Switzerland denounces anti-Semitism

Switzerland clarifies it condemns anti-Semitism following incident in which a Swiss hotel posted anti-Semitic signs.

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Haley: Iran can’t hold the world hostage

U.S. Ambassador responds to Iran's threats it will withdraw from nuclear deal if hit with new sanctions.

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Jewish groups, politicians furious over Trump’s far-right pandering

Anger and astonishment was expressed by a range of Jewish organizations and political figures on Tuesday after the president seemed ...
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Officials: North Korea can produce its own missile engines

U.S. intelligence officials say North Korea does not need to rely on imports to produce missile engines.

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The Latest: Strange, Moore head to runoff in GOP Senate race

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — The Latest on Alabama's special primary election for the U.S. Senate seat vacated by Attorney General ...
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IDF soldiers run ‘hackathon’ for Autism

Soldiers from IAF computing unit put together 24-hour hackathon, come up with amazing apps for kids and adults to aid ...
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President Trump's post-campaign rally in Melbourne, Fla.

President Trump's post-campaign rally in Melbourne, Fla.After weeks of negative press, controversies and missteps, Donald Trump is going back to where he’s comfortable: the campaign trail.The president will hold a “Making America Great Again” rally at 5:20 p.m. Saturday from Orlando Melbourne International Airport in Melbourne, Florida, just up the coast from his Mar-a-Lago retreat, where he is spending the weekend.  Trump has mostly stuck to Twitter to disseminate his thoughts since taking office, content to allow surrogates such as Kellyanne Conway, Vice President Mike Pence, senior adviser Stephen Miller and press secretary Sean Spicer to make his case on TV and before the media. See more news-related photo galleries and follow us on Yahoo News Photo Tumblr


Plaintiff in landmark US abortion case Roe v. Wade dies

Plaintiff in landmark US abortion case Roe v. Wade diesNorma McCorvey, the plaintiff in the case that led to the Supreme Court’s landmark Roe v. Wade ruling that legalized abortion in the United States in 1973, died Saturday. McCorvey was known as “Jane Roe” in the case as she fought for the constitutional right to an abortion, a hot-button social issue that has divided the American public roughly in half for decades.


Norma McCorvey, plaintiff in Roe v. Wade abortion ruling, dies at 69

Norma McCorvey, plaintiff in Roe v. Wade abortion ruling, dies at 69McCorvey died on Saturday morning of heart failure at an assisted living home in Katy, Texas, Joshua Prager, a journalist who is writing a book about the decision, said in an email. A reluctant hero of the abortion-rights movement, McCorvey put her courtroom pseudonym fully behind her in the 1980s when she lent her name to supporters of women’s rights.


U.S. inquiries into Russian election hacking include three FBI probes

U.S. inquiries into Russian election hacking include three FBI probesBy Joseph Menn SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – The U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation is pursuing at least three separate probes relating to alleged Russian hacking of the U.S. presidential elections, according to five current and former government officials with direct knowledge of the situation. While the fact that the FBI is investigating had been reported previously by the New York Times and other media, these officials shed new light on both the precise number of inquires and their focus. The FBI’s Pittsburgh field office, which runs many cyber security investigations, is trying to identify the people behind breaches of the Democratic National Committee’s computer systems, the officials said.