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Haifa man charged with murdering wife as Knesset to vote on domestic violence bill

A Haifa man was charged with murder for allegedly killing his wife last month after she left him, prosecutors said Monday, hours before the Knesset was set to vote on…

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Likud vows to stymie US visa bill since it eases barriers on Palestinian travelers

Despite entreaties from the US’s top diplomat in Israel to enable the passage of legislation deemed critical for advancing Israel’s ability to join the United States’ visa-free list, Likud has…

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Lawmakers work to override metro law opposition, pass bill before government falls

With the Knesset on the verge of dissolution, the coalition is still working to pass the so-called metro bill designed to expedite the development and construction of a sprawling subway…

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Ex-NYC mayor Bill de Blasio says he no longer supports AIPAC

Former New York City mayor Bill de Blasio said he no longer supports the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) and would reject the pro-Israel lobby’s endorsement, if offered, in…

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Government advances ‘problematic’ bill that would block defendant Netanyahu’s return

A Knesset legal adviser told lawmakers Sunday it would be “problematic” to legislate a controversial bill to block politicians under criminal indictment from forming a government while elections were on…

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‘Lives will be saved’: Biden signs landmark gun violence bill into law

WASHINGTON (AP) — US President Joe Biden on Saturday signed the most sweeping gun violence bill in decades, a bipartisan compromise that seemed unimaginable until a recent series of mass…

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Senate approves bipartisan gun violence bill for tougher background checks

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate easily approved a bipartisan gun violence bill on Thursday that seemed unthinkable a month ago, setting up final approval of what will be Congress’ most…

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Bennett says he’ll vote against bill that would block Netanyahu from serving as PM

Prime Minister Naftali Bennett on Wednesday announced that he will vote against a bill barring a lawmaker charged with a serious crime from becoming prime minister. After Bennett and Foreign…

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Bill de Blasio seeks forgiveness in bid for Orthodox votes in Borough Park

New York Jewish Week — Seeking the endorsement of Borough Park Orthodox leaders in his run for Congress, former New York City mayor Bill de Blasio apologized for a 2020…

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Civil jury finds Bill Cosby guilty of sexually abusing 16-year-old girl in 1975

SANTA MONICA, California (AP) — Jurors at a civil trial found Tuesday that Bill Cosby sexually abused a 16-year-old girl at the Playboy Mansion in 1975. The Los Angeles County…

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