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WATCH: The Best Wines For The Passover Seder

Gabe and Jay are at the Kedem Winery in Marlboro, New York, and they’re talking about Passover Seder Wines. Gabe has chosen a wide variety of wines that are not too heavy and will make your 4 cups of wine one of the best parts of your Passover. Jay and Gabe are tasting a Flam Rosé, a Herzog Lineage Pinot Noir, a 2015 Saint Émilion Grand Cru Château Larcis Jaumat, a 2012 Carmel Limited Edition, and Louis Royer VSOP Cognac.…

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Palestinian President Abbas’ Recent Health Scares Spark Succession Talk

A series of recent health scares have raised new concerns about octogenarian President Mahmoud Abbas, reviving anxiety about a potentially chaotic, and even bloody, succession battle that is bound to further weaken the Palestinian cause.

In the latest sign of Abbas’ health troubles, officials and medical sources say a cardiologist has moved into the presidential compound in Ramallah to monitor the longtime leader.…

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President Donald Trump threw the massive spending bill into doubt Friday, saying he was “considering” a veto of the $1.3 trillion plan over concerns about young “Dreamer” immigrants and border wall money.

Hours before funding for the government expires, Trump said on Twitter that he was weighing a veto “based on the fact that the 800,000 plus DACA recipients have been totally abandoned by the Democrats (not even mentioned in Bill) and the BORDER WALL, which is desperately needed for our National Defense, is not fully funded.”

The tweet was at odds with comments Thursday by Trump’s supporters.…

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AUSTIN BOMBER IDENTIFIED: Blew Himself Up; Police Warn Remaining Explosives May Be ‘Out There’

The suspect in the deadly bombings that terrorized Austin blew himself up early Wednesday as authorities closed in on him, bringing a grisly end to a three-week manhunt. But police warned that more bombs could be out there.

The suspect’s motive remained a mystery, along with whether he acted alone in the five bombings in the Texas capital and suburban San Antonio that killed two people and wounded four others.…

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Firebomb Thrown at Hadassah Hospital in Jerusalem

A firebomb was thrown at Hadassah Hospital on Mount Scopus in Jerusalem on Wednesday night. The bomb partially burst into flames outside the hospital. Miraculously no one was hurt and no damage was caused to the hospital buildings.

Police are uncertain as to what the motive was behind the bomb, but believe the suspected perpetrators to be Muslim Arabs who live nearby.…

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SCHOOL VIOLENCE: Maryland School Shooter Dead; Armed School Resource Officer Engaged Shooter

A gunman who shot and wounded two students at Great Mills High School in Maryland was killed Tuesday after engaging an armed school resource officer, an official said.

The shooter was the only fatality. A female student was critically injured and a male student was also shot but is in stable condition at a hospital, authorities said.

“Our school resource officer was alerted to the event.…

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Saudi Crown Prince To Meet With Trump Amid Marathon US Tour

Saudi Arabia’s young crown prince has an ambitious list of to-dos: modernize his conservative kingdom, weaken Iran’s hand across the Mideast and, this week, rehabilitate his country’s image in the eyes of Americans.

Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, son of King Salman and heir to the throne, is opening a marathon tour of the United States with a stop in Washington, where he’ll meet President Donald Trump on Tuesday.…

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HATER: DC Council Member Apologizes After Blaming JEWS For Snow This Past Week [VIDEO]

A Washington D.C. lawmaker pushed a conspiracy theory on Friday that a well-known Jewish banking dynasty uses “climate manipulation” to control the weather.

Democrat D.C. Council member Trayon White Sr., Ward-8, posted a video to his official Facebook page on Friday morning as it began snowing in the District. The video, shot through the windshield of a car driving shows downtown D.C., amid snowy skies.…

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Investigators Suspect FedEx Bomb In San Antonio Is Tied To Austin Bombings

A package bomb that authorities believe is linked to the recent string of Austin bombings exploded early Tuesday inside of a FedEx distribution center near San Antonio, leaving one worker with minor injuries.

Hours later, police sent a hazardous materials team to a FedEx facility in Austin to check on a suspicious package there. There was no immediate word about whether that package contained a bomb.…

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Trump Opioid Plan Includes Death Penalty For Traffickers

President Donald Trump’s plan to combat opioid drug addiction nationwide calls for stiffer penalties for drug traffickers, including the death penalty where appropriate under current law. That from a top administration official.

It’s a fate for drug dealers that Trump, who aims to be seen as tough on crime, has been highlighting publicly in recent weeks.

Trump also wants Congress to pass legislation reducing the amount of drugs needed to trigger mandatory minimum sentences for traffickers who knowingly distribute certain illicit opioids.…

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TERROR ATTACK: Israeli Security Guard Stabbed In The Old City; Terrorist Shot Dead [VIDEO & PHOTOS]

An Israeli security guard is in serious condition after he was stabbed by a terrorist in Jerusalem’s Old City on Sunday afternoon.

[UPDATE: The stabbing victim has passed away from his wounds.]

The terrorist was thankfully shot dead before he was able to hurt anyone else.

He was identified as 28-year-old Abd al-Rahman Bani Fadel, a Palestinian father of two from the village of Aqraba, near Shechem, the Shin Bet said.…

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SERIAL BOMBER: Austin Police Chief Says 4th Bombing Shows ‘Different Level Of Skill’; Latest Victims Were White

Texas’ capital city was rocked by the fourth bombing this month, which injured two people and which the police chief says was caused by a tripwire and showed “a different level of skill” than the package bombs used in the three prior attacks.

Police Chief Brian Manley also told ABC’s “Good Morning America” on Monday that both men who were injured in Sunday night’s explosion in the southwestern Austin neighborhood of Travis Country are white, unlike the victims in the three earlier attacks, who were black or Hispanic.…

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Russia Behind Nerve Agent Attack, US, UK, French And German Leaders Say

The leaders of the United States, France and Germany joined Britain on Thursday in blaming Russia for poisoning a former spy with a powerful nerve agent, calling the attack “the first offensive use of a nerve agent in Europe since the Second World War.”

In a rare joint statement, U.S. President Donald Trump, French President Emmanuel Macron, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and British Prime Minister Theresa May said “there is no plausible alternative explanation” to Russian responsibility.…

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Google To Ban Cryptocurrency And Related Advertisements

Google says it is going to ban advertisements for cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin, as well as related content like trading advice and cryptocurrency wallets.

The new policies, which also ban other complex financial products, will go into effect in June.

The Mountain View, California-based company announced the change Wednesday.

The move follows a similar step by Facebook earlier this year. The social networking giant updated its ad policy in January to ban financial products often associated with deceptive practices, including those involving cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin.…

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YouTube Tries To Crack Down On Conspiracy Videos

YouTube says it’s cracking down on conspiracy videos, though it’s scant on the details.

Conspiracy videos abound on YouTube, whether it’s about the Earth being flat or school shootings being staged. YouTube, its parent Google, Facebook and Twitter are all facing challenges with the spread of misinformation, propaganda and fake news.

YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki said at a conference Tuesday that the company will include links to the online encyclopedia Wikipedia to try to debunk videos espousing conspiracy theories.…

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US Imposes Sanctions On Russians For US Election Meddling

The Trump administration on Thursday imposed sanctions on 19 Russians for alleged interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election, including 13 indicted by special counsel Robert Mueller as part of his Russia-related investigation.

Also targeted were five Russian companies, including the Internet Research Agency, which is accused of orchestrating a mass online disinformation campaign to affect the election that Republican Donald Trump won over Democrat Hillary Clinton.…

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