Saturday, May 28, 2022

World

EU Invites Biden To Usher In New Era For Trans-Atlantic Ties

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union on Monday invited U.S. President-elect Joe Biden to help mend tattered trans-Atlantic ties and urged him to join it in a long-term “strategic dia...

UAE Royal Buys Stake In Israeli Soccer Club

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JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's Beitar Jerusalem soccer club, which has gained notoriety for never having an Arab player on its roster, announced on Monday that an Emirati investor has p...

Senior Dubai Official: We Received Hundreds of Requests For Chareidi Weddings

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DUBAI (VINnews) — Coronavirus restrictions on weddings in Israel have led numerous Israelis to look eastwards towards Dubai which is fast becoming a trendy tourist attraction as we...

Hundreds Ill, 1 Dead Due To Unidentified Disease In India

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NEW DELHI (AP) — At least one person has died and 200 others have been hospitalized due to an unidentified illness in the southern Indian state of Andhra Pradesh, reports said Mond...

Chinese Probe Prepares To Return Moon Rocks To Earth

BEIJING (AP) — A Chinese probe that landed on the moon transferred rocks to an orbiter Sunday in preparation for returning samples of the lunar surface to Earth for the first time ...

UK Gears Up For Huge Vaccination Plan Watched By The World

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LONDON (AP) — Shipments of the coronavirus vaccine developed by American drugmaker Pfizer and Germany’s BioNTech were delivered Sunday in the U.K. in super-cold containers, two day...

German Experts Defuse WWII-Era Bomb Found In Frankfurt

BERLIN (AP) — German explosives experts successfully defused and disposed of a 500-kilogram (1,100 pound) bomb Sunday in the country's financial capital Frankfurt, which was droppe...

Mexican President Wants To Restrict US Agents In Mexico

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MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico’s President Andrés Manuel López Obrador has tossed another hot potato to U.S. President-elect Joe Biden with a proposal that would restrict U.S. agents in...

Republican Reps Fume At Michigan Decision To Delete Election Data Despite Contrary House Order

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NEW YORK (VINnews) — Representatives of the Republican party in Michigan were fuming after the state's Board of Elections (BOE) ordered county clerks to delete all election-related...

Flight Attendant To Orthodox Passenger: ‘You And Your Prayer Book Can Get Off’

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NEW YORK (VINnews) — An orthodox Jewish woman was thrown off a Delta flight last Wednesday for allegedly not complying with mask regulations during her prayers. However the woman, ...

Saudi Prince Strongly Criticizes Israel At Bahrain Summit

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DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A prominent Saudi prince harshly criticized Israel on Sunday at a Bahrain security summit that was remotely attended by Israel's foreign minister...

Why Does Elon Musk, World’s 2nd Wealthiest Person, Need To Relocate ?

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NEW YORK (VINnews) — Benjamin Franklin once remarked that "in this world, nothing is certain except death and taxes." While some people are trying to cheat the former, wealthy peop...

Israeli Insurance Company Blackmailed By Hackers: ‘If You Don’t Pay By 9, We Release Information’

JERUSALEM (VINnews) — Israeli insurance company Shirbit has been targeted by hackers in recent days who released sensitive client information both before and after the company refu...

Funniest Arrest By Israeli Police This Week

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TEL AVIV (VINnews) — Israeli police are expending most of their efforts in recent weeks in searching for mask offenders who are not wearing a mask or not wearing it properly as wel...

Thai Fisherman Finds Whale Vomit Worth More Than 3 Million Dollars

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NEW YORK (VINnews) — A Thai fisherman who earns less than 700$ a month stumbled across a sea treasure trove which may net him over 3 million dollars. Naris Suwannasang, 60, saw ...

UN Health Chief: World Can Start Dreaming Of Pandemic’s End

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. health chief declared Friday that positive results from coronavirus vaccine trials mean the world “can begin to dream about the end of the pandemic,”...

Bahrain Now 2nd Nation To Grant Pfizer Shot Emergency Use

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The island kingdom of Bahrain said Friday it has become the second nation in the world to grant an emergency-use authorization for the coronaviru...

Abrams Predicts Iran Unlikely To Retaliate For Fakhrizadeh Assassination

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TEHRAN (JNS) — Iran is most likely not going to retaliate in the wake of the assassination of top nuclear scientist Mohsen Fakhrizadeh ahead of President-elect Joe Biden’s inaugura...

US Intelligence Director Says China Is Top Threat To America

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WASHINGTON (AP) — China poses the greatest threat to America and the rest of the free world since World War II, outgoing National Intelligence Director John Ratcliffe said Thursday...

UN Chief: Vaccine Can’t Undo Damage From Global Pandemic

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UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. chief warned Thursday that the social and economic impact of COVID-19 “is enormous and growing” and said it’s foolish to believe a vaccine can undo d...