Air agency issued engine warning then eased checks

A Qantas A380 superjumbo jet is shown grounded on the tarmac at Los Angeles International Airport Friday, Nov. 12, 2010, before being inspected. An Airbus executive said Friday that Rolls-Royce has identified a faulty bearing box as the cause of the oil leak problem implicated in the midair disintegration of an engine. (AP Photo/Nick Ut) […]

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Funeral for Pilot Amichai Itkis

IAF pilot Major Amichai Itkis will be buried Friday in Kfar Saba. Itkis was killed Wednesday in a training crash along with his navigator, Major Emanuel Levi. The funeral will begin at noon in the Kfar Saba military cemetery. Itkis, 28, who lived in Sde Warburg, is survived by his parents and a sister. A […]

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Netanyahu Explains Israel’s Economic Success

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu talked business in a special interview with Fox Business Channel this week, and said that Israel has “essentially become an export-driven, high-tech economy.” Netanyahu utilized his visit to the United States not only to meet with Secretary of State Hilary Clinton and other officials, and not only to addess the Jewish […]

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Stocks, oil prices drop on China inflation worries

In this Nov. 11, 2010 photo, specialist Glenn Carell, right, works at his post on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. (AP Photo/Richard Drew) SymbolPriceChangeCVX84.78-1.31DIS37.82+1.89FCX103.55-4.46INTC21.53+0.32XOM70.69-1.14{“s” : “cvx,dis,fcx,intc,xom”,”k” : “a00,a50,b00,b60,c10,g00,h00,l10,p20,t10,v00″,”o” : “”,”j” : “”} NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks and commodities prices fell sharply Friday as investors worried that China might try to slow […]

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Airbus says bearing box failed in Rolls engine

FILE – Firefighters surround a Qantas passenger plane which made an emergency landing with 459 people aboard in Singapore’s Changi International Airport after having engine problems this Nov. 4, 2010 file photo. Qantas said this week it had found small oil leaks on Rolls-Royce Trent 900 engines on three of its other Airbus A380s during […]

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The Player’s Halloween Pickup Tips

brenda23 says: Hello Dear, i am Brenda,single never married, tall slim,and fair,that loves sightseeing and reading,i viewed your profile today and got interested in knowing you more for important discussion,could you please reply to me via my mail address (brenda_2326@yahoo.co.uk) so that we will know each other very well.i will send my pics later. Thanks, […]

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Beit Haggai Orphans Work to Fulfill Parents’ Dreams

Ten weeks ago, Yitzchak and Talia Imes of Beit Haggai were murdered by terrorists as they drove along a highway near their home. On Thursday Ariel, one of the six children they left behind, ascended to the Temple Mount along with 60 students from the 11th grade of the yeshiva high school in Susia. Sixteen-year-old Ariel spoke […]

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Flotilla Delayed as Ship’s Captain Heads to Greece, not Gaza

A small group of foreign activists who had hoped to break Israel’s naval blockade on Hamas are instead heading for Greece. The activists, along with several Libyans, were trapped aboard the ship they had hoped to take to Gaza as the captain set sail for Greece instead. The Greek captain of the Strofades IV left […]

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Meet the Israeli Spiderman-Robot

Visitors to the bi-annual Robotics Conference in Israel had a chance to meet Spiderman, at least in the form of a robot. The Spiderbot, which was developed by a group of engineers at the Robotics laboratory at Ben Gusion University, was inspired by the legendary comic superhero. The robot can shoot cables with magnetic ends […]

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Five Pro-Jericho Boys Detained by Police

Five boys carrying literature emphasizing the importance of Jericho to the Jewish People have been arrested, and the Honenu civil rights organization is trying to figure out why. Policemen of the Binyamin District stopped the five at the Rimonim checkpoint early Friday afternoon, claiming that the boys were trying to enter Jericho – under Palestinian […]

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D.R. Horton loss narrows in fiscal Q4

NEW YORK (AP) — D.R. Horton Inc. says its loss narrowed in its fiscal fourth quarter, as the homebuilder took fewer writedowns on the value of its properties. But revenue slid 9 percent as the company sold fewer homes in the quarter, and new orders dropped 21 percent. It said the housing market became even […]

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Oil slides past $86 amid Europe, China jitters

LONDON (AP) — Oil prices fell below $86 a barrel Friday in Europe as investors shifted from commodities to the dollar amid renewed fears about a debt crisis in Europe and worries that Beijing will move to cool growth in China’s overheating economy. Benchmark oil for December delivery was down $1.88 to $85.93 a barrel […]

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