IDF: 90 Arabs Try to Breach Qalandiya Crossing

Approximately 90 Palestinian Authority Arabs attempted on Sunday morning to breach the Qalandiya crossing between Jerusalem and Ramallah, the IDF website reported. According to the report, the Arabs hurled rocks at security forces who were on the scene. Six rioters were arrested and taken for questioning by security forces. The Qalandiya crossing, a military checkpoint […]

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Dr.Ephraim Zuroff, Nazi Hunter: Lithuania Has Not Changed

Dr. Zuroff is Director of the Simon Wiesenthal Center-Israel Office, and Coordinator of the SWC Nazi war crimes research worldwide (www.operationlastchance.org). Dr. Zuroff is also an author; his most recent book was Operation Last Chance; One Man’s Quest to Bring Nazi Criminals to Justice, published by Palgrave/Macmillan.   The visit to Israel this past week of Lithuanian […]

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China’s Wen seeks to assure public about inflation

A delivery worker cycles past a closed bank branch in Beijing, China, Sunday, Dec. 26, 2010. Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao tried Sunday to reassure the public about the government’s ability to control inflation, a day after China raised interest rates amid worries that rising prices could hurt social stability. (AP Photo/Alexander F. Yuan) BEIJING (AP) […]

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China’s Wen seeks to assure public about inflation

A delivery worker cycles past a closed bank branch in Beijing, China, Sunday, Dec. 26, 2010. Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao tried Sunday to reassure the public about the government’s ability to control inflation, a day after China raised interest rates amid worries that rising prices could hurt social stability. (AP Photo/Alexander F. Yuan) BEIJING (AP) […]

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Stocks poised to fall after Chinese rate hike

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks are poised to fall in early trading after China moved to raise interest rates over the weekend to combat rising inflation. It is the second time in the last three months that the country has taken steps to slow the pace of its economic expansion. A blizzard in the Northeast […]

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Relief for Allergies in the Great Outdoors

Warren Filley knows just how his patients feel when they ask for strategies that offer relief for allergies while working and playing outside. The Oklahoma City allergist is also an avid gardener who developed seasonal allergies while he was in medical school. “There are a number of tips and tricks you can use to help […]

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Hareidi Men Join IDF Intelligence

Eighty hareidi-religious men joined the ranks of IDF intelligence this week, becoming the largest group to do so in the history of the “Bina B’Yarok” (Intelligence in Green) program to bring hareidim into the corps. The new inductees represent a 25% increase in hareidi-religious presence in the Intelligence Corp. They will begin work in a […]

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Retailers roll out sales as snow hits East Coast

Shoppers make their way in the snow in Union Square, Sunday, Dec. 26, 2010 in New York. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer) SymbolPriceChangeSCOR22.04+0.07{“s” : “scor”,”k” : “a00,a50,b00,b60,c10,g00,h00,l10,p20,t10,v00″,”o” : “”,”j” : “”} ATLANTA (AP) — An East Coast snowstorm put a damper on after-Christmas shopping Sunday. But shoppers across the rest of the country searched clearance racks and […]

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Cheap concert seats due after cruel summer of ’10

FILE – In this July 3, 2009 file photo, Neil Diamond performs with the Boston Pops on the Esplanade in Boston. Neil Diamond, who’s continuing his comeback tour in New Zealand in February 2011, said he’d like to bring ticket prices down, but can’t because of the size of his production. (AP Photo/Lisa Poole, file) […]

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Cheap concert seats due after cruel summer of ’10

FILE – In this July 3, 2009 file photo, Neil Diamond performs with the Boston Pops on the Esplanade in Boston. Neil Diamond, who’s continuing his comeback tour in New Zealand in February 2011, said he’d like to bring ticket prices down, but can’t because of the size of his production. (AP Photo/Lisa Poole, file) […]

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The Deadliest Diets

The Deadliest Diets Dec. 22, 2010 — Two specific eating patterns increase the risk of death for older adults, a 10-year study finds. Compared to people who ate healthy foods, men and women in their 70s had a 40% higher risk of death if they got most of their calories from high-fat dairy foods or […]

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Lieberman: ‘Enough Lies’ from Turkey

Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman lambasted his Turkish counterpart Ahmet Davutoglu Sunday. “I cannot bear to hear lies and false accusations from Turkey,” Lieberman told an audience of Israeli ambassadors from the world over who are taking advantage of the holiday season to visit the homeland. “I heard their Foreign Minister accusing us that if they […]

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