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Trump Reportedly Forced To Part With Beloved Cellphone (1 opinions)

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Trump Reportedly Forced To Part With Beloved CellphonePresident Trump on Friday was forced to hand over his beloved Android cellphone in favor of a new encrypted phone he will use during his term in office, The New York Times reported. The Times called Trump's Android his “Linus blanket” that held hundreds of contacts. The report said that security officials have also asked Trump to stop using the Twitter handle @RealDonaldTrump and ...    Full Story »

We Must Help 4 Year Old Tziporah To Learn How To Walk! You Can Help!

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[COMMUNICATED CONTENT] Aharon and Esther W. are not sure what the future holds for their special daughter. Tzipora must always be on a soft surface or wear a helmet because at any moment she can fall down and hit her head when trying to walk, or she ...    Full Story »

Australia: 4 Dead Including Frum Child And 31 Hospitalized in Vehicular Incident in Melbourne

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Australia: 4 Dead Including Frum Child And 31 Hospitalized in Vehicular Incident in Melbourne  A 9-year-old Beis Rivka student in Melbourne was among four people killed and over thirty others injured when a vehicle driven by a man plowed into pedestrians on Friday, 22 Teves at 2:00PM local time. According to local police the “incident” occurred in Melbourne’s CBD, a business district, adding a man and a woman in their thirties are also among the dead. The mother and a ...    Full Story »

ACT NOW! Join (4 FREE) @Baba Sali's Hilula For Shidduchim And All personal Requests Through Yad L'Achim

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Australia: 4 Dead Including Frum Child And 31 Hospitalized in Vehicular Incident in Melbourne  The yahrtzeit of the holy BABA SALI, RAV YISRAEL ABUCHATZEIRA zt”l, is approaching.     Full Story »

Gen. James Mattis, Gen. John Kelly Confirmed For Trump Cabinet Spots

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Gen. James Mattis, Gen. John Kelly Confirmed For Trump Cabinet SpotsAs President Trump’s limousine drove the Washington, D.C. parade route on Friday, the Senate was busy at work stocking Trump’s Cabinet – though not fully. Gen. James Mattis was confirmed as Secretary of Defense and Gen. John Kelly was confirmed as Secretary of Homeland Security in a pair of Friday evening votes. Mattis was approved by a vote of 98-1. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, ...    Full Story »

Trump White House Ringed by 'Swamp' Denizens Despite Pledge

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Trump White House Ringed by 'Swamp' Denizens Despite PledgeMike Pence has returned to Washington. So has his closest political ally, Bill Smith. Smith spent a dozen years as Pence's chief of staff while the current vice president was a congressman and later Indiana governor. He's expanding his lobbying practice into the nation's capital now that Donald Trump and Pence hold the White House. In a photo on his firm's website, Smith and Pence ...    Full Story »

Trump Praises the CIA, Bristles Over Inaugural Crowd Counts

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Trump Praises the CIA, Bristles Over Inaugural Crowd CountsPresident Donald Trump moved to repair his tumultuous relationship with America's spy agencies on his first full day in office, but his bridge-building visit to CIA headquarters Saturday quickly morphed into a platform for the new commander in chief to complain about media coverage of his inauguration, misstating the size of his crowd. Standing in front of a memorial for fallen CIA ...    Full Story »

Over 1 Million Join Anti-Trump Women's Marches Worldwide [VIDEOS]

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Over 1 Million Join Anti-Trump Women's Marches Worldwide [VIDEOS]In a global exclamation of defiance and solidarity, more than 1 million people rallied at women's marches in the nation's capital and cities around the world Saturday to send President Donald Trump an emphatic message on his first full day in office that they won't let his agenda go unchallenged. "Welcome to your first day, we will not go away!" marchers in Washington ...    Full Story »

31 Million Viewers Saw Trump's Swearing-In

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31 Million Viewers Saw Trump's Swearing-InNielsen estimates 31 million viewers watched TV coverage of President Donald Trump's inauguration on Friday. That audience total, measuring continuous coverage by 12 broadcast and cable networks, soundly beat the 20.6 million who viewed President Barack Obama's second inauguration in 2013. But a president's second swearing-in typically logs a drop-off in viewership. Obama's first ...    Full Story »

How Trump's Executive Order Impacts Future of 'Obamacare'

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How Trump's Executive Order Impacts Future of 'Obamacare'President Donald Trump's first executive order targets the sweeping "Obamacare" law by giving federal agencies broad leeway to chip away at the measure. But Trump still needs Congress to do away with the law for good. Trump signed the executive order in the Oval Office Friday, hours after being sworn in as the 45th president of the United States. The one-page directive gives ...    Full Story »

