Daily Archives: October 20, 2020

US records 300,000 more deaths during pandemic than in typical year

By | 2020-10-20T23:59:15+00:00 October 20th, 2020|World|

The CDC estimated that 299,028 more people died between Jan. 26 and Oct. 3 than the average numbers from past years would have indicated.

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Most ritual baths in Israel unlicensed and unsupervised, data shows

By | 2020-10-20T23:49:14+00:00 October 20th, 2020|Israel|

Only one of every three public ritual baths are supervised by the Health Ministry, in addition to hundreds of private ones that are unsupervised, according to figures obtained by Haaretz

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Yazidi Iraqi keeps tradition alive of arak-making from dates

By | 2020-10-20T23:14:47+00:00 October 20th, 2020|Middle East|

Just outside Mosul, and six years after the Islamic State slaughtered and drove out Christian and Yazidi Iraqis, Saad Hussein is one of the last making arak from dates – not grapes – a regional specialty, now almost extinct

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Disneyland to remain shuttered for ‘while’ due to coronavirus regulations

By | 2020-10-20T23:02:50+00:00 October 20th, 2020|World|

Theme parks with a capacity of more than 15,000 visitors must wait to resume business until a county's COVID-19 risk level drops to the lowest tier of "minimal" spread.

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Former Mexican defense minister held in US in major drug cartel legal case

By | 2020-10-20T22:50:36+00:00 October 20th, 2020|World|

Cienfuegos was indicted in federal court in New York on four counts of drug trafficking and money laundering.

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Israel reportedly strikes in southern Syria in first since mid-September

By | 2020-10-20T22:01:24+00:00 October 20th, 2020|Israel|

Israel targeted a school in the Quneitra province in the Syrian Golan Heights, SANA reports, while opposition groups say Hezbollah positions were targeted

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Israeli pipeline operator signs preliminary deal to transport UAE oil to Europe

By | 2020-10-20T19:28:02+00:00 October 20th, 2020|Uncategorized|

If deal is finalized, time, fuel and costs will be saved through use of ‘land bridge’ between Eilat and Ashkelon instead of Suez Canal crossing

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