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The Times of Israel
Kosovo unveiling Holocaust memorial
Prime Minister Hashim Thaci was scheduled to unveil the plaque on Thursday in Pristina at the site of the country's last synagogue, across the street from the parliament.
Thu May 23, 2013
Embassy Row: Pressure on Iran
The House and Senate this week advanced bills to broaden sanctions against Iran because of its suspected nuclear weapons program and continued abuse of human rights, as the theocratic regime in Tehran took steps to manipulate its June 14 presidential election.
Lawmakers seek to bar bosses from asking for Facebook passwords
Dozens of House lawmakers joined together on Wednesday to introduce legislation that would bar employers from asking for their workers' passwords to Facebook or other social media accounts.
Wed May 22, 2013
New York Democrats tread cautiously as Weiner enters NYC mayoral race
New York Democrats are distancing themselves from Anthony Weiner as their scandal-plagued former colleague tries to resurrect his political career with a run for mayor of the Big Apple.
Genocide resolution introduced in the House of Representatives
Yesterday, Congressman David Valadao along with Congressman Adam Schiff , and Armenian Caucus Co-Chairs Frank Pallone, Jr.
House panel urges Obama to expand sanctions on Iran
With broad bipartisan support Wednesday, a key House panel pushed forward new Iran sanctions legislation, calling on the Obama administration to broaden its strategy of using economic punishment to pressure the Islamic Republic away from developing a nuclear bomb.
Tue May 21, 2013
Worcester Telegram & Gazette
Embassies will get millions for security effort
By late this summer, the U.S. State Department plans to send dozens of additional diplomatic security agents to high-threat embassies, install millions of dollars of advanced fire-survival gear and surveillance cameras in those diplomatic posts, and improve training for employees headed to the riskiest missions.
Sun May 19, 2013
Payvand News of Iran
Congress Debates War, Sanctions, Diplomacy and MEK with Top Obama Officials
On Wednesday, the House and Senate held hearings on Iran policy with top administration officials Wendy Sherman, Under Secretary of Political Affairs at the U.S. State Department, and David S. Cohen, Under Secretary for Terrorism and Financial Intelligence at the U.S. Treasury Department.
Fri May 17, 2013
U.S. Congressman Says Deal Allows Serbia, Kosovo To 'Look Forward To Future'
Belgrade and Pristina's landmark agreement to normalize their relations is facing difficult hurdles on the ground in the Serb-majority municipalities of northern Kosovo.
Thu May 16, 2013
The Times of Israel
Congressmen urge Abbas to fire terrorist glorifier
Letter sent to PA president condemns Fatah official for his 'open support for the murderer of Evyatar Borovsky' last month Israeli security forces inspect the site of a terror attack at a bus stop at the Tapuah junction in the northern West Bank, Tuesday, April 30, 2013 WASHINGTON - A bipartisan group of congressmen condemned comments made by a ... (more)
Wed May 15, 2013
Collected Department Releases: Remarks at INL Partner Appreciation Ceremony
Commissioners, superintendents, chiefs, directors, deputy assistant attorneys general, attorney general, ladies and gentlemen, may I start by recognizing two particularly important representatives with us here this morning both here to show their support to local law enforcement in the state or district that they represent.
Tue May 14, 2013
The Paramus Post
Congressmen Royce & Engel Chair SWC Capitol Hill Briefing on Digital Terrorism and Hate 2013
Wiesenthal Center Sheds Light on Evolving Terrorism Threats "The Wiesenthal Center deserves great credit for previously exposing Al Qaeda's promoting of the use of pressure cookers as explosives and for detailing how the Internet has become a virtual university for terrorism," - Congressman Ed Royce Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee.
WNYC-AM New York
Indian Point Nuclear Plant Draws Mixed Grades from Feds, Activists
A coalition of environmental groups, citizens' organizations and current and former officials are renewing their call for the closure of the Indian Point nuclear power plant.
Mon May 13, 2013
Chambers Prepare for Another Round of Iran Sanctions
Congress will be looking at new Iran sanctions legislation in the coming months, with the House Foreign Affairs Committee poised to mark up a bipartisan sanctions bill sponsored by Royce, above, and Engel on May 22.
Wed May 08, 2013
Wiesenthal Center calls for zero tolerance for terror online...
A leading human rights organization is calling on social networking sites to create a zero-tolerance policy for online terrorism and hate groups.
Tue May 07, 2013
New York Post
Arm the rebels
Sen. Bob Menendez, the chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, introduced legislation yesterday to allow for the United States to arm Syrian rebels - the latest shift to step up intervention against the brutal crackdown by Bashar al-Assad's regime.
Sat May 04, 2013
The Times of Israel
Congressman warns against US redefining its red line on Syria
If the US does not hold firm to the "red line" it set down against Syria using chemical weapons, it risks undermining the seriousness with which its positions are taken on thwarting Iran's drive for a nuclear weapon, the chairman of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs warned on Saturday.
Thu May 02, 2013
Cell Theft Epidemic
The cellphone market is hugely lucrative, says the Times article, with the sale of handsets bringing in $69 billion in the United States last year, according to research firm IDC .
Sacramento Bee Newspaper
Firms silent on thefts of phones
When a teenage boy snatched the iPhone out of Rose Cha's hand at a bus stop in the Bronx in March, she reported the theft to her carrier and to the police – just as she had done two other times when she was the victim of cellphone theft.
Tue Apr 30, 2013
Engel: Con Ed Bonuses 'Insult' Scarsdale, Westchester
Four high-level employees at Con Ed have received bonuses reaching into six-digit territory-a payout that's unacceptable after Hurricane Sandy, says Rep.