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The Chutzpah Of Reform Leaders

Even Israel's non-religious political leaders recognize the chutzpah of some Reform leaders who demand a voice at the Western Wall while calling that same wall “occupied territory.”

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Why Is a Study of Palestinian School Books Being Kept Secret from the US Congress?

Why does the US State Department continue to block the publication of the congressional investigation of Palestinian textbooks taught in...

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Jews are not Swedes, populist right-wing lawmaker says

Bjorn Soder claims he never questioned minorities’ rights as citizens but advocated for their right to preserve a distinct ethnic identity

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Texas Supreme Court strikes down Laredo's plastic bag ban, likely ending others

The state's highest civil court has ruled that Laredo's ban on plastic bags violates state law.

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England fans filmed making Nazi salutes at World Cup

English Football Association says police looking for supporters singing anti-Semitic songs at Volgograd pub ahead of Tunisia match

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Crying girl in iconic image was never separated from mother, ICE says

The photo hovers over an intense debate about separating kids from their parents and has come to symbolize U.S. immigration policy

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The wisdom of Charles Krauthammer | Fox News

Long-time Fox News panelist Charles Krauthammer, a psychiatrist, Pulitzer Prize-winner and bestselling author, regularly commented on issues great and small.

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Crying migrant girl on TIME magazine cover was not separated from mother, family says | Fox News

A little girl shown in a viral photo crying as a U.S Border Patrol agent detained her mother – and used by TIME magazine to symbolize the Trump administration's family separation policy – reportedly was never separated from her mom.

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Israeli Startup Wins Global Counter-Terror Tech Challenge

CardioScale, a Ganei Tikva company founded in 2012, took first place at the 2018 Combating Terrorism Technology Startup Challenge organized by the American and Israeli defense departments.

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Facebook expands fact-checking program, adopts new technology for fighting fake news | TechCrunch

Facebook this morning announced an expansion of its fact-checking program and other actions it’s taking to combat the scourge of fake news on its social network. The company, which was found to be compromised by Russian trolls whose disinformation campa

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    Photos show migrant children in cages under both Trump and Obama - Business Insider

    The Trump administration has been enforcing a "zero-tolerance" illegal immigration policy, and photos have surfaced of children being detained away from their parents in cage-like facilities. Similar photos from Obama-era detention facilities h

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    New 1040 tax form will be the size of a postcard | Fox Business

    U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said the Internal Revenue Service will be ready to unveil new tax forms next week.

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    Portland poised to adopt plastic straw ordinance

    Portland city council will be discussing a plastic straw resolution this week. If passed, the resolution would direct city staff to develop a strategy for reducing the use of single-use plastic items, including straws. As the city tackles the issue, more

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    'White Civil Rights Rally' Approved For D.C. In August

    White nationalists and their allies are set to gather on the anniversary of last year's "Unite the Right" rally. The National Park Service approved an application for a rally near the White House.

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    Elkin slams UK's referral to East Jerusalem as 'occupied'

    Israel's Minister of Jerusalem Affairs said he expects Prince William's aides to rephrase a statement listing the Old City of Jerusalem as

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    Plastic Pollution Campaign Victories Make Healthy Beaches

    Surfrider Chapters are Fighting the Good Fight Against the Scourge of Plastic Pollution

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    Despite Senate Opposition, Turkey Still to Receive F-35s | Jewish & Israel News Algemeiner.com

    JNS.org – Despite the US Senate voting overwhelmingly to block the sale of the advance F-35 fighter jet, Turkey is still...

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    Spanish city councilors call to declare Israeli officials 'persona non grata'

    After anti-Israeli moves in the Spanish cities Oviedo and Valencia, the city of Pamplona joins the chorus of condemnations against Israel's 'oppressive policy against the Palestinian people,' calling for a series of measures to be taken agains

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    Michigan girl, 3, hailed hero for saving mom who suffered seizure | Fox News

    A 3-year-old girl from Warren, Michigan has been praised for thinking after her mother suffered a seizure on Saturday.

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    Chick-fil-A worker chases down customer who forgot food, becomes viral sensation | Fox News

    I knew I could probably catch [the customer], so I figured I might as well give it a shot, he said.

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    Video: Cop breaks car window to free bear that got stuck inside | Fox News

    The Subaru Outback is one of the most popular utility vehicles across America.

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    Those aren't golf balls: Large hail chunks pelt Colorado fairways | Fox News

    Pictures emerged Wednesday depicting damaging storms that dumped large hail across the Denver metro region earlier this week.

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    Trump Administration Withdraws U.S. From U.N. Human Rights Council

    The United States joins Iran, North Korea and Eritrea as the only countries that refuse to participate in the world’s most important human rights body.

