Ashkenazi Visits Canada

IDF Chief of Staff Lt.-Gen. Gabi Ashkenazi  met on Monday in Canada with his Canadian counterpart, the Chief of the Defense Staff of the Canadian Forces, General Walter Natynczyk. The meeting was held as part of a series of work-related meetings that Ashkenazi is holding during his official visit to Canada and the United States. […]


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Rolls-Royce to replace leaking engines on A380s

In this Nov. 13, 2010 photo provided by James Aron, a Qantas A380 is inspected on the tarmac at Los Angeles International Airport in Los Angeles. Rolls-Royce will temporarily replace entire engines suffering from oil leaks on the world’s largest jetliner after one motor suffered a frightening midair disintegration, an aviation regulator told The Associated […]


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SKorean central bank raises rate to 2.5 percent

Kim Choong-soo, governor of the Bank of Korea, bangs the gavel to preside over a meeting to decide a benchmark call rate at at its headquarters in Seoul, South Korea, Tuesday, Nov. 16, 2010. South Korea’s central bank raised its key interest rate Tuesday for the second time in four months amid persistent concerns about […]


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Turkish President: ‘Jews Pray for Me’

Turkish President Abdullah Gul is confident that his country’s Jews pray for him every week – every Sabbath, in fact. According to a report published Sunday in Turkey’s Hurriyet newspaper, Gul told reporters traveling from Turkmenistan, “I have learned that Jews are praying for me in their synagogues every Saturday. All of them are our […]


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Soldier Hurt in Tank Shell Explosion

An IDF soldier suffered moderate wounds Monday afternoon in the course of training in the Golan Heights, when a tank shell exploded near him, according to initial reports. (IsraelNationalNews.com) From: http://www.israelnationalnews.com/News/News.aspx/140657


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Barak: 20 Jets Outweigh PM’s Political Discomfort

Defense Minister Ehud Barak said Monday Israel should accept the American offer of 20 F-35 stealth jet fighters in return for a three-month extension of the freeze on Jewish construction in Judea and Samaria.  (IsraelNationalNews.com) From: http://www.israelnationalnews.com/News/News.aspx/140659


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Iran: Intercepted Arms in Nigeria were a ‘Misunderstanding’

Iran is claiming there was a “misunderstanding” when its arms, mislabeled as “building supplies,” were seized last month at a Nigerian port. Iranian Foreign Minister Manouchehr Mottaki told reporters Monday that the issue of the arms shipment, intercepted by Nigerian authorities last month at a Lagos port, had been addressed. The artillery rockets and other […]


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E-mail secondary as Facebook revamps messaging

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg talks about the new email service at an announcement in San Francisco, Monday, Nov. 15, 2010. AP Photo/Paul Sakuma) SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook unveiled a new messaging platform Monday that takes aim at one of the Internet’s first applications, e-mail. Although blogs had been speculating that Facebook would announce an […]


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Companies crank up deal machine, put cash to work

In this undated photo provided by Bucyrus International, a Bucyrus 495HR electric mining shovel loads a Cat 793C mining truck at a mine site. Caterpillar Inc., the world’s largest construction and mining equipment maker, said Monday, Nov. 15, 2010, it has agreed to buy Bucyrus International Inc. for $7.6 billion in cash. (AP Photo/Bucyrus International, […]


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AP Source: GM to raise IPO stock price range

DETROIT (AP) — A person briefed on the matter says General Motors is likely to raise the price range of its common stock to $32 to $33 per share in its initial public offering on Thursday. The person says GM also will sell 9 million more preferred shares than originally expected. GM plans to announce […]


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