Israel and Evangelicals: New U.S. Embassy Signals a Growing Alliance

Israel and Evangelicals: New U.S. Embassy Signals a Growing Alliance

It was a “gut punch for most American Jews,” the liberal Israeli newspaper Haaretz wrote in an editorial published Friday. The editorial charged that the evangelical alliance “erodes Israel’s standing in its traditional power centers — above all U.S. Jews,...
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Havana plane crash leaves more than 100 dead

Image copyright EPA Image caption The plane came down in fields near the airport More than 100 people have died after a Boeing 737 airliner crashed near Jose Marti International Airport in Havana, Cuban state media say. Three people have...
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Venezuela political prisoners ‘revolt’ at Caracas jail

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Relatives gathered outside the headquarters of the secret service, where inmates have staged an uprising Relatives of political prisoners held in one of Venezuela’s most notorious prisons say the inmates have staged ...
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Nicaragua unrest: Protesters confront Ortega in televised debate

Image copyright Reuters Image caption President Daniel Ortega told the meeting he wanted to restore peace Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega and opposition groups have traded angry accusations in a televised debate designed to ease weeks of unrest. Mr Ortega s...
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Venezuela crisis: Cereal maker Kellogg ends operations

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Kellogg’s Corn Flakes could now be in short supply in this Caracas supermarket US-based cereal maker Kellogg says it is pulling out of Venezuela because of the economic deterioration in the country. Workers said they...
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From comeback kid to turbulence

Image copyright AFP Image caption Argentines are angry that the government turned to the IMF (FMI in Spanish) Argentina has been called the comeback kid of the global economy. Over the past two years its business-friendly President, Mauricio Macri, has...
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Missing Joe Tilley found dead in Colombia

Image copyright @FindJoeTilley Image caption Joe Tilley had last been seen near the Fin del Mundo waterfall on 5 May A British man who went missing in Colombia a week ago has been found dead at the foot of a...
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Junot Díaz: Pulitzer to review misconduct claims against US author

Image copyright EPA Image caption Mr Diaz said he took responsibility for his past The Pulitzer prize board says it will investigate allegations of sexual harassment made against its member, Pulitzer-winning author Junot Díaz. The 49-year-old, who was elected...
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Diego Rivera painting beats Frida Kahlo’s record

Image copyright EPA Image caption The Rivals was commissioned by Abby Rockefeller A painting by Mexican artist Diego Rivera has been sold by Christie’s in New York for a record $9.76m (£7.17m), the highest price paid for a Latin American...
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Nicaragua protests: Tens of thousands in new anti-government rallies

Image copyright EPA Image caption Protesters waved the Nicaraguan flag and shouted anti-government slogans Tens of thousands of Nicaraguans have taken part in fresh anti-government protests in the capital, Managua, and in Matagalpa y Chinandega. Wearing the bl...
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