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New York - UNESCO Chief Says Schools Must Fight Anti-Semitism And Extremism September 23, 2018 05:30 PM New York - The head of the U.N. education agency says schools are ground zero in the fight against anti-Semitism and extremist violence — and she will push world leaders meeting in New York this week to invest more in teaching tolerance. UNESCO Director-General Audrey Azoulay has prioritized fighting racism and extremism since taking over the U.N. Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization last year. The agency has suffered its own...

Jerusalem - Gaza Officials Say Palestinian Killed In Overnight Protest September 23, 2018 05:13 PM Jerusalem - Gaza's Health Ministry says a Palestinian has been killed and 20 injured by Israeli gunfire in east Gaza. A ministry statement said Sunday that the 21-year-old died in overnight skirmishes between dozens of protesters and Israeli forces. Israel's army said a drone fired at...


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New York - Markets Should Brace For A Lengthy Convalescence, BIS Warns

September 23, 2018 05:00 PM

New York - Financial markets need to gird for a lengthy spell of turbulence as more of the world's top central banks begin shutting down stimulus...Read More »

Tel Aviv - A New Party That Will Make Tel Aviv The Capital Of The Vegans

September 23, 2018 04:30 PM

Tel Aviv - A long queue lines up on a hot and humid late August afternoon outside Anastasia Cafe, a vegan restaurant on the corner of Frishman and...Read More »

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Houston - $18M Worth Of Cocaine Found In Bananas Given To Texas Prison

September 23, 2018 04:00 PM

Houston - Authorities say bananas donated to a Texas prison turned out to have nearly $18 million worth of cocaine hidden inside the boxes. The...Read More »

New York - Bill Targets 'Kushner Loophole' Allowing False Filings

September 23, 2018 03:30 PM

New York - A New York City councilman plans to introduce a bill to close the "Kushner loophole" that fails to check up on landlords if they file...Read More »

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United Nations - U.S. Envoy Haley Rejects Iran Blame Over Parade Attack

September 23, 2018 03:02 PM

United Nations - U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley on Sunday dismissed Iran's assertion that Washington and its Gulf allies were to...Read More »

New York - Adelsons’ $55 Million For Federal GOP Races Makes Them ‘biggest Spenders’ In All Of American Politics

September 23, 2018 02:15 PM

New York - Casino mogul and Jewish mega donor Sheldon Adelson and his wife, Miriam, have given $55 million in the last few months to groups working...Read More »

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Jerusalem - Israel Sets October Deadline To Evacuate Bedouin Village In West Bank

September 23, 2018 01:30 PM

Jerusalem - The Israeli military has informed residents of a West Bank hamlet that they have until Oct. 1 to leave before their homes face...Read More »

Washington - Congress Takes Aim At Shrinking Seats, Legroom On Airplanes

September 23, 2018 01:00 PM

Washington - The Federal Aviation Administration would be required to set new minimum requirements for seats on airplanes under legislation to be...Read More »

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Dallas, TX - Rising Oil Prices Haven't Hurt The US Economy So Far

September 23, 2018 12:27 PM

Dallas, TX - America's rediscovered prowess in oil production is shaking up old notions about the impact of higher crude prices on the U.S...Read More »

Taipei - Taiwanese Protesters Angry At Hair Salon’s Swastika Logo Urinate In Front Of Store

September 23, 2018 12:00 PM

Taipei - A hair salon in northern Taiwan covered the logos on its store signs, which resemble a swastika, after people angry about the image began...Read More »

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Pensacola, FL - Florida Man Gets 20 Years For Cigarette Theft

September 23, 2018 11:30 AM

Pensacola, FL - A Florida man who stole $600 worth of cigarettes from a convenience store has been sentenced to 20 years in state prison. A jury...Read More »

Gaza City - Hamas Says Indirect Cease-fire Talks With Israel Halted

September 23, 2018 10:57 AM

Gaza City - Gaza's Hamas rulers say their indirect cease-fire talks with Israel have halted. Hamas official Sami Abu Zuhri on Sunday blamed the...Read More »

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United Nations - American Victims Want Palestinian Leader Barred From UN Meet

September 23, 2018 10:30 AM

United Nations - A group of American victims of Palestinian violence are asking President Donald Trump to bar Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas from...Read More »

Kaunas, Lithuania - Pope Warns Lithuanians To Guard Against Anti-Semitism

September 23, 2018 10:00 AM

Kaunas, Lithuania - Pope Francis warned Sunday against any rebirth of the "pernicious" anti-Semitic attitudes that fueled the Holocaust as he marked...Read More »

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Moscow - Russia Again Blames Israel For Downing Of Plane By Syrian Forces

