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Facebook’s ads business is being hurt by coronavirus — even though the lockdown has caused unprecedented usage

Facebook’s ads business is being hurt by coronavirus — even though the lockdown has caused unprecedented usage

  Usage of Facebook has skyrocketed due to coronavirus lockdowns. But its ad business isn’t getting boosted, as much of the activity is on unmonetized… Read More ›

More than 1,000 Israelis infected with coronavirus

More than 1,000 Israelis infected with coronavirus

Health minister considers extending daylight saving times * Unemployment rate spikes to 16.5%   Some 1,071 Israelis have been infected with the novel coronavirus at… Read More ›

Fighting coronavirus should not weaken Israeli democracy

Fighting coronavirus should not weaken Israeli democracy

Opinion: A caretaker government that does not have majority support from voters or members of Knesset must not be allowed to decide on measures that… Read More ›

Talking To Kids About Virus? Experts Say Be Calm And Honest

Talking To Kids About Virus? Experts Say Be Calm And Honest

  NEW YORK (AP) – It was a routine game of schoolyard tag — except the children had dubbed this version “coronavirus.” The kids ran… Read More ›

The Pentagon says it ‘wishes to reconsider’ the award to Microsoft of the $10 billion JEDI cloud computing contract

The Pentagon says it ‘wishes to reconsider’ the award to Microsoft of the $10 billion JEDI cloud computing contract

  The Pentagon on Thursday in a court filing said it “wishes to reconsider” its decision to award the $10 billion JEDI cloud computing contract… Read More ›

Trump says he’s suspending travel from Europe to US, though citizens and others are exempt

Trump says he’s suspending travel from Europe to US, though citizens and others are exempt

  Washington – President Donald Trump said Wednesday he was sharply restricting travel to the United States from more than two dozen European countries, a… Read More ›

Israel mulls quarantine for travelers from NY, California and Washington

Israel mulls quarantine for travelers from NY, California and Washington

AIPAC attendees arriving home after March 5 also require isolation. Three conference attendees have been diagnosed with COVID-19, two from New York and one from… Read More ›

New cases of coronavirus bring Israeli sufferers to 25

New cases of coronavirus bring Israeli sufferers to 25

Netanyahu said he will enlist youth and military to assist in disinfection efforts in public places including buses and trains, considering extending the school Purim… Read More ›

Up to 80,000 Israelis Currently Quarantined Over Possible Coronavirus Exposure

Up to 80,000 Israelis Currently Quarantined Over Possible Coronavirus Exposure

  JERUSALEM (JTA) — Between 50,000 and 80,000 Israelis are currently in home quarantine due to potential exposure to the coronavirus as the country tries… Read More ›

Exit polls: 59 seats to Netanyahu’s right-wing bloc

Exit polls: 59 seats to Netanyahu’s right-wing bloc

Highest turnout in 21 years appears to have worked in Netanyahu’s favor as he claims right to form government; all three exit polls predict Gantz’s… Read More ›

Gantz tells faithful to wait for final results after exit polls show Likud gains

Gantz tells faithful to wait for final results after exit polls show Likud gains

Blue and White leader says final figures could be like last April’s, when Netanyahu could not form coalition, vows he’ll ‘continue to fight’   Blue… Read More ›

Israeli scientists: ‘In a few weeks, we will have coronavirus vaccine’

Israeli scientists: ‘In a few weeks, we will have coronavirus vaccine’

Once the vaccine is developed, it will take at least 90 days to complete the regulatory process and potentially more to enter the marketplace.  … Read More ›

Netanyahu: Plan To Build 3,500 Housing Units In E-1 Is Moving Forward

Netanyahu: Plan To Build 3,500 Housing Units In E-1 Is Moving Forward

  JERUSALEM (JNS) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced on Tuesday his intent to push ahead with a plan to build 3,500 homes for… Read More ›

Iran’s deputy health minister has tested positive for the coronavirus, as the country struggles with one of the worst outbreaks beyond China

Iran’s deputy health minister has tested positive for the coronavirus, as the country struggles with one of the worst outbreaks beyond China

  Iran’s deputy health minister said Tuesday that he had tested positive for the coronavirus. In a video posted to Twitter, and later carried by the… Read More ›

Iran’s government and media lied about coronavirus outbreak, riots erupt

Iran’s government and media lied about coronavirus outbreak, riots erupt

“Even the hospital medical staff, some of whom are infected with the coronavirus, are terrified.”   Iranians are scared and angry. Their government has been… Read More ›

Debate Night Brawl: Bloomberg, Sanders Attacked By Rivals

Debate Night Brawl: Bloomberg, Sanders Attacked By Rivals

  LAS VEGAS (AP) — From the opening bell, Democrats savaged New York billionaire Mike Bloomberg and raised pointed questions about Bernie Sanders’ take-no-prisoners politics… Read More ›

These are the countries where novel coronavirus cases have been confirmed worldwide

These are the countries where novel coronavirus cases have been confirmed worldwide

The novel coronavirus has spread throughout the world since the first cases were detected in central China in December. At least 2,100 people have died… Read More ›

Iran’s President: Trump Doesn’t Want War Ahead Of 2020 Vote

Iran’s President: Trump Doesn’t Want War Ahead Of 2020 Vote

  TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said Sunday that he doesn’t believe the U.S. will pursue war with his country, because it… Read More ›

Ayelet Shaked: ‘It is our obligation to apply sovereignty’

Ayelet Shaked: ‘It is our obligation to apply sovereignty’

“The plan obviates the need for Israel to uproot communities, and it does so while avoiding any act that anyone could consider to be apartheid.”… Read More ›

Federal Judge Approves T-mobile’s $26.5 Billion Takeover Of Sprint

Federal Judge Approves T-mobile’s $26.5 Billion Takeover Of Sprint

NEW YORK (AP) — A federal judge has approved T-Mobile’s $26.5 billion takeover of Sprint, rejecting objections from a group of states and removing a… Read More ›