Balloons with suspicious devices explode in Kissufim

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Equities slide as US and China trade blows

Asian and European stocks slid Monday as US tariffs on another $200 billion of Chinese imports took effect, clouding the ...
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Russia to upgrade Syrian air defences

Russia says it will send the S-300 system within weeks, after an aircraft was shot down off Syria ...
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Russia to supply Syria with S-300 anti-missile system

Defence Minister Shoigu says anti-aircraft unit, equipped with Russian tracking and guidance systems, will be transferred to region within two ...
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Boston Scientific's drug-coated stent gets FDA approval

The medical device maker intends to launch Eluvia in the fourth quarter, Jeff Mirviss, president of Boston Scientific's Peripheral Interventions ...
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James Woods Blasts 'Truly Egregious' Twitter For Locking His Account

Outspoken actor James Woods has been locked out of his Twitter account after
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Prominent Russian businessmen, officials on new U.S. sanctions list

Prominent Russian businessmen, officials on new U.S. sanctions listThe United States imposed sanctions on Friday against Russian businessmen, companies and government officials. Below are the names of the most prominent businessmen targeted along with their main assets/connections and extracts from the U.S. Treasury statement. DESIGNATED RUSSIAN OLIGARCHS OLEG DERIPASKA, main owner of En+, co-owner of Rusal and Norilsk Nickel Deripaska is ranked by Forbes magazine as Russia’s 19th richest businessman with a net worth of $6.7 billion.


Oklahoma approves tax deal but teachers vow to extend strike

Oklahoma approves tax deal but teachers vow to extend strikeThe Oklahoma Senate passed a $44 million revenue and tax package on Friday to fund the state’s public schools, but the amount fell short of new spending sought by teachers who walked out in protest of a decade of education budget cuts and low salaries. “Educators have been passionately advocating for their students and asking the legislature to provide more funding for our classrooms after a decade of neglect of Oklahoma‚Äôs public schools. Today the legislature started to hear us,” said Alicia Priest, president of the Oklahoma Education Association, the state’s largest teachers union with about 40,000 members.