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Today is the fiftieth anniversary of the Six-Day War, Israel's greatest military victory, a victory that ironically inflicted a political disaster upon the state of Israel. According to Sher, Israel has the means to finance the resettlement of 100,000 Jews, the figure representing the number of residents of isolated West Bank settlements that are the most likely to be evacuated under any two-state peace agreement.
  • Chuck Schumer invites Donald Trump to testify about Comey and Russian Federation

    Chuck Schumer invites Donald Trump to testify about Comey and Russian Federation

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    Additionally, Comey declared that Trump said, " If some of my satellites did something wrong, it'd be good to find that out ". Trump concluded the morning tweets with an attack on Democrats, calling them "obstructionists". But "obstruction of justice" trouble. "No plausible case. We must distinguish crimes from" political "sins". It all underscored what's become a hardening dynamic of the Trump presidency: Republicans on Capitol Hill and off are mostly sticking with the president ...
  • Labour Party stuns Theresa May's Conservatives in UK elections

    Labour Party stuns Theresa May's Conservatives in UK elections

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    And I started by asking him, how it is that Theresa May , who had been tremendously popular, fell so short? Still, May's status remains shaky, at best, after the Conservatives' principal rival, the Labour Party, pulled off a dramatically positive showing at the ballot box Thursday.
  • Justices strike down gender differences in citizenship law

    Justices strike down gender differences in citizenship law

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    Here, the court declined to do what the 2nd Circuit had done, and what Morales-Santana had urged them to do, which was to rule that the shorter residency requirement for unmarried mothers also applied to unmarried fathers. It was a hollow victory for Luis Ramon Morales-Santana at the Supreme Court today. "In light of the equal protection jurisprudence this Court has developed since 1971", Ginsburg wrote, the different treatment of unwed mothers and unwed fathers in the immigration law ...
  • Gorsuch has unanimous first opinion for Supreme Court

    Gorsuch has unanimous first opinion for Supreme Court

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    In the decision, the court ruled that Santander Consumer USA - which had bought defaulted auto loans and sought to collect the money owed - does not fall under a federal law aimed at unscrupulous debt collectors. The court's judgement hinged on whether Santander was acting more like a third-party debt collector or a primary creditor. On Monday, Gorsuch wrote that the law does not distinguish between original lenders and debt buyers.
  • Puerto Rico votes overwhelmingly for statehood

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    Last month's declaration of bankruptcy - the first time in history a USA state or territory has taken the measure - has wrought strict austerity measures that have shuttered public schools and factories and frozen salaries. "In any democracy, the expressed will of the majority that participates in the electoral processes always prevails", Rossello said. Schatz argues that statehood would help Puerto Rico in its attempt to face down its debt crisis.
  • Kuwait calls for dialogue to resolve Gulf crisis

    Kuwait calls for dialogue to resolve Gulf crisis

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    But it was importing 80 percent of its food from bigger Gulf Arab neighbours before they cut ties and is now in talks with Iran and Turkey to secure food and water supplies. The agency said the fleet was dispatched as part of Iran's commitments to fight global piracy, and did not mention tensions with Arab countries involved in the spat with Qatar.
  • Ventura hopes Italy learn lessons for Spain qualifier

    Ventura hopes Italy learn lessons for Spain qualifier

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    Italy stay top of their World Cup qualifying group alongside Spain, albeit behind on goal difference. Eder came off the bench to add the third with 16 minutes remaining, neatly finishing off a flowing one-two with Belotti, and two more substitutes completed a comfortable victory for the Azzurri , Federico Bernardeschi beating Jehle with a powerful drive and Manolo Gabbiadini turning home Leonardo Spinazzola's low cross.
  • Moscow protest location changed, raising fear of arrests

    Moscow protest location changed, raising fear of arrests

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    Navalny, 41, has been mobilizing support on social networks in the hope the rallies will rattle the Kremlin, as those held earlier this year did. Navalny was among those arrested Monday. Thousands of people took part in anti-corruption protests across Russian Federation on Monday in a new show of defiance by an opposition that the Kremlin had once written off as ineffectual and marginalized.
  • COVFEFE Act would classify social media posts as official record

    COVFEFE Act would classify social media posts as official record

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    Rep. Quigley, who is both co-founder and co-chair of the Congressional Transparency Caucus, announced the Communications Over Various Feeds Electronically for Engagement (or "COVFEFE") Act Monday, which pushes for the expansion of the Presidential Record Act to include social media posts.
  • Former Government Contractor Charged in First Criminal Leak Case in Trump's Presidency

    Former Government Contractor Charged in First Criminal Leak Case in Trump's Presidency

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    Prosecutors said during a raid at Winner's house, they seized some "disturbing" notebook entries that made victor a flight risk and danger to the public if she was released before trial, reports said. Prosecutors don't think victor is a jihadist or terrorist sympathizer, they say that before she left the military, she inserted an external hard drive into a top-secret computer there.
  • NEW Penguins Win Second Straight Stanley Cup

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    Maybe no team will win four straight Stanley Cups like the New York Islanders did back in the day. Another Minnesota native, center Matt Cullen , was dominant in the faceoff circle and on penalty kills, and former Gopher Phil Kessel also played a major role in the Penguins' success this season.