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Jewcy Zeitgeist: Military Body Armor Recall, Ford Motor Co. Refuses Government Money, and A Five-Day Mail Week?

Here are today’s top stories in no particular order: Barack Obama signed the Lily Ledbetter Fair Pay Restoration Act today, which makes it easier for workers to sue their employers for pay discrimination.   An Israeli airstrike hit Gaza today in … Read More

By / January 29, 2009

Here are today’s top stories in no particular order:

  • An Israeli airstrike hit Gaza today in response to offensive Hamas rocket fire. Eight Palestinians were injured in the blast. 
  • U.S. Army Secretary Pete Geren has called for a recall of military body armor after tests confirmed that the bullet-blocking plates in the vest were not up to standard. 
  • Wait a minute Mr. Postman! The postmaster general has asked Congress to cut mail delivery from six days a week to five days due to the current economic crisis.