Friday, September 20, 2019

Politics

Iran: No Trump-Rouhani Meeting Scheduled During UN General Assembly

Tehran - Iran said on Monday that President Hassan Rouhani will not meet with U.S. President Donald Trump next week at the U.N. General Assembly, even though Washington has repeate...

BDS Co-Founder Omar Barghouti To Speak At Labour Party Conference Festival

London - Palestinian activist and co-founder of the BDS movement Omar Barghouti will speak on a panel at an event taking place alongside the British Labour Party Conference. Bar...

Warren Offers Anti-Corruption Plan Central To Her Campaign

New York - Elizabeth Warren has released a proposal aimed at government corruption, providing a detailed policy roadmap for a fight she says is at the core of her presidential camp...

New York Prosecutors Subpoena Trump’s Tax Returns

New York - New York City prosecutors have subpoenaed President Donald Trump's tax returns. A person familiar with the matter told The Associated Press on Monday that the office ...

Young Israel Calls On Bernie Sanders To Cut Ties With Anti-Semite Linda Sarsour

Washington - The National Council of Young Israel (NCYI) today called on Democratic presidential candidate Senator Bernie Sanders to sever his ties with Linda Sarsour, who was rece...

NY Times Apologizes For Misleading Kavanaugh Tweet, Revises Article

New York - President Donald Trump on Monday said Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh is under assault, following a New York Times story about a sexual misconduct allegation that ...

Bennett: ‘Stability Of Israel’ Must Be Weighed Against Netanyahu Prosecution

Jerusalem - Yamina candidate Naftali Bennett reiterated on Sunday that the “stability of Israel” would play a key role in his decision over whether to support parliamentary immunit...

Gun Control Must Include Background Checks, Dems Tell Trump

Washington - Congressional Democratic leaders warned President Donald Trump on Sunday that any proposal on gun control must include a House-passed bill to expand background checks ...

Biden On Racism: Whites ‘Can Never Fully Understand’

Birmingham, AL - Visiting a black church bombed by the Ku Klux Klan in the civil rights era, Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden said Sunday the country hasn't "relegated r...

Otto Warmbier’s Parents Dine With President Donald Trump At White House

Washington - The parents of Jewish American college student Otto Warmbier had dinner at the White House with President Donald Trump. The dinner was held on Saturday night, accor...

Dem Presidential Candidates Call For Kavanaugh’s Impeachment

Washington - At least three Democratic presidential candidates are calling for the impeachment of Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh in the face of a new, uninvestigated, allega...

Survey: Arab Israelis Consider Netanyahu Best Suited To Be Prime Minister

Jerusalem - Almost a quarter (23.6%) of respondents to a poll of Israel’s Arab public published this month said that Benjamin Netanyahu was best suited to be Israel’s next prime mi...

Final Israeli Election Polls Slow Likud With Slight Edge Over Blue And White

Jerusalem - The final poll in the second round of Israeli elections indicates that the trends of the past two weeks are growing stronger, with the two biggest parties coming in at ...

Key Takeaways From The 2020 Democratic Candidates’ Debate

Houston - Democratic debate night No. 3: Attacks and counter-attacks. Love for one former president, loathing for the current one. A 76-year-old front-runner essentially got called...

Trump Mocks Democrats, Vows New Tax Cut On Baltimore Visit

Baltimore - President Donald Trump sought to boost the spirits of Republican lawmakers, mocking Democrats and promising a new tax cut package, as he returned to the city he recentl...

Trump: I Don’t Believe Reports That Israel Is Spying On US

Washington - President Donald Trump does not believe reports that Israel is spaying on the United States, he said. Trump’s remark Thursday was about a report that Israel was lik...

Democrats Outline Impeachment Hearings As Moderates Wary

Washington - House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler tried to clear up confusion within his caucus about impeachment on Thursday as the committee approved guidelines for ...

Netanyahu: ‘Whoever Doesn’t Want Me As Prime Minister Should Vote’ For Lieberman

Jerusalem - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu felt at ease Wednesday on the way to yet another election rally. In the run-up to Tuesday’s election, he has been making an ef...

Ex-FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe Faces Prospect Of Criminal Charges

Washington - Former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe, a frequent target of President Donald Trump's wrath, faces the prospect of an indictment after his attorneys were unable to p...

Putin, Netanyahu Meet Before Israeli Parliamentary Election

Moscow - Ahead of Israel's early parliamentary election next week, Russian President Vladimir Putin says the Kremlin has an interest in who wins power. Putin spoke Thursday at t...