Leading activist recalls visit to Qatar

Martin Oliner speaks about his visit to Qatar, UAE, says there's 'no room' to have different views on the need ...
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Italians embrace South Hevron Hills

South Hevron Hills Council head and delegation visit Italy, warmly received by senior officials in Palermo district.

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Danish petition to force vote on banning circumcision?

Danish petition appears likely to force vote on banning circumcision.

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Swedish racist ‘laser man’ faces Germany murder verdict

German prosecutors seek life sentence for Swedish-German citizen who murdered 68-year-old Holocaust survivor in 1992.

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Kushner Doesn't Want To Give Up His Security Clearance As John Kelly Cracks Down: Report

White House senior adviser Jared Kushner doesn’t want to give up the interim security clearance that gives him access to ...
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New poll: Likud 34, Yesh Atid 20

Likud opens a wide gap over the second-largest party, Yesh Atid, new poll shows. PM Netanyahu responds with quote from ...
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Trump era throws wrench into grad students' hopes for unions

Trump era throws wrench into grad students' hopes for unionsNEW YORK (AP) — Graduate teaching assistants at private universities had high hopes 18 months ago when a federal labor board ruled that they had a right to collective bargaining, but after the election of President Donald Trump, some schools are taking another shot at halting the burgeoning unionization movement.


Two dead, more than 100 injured in Amtrak crash in South Carolina

Two dead, more than 100 injured in Amtrak crash in South CarolinaAn Amtrak passenger train that was diverted onto a side track slammed into a parked freight train in South Carolina on Sunday, killing two crew members and injuring at least 116 others in the railroad’s third fatal crash in as many months. Amtrak Train 91, carrying nine crew members and 136 passengers, was traveling from New York to Miami when it hit the CSX Corp freight train that was stopped on a side track, or siding, at about 2:35 a.m. local time (0735 GMT). The section of track was operated by CSX and the Amtrak train was diverted onto the siding at a switch where a padlock had been attached to steer train traffic that way, Robert Sumwalt, chairman of the U.S. National Transportation Board, told a news conference.


South Africa's ANC meets Zuma as pressure mounts for him to quit

South Africa's ANC meets Zuma as pressure mounts for him to quitTop officials from South Africa’s ruling African National Congress (ANC) met President Jacob Zuma late on Sunday, amid growing pressure for the 75-year old leader to step down as head of state. Zuma, who is battling corruption allegations, has been in a weakened position since he was replaced as leader of the ANC in December by Cyril Ramaphosa, the deputy president. The ANC did not say what had been decided at the meeting between Zuma and the party’s “top six” leadership team at Zuma’s residence in Pretoria, but it summoned its National Working Committee (NWC) to an urgent meeting on Monday afternoon.


"Sex and the City" actress Cattrall says brother is dead

"Sex and the City" actress Cattrall says brother is deadAppeals by “Sex and the City” actress Kim Cattrall for help in finding her missing brother ended in sadness on Sunday when she announced his death. “It is with great sadness that myself and my family announce the unexpected passing of our son and brother, Chris Cattrall,” she said in a tweet, less than 24 hours after publicly appealing for help in finding him. “MISSING! This is my brother Christopher Cattrall or Chris as we call him,” she wrote in an Instagram post that accompanied a picture of the 55-year-old, sporting a short haircut, a slight smile, and a black sports-style jersey.