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Chris Matthews compares Jared Kushner, Ivanka Trump to Uday and Qusay Hussein

28 March 2017

MSNBC host Chris Matthews on Monday compared Jared Kushner and Ivanka Trump’s prominent roles in the White House to the power wielded by the late Saddam Hussein’s two eldest sons during his reign in Iraq. “Do you think this bothers the country to have sort of a Romanov royal family running the place?” the “Hardball” [...]

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Bill O’Reilly Mocks Congresswoman’s ‘James Brown Wig’

28 March 2017

Fox News host Bill O’Reilly mocked a black congresswoman and outspoken critic of President Donald Trump on Tuesday, saying he couldn’t hear a word she said because he was distracted by her “James Brown wig.” O’Reilly made the comments on “Fox and Friends” after watching video footage in which California Democrat Maxine Waters delivered an [...]

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Nikki Haley, personable, serious, and the undisputed star of AIPAC’s conference

28 March 2017

‘That’s the next president’ said a man next to me, reflecting the adulation as Trump’s UN ambassador left the stage to the event’s biggest ovation by far By David Horovitz WASHINGTON — Fourteen minutes. That’s how long Nikki Haley, the US ambassador to the United Nations, spent in conversation with interviewer Dan Senor at AIPAC’s [...]

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Full text of Netanyahu’s AIPAC 2017 address

28 March 2017

PM hails ‘exceptionally warm meeting’ with Trump last month, thanks him for upholding Israel defense aid despite fiscal belt tightening By Times of Israel staff Following is the full transcript of an address given by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at the annual gathering of the pro-Israel lobby group AIPAC in Washington, March 27, 2017, as [...]

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Scanner may be hackers’ back door to your computer

28 March 2017

BEER-SHEVA, Israel (Press Release) —A typical office scanner can be infiltrated and a company’s network compromised using different light sources, according to a new paper by researchers from Ben-Gurion University of the Negev and the Weizmann Institute of Science. “In this research, we demonstrated how to use a laser or smart bulb to establish a covert [...]

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Passport Wallenberg used to save Jews in WWII to be auctioned

28 March 2017

Bidding at LA auction house to start at $8,000 for fake permit issued by Swedish Embassy in Budapest in September 1944 By Sue Surkes Raoul Wallenberg (Wikimedia Commons) A rare passport signed by Raoul Wallenberg — the man who saved tens of thousands of Jews in Nazi-occupied Hungary from deportation to the gas chambers — [...]

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Menendez decries ‘white nationalist dog whistles’ are being blown from Trump White House

28 March 2017

WASHINGTON — U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez took aim at President Donald Trump’s top White House aide as he criticized anti-Semitism before the annual Washington gathering of the leading pro-Israel lobby. Menendez pledged to use his position as a senior member of the Senate Finance Committee to call out the boycott, divestment, and sanctions movement directed [...]

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Number of Kenyans going hungry doubles to 3 million

28 March 2017

The number of Kenyans needing emergency food aid has doubled in the past three months to three million, the Red Cross said on Tuesday, as the impact of a devastating drought worsens. Kenya is one of several East African countries suffering from food crises, along with Ethiopia, South Sudan, where famine has already been declared, [...]

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2 Miami-Dade police detectives shot Monday night were ambushed in unmarked car

28 March 2017

MIAMI —Two Miami-Dade police undercover detectives working a gang detail in Miami’s Brownsville neighborhood were shot as they sat in their unmarked vehicle Monday night by suspects who walked past them, opened fire and fled. The officers, who were rushed to Ryder Trauma Center at Jackson Memorial Hospital in the back of a pickup by [...]

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Bedouin soldier: You don’t know anything about Israel

28 March 2017

As anti-Israel – and increasingly, anti-Semitic – elements on college campuses have become more vocal, more active, and more provocative on college campuses around the US, pro-Israel activists are working to combat the hatred and misinformation found at so many institutions across the country. One recently demobilized IDF soldier decided to join the fight on [...]

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Middle East Roundup: March 28, 2017

28 March 2017

30 pastors witness lifesaving Israeli volunteer EMS methods in Jerusalem (JNS.org) A special delegation from the U.S. organized by Christians United for Israel (CUFI) traveled to Jerusalem last week and visited the headquarters of United Hatzalah, an Israeli volunteer-based emergency medical services (EMS) organization. According to a statement released by Hatzalah’s international spokesperson, the CUFI [...]

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King Abdullah holds summit meeting with Saudi King Salman

28 March 2017

By JT – Mar 28,2017 – Last updated at Mar 28,2017 AMMAN — His Majesty King Abdullah and Saudi King Salman on Monday held a summit meeting in Amman during which the two leaders discussed bilateral ties and the latest regional developments. Meanwhile, the two countries signed a series of agreements aimed at boosting ties, [...]

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White House proposes new, sweeping budget cuts at NIH

28 March 2017

WASHINGTON – The White House is proposing a $1.2 billion cut this year to the National Institutes of Health’s budget, targeting research grants. The proposed NIH cut is part of $18 billion in spending reductions that President Trump’s team is proposing to Congress for the current fiscal year, which ends in October, according to a [...]

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Why Donald Trump Is Wrong on Uranium Claims

28 March 2017

President Donald Trump is trying to deflect criticism over his administration’s alleged ties to Russia. His solution? Tell everyone to look at “crooked Hillary” instead, of course. Trump tweeted late Monday night: “Why isn’t the House Intelligence Committee looking into the Bill & Hillary deal that allowed big Uranium to go to Russia?” What’s he [...]

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