Tuesday, May 18, 2021

Dozens killed in Mideast conflict that recalls 2014 Gaza war

Palls of gray smoke rose in Gaza, as Israeli airstrikes struck apartment towers and blasted multiple Hamas security installations. In Israel, hundreds of rockets fired by Gaza’s Hamas rulers and...

‘I have reassessed’: Former Pentagon official now says Trump may not have incited riot

Miller echoed the same message. “I had all the authority I needed, and I knew what had to happen,” the former defense official said, adding that Trump had given him that...
US Pentagon in Washington DC building looking down aerial view from above

Rolling to Remember: Issa introduces bill forcing Biden to allow DC Memorial Day biker...

EXCLUSIVE - Rep. Darrell Issa, R-Calif., introduced a bill on Tuesday to ensure a Memorial Day veterans event with a long history is able continue every year, after the Department of Defense blocked the Rolling to Remember...
In this April 22, 2021, file photo, House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy of Calif., speaks during his weekly press briefing on Capitol Hill in Washington. McCarthy stated his support for Israel in a statement Tuesday as unrest and violence continue to escalate in the region. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)

McCarthy says Israel has right to defend itself amid deadly unrest

House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., on Tuesday said Israel has a right to defend itself while also condemning Hamas as violence and unrest continue to intensify in the region. McCarthy's comments come amid...
Rockets are launched from the Gaza Strip towards Israel, Monday, May. 10, 2021. (AP Photo/Khalil Hamra)

Rep. Ilhan Omar accuses Israel of ‘terrorism’ amid clash with Hamas

Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., accused Israel of "terrorism" following deadly air strikes in the Gaza Strip after Hamas reportedly launched seven rockets at Jerusalem."Israeli air strikes killing civilians in Gaza...
In this Sunday, Feb. 14, 1988, file photo, Republican presidential candidates, Vice President George Bush, from left, Pat Robertson, Rep. Jack Kemp, Pierre "Pete" du Pont and Senator Bob Dole pose before starting their last debate before the primary in Goffstown, N.H. Pierre S. "Pete" du Pont IV, a former Delaware governor and congressman who sought the 1988 Republican presidential nomination, has died at age 86. Du Pont, a scion of the family that established the DuPont Co., died at his home in Wilmington, Del., on Saturday, May 8, 2021, after a long illness, his former chief of staff, Bob Perkins, said. (AP Photo/Jim Cole, File)

Pierre ‘Pete’ du Pont IV dies; ran for president in 1988

WILMINGTON, Del. — Among the moneyed du Ponts, who preferred the privacy of their elegant homes and the offices and plants of the chemical company that bore their name, Pierre S....

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