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Yom Kippur Atonement 2016: What Gifts To Buy For Jewish Holiday

Yom Kippur is the holiest day of the year in the Jewish faith. That’s because it is the Day of Atonement for followers. It is traditional for observers to celebrate the holiday through fasting and prayer, but some might like to give presents, too. Here’s a quick gift guide for Yom Kippur, even though it’s not customary.
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SYDNEY (Reuters) - International Business Machines Corp apologized to Australia on Tuesday for what the government has described as a "malicious" cyber-attack that shut down a national census, but bl
International Business Machines Corp apologised to Australia on Tuesday for what the government has described as a “malicious” cyber-attack that shut down a national census, but blamed two domestic i
Whether the Department of Education is able to finalize its proposed rule on a change to a fiscal rule in the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) will have sweeping effects for all students in the Unite
Charters in Massachusetts would have been better positioned politically if they had not previously neglected to benefit more middle and upper-middle class families.
Violett Beane’s Jesse Quick costume may look cool but it’s definitely not the most comfortable wardrobe to wear during a work day on the set of “The Flash.” “It’s red leather,” Beane told IGN of her
If AT&T continues to give Netflix equal treatment to HBO, Reed Hastings is supportive        
Shutterstock by Alex Amari Since mid-September, Uber has been rolling out its first platoon of self-driving cars in Pittsburgh. While they’re not technically driverless (for now, there’s someone sitti
Samsung is still suffering the repercussions of the Galaxy Note 7 fiasco, but nothing is stopping the South Korea tech giant from releasing its Galaxy Tab A in the United States in time for Halloween
Missed mobile, so onto VR and AR        
Smartwatch shipments during the third quarter of 2016 dropped by 51.6 percent down to 2.7 million versus last year's 5.6 million. Despite the decline, Apple has managed to remain the number one smart
Jesse Quick (Violett Beane) is facing off against Mirror Master (Grey Damon) and Top (Ashley Rickards) in Season 3, episode 4 of “The Flash,” and Beane couldn’t believe at first that her newly transf
Apple is rolling out a software update for its Apple Watch operating system. The update reportedly upgrades watchOS 3 to watchOS 3.1, which comes with fixes for bugs found in the smartwatch OS. 
Samsung is already having a lot of trouble with the Galaxy Note 7, and now it looks like the company might be facing another problem. There have been two separate user reports claiming that their Gal
Twitter appears to be preparing for a new round of job cuts after shedding about 8% of its total work force a year ago.
Twitter appears to be preparing for a new round of job cuts after shedding about 8% of its total work force a year ago.
The weeks are flying by for Season 23 “Dancing With the Stars” contestants and the Mirror Ball trophy is within the grasp of one of the remaining teams. Sadly, there is a pair on the cast who won’t b
You couldn’t go and see one of Asia’s most mysterious archaeological sites – the Plain of Jars – because of millions of unexploded bombs dropped by the U.S. Air Force during the Vietnam War through 19
No one quite knows how this unique Asian landscape originated, but it’s common knowledge you can’t go there now. It’s the Plain of Jars in Laos. It was first known for deposits of massive stone jars l
Myanmar and the United States ranked first and second, respectively, as the most generous countries in the world in terms of individuals helping strangers, giving to organized charities and volunteer
Episode 11 of MTV’s “Teen Mom OG” saw two big celebrations, one massive blowout and several life changes for the moms. Find out what went down on Monday’s Season 6 installment for Maci Bookout, Farra
Since Samsung’s Galaxy Note 7 has been officially discontinued, the company doesn’t have a flagship smartphone to sell this holiday season. This has led to rumors stating that the South Korean phone
Hazel-E returned to VH1’s “Love & Hip Hop: Hollywood” Monday night, and brought a bunch of drama with her. Hazel, who quit the reality TV series during Season 2, made a cameo on Season 3, episode

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