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Numbers shrinking of WWII vets, Shoah survivors

  By Dorian De Wind AUSTIN, Texas (SDONA)– We are all painfully aware of how the unrelenting and inexorable process of aging is taking from us hundreds of members of that Greatest Generation each and every day. The latest sad statistic provided by the Veterans Administration is that our World War II veterans are dying […]

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Posted in International, Jewish History, San Diego On-Line News Association, USA

Salk Institute pill tricks body into weight loss

LA JOLLA, California (SDONA) — Salk Institute researchers announced Monday the development of an entirely new type of pill that tricks the body into thinking it has consumed calories, causing it to burn fat. The compound effectively stopped weight gain, lowered cholesterol, controlled blood sugar and minimized inflammation in mice, making it an excellent candidate for […]

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Posted in San Diego On-Line News Association, Science, Medicine, Education

Beinart says Israel needs 2-State solution

  By Chris Jennewein SAN DIEGO (Times of San Diego) — A leading scholar of modern Israel said the Jewish state’s future depends on the creation of a separate Palestinian homeland in the West Bank. “Every time Israel makes it harder to build a viable Palestinian state, we make Hezbollah and Hamas stronger,” said Peter […]

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Posted in Middle East, San Diego On-Line News Association

Marti Emerald faces breast cancer challenge

SAN DIEGO (SDONA) — The office of San Diego City Councilwoman Marti Emerald has confirmed a report that she is battling breast cancer and is scheduled to undergo outpatient surgery soon. “My doctors say I have an excellent prognosis for full recovery, after the usual protocols,” Emerald said in a post for her Facebook page. […]

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Posted in San Diego County, San Diego On-Line News Association, Science, Medicine, Education

The death cult known as ISIS

By Joe Gandelman SAN DIEGO (SDONA)–Whither the Islamic State? That’s a real double-edged question: where is the group otherwise known as ISIS headed, and can the United States and other civilized nations make it shrivel up and die? The group is and has taken off like a bat out of hell, gobbling up territory and […]

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Posted in Gandelman_Joe, International, San Diego On-Line News Association

Faulconer: San Diego trains for terrorist attack

SAN DIEGO (SDONA)–Mayor Kevin Faulconer, interviewed on CNN’s “State of the Union” show Sunday, said thwarting terrorists requires a partnership with law enforcement at the neighborhood level. “The threat is constantly evolving, and you have to be ahead of it,” Faulconer told host Candy Crowley. He said San Diego says ahead of the threat though a […]

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Posted in San Diego County, San Diego On-Line News Association

Congress member urges captives unit in Pentagon

EL CAJON, California (SDONA)–Rep. Duncan Hunter, a former Marine Corps officer who served in Afghanistan and Iraq, is pushing the government to develop a unified approach and better options for rescuing Americans held captive by terrorists. In an article published Thursday, Sept. 4, and a letter last month to President Obama, the Republican who represents eastern San Diego County […]

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Posted in Middle East, San Diego On-Line News Association, USA

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