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Klein: Kirsten Gillibrand Continues Her Move Away from Israel Support

NEW YORK — Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, widely expected to mount a 2020 presidential bid, continues to maintain her distance from the bipartisan “Israel Anti-Boycott Act,” which opposes the anti-Semitic Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions (BDS) movement targeting Israel. Gillibrand has refused to back the bill, which is co-sponsored by fellow Democrat Sen. Cory Booker and would impose […]

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Watch—Emmanuel Macron Complains to Saudi Crown Prince: ‘You Never Listen to Me’

A Saudi newspaper filmed French President Emmanuel Macron complaining to Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman about the young ruler’s unwillingness to take his advice as world leaders met in Buenos Aires, Argentina, for the G-20 Summit on Friday. Citing a French official, Reuters reports the pair discussed the Yemeni Civil War and killing of Washington Post contributor Jamal Khashoggi […]

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State Official: ‘Unacceptable’ for Turkey to Attack U.S.-Allied Kurds in Syria

WASHINGTON, DC — A top U.S. Department of State (DOS) official, while testifying before a House panel on Thursday, cautioned Turkey that military action against the American-allied Kurds in northern Syria is “unacceptable.”  The comments from James Jeffrey, the State Department’s special representative for Syria engagement, came after a spokesperson for the U.S.-backed Kurdish People’s […]

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Nicolas Maduro Compares Trump to Hitler: ‘Persecuting Venezuelans Like Jews’

Venezuelan dictator Nicolás Maduro accused President Donald Trump on Thursday of hounding his regime in a similar way to how Adolf Hitler persecuted Jewish people during the Holocaust. During a televised speech to discuss his new economic reforms, Maduro decried Trump administration sanctions in response to his regime’s widespread human rights abuses. “These are criminal […]

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Turkey Renames Street of U.S. Embassy After Malcolm X

Officials in the Turkish capital of Ankara renamed the street where the United States embassy will soon be located after the late Muslim black nationalist leader Malcolm X, local sources reported Thursday. On Thursday morning, municipal workers changed the street sign to bear the name “Malcolm X Caddesi” (Malcolm X Street) next to the site of the future embassy in […]

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CNN Contributor Marc Lamont Hill Calls for Destruction of Israel, Endorses Palestinian Violence

CNN Contributor Marc Lamont Hill told the United Nations on Wednesday that Israel should be replaced by a Palestinian state, and defended the Palestinian use of violence against Israel. Hill was speaking at the “U.N. International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People,” which provides an annual platform for extremist rhetoric against Israel. He was […]

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Feds Charge 2 Iranians for Hacking Scheme Targeting U.S. Hospitals, Public Institutions 

U.S. federal authorities have indicted two Iranian nationals for deploying “sophisticated ransomware” from inside the Islamic Republic to extort hundreds of victims including hospitals, municipalities, and public institutions, a move that has caused over $30 million in losses, the Department of Justice (DOJ) announced Wednesday. In a statement, U.S. Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein explained:  […]