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Donald, Bibi embarrass their two nations

24 September 2017

By Ira Sharkansky JERUSALEM — He seemed to be getting better. But now we’re seeing the same old Donald, dueling with a man who may even be crazier. The good signs were that he might be able to deal with Democrats in Congress. And his speech to the UN was professional in the sense that [...]

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Israel experience program not deterred after funds cut for pro-Palestinian demo

24 September 2017

A founder of an Israel volunteer program for Diaspora Jews has vowed the group would keep going after its benefactor, Masa Israel, cut funding over revelations that some of its participants had taken part in a pro-Palestinian protest in the West Bank. Speaking with The Times of Israel on Tuesday, Achvat Amim program director Daniel [...]

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Mexico Earthquake Kills Three-Month-Old Baby, Family During Baptism

24 September 2017

A total of eleven coffins adorned with candles and flowers lined the streets of Atzala, a town and municipality in Puebla in south-eastern Mexico, after members of two families lost their lives due to the magnitude 7.1 earthquake that stroke the Latin American nation. Families were inside the Santiago the Apostle Catholic Church celebrating the [...]

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Undocumented Immigrants Arrested While Waiting For Infant’s Surgery

24 September 2017

Texas parents were arrested by Border Patrol May 24 while they waited for their infant son to have a serious medical operation. Oscar and Irma Sanchez wanted to do whatever it took to ensure the health of their son, which meant being arrested when they arrived at the hospital. A Border Patrol officer followed the [...]

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Ex-Ethics Chief: Trump’s Obstruction May End Presidency

24 September 2017

A former White House ethics chief says that Donald Trump would likely be impeached if it is proven he sought to obstruct justice by firing ex-FBI Director James Comey in hopes of ending his investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 election. Richard Painter, who worked for President George W. Bush, told MSNBC on Wednesday [...]

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Top Palestinian official Saeb Erekat in Washington for lung transplant

24 September 2017

Senior Palestinian negotiator Saeb Erekat has traveled to Washington and is waiting for a lung transplant after his health deteriorated in recent months. In an interview broadcast Thursday on Palestinian national television, Erekat, who is secretary general of the PLO Executive Committee, gave what was seen as a farewell message to the Palestinian public. Get [...]

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New England Patriots Fans Boo Players During National Anthem Protest

24 September 2017

New England Patriots fans berated their team by booing them as players kneeled in protest during the national anthem. Before the Patriots took on the Houston Texans in Foxborough, Mass. Sunday, more than a half-dozen players took a knee during the national anthem performance, — the first time a Patriots player had done so. A [...]

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Jared Kushner Uses Private Email Account At White House

24 September 2017

Donald Trump’s son-in-law Jared Kushner has reportedly been using a private email account to conduct official White House business. The president’s adviser, who is married to his daughter Ivanka Trump, uses both his official and private email accounts in his White House role, something Politico reported was part of the systemic use of private email [...]

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White House announces new travel restrictions, replacing previous ban

24 September 2017

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration announced a new ban Sunday on most travel to the U.S. by nationals of seven countries, including North Korea and six in the Mideast and North Africa. The new order replaces the much-disputed travel ban that President Donald Trump issued in March, parts of which were blocked in court. That [...]

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Prince Harry meets Trudeau, Melania Trump in Toronto

24 September 2017

Britain’s Prince Harry met with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Sunday, while in Toronto for the third edition of the Invictus Games he founded for wounded veterans. The pair seemed to hit it off. These pictures of Prince Harry and Justin Trudeau hanging out that will make your day https://t.co/mcSmIdmTsh pic.twitter.com/JWjoeYopAN— Harper’s Bazaar UK [...]

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FBI arrests Israeli binary options CEO as she disembarks El Al flight at JFK

24 September 2017

The CEO of an Israeli binary options company accused of defrauding investors out of millions of dollars was doubtless surprised to find herself surrounded by FBI agents shortly after arriving in the United States last week. Binary options is a vast, largely fraudulent Israel-based industry that Israeli law enforcement has failed to tackle for the [...]

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As champion sports teams ditch White House visits, this hockey team is going its own way

24 September 2017

On a day when the Pittsburgh Steelers announced that they, as a team, would stay in the locker room for the national anthem, the Pittsburgh Penguins have announced that, unlike other championship teams, they will indeed accept the president’s invite to the White House. RELATED: NFL coach on Trump: “there’s no longer a place to [...]

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Disabled protesters shut major Tel Aviv highway

24 September 2017

Disabled protesters on Sunday continued their lightning strikes on major highways to campaign for higher disability stipends by blocking an intersection of the Ayalon freeway, the main artery running through Tel Aviv. Traffic came to a standstill as Israelis, returning to work after a long weekend for the Jewish new year, were blocked by a [...]

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Hazan: Nuclear Iran is no less a threat than the Holocaust

24 September 2017

MK Oren Hazan (Likud), a member of the Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee, has demanded that the chairman of the committee convene an urgent discussion on the Iranian threat. “The world”s silence vis-a-vis the Iranians is reminiscent of the world”s silence in the face of North Korea’s nuclear bullying, which led to a situation in [...]

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