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Airbnb Ends West Bank Settlement Listings, Causing Uproar in Israel

Settler leaders called Airbnb’s decision “anti-Semitic.” In a measure of the depth of the dispute over the territory, one Palestinian leader said Airbnb had not gone far enough. Saeb Erekat, the secretary general of the Palestine [...]

GOP pushes Trump for new attorney general amid Mueller uproar

“If we had some confidence that there is somebody nominated that would be confirmed in a reasonable period of time, to me it seems like it would relieve a lot of the controversy,” said Senate Majority Whip John Cornyn of Texas. | Jacquelyn [...]

Mnuchin Defends Trip to Saudi Arabia Amid Uproar Over Khashoggi Killing

JERUSALEM — Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on Sunday defended his decision to meet with Saudi officials this week, saying his trip was aimed at reinforcing ties at a critical moment, as the United States tries to ratchet up pressure [...]

Missouri’s Josh Hawley says anti-Kavanaugh uproar ‘hugely motivating’ for voters

Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley said Sunday that Supreme Court Justice Brett M. Kavanaugh’s contentious confirmation has been “hugely motivating” to voters upset by the “smear campaign” and “mob behavior.” “I do think the [...]

Amid Growing Uproar, Poland to Remove 27 Supreme Court Justices

[unable to retrieve full-text content] The forced dismissal of the judges, including the court’s president, has provoked cries of “Soviet-style justice” while posing a test for the European Union. Source: NYT > World
Palestinian Leader Incites Uproar With Speech Condemned as Anti-Semitic
David M. Friedman, the United States ambassador to Israel, said Mr. Abbas had “reached a new low,” adding, “To all those who think Israel is the reason that we don’t have peace, think again.” Mr. Abbas is presiding over the [...]
Chinese Social Media Site Reverses Gay Content Ban After Uproar
Internet users welcomed the change on Monday. Still, some said the company owed gays an apology. “It is totally insincere,” Bai Fei, a feminist activist in Shanghai, said of the announcement. “They have already harmed us. I want [...]
Nunes challenger seizes on FBI memo uproar
It’s been a rough week for House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes, the California Republican at the center of a Washington firestorm after crafting a memo alleging bias and misconduct at the FBI and Department of Justice. But [...]