Biden: Bibi to back 2-states. Netanyahu: No I won’t

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu rejected US President Joe Biden’s assertions that he would eventually back Palestinian statehood, as the two leaders fought publicly over the issue in the aftermath of their first conversation in weeks. “I will not compromise on full Israeli security control over all the territory west of [the] Jordan [River] – […]

US Supreme Court won’t rule on Trump’s claim in 2020 election case

The US Supreme Court on Friday declined to immediately decide former President Donald Trump’s claim that he cannot be prosecuted for trying to overturn his 2020 election defeat, allowing a lower court to continue reviewing the issue. The justices, rebuffing an extraordinary request by US Special Counsel Jack Smith, refused to effectively leap-frog a […]

George Santos, who lied about being Jewish, says he won’t run again

The Ethics Committee of the US House of Representatives found that Rep. George Santos, the Long Island Republican who lied about being Jewish, had likely committed “substantial violations of federal law.” The committee referred its findings to the Department of Justice, where Santos is already under investigation. In response, Santos said on X, the social […]