Sheldon Adelson is exercising his 'freedom of speech' in unprecedented fashion (Vivek Prakash/Reuters)
New York, NY - Casino billionaire Sheldon Adelson is making another huge campaign contribution aimed at electing Republicans and voting President Barack Obama out of office.
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Jerusalem - An Israeli court official says a verdict in former Prime Minister Ehud Olmert’s corruption trial will be delivered July 10.
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Berlin - Germany’s foreign minister on Sunday offered assurances that Germany protects religious traditions after a court ruled that circumcising young boys on religious grounds amounts to bodily harm even if parents consent.
Monticello, NY - Sullivan County officials are considering adoption of a social host law, which would hold parents and other adults that allow consumption of alcoholic beverages by underage youths in their homes legally liable.
FILE - In this Sept. 10, 1980 file photo, Egyptian President Anwar Sadat, center, flanked by Israeli Foreign Minister, Yitzhak Shamir, left, and Egyptian Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, Butros Ghali tells reporters, in Alexandria, Egypt, that "It has been a happy occasion to meet with Minister Shamir, we had a very friendly and fruitful discussion." Former Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Shamir, who clung throughout his life to the belief that Israel should hang on to territory and never trust an Arab regime, has died. He was 96 years old. Israeli media said he died at a nursing home in Herzliya Saturday, June 30, 2012, while Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu issued a statement mourning Shamir's death.(AP Photo/Foley, File)
Jerusalem - Yitzhak Shamir was a fighter for the Jews long before Israel’s creation, an underground leader who led militias against the Arabs and British.