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Netanyahu, a man in the middle, scrambles to give Trump a warm welcome

Netanyahu, a man in the middle, scrambles to give Trump a warm welcome

Netanyahu has pushed his government to accommodate the U.S. leader both on his trip and in his effort to broker the “ultimate deal” between Israel and the Palestinians.

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Tillerson

Rex Tillerson says Western Wall is ‘part of Jerusalem,’ avoids mention of Israeli sovereignty

Drake

Drake breaks record with 13 honors at Billboard Music Awards

Trump says he ‘never mentioned Israel’ in meeting with Russians

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United States

Minnesota Holocaust survivor, 88, awarded high school diploma

Esther Begam, who lost her entire family in the Shoah, was surrounded by her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren for the ceremony at Wayzata High.

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Israel & Middle East

Trump, family make private visit to Western Wall

Making the first visit to the wall by a sitting American president, Trump came with his wife, Melania, daughter Ivanka and son-in-law Jared Kushner.

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World

8 Panamanians receive Spanish citizenship under law of return for Sephardi Jews

The group swore allegiance to the Spanish Constitution and the King thanks to a law passed two years ago.

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Life & Culture

Carl Reiner

Carl Reiner, 95, dishes his secrets to longevity

In new HBO documentary “If You’re Not in the Obit, Eat Breakfast," the actor, director and writer interviews luminaries like Kirk Douglas and Betty White on the keys to living a long life.

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