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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

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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

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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 —

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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

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

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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