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    The U.S. Border Separations Feel Eerily Like My Holocaust Survivor Grandmother's Story – Kveller

    “Hold your babies tight tonight.” If you’re in enough mamas’ groups on Facebook, you probably see a post like this every few weeks. Usually it’s about someone’s relative or best friend who tragically lost her young chil

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      The story behind the viral photo of a 2-year-old girl crying at the U.S. border — The Washington Post

      In some ways, the past 10 years had prepared John Moore to take the picture. In most ways, nothing could.

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        Indiana state trooper lauded as 'hero' for pulling over 'slowpoke' driver | Fox News

        An Indiana State Trooper’s tweet reminding people about the state’s so-called “slowpoke” or “move over” law went viral Saturday.

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        Laura Ingraham Compares Child Immigrant Detention Centers To Summer Camps | HuffPost

        The Fox News host also quoted an article that likens the centers, some of which keep children in cage-like structures, to boarding school.

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        Gallup: Satisfaction With U.S. Direction Reaches 12-Year High

        Americans' satisfaction with the way things are going in the country has reached a 12-year high of 38%, one point above last month's satisfaction rate.

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        Pew: Most Americans Can't Tell Fact From Opinion | National Review

        The research found that "Republicans and Democrats were more likely to classify both factual and opinion statements as factual when they appealed most to their side."

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        Norwegian rapper curses ‘the f***ing Jews’ at diversity concert

        Leader of Jewish community threatens legal action against Kaveh Kholardi, who says remark at Oslo concert was 'taken out of context'

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        Apple Gets U.S. Supreme Court Review on iPhone App Fee Suit

        The U.S. Supreme Court agreed to hear Apple Inc.’s bid to kill an antitrust lawsuit over the market for iPhone apps in a case that could shield e-commerce companies from consumer claims over high commissions.

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        Israeli Girl Stabbed by Palestinian Terrorist in Afula: It’s a ‘Miracle’ I’m Alive

        The 18-year-old Israeli girl who was seriously wounded in a Palestinian stabbing attack in Afula earlier this week said on...

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        15 American Mountain Towns Oozing With Charm — TripAdvisor

        From the Adirondacks to the Rockies, these charming mountain towns deserve a moment in the sun. If you're planning a visit, consider a vacation rental from TripAdvisor—like a cozy cabin right on the hiking trails or a modern ski condo. In a land wi

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          The IG’s Report May Be Half-Baked | National Review

          But who knows? In dealing with the FBI, Clinton got kid gloves while Trump got scorched earth.

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          Nearly 2,000 Children Separated From Family At US Border, DHS Says — BuzzFeed News

          The number was current as of May 31. More certainly have been separated from their parents since.

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            Monarchs: Poetry in Motion

            It's hard to justly express the magnitude and majesty, the sheer scale of what this experience can be, literally millions of butterflies dancing around you.

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            Experiencing a different side of Israel

            I’ve visited Israel four times so far and each time has been a completely different experience. My first visit, back in 1992, had a religious focus. I had just gotten married and was living a relig…

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            Thoughts at 4 a.m. in Tel Aviv

            It’s 4 a.m. in Tel Aviv. We arrived in Israel this afternoon and  I’m wide awake because my body and mind are still on Pacific Standard Time. It’s quiet outside, although every once in awhile I hea…

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              Statement from Trump, Kim Jong Un: Read the text

              The following is the text of a joint statement signed by President Trump and Chairman Kim Jong Un of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea at the Singapore Summit on June 12, 2018.

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              Johannesburg councilor suspended for Israel support

              “I would like to declare that I am a friend of Israel, and the city of Johannesburg is a friend of Israel! Shalom, Shalom!” she declared on Sunday.

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              This woman's brain knew what having five fingers felt like, even though she herself had never in her life had five fingers

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                The world's biggest problems and why they're not what first comes to mind

                We’ve spent much of the last eight years trying to answer a simple question: what are the world’s biggest and most urgent problems?

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                  Why eight hours a night isn’t enough, according to a leading sleep scientist — Quartz

                  For something that we spend a third of our lives doing (if we’re lucky), sleep is something that we know relatively little about. “Sleep is…

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                    Raccoon triumphs over skyscraper in a climb that captivated the internet, celebrates with cat food

                    The #MPRraccoon somehow found itself trapped on a building ledge — and apparently decided the only way to go was up.

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                      IQ scores are falling and have been for decades, new study finds — CNN

                      IQ scores have been steadily falling for the last few decades, with changes in our environment and the way we are learning thought to be reasons why, a new study suggests.

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                        A Woman Is Suing NASA Over Some Moon Dust Neil Armstrong Once Gave Her

                        It was a Saturday, and Laura Murray was a 10-year-old girl hanging out with her nanny outside her family's Cincinnati townhouse. Her mother, giddy with excitement, handed the little girl a small glass vial filled with light-gray dust.

