Author: Alfredo Boyd

  • Hollywood star and 1970s sex symbol Burt Reynolds dead at 82

    Burt Reynolds, whose good looks and charm made him one of Hollywood‘s most popular actors as he starred in such films as "Deliverance," "The Longest Yard" and "Smokey and the Bandit" in the 1970s and ‘80s, died on Thursday at age 82. Reynolds, who was set to appear next summer in the all-star cast of director Quentin Tarantino‘s next film, […]

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  • Trump says government shutdown not likely before November election

    BILLINGS – President Donald Trump said on Thursday a possible shutdown of the US government over border wall funding "most likely" would not happen until after the November congressional elections. In an interview with Fox News, Trump said he had been persuaded that closing the government would hurt his fellow Republican candidates. Trump has repeatedly threatened to shut down the […]

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  • Magnitude 6.3 quake rattles central Ecuador

    An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.3 hit central Ecuador late on Thursday, the US Geological Survey said. The quake hit 94 km (58 miles) south of the city of Ambato at a depth of 112 km (69 miles), the USGS said. There were no immediate reports of casualties or damage. Join Jerusalem Post Premium Plus now for just […]

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  • Four wanted Palestinians arrested during overnight IDF raids

    IDF forces, along with Shin Bet, police and Border Police arrested four Palestinian suspects from the West Bank on Thursday night. The suspects are wanted for involvement in terror activity, participation in riots and disruptions and violence towards civilians and security forces. Join Jerusalem Post Premium Plus now for just $5 and upgrade your experience with an ads-free website and […]

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  • U.S. Defense Secretary makes unannounced visit to Afghanistan

    KABUL – US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis and the top US general arrived in Kabul on Friday to meet the new commander of NATO troops in the country and discuss progress on peace talks with the Taliban, despite a deteriorating security situation and turmoil within the Afghan government. Mattis arrived in Afghanistan accompanied by Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of […]

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  • Paraguay‘s Benitez: Israel‘s decision to close embassy ‘regrettable‘

    Paraguay President Mario Abdo Benitez reacted for the first time on Thursday night to the Israeli response after his country chose to relocate their embassy back from Jerusalem to Tel Aviv, Ynet reported Friday morning. "I regret Israel‘s decision. Closing the embassy in Asuncion is a somewhat excessive move and I beseech Israel to reconsider," said Benitez. In an announcement […]

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