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Israel’s Likud Party Members Call For Annexing Settlements

The ruling Likud Party’s central committee has unanimously endorsed a resolution calling for the annexation of West Bank settlements, sending a tough message to the Palestinians in the wake of President Donald Trump’s recognition of Israel’s capital, The Associated Press reports. The decision Sunday night marked the latest step by Likud to distance itself from the internationally backed idea of ...

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Chocolate is on track to go extinct in 40 years

Cacao plants are slated to disappear by as early as 2050 thanks to warmer temperatures and dryer weather conditions. Scientists at the University of California are teaming up with Mars company to try to save the crop before it’s too late. They’re exploring the possibility of using the gene-editing technology CRISPR to make crops that can survive the new challenges. ...

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Why America needs Mitt Romney

Mitt Romney: Your country needs you. The 2012 Republican presidential nominee has been reluctant to announce a primary challenge to Sen. Orrin G. Hatch of Utah, the longest-serving Republican senator in history. But America needs Romney to step up, to restore dignity to the Senate — and to save the country from the embarrassment Hatch has become. Hatch, long the ...

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Hear About the American ISIS Fighter Caught in Iraq? No?

Every year important news stories come and go with too few people taking notice, but the chaos (not to mention the scandal and corruption) of the Trump presidency makes the problem even worse this year. It is nearly impossible to keep up with the firehose of news we face each day. On Twitter, I asked which national security and/or foreign ...

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