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                        LA Is Doing Water Better Than Your City. Yes, That LA

                        With climate change on the horizon, Los Angeles is rushing to pull water from surprising sources. The goal: aqueous independence.

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                        Kim Jong Un commits to 'complete denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula'

                        The joint document says Secretary of State Pompeo and a senior North Korean official will hold follow-up talks as soon as possible.

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                        Trump: Kim summit 'better than anybody could have expected'

                        President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un were heading to “a signing” after their “fantastic meeting,” Trump told reporters Tuesday after emerging from a working lunch at their Singapore summit.

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                        Trump and Kim shook hands in scene complex as their rivalry

                        SINGAPORE (AP) — Donald Trump approached from the right, striding down the long portico at the colonial-era Singapore resort. Kim Jong Un, dressed in his familiar Mao suit, emerge

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                        The Net Neutrality Repeal Is Official. Here’s How That Could Affect You.

                        Net Neutrality rules that required internet service providers to offer equal access to all web content are no longer in effect as of Monday.

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                        The American cities where murder is common but arrests are rare — The Washington Post

                        What The Post found from mapping more than 52,000 homicides over the past decade.

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                          Candidate to Replace Keith Ellison May Be Even More Hostile to Israel

                          Within three short hours of Congressman Keith Ellison’s announcement that he would leave Congress to run for Minnesota Attorney General,...

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                          No big deal, just Iran finally admitting it helped the 9/11 hijackers – twitchy.com

                          Oh...

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                          Why Male Dolphin Buddies 'Hold Hands'

                          Bottlenose dolphins in Australia call each other by name and touch frequently to maintain alliances with other males, a new study says.   

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                          Tennessee store puts 'No Gays Allowed' sign back up after Supreme Court cake ruling

                          A Tennessee hardware store owner is celebrating the Supreme Court's ruling in favor of a bakery that refused to bake a cake for a gay couple's wedding by placing a "No Gays Allowed" sign in front of his store. 

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                          Harlem Diner Owners SLAM Rutgers Prof. For Anti-White Rant Against Dining Children

                          Last week, Rutgers University Professor James Livingston posted a racist rant against white children who were dining at New York City's Harlem Shake restaurant.

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                          Dallas-area church says Judaism is 'dangerous' - Jewish Telegraphic Agency

                          (JTA) — A Dallas-area church has included Judaism among “dangerous isms” that includes liberalism, alcoholism and pessimism. The items, defined in a flier as “a distinctive practice, system or ideology,” will be discussed as part of

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                          IHOP Is Changing Its Name And The Internet Can't Handle It | HuffPost

                          The new name is "IHOb," but the company won't release what the "b" means until June 11.

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                          Costco raising minimum wage to at least $14 for all hourly workers

                          Costco is bumping up its minimum wage to at least $14 for all of its 130,000 hourly workers.

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                          Sign at future San Diego Jewish center vandalized with threatening graffiti

                          Threatening graffiti was written on a sign announcing the future home of the University of California San Diego Hillel Jewish Center in the United States.

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                          Miss America dropping swimsuit competition | Fox News

                          The Miss America Organization is dropping the swimsuit competition from its nationally televised broadcast, saying it will no longer judge contestants on their appearance.

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                          Lava destroys five homes in Hawaii after Kilauea volcano erupts | Daily Mail Online

                          Lava from Hawaii's Kilauea volcano is being spewed 230 feet into the air - the height of a 23-story building -  as the number of homes destroyed climbs to 21.

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                            Farrakhan Supporter Tamika Mallory Booted Out of Major Australian Conference After New Antisemitic Outburst | Jewish &am

                            Tamika Mallory — a co-organizer of the 2017 Women’s March on Washington, DC, and outspoken supporter of antisemitic Nation of...

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                            Donald Trump's 'PARDON' tweet tells us a lot about where his head is at - CNNPolitics

                            You don't tweet about pardoning yourself unless you are thinking about pardoning yourself.

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                            The assassination of Robert Kennedy, as told 50 years later - Los Angeles Times

                            Fifty years ago, Robert F. Kennedy was assassinated in Los Angeles. This is a retelling of that historic event, pulled from The Times’ archives and interviews with three people who bore witness to the shooting and aftermath of his death.

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                            8 Trade Routes That Shaped World History

                            Test your knowledge with amazing and interesting facts, trivia, quizzes, and brain teaser games on MentalFloss.com.

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                            Guatemala's Fuego volcano erupts in fury | Earth | EarthSky

                            Reports indicate at least 25 dead and hundreds injured from Sunday's powerful eruption of Volcan de Fuego, one of Central America's most active volcanoes.

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                            LIVE: Brush fire prompts evacuations in Laguna Beach

                            A wind-driven brush fire spread to about 75 acres in south Orange County, prompting the evacuation of Laguna Beach neighborhoods.

