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Rep. Ilhan Omar Launches Reelection Bid With Big Advantages

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Rep. Ilhan Omar’s congressional career got off to a rocky start just a year ago, with her provocative remarks on Israel and Jews stirring anger across the country and raising specul...

What We Know, And Don’t, About The Alleged Bezos Phone Hack

BOSTON (AP) — U.N. human rights experts are asking Washington to investigate a suspected Saudi hack that may have siphoned data from the personal smartphone of Jeff Bezos, Amazon founder and owner of ...

In Jerusalem, Leaders Vow To Learn From Holocaust, Offer Competing Lessons

JERUSALEM (AP) — Speaker by speaker, world leaders on Thursday denounced the rising threat of anti-Semitism and vowed never to forget the lessons of the Holocaust at a solemn ceremony in Jerusalem mar...

Israeli Lawmaker Writes Name Of Foreign Leader She Is Meeting At Airport On The Back Of Her Hand

JERUSALEM (JTA) - Israel’s culture minister was apparently so worried that she would forget the name of the president of Argentina that she wrote his name in ink on the back of her hand. Miri Rege...

Is It Ok For Teens To Drink Coffee?

NEW YORK (AP-The Conversation) - Is it OK for teens to drink coffee? When my daughter was around 14 years old, she began to ask if she could have a cup of coffee in the morning like Mom and Dad. As...

First Space-baked Cookies Took 2 Hours In Experimental Oven

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — The results are finally in for the first chocolate chip cookie bake-off in space. While looking more or less normal, the best cookies required two hours of baking time l...

Pete Buttigieg: My Administration Will Devote $1 Billion To Combat Anti-semitism And Other Violent

NEW YORK (JTA) - JTA) — This is the second op-ed in a series of pieces about anti-Semitism and Jewish issues written by 2020 presidential candidates. This one is by Pete Buttigieg, 38, the former mayo...

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Buttigieg’s Unlikely Iowa Rise Now Carries High Expectations

DUBUQUE, Iowa (AP) — Pete Buttigieg finds himself in a place that he could hardly have contemplated when he began running for president a year ago: He likely cannot finish lower than second in the Iow...

Why Credit Card Rewards Are Targeting ‘Convenience’ Spending

NEW YORK (AP) - If you’re spending a lot on convenience — whether in the form of grocery delivery, ride-hailing or meal delivery — your credit card wants to reward you for it, while encouraging you to...

Iconic Journalist Jim Lehrer Dies At 85

NEW YORK (AP) — Jim Lehrer, co-host and later host of the nightly PBS "NewsHour" that for decades offered a thoughtful take on current events, has died, PBS said Thursday. He was 85. Lehrer died “p...

Weather Forces Cancellation Of Kushner Israel Visit

WASHINGTON (Israel Hayom) — Senior adviser to President Donald Trump Jared Kushner and U.S. Special Representative for International Negotiations Avi Berkowitz will not attend the gathering of world l...

Jason Greenblatt Says He Left Trump Administration Due To Israeli Political Turbulence — And Yeshiva Tuitions

NEW YORK (JTA) - Jason Greenblatt said he left his position as special representative for international negotiations in the Trump administration because of political turbulence in Israel — and the fin...

WHO: China Virus Not Global Health Emergency

BEIJING (AP) - The World Health Organization says a viral illness in China that has sickened hundreds of people is not yet a global health emergency. The decision came after Chinese authorities mov...

UK Brexit Bill Becomes Law After Receiving Royal Assent

LONDON (AP) — Britain’s delayed and disputed Brexit bill has become law, removing the last U.K. obstacle to the country leaving the European Union in just over a week. House of Commons Deputy Speak...

NYC Subway Chief Andy Byford Resigns After 2 Years

NEW YORK (AP) — The president of New York City's subways announced his resignation on Thursday, two years after being brought in to help turn around the beleagured system. No reason was given for t...

US Imposes Visa Rules For Pregnant Women On ‘Birth Tourism’

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration on Thursday published new visa rules aimed at restricting “birth tourism," in which women travel to the U.S. to give birth so their children can have a covet...

World Airports Taking Precautions After China Virus Outbreak

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Airports around the world have begun taking precautions to deal with an anticipated influx of Chinese tourists taking Lunar New Year holidays, just as the outbreak o...

Putin Tells Naama Issachar’s Mother That ‘Everything Will Be Fine’

JERUSALEM (JNS) — Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday assured the mother of Naama Issachar, an Israeli-American woman imprisoned in Russia whose family has been anxious to secure her release,...

Pence Says Israel PM, Rival Invited To US To Discuss Peace

JERUSALEM (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence says Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his main political rival Benny Gantz have been invited to Washington next week to discuss the "prospect of...