The United States abruptly called off preparations for a military strike against Iran over the downing of a U.S. surveillance drone, a U.S. official said, while Iran claimed Friday it had issued several warnings before shooting down the drone over what it said was Iranian territory.
People are more likely to return a lost wallet if it contains money — and the more cash, the better.
That’s the surprising conclusion from researchers who planted more than 17,000 “lost wallets” across 355 cities in 40 countries, and kept track of how often somebody contacted the supposed owners.
Walmart agreed Thursday to pay $282 million to settle civil and criminal allegations of overseas corruption, including payment through a Brazilian subsidiary of more than $500,000 to an intermediary known as a “sorceress” for her uncanny ability to make permit problems disappear.
A search is underway for a hit-and-run driver who struck and killed a 91-year-old Holocaust survivor in Valley Village, California.
Gennady Bolotsky was attempting to cross Magnolia Boulevard.
Dozens of parents of children in Gush Etzion schools kept their children home on Thursday, in an act of protest against schools employing Palestinians in any capacity. The protest followed this week’s announced arrest of Mahmud Katusha, the resident of Dir Qadis who is in custody for allegedly violently abducting and assaulting a 7-year-old chareidi girl from the school where he is employed, in a community in the Binyamin Council of Shomron.
U.S. long-term mortgage rates were little changed this week. The key 30-year, fixed-rate loan hovered around an average 3.8% for the third straight week.
Before leveling off, rates marked six straight weeks of declines putting them at historically low levels during this spring’s homebuying season.
Has there been a recent financial crisis that the media isn’t reporting? Why is it that every day there is another fundraiser being passed around WhatsApp, and every one of them with their own cheshbon why their campaign is unique, unprecedented, historic etc?
Potent thunderstorms have been blamed for one death and left more than 200,000 people without power across the southern United States — and fierce winds were expected to wallop parts of several states as new storms form Thursday, forecasters said.
The owner of the New England Patriots accepted Israel’s prestigious Genesis Prize, known as the “Jewish Nobel,” at a lavish ceremony on Thursday, where he pledged $20 million to establish a foundation dedicated to combating anti-Semitism and the Palestinian-led boycott movement against Israel.
Jerusalem district police late Wednesday night apprehended a vandal defacing a billboard because it showed the face of a woman. When police checked the suspect, they found he was carrying the two knives.
A 79-year-old Jewish woman was the latest victim of anti-Semitism in France, near a shul on Tuesday. A metallic pellet was fired at her and struck her in her head.
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In the accompanying video, we see a frum man who visited Har Habayis on Thursday, June 20, 2019. When police saw him moving his lips, fearing he might be davening, he was given a warning that if he repeats the act, he will be removed from the site.
If drug interdiction can be compared to a giant game of whack-a-mole, federal law enforcement officials delivered one mighty wallop this week when they raided a container ship at Philadelphia’s port and discovered a staggering amount of cocaine.
On Tuesday evening, Matthew Charles traveled to the Queens, N.Y. resting place of the Rebbe—Rabbi Menachem M. Schneerson, of righteous memory—to say two simple words: “Thank you.”
Today a criminal justice fellow at FAMM (Families Against Mandatory Minimums), Charles’s story of redemption has garnered headlines around the country since he became one of the first people released under the First Step Act, which was overwhelmingly passed by both houses of Congress and signed into law by U.S.
Former Justice Minister Chaim Ramon, of the Labor party, has come out against MK Yair Lapid, who holds the number two slot on the Blue and White party as well as chairing the Yesh Atid party.
Reb Zalman Grossman, a well-known Tzadik and Chosid in Yerushalayim, was severely beaten in an unprovoked attack at Kever Shimon Hatzadik, Wednesday morning. Rav Grossman spends hours each day at the Kever lighting candles and Davening for people.
It is not every day that you have tens of thousands of yidden – from Modern Orthodox to chassidim in their full levush, from the elderly to young children – holding hands and dancing with palpable simcha.
Speaking with interviewer Yaakov Katz at the Jerusalem Post Annual Conference, former Prime Minister Ehud Olmert is asked to address Iran and Tehran’s ongoing effort to complete a nuclear bomb.
(By Rabbi Yair Hoffman for 5TJT.com)
It is a story that boggles the mind and one hopes and prays that it is not true. A group of eighth graders, it is said, collected money for a graduation trip.
Mexico’s Senate voted overwhelmingly Wednesday to ratify a new free trade agreement with the United States and Canada, making it the first of the three countries to gain legislative approval.