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Apologies Not All Accepted at Hearing For Israeli Ambassador Nominee

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The following is an excerpt from JENNA LIFHITS | February 16, 2017 | Weeklystandard.com |

President Donald Trump's nominee for ambassador to Israel took a sober tone Thursday, as David Friedman, labeled a firebrand in the run-up to his confirmation …

NASA Just Got Real About Returning to the Moon

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The following is an excerpt from Jeffrey Kluger | February 16, 2017 | Time.com |

Americans can get awfully dreamy about the moon — and with good reason. The flags and footprints we left there in the 1960s and 1970s …

Melania Trump Welcomes Israel’s Benjamin Netanyahu in Her First Official White House Appearance

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WASHINGTON, D.C. - FEBRUARY 15: (AFP-OUT) Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and U.S. President Donald Trump stand with their wives Melania Trump and Sara Netanyahu as they arrive at the South Portico of the White House on February 15, 2017

South Korea Approves Arrest Of Samsung’s Leader

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The following is an excerpt from Shara Tibken | February 16, 2017 | cnet.com |

Samsung's de facto leader may be facing jail time.

A South Korean court on Friday (Korea time) approved a warrant for the arrest of Jay …

This Undocumented Mom Won’t Be There When Her Kids Get Home

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Immigrants' rights activist Jeanette Vizguerra, who is undocumented, has to check in with Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents this morning. Such check-ins are routine. But today is different. The stay on her deportation order expired last week. It means she's

Why Chinese People Won’t Boycott Trump Fashion

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The following is an excerpt from Beijing bureau | February 15, 2017 | BBC.com |

In a week that saw a political storm after Nordstrom dropped Ivanka Trump fashion lines and reports in the US media that her younger sister …

Vice Admiral Robert Harward offered National Security Adviser job

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Vice Admiral Robert S. Harward, commanding officer of Combined Joint Interagency Task Force 435, greets an Afghan official during his visit to Zaranj, Afghanistan, January 6, 2011. Picture taken January 6, 2011. Photo courtesy of Sgt. Shawn Coolman/Department of Defense/Handout

Why Justin Trudeau Won’t Criticize Trump

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The following is an excerpt from Chris Berube | February 15, 2017 | Slate.com |

For Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Monday’s meeting at the White House with Donald Trump went pretty much as well as possible. Trump promised that …

Will Edward Snowden Return To US? Kremlin Denies Plans Of ‘Gifting’ NSA Whistleblower To US

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The following is an excerpt from PRANSHU RATHI | February 14, 2017 | ibtimes.com |

A Russian government spokesman Monday refuted media reports that suggested that Moscow is considering handing over the former NSA contractor turned whistleblower Edward Snowden as …

Authorities Ignored California Dam Warning For 12 Years, Say Environmentalists

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The following is an excerpt from rt.com | February 14, 2017 |

A warning issued 12 years ago that California’s Oroville Dam could be at risk of eroding was apparently ignored by the authorities. America’s tallest dam was reported to …

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