Tuesday, October 4, 2022

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Booking.com Adds Travel Warnings For West Bank Settlements

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JERUSALEM (AP) — The online travel agency Booking.com added warnings on Friday to listings in the Israeli West Bank, following years of pressure from Palestinian officials and huma...

Kiddush Hashem: Jewish Organizations Team Up To Support Florida Hurricane Victims

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FLOIDA (VINnews) — With the destruction left by the aftermath of Hurricane lan, Hatzalah South Florida has joined together with Chesed Shel Emes, Yedidim and local Rabbinical leade...

Safety Deposit Boxes Headed Toward Extinction At Chase

NEW YORK (AP) — You'll no longer be able to store your precious coins, jewelry and paperwork at JPMorgan Chase & Co., as the bank has stopped opening new safety deposit boxes f...

DeSantis Shifts From Provocateur To Crisis Manager After Ian

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FLORIDA (AP) - Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis has whipsawed his way through the national conversation this month, first by putting migrants on planes or buses to Democratic strongholds ...

US Outlines Plan For Long-Term Baby Formula Imports

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WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. regulators on Friday unveiled their plan to allow foreign baby formula manufacturers to stay on the market long term, an effort to diversify the nation's tig...

WATCH: Florida Rabbi and Son Rescue Orlando Family by Boat

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ORLANDO (Chabad.org/) The devastation caused by Hurricane Ian has extended far beyond Florida’s Gulf Coast. When Rabbi Yosef Konikov of Chabad-Lubavitch of South Orlando learned th...

POLITICAL ROUNDUP: Desantis under investigation for busing illegals. Did Fauci help create Covid? Trump accused of (bogus) fraud

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In today's exciting episode, Yaakov discusses: Two top scientists say Fauci funded the research that developed Covid, then lied to Congress about it The latest fraud char...

After Ian, The Effects In Southwest Florida Are Everywhere

FORT MYERS (AP) - Hurricane Ian was over southwest Florida for only a few hours. It will take months to clean up all the damage. Maybe longer. And some of the destruction can’t ...

Man Arrested In Fatal Stabbing Of New York City EMS Worker

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NEW YORK (AP) — A man has been arrested in the fatal stabbing of a veteran emergency medical worker with New York City's fire department, police said Friday. Peter Zisopoulos, 3...

S. Korea, US And Japan Hold Anti-N. Korean Submarine Drills

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea, U.S. and Japanese warships launched their first trilateral anti-submarine drills in five years on Friday, after North Korea renewed missile t...

ALS Drug Wins FDA Approval Despite Questionable Data

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WASHINGTON (AP) — A much-debated drug for Lou Gehrig’s disease won U.S. approval Thursday, a long-sought victory for patients that is likely to renew questions about the scientific...

NY Proceeds With Plan For Zero-Emission Vehicles By 2035

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ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A decision by regulators in California has cleared the way for New York to move forward on its goal of requiring all new cars and trucks sold in the state to be...

Ian Regains Hurricane Strength As It Heads To South Carolina

PUNTA GORDA, Fla. (AP) — Ian regained hurricane strength as it spun toward South Carolina a day after devastating a cross section of Florida. The U.S. National Hurricane Center ...

Ex-NSA Worker Charged With Trying To Sell US Secrets

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DENVER (AP) — A former National Security Agency employee from Colorado is charged with trying to sell classified information to a foreign government. Jareh Sebastian Dalke, 30, ...

Holocaust Survivor Who Escaped Synagogue Massacre Dies

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Judah Samet, a Holocaust survivor who narrowly escaped a shooting rampage at a Pittsburgh synagogue in 2018, died Tuesday. He was 84. Samet, who survived the B...

PSA: Fair Lawn Chinese Kosher Express Has No Connection To Manalapan Scandal

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FAIR LAWN, NJ (VINnews) — Following misleading info that has been circulating, the Fair Lawn Va’ad Ha-Rabbanim have released a statement to the public asserting that the Fair Lawn ...

After Ian, Florida Hospitals Evacuate Hundreds Of Patients

FORT MYERS (AP) - Hundreds of hospital patients were being evacuated from facilities across the Fort Myers region Thursday after damage from Hurricane Ian cut off water supplies. O...

FL Gov: Strong Surge A Record, Never Seen Before In Florida, Hundreds Of Deaths Not Confirmed

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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — The U.S. Coast Guard began performing hurricane rescue missions on barrier islands off southwest Florida early Thursday, as soon as the winds died down, Florida...

People Trapped, 2.5M Without Power As Ian Drenches Florida

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St. Petersburg, Fla. (Ap) — Hurricane Ian Left A Path Of Destruction In Southwest Florida, Trapping People In Flooded Homes, Cutting Off The Only Bridge To A Barrier Island, Damagi...

White House: Late Congresswoman ‘Top Of Mind’ In Biden Flub

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden sought out deceased Rep. Jackie Walorski on Wednesday during remarks at a hunger conference, saying “Where’s Jackie?" The White House press se...