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Seib Video: The State of U.S.-Israeli Relations

WSJ’s Jerry Seib and Jay Solomon explain what’s caused a rift in the relationship between the U.S. and Israel. Full News here – Washington Wire

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Justice Department sues Pennsylvania State Police, claiming fitness tests discriminate against women

The Pennsylvania State Police, one of the nation’s largest forces, is faced with ending the physical fitness tests it gives to applicants for state trooper positions or defending in court a practice that the federal government says illegally discriminates against women. Full News here – FOXNews.com

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State Dept’s Harf: We’re “Disappointed” Israel Wouldn’t Let John Kerry “Help With Their Security”

ALEX WAGNER, MSNBC: Secretary of State Kerry has come under scathing criticism from members of the Israeli press and members of Prime Minister Netanyahu's administration in terms of his actions and attempts to broker a ceasefire. How much has that blowback — the criticism of our Secretary of State — jeopardized truce negotiations? MARIE HARF, […]

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State Dept’s Psaki on Israeli Criticism of Kerry: “Not The Way That Allies Treat Each Other”

MATT LEE, AP: Well, I mean, you use the word "confusion." The White House just a little while ago, the Deputy National Security Advisor Mr. Blinken was up there and said that he "“ it was his opinion, and I presume this is the opinion of the Administration, that some of these leaks were either […]

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Hillary Clinton: I Was The “Designated Yeller” At Israel As Secretary of State

FAREED ZAKARIA: Bibi Netanyahu. You said you had a complicated and it sounded like a difficult relationship with him. HILLARY CLINTON: Well, I have to say, I've known be a long time and I have a very good relationship with him, in part because we can yell at each other, and we do. And I […]

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State Dept’s Harf: “Evidence” Blaming Pro-Russian Separatists For MH17 Based on “Social Media”

MATT LEE, ASSOCIATED PRESS: Okay. And then you are perhaps familiar with the briefing that the Russian defense ministry gave this morning in which they laid out satellite images or radar tracking images talking about a Ukrainian fighter plane that was apparently near this "“ the Malaysian airlines plane. They also asked questions, a series […]

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15% Of The World’s Countries Require Their Heads Of State To Be From A Certain Religion

A Muslim person has no hope of winning the presidency in Lebanon due to a requirement that the executive leader be a member of the Maronite Christian Church. Such a rule might seem extreme from the perspective of religious freedom, but Lebanon is not alone. Thirty countries, or roughly 15 percent of the world’s nations, […]

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Tune In: Watch the Kids’ State Dinner Live!

This morning at 11:25 a.m. ET, we'll be streaming the 2014 Kids' State Dinner live from the White House. And you can watch it all right here. More than 1,500 entries were submitted this year, featuring wholesome and tasty ingredients such as squash, ground turkey, salmon, and kale. Watch the winning recipes being selected for […]

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12 Kids State Dinner

The Top 5 Best Moments from the 2014 Kids’ State Dinner

Ed. note. This is cross-posted from the Let's Move blog. See the original post here. Today, the First Lady welcomed fifty-four young chefs from all over the country to the State Dining Room for the 2014 Kids’ State Dinner. These 54 kids were selected from more than 1,500 recipes that were submitted for the Epicurious […]

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Tune In: Watch the Kids’ State Dinner Live!

This morning at 11:25 a.m. ET, we'll be streaming the 2014 Kids' State Dinner live from the White House. And you can watch it all right here. More than 1,500 entries were submitted this year, featuring wholesome and tasty ingredients such as squash, ground turkey, salmon, and kale. Watch the winning recipes being selected for […]

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