Shamir lifelong champion of Israel

Two-time Israeli PM Yitzhak Shamir has died at the age of 96.

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Yitzhak Shamir, ex-leader, ‘true lover of Israel,’ dies at 96

JERUSALEM — Former Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Shamir, who clung throughout his life to the belief that Israel should hang on to territory and never trust an Arab regime, has died. He was 96.

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Monticello, NY – Proposed Law: Parents Are Liable for Youths Consumption of Alcoholic

Monticello, NY — Sullivan County officials are considering adoption of a social host law, which would hold parents and other adults that allow consumption of alcoholic beverages by underage youths in their homes legally liable. Some counties, like Ulster, already have a similar law in place. State law prohibits providing alcohol to underage people, but […]


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New York – State Sets Aside Money For Low-Income Families Whose Health May Be Affected By Heat

New York — The state has set aside $3 million to help low income families stay cool. The money for the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program will allow people whose health may be threatened by the heat to get an air conditioner. To qualify, families must meet the program’s low income guidelines. For a family […]


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New York, NY – Adelson Giving $10 Million to Aid GOP

New York, NY — Casino billionaire Sheldon Adelson is making another huge campaign contribution aimed at electing Republicans and voting President Barack Obama out of office. One of the world’s richest men, Adelson is donating $10 million to the campaign activities of billionaire brothers Charles and David Koch. A person familiar with Adelson’s pledge confirmed […]


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Baltimore In The Dark: Deadly Md. Thunderstorms Leave Hundreds Of Thousands Without Power

A deadly storm, fueled by extreme heat and humidity, left Maryland in a state of emergency Saturday and 850,000 homes and businesses without power, with some residents expected to remain in the dark over the next week. The severity of the storm — being blamed for at least two deaths in Maryland and nine others […]

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Las Vegas – Giuliani: Obama Is ‘An Unsuccessful Person’

Las Vegas — Former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani had harsh words for President Barack Obama during a campaign stop in Las Vegas, saying he has accomplished nothing and will turn the nation more socialist than France if re-elected. “What do we want to elect, an unsuccessful person? We tried that, OK, we tried a […]


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Austria – 43 Jewish Graves Desecrated in Vienna

Vienna, Austria — Austrian authorities are investigating the desecration of 43 graves in two Jewish sections of Vienna’s main cemetery. A police statement said Friday that tomb stones and slabs were found toppled or damaged at the Austrian capital’s Central Cemetery. It said the vandals did not deface the graves with graffiti. Vienna Jewish community […]


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Missing Millionaire May Have Staged Disappearance, Lawyer Says

Missing Florida millionaire Guma Aguiar could have staged his own disappearance to escape his financial, marital and legal woes, his wife’s lawyer suggested to a packed Florida courtroom. “It’s a family tragedy involving a young man who’s intelligent and very talented, but has a severe mental illness and those two things have interacted in his […]

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Former Israeli Prime Minister Yitzchak Shamir Dies At 96

Yitzhak Shamir, the onetime underground Jewish fighter and long-serving Israeli prime minister whose unyielding belief in the right of Jews to all of the biblical Land of Israel often exasperated U.S. policymakers, has died. He was 96.
Shamir, who had Alzheimer’s disease, died Saturday at a nursing home in the town of Herzliya, north of […]

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