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Former US Senator, WWII veteran Bob Dole dies at 98

Bob Dole, a World War II veteran and the Republican Party's presidential nominee in 1996, died on Sunday.

By REUTERS
05/12/2021
Unilever headquarters in Rotterdam, Netherlands August 21, 2018.

House members call on SEC to review Unilever filings over Ben & Jerry's Israel boycott

The bipartisan group wrote that the West Bank boycott of Ben & Jerry's disregard numerous United States’ state laws.

Christianity, illustrative

More Evangelicals are 'dismissive' of Israel than loyal to it - survey

28% of Evangelicals reject the idea that Jews ever were God’s chosen people.

Stop Iranian Drones Act introduced by House Foreign Affairs C'mtee reps

The legislation states that it is US policy to prevent Iran and Iranian-aligned groups from acquiring UAVs that can be used in attacks against the US or allies.

CNN's Chris Cuomo suspended over role in ex-Gov. Andrew Cuomo's sex scandal

Andrew Cuomo was forced to step down as governor in August after multiple allegations of sexual misconduct. He has denied any wrongdoing.

By REUTERS
01/12/2021

Trump lawyer asks court to keep records away from US Capitol riot panel

At the start of the hearing, which is ongoing, the three judges on the panel questioned Trump lawyer Jesse Binnall over whether courts even have jurisdiction to hear the former president's claims.

By REUTERS
30/11/2021
WILL ALL this be over now? Members of the 51st Front of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (

US revokes terrorist designation for Colombia's FARC

"The decision to revoke the designation does not change the posture with regards to any charges or potential charges in the United States against former leaders of the FARC," Blinken said.

By REUTERS
30/11/2021

Trump defense chief Esper sues Pentagon for redacting parts of memoir

Esper served as Trump's defense secretary from June 2019 to November 2020, when he was fired over a range of differences on policy issues.

By REUTERS
29/11/2021

Massachusetts lawmakers mandate genocide education in high schools

Following a slew of high-profile antisemitic incidents, Massachusetts lawmakers voted to require genocide education in high schools.

By PENNY SCHWARTZ/ JTA
27/11/2021

Republican lawmaker Boebert apologizes for anti-Muslim slur

Omar said on Twitter the event described by Boebert in the video never happened, and that "Anti-Muslim bigotry isn’t funny & shouldn’t be normalized."

By REUTERS
27/11/2021
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