Israel slams Palestinian leader Abbas for anti-Trump speech

Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman said on Monday that Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas had “lost his senses” following his fiery speech against President Donald Trump. Lieberman told Israel’s Army Radio that Abbas’ address symbolized his giving up on the prospect of peace negotiations and opting instead for a confrontation with both Israel and the United States. Abbas sharply escalated his […]

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Individual Mandate Now Gone, G.O.P. Targets the One for Employers

Having wiped out the requirement for people to have health insurance, Republicans in Congress are taking aim at a new target: rolling back the mandate in the Affordable Care Act that employers offer coverage to employees. And many employers are cheering the effort. While large companies have long offered health benefits, many have chafed at the detailed requirements under the […]

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NATO chief: UN convention won’t rid world of nuclear arms

NATO’s secretary general says the military alliance supports the idea of a world without nuclear weapons, but doesn’t believe it can be achieved by imposing a ban through the United Nations convention on nuclear weapons. Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said during a speech at a security conference in Sweden on Sunday that ridding the world of nuclear weapons requires a […]

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How to choose the best smart TV for your viewing habits

The right smart TV can vastly improve your home entertainment, filling your living room with on-demand content from Netflix, Hulu, Amazon Prime, and other streaming companies. But choosing the perfect set for your viewing habits means deciding on the screen resolution, display technology, and of course the platform that will serve as the device’s brains. Smart-TV specs can seem confusing, […]

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Trump declares dreamer program ‘probably dead’

Prospects for a bipartisan agreement to protect young immigrants from deportation and prevent a government shutdown later this week faded Sunday as key lawmakers traded sharp accusations and President Trump said hopes for a deal were “probably dead.” Negotiators spent last week seeking a solution that would shield young immigrants brought illegally to the United States as children, including the […]

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