George H.W. Bush, Wife Barbara, Recovering From Illnesses

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George H.W. Bush, Wife Barbara, Recovering From IllnessesFormer President George H.W. Bush and his wife, Barbara, continued to improve Saturday as they recover from illnesses at Houston Methodist Hospital, a family spokesman said. "President Bush is breathing well without any mechanical assistance, his spirits are high, and he is looking forward to getting back to a regular schedule," spokesman Jim McGrath said. Bush, 92, entered the ...    Full Story »

Donald Trump Inauguration Speech: Read The Transcript In Full (1 opinions)

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Donald Trump Inauguration Speech: Read The Transcript In FullChief Justice Roberts, President Carter, President Clinton, President Bush, President Obama, fellow Americans, and people of the world: thank you. We, the citizens of America, are now joined in a great national effort to rebuild our country and restore its promise for all of our people. Together we will determine the course of America and the world for many, many years to come. We ...    Full Story »

WE HAVE A PRESIDENT TRUMP! #MakeAmericaGreatAgain (1 opinions)

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WE HAVE A PRESIDENT TRUMP! #MakeAmericaGreatAgainDonald Trump was sworn in as the 45th president of the United States Friday, taking the helm of a deeply divided nation and putting Republicans in control of the White House for the first time in eight years. The billionaire businessman and former reality television star has pledged an era of profound change, energizing his supporters with promises to wipe away predecessor Barack ...    Full Story »

JUST IN: Mike Pence Is Now The VP Of The United States

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JUST IN: Mike Pence Is Now The VP Of The United StatesMike Pence has been sworn in as the vice president of the United States. Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas administered the oath of office. President-elect Donald Trump chose Pence, the former governor of Indiana, as his running mate last summer. (AP)

Trump at Capitol, Poised to Take Historic Oath

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Trump at Capitol, Poised to Take Historic OathCapping a morning of inaugural pomp and pageantry, Donald Trump stepped before a sprawling crowd at the U.S. Capitol Friday, poised to be sworn in as the 45th president of the United States. His ascent puts Republicans in control of the White House for the first time in eight years. Trump gave a thumbs-up, pumped his fist, and mouthed "thank you," as he walked to his seat next to ...    Full Story »

Trump Takes The Stage For His Inauguration

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Trump Takes The Stage For His InaugurationPresident-elect Donald Trump has taken the stage for his inauguration. The Republican businessman from New York flashed a thumbs-up to the crowd as he was introduced. Trump and Vice President-elect Mike Pence took the stage at the Capitol minutes after President Barack Obama and members of his family and administration. Trump will soon be sworn in as the 45th President of the ...    Full Story »

Everyone's In Place For Trump's Swearing-In

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Everyone's In Place For Trump's Swearing-InThe dais is filled for the inauguration on the West Front of the Capitol. President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden have taken their seats. And President-elect Donald Trump's family is ready. The stage is set for Donald Trump to be sworn in as the next president of the United States. (AP)

Obama, Trump Leave White House, Limo To Capitol

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Obama, Trump Leave White House, Limo To CapitolPresident Barack Obama and his successor, Donald Trump, are departing the White House to head to Trump's inauguration. The pair got into a limousine that will take them to the Capitol. Also on their way are Vice President Joe Biden, first lady Michelle Obama and Trump's wife, Melania. (AP)

Trump's Big Day Underway: Tea With Obamas, Then the Oath

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Trump's Big Day Underway: Tea With Obamas, Then the OathFollowing the path of inaugurations past, Donald Trump paid visits to church and the White House on Friday as the real estate mogul and reality television star who upended American politics prepared to be sworn in as the 45th president of the United States. His ascent puts Republicans in control of the White House for the first time in eight years. "It all begins today!" Trump ...    Full Story »

The Lincoln And Trump Inaugurations Have One Thing In Common: Heavy Security

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The Lincoln And Trump Inaugurations Have One Thing In Common: Heavy SecurityBy the time of Abraham Lincoln's inauguration on March 4, 1861, seven states had already voted to leave the Union and more were expected to follow. Officials in Washington were deeply concerned Confederates would make an attempt on Lincoln's life as he rode in an open carriage to the Capitol with outgoing President James Buchanan. There was a scramble to assemble military and police ...    Full Story »

Obama's Parting Letter To America: Thank You (2 opinions)

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Obama's Parting Letter To America: Thank YouMy fellow Americans, It's a long-standing tradition for the sitting president of the United States to leave a parting letter in the Oval Office for the American elected to take his or her place. It's a letter meant to share what we know, what we've learned, and what small wisdom may help our successor bear the great responsibility that comes with the highest office in our land, and ...    Full Story »
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Statement By NY Governor Cuomo On Threats To Jewish Community Centers

