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'Vomiting Larry' Helps Doctors Battle Nonovirus

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Poor Larry isn’t looking too good. He’s pale and clammy and he’s been projectile vomiting over and over again while his carers just stand by and watch.Read More


Hours From Fiscal Cliff, No Sign of a Deal

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The U.S. Congress comes back on Monday without a deal to avert the “fiscal cliff” and only a few hours of actual legislative time scheduled in which to act if an agreement materializes.Read More


Top Court Eases Israel Whistleblower Sentence

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Israel’s Supreme Court on Monday shortened by a year the 4-1/2-year prison term of a soldier who gave a journalist classified military documents, some relating to operations against Palestinian militants.Read More


Israel Allows 20 Trucks of Gravel Into Gaza

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Israel eased its blockade of Gaza on Sunday, allowing a shipment of gravel for private construction into the Palestinian territory for the first time since Hamas seized control in 2007.Read More


Maryland Law To Allow Online Kosher Wine Buying

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A Maryland lawmaker reportedly is drafting a bill that will allow Jewish state to buy kosher wine online from retailers outside of the state.Read More


Fiscal Cliff Talks Go Down to Wire

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U.S. lawmakers pushed the country to the edge of the “fiscal cliff” on Sunday as they struggled to reach a last-minute deal that could protect the world’s largest economy from a politically induced recession.Read More


Hillary Clinton In Hospital With Blood Clot

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Secretary of State Hillary Clinton was sent to the hospital on Sunday with a blood clot stemming from a concussion she suffered earlier this month and was being assessed by doctors, a State Department spokesman said.Read More


Rita Montalcini, Italian Biologist, Dies at 103

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Rita Levi Montalcini, an Italian biologist who defied World War II fascist anti-Semitism and went on to win a Nobel Prize in medicine, died at the age of 103.Read More


No Signs of Deal as Fiscal Cliff Looms

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The chances of a deal to prevent the U.S. economy from tumbling over a “fiscal cliff” remained uncertain on Sunday as lawmakers haggled over how to prevent taxes for all Americans from rising on New Year’s Day.Read More


New York Boy's Hoops Mitzvah

By JTA

A new basketball court in Beersheba, Israel, came to life as part of a bar mitzvah project by New Yorker Daniel Klosk.Read More





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