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U.S. Chamber Of Commerce Rips Trump Over Child Detention Policy

U.S. Chamber Of Commerce Rips Trump Over Child Detention PolicyTwo historically conservative business lobbying groups on Tuesday slammed the



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US Ambassador Nikki Haley tells UN 'no country in this chamber would act with more restraint than Israel has'

US Ambassador Nikki Haley tells UN 'no country in this chamber would act with more restraint than Israel has'The US Ambassador to the UN has claimed “no country would act with greater restraint than Israel”, as the death toll of Palestinians killed by Israeli troops passed 60 and officials said 2,700 had been wounded. While the shooting of mostly unarmed Palestinian protesters at the Gaza border fence received widespread international condemnation, criticism within the US was muted. Nikki Haley repeated a claim made the day before by the White House, and said Hamas, the militant group that controls Gaza, was responsible for the deaths and injuries.



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Arab-Israeli MPs kicked out of chamber for protesting Pence's speech

Arab-Israeli MPs kicked out of chamber for protesting Pence's speechArab lawmakers in Israel's parliament have been tossed out from the house for heckling US Vice President Mike Pence at the start of his speech. The main Arab party in the Israeli parliament, the Knesset, warned ahead of time it would boycott Pence over Donald Trump's decision to name Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. Members the Arab Joint List party held up signs reading “Jerusalem is the capital of Palestine”. The posters were immediately torn from there hands by parliamentary security guards and the MPs were forced out of the chamber.  The Knesset, which is accustomed to such high-profile visits, had added a new layer of security, and besides the speaker and other dignitaries, lawmakers did not have direct access to Pence. Ayman Odeh, leader of the Joint Arab List, said it was the party's democratic right to boycott the speech by the U.S. vice president. In a tweet, he said the party will not provide a "silent backdrop" to a man he called a "dangerous racist." Netanyahu called the boycott a disgrace. He and other gave Pence a standing ovation.



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Spooky White House Christmas Chamber Is Creeping Everyone The Heck Out

Spooky White House Christmas Chamber Is Creeping Everyone The Heck OutThe White House on Monday unveiled its Christmas decorations.



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Scientists Just Found a Hidden Chamber in the Great Pyramid of Giza

Scientists Just Found a Hidden Chamber in the Great Pyramid of GizaScientists have found a hidden chamber in Egypt’s Great Pyramid of Giza, the first such discovery in the structure since the 19th century and one likely to spark a new surge of interest in the pharaohs.



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McCain’s ‘no’ vote on GOP health bill elicits gasps in Senate chamber

McCain’s ‘no’ vote on GOP health bill elicits gasps in Senate chamberSen. John McCain lived up to his nickname, “maverick,” in voting against his fellow Republicans on the “skinny” amendment to repeal and replace Obamacare.



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Burial Chamber of Princess Possibly Found in Ancient Egypt Pyramid

Burial Chamber of Princess Possibly Found in Ancient Egypt PyramidInside a 3,800-year-old pyramid at the site of Dahshur in Egypt, archaeologists have discovered a burial chamber that may have held the mummy of a princess named Hatshepset. The discoveries provide clues that may help archaeologists determine why a pharaoh named Ameny Qemau has two pyramids at Dahshur. The wooden box is inscribed with “Hatshepset,” which likely does not refer to the pharaoh Hatshepsut but rather someone else with a similar name, the researchers said.



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