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- U.N. Human Rights head accuses Israel of war crimes
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Topic - Politics
The Federal Aviation Administration has lifted its ban on U.S. flights to Israel, which it had imposed out of concern over the risk of planes being hit by Hamas rockets.
Texas is deploying National Guard troops to the border — and the White House is sending in the research team.
The U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights, Navi Pillay, suggested in the wake of the Palestinian death toll hitting nearly 700 that Israel was guilty of war crimes.
Jeb Bush, former Florida governor and possible 2016 presidential contender, said Congress should not use the current crisis at the U.S.-Mexico border as an excuse not to pass broader immigration fixes.
Sen. Saxby Chambliss of Georgia, the top Republican on the Senate Intelligence Committee, said he believes that more classified information on the recent downing of the Malaysian jetliner should be released and that the incident is at least indirectly tied to the Russian government.
Sen. Bob Corker, Tennessee Republican, said Wednesday there are many Republicans better known than he is who can run for president as a problem-solver, but he didn't rule out the possibility down the road.
The Wikipedia page for Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was revised on Tuesday with all biographical information removed and replaced with a large, single Palestinian flag.
When U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder was serving as deputy attorney general at the Justice Department under then-president Bill Clinton, he refused to endorse a local initiative in Richmond, Virginia, credited by locals for dramatically reducing gun violence in their city.
Secretary of State John Kerry touched down at Israel's main airport on Wednesday, a trip made in defiance of Federal Aviation Administration bans on travel to the Jewish state.
A spokesman for Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Wednesday that Israel does airport security "very, very well" and that he hopes American airlines will be back flying into the country soon.
For the second time in just a few weeks, President Obama has made the claim that he's not very partisan — and that, in fact, his favorite president hailed from the Republican Party.
Sen. John Thune, South Dakota Republican, said new reports of two downed fighter jets in Eastern Ukraine demonstrates some of the capabilities pro-Russia separatists have and how important it is that the United States stops any arms flow from Russia into Ukraine.
For all the talk about a possible "Katrina moment" for President Obama for his failure to visit the southern border and witness firsthand the crisis of illegal minor-age immigrant border crossers, his numbers are holding steady. But that could be because they were already so low.
Republican David Perdue, who on Tuesday defeated Rep. Jack Kingston in a primary run-off in the race to replace retiring Sen. Saxby Chambliss, said Wednesday he plans to run against Democrats' policies over the last six years in the fall general election.
The Senate Veterans Affairs Committee unanimously endorsed Robert McDonald on Wednesday to be the next secretary of the VA, sending his nomination to the full Senate for a vote.