‘Anti-Semitism is an attack on everyone’

German Justice Minister says there's no place for anti-Semitism after demonstrators burn Israeli flags in Berlin.

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Fatah-Hamas reconciliation hits ‘obstacles’

Fatah official says handover of power in Gaza from Hamas has hit yet another snag.

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Why is America Addicted to Foreign Interventions?

The United States engaged in forty-six military interventions from 1948–1991, from 1992–2017 that number increased fourfold to 188. At a ...
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Bitcoin mania hits the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange

The company Natural Resources’ move into cryptocurrencies has boosted its share price even more than the surge in bitcoin itself ...
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UN Ambassador Nikki Haley: Voices of those accusing Trump of assault should be heard

The ambassador said she believes any woman violated or mistreated by a man has the right to speak up, even ...
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‘PA leaders are terrorists in a suit and tie’

MK Motti Yogev on Palestinian Authority officials: One moment they speak English and the next they incite to murder.

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Moderate Republicans warn of trouble for tax reform

Moderate Republicans warn of trouble for tax reformBy David Morgan WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Twenty moderate Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives warned on Friday that efforts to overhaul the federal tax code could be jeopardized by demands for including major spending cuts in a fiscal 2018 budget resolution. In a June 30 letter to House Speaker Paul Ryan, lawmakers from the moderate Tuesday Group said that including hundreds of billions of dollars in cuts to mandatory programs could be “extremely problematic” for tax reform and asked for a budget delay until Senate Republicans finish their debate on healthcare legislation.


EPA launches new unit to 'critique' climate science

EPA launches new unit to 'critique' climate scienceThe White House is planning on using military concepts to conduct an “at-length evaluation of US climate science”. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt is pushing an initiative that will use so-called “red team, blue team” tactics to discuss climate science, a method developed within the military that pits two competing ideas against one another in order to try and find vulnerabilities in field operations. “The administrator believes that we will be able to recruit the best in the fields which study climate and will organise a specific process in which these individuals… provide back-and-forth critique of specific new reports on climate science,” a source at the EPA told the web site EENews.