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(FILES) - A file picture taken on  August 25, 2008, Democratic vice presidential nominee Senator Joe Biden (R) is seen with his son Beau Biden at the Democratic National Convention 2008 at the Pepsi Center in Denver, Colorado, on August 25, 2008. Beau Biden, 46, the oldest son of Vice President Joe Biden, has died of cancer, a White House statement said late on May 30, 2015. The vice president, in the statement on behalf of the entire Biden family, announced "with broken hearts" that Beau had died after a battle with brain cancer.  AFP PHOTO/ Paul J. RICHARDS

Netanyahu sends condolences to Biden

June 3rd, 2015 | by LedgerOnline

JERUSALEM (JTA) – Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu expressed his condolences to Vice President Joe Biden on the death of his son, Beau. Beau Biden, the attorney general of Delaware, died Sunday, May 31, of brain ... Read More


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Prince William to attend London Jewish fundraiser

June 3rd, 2015 | by LedgerOnline

(JTA) – Britain’s Prince William is set to attend a fundraising dinner organized by a Jewish health and social care organization to celebrate the charity’s 25th anniversary. Jewish Care, which serves the United Kingdom’s Jewish community in ... Read More


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(FILES) A picture taken on January 14, 2009 in New York, shows Bernard Madoff leaving US Federal Court after a hearing regarding his bail. The French prosecutor's office opened on May 29, 2009 an investigation into allegations of fraud following complaints from investors who say they were harmed in a pyramid scheme orchestrated by US financier Bernard Madoff, legal sources said.     AFP PHOTO / TIMOTHY A. CLARY (Photo credit should read TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

11,000 Madoff victims could receive payments

June 3rd, 2015 | by LedgerOnline

(JTA) – About 11,000 victims of Bernard Madoff’s Ponzi scheme could recover some of their losses. Richard Breeden, special master of the Madoff Victim Fund, said he will recommend U.S. Justice Department approval for payments on ... Read More


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