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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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.