

Trump To Hold 1st Campaign Rally Of Election Year In Ohio

Trump To Hold 1st Campaign Rally Of Election Year In Ohio

  WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump heads into his first campaign rally of the election year flush with cash, chafing at impeachment and hoping… Read More ›

Video appears to show the moment a missile hit the Ukrainian passenger plane that crashed in Iran

Video appears to show the moment a missile hit the Ukrainian passenger plane that crashed in Iran

  As US and Canadian officials said on Thursday that Ukraine International Airlines Flight 752 crashed outside Tehran likely because it was shot down, a… Read More ›

Trump Pressed to Detail what Prompted Strike on Iran General

Trump Pressed to Detail what Prompted Strike on Iran General

  WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump and his top advisers are under pressure to disclose more details about the intelligence that led to an… Read More ›

Cooler Weather Brings Respite In Australian Wildfire Crisis

Cooler Weather Brings Respite In Australian Wildfire Crisis

  SYDNEY (AP) — Milder temperatures Sunday brought hope of a respite from wildfires that have ravaged three Australian states, claiming 24 lives and destroying… Read More ›

Skepticism mounts over evidence of ‘imminent’ threat that Trump says justified Soleimani killing

Skepticism mounts over evidence of ‘imminent’ threat that Trump says justified Soleimani killing

  Washington – Top US national security officials continue to defend the Trump administration’s claim that it killed Iranian military commander Qasem Soleimani in response… Read More ›

IAF chief: US strike on Iran-backed Iraqi militia is a ‘potential turning point’

IAF chief: US strike on Iran-backed Iraqi militia is a ‘potential turning point’

Maj. Gen. Amikam Norkin lauds IDF’s aerial supremacy in the face of Syrian S-300 anti-aircraft batteries, which he says allows Israel to fight Iranian entrenchment… Read More ›

‘I threw a coffee table’: Witness describes fighting machete-wielding assailant

‘I threw a coffee table’: Witness describes fighting machete-wielding assailant

‘He started hitting people right and left,’ says Joseph Gluck, detailing how he tried to stop attacker who injured five in Monsey rabbi’s home at… Read More ›

Those Holiday Season Gifts: Psak From Rav Yitzchok Zilberstein

Those Holiday Season Gifts: Psak From Rav Yitzchok Zilberstein

by Rabbi Yair Hoffman for 5TJT.com It is a not uncommon experience for people that have family members in the hospital.  Nice well-meaning people give… Read More ›

Newly released documents show T-Mobile considered a merger with the media giant Comcast, in addition to its merger with Sprint, in a plan to create one of the biggest companies in the world

Newly released documents show T-Mobile considered a merger with the media giant Comcast, in addition to its merger with Sprint, in a plan to create one of the biggest companies in the world

  T-Mobile’s planned merger with Sprint faces ongoing scrutiny from federal regulators, and the “Un-carrier” is reportedly renegotiating terms of the deal. T-Mobile has been working on a… Read More ›

Bloomberg Axes Company Using Prisoners for Campaign Calls

Bloomberg Axes Company Using Prisoners for Campaign Calls

  WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic presidential contender Michael Bloomberg cut ties with a contractor that used prisoners to make calls for his presidential campaign, he… Read More ›

The Pentagon is thinking about closing a $110 million drone base it just opened to focus on Russia and China

The Pentagon is thinking about closing a $110 million drone base it just opened to focus on Russia and China

  The US military is reassessing its operations as part of a shift toward competition with so-called great powers, like Russia and China. The Pentagon… Read More ›

2 People Struck By Vehicle In Front Of Teaneck Synagogue

2 People Struck By Vehicle In Front Of Teaneck Synagogue

TEANECK — Two men were struck by a vehicle in front of a Synagogue in Teaneck, NJ on Thursday evening. One of the men, who… Read More ›

Gaza Militants Fire Rocket Toward Israel, Drawing Airstrikes

Gaza Militants Fire Rocket Toward Israel, Drawing Airstrikes

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip fired a rocket toward southern Israel early Thursday and Israeli aircraft responded with… Read More ›

House of Representatives impeaches President Donald Trump

House of Representatives impeaches President Donald Trump

  The deeply divided House of Representatives took the historic step to impeach President Donald Trump on Wednesday, charging a president with high crimes and… Read More ›