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Netanyahu trip to Congress provokes harsh reaction from US Jewish leaders

Israeli prime minister’s decision to instigate a high-level confrontation with the White House is not winning favor in the Jewish community<p>Only one head of government is in the hall of fame of Cheltenham high school, just outside Philadelphia: prime minister Binyamin Netanyahu of Israel.<p>Netanyahu …

Haitian's Lynching Renews Protests Against Dominican Citizenship Law

A Haitian man was lynched at a public plaza in the Dominican Republic this week. Authorities there say it was the result of a personal dispute, but activists claim it's part of rising racial animus and anti-Haitian attitudes in the Caribbean nation.<p>The lynching came during an already tense time for …

Islamic militants seize radio, TV stations in central Libya

TRIPOLI, Libya (AP) — Gunmen from an al-Qaida inspired militia have taken over radio and television stations in the central Libyan city of Sirte, a …

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Afghanistan war veteran makes history as first jockey to race with prosthetic leg

Captain Guy Disney, whose right leg was amputated following an injury in Afghanistan, competed at the Royal Artillery Gold Cup in Sandown<p>An Afghanistan war veteran has made history after becoming the first jockey with a prosthetic leg to compete in a race in Britain.<p>Captain Guy Disney, whose right …

Sunni tribal leader and seven others killed in Baghdad ambush

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraq’s two main parliamentary lists including Sunni lawmakers suspended their activities on Saturday in protest at the killing of a prominent Sunni tribal leader and the kidnapping of a Sunni member of parliament the night before.<p>Men mourn during the funeral of prominent Iraqi …

ISIS Attacks Air Base While Wearing Iraqi Military Uniforms

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