Rob Shav

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5 Things to Know About the U.S. Embassy’s Move to Jerusalem

The decision to relocate the U.S. Embassy has touched off deadly protests and will likely rattle the Middle East peace process<p>The U.S. moved its embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem on Monday afternoon sparking deadly clashes between Palestinian protestors and the Israeli military. …

Middle East

Students Walk Out to Protest Gun Violence: Pictures

New York City Politics

Conor Lamb Wins Pennsylvania House Seat, Giving Democrats a Map for Trump Country

Conor Lamb, a Democrat and former Marine, scored a razor-thin but extraordinary upset in a special House election in southwestern Pennsylvania after a few thousand absentee ballots cemented a Democratic victory in the heart of President Trump’s Rust Belt base.<p>The Republican candidate, Rick Saccone, …

Conor Lamb

Marvel Head Crowns Black Panther Studio’s ‘Best Movie Ever’

Everyone black, black-adjacent or alive who has seen <i>Black Panther</i> knows that it is beyond.<p>And praise is pouring in from all quarters, even from …

Secret Service: Donald Trump Jr. didn't have agency's protection at time of meeting

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> The Secret Service is pushing back on President Donald Trump's attorney's remarks Sunday that there was nothing questionable going on at a meeting last summer between Trump's eldest son, Donald Trump Jr., a Russian lawyer and top members of Trump's campaign.<p>"Well, I wonder why …

Donald Trump

Health Benefits of Swiss Chard

Swiss chard is the popular green leafy vegetable of European origin. It is closely associated with beets and even has the identical scientific …

The Coretta Scott King letter Elizabeth Warren was trying to read

<b>(CNN) —</b> In 1986, Coretta Scott King, the widow of Martin Luther King Jr., wrote a letter to Sen. Strom Thurmond criticizing Jeff Sessions, who was then a nominee to be a federal judge.<p>On Tuesday night, Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren attempted to read part of the letter on the Senate floor. …

Rights & Freedoms

Senators fear Sessions debate shows chamber in crisis

WASHINGTON — The bitter fight over the confirmation of Sen. Jeff Sessions as attorney general — marked by Republicans forcing Democratic Sen. Elizabeth Warren to stop speaking Tuesday night — is threatening to tear apart the chamber and derail bipartisan cooperation, Senate leaders of both parties …

The Indian spy princess who died fighting the Nazis

She was a Muslim. A refugee. A princess. A guerrilla fighter, trained in bomb-making, sabotage and secret communications. But above all, she was a war hero.<p>Noor Inayat Khan was a British agent during World War II. And she made the ultimate sacrifice in the fight against fascism.<p>She was “a citizen …

Trump says his critics ‘pull out the racist card’

President Trump accused television pundits and other critics of playing "the racist card" when they characterize him or his policies as anti-Muslim or anti-black.<p>Fox News Channel personality Bill O'Reilly asked Trump in an interview that aired Tuesday night whether his feelings are hurt when …

Avocado vs Pineapple – Difference and Comparison

Avocado and Pineapple are without a doubt one of the most delicious fruits across the world. Avocados are cultivated in tropical as well as …

Nutrition

Why Donald Trump Bears Blame for Making America Less Safe

The president’s attack on a federal judge and the “court system" add to his short-sighted approach to protecting the United States.<p>On Sunday, President Trump declared that “if something happens”—the “something” in question, implicitly, being an Islamist terrorist attack<i>—</i>Americans should blame the …

Donald Trump

George HW Bush narrowly escaped comrades' fate of being killed and eaten by Japanese captors

The former President George HW Bush narrowly escaped being beheaded and eaten by Japanese soldiers when he was shot down over the Pacific in the Second World War, a shocking new history published in America has revealed.<p>The book, Flyboys, is the result of historical detective work by James Bradley, …

History

Steve Harvey Met With Trump To Discuss Housing And Some People Are Not Happy About It

Steve Harvey shocked many by meeting with Donald Trump on Friday, sparking some sharp reactions to his possible role in aiding Ben Carson to “bring positive change to inner cities.” The <i>Family Feud</i> host shared his reasoning behind accepting the meeting upon exiting Trump Tower and in a written post …

Why Amazon's Echo is totally dominating — and what Google, Microsoft, and Apple have to do to catch up

In 2016, the Amazon Echo line of devices appeared to have a great sales year, with the cheap Echo Dot smart speaker finishing out the holiday shopping season as the best-selling item on all of Amazon.com. Forrester research estimates that 6 million Amazon Echo devices were sold by the end of …

Trump unleashes Twitter attack against civil rights legend

NEW YORK (AP) — Donald Trump tore into civil rights legend John Lewis on Saturday for questioning the legitimacy of the Republican billionaire's …

Carrie Fisher: A Life in Pictures

Carrie Fisher

Amazon Echo murder case amplifies the question of what ‘always on’ really means

Some people have wondered if smart speakers like Amazon’s Echo devices, or its closest contender, the Google Home, are constantly capturing audio data, rather than just listening when the right wake word is uttered. Now a court case is bringing the issue to the fore, and it could potentially show …

Obama administration is close to announcing measures to punish Russia for election interference

The Obama administration is close to announcing a series of measures to punish Russia for its interference in the 2016 presidential election, including economic sanctions and diplomatic censure, according to U.S. officials.<p>The administration is finalizing the details, which also are expected to …

Here’s How Much Indiana Is Paying to Keep 1,000 Carrier Jobs

Indiana state officials have agreed to give United Technologies Corp $7 million worth of tax breaks to encourage the company to keep at least 1,069 …

The alchemy of Trump's victory, at odds with popular vote

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump's muscular performance with working-class whites overwhelmed the national trend toward a more diverse population that …

Donald Trump: Tom Brady called me about his vote, Belichick wrote letter

Trump made the announcement at a New Hampshire rally on the eve of the election<p>The 2016 U.S. presidential election will be over Tuesday, which will …