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‘Metro Law’ in the balance as opposition seeks leverage over election schedule

Opposition lawmakers led by the Likud party appear to have seized on plans for an Israeli metro system — the country’s most ambitious public transportation project — as political leverage…

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Yamina rebel seeks to slow Knesset’s end, to allow more time to form alternate gov’t

Rebel Yamina MK Nir Orbach, who left the coalition last week, is trying to hold up the legislative process of dispersing the Knesset by refraining from convening the committee he…

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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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Parliamentary elections open in France as left seeks to challenge Macron

France began voting in the first round of parliamentary elections on Sunday, with a resurgent and newly unified left seeking to thwart President Emmanuel Macron’s plans for reform. Elections for…

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Blueprint for Western Galilee seeks to double population, develop coastal areas

A new master plan consisting of some 60 projects to further develop the Western Galilee is being considered by decision-makers in the Ministry of Construction and Housing. The plan seeks…

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Metro plans in the spotlight as Israel seeks transportation solutions

Plans for a metro rail system in central Israel have been moving forward steadily, with about half of the proposed network already approved. According to the plan, some 45 kilometers…

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Justice Department probe seeks to shed light on police time lapse in Uvalde shooting

AP — Since the Columbine High School massacre more than 20 years ago, police have been trained to quickly confront shooters in the horrific attacks that have followed. But officers…

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