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Jul 25 2014
Israel's Security Cabinet unanimously rejected a cease-fire proposal Friday that called for a week-long truce in the deadly conflict.
The proposal by U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry called for a temporary pause in fighting to allow Israelis and Palestinians to broker a broader deal. Israeli TV reported the deal was rejected mainly because Israel would have to cut short its effort atUSA TODAY
May 01 2019
It was a ploy that from its outset felt like a long shot. Before dawn Tuesday, Juan Guaido, flanked by his political mentor Leopoldo Lopez and a handful of soldiers who had broken ranks, issued a message to Venezuela and the world: The time to topple Nicolas Maduro’s authoritarian regime was right now.
By Wednesday morning, with Maduro still firmly in control of the military command,Bloomberg
Jun 18 2018
The President cows his critics, but he should be careful how much loyalty he demands.John Fund
Apr 27 2015
Former President George W. Bush reportedly delivered a broadside against his successor's foreign policies in a closed-door meeting over the weekend, ripping the pending Iran nuclear deal in what may be his most direct criticism to date -- as Washington and Tehran resume talks.
Secretary of State John Kerry is meeting Monday with his Iranian counterpart Mohammad Javad Zarif in New YorkFox News (Online News)
Dec 11 2014
For a fresh view of the foreign policy debate simmering among Republicans, take a look at the recent war about war between Sens. John McCain of Arizona and Rand Paul of Kentucky.
Mr. McCain, the party’s 2008 presidential nominee, has squared off with Mr. Paul, who is thinking about running for president in 2016, over Mr. Paul’s effort to force an 11th-hour vote on a resolution toWall Street Journal (News)
Aug 21 2019
“Planned Parenthood said on Monday it was withdrawing from a federal program subsidizing reproductive healthcare for low-income women after the Trump administration banned participants in the program from referring women to abortion providers… the policy [also] requires financial and physical separation between facilities funded by Title X and those where actual abortions are performed.” (The Flip Side
Dec 09 2014
The director of the CIA insisted Tuesday that US agents' use of brutal interrogation techniques against Al-Qaeda suspects helped prevent attacks, in the wake of a critical Senate report.
John Brennan admitted that mistakes had been made in the years following the September 11, 2001 attacks on US cities.
But he said the Central Intelligence Agency's own review found that harshNewsmax (News)
Apr 14 2015
Tuesday is Equal Pay Day, the day selected each year by the National Committee on Pay Equity, a coalition of women’s, civil rights and labor groups, to draw attention to how much longer women must work to earn what men earned in the previous year. In 1963, when President John F. Kennedy signed the Equal Pay Act, a woman working full time year-round typically made 59 cents for every dollar paidNew York Times (News)
Apr 11 2015
Millions of additional people now have health insurance thanks to the Affordable Care Act and the historic expansion of coverage it has made possible. But the nation’s total spending on medical care hasn’t exploded, as legions of “Obamacare” critics predicted it would.
In fact, America’s health care bill is turning out to be a lot smaller than economists thought it would be by thisHuffPost
Jun 25 2019
House Democratic leaders on Tuesday unveiled a set of changes to a $4.5 billion package to address the flow of migrants at the southern border in an effort to win over skeptical progressive and Hispanic lawmakers.
Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) and Democratic leaders met with members of the Progressive and Hispanic caucuses late into the night on Monday to win over their support toThe Hill