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Centuries old Torah not burned in Rio blaze, museum assures

Sep 6, 2018

Centuries old Torah not burned in Rio blaze, museum assures

Brazil's National Museum said Wednesday that centuries-old Torah scrolls, considered to be some of Judaism's oldest documents, had been moved before a massive fire ravaged the place and gutted much of the largest collections of national history artifacts in Latin America. Questions about the fate ...

Hawaiians brace for Category 4 Hurricane Lane

Aug 23, 2018

Hawaiians brace for Category 4 Hurricane Lane

Residents of Hawaii were bracing for a rare landfall by a powerful hurricane as they stocked up on water, food and emergency supplies. Hurricane Lane, which weakened slightly to a Category 4 storm overnight, is packing 155-mile-per-hour (250-kph) winds and was expected to reach the ...