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New York – NYC’s Sept. 11 Museum Gets 1 Millionth Visitor

New York — The Sept. 11 museum has gotten its one millionth visitor just under four months after opening to the public. The museum announced Tuesday that the milestone had been reached, and identified the person as Karen McDaniel, of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. National September 11 Memorial and Museum President Joe Daniels said the [...]


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Hikind Asks Dept. Of Health To Postpone System Upgrade During Yom Tov Which Will Interrupt EBT Availability

Assemblyman Dov Hikind (D-Brooklyn) is asking the New York State Department of Health to postpone their system upgrade, which will interrupt EBT (electronic benefit transfer), including food stamps and SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program) benefits. The system upgrade, scheduled to occur this Sunday, September 21, was recently announced by City Harvest Agency Relations. Hikind says […]
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New York – Regulator Probes So-called ‘Hard Money Lenders’

New York — Regulator Benjamin Lawsky has launched an investigation into potential predatory practices by lenders who make short-term, high-interest loans secured by homes or other real estate. Lawsky, superintendent of the state Department of Financial Services, sent subpoenas to nine so-called “hard money lenders” seeking information about their loan policies and marketing materials, his [...]


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US warns Iran’s current position in nuclear talks ‘unacceptable’


Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs Wendy Sherman said the two governments remain “far apart” in the talks.
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MK Shaked: PM Netanyahu Wants to Replace Lapid with the Chareidim

Bayit Yehudi faction leader MK Ayelet Shaked told Arutz-7 on Tuesday 21 Elul that most coalition members are opposed to the Zero VAT Bill sponsored by Yesh Atid leader Finance Minister Yair Lapid. She explains that despite Lapid’s optimistic predictions, the bill would result in the loss of significant revenue and it will not lower […]
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China Buys Israeli Smart Irrigation Tech Company for $20 Million

By Anav Silverman

China’s Yuanda Enterprise Group announced last week that it had bought the Israeli company AutoAgronome Israel Ltd for $20 million in order to expand its business to high-tech agriculture. The Israeli company produces smart irrigation and fertilization systems that are successfully used with 70 different types of crops in 13 countries including [...]
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Washington – Justice Department Selects Researchers To Study Racial Bias In Policing

Washington — Broadening its push to improve police relations with minorities, the Justice Department has enlisted a team of criminal justice researchers to study racial bias in law enforcement in five American cities and recommend strategies to address the problem nationally, Attorney General Eric Holder said Tuesday. The police shooting last month of an unarmed [...]


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Self-Driving Cars Now Need a Permit in California

For the first time, California’s Department of Motor Vehicles knows how many self-driving cars are traveling public roads. The agency is issuing permits Tuesday that let three companies test 29 vehicles on highways and in neighborhoods — with a human “safety driver” behind the wheel, in case the onboard computers make a bad decision. With […]
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WATCH: Angry Potesters Throw Ukrainian Member Of Parliament Into Trash Bin

A angry group of men outside of the Ukrainian parliament grabbed a deputy and threw him into a rubbish bin on Tuesday. Vitaly Zhuravsky, once a member of former President Viktor Yanukovich’s Party of the Regions, authored a bill in January severely tightening restrictions on anti-government protesters. In the past, he authored a bill criminalising […]
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MK Eli Yishai Meets with the Belzer Rebbe Shlita

Shas MK Eli Yishai on Monday night, the eve of 21 Elul, had yichidus with the Belzer Rebbe Shlita. The private meeting lasted for over one hour. Yishai has met with the rebbe in the past to consult with him. The rebbe is said to be quite fond of Yishai, which some explain is evident […]
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