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New Amazon Policy Devastates Thousands Of Sellers

SEATTLE (VINnews) — We sat down with Ed Rosenberg to hear about the latest developments regarding massive site wide account closures at Amazon.com "We have a crisis on our hands t...

US And Turkey Have Friendly Talks But Differences Persist

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says he and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan are “very good friends,” but their meeting Wednesday at the White House failed to resolv...

Orthodox Jew Is Running For Jeremy Corbyn’s Parliament Seat

LONDON (JTA) — As an observant Jew, Yosef David was taught to believe in miracles. That’s a good thing since David, a social worker from London, is going to need one to succeed ...

Venice ‘On Its Knees’ After Second-Worst Flood Ever Recorded [VIDEOS]

VENICE, Italy (AP) — The worst flooding in Venice in more than 50 years prompted calls Wednesday to better protect the historic city from rising sea levels as officials calculated ...

Police Raise Security Around Hong Kong After Night Clashes

HONG KONG (AP) — Police on Wednesday increased security around Hong Kong and its university campuses as they braced for more violence after sharp clashes overnight with anti-govern...

Uber CEO Walks Back Comment Calling Khashoggi Killing A “Mistake”

NEW YORK (AP) — Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi is being criticized for calling the murder of a Washington Post columnist "a mistake" and comparing it to the death of a pedestrian struc...

Hong Kong Police Shoot Protester, Man Set On Fire

HONG KONG (AP) — Following a day of violence in which one person was shot by police and another set on fire, Hong Kong's leader pledged Monday to "spare no effort" to halt anti-gov...

Amazon Launches New Hebrew Site With Offers Of Free Shipping To Israel

SAN FRANCISCO (VosIzNeias) - Retail giant and online marketplace Amazon.com is offering free shipping to Israel on orders which exceed $49. Amazon also said, that it has launche...

Over 100,000 Celebrate 30 Years Since Fall Of Berlin Wall

BERLIN (AP) — Police and organizers say more than 100,000 people took part in an open-air party celebrating the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall. Despite the cold...

FBI: Cybercrimes On The Rise Because Of Sophisticated Scams

PORTLAND (AP) - On Dec. 14, 2018, Aaron Cole was about to buy a new house and received an email that he thought was from his title company, directing him to make a $123,000 deposi...

Tech Companies Rush To Fight Misinformation Ahead Of UK Vote

LONDON (AP) — Facebook is opening up a war room to quickly respond to election hoaxes. Twitter is banning political ads. Google plans to crack down on bogus videos on YouTube. S...

Iran’s President: New Oil Field Found With Over 50b Barrels

TEHRAN (AP) - Iran has discovered a new oil field in the country's south with over 50 billion barrels of crude, its president said Sunday, a find that could boost the country's pro...

Music-Video App TikTok Worries Both National Security Officials And Educators

NEW YORK (VosIzNeias)—  Music-video app TikTok , which is owned by Chinese company ByteDance Inc., is at the center of a US Government national security review according to a perso...

Friends, Family Support Twitter Employee Charged In Spy Case

SEATTLE (AP) — Family and friends of a former Twitter employee accused of spying for Saudi Arabia call him a dedicated husband and father who has overcome recent mental health stru...

US Rejects Jordan’s Opposition To Deport Wanted Terrorist

WASHINGTON (JNS) — The United States has rejected a claim by Jordan over its refusal to deport wanted Palestinian-Jordanian Hamas terrorist Ahlam Tamimi, as a Jordanian court ruled...

Hopes Rise That Lifting Tariffs Could Allow US-China Accord

BEIJING (AP) — The prospects for a preliminary breakthrough in the U.S.-China trade war improved Thursday after the two sides agreed to reduce some punitive tariffs on each other's...

Iran Alleges UN Inspector Tested Positive For Explosives

VIENNA (AP) — Iran alleged Thursday that the U.N. inspector it blocked from a nuclear site last week tested positive for suspected traces of explosive nitrates. The U.N.'s nuclear ...

Escape Tunnel Underneath Berlin Wall Opens To Public

BERLIN (AP) — An escape tunnel underneath the Berlin Wall opened to the public on Thursday for the first time amid celebrations of the 30-year anniversary of the opening of communi...

Anti-semitism Charges Leveled At Labour Party’s Corbyn

LONDON (AP) - Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn's election campaign was hit Thursday by renewed claims that he is not fit to lead the country because of his tolerance of anti-Semit...

Jewish Student Assaulted, Verbally Abused At Fitness Center In Freiburg, Germany

FREIBURG, Germany (VosIzNeias) — Samuel Kantrowitz, a 19-year-old Jewish student, was doing his regular workout at the fitness center in the city when a man grabbed him from behind...