IDF: No criminal investigation in 2014 battle

IDF Military Advocate General releases findings on use of Hannibal Protocol to rescue Hadar Goldin when Hamas violated a ceasefire.

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Clarification call for IDF lecturer who criticized Liberman

Chief Education Officer summons 'secular yeshiva' founder and IDF lecturer after he wrote of DM, 'man closest to fascist characteristics.'

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Israel Eases Restrictions on Gaza Imports After Days of Relative Calm

Moving to stabilize a shaky cease-fire with the Hamas-governed enclave, the Israelis lifted the five-week ban on all goods other ...
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Court recommends the expulsion of Eritrean asylum seekers

Jerusalem's court of appeals recommends the expulsion of Eritreans lacking refugee status; 'Israeli citizens living near infiltrators are suffering, and ...
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Turkey slaps retaliatory tariff hikes on key US products

Turkey hiked Wednesday tariffs on imports of several key US products in retaliation for American sanctions against Ankara, as a ...
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The Latest: Minister: Genoa bridge operators should resign

GENOA, Italy (AP) — The Latest developments following the deadly collapse of a highway bridge in Italy (all times local):
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Pennsylvania lawmakers face Friday deadline for new congressional map

Pennsylvania lawmakers face Friday deadline for new congressional mapRepublican leaders in Pennsylvania’s legislature said they will submit new proposed congressional districts to Democratic Governor Tom Wolf by Friday’s court-ordered deadline, moving closer to a revamped map that could reshape the 2018 electoral battle for Congress. The new map is the result of a Jan. 22 order from Pennsylvania’s Supreme Court, which invalidated the existing district boundaries as an illegal gerrymander by the Republican-controlled legislature. In a 5-2 vote along party lines, the high court’s Democratic majority found the current map’s precisely engineered lines violate the state constitution by marginalizing Democratic voters.


Pence's bid to isolate North Korea at Olympics falls flat

Pence's bid to isolate North Korea at Olympics falls flatPYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — For all of Vice President Mike Pence's efforts to keep North Korea from stealing the show at the Winter Olympics, the images of the two Koreas marching together — and their officials shaking hands — at a time of heightened tensions on the peninsula proved impossible to counteract.


Trump taps U.S. Pacific Commander Harris as ambassador to Australia

Trump taps U.S. Pacific Commander Harris as ambassador to AustraliaPresident Donald Trump on Friday named U.S. Pacific Commander Admiral Harry Harris, who is known for his hawkish views on China’s military expansion, as his pick to serve as the American ambassador to Australia, the White House said in a statement. The naval officer has served in the military for 39 years and is in his seventh command assignment as head of the U.S. Pacific Command, according to the White House. During Harris’ tenure as head of U.S. forces in the Pacific, tensions over North Korea’s missile and nuclear programs increased as President Donald Trump’s administration and Pyongyang exchanged threats.