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Health, Science & Technology -- Pfizer Says COVID-19 Vaccine Works in Kids Age 5 and Up -- Pfizer said Monday its COVID-19 vaccine works for children ages 5 to 11 and that it will seek U.S. authorization for this age group soon — a key step toward

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National -- COVID Has Killed as Many Americans as the Spanish Flu -- COVID-19 has now killed about as many Americans as the 1918-19 Spanish flu pandemic did — approximately 675,000. And like the worldwide scourge of a century ago, COVID may never

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U.S. Easing Foreign Travel Restrictions; Vaccinations Required -- President Joe Biden will ease foreign travel restrictions to the U.S. beginning in November, allowing foreigners into the country if they have proof of vaccination and a negative COVID-19 test,

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Shooting at Russian University Leaves 6 People Dead, 28 Injured -- A student opened fire Monday at a university in Russia, leaving six people dead and 28 hurt, before being shot by police and detained, officials said.Beyond saying that he was

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Community - BD'E - Reb Yechiel Ben Zion Fishoff, Z"l - Hamodia

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In Major Win for Israel, 31 Countries to Boycott Antisemitic U.N. Conference -- Yoni Weiss -- Thirty-one nations have so far decided to boycott a U.N. meeting marking the 20th anniversary of the Durban World Conference on Racism later this week due to the event's antisemitic

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Israeli Hospital Heads Warn of Shortage in ECMO Machines -- Aryeh Stern -- A nationwide shortage of ECMO machines used to treat some critical COVID-19 cases could deprive some patients of the life-saving treatment, Israeli hospital directors warned in a meeting with top

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Netanyahu Suggests That Biden Fell Asleep Meeting Bennett -- Hamodia -- Former Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu suggested in a video posted online on Sunday that President Joe Biden had fallen asleep when meeting the Prime Minister Naftali Bennett last month. In

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Brooklyn DA Eric Gonzalez Visits Boro Park Before Sukkos - Hamodia Staff

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Police Looking for Man Who Spat on Jew in Crown Heights -- Hamodia Staff -- The NYPD is looking for a suspect in an anti-Semitic hate crime that occurred in Crown Heights last week. On September 9 around 5:3o p.d., the man approached a

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Rabbi Reuven Savitz, Z"l -- Malcolm Hoenlein -- I am deeply saddened by the petirah of my yedid nefesh of five decades, Rabbi Reuven Savitz, zt"l. Rabbi Savitz was one of the most respected people I have ever

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Military Training Jet Crashes in Texas, Injuring Both Pilots -- A military training jet crashed Sunday in a neighborhood near Fort Worth, Texas, injuring the two pilots and damaging three homes. Both pilots managed to eject from the plane before

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U.S. Closes Part of Texas Border, Begins Flying Haitians Home -- The United States blocked the Mexican border on Sunday at an isolated Texas town where thousands of Haitian refugees have crossed and set up a camp, hoping to stop the

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N. Korea Slams U.S. Over Submarine Deal, Warns Countermeasures -- North Korea has criticized a U.S. decision to provide nuclear-powered submarines to Australia and threatened unspecified countermeasures if it finds the deal affects its security. State media on Monday published

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Shooting in Russian University Leaves 8 Dead -- A gunman opened fire in a university in the Russian city of Perm on Monday morning, leaving eight people dead and others wounded, according to Russia's Investigative Committee. The gunman

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Jersey City Police Officer Catches Infant Tossed From Balcony -- Hamodia -- A New Jersey police officer safely caught a one-month-old baby dropped off a second-floor balcony over the weekend, authorities said. The Hudson County prosecutor's office said Officer Eduardo Matute was

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NY to Launch Effort to Train More School Bus Drivers -- Sara Marcus -- Amidst a national shortage of school bus drivers, New York Governor Kathy Hochul has announced measures to address the mounting crisis. The state will expand new testing opportunities for commercial

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Senior House Democrats Concede Likely Scale-Back of $3.5 Trillion Biden Spending Bill -- Hamodia -- Senior Democrats said on Sunday that they will likely need to scale back President Joe Biden's $3.5 trillion social spending bill while passage of the linked bipartisan infrastructure bill may

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In Tense Washington, Police Outnumber Jan. 6 Protesters -- Hamodia -- In a city still on edge after the Jan. 6 insurrection, law enforcement bore down in large numbers on the Capitol on Saturday over concerns that a rally in support

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AUTO REVIEW: 2022 Infiniti QX60 SUV Is a Return to Form for Nissan's Luxury Brand - Larry Printz

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Amazon Eyes 125K More Hires, $18+/Hour Average Salary -- Hamodia -- Amazon wants to hire 125,000 delivery and warehouse workers and said Tuesday that it is paying new hires an average of $18 an hour in a tight job market as

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Researchers: Cyber Arms Dealer Exploits New Apple iPhone Vulnerability -- Hamodia -- A cyber surveillance company based in Israel has developed a tool that can break into Apple iPhones with a never-before-seen technique used at least since February, internet security watchdog group

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Dutch Court: Uber Drivers Covered by Taxi Labor Agreement -- Hamodia -- A court in Amsterdam ruled Monday that Uber drivers fall under the Dutch taxi drivers' collective labor agreement — meaning they are entitled to the same employment benefits as taxi

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They Are With Us in Shul -- Each year, on the first night of Rosh Hashanah, Harav Yitzchak Eizek, the first Rebbe of Kamarna, zy"a, would relate which tzaddik in Olam Haba had agreed to intercede on

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What Lurks at Foggy Bottom -- Something dark and sinister has for some time now been slithering around the corridors and cubicles at Foggy Bottom, the State Department headquarters in Washington. On July 27, a swastika

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Escape Key - Mordechai Schiller - Woody Leonhard, the reigning maven of Microsoft Windows, has abdicated. When his publisher asked him to write yet another edition of Windows 10 All-In-One For Dummies, Leonhard pressed his escape

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