President of the United States and former Pizza Hut and McDonald’s pitchman Donald Trump welcomed the NCAA college football national champion Clemson Tigers to the White House Monday evening with a spread of “great American food”—McDonald’s, Wendy’s, Burger King, Arby’s and Domino’s.
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is dropping a few hints about his upcoming marijuana legalization proposal.
Speaking on public radio Monday, the Democratic governor says that if legalization moves ahead he believes local governments should have the power to prohibit retail pot shops within their boundaries.
A big chunk of the old Tappan Zee Bridge is going down in New York history.
Demolition with explosives is scheduled on Tuesday morning to remove the eastern part of the structure between Westchester and Rockland counties.
The Jerusalem Municipality has been sending out notices via different media to residents and the general public regarding snow accumulations, and while the weather service does now show temperatures dropping below freezing in the capital any night this week, there is still talk of snow accumulating.
As he did almost 30 years ago, William Barr is appearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee to make the case he’s qualified to serve as attorney general.
Barr served as attorney general from 1991 to 1993 and has been nominated by President Donald Trump to do the job again.
The number of airport security screeners failing to show up for work around the country is soaring as the partial government shutdown goes into its fourth week.
No-shows among screeners jumped Sunday and again Monday, when the Transportation Security Administration reported a national absence rate of 7.6 percent compared with 3.2 percent on a comparable day a year ago.
Veteran Republican Rep. Steve King will be blocked from committee assignments for the next two years after lamenting that white supremacy and white nationalism have become offensive terms.
King, in his ninth term representing Iowa, will not be given committee assignments in the Congress that began this month, House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy said Monday night.
By Rabbi Yair Hoffman for 5tjt.com
There are many segulos for increasing wealth.
The Chasam Sofer mentions a number of them (cited in a Sefer called Segulos HaSofer).
Chairman of the Yisrael Beitenu party and former defense minister in the outgoing government, Avigdor Lieberman, spoke out on Monday against Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu, who is asking the High Court of Justice to grant another extension to legislate a draft law, until July 28, 2019.
It now appears that former ISA (Israel Security Agency/Shin Bet) Director Yoram Cohen has accepted an offer from Bayit Yehudi Central Committee officials to head the party. Cohen was asked to enter politics and to undertake the party leadership position, to replace Naftali Bennet.
For the first time, electric buses will be assembled at Israel’s industrial plants and will compete with electric buses imported from abroad, Transportation and Intelligence Minister Yisrael Katz announced on Monday.
President Donald Trump’s pick for attorney general sent White House lawyers a memo arguing that the president could not have obstructed justice by firing ex-FBI Director James Comey, describing a critical prong of the special counsel’s Russia investigation as “fatally misconceived,” he told the chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee in a letter Monday.
Scuffles broke out at the Dome of the Rock in Jerusalem’s Old City on Monday after guards at the mosque refused to allow an Israeli policeman to enter for a routine security check because he was wearing a Jewish skullcap known as a kippah, a Palestinian official said.
Iran on Tuesday conducted one of at least two satellite launches it plans despite criticism from the United States, but the satellite failed to reach orbit, an official said.
The rocket carrying the Payam satellite failed to reach the “necessary speed” in the third stage of its launch, Telecommunications Minister Mohammad Javad Azari Jahromi told Iranian state television.
The Rasmussen Reports daily Presidential Tracking Poll for Monday shows that 43% of Likely U.S. Voters approve of President Trump’s job performance. Fifty-five percent (55%) disapprove.
The latest figures include 32% who Strongly Approve of the job Trump is doing and 46% who Strongly Disapprove.
Former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Barak is attacking the country’s current leader, Benjamin Netanyahu, for breaking with Israel’s ambiguity over its strikes against Iranian targets in Syria.
Barak’s comments on Monday came a day after Netanyahu’s abrupt confession that Israel had struck hundreds of Iranian and Hezbollah targets in Syria in recent years, including a weapons facility over the weekend.
It’s been 10 years, but there isn’t anything Tripp Harris doesn’t remember about the cold January day he cheated death on US Airways flight 1549.
The jolt when the plane collided with a flock of geese and the engines stopped moments after takeoff from New York City’s LaGuardia Airport.
President Donald Trump’s nominee for attorney general will tell senators “it is vitally important” that special counsel Robert Mueller be allowed to complete his Russia investigation, and said he believes Congress and the public should learn the results, according to remarks prepared for his confirmation hearing.
Omer Adam, currently the most popular recording artist in Israel, said that he turned down an offer to appear at the Eurovision this year since it would involve working on Shabbos.
The Israel Lands Authority this week is expected to remove the Darchei Talmid Torah named after HaGaon HaRav Shmuel Auerbach ZT”L, which was established on Shimon Ben Shetach Street in Elad.