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Chris Cillizza: How Donald Trump won Wednesday (and the U.S. media lost)

Chris Cillizza: How Donald Trump won Wednesday (and the U.S. media lost)

By Chris Cillizza, Washington Post On Wednesday morning, President-elect Donald Trump might have had reason to be nervous — if, of course, he acknowledged that feeling existed. Claims of the Russian government possessing damaging information about his personal life were everywhere. His secretary of state nominee Rex Tillerson was facing tough questions from Republicans on […]

(Even More Horrific) Anti-Israel UNSC Resolution Expected

(Even More Horrific) Anti-Israel UNSC Resolution Expected

By Lori Lowenthal Marcus – The Jewish Press Online For years the United States, the country most even-handed towards Israel, has insisted that only the two parties at issue – Israel and the Palestinian Arabs – can make a final decision about their future relationship. But as the sun sets on the Obama administration, the […]

Obama and Boris defend U.N. settlements resolution

Obama and Boris defend U.N. settlements resolution

Barack Obama has defended his record on Israel and argued that the recent U.N resolution denouncing Jewish settlements in the West Bank was an important, to “send a signal”. In an interview with Israel’s Channel 2, the outgoing U.S. president said America’s refusal to veto the motion declaring settlements “a flagrant violation of international law” […]

Abbas aide: Moving American embassy a ‘declaration of war’

Moving the American embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem would be a “declaration of war”, a senior advisor to Palestinian Authority (PA) chairman Mahmoud Abbas has warned. Mahmoud Al-Habbash, who is Abbas’s advisor on religious and Islamic affairs, made the comments in a sermon on Friday which was broadcast on PA TV and […]

UK Big Brother contestant who idolises Adolf Hitler removed by Channel 5

UK Big Brother contestant who idolises Adolf Hitler removed by Channel 5

Glamour model Tila Tequila has been removed from UK’s Celebrity Big Brother house after posting “totally unacceptable” views on social media, Channel 5 said. The broadcaster said it had been unaware of the “views and attitudes Tila had expressed” before she entered the house on Thursday and her continued involvement in the show was “untenable”. […]

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