Netanyahu basks in Congress invitation, but may shake U.S. ties

Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu attends the weekly cabinet meeting in his office in Jerusalem January 4, 2015.

Netanyahu basks in Congress invitation, but may shake U.S. ties | Reuters >by: Luke Baker | 01/23/2015 19:08 CET | RePost: 01/25/2015 4:45:30 AM| JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Benjamin Netanyahu’s decision to accept an invitation to address the U.S. Congress just days before Israel’s parliamentary election offers him invaluable pre-vote publicity, but may also have shaken the balance of U.S.-Israel ties. John Boehner, the Republican speaker of the House of Representatives, […]

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US slaps sanctions on North Korea after Sony hack

President Obama Korean Sanctions

US slaps sanctions on North Korea after Sony hack | AP >by: JOSH LEDERMAN | 01/02/2015 9:33 PM EST |RePost: 01/03/2015 8:15:33 AM | HONOLULU (AP) — Opening a new front in its cyber spat with North Korea, the United States slapped new sanctions Friday on government officials and the North’s defense industry in its first public act of retribution for a cyber-attack against Sony. Despite lingering doubts by the cyber […]

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Democrat tipped blogger about Scalise’s meeting with white nationalists

Newly elected House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-LA) speaks to the media as Speaker of the House John Boehner (R) listens after House Republican leadership elections in the Longworth House Office Building on Capitol Hill in Washington, June 19, 2014.

Democrat tipped blogger about Republican lawmaker meeting with white nationalists | Reuters   >by: Jonathan Kaminsky | NEW ORLEANS Wed 12/31/2014 11:18pm EST | RePost: 01/02/2015 5:21:15 AM | (Reuters) – The campaign manager of a Democrat who challenged U.S. House Majority Whip Steve Scalise of Louisiana tipped off a blogger that the Republican lawmaker had spoken to a white supremacist group in 2002. However, Democrat Gilda Reed did not expose […]

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