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Why the FBI disagrees with CIA on Russian hack

12/12/2016 12:02 PM Updated: 4 months ago

  The Central Intelligence Agency last week announced that they believed Russia was not only involved in hacks into Democratic operatives’ email accounts but that Russia


Adolf Burger, Holocaust survivor and subject of Oscar-winner “The Counterfitters” dies

12/08/2016 3:30 PM Updated: 4 months ago

Adolf Burger, whose memoirs were the basis of the Austrian-German film “The Counterfeiters,” winner of the 2007 Academy Award for best foreign language film, has died

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Israel rejects offer by French president to meet with PA President Abbas

12/07/2016 1:00 PM Updated: 4 months ago

  In what appears to be a last ditch effort to revive peace negotiations between Israel and the Palestinian Authority, French president Francois Hollande invited Israeli

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Danish doctors campaign against circumcision

12/07/2016 11:13 AM Updated: 4 months ago

  The Danish Medical Association, a trade union representing 21,800 medical professionals, is recommending that no one under 18 be circumcised, stopping just short of calling


Merkel calls for veil ban in re-election pitch

12/06/2016 2:15 PM Updated: 4 months ago

  Essen (Germany) (AFP) – Chancellor Angela Merkel Tuesday lashed populists seeking to exploit Germany’s refugee influx, but set down a tough line on integration —


Bob Dylan won’t show but sends speech for Nobel ceremony

12/05/2016 2:30 PM Updated: 4 months ago

  Stockholm (AFP) – Music icon Bob Dylan won’t be at the Nobel prize ceremony this week to accept his award, but he has sent along

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Matteo Renzi’s Future on The Line as Italy Votes on His Fate

12/04/2016 10:14 AM Updated: 4 months ago

(AFP) – Prime Minister Matteo Renzi voted Sunday in a constitutional referendum that has put his future on the line, divided Italy and raised fears of


French Leftwing Field Wide Open After Hollande Bows out

12/02/2016 10:32 AM

  Paris (AFP) – French President Francois Hollande’s dramatic announcement that he will not seek a second term opens the way for his prime minister Manuel


Letters Show Paternal Side of Literary Giant Stefan Zweig

12/01/2016 6:00 PM Updated: 4 months ago

  Jerusalem (AFP) – A series of previously unknown letters by literary great Stefan Zweig to a young man reveals a paternal side of the Austrian


Holocaust-themed Skating Routine Somehow More Offensive Than It Sounds

11/27/2016 3:21 PM Updated: 4 months ago

  Audiences of Russian reality show “Ice Age” were treated to a strange spectacle recently, when two skaters performed a Holocaust-themed routine, complete with concentration camp


Anne Frank Poem Fetches 140,000 Euros at Dutch Auction

11/24/2016 10:00 AM Updated: 5 months ago

Haarlem (Netherlands) (AFP) – A very rare handwritten poem by Jewish diarist Anne Frank was sold for 140,000 euros to an unnamed online bidder Wednesday, fetching


Merkel ‘Not Happy’ Trump Scrapping Pacific Trade Deal

11/23/2016 11:00 AM Updated: 5 months ago

  Berlin (AFP) – German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Wednesday criticised plans by US President-elect Donald Trump to ditch a trans-Pacific trade deal, warning that future

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Facebook Announces 500 New Jobs in ‘Global Hub’ London

11/22/2016 2:00 PM Updated: 5 months ago

  London (AFP) – Facebook on Monday became the latest US tech giant to announce new investment in Britain with hundreds of extra jobs but hinted

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Worried European Leaders Look to Obama for Trump Clues

11/18/2016 12:30 PM Updated: 5 months ago

  Berlin (AFP) – European leaders were to seek assurances from US President Barack Obama Friday on the course Donald Trump might take, given the populist


(Video) Irish Senator Warns the World that America Just Elected a Fascist

11/17/2016 2:00 PM Updated: 5 months ago

Terrorist Plot, Linked to ISIS, Targeted Israeli Soccer Team

11/17/2016 11:00 AM Updated: 5 months ago

  Israel won a World Cup-qualifying match against Albania last week. The whole team owes the people of the Balkans a great thank you today, and


Circus Maximus Reopening as Rome Frets Over Vandals

11/17/2016 9:00 AM Updated: 5 months ago

  Rome (AFP) – A section of Rome’s Circus Maximus, the ancient venue for chariot racing, will be reopened to the public Thursday after seven years

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Bob Dylan to Skip Nobel Ceremony

11/16/2016 12:00 PM Updated: 5 months ago

Stockholm (AFP) – Music icon Bob Dylan will not attend the Nobel ceremony in December to accept his literature prize because he has “other commitments,” the

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After Trump’s Victory and Brexit, ‘Post-Truth’ Becomes Word of the Year

11/16/2016 11:00 AM Updated: 5 months ago

London (AFP) – Oxford Dictionaries chose “post-truth” as their word of the year on Wednesday, saying its use had spiked because of the Brexit vote in

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Trump’s Presidency Spell the End of the West

11/15/2016 4:30 PM Updated: 5 months ago

Washington (AFP) – Donald Trump’s election has thrown key US alliances into doubt, but could it yet destroy the liberal world order and the West as