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Voters Reject Curbs on Unions and Abortion

By Forward Staff

Voters turned back moves to limit union rights in Ohio and to further restrict abortion rights in Mississippi, both of which were seen as modest Democratic victories a year away from the 2012 general election.Read More


Sarkozy Reflects World's Frustration With Bibi

By Haaretz

If a remark by French President Nicolas Sarkozy publicized Tuesday is any indication, not much is left of what was once a strong friendship between himself and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, dating back to when both men were finance ministers.Read More


Continental Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Israel

By Haaretz

A Continental Airlines Boeing 777 aircraft made an emergency landing at Ben-Gurion International Airport on Wednesday after pilots noticed smoke coming from the baggage compartment after takeoff.Read More


Ahmadinejad Vows Iran Won't Retreat One 'Iota'

By Haaretz

President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said on Wednesday that Iran won’t retreat “an iota” from its nuclear program and he strongly rejected a UN report claiming that Iran is seeking atomic weapons.Read More


ADL Calls Sarkozy and Obama 'Unpresidential'

The Anti-Defamation League called a reported exchange between French President Nicolas Sarkozy and President Obama disparaging Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu “decidedly unpresidential.”Read More


Peace Now Activist Gets Graffiti Death Threats

By JTA

Threatening graffiti was spray painted on the home of a Peace Now activist, one day after the group’s offices were evacuated due to a bomb threat.Read More


No Trial Move for Leiby Kletzky's Accused Killer

By Forward Staff

The accused killer of little Leiby Kletzky will face trial in Brooklyn after an appeals court reportedly rejected his bid for a change of venue.Read More


Sarkozy Tells Obama: Can't Stand 'Liar' Bibi

By Forward Staff

French President Nicolas Sarkozy told U.S. President Barack Obama last week he was fed up with dealing with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and considered him a liar.Read More


Barak Says No Decision Made on Attacking Iran

By Haaretz

Defense Minister Ehud Barak on Tuesday played down speculation that Israel intended to strike Iranian nuclear facilities, saying it had not decided to embark on any military operation.Read More


Two Yeshiva Students Killed in Van Crash

By Maia Efrem

Two Connecticut yeshiva students were killed and several injured when their bus crashed and rolled down an embankment. They were returning from their homes after a weekend in Brooklyn.Read More


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