Gunmen attack military parade in Ahvaz, Iran

Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei accused U.S.-backed Gulf Arab states of carrying out a shooting attack on a military ...
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Israeli medical company sells for record-breaking $$1.6b

Dublin-based company acquires Israeli medical company Mazor robotics for record-breaking $1.6b.

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Hamas expresses optimism after ceasefire talks

Egyptian delegation leaves Gaza following discussions regarding possible long-term arrangement between Israel and the terror group, in accordance with understandings ...
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Iran blames Gulf rivals for deadly Ahvaz attack

Iran's supreme leader says "regional US puppets" were behind a gun assault in Ahvaz that killed 25 ...
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Likud officials accuse Olmert of advancing PA’s interests

Following contentious meeting between former prime minister and Palestinian president, many government ministers issue statements strongly condemning the event, and ...
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‘Jerusalem, Israel’ to be written in US passports?

Members of Congress request US Pres. Trump order State Dep't to write 'Jerusalem, Israel,' in passports of US citizens born ...
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Kansas Democrats smell opening in close GOP governor's race

Kansas Democrats smell opening in close GOP governor's raceTOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Out-of-power Kansas Democrats smelled opportunity Wednesday in the tight, unsettled GOP primary race for governor between Gov. Jeff Colyer and Secretary of State Kris Kobach, a close political ally of President Donald Trump and a conservative lightning rod who alienates even some Republicans.


Canada PM does not back down on rights defense in Saudi spat

Canada PM does not back down on rights defense in Saudi spatCanadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Wednesday refused to apologize for calling out Saudi Arabia on its human rights record, after Riyadh said it was considering further punitive measures against Ottawa over its criticisms of the kingdom. Tensions have been high between the two countries since Monday, when Riyadh expelled Canada’s ambassador, recalled its own envoy and froze all new trade and investments. Riyadh also said it will relocate thousands of Saudi students studying in Canada to other countries, while state airline Saudia announced it was suspending flights to Toronto.


Oscars to add 'best popular film' award, shorten gala

Oscars to add 'best popular film' award, shorten galaOrganizers of the Oscars — under fire for plummeting ratings and accused of elitism — on Wednesday announced the creation of a new category to honor top blockbusters and said they would shorten the ceremony to attract more viewers. “Change is coming to the Oscars,” tweeted the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, which has traditionally put together the glittering awards gala each year in late February or early March. Earlier this year, the 90th Oscars on March 4 lasted nearly four hours, and posted all-time low television ratings with 26.5 million viewers.


Brad Pitt says he has given Jolie Pitt millions since split

Brad Pitt says he has given Jolie Pitt millions since splitLOS ANGELES (AP) — Brad Pitt said in court documents Wednesday that he has given estranged wife Angelina Jolie Pitt more than $1 million and lent her another $8 million since their separation two years ago, countering her assertion from a day earlier saying he has paid "no meaningful child support."