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Trump Changes Decades-old US Position on Illegality of Israeli Settlements
2019-11-19 22:42:01
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WASHINGTON — Reversing decades of carefully worded U.S. policy, the Trump administration on Monday said that, in its view, Israeli settlements in the occupied West Bank do not violate international law. The move could clear the way for Israel’s annexation... Read More

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In Philadelphia, Women Outnumber Men by 90,000 — the Widest ‘Gender Gap’ Among Major US Cities In The News
In Philadelphia, Women Outnumber Men by 90,000 — the Widest ‘Gender Gap’ Among Major US Cities
2019-11-19 19:08:23
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PHILADELPHIA — At 74, Rosa Rodriguez keeps outliving her men. Her husband and two boyfriends died at relatively young ages. Meanwhile, Rodriguez, a former worker in a sewing factory, continues to enjoy cooking, watching TV and socializing at Norris Square... Read More

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Supreme Court Steps Into Google-Oracle Copyright Fight In The News
Supreme Court Steps Into Google-Oracle Copyright Fight
2019-11-18 20:20:52
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WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court agreed Friday to decide a long-running copyright dispute between technology giants Oracle and Google. The case stems from Google’s development of its hugely popular Android operating system by using Oracle’s Java programming language. Oracle claims... Read More

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Chief Justice Orders Delay in House Fight for Trump Records In The News
Chief Justice Orders Delay in House Fight for Trump Records
2019-11-18 20:07:21
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WASHINGTON —  Chief Justice John Roberts on Monday imposed an indefinite delay in the House of Representatives’ demand for President Donald Trump’s financial records. Roberts’ order Monday provides no hint about how the Supreme Court ultimately will resolve the dispute.... Read More

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Klobuchar Vies With Surging Buttigieg for Iowa Moderates In The News
Klobuchar Vies With Surging Buttigieg for Iowa Moderates
2019-11-18 19:40:57
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There’s a Midwestern Democrat running for president who’s surging in Iowa right now with a plain-spoken appeal and a moderate message of inclusion. Unfortunately for Minnesota’s Amy Klobuchar, that candidate is Indiana’s Pete Buttigieg. The mayor of South Bend shot... Read More

Under New Rule, Hospitals Will Have to Share Information on Pricing In The News
Under New Rule, Hospitals Will Have to Share Information on Pricing
2019-11-18 19:34:21
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Hospitals will soon have to share price information they have long kept obscured — including how big a discount they offer cash-paying patients and rates negotiated with insurers — under a rule finalized Friday by the Trump administration. In a... Read More

Some Democrats See Political System Overhaul as Winning 2020 Issue In The News
Some Democrats See Political System Overhaul as Winning 2020 Issue
2019-11-18 19:30:06
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WASHINGTON — If Rep. Max Rose’s voters expected the freshman lawmaker from Staten Island, N.Y., to quiet down this election cycle about a major overhaul of the nation’s political system, they were mistaken. It was a centerpiece of the Democrat’s... Read More

Pelosi Says Trump Has Chance to Testify to Impeachment Panel In The News
Pelosi Says Trump Has Chance to Testify to Impeachment Panel
2019-11-18 19:25:08
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WASHINGTON — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Donald Trump can make his case directly to the Intelligence Committee, but she vowed to protect the whistleblower whose complaint triggered the impeachment inquiry of the president’s actions with Ukraine. “The president could... Read More

Where The Impeachment Case Stands as Democrats Prepare to Bring a Barrage of New Witnesses In The News
Where The Impeachment Case Stands as Democrats Prepare to Bring a Barrage of New Witnesses
2019-11-18 19:22:10
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WASHINGTON — Democrats this week enter a do-or-die phase of their impeachment inquiry following a week of public testimony, as they summon a flurry of witnesses they hope will convince the public that President Trump should be impeached for pressing... Read More

US-China Trade War Has Put Nearly 1.5 Million At Risk Of Possible Layoffs, Study Shows Trade
US-China Trade War Has Put Nearly 1.5 Million At Risk Of Possible Layoffs, Study Shows
2019-11-18 19:07:40
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WASHINGTON - The ongoing trade war between the United States and China has put about 1.46 million Americans at risk of being laid off or consigned to working dramatically reduced hours, a new study shows. Rolled out at a news... Read More

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