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With 773 new cases, Israel see record number of daily virus infections

With 773 new cases, Israel see record number of daily virus infections

Despite alarming rise in diagnoses, death toll remains unchanged at 320; Health Ministry passes 1-million mark for number of tests as it warns ‘mild’ rise… Read More ›

Netanyahu ally confirms delays in West Bank annexation plan

Netanyahu ally confirms delays in West Bank annexation plan

Ofir Akunis says Israeli officials still working out final details with their American counterparts, but he expects controversial move to take place later this month… Read More ›

Democrats Warn Against Overconfidence In Fight Against Trump

Democrats Warn Against Overconfidence In Fight Against Trump

  WASHINGTON (AP) – President Donald Trump is entering the final four-month stretch before Election Day presiding over a country that faces a public health… Read More ›

Police Officer Involved In Breonna Taylor Shooting Fired

Police Officer Involved In Breonna Taylor Shooting Fired

  LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The Louisville Metro police department has fired one of the police officers involved in the fatal shooting of Breonna Taylor,… Read More ›

Twitter flags another Trump tweet for violating its policy against abusive behavior

Twitter flags another Trump tweet for violating its policy against abusive behavior

  Twitter on Tuesday flagged and restricted another tweet from President Trump as “violating our policy against abusive behavior.” “There will never be an ‘Autonomous… Read More ›

Air Force cadets, including 3 women, to get their wings Thursday

Air Force cadets, including 3 women, to get their wings Thursday

Ceremony to be held on the 100th anniversary of the establishment of the Jewish Defense Organizations   Forty Air Force cadets, including three women, from… Read More ›

Atlanta officer charged with murder for shooting Rayshard Brooks

Atlanta officer charged with murder for shooting Rayshard Brooks

Prosecutors say victim, a black man, posed no threat when he was shot by a white cop who kicked him and offered no medical help… Read More ›

Netanyahu says Israel to begin building Golan Heights community bearing Trump’s name

Netanyahu says Israel to begin building Golan Heights community bearing Trump’s name

In May 2019, Netanyahu announced the creation of a residential community on the Golan Heights in honor of the US president after Trump signed an… Read More ›

GOP Picks Jacksonville, Florida, For Trump Convention Speech

GOP Picks Jacksonville, Florida, For Trump Convention Speech

  TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Jacksonville, Florida, has been selected to host the celebration marking President Donald Trump’s acceptance of his party’s nomination for reelection,… Read More ›

Dow plummets 1,862 points, its worst day since March, on cautionary Fed messages and 2nd-wave coronavirus fear

Dow plummets 1,862 points, its worst day since March, on cautionary Fed messages and 2nd-wave coronavirus fear

  US stocks tanked on Thursday as cautious commentary from the Federal Reserve and rising coronavirus infection rates prompted investor concern. All three major indexes… Read More ›

Floyd mourned, celebrated at memorial service as death used as call to action

Floyd mourned, celebrated at memorial service as death used as call to action

Family, celebrities, leading politicians eulogize George Floyd at Minneapolis event, call for changes to policing and criminal justice system   MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A mural… Read More ›

US ‘highly unlikely’ to back July 1 annexation, ToI told; mapping far from done

US ‘highly unlikely’ to back July 1 annexation, ToI told; mapping far from done

Preparatory work set back by weeks, maybe even months, because of COVID-19 crisis, senior source tells ToI; Kushner visit to Jerusalem also seen as vital… Read More ›

NYPD Chief Of Department Blasts Gov. Cuomo For Disrespecting Cops

NYPD Chief Of Department Blasts Gov. Cuomo For Disrespecting Cops

  NEW YORK  — In an exclusive interview with the New York Post, NYPD Chief of Dept. Terence Monahan had some harsh words for Gov.… Read More ›

Mark Zuckerberg defends Facebook’s decision to allow Trump’s post in internal meeting even as employees protest and resign

Mark Zuckerberg defends Facebook’s decision to allow Trump’s post in internal meeting even as employees protest and resign

  Facebook is refusing to change its decision to allow a post from President Donald Trump about the US protests. Late on Thursday, Trump posted… Read More ›

IDF soldier who lost his leg in car-ramming attack released from hospital

IDF soldier who lost his leg in car-ramming attack released from hospital

Shadi Ibrahim, who was seriously wounded in an attack near an army checkpoint in the West Bank 2 weeks ago, is now in rehabilitation after… Read More ›

Israel is not prepared for the next war

Israel is not prepared for the next war

Opinion: As tensions with Iran and Hezbollah rise and a massive rocket assault becomes a question of when and not if, we must look with… Read More ›

Anti-Semitism examined as a social virus in new PBS documentary

Anti-Semitism examined as a social virus in new PBS documentary

‘Viral: Antisemitism in Four Mutations’ examines how hatred of Jews is treated, and spreads, like virulent disease, and looks at how humanity can hope to… Read More ›

Government adds NIS 14 billion to coronavirus financial aid package

Government adds NIS 14 billion to coronavirus financial aid package

Finances will also serve the acceleration of infrastructure projects, including connecting businesses to optical fiber cables, and to enable advance payments of so-far unclaimed deposits… Read More ›

Hungary, Austria stand against rest of EU blasting Israel

Hungary, Austria stand against rest of EU blasting Israel

European states in UNSC threaten “consequences” of annexation   Hungary and Austria, the sole EU states that opposed sharp criticism of Israel by High Representative… Read More ›

France recorded 70 new coronavirus cases in schools, a week after it let more than 1 million kids go back to class

France recorded 70 new coronavirus cases in schools, a week after it let more than 1 million kids go back to class

  France has recorded 70 new cases of the novel coronavirus in schools that were allowed to reopen last week, the country’s education minister said… Read More ›