Late Night Shooting Attack in Shomron

Kedumim resident Chaim Horon, in his 40s, was injured by shrapnel during the night as a result of gunfire directed at his car near Yitzhar. The victim, who sustained light injuries, was traveling from the direction of Chawarah towards Kedumim accompanied by a friend when shots rang out near the Arab community of Burin, south […]

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Boston, MA – Romney Back after 3-Nation Foreign Tour

Boston, MA — Mitt Romney is back home in Boston. A spokesman says the Republican presidential candidate’s plane has landed in the Massachusetts capital. Romney concluded a seven-day overseas tour on Tuesday after a speech in Poland. His earlier stops were in Britain and Israel. The three-nation trip was Romney’s first as the presumptive Republican […]


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Toronto – Passenger Finds Needle In Sandwich On Flight

Toronto — Air Canada says a passenger found what appears to be a sewing needle in a catered sandwich on board a flight from Victoria, British Columbia, to Toronto. Peter Fitzpatrick, a spokesman for the airline, said late Tuesday that the airline is “working closely with our caterers to ensure heightened security measures have been […]


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Israel – Defense Minister Barak Praises Obama Administration, Touts US Security Support

Israel — In what appears like a clear endorsement of a presidential candidate, Defense Minister Ehud Barak said Monday night that Barack Obama has been the most supportive president on matters of Israeli security throughout the two countries’ diplomatic relations. In an interview on CNN, Barak told Wolf Blitzer that the Obama administration’s support of […]


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Redmond, WA – Microsoft Reveals New Email Service Outlook.com, Hotmail’s Planned Successor

Redmond, WA — Microsoft announced the launch of Outlook.com, a new online email service, on Tuesday. CNET: Microsoft Outlook.com hands-on The email service features a clean design, integration with Word, Excel and PowerPoint, a new photo viewer, Skpye calls inside the inbox and the ability to pull contacts from Facebook and LinkedIn. Outlook.com is replacement […]


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Texas – Tea Party Favorite Wins Senate Runoff‎

Texas — Tea party darling Ted Cruz trounced the Republican establishment favorite, Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst, in Texas’ runoff election Tuesday, winning the GOP nomination to replace retiring U.S. Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison in an outcome that figured to reverberate far beyond the Lone Star State. The race had been closely watched nationally, seen as […]


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Albany, NY – Cuomo Officialy Vetoes Special Education In Private Schools Pushed By Orthodox Jews

Albany, NY — A push by Orthodox Jewish, Catholic and other religious leaders to allow disabled children to be educated in private schools at taxpayers’ expense failed on Tuesday, as Gov. Andrew Cuomo vetoed legislation that would have authorized school districts to reimburse parents for tuition costs. Public school funding advocates, who opposed the measure, […]


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New York – NYC Subway Alerts Now On Google Maps

New York — Google Maps is now offering advisories for the New York City subway system. The goal is to help riders to plan around scheduled transit maintenance and construction. The announcement was made Tuesday. The Wall Street Journal (http://on.wsj.com/MXvzVK ) says the function first went live late Monday night


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India – Power Returning After Nation’s Big Blackout

India — Power supplies have been largely restored in India after its worst blackout, which left hundreds of millions of people across more than half the country without electricity. The blackout, which lasted for well over 10 hours, began at 1.04pm (1734 AEST) on Tuesday and affected 19 states as well as the capital New […]


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Congressman Smith To Chair Hearing On Behalf Of Jacob Ostreicher

U.S. Rep. Chris Smith (NJ-04), chairman of the House panel that oversees international human rights, will chair a congressional hearing Wednesday on the case of American Jacob Ostreicher, who has been held without formal charges in Bolivia since June 2011. A hearing will be held entitled “Seeking Freedom for American Trapped in Bolivian Prison.” Smith […]

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