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Israel’s Netanyahu calls on US to veto UN’s anti-settlement resolution

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu urged the U.S. Wednesday to use its veto power to block a United Nations resolution demanding a halt to Israeli settlement activities in Palestinian territory and declares that all existing settlements “have no legal validity” and are “a flagrant violation” of international law. The draft resolution, circulated by Egypt, also stresses

U.S. to push ahead on climate pact before Trump takes over

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said on Sunday the Obama administration would do everything it could to implement a global agreement to combat climate change before President-elect Donald Trump takes office. Kerry made the comments during a visit to New Zealand just before setting off to Marrakesh, Morocco to take part in climate talks

Pat Buchanan: Who Gave Us Justice Ginsburg?

“Her mind is shot.” That was the crisp diagnosis of Donald Trump on hearing the opinion of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on the possibility he might become president. It all began with an interview last week when the justice was asked for her thoughts on a Trump presidency. Ginsburg went on a tear. “I can’t

Sorry: Supreme Court Justice Ginsburg ‘regrets’ Trump criticisms

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on Thursday said she regrets making critical comments about Republican presidential contender Donald Trump. “On reflection, my recent remarks in response to press inquiries were ill-advised and I regret making them,” she said in a statement issued by the court. Ginsburg, the 83-year-old senior liberal member of the

Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s slam of Trump does the nation no favors

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s transparency has long been one of her most admirable traits. The U.S. Supreme Court is a particularly opaque institution, and Ginsburg has been a leader in trying to make the court less so. With her repeated public criticisms of presumptive GOP nominee Donald Trump, however, she has gone too far. Ginsburg

California Fault Lines And The Area Around Yellowstone Are Shaking Like Crazy

Michael Snyder, End Of The American Dream Over the past few days the mainstream media has been fixated on the largest mass shooting in U.S. history, but meanwhile, there has been highly unusual seismic activity along major fault lines in California and near the Yellowstone supervolcano.  Let’s talk about Yellowstone first.  In recent months, the big

Contested convention chances down after Trump takes NY

The chances of a contested Republican presidential convention slid to their lowest in more than three weeks on Wednesday after Donald Trump swept to a critical victory in New York’s primary, according to PredictIt, an online market for placing bets on U.S. and world politics. With Trump netting most of the state’s 95 delegates and

No Pain No Gain as Tattoo Regret Fueling Laser Removals

 Jimmy McManus slides up his shorts and points a laser at his inked thigh to show how he can blast off unwanted tattoos. The part-time electrician began offering the service at Chapel Tattoo in Melbourne eight months ago to address a byproduct of the global body art boom: tattoo regret. Removing the skin designs has

Search for Flight MH370: Chinese Ship Detects Second Signal in Hunt for Plane

 A Chinese ship hunting for the Malaysian jet that vanished March 8 detected a second, longer unidentified signal as an international fleet tries to find the plane before its black boxes’ 30-day power supply runs out. A third sound was picked up yesterday in a different location by Australia‘s Ocean Shield. That vessel will be

Powerful earthquake strikes off Chile, triggers tsunami

NEW: U.S. Geological Survey reports at least nine significant aftershocks An 8.2-magnitude earthquake struck off the coast of northern Chile on Tuesday evening, generating a tsunami, authorities said. The U.S. Geological Survey reported the quake, which hit at at 6:46 p.m. local time, was centered some 60 miles northwest of Iquique at a depth of