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February 24, 2017 2:56 PM White House: Administration plans to take action on recreational marijuana

White Press Secretary Sean Spicer addresses questions about the administrations stance on medical and recreational marijuana during Thursdays press briefing. President Donald Trump and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu discussed the Iran nuclear deal, radical Islamic terrorism and peace efforts between Israel and Palestine during a joint news conference 45

February 15, 2017 9:36 PM Trump charts new Mideast course; maybe no separate Palestine

WASHINGTON — Charting a striking new course for the Middle East, President Donald Trump on Wednesday withheld clear support for an independent Palestine and declared he could endorse a one-nation solution to the long and deep dispute between Palestinians and Israel. The American president, signaling a new era of comity between the U.S. and Israel after 56

February 2, 2017 2:14 PM Iran official withdraws from Asian election for FIFA Council

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia -- Iranian official Ali Kafashian has dropped out of an election to join the FIFA Council, and officials from South Korea and Philippines have entered. The Asian Football Confederation said on Thursday that four men are competing for three seats on the ruling council at a rescheduled election on May 8 in Bahrain. The contenders 49

January 27, 2017 11:04 AM Here's What Week One in Trump's America Looked Like

Executive orders, Twitter meltdowns, and bald-faced lies. Friday, Obamacare Repeal: In one of his first moves as president, Trump fulfilled one of his campaign's biggest promises to begin steps to dismantle the Affordable Care Act. A replacement plan, however, has yet to be revealed. Republican leaders are reportedly scrambling to introduce one by the spring 62

January 22, 2017 6:37 PM Israeli Leader Delays West Bank Annexation Vote

Education Minister Naftali Bennett, leader of the pro-settlement Jewish Home Party, has been pushing Netanyahu to abandon the internationally backed idea of a Palestinian state and to annex the Maaleh Adumim settlement near Jerusalem. But after convening his Security Cabinet on Sunday, Netanyahu said his Cabinet ministers, including Bennett, had decided 52

January 14, 2017 12:53 PM Abbas meets Pope, warns against US embassy move to Jerusalem

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas said on Saturday that if US president-elect Donald Trump goes through with plans to transfer Washington's embassy in Israel to Jerusalem it will hurt the peace process. Abbas, who spoke through an interpreter, stopped in Rome to open the new embassy of the State of Palestine to the Vatican. He stopped in Rome on his way to Paris 127

January 11, 2017 12:03 PM Will Trump's State Pick Tillerson Serve the U.S. or Exxon Mobil?

As Donald Trump assumes control of American diplomacy, many wonder which of his advisors will have the most influence on the new administration and what sorts of foreign policies the administration will pursue. With the nomination of Exxon Mobil CEO Rex Tillerson to Secretary of State, we now have a much clearer picture. Tillerson’s history as CEO and corporate 54

January 10, 2017 3:25 PM Iraqi forces advance in Mosul but civilian toll mounts

ERBIL, Iraq/BAGHDAD Iraqi forces pushed Islamic State fighters back further in Mosul on Tuesday in a renewed effort to seize the northern city and deal a decisive blow to the militant group, though progress was slower in some districts, the army said. Iraqi forces and their allies have captured villages and towns surrounding Mosul and seized at least 48

January 5, 2017 12:57 AM Don’t Forget That Megyn Kelly Is a Racial Demagogue

The recent flattering coverage of her move to NBC leaves out the ugliest episodes of her work at Fox. Megyn Kelly had a good 2016. Between her news-making stint as a Fox News debate moderator, a flattering profile in Vanity Fair, and a lucrative book deal, she cemented her reputation as a talented and no-nonsense journalist—one of the most highly paid in the industry 37

December 29, 2016 11:55 PM 10 Things Palestinians Can’t Do Because Of The Israeli Occupation

It affects almost all aspects of their lives. When the Israel-Palestine conflict is referred to as an “occupation,” it’s not figurative — occupied Palestinian territories, specifically the West Bank and East Jerusalem, are constantly patrolled and controlled by the Israeli military. These armed soldiers have been accused of beating, detaining and torturing 87