6 months ago

Encountering Peace: It's not just the economy - Jerusalem Post Israel News

Every year around this time the debate on poverty in Israel begins. First there is the Sderot conference which brings out the politicians, a good part of them directly responsible for Israels economy and its failings.

Then the reports come out from the National Insurance Institute documenting the official poverty statistics and the alternative poverty reports. It doesnt matter which report is reported, the figures are always shocking. Israel, the start-up nation, is also a nation where one-fifth of the population (at best) is living under the poverty line.

The reports are followed by a week of emotional radio and television programs painting

9 months ago

Trump bullish as poll numbers rise, won't say Obama was born in United States - Washington Post

CANTON, Ohio Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump said in an interview here that he remains unwilling to say that President Obama was born in the United States, that he is more bullish than ever on his chances to win and that he is not exploring the launch of a new media company in case he loses the race.

Trump also made a far-from-subtle push in the interview and in a letter from his doctor released Thursday to be seen as vigorous and healthy, as his Democratic rival, Hillary Clinton, returned to the campaign trail after being treated for mild pneumonia.

In the interview, conducted late Wednesday aboard his private plane as it idled on the tarmac here, Trump suggest

12 months ago

WhatsApp Grew to One Billion Users by Focusing on Product, Not Technology - Harvard Business Review

2 years ago

FBI investigating San Bernardino shooting as an act of terrorism - Washington Post

The FBI said Friday that it is investigating the San Bernardino, Calif., massacre as an act of terrorism, with officials revealing that the Pakistani woman who teamed with her husband in the slaughter went on Facebook afterward to pledge her allegiance to the leader of the Islamic State.

Investigators are trying to determine if the husband-and-wife killers acted alone inspired, but not directed, by foreign Islamist radicals or were involved in a more elaborate plot.

Hundreds of federal agents, in the United States and overseas, are looking for any contacts that the shooters Chicago-born Syed Rizwan Farook, 29, and his wife, Tashfeen Malik, 27 might have had with terrorist g

2 years ago

Trump: I won't apologize to the New York Times for mocking its reporter — the ... - Washington Post

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump has a heckler "nicely" escorted out of a campaign rally in Sarasota, Fla. (Reuters)

SARASOTA, Fla. -- Republican front-runner Donald Trump on Saturday repeated his call for the New York Times to apologize over accusations that he mocked a disabled reporter at a rally earlier this week.

"I think the New York Times, frankly, should give me an apology," he told a cheering crowd of several thousand at an arena in Sarasota, Fla.

"Who else is going to take on the New York Times? I don't care. I don't care," he said, mocking the company's business decisions and financial standing. "They'll probably be out of business pretty soon.

2 years ago

Hospitals Still Don't Give Moms Enough Support For Breast-Feeding

Voletta Bonner, of Highland Park, Mich., says she was pleased with the breast-feeding support she received at St. John Hospital in Detroit after the birth of her daughter, Riley Johnson. Jessica J. Trevino/MCT/Landov hide caption

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