In case you missed it: Weekend news summary

By JPOST.COM STAFF
August 6, 2017 03:00

Left your phone at home this weekend? These are all the major stories you missed!

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In case you missed it: Weekend news summary

US President Donald Trump, Vice President Mike Pence (L) and National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster at the White House in Washington, US, July 18, 2017.. (photo credit: REUTERS)

Here's an update on the top stories that you might have missed over the weekend:

1. Israel launches preliminary investigation into Amman embassy incident

Jordanian police outside Israeli embassy in Amman . (photo credit:SOCIAL MEDIA)

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Police will conduct a preliminary investigation into the July 23 shooting to death of two Jordanians by a guard at Israel’s Amman embassy who the kingdom says should face criminal prosecution, the Justice Ministry said on Friday.

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2. Trump defends 'pro-Israel' national security head

US President Donald Trump, Vice President Mike Pence (L) and National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster at the White House in Washington, US, July 18, 2017.. (photo credit:REUTERS)

US President Donald Trump has come to the defense of his embattled national security adviser, currently facing an onslaught of attacks from nationalist forces in the White House seeking his ouster.

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3. 'Boycott is not the answer,' Jewish group says ahead of Waters gigs in DC

Roger Waters. (photo credit:REUTERS)

As Pink Floyd co-founder Roger Waters got ready to take the stage in Washington this weekend, a local Jewish group opened a campaign to contain the voices of protesters against the prominent BDS activist to social media.

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4. Schumer backs Taylor Force Act, virtually assuring Senate passage

Taylor Force, 29, was killed by a Palestinian terrorist who went on a stabbing rampage in Jaffa on March 8, 2016. (photo credit:FACEBOOK)

The highest- ranking Democrat in Congress endorsed a bill on Friday that would cut off US funding for the Palestinian Authority over its compensation program for terrorists and the families of terrorists, virtually assuring the legislation’s passage through the Senate.

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5. Major German university students say BDS continues Nazi boycott

Protesters call for boycott of Israel [file]. (photo credit:REUTERS)

The student parliament at the Goethe University in Frankfurt on Thursday condemned the BDS campaign for duplicating the Nazi-era movement’s boycotts of Jewish-owned businesses.

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