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First responder tells of Halamish murders

23 July 2017

JERUSALEM (Press Release) – On Friday night United Hatzalah volunteer EMS personnel left their families at their dinner tables and ran into, not away from, a terror attack that took place right next to their homes. Doron Mah Tov lives in the town of Halamish and was the first medical responder at the scene of the heinous [...]

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Should Israel back down to save lives?

23 July 2017

By Rabbi Dow Marmur JERUSALEM — Tensions between Palestinians and Israel have been building up for some time now. The confrontation could have come, and may still come, in the South along the Gaza border, As Hamas that rules Gaza is losing ground, partly because of closer relations between Israel and the Gulf States, it [...]

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United Way removes barriers so kids can read

22 July 2017

  Story by Donald H. Harrison; photos by Shor M. Masori SAN DIEGO – Rabbi Laurie Coskey takes it as an article of her civic faith that “until third grade children learn to read, and after third grade they read to learn.”  If a child doesn’t read by the end of third grade, the rabbi [...]

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Key senator warns Trump against early pardons in Russia probe

22 July 2017

Washington (dpa) – The top Democrat on the US Senate panel investigating Russian election meddling warned Friday that President Donald Trump should not pardon associates who could be implicated in a separate criminal probe into the matter. “The possibility that the president is considering pardons at this early stage in these ongoing investigations is extremely [...]

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What To Expect At Donald Trump Jr’s Senate Testimony

22 July 2017

President Donald Trump’s eldest son Donald Trump Jr., as well as the former campaign chairman of his 2016 presidential campaign Paul Manafort, made a deal with leaders of the Senate Judiciary Committee which will see them avoid being subpoenaed for a public hearing in exchange for testifying privately, it was reported Friday. The private testimony [...]

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Fighting in Afghanistan leaves at least 29 dead, including civilians

22 July 2017

Kabul (dpa) – At least seven civilians and 22 Afghan security forces were killed in separate incidents on Friday and Saturday, officials confirmed, as fighting continues in several parts of the country. The seven civilians were killed in Afghanistan’s southern Kandahar province, local police spokesman Ahmad Zia Durani said, adding that they had been among [...]

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Brother of Palestinian who killed three Israelis arrested

22 July 2017

Tel Aviv (dpa) – A brother of the Palestinian man who stabbed to death three Israelis has been arrested after a raid on his home, according to Israeli and Palestinian media reports on Saturday. The 20-year-old Palestinian forced his way into a home in the West Bank settlement of Neve Tsuf, north-west of Ramallah, and [...]

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In Jerusalem, some Muslims warn religious war is imminent, other say it’s begun

22 July 2017

At the Lions Gate where a deadly attack on July 14 prompted the latest escalation, Palestinians insist metal detectors are part of an Israeli Temple Mount power grab, to be resisted at all cost By Dov Lieber As if they were in a mosque, thousands of men and women sitting along the walls of the [...]

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Minneapolis police chief resigns over shooting of Australian woman

22 July 2017

Washington (dpa) – The chief of police in the Midwestern US city of Minneapolis resigned on Friday, less than a week after a police officer shot dead an Australian woman who had called emergency services to report a possible sexual assault. “Last Saturday’s tragedy, as well as some other recent incidents, have caused me to [...]

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Donald Trump: ‘the U.S. President has the complete power to pardon’

22 July 2017

President Trump claimed Saturday he has “the complete power to pardon,” publicly responding for the first time to recent news reports suggesting he’s seeking pardons for individuals being investigated by prosecutors probing Russia’s role in last year’s White House race, including relatives, staffers and himself. “While all agree the U.S. President has the complete power [...]

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Congress strikes deal to stiffen Russia sanctions; Trump questions boost bill

22 July 2017

Congress has reached a final deal on new Russia sanctions legislation, leaders announced Saturday, clearing the path for final approval of legislation that would codify penalties imposed by the Obama administration and would require President Trump to seek approval from Capitol Hill should he want to lift the sanctions. The bill has been stalled for [...]

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US attorney general discussed Trump campaign with Russian ambassador, says report

22 July 2017

Jeff Sessions discussed Donald Trump’s White House bid with the Russian ambassador, according to US intelligence intercepts cited in the Washington Post on Friday, contrary to the attorney general’s public assertions. Sergey Kislyak, Russia’s ambassador to Washington, told his superiors in Moscow that he discussed campaign-related matters, including policy issues important to Moscow, with Sessions [...]

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Qatar’s emir says his country is ready for dialogue to resolve diplomatic crisis

22 July 2017

Qatar’s Emir says the country remains open to dialogue with four Arab nations that have isolated it, but that any resolution to the crisis must respect his country’s sovereignty. Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani made the comments in his first televised speech since a diplomatic dispute among the U.S. allies erupted more than a [...]

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Trump commissions USS Gerald R. Ford aircraft carrier, calls on Congress to boost defense spending

22 July 2017

President Trump commissioned the aircraft carrier USS Gerald R. Ford Saturday, celebrating the newest symbol of American military might as he called on Congress to approve a budget with a big increase in defense spending. Addressing an audience of dignitaries and sailors on the $12.9-billion nuclear-powered carrier at the Naval Air Station in Norfolk, Virginia, [...]

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