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Should Egypt Aid Be Pulled Over Morsi Remarks?

By Anne Cohen

The Simon Wiesenthal Center has called on the White House to withhold aid to Egypt over President Mohamed Morsi’s controversial comments about JewsRead More


Chuck Hagel's Chances of Confirmation Improve

By Reuters

Former Republican Senator Chuck Hagel appears increasingly likely to be confirmed as U.S. defense secretary, thanks to support from two key senators and the lack of an overt campaign against him by mainstream pro-Israel groups.Read More


Youngest Person Saved by Oskar Schindler Dies

By JTA

The youngest person saved by German industrialist Oskar Schindler has died.Read More


Woman Indicted in Noah Pozner Fundraising Scam

By Reuters

A 37-year-old New York woman was indicted by a federal grand jury Tuesday on charges she lied to federal agents investigating fraudulent fundraising schemes tied to the Sandy Hook school shooting.Read More


Daniel Edelman, PR Pioneer, Dies at 92

By Anne Cohen

Daniel J. Edelman, founder of the huge public relations that bears his name, has died. He was 92.Read More


GOP Demands Cuts in Sandy Aid Battle

By Reuters

The fight over federal aid to victims of Superstorm Sandy resumed on Tuesday with the House of Representatives set to consider $50.7 billion in additional funds that some Republicans want to reduce or offset with other spending cuts.Read More


Internet Activists Plan Protest Over Aaron Swartz

By Susan Armitage

Internet activists plan to protest at the Justice Department in memory of Aaron Swartz, who committed suicide while awaiting trial on controversial federal hacking charges.Read More


U.S. Blasts Morsi 'Apes and Pigs' Remark on Jews

By Reuters

The U.S. government on Tuesday strongly condemned disparaging comments about Jews that Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi was reported to have made almost three years ago when he was a Muslim Brotherhood leader, and urged him to repudiate his remarks.Read More


Israel Blocks Palestinians From Returning to E1

By Reuters

Israeli police, using stun grenades, blocked about 50 Palestinian activists who tried on Tuesday to reoccupy tents they pitched last week on a patch of West Bank land which Israel wants for Jewish settlements.Read More


Chuck Schumer Announces Support for Chuck Hagel

By Nathan Guttman

One of Chuck Hagel’s greatest potential obstacles on his path to approval as defense secretary has now been removed.Read More


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