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Prosecutors seek Trump gag order in NY hush money criminal case

The requests noted Trump's "longstanding history of attacking witnesses, investigators, prosecutors, judges and others involved in legal proceedings against him."

By REUTERS
26/02/2024

How Trump defeated Nikki Haley in her home state of South Carolina

Trump's victory on Saturday was not a complete blowout but he still defeated Haley by a comfortable 20 percentage points on her home turf.

By REUTERS
25/02/2024
United States Supreme Court

US justice has been hijacked by Middle East politics

When a judge acknowledges that foreign policy is not in the purview of his role, he should act accordingly. Yet, in this case, White did not.

By JORDAN COPE
25/02/2024

Pro-Israel Rep. Ritchie Torres left the Congressional Progressive Caucus. Or did it leave him?

Torres was first elected to represent his Bronx district in 2020, becoming one of the first two gay Black members of Congress.

By RON KAMPEAS/JTA
23/02/2024

Jewish Democrats in Congress call for temporary ceasefire to return hostages, provide aid to Gaza

In the letter, the representatives said the hostages and their families simply could not wait any longer, they also called on Biden to enable a massive surge in humanitarian aid to Gaza.

By HANNAH SARISOHN
22/02/2024

Democratic Sen. urges Biden not to send offensive weapons to Israel in arms transfer

Kaine recommended that defensive articles be prioritized over offensive weapons that risk significant harm to civilians and a further deepening of the Gaza crisis.

By HANNAH SARISOHN
22/02/2024

Michigan's Arab American, left-wing communities vow 'uncommitted' against Biden in upcoming primary

"Michigan voters are sending Biden a clear message in the February 27 Democratic primary that he can count us out.

By HANNAH SARISOHN
22/02/2024

US foreign policy expert calls to revise the Biden-Netanyahu relationship

One example of Haass's proposed strategy for navigating the Israel-Hamas conflict is for Biden to deliver a speech outlining the intentions of the war before the Israeli Knesset.

Donald Trump must pay $354.9 million, barred from NY business for 3 years, judge rules

Trump has denied wrongdoing and called the case a political vendetta by New York Attorney General Letitia James, an elected Democrat.

By REUTERS
16/02/2024

US Rep. Tlaib accuses IDF of sexual violence against Palestinian children

Rep. Rashida Tlaib references sexual violence committed against Palestinians by the IDF, while failing to condemn Hamas's atrocities and sexual violence perpetrated against Israelis on October 7.

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