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October 18, 2006
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Police are investigating an attack on an Orthodox Jewish man in Australia. Menachem Vorcheimer, 33, was walking with his children in a predominantly Jewish suburb of Melbourne on Saturday when a bus carrying members of a soccer team passed alongside, and cursed and attacked him.

An international force is in place to help the Lebanese navy prevent arms smuggling. The UNIFIL Maritime Task Force is supposed to prevent arms from reaching Hezbollah in accordance with U.N. Security Council Resolution 1701, which called for a cease-fire between Israel and Lebanon.

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