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Statement By NY Governor Cuomo On Threats To Jewish Community Centers"Yesterday, three Jewish Community Centers across New York received anonymous bomb threats directed at their facilities. These incidents appear to be part of a wave of recent bomb threats over the past two weeks targeting JCCs across the country. My administration has been in direct contact with all three facilities and have pledged our full cooperation to ensure their safety. "New ...    Full Story »

WATCH: The Obamas Greet The Trumps At The White House

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WATCH: The Obamas Greet The Trumps At The White House[VIDEO IN EXTENDED ARTICLE] President Barack Obama and the first lady Michelle Obama are welcoming President-elect Donald Trump and his wife, Melania, to the White House. The Obamas have greeted the Trumps at the grand North Portico, the column-lined entrance facing Pennsylvania Avenue. Obama told Trump that it was good to see him. They exchanged pleasantries, and Melania Trump ...    Full Story »

PHOTOS: The White House Went Ghost On Obama's Last Night

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PHOTOS: The White House Went Ghost On Obama's Last NightThe lights didn't quite go out at the White House on Thursday night, but the compound at 1600 Pennsylvania Ave. took on a ghostly quality as most of President Brack Obama's staff moved out. Desks were emptied. Iconic photographs of Obama came off the walls. Handwritten notes were left for the Obama aides' successors. And a Marine guard left his post outside the West Wing at around 6 ...    Full Story »

The Excitement Builds Up As Thousands Prepare To Take Part In The 'Dirshu' Convention Which Will Be Livestreamed On Motzai Shabbos!

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The Excitement Builds Up As Thousands Prepare To Take Part In The 'Dirshu' Convention Which Will Be Livestreamed On Motzai Shabbos!YOU CAN TAKE PART BY TUNING IN AND JOINING KLAL YISROEL IN THE CELEBRATION! KEYNOTE SESSION AT DIRSHU CONVENTION TO BE LIVESTREAMED HERE! This Motzai Shabbos, Dirshu, celebrating its 20 th year, will hold its annual convention. Dirshu, under the direction of its founder and Nasi, Rav Dovid Hofstedter, has caused a revolution in the Torah world: Shiurim, tests, kiruv and ...    Full Story »

What Will Obama's Letter On Oval-Office Desk To Trump Say?

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What Will Obama's Letter On Oval-Office Desk To Trump Say?It's a tradition for the outgoing president to leave a note to his successor in the Oval Office desk, offering a word of wise advice, like, among other things, "don't let the turkeys get you down," as Ronald Reagan told George H.W. Bush. No doubt, we will be left to wonder for a while about the contents of President Barack Obama's parting letter to Donald Trump, unless, perhaps Trump ...    Full Story »

Protesters Planning to Disrupt Donald Trump's Big Day

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Protesters Planning to Disrupt Donald Trump's Big DayHundreds of thousands of people are expected to fill the nation's capital for the inauguration of Donald Trump, and while the majority of those expected in Washington on Friday will be there to celebrate, some protesters say their plan is to do their best to disrupt the day. Late Thursday evening, protesters and supporters of Trump clashed outside a pro-Trump event in Washington. ...    Full Story »

Doctors Consider Removing George H.W. Bush's Breathing Tube

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Doctors Consider Removing George H.W. Bush's Breathing TubeDoctors treating former President George H.W. Bush for pneumonia considered whether to take out a breathing tube inserted two days ago to clear his airway. His wife, Barbara, diagnosed with bronchitis, was feeling "1,000 percent better" on Thursday after a dose of antibiotics and rest. The 92-year-old former president and the 91-year-old former first lady both were being cared for ...    Full Story »

Shmos = Shnayim Mikreh v'Echad Targum (1 opinions)

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Shmos = Shnayim Mikreh v'Echad TargumBy Rabbi Yair Hoffman for the Five Towns Jewish Times Parshas Shmos also could be seen as an acronym for the Shnayim Mikreh v'Echad Targum. The Baal HaTurim, in fact, has a very long acronym made up of the first words of teh Parsha that highlights the reward for performing this Mitzvah. The purpose of this article is to make available, in an easily understood format, the laws of ...    Full Story »

'This Is The Greatest Guy': Trump Meets FedEx Courier, Offers Him $10,000 (2 opinions)

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'This Is The Greatest Guy': Trump Meets FedEx Courier, Offers Him $10,000The former security guard from rural Illinois walked into a tent behind the Lincoln Memorial and gave a bear hug to the man who would soon become the most powerful leader in the world. "Hey Donald Trump," said Shane Bouvet, with all the casualness of a 24-year-old. The president-elect beamed back: "This is the greatest guy." The unlikely meeting occurred after Trump said he ...    Full Story »


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