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Missouri Republican who said ‘Hitler was right’ wins state House primary

Missouri Republican who said ‘Hitler was right’ wins state House primary

A Missouri Republican who has made anti-Semitic and other bigoted statements handily won a primary for the state’s House of Representatives. Steve West, who promotes anti-Semitic conspiracy theories on a radio show he hosts, defeated three other candidates Tuesday in the bid for a seat representing Clay County. He won […]

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Innovative Israeli knee surgery implant used for 1st time

Innovative Israeli knee surgery implant used for 1st time

At the beginning of August, Hadassah University Medical Center on Jerusalem’s Mount Scopus successfully performed knee surgery using a new coral-based implant created by an Israeli startup. The implant, Agili-C, was created by CartiHeal, a Kfar Saba-based startup founded by Nir Altschuler in 2009, that focuses on regenerative medicine. Agili-C, […]

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Israel seeks re-tender of Dead Sea mining

Israel seeks re-tender of Dead Sea mining

EIN BOKEK, Israel – The Dead Sea is shrinking at the rate of about a meter a year, leaving behind deserted beaches and sinkholes in a slow-motion environmental disaster. The main culprit is the drying up of the Jordan river, its main tributary, as communities upstream draw on it for […]

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Google Flights now in Hebrew

Google Flights now in Hebrew

(TNS) – Google Flights, the search engine for air fares, has now introduced a Hebrew version. Google Flights is a search engine that helps consumers find the cheapest flights between destinations by comparing fares. Google Flights also provides real-time tracking of flights from takeoff to touchdown as well as other […]

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Far-right harassment spurs move of Soros‘s foundation

Far-right harassment spurs move of Soros‘s foundation

(TNS) – BUDAPEST, Hungary — Inside a sleek but unobtrusive office building a few blocks from the River Danube, conference rooms and executive suites that once buzzed with activity will stand vacant by the month’s end. What was previously the second-largest international outpost of the Open Society Foundations, a sprawling […]

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