Tag archive for ‘United States’
Niall McCarthy On Monday, December 10th, 2018

Over Half Of Americans Have Had A Family Member Jailed

Even though the United States has made a limited amount of progress in reducing its prison population in recent years, it remains four times larger than in 1980. Today, the U.S. has an incarceration rate of 710 More...

Martin Danenberg On Sunday, November 11th, 2018

Where in the World is Donald Trump?

Remember Where in the World Is Carmen Sandiego? Times seemed much better then. Right now democracy is at stake and our nation is divided. Are we our own enemy? The exit polls from the midterm elections reveal this More...

Jewish Business News On Saturday, April 21st, 2018

North Korea: will suspend nuclear tests and Shut down the test site; Donald Trump tweets his praise

  North Korean leader Kim Jong-un said that his country will immediately (April 21) suspend nuclear and intercontinental ballistic missile tests and shut down a nuclear test site in the northern area, state More...

Gali Raz On Thursday, October 12th, 2017

US to withdraw from UNESCO in December, cites ‘anti-Israel bias’

  The US State Department announced Thursday that the United States would withdraw from UNESCO following disagreements over its policies and its attitude toward Israel. US seeks to establish a permanent observer More...

Jewish Business News On Wednesday, May 11th, 2016

Beekeepers see 44% of US honeybee colonies die off in a single year

  Beekeepers across the United States lost 44 percent of their honey bee colonies during the year spanning April 2015 to April 2016, according to the latest preliminary results of an annual nationwide survey. More...

News Brief On Sunday, April 17th, 2016

Saudis threaten sell-off of U.S. assets if 9/11 suits are allowed

  Saudi Arabia has warned the United States not to revoke its sovereign immunity, protecting the kingdom from lawsuits related to Sept. 11, or it will sell off hundreds of billions in American assets. A More...

Jewish Business News On Friday, November 20th, 2015

Israeli TowerJazz Semiconductor buys Texas foundry for $40 million

Tower Semiconductor Ltd., a global specialty foundry, which markets its products as TowerJazz, has signed an agreement with Maxim Integrated Products, Inc. to purchase Maxim’s 8-inch fabrication facility More...

News Brief On Monday, November 2nd, 2015

Roman Polanski’s victim Samantha Geimer ‘very pleased’ with extradition ruling

  Filmmaker Roman Polanski cannot be extradited over a 1977 sex crime conviction in the United States, a Polish court ruled. Polanski said he felt “relief”. “I believe they did the right thing and More...

News Brief On Friday, October 30th, 2015

The Stakes Behind The James Bond Rights Auction As Warner Bros And Others Try To Win 007’s Loyalties From Sony

  Ask anyone in the hunt for the next batch of James Bond films that are now up for grabs, and this is what you’ll hear, as voiced by one exec whose studio is among those in the chase: “They might More...

Gali Raz On Friday, October 30th, 2015

Oregon teen diagnosed with Bubonic plague

“A girl is believed to have acquired the disease from a flea bite during a hunting trip near Heppner in Morrow County that started on Oct. 16, ” the health department said in a statement on its website. “She More...

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