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VIDEO/PHOTOS: Protests Outside Jaffa Military Court In Support Of Frum Woman Arrested By IDF

(VIDEOS AND PHOTOS IN EXTENDED ARTICLE)

Chareidi protesters from Jerusalem and Beit Shemesh arrived outside the Jaffa Military Court on Thursday morning, 10 Sivan, as they announced they would.

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Author: Yekusiel
Posted: May 25, 2018, 3:30 am
Bus Driver Charged In NJ Crash That Killed Student, Teacher

A school bus driver with a history of driver’s license suspensions caused a fatal crash on a New Jersey highway last week by crossing three lanes of traffic in an apparent attempt to make an illegal U-turn, according to a criminal complaint released Thursday.

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Author: Yekusiel
Posted: May 25, 2018, 3:15 am
Trump Pardons Jack Johnson, Boxing’s First Black Heavyweight Champion

President Donald Trump on Thursday granted a rare posthumous pardon to boxing’s first black heavyweight champion, clearing Jack Johnson’s name more than 100 years after what many see as his racially-charged conviction.

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Author: Yekusiel
Posted: May 25, 2018, 3:00 am
Report: Ukraine Paid Michael Cohen $400K to Arrange Talks With Trump, Using NY-Area Chabad Contact

The BBC is reporting President Donald Trump’s personal lawyer Michael Cohen received at least $400,000 to “fix talks between the Ukrainian president and President Trump”:

The payment was arranged by intermediaries acting for Ukraine’s leader, Petro Poroshenko, the sources said, though Cohen was not registered as a representative of Ukraine as required by US law… Shortly after the Ukrainian president returned home, his country’s anti-corruption agency stopped its investigation into Trump’s former campaign manager, Paul Manafort.

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Author: ZalmyX
Posted: May 25, 2018, 2:45 am
IDF And Police To Remain On High Alert For 2nd Friday Of Ramadan

Both Israel Police and the IDF, and their various specialized units, will remain on high alert on Friday, 11 Sivan, the second Friday of the Muslim month of Ramadan. Restrictions are in place for praying on Har Habayis, which take effect Friday morning at 6:00PM.

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Author: Yekusiel
Posted: May 25, 2018, 2:30 am
Clinton: Democrats Can Win With Bold Ideas, Core Principles

Democrats can win elections and stand up to Washington Republicans by sticking to their core principles when it comes to education, health care, equality and the environment, Hillary Clinton told a friendly crowd at the New York state Democratic convention on Wednesday.

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Author: Yekusiel
Posted: May 25, 2018, 2:15 am
After Mass Shootings, NRA Pins Blame On Familiar List

In the aftermath of recent school shootings, a familiar pattern has played out in the debate over guns.

Gun-control advocates push for tougher laws, including universal background checks to prohibiting the sale and possession of AR-style long guns.

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Author: Yekusiel
Posted: May 25, 2018, 2:00 am
VIDEO: PM Netanyahu Addresses International Conference Of Air Force Commanders

(VIDEO IN EXTENDED ARTICLE)

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu on Wednesday, 9 Sivan, at Tel Nof Air Force Base, addressed an international conference of air force commanders.

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Author: Yekusiel
Posted: May 25, 2018, 1:30 am
New York City To Consider Ban On Plastic Straws

Plastic straws and stirrers could soon be banned in bars, restaurants and coffee shops in New York City.

Democratic City Councilman Rafael Espinal introduced a bill on Wednesday, saying restaurants should replace plastic with paper or metal straws.

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Author: Yekusiel
Posted: May 25, 2018, 1:00 am
NYU Hospital Says Satmar Bikur Cholim Spreading Falsehoods, Misleading Information About Hospital

A recent controversy has been making its way around social media and various blogs. The controversy surrounds recent allegations being made by Satmar Bikur Cholim that they have been banned from operating in NYU-Langone Hospital, one of largest in New York City.

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Author: Y.W. Editor
Posted: May 25, 2018, 12:30 am
Security Troops On US Nuclear Missile Base Took LSD

One airman said he felt paranoia. Another marveled at the vibrant colors. A third admitted, “I absolutely just loved altering my mind.”

Meet service members entrusted with guarding nuclear missiles that are among the most powerful in America’s arsenal.

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Author: Yekusiel
Posted: May 25, 2018, 12:00 am
VIDEO: Israel Channel 10 News Interviews US Ambassador To Israel David Friedman In The New US Embassy In Jerusalem

Channel 10 News correspondent Amiri Meiniv became the first Israeli journalist to interview US Ambassador to Israel David Friedman in the new US Embassy in Jerusalem.
(YWN Israel Desk – Jerusalem)

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Author: Yekusiel
Posted: May 24, 2018, 11:45 pm
PHOTO: B’chasdei Hashem, Children Exited This Burning Bus in the Golan Heights Just In Time

B’chasdei Hashem, the children who were traveling on this bus, which was engulfed in flames, exited without incident.

The bus was traveling on Route 959 in the Golan Heights when suddenly, the bus caught on fire.

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Author: Yekusiel
Posted: May 24, 2018, 11:30 pm
VIDEO: Bus Bursts Into Flames On Garden State Parkway; Driver, Passengers Safe

Authorities say a bus driver and about two dozen passengers safely evacuated a bus after it burst into flames while traveling on the Garden State Parkway in New Jersey.

The fire occurred around 9:30 a.m.

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Author: Yekusiel
Posted: May 24, 2018, 11:15 pm
Hillary Clinton ‘Wants To Be Helpful’ To Democrats. Can She?

Hillary Clinton is not going away.

Standing on a convention stage Wednesday, the former Democratic presidential candidate cheered a primary election candidate from Georgia and endorsed one from New York, promising to be an active participant in red and blue states alike in the coming months.

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Author: Yekusiel
Posted: May 24, 2018, 11:00 pm
A Day in the Life Of Adele

When Adele wakes up in the morning, she makes sure the kids are up and dressed. She makes sure that breakfast is ready, and lunches are packed, before heading off to work.

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Author: promotions
Posted: May 24, 2018, 11:00 pm
VIDEOS: Awkward Interviews With 30-Year-Old New York Man Who Refuses To Leave His Parents’ Home

Michael Rotondo, the 30-year-old man from upstate New York who is battling his parents’ legal orders to evict him from their house, appeared on CNN on Wednesday, where host Brooke Baldwin attempted to interview him about the case.

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Author: ZalmyX
Posted: May 24, 2018, 10:45 pm
DM Lieberman Has Plans To Build 2500 Housing Units In Yehuda And Shomron; None For Chareidim

Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman will next week bring his plan for the construction of 2,500 housing units to The Supreme Planning Council in Yehuda and Shomron for immediate approval and 1,400 units in advanced planning stages in over 30 communities throughout Yehuda and Shomron.

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Author: Yekusiel
Posted: May 24, 2018, 10:30 pm
House Passes $717B Pentagon Policy Measure

The House Thursday passed a $717 billion defense policy bill that would give the military a 2.6 percent pay hike, the largest in nine years.

The bipartisan 351-66 vote sends the measure to the Senate, where a key panel completed a companion measure in a closed-door session on Wednesday.

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Author: Yekusiel
Posted: May 24, 2018, 10:00 pm
Will Jerusalem Eliminate The Chareidi Education Unit As Feared?

Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat has decided to eliminate the Chareidi Education Unit in City Hall, a unit currently headed by Deputy Mayor Tzvika Cohen of Shas.

Over the past year, the unit has lost most of its authority, but now there is a dramatic change in the chareidi wing.

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Author: Yekusiel
Posted: May 24, 2018, 9:30 pm