Sunday, December 4, 2022

World

Police: 2 Injured, Suspect Killed In London Terror Stabbings

LONDON (AP) — Police officers in south London shot and killed a man who wounded at least two people in “terrorism-related” stabbings Sunday, the city's police department said. T...

Protesters Outside US Embassy in Lebanon Decry Trump Israel Plan

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BEIRUT (AP) — More than 200 Lebanese and Palestinians held a protest Sunday near the U.S. Embassy in Lebanon against a White House plan for ending the Israeli-Palestinian conflict....

Experts: Travel Bans, Business Closures Could Hurt Economy

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Travel restrictions and business closures aimed at stopping the spread of a new virus that has killed 259 people in China could end up causing ripple effects that ...

Apple Temporarily Closes Stores In China Amid Virus Outbreak

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Apple is temporarily closing its 42 stores in mainland China, one of its largest markets, as a new virus spreads rapidly and the death toll there rose to 259 o...

Airbus Paying $4 Billion To End Global Corruption Probes

PARIS (AP) — U.S., British and French authorities approved an unprecedented agreement Friday with Airbus that will see the planemaker pay up to $4 billion to end years of damaging ...

Johnson Hails UK’s ‘New Beginning’ As Brexit Day Arrives

LONDON (AP) — Britain begins the day as a member of the European Union. Its status at the end of the day — as a proud nation that has reclaimed its sovereignty, or a diminished pre...

American Airlines And Delta Air Lines Suspend All Flights To And From China As Virus Spreads

NEW YORK (VINnews) - Delta Air Lines and American Airlines said Friday they will suspend all flights between the U.S. and China, making them the first U.S.-based airlines to do so ...

US Advises No Travel To China, Where Virus Deaths Top 200

BEIJING (AP) — The U.S. advised against all travel to China as the number of cases of a worrying new virus spiked more than tenfold in a week, including the highest death toll in a...

Egyptian Archaeologists Unveil Ancient Tombs, Artifacts

TUNA AL-GABAL, Egypt (AP) — Archaeologists on Thursday unveiled 16 ancient Egyptian tombs filled with sarcophagi and other artifacts from a vast burial ground. Egypt’s Antiquiti...

Commerce Secretary: China Virus Could Bring Jobs Back To US

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross suggested Thursday that the viral outbreak in China might offer an unexpected benefit for the U.S. economy: It could encourage Amer...

UN Agency Declares Global Emergency Over Virus From China

GENEVA (AP) — The World Health Organization declared the outbreak sparked by a new virus in China that has been exported to more than a dozen countries as a global emergency Thursd...

Ukrainian Senior Economist Says Ukrainians Let Jews ‘Dominate’ Them

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KIEV (JTA) — A senior economist in Ukraine said the country’s leaders secretly are serving Israel. Local Jews said Joseph Sytnik, a department head at the Lviv Polytechnic Unive...

Jared Kushner Says Administration Does Not Support Annexing Settlements Before Israel’s Elections In March

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JERUSALEM (JTA) — Jared Kushner, an architect of the Trump administration’s peace plan, said the administration would not support the immediate annexing of West Bank settlements an...

Do Masks Offer Protection From New Virus? It Depends

SEATTLE (AP) — People around the world are buying up protective face masks in hopes of keeping the new virus from China at bay. Some companies have required them for employees. Sch...

More Airlines Drop Flights To China As Virus Spreads

BANGKOK (AP) — British Airways halted all flights to China and American Airlines suspended Los Angeles flights to and from Shanghai and Beijing as efforts to contain a new virus in...

Jewish Residents And Tourists In China Face Spread Of Deadly Coronavirus

CHINA (Chabad.org) — As the death toll and emergency measures increase daily, Jewish communities in cities across China joined the population at large in the struggle to protect th...

Leaked Report Shows United Nations Suffered Hack

GENEVA (AP) — Sophisticated hackers infiltrated U.N. offices in Geneva and Vienna last year in an apparent espionage operation, and their identity and the extent of the data they o...

Trump: New Trade Deal With Canada, Mexico To Boost US Growth

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Wednesday signed into law a major rewrite of the rules of trade with Canada and Mexico that he said replaces the “nightmare" of a Clinto...

Swastikas And Anti-Semitic Graffiti Appears In Italy

ITALY (JTA) — Anti-Jewish graffiti was discovered in multiple locations in Italy as the country observed International Holocaust Remembrance Day on Jan 27. On Monday night, the ...

Brexit Deal Cleared By EU Parliament; UK Set To Leave Friday

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BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union grudgingly let go of the United Kingdom with a final vote Wednesday at the EU's parliament that ended the Brexit divorce battle and set the scene...