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Analysis: Iran's Powerful Guard Faces Scrutiny After Attacks -- The recent sabotage at Iran's main nuclear enrichment facility is just the latest setback for the country's Revolutionary Guard, though the paramilitary force is rarely publicly criticized due to its

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Leumi Sees 3.3 as New Normal for Exchange Rate -- Shimon B. Lifkin -- After a long period of the dollar weakening against the shekel, analysts were forecasting on Tuesday that the exchange would stabilize at around 3.30 through 2021, Globes reported. If the

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White Minnesota Cop who Fatally Shot Black Motorist Resigns -- A white Minnesota police officer who fatally shot a Black man during a traffic stop in a Minneapolis suburb resigned Tuesday. Kim Potter resigned two days after the death of

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Mandelblit Says Justice Vacancy Can't Be Ignored -- Attorney-General Avichai Mandelblit issued a legal opinion on Tuesday which would trim the authority of the government's special coronavirus and security cabinets.Mandelblit said that until a Justice Minister is appointed,

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Coronavirus - National - FEMA Overwhelmed With Burial Aid Applications - Hamodia - The FEMA hotline to request financial reimbursement for funeral reimbursements was overwhelmed with requests when it became operational Monday."We ask that applicants be patient as we work to correct these issues

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Israel Observes Memorial Day for Fallen Soldiers and Terror Victims -- Yom Hazikaron, the memorial day for Israel's 23,928 fallen soldiers and terror victims, began on Tuesday evening.A minute of silence will be observed around the country as sirens sound at

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Politics - Biden, Lawmakers Pay Tribute to Slain Capitol Police Officer - Hamodia - Slain U.S. Capitol Police Officer William "Billy" Evans was lauded for his dedication to country, love for his job and for a mischievous sense of humor as President Joe Biden

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Report: Israeli Vessel Fired On Near UAE -- Hamodia -- A commercial vessel owned by an Israeli firm was targeted near Fujairah port in the United Arab Emirates, Unews news agency said on Twitter on Tuesday. Minor damage was caused

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Lebanon's President Says New Maritime Claim Needs Government Approval -- Hamodia -- Lebanon's president said on Tuesday a draft decree expanding its maritime claims in a dispute with Israel must be approved by the caretaker government, rejecting a request to grant it

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Monsey Stabber Ruled Unfit to Stand Trial -- Sara Marcus -- Grafton Thomas, the man behind the horrific 2019 Chanukah stabbing in Monsey that lead to the death of Yosef Neumann Hy'd, has been determined to be psychologically unfit to stand

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Elected Officials Ask Agencies to Investigate Alleged Airline Discrimination -- Hamodia Staff -- Four members of the New York State legislature have called on the Federal Aviation Administration and the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey to investigate recent incidents on

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Union of Orthodox Hebrew Congregations Sends Condolences to Royal Family -- Hamodia Staff -- The Hishachdus Kehillos Hachareidim of London, aka Union of Orthodox Hebrew Congregations, sent a letter of condolence to the Royal family upon the passing on Friday of Prince Phillip, the

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Resource Officer Shot at Tennessee High School Recovering -- A police officer wounded in a shooting at a Tennessee high school is a 20-year veteran of the force who worked at the school, authorities said Tuesday. Knoxville Police Officer

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Russia Says Troop Buildup Near Ukraine is a Response to NATO -- Russia's defense minister said Tuesday that the country's massive military buildup in the west was part of readiness drills amid what he described as threats from NATO. Defense Minister Sergei

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Official: Iran to Enrich Uranium to Highest Level Ever -- An Iranian nuclear negotiator said that Tehran will begin enriching uranium to 60% purity after an attack on its Natanz nuclear facility, higher than the program ever has before. Abbas

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NJ Governor Murphy Passes $10 Million in Childcare Aid -- Sara Marcus -- New Jersey's Governor Phil Murphy signed into law a $10 million in federal aid for economic relief for childcare providers. The aid will be distributed through the New Jersey Economic

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Firefighters Union Backs Eric Adams in Mayoral Race -- Sara Marcus -- The Uniformed Firefighters Officers Association will throw their support behind Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams in the New York City mayoral race. Union leaders said they were impressed by Adams's

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Biden to Pull U.S. Troops From Afghanistan by Sept. 11 -- Hamodia -- President Joe Biden has decided to withdraw the remaining U.S. troops from Afghanistan by Sept. 11, 2021, 20 years to the day after al Qaeda's attacks triggered America's longest war,

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Leaders of GM, Ford Among Objectors to Voting Restrictions -- Hamodia -- The leaders of three-dozen major Michigan-based companies, including General Motors and Ford, on Tuesday objected to Republican-sponsored election bills that would make it harder to vote in Michigan and other

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Business Leaders Urge Biden to set Ambitious Climate Goal -- Hamodia -- More than 300 businesses and investors, including such giants as Apple, Google, Microsoft and Coca-Cola, are calling on the Biden administration to set an ambitious climate change goal that would

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Bitcoin Hits Record High Before Coinbase Listing -- Hamodia -- Bitcoin hit a record of $62,741 on Tuesday, extending its 2021 rally to new heights a day before Coinbase's share listing in the United States. The largest U.S. cryptocurrency exchange's

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Tweaked COVID Vaccines in Testing Aim to Fend off Variants -- Hamodia -- Dozens of Americans are rolling up their sleeves for a third dose of COVID-19 vaccine - this time, shots tweaked to guard against a worrisome mutated version of the virus.

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Biden to Nominate Former NSA Official as Cybersecurity Czar -- Sara Marcus -- President Joe Biden will appoint a slate of cybersecurity leaders on Monday, including Chris Inglis as the national cyber director. The role was formed in December, as part of the

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A Case of Apples and Watermelons -- The Ninth Circuit Court just doesn't get it. Last Friday, the U.S. Supreme Court found the decision of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit to allow California's

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A Timely Reminder From Batavia, Illinois -- It isn't often that the results of an experiment in quantum physics — the scientific field that seeks to describe the physical properties of nature at the scale of atoms

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This Day in History – March 10/26 Adar - Hamodia - In 5004/1244, the Pope issued a bull ordering the burning of the Talmud. In 5437/1677, the Jewish community of Newport, R.I., bought land for a cemetery. Yahrtzeiten 5573/1813, Harav Eliezer

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