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                            Dem leaders, Women's March founders under fire over Farrakhan connections | Fox News

                            More than a week after Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan delivered a blistering speech in Chicago in which he declared that “powerful Jews are my enemy” and “white folks are going down,” calls are growing louder for Democratic leaders and Wom

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                            MSNBC's Joy Reid Attacked Wolf Blitzer For Being Too Nice To Jews

                            In old blog posts, MSNBC anchor Joy Ann Reid attacked CNN's Wolf Blitzer for being too nice to jews and pushed 9/11 conspiracy theories.

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                            Minnie Driver Joins Actresses Endorsing Samantha Bee's Vicious Ivanka Remark

                            If it weren’t enough for Samantha Bee to target Ivanka Trump with the "C” word on her show Full Frontal, she apparently has a group of women admirers among the Oscar-winning actress

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                            Women Of LA's Skid Row Tell Their Stories Through The Anger, Despair On Their Faces

                            One 51-year-old woman has been living on the streets for two years. "I've been raped, I've been stabbed, it's been hard out here for me," she says.

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                              Dogs Use Various Gestures To Get What They Want From Us

                              New research shows the four requests most commonly used that result in dogs being satisfied are “Scratch me!”, “Give me food/drink”, “Open the door” and “Get my toy/bone.”

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                              More Drivers Killed Under the Influence of Drugs Than Alcohol | Health Care News | US News

                              A new report found fatally injured drivers are increasingly under the influence of one or more drugs.

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                              In Britain, poll indicates, 23% ‘unwilling’ to have a Jew in the family

                              Similar number found in Italy, Germany and Austria in survey of 15 countries in Western Europe; the Dutch found to be most accepting

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                              Trump Pardons Dinesh D’Souza, Weighs Leniency for Rod Blagojevich and Martha Stewart

                              The president focused on cases where he argued the justice system has unfairly targeted celebrities. All three cases were tied to prosecutors who have become nemeses of Mr. Trump.

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                                FLASHBACK: This is the bigoted Al Sharpton who hosted MSNBC’s Racism Town Hall

                                Fighting racism with … racism?

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                                Powerful Photo: Braves Fan Hold Umbrella For Marine Corps JROTC Member On Memorial Day

                                A photo from an Atlanta Braves game is going viral online. The photo did not capture the action of the game, but instead, a random act of kindness on Memorial Day.

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                                How Anna Delvey Tricked New York’s Party People

                                Anna Delvey, born Anna Sorokin, seemed to be an up-and-coming New York socialite. Now she’s charged with grand larceny, attempted grand larceny, and theft of services.

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                                WATCH: Gaza Kindergarten Graduation Features Children Staging Mock Military Attack, Hostage-Taking, And Killing Soldiers

                                There is no hope for future peace between Israel and the Arabs who live in Gaza while Hamas rules over Gaza; the indoctrination of children as young as kindergarten age in virulent hatred for Jews and Israel has once again been clearly documented. As MEMR

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                                Roseanne hits back at ABC over the cancellation of her show

                                Roseanne Barr tweeted about the cancellation of her show Tuesday, and apologized several times over her tweet about a former Obama aide while calling ABC hypocritical for their decision.

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                                A televangelist wants his followers to pay for a $54 million private jet. It’s his fourth plane.

                                Duplantis is the latest aircraft-seeking preacher to draw raised eyebrows and outright condemnation from critics who say a multimillion-dollar luxury jet is not what Jesus meant when he said “store up for yourself treasures in heaven.”

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                                Ireland Resoundingly Votes To Legalize Abortion

                                The country has some of the strictest laws on abortion in the developed world. But that will change, after 66.4 percent of voters chose to repeal a constitutional amendment.

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                                Instant Pot Cheesecake - My Baking Addiction

                                Instant Pot Cheesecake couldn't be easier or more delicious. Serve it up with pie filling, fresh fruit, or chocolate ganache for the perfect dessert.

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                                Pro-Israel UCLA Students to Meet With Administration After Anti-Zionist Peers 'Violently' Disturb Event | Jewish & I

                                Pro-Israel students at the University of California, Los Angeles who called for the suspension of an anti-Zionist group that disrupted their...

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                                Gaza Riots: Really About the Embassy?

                                Throughout history, the excuses to attack Israel keep changing. For 8 years under the Obama administration, the Palestinians had portrayed themselves, and been treated as, the deserving underdog -- the "good guys." Now, a foreign government is actually

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                                Trump-Russia Scandal: Evidence Piles Up Of Wrongdoing At FBI, But Media Ignore It

                                There have been two major ongoing investigations involving President Trump. One is looking into whether Trump colluded with Russia. It's borne no fruit. The other involves abuse of power at the highest levels of government and is producing damning ev

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                                Amazon Prime Members Now Score Big Discounts at Whole Foods

                                It's official: Amazon Prime members are now eligible for an extra 10 percent off discounted products at Whole Foods.