September 23, 2018 09:15 AM

Moscow - The Russian Defense Ministry on Sunday again blamed Israel for the downing of a Russian plane by Syrian government forces and said Israel...Read More »

Tehran - Iran's President Blames US After Attack On Military Parade

September 23, 2018 08:30 AM

Tehran - Iran's President Hassan Rouhani said Sunday that an unnamed U.S.-allied country in the Persian Gulf was behind an attack on a military...Read More »

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New York - Trump Lawyer Giuliani Says Iran's Government Will Be Overthrown

September 23, 2018 12:39 AM

New York - President Donald Trump's personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani on Saturday said that U.S. sanctions on Iran are leading to economic pain that...Read More »

Washington - Trump Administration Moves To Restrict Immigrants Who Use Public Benefits

September 22, 2018 11:59 PM

Washington - The Trump administration on Saturday said it would propose making it harder for foreigners to come to the United States or remain there...Read More »

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Nairobi, Kenya - Tanzania Death Toll 209 As Survivor Found In Capsized Ferry

September 22, 2018 11:30 PM

Nairobi, Kenya - It was a stunning discovery. As rescue divers probed a capsized Tanzanian ferry two days after the disaster and the death toll...Read More »

Ottawa, Ontario - Canada's Capital Reeling After Tornado Hammers Communities

September 22, 2018 11:00 PM

Ottawa, Ontario - A powerful tornado that carved a path through parts of Canada's capital snapped trees, tossed cars and obliterated dozens of homes...Read More »

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Lima - In Peru, Hitler Runs For Mayor Despite Threat From Lennin

September 22, 2018 10:24 PM

Lima - In Peru, Hitler hopes to return to power in a small town in the Andes, despite a threat from a detractor named Lennin. Campaign slogans...Read More »

Hong Kong - Hong Kong Opens High-speed Rail Link With Mainland China

September 22, 2018 10:00 PM

Hong Kong - Hong Kong on Saturday opened a new high-speed rail link to inland China that will vastly decrease travel times but also raises concerns...Read More »

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Jerusalem - Israeli Court Fines Ultra-Orthodox Radio Station For Banning Women From The Air

September 22, 2018 09:30 PM

Jerusalem - An Israeli court has fined an ultra-orthodox Jewish radio station one million shekels ($280,000) for excluding women from its programmes...Read More »

Washington - Kavanaugh, Ford Agree To Testify On Thursday

September 22, 2018 09:05 PM

Washington - A tentative agreement has been reached for the Senate Judiciary Committee to hear testimony Thursday from Supreme Court nominee Brett...Read More »

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Jerusalem - Thousands Of Ultra-Orthodox Protest Over Shabbat Work On Light Rail

September 22, 2018 08:49 PM

Jerusalem - Tens of thousands of ultra-Orthodox Jews protested in the Tel Aviv suburb of Bnei Brak Friday night after a court allowed work on the...Read More »

Tehran - Militants Attack Iran Military Parade, Killing At Least 25, Army General Blames Israel

September 22, 2018 08:45 PM

Tehran - Militants disguised as soldiers opened fire Saturday on an annual Iranian military parade in the country's oil-rich southwest, killing at...Read More »

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Washington - 55 House Republicans Urge Trump To Allow ‘Israel’ On Passports Of Jerusalem-born

September 22, 2018 08:22 PM

Washington - A letter from 55 U.S. House of Representatives Republicans to President Donald Trump asks him to direct the State Department to allow...Read More »

Washington - AP Sources: Rosenstein Not Serious, Was Sarcastic Of Possible Secret Trump Taping

September 21, 2018 06:00 PM

Washington - Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein floated the idea of secretly recording President Donald Trump last year amid law enforcement...Read More »

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Sao Paulo - Brazil Arrests Man Linked To Hezbollah On Crimes In Paraguay

September 21, 2018 05:30 PM

Sao Paulo - Brazilian police on Friday arrested a fugitive whom U.S. authorities have accused of serving as Hezbollah's financier and who has...Read More »

New York - Credit Freeze Free Nationwide As Of Friday

September 21, 2018 05:00 PM

New York - Consumers can now freeze their credit for free under a new federal law. A credit freeze restricts access to your credit file...Read More »

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Sterling, VA - Paddlers Sue Over Limited Potomac Access While Trump Golfs

September 21, 2018 04:22 PM

Sterling, VA - Paddlers are suing the U.S. Coast Guard in an attempt to reverse a policy that closes a stretch of the Potomac River when President...Read More »

New York - Dow Jones Industrials Propel Market To Another New High

September 21, 2018 04:18 PM

New York - Industrials led the Dow to a new closing high on Friday ahead of Monday's major sector reshuffle, capping a week in which investors...Read More »

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