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Bitcoin suffers flash crash following week of crypto hype

Bitcoin suffers flash crash following week of crypto hype

New York- After a hype-filled week for cryptocurrencies, Bitcoin experienced a flash crash over the weekend, plunging nearly 14% in less than an hour, from… Read More ›

Ontario Retracts New Restrictions That Drew The Ire Of Many

Ontario Retracts New Restrictions That Drew The Ire Of Many

  TORONTO (AP) — Ontario’s premier retracted restrictions Saturday that banned playgrounds and allowed police to require anyone not at home to explain why they’re… Read More ›

The world’s biggest vaccine producer is running out of Covid-19 vaccines, as second wave accelerates

The world’s biggest vaccine producer is running out of Covid-19 vaccines, as second wave accelerates

In India, the world’s biggest vaccine producer, millions of people are waiting for Covid-19 vaccines amid a devastating second wave of infections. India typically produces… Read More ›

Fauci: Israeli COVID-19 study misleading on vaccine effectiveness

Fauci: Israeli COVID-19 study misleading on vaccine effectiveness

Fauci explained that the while the S. African variant can break through the vaccines, they are still effective at preventing serious illness and death.  … Read More ›

South African variant can ‘break through’ Pfizer vaccine, Israeli study says

South African variant can ‘break through’ Pfizer vaccine, Israeli study says

‘We found a disproportionately higher rate of the South African variant among people vaccinated with a second dose, compared to the unvaccinated group;’ researcher says,… Read More ›

Israel may have reached a ‘sort of herd immunity’ from COVID, expert says

Israel may have reached a ‘sort of herd immunity’ from COVID, expert says

Eran Segal says virus cases down 97% since January as result of successful vaccination drive, additional restrictions can safely be lifted   Israel may have… Read More ›

Britain’s Prince Philip, Long-Serving Consort To Queen Elizabeth, Dies At 99

Britain’s Prince Philip, Long-Serving Consort To Queen Elizabeth, Dies At 99

NEW YORK (VINnews) — Prince Philip Mountbatten, husband of Britain’s Queen Elizabeth and her consort for the nearly 70 years of her reign, has passed… Read More ›

‘Mexican standoff’ gave Netanyahu his win

‘Mexican standoff’ gave Netanyahu his win

Analysis: By refusing to throw his lot in with Lapid, Saar effectively made the PM the inevitable choice to form the next government; he had… Read More ›

Netanyahu to meet Bennett Thursday, vows to seek end to ‘cycle of elections’

Netanyahu to meet Bennett Thursday, vows to seek end to ‘cycle of elections’

Officially tasked with forming government, Likud leader reportedly trying to enlist ‘defectors;’ also said considering coalition backed from outside by both Smotrich, Ra’am’s Abbas  … Read More ›

Naftali Bennett and Lapid meet on forming new gov’t, talks to continue

Naftali Bennett and Lapid meet on forming new gov’t, talks to continue

The meeting come as both Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Lapid look to woo the Yamina leader in talks to form a government after the… Read More ›

Happy 10th birthday Iron Dome

Happy 10th birthday Iron Dome

Opinion: Despite its undeniably steep cost, the missile defense system has proven again and again that it is a life-saving guardian of the south, even… Read More ›

Sa’ar tells Lapid to ‘step aside’ to let Bennett be PM, before it’s ‘too late’

Sa’ar tells Lapid to ‘step aside’ to let Bennett be PM, before it’s ‘too late’

Yesh Atid head responds that parties must first recommend he form gov’t, so Netanyahu isn’t tasked to do so; after that, ‘everything’s on the table’;… Read More ›

Suez Canal Crisis: Ship blocking canal may be due to human error

Suez Canal Crisis: Ship blocking canal may be due to human error

Human error accounts for anywhere between 75% and 96% of maritime accidents.   The massive cargo ship currently blocking Egypt’s Suez Canal and bringing global… Read More ›

Passover: Could the Haggadah reveal the meaning of life?

Passover: Could the Haggadah reveal the meaning of life?

New Passover book showcases ‘profound and actionable’ lessons from the Seder   Mark Gerson wants you to bring a romance novel to your Passover Seder.… Read More ›

Netanyahu claims giant victory; updated polls show majority slipping from reach

Netanyahu claims giant victory; updated polls show majority slipping from reach

Likud chief phones his likely partners, urges them to join ‘a strong, stable right-wing government’; potential kingmaker Bennett says changes afoot but coy on who… Read More ›

Israel’s elections are all about Netanyahu

Israel’s elections are all about Netanyahu

Opinion: PM enjoys more adoration than any of his predecessors, including state founder David Ben Gurion; now his sights are set on stealing voters from… Read More ›

Lapid calls on Netanyahu to debate him: ‘Israel deserves answers’

Lapid calls on Netanyahu to debate him: ‘Israel deserves answers’

PM says opposition leader must first declare he’s running for premiership; Sa’ar says he and Bennett must be allowed to take part too   Opposition… Read More ›

Alleged Israeli airstrikes target sites near Damascus

Alleged Israeli airstrikes target sites near Damascus

The last alleged Israeli airstrike reported in Syria was on Feb. 28, with strikes targeting Iranian targets near Damascus.   Syrian air defenses responded to… Read More ›

3 Die When Car Hits 9 People In San Diego; Driver In Custody

3 Die When Car Hits 9 People In San Diego; Driver In Custody

  SAN DIEGO (AP) — A driver lost control and veered onto a sidewalk Monday dotted with homeless tents in downtown San Diego, killing three… Read More ›

Brazil will get its fourth health minister since the pandemic began

Brazil will get its fourth health minister since the pandemic began

  Sao Paulo – Brazil is getting its fourth health minister since the coronavirus pandemic began. President Jair Bolsonaro announced Monday night that the crucial… Read More ›