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At Republican convention, some unconventional messaging for US Jews

The showy display of support for Israel was one flank of the mixed messaging that the convention sent to American Jews.

By RON KAMPEAS/JTA
28/08/2020
Taliban chief negotiator Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar (front) leaves after peace talks with Afghan sen
Peace talks between Afghan officials, Taliban to start in September

Abdullah Abdullah, a prominent politician and the chairman of the High Council for National Reconciliation said Afghan officials were ready to hold talks with the Taliban from early September.

By REUTERS
27/08/2020
President Harry S. Truman
Marking the Manhattan Project 75 years on

Truman always said that attacking Japan with a-bombs saved many lives on both sides; estimates for the invasion of Japan were that it could take a year and result in 250,000 to 500,000 US deaths.

By HELA TAMIR
27/08/2020
US PRESIDENT Donald Trump walks past a map of reported coronavirus cases following a news briefing a
Abbott wins US authorization for $5 rapid COVID-19 antigen test

The portable test is about the size of a credit card, requires no additional equipment to operate.

By REUTERS
27/08/2020
Why is the US still helping Turkey sabotage its role in Syria?

Envoy says US is trying to “prove our value” to Turkey, as America’s partners are sidelined in Syria and Ankara hosts the Hamas terrorist group.

SYRIAN DEMOCRATIC FORCES and US troops are seen during a patrol near Turkish border in Hasakah.
US soldiers injured in vehicle collision in eastern Syria

Russia tries to intimidate America in Syria using vehicles, helicopters and social media.

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