U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren: Trump’s Jerusalem move hinders Mideast peace

Warren tells Reform Jews: Two-state solution is best hope for peace between Israel, Palestinians ...
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With Jerusalem move, Trump boosts Palestinian reconciliation efforts

Visiting Gaza, Palestinian PM Hamdallah thanked Hamas for maintaining security in the Strip and said 'Palestinian reconciliation is our choice ...
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Sexual taboo

Mitra Farazandeh, who lives in northern Iran, says many people think she doesn't deserve love and a sex life, because ...
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EU’s Mogherini: Czech Republic promised me not to move embassy to Jerusalem

Czech foreign minister pledged his country's position will remain that Jerusalem is the future capital of Israel and Palestine, EU's ...
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EU’s Mogherini: Czech Republic promised me not to move embassy to Jerusalem

Czech foreign minister pledged his country's position will remain that Jerusalem is the future capital of Israel and Palestine, EU's ...
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Backlash fears

US recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital poses a problem for Washington's Gulf Arab partners, writes Frank Gardner ...
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Equifax says systems not compromised in latest cyber scare

Equifax says systems not compromised in latest cyber scareBy John McCrank NEW YORK (Reuters) – Equifax Inc said on Thursday that one of its third-party vendors had been running malicious code on one its web pages, but that the credit reporting agency was not the subject of another cyber attack and its systems were not compromised. Equifax had said earlier it took the affected web page offline “out of an abundance of caution” following a report by the technology news website Ars Technica that the company’s website may have been hacked. Atlanta-based Equifax disclosed a little over a month ago that cyber criminals had breached its systems between mid-May and late July and stolen the sensitive information of 145.5 million people.


California wildfires threaten wine country tourism lifeblood

California wildfires threaten wine country tourism lifebloodBy Noel Randewich NAPA, Calif. (Reuters) – The wildfires burning through Northern California are sending visitors packing, threatening the $2 billion-plus spent annually by tourists on wine tours, fine food, limousine rides and much more, business leaders said. At the Inn on First bed and breakfast in the famous wine town of Napa, co-owner Jamie Cherry was encouraging callers to postpone rather than cancel visits, as wildfires burned largely unchecked across the region. With hundreds of wineries, expensive restaurants and bucolic rolling scenery, the wine country of Sonoma and Napa counties is a major draw for visitors.