There is no such thing as an easy vote in the current U.S. Senate, but Janet Yellen should have a relatively smooth path to confirmation if she is nominated by President Barack Obama to head the Federal Reserve.
Speaking for the first time in the name of the State of Palestine, Abbas said raising the UN status of Palestine to observer state was not aimed at deligitimizing Israel, but “to consecrate the legitimacy of a State that must exist, which is Palestine.”
Major League Baseball (MLB) Commissioner Bud Selig will retire at the end of his current term in January 2015, the league said on Thursday.
If you’re an evangelical and you support Donald Trump, isn’t that, well, not very Christian of you?
German prosecutors on Thursday charged a 93-year-old alleged former guard at the Auschwitz death camp as an accessory to murder, part of a renewed drive to bring lower-level Nazi collaborators to justice before they die.
The former chancellor of Yeshiva University may be excused from testifying at in the $380 million sex abuse lawsuit currently pending against the Modern Orthodox institution, the New York Post reported Thursday.6
Secretary of State John Kerry said he looked forward to a “good meeting” with Iran and major powers on Thursday but would not address what Iran needed to do to show a genuine desire to address its nuclear program.
The man behind a film that stoked anti-U.S. and anti-Jewish protests across the Muslim world was due for release from federal custody in California on Thursday after serving time for probation violations stemming from his role in making the video.
The good news for Israel in President Obama’s speech at the United Nations was his insistence that any steps Iran might take to solve the standoff over its nuclear program must be transparent and verifiable.
President Barack Obama concluded his speech to the United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday by saying, “I know what side of history I want the United States of America to be on.”6
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