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Schumer: Wealthy Must Pay Share of Taxes

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A top Senate Democrat on Tuesday called for scrapping a tax reform model of lowering tax rates for all Americans that has been the rule since Ronald Reagan was president, and instead said the rich should pay more to help pare federal deficits.Read More


French Jew Scoops Physics Nobel Prize

By JTA

Serge Haroche, a French-Jewish physicist, has won the Nobel Prize in Physics jointly with David Wineland from the United States.Read More


Church Leaders Slam U.S. 'Unconditional' Israel Aid

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Fifteen leaders of U.S. churches and other faith-based organizations have asked Congress to reevaluate U.S. military aid to Israel.Read More


Iran Can Manage Hit From Sanctions: IMF

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Iran will manage to bring its high inflation lower and return to growth next year despite Western sanctions over its nuclear programme, according to projections from the International Monetary Fund.Read More


Supreme Court Takes Up Affirmative Action Case

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The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday is set to hear arguments on whether colleges and universities can continue to favor minority candidates in admissions policies.Read More


Slovenia May Vote To Ban Kosher Slaughter

By JTA

Slovenia’s National Assembly is set to vote on a proposed ban on all ritual slaughter, which the European Union member country’s government recently submitted for approval.Read More


Belgian Jewish Leader Branded 'Enemy of Islam'

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Belgian Health Minister Laurette Onkelinx has complained to police about a pamphlet naming a Jewish member of her party an “enemy of Islam.”Read More


Study: Iran Would Need 2-4 Months to Amass Bomb Material

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Iran would currently need at least two to four months to produce enough weapons-grade uranium for one nuclear bomb, and additional time to make the device itself, a U.S. security institute said on Monday.Read More


Romney Offers Sweeping Critique of Obama Foreign Policy

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Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney offered a sweeping critique of President Barack Obama’s handling of threats in the Middle East on Monday in a foreign policy address in which he tried to present himself as a credible mainstream alternative.Read More


Hungarian Radio Praises Attack on Jewish Leader

By JTA

A Hungarian nationalist online radio station called the recent assault on a Jewish community leader in Budapest a “response to general Jewish terrorism.”Read More





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