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Israel -- Likud Sources: Blue and White Anti-Immunity Campaign 'Looks Silly Now' -- Blue and White officials were concerned on Motzoei Shabbos that despite their best efforts, the committee to be appointed Tuesday to consider Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu's request for parliamentary immunity

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Health, Science & Technology -- China Says Virus Ability to Spread Getting Stronger -- The coronavirus transmission ability is getting stronger and infections could continue to rise, China's National Health Commission said on Sunday, with more than 2,000 people globally infected and 56 in

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World -- Turkish Teams Hunt for Quake Survivors as Death Toll Hits 31 -- Working against the clock in freezing temperatures, Turkish rescue teams pulled more survivors from collapsed buildings Sunday, days after a powerful magnitude 6.8 earthquake hit the country's east.Authorities said the

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National -- Quotes From the Fifth Day of Trump's Impeachment Trial : 'Absolutely Nothing Wrong' -- The impeachment trial of President Donald Trump in the U.S. Senate entered a new phase on Saturday as Trump's legal team began to lay out its defense on the fifth

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Israel - Netanyahu, Gantz Leave for Washington - Dror Halavy - Both Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu and Blue and White head Benny Gantz left for Washington Sunday, each for their respective meetings with President Donald Trump. Netanyahu had originally been set

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Bennett Seeking to Shut Down Illegal Arab Businesses Near Ariel -- Dov Benovadia -- Defense Minister Naftali Bennett has instructed his staff to examine the possibility of shutting down Arab businesses at the Ariel Junction. The request comes in the wake of a terror

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Lapid: Trump Invited Gantz Because He Will Win Election -- Dov Benovadia -- The reason President Donald Trump invited Blue and White head Benny Gantz to meet with him at the White House is because "the Americans understand Israeli politics, and they understand

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El Al to Allow Free Ticket Changes on China Travel -- Dror Halavy -- Israelis who returned from the Far East in recent days and have taken sick do not show signs of having contracted the coronavirus that is plaguing China, health officials said

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Bus From New Square Overturns on Route 17 -- Hamodia Staff -- A bus carrying 20 bachurim from the Yeshiva Gedolah in New Square for a Shabbos in the mountains overturned on Route 17 near Exit 114 in the vicinity of Bloomingburg,

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Mayor de Blasio Launches Anti-Hate Crime Neighborhood Safety Coalitions -- Hamodia Staff -- Mayor Bill de Blasio announced the formation of three Neighborhood Safety Coalitions (NSCs) in Brooklyn neighborhoods that have experienced recent disturbing incidents against Jewish community members. The City plans to

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Fire Destroys Construction for Girls School in South Fallsburg - Hamodia Staff

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Trump Wants Democratic Senator Vote for Acquittal, Possibly Manchin -- President Donald Trump and White House officials are looking for at least one Senate Democrat to vote against removing the president from office at the end of his impeachment trial,

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Trump Lawyers Argue Democrats Just Want to Overturn Election -- President Donald Trump's lawyers plunged into his impeachment trial defense Saturday by accusing Democrats of striving to overturn the 2016 election, arguing that investigations of Trump's dealings with Ukraine have

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Influential Aunt of N. Korea's Kim Makes First Public Appearance in 6 Years -- The influential aunt of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un made her first public appearance in six years, state media reported on Sunday, years after her husband was executed in

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U.S. Treasury Chief Says Trade Deal Possible With UK in a Year -- Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin suggested Saturday that Britain and America would be able to conclude a trade deal this year, despite lingering disagreements on a digital services tax and whether

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NJ AG: 'Disappointed' by Feds' Immigration Directive Action -- Hamodia -- New Jersey's attorney general says he's "deeply disappointed" that the U.S. Justice Department is backing two counties in their lawsuits against his directive limiting law enforcement cooperation with federal immigration

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MTA Returns R179 Subway Cars to Service -- Hamodia Staff -- The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) today announced that 298 R179 subway cars that had been removed from service have been returned to operation when the cars were deemed fit for

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Biden, Sanders Overstate Tax-Hike Revenue, Estimates Find -- Hamodia -- Democratic presidential candidates Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders have overestimated the amount of revenue their tax proposals would generate by hundreds of billions, or even trillions, of dollars, according to

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Hillary Clinton Says 'Nobody Likes' Bernie Sanders -- Hamodia -- Hillary Clinton says "nobody likes" her former presidential rival Bernie Sanders, even as the Vermont senator remains entrenched among the front-runners in the Democratic race, with the Iowa caucus beginning

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Stocks Fall Slightly as Banks Drop; Intel Propels Tech -- Hamodia -- Stocks fell slightly in early trading Friday as a blowout earnings report from chipmaker Intel propelled technology shares higher and offset declines in health-care and financial companies. The technology sector

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Asian Markets Gain as China Closes Down for Lunar New Year -- Hamodia -- Shares were mostly higher in quiet trading on Friday in Asia as China began a week-long Lunar New Year festival that is being overshadowed by the outbreak of a new

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'This is huge': Locust Swarms in Africa Are Worst in Decades -- Hamodia -- The hum of millions of locusts on the move is broken by the screams of farmers and the clanging of pots and pans. But their noise-making does little to stop

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Xi: China Faces 'Grave Situation' as Virus Death Toll Hits 42 -- Hamodia -- President Xi Jinping said China was facing a 'grave situation' as the death toll from the coronavirus outbreak jumped to 42, overshadowing celebrations of the Lunar New Year that began

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Freedom of — Not From — Religion -- Hamodia -- Tragically, there is a growing totalitarian impulse on the far-left that seeks to punish, restrict, and even prohibit religious expression. Something that, if you go back 10 years or 15

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Politics of Betrayal -- Gavriel Meir -- Once upon a time, as recently as 1988, Israel had many tiny parties of one or two Knesset seats which wielded disproportionate electoral clout because they had the power to

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Sudoku – January 22, 2020 - Hamodia

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This Day in History – January 22/25 Teves - Hamodia - In 5319/1559, the first edition of Chovos Halevavos was published in Italy. In 5478/1717, Frankfurt's Jewish streets and shuls were burned down and many Jewish valuables destroyed or confiscated. This

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